Workshop Journal: Robert's Z4 M Roadster

Workshop Journal: Robert’s Z4 M Roadster

At Hack Engineering we are used to customers being particular and enthusiastic about their M car's maintenance. However, Robert recently took things to a new level when he wanted to have an engine overhaul on his 36,000 mile Z4 M Roadster. Of course, we were more than happy to help him. Robert had the car transported to us from...

On The Road: KW Automotive UK Visit

On The Road: KW Automotive UK Visit

At Hack Engineering we have the privilege of working with some of the finest aftermarket parts producers that grace this planet. And, when we're not busy producing parts or carrying out upgrades ourselves, we're lucky enough to get out on the road to get to know our suppliers that bit better. After all, the better we know our suppliers...

Millway Motorsport Adjustable Camber Plates (F87 M2)

Product Focus: Millway Motorsport

Millway Motorsport, based in Horda, Sweden, manufacture some of the finest BMW suspension components available today. We, at Hack Engineering, are privileged to be Millway's exclusive UK distributors to both trade and retail. Millway's range includes innovative suspension topmounts, delrin and aluminium suspension bushings, uniball suspension joints/bushings and many adjustable suspension components. All components are made in-house by Millway from premium...

Workshop Journal: Lloyd Collins Racing, Manx GP 2018

Workshop Journal: Lloyd Collins Racing, Manx GP 2018

Though Hack Engineering's specialities revolve around four-wheeled BMWs, with experience in motorsport of various forms we're proud to be able to support racers of various kinds, from historic to modern on two wheels or four. One such example is our recent support for the Lloyd Collins Racing 2018 campaign. Lloyd's efforts of the last couple of years have been a...

Workshop Journal: Gavin's E46 M3 Engine Overhaul

Workshop Journal: Gavin’s E46 M3 Engine Overhaul

We are often contacted by M3-owning enthusiasts wishing to give their car the impeccable service record that it deserves. Gavin was one such customer, wanting to give is 87k-mile 2004 E46 M3 an engine overhaul to not-only bring peak performance, but to futureproof it too. Gavin enjoys his E46 M3 both on the road and on the occasional BMW Car...

Workshop Journal: Auto Upgrades' Supercharged E46 M3 Cooling Upgrade

Workshop Journal: Auto Upgrades’ Supercharged E46 M3 Cooling Upgrade

Pushing a dyno-proven 570bhp out of an E46 M3 is something relatively achievable with supercharging, but it comes with compromises - the main one of which is heat, as found by Nathan at Auto Upgrades. Using a slightly customised ESS supercharger setup, his E46 M3 produces a dyno-proven 570bhp, helped along by some light internal mods to the engine. However,...

Workshop Journal: Mitch's E46 M3 Mid-Season Refresh

Workshop Journal: Mitch’s E46 M3 Mid-Season Refresh

Mitch Aynsley's E46 M3 is somewhat infamous for being slung sideways around the Nordschleife, and is no slouch, but was in need of a bit of a mid-season overhaul. So, he booked it in with us with the to-do list including one of our cylinder head overhauls, a thorough service and investigating a rear end knocking noise. Dropped to us...

Workshop Journal: Craig's LSB E46 M3

Workshop Journal: Craig’s LSB E46 M3

S54 engines are something of a speciality here at Hack Engineering, with an increasingly common process being full cylinder head overhauls - including our renowned Vanos rebuilds. Craig dropped his beautiful Laguna Seca Blue E46 M3 to us recently for this job. Image by Steve Timms Craig booked his car in on a precautionary basis, having heard slight pinking under acceleration...