M3 Tourings

Workshop Journal: M3 Touring Monday

If there's one thing we love at Hack Engineering it's an M3 Touring. Halloween 2016 for us was a day spent with 'Danger Bryan''s E36 M3 Evo Touring, named Winston. Having started life as a Fern Green 328i Auto Touring, it now boasts the full complement of M3 Evo running gear, interior, suspension and more. As well as being essentially a...

Billet Exhaust Hangers

Product Focus: Billet Exhaust Hangers Production

We're often quizzed about our Billet Exhaust Hangers - they're a part that we developed around two years ago and that have been popular ever since. The problem we aimed to solve was the constant failure of BMW exhaust hangers, which just don't last and are in constant need of replacement - the problem is best known on the E46 M3,...

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Product Focus: CSF Radiators

Here at Hack Engineering we were proud to announce that we recently became the exclusive UK dealers for CSF Radiators' BMW products. As one of the world's premier radiator manufacturers, CSF produces outstanding quality parts for BMWs, with a truly specialist approach to providing complete solutions for a wide range of models. For example, where others might simply produce an uprated radiator...

Sam's E46 M3 Vanos repair

Workshop Journal: Sam’s E46 M3 Vanos Repair (Performance BMW Magazine)

Earlier in the year we had the privilege of carrying out a Vanos overhaul on Sam Ratcliffe's E46 M3, as featured as our home page image. Sam's car was displaying fault codes consistent with a solenoid coil pack failure, but having had that repaired previously himself, he was confident that it was an internal Vanos fault. He checked under the...

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Workshop Journal: StevieM3’s E46 M3 Vanos Rebuild

We had the pleasure of having StevieM3's (from Total M Cars and M3Cutters) lovely Mineralsilber E46 M3 in for a full Vanos overhaul last week. Very late (March '06) built car, quite low mileage and well looked after. It has a Scorpion backbox but is otherwise standard drivetrain-wise, for now. Steve opted for the full works - a full Vanos rebuild...