The Condition of this V8-Swapped BMW E30 from Car Trek Will Break Your Heart - gallery

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  • The Condition of this V8-Swapped BMW E30 from Car Trek Will Break Your Heart - gallery
  • The Condition of this V8-Swapped BMW E30 from Car Trek Will Break Your Heart - gallery
  • The Condition of this V8-Swapped BMW E30 from Car Trek Will Break Your Heart - gallery
    YouTube channel Wrenching Every Day unedrtakes a very ambitious project
    It looks like the DIY-er is in for it with this heavily-molested E30 with mysterious origins. Is it even worth saving?
  • The Condition of this V8-Swapped BMW E30 from Car Trek Will Break Your Heart - gallery
    Proof of how reliable (some) old BMWs really are
    The car survived Car Trek Season 7 and being driven by Tyler Hoover - no easy task. To our surprise, the car has undergone much worse
  • The Condition of this V8-Swapped BMW E30 from Car Trek Will Break Your Heart - gallery
    All BMWs that come of age tend to soil themselves
    When this and that starts aging, things are starting to leak. For BMWs, this is a sort of a coming of age ritual. Think of it as the automotive equivalent of getting it done for the first time
  • The Condition of this V8-Swapped BMW E30 from Car Trek Will Break Your Heart - gallery
    It has a V-8 engine swapped in place of the M20, but it's not the one it should be
    While far from being the worst BMW engine, this M60 V-8 has seen better days. Moreover, the swap is far from perfectly exacuted
  • The Condition of this V8-Swapped BMW E30 from Car Trek Will Break Your Heart - gallery
    Like the rest of the car, the underbody has seen better days
    To no surprise, the "brown plague" is heavily featured on the underside of the old BMW. There are also numerous cracks and deformations on key structural elements
  • The Condition of this V8-Swapped BMW E30 from Car Trek Will Break Your Heart - gallery
    Numerous light accidents have left their mark
    Tyler Hoover drove the E30 through boxes, tried to run a Crown Vic off the road, and was rear-ended. The E30 took all of it (and more) like a champ
  • The Condition of this V8-Swapped BMW E30 from Car Trek Will Break Your Heart - gallery
    The most expensive parts of the car
    Aside from the (probably) junkyard V-8, the BBS wheels and Michelin Pilot Sport tires seems ot be the most valuable things on the E30, considering its overall condition
  • The Condition of this V8-Swapped BMW E30 from Car Trek Will Break Your Heart - gallery
    The mysterious origins
    The BMW 325i was imported from Lebanon and has an erased VIN number. Not sketchy at all
  • The Condition of this V8-Swapped BMW E30 from Car Trek Will Break Your Heart - gallery
    Swipe up to see just how bad this E30 is
    While we can't say for sure, what the worst possible condition is for a car before you have to give up on it, this one seems to be pretty close. Would you tackle a project like this?
  • The Condition of this V8-Swapped BMW E30 from Car Trek Will Break Your Heart - gallery
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