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1990 BMW 325IC with M30b35 Engine swap

Price: US $8,400.00 Item location: Orleans, Ontario, Canada
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: BMW
  • Model: 3-Series
  • Type: Convertible
  • Trim: convertible
  • Year: 1990
  • Mileage: 160
  • VIN: WBABB1305LEC02750
  • Color: Silver
  • Engine size: 3.5 LT E34 535
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Power options: Cruise Control, Power Windows
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Safety options: Anti-Lock Brakes
  • Options: Leather Seats, CD Player, Convertible
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!

1990 BMW 3-Series

This is my summer "toy" car. I rarely drive is a garage queen.
this car is a blast to drive. It's turnkey.
no cut corners, verything was done with my intention on keeping it forever, lus a day.
-1990 BMW 325ic convertible 5spd. no accidents original paint Canadian car.
-162,000miles (260KM)
from the top of my head, 'll add more as I remember:

please check out videos!

apologies about camera angle...



cold start


-M30b35 from a '92 535i with 110,000miles (178KM)

-compression is even across the board.

-Getrag 260 M30 transmission from euro E32 car. unknown mileage. shifts smooth and solid, lutch doesn't slip, o chatter.

-driveshaft: rear oem M20, ront from e28 535 car rebalanced. new CSB and guibo

-Rebirth Motorsports Z3M shortshift kit.

-Fresh Dexron 3 ATF fluid for transmission.


-Garagistic M30b35 engine conversion mounts

-G-Man Visionary poly-urethane mounts

-SSSquid Stage 1 tune 93 Octane Bosch 179 ECU

-Head completely rebuilt by local BMW specialty shop

-new Goetze headgasket

-new oil pan gasket

-new valve cover gasket

-New NGK spark plugs

-New Bremi cap and rotor

-Beru spark plug wires (used)


-New Behr E28 535 radiator

-New oem coolant hoses

-New Spal 30102048 pusher e-fan

-New Spal mount arms

-New 82C low temp switch (activates fan on high at temp)

-Fresh coolant throughout, roperly bled (what a bitch)

-E34 coolant reservoir used.


-KAMOTORS V5 intake

-Ireland Engineering ceramic coated M30b35 headers

-2.5" cat-back to Magnaflow stainless muffler (for 5.7L Camaro)

Swap specifics:

-M20b25 harness used

-fly by wire (drive by wire?) deleted

-E32 throttle body fitted with M20 TPS, everse wiring installed for mechanical throttle

-E32 throttle cable mounts used

-No cruise control (still in car, ust tucked away)

-No A/C removed compressor and lines

-Driveshaft is half E30 half e28 new Febi Bilstein center support bearing


-Ground Control coilovers

-front eibach springs (forget #'s)

-rear springs from Meghan Racing (forget #'s, wapped out for smoother/more forgiving ride)

-Koni yellow adjustable front and rear

-Garagistic rear reinforcement plates

-Powerflex polyurethane rear subframe bushing

-Powerflex trail-arm bushings

-BMW e30 M3 front control arm bushings


-2 year old new pads and rotors (maybe 2000miles)

-Stainless steel DOT approved brake lines

-new brake line sections

-NO e-brake


-Ronal LS 15"x7.5" et20 cb 57.1 wheels condition 9/10

-Kumho ECSTA 225/50/15 tires, ven wear about 5K miles on them


-it's really silver. I don't remember the paint code name, ut it's nice

-Front IS/ES valance with fogs

-Euro headlight grills

-a couple of rust bubbles happening along the black area close the rockers

-no rust along paint (seriously no rust)

-has been rustproofed every year during my ownership before indoor winter storage

-hood has a very shallow dent from softball (only noticeable when washing car, r looking for it)

-no holes in floor, as thick undercoating

-frame has a couple of "pressed in" areas from PO from poor jack placement

-I hammered in the firewall and tranny tunnel for the swap. it's not pretty but you don't see it


-Black Leather front and rear seats

-Rear seats 9/10 condition with headrests

-Front vert sport seats showing age. about 6/10, till very comfortable/supportive and full operational

-Husco armrest condition 9/10

-New shift boot with M stitching

-Unknown BMW wood shift know

-crack free dash

-euro (german) checkpanel

-Raceland windscreen

*** will include flawless re-upholstered Recaro LX-B seats, nd380mmWood Momo steering wheel w/Hartge horn buttonif BIN is used***


-Kenwood CD/USB/Bluetooth deck with remote (1 year old)

-front Energy component in-door speakers

-Front Energy component tweeters

-rear Pioneer component speakers

-German Audio Specialist (Lukebox) with 2x 8" Rockford Fosgate subwoofer

-MB Quartz giant amplifer (forget model, ut it's big and powers everything with ease)

-Cabin control subwoofer knob control (discreet mounting, ooks oem)

Simply turn the key and enjoy!
All catalysts and emission equipment is still present on this vehicle, othing has been altered.
I am located in Ottawa Ontario Canada. I am willing to deliver to Toronto, ontreal, orthern New York.
I am also willing to ship, rovided you pay for the cost to ship. I can help with some of the legwork.