Engine Swapping our BMW E30

We complete a full engine conversion on our 1989 E30 BMW 320i. We bought this JDM model with a questionable history, including an engine that was broken so in this episode we replace it with something EPIC!
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  1. Mighty Car Mods

    Mighty Car Mods5 months ago

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  2. Brentley Kian

    Brentley Kian20 days ago

    @Cameron Ryder Cool! It took like 20 mins but it reallyworked!

  3. Cameron Ryder

    Cameron Ryder20 days ago

    Not sure if anyone gives a shit but yesterday I hacked my girl friends Instagram password by using InstaPwn. Just google for it if you wanna try it yourself

  4. MrBrander

    MrBranderMonth ago

    Yeah. Commenting on an old video but what is that allen head screw for in the rim? You can see it for example at @21:11. Is it there to balance the rim out? Or what the heck it's doing there?

  5. fallinbeef

    fallinbeef4 months ago

    @Joe Alex people swap them all the time so they could end up finding one with a 1jz in it and the fact it doesn't have a turbo is why its great, cause you get to put one in. also they all come with a 2JZ GE stock but people swap in the 2JZ GTE and the 1JZ GTE with the exception of the Altezza which is the Japanese version of the car and comes a couple weird variant engines. but if you import from America there's lots in great condition with the 2JZ waiting for the turbo. plus there cheap with usually no rust cause they dont need to salt their roads. And i would never expect any car enthusiast to know every car out there so i figure did give them a simple run down of the car incase they weren't familiar. i mean i live on the over side of the world from them, i have never been to Australia, only thing i know about the car scene out there is these guys and all they drive is subaru's, ricers and some of the most respectable vehicles that just where not born to go fast. anything else you wanna pick holes at?


    MKKMNN4 months ago

    @Furkan Internal Combustion - Tiny Little Pieces

  7. Shoegum

    Shoegum2 days ago

    Fawk at least put like a n54 in it

  8. Dasalo tacheese

    Dasalo tacheese24 days ago

    *shudders* ugga duggas should never be applied to plug sparks, even old ones... I know some of you have felt my experience/pain while apprenticing...

  9. Skiboot Dier

    Skiboot Dier26 days ago

    4 X the original horsepower.. New rear-end to handle the horsepower.. All of the supporting parts to make it all run. Nothing to stop it but the original brakes? 😏

  10. P Savel

    P Savel27 days ago

    There are so many options but the LS is one of the cheapest and easiest if you aren't looking to go F.I. hard to go wrong with a non-vanos m50, or an m30 swap, either with a HX35 strapped to them for a cheap boosted setup. Only thing you need pan wise to run the m5x engines is the e34 pan/ pickup. N.v. m50's can be had for like $300 and with an MLS gasket and some ARP's you can throw 500whp at it all day and it'll run reliable as ever. Hell you could get an entire e34 for like $500. LS is definitely a great choice for a cheap, and tested swap with tons of vendors for whatever parts you want. Those stock LCAB's are awful. I ran either poly, delrin, or spherical ones in all my bimmers. A big front sway with the endlinks mounted to the front struts rather than the LCA is mandatory for much better 'levering' effect from the sway bar. M cars had them like this OEM. Good job on the reinforcement plates. Another mandatory course of action for anyone who's serious about handling.

  11. Martyn Lidbury

    Martyn LidburyMonth ago

    Loving the channel guys! Really wondering what the song is called you use often in your videos. In this one it starts at 17.56. Spotify is getting confused and shows something different each try. Keep up the good work!

  12. Jesse Ezparsa

    Jesse EzparsaMonth ago

    2:37 marty has 3 fingers up hahahahsh

  13. James Jameson

    James JamesonMonth ago

    A fucking LS wow how fucking boring

  14. Liuksen Krasnobaev

    Liuksen KrasnobaevMonth ago

    Алексей, к слову к игре в онлайн казино нужно также подходить с умом. Конечно, когда вы играете в 1хбет то вы никогда не поднимите рубли, а например если придти к этому вопросу тщательно тогда будете представлять, что бывают такие как 1хбеты, придуманные на коленке и не отвечающие ни за что, а бывают игорные заведения с лицензией, там подкрутка автоматов отсутствует. Так что не надо судить только по левым сайтам. Лист лицензионных игорных заведений онлайн можно увидеть здесь: www.casinreg.ru

  15. Abu Yaqs Cruz

    Abu Yaqs Cruz2 months ago

    On forza they make it look so easy😔 suppose this cost a fortune

  16. Tasty Tears

    Tasty Tears2 months ago

    Rust? *Laughs in scandinavian*

  17. Faisal AlAli

    Faisal AlAli2 months ago

    LS & BMW !! 🤮

  18. Cykaurot

    Cykaurot2 months ago

    2:30 knew it

  19. Trap Johnson

    Trap Johnson3 months ago

    That might be one of the first context appropriate foot assists I've seen. No, the second one.

  20. RGEntertainment

    RGEntertainment3 months ago

    I love videos like this. Car engines never fail to amaze me.

  21. Chris Seidler

    Chris Seidler3 months ago

    "Gonna put something special in it" Yeah, right....................

  22. SimpleCarGuy

    SimpleCarGuy3 months ago

    My 2011 BMW e92 project car I’m working on my channel right now is way more rusty than this 40 year old bimmer. God I wish I didn’t live in the Midwest!

  23. Mem rivan

    Mem rivan4 months ago

    Why you didnt put the v10 bmw engine... that would be an epic e30

  24. Craig Stevenson

    Craig Stevenson4 months ago

    Such good music that fits the car build 🤘🤜

  25. Petrolhead

    Petrolhead4 months ago

    Which is a differential installed there?

  26. Bradford Blowthe1

    Bradford Blowthe14 months ago

    No way all that is coming back out to fix the rust 👍

  27. RK YEG

    RK YEG4 months ago

    Imagine if TLC, The Learning Channel not the girl group, had content of this quality.

  28. RK YEG

    RK YEG4 months ago

    I have wanted to put an LS engine in every car I have owned.

  29. Addam Siewdass

    Addam Siewdass4 months ago

    15:15 absolute gold

  30. Tyler Auger

    Tyler Auger4 months ago

    What was the song at the 20 minute mark? 😯

  31. Connar Downes

    Connar Downes4 months ago

    take resonator off!

  32. Odin Ponzi

    Odin Ponzi4 months ago

    Which modern engine fits the e30 like a glove?

  33. Marko Kaljula

    Marko Kaljula4 months ago

    Hey Marty! What's that watch you're using, I love it 😁

  34. Skiboot Dier

    Skiboot Dier4 months ago

    What is the weight distribution with that Chevy engine? Factory is 50/50..

  35. BR1 XH

    BR1 XH4 months ago

    U never fixed the rust

  36. RacingWithParamotors

    RacingWithParamotors4 months ago

    20:10 Static-X?!

  37. crazymonkey626

    crazymonkey6264 months ago

    Tiny little pieces - combustion

  38. Knallen

    Knallen4 months ago

    for the people who can't always get the help of someone profesional when they find rust like that on a car, dont worry. buy/rent or borrow a welder and get some sheet metal and a plier. You literally cant make it worse, so just give it a go. Bad welds and a ugly job is 10x better than rust

  39. Scott Verge

    Scott Verge4 months ago

    I can't be the only person that would love to see a Tesla swap at some point form MCM?

  40. ferrarikingdom

    ferrarikingdom4 months ago

    Yuck first engine swap you guys have done Im disappointed in. Smh s65 v8 would’ve been great and it’s actually a bmw engine

  41. Jack Fahuna

    Jack Fahuna4 months ago

    No need for music

  42. FazyLuck

    FazyLuck5 months ago

    Chuck a rotary in it like I’ve done with my E30 project!

  43. Graham Song

    Graham Song5 months ago

    Please never put that music in your videos again, thanks

  44. Motheo Lebelo

    Motheo Lebelo5 months ago

    Epic work guys

  45. Ed Wilko

    Ed Wilko5 months ago

    I miss seeing Turbo Yoda & mechanical sting on the show get the lads to pop in I know theor busy on their own shows but lads have a bit of fun together


    ZE_GERMAN5 months ago

    Doesn’t matter what kinda car lover you are. Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Euro, sooner than later you will end up with Bald Eagles 🦅 Caw Caw!!!

  47. dckstr

    dckstr5 months ago

    That fistbump sync @ 22:06 thoooo 🔥

  48. BETA Boyz

    BETA Boyz5 months ago

    That knuckle bump after tightening the intake hose clamp was badass

  49. Trevor Nolting

    Trevor Nolting5 months ago

    Twin Turbo the LS to beat 2 sexy

  50. Jake Harper

    Jake Harper5 months ago

    Hell yeah, I just found the end video to the build and seeing the intricate little mods done so that everything aligns perfectly. I must say I like the little mods that are fitted with the new baffled oil sump and oil filter relocation kit as it well and truly helps with ease of access for minor servicing. The classic rtv gasket sealant internet joke cracked me up 🤣

  51. Corey Conway

    Corey Conway5 months ago

    Should of done bmw e60 v10

  52. Joshua Foster

    Joshua Foster5 months ago

    Damn auzzies and their kilowatts 😂😂

  53. Revelair Fan Man

    Revelair Fan Man5 months ago

    Who cares if LS swaps are common? That little BMW turd is going to HAUL ARSE and that’s all that matters!

  54. Crow

    Crow5 months ago

    Ah yes, an LSThreeE30

  55. Bulik 616681

    Bulik 6166815 months ago

    I thought they gonna put 2JZ))

  56. Evan Peck

    Evan Peck5 months ago

    The fact that these two haven’t made a cameo in any of the fast and furious movies is a crime

  57. Lewis

    Lewis5 months ago

    I'd love for you guys to work on a car this old from the UK or somewhere else that's cold and wet... you two seriously don't know how lucky you are when it comes to crust!

  58. Devlin Oshay

    Devlin Oshay5 months ago

    Holy crap! An American V8 on MCM? The whole world has gone crazy... for about the 4th time this year.

  59. General Pinochet

    General Pinochet5 months ago

    stop with the LS shit

  60. Lucian Florin

    Lucian Florin5 months ago

    Bang an e34 on left of e30... :D:D:D:D:D

  61. Николай Галкин

    Николай Галкин5 months ago

    Я понимаю что это "баварский трактор " и все дела. Но почему не от пескоструить и заварить?

  62. The Official James Martin

    The Official James Martin5 months ago

    its been like 2 years since i saw mighty car mods... didnt sub back then just rabbit holed my way here then and back again now! SUBBED! AND YOU HAVE SOME A LONG WAY SINCE THE Super charged mini and the old man subie!

  63. Леонид Бодров

    Леонид Бодров5 months ago

    Зашел с русскоязычного канала посмотреть что свапают, думал джэй будет ((

  64. James Davey

    James Davey5 months ago

    Loving the 80s vibes with the tunes Moog!

  65. Clinton Van Wyk

    Clinton Van Wyk5 months ago

    "M20B25 biggest engine other than the M car" BMW South Africa: "ahhh e30 333i?"

  66. Мереке Сактаган

    Мереке Сактаган5 months ago


  67. Matt Snyder

    Matt Snyder5 months ago

    MOOG! I need to know the track at ~21:08 PLEASE

  68. Arktos

    Arktos5 months ago

    Same, I need to know as well

  69. FreakkyJack

    FreakkyJack5 months ago

    American V8?..... i was hoping for something jdm..... or a M62B44 / S62B50 supercharged! i dont know man.... :/

  70. Ryan Boucher

    Ryan Boucher5 months ago

    What are moogs pants. 5:01

  71. Nicholas Johnston

    Nicholas Johnston5 months ago

    I was chanting ls swap and then got hype

  72. Flagship Media

    Flagship Media5 months ago

    Old bimmers have such good chassis, perfect for mods 🤟

  73. Stove Guy

    Stove Guy5 months ago

    That is a narrow car. Like my 66 mustang. Install an IFS kit and you can put a monster motor. So easy.

  74. fo3

    fo35 months ago

    As an aussie classic BMW owner I fully support this and don't listen to the nay-sayers. What people around the world don't appreciate is that you work with what you can use. BMWs in Australia were twice the price and hardly ever came with big engines or man trans. We've got about 5% of what you can get in Europe or USA and good luck finding a s50 or s52, and because the bell housing is integral to the german trans, good luck finding a manual since the m20 or m30 days. We can get a small amount of LSx so that makes sense. Even turboing a BMW i6 is a pain due to the RHD steering column. Personally I want another BMW but this time a touring, like a e46 330i touring or a e39 540 touring but they never sold them here (E:only 320i for the e46 or 530i max for the e39) and they're all auto. I'd love a 330 or 530 or a 540i manual trans touring but they don't seem to have ever been offered here - we just got smaller engined and/or overpriced autos so we don't have the bmw build options anyway. MCM have done 1-2 LSx so it's not boring for us, the barra don't fit (and they've done barras before), 2jz would be boring as it's been done a lot before elsewhere.

  75. Nate Maier

    Nate Maier5 months ago

    where is the oil filter?

  76. produKtNZ

    produKtNZ5 months ago

    All this for a shitty video game tie-in... sigh

  77. mazz's maker space

    mazz's maker space5 months ago

    Shoutout to us Polish in the crowd, Kransky is good ;)

  78. Jake Downey

    Jake Downey5 months ago

    Thank you for showing rust, love you boys

  79. MC LD

    MC LD5 months ago

    🥺this was such a long journey

  80. SimplePictures

    SimplePictures5 months ago

    You have no steering if this bolts out, but still needed to Hammer to get of splines 😂😂

  81. Isaiah Wood

    Isaiah Wood5 months ago

    Absolutely murdered the tracks on this

  82. Paul-Ove Eidem

    Paul-Ove Eidem5 months ago

    This ain’t a BMW anymore...🙄

  83. Ruben Garcia

    Ruben Garcia5 months ago

    What song starts playing at 18:00?

  84. Fabian

    Fabian5 months ago

    Ahhh the LS, the most hated and the most loved engine!!!! If it was up to me, there would be an LS in every vehicle my wife and I own, including our Honda s2000 and Scion XB. Sorry S2000 purists but an LS would be sweet!!!!

  85. YuRich

    YuRich5 months ago

    Хорошая работа, парни! From Russia With Love!

  86. NWJF

    NWJF5 months ago

    Rear mount turbo on the horizon. Bet.

  87. Chris Pariaug

    Chris Pariaug5 months ago

    24.04 naked foot warning

  88. Chris Pariaug

    Chris Pariaug5 months ago

    Great Video and music choice ... you boys need a hoist in your shed ... but I appreciate your dedication to your shade tree mechanic roots

  89. Remko Kentrop

    Remko Kentrop5 months ago

    And there was me hoping you'd stick to a Euro engine. I respect the fact it's cheap and powerful but I just feel meh towards LS swaps. Thumbs down for me.

  90. abc 123

    abc 1235 months ago

    I bought a gearbox adapter off brintech once... What's the point of having 0.01mm precision designing a part when you're going to send it out with plasma cut holes for bolts and dowels? Nothing tapped, nothing drilled, didn't fit.

  91. Tyler Stilwell

    Tyler Stilwell5 months ago

    11:32 checks his hammer hahaha

  92. Josh Pearce

    Josh Pearce5 months ago

    an LS? ......... nah boys...... what about the 335i twin turbo n motors??? or the n63 turbo v8? shit

  93. Scott Ord

    Scott Ord5 months ago

    It's impressive to get the toe all set that early.

  94. Rahhhhhnman

    Rahhhhhnman5 months ago

    While an LS swap makes sense in a pile of ways.....it's quite boring and lacks style

  95. Cretkensigh

    Cretkensigh5 months ago

    Aint no cure for cubes.

  96. cloudyclouds

    cloudyclouds5 months ago

    What torque wrench is that? Looks fun

  97. Ahmad Tajy

    Ahmad Tajy5 months ago

    JDM German car. AUDM American Engine. Where's the purity man?

  98. Nabeel Juma

    Nabeel Juma5 months ago

    11:26 should’ve been a slomo shot boys ! ;)

  99. Sam Brockie

    Sam Brockie5 months ago

    Nice, I’m running a 1UZ V8 in one of my E30s also running a R200 Nissan LSD, but I went E36 5 stud. Love that the diffs are everywhere and like $200 for a LSD while the E30 LSDs go for $1200

  100. bruh moment

    bruh moment5 months ago

    ngl was expecting a barra

  101. SgtThUND3R

    SgtThUND3R5 months ago


  102. Atem S.

    Atem S.5 months ago

    just wow!!!

  103. Jeremiah Story

    Jeremiah Story5 months ago

    Metal version of 2Sexy anyone....hmmmmm? 🤘

  104. Chase Wheatley

    Chase Wheatley5 months ago

    Moog put some killer music in this episode! Definitely need an album on Apple Music or something!

  105. R H

    R H5 months ago

    Out of curiosity is there a reason you switched from hexagonal bolts to allens?

  106. Jacob Piercey

    Jacob Piercey5 months ago