THE TOP 15 POSTS OF 2015: Starting with #15- 1972 BMW 2002 tii “M2” Build with 2.5 Liter E30 M3 Engine Swap

1What’s not to love about the combination of meshing a ’72 BMW 2002 tii roundie with a bored out 2.5 liter S14 engine from an E30 M3? This “M2” can be found on M2BMW.com, a site that any lightweight vintage car enthusiast can easily find themselves getting lost in for quite a while. It wasn’t easy to choose just one to feature here out of the bunch, but there was just something about this particular example with its…

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA…Turbo flares, 320iS front Recaro and 635 CSi rear seats covered in Motorsport cloth and well chosen engine and suspension modifications that stood out among the rest.
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1 25To the purists out there, not to fret, the project started with just a shell so no all original tii’s were sacrificed for this build.
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 1 24Built by Vintage Sports & Restoration, LLC in New Hampshire, obvious attention to quality and detail were done to every aspect of the car that include a Getrag 265 CR dog leg 5 speed gearbox from a Euro E28 5 Series, rack and pinion from a E21 323i and Ireland Engineering sport springs combined with stock tii struts.
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 5 7 13Engine mods include a Group A rally header, VSR dual cats and custom exhaust, plus many other tricks for an overall extremely tasteful little M2.
1 2 8Find this one here at: www.M2BMW.com 

2 Comments on THE TOP 15 POSTS OF 2015: Starting with #15- 1972 BMW 2002 tii “M2” Build with 2.5 Liter E30 M3 Engine Swap

  1. Alfettaracer // May 15, 2015 at 1:39 pm // Reply

    I’ve always fancied an 02 and to make matters worse I drive by an Inca orange one with similar wheels every week. Nice build.

  2. Fabulously finished car , must be awesome to drive, 02’s handle better than 3 series so the motor is in the best chassis.
    I was wondering if you know what length the driveshaft has to be shortened to for an E 21 o/d gearbox into a 2002 with m 10 motor.
    Regards Costa.

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