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BMW E30 M20B25 Engine Restoration - Rebuild Time-Lapse | Part 1

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In this episode, I remove the engine from the touring to show you a full top to bottom, inside out restoration of the M20B25 engine in coming episodes.

Tools & equipment used:

Quartz Lacquer - https://goo.gl/8PTVKM
Base Coat Paint - https://goo.gl/mWhufG
Rust Remover - https://goo.gl/13gopW
Fast Mover 1kW Infrared Paint Dryer, Stand, Timer - https://bit.ly/2WYR9jJ
Workbenches - https://arborgardensolutions.co.uk
Moldex Full Face Mask - https://goo.gl/NNYGrv
FGL 5 Spray gun - https://goo.gl/Acg5rd
A.N.I. R150-T Mini Spray gun - https://goo.gl/cHTJS2
Colad Washable Overalls - https://goo.gl/3Css9E
Colad Mixing Cups - https://goo.gl/8DYmE8
Colad TurboMix Sticks - https://goo.gl/cYZfks
Colad Synthetic Paint Strainers - https://goo.gl/H79ZgL
Steel wire bits - http://geni.us/keyaD
Rotary Tool - http://geni.us/HGed
Concentrate Degreaser - http://geni.us/yUn9
Mannesmann Socket Set - http://geni.us/HCDZ

Time Stamps:

00:00 - Bringing the car in and jacking it up
00:50 - CruiosityStream
01:47 - Removing the bonnet
02:56 - removing the coil and airbox
03:19 - Draining the coolant
03:43 - Removing the fuel lines
04:09 - Removing the radiator
04:34 - Removing the brake booster
04:49 - Removing the throttle cable
05:03 - Removing the ECU plug
05:32 - Removing the engine loom
05:43 - Removing the exhaust manifold
05:57 - Removing the exhaust
07:02 - Removing the oil radiator
09:02 - Draining the power steering fluid
09:17 - Removing the driveshaft cover
10:18 - Removing the gearbox mount
10:55 - Removing the driveshaft bolts
11:18 - Removing the driveshaft
11:23 - Removing the engine mounts
11:35 - Removing the rest of the oil that isn't already on the floor
11:44 - Removing the bonnet hinge
12:07 - Wrapping the engine
12:39 - Pulling the engine out
14:53 - Disconnecting the gearbox
15:06 - Removing the start motor
15:26 - Removing the gearbox
15:57 - Removing the clutch
16:06 - Showing the clutch
16:29 - Mounting the engine to the engine stand
17:47 - Final shots
18:13 - New parts thanks to FPCEURO - www.fcpeuro.com
18:34 - CuriosityStream

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