The engine/tranny is dangling from an engine lift and
is ready for
The chassy of the car is ready for the engine
to be hoisted in. (04/2006)
Another shot of the empty engine bay. (04/2006)
Notice the front end is being disassembled to
make the installation
The A/C condensor had to be removed to allow room for
the engine to
be hoisted in. (04/2006)
Engine almost in!! (04/2006)
A side shot of the engine. The coolant resevoir will be
replaced with the
later model "I" engine resevoir. (04/2006)
The engine being finagled into its new home.
A shot of the transmission and how it sits in the car.
Note that the
mounts for the transmission will be later replaced with
with and M3 support beam. (04/2006)
The engine will have to be pushed another 4-6
cm further back once
the firewall is modified. (04/2006)
The engine sits in the chassy although many more modifications
to come before it is actually ready. (04/2006)
Measurements at this point are being conducted.
The front end of the car has been disassembled and will
to the IS front spoiler and the lightweight plastic bumpers.
The Intake Manifold will sit atop this wonderful