Synopses & Reviews
Buying a classic and iconic E30 BMW 3 Series can be just the start of a wonderful adventure. How to Modify BMW E30 3 Series explains how these fantastic cars can be modified to suit a vast range of applications, from simple upgrades to make everyday driving easier, through to servicing and renovation tips, and large-scale conversions for racing and rallying. Some of the most popular forms of motorsport are examined, along with explanations of how to take part and what equipment you need. All the procedures are explained in straightforward text by a qualified engineer and racer with many years of practical experience, accompanied by detailed photographs showing the reader how it's done. Many of the modifications shown are done on the author's own vehicles, so you get an honest report-- bruised knuckles and all. As well as the "how to" sections, there are a large amount of data and comparison charts to help you choose which modifications are right for you.
"IF you're into modifying, the BMW E30 3 Series is a great place to start. And if you take the plunge, this book gives a comprehensive overview of the eighties icon, with buying advice and common modding methods. It even details the best products for the job. This could be your BMW bible." - Auto Express
"This book is a good basis for E30 ownership, modification and competition" - Speedscene
Buying a classic and iconic E30 BMW 3 Series can be just the start of a wonderful adventure. This book explains how these fantastic cars can be modified to suit a vast range of applications, from fast road use to race and rally..
About the Author
Ralph Hosier’s childhood enthusiasm for cars blossomed into a two-decade career in vehicle engineering, working with the likes of Ford, Bentley, Jaguar and Land Rover. He is a chartered engineer and a member of the IMI and IET.
Ralph started modifying cars in the late ’80s, and over the years has built a number of race and road cars. He holds a National A race license, and has a passion for club level motorsport. Ralph has built several E30 track and road cars.