If you own a BMW E36, chances are that you will get one that was modified by the previous owner or you will want to start modifying it. The E36, a BMW production car in the 3 series family produced from 1991 to 1999, is the successor to the previous series, the E30, which was very popular throughout the world. The E36 was born in several variants, namely Sedan (the most common in Indonesia), Coupe, Wagon, Cabriolet, and Hatchback besides the E36 is also equipped with several machines according to the year of manufacture and series, there is an M4xx series engine for the early years, then the M5xx Series for middle class, then S5xx Series for very fast engine class. Not to mention the boxy and timeless body design, making this car even more powerful.
The first modification for your E36 is OEM, which is a flow of modification that prioritizes the original appearance as possible and specifically uses OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) parts as modification equipment so that you can still modify your car but still prioritize safety and comfort because you use parts according to factory recommendations. Followers of the OEM look flow must use original accessories or parts issued by the vehicle manufacturer. No matter how small the part must be and must be original, because original parts certainly have their own standards that are definitely suitable for use in the appropriate car. The extreme OEM look can even modify the car as closely as possible to the brochure of the car so that it looks very original and looks like it just came out of the factory even though the modified car may be very old or the owner bought a material car. OEM look usually also modifies their cars according to brochures in other countries, because cars outside must have different accessories compared to brochures in Indonesia. So you can also modify your car to make it as close to a brochure as possible.
2. Meaty Fitment
In second place is the Meaty Commitment, which is a modified flow that combines stance and street racing styles that prioritize the harmony between the appearance and function of the vehicle. The flow of modification that prioritizes how the car appears all out from the outside is increasingly diverse, with the presence of Meaty Fitment it will certainly make modifiers happy because it can fulfill most requests from customers, namely wanting a car that looks all out in modification but can still be used daily. Just look at the past few years where the flow of stance is very dominant, but less functional for daily cars. To say that it is a Meaty Fantasy car is a bit difficult because there are no standards. What is clear is that usually the car has been given a bodykit so that the car looks “plump” and then applies thick racing tires which can be in the form of slick or race tires, not forgetting to use rims that are not too big so that the legs look sturdy. Racing tires, which are thick in appearance and somewhat boxy, make the car when viewed from the rear will look sturdy and sticky. The combination of the suspension play on all four legs is also very influential, it can be attempted so that it does not normally use standardscoilover , per aftermarket shorter size, even airsus. The art of the Meaty Commitment flow is Matching wheels that have been wrapped in thick slick tires to the car fender space that has been given the bodykit so that it looks even tighter.
If you are an E36 retainer who is passionate about extreme drift sports then this modification is perfect for you, the E36 is already very popular in the drifting realm because the specifications of this car itself cover various aspects to meet standard drifting cars, starting from rear wheel drive (RWD). , engine with abundant torque (for the 6 cylinder version), upgraded legs can be taken off. For those of you who have a 323i, your car is very suitable if you want to try drifting, with the M52B25 manual transmission engine, which produces a power output of 170 ps or about 168.5 hp at 5,500 rpm engine speed, and 245 nm of torque at 3,950 rpm engine turn. , and your 1350kg weight is all you have to do is welding the axle and the courage to maneuver.
Those are some modifications that will make your BMW E36 look fresher and cooler, of course. So which one do you want to choose?