Rare parts. At times, they can compliment a build to a point of completion, if not define the build entirely. Classic cars are built with classic parts, and it’s the oddities and rarities of an era that help to create and shape a vision. In the world of E30s, it’s the likes of M-Tech body kits, Alpina splits, and all of the Alpina trimmings, that help to set Jay and Claire’s E30 apart from the rest.
“Who has time to go to a cars & coffee meet on a Wednesday morning?” We do, apparently, and surprisingly, we’re not alone. Our friends at Race Service have been hosting weekly “Rise and Shine” sessions, each one themed in a new and creative way. From 9 to noon on Wednesday mornings, their aim is to celebrate bits and pieces of the automotive world, and it seems as though the flavor for this week is Shelby.
This month’s desktop wallpaper: Narek Isayan’s S54-powered E36 M3 Sedan. Narek’s refreshing take on the E36 platform helps to establish the E36’s permanent roots as a future classic. Blending styles from the likes of STWs, LTWs, and CSLs, his car aims to be everything the E36 should be. We celebrate it with a desktop-resolution shot. Simply right-click and save-as.
The months have flown far too quick. It’s been 3 months already since the last Daily Grind post: our recurring inside look at the happenings of the StanceWorks Headquarters and the Protomachine shop. At times, we find ourselves lamenting our busy schedules, as our focus has shifted to keeping customer projects moving in and out of the shop instead of on our own smaller milestones.
Photography by Josh Castle
When analyzing historic automotive events that have shaped the world of cars as we know it, there are a handful that spring to mind.