First Drive in 10 Years - Garden Find V12 BMW E31 850i Revival - Project Marseille: Part 4

28 apr. 2021
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In the previous episode, we got this legendary E31 running and in this one after long 10 years, it's back in drivable condition again! We sort out the sinking clutch pedal, brakes, cooling system and throttle bodies. Towards the end of the video, we also talk about the future plans for this project.
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Part 2 - rolabel.info/door/26Zpz8W1jNp4cn4/video.html
Part 3 - rolabel.info/door/3oRep7PAjsupkY4/video.html

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Comentarii
  • Just to add a couple more things. Calypso red is staying and it'll get a fresh paint job at one point. The engine is currently working great, but it will eventually need the timing chain replaced because of the noise, hence the idea to go 3 million steps further and do the upgrades I mentioned in the video. Don't expect a new episode on this project any time soon as I first need to find a bigger place in order to get the ball rolling with this build!

    M539 RestorationsM539 RestorationsAcum 11 Zile
    • Sell it! Save money for the new M car project. I dont like the 8series, i prefer the old 7series, 5series

      Valdemar JensenValdemar JensenAcum 3 Zile
    • We don't care if you make a new episode for this project...just make videos in any BMW.Almost a week is gone..and we are addicted.

      BB KINGBB KINGAcum 4 Zile
    • We understand. Not only you have many projects going, but also it must be difficult to have so many concurrent projects at the same time, in both terms of space and money. Cheers from Portugal!

      hitardohitardoAcum 5 Zile
    • Great video, look forward to seeing your latest videos, on a different note, I was going to get a t shirt, but you don't do them for the manly man size 😉 maybe you should do a ccooommiinngg up mug...??

      Gren PhelpsGren PhelpsAcum 6 Zile
    • i'd try to restore the original paint, in doubt give the car to professional detailers. It'll save the value of the car (because a repaint rises doubt of accident free sheet metal). Sorry for my faulty wnflish. Greets from Germany.

      Michael HeinrichMichael HeinrichAcum 7 Zile
  • i hope you dont say "they" when you are referring to previous mechanic. because sometime, it was the owner who did the job. maybe he wanted a permanent LAST fix, who knows.

    Jay JwinJay JwinAcum 8 ore
  • SUPERCHARGE IT

    THEADZBRADZTHEADZBRADZAcum 15 ore
  • 24:35 lift the rear axle and you can accelerate to as much as you like)))

    OggyXXXLOggyXXXLAcum 17 ore
  • Ate, its better than febest)))

    OggyXXXLOggyXXXLAcum 18 ore
  • Une magnifique marseillaise bavaroise

    ThéoThéoAcum o Zi
  • Best, Channel, EVER! Thanks Sreten for such high quality content!! Keep on going. #keepitoem

    Alexander K.Alexander K.Acum o Zi
  • Good god youtube... could you insert any more ads? It makes all this content unwatchable!

    chiilchiilAcum o Zi
  • Does anyone know what brand his ratchet is? The blueish one..

    time4freetime4freeAcum o Zi
  • What does everyone's think the new car will be? I am guess that it is an E28 M5

    C CollinsC CollinsAcum o Zi
  • Awesome content as always. Softens my heart to see all the trouble you go through to restore these wonderful machines into their former glory. Thanks for keep on giving Sreten!

    KidnoseKidnoseAcum 2 Zile
  • Audi fan here: an old 8 series BMW? Ja, ja! Zehr gut! Keep up the good work!

    Al ExAl ExAcum 2 Zile
  • It’s nice to see how serviceable the parts on this car are. Green is being able to repair individual parts, not throw them away and replace each time.

    TypeTuberTypeTuberAcum 2 Zile
  • You can rent dry ice blasting kit, no need to buy unless you will be offering this as a service? As for finding a bigger place, have you considered renting an "industrial unit" as they are called in UK? I must admit I was shocked when you mentioned "hot dogging (LOL)" that venerable old gentleman of a 8-series! No respect for your elders lol

    Peter LabiakPeter LabiakAcum 2 Zile
  • So love youre videos. So much fun to watch. You are a great mechanic.

    UlfordUlfordAcum 2 Zile
  • Bro I listen to ur videos like I listen to podcasts in the background lol

    Z BreezyZ BreezyAcum 3 Zile
  • Sreten, how did you learn all this stuff?

    D.D.Acum 3 Zile
  • Hello Sreten! Here’s some article about your work in our land! 🍻

    Tomislav HorvatTomislav HorvatAcum 3 Zile
  • love your channel, nice revivals! keep it classy keep it oem!!

    Hervé HinschbergerHervé HinschbergerAcum 3 Zile
  • Druze evo tebe u "Jutarnjem" www.jutarnji.hr/autoklub/garaza/video-otpisan-pa-dobio-novu-sansu-30-godisnji-bmw-850i-ponovno-vozi-nakon-10-godina-stajanja-15070841?fbclid=IwAR37pSTKf310oQWdp-QPPvKhpBlhLxyL-qRr1EjYFj53CW1ILYmn9SFsO6E

    Balki1980Balki1980Acum 3 Zile
  • Finally I have now watched every M539 video. Enjoyed them all, thank you! You've inspired me to get my E61 520D back to its best, even though I hate the N47, (I'm on my second engine after the first one ate it's timing chain).

    ChrisoChrisoAcum 3 Zile
  • i swear that dangling piece of plastic looked like a blinking light from a cell phone ... wehn you had a missing call or something ...

    Stellarion PrimeStellarion PrimeAcum 3 Zile
  • Back when BMW was “The Ultimate Driving Machine”. Good old times!

    matarg99matarg99Acum 4 Zile
  • to make long story short, insta - liked and subscribed.... oh my days the level of understanding you have on bmw mechanics in my humble opinion is unbelievable, at least for me it is. I own a N53 e92 325i with beige interior and Monaco Blue (looks black at first sight, that's what people tell me as well lol), I can send you some phone photos/videos if you like. Take care

    Krzych113Krzych113Acum 4 Zile
  • Im guessing a E36 and a Nissan Figaro if it is indeed a Nissan

    Fuego GangFuego GangAcum 4 Zile
  • Truly, the best channel on youtube. Sincerely hope to meet this guy, a living legend, one day.

    DanielDanielAcum 4 Zile
  • Sreten, you are a beast. This is maybe second or third channel on YT that I ever watched without skipping a beat. Really awesome job, and it is a joy and pleasure watching you restore cars. Hope you never stop doing it, and that you find more hidden gems. And hopefully you find a bigger place where you can move more freely. Cheers from Serbia!

    Stefan ZlatanovićStefan ZlatanovićAcum 4 Zile
  • I really love your videos, i have seen them all many times. I hope one day i can have a workshop and restore my e36 like you restore your cars :)

    Hermane36Hermane36Acum 4 Zile
  • wasnt that a gearbox arm broke when undoing drain plug?! Watched four times. huh?

    Audi DiagnostikaAudi DiagnostikaAcum 4 Zile
  • 28:38 whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat i can hear whistle and metal knocks

    serz1885serz1885Acum 4 Zile
  • @M539 Restorations I am wondering if you can help me out. I have a 1991 bmw e36 325i that im restoring and I want to be able to read the codes. how do you do that I've seen you pull code but you dont metion what you use and what program you're running on you laptop (maybe you have but then I missed it) I really love what you do and how you do it and it would be great if you can help me out :) the 325i is Calypso red BTW I honestly wish you the best and good luck with your ROlabel adventure.

    Nisyor sheepleNisyor sheepleAcum 4 Zile
  • Awesome! With pleasure I watched every video of each project he did, doing and which is starts with sentence "Coming up". Thanks.

    Serdar DawliyevSerdar DawliyevAcum 4 Zile
  • Great job. Huge master you are. Love to watch this. Greetings from Lettland!

    Latvia Balkānu mūzikaLatvia Balkānu mūzikaAcum 5 Zile
  • Nice video once again. Thanks for sharing your amazing restorations. I learnt a lot to take care of my e46 325xi! For this e31 I love this color combination (though blue is also my favorite color as well) I wouldn't re-paint the whole car. If this is a too-long-term project you could also sell this car once it gets TüV. I'm pretty sure you could find a new owner rather easily. Who knows, it could go back to France ?

    SupraVisionSupraVisionAcum 5 Zile
  • Ahhh man this is crazy i know someone that has the Same car like i mean the exact same one but grey , its just sitting there not being driven at all, i am going to ask the man if he wants to sell the car because i really like it.....

    Zak SalamZak SalamAcum 5 Zile
  • Could you jack up the back of the car to do the throttle body re-sync? Or does it need the resistance of being on the road so it decelerates more slowly?

    AcmeAcmeAcum 5 Zile
  • This song, although it’s from 1978, fits the car really well: rolabel.info/door/vot-w8rEqrlooI4/video.html

    Armand d’HubertArmand d’HubertAcum 5 Zile
  • Whaaat, an E31 850i, with its magnificent V12 and manual transmission, came with an open diff from factory? :o

    AcmeAcmeAcum 5 Zile
  • What's the song at 31:06 ? Anyone know?

    Chris LChris LAcum 5 Zile
    • ELFL - Octadrone VI btw I made a little playlist... rolabel.info/must/PLzVom0EnfFC4F6G50cwu7cUQfqh56cS2D.html

      monstermirrormonstermirrorAcum 5 Zile
  • A ‘gander’ under the hood! I’m guessing you spent some time in the UK? Love the videos by the way.

    oscar doodlesoscar doodlesAcum 5 Zile
  • www.ebay.com/itm/154208849638?epid=2144663763&_trkparms=ispr%3D1&hash=item23e7904ee6:g:QLEAAOSwTHJfR4io&amdata=enc%3AAQAFAAACcBaobrjLl8XobRIiIML1V4Imu%252Fn%252BzU5L90Z278x5ickkxGz2ccqatkEnoeekHqhLkRdpEPtxBBYyID5Xdb4oG6h4na3yI7Yr6Tb0auKGyqoj6hBYHdHyP53BM%252BIB29SRc2baJ1wEOxgE7QEw930Yum521nMhe7gTD1O41IKcj%252BZ%252Bvobs0%252FLt3y3OHFSkveMRxJzEQ1L6bBVqpKv0G6fsKu0p66%252BqBxjBxNLegq5iSxekJhcPBeNZXGEIn2h%252FKP9289yg%252FTJb4d8q%252FjcLXfBLwvsUzOk0poHExJq5XhxmsuSE%252B7P%252BBnqSzbjzGsWclkvA2OnVusZNZsoxHCB%252BEYMe4iPeR3o%252FOku3wOTe3Q5VC0GrOVGwC%252FxX4hstvzy%252FNfDtZra%252F%252FP%252FbfXLEP7rmIZBWECd0Xw7wNWUTcVWFTHCSijCpoJfXZ0DD9Ulbrnf4Z2Cy0Nh1nYzWi5Q20xKxrJe9IXqHiDMao9e%252FgnqicKjx2%252B0SxvFM3bzVo0pyruv8zleQeVwnHUPKPP9oSi8FaqOaTn5glYXk1e7r7BB3dAWFb%252FMs72gIj7cgpAP2ofT4oP7w56LynDnu0iI0BQEHEjiEt92%252FMvXNpzozGmhbfU4VNLTebMX0FY0vmdMSnzH8mTFetgaPjRJmiN9GXKoVsz0kaFybWLZw4%252FBOmJ7wZguw6aEHFUocdZXJUBuGlbTJxuNUqUu%252FZnxuQC5Nlrbpo8yTc6n5UlAxDCuDR19jOsDbBbwusLQXFWDHPmcD5q0yTAS21KPilAivp7MObQBbfRLeua9SdAW8Kk6XypBL3Y4%252BYWbjUmWfzy9TF7o8gFRRLCLLTw%253D%253D%7Ccksum%3A15420884963868cfca051a804d42bc02333ddeed86e0%7Campid%3APL_CLK%7Cclp%3A2334524

    Masmar84Masmar84Acum 5 Zile
  • still waiting for M3 E9x !!! please

    Marcin DebowskiMarcin DebowskiAcum 5 Zile
  • It would be nice to see how the discs (rotors) cleaned up during those stops. I never fit new pads and discs to garden finds like this straightaway. I simply make sure pistons and slide pins are doing what they should and let them clean up 'naturally' by themselves; then reassess later. Can we see how the discs and brakes generally have responded during these short braking runs please?

    Pete JamesPete JamesAcum 5 Zile
  • Red E31...rolabel.info/door/sYt4wdGypquik6A/video.html

    LukLukAcum 5 Zile
    • I'd take the 2000 CS in the garage...

      monstermirrormonstermirrorAcum 5 Zile
  • I guess he's about to restore a E28 m5 that would awesome 👌

    Bjørn SimonsenBjørn SimonsenAcum 5 Zile
  • Restore a e36

    Steven RuizSteven RuizAcum 6 Zile
  • This channel has everything a BMW car enthusiast needs! So great!

    Jens GerdesJens GerdesAcum 6 Zile
  • In Russia there is 850 with S58B30 + DCT transmission. But we still waiting it on the road, project is in progress.

    Роман БеккуловРоман БеккуловAcum 6 Zile
  • As a suggestion find a friend who is a Panelbeater come Painter who loves BMWs as much as you and do a trade you fix the mechanical on his project in exchange for a paint job- Great videos look forward every week to a new one . Woke up at 3.30 am checked and watch you latest. cheers

    Rick GoldsackRick GoldsackAcum 6 Zile
  • Coffee tastes better when I hear that: Coooooooming up! =))

    Mihai ChiryMihai ChiryAcum 6 Zile
  • Sell it to me ....I’ll bring it to TX

    Oasis-AutoOasis-AutoAcum 6 Zile
  • respect! very details. I know you said the dry ice is an expensive tool but would love to see you clean the car that way. Would add on very good content! rolabel.info/door/3muiksuvas-KbqQ/video.html comingggggggg up!

    Pete WAYPete WAYAcum 6 Zile
  • OEM 🙂

    Janko ConkaJanko ConkaAcum 6 Zile
  • "as well"

    Vega PuffinVega PuffinAcum 6 Zile
  • You need to give it a good clean. I would keep Calypso red but there is a big scratch down one side so that needs attention.

    earthstickearthstickAcum 6 Zile
  • After 10 years sitting, I should not worry too much of bit rough idling or little noises. Just give it a 5.000 km drive! I had many BMW's which came to life after years......week by week they started to drive better. Suspension, engine, transmission.......everything comes 'loose'.....!

    DJ vanBDJ vanBAcum 6 Zile
  • MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR HAS TO BE REPLACED TOO.

    J.G. HermansonJ.G. HermansonAcum 6 Zile
  • Another quality video thank you very much!

    Keith TKeith TAcum 6 Zile
  • I am old school. Every time I see this latex gloves I think about a rectal check my doctor once had to perform.

    DJ vanBDJ vanBAcum 6 Zile
  • Again a great video. Learning a lot, thanks! 11:45: how can you change gloves so fast? 😄

    Hans VeldhuizenHans VeldhuizenAcum 6 Zile
  • Wow very skilled . I learn something everyday I didn’t realize that drive by wire went that far back but again seem tho other manufactures were ahead of the tech and times

    47 4747 47Acum 7 Zile
  • Running in the nineties, is a new way I like to be I'm just running in the nineties, come on baby run to me We are running in the nineties, is a new way to set me free I'm just running in the nineties Yes I wanna know, yes I wanna see

    Piotr G.Piotr G.Acum 7 Zile
  • The chicken skin rubber gloves were -- tasty..? Great stuff as always sir!

    John BurnhamJohn BurnhamAcum 7 Zile
  • Hope is not you who bought that car from Spain , car i wanted to buy and someone negociated over me . It was a bmw 740 e38 manual transmission

    KlsDriftKlsDriftAcum 7 Zile
    • It's not :)

      M539 RestorationsM539 RestorationsAcum 6 Zile
    • He said that car was older than himself, so it's certainly not an E38 ;)

      monstermirrormonstermirrorAcum 6 Zile
  • Flawless...as usual. Love it keep up the hard work.

    Amirarsalan MoshareAmirarsalan MoshareAcum 7 Zile
  • The best Bmw specialist :) i wrote u On insta please answer me

    Baron’s ProductionBaron’s ProductionAcum 7 Zile
  • How do you make changing the timing chain tensioner look so easy? I had a terrible fight with mine trying to compress the spring. Took me two days and two lacerated hands! All good now with NO NOISE !!!!

    Andy GoldsmithAndy GoldsmithAcum 7 Zile
  • Sorry to step on foot with advice to a master - with great respect for one so brave as to delve into the guts of the 850, when a guys been down that road its inevitable that the same hurdles can appear, the forum is where I found answers, that is where any tricks should be shared. Not on a Guys comment section - Sorry

    North UistNorth UistAcum 7 Zile
  • Would love to see an E24 restoration!

    forzer45forzer45Acum 7 Zile
  • 14:21 am I the only one that saw a transmission mount snap off?👀

    Benny ZBenny ZAcum 7 Zile
    • You are :) watch part 1 :)

      M539 RestorationsM539 RestorationsAcum 7 Zile
  • 14:41 spider ahhh

    33Acum 7 Zile
  • Ur opinion how long do you think the suspension bushings, links last?. Preventing maintenance they should be replace every - miles? My car is 106k miles. Got it at 67miles. Bmw 2012 F10 550

    Lue LucLue LucAcum 7 Zile
  • Mate thanks for good explanation color on this valencia orange good near red ish it will good whit interia well good job

    DUZCELI8181 KELLERDENDUZCELI8181 KELLERDENAcum 7 Zile
  • "And you won't harm the dirt"

    P RexP RexAcum 7 Zile
  • man nice intro! your videos are so awesome! keep uploading man!

    Jalon RetamalJalon RetamalAcum 7 Zile
  • I understand that you can not post a test-drive on public road, but was it good😉😎? Everyone knows that you took it for a spin at least on the road connected to your garage road🤪

    Chuk WowChuk WowAcum 7 Zile
  • Wash and detail next my friend.

    MrTimeless101MrTimeless101Acum 7 Zile
  • whenever i see someone turning the steering wheel while the car is fully stopped it hurts (because the steering rods have to take so much force even thow the driver doesn't feel it due to the power steering.)

    Michael HeinrichMichael HeinrichAcum 7 Zile
  • Keep it red, I like it.

    Tataina IvanovaTataina IvanovaAcum 7 Zile
  • so we have 35 downs in opposite to 17k ups.. makes a tiny 0.2% a**hole-quote..... yep, screwing on old mighty BMWs is a happy place. Real life pushes this quote to 10%....

    D. K.D. K.Acum 7 Zile
  • Eres increíble😎

    Eric grullonEric grullonAcum 7 Zile
  • Great work!

    Tony StarkTony StarkAcum 7 Zile
  • gj bro keepet up

    danyvor007danyvor007Acum 7 Zile
  • subscribed,great videos. my dad had a 1996 540i and loved it for 8 years,he passed away nearly 5 years ago suddenly and old bmws remind me of him. keep up the great work

    astront917astront917Acum 7 Zile
  • You made my day! Once again! I would love the car being restored with reasonable effort - the technical issues at least seem to be obvious, the paint / bodywork might be an issue.

    V6 4MotionV6 4MotionAcum 7 Zile
  • E34 M5 coming up?

    PasilliPasilliAcum 7 Zile
  • Great idea!! Hot rod it!! I personally love the calypso red color. Maybe it’s common in Europe but here in the USA you almost never see it. Loved this episode.

    Tollef ReyersonTollef ReyersonAcum 7 Zile
  • Do the OEM+ build! You probably saw my E31 on facebook at somepoint, I did that. Lots of time and money spent but it was worth it! The only thing I am missing is the better rear diff, Wokke Chips (not sure if they will work properly since I have no Cats and well I have M73 block and heads). I got to take care of the suspension alignment and a few other little things. I think the last major thing I want to do to mine is wrap it. Its currently jet black.

    RevelocityRevelocityAcum 7 Zile
  • First time I watch a video from your channel, I enjoyed and subbed! Finally some garage channel from EU, and with such a passionate and experienced guy with a sense of humor haha :)

    LiftiumLiftiumAcum 7 Zile
  • Hot dog this car brother 🤣. Amazing video as always

    No Nonsense CocktailsNo Nonsense CocktailsAcum 7 Zile
  • In a parallel universe you just revived a V12 Mercedes that's been sitting for 10 years

    HardCousin_TVHardCousin_TVAcum 8 Zile
  • Best narrator ever. You put Morgan Freeman to shame ! 🤣😂

    rlords47rlords47Acum 8 Zile
  • Was machst du mit den ganzen Fahrzeugen, verkaufst du die?

    Markus OMarkus OAcum 8 Zile
  • Pity you don’t continue on this one. Finally felt like a cool project to follow again. I think it’s better to work on one project from start to finish to have a consistent story to watch. Btw will you ever consider a project with another car brand? Maybe a Mercedes? Would be nice to get your feedback in comparison to bmw

    rudi1982rudi1982Acum 8 Zile
  • What is the size of your garage ?

    Alexander RikantAlexander RikantAcum 8 Zile
  • I hope the next project is E28 M5🤔

    Restoration PassionRestoration PassionAcum 8 Zile
  • Zdravo, Sreten! I have a question regarding the headlights, since they are French and yellow .. the jokes write themselvese here. Never mind. Since they are the wrong color, do you have to find regular ones to pass TUV? I am wondering how these are made to be yellow.

    EpicNicknameFail TunchiEpicNicknameFail TunchiAcum 8 Zile
    • It's just yellow colored glass diffusors (or plastic, respectively). And yes, they have to be replaced with clear ones for TÜV.

      monstermirrormonstermirrorAcum 7 Zile
  • I think you’re the best ROlabelr. Hilarious with great content.

    George JabbourGeorge JabbourAcum 8 Zile
    • Thank you!

      M539 RestorationsM539 RestorationsAcum 8 Zile
  • No OEM brake fluid? I feel cheated!

    Olavi LaviOlavi LaviAcum 8 Zile
  • Do Synchronizing steps about the throttle apply to the e32 750il as well?

    DagHostDagHostAcum 8 Zile
    • @M539 Restorations thank you for your reply... Best Bmw tech ever!! Thank you for your content 👍🏽

      DagHostDagHostAcum 8 Zile
    • Yes

      M539 RestorationsM539 RestorationsAcum 8 Zile
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