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 1 - seworld.info/will/hZzXuZuop4VrzmQ/video​
Part 2 - seworld.info/will/raic0sa4i6t3nnk/video
Part 3 - seworld.info/will/sIaRqrTDjZyovYk/video

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Kommentarer
  • 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 Restorations20 dagar sedan
    • Sell it! Save money for the new M car project. I dont like the 8series, i prefer the old 7series, 5series

      Valdemar JensenValdemar Jensen12 dagar sedan
    • 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 KING12 dagar sedan
    • 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!

      hitardohitardo14 dagar sedan
    • 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 Phelps15 dagar sedan
    • 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 Heinrich16 dagar sedan
  • look , "contrails" .

    golxar rooyvusgolxar rooyvus57 minuter sedan
  • I'm a little puzzled.....does the 850i has 'ATF' fluid in a manual gearbox?

    Leon LuxLeon LuxDag sedan
  • I’m a Benz collector. As part of my collection I have a CL600 V12 biturbo in that similar colour red. My car has a tinge of purple to it. And washed and clean it looks amazing. My advice is to clean a polish one side and look at it and you’ll be convinced to keep that colour.

    Tony CascajoTony Cascajo2 dagar sedan
  • Calypso is very beautiful, do not change color :)

    BestSoundsForYouBestSoundsForYou2 dagar sedan
  • Do it lime green , a restoration should show its touch

    Andrei LongAndrei Long3 dagar sedan
  • There is a ticking noise on idle.

    Michael MichaelsMichael Michaels3 dagar sedan
  • (BMW gmbh) Hey, let's get two M20s and slap the together to make a M70 straight from Satan himself. Oh! AND let's get two S14s with ITBs and call it the S62!!!!

    WRX LukeWRX Luke4 dagar sedan
  • I love the idea of doing a hot rod build!

    Jaime TreadwayJaime Treadway4 dagar sedan
  • this is like ASMR for real men

    V NV N5 dagar sedan
  • FYI figured out why he sold previous 850s half finished: He has fully done another black 850 before youtube (TUV and all) that took ages to sell, while the half done (very well done tbh) gets sold as a successful project. More importantly, by registering it in Germany he essentially limits the buyers to Germany while in "export mode" from COO it can be more easily bought by anyone in Europe, or outside it. Who also gets to keep the yellow headlights.

    Gplus sucks bigGplus sucks big6 dagar sedan
  • By binge watching your videos, I'm really, really tempted to buy an 8 series in Spain and wrench on it.

    G SudarshanG Sudarshan6 dagar sedan
  • Will you detail it?

    Lucky GooseLucky Goose7 dagar sedan
  • More power!

    mirror_ 6mirror_ 68 dagar sedan
  • 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 Jwin8 dagar sedan
  • SUPERCHARGE IT

    THEADZBRADZTHEADZBRADZ9 dagar sedan
  • 24:35 lift the rear axle and you can accelerate to as much as you like)))

    OggyXXXLOggyXXXL9 dagar sedan
  • Ate, its better than febest)))

    OggyXXXLOggyXXXL9 dagar sedan
  • Une magnifique marseillaise bavaroise

    ThéoThéo9 dagar sedan
  • Best, Channel, EVER! Thanks Sreten for such high quality content!! Keep on going. #keepitoem

    Alexander K.Alexander K.9 dagar sedan
  • Good god youtube... could you insert any more ads? It makes all this content unwatchable!

    chiilchiil9 dagar sedan
  • Does anyone know what brand his ratchet is? The blueish one..

    time4freetime4free10 dagar sedan
  • What does everyone's think the new car will be? I am guess that it is an E28 M5

    C CollinsC Collins10 dagar sedan
  • 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!

    KidnoseKidnose10 dagar sedan
  • Audi fan here: an old 8 series BMW? Ja, ja! Zehr gut! Keep up the good work!

    Al ExAl Ex10 dagar sedan
  • 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.

    TypeTuberTypeTuber11 dagar sedan
  • 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 Labiak11 dagar sedan
  • So love youre videos. So much fun to watch. You are a great mechanic.

    UlfordUlford11 dagar sedan
  • Bro I listen to ur videos like I listen to podcasts in the background lol

    Z BreezyZ Breezy11 dagar sedan
  • Sreten, how did you learn all this stuff?

    D.D.12 dagar sedan
  • Hello Sreten! Here’s some article about your work in our land! 🍻

    Tomislav HorvatTomislav Horvat12 dagar sedan
  • love your channel, nice revivals! keep it classy keep it oem!!

    Hervé HinschbergerHervé Hinschberger12 dagar sedan
  • 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

    Balki1980Balki198012 dagar sedan
  • 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).

    ChrisoChriso12 dagar sedan
  • 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 Prime12 dagar sedan
  • Back when BMW was “The Ultimate Driving Machine”. Good old times!

    matarg99matarg9912 dagar sedan
  • 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

    Krzych113Krzych11312 dagar sedan
  • Im guessing a E36 and a Nissan Figaro if it is indeed a Nissan

    Fuego GangFuego Gang12 dagar sedan
  • Truly, the best channel on youtube. Sincerely hope to meet this guy, a living legend, one day.

    DanielDaniel12 dagar sedan
  • 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 Zlatanović13 dagar sedan
  • 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 :)

    Hermane36Hermane3613 dagar sedan
  • wasnt that a gearbox arm broke when undoing drain plug?! Watched four times. huh?

    Audi DiagnostikaAudi Diagnostika13 dagar sedan
  • 28:38 whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat i can hear whistle and metal knocks

    serz1885serz188513 dagar sedan
  • @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 SEworld adventure.

    Nisyor sheepleNisyor sheeple13 dagar sedan
  • Awesome! With pleasure I watched every video of each project he did, doing and which is starts with sentence "Coming up". Thanks.

    Serdar DawliyevSerdar Dawliyev13 dagar sedan
  • Great job. Huge master you are. Love to watch this. Greetings from Lettland!

    Latvia Balkānu mūzikaLatvia Balkānu mūzika13 dagar sedan
  • 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 ?

    SupraVisionSupraVision13 dagar sedan
  • 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 Salam13 dagar sedan
  • 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?

    AcmeAcme14 dagar sedan
  • This song, although it’s from 1978, fits the car really well: seworld.info/will/kI2xxsvHqYpnzIk/video

    Armand d’HubertArmand d’Hubert14 dagar sedan
  • Whaaat, an E31 850i, with its magnificent V12 and manual transmission, came with an open diff from factory? :o

    AcmeAcme14 dagar sedan
  • What's the song at 31:06 ? Anyone know?

    Chris LChris L14 dagar sedan
    • ELFL - Octadrone VI btw I made a little playlist... seworld.info/section/PLzVom0EnfFC4F6G50cwu7cUQfqh56cS2D.html

      monstermirrormonstermirror13 dagar sedan
  • A ‘gander’ under the hood! I’m guessing you spent some time in the UK? Love the videos by the way.

    oscar doodlesoscar doodles14 dagar sedan
  • 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

    Masmar84Masmar8414 dagar sedan
  • still waiting for M3 E9x !!! please

    Marcin DebowskiMarcin Debowski14 dagar sedan
  • 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 James14 dagar sedan
  • Red E31...seworld.info/will/g42rxNK1pXyhv5s/video

    LukLuk14 dagar sedan
    • I'd take the 2000 CS in the garage...

      monstermirrormonstermirror14 dagar sedan
  • I guess he's about to restore a E28 m5 that would awesome 👌

    Bjørn SimonsenBjørn Simonsen14 dagar sedan
  • Restore a e36

    Steven RuizSteven Ruiz14 dagar sedan
  • This channel has everything a BMW car enthusiast needs! So great!

    Jens GerdesJens Gerdes14 dagar sedan
  • In Russia there is 850 with S58B30 + DCT transmission. But we still waiting it on the road, project is in progress.

    Роман БеккуловРоман Беккулов14 dagar sedan
  • 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 Goldsack14 dagar sedan
  • Coffee tastes better when I hear that: Coooooooming up! =))

    Mihai ChiryMihai Chiry14 dagar sedan
  • Sell it to me ....I’ll bring it to TX

    Oasis-AutoOasis-Auto14 dagar sedan
  • 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! seworld.info/will/sG3VlcyyaaCJmp8/video comingggggggg up!

    Pete WAYPete WAY14 dagar sedan
  • OEM 🙂

    Janko ConkaJanko Conka15 dagar sedan
  • "as well"

    Vega PuffinVega Puffin15 dagar sedan
  • 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.

    earthstickearthstick15 dagar sedan
  • 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 vanB15 dagar sedan
  • MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR HAS TO BE REPLACED TOO.

    J.G. HermansonJ.G. Hermanson15 dagar sedan
  • Another quality video thank you very much!

    Keith TKeith T15 dagar sedan
  • 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 vanB15 dagar sedan
  • Again a great video. Learning a lot, thanks! 11:45: how can you change gloves so fast? 😄

    Hans VeldhuizenHans Veldhuizen15 dagar sedan
  • 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 4715 dagar sedan
  • 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.15 dagar sedan
  • The chicken skin rubber gloves were -- tasty..? Great stuff as always sir!

    John BurnhamJohn Burnham15 dagar sedan
  • 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

    KlsDriftKlsDrift15 dagar sedan
    • It's not :)

      M539 RestorationsM539 Restorations14 dagar sedan
    • He said that car was older than himself, so it's certainly not an E38 ;)

      monstermirrormonstermirror15 dagar sedan
  • Flawless...as usual. Love it keep up the hard work.

    Amirarsalan MoshareAmirarsalan Moshare15 dagar sedan
  • The best Bmw specialist :) i wrote u On insta please answer me

    Baron’s ProductionBaron’s Production15 dagar sedan
  • 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 Goldsmith15 dagar sedan
  • 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 Uist15 dagar sedan
  • Would love to see an E24 restoration!

    forzer45forzer4515 dagar sedan
  • 14:21 am I the only one that saw a transmission mount snap off?👀

    Benny ZBenny Z15 dagar sedan
    • You are :) watch part 1 :)

      M539 RestorationsM539 Restorations15 dagar sedan
  • 14:41 spider ahhh

    3315 dagar sedan
  • 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 Luc15 dagar sedan
  • Mate thanks for good explanation color on this valencia orange good near red ish it will good whit interia well good job

    DUZCELI8181 KELLERDENDUZCELI8181 KELLERDEN15 dagar sedan
  • "And you won't harm the dirt"

    P RexP Rex16 dagar sedan
  • man nice intro! your videos are so awesome! keep uploading man!

    Jalon RetamalJalon Retamal16 dagar sedan
  • 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 Wow16 dagar sedan
  • Wash and detail next my friend.

    MrTimeless101MrTimeless10116 dagar sedan
  • 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 Heinrich16 dagar sedan
  • Keep it red, I like it.

    Tataina IvanovaTataina Ivanova16 dagar sedan
  • 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.16 dagar sedan
  • Eres increíble😎

    Eric grullonEric grullon16 dagar sedan
  • Great work!

    Tony StarkTony Stark16 dagar sedan
  • gj bro keepet up

    danyvor007danyvor00716 dagar sedan
  • 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

    astront917astront91716 dagar sedan
  • 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 4Motion16 dagar sedan
  • E34 M5 coming up?

    PasilliPasilli16 dagar sedan
  • 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 Reyerson16 dagar sedan
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