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

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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  • 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 RestorationsPrije 19 dana
    • Sell it! Save money for the new M car project. I dont like the 8series, i prefer the old 7series, 5series

      Valdemar JensenValdemar JensenPrije 11 dana
    • 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 KINGPrije 11 dana
    • 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!

      hitardohitardoPrije 13 dana
    • 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 PhelpsPrije 14 dana
    • 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 HeinrichPrije 15 dana
  • I'm a little puzzled.....does the 850i has 'ATF' fluid in a manual gearbox?

    Leon LuxLeon LuxPrije 17 sati
  • 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 CascajoPrije dan
  • Calypso is very beautiful, do not change color :)

    BestSoundsForYouBestSoundsForYouPrije dan
  • Do it lime green , a restoration should show its touch

    Andrei LongAndrei LongPrije 2 dana
  • There is a ticking noise on idle.

    Michael MichaelsMichael MichaelsPrije 2 dana
  • (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 LukePrije 3 dana
  • I love the idea of doing a hot rod build!

    Jaime TreadwayJaime TreadwayPrije 3 dana
  • this is like ASMR for real men

    V NV NPrije 4 dana
  • 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 bigPrije 5 dana
  • By binge watching your videos, I'm really, really tempted to buy an 8 series in Spain and wrench on it.

    G SudarshanG SudarshanPrije 5 dana
  • Will you detail it?

    Lucky GooseLucky GoosePrije 7 dana
  • More power!

    mirror_ 6mirror_ 6Prije 7 dana
  • 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 JwinPrije 7 dana
  • SUPERCHARGE IT

    THEADZBRADZTHEADZBRADZPrije 8 dana
  • 24:35 lift the rear axle and you can accelerate to as much as you like)))

    OggyXXXLOggyXXXLPrije 8 dana
  • Ate, its better than febest)))

    OggyXXXLOggyXXXLPrije 8 dana
  • Une magnifique marseillaise bavaroise

    ThéoThéoPrije 8 dana
  • Best, Channel, EVER! Thanks Sreten for such high quality content!! Keep on going. #keepitoem

    Alexander K.Alexander K.Prije 8 dana
  • Good god youtube... could you insert any more ads? It makes all this content unwatchable!

    chiilchiilPrije 8 dana
  • Does anyone know what brand his ratchet is? The blueish one..

    time4freetime4freePrije 9 dana
  • What does everyone's think the new car will be? I am guess that it is an E28 M5

    C CollinsC CollinsPrije 9 dana
  • 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!

    KidnoseKidnosePrije 9 dana
  • Audi fan here: an old 8 series BMW? Ja, ja! Zehr gut! Keep up the good work!

    Al ExAl ExPrije 10 dana
  • 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.

    TypeTuberTypeTuberPrije 10 dana
  • 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 LabiakPrije 10 dana
  • So love youre videos. So much fun to watch. You are a great mechanic.

    UlfordUlfordPrije 10 dana
  • Bro I listen to ur videos like I listen to podcasts in the background lol

    Z BreezyZ BreezyPrije 11 dana
  • Sreten, how did you learn all this stuff?

    D.D.Prije 11 dana
  • Hello Sreten! Here’s some article about your work in our land! 🍻

    Tomislav HorvatTomislav HorvatPrije 11 dana
  • love your channel, nice revivals! keep it classy keep it oem!!

    Hervé HinschbergerHervé HinschbergerPrije 11 dana
  • 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

    Balki1980Balki1980Prije 11 dana
  • 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).

    ChrisoChrisoPrije 11 dana
  • 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 PrimePrije 11 dana
  • Back when BMW was “The Ultimate Driving Machine”. Good old times!

    matarg99matarg99Prije 11 dana
  • 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

    Krzych113Krzych113Prije 11 dana
  • Im guessing a E36 and a Nissan Figaro if it is indeed a Nissan

    Fuego GangFuego GangPrije 11 dana
  • Truly, the best channel on youtube. Sincerely hope to meet this guy, a living legend, one day.

    DanielDanielPrije 11 dana
  • 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 ZlatanovićPrije 12 dana
  • 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 :)

    Hermane36Hermane36Prije 12 dana
  • wasnt that a gearbox arm broke when undoing drain plug?! Watched four times. huh?

    Audi DiagnostikaAudi DiagnostikaPrije 12 dana
  • 28:38 whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat i can hear whistle and metal knocks

    serz1885serz1885Prije 12 dana
  • @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 HRclubs adventure.

    Nisyor sheepleNisyor sheeplePrije 12 dana
  • Awesome! With pleasure I watched every video of each project he did, doing and which is starts with sentence "Coming up". Thanks.

    Serdar DawliyevSerdar DawliyevPrije 12 dana
  • Great job. Huge master you are. Love to watch this. Greetings from Lettland!

    Latvia Balkānu mūzikaLatvia Balkānu mūzikaPrije 12 dana
  • 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 ?

    SupraVisionSupraVisionPrije 12 dana
  • 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 SalamPrije 12 dana
  • 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?

    AcmeAcmePrije 13 dana
  • This song, although it’s from 1978, fits the car really well: hrclubs.info/get/video/iouBk8ubqYqZyb4

    Armand d’HubertArmand d’HubertPrije 13 dana
  • Whaaat, an E31 850i, with its magnificent V12 and manual transmission, came with an open diff from factory? :o

    AcmeAcmePrije 13 dana
  • What's the song at 31:06 ? Anyone know?

    Chris LChris LPrije 13 dana
    • ELFL - Octadrone VI btw I made a little playlist... hrclubs.info/from/PLzVom0EnfFC4F6G50cwu7cUQfqh56cS2D

      monstermirrormonstermirrorPrije 13 dana
  • A ‘gander’ under the hood! I’m guessing you spent some time in the UK? Love the videos by the way.

    oscar doodlesoscar doodlesPrije 13 dana
  • 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

    Masmar84Masmar84Prije 13 dana
  • still waiting for M3 E9x !!! please

    Marcin DebowskiMarcin DebowskiPrije 13 dana
  • 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 JamesPrije 13 dana
  • Red E31...hrclubs.info/get/video/fYt7kdKJpXzTvNA

    LukLukPrije 13 dana
    • I'd take the 2000 CS in the garage...

      monstermirrormonstermirrorPrije 13 dana
  • I guess he's about to restore a E28 m5 that would awesome 👌

    Bjørn SimonsenBjørn SimonsenPrije 13 dana
  • Restore a e36

    Steven RuizSteven RuizPrije 13 dana
  • This channel has everything a BMW car enthusiast needs! So great!

    Jens GerdesJens GerdesPrije 13 dana
  • In Russia there is 850 with S58B30 + DCT transmission. But we still waiting it on the road, project is in progress.

    Роман БеккуловРоман БеккуловPrije 13 dana
  • 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 GoldsackPrije 13 dana
  • Coffee tastes better when I hear that: Coooooooming up! =))

    Mihai ChiryMihai ChiryPrije 13 dana
  • Sell it to me ....I’ll bring it to TX

    Oasis-AutoOasis-AutoPrije 13 dana
  • 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! hrclubs.info/get/video/qmulYsyGaaC7l9Q comingggggggg up!

    Pete WAYPete WAYPrije 13 dana
  • OEM 🙂

    Janko ConkaJanko ConkaPrije 14 dana
  • "as well"

    Vega PuffinVega PuffinPrije 14 dana
  • 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.

    earthstickearthstickPrije 14 dana
  • 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 vanBPrije 14 dana
  • MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR HAS TO BE REPLACED TOO.

    J.G. HermansonJ.G. HermansonPrije 14 dana
  • Another quality video thank you very much!

    Keith TKeith TPrije 14 dana
  • 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 vanBPrije 14 dana
  • Again a great video. Learning a lot, thanks! 11:45: how can you change gloves so fast? 😄

    Hans VeldhuizenHans VeldhuizenPrije 14 dana
  • 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 47Prije 14 dana
  • 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.Prije 14 dana
  • The chicken skin rubber gloves were -- tasty..? Great stuff as always sir!

    John BurnhamJohn BurnhamPrije 14 dana
  • 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

    KlsDriftKlsDriftPrije 14 dana
    • It's not :)

      M539 RestorationsM539 RestorationsPrije 13 dana
    • He said that car was older than himself, so it's certainly not an E38 ;)

      monstermirrormonstermirrorPrije 14 dana
  • Flawless...as usual. Love it keep up the hard work.

    Amirarsalan MoshareAmirarsalan MosharePrije 14 dana
  • The best Bmw specialist :) i wrote u On insta please answer me

    Baron’s ProductionBaron’s ProductionPrije 14 dana
  • 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 GoldsmithPrije 14 dana
  • 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 UistPrije 14 dana
  • Would love to see an E24 restoration!

    forzer45forzer45Prije 14 dana
  • 14:21 am I the only one that saw a transmission mount snap off?👀

    Benny ZBenny ZPrije 14 dana
    • You are :) watch part 1 :)

      M539 RestorationsM539 RestorationsPrije 14 dana
  • 14:41 spider ahhh

    33Prije 15 dana
  • 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 LucPrije 15 dana
  • Mate thanks for good explanation color on this valencia orange good near red ish it will good whit interia well good job

    DUZCELI8181 KELLERDENDUZCELI8181 KELLERDENPrije 15 dana
  • "And you won't harm the dirt"

    P RexP RexPrije 15 dana
  • man nice intro! your videos are so awesome! keep uploading man!

    Jalon RetamalJalon RetamalPrije 15 dana
  • 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 WowPrije 15 dana
  • Wash and detail next my friend.

    MrTimeless101MrTimeless101Prije 15 dana
  • 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 HeinrichPrije 15 dana
  • Keep it red, I like it.

    Tataina IvanovaTataina IvanovaPrije 15 dana
  • 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.Prije 15 dana
  • Eres increíble😎

    Eric grullonEric grullonPrije 15 dana
  • Great work!

    Tony StarkTony StarkPrije 15 dana
  • gj bro keepet up

    danyvor007danyvor007Prije 15 dana
  • 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

    astront917astront917Prije 15 dana
  • 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 4MotionPrije 15 dana
  • E34 M5 coming up?

    PasilliPasilliPrije 15 dana
  • 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 ReyersonPrije 15 dana
  • 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.

    RevelocityRevelocityPrije 15 dana