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CrisB02 07-27-2011 02:54 PM

Boxes and boxes of Maintance
 
Lets see where to start for a while now I have been working like crazy. I had to drive my crappy E46 daily. Crappy only referring to the ride quality or lack there of. I had been getting my butt kicked around the lanes for sometime, but was always scared to check bushing because of what I might find. Now lets get to the pictures. This isnt going to be a great diy but if you have questions feel free to post and I will help and explain as best as my keyboard will allow.

CrisB02 07-27-2011 03:06 PM

Here are the parts laid out for tear down and assembly


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CrisB02 07-27-2011 03:11 PM

Oil Pan Gastket, New Cooling Fan Upper & lower Radiator hoses, belts, Power steering res. Ireland Engineering Camber Plates, Powerflex FCAB RTAB, Cowl and winsheild gasket and fender linings. And a little motivation........ Coors Light....FTW!!!!


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CrisB02 07-27-2011 03:12 PM

Meyle Heavy Duty Control Arms and New Meyle Tie Rod Ends.


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CrisB02 07-27-2011 03:15 PM

Night before after the Coors Light was gone and the day light.....



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CrisB02 07-27-2011 03:18 PM

Rtabs are done but didnt take any pics it was a pretty simple procedure. Here are some pics of the control arms with fcabs and comparison to old control arms vs new.


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CrisB02 07-27-2011 03:21 PM

Now that the control arms are out of the way I will be dropping the sub frame to do the oil pan gasket and new AKG motor mounts and trans mounts. Pics will be posted as soon as the mounts come in and as I drop the subframe....... To Be continued.....

RockerGuy 07-27-2011 03:45 PM

Wow, thats a huge project. Good luck

new//M3fan 07-27-2011 03:47 PM

Wished everyone was like you when maintaining their cars. good work!

CrisB02 07-27-2011 05:14 PM

Thanks guys

CrisB02 07-27-2011 09:01 PM

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CrisB02 07-27-2011 09:02 PM

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blue328coupe 07-27-2011 10:37 PM

Subscrizzled. Be sure to take plenty of pictures as I will definitely be doing a lot of this in the future. :thumbup:

CrisB02 07-28-2011 06:27 PM

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UPS dropped off some parts today. AKG Motorsport Motor Mounts and trans Mounts 75d. Super stoked to get these install and see how it changes the attitude of the car.......

CrisB02 07-28-2011 06:28 PM

Trans Mounts not pictured.......duh Winning!!!!!!

CrisB02 07-29-2011 02:45 PM

Everything starting to come together, time for torque wrench


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CrisB02 08-01-2013 07:40 PM

damn sorry about all the pictures disappearing will figure all that out shortly and will be up loading more work in the next few days......

CrisB02 08-01-2013 07:42 PM

also have brake work coming up and re-tinting the entire car front windshield and all and defroster repairs


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