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Forum: Parting Out Today, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By drift.mechanic
Bump, Found one, but I can use a second one. ...

Bump,
Found one, but I can use a second one.


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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 12:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By drift.mechanic
Trust me, search around a bit and you'll find...

Trust me, search around a bit and you'll find plenty for half of that. I've seen rebuilt units for 1000$USD.

The 330 6 speed ZF trans isn't as strong as the Getrag unit, and if you're going to do...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By drift.mechanic
And after reading the first few posts, followed...

And after reading the first few posts, followed the "huh?", with "That's awesome, and I need one".


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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By drift.mechanic
UPDATE 29-07-2014: As I thought, my machine...

UPDATE 29-07-2014:

As I thought, my machine shop is close this week. It's the second week of the "Construction Holidays" here in Qc, where the incompetent and overpaid construction crews lay off...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By drift.mechanic
As for the shifter, you can use whatever shifter...

As for the shifter, you can use whatever shifter you already have, but the shifter rod and shifter carrier will need to be sorted. The 6 speed is 3-4" longer than the 5 speed, so a shorter carrier...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By drift.mechanic
Thanks for the support guys. One way or another,...

Thanks for the support guys. One way or another, the work will pay off. Plus, it's fun as hell.

Only wish I had the time to fab a shift drum with modified selector forks to convert it to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By drift.mechanic
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By drift.mechanic
UPDATE: Here's the transmission with the M5...

UPDATE:

Here's the transmission with the M5 bellhousing:
566806

Here's the SAME transmission with the M3 bellhousing:
566807

Confirmed! Off to the machine shop this week
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By drift.mechanic
HOW TO: E39 M5 trans into E46 non M, must have info for all inside

I'm not super active on the forums, but when I am, I'm sharing info. I'm blessed with over 10 years in the repair and build racing world and don't plan on stopping anytime soon.

I drive my 323IS...
Forum: Parting Out 07-16-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By drift.mechanic
WTB: 6 speed bell housing assembly

Bump, I see them for sale but no one answers their messages.
Would prefer the manual bellhousing but would accept a SMG counterpart.


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Forum: Parting Out 07-01-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By drift.mechanic
Bump, still looking for one. Sent from...

Bump, still looking for one.


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Forum: Parting Out 06-30-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By drift.mechanic
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Forum: Parting Out 06-29-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By drift.mechanic
WTB: 6 speed bell housing assembly

As the title says, looking to pickup a manual 6 speed bell housing assembly. Can accept a SMG version.

I have an E39 540I M Sport trans, bell housing is for M62B44, won't work with the 3 series...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-27-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By drift.mechanic
Thank you. I definitely went all out in the last...

Thank you. I definitely went all out in the last overhaul. Knowing the amount of work is it to do everything, I never wanted to do it again, hence the monoball setup.

The rear OEM M3 bar is NOT a...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-26-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By drift.mechanic
Ok Rob, here it is: FRONT SUSPENSION: ...

Ok Rob, here it is:

FRONT SUSPENSION:
Dampers: KONI Yellow, Factory valving (8741-1390L/R)
Springs: Ground Control, Spring rates: 440 (SKU #2030)
Camber Plates: Dibed Tuning (SKU ???)
Sway...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-26-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By drift.mechanic
I just arrived home, give me a little bit to...

I just arrived home, give me a little bit to settle in and I'll post my entire setup including PNs


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Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-26-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By drift.mechanic
Not at all. Had 13.8" ride height all around...

Not at all. Had 13.8" ride height all around (measured from the centre of the hub to the fender lip).

I'm running Ground Control now though.


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Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-26-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By drift.mechanic
M Sport springs, Koni Yellow with Pillowball mounts and M3 bars on non M

Seriously, there's absolutely nothing harsh about the ride at all.

My girlfriend drives an Echo sedan. I refuse to get in it so we always take my car. She loves the ride except when I decide to...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-24-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By drift.mechanic
Had nothing but problems with those camber plates...

Had nothing but problems with those camber plates recently. The housings weren't machined properly which caused bearing lockup (binding top plates).
Tore everything apart, machined the housings and...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 05-11-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By drift.mechanic
Yes it is, and it's dirt cheap next to these Neo...

Yes it is, and it's dirt cheap next to these Neo coilovers. Try getting parts from Neo afterwards... Good luck.

If I want to change the 440F or 550R spring rates on either my E46 or my EK (track...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 05-11-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 463
Posted By drift.mechanic
Not with the spelling skills you exhibited in...

Not with the spelling skills you exhibited in this thread, you won't.

You would think someone who's main job is to learn, would have better spelling.

Why are members nazi's about thread search...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 05-11-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By drift.mechanic
Why do people always forget Ground Control...

Why do people always forget Ground Control coilover conversion kits?

420$, custom spring rates from Eibach, guaranteed for life. Custom adjustment sleeves for the shock you're running, and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,039
Posted By drift.mechanic
Interior two tone mod, opinions wanted

Thanks for the accolades Shane, much appreciated. Recently I've gotten a lot of compliments in regards to the interior mods accomplished this winter, makes the work well worth while.

As for the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-29-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By drift.mechanic
I did the double din swap in my E46 and never...

I did the double din swap in my E46 and never considered cutting the heater core box. That's insanity.

A heat gun, the butt end of a hammer and bingo, enough clearance was made by deforming the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 04-20-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,318
Posted By drift.mechanic
KONI E36 M3 rear shock on E46 NON M?

Hey guys, sorry for the delay, car was broken into this week and it's been a nightmare trying to get everything sorted.

Compare the E36 M3 rear to E46 NON M rear KONI yellows. The E36 M3 version...
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