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Old 01-05-2013, 09:55 PM   #14
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Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Melbourne, VIC
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My Ride: 2000 320Ci
Engine Support Bar Mods

As requested, here are a few photos of the mods that I had to make to the engine spport bar.

The biggest issue that I had was that the bar was able to rotate about the east-west axis, when installed onto the car. To stop the rotation, I drilled holes into the plates:

This pic shows how much slack there was with the bolt through the original holes (hence there's no way I could pinch the upright coupler into position):

This pic shows how much the bar was originally able to rotate about the east-west axis (relative to being installed on the car):

A close-up, showing how much freedom of rotation there was originally:

What the engine support bar looked like with the modifications applied:

A close-up of the upright coupler, with the modification applied:

Hope this helps.
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