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Old 12-08-2012, 07:52 PM   #61
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It's been a while since I updated this.

Since the car was taken to the dealership, it's had a new fan clutch, thermostat, and oil pan gasket. Today I also installed a set of AL headlights to replace my ZKWs. Big thanks to Drewdown for all the help with the under-hood work







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Old 12-09-2012, 07:11 AM   #62
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look great mate,well done
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Old 12-09-2012, 11:29 AM   #63
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Did you do your OPN when you had the oil pan off?
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Old 12-09-2012, 12:39 PM   #64
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Old 12-09-2012, 12:42 PM   #65
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look great mate,well done
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Did you do your OPN when you had the oil pan off?
No - it was still tight and I didn't want to mess with what wasn't broken. Problems with 2.5s are rare (if even existent) and there's always the SULEV warranty haha. I don't know if that'd cover the OPN or not.
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Old 12-11-2012, 01:02 PM   #66
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Awesome work And props for running hwy 9 like a boss - the stretch between boulder creek and santa cruz is one of my all time favorite driving roads

This may be a noob question, but what exactly is needed for the 330 brake conversion? I imagine the kingpin is the same between the 325/330, so you just needed the new calipers, pads, and rotors, yes? Could the same be said for the rear brakes as well?
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:23 PM   #67
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Awesome work And props for running hwy 9 like a boss - the stretch between boulder creek and santa cruz is one of my all time favorite driving roads

This may be a noob question, but what exactly is needed for the 330 brake conversion? I imagine the kingpin is the same between the 325/330, so you just needed the new calipers, pads, and rotors, yes? Could the same be said for the rear brakes as well?
You need 330 calipers, pads, and rotors.

The rear brakes are more trouble than they're worth, in my opinion. You need new parking brakes, trailing arms, calipers, etc.
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:35 PM   #68
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You need 330 calipers, pads, and rotors.

The rear brakes are more trouble than they're worth, in my opinion. You need new parking brakes, trailing arms, calipers, etc.
Thanks, I'd like to see 330 brakes on my 323ci one day
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Old 12-15-2012, 01:45 PM   #69
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Old 12-28-2012, 10:46 PM   #70
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My car got a few Christmas gifts...e90 style wheel caps, an aftermarket PDC system with the OEM rear bumper strip, 5000K Philips 85122CX bulbs, and a black BMW plate frame












The color of the bulbs will get better after they're broken in, but they already match my previous Philips 4300K bulbs

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Old 12-29-2012, 03:09 AM   #71
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You have the front bumper and rear lip spoiler, now get the rest of the MTech 2 body kit.
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Old 12-29-2012, 03:18 AM   #72
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Old 12-29-2012, 03:30 AM   #73
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I didn't say you need to buy it, just to get it. How you get it is up to you.
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Old 02-09-2013, 01:04 PM   #74
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Just read your build thread, nice job OP. Fellow A08 Sulev owner here lol, but i got a coupe. I've had my MtechII bumper sitting in my living room since april of last year lol.
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Old 02-12-2013, 04:39 PM   #75
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Just read your build thread, nice job OP. Fellow A08 Sulev owner here lol, but i got a coupe. I've had my MtechII bumper sitting in my living room since april of last year lol.
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Old 05-07-2013, 10:46 PM   #76
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Who added the tags? lol

Some updates:

-ET was leaking and was replaced...again

-Thermostat was leaking and also replaced...again

-All 3 diff bushings were replaced; thanks to Drew at Swift Motorworks for the parts and install advice/help!
Here's the source of the infamous rear end clunking:





-Also got it coded for Stage 2 and 3 Brake Force Display thanks to cyberkaa
And that's about it. Other minor stuff but nothing of too much interest. I need to start getting it cleaned up for Bimmerfest
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Old 05-17-2013, 10:45 AM   #78
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She's ready for her first Bimmerfest! Repping Swift Motorworks - thank you to them for the sponsorship!

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Old 05-27-2013, 03:28 PM   #79
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OT but whose car is the other one in your sig
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Old 05-27-2013, 05:06 PM   #80
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