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Old 02-26-2013, 10:51 PM   #16381
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Old 02-26-2013, 10:55 PM   #16382
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If I were to do my headers again, it would have been easier to pull the engine out and do them.

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Old 02-26-2013, 11:05 PM   #16383
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If I were to do my headers again, it would have been easier to pull the engine out and do them.

What a pain.
I have to do engine mounts too, im going with e92 m3 mounts.
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:21 AM   #16384
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I have to do engine mounts too, im going with e92 m3 mounts.
E36 M3, E46 M3, and E9X M3 now use the same part# for the engine mount
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:56 AM   #16385
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It sure is, I have to get a deep 11mm socket tomorrow.
Ratcheting 11mm S-wrench, and a universal joint on a regular 1/4 ratchet make the job much easier.

It really isn't too bad of a job, just annoying. Done it 4 times so far.
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Old 02-27-2013, 01:02 AM   #16386
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Ratcheting 11mm S-wrench, and a universal joint on a regular 1/4 ratchet make the job much easier.

It really isn't too bad of a job, just annoying. Done it 4 times so far.
Got a picture of the tool you're referring to?
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:05 AM   #16387
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It sure is, I have to get a deep 11mm socket tomorrow.
Yeah, that helped me out a lot, I was able to get all of the studs out pretty easily with that.
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:25 AM   #16388
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:55 AM   #16390
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Ratcheting 11mm S-wrench, and a universal joint on a regular 1/4 ratchet make the job much easier.

It really isn't too bad of a job, just annoying. Done it 4 times so far.
Thanks for the tip, ill pick one of those up too.
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Old 02-27-2013, 01:02 PM   #16391
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Ratcheting 11mm S-wrench, and a universal joint on a regular 1/4 ratchet make the job much easier.

It really isn't too bad of a job, just annoying. Done it 4 times so far.
Thanks for the tip, ill pick one of those up too.
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Old 02-27-2013, 01:28 PM   #16392
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Old 02-27-2013, 02:40 PM   #16395
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I know. I use the 16 because I don't wanna touch the mfest decal on my windshield. To be honest I don't really see any difference.
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E36 M3, E46 M3, and E9X M3 now use the same part# for the engine mount
Good to know, thank you!

Assuming you have them, is there any different feeling, more direct?
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Good to know, thank you!

Assuming you have them, is there any different feeling, more direct?
it's more crisp/direct, definitely. increased vibration at around 900-950 rpms. let me know if you feel these vibrations.

are you doing trans mounts as well?
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