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Old 03-22-2013, 11:59 PM   #1
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Oil pump replacement, and front subframe reinforcement

I will be upgrading my the oil pump in my 330 this coming weekend to one of VAIO's units. While I'm at it, I'm putting in a VAC oil pan baffle, I'm reinforcing the front subframe with Turner Motorsports front subframe reinforcements, reinforcing the strut towers with BMW pieces, throwing in Vorshlag adjustable Camber plates, and throwing on some adjustable Bimmerworld sway bar end links.

Anyway I have ordered all of those parts, and they're either here, or on their way here (along with an ol pan gasket of course). I am also thinking about throwing on an AKG Motorsport 75D steering guibo while I'm in there. What do you guys think about that steering guibo? Also, is there anything else I may have missed that I should do while I'm at it?

The car is used for ~6k miles every summer (summer only), and will be seeing quite a few track days this year (it saw three last year). Has 160k on it, and you should be able to get a good idea from my sig as to what is done to it. Also the motormounts are only about 20-30k old and are e92 M3 units, so I'm good there.

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Old 03-27-2013, 01:42 AM   #2
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Well I ordered the steering guibo it will be here tomorrow, I have everything out of the car, and the subframe reinforcements are welded in. I'm getting the baffle welded in tomorrow, and everything is going back together on Thursday and Friday...
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