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Old 07-18-2013, 12:04 PM   #61
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Cars looking good brotha!

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Old 07-18-2013, 06:25 PM   #62
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That's why it needs a drop haha, kinda got that 4x4 status going on
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Old 07-18-2013, 09:00 PM   #63
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Cars looking good brotha!

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Thanks mate! Hopefully big things are not too far off. Your car looks great as well!

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That's why it needs a drop haha, kinda got that 4x4 status going on
Yep haha, hopefully KW V2s are just a few weeks away


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Old 07-18-2013, 09:25 PM   #64
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FYI All coupes have the sport suspension regardless of package.
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Old 07-18-2013, 09:51 PM   #65
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Old 08-09-2013, 10:03 PM   #66
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Guys, I did a bad thing...




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Old 08-09-2013, 10:59 PM   #67
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Nice addition!
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Old 08-09-2013, 11:54 PM   #68
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It's actually been posted a lot. Usually people asking what suspension they have, is where it comes up. I wish I could find the "official" link, but there are a bunch of threads about it already. Here's one of the better posts.

http://www.e46fanatics.com/forum/sho...88&postcount=4

If it's a coupe, it has sport suspension from the factory (not necessarily sport PACKAGE, but does have the sport suspension regardless).
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Old 08-10-2013, 10:27 AM   #69
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It's actually been posted a lot. Usually people asking what suspension they have, is where it comes up. I wish I could find the "official" link, but there are a bunch of threads about it already. Here's one of the better posts.

http://www.e46fanatics.com/forum/sho...88&postcount=4

If it's a coupe, it has sport suspension from the factory (not necessarily sport PACKAGE, but does have the sport suspension regardless).
ohhh okay, cool
thanks for the heads up haha
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Old 08-11-2013, 01:10 AM   #70
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[QUOTE=AndrewCross;15013137]Here are some pictures from today:





Looks really nice.
Was it hard to install the M3 seats? How did you do it? Did you had power seats before? I will be doing the retrofit for my wife's 323ci too.

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Old 08-11-2013, 08:35 AM   #71
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Looks really nice.
Was it hard to install the M3 seats? How did you do it? Did you had power seats before? I will be doing the retrofit for my wife's 323ci too.

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Thanks mate! The M3 seats I got were power/leather/heated which was exactly what I had in my car from the factory, so I guess I got lucky in that aspect. As far as the seat swap, it was a cakewalk. No problems at all, everything bolted right in and it was all plug and play. Couldn't be happier with the seats
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Old 08-21-2013, 02:56 PM   #72
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Still waiting on coils (probably gonna be another week or two, but it'll be worth the wait), but something neat came in today...




baby gurl got them UUC sways

I thought they would come with adjustable front and rear endlinks, but it came with only rears, oh well lol
I'm just waiting for my coilovers to come in, and I'm going to install these and the coils on the same day. Things are finally happening, I'm pretty stoked
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Old 08-21-2013, 03:06 PM   #73
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Nice Andrew. The car will look great and ride great.
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Old 08-21-2013, 03:09 PM   #74
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if you are going low, front endlinks will be an issue. need shortened endlinks.
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Old 08-21-2013, 03:54 PM   #75
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if you are going low, front endlinks will be an issue. need shortened endlinks.
yeah i figured as much, i thought i was gonna get front and rear endlinks with the sways. I'm not planning on going too too low, just tucking like half an inch of tire or so. Either way, I'm going to get adjustable front links.

PS does anyone know if S52 cams and an M50 manifold work with an M52TUB25? I know people put them in 2.8L M52s
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Old 08-21-2013, 04:07 PM   #76
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yeah i figured as much, i thought i was gonna get front and rear endlinks with the sways. I'm not planning on going too too low, just tucking like half an inch of tire or so. Either way, I'm going to get adjustable front links.

PS does anyone know if S52 cams and an M50 manifold work with an M52TUB25? I know people put them in 2.8L M52s
B30 manifold swap is definitely possible, just need an adaptor plate fabricated for the throttle body. I think some guy on bimmerforums makes/sells them. Here is some information on specs of different Cams:

S52 cam specs
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250-252 / 10.2-10.28 Intake
244 / 9.67- 10.2 Exhaust

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228 / 9 Intake
228 / 9 Exhaust

I am not sure how well documented these specific modifications are, I would definitely be interested as well.

*Nevermind, S52B32 is single VANOS, M52TU Dual VANOS* wont work, LOL. If you want to upgrade your cams, I think schrick is the only way to go but they are $$$

And on another note, cars coming along great Andrew
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Old 08-21-2013, 04:37 PM   #77
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B30 manifold swap is definitely possible, just need an adaptor plate fabricated for the throttle body. I think some guy on bimmerforums makes/sells them. Here is some information on specs of different Cams:

S52 cam specs
Duration / Lift
250-252 / 10.2-10.28 Intake
244 / 9.67- 10.2 Exhaust

m52 cam specs
Duration / Lift
228 / 9 Intake
228 / 9 Exhaust

I am not sure how well documented these specific modifications are, I would definitely be interested as well.

*Nevermind, S52B32 is single VANOS, M52TU Dual VANOS* wont work, LOL. If you want to upgrade your cams, I think schrick is the only way to go but they are $$$

And on another note, cars coming along great Andrew
Thanks man, I thought the dual vanos would be an issue haha. Your car is looking good as well
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Old 08-21-2013, 05:37 PM   #78
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Does anyone have any experience with hotchkis adjustable front endlinks? I think they range from 11"-12" and hotchkis seems like a pretty reputable brand. I can't imagine they won't work with UUC sway bars, but I'd rather be safe than sorry.
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I'm about to order front links from UUC, but apparently they won't be in for another 20 days or so. That's no good. Anyone know other adjustable links that'll work with UUC bars? I really don't want to have to wait like 3 weeks

EDIT: fuggit, I just ordered the UUC links
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