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Old 08-17-2010, 07:22 PM   #41
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lolwut?
For the bigger swap I have planned.
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Old 08-17-2010, 07:25 PM   #42
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waiiiiiit no more S54?

S65?! lulz
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Old 08-17-2010, 07:26 PM   #43
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S65?! lulz
lol, I wish!

No, still S54. I meant bigger than just doing the rear end.
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Old 08-17-2010, 07:28 PM   #44
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lol, I wish!

No, still S54. I meant bigger than just doing the rear end.


eta of completion? im not a patient person haha
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Old 08-17-2010, 08:15 PM   #45
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eta of completion? im not a patient person haha
I'll let you know when I'm ready to start, haha. Just a few more missing pieces and a little more homework to do.
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Hey Kalim! This thread is quite old but I will be reinforcing my subframe with the turner kit soon. I was wondering how your subframe has held up with the kit, not to mention with all that additional torque being thrown at it. Some people have said that the kit only redirects the force, and begins cracking in other parts. I was wondering what your experience has been in half a decade. Did you weld the kit on or use panel paste?
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Hey Kalim! This thread is quite old but I will be reinforcing my subframe with the turner kit soon. I was wondering how your subframe has held up with the kit, not to mention with all that additional torque being thrown at it. Some people have said that the kit only redirects the force, and begins cracking in other parts. I was wondering what your experience has been in half a decade. Did you weld the kit on or use panel paste?
Hey. I haven't put a ton of miles on it (around 60k on the clock now), but I haven't driven it gently either. It was welded and it's held up just fine so far.
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So the question is, can you reuse your steptronic 330 trailing arms? Based on the what realoem says about the size of the wheel bearing, probably yes. It depends on whether or not the splines on the M3 output shafts match up to the 330 drive flange hubs.
To answer this question, as I am in the process of putting a m3 lsd in my wagon, yes the splines on the m3 output shafts match up to the 330i drive flange hubs.

I'm using m3 subframe, diff, output shafts, pushrod, and rod.

Then I'm using 330i trailing arms, lower arms, upper arms, and brakes.

I dont have everything in the car yet, but I'm hoping the 330i and m3 combination will work.
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One question I do have is, did you install the 'rod' (big v shaped support) in your build?

The non m3 cars dont have mounting points on the chassis for it.
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One question I do have is, did you install the 'rod' (big v shaped support) in your build?

The non m3 cars dont have mounting points on the chassis for it.
Not yet, but I've got the ready and waiting to go in. The chassis needs a couple of weld nuts (available from BMW) installed for the two front mounting points.
And of course, the rear mount point is on the M3 U-brace, which is already installed.
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