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Old 11-08-2016, 03:12 PM   #41
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Ryan what the break down in cost Labor/parts?
There isnt one. It's an expensive project, and it really depends on how many corners you want to cut, to stick to a budget. I'd say the cheapest you could get this done if you already had an E46 is probably 20-23k ...
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Old 11-30-2016, 01:33 PM   #42
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WOW!

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Old 11-30-2016, 04:32 PM   #43
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Old 12-01-2016, 03:29 PM   #44
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I wish there was more to report, progress has been slow as other projects have gotten in the way. I would love to drive this thing before the new year!
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Old 12-01-2016, 04:05 PM   #45
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completed engine mount. over built.



Just have to say, those welds are beautiful. Well done to the installer!
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Old 12-01-2016, 08:26 PM   #46
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Wow that sound byte almost made me .......
Awesome build. That's a lot of power for the E46 chassis. Are you planing to do anything about the rear subframe .. ie reinforcement or subframe connectors that weld on to the existing subframe and extending it forwards to a mounting point like the jack pad area giving it an added surface area to help distribute torsional wind up and load. My ms paint pics for reference.



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Old 12-02-2016, 10:27 AM   #47
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Yes the car already has weld in sub frame reinforcement installed.
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Old 12-15-2016, 10:10 PM   #48
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I havent really had much time to update this thread, but the car is close...



pesky christmas and new years will get in the way, but it will before the end of january.
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Old 12-15-2016, 10:11 PM   #49
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Old 12-19-2016, 12:59 PM   #50
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Old 12-19-2016, 06:08 PM   #51
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What is the weight difference in the S85 vs M54?

And damn, nice engine mounts.
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Old 12-27-2016, 11:25 PM   #52
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I think the same shop doing your build is handling my buddy's e36 S54 swap. Hear they do fantastic work.
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Old 12-28-2016, 11:41 AM   #53
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Old 12-28-2016, 12:03 PM   #54
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Old 02-27-2017, 12:02 PM   #55
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Any news on this project?

What have you done with your Steering Rack and Column?
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Old 02-27-2017, 12:55 PM   #56
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Old 04-12-2017, 04:59 PM   #57
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back from the dead...


Header back full titanium dual 2.5" exhaust... Motor is in, maybe we'll be driving in a week or less.





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Old 04-12-2017, 06:40 PM   #58
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Freaking amazing. My E46xiT dreams to be like yours. My E91 may be like yours soon.
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Old 04-12-2017, 10:09 PM   #60
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