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Old 06-25-2012, 12:22 AM   #177621
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Just installed new front shocks and springs. During the install, my buddy forgot to take off the xenon leveling sensor and it broke when we dropped the control arm.
Anyone know what the exact part is called? I'm trying to find it online, but can't seem to find the part I need.
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Old 06-25-2012, 12:32 AM   #177623
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Old 06-25-2012, 12:35 AM   #177624
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Old 06-25-2012, 01:36 AM   #177625
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Ugh, I hate some of the bikers who go to Mulholland. They think that they rule the road.

These idiots park their bikes right on the street and are walking around on the street as if nobody else is going to drive by. I hope a big SUV runs one of these idiots over and maybe they'll all get the message.

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motorcyclist? on the snake by the rock store? they always park all crazy out there, but after the rockstore i've never had an issue. i go slow until that red brick driveway on that section anyways.

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whats wrong with cyclist? lol. you know we have the legal right of one full lane, right? i use a full lane all the time so people don't go flying by me and almost clipping me at full speed.
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Old 06-25-2012, 03:07 AM   #177626
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Old 06-25-2012, 03:08 AM   #177627
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Kalim I just talked to a guy who just did the S54 swap and rear end/subframe swap to his sedan. He said he paid about 3200 for labor think that's about right?
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Old 06-25-2012, 03:22 AM   #177628
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Old 06-25-2012, 03:39 AM   #177629
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Kalim I just talked to a guy who just did the S54 swap and rear end/subframe swap to his sedan. He said he paid about 3200 for labor think that's about right?
Mmm in my opinion that sounds a tad high. Just a tad though.

Are you looking for a m3 rear end brian? I was just talking to a friend who has a shop and has two of them for sale. Pm if you want me to get you a price.

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Kalim I just talked to a guy who just did the S54 swap and rear end/subframe swap to his sedan. He said he paid about 3200 for labor think that's about right?
It's in the right ballpark.
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Old 06-25-2012, 03:42 AM   #177631
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Btw, just got another S54 swap up and running today.
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Old 06-25-2012, 04:27 AM   #177632
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Mmm in my opinion that sounds a tad high. Just a tad though.

Are you looking for a m3 rear end brian? I was just talking to a friend who has a shop and has two of them for sale. Pm if you want me to get you a price.

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I see.. interesting. I have no idea how much it would cost just wanted second opinions. I thought it would be more for labor honestly.

I am looking for one... but not right now. I has no moneys... maybe in a few months though? Unless it's some killer deal. I'm trying to finish up my suspension... which is taking forever. Hieu might be looking for one though. I'll let him know about it.
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It's in the right ballpark.
I see ok.. I mean I had no idea to begin with so this gives me a better idea what to expect. I'm just scared about all the wiring they have to do and all the auto to manual tranny stuff and programing. Actually the whole thing. I wish I could find a good competent shop that won't like break the bank. Or do I think the swap is harder than it actually is?

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Really? Who?

And why not me?
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So raf, I saw a black e90 335i on the freeway this morning. It had my OEM rims, but they were super concave, so I am guessing it was something aftermarket. Actually looked really good.
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So, on the way to work this morning, saw a purple 4 runner with a "FLY GIRL" plate clip the hell out of a Honda Fit, the drivers side rear was crushed, tail light gone, bumper half hang off. The guy driving the fit acted like nothing happened and the girl was driving like a manic. Almost thinking it was a hit and run. They drove for another half mile or so switching lanes. then they both took the same exit.

Really weird......... and random.
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I see ok.. I mean I had no idea to begin with so this gives me a better idea what to expect. I'm just scared about all the wiring they have to do and all the auto to manual tranny stuff and programing. Actually the whole thing. I wish I could find a good competent shop that won't like break the bank. Or do I think the swap is harder than it actually is?


Really? Who?

And why not me?
To do it right like it came from the factory, it is a LOT of work. It's easy to cut corners to save time, but that's no bueno.



This was for highboostin330's car, which used to have an ESS setup. He did all the grunt work, haha. I provided the wiring instructions customized to his car and then went over everything in person to make sure it was correct. Fired right up yesterday.
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So, on the way to work this morning, saw a purple 4 runner with a "FLY GIRL" plate clip the hell out of a Honda Fit, the drivers side rear was crushed, tail light gone, bumper half hang off. The guy driving the fit acted like nothing happened and the girl was driving like a manic. Almost thinking it was a hit and run. They drove for another half mile or so switching lanes. then they both took the same exit.

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To do it right like it came from the factory, it is a LOT of work. It's easy to cut corners to save time, but that's no bueno.



This was for highboostin330's car, which used to have an ESS setup. He did all the grunt work, haha. I provided the wiring instructions customized to his car and then went over everything in person to make sure it was correct. Fired right up yesterday.
I wonder if his aircon will work...
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