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Old 08-20-2009, 11:12 AM   #1
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I'm making some RSM reinforcement plates

I forgot that I designed these until Alex asked for a pair, I haven't made them in a few years, I looked at the current designs and looked at the car and realized that they could be made a good amount bigger than what is currently offered. I make them from .120 thick 304 stainless steel. Installation is really simple, just pull aside the trunk carpet and take off the two nuts on each side of the car with a 13mm wrench and install the plates.

George already has them on his cars if you want a review.

I can sell them for $20 a pair, if you need it shipped I can do that for a extra $5.

Sorry no pics cause my computer is mot working right now.

I'm making 10 pair

1. Alex's friend
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Old 08-20-2009, 11:32 AM   #2
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hmm how bout you weld an aluminum pipe to it too and make a rear re-inforcement bar? sell for $100 Deal?

BTW did you ever get around to making those exhuast flanges?
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Old 08-20-2009, 11:32 AM   #3
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i have a pair on my car also....

he uses steal for the washer, so it would be disimmilar metals.. the steal is much stronger.. and for 20$ is a good price, and much easier for him to get made.
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Old 08-20-2009, 11:38 AM   #4
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hmm ok then weld a steel pipe on there... I was saying alum cause its lighter, lol
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Old 08-20-2009, 12:00 PM   #5
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Dave, I want a pair when you install the coilovers for me
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Old 08-20-2009, 12:52 PM   #6
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I will take one too....will put then on when I schedule sometime for my fubar RTABs..
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Old 08-20-2009, 01:23 PM   #7
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i have a pair on my car also....

he uses steal for the washer, so it would be disimmilar metals.. the steal is much stronger.. and for 20$ is a good price, and much easier for him to get made.
I use stainless steel.

I could make a bar using some stainless pipe, it you ld be thin wall so not too heave, I would need a car to design it on though.
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Old 08-20-2009, 01:24 PM   #8
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hmm how bout you weld an aluminum pipe to it too and make a rear re-inforcement bar? sell for $100 Deal?

BTW did you ever get around to making those exhuast flanges?
Exhaust flanges for what?
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Old 08-20-2009, 02:53 PM   #9
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i put the word out dave. il tell you my full order when everyone gets back to me and i have cash in hand. so i can paypal you 1 time for everyone.
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I use stainless steel.

I could make a bar using some stainless pipe, it you ld be thin wall so not too heave, I would need a car to design it on though.
you can design it on my car I could prolly get these sold on M3 forum too

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Exhaust flanges for what?
remember you kept my catalytic converters?
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this is for what? reinforcement for the subframe so it wont crack?
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this is for what? reinforcement for the subframe so it wont crack?
No up top where the rear shocks mount (RSM's)
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Old 08-21-2009, 11:22 AM   #13
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you can design it on my car I could prolly get these sold on M3 forum too


remember you kept my catalytic converters?
Oh yeah, I've been busy, if you need them you can have them back, but I haven't had a chance yet.
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Nah its cool... let me know when you want my car to design and build a rear strut brace, lol
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Dave, we'll have to pull back the trunk liner at the next event. It would be nice to see if they would also work on the e82's. I can think of a few people that would want them. Me included.
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Old 08-21-2009, 01:24 PM   #17
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Sure no problem, I can alter the design to make them fit your car and just cut some different ones for you if need be. It's a CNC Lazer, if can cut any shape.

Looks completely different actually:
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...33&hg=33&fg=45
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Old 08-21-2009, 01:29 PM   #18
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Nah its cool... let me know when you want my car to design and build a rear strut brace, lol
What diameter pipe you want? I could do it pretty soon..
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you think you could make a similar front strut bar too?
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