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Old 04-02-2013, 06:36 PM   #17661
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Washed my engine bay in my e46 and e30!






Lookin nice man. rubbers/plastics lookin a little dry. Get some sealant for it. works nicely
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Old 04-02-2013, 06:50 PM   #17662
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Lookin nice man. rubbers/plastics lookin a little dry. Get some sealant for it. works nicely
Thanks for quoting all those giant pictures.

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Old 04-02-2013, 06:51 PM   #17663
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Lookin nice man. rubbers/plastics lookin a little dry. Get some sealant for it. works nicely
What sealant? I have Griots rubber conditioner, do you mean something like that?
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Old 04-02-2013, 07:07 PM   #17664
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Put the wheel spacers on today. I bought 15mm spacers for the front and 20mm for the rear. I'm on stock XI suspension with Style 45 wheels.
Front Before

Front After


Rear Before


Rear After


Edit: Whoops! How do I make the photos smaller?
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Old 04-02-2013, 07:07 PM   #17665
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Thanks for quoting all those giant pictures.

My scrolling finger was getting kinda weak so I got a good workout.

My bad. my finger is tired too but i was too tired to correct it after i had realized.
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Old 04-02-2013, 07:37 PM   #17666
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Meyle HD diff bushings and brand new nuts and bolts should come in today or tomorrow. They're actually more than OEM bushings!!
Are you going to be using the diff bushing tool?
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Old 04-02-2013, 09:03 PM   #17667
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Old 04-02-2013, 09:40 PM   #17668
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Broke the power steering pump shaft, completely sheared off inside the pump.... then broke the pulley trying to get it out. Ordered new pump...and scouring the junk yards in the morning rain tomorrow for the pulley (stealer item only) hoping one from a 98 328I vert will work..... yay!
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Old 04-02-2013, 09:50 PM   #17669
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Old 04-02-2013, 10:05 PM   #17670
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Put the wheel spacers on today. I bought 15mm spacers for the front and 20mm for the rear. I'm on stock XI suspension with Style 45 wheels.
I appreciate the pics.

Looks like 25mm rear/20mm front would be a good size for me.
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Old 04-02-2013, 10:55 PM   #17671
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I appreciate the pics.

Looks like 25mm rear/20mm front would be a good size for me.
No problem dude! I kind of wish I got 20mm front and 25mm rear. I don't see too much of a difference. I do love the wider stance. I'll probably end up selling the 15mm to get 25mm.

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Old 04-02-2013, 11:17 PM   #17672
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Broke the power steering pump shaft, completely sheared off inside the pump.... then broke the pulley trying to get it out. Ordered new pump...and scouring the junk yards in the morning rain tomorrow for the pulley (stealer item only) hoping one from a 98 328I vert will work..... yay!
if you have time why not upgrade to an aluminum pulley like this one?

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-330...ley/ES2534822/

I put ECS's aluminum water pump pulley on instead of my old plastic one.
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Old 04-02-2013, 11:17 PM   #17673
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Hey guys is shiftstyle still doing business? There website is up but I haven't heard anyone buying from them lately or anything?
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Trying to reach Mango level

Washed my engine bay in my e46 and e30!
No way Mango would have a rusty looking 8mm bolt on his headlamp housing.







Engine bay looks very clean.


Today I replaced:

Rear sway bar bushings.

Power steering Reservoir Cap.
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Old 04-02-2013, 11:32 PM   #17675
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Hey guys is shiftstyle still doing business? There website is up but I haven't heard anyone buying from them lately or anything?
What you need?
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Old 04-02-2013, 11:38 PM   #17676
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Was just seeing if they still had their business, and i was just seeing if you could still order stuff
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Old 04-02-2013, 11:51 PM   #17677
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Old 04-03-2013, 01:32 AM   #17678
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Good luck. Most people never hear from them again after purchase
Khoalty has been good for me, shipping time and customer service were great the several times I have purchased from them.
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Old 04-03-2013, 01:35 AM   #17679
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if you have time why not upgrade to an aluminum pulley like this one?

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-330...ley/ES2534822/

I put ECS's aluminum water pump pulley on instead of my old plastic one.
I got a regular replacement wp pulley, Uro I think and it was metal....
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Old 04-03-2013, 01:37 AM   #17680
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if you have time why not upgrade to an aluminum pulley like this one?

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-330...ley/ES2534822/

I put ECS's aluminum water pump pulley on instead of my old plastic one.
I would love to upgrade to an aluminum pulley but I need it running and driving by Thursday (I start my new job) will probably do that when I refresh my coolant system. Oh and just FYI everyone the pulley is the same on the E36 and E46.
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