E46 BMW Social Directory E46 FAQ 3-Series Discussion Forums BMW Photo Gallery BMW 3-Series Technical Information E46 Fanatics - The Ultimate BMW Resource BMW Vendors General E46 Forum The Tire Rack's Tire Wheel Forum Forced Induction Forum The Off-Topic The E46 BMW Showroom For Sale, For Trade or Wanting to Buy

Welcome to the E46Fanatics forums. E46Fanatics is the premiere website for BMW 3 series owners around the world with interactive forums, a geographical enthusiast directory, photo galleries, and technical information for BMW enthusiasts.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.

Go Back   E46Fanatics > Tuning & Tech > Motorsports & Track Forum

Motorsports & Track Forum
From Auto-X to Trackday to Racing and Professional Motorsports this is the place to discuss making BMWs fast

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 03-22-2013, 10:59 PM   #1
lejeunebimmer
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Oakdale, MN
Posts: 778
My Ride: 02' M3 SMG, 02' 330i
Oil pump replacement, and front subframe reinforcement

I will be upgrading my the oil pump in my 330 this coming weekend to one of VAIO's units. While I'm at it, I'm putting in a VAC oil pan baffle, I'm reinforcing the front subframe with Turner Motorsports front subframe reinforcements, reinforcing the strut towers with BMW pieces, throwing in Vorshlag adjustable Camber plates, and throwing on some adjustable Bimmerworld sway bar end links.

Anyway I have ordered all of those parts, and they're either here, or on their way here (along with an ol pan gasket of course). I am also thinking about throwing on an AKG Motorsport 75D steering guibo while I'm in there. What do you guys think about that steering guibo? Also, is there anything else I may have missed that I should do while I'm at it?

The car is used for ~6k miles every summer (summer only), and will be seeing quite a few track days this year (it saw three last year). Has 160k on it, and you should be able to get a good idea from my sig as to what is done to it. Also the motormounts are only about 20-30k old and are e92 M3 units, so I'm good there.

Thanks!
__________________
330i - AA Tuned, Headers, UUC Stage I LW FW, e36 M3 Clutch, UUC SS Clutch line, BMW Performance Intake, Evo Sport Pulleys, BMW Performance Cross-Drilled Rotors, Hawk HPS, BW SS Brake Lines, BW Solid Guide Bushings, BMW Performance CF Strut Brace, H&R Sways, H&R Sport Springs, Bilstein Sport Shocks, Powerflex Bushings, LED Tails, Clear Sides/Turns, Black Grill, Mtech 2, CF Splitters


M3 - Not enough room to list
lejeunebimmer is offline   Reply With Quote
Ads by Google

Guests, get your FREE E46Fanatics.com membership to remove this ad.
Old 03-27-2013, 12:42 AM   #2
lejeunebimmer
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Oakdale, MN
Posts: 778
My Ride: 02' M3 SMG, 02' 330i
Well I ordered the steering guibo it will be here tomorrow, I have everything out of the car, and the subframe reinforcements are welded in. I'm getting the baffle welded in tomorrow, and everything is going back together on Thursday and Friday...
__________________
330i - AA Tuned, Headers, UUC Stage I LW FW, e36 M3 Clutch, UUC SS Clutch line, BMW Performance Intake, Evo Sport Pulleys, BMW Performance Cross-Drilled Rotors, Hawk HPS, BW SS Brake Lines, BW Solid Guide Bushings, BMW Performance CF Strut Brace, H&R Sways, H&R Sport Springs, Bilstein Sport Shocks, Powerflex Bushings, LED Tails, Clear Sides/Turns, Black Grill, Mtech 2, CF Splitters


M3 - Not enough room to list
lejeunebimmer is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Censor is ON





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:35 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
(c) 1999 - 2011 performanceIX Inc - privacy policy - terms of use