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  2. chit chat thread

    The running is the only part of that that seems difficult. $500 is pretty good!
  3. WTB e36 M3 driveshaft

    I do have a 4 bolt differential my car is a 1992 325i 4 door e36
  4. WTB e36 M3 driveshaft

    Nice let me know!
  5. Chris' Cleanout Thread

    Moving into a townhouse with a two car garage so I'm gonna be getting rid of my warehouse space. I'll continue to update this thread with odds and ends for sale. E36 Black front Bumper. Make an offer E34 Steelies set of 4 with junk tires. Make an offer.
  6. Yesterday
  7. 1999 M3 daily driver running log

    Its Thule Traverse 480 feet, with the fit kit 1015 (fits the feet to an e36 coupe), and I can't remember the width of the bars but I had them on my e30. Looks like they don't make that specific fit kit anymore but some retailers still have it in stock. It's basically rubber pads that are shaped to the roof profile, and then clamps that come down and grab onto the crack just above the window trim. It basically squeezes itself to the shape of the roof, but its on there really well!
  8. 1999 M3 daily driver running log

    Curious how the roof rack is mounted. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  9. TRM C2 Wheels 17x8.5 +40

    Dammit, I wish this was two weeks ago. GLWS
  10. Alpine e30 progress/build thread

    Making progress! Oil pump reassembled with new pressure relief spring/o-ring and Achilles Motorsport hardened pump shaft kit. Primed the pump and reinstalled it to the block with the e38 pickup tube. With that all reinstalled I checked the clearance from the bottom of the pickup to the bottom of the pan, and it's darn near perfect. Around 1/8" and it lands right where the e34 m50 pickup would, so I ordered an Achilles pan baffle to install in the pan before I bolt it back on. I also started mounting up the Bimmerworld oil distribution block. This one is meant for e36 engines, but I got it cheap so I'm making it work here. All I had to do was grind down a rib on the M54 oil filter housing and it fit perfectly. With this block I can keep the original pressure sensor and add senders for the oil temperature and pressure gauges in the console. Got back into the engine bay work. Removed the brake master cylinder and booster, old clutch feed hose, the brake lines running from the master to the ABS pump, and the ABS pump itself. That sucker is surprisingly heavy. Next up is to remove the lines running to the calipers and the rear brake bias valve so I can start making the new ones. I also started cleaning the bay, but the brake lines were in the way so I stopped until they're all out of the way. I removed a bunch of stuff and started cleaning the other side until I ran out of water and simple green. Starting to look much better! It won't be perfect, especially since I won't be painting the bay, but it will be good enough for now.
  11. TRM C2 Wheels 17x8.5 +40

    For sale is a set of square TRM C2 Wheels. 17x8.5 +40. I am the second owner but never mounted them nor used them. They just sat in the garage. All are straight. Was black then powder coated to gunmetal. This was done by the original owner. It was used a few times as a track setup then he chose to go wider. $400 picked up in Fond du Lac.
  12. 1999 M3 daily driver running log

    Ready for summer! Slapped on the roof rack and a square set of 17x8.5 contours with 245/40/17 Falken Fk510's. Loving the wider rubber already, it looks a lot meaner! Not usually a black wheel fan, but on the white/modena it really makes the interior pop! I also discovered I don't have any roundel center caps for my wheels, so if anyone has a set in decent shape (68mm, 36136783536) let me know!
  13. WTB e36 M3 driveshaft

    Just be sure to check which driveshaft you need, there are two different M3 driveshafts. At the diff, some are 6-bolt with a CV, some are 4-bolt with a u-joint.
  14. E21 Project Thread - Part 2

    Thanks guys! Today I removed the driver door due to the surprise bondo work. Actually went super well considering all the nightmare stories of removing the door brake pin I've read and heard. I swapped all the odds and ends from the old door to the new and slapped it on. It needs to be slightly pushed towards front of car to be perfectly aligned, but it still closes fine. I figure it's good enough for now seeing that I installed it myself with no help which was a chore. Lol Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
  15. WTB e36 M3 driveshaft

    I put a deposit in on an 1995 e36 m3 parts car. It had a drive shaft when I went to go look at it on Tuesday. When I grab it this next Saturday and confirm is has it for sure, ill sell it to you.
  16. chit chat thread

    Yeah it's really not that hard, biggest thing is the 1.5 miles. My Sgt usually runs like 1.5 laps, walks/jogs a little bit, then runs again. He usually has 40-50 seconds left to spare at the end. Yep, that's the same physical test we take during the application process, along with the written tests. The PD can't require we take it every year, so they have to offer a bonus incentive for doing it 2x a year. I was nearly able to do it last year with torn shoulder but I couldn't do the bench
  17. chit chat thread

    Is there a required test for hire? I've had to do a couple fitness tests for some driving jobs.
  18. chit chat thread

    I think I could even do that!
  19. chit chat thread

    I have my work physical fitness test today, if I pass it today and again this fall I get $500 from the City's "Wellness" fund. 1.5 miles in under 15 minutes 300 meter sprint in under some amount of time 30 sit ups in a minute 1 bench press of 2/3rd my weight Vertical jump of at least 10" Not too bad for about 1.5 hrs worth of work.. Sad thing is, that fund has XXX amount of money in it, so the more officers that do it, the less money we each get. We probably have 5 Patrol Officers that couldn't pass the tests if their lives depended on it.
  20. the one and only e30 s52 engine swap

    Welp, looks like I won't be using the e30 tie rods after all. E30 outer tie rod diameter... (measurement is slightly large because of the packaging) Aaaand E36/z3 outer tie rod... obviously that's quite the difference and it seems even larger when looking at them side by side. Threw e36 tie rods in the cart for my next order. On the other hand got a few more small things finished up/fixed. My rear sway bar links are looking better now. Went ahead and slotted the hole out with a tungsten/carbide rotary bit till the U-bracket hole lined up and faced the correct direction. Worked like a charm and sense its tight againest the reinforcement it won't slide anywhere and no welding will be necessary. Also got around to grinding down the tab that was in the way for the front sway bar bracket. After grinding it down I touched up the exposed metal with por-15. Also finished up stripping the blue paint off the oil pan. Before installing I did go ahead and replace the oil pan gasket and applyed rtv to both sides. All 25 Bolts cleaned up and torqued to 89 in lbs. \ Clutch kit and flywheel ordered. Hoping to get some time tomorrow to go over to the shop and take the pressure washer to the transmission housing and get it cleaned up a bit more.
  21. 1997 M3 Sedan Part Out

    No driveshaft.
  22. 1997 M3 Sedan Part Out

    Driveshaft? Is this available?
  23. WTB e36 M3 driveshaft

    As the title says I am Looking for a driveshaft that will fit the ZF transmission from an e36 M3. My car is a 4 door so I will assume I will need a 4 door m3 donor.
  24. Miscellaneous E30 Stuff

    Might have to issue a warning for wasting unlimited resources 😂 If the door handle trims are the same as the e28 I have a few black ones somewhere. I can check tomorrow.
  25. Dreading the inevitable broken rocker arm? Save $75 on a set of 12 Ireland Engineering Heavy Duty rocker arms by buying these for $10 each ($50 for all 5). These came from an engine that had a less than stellar camshaft break-in. The cam and the other 7 rockers were too worn to be salvaged. I saved these 5 as spares for my car but I have no use for them anymore. There are some light scratches/scuffing which you cant feel with your finger and looks far worse in photos than it really is. it doesn’t concern me, I’d run these in a heartbeat. I will post these up on R3V monday if nobody here wants them $50
  26. Last week
  27. E21 Project Thread - Part 2

    Gonna look wicked=) This car needs the meat to look proper imho
  28. E21 Project Thread - Part 2

    Hnng! those are amazing!
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