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  2. You’ll have to show me how to rebuild the switches, glad it helped solve the problem.
  3. Tkuhn

    A purists nightmare - E46 drift build

    If my subframe mounts crack we got big problems lmao. Shouldn't happen if you saw what was done to brace the rear end earlier in this thread haha
  4. Yesterday
  5. B C

    A purists nightmare - E46 drift build

    Better to toast a diff than to find out the noise is a cracked floorpan 👍🏼
  6. Tkuhn

    E46 diff and axles

    Hey guys. Looking to buy a e46 3.46 diff. Would prefer it to be from an auto 330 but if not it doesnt matter. Also looking for e46 330i/ci automatic axles. AXLES MUST BE FROM A 330.
  7. Tkuhn

    A purists nightmare - E46 drift build

    Soooo first for the pre-drift day update I did then I will follow with the carnage from drift day lol. Sam and I decided to add tire sprayers to out cars. In an attempt to cool down tires after each run to prolong their lives. Ordered a $18 amazon universal windshield washer kit to get started. Mounted the tank first. Sorry to disappoint but I didnt go crazy with wiring until I decide if this is worth it for sure. Then I made some brackets and mounted the sprayer nozzles. Both are mounted behind the tires level with the bumper slides which I had off for the install. Then came the switch, which is a bit cheap but works for now. Now unfortunately the weather on Saturday was short of pleasant. Rain for all but 2 hours of driving meant there wasnt much need for testing the tire sprayers so this is to be determined. Also we both decided that some new sprayer nozzles that spread out the path of the water over the entire tire would be more beneficial. Now sunday brought some beautiful weather. I started the day out on the intermediate track and got about 4 runs in. On my fifth time around I clutch kicked in a spot that I normally do and heard an odd noise, then kicked it again because I was still trying to party lmao. And the second kick she cracked harder and straightened out. This was then followed by a rotational clunking noise so I headed for the pits. Assuming that I snapped and axle or broke the diff. And I was kinda right... As you can see the the stub snapped. Driver side. Luckily I had a spare diff in Sam's trailer, unfortunately it was a 2.93 and the one that was now rendered useless for now was a 3.46. The next issue was that I needed a stub. I also lucked out and another e46 friend at the track that had an auto 330 stub and an auto 330 axle. So I had to swap in a new axle as well since the auto 330 stubs are different. Got everything swapped back in the car and took it for a lap. Which proved to be very difficult with the 2.93 along with 3 piece 18" wheels. It required alot more clutch kicking and high high rpms, the clutch stunk a little after that run. So I decided to throw in the towel for the day in hopes to not damage more of the car including the borrowed parts. I must say the drive home with the 2.93 was alot more comfortable though 😂 Soooo now that I have talked to a few people and done some research the plan is to convert to auto 330 stubs with auto 330 axles. I found stubs on ebay for 50 bucks and a passenger side axle for 33 bucks lol. Now all I need is a driver side axle unless I can get my buddy to sell me this one along with another 3.46 diff.
  8. This morning one of my co-workers had to show me a pic of a cool BMW that was following him this morning. I was like, "Oh, that's Jason." 👍
  9. suspenceful

    Jake's Epic BMW 135i Build Thread! (5+ Years of Ownership)

    Ghassan Automotive (engine building company) is looking to sponsor their next BMW engine build. As you all know, that's one of the last pieces of the puzzle for this car. To improve my chances of getting sponsored for this build, YOU can help! Simply just click this link and 'like' my comment: https://www.facebook.com/GhassanAuto/posts/994401244286533?comment_id=994794597580531&comment_tracking={"tn"%3A"R"}
  10. Quick update I fixed a bunch of things in one quick swoop turn signals work again-AND much much better that they ever have. Turns out (pun intended) that all of the hazards switches I had were failing to contact pin 5 internally. I was able to fix all of them. Thanks @YoungCR for lending me another switch that lead to insanity and also a successful repair. you can have your switch back in NOW working condition too I had an EE guy also BMW fan come over and we numbed our brains with liquor till we figured it out. Gauges all work again. YUSSS.- I installed the new gears and cleaned everything up and blew it al out with compressed air. Reverse lights - they were not plugged in. I found out why, the wire sheething was wore where it passed through the tunnel to the switch fixed it and plugged them in. TA-DA! Fix all the dash vents and levers- They were stiff and dirty. constant dust came out when the heat or AC was on. I tool all the vents out and cleaned them and lubed all the Vent levers and cables. Sunroof - fabric was sagging. Took this apart and reattached the old fabric and cleaned all the parts and guides in the roof. Fuel check- I installed a check valve in the fuel line because I was reading that the fuel pump has a check valve that fails and causes laggy starts because of fuel bleedign back into the tank. I ordered on and installed it. This wasnt the problem. I still have in-consistant starts so after a quick install I grabbed the Voltmeter and checked the in-line fuel pump. No power. So the car has been running of of the lift pump. I have since ordered a new pump and lower filter, as there are also two fuel filters on this car. I read that replacing this pump can cause almost and instant change in power deliver that you can feel. Hopefully this is the last of the repairs! Once again, no pictures. I will share more once I install the new pump and filter.
  11. Yes, you could be kidnapped and never know how it drives.
  12. I should be able to start the car tonight, but I don't want to take it out for its first shakedown to seat the rings when it's dark out. Does anyone see any issues with me starting it tonight and bleeding the cooling system but not taking it out right away?
  13. I made a graph of my car so far.
  14. Jdesign

    Diaries of a Daily Driver

    Sheesh.
  15. The Full Banana

    1989 E30 325i Progress/2019 Gilberbuilt Playhouse Progress

    No judgment. I've groundhogged far too many times with my project.
  16. Well, I was going to share this yesterday, but I bought it instead. 🤭
  17. We have been here once before, I think....
  18. Felt like it was a little late at night to start it up, but at least it’s on the ground and has fluids in it.
  19. Ty S.

    M50B25 E36

    In search of a M50B25 for my 94 E36. With or without trans. Looking for good compression test numbers and lower the miles the better. Thanks
  20. Last week
  21. GunMetalGrey

    Diaries of a Daily Driver

    Peculiar offsets. 18x9.5 rear needs a 62 offset
  22. Someone get on these: https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/wto/d/racine-oem-bmw-m3-wheels-michelin-tires/6939598189.html https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/cto/d/racine-1999-bmw-3-series-convertible/6938368978.html
  23. I didn’t realize I had the wrong one in there. I’m so embarrassed. 😔
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