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Forum: Engine Swaps 10-12-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 21,434
Posted By E30-M3
No it is tucked away with M3 now. I had to...

No it is tucked away with M3 now. I had to reserve spots for them at a body shop I use. It needs paint desperately.
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-11-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 21,434
Posted By E30-M3
Don't take the limiter of the S52, it's there to...

Don't take the limiter of the S52, it's there to save the engine the longer stroke can cause issues in upper ranges. Glad to see you are breathing new life into it.

OBD II would give you the...
Forum: Suspension 10-09-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,211
Posted By E30-M3
Hence the don't mix and match on a weekend with a...

Hence the don't mix and match on a weekend with a daily driver, if you have time to different things then sure E36's are lego's.
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 10-07-2017, 03:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,003
Posted By E30-M3
You have a stretched tire now that's why it...

You have a stretched tire now that's why it appears not enogh sidewall. a 205 is meant for a 6.5-7.5 wide rim and you have an 8 inch rim.

What's next?
Forum: Lounge 10-05-2017, 12:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,094
Posted By E30-M3
Remember it came with different interior pieces...

Remember it came with different interior pieces and should have suspension and wheels a steering wheel and gauge cluster. But a big negative in my box is the slushbox and changing that for a 5 or 6...
Forum: Suspension 10-05-2017, 12:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,211
Posted By E30-M3
If you start mixing an matching you might end up...

If you start mixing an matching you might end up with something that's not streetable.
Forum: Suspension 10-04-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,211
Posted By E30-M3
If you want to take advantage of the offset...

If you want to take advantage of the offset bushing use all the pieces. The 95 M3 LCA and the offset LCA bushing and the proper upper strut bearing. keep in mind the steering knuckle is different...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 10-02-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,225
Posted By E30-M3
All 99's were sports. Most were automatics shame...

All 99's were sports. Most were automatics shame but some like the convenience of an automatic.

OP Car appears clean from first glance hopefully it will provide years of fun. If the coolant...
Forum: Lounge 10-02-2017, 01:22 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 75,287
Posted By E30-M3
Don't close it that way the metal is not thick...

Don't close it that way the metal is not thick there and will stress crack over time. My last one required welding to fix it.

The catalytic converters fail about every 5 years. The rear...
Forum: Lounge 09-28-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,094
Posted By E30-M3
I had seen the car awhile back and remembered it....

I had seen the car awhile back and remembered it. I would want to see legal importation documenting it before I spent the money.
Forum: Differentials 09-28-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,986
Posted By E30-M3
That's a great gear chart.

That's a great gear chart.
Forum: Lounge 09-28-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,094
Posted By E30-M3
Here is a brief article from 2014 and looks like...

Here is a brief article from 2014 and looks like the same car.

http://germancarsforsaleblog.com/wagon-week-1997-bmw-alpina-b6-2-8-touring/
...
Forum: Lounge 09-27-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,094
Posted By E30-M3
I would want to see legitimate registered...

I would want to see legitimate registered importer paperwork with sign off's before I purchased it.
Forum: Lounge 09-27-2017, 12:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,094
Posted By E30-M3
Not legal needs to be 20 years for customs and 25...

Not legal needs to be 20 years for customs and 25 for emissions. Might be here under show car status which would make it legal to drive less than 4K miles a year I believe but that number might be...
Forum: Cars for Sale 09-25-2017, 01:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,615
Posted By E30-M3
Back at you Francis.

Back at you Francis.
Forum: Cars for Sale 09-24-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,586
Posted By E30-M3
Perfect for a first time driver, the bad is most...

Perfect for a first time driver, the bad is most parents will be upset about the airbag light. But when I was a kid having power steering was a luxury on a European car. Most at that time came with...
Forum: Differentials 09-23-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,986
Posted By E30-M3
Agreed so no need to get all upset if it's a bit...

Agreed so no need to get all upset if it's a bit off track, you could just give a nudge to push on track.

Now why less people post here is the car is becoming less and less common and forums...
Forum: Differentials 09-22-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,986
Posted By E30-M3
2.79 from what car? An E30 sure it will move it...

2.79 from what car? An E30 sure it will move it but you will find yourself doing more shifts. The m52 powered E38 728i and as you know here in the US the 328i came with it and a 2.93 open...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 09-22-2017, 02:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By E30-M3
Nice shot of Devil's Tower correct? Welcome to...

Nice shot of Devil's Tower correct? Welcome to the site.
Forum: Induction 09-22-2017, 01:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,628
Posted By E30-M3
Roll correction is needed when you lower car and...

Roll correction is needed when you lower car and change wheel size. I added roll correction spacers to my e30 m3. The helped not only with bump steer but turn is as well.

Yes the 6 cylinder...
Forum: Cars for Sale 09-22-2017, 12:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,615
Posted By E30-M3
Took a week for him to respond back to me so...

Took a week for him to respond back to me so don't expect it to be overnight.
Forum: Differentials 09-22-2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,986
Posted By E30-M3
V8 is also not as long so the weight stays...

V8 is also not as long so the weight stays roughly aft of the front axle. There are other GM LS engines that are aluminium block and plenty of aluminum heads. They are not bad engines and with a...
Forum: Exterior 09-20-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 789
Posted By E30-M3
Honestly since you are dealing with elements and...

Honestly since you are dealing with elements and plastic they will always craze at some point. Only way around it is to go back to glass.
Forum: Induction 09-19-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,628
Posted By E30-M3
Very neat car none the less, any idea on how many...

Very neat car none the less, any idea on how many kits MK built ? If you are a youtube fan ACS built one as well as Hartge but ACS shipped one to the US for testing by Motorweek. It's like our...
Forum: Induction 09-19-2017, 02:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,628
Posted By E30-M3
Very neat, about the on'y thing is would consider...

Very neat, about the on'y thing is would consider changing is getting rid of the AFM and going to a proper blow through MAF for better response.
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