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Old 07-13-2017, 08:53 AM   #571
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he took the S14, LSD and Getrag up to Korman
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Old 07-13-2017, 08:56 AM   #572
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he took the S14, LSD and Getrag up to Korman
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Old 07-13-2017, 07:20 PM   #573
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Old 07-13-2017, 08:19 PM   #574
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Old 07-14-2017, 03:09 AM   #575
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Very Nice! And that was some fast work.
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Old Yesterday, 05:39 PM   #577
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Excellent work,
If you have not already done it I would recommend replaceing all the exhaust manifold studs with original items, just saves broken/loose studs being problem later on.
I replaced the small water hose connector 11121308944 on mine as it was corroded and cause overheating problems when it blocks up.

These items may be worth a look and are well priced,
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Old Yesterday, 09:20 PM   #578
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Yep. All studs and hoses are being replaced with new BMW parts. Engine will literally be a new engine when i get it back, plus some Evo goodies - cams, lightweight flywheel, springs, etc etc.

A few other things im doing in the meantime.

Rear deck





Remember that little guy curled up in the engine bay from page 14?












if you have old, uncleaned seat belts, might not want to watch this next part...



this is from pressure washing one belt, and just the stuff that didnt go down into the floor or fly off to the sides. Thats a lot of dead skin cells...



48 hours drying, then, much better. There is a physical difference in the belts, not exaggerating. I was super careful about not getting the little tags wet too. Came out well.









Torquey Torquey. Thanks to the guys at s14.net for the specs under my thread "I need e30 M3 torque specs...like, all of them"















Waking up from a 2 year nap






Moving up



Floor rails







Then i did a little glass polishing...







The trick is to remove some of the bolts that secure the window track to the frame, so that you can get the rollers into the slots at the bottom of the glass pane






Oh and that spot spray job i did on the rusted portion of the wiper linkage 3 years ago wasnt up to par. The standards have come up a bit since then i would say...



















The inside of my reconditioned wiper motor had some rust on the inside. 24 hours in Vap-o-Rust and...



Then sprayed with a rust prevention black enamel paint.




And reassembled with newly plated fasteners








Leaving the three bolts that hold the motor on loose for the install helps to maneuver the linkage into place. It was a lot easier not having to navigate around the heater box too.






Screws holding on motor still loose, cover is easy to get on



I'm going to replace the yellow plated flat nuts on the wiper arm nubs with standard silver - thats what was on the car before and i think its factory correct.



I'll finish for tonight with an end product pic and get into the details later. Man was this a job...

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Awesome update as always. I would highly recommend removing the wedding band while working on the car or get a rubber one LOL
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Awesome update as always. I would highly recommend removing the wedding band while working on the car or get a rubber one LOL


Haha, agreed. You can see i actually did after that pic (see the one of me holding the wiper motor cover). Dont want to get caught in tight spaces or scratch anything.


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