Hardeman Motorsport - motorsport parts and diff specialist

BB-Carworks 323 S-Edition restauration

User avatar
Jeroen
Site Admin
Posts: 25840
Joined: Tue Sep 14, 2004 12:23 pm
My E21(s): '81 323i Baur
Location: The Netherlands
Contact:

Re: BB-Carworks 323 S-Edition restauration

Post by Jeroen » Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:34 pm

Yeah great milestone, congrats!


Regards/groeten, Jeroen

We want your contributions in our E21 Facebook Group! Join, like, post & share!

User avatar
BuschBertl
E21 Fanatic
Posts: 230
Joined: Sun Feb 22, 2015 5:43 pm
My E21(s): 323i S-Edition E21, 325i E30, M3 E46

Re: BB-Carworks 323 S-Edition restauration

Post by BuschBertl » Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:45 pm

That´s the nicest job of all! Inserted the shiftig arm with new support brackets and did some small installations like mounting the starter.....!

There is one problem. I´ve been testing the universal joint on the transmission. There is very low space between the universal joint (Hardy?!) an the srews arround :nah
Maybe it is the wrong universal joint?!?

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image
BB-Carworks

BMW E21 323i S-Edition 1982
BMW E30 325i Cabrio 1991
BMW E46 M3 Coupe 2001 ... sold 2019 :goodnight

User avatar
uwbuurman
E21 VIP
E21 VIP
Posts: 15459
Joined: Fri Jun 12, 2009 4:49 pm
My E21(s): 1978 type 1 323i 5speed dogleg Polaris
Location: Ljouwert

Re: BB-Carworks 323 S-Edition restauration

Post by uwbuurman » Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:46 pm

I see 2 things.
1. That hardydisc is a Meyle product. I will never ever use a Meyle product again. It is a inferior brand, and their rubber products are not that durable. I would order one at BMW. Little mounts on the shiftplate are mounted correct, as far as I can see. That disc looks a bit big indeed.
2. The bolts used on the vibration damper, are the new? Or rezinced? I used ones that are re zincplated, but they came off. So I ordered new ones at BMW. They have to be 10.9, not 8.8. Just make sure to have the 10.9 ones and use sufficient locktite.

By the way, don't you have powersteering?? I see that the pully is not on there, that is why I am asking.
It's the man next door!

1978 BMW 323i
1980 BMW 528i
1987 BMW 325iA cabriolet
2006 BMW 320d touring High Executive
2015 BMW 320dA touring xDrive High Executive ///Msport

User avatar
BuschBertl
E21 Fanatic
Posts: 230
Joined: Sun Feb 22, 2015 5:43 pm
My E21(s): 323i S-Edition E21, 325i E30, M3 E46

Re: BB-Carworks 323 S-Edition restauration

Post by BuschBertl » Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:56 pm

Thanks for the Tipps! No i haven‘t powersteering! The screws are new but Not from BMW. I will change them After your Input! Also the hardy! Thanks
BB-Carworks

BMW E21 323i S-Edition 1982
BMW E30 325i Cabrio 1991
BMW E46 M3 Coupe 2001 ... sold 2019 :goodnight

User avatar
Jeroen
Site Admin
Posts: 25840
Joined: Tue Sep 14, 2004 12:23 pm
My E21(s): '81 323i Baur
Location: The Netherlands
Contact:

Re: BB-Carworks 323 S-Edition restauration

Post by Jeroen » Sun Jul 21, 2019 12:28 am

Yup defo dish that hardy, Meyle are the biggest rubbish one can buy indeed.
Regards/groeten, Jeroen

We want your contributions in our E21 Facebook Group! Join, like, post & share!

User avatar
BuschBertl
E21 Fanatic
Posts: 230
Joined: Sun Feb 22, 2015 5:43 pm
My E21(s): 323i S-Edition E21, 325i E30, M3 E46

Re: BB-Carworks 323 S-Edition restauration

Post by BuschBertl » Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:19 am

Got it from W&N :-(
Buy a new OEM
BB-Carworks

BMW E21 323i S-Edition 1982
BMW E30 325i Cabrio 1991
BMW E46 M3 Coupe 2001 ... sold 2019 :goodnight

User avatar
Jeroen
Site Admin
Posts: 25840
Joined: Tue Sep 14, 2004 12:23 pm
My E21(s): '81 323i Baur
Location: The Netherlands
Contact:

Re: BB-Carworks 323 S-Edition restauration

Post by Jeroen » Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:02 pm

I got the same from WN and first found the next drive... had to take it all apart again and it rubbed the shifter rod, it has been leaking oil ever since, even after repkacing the seal grrrrr. Thanks Meyle and Walloth.
Regards/groeten, Jeroen

We want your contributions in our E21 Facebook Group! Join, like, post & share!

User avatar
BuschBertl
E21 Fanatic
Posts: 230
Joined: Sun Feb 22, 2015 5:43 pm
My E21(s): 323i S-Edition E21, 325i E30, M3 E46

Re: BB-Carworks 323 S-Edition restauration

Post by BuschBertl » Fri Jul 26, 2019 5:56 pm

Part after part..... :smoke

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image
BB-Carworks

BMW E21 323i S-Edition 1982
BMW E30 325i Cabrio 1991
BMW E46 M3 Coupe 2001 ... sold 2019 :goodnight

User avatar
uwbuurman
E21 VIP
E21 VIP
Posts: 15459
Joined: Fri Jun 12, 2009 4:49 pm
My E21(s): 1978 type 1 323i 5speed dogleg Polaris
Location: Ljouwert

Re: BB-Carworks 323 S-Edition restauration

Post by uwbuurman » Fri Jul 26, 2019 6:12 pm

Looks sooooo great!!! Just over a year ago I was there. Reliving it all. Thanks!
It's the man next door!

1978 BMW 323i
1980 BMW 528i
1987 BMW 325iA cabriolet
2006 BMW 320d touring High Executive
2015 BMW 320dA touring xDrive High Executive ///Msport

User avatar
Peter V.
E21 VIP
E21 VIP
Posts: 11241
Joined: Sun Mar 30, 2008 12:42 pm
My E21(s): '82 320/6
Location: Breda, Nederland

Re: BB-Carworks 323 S-Edition restauration

Post by Peter V. » Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:18 pm

Looks great again.
Gr Peter V.

.Some say he eats nuts and bolts for breakfast, all we know is he is called the carburetorman.

BMW E21, 1981 320/6 Ascot grau metallic uit Sicilië.
BMW E87, 2006 130i Titansilber metallic.
BMW E60, 2006 525d Silbergrau metallic

User avatar
Jeroen
Site Admin
Posts: 25840
Joined: Tue Sep 14, 2004 12:23 pm
My E21(s): '81 323i Baur
Location: The Netherlands
Contact:

Re: BB-Carworks 323 S-Edition restauration

Post by Jeroen » Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:31 pm

Such cute 'n clean stuff!
Regards/groeten, Jeroen

We want your contributions in our E21 Facebook Group! Join, like, post & share!

User avatar
BuschBertl
E21 Fanatic
Posts: 230
Joined: Sun Feb 22, 2015 5:43 pm
My E21(s): 323i S-Edition E21, 325i E30, M3 E46

Re: BB-Carworks 323 S-Edition restauration

Post by BuschBertl » Sat Aug 03, 2019 12:38 am

I forgot to check my additional air slide valve. So i dissambled it again. It was very dirty inside. So i cleaned and oiled it. After i built it together i did a test with boiling water. It didn´t move any millimeter! :protest

I can´t get a new one so i am now searching a secondhand one! :nah :wtf

Image

Image

Image

Image

After some swear words i rebuilt the generator:

Image

Image

Image

I am not sure where the wires have to plug in :nah

Image

Image
BB-Carworks

BMW E21 323i S-Edition 1982
BMW E30 325i Cabrio 1991
BMW E46 M3 Coupe 2001 ... sold 2019 :goodnight

User avatar
uwbuurman
E21 VIP
E21 VIP
Posts: 15459
Joined: Fri Jun 12, 2009 4:49 pm
My E21(s): 1978 type 1 323i 5speed dogleg Polaris
Location: Ljouwert

Re: BB-Carworks 323 S-Edition restauration

Post by uwbuurman » Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:55 am

To bad for that airslide.... dynamo came out great.
It's the man next door!

1978 BMW 323i
1980 BMW 528i
1987 BMW 325iA cabriolet
2006 BMW 320d touring High Executive
2015 BMW 320dA touring xDrive High Executive ///Msport

User avatar
BertjeConti
E21 Mad
Posts: 1727
Joined: Mon Nov 04, 2013 9:49 pm
My E21(s): E12 520-6
Location: nederland , Weert

Re: BB-Carworks 323 S-Edition restauration

Post by BertjeConti » Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:30 pm

wire goes on spade connector with red circle (marked D+), spade connector with green circle is for the capacitor (marked +), very nice work

see my left alternator/generator/dynamo:
Image
Image Megasquirted '77 E12 520-6

User avatar
BuschBertl
E21 Fanatic
Posts: 230
Joined: Sun Feb 22, 2015 5:43 pm
My E21(s): 323i S-Edition E21, 325i E30, M3 E46

Re: BB-Carworks 323 S-Edition restauration

Post by BuschBertl » Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:51 pm

I dont have this capacitor?!? Hm?!?
BB-Carworks

BMW E21 323i S-Edition 1982
BMW E30 325i Cabrio 1991
BMW E46 M3 Coupe 2001 ... sold 2019 :goodnight

Post Reply