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BMW-POWER'S 78' E21 320/6

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Re: BMW-POWER'S 78' E21 320/6

Post by Wondermike » Sun Nov 28, 2010 2:46 pm

You can use the spot where the radio front/back speaker switch normally is located.


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Re: BMW-POWER'S 78' E21 320/6

Post by BMW-POWER » Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:52 pm

last week finally mounted the eco 5 gearbox, with new shift commands, flector and oil gaskets,
then i tried to mount the exhaust again...
driving is more fun with 5gears my thoughts :playcar
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Re: BMW-POWER'S 78' E21 320/6

Post by Peter V. » Tue Jan 11, 2011 1:43 pm

Shit happens i think :?
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.Some say he eats nuts and bolts for breakfast, all we know is he is called the carburetorman.

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Re: BMW-POWER'S 78' E21 320/6

Post by BMW-POWER » Tue Jan 11, 2011 7:05 pm

need 2 new front pipes,
i was also thinking about mounting a 323i exhaust, but there is nothing mounted on the 320/6 body to hold the rear exhaust muffler up :(
also billies on the way from W&N :shake
E10 2002tii 73'
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Re: BMW-POWER'S 78' E21 320/6

Post by ac/dennis » Tue Jan 11, 2011 9:13 pm

Hi,

You need to weld an extra piece that holds it in place under your car, did the same with mine.

#5 in picture underneath:

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Youll also need a new mid-silencer then

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Re: BMW-POWER'S 78' E21 320/6

Post by Peter V. » Tue Jan 11, 2011 9:35 pm

BMW-POWER wrote:need 2 new front pipes,
i was also thinking about mounting a 323i exhaust, but there is nothing mounted on the 320/6 body to hold the rear exhaust muffler up :(
also billies on the way from W&N :shake

The billies from W&N for the 323i have a delivery time of four weeks.
Gr Peter V.

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

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Re: BMW-POWER'S 78' E21 320/6

Post by BMW-POWER » Wed Jan 12, 2011 6:18 pm

Peter V. wrote: The billies from W&N for the 323i have a delivery time of four weeks.
got a mail today it's gonna be 6 weeks :(
but they"re coming :D
E10 2002tii 73'
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E30 325i 86' Diamantschwarz
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Re: BMW-POWER'S 78' E21 320/6

Post by BMW-POWER » Sat Jan 29, 2011 3:21 pm

today mounted a little update,
much better to hold than the original steering wheel my thoughts after a short test drive :D
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got a mail from W&N that my bilsteins are on the way :banana
E10 2002tii 73'
E21 320/6 78' Anthrazitgrau
E30 325i 86' Diamantschwarz
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Re: BMW-POWER'S 78' E21 320/6

Post by BMW-POWER » Mon Jan 31, 2011 5:29 pm

me happy :banana
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later more...
E10 2002tii 73'
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Re: BMW-POWER'S 78' E21 320/6

Post by Blackadder » Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:27 am

Hoi,

Mounted yet?
any news?
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Re: BMW-POWER'S 78' E21 320/6

Post by BMW-POWER » Sun Feb 13, 2011 6:55 pm

today started with the rear side of the suspension
cleaned up all parts, now only the 323i torsion bar to mount

some pics
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looks like this now
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E10 2002tii 73'
E21 320/6 78' Anthrazitgrau
E30 325i 86' Diamantschwarz
E30 325iC 89' Diamantschwarz
E36 320iC 94' Dunkelblau
E87 118d 05' Havanna

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Re: BMW-POWER'S 78' E21 320/6

Post by BMW-POWER » Sun Feb 13, 2011 7:00 pm

you get this height on the rear
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this evening did a test drive,
the back end is much calmer, and doesn't act like a boat anymore,
a short movie from the test drive this evening...
anyone a idea why i can only give full throttle when i passed 3000rpm? you can here it when i start accelerating, then it goos lik wooooBOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO????
E10 2002tii 73'
E21 320/6 78' Anthrazitgrau
E30 325i 86' Diamantschwarz
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E36 320iC 94' Dunkelblau
E87 118d 05' Havanna

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Re: BMW-POWER'S 78' E21 320/6

Post by Danny043 » Mon Feb 14, 2011 10:51 am

Good job, the ride height looks great.
I'll be installing Billies with H&R pretty soon too :driving
We both have an antrazitgrau car. I added the chrome door handles, and I think it looks great with this colour.

I did a test drive in a 320/6 when I was looking for my first E21. That one stalled below 3000rpm and wouldn't accelerate at all when you floored it. Above 3000rpm it was fine. The seller said this was normal for a carb engine and my friend I had with me then said it wasn't and the carb needed adjustment / cleaning. Maybe this helps a little.
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Re: BMW-POWER'S 78' E21 320/6

Post by BMW-POWER » Thu Mar 10, 2011 1:14 pm

today came home with a complete 323i rear axle in my caddy :cheers
first complete revision of it, and then i can fix a full 323i brake/suspension system in my Shark,
will brake a lot better than with the original 320/6 brake drums on the rear...
E10 2002tii 73'
E21 320/6 78' Anthrazitgrau
E30 325i 86' Diamantschwarz
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Re: BMW-POWER'S 78' E21 320/6

Post by Peter V. » Thu Mar 10, 2011 1:45 pm

The most think that drumbrakes are not as good as discbrakes.

If you know how less the brakes at the back are used it is not allways neccessary to convert to discbrakes. I think that the rearbrakes in normal setup are maximum 25% of the total brakepower. The only advantage you have with discbrakes is that the heat goes away faster then with brakedrums.

Offcourse there are systems that ables you to change the brakebalance in the car and then the discbrakes have more advantage but with the standard setup i am not sure.
Gr Peter V.

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

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