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Car looking great. On the 323i subframe which metal motor arms did you use? The stock M52 ones dont exactly bolt into the 323i subframe. Did you make custom arms?



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i used m20 mounts - they bolt straight on.
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Done a few more jobs to stiffen up the chassis fitted new polyurethane anti roll bar bushes front and rear also fitted a rear strut brace. stiffer springs are next to do which are on order along with some ferodo ds2500 brake pads.Image
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New ferodo racing pads & stiffer springs arrived today hopefully get them fitted in the next few days.

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Ds2500 pads are awesome. Should improve the brakes loads. If the brake fluid is dark then you need to flush all that out before fitting new fluid in.

Be careful when bleeding the system you dont push the pedal all the way down as it makes the seals in the master die if they arent new.
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Yep will do also going to get my mate to make a lower chassis front brace

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Good idea man. Theres far too much flex there
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Indeed! Keep us posted and post lots of pics! :wink:
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Any more interior pics?

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What interior pics would you like to see mark

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As many as you've got.

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Going to get a mate to knock me up a chassis support bar in the next few weeks
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New brake pads to be fitted should improve things
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Made a start on removing the window tints
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Looks much better. :thumbsup

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