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bmw m52 engine conversion

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Re: bmw m52 engine conversion

Post by jimbob » Fri Feb 07, 2014 5:47 pm

your cars looking realy good. i like it without the tints


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Re: bmw m52 engine conversion

Post by Jeroen » Fri Feb 07, 2014 6:08 pm

+1!
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Re: bmw m52 engine conversion

Post by harleytrike » Fri Feb 07, 2014 6:48 pm

Test pic of the blacked out look what do you guys think black or chrome
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Re: bmw m52 engine conversion

Post by Jeroen » Fri Feb 07, 2014 7:27 pm

Please stick to the chrome
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Re: bmw m52 engine conversion

Post by problemchild75 » Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:17 pm

Chrome for me

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Re: bmw m52 engine conversion

Post by problemchild75 » Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:18 pm

If you get a local wrapping firm to do it it will be cheap and you can reverse it as and when you like though

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Re: bmw m52 engine conversion

Post by nas80 » Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:50 pm

Miles better without the tints.
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Re: bmw m52 engine conversion

Post by jimbob » Sat Feb 08, 2014 5:42 pm

keep the chrome it realy sets your car off nicely
E21 323i [kashmere] Off the road pending restoration
E21 3231[Graphite metalic] Restoration and conversion to M52
E36 318i Had it nearly 10 years work in progress
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Re: bmw m52 engine conversion

Post by harleytrike » Sun Feb 09, 2014 3:49 am

Well ive decided to give the blacked out look a go if it doesn't grow on me ill go back to the chrome

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Re: bmw m52 engine conversion

Post by harleytrike » Mon Mar 10, 2014 12:18 am

Well made a start fitting the poly bush kit front arb bushes & control arms bushes fitted just the rear bushes to do now

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Re: bmw m52 engine conversion

Post by harleytrike » Wed Mar 12, 2014 3:45 pm

My new front gaz shocks came today cant wait to get these fitted at the weekend
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Re: bmw m52 engine conversion

Post by nas80 » Wed Mar 12, 2014 5:23 pm

nice one!
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Re: bmw m52 engine conversion

Post by problemchild75 » Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:50 pm

They look a nicer Finnish to mine :smoke

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Re: bmw m52 engine conversion

Post by harleytrike » Sat Mar 15, 2014 12:06 am

Loads of work to do tomoz on my car fit new struts fit the rpm top mounts and the rest of the polyurethane kit then hours of getting it all set up.The joys of owning an e21

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Re: bmw m52 engine conversion

Post by nas80 » Sat Mar 15, 2014 12:44 pm

Take the rear arms off. Set the bushes on fire. Then hit with a hammer and chisel to pop em out. Then get some threaded bar and repair washers so you can pull the new poly bush through on the rear arms.

Once you done all the bushes.

Front

1 degree negative with 0 toe. 7 degrees negative caster.

Rear

1 degree negative toe
2 degrees negative camber.

Although you wont have much choice of you don't have the rear adjustable plates.

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