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Matts 316

Post by mcjjordan » Wed Oct 28, 2015 1:00 am

Well i finally bit the bullet and removed the 1.8 m10 engine,
Am now in the process of fitting 2.8 m52 engine
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Starting removing bits

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Started by steam cleaning as much grime off

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Then cleaning up all the rusty bits
Removing all unwanted brackets
Bit of smoothing out needed

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Sand blasted all the hard to reach areas the flatted off again then primer

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Then base coat & laquer

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Re: Matts 316

Post by uwbuurman » Wed Oct 28, 2015 11:31 am

Thats gonna be a fcuking fast 316! :thumbsup
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Re: Matts 316

Post by E21noob » Wed Oct 28, 2015 12:47 pm

Nice. More details, more pics please!

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Re: Matts 316

Post by jimbob » Wed Oct 28, 2015 5:14 pm

Nice. keep us updated
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Post by Jeroen » Wed Oct 28, 2015 6:55 pm

That's a difference already, great start! Keep us updated!
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Re: Matts 316

Post by joe14 » Wed Oct 28, 2015 9:08 pm

I'll be following this! Looking forward to more updates.

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Re: Matts 316

Post by mcjjordan » Wed Oct 28, 2015 10:31 pm

Cheers guys
Had it 2 years now but taken ages to source all the bits required so far
It had been standing since 1995 so needed alot of work to recommision it
So all polybushed and spax suspension
Recaro seats
Only 40,000 miles

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Re: Matts 316

Post by cobbler2u » Wed Nov 04, 2015 8:33 pm

looking good

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Re: Matts 316

Post by mcjjordan » Wed Nov 04, 2015 9:11 pm

Master cylinders now replaced
Exhaust is been made at the moment
Clutch all done
Today pulled off inlet to start wiring
Wipers and heater back on

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Re: Matts 316

Post by mcjjordan » Fri Nov 06, 2015 11:05 pm

So wiring all done
Have had exhaust system made , only mild steel but 2.5" single pipe straight through to a single silencer!
Water pump replaced & drive belt on

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Re: Matts 316

Post by mcjjordan » Sat Nov 07, 2015 6:06 pm

It runs!!!!
Bit of plumbing left to do etc but it did fire today 1st attempt.

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Re: Matts 316

Post by E21noob » Sat Nov 07, 2015 6:18 pm

Congrats! Pics and details!

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Post by uwbuurman » Sat Nov 07, 2015 7:15 pm

+1!!!

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Re: Matts 316

Post by Peter V. » Sat Nov 07, 2015 7:36 pm

Great project. More pictures and a movie please........
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Re: Matts 316

Post by Jeroen » Sun Nov 08, 2015 12:09 pm

I'd love it if -perhaps a couple of you guys that did this conversion- did something like a detailed project description in a separate Tech topic. So many people asking for this!
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