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Forum: Engine Swaps 03-13-2019, 10:05 PM
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Posted By ZEK
Sorry to hear but at least itís getting fixed. ...

Sorry to hear but at least itís getting fixed.


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Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 03-05-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By ZEK
Nah youíre good. More car chat the better ...

Nah youíre good. More car chat the better


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Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 03-05-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By ZEK
You can also look for rear 6cyl or higher lb e30...

You can also look for rear 6cyl or higher lb e30 springs for a coilover system. Some places will sell you just the rears. Might be easier to find


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Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 03-03-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By ZEK
I would go with a slight drop, but living in...

I would go with a slight drop, but living in Michigan I can't be too low. Currently I'm on stock BMW M Roadster Springs.

You could get a coilover perch to adjust rear height as well on whichever...
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 02-27-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By ZEK
Hi Gerry, I would go with Z3 6cyl or 323Ti Rear...

Hi Gerry, I would go with Z3 6cyl or 323Ti Rear springs. I felt these were a little to soft with the additional power


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Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 02-26-2019, 02:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By ZEK
Stock rear sport springs

$40 Shipped CONUS
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Forum: Suspension 02-08-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 978
Posted By ZEK
Hello - no washer on bolt that goes to rear...

Hello - no washer on bolt that goes to rear trailing arm.

Yes there will be a dished washer on top of the rubber rear shock mount. There is also one underneath. So the impact is spread out over...
Forum: Induction 01-31-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 142,294
Posted By ZEK
Awesome, looking forward to updates. I wish...

Awesome, looking forward to updates. I wish sometimes I would have stuck with the 4.
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-15-2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 36,869
Posted By ZEK
Happy New Year everyone! 2019 is stacked with...

Happy New Year everyone! 2019 is stacked with plans. Finishing this piece is one of them. First thing is I wanted to get matching front 6cyl struts in Koni STR variant. Next were less aggressive...
Forum: US and North America 01-14-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 654
Posted By ZEK
Found Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk...

Found


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Forum: US and North America 12-28-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 654
Posted By ZEK
WTB 6 Cyl lowering springs

Hi all - Looking for a clean pair of front lowering springs, less than a 2Ē drop. So basically ďSportĒ springs not ďraceĒ. Prefer HR sports but no real preference. Must be clean, no rust, low miles. ...
Forum: Suspension 12-28-2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By ZEK
Undo any bolts if there are to the rack from...

Undo any bolts if there are to the rack from shaft, there might be one. Under the 2 bolts that hold rack to subframe and itíll slide out with some coaxing.


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Forum: HVAC 12-25-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,842
Posted By ZEK
Itís behind the harness and the black plastic...

Itís behind the harness and the black plastic cover, after that just shove hands in and replace.

And thanks itís the 3rd motor swap, mostly done now....
Forum: HVAC 12-25-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,842
Posted By ZEK
Behind the covers in the engine bay....

Behind the covers in the engine bay. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181225/9516c2b0539a031d1192c5d41617178b.jpg


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Forum: US and North America 12-22-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By ZEK
Since you might be waiting a while for said...

Since you might be waiting a while for said manual, why donít you compile a list of your questions or see what you are missing in a process? This is one of the easiest swaps in car swap history imo...
Forum: eBay and Craig's list listings 12-04-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By ZEK
Ya the collector value is lost as itís no longer...

Ya the collector value is lost as itís no longer stock. But the SC does have some value. Still a high asking price but itís better than the Dakar 424K pos for almost 10K. What a joke. People see...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 11-15-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By ZEK
Welcome! Any photos or build thread? I likes the...

Welcome! Any photos or build thread? I likes the rally stuff more and more.
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 11-14-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,684
Posted By ZEK
From what I understand a Z3 chassis would be the...

From what I understand a Z3 chassis would be the easiest way. There is some decent resale value on Z3 parts as they are not plentiful in the aftermarket world. Yes the computer so to speak has been...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 11-04-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 792
Posted By ZEK
Realoem has just about every diagram a BMW person...

Realoem has just about every diagram a BMW person needs. You should also replace the rubber o-rings.
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 11-04-2018, 03:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 792
Posted By ZEK
So whomever you bought the car from had a leaking...

So whomever you bought the car from had a leaking coolant flange, the 3 outlets from the firewall. So they just bypassed the heating system/core all together. First you need a new flange.

#11...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 11-04-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,684
Posted By ZEK
I would be cautious of a $700 N52 and it'll still...

I would be cautious of a $700 N52 and it'll still need the typical BMW items such as gaskets, WP ($250 for N52) etc. Check around for other motors on other forums.
FB does have a lot but as Boston...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 11-01-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,684
Posted By ZEK
An N52 shouldnít be 2K less than an S52. Either...

An N52 shouldnít be 2K less than an S52. Either youíre looking at overpriced s52 or dirt cheap/questionable N52. For comparison my full s52 dropout from e36 M3 was 2100 with 130K. Iíll attach a FB...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 10-29-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,684
Posted By ZEK
Welcome! As your seen itís been done but rarely...

Welcome! As your seen itís been done but rarely as itís not the lost cost effective for HP swap. The one done was built by numerous shops, but is possible. Not sure how open Dave and Kassel are about...
Forum: Suspension 10-25-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,201
Posted By ZEK
Exactly what BC designed them for and they work...

Exactly what BC designed them for and they work great, as they should. Your BC's and almost any off the shelf coilover option will have stiff springs in which is not always good for rally. Here is...
Forum: Suspension 10-25-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,201
Posted By ZEK
Rallycross is entirely different on a shock than...

Rallycross is entirely different on a shock than extreme street/track driving. That's why serious offroad shocks almost all have external valving and/or built for that application. Think of what the...
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