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Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 11-15-2018, 06:03 PM
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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, 02:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,252
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, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
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, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
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, 02:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,252
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, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,252
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 10-30-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,252
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, 03:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
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, 03:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
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...
Forum: Suspension 10-25-2018, 03:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
Posted By ZEK
While I agree that he should not go for the...

While I agree that he should not go for the cheapest option, in this scenerio OP would destroy BC's quickly as well. Coilovers with external valving would be ideal. The rears could probably be...
Forum: Suspension 10-25-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
Posted By ZEK
There should be plenty of cheap or free stock...

There should be plenty of cheap or free stock options near you from 6 cyl cars. Any of the non M front springs should fit. I've seen rears fit as well.
Forum: Suspension 10-23-2018, 03:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
Posted By ZEK
There was another member that did some more...

There was another member that did some more serious rally and I know they ran Bilstein HD. They were shot after every season. You could shove a stiffer e30 rear spring with adjuster for height. I...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-21-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 33,652
Posted By ZEK
NOWO 2018 was good. Put a few more miles on it....

NOWO 2018 was good. Put a few more miles on it. Itís about to get parked for the winter and hopefully complete some small items on the list for it. ...
Forum: Maintenance 10-14-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By ZEK
It should be fine. Besides any soap residue...

It should be fine. Besides any soap residue should come off with the brake clean


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Forum: Maintenance 10-13-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By ZEK
If itís bad Iíve used srub pad and dish soap....

If itís bad Iíve used srub pad and dish soap. Followed by brake clean. The pan really shouldnít have anything burnt on


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Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 10-08-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 79,915
Posted By ZEK
Until you can order I recommend you attempt....

Until you can order I recommend you attempt. There are plenty of guides written online that cover this swap. Itís probably one of the top 5 swaps done to any chassis of all time.


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Forum: Engine Swaps 09-29-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,063
Posted By ZEK
Yes you'll need the 6cyl cable.

Yes you'll need the 6cyl cable.
Forum: General Chit Chat 09-08-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 92,489
Posted By ZEK
Thanks for the video!! Itís looking awesome, love...

Thanks for the video!! Itís looking awesome, love the driveshaft.

I was lookin at getting a Haltech as well. You prefer their products over say AEM?

Keep ya updated! Itís amazing


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Forum: Exterior 09-08-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By ZEK
If you want essentially the same, go to local...

If you want essentially the same, go to local paint shop, 1 pint/quart (one of those) is $30 in base coat and $6ea roughly to place into aerosol. Nets roughly 4-5 cans.

Or Rustoleum Sunrise Red is...
Forum: Engine Swaps 08-08-2018, 01:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 22,189
Posted By ZEK
Yes you can delete the TB garbage. Sent...

Yes you can delete the TB garbage.


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Forum: Engine Swaps 08-05-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 33,652
Posted By ZEK
Does anyone know the cause for code 1234 / Speed...

Does anyone know the cause for code 1234 / Speed Sensor. It will pop up after about 20 mins of being cleared and then car pulls timing and runs like crap power wise.

I am going to make sure the...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 07-31-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,827
Posted By ZEK
Looking very good! Hatchbaker- Iím in Lake...

Looking very good!

Hatchbaker- Iím in Lake Orion a few weekends out of the month if you ever need any help.


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Forum: Engine Swaps 07-30-2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,954
Posted By ZEK
A 99 323 is going to be an e46. You ideally need...

A 99 323 is going to be an e46. You ideally need an e36, unless you want the hassle of the e46 system. Unless you really want a front subframe reinforcement kit isnít needed, let alone for this...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-24-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 92,489
Posted By ZEK
Progress is looking good. There are a few E30...

Progress is looking good. There are a few E30 options available and some custom stuff available off R3V. This is built by Rocco Bocchicchio, IRP has/had a kit available but you could just as easily...
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 07-24-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 123,516
Posted By ZEK
I think the bulbs maybe the same or slightly less...

I think the bulbs maybe the same or slightly less in lumens. Itís been a while since Iíve compared. However the projector over the reflector is really whatís nice and the real upgrade.

Iíd look...
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