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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By 1rotty
Smile Here in New Zealand 6spds are rare so when the...

Here in New Zealand 6spds are rare so when the trans on my 97 540 decided it didnt like going backwards any more a friend imported a full 6spd conversion kit for me from the states.

Cost approx...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-06-2010, 03:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By 1rotty
Yeah it is easy-do yourself a favour & take the...

Yeah it is easy-do yourself a favour & take the drivers seat out & just fit the clutch pedal rather than the whole pedalbox.
Ours are little bit more of a bitch cos of the RHD
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-29-2010, 04:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,230
Posted By 1rotty
In the time it took the first 2 posters to post...

In the time it took the first 2 posters to post their arrogant replies they could have provided the info & saved a noob 3 days of grief.

Nice one boys:thumbdwn:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-24-2010, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,620
Posted By 1rotty
I do front to rear on my cars not running camber...

I do front to rear on my cars not running camber & just replace them on the cars that do.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-22-2010, 03:39 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 54,228
Posted By 1rotty
Ha my DD's a hiace van lol. Nah I've already...

Ha my DD's a hiace van lol.

Nah I've already got a hot one.I had plans for the motor & box(now shelved lol) when I realized this was fixable so this is just a little fun project.

On the other...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-21-2010, 04:40 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 54,228
Posted By 1rotty
Taking a front quarter from my parts car,doors...

Taking a front quarter from my parts car,doors are minor & rear quarter is poppable.
It helps having a mate with a panel shop LOL

Then just replace all the sold bits,which happily I have in the 2...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-20-2010, 04:23 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 54,228
Posted By 1rotty
haha - you got the fancy bits. I've got his car &...

haha - you got the fancy bits. I've got his car & guess what.......................it goes!!!!!!!!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-24-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,201
Posted By 1rotty
You'd want to check the offset. My e39 540...

You'd want to check the offset.

My e39 540 wheels very definately will NOT fit my e36-trust me I've tried
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-02-2010, 02:18 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 54,228
Posted By 1rotty
Looking good Andrew-keep up the good work. Are...

Looking good Andrew-keep up the good work.
Are you gonna be done in time for the Welly cruise?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-01-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10,605
Views: 496,865
Posted By 1rotty
Dont need any convincing lol. E36 boxes are like...

Dont need any convincing lol. E36 boxes are like hens teeth here but I'm told the G260 is easily doable.
Problem then is finding the pedal box.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-26-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 10,605
Views: 496,865
Posted By 1rotty
Oops forgot the caliper pics but heres the car. ...

Oops forgot the caliper pics but heres the car.
It was cleanish but then it rained fk it !!!!

Cleaned all the interior fabric today & booked her into the panelshop.

Gotta say this is the first...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-19-2010, 12:45 AM
Replies: 10,605
Views: 496,865
Posted By 1rotty
Yeah right !!! LOL

Yeah right !!! LOL
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-18-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 10,605
Views: 496,865
Posted By 1rotty
Today got the bonnet struts re-gassed &...

Today got the bonnet struts re-gassed & fitted,replaced oil pressure switch(no more frightening oil light flashing on lol),put a pod in I had lying around-dont like it tho-gonna come out again....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-16-2010, 02:29 AM
Replies: 10,605
Views: 496,865
Posted By 1rotty
Havent even got any of the car yet-only picked it...

Havent even got any of the car yet-only picked it up last week.
I'll get on it this weekend
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-16-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 10,605
Views: 496,865
Posted By 1rotty
96 m/sport coupe:Stripped the kicker system...

96 m/sport coupe:Stripped the kicker system out,painted calipers,fixed p/s leak,stripped out doors & rewired m3 mirrors,degreased engine.........& then I had breakfast haha.

PS Apologies for the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-21-2010, 02:23 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 54,228
Posted By 1rotty
haha see I did use your link. Good project...

haha see I did use your link.

Good project mate-do we get a look this weekend? lol
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-17-2009, 01:53 AM
Replies: 5,133
Views: 292,816
Posted By 1rotty
haha thats certainly true but there are...

haha thats certainly true but there are benefits-like we have one of the highest BMW ownership rates per head of population,some of the cheapest & highest spec'd beemers & there are an astonishing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2009, 02:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,508
Posted By 1rotty
Obviously I'm on the other side of the world so I...

Obviously I'm on the other side of the world so I cant help with your pricing.
I currently have an e39 540 & an e38 740 & have owned 2 others of each & I just love the e38s to bits.
Personally I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2009, 02:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By 1rotty
I would imagine,as with here,they are like...

I would imagine,as with here,they are like rocking horse **** & they tend to fly under the radar because of demand.
Be patient,one will show up & trust me,having driven one just yesterday,when it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2009, 02:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,378
Posted By 1rotty
Having it re-mapped should give some real...

Having it re-mapped should give some real improvements
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-11-2009, 01:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By 1rotty
Aw c'mon Drew it only took 6 months or so LOL

Aw c'mon Drew it only took 6 months or so LOL
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-11-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By 1rotty
I put a z3 in with my recent 5spd swap & I'd have...

I put a z3 in with my recent 5spd swap & I'd have to say while it feels great It is not possible to do fast shifts- I find it a bit too notchy.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-20-2009, 01:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,976
Posted By 1rotty
Re OBC-dont know if they're plug & play but...

Re OBC-dont know if they're plug & play but honestly I wouldnt bother-they are pretty crap.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-14-2009, 03:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,189
Posted By 1rotty
Still gotta get it of first tho. And my mate is...

Still gotta get it of first tho.
And my mate is sporting a ripper shiner as we speak.:cry:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-12-2009, 02:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,722
Posted By 1rotty
Needs a bit of a drop mate,then you'd be cookin'...

Needs a bit of a drop mate,then you'd be cookin' !!!
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