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Old 06-24-2012, 09:11 AM
JayMac JayMac is offline
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Doing a little test fitting since I can't finish up until I get the spacers from VAC. You loose the cooling hose to the back. Here is the alt held in by the bottom bolt. A little tip. When putting the alt in start with the bottom bolt first. If you have a piece of fine sand paper, lightly sand the inner mount of the alt and the outer face of the oil filter housing. Since we are dealing with some old parts you might have a little corrosion or dirt. If no paper is available a scouring pad from the kitchen will suffice.

Notice that the top bolt is not in. The blue caps are on the AN fittings where the lines will go. Notice they are already hitting the duct. You can either cut to fit which seems like a lot of work or remove the cover altogether. The e36 is the only car I have ever seen this on. Here is a shot of a cooler plumbed in on a e46. No duct work here.
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