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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 10-19-2011, 07:09 PM
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Old 10-19-2011, 08:29 PM
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Old 10-19-2011, 08:43 PM
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Bought some big ole washers from McMaster and some E90 subframe bolts.
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Old 10-19-2011, 08:47 PM
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When are you starting the project Matt?
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Old 10-19-2011, 08:51 PM
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Not sure, I need to weld up my subframe first, then get it powdercoated.

If it wasn't my birthday next weekend, I would do it then. Since it is, I'll probably do it in 3 ish weeks.
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Old 10-19-2011, 09:06 PM
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Matt, if you wanna send powder and pay for the shipping, I can probably coat alot of the subframe for ya...
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Old 10-19-2011, 09:08 PM
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I feel it will be expensive to ship, hrm. I would like to get a gun and oven before I do all this though.
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Old 10-19-2011, 09:13 PM
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Disassemble it. It'd have to come apart anyways for baking. Your call.

Eastwood has a pretty well-equipped deluxe kit for like 170 shipped on Ebay, where I got mine from. Still havent gotten to use it, but I got 4 thingers of powder, 3 extra powder jar thingers, a bunch of silicone plugs for plugging threads and stuff, wire to hang stuff, high temp tape, and a few other things, IIRC. THe only thing it doesnt come with that you'll need is a regulator for the gun. I have one from my HVLP gun so I'm just using that. As far as oven goes...craigslist is your friend
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Old 10-19-2011, 09:23 PM
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Just emailed a guy about one, not too many for cheap though.

I need to do the front and rear subframes after I've welded them, rear tailing arms, and valve cover for now.
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Old 10-19-2011, 09:56 PM
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Really? By me you can find em for 50 bucks all day long. I'll get the exact dimensions of the oven if you would wanna send anything, so you can measure to make sure it fits. I'll make a thread about it once I get it going
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1997 328iS... HR coilovers, Brembo F40 calipers, camber plates, it needs a CUMMINS!!

1990-somethin Chevy K3500... Cummins, cab swap, 5 speed, and lots of motor work. 20 MPG, 40 PSI, 507 ft/lbs torque
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Old 10-20-2011, 06:28 PM
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Old 10-20-2011, 06:44 PM
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Old 10-20-2011, 07:45 PM
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photo by Chadley.36, on Flickr

Needs a rebuild. I shall begin the work this weekend. Because its a cheap Godspeed, I will likely sell it and buy a Holset HX30/35
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Old 10-20-2011, 07:50 PM
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T3/T4, AR .50. Should spool fairly quick and give me the psi I'm looking for
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1997 328iS... HR coilovers, Brembo F40 calipers, camber plates, it needs a CUMMINS!!

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Old 10-20-2011, 08:00 PM
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Just bought two knock sensors and both fender liners...
Schweet! Where did you order from?
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Old 10-20-2011, 08:30 PM
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Schweet! Where did you order from?
RM European

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Hmmm, LMK if it fixes the problem.

I haven't had my CEL come back since Sunday.
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Old 10-20-2011, 09:00 PM
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Hmmm, LMK if it fixes the problem.

I haven't had my CEL come back since Sunday.
your car doesnt like cali? lol
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Old 10-20-2011, 09:07 PM
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It came from Cali

I think she was just being an attention whore.

Think this place is legit?

http://shop.rims-and-wheels.com/bmw-...y59269u10.html

I've found a couple places with "remanufactured wheels" in 8.5"
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Old 10-20-2011, 09:19 PM
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If that's legit, that's a great price. $440 for a set of LTWs shipped is pretty damn good.
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Old 10-20-2011, 09:22 PM
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It seems a little sketchy to me....
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Old 10-20-2011, 09:24 PM
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Yeah, and at the bottom of the website:

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That's pretty outdated.
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Old 10-20-2011, 09:34 PM
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Plus no security certificate or anything like that.....


Somebody test it out for me
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Old 10-20-2011, 09:36 PM
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Actually, when you go to the checkout, it does have a valid certificate.
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