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09-24-2008, 11:45 AM
here is a small update from my project, as i now have more time to spend with my car lol
here some pic. of the updates H-31 Brake master, M3 E36 brake system up front, 294mm brake at the rear still waiting for the adapter for the calipers :(
Bilstein PSS coilover kit (thanks to JonyBlaze Bimmersport)
Zimmermann cross drilled rotors front back should arive today and new pads
everything is gone go into my E30 Station wagon
like some ppl. noticed the paint is real bad i'm planing on redoing the paint in the winter time and i hope the car is done for the start of the next seson
Engine upgrade is in planing right now for a Europen m3 intake sytem and a littel more *par-t*
09-24-2008, 01:05 PM
hey you said you wanted to come to toronto still have the parts for you
come by and have a look :)
09-24-2008, 03:45 PM
....what a badass car
09-27-2008, 10:01 PM
update again got a diff. suspension today :)
Mastercylinder is installed only have to redo all the hydrolic lines :(
also arived treehouse controll arm bushings
and i think i gone use my M3 offset tower bushings up front
still have to look what kinda rim i can drive up front,i real would like to drive my 18x9 as well but i think it wont work so i guess i have to look for some replice #67 style in a 18x8 or 18x7.5
09-28-2008, 12:41 PM
What kind of suspension is it andre?
09-28-2008, 12:51 PM
looks like E36 tein coilovers/shocks up front.
09-28-2008, 01:19 PM
yep you are right and the shocks are adyustable 16-32 steps front and rear lol puttuing that sucker in right now, i was ordering the remote adyustment kit as well and then noticed that i cant mount the motors on the shock no room in a touring there that real sucks ass im a bit upset, i think i gone make some room as i orderd that unit yesterday night. lol the grinder my best friend i'm kidding with that lol but somehow i can make some room i think
09-28-2008, 01:24 PM
You're going to need some kind of camber plates because your front camber is going to be bad. FYI.
09-28-2008, 01:30 PM
i know i try using the e30 m3 once and when they are not suficent i will go out and buy some other once still looking for some stuff what did you have in mind ?
09-29-2008, 08:07 PM
!!!!!Now I need Some Help !!!!
ok i did a moke up today with the suspension and all my parts lol
looks pretty good i think i have on there right now 9x18 offset i think is 22
with a balling tire 255/40/18
i think it looks fricking sweet but the problem is the rear off the tire is exactly on the edge from the fender and touching.
Now i was thinking do i try a diff. tire or do i go with a aftermarket copy whell same style but smaller or do i go out and by the Sport Evolution M3 Fenders they are made to fit 18"
but the time i dont like to put much more money in that setup as i spend more then i wanted alredy lol
can you guys give me any tips what i should do i could try but i think thats money down the drain like i said wanne watch my budged now or i dont get a paint job done in the winter
09-29-2008, 08:28 PM
Jesus, 255 will track like crazy. A bit biggish for a relatively stock e30. Get a smaller wheel, like a 8 inch width and it will fit. M3 Sport Evo fenders aren't that much bigger, barely have a inch wider in real life. Try a smaller width tire if you go with Evo fenders.
09-29-2008, 08:36 PM
i toke a look evo fender are exactly 3.5 cm longer towards the door and yes i was not planing to drive a 255 up front
what tire would fit on the rim what i have right now i thought about stretiching the tire
what would be posiable ????
what is the biggest what you guys now of in a conversion like this ?
10-01-2008, 11:03 PM
Ok got a new tire today from tire23 in mississauga man wtf. was i thinking i was asking the guys there tu put the smallest tire on the fricking rim endet up with a 215/35/18
sweet yust wondering how that drives lol but we will see
here is a pic
and man i have plenty off room now no need for evo fenders so i can start and get the turbo rolling now
10-01-2008, 11:20 PM
10-01-2008, 11:26 PM
still have the car in my shop i think next week i have some time to do a allignment.
and second why do you ask ?? do you think it is way off ?
i think everything should be fine up front
i drove up front all the time 9x16 with a ET -5 on my old setup
10-01-2008, 11:30 PM
Its not really the wheels thats the problem, its that i'm pretty sure your toe would be off after installing the e36 stuff. I know this because I had done an front-end allignment before I did my 5lug swap and after I was done I had really bad toe out. It would also be good just to see how your front camber/caster compare to an stock e30 or e30 m3.
10-01-2008, 11:34 PM
ok i will update that when i went for the allignment and let you know when not remember me about that
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