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Axxe
08-18-2010, 01:00 PM
Automatic. Sedan. Blown motor. Shitty pictures. Filthy.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/E36%20328i/IMG00129.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/E36%20328i/IMG00128.jpg

T.Dot_E30
08-18-2010, 01:36 PM
Whats the plans for this one?

BigD
08-18-2010, 01:37 PM
Diving board conversion + rattle can primer gray?

Axxe
08-18-2010, 02:05 PM
Balling DD. Think slammed, cold a/c, ICE, wheels. Keeping it auto from the looks of it (for the time being).

JazzM
08-18-2010, 05:54 PM
Hey Tomek, I've got a motor for you ;)

T.

craz azn
08-18-2010, 08:42 PM
Hows the rust situation on that hog?

Axxe
08-19-2010, 11:46 AM
Tom: Beyond the scope of this project. I'd love to, but don't want to drop that kind of coin into a car. Bought a condo that's sapping up most of my income.

Rudy: Under body is 9/10. Has some surface rust, only two small areas that aren't on replaceable panels. Definitely livable for a DD, for now.

craz azn
08-19-2010, 11:50 AM
Sick congrats dude. Whattabout the E30?

PS. I want your E30s headlights :P

e30_kid89
08-19-2010, 03:07 PM
Put the m30 in it...looool :D

Axxe
08-21-2010, 09:14 PM
Sick congrats dude. Whattabout the E30?

PS. I want your E30s headlights :P

How much they worth to ya? I am going to move them, e30 is getting gutted for full out track rat use, sealed beams are good enough for that.

craz azn
08-22-2010, 08:11 AM
How much they worth to ya? I am going to move them, e30 is getting gutted for full out track rat use, sealed beams are good enough for that.

Come to the AutoX today and we can chat *rockout*

Axxe
09-18-2010, 12:37 AM
Uh-oh

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/E36%20328i/IMG_9457.jpg

craz azn
09-18-2010, 11:36 AM
Oh snap, doin' work son!

Axxe
09-18-2010, 02:18 PM
Hells yah. Do work son .(this work was done a week ago, need parts!)

propr'one
09-18-2010, 03:01 PM
we should make an e30/e36 why choose club.

Axxe
09-18-2010, 10:48 PM
So, today I acquired an s52 coil cover. Was really heavy and took four guys to lift in the car *th-up*

Boots R
09-21-2010, 12:42 AM
sup bro

e36 now?

Axxe
09-21-2010, 07:27 PM
Yeah bro, new beater.

e36rok
09-26-2010, 04:20 PM
Beater with an S52 and a ZF my ass... looking good man, I'll let you know about those Futuras.

Axxe
09-27-2010, 11:47 AM
This 5 bolt business is going to be bad for my pocket book.

T.Dot_E30
09-27-2010, 03:06 PM
This 5 bolt business is going to be bad for my pocket book.

Tell me about it, I currently have 12 wheels/3 sets for the car. (Track/Street/Winters)
And i'm still keeping an eye out for something.

Blades
09-27-2010, 04:40 PM
looking good .. guess you might come back to friday meets. when you do I will come back to them too :)

Axxe
09-27-2010, 06:10 PM
Tell me about it, I currently have 12 wheels/3 sets for the car. (Track/Street/Winters)
And i'm still keeping an eye out for something.

How are those silverlines treating you? You need to take me for a spin in your car, I'm coilover shopping.

looking good .. guess you might come back to friday meets. when you do I will come back to them too :)

For sure, Polska power reprezent!

Also, most of my maintenance items should be here this week, $560 (OUCH!). I need some brake lines, who's got the best SS lines out there? UUC?

richie_s999
09-27-2010, 08:26 PM
Turner has ss brakeline kit for 100. Just ordered them, they can do the clear protective sleaved ones too, Look into the m3 subframe floor mount kit too!!

T.Dot_E30
09-27-2010, 09:54 PM
How are those silverlines treating you? You need to take me for a spin in your car, I'm coilover shopping.


Love the ride and the handling so far, since I know you are soo fuh raze, you'd probably want higher spring rates. But I find the ride perfect for a daily, I was expecting much harsher.

I hate that the stock offset front strut mounts on the m3 make the adjusters hard to get too. I can barely get a needle nose in there to turn them. It sucks that the rears have to be removed to be adjusted, but that's standard for the Koni SAs.

One thing I'm not too happy with in the e36 is the understeer. It needs more camber or something up front, or maybe it's just me and I need more track time in it, but i never felt that much understeer in the e30s.

dble Trouble
09-27-2010, 11:33 PM
^^Trevor, it might be how you have your coilovers set up, a stock e36 understeers less than stock e30's. Also, do you have a staggered tire setup? That will definitely contribute to understeer, less rubber to the ground up front = less grip up front. Regardless of how BMW releases the car from the factory, I prefer the grip and handling of equal shoes all of the way around, with a 3 series regardless of hp. Do you have a strut tower brace? There's another fail which adds major understeer. If you do remove it for a few days, I guarantee you won't be putting it back on!

Axxe
09-29-2010, 04:21 PM
This project is one hell of a slippery slope.

BigD
09-29-2010, 05:43 PM
This project is one hell of a slippery slope.

Don't worry, money is the lubricant on that slope, so if that runs out, you come to a natural, grinding halt.

T.Dot_E30
09-29-2010, 06:26 PM
^^Trevor, it might be how you have your coilovers set up, a stock e36 understeers less than stock e30's. Also, do you have a staggered tire setup? That will definitely contribute to understeer, less rubber to the ground up front = less grip up front. Regardless of how BMW releases the car from the factory, I prefer the grip and handling of equal shoes all of the way around, with a 3 series regardless of hp. Do you have a strut tower brace? There's another fail which adds major understeer. If you do remove it for a few days, I guarantee you won't be putting it back on!

235/40s all around, on 17x8s squared setup. No Strut bar. It could be how the coilovers are setup or the alignment, e36m3s are known to understeer, bf.c guys seem to suggest more camber up front.

Axxe
09-29-2010, 06:45 PM
Yeah, I need a flywheel/clutch combo now (was hoping the used one I picked up was fine, but the flywheel is fubared and the clutch is almost done), and that is going to make me an indentured servant to the family business for a couple weeks.

Trev, are you in Toronto this week? Want to meet up sometime and take me for a spin?

T.Dot_E30
09-29-2010, 06:49 PM
Trev, are you in Toronto this week? Want to meet up sometime and take me for a spin?

Yea but I live out in Ajax now. I work downtown but usually don't drive.

richie_s999
09-30-2010, 12:36 AM
I've heard nothing but great things about the TCkline coilovers. I'm strongly considering them over the PS9's I thought I wanted.

Axxe
09-30-2010, 08:21 PM
Trev, I'm looking to keep it nice and civilized this time around. Just a nice daily driver, with the occasional track day. My brother and I are going to use my old e30 as the hardcore track beater.

craz azn
09-30-2010, 11:21 PM
My brother and I are going to use my old e30 as the hardcore track beater.

AFTER you trade me the headlights on it for stockers *rockout*

Axxe
12-03-2010, 12:08 AM
Holy shit, didn't realize I haven't updated this in a while. Work has been hectic lately, 70 + hrs a week, but still chipping away when I have the chance to. Lots of little details that take longer than anticipated.

Big items:

- M3 front subframe, steering rack, control arms, bushings, brakes (uuc lines and rebuilt calipers), master cylinder and abs module
- Painstakingly cut off both sway bar mounts from the framerails, properly, and welded new oem parts back on (appears new items are thicker gauge than what I cut off)
- 18 button OBC retrofit
- auto-manual pedals, wiring, clutch line, etc
- heater core outlet with new o-rings (good luck finding them, I have a source so if anyone needs them I can get them)
- f1 racing flywheel, sprung hub OEM clutch disk, oem m3 pp, release and throwout
- welded oil pump nut, fresh seals (motor and tranny), gaskets (all but head gasket), maintenance parts (water pump, t-stat, plugs, belts, fluids)

Can't think of the rest now, but yeah, bigger project than anticipated. Was supposed to be head gasket job, kept auto, and just a nice daily cruiser. Shit happens.

Here are some pics:

Old rusted mount after removing:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/E36%20328i/IMG_0114.jpg

New mount all done (don't mind the surface rust on the subframe, it was a mock up):

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/E36%20328i/IMG_0113.jpg

64k mile clean:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/E36%20328i/IMG_9795.jpg

Oil pump nut all welded up:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/E36%20328i/IMG_9781.jpg

Flywheel torqued down:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/E36%20328i/IMG_0111.jpg

Sprung hub clutch disk:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/E36%20328i/IMG_0112.jpg

For those wondering, the abundance of harvey's cups is due to a box of 1000 that I bought (freight claim). They are handy for storing hardware, drinking water, and disguising beer.

cdmbmw
12-03-2010, 12:31 PM
235/40s all around, on 17x8s squared setup. No Strut bar. It could be how the coilovers are setup or the alignment, e36m3s are known to understeer, bf.c guys seem to suggest more camber up front.

+1 Just a slight bit of shimming and you will feel a great difference, I'm running a bit of negative camber on my stock suspension setup and am noticing a much better balance in the car.

Dr. Flyview
12-03-2010, 05:52 PM
^^Trevor, it might be how you have your coilovers set up, a stock e36 understeers less than stock e30's. Also, do you have a staggered tire setup? That will definitely contribute to understeer, less rubber to the ground up front = less grip up front. Regardless of how BMW releases the car from the factory, I prefer the grip and handling of equal shoes all of the way around, with a 3 series regardless of hp. Do you have a strut tower brace? There's another fail which adds major understeer. If you do remove it for a few days, I guarantee you won't be putting it back on!

Seriously? Front strut bars are a nono?

Axxe, nice work. Could you explain the benefits of welding the oil pump nut?

T.Dot_E30
12-03-2010, 05:53 PM
Could you explain the benefits of welding the oil pump nut?

They have been known to come loose, and cause engine failures.

ZiMMie
12-03-2010, 06:40 PM
looks good polski.. ;)

Axxe
12-22-2010, 12:55 AM
Finally dropped in.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/481438f0.jpg

Blades
12-22-2010, 03:28 PM
very nice .. high five! :cool:

Axxe
01-03-2011, 06:21 PM
It's alive! Thanks to Mike (Zimmie) for aligning my EWS. It's nice to hear it fire up after so many months of sitting *wiggle*

Boots R
01-04-2011, 06:46 PM
congrats man!

BigD
01-04-2011, 07:05 PM
So another year or so to put the front end back together?

j/k congrats comrade

Axxe
03-02-2011, 02:21 PM
So another year or so to put the front end back together?

j/k congrats comrade

At first I was like: what an asshole, but then I realized you're probably right. ****ing work is kicking my ass, not to mention school this term. Everytime I go to work on the car some catastrophic event needs attention.

Anyway, I need to get some tires as I don't have a complete set of rollers at this point. I might as well just wrap my style 5's up for the summer and not drive in the snow.

I was wondering if anyone has experience with the cheap as shit tires that simply tire has (talon tr968 or zeetex hp102), as I am going to be using this car as a "work truck" for 4 months. This means going in an out of sites with nails, rocks, etc, and driving lots (10k +). So I don't want to buy the tires I would like (star specs or rt-615k) to have them punctured by rebar. I have a pair of used 225/40/18's that I was planning on putting on the back, but will this size work on the front as well? (paging jay). If so I'll rock the used ones on the front and get new cheapies for the back and rock them as my daily setup, and pickup some 17x9's to run sticky 255's on. FYI the cheapies are about $100 a tire installed for 225/40/18 and 215/35/18 (undersized I know, but will work up front for sure). Also tire noise isn't much of a concern, will likely be drowned out by WOT intake noise combined with 200w rms, with windows down. Gas card FTMFW

Axxe
03-02-2011, 02:42 PM
Also, Mtech2 wheel FTW, don't have pics installed but yeah, it's perfect, wouldn't want to go any smaller.

1BADBMR
03-05-2011, 06:47 PM
Nice build Axxe, can't wait to see the finished product.

T.Dot_E30
03-05-2011, 10:15 PM
What offset, and width 18s are you going to run?

doogee
03-05-2011, 10:53 PM
235/40s all around, on 17x8s squared setup. No Strut bar. It could be how the coilovers are setup or the alignment, e36m3s are known to understeer, bf.c guys seem to suggest more camber up front.

Front swaybar will fix the understeer *th-up*

Do not get a rear bar though lol.

BigD
03-06-2011, 01:28 PM
Front swaybar will fix the understeer *th-up*

Do not get a rear bar though lol.

More front bar = more understeer.

T.Dot_E30
03-06-2011, 02:40 PM
So front sway bar or front camber plates?

Which one should I get?

doogee
03-06-2011, 04:57 PM
More front bar = more understeer.

Not on an e36 or e46. Trust me.

Ask any club racer or Arek. And from my own experience, a huge front swaybar gets rid of the stock understeer.

BigD
03-06-2011, 05:10 PM
Not on an e36 or e46. Trust me.

Ask any club racer or Arek. And from my own experience, a huge front swaybar gets rid of the stock understeer.

I'm not a religious man, I don't take things on faith. Without an explanation, I'll stick to my opinion. Not saying you're wrong but the physics of weight transfer apply to anything from a bus to a formula car. If it's true then there's probably a design flaw that I'd like to hear about and why it wouldn't be better overcome with other ways (eg static geometry changes and spring rates).

doogee
03-06-2011, 05:13 PM
I'm not a religious man, I don't take things on faith. Without an explanation, I'll stick to my opinion. Not saying you're wrong but the physics of weight transfer apply to anything from a bus to a formula car. If it's true then there's probably a design flaw that I'd like to hear about and why it wouldn't be better overcome with other ways (eg static geometry changes and spring rates).

Scotch (Arek) explained it best to me once.

"The BMW mac strut works best when the roll rool is reduced. This can be done with stiff springs, but then you compromize other handling, so a stiff front bar does this well. you're correct the soft rear bar is for putting down power. If you're lacking rotation, it's far better to add more spring (or tune the shocks) than stiffening the bar ... it will work, but usually at the expense of corner exit grip.

What feels good on the steet really has no bearing at all on track handling ... you're never anywhere close to 100% on the street to be able to tune it right, so just go with what works best for you (comfort/etc), and worry about atcualy handling tuning at the track."

T.Dot_E30
03-06-2011, 05:15 PM
Sorry, don't wanna cluter Tomek's thread any more than we already have.
Can we continue this here?
http://www.maxbimmer.com/forums/showthread.php?p=1485226#post1485226

BigD
03-06-2011, 05:17 PM
I don't really see an explanation though, other than:

"The BMW mac strut works best when the roll rool is reduced."

Why?

Steve30
03-06-2011, 05:51 PM
isn't that the case for all struts since they roll and reduce negative camber vs. a wishbone suspension which actually retains negative camber?

BigD
03-06-2011, 05:57 PM
isn't that the case for all struts since they roll and reduce negative camber vs. a wishbone suspension which actually retains negative camber?

Yeah, which is why you run exaggerated negative static camber, so as the car rolls (and with macpherson strut, also gaining +ve camber under compression), you actually get a better contact patch.

Steve30
03-06-2011, 05:59 PM
ok, so then running a bigger front bar will result in more weight transfer to the opposite wheel resulting in a greater contact patch for both sides right?

BigD
03-06-2011, 06:16 PM
ok, so then running a bigger front bar will result in more weight transfer to the opposite wheel resulting in a greater contact patch for both sides right?

A bigger sway bar will transfer force to the opposite side, and through the other side's spring and its own torsional stiffness, effectively add to the spring rate of the outside wheel. The problem is that when a car rolls to one side, the "weight transfer", or basically just the car leaning on that side, causes more pressure on the wheel, increasing friction. Imagine an arrow pointing out the side of the car - that's the centrifugal force (car wanting to go sideways instead of turning). If the car rolls, imagine that arrow no longer pointing sideways but a little down. The vertical component from this force will push down on the wheels (until you roll over of course lol). So the flatter the car stays, the lower this force will be.

The other part is static vs dynamic friction. Static friction is much greater than dynamic. Ever notice how if you push a chair, it takes a lot more force to get it moving than to keep it moving? That's it. Same thing happens with tires - if you start sliding, you have way less grip than if you were rolling. You don't want to overcome the static friction barrier. But when you initially turn in to a corner, the outside front tire has to generate enough force to begin the initial change in direction (which will later be handled by both front and rear). So the more time it has to do this work, the less instantaneous force it has to generate. This is why if you turn in too suddenly, you'll understeer - asking one tire to generate all that force right away. The same thing happens with too much roll stiffness. If the car has some body roll, while it rolls over ("weight transfer"s), the tires do less work because part of the weight of the car is not being supported. But a stiffer roll resistance will have a similar effect as turning in sharper on a softer car.

So as you can see, this will be true for anything with 4 tires and pivoting suspension. There can be other complications but in the ideal world, they are solved with static geometry changes.

That being said, I'm no expert, just read a bunch of books n shit.

Axxe
03-07-2011, 05:35 PM
What offset, and width 18s are you going to run?

18x8 ET20 up front
18x9 ET22 in the back

Style 5's.

Dr. Flyview
03-07-2011, 06:30 PM
BALLLLLINNNN

How you dealing with the offset? You're going to need really pulled fenders and very stiff springs.

Axxe
03-07-2011, 06:47 PM
Baseball bat. The car needs bodywork anyway so I'm going to be aggressively rolling all the way around.

noodles101
03-14-2011, 02:36 PM
any pics of the final product? LOL
this was my old car ...llol..

Axxe
04-25-2011, 03:02 AM
On the road:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/E36%20328i/Easter%202011/IMG_1156.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/E36%20328i/Easter%202011/IMG_1158.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/E36%20328i/Easter%202011/IMG_1164.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/E36%20328i/Easter%202011/IMG_1166.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/E36%20328i/Easter%202011/IMG_1169.jpg

Long list of stuff ahead, don't worry, it's not staying 4x4 for long.

T.Dot_E30
04-25-2011, 10:58 AM
Car looks good man *th-up*

noodles101
04-25-2011, 11:10 AM
ey bro my dad threw out the intake cuz he thought it was garbage..
and the deck needs code. lol.. but looks like u got a deck there. lol my bad for everything

anyway the car looks soo mint !! congrats !!
u turned a blown crap into a ballin tasteful ride !!
did u do anyting to the paint? paint looks 10/10
anyway see u in the waterloo area, im picking up a dark purple 328is tmrw..lol

BigD
04-25-2011, 11:29 AM
Never thought I'd live to see the day of Polski poke n stretching. An angel died today, I hope you're happy.

VSanj
04-25-2011, 12:34 PM
very nice!!!!!

Axxe
04-25-2011, 02:58 PM
What what

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/71e1194a.jpg

Axxe
04-25-2011, 07:57 PM
Car looks good man *th-up*

Thanks *th-up*. Now I need coilovers bad, the TRM's I want won't be in stock for two months. May get some racelands for now and resell them later.

ey bro my dad threw out the intake cuz he thought it was garbage..
and the deck needs code. lol.. but looks like u got a deck there. lol my bad for everything

anyway the car looks soo mint !! congrats !!
u turned a blown crap into a ballin tasteful ride !!
did u do anyting to the paint? paint looks 10/10
anyway see u in the waterloo area, im picking up a dark purple 328is tmrw..lol

No worries about the intake, but I still want to grab the deck for when I sell the car. The deck I got came with 5 year warranty after some haggling.

Never thought I'd live to see the day of Polski poke n stretching. An angel died today, I hope you're happy.

*wave* It's for fuel economy, 215 << 275's. Don't worry, the way the fenders are rolled will let me run massive tires with the right offsets. This is my first stretched setup and I was apprehensive at first but the car handles really well, almost as good as my e30 was at it's pinnacle. And it's stock. Steering response is awesome, the rear tires are very communicative (no sidewall rollover and snap like with tall sidewall tires), just damn impressive, and I'm running very inexpensive all season tires. I take back all the bad things I said about stretch in the past, and after you drive it, you will too.

very nice!!!!!

Thanks! I'll be checking out your paint job as I need some minor work done before I'm happy.

craz azn
04-25-2011, 08:08 PM
LOL. As long as you don't end up liking racelands, the stretched tires are acceptable :D

Axxe
04-25-2011, 08:14 PM
LOL. As long as you don't end up liking racelands, the stretched tires are acceptable :D

Haha. I think theyd be acceptable for constructiom sites. Car isnt readyfor track yet anyway, too many bugs to work out. That and Im going to be in Fort Frances all summer :(

SiR
04-25-2011, 09:46 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/E36%20328i/Easter%202011/IMG_1156.jpg

http://www.thebuzzmedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/4char-forever-alone-guy-high-resolution.png

Axxe
04-25-2011, 11:26 PM
^ Thanks for coming out skip.

bmwm5lover
04-26-2011, 12:02 PM
Bah, stretch.

Good job on getting it back on the road though.

Axxe
04-28-2011, 01:40 AM
Fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck

Got my cooling system working 100% and then the fan killed itself, the rad, the tank and hood *shiner*

Dr. Flyview
04-28-2011, 10:24 AM
Oh man that blows! Shoulda taken it out while you were in there!

Axxe
04-28-2011, 10:25 AM
Thing is I just put a good working fan clutch on it because it was getting warm, should of just did the electric fan like I wanted to fcplm

The to-do list is moving in the wrong direction, I coulda crossed out 3 items last night instead I added 4 fcplm. To top it all off I'm leaving for a cross-province drive to Fort Frances on Saturday morning so it has to be dead on balls reliable.

Axxe
05-01-2011, 12:43 AM
Use the Schwarz!

Axxe
11-02-2011, 03:09 PM
Haven't posted any updates in a while.

Here is the car up at Caliper Lake Provincial Park, Nestor Falls ON.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/ddaa4bf8.jpg

My parking spot this summer, and view:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/d82f8010.jpg

And just did beisan full vanos rebuild this past weekend, thanks to Kurt for the tool rental and last minute technical support ;). Motor is still clean as a whistle and after 300km on the new vanos, what a difference!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/3fbbec81.jpg

BigD
11-02-2011, 03:55 PM
Haven't posted any updates in a while.

Here is the car up at Caliper Lake Provincial Park, Nestor Falls ON.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/ddaa4bf8.jpg


DUDE NO, DON'T DO IT... I know it's got problems but call me if you need emotional support before doing anything rash...

Axxe
11-02-2011, 04:22 PM
^ don't worry BigD, with the vanos fixed the urge to push it off a cliff has subsided. Now I have to do the heater core so my opinion may very well change. The list is getting smaller :)

sparf328
11-06-2011, 02:20 PM
car is dope, its expensive but the hamman front lip would look sick on ur car, or an m bumper.....

polish up the barrels on the style 5's and i just might have a chubb,

T.Dot_E30
11-06-2011, 03:11 PM
Looks good man. A lot of hard work, I don't have time for big projects anymore. Just the odd mods here n there when I feel like working on my car.

Axxe
11-07-2011, 02:54 AM
car is dope, its expensive but the hamman front lip would look sick on ur car, or an m bumper.....

polish up the barrels on the style 5's and i just might have a chubb,

Thanks! Already have m front bumper and twist sideskirts, just need the rear. Just have paint what i already have an throw them on. Thatll be spring time, along with full polished lips. I have a couple wilder setups planned but this looks great for now.

Looks good man. A lot of hard work, I don't have time for big projects anymore. Just the odd mods here n there when I feel like working on my car.

I hear ya, just got done replacing the heatercore, thats a huge project for most but on my scale is nothing. My next car is going be a "finishing touches" car, dont have another big build in me for a while, but who knows im pulling the e30 into the shop next weekend.

bmwmck
11-11-2011, 05:04 PM
did i see you cruising UW campus the other day?

Axxe
11-14-2011, 12:43 PM
did i see you cruising UW campus the other day?

Probably, my brother and I are sharing the car right meow so it might of been him driving though. (I'm in civil eng)

sparf328
11-15-2011, 01:29 PM
Probably, my brother and I are sharing the car right meow so it might of been him driving though. (I'm in civil eng)


wow, theres max members in london? i haven't seen a single bmw here besides a solo e30, red, lowered, looked clean, and stock e90's and e92's and x3's and x5's that mommy and daddy clearly bought, I have hope now...

bmwmck
11-15-2011, 01:34 PM
wow, theres max members in london? i haven't seen a single bmw here besides a solo e30, red, lowered, looked clean, and stock e90's and e92's and x3's and x5's that mommy and daddy clearly bought, I have hope now...

UW not UWO... Sorry to ruin your hope lol

sparf328
11-15-2011, 01:46 PM
twas short lived, dammit

Vrbovsky
11-30-2011, 02:26 AM
twas short lived, dammit

we're here... just outside the city... on my street there is me with an e36 and e30, my buddy with an e90 and e30 and his brother with an e30 m3, we track a bit in the summer just north of london at an airport.

sparf328
11-30-2011, 11:28 AM
^ can u recommend a nicely paved, open, pole less parking lot? i don't know the city worth a shit

Axxe
04-19-2012, 01:51 PM
A little teaser pic of wheels to come ;)

Woofer
04-20-2012, 03:39 PM
A little teaser pic of wheels to come ;)

Nice! Looks good man. I'm curious to see what will replace those style 5s.

Axxe
04-23-2012, 05:36 PM
Haven't had time to take proper pictures, but here are some snaps with the coilovers adjusted down a bit. At this height I don't scrape anywhere, and the front can go down a further 55mm and the rear can go down about 10mm with the adjusters in place, or 22mm if I remove the bottom adjuster ring. Need to get my M3 bumper, skirts, straight hood, find a fender and trunk and touch up the rust spots and the car will be presentable enough for this year.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/E36%20328i/IMG_3532.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/E36%20328i/IMG_3529.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/E36%20328i/IMG_3527.jpg


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/Axxe_TD/E36%20328i/IMG_3585.jpg

Blades
04-24-2012, 02:19 PM
redo grill with plasti-dip (home hardware)

T.Dot_E30
04-24-2012, 03:40 PM
Looks great, but i thought you said new wheels were coming?

Axxe
04-24-2012, 03:52 PM
^ Yeah, haven't put tires on them yet. Figured I can get away with the 5's a while longer.