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Old 04-18-2011, 01:14 PM   #75
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More progress was made this weekend:

The engine is in and all closed up! It's been filled with oil - all i'm waiting for is a power steering hose and then I can put the front end back on the car. I swapped the 18# injectors from the M50 manifold to the 24# injectors that came with the M52, and connected all the sensors and coolant hoses. Everything should be good to go.

On the wiring side, I need to finish up sorting out my fusebox, and then that should be ok as well.

Also, I found out what was wrong with my old engine - not only was the valve bent, but a piston was chipped as well! Chris is going to mix and match parts from the two engines to build something solid for his e30.

It's getting close - I'm hoping for a start by the end of the week
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1992 BMW 325i (CHUMPCAR #296 - Metric Homes Racing)
1992 3.0L M52 325i (ex-daily driver - track car only)
2002 330Ci (ex-daily driver - sold!)

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