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Old 12-07-2011, 03:32 PM   #1
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E30 Rebuild

Hey all,

I recently did a fairly major overhaul of the wifes E30.

I snapped a couple pics along the way thought some of you might like to see.

List of work performed:

New rear subframe bushings
New rear trailing arm bushings
New Diff bushing
New Tie Rods
New F/R Sway Bar end links + bushings
New rear shock mounts
New Driveshaft damper
New Shifter Bushings + seals (feels 100x better now)
New Brake Lines
New Fuel Lines
New Fuel Tank (recoated)
New Diff Fluid
New Axles
Exhaust welded up to only have 1 hole (the right one)
Body work (floor pan, hood, drivers fender) Rust removal + painting
New Thermostat
Coolant, brake fluid, power steering fluid flush
Re worked heater fan
All interior/dash lights replaced and working
New E-Brake Cables/Shoes/Hardware
Remote Lock/Unlock, Alarm, Autostart
2x 12” 200W RMS Subs + a bridged 4 channel Kenwood AMP (sounds like a civic but she likes it lol)
All Door Locks unseized and lubricated (truck hasn’t locked since we got the car)
New Spark Plugs (Including the 6th cylinder which I think was seized in there for the last 100,000km)
New plug wires
Dyed the Carpet black from the previous blue/grey with coffee stains
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Old 12-07-2011, 03:51 PM   #2
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Good stuff! Next time... pics of the wife working on her E30
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Old 12-07-2011, 04:30 PM   #3
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Lmao at all the pink
Nice work!

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