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Old Thu, Apr-25-2013, 09:13:38 PM   #101
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Default Re: Paul's Form Follows Function Journal - 2002 E46 M3 Carbon Black

Finally got the floor pan welded in. Also all the damaged metal has been drilled out.




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Old Sat, Apr-27-2013, 04:07:49 PM   #102
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Started working on the donor rear clip. Spot welds are drilled out of the donor clip to get it ready.







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Old Sat, Apr-27-2013, 04:34:14 PM   #103
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Default Re: Paul's Form Follows Function Journal - 2002 E46 M3 Carbon Black

Best of luck! This project is absolutely...intense.
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Old Wed, May-01-2013, 02:56:48 PM   #104
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Best of luck! This project is absolutely...intense.
Thanks Alex! Its a lot of work but hopefully it will be worth it at the end.

Got some more work done. The rear section is in.



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Finally got around to uploading all the pictures. Putting in some work on the car after work everyday to get it ready. Assembled the rear end and bleed the brakes/clutch with Motul RBF600. Deleted the washer reservoir and transmission rubber weight.

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Old Fri, May-10-2013, 08:37:31 PM   #106
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Awesome updates! Can't wait to see you get her on the road
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Old Sat, May-11-2013, 03:22:18 PM   #107
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Amazing work !
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Old Mon, May-13-2013, 07:07:08 PM   #108
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Awesome updates! Can't wait to see you get her on the road
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Got a cellphone picture from the race shop where the car is at. Just making sure the rear end is bulletproof.

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Old Mon, May-13-2013, 08:29:34 PM   #110
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this is awesome! keep it up!
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