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Old Fri, Sep-14-2018, 07:59:05 PM   #31
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Default Re: My Epic Estoril Cinnamon E46 M3 Build

Update: The Car is currently with Kaiv

On the Agenda:

1. 6mt Swap
2. Rod Bearings
3. VANOS
4. Suspension upgrade (Koni's and Eibach Pro Springs)
5. Supersprint Headers, Section 2, etc...
6. Kaiv found two subframe cracks, so the subframe will be getting reinforced properly
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Old Fri, Sep-14-2018, 08:41:05 PM   #32
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Update: The Car is currently with Kaiv

On the Agenda:

1. 6mt Swap
2. Rod Bearings
3. VANOS
4. Suspension upgrade (Koni's and Eibach Pro Springs)
5. Supersprint Headers, Section 2, etc...
6. Kaiv found two subframe cracks, so the subframe will be getting reinforced properly
Wow that is great agenda, and to be performed by Kaiv Car will be better than new!
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Old Thu, Nov-08-2018, 06:59:20 PM   #33
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Kaiv is done! He really did a number on this car. I'm adding everything that was done along with part numbers. I'll add detailed photos next of each procedure.
Car is absolutely bulletproof now & better than new.

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1) Full Vanos Procedure

Beisan parts:
Item # BS021 - S54 Vanos seal repair kit
Item # BS022 - S54 Vanos rattle repair kit
Item # BS024 - S54 Vanos sealing plate repair kit
Item # BS025 - S54 Vanos oil pump disk
Item # BS026 - S54 Upper chain guide

BMW Parts:
11127832034 - Valve cover gasket
11127831271 - Spark plug seals (6)
11127830972 - Rubber seals (13)
11121437395 - Rubber seals (2)
07119963129 - Copper o-rings (2)
07119963072 - Copper o-rings (2)
07129905536 - Camshaft bolts (12)
11361401971 - Vanos filter
11367831938 - Vanos steel gasket
07119963342 - Chain guide bolt washer
07119963418 - Chain tensioner washer
12120022902 - Spark plugs (6)
Valve shims (x)

Extras:
Vanos solenoid connector repair
61138383300 - Connector

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2) Rod Bearings Procedure

Parts:
WPC treated rod bearings (12)
11131437237 - Oil pan gasket
11137834886 - Rear sump cover gasket
11431707164 - Dipstick o-ring
11427833769 - Oil filter kit
Liqui Moly Race GT1 10w60 (6.5)
Synthetic ATF (Powersteering fluid)
32301094703 - Steering column coupler

Extras:
11812283798 - Motor mounts (2)
32412283893 - Powersteering pressure hose
32411093597 - Gasket ring (4)
32411093596 - Gasket ring (2)

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3) RACP (Subframe) Reinforcement

Parts:
AKG #RSR46 Rear Subframe Reinforcement Kit
AKG #SF469 Subframe Mount Set (95A)
Misc hose clamps (4)
Liner screws (2)

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4) SMG to Manual Conversion

Parts:
21511223281 - Clutch Pivot Pin
21517570284 - Spring Clip
23117512866 - Guide Tube
25117522149 - Rubber Boot
41128246251 - Shift Arm Bracket To Chassis
25112228711 - Selector Rod
25117571899 - Securing Clip (2)
25117580281 - Gear Shift Rod Joint
07129904567 - Circlip
35211158290 - Bushings (2)
35301165321 - Return Spring
35411113728 - Grommets (2)
61319122700 - Clutch Switch
35311163870 - Clutch Pedal
35316854283 - Pin
35316750569 - Clutch Pedal Stop
07119902997 - Hex Bolt
07119902976 - Hex Bolt
07129905817 - Hex Nut
21521163714 - Hose
21526774274 - Pipe
21522229699 - Pressure Hose Assembly Support
34341163565 - Clip
21522229675 - Pipe
21521163894 - Grommet
16121176767 - Pipe Clip
61116911072 - Clutch Switch Adapter Lead
61130006663 - Pin Connectors (3)
21511223302 - Clutch Fork
21526785966 - Slave Cylinder
21526774267 - Pressure Hose Assembly
21526773670 - Master Cylinder
35211108634 - Rubber Pad
23121228493 - Input Shaft Seal
75w80 MTF LT2 - Transmission fluid (2)
ATE Typ200 - Hydraulic fluid
LuK clutch kit (incl. release bearing, clutch disk, pressure plate)
6MT conversion bellhousing
Intake manifold clamps (6)
25111434426 - Leather shift boot
25117896886 - 6MT Weighted Shift Knob

Extras:
Autosolutions Ultra Short Shift Kit (30%)
Replacement Getrag 420G transmission
11211720310 - Pilot bearing
26112226527 - Flexdisc
11617831336 - Intake vent hose
12427831186 - Starter cable

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5) Suspension

Parts:
Koni Yellows with Eibach lowering springs
31331090612 - Front strut bearings (2)
33326770813 - Rear lower control arms (2)

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6) Exhaust

Parts:
Supersprint V1 stepped headers
Supersprint V1 HJS catted sec1
Supersprint resonated sec2
Supersprint Street sec3
11157832781 - Stainless steel braided oil return pipe
Russell 670513 - Fitting for oil return pipe
07119963150 - Gasket ring for fitting
11627830667 - Header gaskets (6)
18307830674 - Section 2 gaskets (2)
18201401797 - Muffler hanger
Post cat O2 sensor routing
Misc hardware (6 nuts and bolts)
51118174185 - Diffuser clips (6)

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7) Belt Drive

Parts:
11287841228 - Idler pulley alternator
11281748131 - Tensioner pulley main
11287549557 - Tensioner pulley ac
11287837898 - Belt (main)
11287830946 - Belt (AC)
32427830838 - Power steering pulley

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8) Lining, paneling, ducting etc (front end clean-up items)

Parts:
51717893351 - Front air duct (used)
51712695702 - Front right brake duct (+ 2 clips) (used)
51712695664 - Right lower fender liner
51717895091 - Engine lower panel
07119901299 - Hex screws (10)
17212228942 - Oil cooler (used)
17212229744 - Oil cooler shroud (used)
17111712963 - Radiator shroud clips (3)
51471919209 - Upper air duct clips (4)
17117536971 - Oil cooler shroud screw
31106772199 - Aluminum plate bolts (3) (used)

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9) Cooling system

Parts:
17102228941 - Radiator
11537830716 - Upper hose
11537830715 - Lower hose
17112229053 - Long hose
11537830713 - Short hose
11537830709 - Coolant pipe o-ring big (2)
11537830712 - Coolant pipe o-ring small (2)
11517838159 - Waterpump
11517831099 - Waterpump gasket
11531318274 - Thermostat
11537830709 - Thermostat o-ring
13621433077 - Temp switch (incl. seal)
17112283344 - Expansion tank (incl. cap, level sensor)
11527831619 - Fan clutch
82141467704 - Coolant 1 gal
Distilled water 2 gal

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10) Interior

Steering Wheel, Cinnamon side panels and aluminum trim

Parts:
32342282020 - Leather M3 steering wheel
51458266814 - Dash trim clip (7)
51418224768 - Door panel clip (x)
51418223097 - Door panel screw cap

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11) Other/miscellaneous items

* Checked electrical / charging system and replaced battery.
Oreilly part# 94RXTJ (800 CCA) 172

* Replaced fuel filter
13327831089 - Fuel filter
07119963129 - Fuel filter sealing ring

* Replaced fuel pump
16111184084 - Fuel pump seal

* Coded PDC delete and unplugged speaker
* Coded LED tail light retrofit
* Reset service indicator
* Removed former replica tail light resistors
* Refitted popped out trunk lid key hole seal
* Adjusted parking brake
* Filled full tank of Chevron 91 + Techron injector cleaner

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Old Thu, Nov-08-2018, 11:43:42 PM   #34
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Default Re: My Epic Estoril Cinnamon E46 M3 Build

Wow - This is an awesome transformation and I bet it feels like a new car all over again!

Congrats and post more pictures
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Old Fri, Nov-09-2018, 12:33:52 AM   #35
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How come you deactivated the pdc?
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Old Fri, Nov-09-2018, 12:40:59 AM   #36
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How come you deactivated the pdc?
Bumper warts deleted.
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Old Fri, Nov-09-2018, 06:25:13 PM   #37
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Bumper warts deleted.
Yep. I replaced the OEM PDC bumper with a clean one because I don't like look of the PDC warts. However it was still beeping while in reverse.
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Old Fri, Nov-09-2018, 07:03:37 PM   #38
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This car is perfect, nice job on the colors and transformation!
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Old Sun, Nov-11-2018, 04:38:07 PM   #39
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Wow, what an update. Please post more pics!
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Old Tue, Nov-13-2018, 01:58:19 PM   #40
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This has got to be one of the most gorgeous color combos available IMO. Just a stunning car that I hope you get to enjoy for a long long time to come.
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