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Chassis subframe reinforcement

Racing a normal road-going car with stiffer suspension puts more stress onto the chassis than it was originally designed and this can cause cracks to develop near suspension mounting points. 1,129 more words

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1996 Bmw 316i automatic E36 on special sale R29500

Bmw 316i automatic 1996 a/c p/s e/w c/l 17 inch mags included good running condition R29500. Tradein welcome. Delivery can be arranged all over South Africa. 126 more words

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Get the power down! Swapping in an E36 M3 LSD.

Getting a car’s power to the ground effectively through tight corners is one of the greatest challenges in SCCA Solo autocross (or even racing in general). 1,144 more words

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The quest for a solid foundation

The newly installed coil springs and shocks need a solid foundation in order to do their job effectively when out on the autocross course. In the BMW E36 platform this means replacing numerous rubber bushings (that have seen better days after 200k+ miles) with new bushings that are stiffer than stock. 719 more words

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Let's make this BMW E36 handle better!

We’ve gotten most of the reliability issues taken care of so now it’s time to start the performance modifications. As I said in the previous post, the focus of the performance upgrades for the BMW E36 will be in the handling category. 781 more words

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Whoa! What is SCCA STX and the racing really like?

As I’m sure some of you are a little confused on how I really plan to race the BMW E36 325is in 2017, let’s pause on the car build for a minute for an explanation. 596 more words

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Let the fixing begin! AKA sealing the leaks...

Now that I finally had the car back home (initial picture above), it was time to really dig into it and see where to begin. I knew that the car had a bit of engine vibration and a small oil leak from somewhere so that seemed like a good place to start. 787 more words

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