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Thread: E36 TT3/ST3 Build (Reincarnation of a previous build)

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    Piddled a bit in the garage today. Got the side skirts installed, a single wire extended to help with placement of the loom, and got the doors painted to match the door cards

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    Another day in the garage working on the punch list.


    Today was:


    1. installed sunroof delete with windshield silicone/adhesive
    2. Installed rear seat delete panel. This time i put a small strip of window insulation between the panel and the car to prevent the rattles it had in the last car.
    3. Installed the ABS pump mounts the previous owner had shaved from the shell
    4. Welded up the window net hardware
    5. Fabricated a new battery mount under the hood from an old floor pan.
    6. Installed the switch panel in to the vent delete panel







    The plan tomorrow is to install the pedal box, brake booster/ABS pump, re-install steering column, install the water temp, oil temp, and oil pressure senders for the DASH2PRO, and install the motor/trans.


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    that dash tho...



    errr... the whole car

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    All goals accomplished on a short Sunday in the garage. Today's accomplishments:


    1. Pedal box installed
    2. Brake booster/ABS pump installed
    3. Water temp, oil temp, and oil pressure senders for DASH2PRO installed and wires loomed.
    4. Motor and trans installed.





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    Plans this week are to finish looming the wires under the dash, complete the digital dash wiring and get the dash installed and start with all the connections for the motor.


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    Got the wing supports installed today. These help transfer the downforce of the wing directly to the frame rails.




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    Do those support the trunk below where the wing is mounted? Or does the wing bolt to them once the trunk is installed?
    1993 E36 325is
    2000 E38 740iL
    2003 E46 325iT

    Quote Originally Posted by JEC928 View Post
    Step 1: Take a thick wad of cash, place it on the hood, light it on fire. Does it hurt? Yes, that's what a project car feels like.

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    When the trunk is shut, the trunk sits right on those supports. I had to drill the holes in them so the nuts for the wing mounts would sit flush. So any downforce created by the wing is transferred to through the wing to the aluminum mounts directly to the frame rails.

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