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      :) Tell me what you want to know, I'm sure there's something.


      Personally I want to figure out a swap to run e28 TRX bottle caps. I figured out the rear, not quite there on the front yet. e28 brake rotor fits on e36 hub, but locator bolt is offset differently. Maybe one day when I have more time and access to a machine shop again, I'll knock it out.
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        Why would you want to run TRX wheels? Have fun buying tires for those things, and not to mention they're hideous.

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          Oh, whoops. I thought this was the front hub thread. Just looked for a long thread in this subforum lol. Oops!

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            Originally posted by Gooch View Post
            Why would you want to run TRX wheels? Have fun buying tires for those things, and not to mention they're hideous.
            Because I have a set of pristine TRX wheels? Because it would be lots of fun to run bottle caps with somewhat of a lip? Because it just makes sense to have a little fun.
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              I want to do this, but I've got a budget. How much does this usually cost on average?
              Josh

              http://www.r3vlimited.com/board/showthread.php?t=159843

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                all depends on you. $400-500 should get you in the doors.
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                  Are the subframes of the MZ3 and e30 different? Since the car is my daily I would really love to just throw new bushings in the MZ3 rear suspension and swap the entire package in at once.

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                    great question... I don't know for sure, I've never had them side by side.
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                      I remember reading that using the bushings from an e30 you could install a MZ3 subframe but I can't recall where I read that.

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                        I remember hearing a while back that the crossmember is ever-so-slightly longer (wider) for the E36/5 and /7 chassis. IIRC it was a friend who is now running Z3 2.8 rear suspension who tried using the Z3 crossmember and found that it would not work.

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                          http://www.e30tech.com/forum/showpos...6&postcount=40

                          Not the original source that I had mentioned but it renews my hope. I guess when I can afford the downtime I'll pull my e30 subframe and compare.

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                            founf out why my rear alignment has been messed up... one of my adjustable sway bar links was broken, so one side pulled as other side decompressed a little.

                            Don't know how I didn't notice it for months.
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                              Originally posted by Jalves619 View Post
                              http://www.e30tech.com/forum/showpos...6&postcount=40

                              Not the original source that I had mentioned but it renews my hope. I guess when I can afford the downtime I'll pull my e30 subframe and compare.

                              I see only one problem with that post: running 15" is impossible on m3 rear brakes...
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                                Improved HTML file, so this is an update.

                                Check it out, I'm pretty proud of it.
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