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  • ZEKTI
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    I havenít had anything like that and lots of these kits end up on dedicated track cars. I felt more confident in these hoses than a new stock hardline setup. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro

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  • moatilliatta
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    Full length soft hoses have to expand a lot. I know they didn’t work well on a customers racecar...



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  • ZEKTI
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    Originally posted by moatilliatta View Post
    This is awesome! Great trip!

    Did they patch panel all the rust?

    Is that a soft brake line from the firewall
    back?!

    Curious, what does ZK stand for?


    ZK..
    Yes my brother did that. The metal panels are larger than the actual holes that were there. It's scrap aluminum from an aircraft. Literally from an airline scrap bin.

    Yes soft brake line from the front back by ChaseBays. It takes only a few minutes do it and absolute perfection.


    gnmzl - The headers are really nice, love SuperSprint products. It was a good feeling it driving on that road trip. Can't wait to drive it again!

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  • gnmzl
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    Great stuff, love the "so tiny" pic! Also how the headers peek in the pic on the lift. Happy for you, now that you are enjoying your work of labor.

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  • moatilliatta
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    This is awesome! Great trip!

    Did they patch panel all the rust?

    Is that a soft brake line from the firewall
    back?!

    Curious, what does ZK stand for?


    ZK..

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  • ZEKTI
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    Evening All - Slight update. All is going well with the car. Has a slight issue where the fuel pump is staying on sometimes even after key out. There is either a shot in the fuel relay box or a bad relay itself. Other than that no major issues. The car is I'd say roughly 90 percent complete. There are some interior pieces I'd like to update and replace. The front window trim still needs replaced and possible retrofit the AC. Hopefully when it's back over the winter in storage I'll be able to complete the few misc things. I'll post a rebuild list to recap the build thread. Appreciate all the help this forums gives. Can't wait for more projects


    Body
    1984 318i
    Repainted Delphin Grau in 2018
    Full Zender Body kit (no rear spoiler flap)
    14" BBS RZ in 195/60/14 Falken Azenis RT615
    Depo Ellipsoids w/ Morimoto 2Stroke 2.0 LED
    BMW Chrome Window trim

    Engine
    M10B18 - Resealed/Gasket'd painted in Ford Gray
    Rebuilt Head w/ valve stem seals, few new rockers and adjustment
    Supersprint Headers and Bosch universal 02 sensor to Bosal catback
    Bremi cap/rotor
    Bosch WR9DC+
    Ireland Engineering spark plug wires
    Bosch 80AMP Reman Alternator
    Bosch Reman Starter
    Meyle engine mounts
    Rebuilt OE PS pump with new lines/reservoir
    All vacuum/intake lines replaced
    Castrol GTX 10W40/20W50

    Cooling
    Behr/Hella radiator
    Meyle water pump
    All hoses replaced OE/CRP/Uro
    Coolant flange and few new temp sensors
    Meistersatz fan clutch
    Uro fan

    Transmission/Diff
    Resealed Stock Getrag 240
    Redline MTF
    Sachs Clutch Kit
    New pivot pin
    Meyle Guibo
    Febi CSB
    3.45 Open Diff - Mobil 1 75W90
    Powerflex purple diff bushing
    Meyle trans mounts
    Rebuilt stock axles
    Febi rear wheel bearings

    Brakes
    Bosch front blanks
    Pagid Pads
    Rebuilt Girling calipers
    Meyle hoses
    BeckArnley master cylinder
    Zimmerman drums
    Febi drum pads
    BMW rebuild spring kit
    Meyle cylinder
    ChaseBays front to rear hardline delete kit

    Fuel System
    Specta fuel tank w/ new xfer pipe
    Bosch external pump
    Spectra in tank pump
    BMW OE hard and Gates Barricade soft hoses. All lines replaced
    Rebuilt and flow tested stock injectors
    BeckArnley FPR
    Bosch Filter
    NOS Purolator charcoal canister

    Suspension
    Bilstein B12 cup kit
    Lemforder bushings/control arms/tie rods/mounts all around
    Rear reinforcement kit

    Interior
    BWA wooden wheel
    BavRest Fully rebuilt cluster with black rings
    Pioneer MVH-S512BS
    Rockford Fosgate Punch 5.25 front/rear
    BlauPunkt GBW10 subwoofer
    BlauPunkt AMP1501 amp















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  • ZEKTI
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    Well with the help of my friend BlueBimma (BFC) the car is running and about 95 percent completed. Thank you R3V community for all the help, suggestions and tutorials to help an amatuer rebuild. There are small things that need addressed still but I took it on an 11 road issue free road trip to Manhattan where it currently resides. So if you see it putzing around say Hi. I still donít have temp or a correct tach even after the cluster rebuild so I am assuming somewhere between the 2 is an issue. I couldnít get the temp gauge to have any reading even grounding it out. The nest of new hoses,pump and connectors.



    Replacing the CSB, dust caps, and centering bushing
    .


    I prefer the aftermarket radio to any older period correct or that Continental thing.



    First drive home, nothing like headlights at the ground. Nice 1.5 hour break in.


    Week of NYC trip reman steering rack pisses everywhere. Unknown mileage one later all is well. Thanks fellow e30 friend.

    Couldnít have driven smoother. I prefer my 318Ti chassis but on a smooth road the Bilstein cup kit is fantastic.



    Driving into Manhattan


    It's so tiny. (center caps removed since I didn't want them falling off.
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  • gnmzl
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    Hard to see for sure.
    Can't wait for seeing this car on the road and in action (road trippin)

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  • ZEKTI
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    Thanks, I hope to have ready for road trips soon. There is a ground cable on the back that is hard to see.



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  • gnmzl
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    Looks amazing, great work! All those fresh and shiny bits make me smile!

    On a side note: I notice your alternator is the type with a rubber bushing instead of a solid one. Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe on the type with the rubber bushing, you need to have a ground wire between the alternator and the engine block. On the type with the solid one, it is not needed as the ground is taken from the alternator's cover.

    Number 6 on the diagram.

    http://bmwfans.info/parts-catalog/E3...stem/fan_belt/

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  • ZEKTI
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    Got some more progress done and the engine in. I believe the harness is wired correctly to the starter and alternator but if anyone can double check please do.

    I also thought the radio would be easy but the harness was also cut already.

    Got some fog light covers from Euroclassicparts.

    Cluster went out to BavRest to be fully overhauled and simple black rings installed. Coming together well and I hope to be driving by end of May.

    I am still searching for a local company to create the fuel tank connector. Hope to have a few made for the community.

    Thank you all for the support.



























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  • ZEKTI
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    Got some progress done this weekend. Most of the vacuum lines and all the coolant hoses are hooked up. Some hoses are now NLA so glad eBay still has some. I need to figure out where the vaccum lines all go, but it should be easy enough.

    New alternator to make it visually pleasing. Painting lots of little bits.

    Injectors tested locally and all good! Rebuild kit is cheap and simple.

    Chase Bays front to rear brake like it installed. Make sure to use some washers on the connectors and as I’m on drums there will be some slack.

    The E21 Facebook Forums had the correct coolant flange as the one from ECS was for an E21/E30 Carb'd/
























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  • ZEKTI
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    Thanks gnmzl. The M10 is nice and simple. Thankfully everything is still easy to find.

    I got a few more things done. Some areas underneath prepped with POR15. Brackets and such cleaned up and ready for paint. New fuel lines and the Chase Bays front to rear brake line kit. No more hard/soft lines. All 1 system and going to be very easy to put together. I also picked up their ground wire kit to eliminate any issues.

    Still many parts to install. The manifold is just on hand tight until I get the correct coolant flange. I was sent one for a carbíd car. There are some coolant lines I am using the silicone hoses for as they are NLA.












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  • gnmzl
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    I love this so much! Good work on that m10, you give me the bug to refresh my own.
    Also, that paint job looks great and the car with the kit on it is definitely something else. Very pleased with what I see, keep doing what you do!

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  • ZEKTI
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    Engine progress continues, accessories are bolted back on. Next will the be intake bolted on. Ordered most of the lines but some are NLA from BMW so I will have to make those. Morimoto 2 Stroke LEDs for DEPO housing are plug n play. No splicing the factory.

    New fuel tank and hoses/lines arrived. However the Specta fuel pump doesn’t fit into the tank. Is there a trick to getting it in? The c clamps hit the opening. Old pump was original and gross. Does anyone make an aftermarket line that
    Goes in between the 2 tanks or is it easier just to make one?

    Ordered a new coolant flange but only has 2 sensors vs 3. Part #s match per Real OEM. Anyone have any insight?

    While the original plan to make a high HP motor hasn’t come about, this is still a fun motor to mess with. Thank you to the vendors and manufacturers still making parts, makes it so much easier.


























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