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    I need to finish my M42 stroker!

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    '91 318i (Alpine) - daily
    '88 325ix (Zinno) - drive here and there!

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      Interested to know what the final power numbers would be? I’m thinking 30whp ?


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        Originally posted by 2mAn View Post
        oooo, now Im very much interested in seeing the results.
        seriously. M42's need more love around here I think
        1984 Delphin 318i 2 door

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          Originally posted by wworm View Post
          seriously. M42's need more love around here I think
          if there isn't an originality concern, its just so much easier (and probably) cheaper to swap in a bigger engine.
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          88 cabrio becoming alpina b6 3.5s transplanted s62
          92 Mtech 2 cabrio alpinweiss 770 code
          88 325ix coupe manual lachsilber/cardinal
          88 325ix coupe manual diamondschwartz/natur
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            Originally posted by wworm View Post
            seriously. M42's need more love around here I think
            meh... Id rather build a M10 than a M42 lol

            That being said, Im all for other people building M42s
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              The metric mechanic tool finally showed up, they just forgot to ship it for like a week… very sweet girl in the office got it shipped out right away after I called to check on it.

              The tool worked very well and made assembling the valvetrain cake.



              Assembled valve train



              Lightweight VW lifters in cam trays, Now just add cams and caps.






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                Originally posted by 2mAn View Post
                meh... Id rather build a M10 than a M42 lol

                That being said, Im all for other people building M42s
                my thoughts exactly lol
                1984 Delphin 318i 2 door

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                  Originally posted by Jordan View Post
                  The metric mechanic tool finally showed up, they just forgot to ship it for like a week… very sweet girl in the office got it shipped out right away after I called to check on it.

                  The tool worked very well and made assembling the valvetrain cake.


                  Was that something that you ordered off of the website or called in for? This would be nice to have a the shop!
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                    Originally posted by 2mAn View Post
                    meh... Id rather build a M10 than a M42 lol



                    That being said, Im all for other people building M42s


                    Just build both lol


                    1989 325is l 1984 euro 320i l 1970 2002 Racecar
                    1991 318i 4dr slick top


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                      Originally posted by dude8383 View Post
                      Was that something that you ordered off of the website or called in for? This would be nice to have a the shop!
                      They have it for sale on the website and in their ebay store. Yes its slick, and cheap too $50 is very fair for the time saving ease of use. Works on M42 and all M/S5x family engines.

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                        Alright well not exactly how I had planned on spending my Saturday but it is what it is. Sometimes you just have to take matters into your own hands and do shit yourself.

                        As previously mentioned the new core support was welded on in the incorrect location, set back on the passenger side about 3/8" Lucky I caught this before it went any further and put a work stop out until it could be corrected. The metal guy tried to break the welds and move it but really just butchered the core support in the process.

                        I new one was ordered and I decided to remove the old one and weld on the new one myself.

                        Core support removed, weldment areas ground down and weld through primer sprayed to cover all places the original ecoat was compromised.




                        I've never attempted to plug weld sheet metal before, but looking at the metal guys welds it doesn't look like he had either ha ha ha... not really funny...

                        Watched a few youtube videos on the subject online and carefully setup the MIG. I setup 8-10 plug welds on the core support that was removed so I could get a feel for it.

                        Pretty god damn nice for my first hand at it if I do say so myself.



                        and the backs, showing nice penetration without blow through



                        New core support welded in place and black etching primer sprayed over all welded areas.




                        Put up for the evening, 8 hours it took to R&R this thing properly, and my ass is beat.


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                          As the old saying goes, if you want something done right...
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                            I'm bummed you're having so much trouble with the body shop. still excited to see how this rescue turns out though.
                            1991 325i - "Scambles" The Daily Driven lightly modded.
                            1988 Mazda RX-7 TII "Mako" The Free Dorito
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                              Higher paying production work just took priority, which I 100% get, but not for months on end with no appreciable progress.

                              Today I went into the shop to dress the welded areas with brush on seam sealer and touch up spots on the undercarriage and inner body tub.







                              When the undercarriage is sprayed with fresh undercoat schutz these areas will get a little blow in as well before paint makes them disappear.

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                                Have you ever disassembled the hood hinge for paint?
                                I can't seem to find any guide on how to do so, all manuals list it as a single assembly.
                                I do things.

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