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    #61
    I really love fall, probably my favorite season. Only big news to add so far is I’m getting a puppy this thanksgiving.

    Truck and E30 have been slumbering as I’m working now at a firm. Hopefully I’ll be able to get one out here to Chicago and then the builds will be able to pick up. Parking however is atrocious downtown.
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      #62
      Slowly piecing together the M30, took the oil pan off this break. So many small bolts, do I go further or is it okay to normally send the bottom end? Oil had no flakes in it.
      E30 has way to much NVH do I think the poly mounts need to go, unless someone has a better recommendation than garagistic 80a, so much NVH at 2k RPM and I have a bunch of sound proofing on this bad boi. Got my new stock clutch

      truck has been getting a lot of attention as well and is now up for sale. It won’t fit in Chicago parking spots so I’m looking to get a GTI or 1er
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        #63
        With the mounts, you can use the M20 rubber engine mounts & e21 transmission mounts with alloy enforcer cups to restrict fore / aft movement. I ran rubber engine mounts & poly transmission mounts for a while, and the poly trans mounts were too noisy for me. The rubber mounts seems sag under the weight of the M30 after a while, so you just need to replace them from time to time. I've replaced mine once so far in 8 years of driving mine.
        My e30: OEM+ with M30B35

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          #64
          Cluster got an update. All new lights, trim rings, paint etc. odo gears are good so trying to figure out what else I’d want while I’m in here.

          SI board done by bav rest
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            #65
            M30 has finally be figured out and put together. All new gaskets, clutch, the works. I’ve listed it locally because I’d rather do an LS swap on my C10 with the funds but if come summer it hasn’t sold it’s going in the E30. Trying to figure out the wiring and where some of the parts go.

            Harness is just a real rats nest from the previous owner. Plan on running MS, 36 pound injectors, and using my 325i harness instead. If I’m running B34 coolant pipe in the real what cooling hoses should I purchase? I doubt a kit will work.

            need to find hardware for everything, stuffs been moved around too much and can’t find my driver side motor arm bolts, AC bracket bolts, transmission bolts etc etc. needs a parts car at this point lol.

            i plan on cutting my trucks frame and making it a shortbed. I’d like to sell the longbed and make it a flatbed with side rails and a big box to hold shit. Thinking wood or aluminum to keep the weight down.

            If anyone local to MD is good with a welder I’d love some help, I don’t trust myself to weld a frame so it’s either local trusted friend or a professional lol. Too bad I don’t live back in Washington anymore, two of my HS friends have become professional welders and do fabrications for automotive stuff on the side
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