I took the engine outside to make some good quality photos: During assembling all the parts I fount out that the power steering oil reservoir can’t be mounted with both the bolts… It’s hitting the intake manifold. I’ll probably use the original E28 mounting points on the cassis instead.
I wanted to know how to connect the dip stick to the engine and I found out the the ICV couldn’t be bolted to something…
Finally I had some time to assemble some parts! I was very happy the previous owner already mounted the E34 oil pickup tube! I only had to adjust the plate next to it as the m52 plate has a little raised edge on the third raise. After that I mounted the new gasket and sealed […]
After working on the differential I also mounted some parts back on the engine. The coolant tube got 2 new rubber gaskets and got resprayed matt black. Oh and as the winter is over, more or less, I mounted the BBS RC’s back on the car!
Also the differential needed some cleaning. I also decided to take out the oil as I don’t know what oil the previous owner used and the condition of the oil is unknown. When draining the oil I came to the plan to refurbish the cover and to make it look good. That actually meant sand […]