I figured that 6 fresh NGK BKR6EK park plugs would be nice 🙂
The air filter was way too close to the engine and alternator, so it picked up a lot of heat. I bought a silicone hose to move the filter to above the battery. I made a brace using an old exhaust brace 😛 And how it sounds with a mic clipped to the filter:
I went to the BMW dealership to collect the new plastic thermostat tube and I scraped the exhaust 🙂 And this is the small part that leaked:
I noticed another oil leak… The small drum leaks on the gasket and this gasket can’t be replaced.
I noticed a small coolant leak in the plastic tube from the thermostat. A zip-tie will prevent it from leaking till I got the new one. Also the glovebox needed some adjustments for all the new cables.
This is what the exhaust looks like: After driving around a bit I noticed the sump was covered in oil, no wonder when the dipstick looks like this. That rubber gasket needs to be 1cm lower. Then I noticed this dent in the front anti-roll bar. Caused by the lower sump bolt… Then I picked […]
As said, I would need to custom make the part between the exhaust manifolds and the Simons silencer. Another friend and college accepted the challenge to build these custom pipes: The tricky part was to get the exhaust pipes right for the moving steering bar, that comes up a bit when steering. So one of […]
The new Valeo clutch pack arrived yesterday! Can’t wait to try it! This morning I picked up a new clutch slave cylinder, after mounting it correctly and trying it, I got disappointed. This is why: All the clutch fluid came through that little hole.
After hours of Googling and reading blogs, I found out I need the “Valeo Single Mass Flywheel Conversion Kit”. Fortunately this kit includes quite a lot: Single-mass flywheel Non-Self Adjusting Clutch and pressure plate Throw out bearing Pressure plate bolts Flywheel bolts Clutch alignment tool So, I ordered the set 🙂