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:
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 […]
I realized I had to make my own exhaust flanges for the part between the manifolds and Simons mid silencer. For the first time I made something from a steel plate 🙂 2 flanges that match the manifold dimensions and 2 flanges that match the silencer dimensions.
Finally, after phoning every exhaust show in Holland and Germany my Simons Sports exhaust got delivered today! I also made a POM busing for the shifter (made of polyoxymethylene instead of rubber):