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Unread 11-10-15, 04:25 PM   #46
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Adding brakes.
360mm rotors need to resize to 352mm
I put an extra bolt to make changing the tires easier.







New bolts 1cm longer and adapters to avoid bolts from moving.







I am too lazy for making special adapters, so I just put bigger nuts over there. They must be 15mm or 14mm, don't remember.







Even the brake lines fit. But there I must figure something out, they vibrate and aluminium may break.





Because the rotors are now 352mm the brake pad's are like this:



A little hammerite. No rust needed.



Ready for test ride!!



Now, hard braking might throw the car on the roof!
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Unread 28-10-15, 06:35 PM   #47
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Have changed spark plugs (ngk bkr7eix)
I hit them to 0.5mm and I am very pleased, car runs very smooth now.

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Unread 28-10-15, 06:58 PM   #48
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I have started to replace shocks (rear), old rusty bolts are real pain in the a..





Lot of time waste and almost broken finger..







Little cleaning



Little paint





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Unread 28-10-15, 08:04 PM   #49
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Unread 28-10-15, 11:04 PM   #50
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Unread 29-10-15, 03:33 PM   #51
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You don't need the foam bumpstop with the bilsteins, they are internally built in.

Looks good!
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Unread 29-10-15, 06:41 PM   #52
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Oh really? That is very useful information indeed! But there must be some kind dust protection...
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Unread 29-10-15, 07:36 PM   #53
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No dust protection, would be nice though.
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Unread 30-10-15, 07:53 AM   #54
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Unread 30-10-15, 09:21 PM   #55
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Hi Maiks,

Do you know the part number of the rear and the front Bilstein dust shield/ /covers ?

Thanks.
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Unread 31-10-15, 08:02 AM   #56
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Hi Macspring

No, I don't know. I had access to one carshop storage and I searched and searched until I found some kind of steering rack protection rubber what fits perfectly. Real rubber is not plastic I hope it will last.
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Unread 31-10-15, 08:13 AM   #57
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Everybody who notice that I am doing something wrong, please let me know. I am not a car mechanic but I like to do it on my own. Sometimes my mistakes cost me a fortune, somtimes not, but self made well made! I am glad to share pictures and stuff... Maybe it helps someone somehow.
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Unread 31-10-15, 09:28 AM   #58
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I'm going to be using these when I fit my KW's, they're really nice quality and should protect them from the salt and dirt on UK roads.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CUSTOM-COV...4AAOxy4dNS92nu
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Unread 31-10-15, 10:46 AM   #59
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They look nice. But I am not sure how they will hold on all the movement, water and salt.
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Unread 01-11-15, 04:20 PM   #60
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Like always, men first do the job and then read instruction

Rear instruction



Front instruction




So, still the rear ones need bump stops.
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