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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Forcefed Click here to enlarge
    Inadequate lubrication, so the bearing overheated and damaged the surface.
    Gotcha so likely under high cornering forces.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    Gotcha so likely under high cornering forces.
    The oil pump failed, so it just lost oil pressure and got extremely hot. Oh well, I'll make sure it doesn't happen again.
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    Picked the car up today. Now its ready for its new engine! Click here to enlarge

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    She is getting ready.


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    Time to get this thing running again!

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    Almost everything I need to get the job done

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    Stack gauges to ensure this one doesn't blow on the track.

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    Engine finally arrived

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    Engine bay cleaned

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    Heat wrap applied

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    My buddy who is helping me throughout the build.

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    Intake valves are really clean!

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    Manifold removed

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    Hoisting the engine to get it on the stand. Found out that this one has an aftermarket clutch! I'll still be using my bimmerworld setup though.

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    Finished for the night

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    You have a forklift?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    You have a forklift?
    Lol yes. Pretty random, right?
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Forcefed Click here to enlarge
    Lol yes. Pretty random, right?
    Pretty cool actually.

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    Made some more progress last night. Hopefully we'll have the cams and springs in tonight.


    Being able to use a breaker bar makes installing headers a breeze!

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    Working on getting the AC bracket off

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    Rotating the engine to TDC before starting the removal of the cams

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    Removing the cam trays and lifters

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    Stopping point for the night

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    Big workspace.
    Yeah, I'm very lucky to have that.
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    Making a tool to compress the valve springs.

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    Getting ready to remove my sunbelt stage 2 cams from the old head.

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    Removing the valve springs our new tool.

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    Why is your band saw mounted at such a funny angle?

    I love all the pics. Good luck with the rebuild.
    Eppur si muove.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by ajm8127 Click here to enlarge
    Why is your band saw mounted at such a funny angle?

    I love all the pics. Good luck with the rebuild.
    lol I have no idea. Thanks! We're hoping to finish up this weekend. We were working for 2-3 hours a day after my friend got off work, but tomorrow and Sunday we are going to go at it all day.
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    Removing the supertech valve springs from the S50 head.

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    Pressurizing the S52 cylinders to remove the stock valve springs and installing the supertech valve springs.

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    Stock valve springs next to the supertech valve springs.

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    Almost finished with springs.

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    Cam trays and lifters installed.

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    Sunbelt stage 2 cams in

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    Putting on the cam caps

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    Getting the vanos back together

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    Some of my new gaskets

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    New 71 degree thermostat and seal.

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    Timing the cams

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    Just need to put the valve cover and other parts back on and its ready to drop in tomorrow!

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    Looks great! Good Luck.
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    That's a great set of pics.

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    Thanks, guys! I'm hoping to finish it this afternoon since I start class tomorrow.
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    This thread continues to deliver.
    2010 e92 M3 Jet Black | DCT | ESS Tuned | Akrapovic Slip-on | Challenge X-pipe | AFE Intake | 18" Volk TE37SL | KW V3 Coilovers | RPI Scoops | Under Drive Pulley

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    Double checked the sunbelt stage 2 cams.

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    Installed the stewart performance water pump from my S50.

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    Closed up the head.

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    Spark plugs, coils, and AA race headers on.

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    Dropping the motor in on Monday!
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    Alright, it's finally time, lets get this thing in the engine bay!

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    Installing the bimmerworld strapless clutch.

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    Replacing the solid mounts with these AKG 75D poly mounts.

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    Installing the new mounts.

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    Finishing up the clutch.

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    Lifted up the trans housing and connected everything.

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    Working on getting the right angle to drop the engine in.

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    Getting the transmission brace in.

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    And all that is left is to get the manifold on and everything hooked up!

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    Awesome! Start up vid?
    2010 e92 M3 Jet Black | DCT | ESS Tuned | Akrapovic Slip-on | Challenge X-pipe | AFE Intake | 18" Volk TE37SL | KW V3 Coilovers | RPI Scoops | Under Drive Pulley

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by nafoo Click here to enlarge
    Awesome! Start up vid?
    Not yet, I still have to connect everything and install the manifold. I'm working on a pretty cool video though and it will include the start up.
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