Did some research and got a lithium battery, also re-routed the battery + cable up through one of the passenger rear seat holes (rubber grommet fitted).
Riv-nutted the cage onto the body so that this could be removed/ installed easily.
Rear subframe back up. I forgot to mention earlier I used R56 S exhaust brackets and fitted them in a similar position to on the R56 after some cutting, the original hanger locations were too far apart for my liking.
New rear wheel bearings, 20mm Whiteline adjustable rear ARB, Silver project adjustable RCA and trailing arms fitted, new bolts where necessary.
Rear subframe build complete fitted a new heat shield also.
Been a member on here for many years, some of the old lot might still be about but I've not had an r53 for about 8 years or so and have had a massive selection of cars since but I've managed to get a very cheap dark silver r53 to piss about in.
A few years ago I had an r53 which I had to sell quickly to help fund the purchase of my first house, I loved the thing but replaced with a mk1 mx5 that I bought for cheap (still have, but more on that later). Since then I’ve had a want for another.. I did have a JCW coupe a couple of years...
Only joined a moment ago but I've been on the forum quite a bit in the past for advice so thought it was about time I joined and thought I might as well put some details up about my car...if anything might give one or two of you something to read for a bit!
So this is my 2nd 1st gen...
The day has finally arrived when I spend some cash on the Hobo Express. Dropped the car off at Advanced Automotive Systems at half seven this morning to get a custom cat-back fitted after a week of night shifts. Now I've got to keep myself awake and entertained till its done.
After the exhaust...
Greetings from Finland!
I was supposed to start this thread later with more and better pictures, but I'm just too eager to wait. After 11 years of BMW driving I decided to change to something more compact and cheaper. I kind of didn't get very far and ended up to Mini Cooper S. I almost bought...