NOOB drifter from RSA

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  1. 325i_Hoonigan

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    Hi All

    I am from South Africa and while sitting outside my hut looking at my pet giraffe, I decided to capture my build thread on this fantastic site

    I have always been a Honda vtec fan but now its time to move on and I got myself a really rough E36 325i M50 non Vanos manual

    Plan are: for a road legal drift car for me to drive to events. I already have a daily so this is my toy

    Stripped out interior
    All creature comforts removed
    Some comy buckets
    Lexan windows
    Modded hubs
    BC Coil overs
    and more.

    Specs so Far:

    Ricer Parts - Fun Goodies
    Wink 5 Part panaramic mirror
    5" Tacho
    Tear Drop Side Mirrors
    Momo Suede Drift Steering Wheel
    Hydro Hand Brake
    Cone Filter

    Suspension
    Rack Spacers
    Camber Washers kit


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  2. mint

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    LMFAO! Welcome. Whats your giraffe called?
     
  3. 325i_Hoonigan

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    Hi name is Peasant :p
     
  4. 325i_Hoonigan

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    Sunroof Repair

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    Some Dyno Tuning, with a major exhaust leak and leaky cylinder head

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    Ordered Some Ricer Parts soon to be installed...
     
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    Pics of Giraffe please
     
  6. Zeldoz

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    Giraffe or im out. /un-subscribing.
     
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    If you've taped the sunroof up, how will the giraffe fit in?
     
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    Iv just spat tea all over my desk. - Amen to that. ahahahahahahah!!
     
  9. 325i_Hoonigan

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    bwahaha

    The giraffe has been kidnapped by the rival tribe :(

    At leat I still got the e36 thou :)
     
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    Just did this for MAD POWER !!!
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    Oh god this thread is fantastic but with the giraffe gone I don't think i can stay :'(
     
  12. 325i_Hoonigan

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    Haha thanks I just need the car insurance to be finalized so I can start with some mods.

    I am also selling my ek civic for extra funds on this missile project :)

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    What are you planning power wise or just keeping it stock-ish for now?
     
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    I was going to keep my block and use the 330i internals with headwork and lightned stuff the full works for NA basically and possibly turbo at a later stage

    Upon research it would be cheaper for me to take it to a shop and do a 1uzfe vvti v8 conversion or a 1jz, as parts for these cars are crazy expensive here

    I am currently looking for a 3.91 diff from an auto 323i/325i/328i

    so I really do not want to spend on mods on this motor as maybe I might put a side pipe to save weight
     
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    ricer parts arriving

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    Since my mirrors are damaged, instead of going oem I decided for cheapo replacements and they lighter too
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    More ricer/reacer parts to come if only this south african post office wasnt so useless
     
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    short rip vcid before the filter was installed

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    excuse the bad footage lol, was getting chased by as lion
     
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    I am so pissed the bushings are the wrong ones !!!!
    FFS sent them back for my mate to sort out they should be here by the end of the month :(

    So my build is on hold till I get these and I am going on leave in the middle of September so my new parts will have to be installed in beging of october :cry:

    But on the upside these came today, they look great, build quality seems to be good

    BC BR-RA Full Coil Overs 32 way adjustable
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    Tip : If want to have a race car while being married, get the wife involved in the build lol
     
  18. 325i_Hoonigan

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    Been so busy haven't had time to even look at my project worst part is I have 90% of my parts

    Had a gap this weekend so did some workings

    Indicator Harness Wire Up and Install Corner light
    Change Wheels to E90 3 series 16" Rims
    Install Rear Wheel Studs
    Rear View Mirror - EBAY
    ZHP Weighted Gearknob

    On the way to my parents house where I do all my stuff, worst thing about racecar no storage compartments lol
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    Rear wheel studs conversion for easy rear wheel changes, should have gone with the shorter length but its ok for now
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    E90 Rims - excellent fitment no wheel touching, the wheels that were on the car were 175/60/50 :RedNo: with bubbles in them
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    Looks like a 4x4 atm, coilies to be installed soon...

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    Hoping to get more done next weekend, wish I had a full weekend to do this, atm its a Saturday only

    Thanks for viewing
     
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    you should easily do a giraffe livery for your bmw
     
  20. 325i_Hoonigan

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    Haha so many changes since I have gotten this car
     

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