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  1. Thread: SAD NEWS

    by Patrick
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    Re: SAD NEWS

    Sad :( Please pass my condolances on to his family & friends
  2. 'Just' a split in the feed hose to the clutch master

    Sometimes you shouldn’t touch a thing, although in this case it was probably good I did. Sportster clutch pipe from the reservoir to the master had a split so it leaked everywhere – outside the...
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    Re: Owners club badge and Beeline Moto mount.

    Nice, thanks for the update. Like the 'fun mode' idea you dont always want the quickest road. I sometimes go for a random drive then use nav to find my way back to some roads I know.
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    Re: Owners club badge and Beeline Moto mount.

    Looks great, let us know how well the nav works :)
  5. Thread: Fuel Tank

    by Patrick
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    Re: Fuel Tank

    2005 E30 Sportster - this was mine mounted with the stock hardware:

    https://www.msportster.co.uk/gallery/rolling-chassis-build/construction205.jpg
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    Re: Reattaching the offside front cycle wing...

    There's a good selection fastners in different materials here https://www.westfieldfasteners.co.uk/ - used them for my wing stay stainless fastners.
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    Re: LED replacement indicator bulbs

    Nice, I did something similar on my Sportster, LED's all round except headlights and spotlights (I needed to change my flasher relay for one that didn't go mad though).

    I also added 3rd level...
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    Re: may i view your sportster?

    I'm quite far away from you in Hampshire south of Basingstoke. If you do find yourself in this part of the world you're welcome to come look, mines a 2005 E30 BMW based Sportster, windscreen + wide...
  9. Re: New year - is it time to renew my MoC Subscription?

    Mines on 26/01/2022 - do you want us to bank transfer the renewal sooner or wait for the date :)
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    Re: Washed the Sportster!

    Very shiny :)
  11. Thread: Project Binky

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    Re: Project Binky

    Always look forward to these, I like the custom wheels.
  12. Thread: cockpit size.

    by Patrick
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    Re: cockpit size.

    Not been in a Roadster but I’m not the smallest or lightest of people and fit fine in my Sportster. If you’re anywhere near Basingstoke area you’re welcome to have a look.
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    New poly diff bushes

    The differential has been sqeaking and nods up and down under load so it was time to get some new bushes.

    Both sets of bushes are from https://www.powerflex.co.uk/ – the main rear diff bush is...
  14. Engine/gearbox mounts, ball joints and alternator

    Recently the alternator hit the chassis when I changed direction, a good indication that the engine and gearbox mounts might need some attention. Unfortunately the alternator bearings were damaged...
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    Re: M52TU Alterantives

    I've used an 'EWS Emulator' on a non TU M52 to sort an EWS issue where the units was out of sync. I need to look up exactly what it was but it was similar to this:...
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    Re: M52TU Alterantives

    There still an ODB port on the loom? Could try plugging in some diag tools see if the DME has thrown any codes. I've used INPA and Carsoft on E36's.
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    Re: M52TU Alterantives

    Has EWS been disabled? If not they can go out of sync / bad and cause a no start. There are ways around it.
  18. Thread: cabin size

    by Patrick
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    Re: cabin size

    Im a bigger/taller driver and the Sportster is pretty roomy. I've not been in a Roadster but I have been in a caterham 7 which was waaaay too small.
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    Re: Clutch slave cylinder

    Best place for BMW part numbers is: https://www.realoem.com/ - this is an online version of BMW parts catalogue. For E36 you need to select the 'Classic' catalogue.

    A 1994 E36 325i manual:...
  20. Thread: Project Binky

    by Patrick
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    Re: Project Binky

    That ep come out quick! :)
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    Re: Potential Cabrio/Hunter owner

    No worries, I know it's not what you're after :)
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    Re: Potential Cabrio/Hunter owner

    If you're interested it seeing a Sportster I'm north of Winchester.
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    Re: High level LED brake lights and indicators

    nice, that clears the spare well :)
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    Re: Spare wheel cover...

    I have the factory wheel cover on mine, the fit as mentioned is not the best but it's OK. I no longer keep the spare wheel under it though so it would be better as boot space. However that would need...
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    Re: Rear view mirror stand

    Both mounts look good :)

    Nice use of tech the tech!

    I made rear light holders for my Sportster in fusion 360 and then 3D printed: https://www.msportster.co.uk/3d-print/nggallery/page/1
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