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#1 (permalink) Old 09-22-2009, 02:02 AM
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Howzit everyone. Has anyone made any tools? If you made any tools post some pics. Here is a picture of a tool I made to help me remove the fan clutch.
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I'll post a pic of the tool we made for popping the door handle surrounds in place. Not pretty but works so well I should patent it.

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Homemade Tools-mold-024.jpghere is the mold for the e46 style bumper i'm going to make for the e36

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Make it fit e36 fogs and you can start making me one as well. hah

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wouldn't be hard to do, i don't like the e36 fogs or the square look of the front end hence this look. i am going to mold a couple just to play around then i'm going to try carbon fibre. if you have a couple of strong carrier pigeons i'll make you one, i'm sure you're nowhere near me! here's what it will look likeHomemade Tools-e36-seidl-m3.jpg

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that's awesome man! i think it's gonna look bad ass!

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Howzit everyone. Has anyone made any tools? If you made any tools post some pics. Here is a picture of a tool I made to help me remove the fan clutch.
Nice fan pulley holder........I could have used that tool twice already. I am going to make one now! It costs $40.00 @ bavauto



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that's awesome man! i think it's gonna look bad ass!
also in the works to modify it to replicate an e90 09 m3 front end. don't know how well thats going to work yet, the headlights are soooo differant

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damn, let me know how turns out.

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will do here is pic of e90 bumper we'll try to make. still not sure how it will lookHomemade Tools-bmw-09-mold.jpg

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damn that's gonna be rough...the fenders are completely different.

the bumper of the E90 almost is the fender...damn.

well i guess if you mod the fenders...shouldn't be that horrible if you already know enough to mold your own bumper it shouldn't be too bad to mold your own fenders...

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Here's a link to Brazeau Racing and their BPHDT Tool. Great on Race Day!
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