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Old 12-31-2004, 09:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hay ppl iam goin to switch my springs with lower one .. but where i live.. there is alot of bumps and wholes in the road not a quite goood place to have speed u know but this is not the problem ... whats frightenin me is when my car becomes very close to ground because of the low springs then the whole body of the car and specially the "oil kartaire" (thats how we call it here) might hit those bumps in some way ..
whats the sollution for that .. aint there is a way to cover the car down there with a metalic sheild to avoid such thing ... any ideas out there ..
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If you lived over here... I could fabricate one for you... the best way I've seen people and friends overcome this problem is with just that... a gaurd... Alluminum with a .5 inch layer of cork then a layer of heat shielding between the ground and some of the under parts.

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Old 01-04-2005, 01:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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:S well do u think i can find a DIY pages out there i dunno wat to search for there is no keyword to start with u know ...
do u have any pics that could help ... just to have the idea how to fix and design it ..
i will b thankfull ....
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an x-brace will protect your oil pan and stiffen your chassis
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hay ppl iam goin to switch my springs with lower one .. but where i live.. there is alot of bumps and wholes in the road not a quite goood place to have speed u know but this is not the problem ... whats frightenin me is when my car becomes very close to ground because of the low springs then the whole body of the car and specially the "oil kartaire" (thats how we call it here) might hit those bumps in some way ..
whats the sollution for that .. aint there is a way to cover the car down there with a metalic sheild to avoid such thing ... any ideas out there ..
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E30's have a oil pan guard that is a BMW original part but there isn't one for an e36, but there is a popular underpanel from Jtd, here's a link...
http://www.m3motorwerks.com/products...ion.php/II=106
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man its a great link than u very much am goin to ask for that panel now i can drive happily
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