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  1. brettski
    07-16-2013 08:27 AM - permalink
    I am preparing to install a changeover diff assembly which has a WaveTrac LSD centre spool. I have a question about extending the cooling fins on my diff cover plate (2000, E38 740iL). I assume the factory diff cover is aluminium, and I was planning to have some one weld an extension onto several of the fins which would extend down to a single flat piece that ran across the width of the diff cover but in a manner which didn't interfere with any of the cover bolts or suspension pieces. My questions are;
    Is this worth the time an effort
    Is this likely to end in tears and just leave it alone
    Is powder coating the cover whilst its off a good idea, or will it interfere with the heat dissipation of the cover?
    Regards from Downunder

  2. brettski
    08-10-2011 06:10 AM - permalink
    Mate you have a certain style about you, and you clearly know your stuff, keep up the posts because this site needs people like you around here contributing valuable information.

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    Design Engineer, and then some,
    Ireland/Hong Kong
    High speed engines, engineering, German cars
    Design Engineer
    02 525i Msport


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