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R50 Project: Chassis Refresh and Reassembly

Posted by L P on

R50 Project: Chassis Refresh and Reassembly

It's been a while since our last update on the R50 project. A lot has been done in the past month, so it seemed like time for another post. We left off with the car mostly stripped, and the shell cleaned up and ready for work to begin. This car seemed to have been partially submerged in water at some point, so extra care was taken to flush every part of the under body / frame with clean water. Then it was completely dried using a leaf blower, compressed air, sunshine, and fans.   The R50 body right after being...

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R50 Project: The Car Arrives and Teardown Begins

Posted by L P on

R50 Project: The Car Arrives and Teardown Begins

  The car arrived! The body and exterior were pretty clean other than a few small dings, some missing trim, and the traces of an old Union Jack decal on the roof. The interior was also in very good shape, just typical wear on the driver’s seat. Most importantly, everything looked and felt dry, including the carpet. We hooked up the battery jump box and turned the key to ON. The odometer showed only 104k miles. Lights, A/C controls, etc. seemed to be working. All good signs. Under the hood is where things started looking worse. The spark plugs were...

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R50 Project: Introduction

Posted by L P on

R50 Project: Introduction

We’ve had this R50 project in the shop for a while now, so we decided to start documenting some of what we’re doing with the car. The R50 in it's temporary home on the lift. First, some background on the car and some general R50 info. Most of you reading this will know, but chassis code R50 is the 2002-2006 hatchback with non-supercharged engine (W10). R53 is the “S” with a supercharged version of the engine (W11). R52 is the convertible and is available with either engine. Other than the supercharged engine and different transmissions, the R50 and R53 are...

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Newest MINI Interiors!

Posted by Dustin Akers on

Newest MINI Interiors!

We've been busy parting out some exciting MINI's! Here are some of the different interiors of some MINI's we have recently dismantled:   These MINI's are a few special examples of the MINI's we purchase and dismantle. Many of the rare special parts that we seek out when buying these MINI's sell very quickly! If you are looking for a specific part, please contact us and we can help you find it!

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New BMW Inventory! E36 M3

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New BMW Inventory! E36 M3

We don't find many of the E36 M3's available for dismantling often, but we are always excited when we get one in! This example is a 1999 M3 Coupe with Black Leather Vaders, the standard S52 and LSD Rear differential.  We also just finished a 1998 BMW Z3 2.8 with the M52 single VANOS engine. The Z3 is also fitted with the factory option LSD.  These BMW's are examples of the BMW's we typically purchase and dismantle. Many of the rare special parts that we seek out when buying these BMW's sells very quickly! If you are looking for a...

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