The only place for a coil spring is up Zebedee's arse
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That condenser appears to be a newer style “parallel flow” condenser. It operates in a slightly different fashion than the older conventional serpentine or tube & fin designs. They do appear to have the added benefit of being more efficient given the additional surface area due to the design of the cooling passages and the way the refrigerant flows through. I have one in my e34 Touring, and one will also be installed in my post-engine-swap e30 here in the near future.

Thanks much fellas! At least that was an easy one!

I apologize in advance... this is a really silly question ... but I’ve been searching through my service manual and looking through various websites online...

How is the flat cover above the spare tire well removed? I see many photos online with them out of the vehicle, but can’t seem to find how it’s secured or hinged to the body.... aside from a few small philips head screws. Is there a spring or a tab that needs to be released? Or do I need to give it a firm pull to release it? Or is it actually screwed in with those small brackets? Just trying to avoid breaking more of the already delicate interior bits!


Just stopping in to say hello and join the madness! Had my ‘02 for just over a year now and still loving it! Pics below....

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