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      11-07-2009, 12:50 AM   #4
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Drives: '09 135i,'07 X3
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The door opening is only 8 ft. high, so an 8 ft. door will be fine. But it seems in order to lift the door higher it requires different springs, drums, cables, etc. The motor is an issue, but the most commonly mentioned type is a jackshaft.

I'm looking to get a head start on this so it doesn't slow down the builder trying to find the solution - they will be breaking ground next week.

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2009 135i (E82) Space Gray; Gray Leather; Steptronic w/paddles; Premium; Sport; CA - Dinan: Stage 2 ECU; Cold Air Intake; Oil Cooler; Susp. bushings; Strut Brace. - BMWPerf: Suspension; rotors front & rear; exhaust; grilles; sideskirts; trunk spoiler. BMW 261M wheels w/Sumitomo HTR ZIII. - Quaife: LSD. - Custom Graphics.
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