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    Door brake cracking door frame

    Anyone experience the metal cracking around the door brake. What did you do to repair it other than have a body shop repair it. I am going to try to find some big washers to reinforce the area. I checked with Koala Motorsports and they told me the design of the E46 door makes it to difficult for them to make their reinforcment plates.

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    Never heard of it with an E46. Usually happens...

    with older cars. I guess 124K and 10 yrs qualifies your car but it seems a little early, IMO. The cracking is usually the result of age and the door being hyper-extended...more than once. Weld it, paint it, and be done with it.

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