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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-13-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By dinahbmw325
Trust me, i used to buy the parts and then have...

Trust me, i used to buy the parts and then have my friend who had access to a garage and tools help me. Not the case since i moved. Brakes are done. Found out i need a new oil pan...never ends.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-13-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By dinahbmw325
sounds pretty straight forward! I'll look into it...

sounds pretty straight forward! I'll look into it once i get my car back...not sure how something that simple is being quoted at $302. Thank you!!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-12-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By dinahbmw325
http://www.pelicanparts.com/BMW/techarticles/101-P...

http://www.pelicanparts.com/BMW/techarticles/101-Projects-62-Rear-Shock-Mounts/101-Projects-62-Rear-Shock-Mounts.htm
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-12-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By dinahbmw325
The directions from Pelican look pretty straight...

The directions from Pelican look pretty straight forward, but what i don't understand is am i removing the whole shock, or just the shock mounts?? it looks like i have to remove the whole thing....if...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-12-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By dinahbmw325
for the rear shock mounts? can you tell be...

for the rear shock mounts? can you tell be exactly which i would need? i won't need to lift the car off the ground??
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-12-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By dinahbmw325
Im asking about a 1987 325 Coupe; sorry for not...

Im asking about a 1987 325 Coupe; sorry for not mentioning that in the original post. I'm honestly not sure what he is talking about regarding the front cam (?). i just replace all the belts and put...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-11-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By dinahbmw325
Cool Costs for Front Brakes, etc. including labor - Sound Right?

Hi All! I took my car to a shop in Rockville MD (seem to have pretty good trustworthy comments on their website from Angies List); they specialize in BMWs, which i need and actually drove pretty far...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-20-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By dinahbmw325
Thank you!! My plan is to buy the complete hose...

Thank you!! My plan is to buy the complete hose kit, but in order to get it to the mechanic to replace all the remaining hoses, i have to get it back to a drivable state for now.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-20-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By dinahbmw325
photo update

This is the hose that i currently have. The upper hose.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-20-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By dinahbmw325
Unhappy Replacing cooling hoses

Good Morning All, HELP ME:(


So I figured out which radiator hose i need to replace, but ordering that specific one is a headache and a half!!:dunno: I'm posting a photo of the one I need (see...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-23-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By dinahbmw325
whats the best way to clean the brake bulb...

whats the best way to clean the brake bulb contacts?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-23-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By dinahbmw325
I got it fixed!! 165.00 labor. parts from pelican...

I got it fixed!! 165.00 labor. parts from pelican - 123.50 = total = 288.50. i'm wondering if i should go ahead and get the right side done, when i've got the money...in a few months, although its...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-21-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By dinahbmw325
Rear Bearing and Hub Repair Cost

Hi! I have my bearing and hub (in case) but need to know approx cost for having this repaired. I've heard anywhere from $90 for labor to $750...can someone give me the average cost. i'm going to get...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-11-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By dinahbmw325
will do. is there another component that could be...

will do. is there another component that could be causing the slight vibration.

also, after some research i found out that bad bearings may cause the wa-wa-wa sound. from what i could find, 87...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-11-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By dinahbmw325
It actually came as one whole unit. this is the...

It actually came as one whole unit. this is the website that for the company that I bought it from - http://www.wholesaleimportparts.com/BMW_325e_Driveshaft_1987.php. The guibo/felx disc looked fine...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-11-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By dinahbmw325
Vibration is back

I replaced the drive shaft (re-manufactured) this spring. yesterday morning i noticed that there is a slight vibration when going from dead stop to apporox. 30 mph. Its NOT the knocking sound or soul...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-07-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By dinahbmw325
timing belts approx a year ago. sounds like i may...

timing belts approx a year ago. sounds like i may only need to do spark plugs, distrub., rotor, tires and blower motor resistor. i've basically covered all the other major stuff in the past year,...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-07-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By dinahbmw325
I actually just had the brakes fluid reservoir...

I actually just had the brakes fluid reservoir replaced about 6 months ago. I was having issues of it leaking and we ended up bleeding the lines. fuel filter was about 2 months ago. how do i exactly...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-07-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By dinahbmw325
Question Tune-Up Time

Hi! I've had my 87-325e for about 2 years now and its time for the tune-up before winter hits here VA, which could be tomorrow, considering the useless and wet "summer" we've had around here. anyway,...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-21-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By dinahbmw325
Heater only comes on when turned to 4

Hi All,

So this just started yesterday, with of course at least another month of cold winter weather left in Virginia. The heater dial will not work unless I crank it all the way to 4. This...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-23-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,789
Posted By dinahbmw325
I'm not exactly sure where that is, but i can...

I'm not exactly sure where that is, but i can pass this on to my mechanic. would this be caused by a faulty master cylinder? What will i need to replace? sorry if i'm asking moronic questions...:eeps:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-23-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,789
Posted By dinahbmw325
Not that I have noticed. theres just the usual...

Not that I have noticed. theres just the usual stuff that comes out when its 12 degrees outside. the issue has to be something to do with the brakes and the brake fluid level has not changed at...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-23-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,789
Posted By dinahbmw325
Brake Booster Servo gone bad??

so we replaced the master cylinder and everything seemed to be fine until yesterday...when the brakes started acting up again. this time there is no fluid missing (before it was being sucked into the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-20-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,789
Posted By dinahbmw325
So i replaced the master cylinder, apparently...

So i replaced the master cylinder, apparently that was the issue, after posting on this thread. That was the first one. That totally went defective and replaced again. Mind you the mechanic...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-11-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,789
Posted By dinahbmw325
Could this be due to a defective master cylinder?

Could this be due to a defective master cylinder?
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