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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-20-2009, 10:02 AM
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Views: 655
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Thanks - I've passed the info over the mechanic....

Thanks - I've passed the info over the mechanic. Lets hope they get it correct this time - sucks not having the top down in summer.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-19-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Yes, he rebuilt everything back to spec, it was...

Yes, he rebuilt everything back to spec, it was working just fine, but the engine oil light is on now constantly along with the check engine when it's idling.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-19-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Bizarre engine troubles...help.

Two weeks ago I had the heads rebuilt, head gasket, oil pan seal, water pump and all tranny seals replaced. One week after driving, i noticed the engine idling rough at a stand still, then having...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-19-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Yup - they're different. My reco would be to find...

Yup - they're different. My reco would be to find a cheap aphoslter in your area and buy the kit off of ebay to have them replaced.

Here's a link to a vendor on eBay:
...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-05-2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,167
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Damn, 96k here

Damn, 96k here
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-04-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Excellent, thanks!

Excellent, thanks!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-02-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Hmm...I've wondered the same thing...my car is...

Hmm...I've wondered the same thing...my car is going in for dash bulb replacing end of the month. I'll let you guys know what the scoop is.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-02-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Replacing OEM e30 Speakers...

Any recos on speakers which can replace the factory originals with premium sound?

I have the original factory deck and 12 disc changer which I'd like to keep, just want to change the 'crackling'...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 06-02-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,807
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Replacing e30 speakers

Any recos on speakers which can replace the factory originals with premium sound?

I have the original factory deck and 12 disc changer which I'd like to keep, just want to change the 'crackling'...
Forum: Que, Ont, NB, NS, Nfld, PEI 06-02-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,433
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Here's a couple I've been dealing with: a....

Here's a couple I've been dealing with:

a. AutoTrend on Broadview: they are really good and specialise only in BMW. They are also very fairly priced: http://www.autotrend.net/
b. Bimmer Sport in...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-02-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By Nathan - Canada
It is recommended by BMW the tie rods be...

It is recommended by BMW the tie rods be replaced. Agreed, it's worth the minor investment.

One word of caution: I replaced my rack and pinion by purchasing a used, cheaper one - that was a bad...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 11-15-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 418
Posted By Nathan - Canada
e30 CD Changer Repair and Instalation

Hey guys - can anyone recommend a good car audio and repair shop in Ontario, Canada?

I'm restoring a 90 convertible and installing the original 12-disc cd changer.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-13-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,611
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Hi Gail - great choice of car! Here's a...

Hi Gail - great choice of car!

Here's a link to eBay for the repair manual bible - go for the red 'Bentley' paper manual:
...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-13-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,850
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Also try the switch...it may be faulty with age....

Also try the switch...it may be faulty with age. You can pick one up at the dealer or on eBay.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-15-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Welcome! I'm also restoring this legendary...

Welcome!

I'm also restoring this legendary sports sedan :-)

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions!

nathan
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-10-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By Nathan - Canada
cd changer TR1000?

hi all,

I'm considering purchasing the OEM cd changer for the my e30 BMW OEM Alpine head unit: CM5908. I recently found a changer with model number TR1000? Will this changer work since I've heard...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-31-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Thanks Guys!

I'll let u know how it goes.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-27-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By Nathan - Canada
90 e30 ci cd changer question?

Does anyone know if the e30s 1990 onwards are pre-wired for the OEM cd changer? If so, where in the trunk can I find the connectors/plug? thanks.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 01-26-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 637
Posted By Nathan - Canada
e30 OEM Cd Changer plug purchase question

Hi all,

I need to purchase the 13-pin/din connectore plug cable and respective wiring to connect my OEM factory headunit #KE83zbm and OEM CD changer #CDX-M90.

Does anyone know where I can...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-19-2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-19-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By Nathan - Canada
OEM console?

Hi all,

Does anyone remember/know if the e30 had a factory option for a console with cupholders or were these produced aftermarket by BMW? Here's an example on eBay:
...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-19-2007, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,278
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Here's the original factory cupholders...not sure...

Here's the original factory cupholders...not sure if it's aftermarket or factory OEM:
...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 12-06-2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 542
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Help: Where can I buy an OEM CD Changer?

Hi all,

I'm restoring my 1990 e30 and wondering if anyone knows where I can find an original OEM trunk mount CD changer compatible with the original infrared tape deck?

Please do e-mail or post...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-06-2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,277
Posted By Nathan - Canada
oh come on, the antenna is old-school cool!

oh come on, the antenna is old-school cool!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-06-2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Holy crap - you guys are great. I feel like I...

Holy crap - you guys are great. I feel like I just spent an hour at a BMW service center.

Thanks for the advice!
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