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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-14-2016, 06:48 AM
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Posted By omarphi215
Thanks folks

Thanks folks
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-13-2016, 11:48 AM
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Views: 218
Posted By omarphi215
Need an alternator, is this sufficient??

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Can anyone suggest a good alternator at a good price? I'm not sure if brand or price effects the quality of an alternator.
Thanks
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-26-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By omarphi215
88 e30 parking brake replacement

I may have to replace the parking brake component or a wheel bearing. I'm here a clinking noise as if a piece of metal is loose as well as a whirring sound..I have replaced my calipers already...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-30-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By omarphi215
It's runs well but I'm having brake issues..it's...

It's runs well but I'm having brake issues..it's an 88 convertible. Got it with 114,000 miles..it currently reads 128,xxx ODO stopped awhile ago so probably about 150,xxx...it's pretty clean with the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-22-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By omarphi215
Thanks ceeker sounds about right as my mechanic...

Thanks ceeker sounds about right as my mechanic pushed the bolt thru..we checked behind the dust shield and did not find anything...it does sound like something is loose..I'm just goin it's not a bad...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-14-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By omarphi215
Brake, rotor, caliper issues

Long story short..changed front rotors no issue.
Changed back rotors, couldn't do it because of broken hub bolts..changed the pads.
While driving I heard a weird sound at the rear driver side...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-22-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By omarphi215
Soft top tear best material to repair

I have done some research and just wondering what you guys would use to repair a tear in a canvas soft top, I think it's canvas, could be vinyl...either way the tear is near the back window which...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-21-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By omarphi215
I have the EXACT same issue...I can get rebuilt...

I have the EXACT same issue...I can get rebuilt calipers on turner for 50 each, but they also sell re build kits..how difficult is it to rebuild a caliper? I'm all about saving $
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-16-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By omarphi215
Horn thanks a bunch and DC is my second home..I...

Horn thanks a bunch and DC is my second home..I lived there for 9 years and graduated college (UDC) I have decided to save up for billies and springs..not sure if I want to lower it or not....just...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-15-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By omarphi215
Turbohugh money is an issue. I'm on a budget,...

Turbohugh money is an issue. I'm on a budget, however I may save up for the bilsteins..this is my daily driver..I do want to lower it a half inch or inch but not too sure since I live in a city full...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-13-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By omarphi215
Oh and bigbou740, i did search and there was only...

Oh and bigbou740, i did search and there was only a handful that said they were pure crap, this is why I was checking this forum to see what you guys thought.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-13-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By omarphi215
Seems like the majority say they are ok for daily...

Seems like the majority say they are ok for daily driving which is what I need them for. Still may hold out for something better..we shall see..I am on a budget
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-08-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By omarphi215
Thanks y'all, got one out working in the other

Thanks y'all, got one out working in the other
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-08-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By omarphi215
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-01-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By omarphi215
Oh and it's the DS rear wheel

Oh and it's the DS rear wheel
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-01-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By omarphi215
I was able to get one out with a drill..broken...

I was able to get one out with a drill..broken piece fell right through..the other one is rusted/corroded on..I drilled a hole in it but gonna have to work a lot to get it out...I'm tryna avoid a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-29-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By omarphi215
Broken hub bolts

So two of my hub bolts broke off leaving half of the bolt in the hub itself. I notice a knocking sound coming from my wheels, I checked the bolts, one was missing and the other broke off while I was...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-20-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By omarphi215
Weird dash light issue

I finally got an alignment after replacing my tie rod ends on my 88 e30 vert and in my way back to Philly from DC, all of my dash lights came on..then went back off, then came back on but pretty dim,...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-12-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By omarphi215
It was the fuse. Thanks again Jere

It was the fuse. Thanks again Jere
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-12-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By omarphi215
Take care of it, it will take care of you. The...

Take care of it, it will take care of you. The e30 is the car with the "million mile motor"
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-09-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By omarphi215
Cool thanks!

Cool thanks!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-08-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By omarphi215
Where did you find the hardtop and for how much?...

Where did you find the hardtop and for how much? I saw one on Craigslist for $350, but it need it fabrication work as it was missing a hug square out of the top.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-08-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By omarphi215
Messing with radio, now all interior lights are out

I have not checked the fuses yet but if it is a fuse which one would it be..my radio (a JVC head unit) went into "protect" mode..could be a wiring issue, or a faulty head unit...I pulled out the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-20-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By omarphi215
Hornhospital what is the best way to clean...

Hornhospital what is the best way to clean connections. Also do you know if there are any bulb kits for clusters? I might as well refresh everything while I have it out
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-20-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By omarphi215
That was a good idea

That was a good idea
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