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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-28-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
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2.5" is max until you get to 400hp. your poor...

2.5" is max until you get to 400hp. your poor exhaust valves and seats


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-27-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
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only 2 ways know know for certain 1) ask the PO...

only 2 ways know know for certain 1) ask the PO and still second guess them 2) have it all evacuated and charged properly.

the 2nd one is best cause they can also find your leak and retro fit it...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-27-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
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i know one guy did a couple years back on here....

i know one guy did a couple years back on here. seen a few electric drag e30s too. but thats all my knowledge on that


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-27-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By downhiller
you could have a worn lobe or broken rocker....

you could have a worn lobe or broken rocker. after the spark plug wire swap doesnt change, then pop the valve cover off and inspect


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-26-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-26-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
Posted By downhiller
Possible growl of doom

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Forum: Parting Out 07-24-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By downhiller
m50 with twin turbos. you will not be...

m50 with twin turbos. you will not be disappointed


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-24-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
Posted By downhiller
you do one caliper at a time. theres a few single...

you do one caliper at a time. theres a few single person bleeders available. a few are a vacuum type where you keep filling the reservoir. i like the pressurized one that pushes the fluid to the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-24-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By downhiller
says it would but youll need to do some custom...

says it would but youll need to do some custom tuning as the chip wont work


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-24-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By downhiller
too many cars nearby for me to do that ...

too many cars nearby for me to do that


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-24-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By downhiller
like the fuel tank straps? Sent from...

like the fuel tank straps?


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-24-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By downhiller
still could happen. late 90 ford trucks had this...

still could happen. late 90 ford trucks had this issue cause of where the fuel line was located. and if theres a leak in an injector o ring, the fuel could be sucked back to the tank an whatevers...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-24-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
Posted By downhiller
i replace calipers. i dont trust myself enough to...

i replace calipers. i dont trust myself enough to rebuild them. and that way if you want to paint them, just a quick rub down with alcohol and hang


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-20-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By downhiller
it could. other thing i was thinking about is oil...

it could. other thing i was thinking about is oil pressure. but id start with the valve adjustment first since all you need is a feeler gauge and a valve cover gasket


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-19-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By downhiller
huh......thought the hd were for lowering since...

huh......thought the hd were for lowering since the valving was design for "heavy duty" and could take bottoming out better


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-19-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By downhiller
sounds like vapor lock to me Sent from...

sounds like vapor lock to me


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-19-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By downhiller
last time you adjusted valves? Sent from...

last time you adjusted valves?


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By downhiller
bimmerworld.com had the lightweight freewheels...

bimmerworld.com had the lightweight freewheels and stock clutches do fine. most performance clutch you would want is stage 1. dont need anything more until you start pushin good boost numbers

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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By downhiller
dont do ebay brake kits. made that mistake on my...

dont do ebay brake kits. made that mistake on my subby. rotors warped in the beddin in process. also blued them pretty good.

anyway, brembo blanks with a ceramic pad. i had the centri posi quiet....
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By downhiller
bilstein. only difference is if the car is...

bilstein. only difference is if the car is lowered, you want the hd version


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By downhiller
complete- suspension front, control arms, tie...

complete- suspension front, control arms, tie rods (inner and outer), control arm bushings (good time to do the m3 ones), struts and shocks (or coil over conversion).
brakes, rotors, calipers,...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-14-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By downhiller
no. check your ball joints Sent from...

no. check your ball joints


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-14-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By downhiller
compression test Sent from BimmerApp...

compression test


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-14-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By downhiller
im stickin with my answer Sent from...

im stickin with my answer


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-13-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By downhiller
id start by checking your engine grounds and...

id start by checking your engine grounds and battery connections


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