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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-09-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By shanto
Offset help!!!

Need help with off set for my 318is

I'm putting 16" wheels with 8" and 9" or 10" width at the front and back respectively. Rear not sure yet :/

What offset would I be needing for proper fit...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-31-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By shanto
Btw. The timing was off and my mate helped me out...

Btw. The timing was off and my mate helped me out in position before compression test.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-31-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By shanto
Compression is 13.5 bar. It turns over nice but...

Compression is 13.5 bar. It turns over nice but backfires every time I don't leave the throttle open.

There is sparks.
Wires are plugged properly to the distributor.

Need more help...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-31-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By shanto
Check fuse box. It's bust there.

Check fuse box. It's bust there.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-20-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By shanto
Just drained the oil and found metal filings. ...

Just drained the oil and found metal filings.

No compression test done.

Opened the cover and the plastic next to the timing chain has slightly damaged.

Right amount of oil inside it when...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-19-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By shanto
Just drained the oil. The bottom of the pan had...

Just drained the oil. The bottom of the pan had metal filings. No chunks.

What's next to do?
Forum: Australia 01-15-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,573
Posted By shanto
Meet up be at Alice springs. Lol

Meet up be at Alice springs. Lol
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-10-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By shanto
Yeah... The clear paint was chipping off so put...

Yeah... The clear paint was chipping off so put on as cost effective measure. Lol
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-10-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By shanto
Bronzie's recent upgrades

Some of the exterior upgrades done in recent times...


Share some thoughts
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-08-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By shanto
Should I be changing both in and outer tie rods...

Should I be changing both in and outer tie rods at once?
Forum: Australia 01-08-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,573
Posted By shanto
Kinda sad :(

Kinda sad :(
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-08-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By shanto
Trouble shooting plan then: Wheel balance ...

Trouble shooting plan then:

Wheel balance
Wheel alignment
Tie tod in and out
Ball joints
Steering rack...


Ps: it wasn't this bad till I switched to bigger rims.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-07-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By shanto
Lateral axle movement .... I think

Hi all,
It's been a while the issue with the bronze e30 that whenever I reach 70-80 Km/h there is a lot of steering movement. It tends to lower as the speed goes higher.
I'm know its mainly the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-24-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By shanto
Once going steep hill if I'm driving at 100km per...

Once going steep hill if I'm driving at 100km per hour it drops to 90 and below. And wouldn't go any higher unless the push kick button is pressed.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-24-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By shanto
It's hasn't been changed since I've bought it. No...

It's hasn't been changed since I've bought it. No history with it when I bought it. Running a bit rough as well.
Hard to read on the dip stick as it is black at the end. The colour of the oil is...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-23-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By shanto
318i uphill struggle

Hi everyone,

Issue going up steep hills in my 318i.
Always need to build up speed before I get through inclined area. Sometimes doesn't kick on 90kph.
Seems like its loosing a lot of power....
Forum: Australia 12-23-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,573
Posted By shanto
Sydney

Sydney
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-21-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By shanto
Most probably broken piston bearing. Taking up...

Most probably broken piston bearing. Taking up the DIY. Any advice?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-19-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By shanto
Should I turn the ignition on?

Should I turn the ignition on?
Forum: Suspension and Braking 12-18-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,351
Posted By shanto
Are they front or rears?

Are they front or rears?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-18-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By shanto
Newbie with IS issue

hi everyone,
this is my first post on this forum. ill just intro the ladies.

i have two beautiful but rusty beauties at home.
one bronze 318 2 door and the other is a white 318IS.

i just...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-17-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By shanto
Thumbs up newbie with an issue

hi everyone,
this is my first post on this forum. ill just intro the ladies.

i have two beautiful but rusty beauties at home.
one bronze 318 2 door and the other is a white 318IS.

i just...
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