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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By woodenbmw
I'll keep that in mind, thanks again

I'll keep that in mind, thanks again
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-26-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By woodenbmw
No impact, only a 2 foot breaker bar. Looks like...

No impact, only a 2 foot breaker bar. Looks like I'm going to have fun. Thanks for the info downhiller.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-26-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By woodenbmw
Not at all lol, but thank you gaupoman for at...

Not at all lol, but thank you gaupoman for at least giving it a shot. I Just found out some models have a four bolt flange with a universal joint and others have the three bolt flange with the flex...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-26-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By woodenbmw
A couple of drive shaft questions

I'm currently in the process of replacing the center support bearing and flex disc. After removing the exhaust and heat shields to expose the drive shaft, I come across a rather odd sight and now I'm...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-22-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By woodenbmw
I bought a complete exhaust for my 87 325e from...

I bought a complete exhaust for my 87 325e from rockauto. It cost me a little over $300 for everything, o2 sensor, gaskets, hangers, cat, muffler, and pipes. You can choose between Bosal or Walker...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-21-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By woodenbmw
I've had success with rockauto, pelican, and...

I've had success with rockauto, pelican, and partgeek. Rockauto has the lower prices, but kill you on shipping.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-04-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,837
Posted By woodenbmw
Beautiful ride Jesse, looks really nice with the...

Beautiful ride Jesse, looks really nice with the snow.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-26-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By woodenbmw
Sorry buddy, but no one will be able to tell you...

Sorry buddy, but no one will be able to tell you where this leak is coming from without getting inside the engine bay. Reason being that pretty much all of the power steering components are clustered...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-04-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By woodenbmw
Try changing the wiper relay, it's way less...

Try changing the wiper relay, it's way less expensive than a motor
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-26-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By woodenbmw
The easiest way to tell, imo, is by looking at...

The easiest way to tell, imo, is by looking at the valves. The old r12 systems have threads on the outer side, whereas the newer r-134a systems have the threads on the inner side of the valve.
How...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-26-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By woodenbmw
The hole is located on the bottom of the housing ...

The hole is located on the bottom of the housing

1987 325e sedan automatic
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-08-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By woodenbmw
Sounds about right to me... 1987 325e sedan...

Sounds about right to me...

1987 325e sedan automatic
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-05-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By woodenbmw
Western Australia prices lol. Looks great though ...

Western Australia prices lol. Looks great though

1987 325e sedan automatic
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-05-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 515
Posted By woodenbmw
Suspension bushings sounds like a reasonable...

Suspension bushings sounds like a reasonable culprit. Look on realoem.com for an exploded view of your suspension and part numbers. I use it as a guide to show me what should be where

1987 325e...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-04-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 515
Posted By woodenbmw
Sounds about right, call a few different places...

Sounds about right, call a few different places to get a ball park price. Don't be afraid to ask any questions you might have about why they charge whatever they do.

1987 325e sedan automatic
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-04-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By woodenbmw
Maybe those little batteries in the SI board are...

Maybe those little batteries in the SI board are starting to die.

1987 325e sedan automatic
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-27-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,194
Posted By woodenbmw
Nope, he's talking about the dashboard...

Nope, he's talking about the dashboard lights....hence the title "E cluster"

1987 325e sedan automatic
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-22-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,963
Posted By woodenbmw
Look online for the e30 Electronic...

Look online for the e30 Electronic Troubleshooting Manual. There are plenty of links to download the proper manual for your vehicle.

1987 325e sedan automatic
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-21-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By woodenbmw
The safest way that I know of is to use a pair of...

The safest way that I know of is to use a pair of spring compressors and disassemble the strut tower. Take care to tighten and loosen them evenly to avoid them sliding. I hope this helps
There are...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-21-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,178
Posted By woodenbmw
When I got my car it still had the factory radio...

When I got my car it still had the factory radio in it, but I don't know the code to unlock it. I got a code from the local dealer and I still haven't been able to unlock it. So l just went ahead and...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-10-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,194
Posted By woodenbmw
Have you looked in the electronic troubleshooting...

Have you looked in the electronic troubleshooting manual ? I'm almost certain the diagram for the gauge cluster is in there

1987 325e sedan automatic
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-10-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By woodenbmw
I don't think a new battery would do anything to...

I don't think a new battery would do anything to your idle. Check your fuses, one may have popped when they connected the positive lead. Realoem.com is a great source of information, it gives...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-10-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,194
Posted By woodenbmw
Use a test light to figure out what provides the...

Use a test light to figure out what provides the power. Back probe each wire until the light lights up. I hope this helps

1987 325e sedan automatic
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-10-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By woodenbmw
The hose is a vent tube that should be connected...

The hose is a vent tube that should be connected to the battery.

1987 325e sedan automatic
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-10-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By woodenbmw
Pelican auto parts has a license plate delete...

Pelican auto parts has a license plate delete available

1987 325e sedan automatic
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