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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-20-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By a228380
bavauto pelican parts rockauto (but don't go...

bavauto
pelican parts
rockauto (but don't go the cheapest at least get oem equivalents)
don't forget your local carquest, autozone or advanced auto, sometimes they have just as good a deal on...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-06-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By a228380
belt and rock auto has the best prices I have...

belt and rock auto has the best prices I have found, do the water pump at the same time
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-05-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By a228380
have you verified the temp of the engine with an...

have you verified the temp of the engine with an infa red temp gauge to ensure that the engine is actually running hot and it is not just a faulty gauge.
you have already replaced the radiator...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-05-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By a228380
turn it into a survey and get votes on keep or...

turn it into a survey and get votes on keep or sell. My vote is keep and fix
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-05-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By a228380
Hi mine cracked between cylinder 5 and 6 which I...

Hi mine cracked between cylinder 5 and 6 which I am told is common.
I got a full rebuilt head with values and springs etc from
"aluminum head rebuilders" in Oregon at a decent price.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-03-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By a228380
mine one of the wheels wore out and the window...

mine one of the wheels wore out and the window did not go up properly and would fall down. I tried to fix it and got frustrated and bought a new window regular and replaced it. works like new now.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-03-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By a228380
regular maintenance. Oil changes use 20-50 in...

regular maintenance. Oil changes use 20-50 in summer, automatic I change my transmission fluid every 50k. change and flush the radiator. the heads are aluminum and have a tendency to crack if you...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-08-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By a228380
pelican, bavauto, rockauto

pelican, bavauto, rockauto
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-04-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By a228380
central locking

HI gang

1991 bmw 325i 4 door

from trunk all doors lock and unlock
from passenger side all doors lock and unlock
from driver door, driver side locks but if I then pull up on the door handle...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-28-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By a228380
bolt size

what is the bolt size in 1991 e30 battery tray. specifically the bolt that holds the plate that holds the battery in place.

thanks I found out it is a 10m bolt
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-17-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By a228380
check out rockauto.com for the rotors you can get...

check out rockauto.com for the rotors you can get them as cheap as 15 bucks
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-04-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 411
Posted By a228380
thanks i added a can and no improvement in...

thanks

i added a can and no improvement in pressures. i think it might be the low/high pressure switch. temperature out 77 low pressure=40 and high pressure=70, even after adding Freon.
If i open...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-04-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 411
Posted By a228380
yes fan is working but thank you.

yes fan is working but thank you.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-04-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 411
Posted By a228380
you have to be licensed to purchase r12 in the...

you have to be licensed to purchase r12 in the usa.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-04-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 411
Posted By a228380
when i got my car the ac did not work and needed...

when i got my car the ac did not work and needed a new compressor etc so converting made sense but if it was a recently working system I would have stayed with r12. but the status of my system was...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-04-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 411
Posted By a228380
ac condenser

HI

anyone out there use a parallel flow condenser.

did you see an improvement with your ac performance, is there a brand out there that is best

I converted from r12 to r134a and the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-31-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By a228380
drill into the bolt and get an easyout from sears...

drill into the bolt and get an easyout from sears or some other tool place. put it in the whole then use a wrench on the end of the easyout to turn it out.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-03-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By a228380
the cluster has plastic gears that get brittle...

the cluster has plastic gears that get brittle and break with age. you can purchase the gears on ebay and other places. then take the cluster out and replace them yourself.

try the classified...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-01-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By a228380
imo you have the e30. I have a 1991 325i and I...

imo you have the e30. I have a 1991 325i and I have the e30. e36 came out in 1992 unless you have a 1992 convertible those models still had the e30
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-23-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By a228380
rockauto.com. actually shows prices in Australian...

rockauto.com. actually shows prices in Australian dollars and euros so it is safe to say they ship to Australia
low low prices, I have been happy with the quality of what I have purchased for my bmw...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-23-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By a228380
hi easiest thing is go to bavauto.com or...

hi

easiest thing is go to bavauto.com or pelican parts and find the part you need and they will show the part number.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-22-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By a228380
front wheel bearing was replaced this weekend....

front wheel bearing was replaced this weekend. the hardest part was getting that stupid set screw out that was rusted and damaged, broke 4 drill bits getting it out.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-17-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By a228380
I don't believe the speedometer needs the si...

I don't believe the speedometer needs the si board because when my si board was dead the speedometer still worked but tach and vacumn gauge did not among other things.
I think if your going to pull...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-16-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By a228380
thanks toy builder

thanks toy builder
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-16-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By a228380
I don't know if this is the same issue. but my...

I don't know if this is the same issue. but my driver side stopped working with the key but the central locking worked from the driver door and trunk to lock the driver door.
so I ordered a lock...
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