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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 04:25 AM
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only difference i see is on the sides. either way...

only difference i see is on the sides. either way i wouldnt do it


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-19-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
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aint no euro bout diving boards. that there looks...

aint no euro bout diving boards. that there looks like a bumper tucked diving board to me with a different valance


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-19-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
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brembo blanks are around $45 per rotor i believe...

brembo blanks are around $45 per rotor i believe from bavauto. but return the cheap pads. dont go cheap on brakes. they have a front rotor and pads with cool carbon pads for under your $250. and...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-19-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By downhiller
325. more power more torque Sent from...

325. more power more torque


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-19-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By downhiller
id start with checking your connections to the...

id start with checking your connections to the bulbs, then replace bulbs.


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-19-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By downhiller
might help if you go to the e36 section ...

might help if you go to the e36 section


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-18-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By downhiller
so you want diving boards instead of plastics? ...

so you want diving boards instead of plastics?


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-17-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 336
Posted By downhiller
you could have clogged injectors. have you tried...

you could have clogged injectors. have you tried listening to the injectors with the long screwdriver trick?


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-17-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By downhiller
well the temp gauge is most likely a loose screw...

well the temp gauge is most likely a loose screw on the needle and you gotta remove the dash to change the bulb. otherwise if its got records like that, and its as clean as you say, $6500 doesnt...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-17-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By downhiller
best place to look for some like that i know...

best place to look for some like that i know would be crutchfield.com. but you can look at some classic car parts sites but those are more for 60-70s cars with 8 tracks.


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-17-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By downhiller
you can run wires to a 3 way toggle switch in the...

you can run wires to a 3 way toggle switch in the cab. that way you have high low and off.


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-17-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By downhiller
good luck. and if you do be prepared to spend...

good luck. and if you do be prepared to spend some money


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-17-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By downhiller
maintenance records on the t-belt and water pump....

maintenance records on the t-belt and water pump. no records available plan on changing both out and you might be able to negotiate that into the price.


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-17-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 336
Posted By downhiller
Troubles running my E30 318i

if it has a cold start injector, it uses that to add more fuel until the ecu gets a signal from the o2 sensor to shut it off. then if i remember correctly, the ecu stays in an open loop fuel until...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-16-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By downhiller
isnt it just a single latch in the middle? ...

isnt it just a single latch in the middle?


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-14-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By downhiller
id definitely replace the intake boot. kinda...

id definitely replace the intake boot. kinda weird if you can see cracks but doesnt do anything under the brake clean during idle test......


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-14-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By downhiller
theres nothing wrong with the bolts unless theyre...

theres nothing wrong with the bolts unless theyre rounded out/broken. the oil leak is from a bad seal with the valve cover gasket


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-14-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By downhiller
easiest way is to get number 1 cylinder to TDC...

easiest way is to get number 1 cylinder to TDC then using the timing marks on the block, line up the 0 to the mark. besides that, not much else as i havnt heard of anyone trying such job


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-14-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By downhiller
damn that is clean Sent from BimmerApp...

damn that is clean


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-14-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By downhiller
not bolts, need new valve cover gasket ...

not bolts, need new valve cover gasket


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-14-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By downhiller
Rear End Gearing 1984 318i

or just keep the 3.73. these cars were designed around germany specs, not slow murica. sure you wont be goin down the highway at 150, but itll get you where you need to go. also drop the gear too...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-14-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By downhiller
and drill, not cut. but yes drill new mounts only...

and drill, not cut. but yes drill new mounts only option to keeping that general location


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-14-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By downhiller
as horn said engine wise not too much difference....

as horn said engine wise not too much difference. aftermarket stuff is more available for the i then e, but the main difference ive seen between the 2 are the bumpers. "i"s normally have the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-12-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By downhiller
if it sounds higher up on the block, start with...

if it sounds higher up on the block, start with valve adjustment then try a thicker oil (if running 15-40 or lower, put in 20-50). if it lessens with the adjustment, it should be alot better with a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-12-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By downhiller
time to pull the tranny. Sent from...

time to pull the tranny.


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