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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-18-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Rekcedbob
I hope I didn't leave you with the impression I...

I hope I didn't leave you with the impression I don't appreciate your advice, it's good advice and I appreciate your input --thanks. When I was younger I did several clutches on my 70 Mach 1, 351...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-18-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Rekcedbob
hurting

Why does it feel like I just got kicked in the nutsack.:bawling:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-18-2008, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,721
Posted By Rekcedbob
Once you loosen the bracket, the filter canister...

Once you loosen the bracket, the filter canister will slip down enough for you to manipulate the installation of the new filter. I used a combination of screwdrivers to access the clamps easier....
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-17-2008, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Rekcedbob
Auto Trans remove and replace

I recently discovered a leak from the bottom of my bellhousing, torque converter seal blown. It bleeds out pretty fast and the only upside is that it happened on a short trip so I caught it before it...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 10-12-2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,118
Posted By Rekcedbob
318i automatic transmission removal

I have a late model 84 318i that needs a torque converter seal replacement, it's leaking pretty bad. I have enjoyed doing all the repairs on my car over the last couple of years. To date, I have not...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-11-2008, 02:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,122
Posted By Rekcedbob
If your car is well tuned and running the way it...

If your car is well tuned and running the way it should be, you will have impressive throttle response, top end speeds that will be scary fast, and handling that is characteristic of BMW, of course....
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-06-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By Rekcedbob
If the car is for your daughter ... buy her a...

If the car is for your daughter ... buy her a honda, a new one!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-05-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 890
Posted By Rekcedbob
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What!

85 E30 318i with the unbreakable M10
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-04-2008, 11:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By Rekcedbob
I care. Your advice doesn't include a water...

I care. Your advice doesn't include a water spigot from home depot to fix an idle problem, nor does it sound of blabber from a person inluenced by intoxicating pharmacueticals.
I don't know the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-04-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,510
Posted By Rekcedbob
Idle

the Idle control unit is located above the glove box. If you have a Bentley manual it will give the resistance values of the various componets feeding the unit with idle information. All you need is...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-03-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By Rekcedbob
After you get it out and steam clean it, put it...

After you get it out and steam clean it, put it on a nice stand and roll it into your living room for the procedure.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-25-2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,246
Posted By Rekcedbob
Stilletto healed boots when she was on the...

Stilletto healed boots when she was on the driving simulator. But really, It's nice to see a good driver in an E30 drive like that ... looking like that. Thanks for the video.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-25-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By Rekcedbob
Are you having to add fluid often? How much? I...

Are you having to add fluid often? How much? I had a leak under my cadillac from my rack for years and opted to use one of those flat pans to protect my diveway. It worked for me as the leak was...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-22-2008, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,421
Posted By Rekcedbob
I work in education, we only have one AP-Physics...

I work in education, we only have one AP-Physics class in our school. I know you'll like the Bentley manual for this car, I have an 85 318i and it works for me. The book does a good job covering the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-21-2008, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By Rekcedbob
Your friends are right about the rake, it looks...

Your friends are right about the rake, it looks aerodynamically engineered
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-20-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,421
Posted By Rekcedbob
I know the ECU controls the injectors based on...

I know the ECU controls the injectors based on inputs from various sensors. The Bentley manual does a good job of showing how to test individual components, like the temp sensors, throttle control...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-20-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,347
Posted By Rekcedbob
I have been asking around the local shops about...

I have been asking around the local shops about the interior cloth, I think they call it houndstooth ... something like that. If you find someone selling factory cloth I would appreciate hearing from...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-12-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rekcedbob
Does your car have fuel injection? If it has a...

Does your car have fuel injection? If it has a carburator, put it in if you know how to plumb it.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-12-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,625
Posted By Rekcedbob
I'm perplexed as to how the timing was off on...

I'm perplexed as to how the timing was off on your E30. Arbitrary, intermitent problems are oftentimes traced to the distributor, rebuild it with new parts. Logic points to a problem relating to...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-09-2008, 12:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,770
Posted By Rekcedbob
Rotating the air in the tires, funny, but I have...

Rotating the air in the tires, funny, but I have a feeling the reason most people DIY is because it's not so funny.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-08-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By Rekcedbob
Replace both rear tires and keep an eye on the...

Replace both rear tires and keep an eye on the wear, then you will have a baseline. I imagine driving around with a tire that does not hold a constant pressure would be telling of tire wear pressure...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-08-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By Rekcedbob
Have you fixed it? If you're still trying to...

Have you fixed it? If you're still trying to resolve the problem, test the throttle control valve behind the throttle body.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-08-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By Rekcedbob
Sounds interesting. I saw a write up somewhere...

Sounds interesting. I saw a write up somewhere when I was researching the removal and installation of a power rack. 85 318i. The manufacturer electric cooling fans seem adequate. If you find...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-05-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,141
Posted By Rekcedbob
My freinds Rolex looks great, it has all the...

My freinds Rolex looks great, it has all the markings and feel of an authentic Rolex. The only way for an experienced watch dude to tell the difference is to open it up and look at the movement. I...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-05-2008, 12:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,141
Posted By Rekcedbob
I agree with you, however; Meyle is well known...

I agree with you, however;
Meyle is well known for making improvements to improve longevity to existing OE parts. This concept is fallacious. Simply because they create a part that outlives the...
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