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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Today, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By E30 hobby car
i second what downhiller is saying. i experienced...

i second what downhiller is saying. i experienced the same thing when i first got my car.
It has been sitting for a year or 2 and alot of things were starting to leak.

during my rebuild process...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Today, 06:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 238
Posted By E30 hobby car
i just googled JDM exhaust and this came up.

i just googled JDM exhaust and this came up.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Today, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By E30 hobby car
http://www.pelicanparts.com/catalog/SuperCat/0189/...

http://www.pelicanparts.com/catalog/SuperCat/0189/BMW_0189_WATPMP_pg1.htm#item0

i know alot of guys on here like bav auto but i like pelican better. I just find these guys very helpful. and bav...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Today, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By E30 hobby car
I am also experiencing this issue. how difficult...

I am also experiencing this issue. how difficult is it to replace them? does everything have to come out in order to replace them?

I am thinking upgrade to urethane powerflex bushings.

my...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Today, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 238
Posted By E30 hobby car
i dig the colour. looks similar to a recent...

i dig the colour. looks similar to a recent article in euro tuner.

there was a 76 porsche 911 in "putty grey" and it was really cool.

nice ride.

out of curiosity why did you do your...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Today, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By E30 hobby car
i used brembo blanks and am very happy with...

i used brembo blanks and am very happy with them. i am not to aggressive on the brakes as i only cruise in the car but i have had a few hard emergency braking situations and they held up very...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-13-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 613,128
Posted By E30 hobby car
evening photo

evening photo
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-30-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By E30 hobby car
I just had the coolant sensor replaced for the...

I just had the coolant sensor replaced for the idle control module. I know there are several but am still not sure what goes where. The dash temp sensor is all over the place. but i believe that is...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-30-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By E30 hobby car
poor fuel economy

I am getting poor fuel economy. 1986 325e (auto)

I was having an idle issue and had that fixed. new plugs, new sensors, new idle control module.

the guy at the shop indicated that this should...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-30-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By E30 hobby car
I completely agree with finding a good quality...

I completely agree with finding a good quality car instead of fixing up a beater.

I have told my storey many times. bought mine for $400 bucks. I am in for almost $11,000.00 Car was professionally...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-18-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,525
Posted By E30 hobby car
interested to know what the update on this...

interested to know what the update on this project is?

also, now that i experienced the same problem with mine. ( you probably already have it working) but replace your fuel pump relay.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By E30 hobby car
Ahh, interesting tip! It is dented. Along the...

Ahh, interesting tip! It is dented. Along the passenger side. That is why it is probably giving me weird fuel level readings as well!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-15-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By E30 hobby car
hmmm. I just had the timing done, all new...

hmmm.

I just had the timing done, all new spark plugs and injectors sonicly cleaned. new distributor and rotor and new spark plug wires.

I Guess a vacuum leak would cause that but why would...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-15-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By E30 hobby car
serging and stalling

Every once and a while, when I come to a stop the car starts to serge and eventually stalls.

It did this 2 weeks ago then it was fine. Now it started again today but not all the time.

What's up?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-10-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By E30 hobby car
so, its a good possibility that it is the oring...

so, its a good possibility that it is the oring for the transfer pump and sending unit?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-09-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By E30 hobby car
I am being told its not my filler hose as that...

I am being told its not my filler hose as that inserts into the tank at 2/3rds height of the tank.

That it is a different issue.

Can i replace the seal from inside the car? or do i have to...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-09-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By E30 hobby car
i am dealing with the same thing. When i fill it...

i am dealing with the same thing. When i fill it up to full i smell gass and now it is leaking from the top of the tank down.

Do you need to drop the tank to repair the filler hose? or just get...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-07-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By E30 hobby car
window trim

So, lastnight I arrived home to find a piece of my front passenger side window trim hanging off. I was able to "place" it back on but it will eventually peel off again. how is this supposed to be...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-05-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By E30 hobby car
interesting. So your saying my head gasket may...

interesting. So your saying my head gasket may already be blown?

the car is driving smooth and strong. it isn't always leaking either.

I am having my shop guy look into giving me quotes on...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-03-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By E30 hobby car
you guys answered my question. I didnt even know...

you guys answered my question. I didnt even know it was possible. Just that i have heard talk about it and now realized i didnt know what i was asking.

besides sourcing stuff from a junk yard is...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-02-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By E30 hobby car
well, I already did all those other things. I...

well, I already did all those other things. I will have the shop just fix it because i dont want the hassle?

Will it go quickly or all at once? can i just swap in a 24V head? or do i have to...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-02-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By E30 hobby car
leaking head gasket

I am being told that a small amount of oil is coming from my head gasket.

The shop told me to just keep an eye on it and it shouldn't be a problem. What are your thoughts?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-02-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By E30 hobby car
what i am asking is more of a parts list. Do you...

what i am asking is more of a parts list. Do you simply add the new head or do you need to keep adding parts as well?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-29-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By E30 hobby car
I reviewed that link and it didnt really answer...

I reviewed that link and it didnt really answer my questions. that is, unless i was looking at the wrong things.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-29-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By E30 hobby car
24 valve swap

i recently found a small oil leak from my head gasket.

If i am going to repair it i mine as well upgrade. i am sorry as i couldn't find any info on the search function. however, I do know there...
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