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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-23-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 180
Posted By texasbeachman
bottlecap wheels and tires

I have for sell a set of 14" bottlecap wheels with 195/60 r14 Fulda Assuro Carat tires. The tires have less than 3000 miles and the wheels look like new with center caps. It's always good to have...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-25-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By texasbeachman
Most any salvage yard, $50.00

Most any salvage yard, $50.00
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-26-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By texasbeachman
Well, I had the sport shocks put on without the...

Well, I had the sport shocks put on without the lowering springs. There doesn't seem to be much spring in the front, but it rides okay. Did I screw up pretty bad by doing that? Is it going to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-25-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By texasbeachman
shock replacement OEM or Bilstein heavy duty/sport?

I need some information. Has anyone replaced their original front shocks with Bilstein heavy duty sport shocks? My 525 currently has Bilstein 3118's which are longer than the sport shock. How much...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-24-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By texasbeachman
First of all the check engine light usually means...

First of all the check engine light usually means an oxygen sensor or clogged convertor. The hoses under the manifold are vacuum hoses and should be replaced. Any vacuum leak will cause engine idle...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-04-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,276
Posted By texasbeachman
I just want to drive the ****ing thing. Im so...

I just want to drive the ****ing thing. Im so over working on it as im just wasting my time getting nowhere. id pay someone else to do it so i dont have to. Im well below my budget for this swap so...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-14-2010, 03:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By texasbeachman
Nice looking ride. Let's see more pics!

Nice looking ride. Let's see more pics!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-08-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By texasbeachman
+1 My 84 chevy pickup went through 3 motors in...

+1 My 84 chevy pickup went through 3 motors in five years. Undo the linkage, see if the motor will cycle through, if not replace it. Good luck!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-23-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By texasbeachman
Probably your brake pad sensor wire. The light on...

Probably your brake pad sensor wire. The light on your dash comes on when your pads are low or when it is unplugged.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-17-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,624
Posted By texasbeachman
If you only paid $500 for it, get it fixed. I am...

If you only paid $500 for it, get it fixed. I am sure you can find a cheap fix in Cali just like I can in South Texas.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-08-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,010
Posted By texasbeachman
You might check to see if it is out of gas.

You might check to see if it is out of gas.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-06-2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,459
Posted By texasbeachman
has anyone swapped out the seats completely for...

has anyone swapped out the seats completely for something more advanced? by advance i mean a seat that has power this that and the other.
Reply With Quote

From what I understand, it is a lot more...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-20-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,459
Posted By texasbeachman
Thanks for responding, BB. I have a great body...

Thanks for responding, BB. I have a great body shop here if you ever need paint. They are cloth. At one point, I found the bottom covers on ebay, but they are long gone. Just trying to keep her...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-19-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,459
Posted By texasbeachman
Replace or reupholster seats

The brown fiber is coming out of my cloth seats on the floorboard. Has anyone had their seats redone? I would like to keep it original which brings up another question. Can you still get...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-05-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By texasbeachman
Ouch!

Happy New Year! My wife wrecked the 525i on 12/30. Ran into another car. Glad she wasn't hurt. #%$#%#%^@$#. Any ideas on the cost of a left fender, hood, and complete front grill and headlightd,...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-01-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By texasbeachman
The messages said "no data available". I guess...

The messages said "no data available". I guess that is why he said they (the ECUs) were not communicating. If there is something I can fix without the dealer, It saves me all of that diagnostic...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-30-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By texasbeachman
Thanks for the info, definitely a good place to...

Thanks for the info, definitely a good place to start.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-30-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By texasbeachman
You may want to check your transmission mounts.

You may want to check your transmission mounts.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-27-2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By texasbeachman
ecu's not communicating?

My BMW mechanic ran a diagnostic test on my 94 and told me the ecu's were not communicating and that is why my control center keeps giving me warnings (brake light out, washer fluid low, etc.) He...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-04-2009, 04:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,895
Posted By texasbeachman
how about a citroen or old puegot?

how about a citroen or old puegot?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-03-2009, 04:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,895
Posted By texasbeachman
For that price it has to be a VW Beetle.

For that price it has to be a VW Beetle.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-23-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,886
Posted By texasbeachman
Sorry you haven't received much help. but you...

Sorry you haven't received much help. but you have created a good thread. Keep us posted on your progress, information is valuable to all of us.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-23-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By texasbeachman
Spark plugs won't increase your performance in an...

Spark plugs won't increase your performance in an M10, not significantly anyway. Stick with the original Bosch plugs and it will run as good as it gets.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-19-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,857
Posted By texasbeachman
Is he going to Tiajuana for a complete velour...

Is he going to Tiajuana for a complete velour interior makeover, carpeted dash and fuzzy dice? Or, is it an E30 tatoo on both arms?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-16-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By texasbeachman
Try Pop a Lock. They made a key from scratch for...

Try Pop a Lock. They made a key from scratch for my buddy's 4 Runner for 70 bucks. Took him 20 minutes.
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