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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-20-2016, 09:23 AM
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Views: 334
Posted By a228380
try aluminum head rebuilders . I dont know if...

try aluminum head rebuilders . I dont know if they have OEM but they supplied my 885 head when i needed one. http://www.aluminumheads.com/
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-23-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By a228380
take it to a autoparts store and they should be...

take it to a autoparts store and they should be able to bench test it. as long as it is putting out the correct voltage and you verified it will fit you model year, in my opinion it would be ok to...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-31-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By a228380
some suggestions

check the plugs and see how they look

how are the spark plug wires, easy to test perform
A conventional plug wire has a resistance of 10,000 to 15,000 ohms per foot of length--if it's...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-08-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By a228380
get the bentley manual for the bmw e30 series,...

get the bentley manual for the bmw e30 series, it is a must have if your going to do any work yourself.

i find some things very easy and sensible others are a bit difficult just take your time....
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-21-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By a228380
maintenance and service records. specifically...

maintenance and service records. specifically when the timing belt was replaced and transmission serviced, would be my two big concerns
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-18-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By a228380
maintain a good cooling system so you don't over...

maintain a good cooling system so you don't over heat the heads have a tend to crack if they get over heated. regular maintenance and you will run for a very long time.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-25-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By a228380
i had a problem where all speeds would work and...

i had a problem where all speeds would work and then after an hour or two none would work then it would come back on after a while.

i turned out to be the blower resister, not a hard job just in a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-27-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By a228380
resolution

ran new wires to front and rear speakers. but now without the amp the sound is poor so a new headunit is in my future.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-17-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By a228380
I don't know if 86 had a timing chain or belt, if...

I don't know if 86 had a timing chain or belt, if it has a timing belt change it because it would definitely be dry rotted.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-15-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By a228380
another common ground radio issue

1991 bmw e30 325i, no fader just the original tape deck/am/fm radio and amp in trunk.
radio tape deck just gave static so i removed it.

I have read every post i can find and still no luck
...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-20-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By a228380
look for the wire rubbing against some metal on...

look for the wire rubbing against some metal on the spindle which would ground the circuit and turn the light on. I found mine worn from rubbing against part of the spindle so i wrapped the wire in...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-14-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By a228380
good info on central locking ...

good info on central locking

http://nomad-bmw.blogspot.com/2012/10/e30-central-locking-issues.html
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-10-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,295
Posted By a228380
Could be a bad voltage regulator, normally this...

Could be a bad voltage regulator, normally this would show up when doing the alternator test but if the voltage regulator is flakey this will drain a battery.
In old american cars voltage regulator...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-08-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By a228380
are you using halogen bulbs the circuitry is not...

are you using halogen bulbs the circuitry is not really designed for halogen bulbs and will blow fuses, according to the Bentley manual.
fuse should be 7.5 and they are brown
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-27-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By a228380
trace the wires back from the brake pad. Mine...

trace the wires back from the brake pad. Mine were broken and touching the frame closing the circuit and keeping the light on
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-27-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By a228380
these work great they fit in the pocket on the...

these work great they fit in the pocket on the doors
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-18-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By a228380
sounds like the motor might be running and you...

sounds like the motor might be running and you need the Replacement Mast - Black * Cord Has Teeth,
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-18-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,157
Posted By a228380
try apdi.mycarparts.net directly and see if they...

try apdi.mycarparts.net directly and see if they will ship out of the country they show the part on there website
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-18-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By a228380
start with simple first fuse is there power...

start with simple first
fuse
is there power at the antenna
could be the plastic stripped that moves the antenna, if the motor is moving
could be the antenna motor

do you have the stock radio...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-17-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 740
Posted By a228380
good info on central locking of bmws ...

good info on central locking of bmws
http://nomad-bmw.blogspot.com/2012/10/e30-central-locking-issues.html

also check fuse 27 that is the central locking system fuse

I could not find an over...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-14-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,246
Posted By a228380
do you have a 3rd brake light. i had similar...

do you have a 3rd brake light. i had similar problems and it was the bulb in the 3rd brake light. i have a 1991 325i sedan
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-13-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By a228380
2nd temp gauge

Hi

anyone have suggestions on where to connect a 2nd temperature sensor for a mechanical temperature gauge. I have a ash tray pod with a volt meter but it has another whole for another gauge and...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-10-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By a228380
ended up purchasing an ashtray pod for gauges ...

ended up purchasing an ashtray pod for gauges

thanks
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-10-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By a228380
1. check all fuses 2. swap the switch with...

1. check all fuses
2. swap the switch with another one and see if the window goes down, if it does you have a bad switch, if it doesn't and the other window goes down with the swapped switch then...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-08-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 43,493
Posted By a228380
22 on highway 1991 325i automatic

22 on highway 1991 325i automatic
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