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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-24-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 349
Posted By downhiller
horns right. so maybe youre mounting the loom...

horns right. so maybe youre mounting the loom wrong and thats your problem
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-23-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By downhiller
havnt seen any coil overs for that price. camber...

havnt seen any coil overs for that price. camber plates alone are $350 for front $200ish for rear. going with say a h&r springs with new struts will be in the $400 range. but coil over kits tend to...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-20-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By downhiller
rack could be sticking. id start with shake down...

rack could be sticking. id start with shake down see if the tie rods are bad, then a fluid flush
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-19-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By downhiller
also look over the intake boot for tears.

also look over the intake boot for tears.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-14-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By downhiller
get a intank from a chevy vega. i did a write up...

get a intank from a chevy vega. i did a write up on it. simple. hardest part is getting the prescreen to fit. i reused the bmw prescreen after cleaning it. just remember to use shrink wrap. i made...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-14-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 448
Posted By downhiller
1989 325i will not start

brain fart. carry on
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-14-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By downhiller
Have you removed the damper by any chance? i...

Have you removed the damper by any chance? i know mine was howling and thought it was my new pump. someone mentioned it to me then just ran new fuel line from the inline pump to the hardline. once...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-14-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By downhiller
Fuel pressure tester, rented

on the first pic, looks like you can use the one in the lower right corner. take the fuel line off the back of the fuel rail and get some extra hose to link the fitting back to the fuel rail. a good...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-09-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By downhiller
maybe i was thinking bore.

maybe i was thinking bore.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-08-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By downhiller
ive seen some heavy grinding before. think .060"...

ive seen some heavy grinding before. think .060" tends to be a common shave without stressing the hg too much. but definitely look into arp studs to keep the head from walking and they do provide...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-08-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 544
Posted By downhiller
dont need to change the head, just intake...

dont need to change the head, just intake manifold. you could used the current ignition setup, just need to figure how to connect a tps to a carb. other then that, be easier to drop a 350 in and carb...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-08-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By downhiller
sounds like a cracked head/block if it mainly...

sounds like a cracked head/block if it mainly does it cooled down or head gasket. either way need to do a compression test dry and wet, and if you have access, a leak down test
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-05-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By downhiller
check over the flexible intake tube. that would...

check over the flexible intake tube. that would be the first thing to check.

further details with the vacuum leak, itll open the fpr more flooding the engine, which explains the loss of power
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-04-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By downhiller
check your ground connections. battery wouldnt...

check your ground connections. battery wouldnt let you start after it cools, wont be alternator as again it starts after it cools. bad connection somewhere
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-02-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By downhiller
move to a normal state and you can use it more...

move to a normal state and you can use it more and your heater
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-01-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 349
Posted By downhiller
some good rtv is in your future. or get the make...

some good rtv is in your future. or get the make your own gasket stuff and could put some around the bolts too
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-01-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By downhiller
thought the defrost popped out after so much amp...

thought the defrost popped out after so much amp draw is used? higher amps since the window is warm and thawed
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-22-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By downhiller
the cat is the emissions piece. heres a...

the cat is the emissions piece.

heres a good demo between cat with muffler vs muffler. on my hypermotard (motorcycle fun as hell) when i changed the exhaust, i did just the cans only left the cat...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-16-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By downhiller
vibration sounds like warped rotors or an...

vibration sounds like warped rotors or an unbalanced wheel(s). first thing i would do is take it in for a rotate and balance or balance only (depending on when your last rotation was).
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-16-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By downhiller
check out the fpr and the vacuum hose to it and...

check out the fpr and the vacuum hose to it and the intake boot. look for any slight tears of if a vacuum line popped off somewhere
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-15-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By downhiller
do you have a hand crank for your engine or a big...

do you have a hand crank for your engine or a big hay bail?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-15-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By downhiller
sounds like oil on the friction plate.

sounds like oil on the friction plate.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-15-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By downhiller
1986 bmw 325e

the tank under the rear seat? vibration where? engine, steering wheel?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-15-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By downhiller
that was a nice rebuild.......was

that was a nice rebuild.......was
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-15-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By downhiller
your alternator is shot.

your alternator is shot.
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