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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-24-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: aftermarket sunroof

Ever think about converting to the power sun roof ?

1987 325e automatic sedan
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-19-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 598
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: cluser/fuse problems?

Good luck, let us know what you do or don't find


1987 325e automatic sedan
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-19-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 598
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: cluser/fuse problems?

Try checking your connectors at the fuel pump, maybe something is loose causing a short...dunno...

1987 325e automatic sedan
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-19-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 598
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: cluser/fuse problems?

Ok, so when they drop off, are you hitting the gas, maybe a bump in the road, hitting the brakes....just trying to figure out your problem in my head. When I bought my car, the only thing on the dash...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-19-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: Antenna grommet help!

I ordered a refurbished wheel from rock auto, with shipping it was still under $150. I use it for my spare, looks too good to go on the car with the other beat looking wheels lol

1987 325e...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-19-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 598
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: cluser/fuse problems?

When does the speedo usually drop off ?

1987 325e automatic sedan
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-19-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 598
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: cluser/fuse problems?

You're going to have to trace the cause. Check all of your connections, look for broken wires, that sort of thing...good luck

1987 325e automatic sedan
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-19-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: no dash car wont start.

That's what it sounds like to me. I would try to reset the alarm system.

1987 325e automatic sedan
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-17-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: no dash car wont start.

That usually is a sign of a short. Try to isolate the circuit, then start checking your connections, switches, relays, etc. Good luck and keep us posted

1987 325e automatic sedan
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-17-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: no dash car wont start.

Have you checked the rest of your fuses ?

1987 325e automatic sedan
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-17-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: Antenna grommet help!

I have replaced my antenna mast and grommet. The trick I used was to use a little bit of soapy water on the grommet and install while it's still wet. I used the push and twist method. You can't just...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-17-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: e30 323i 85 idle issues

The cable you have marked as B is the accelerator cable, the second cable attatched to the throttle is the kickdown cable. I'm not sure how taught they should be from memory, but get yourself a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-05-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: check light

Thank you hh. I think you deserve a beer :beer:

1987 325e automatic sedan
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-05-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: check light

I can't seem to upload a video.

None of the lights are on up by the mirror, except when I press the check button. All of my brake lights in the back come on when I step on the brake pedal. I'm...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-04-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,457
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: Idle sputter/running rough and jumpy. Hit the accelerator, car stalls

Check for vacuum leaks...

1987 325e automatic sedan
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-04-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: check light

Not mistaken at all, I've been doing the same thing for over a year now. I'll try to post a video later to show what I'm talking about. I've been told I don't explain things well

1987 325e...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-04-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: check light

My check engine light on the dash flashes as well. I can press the check button up by the rear view mirror and it will go off. When I step on the brake pedal, it comes back on. I press the check...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-23-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: What is this!!! Help!

Not even close, the picture is of the rear of the car ( note the shock absorber) no need for fog lights back there...

1987 325e automatic sedan
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-21-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: New E30 325ic owner

Welcome to the club. She looks fantastic.

1987 325e automatic sedan
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-21-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,363
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: '87 325 a few questions for a noob

You'll want to knock out the timing belt and water pump asap, if you don't know when it was last changed.
As far as the plastic trim goes, I used Rust-oleum professional high performance enamel in...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-15-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: oil leak?

A picture would help us help you.

1987 325e automatic sedan
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-15-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: What is this!!! Help!

I'm pretty sure the op is refferring to the brake light up by the rear view mirror. I'm almost 98% sure that's his wear sensor quick disconnect hanging down.

1987 325e automatic sedan
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-14-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: What is this!!! Help!

I don't know what the deal is, but that's what is there. Really through me through a loop when I opened the manual and compared what I was reading to what I was looking at. I dunno ....

1987 325e...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-14-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: What is this!!! Help!

I have wear sensors on all four corners. Take the wheel off and have a good look at what it used to connect to. If you have wires hanging from the calipers, then it's the pad sensor. If the wires...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-28-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 812
Posted By woodenbmw
Re: Battery drain.... again

Now that sounds like a bad battery. Get it checked, most parts stores will do this free of charge.

1987 325e automatic sedan
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