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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 06:12 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By Nick323
I have removed my dash for recovering, so it was...

I have removed my dash for recovering, so it was easy to snap this pic 433825
Hope it helps ?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-10-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 570
Posted By Nick323
Red face Good way of doing it if you have no Dyno. Now...

Good way of doing it if you have no Dyno.
Now for a funny story when I used to check on the road, the way Downhiller described.
I stuck the gauge under the windscren wiper. It was a Carburated Car,...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-10-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By Nick323
I thought that is why BMW put this fancy...

I thought that is why BMW put this fancy rechargeable flashlight in the cubbyholes ;)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-10-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 672
Posted By Nick323
The RHD 323 has theirs to the right of the...

The RHD 323 has theirs to the right of the steering column toward the driver.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-10-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By Nick323
I only have a digital clock that goes out when I...

I only have a digital clock that goes out when I hit a bump ;)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-10-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Nick323
The 635 had pretty much the same set-up over here...

The 635 had pretty much the same set-up over here as the 535 735 of the same vintage.
Then it should be an easy swop, where you can possibly even use the E30 ECU and wiring harness.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-10-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 499
Posted By Nick323
FF, just a point of interest. When GTX was...

FF, just a point of interest.
When GTX was replaced with GTX2 a lot of older vehicles started to consume more oil.
Did you experience same, or was it just cases where it would have happened anyway ?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-10-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 570
Posted By Nick323
Downhiller your advise is spot on, as most of the...

Downhiller your advise is spot on, as most of the time :)
I'd just like to change your choice of words from to :)
Whenever I see or rather hear people Revving the sh1t out of an engine, my...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-03-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Nick323
please post pic's of driveway ;)

please post pic's of driveway ;)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-03-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By Nick323
Why not price Powerbrake & see how they compare...

Why not price Powerbrake & see how they compare to the others ? I think their website is powerbrakeusa or so
The factory F30 team running 335i's chose these units over Willwood & Brembo.
I run them...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-03-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By Nick323
Thanks bud :)

Thanks bud :)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-03-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Nick323
If you throw in freight to Namibia, I'll take it...

If you throw in freight to Namibia, I'll take it ;)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-03-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Nick323
Red face I'm not getting it ?

Hmmmh, I see you sent 2 exploded diagrams that are the same and a photo from Bavarian autosport.
Then from your description, which I suppose relate to the exploded drawing, meaning 5 is a sheet...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-03-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Nick323
Driveway kills a sump ?? You sure that ain't a...

Driveway kills a sump ??
You sure that ain't a mountain pass ?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-03-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By Nick323
Yeah, Steve kinda diapeared....

Yeah, Steve kinda diapeared....
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-03-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 499
Posted By Nick323
I made the mistake of only using the price of oil...

I made the mistake of only using the price of oil as a refference.
Over here the environment still gets raped, so most do a oil change at home...

I do not like extended oil change periods, as the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-31-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By Nick323
I like an oil cooler set-up like the stock M20...

I like an oil cooler set-up like the stock M20 had: There was a thermostat in the oil line at the adapter, so the oil only gets aditional cooloing, through the cooler, when it goes above a certain...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-31-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 499
Posted By Nick323
I do not understand why one would use a Synthetic...

I do not understand why one would use a Synthetic oil in a non-performance motor.
I mean if it runs 8000 + RPM, has a Turbo or something similar to stress it- yes !
Here guys run normal Oil in...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-31-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By Nick323
Living in a place that can go over 50C I hear...

Living in a place that can go over 50C I hear you.
I like the stock clutch fan to work & keep things cool. In case that fails, I like a electric fan to back it up.
I personally would never just run...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-31-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By Nick323
a trick fom us living in the desert is to throw...

a trick fom us living in the desert is to throw some dishwash into the radiator and let that circulate with a warm engine.
Dump that & repeat until the dumped liquid looks clean.
Dishwash liquid...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-31-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Nick323
Have fun :)

Have fun :)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-31-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By Nick323
I am the agent for PowerBrake and swear by them. ...

I am the agent for PowerBrake and swear by them.
So do most winners of the Dakar etc.
Try them, as they have a nifty bolt in kit with different size discs to accomodate your Rims.
And it includes...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-31-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Nick323
Question Brake cooler ducting

Thanks BigBoy :)
Your photo makes sense & will fit on my front valance.
But I am not sure how it connects further to the fender liner & brakes :dunno:
I took a photo 431054 of my fender...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-26-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By Nick323
I would guess at a electronic componnt failing...

I would guess at a electronic componnt failing from het.
We had the same on some cars where the replacement Chinese coil would cease to function after about 10 minutes.
Look at the obvious without...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-26-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Nick323
Question Brake cooling ducting images

My 84 323 has the opening in the valance for the brake cooling duct, but that is where it ends :(
I looked in my Heynes & searched the web.
What does the ducting look like originally :dunno:
I...
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