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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-30-2015, 07:57 AM
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Posted By Nick323
Nice :)

Nice :)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-30-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By Nick323
Please do not replace the springs without...

Please do not replace the springs without matching the shocks.
The shocks are there to dampen your spring harmonics.
Since they are often position sensitive, if they operate permanently in a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-30-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Nick323
Cool :)

Cool :)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-30-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,193
Posted By Nick323
Smile Dipstick mods

Thanks a lot for those words of encouragement :)
I have posted URL's before that link to Albums on my FB page showing Namibia in all its splendour. 517022 What is not so pretty are the Road death...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-23-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,193
Posted By Nick323
Unhappy Who will do the panelbeating

Thank you Simon :beerchug:

From what I gather we first got the normal H4 lights and only later sealed beam units.
The seal beam units were no dimmer than the H4-type, unless you were going to fit...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-22-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,193
Posted By Nick323
Thumbs up Lights

Simon I am sure you will gasp at my next modification :p
& not because it hails from Australia :wahwah:
The stock E30 headlights were OK for civilised countries with streetlamps etc.
Here we have...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-22-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 41,221
Posted By Nick323
I hope my answer made sense ?

I hope my answer made sense ?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-17-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By Nick323
You can try Goop or similar But if it comes off...

You can try Goop or similar
But if it comes off afterward you will have to re-paint the boot :(
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-17-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By Nick323
You have to pump the pedal for it to shift...

You have to pump the pedal for it to shift smoothly, then it could be 2 things:
1) Air in clutch fluid or misadjusted- Master & slave kit plus new fluid is not a bad/expensive idea
2) Synchro's...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-17-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 41,221
Posted By Nick323
I have tried m1 group in Cape town, but found...

I have tried m1 group in Cape town, but found that they could deliver no more than promisses :(
Pleased email me your contacts, if you are prepared to do so ?
feedback@nicksracing.com
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-16-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 41,221
Posted By Nick323
Masterpats is quite a good source and the you...

Masterpats is quite a good source and the you have Gumtree.
We have nothing :(
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-16-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,193
Posted By Nick323
Post Exhaust build

Some sharp eyed weasels saw a bit of the Exhaust in my last posting, so I will try explain what I did :wahwah:
I have been designing tuned header systems for over 25 years using a pulsed wave theory...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-02-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 41,221
Posted By Nick323
Kraaifontein ? I used to live in Durbanville :)

Kraaifontein ?
I used to live in Durbanville :)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-02-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Nick323
If the pump is made in China, then expect it to...

If the pump is made in China, then expect it to whine in your capitalist country ;)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-02-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,465
Posted By Nick323
Thumbs up Thanks bud

E90_Blue thanks for bothering to search :thumbup:
I am getting tired of lazy so and so's just publishing any old question here without doing a bit of work on their own :mad:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-01-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By Nick323
I agree with downhiller and then peer into the...

I agree with downhiller
and then peer into the tank and check for foreign objets
P.S. Don't use a match ;)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-01-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By Nick323
UK cars have the steering wheel on the RIGHT side...

UK cars have the steering wheel on the RIGHT side
You want yours on the WRONG side- sorry could not resist ;)
Look at what you can get in Germany and either ask a pal in the military to have a look...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-01-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 727
Posted By Nick323
Thumbs up MAF set-up

I did my own MAF set-up 512311

With tunig it makes a huge difference in power, throttle response etc. as u3b3 said :thumbup:
512310
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-01-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,193
Posted By Nick323
Thumbs up Mechanical work done

Well I am back from an absolutely stunning 2 weeks in the Caprivi strip :hi:
One of the few rare places where you can sleep amongst Buffalo, Elephant, Hippo, Wild dogs etc.
Very few people in the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-01-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By Nick323
Thanks FF What kind of shop would do that ? ...

Thanks FF

What kind of shop would do that ?
Most are sealed and to drill a hole + add a shrader-type valve + Nitrogen will surely cost more than 25 US or Aus $ ...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-01-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 51,022
Posted By Nick323
It is supposed to be this way- always !

It is supposed to be this way- always !
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-01-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By Nick323
Thanks guys :) I decided to first get the...

Thanks guys :)
I decided to first get the parrallel flow condensor, from Rock Auto, and hope that my current evaporator is not leaking.
or do the Evaporators give problems if they have been...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-13-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,193
Posted By Nick323
Unhappy Evaporator confusion

The problem with Namibia is that we have no standards :thumbdwn:
So you have a lot of guys mucking up Air cons etc. :tsk:
Repairs are generaly done by the "replace parts till it works" method :mad:...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-13-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By Nick323
Question Evaporator URL please

a228380 have you got a link to the RockAuto page for the Evaporator, please ?
I will order my Condensor from them, so to make it a combined order would be perfect :)
Sadly my search proved futile...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-12-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Nick323
Woody it is a pleasure :) These kind of...

Woody it is a pleasure :)
These kind of questions that ask me whether the person forgot to switch their brain on, or frontal lobotomy or maybe even a bottle in front of me ?
What 325 axle into what...
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