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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-24-2014, 07:46 PM
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Views: 614,860
Posted By BigBoy740il
How badly rusted out is it? I see rust spots by...

How badly rusted out is it? I see rust spots by the door and headlights.

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-24-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By BigBoy740il
Yes that is normal. The tach receives power...

Yes that is normal. The tach receives power from fuse 10 and 21.

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-16-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By BigBoy740il
On the late type connector: The service...

On the late type connector:
The service indicator lights are reset by connecting pin 7 to pin 19(ground). The no cost way to do this is to have the ignition off and place a jumper wire between pins...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-15-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By BigBoy740il
The top bar of the euro grille is not cut around...

The top bar of the euro grille is not cut around the light openings like on the US grille. The grille slats are designed to channel more air into radiator. Finally, above the low beam light there is...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-11-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 280
Posted By BigBoy740il
Also check the coding plug? Big Boyz with...

Also check the coding plug?

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-10-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By BigBoy740il
You stated that you removed the intake. Are you...

You stated that you removed the intake. Are you referring to the air flow meter or the actual intake manifold? If you took off the intake manifold, you might have accidentally swapped the ignition...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-02-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By BigBoy740il
Additionally, 5 mph bumpers, cat converter and...

Additionally, 5 mph bumpers, cat converter and inspection of crash bars in doors

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-02-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By BigBoy740il
Its fairly easy. How mechanically inclined are...

Its fairly easy. How mechanically inclined are you? You will need some jacks stands, an assistant, extra long screw driver and a metric socket set.
1. Disconnect the battery
2. Disconnect...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-21-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3,031
Views: 614,860
Posted By BigBoy740il
OMG.... where did you find those ole skool...

OMG.... where did you find those ole skool Enkies?

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-19-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,528
Posted By BigBoy740il
The problem with this theory is that you're...

The problem with this theory is that you're assuming he has a manual transmission and that he has a limited slip differential. Regular diffs will only spin the wheel with least resistance.

Big...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-19-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,267
Posted By BigBoy740il
The rear spoiler is the MTech II, the side skirts...

The rear spoiler is the MTech II, the side skirts and rear apron are from an E36 (look a likes). Front spoiler is a fiberglass copy of the OEM IS lip with DTM splitter. The entire body kit is sold by...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-18-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By BigBoy740il
Do you have pics Big Boyz with Bad Toyz

Do you have pics

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-18-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By BigBoy740il
Simple checks 1. Is the engine cranking? ...

Simple checks
1. Is the engine cranking?
2. Have you checked the ignition system/coil?
3. Is your coil within specs... is it over heating?
4. Are you getting spark?
5. Have you...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-18-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,528
Posted By BigBoy740il
You will need a jack, jack stands, penetrating...

You will need a jack, jack stands, penetrating oil, brake cleaner, a dead blow hammer, and a long pry bar. First remove the wheel and secure the rear of the car on jack stands. Chock the front...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By BigBoy740il
Also, just for $h!ts and giggles... is the tank...

Also, just for $h!ts and giggles... is the tank dented? Often times dented tanks deform as the fuel level sensor seals are pushed upward. If it is, just get a non metallic hammer and dowel to hammer...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By BigBoy740il
Youre car has a single intank fuel pump which is...

Youre car has a single intank fuel pump which is located on the passenger side of the tank. Since this car had been sitting for 10yrs, you should change/check the following things.
1. Drain old...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 234
Posted By BigBoy740il
The bronzit e30 that the OP is looking at is an...

The bronzit e30 that the OP is looking at is an 1988. This particular year had the diving boards and face lift valances. Source an 89 to 91 coupe or sedan for parts. The plastic bumpers usually...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-12-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By BigBoy740il
Discount Tire Direct. Priced from $62-150...

Discount Tire Direct. Priced from $62-150 depending upon your taste and preference of ratings.

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-12-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By BigBoy740il
Loosen bolts #3 and #9. Then turn item #8. ...

Loosen bolts #3 and #9. Then turn item #8.

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-12-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By BigBoy740il
The AC compressor tensioner is located below the...

The AC compressor tensioner is located below the compressor. First loosen the nut using a 13mm wrench. Then use a 17mm to turn the tensioner bolt and the belt will come off.

Big Boyz with Bad...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-07-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By BigBoy740il
E30 Manual oil chart Big Boyz with Bad Toyz

E30 Manual oil chart

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-07-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By BigBoy740il
The owners manual and Bentley manual does not...

The owners manual and Bentley manual does not recommended BMW LL-01 oil for the M20 engines. That oil is recommended for the M50 and newer engines.

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-04-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By BigBoy740il
For 7 inch rims you can push the offset to 15 and...

For 7 inch rims you can push the offset to 15 and still tuck the rear tires. 8 inch rims limit your offset to 20. Anything wider or higher offset causes tbe rims be flush or protrude from the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-03-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By BigBoy740il
What is the width and offset of your rims? ...

What is the width and offset of your rims?

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-30-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By BigBoy740il
And here is my bronzit e30 with 18x7.5 et25. ...

And here is my bronzit e30 with 18x7.5 et25.

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
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