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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-02-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By straightSixer
Ouch man :S thats rough. All I need is a new...

Ouch man :S thats rough. All I need is a new valance (time for an iS?) and RFQ panel. Oh and it WAS the #23 fuse. I checked them all beforehand but must have missed it.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-01-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By straightSixer
Thanks for the tips guys, hopefully I can get all...

Thanks for the tips guys, hopefully I can get all my lights fixed soon (Just fixed my brake lights (dead pedal switch), and burnt out running light).
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-29-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By straightSixer
Dash lights gone

So I was recently involved in a small ice related incident

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4125/5218425495_021bf8b39f.jpg

No real damage (Diving boards FTW) however I now have no dash lights...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-08-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By straightSixer
Exterior looks great! A little low for my taste...

Exterior looks great! A little low for my taste but to each his own. 3500 sounds like a good price.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-08-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By straightSixer
Ok, if i go with H&R springs i'll go for the cup...

Ok, if i go with H&R springs i'll go for the cup or race over the sports, i've heard a lot of good things about the H&R-Billie setup. After doing some more reading I'm leaning towards the IE3's...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-08-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,704
Posted By straightSixer
I did the exact same thing (except it was...

I did the exact same thing (except it was doughnuts not a 6 grand drop, and I was TRYING to kill my auto). You blew the forward clutch(es?), that tranny is dead weight now. I recommend going for a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-08-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By straightSixer
New suspension question

So i'm looking at doing some suspension work for my super eta. The car is my DD, but sees quite a bit of *ahem* spirited driving. My first idea was to simply go with the Billie shocks/H&R springs ...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-07-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,508
Posted By straightSixer
Jeezum cripes, all this over some seats? I...

Jeezum cripes, all this over some seats? I totally agree with you First Time, much better than having some old torn up ones. What kind of driving have you got planned for the car?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-07-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 734
Posted By straightSixer
Its the first sticky on this forum.

Its the first sticky on this forum.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-04-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,028
Posted By straightSixer
Easiest way to check your differential is to...

Easiest way to check your differential is to crawl underneath, the LSD's have a big "S" stamped on them.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-04-2010, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,768
Posted By straightSixer
Step 1: swap out trans Step 2: hit to...

Step 1: swap out trans

Step 2: hit to go-fast pedal while cornering.

Step 3: PROFIT!

Alternatively you could always postpone step one until AFTER the auto trans grenades and simply do the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-04-2010, 02:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,028
Posted By straightSixer
Clean looking E30, and a surprisingly un-ricey...

Clean looking E30, and a surprisingly un-ricey Honda, I kinda dig it. Looks like your on the right track for mods, though I believe all 318is' came from the factory with an LSD (4.14:1 if i'm not...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-04-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 642,725
Posted By straightSixer
Finally got around to doing some work to my car....

Finally got around to doing some work to my car. She's an '88 325 Super Eta. Haven't done any mods until just recently when the trans was swapped out for a manual. :D I also have a 3.73 LSD in the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-19-2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,842
Posted By straightSixer
Thanks for the info guys! My trans bit the dust...

Thanks for the info guys! My trans bit the dust the other night anyway so the swap is proceeding ASAP.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-13-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,842
Posted By straightSixer
Thanks for the info, though the link doesn't seem...

Thanks for the info, though the link doesn't seem to work for me.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-11-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,842
Posted By straightSixer
E30 - Transmission and bumper swap?

So the time has finally come for me to do something with my car. I have a 1988 325 Automatic.

Step one of the plan (if feasible) is to swap the diving board bumpers for the plastics found on the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-21-2010, 03:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,832
Posted By straightSixer
A word of warning: Straight line speed is not a...

A word of warning: Straight line speed is not a BMW's forte. That is not to say it can't be done, it just require more time and money than some other cars. Having said that I would definitely go for...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-21-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 961
Posted By straightSixer
That is precisely the E30 I want, beautiful E39...

That is precisely the E30 I want, beautiful E39 too. Good buy! How much did you pick it up for?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-11-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,239
Posted By straightSixer
I realize it wont be a walk in the park...

I realize it wont be a walk in the park maintenance-wise, but still, at 94k km and 6 years newer, theres going to be a lot less wear and tear. As much as I love my E30, its old. Between the mileage...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-11-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,239
Posted By straightSixer
Thanks for the tip!

Thanks for the tip!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-11-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,239
Posted By straightSixer
Well its definitely not an M3 ha ha. The owner...

Well its definitely not an M3 ha ha. The owner isn't particularly knowledgeable though. I'll be seeing the car in a couple days, so i'll keep you guys posted. Maybe I can get some interior pictures.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-11-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,239
Posted By straightSixer
Ok that doesn't sound too expensive. The owner...

Ok that doesn't sound too expensive. The owner told me it was a 5 speed auto, and wikipedia lists that as one of the trannies used, I guess we'll find out when I see the car.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-11-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,239
Posted By straightSixer
Whats a general cost for doing the cooling system...

Whats a general cost for doing the cooling system work? I'll be sure to post some pics.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-11-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,239
Posted By straightSixer
Thanks for the quick reply, i'll do some...

Thanks for the quick reply, i'll do some investigating on the cooling system. The owner sounds like the kind of person who does whatever the mechanic says so she may have done it already :D
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-11-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,239
Posted By straightSixer
New to E36 - looking for tips

Hi, currently my DD is an '88 325i with 220,000km. I absolutely love it but I cant afford to keep up on maintenance for a 22 year old car.

So i'm now looking at a 1994 325i. Some info about the...
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