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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-19-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By markseven
The Bentley manual is a must have. ...

The Bentley manual is a must have.

http://www.bentleypublishers.com/bmw/repair-information/bmw-3-series-e30-1984-1990-repair-manual.html

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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-18-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By markseven
Check the fuel filter, too.

Check the fuel filter, too.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-18-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By markseven
High NOX is a symptom of a lean mixture as well. ...

High NOX is a symptom of a lean mixture as well.

Check for vacuum leaks, proper fuel pressure (check the fuel pressure regulator), and potentially low-flowing injectors. If everything checks out...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-17-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By markseven
+1 $66,111 in 2016 dollars. ...

+1

$66,111 in 2016 dollars.

http://data.bls.gov/cgi-bin/cpicalc.pl?cost1=32500&year1=1988&year2=2016
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-17-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 521
Posted By markseven
You are correct, Rob. Folks, disregard my...

You are correct, Rob.

Folks, disregard my post #14.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-16-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 521
Posted By markseven
No need to dismantle anything. As shown in...

No need to dismantle anything. As shown in RobVA's photo (VDO), VDO or MotoMeter is branded on the cluster bezel and clearly visible through the plastic lens.

Here's an example of a MotoMeter...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-16-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By markseven
From E30tech.com: ...

From E30tech.com:

Years-------Model---------------Price

1984--------318i-----------------$16,460
1984--------325e----------------$20,970

1985--------318i 2-door----------$16,430...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-15-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By markseven
Agreed :thumbup:

Agreed :thumbup:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-15-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 521
Posted By markseven
I would replace the SI board batteries while you...

I would replace the SI board batteries while you are in there.

http://www.pelicanparts.com/BMW/techarticles/JF-Tech/BMW_E30_3_Series_replacing_service_indicator_board_batteries.htm
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-13-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By markseven
Ken, the car looks great. IMO the fact that it's...

Ken, the car looks great. IMO the fact that it's a cabby, and an M42 at that, (and the corresponding larger inventory of verts in general) brings the price down by $1K. That said, a rust-free E30...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-12-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By markseven
In OC / LA / IE / SD that is easily a $5K - $6K...

In OC / LA / IE / SD that is easily a $5K - $6K car.
Forum: Interior 07-27-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By markseven
Moved to the appropriate forum.

Moved to the appropriate forum.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-19-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,120
Posted By markseven
Hi all, I posted the manual for download: ...

Hi all, I posted the manual for download:

http://markseven.net/bmw/2000Manual-Z3-M-Roadster-Coupe.pdf

2MB
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-12-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By markseven
It sounds like the shift carrier broke or...

It sounds like the shift carrier broke or detached from the trans or rear mount.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-11-2016, 05:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By markseven
Definitely flush the PS fluid as HH recommended,...

Definitely flush the PS fluid as HH recommended, and replace the PS belt, making sure the tension is correct. If that doesn't work, my bet is that it's a weak or bad pump. Your feeling that the PS...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-30-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By markseven
I'm with HH. $11K is a lot of money for that car....

I'm with HH. $11K is a lot of money for that car.

You could get a mint late model US coupe, which arguably will appreciate better than this 'vert, for less than $9K. Or a really nice Euro model....
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-24-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By markseven
Anecdotal info from a thread on R3V. Don't get me...

Anecdotal info from a thread on R3V. Don't get me wrong, I think Kam does a great job on his parts and I appreciate any company that is developing for the E30:


...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-20-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By markseven
Yes. If those are real BBS RS (they look...

Yes.

If those are real BBS RS (they look like RS 003) you have scored.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-18-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By markseven
Hey thanks for sharing this! Would you mind...

Hey thanks for sharing this! Would you mind posting on the 'resources' thread?

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=150675
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-04-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By markseven
Well, didn't know that. Have any idea why they...

Well, didn't know that. Have any idea why they didn't offer that Easter egg in Europe?


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-04-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By markseven
Did you clean / test the idle control valve? ...

Did you clean / test the idle control valve?

Is the throttle plate fully closing?

How did you verify no vacuum leaks? Does the idle change if you remove the oil filler cap?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-03-2016, 05:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By markseven
In So Cal PepBoys will read the codes free of...

In So Cal PepBoys will read the codes free of charge, and IIRC AutoZone will lend you the scanner to use yourself in the parking. Not sure what their policies are in other regions.

For anyone with...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-03-2016, 04:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,185
Posted By markseven
^ the OP hasn't been around here in three years. ...

^ the OP hasn't been around here in three years.

LA, eh?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-01-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By markseven
Moved to the appropriate forum.

Moved to the appropriate forum.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-31-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,308
Posted By markseven
Sports are weaksauce. Make sure you go H&R Race -...

Sports are weaksauce. Make sure you go H&R Race - you wont regret it.
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