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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-28-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By romeomike
You can also plug in the last seven of your VIN...

You can also plug in the last seven of your VIN at realoem.com and find the build month/year that way.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-28-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By romeomike
Facelift as it applies here meant replacing the...

Facelift as it applies here meant replacing the large metal "diving board" bumpers with smaller plastic ones -- top and bottom were painted to match the rest of the car's color and flat black plastic...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-14-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By romeomike
This one (where you also posted to) ...

This one (where you also posted to)

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?2015247-I-need-an-engine-wiring-harness-for-my-1984-318i&p=26613496#post26613496
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-14-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By romeomike
Worst case, you can get your money back parting...

Worst case, you can get your money back parting it out. Prayerfully, the overheating hasn't been so extensive that you're looking at a head gasket replacement. It would be nice to know what the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-14-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By romeomike
Check for the last two answers I offered on...

Check for the last two answers I offered on another forum.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-10-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By romeomike
Haven't had to work on an M10 in about 20 years,...

Haven't had to work on an M10 in about 20 years, so I'm generalizing from my M42 experience. In the near term, I'd be looking at the fuel system (filter, pump, pressure).

Over the last two years,...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-29-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,057
Posted By romeomike
Hi: On the left front side of the engine...

Hi:

On the left front side of the engine compartment (left and right perspective is from the driver's seat) is your coolant recovery tank. At the top front of it is the coolant sender. Push the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-25-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By romeomike
Normal. When my throwout bearing/pressure plate...

Normal. When my throwout bearing/pressure plate went at 173,000 miles two years ago, the symptoms were increasingly difficult shifts, and a low groan that became a much more annoying squeal when the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-21-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,485
Posted By romeomike
There isn't a factory option for keyless remotes...

There isn't a factory option for keyless remotes on E30s as far as I know. The Omega REC 43-T unit is cheap, effective at what it does, easy to install (especially in the trunk), and there are enough...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-20-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,485
Posted By romeomike
Central locking driver side repair kit part...

Central locking driver side repair kit part number is (51 21 9 061 343).

As Swiss wrote earlier, I also did the $30 Omega REC43-T keyless remote installation. :thumbup:Only later did I work up the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-19-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By romeomike
First, download the Electrical Troubleshooting...

First, download the Electrical Troubleshooting Manual for your vehicle from here:

http://www.wedophones.com/BMWManualsLead.htm

Ensure every fuse is present, working, and the correct amperage....
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-19-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,965
Posted By romeomike
It depends on your budget to get the proper...

It depends on your budget to get the proper tools, your sense of adventure to try new things, and how long before you do it/farm it out or the belts fail and you're forced into action one way or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-19-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,100
Posted By romeomike
Hi: Did the o-ring replacement using the...

Hi:

Did the o-ring replacement using the part number listed above this morning on a 2004 325i. As compared to the original instructions, the metal retaining clip needs to be pushed in before you...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-11-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By romeomike
Besides removing parts and comparing part...

Besides removing parts and comparing part numbers, you could always go to realoem.com, plug in the last seven numbers of each VIN, and take it from there as to what's interchangeable.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-11-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By romeomike
If it's a four-door, it's going to be tight--a...

If it's a four-door, it's going to be tight--a two-door is cavernous by comparison. When I did mine solo, I used:

A bungee cord with a plastic bottle cap to hold the lock cylinder in place against...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-12-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,543
Posted By romeomike
A couple links to get you started on the right...

A couple links to get you started on the right track:

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/101-projects-discussion-forum-bmw-3-series-e30-e36-1982-2000/445023-91-318i-fuse-box-layout.html

You'll have...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-27-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By romeomike
Ensure fuses #10 and #21 are not blown.

Ensure fuses #10 and #21 are not blown.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-14-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,157
Posted By romeomike
In addition to what's already been written, an...

In addition to what's already been written, an air pump with a reduction fitting can help blow the crud out the washer nozzles. A garden hose with a suitable spray nozzle can work as well. I'd...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-06-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,307
Posted By romeomike
For what it's worth, the pictures don't display...

For what it's worth, the pictures don't display in "native" Firefox. However, they do show in Internet Explorer, or using a Firefox extension called IE Tab.



I had a question about a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-05-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By romeomike
This covers it quite well: ...

This covers it quite well:

http://www.unofficialbmw.com/repair_faqs/sil.html
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-28-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,391
Posted By romeomike
24 km/h -- school zones (along with 40km/h) 40...

24 km/h -- school zones (along with 40km/h)
40 km/h -- residential streets and rural communities (where giving speeding tickets seems to be the town's main source of income).

We have limits in...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-28-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,391
Posted By romeomike
Time and driving conditions permitting, you could...

Time and driving conditions permitting, you could practice doing the mental math every time you see a speed limit sign. Miles to km conversion in decimal format is multiplying miles by 1.6, but here...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-17-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By romeomike
It's the other way around. The low fuel indicator...

It's the other way around. The low fuel indicator is integrated in the passenger side fuel sender. You have to test both senders for continuity, as they are wired in series with the fuel gauge.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-09-2009, 12:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,018
Posted By romeomike
M40 has the M20-style distributor cap on the...

M40 has the M20-style distributor cap on the front (and a timing belt as well). M42 uses a distributorless ignition and a dual overhead cam connected with a timing chain.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-04-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,726
Posted By romeomike
As you said, you would be hard pressed to see if...

As you said, you would be hard pressed to see if they're lit at their lowest setting in daylight conditions. At night they are faintly visible.
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