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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Today, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 114
Posted By toybuilder
Go to the junk yard find one with a messed up...

Go to the junk yard find one with a messed up console and good brackets and offer them a few bucks. they won't find anybody else to sell it to.The brackets are the same on all the consoles like that...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Today, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 170
Posted By toybuilder
Check for the water and oil mix and try turning...

Check for the water and oil mix and try turning your A/C on to see if your second fan comes on.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Today, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By toybuilder
You said your car is an auto ,try putting your...

You said your car is an auto ,try putting your hand on the shifter console as it's making the sound and see if you can feel it, it sounds to me like if it is under the hood it's probably a belt or...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Today, 05:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By toybuilder
Yeah you don't want to put to much into poker you...

Yeah you don't want to put to much into poker you still need to buy another Ducati and an E30 come to think of it. I'm sure you can find a cheap one in Des Moines I mean I know it's Iowa but it's the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Today, 05:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 170
Posted By toybuilder
I know it's an 87' and that you changed the fan...

I know it's an 87' and that you changed the fan clutch what I'm asking is how many miles are on the motor and does the secondary electric fan work. The second fan is usually for your A/C but will cut...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 170
Posted By toybuilder
How many miles are on the car? Does the electric...

How many miles are on the car? Does the electric fan work?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By toybuilder
First thing you need to do is see what codes the...

First thing you need to do is see what codes the car is putting out then you'll have a better idea what your dealing with .Check engine lights in early Bosch fuel injection systems are all emissions...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By toybuilder
I don't think that was lucky at all ,would have...

I don't think that was lucky at all ,would have been lucky if the yard/soft grass had caught you.If you think that's lucky I want to play poker with you DH.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-18-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By toybuilder
The gauge is pegged full hot you may have...

The gauge is pegged full hot you may have reconnected it wrong or it's sending unit has gone bad from overheating , the sucking sound is not good check the oil for water contamination and check your...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-16-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By toybuilder
Metric Mechanic has kits for the M50 and M52...

Metric Mechanic has kits for the M50 and M52 motors and sourcing one should be pretty easy ,though that leaves you to assemble the motor. I'm not sure if MM sells pre assembled versions of M50/M52...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-15-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By toybuilder
The board is bad if you look at the connections...

The board is bad if you look at the connections above where you think it's bad you'll see it's worn though the connection as far as I know you can't get the boards anywhere retail you may be able to...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-07-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By toybuilder
If none of this works for you the way to do this...

If none of this works for you the way to do this is to remove the exhaust manifolds from the head ,cut the studs and then drill & use an easy out to remove remaining part of the stud .It's a pain but...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-07-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By toybuilder
That must be one really nice ES to consider...

That must be one really nice ES to consider killing a Euro 635Csi for it. I would think that by the time you spent all the time and money you need to do the swap,you could restore your 635 for your...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-04-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By toybuilder
The Powerbrake's sound great I went to their web...

The Powerbrake's sound great I went to their web site and it looks like a great product ,though they don't say how much it cost and I wonder if there not more here than where you are Nick since...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-31-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By toybuilder
I hate to say it because I like VAC Motorsports...

I hate to say it because I like VAC Motorsports but Ireland Engineering has a much better selection and is a bit cheaper https://www.iemotorsport.com/bmw/E30-brake-kits.html .
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-31-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 518
Posted By toybuilder
I kinda look at E30 and older BMW's and figure...

I kinda look at E30 and older BMW's and figure why should I second guess the team of engineers who designed the car, which is why I use cooper plugs and conventional motor oil just like the owners...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-31-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By toybuilder
Try this it's pretty pricey but I think it's what...

Try this it's pretty pricey but I think it's what your looking for http://store.vacmotorsports.com/vac----e30--4-lug-non-m3-better-big-brake-kit-325-318-etc-p334.aspx VAC carries lots of performance...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-31-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By toybuilder
The lines are run off the oil filter housing and...

The lines are run off the oil filter housing and they run forward to the front of the car ,unless I'm mistaken ,and I don't think I am all 325i ,is,ix,and ic 's have an oil cooler from the 87' model...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-31-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By toybuilder
I'm just saying it already has an oil cooler so...

I'm just saying it already has an oil cooler so why is he trying to put in another one.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-31-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By toybuilder
Well $8500 is enough money but you'll need to...

Well $8500 is enough money but you'll need to make your other car your DD .How many miles are on this motor? Because 350HP through a old worn out bottom end could be big dent in your budget for the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-31-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By toybuilder
It should have an oil cooler ,it did come with...

It should have an oil cooler ,it did come with one so I'm not sure what you mean by adapters the oil filter housing for an I motor is designed to work with an oil cooler.Keeping the oil temp down is...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-30-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By toybuilder
Do you have the turbo on the motor yet?

Do you have the turbo on the motor yet?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-30-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By toybuilder
If I read what you did correctly you used the...

If I read what you did correctly you used the high speed side it draws 30amps this is why it's blowing your fuses.The normal speed side draws 15 amps.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-28-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By toybuilder
If your fan clutch is working you don't need the...

If your fan clutch is working you don't need the aux fan desert or not it's not going to come on unless your running the A/C .I don't know where your driving to or from but it sounds like your...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-27-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By toybuilder
OK why is the car overheating without the aux fan...

OK why is the car overheating without the aux fan ,it should be able to run just fine with the main fan which requires no electrical input. Unless your running the A/C the aux fan almost never runs...
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