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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-11-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By tim96
windscreen leaking, how hard to remove?

My windscreen is leaking.
What is the cause of this usually? not sure if it is rusted or just not sealed properly.
Was going to take it to glass shop to get re-sealed, but I don't want to pay them...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-31-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By tim96
It is manual. Did not think about running...

It is manual. Did not think about running detergent through the cooling system. As I have only recently flushed it I am keeping an eye on how oily the coolant gets. I think it probably is the head...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-30-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By tim96
There is no evidence of coolant in the oil. Only...

There is no evidence of coolant in the oil. Only oil in the coolant.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-30-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By tim96
m20b25 issues

Have only had the car a few months.

Had oil in the coolant.
I removed the radiator and expansion tank and flushed out the block. The tube to the expansion tank contained about 1 cup of brown...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-28-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By tim96
http://www.noren.com/bmw/e30reset.htm

http://www.noren.com/bmw/e30reset.htm
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-26-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By tim96
e30 diff oil

for my open diff, worried about synthetic making it leak.
Should I use redline 75w90 synthetic (non slip) or standard valvoline sae 90 like it says in the manual
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-24-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By tim96
so many different opinions, diff compatibility

Is it a straight swap between small and medium case e30 diffs

Can any e36 diff be swapped, apparently the e36 3i8ti is the same, but others say it isn't?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-11-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By tim96
I think if I ever work on a fuel tank Im going to...

I think if I ever work on a fuel tank Im going to intentionally ignite it from a safe distance first. Heard way too many stories of people washing them out letting them sit for ages etc only to be...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-11-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By tim96
If I have a car with the hydraulic headlight aim...

If I have a car with the hydraulic headlight aim control do I have to use a headlight mounting suitable for the headlight aim control?
The headlight aim control doesn't work, apparently it was a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-07-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By tim96
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-07-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By tim96
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-06-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By tim96
ok, i guessed but i know very little about paint...

ok, i guessed but i know very little about paint resprays etc.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-06-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By tim96
Well if your fuel is dripping out onto the road...

Well if your fuel is dripping out onto the road instead of being used by the engine then yes it will give you bad fuel economy.

There is an inspection hole where you can see the top of the tank...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-06-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By tim96
Panel repaint question

I have a silver replacement panel for my red car. I am thinking of using cheap read spray paint on the panel until I get it painted properly so my car doesn't look bad. Will this effect the final...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-04-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By tim96
Headlight mounting busted

my headlight mounting is busted (not the actual light but the plastic assembly). Is it easy enough to replace just the plastic assembly ? and install my lights into it?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-03-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By tim96
do you have the throttle open when doing the...

do you have the throttle open when doing the test? if your gauge is accurate something is up, 90 is low
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-20-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By tim96
Just watch..

The good bit start at about 1.35 I have no idea where the last 10 minutes went
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Rh3it8Ip_s
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-19-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By tim96
http://www.noren.com/bmw/e30reset.htm

http://www.noren.com/bmw/e30reset.htm
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-28-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,121
Posted By tim96
Correct me if im wrong but im sure many...

Correct me if im wrong but im sure many aftermarket pads are fine and similar to factory spec of the oem ones. Reading your comment give the impression non oem pads will eat your rotors in no time...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-23-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,121
Posted By tim96
Do you know when the timing belt was last...

Do you know when the timing belt was last changed?
Air filter, fuel filter.
Gearbox oil, diff oil.
I don't think oil brand is a huge issue any main brand name should be fine, everyone has their...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-23-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By tim96
I would say awesome decision:thumbup: Welcome to...

I would say awesome decision:thumbup: Welcome to the forum!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-22-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By tim96
Yeap and you got my opinion. I like doing things...

Yeap and you got my opinion. I like doing things with a little bit of humour:D
Make it look better? I like the wet black plastic look..put some trim polish/dash polish or similar on it.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-22-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By tim96
If your not worried about a decrease in...

If your not worried about a decrease in performance get a chrome whale penis and put a big dirty poddy on the end. If you want some extra street cred you can put a 'link' ecu sticker on the whale...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-22-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By tim96
So basically your attitude sucks

So basically your attitude sucks
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-21-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By tim96
I guess it is one of those things everyone has a...

I guess it is one of those things everyone has a story or two but considering it is illegal and dangerous it is a bad look when openly discussed and therefore is better left unmentioned. That is my...
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