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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-01-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,375
Posted By BIMED
you are probably right about that.... I figure...

you are probably right about that....
I figure I will take the car in for a once over next week and start with the cheaper parts and move up if necessary. I am hopeful that the mechanic be able to...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-27-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,375
Posted By BIMED
hey john, how much should I be expecting...

hey john,

how much should I be expecting when I take my e30 for a cat replacement?
thanks
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-26-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By BIMED
good god how I wish I could... I am beyond novice...

good god how I wish I could... I am beyond novice and I am afraid I am just going to make it worse. picture in your head a guy holding a wrench in front of a burning pile of metal with a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-26-2009, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By BIMED
recommended mechanic in Los angeles area

hey guys,

I need to take my 89 E30 in for servicing and possibly replace transmission filter and cat converter. anyone here know of a good, reliable, reasonable mechanic in town?

thanks
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-25-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,375
Posted By BIMED
hey john, did you end up replacing the entire...

hey john,
did you end up replacing the entire assembly (the pipe line and all that) or did you end up replacing and welding in the cat converter?
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-25-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By BIMED
new E30 owner

Hey guys,

I've been recently gifted a 89 E30 by a good friend. The cars in a great condition with 165K miles and a usual wear and tear that comes with a 20 years old age.
I'd posted earlier on...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-24-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,375
Posted By BIMED
catalytic converter? damn those are pretty costly...

catalytic converter? damn those are pretty costly to replace no?
Did replacing the catalytic converter immediately fix your problem? also when I start the car the car idles up and down and up and...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-24-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,375
Posted By BIMED
ahh.... I took the car to EZ lube for major fluid...

ahh.... I took the car to EZ lube for major fluid exchange which included transaxel fluid drainage and refill. I hope they did their job so that only leaves the filter. I will have to have a mechanic...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-24-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,375
Posted By BIMED
89 E30 transmission problem

hey guys,

A good friend of mine recently gifted me a 89 E30 with 165K miles. the body and interior is in a great condition besides typical wear and tear that comes with 20 years old age. however,...
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