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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-25-2015, 11:40 AM
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Posted By markseven
http://garage.bimmerfest.com/siteSponsor.php?&acti...

http://garage.bimmerfest.com/siteSponsor.php?&action=listsitesponsorindex
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-25-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By markseven
There is something to like about all of these...

There is something to like about all of these cars (yours, too, El Guapo).

The super low-mileage cars will need a lot of attention to the gaskets, seals, bushings, fuel delivery, etc. The...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-24-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By markseven
That looks great! It must shock the heck out of...

That looks great! It must shock the heck out of people.

4:10???
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-22-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By markseven
Great question. In a word, no. ...

Great question. In a word, no.

http://www.safercar.gov/Vehicle+Shoppers/Air+Bags/Deactivation+FAQ#1

You can deactivate if you meet certain requirements.

I pulled the airbag-equipped wheel...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-21-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By markseven
$25K 318is on eBay

Current owner seems to be an enthusiast and perhaps on the pipe... or maybe not :eeps:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/221718494003?rmvSB=true

High tide lifts all boats, so I imagine if this sells...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-20-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,791
Posted By markseven
The forum software wont let me post the link....

The forum software wont let me post the link. Sheesh.

The article is at carbuzz dot com
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-20-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,791
Posted By markseven
Nick, did you make it to this event in SA? ...

Nick, did you make it to this event in SA?

************/news/2015/3/20/700-BMWs-Came-To-The-Biggest-BMW-Party-Of-The-Year-7726029/

Looks like there were some nice E30s there.

SA has some...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-19-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By markseven
Taillights, instrument cluster, and on-board...

Taillights, instrument cluster, and on-board computer do not work with all models.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-19-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By markseven
+1 Unless you live in a very cold climate...

+1

Unless you live in a very cold climate that 'preheat' function is useless, and a potential cooling system failure point.
Forum: UK 03-15-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By markseven
Since you are in the UK, I presume this is the...

Since you are in the UK, I presume this is the correct forum.
Forum: UK 03-15-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By markseven
Moved to the appropriate forum.

Moved to the appropriate forum.
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1990) 03-14-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 753
Posted By markseven
FYI, I posted a link to this thread on S14.NET. ...

FYI, I posted a link to this thread on S14.NET.

You should post the pictures here!

GLWS.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-14-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By markseven
"Mechanic thinks valves are too tight". I...

"Mechanic thinks valves are too tight".

I would not but this car for $900. I would not buy this car at all unless I had the space and time to part it out.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-14-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 751
Posted By markseven
She's a beaut! I haven't kept up on the...

She's a beaut!

I haven't kept up on the latest happenings on the S54 swap front, so take the following with a grain of salt:

I think there is an analog replacement for the drive-by-wire...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-13-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 751
Posted By markseven
^ The M20 was reliable and never left me...

^ The M20 was reliable and never left me stranded, but it needed small things all the time. Thermostat here, fan clutch there, oil-level sender, here, vacuum hose there... the S52 didn't need...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-13-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 751
Posted By markseven
AFAIK there isn't an off-the-shelf alu DS for the...

AFAIK there isn't an off-the-shelf alu DS for the E30. It would be a custom deal. Google lists a lot of vendors that can configure accordingly.

When doing a 24V swap you need a different DS...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-13-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 751
Posted By markseven
Lots of good ideas / thoughts / discussion going...

Lots of good ideas / thoughts / discussion going on here.

A few things to consider:

The E30 chassis is fairly light. The 228hp / 228tq (measured that wheels) of my S52-powered 325is gave it a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-13-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 494
Posted By markseven
http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/01/07/bmw-rou...

http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/01/07/bmw-roundel-not-born-from-planes/

Serendipitous that the Roundel looks like a spinning propeller?

I would need to see an official statement from BMW...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-11-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 751
Posted By markseven
S50B32 - this would be my engine of choice if I...

S50B32 - this would be my engine of choice if I did another swap.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-10-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 104,439
Posted By markseven
Please start a new thread in the general E30...

Please start a new thread in the general E30 forum:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=96
Forum: Performance 03-10-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By markseven
Moved to the appropriate forum.

Moved to the appropriate forum.
Forum: Parting Out 03-10-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By markseven
Moved to the appropriate forum.

Moved to the appropriate forum.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-09-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 494
Posted By markseven
Do this with an hand-held oil squirter (the name...

Do this with an hand-held oil squirter (the name of this thing is slipping my mind right now) so that you are covering the cylinder bores (walls) with oil as a protectant. If you can, do each...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-07-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By markseven
I thought you meant the AFM looked rough.

I thought you meant the AFM looked rough.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-07-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By markseven
I have one of Greg's refurb'd AFMs in my M3 and...

I have one of Greg's refurb'd AFMs in my M3 and one in the 325i I sold last year. They are worth the price of admission, IMO:

http://www.bavrest.com/air-flow-meters.html
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