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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-14-2013, 10:38 PM
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Posted By fcsteve
I wouldn't know :dunno:

I wouldn't know :dunno:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-14-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5,133
Views: 285,736
Posted By fcsteve
i'm not home much and i have a different internet...

i'm not home much and i have a different internet provider now, so fest isn't 1 click away.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-29-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,375
Posted By fcsteve
Rotarys are arguably the most failure prone and...

Rotarys are arguably the most failure prone and temperamental engines out. the Mazda dealer doesnt even want you to own a rotary .. what other car manufacturer in the world will try and convince you...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-28-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,375
Posted By fcsteve
i'm curious as to why anyone would swap a rotary...

i'm curious as to why anyone would swap a rotary into anything ?

most Mazda dealerships will do everything they can to try and keep you away from buying a rotary powered car. why would you go out...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-27-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,755
Views: 223,502
Posted By fcsteve
we got snow on the first day of spring here...

we got snow on the first day of spring here :thumbdwn:



i would if i could :rofl:

one of my e30's is 45 minutes away and the other project one that i have here needs to be painted.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-26-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1,755
Views: 223,502
Posted By fcsteve
i dont know if i consider a high of 50 and a low...

i dont know if i consider a high of 50 and a low of 28 a "warm" weekend :rofl:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-26-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By fcsteve
considering what he wants to spend .. he won't be...

considering what he wants to spend .. he won't be boosting anything.


go with a 24v bmw engine, in your price range you should be able to swap in an s52.


.. and don't say "sleeper". it makes...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-24-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1,755
Views: 223,502
Posted By fcsteve
they are all at a "stand still" until the weather...

they are all at a "stand still" until the weather gets warmer.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-23-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,755
Views: 223,502
Posted By fcsteve
this^ . the tool kit that came with the bronzit...

this^ . the tool kit that came with the bronzit was sold years ago. i have others, but they are going in my current e30's.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-21-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By fcsteve
no, a hot air intake does not improve anything....

no, a hot air intake does not improve anything. the stock filter box is a cold air intake and is not a problem on these cars.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-20-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By fcsteve
for the love of e30's .. dont put ricer angel...

for the love of e30's .. dont put ricer angel eyes on your e30.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-20-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By fcsteve
you really need to research the swap more. you...

you really need to research the swap more. you seem to have absolutely no idea what the m60 is vs your m20. which leads me to believe you didnt search.

you need new motor mount arms to allow the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-19-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,100
Posted By fcsteve
or $15 for paint and tape to mask the parts off...

or $15 for paint and tape to mask the parts off and have them looking new.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-16-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By fcsteve
as stated above. search. you are asking questions...

as stated above. search. you are asking questions that have been answered literally thousands of times. the swap has been covered in detail on over a dozen different websites. if you can't find the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-14-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By fcsteve
i prefer Pelican Parts. some other mermbers...

i prefer Pelican Parts.

some other mermbers use different places, but most of them are more expensive than Pelican.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-14-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By fcsteve
fuel filter is another one. the rubber fuel...

fuel filter is another one.

the rubber fuel lines are not hard to replace. i would leave the metal ones alone as long as they don't have any serious rust on them.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-14-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By fcsteve
some more i would suggest: thermostat ...

some more i would suggest:

thermostat
water pump
spark plugs
distributor cap & rotor
fuel lines
check for misc leaks

that's all i can think of right now
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-10-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3,020
Views: 612,709
Posted By fcsteve
as is, assuming it runs good ... $500

as is, assuming it runs good ... $500
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-09-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3,020
Views: 612,709
Posted By fcsteve
there is nothing "unique" about e36 bumpers on an...

there is nothing "unique" about e36 bumpers on an e30.

whats wrong with it ?

they look like garbage
they fit like garbage
doesn't fit the e30 visually at all
makes it look like a ricer...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-05-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,295
Posted By fcsteve
enthusiasts still want the 84 318 because it is...

enthusiasts still want the 84 318 because it is light and perfect for a swap. for that reason i say the vert is the least desirable.

i watch CL almost daily. busted up coupes/sedans sell for...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-04-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,295
Posted By fcsteve
it's an early model vert which is less desirable,...

it's an early model vert which is less desirable, verts are already the least desirable e30.

because of the new parts i'd say $4-$5k is reasonable, but only if the maintenance is up to date and...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-27-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By fcsteve
there is a "Post pics of Your e30" sticky at the...

there is a "Post pics of Your e30" sticky at the top of the page.

.. it's been there since 2007.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-25-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5,133
Views: 285,736
Posted By fcsteve
dirtbikes are lame. i have my track project...

dirtbikes are lame.

i have my track project up at my dads house, but that's only 45 minutes away from me :dunno:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-25-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By fcsteve
e30's don't have the unibody and subframe failing...

e30's don't have the unibody and subframe failing issues like the e36 and e46's do. so if that's what you're worried about, you're safe.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-24-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5,133
Views: 285,736
Posted By fcsteve
do it. hopefully by mid summer i will be near...

do it. hopefully by mid summer i will be near finished with my "go fast" e30.





:dunno: women .. men .. everybody think's i'm sexy. it's all good.
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