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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-06-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By pporcaro
picked up massive amounts of bondo and primer. ...

picked up massive amounts of bondo and primer. body work will be done this weekend or next. All of us are currently figuring out how to cut the tail lights so the tail gate can be fully...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-03-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By pporcaro
I'm almost positive it was a second generation,...

I'm almost positive it was a second generation, but it could have been first. What mike did was made a card board cut out and we walked around the entire junk yard matching the cut out to the...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-03-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,084
Posted By pporcaro
so where are you located? very interested

so where are you located? very interested
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-02-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By pporcaro
late eighties/early nineties body style. the one...

late eighties/early nineties body style. the one that looks like a first year explorer. it fits perfect. it welded right in
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-02-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,319
Posted By pporcaro
i had a sound just like what you're talking about...

i had a sound just like what you're talking about with the bucket of water on my 325e.... turns out it was my fuel pump.... and it let go when i was on the highway. I thought it was the wierdest...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 02-02-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,697
Posted By pporcaro
WTB e21

I already have an e30 for my daily, but i like the way e21's look two.
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 02-02-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,254
Posted By pporcaro
e30 324td (euro) and 524td (us+euro). Both had...

e30 324td (euro) and 524td (us+euro). Both had the M21 turbo diesel. They also now make the x5ed which has a twin sequential six cylinder diesel turbo motor. it's excellent technology
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-02-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By pporcaro
e30 pcikup wtf?!?!?!!?

just wondering what you guys think of this.
been watching my buddy mike undertake this project, and i think it's awesome, although i think he should have taken more pictures for internet scrap...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-02-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By pporcaro
what to do with my eta...

so should i make my eta a stroker or do an m30 swap just in time for spring????:dunno:
Forum: Cars - Private Party 12-15-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 295
Posted By pporcaro
wtb - e12

yeah. i would love to own an e12. totally restore it to former glory. one of the classiest bimmer designs in my opinion:thumbup:
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 12-12-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By pporcaro
any idea which bulbs i need?

any idea which bulbs i need?
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 12-08-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By pporcaro
128i HID

whats up guys. i usually post in the e30 forum, butmy cousin just got a 128i and i want to get him HIDs for christmas. any idea where i can get a good kit for like 200??
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-05-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By pporcaro
'86 325e

so after taking the time to replace various drive train parts and some engine components, I am left with one problem that I have no idea how to attack (due to my limitted knowledge of BMWs) I have a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-30-2008, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By pporcaro
325e super eta swap

ok, so i went to one of my favorite junk yards and for a nominal fee of only 40 bucks pulled out a head from an '89 325i with only 89k on it. sweet right?

so i want to bolt that on instead of the...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 10-08-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,587
Posted By pporcaro
323i careful consideration

sooo, i know where i can get a '81 323i with only 70k on the motor and body.

problem: snapped timing belt bent pistons and camshaft.

worth buying an restoring? super expensive?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-07-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By pporcaro
Catalytic Converter

So yeah, Im trying to piece together a new exhaust the cheapest way possible, and bavauto.com wants like 340 just for the converter. any help? anyone know where i can find new ones for cheap?
...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-24-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By pporcaro
actually i already replaced the center bearing...

actually i already replaced the center bearing like 5 weeks ago because there was some serious hum coming from there.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-23-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By pporcaro
325e guibo?

so i thought this banging motion was my exhaust swinging until i fixed the hangers and put a new exhaust on. now the shake seems to be rotational and stops at 20mph and does it in first or second...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-23-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By pporcaro
clarion's suck

clarion's suck
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-15-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,047
Posted By pporcaro
could be a valve tick.... did they adjust the...

could be a valve tick....
did they adjust the lifters when they adjusted the valves?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-15-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By pporcaro
you just might be better off buying a new bulb...

you just might be better off buying a new bulb from www.bavauto.com and installing it. Im almost positive that the bulb is a double filament, so maybe the low beam filament is dead.

If that...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-14-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By pporcaro
short shift

so the throw on my 325e is ridiculous... I mean honestly, 6.5", WTF was BMW thinking. I want to get a short shifter for it, but it seems like there are literally ten to twelve different kits out...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-09-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 768
Posted By pporcaro
48/52 weight ratio? and 204hp stock? can't beat...

48/52 weight ratio? and 204hp stock? can't beat it
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-09-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By pporcaro
e30 engine swap

So my 325e has never let me down, but it does lack some power. should i swap my m20 and trans for an m50?

any idea how much something like that would cost?

what would i need to buy other than...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-09-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By pporcaro
The same thing happened to my 325e. There's...

The same thing happened to my 325e. There's water getting in through the MAF. The engine bogs down when there's water in the fuel mix
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