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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-07-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By BigBoy740il
Nick, your 325i does not have a cold start valve,...

Nick, your 325i does not have a cold start valve, only the e30 325 etas and e21s did. Whats the verdict on the fuel system test? If everything goes well with steps 1 thru 7, then testing/cleaning...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-07-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By BigBoy740il
Sounds like the injectors or return line might be...

Sounds like the injectors or return line might be clogged. 1) Use brake cleaner to blow out the fuel lines and clear any clogs in the fuel supply and return lines. 2) Use Carb cleaner to flush...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-05-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By BigBoy740il
You need to also check the resistance of your...

You need to also check the resistance of your injectors and compare them to the new ones. If I'm not mistaken etas had low impedance injectors while the i/is had high. They are not interchangeable....
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-24-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3,038
Views: 617,253
Posted By BigBoy740il
How badly rusted out is it? I see rust spots by...

How badly rusted out is it? I see rust spots by the door and headlights.

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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-24-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By BigBoy740il
Yes that is normal. The tach receives power...

Yes that is normal. The tach receives power from fuse 10 and 21.

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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-16-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By BigBoy740il
On the late type connector: The service...

On the late type connector:
The service indicator lights are reset by connecting pin 7 to pin 19(ground). The no cost way to do this is to have the ignition off and place a jumper wire between pins...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-15-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By BigBoy740il
The top bar of the euro grille is not cut around...

The top bar of the euro grille is not cut around the light openings like on the US grille. The grille slats are designed to channel more air into radiator. Finally, above the low beam light there is...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-11-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 294
Posted By BigBoy740il
Also check the coding plug? Big Boyz with...

Also check the coding plug?

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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-10-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By BigBoy740il
You stated that you removed the intake. Are you...

You stated that you removed the intake. Are you referring to the air flow meter or the actual intake manifold? If you took off the intake manifold, you might have accidentally swapped the ignition...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-02-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By BigBoy740il
Additionally, 5 mph bumpers, cat converter and...

Additionally, 5 mph bumpers, cat converter and inspection of crash bars in doors

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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-02-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By BigBoy740il
Its fairly easy. How mechanically inclined are...

Its fairly easy. How mechanically inclined are you? You will need some jacks stands, an assistant, extra long screw driver and a metric socket set.
1. Disconnect the battery
2. Disconnect...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-21-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3,038
Views: 617,253
Posted By BigBoy740il
OMG.... where did you find those ole skool...

OMG.... where did you find those ole skool Enkies?

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-19-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,545
Posted By BigBoy740il
The problem with this theory is that you're...

The problem with this theory is that you're assuming he has a manual transmission and that he has a limited slip differential. Regular diffs will only spin the wheel with least resistance.

Big...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-19-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,407
Posted By BigBoy740il
The rear spoiler is the MTech II, the side skirts...

The rear spoiler is the MTech II, the side skirts and rear apron are from an E36 (look a likes). Front spoiler is a fiberglass copy of the OEM IS lip with DTM splitter. The entire body kit is sold by...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-18-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By BigBoy740il
Do you have pics Big Boyz with Bad Toyz

Do you have pics

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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-18-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By BigBoy740il
Simple checks 1. Is the engine cranking? ...

Simple checks
1. Is the engine cranking?
2. Have you checked the ignition system/coil?
3. Is your coil within specs... is it over heating?
4. Are you getting spark?
5. Have you...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-18-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,545
Posted By BigBoy740il
You will need a jack, jack stands, penetrating...

You will need a jack, jack stands, penetrating oil, brake cleaner, a dead blow hammer, and a long pry bar. First remove the wheel and secure the rear of the car on jack stands. Chock the front...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By BigBoy740il
Also, just for $h!ts and giggles... is the tank...

Also, just for $h!ts and giggles... is the tank dented? Often times dented tanks deform as the fuel level sensor seals are pushed upward. If it is, just get a non metallic hammer and dowel to hammer...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By BigBoy740il
Youre car has a single intank fuel pump which is...

Youre car has a single intank fuel pump which is located on the passenger side of the tank. Since this car had been sitting for 10yrs, you should change/check the following things.
1. Drain old...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 260
Posted By BigBoy740il
The bronzit e30 that the OP is looking at is an...

The bronzit e30 that the OP is looking at is an 1988. This particular year had the diving boards and face lift valances. Source an 89 to 91 coupe or sedan for parts. The plastic bumpers usually...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-12-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By BigBoy740il
Discount Tire Direct. Priced from $62-150...

Discount Tire Direct. Priced from $62-150 depending upon your taste and preference of ratings.

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-12-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By BigBoy740il
Loosen bolts #3 and #9. Then turn item #8. ...

Loosen bolts #3 and #9. Then turn item #8.

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-12-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By BigBoy740il
The AC compressor tensioner is located below the...

The AC compressor tensioner is located below the compressor. First loosen the nut using a 13mm wrench. Then use a 17mm to turn the tensioner bolt and the belt will come off.

Big Boyz with Bad...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-07-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By BigBoy740il
E30 Manual oil chart Big Boyz with Bad Toyz

E30 Manual oil chart

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-07-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By BigBoy740il
The owners manual and Bentley manual does not...

The owners manual and Bentley manual does not recommended BMW LL-01 oil for the M20 engines. That oil is recommended for the M50 and newer engines.

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