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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-26-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By downhiller
the hardest point with the breaker is trying to...

the hardest point with the breaker is trying to keep the motor from rotating.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-26-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By downhiller
seals not bad if you have a 1/2" impact. if not,...

seals not bad if you have a 1/2" impact. if not, PITA
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-26-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By downhiller
its an 89, it has a single pump.

its an 89, it has a single pump.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-25-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 157
Posted By downhiller
http://www.mothers.com/02_products/06112.html#&sli...

http://www.mothers.com/02_products/06112.html#&slider1=16

back-to-black restorer for the already plastic part, or rattle can flat black or semi gloss
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-25-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 143
Posted By downhiller
low voltage can cause the car to do very weird...

low voltage can cause the car to do very weird things
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-24-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By downhiller
1986 325e fuel pump options?

return line is stock, that just returns to the tank if i remember correctly

http://i138.photobucket.com/albums/q266/downhiller69/SSPX0042.jpg

this is when i did the chevy vega conversion....
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-24-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By downhiller
walboro has a pump that you change with the...

walboro has a pump that you change with the intank and replace the in line with just fuel hose. it converts the dual pump to single. i believe its a 255lph pump but not 100% sure.

i changed mine...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-23-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By downhiller
pick and pull yard if the motor is still inside

pick and pull yard if the motor is still inside
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-23-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By downhiller
did they say if the rack was leaking near the...

did they say if the rack was leaking near the inner tie rod or just cause it was covered in oil residue?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-23-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By downhiller
does the brake pedal move when you depress the...

does the brake pedal move when you depress the clutch?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-22-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By downhiller
a vacuum leak can cause o2 faults. most likely it...

a vacuum leak can cause o2 faults. most likely it senses a rich situation that the ecu cannot correct. other problems can be a bad fpr, stuck injectors, and/or dirty air filter (not as likely as...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-22-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By downhiller
ok i see that now. thought that was the sun...

ok i see that now. thought that was the sun reflecting.

and with how everyone else was talking on the other forums was making it sound like the high beams were the DL.

i would start with a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-22-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By downhiller
sheet metal is not what you want. too thin, so...

sheet metal is not what you want. too thin, so youll not only ruin the sheet metal, youll end up with a busted pan anyway. you need a skid plate. 1/4-3/8" should be decent enough without adding too...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-21-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By downhiller
498828 looks like you dont need them

498828

looks like you dont need them
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-21-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By downhiller
look at the tbelt. should be a sticker somewhere...

look at the tbelt. should be a sticker somewhere on its last change if a shop did the work. good insurance
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-21-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By downhiller
if it were a m series, otherwise guys on crack....

if it were a m series, otherwise guys on crack. and it isnt like new with that tear in the seat
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-21-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By downhiller
did they have running lights back then? thought...

did they have running lights back then? thought that was a after 1996 thing
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-19-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By downhiller
also the transmissions change half way thru 86...

also the transmissions change half way thru 86 too.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-19-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By downhiller
change it. just because it has low miles doesnt...

change it. just because it has low miles doesnt mean the belt isnt dry rotted/cracked. remember its 60k miles or 5 years change interval.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-18-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By downhiller
it just warms incoming air through the throttle...

it just warms incoming air through the throttle body to have more of a complete burn. bypass it, problem solved
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-18-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By downhiller
tach sounds like you could be having issues with...

tach sounds like you could be having issues with the SI batteries

locks you can have a broken piece holding up the mechanism. can you lock/unlock from the trunk with no issues?

you could have a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-17-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By downhiller
i just did a small tally on most vehicles i had...

i just did a small tally on most vehicles i had to give you an idea. this excludes tires, oil changes, and basic tune up (only changed tires on 2 cars)

86 mazda 626 ~1.5 years ~$500
86 e30 ~ 2.5...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-17-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 406
Posted By downhiller
and they would be the same. not much changed...

and they would be the same. not much changed until the i series came out. then the motors changed and the other big thing is single fuel pump.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-16-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 406
Posted By downhiller
1987 325

should. easy way to check, dont push the brake when you turn the key on. the brake light up above should be on with the check flashing

but no dummy light like newer cars
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-16-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 406
Posted By downhiller
its version or trim package. designed more...

its version or trim package. designed more economical then sporty, those end with es or is
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