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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-27-2014, 06:43 PM
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I'm just realizing it may be warping due to the...

I'm just realizing it may be warping due to the fact my outer vents barely blow. My center vents blow and my heat gets very hot, but only in the center of the car..I'm going to try the brick trick...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-27-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
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Dash/ vent issue

Maybe hard to see in this picture but just above the middle vents, my dash is starting to warp or buckle or something..there is a slight gap between the cent and the dash..just noticing this...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-25-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By omarphi215
Cabin air filter

I was told e30's do not have an interior cabin air filter..I thought there was one. Can someone clear this up for me? Also, whenever I turn the blowers in for my heat, I can only feel air coming out...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-22-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By omarphi215
Changing belts

I want to change my alternator, AC, and PS belts. On a scale of 1-10, how difficult? How long should it take?


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-11-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
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Gotengines.com I bought an impala engine from...

Gotengines.com I bought an impala engine from them..not sure if they have any e30 compatible engines but the customer service was great


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-11-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By omarphi215
Saw one for $500 on Craigslist (philadelphia...

Saw one for $500 on Craigslist (philadelphia today) new timing belt tensioner etc..142,000 miles. Good luck


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-24-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By omarphi215
Thanks for all the input folks...here is an...

Thanks for all the input folks...here is an update. I started the car this morning with little to know squeal but the check engine light remained on. I drove around the corner and the car was...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-23-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By omarphi215
X89aw it does sound like it comes from the area u...

X89aw it does sound like it comes from the area u described on the driver side. Horn, it does happen while turning over and it's sound exactly like how uvdescribed. I have let it for and nod I get...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-23-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By omarphi215
Loud squeal now check engine light

For a few weeks I would get a pretty loud squeal when I started my 88 325i. I thought it maybe a belt. It happened every once in awhile and almost certainly on cold days. A week ago it happened and...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-03-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By omarphi215
Odometer stopped

Welp it finally happened at 129,226 on my 88 325i vert. What do I do?


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-30-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By omarphi215
After a lot of work, still some issues

88 convertible ..replaced drive shaft, front struts. New tires (front). This past summer replaced sway links and control arms. Tie rods were replaced also. However my car still plus to the right,...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-19-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
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Would you buy these?

I spoke with the mechanic and he says if he doesn't get OEM parts, he gets parts from a company that makes parts specifically for BMW...thanks for all of the input..happy holidays to all of you if...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-19-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By omarphi215
Would you buy these?

With all that said guys, should I ask my mechanic which ones he is getting? I'm out of time and won't be able to order anything on my own and I'm going through the mechanic..I don't want to have to...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-17-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By omarphi215
Would you buy these?

I need to replace my tie rods and in searching I found OEM tie rods on bimmerworld's site for 54.99 each..on FCP GROTON they have a set of KARLYN for 31.99. I know you get what you pay for but would...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-08-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By omarphi215
Lots of work need help..have not driven for two weeks

Thanks that helps a lot.


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-07-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By omarphi215
Lots of work need help..have not driven for two weeks

Ok so I need tie rods, struts, and rear brakes with rotors...I was quoted in the area of 6-700 bucks. I'm on a budget but should I Upgrade? Perhaps upgraded brakes..higher end struts maybe? I have an...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-24-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By omarphi215
Lookin for parts suggestions

2 weeks after replacing my steering rack, I need a new front strut (replacing both of course) tie rod assemblies, and rear brakes plus rotors. Repairs I'm not prepared for so I need help in finding...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-24-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By omarphi215
87 325i Conv. Gas smell outside and inside car

Same with me and my 88 vert. I only smell it on a full tank. I'm gonna change the filter and o ring soon


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-04-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By omarphi215
Loud "screech" when I start up

Thanks...had only one of the three done a while ago which was the alternator belt.


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-04-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
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Loud "screech" when I start up

On occasion, not regularly, I get a loud screech when I start my car (88 e30 vert) when I hear it I immediately turn the car off then I start it again with no problem. Any idea what may cause that?
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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-26-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By omarphi215
i finally own an e30

Welcome! I have an 88 cabriolet I picked up in February! Just replaced steering rack, control arms and sway links.


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-26-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By omarphi215
Brake light sensor

Hello
My brake light sensor is on but my brake lights work. What could be the problem?


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-25-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By omarphi215
E30 steering rack needs replacement

Welp folks i got the rack put in, sway links as well and of course an alignment. Total cost was &490. Turns out the inner tie rods of the replacement rack were bad and need to be replaced. I'm...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-23-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By omarphi215
318i part... What is it?

Probably a sun visor so the leather doesn't get to hot while parked, I dunno. I'm curious tho


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-23-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By omarphi215
E30 steering rack needs replacement

Thanks for all of the input folks. I appreciate it. I went with a rack from a 91 e30 vert. With the complete tie rod for $100. I'm now looking for someone to put it in along with some away links I...
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