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Forum: California 01-26-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By markseven
Here are some pics I snapped early on. My phone...

Here are some pics I snapped early on. My phone was dead by the time the rest of the cars showed up.

The E28 and E34 M5s were two of the cleanest examples I have seen.

The E24 is a gray market...
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1990) 01-23-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,409
Posted By markseven
^ Thank you! Your car looks perfect! I love AW. ...

^ Thank you! Your car looks perfect! I love AW.

I had the pieces done at Newport Mesa Powder Coating in Costa Mesa, CA. Ron Perry uses them a lot.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-23-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By markseven
http://www.catuned.com/catuned-bmw-coilovers ...

http://www.catuned.com/catuned-bmw-coilovers

If you can save up a little more you can get Ground Control.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-23-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By markseven
Looks like you are doing it right. What I can see...

Looks like you are doing it right. What I can see of the engine is very clean. UUC sway kit, Billy's... nice.

There's a Sunday morning meet in Yorba Linda you should come to. I would love to see...
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1990) 01-20-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,409
Posted By markseven
Thanks Andrew :) I sold the green one last...

Thanks Andrew :)

I sold the green one last Feb :cry:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-20-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By markseven
Did you hit a curb? There is a very slight chance...

Did you hit a curb? There is a very slight chance that you bent the rack, which will cause the sticking that downhiller mentioned.
Forum: Interior 01-20-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By markseven
Moved to the appropriate forum. Also, I...

Moved to the appropriate forum.

Also, I think you are more likely to find the seats you are looking for in VW Group fitment... and then use adapters for E30 fitment?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-19-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By markseven
2:73??? Wow. Thanks for the info on the...

2:73??? Wow.

Thanks for the info on the Dinan chip.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-19-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By markseven
Ken, I presumed the e cars came with a 3:73,...

Ken, I presumed the e cars came with a 3:73, hence my jump to the 4:10.

With regard to application for the various E30 cars, I heard that Dinan chips are in play at WOT only. Can you confirm or...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-17-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By markseven
If the OP's E is an early model, it redlines at...

If the OP's E is an early model, it redlines at 4800RPM, IIRC. A 4:10 may be too short?

EAT and Mark D are the same, btw.
Forum: Interior 01-16-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By markseven
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: Interior 01-16-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By markseven
FS: ZHP Shift Knob - Flawless - $60 Shipped Con US

http://markseven.net/bmw/ZHP-3.jpg

http://markseven.net/bmw/ZHP-4.jpg

http://markseven.net/bmw/ZHP-5.jpg

http://markseven.net/bmw/ZHP-6.jpg

http://markseven.net/bmw/ZHP-7.jpg
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1990) 01-14-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,409
Posted By markseven
So, I have always favored the small diameter MT I...

So, I have always favored the small diameter MT I steering wheel. And I picked up a stock shift knob to replace the ZHP. A little bit closer to when she rolled off the assembly line.
...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-14-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3,162
Views: 648,574
Posted By markseven
Looks good :) Transition year - you can swap in...

Looks good :) Transition year - you can swap in plastic bumpers if you like.



Nice :thumbup:



Can't wait to see pics of the new paint!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-12-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By markseven
I can't speak to the compression and cams because...

I can't speak to the compression and cams because I haven't been close to a stroker build, but I am sure someone else will chime in.

The parts list and brands looks good.

Is the seller...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-10-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By markseven
^ all of the above. Get a pre-purchase inspection...

^ all of the above. Get a pre-purchase inspection performed at a reputable independent BMW shop. This will reveal much about the car.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-09-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By markseven
^ Couldn't locate your FB page...

^ Couldn't locate your FB page...
Forum: Parting Out 01-09-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By markseven
Moved to the appropriate forum.

Moved to the appropriate forum.
Forum: Parting Out 01-09-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By markseven
Moved to the appropriate forum - this board is...

Moved to the appropriate forum - this board is your best bet for the part you need.

If you can't find it here, you can try your local salvage yard or the dealer.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-08-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By markseven
Sounds like a bad head gasket, which is letting...

Sounds like a bad head gasket, which is letting coolant (white smoke) and oil (bluish-black smoke) into the combustion chambers. hence the fouled plugs, too.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-07-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,546
Posted By markseven
Thanks Nick! Hope you had some time off during...

Thanks Nick! Hope you had some time off during Christmas / New Year.

I can't wait to see what the car looks like after the body work!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-07-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By markseven
Not what I asked, but if you are driving the...

Not what I asked, but if you are driving the usual 1K / month than a half a quart is a lot of consumption, which suggest bad oil rings. Unless you have oil leaking from seals and such. Is the lower...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-06-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By markseven
Probably valve guides or seals as BMWFF...

Probably valve guides or seals as BMWFF mentioned.

Are they all covered in oil?

How much oil is she burning per 1000 miles? If it's a lot it could be bad oil rings, too.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-06-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By markseven
The finished product appears to be worth it all....

The finished product appears to be worth it all. Nicely done!

Do you have more build progression pics that you can share?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-05-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By markseven
I had a DynoMax muffler for years. It sounded...

I had a DynoMax muffler for years. It sounded nice and lasted, however, it wasn't exposed to road salt.
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