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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-31-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By RevthisE30
Idle control problems

Can I use the three prong L-shaped ICV from a later e30 on a older e30. can I swap the plugs
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-27-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By RevthisE30
volvo valance

what year and type of volvo can i use the valance from for my e30 with aluminum bumpers. thanx
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-24-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By RevthisE30
that was perfect thank you very much.

that was perfect thank you very much.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-24-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By RevthisE30
bumper swap

Need help, how does one swap the plastic bumpers both front and rear on to a e30 with diving board bumpers. Thank you
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-25-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By RevthisE30
i know that they are ticky motors as is but i...

i know that they are ticky motors as is but i have heard quieter m20s
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-25-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By RevthisE30
valve adjustment.

I have done three valve adjustments to my m20b27. and yet every time i still cannot get the valves to quiet down atleast a little bit. i always adjust to spec but i must be doing something wrong. can...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-25-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By RevthisE30
That makes sense. It does sound like vapor lock...

That makes sense. It does sound like vapor lock could be an issue. but it happens when the motor is cold but the day is hot, and it is not everyday that this occurs. just often enough to make me...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-24-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By RevthisE30
i dont believe that you have to bleed the fuel...

i dont believe that you have to bleed the fuel lines. how would vapor lock occur.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-23-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By RevthisE30
The idle is very sporatic. I need to replace the...

The idle is very sporatic. I need to replace the icv and the cold start injector. it only does the low rpm thing when the day is hot and only for about the first 5 min of driving
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-21-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By RevthisE30
Wtf!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So I finally fixed the fuel problem. Now i have another issue. when the car is cold, like in the morning or at night when the outside temp. is cool, it will start and run like a champ. but when in...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-14-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By RevthisE30
WWWWWWWWWWWTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF...

WWWWWWWWWWWTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF?????????????????????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-09-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By RevthisE30
brand new fuel filter. Thank you, that is the...

brand new fuel filter. Thank you, that is the best advice i've heard yet.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-09-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By RevthisE30
Not the fuel pump

So My 86 ES will turn over and over just fine but won't start. seems to not be getting fuel. I couldn't here the fuel pump priming so i replace it and still nothing, can't hear the new pump prime...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 04-02-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,866
Posted By RevthisE30
what an amazing car. Cant wait.

what an amazing car. Cant wait.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-29-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By RevthisE30
i finally got it to start this morning. but when...

i finally got it to start this morning. but when it started it took about 30 seconds of sputtering then i held it at 1200 rpm to keep it from dying. after that it ran fine.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-29-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By RevthisE30
mine is a 5/86 but the cps is on 1-2 o'clock. i...

mine is a 5/86 but the cps is on 1-2 o'clock. i will check though.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-28-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By RevthisE30
Fuel pump or what

So here is my issue. 86 325es when car is cold it will start and run fine. i could drive it anywhere. but when it is warm or hot for instance after walking into walmart to drop off movie then coming...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-02-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By RevthisE30
valva adjusting.

okay so i did a complete valve adjustment last week with the motor cold. i did everything to spec. but then the valves ticked worse than before. so i had new idea. redo valva adjustment while motor...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-02-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,074
Posted By RevthisE30
its most likjely your differential. its common in...

its most likjely your differential. its common in e30s and an easy fix. mine did it when i got it and all i did was change the diff fluid and no more whirring. make sure to use a quality brand of...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-31-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By RevthisE30
i had that too. and i still dont know what it is....

i had that too. and i still dont know what it is. not that this helps.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-31-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By RevthisE30
k&n airfilter cleaner. eats through anything.

k&n airfilter cleaner. eats through anything.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-29-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By RevthisE30
i am just going to redo the whole thing.

i am just going to redo the whole thing.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-27-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By RevthisE30
yeah thats how i did it. head ice cold and all...

yeah thats how i did it. head ice cold and all the louve were turned down when i made the adjustments. except cylinders 2 and 4.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-26-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,500
Posted By RevthisE30
he is right about that. i find deals all the time...

he is right about that. i find deals all the time i just dont have the cash to get them. for instance just up the road i found an 86 325e with a completely rebuilt motor and euro front bumper. 800...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-26-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By RevthisE30
valve adjusting

So to night i adjusted my valves and all went well until i got to cylinder #2. at which point i noticed that the louves on the cam were still up, locking the rocker arms in place. so after trying and...
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