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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-21-2014, 07:17 PM
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Views: 608,362
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: 1,490
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: 12
Views: 981
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: 370
Posted By BigBoy740il
Do you have pics Big Boyz with Bad Toyz

Do you have pics

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-18-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
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: 1,490
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: 454
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: 417
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: 195
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: 133
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: 182
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: 182
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: 521
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: 521
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.

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-04-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By BigBoy740il
For 7 inch rims you can push the offset to 15 and...

For 7 inch rims you can push the offset to 15 and still tuck the rear tires. 8 inch rims limit your offset to 20. Anything wider or higher offset causes tbe rims be flush or protrude from the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-03-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By BigBoy740il
What is the width and offset of your rims? ...

What is the width and offset of your rims?

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-30-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By BigBoy740il
And here is my bronzit e30 with 18x7.5 et25. ...

And here is my bronzit e30 with 18x7.5 et25.

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-30-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By BigBoy740il
Here is my e30 with 17x7s et 20. No rubbing. I...

Here is my e30 with 17x7s et 20. No rubbing. I was able to push the rear out to et15 without ant rubbing.

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-29-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By BigBoy740il
Most dealers are nuckle heads and only know of...

Most dealers are nuckle heads and only know of the oils currently sold by BMW. Our E30s require 10W40 for winter and 15W40 or 20W50 for summer time. The owners manual recommends 15W40 for most...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-08-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 608,362
Posted By BigBoy740il
I have ESM 18x7.5 rims with et38 offset on mine....

I have ESM 18x7.5 rims with et38 offset on mine. I also run hub centric spacers to obtain the correct offset.


Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-29-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By BigBoy740il
Check your fuel pressure regulator(FPR) Your...

Check your fuel pressure regulator(FPR) Your fuel pressure should be at 43.5 psi. Also, since you replaced some fuel lines/hoses, double check to make sure you have the supply hose going to the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-28-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By BigBoy740il
I added one bottle of super cool to my coolant...

I added one bottle of super cool to my coolant system during my change. I ran a 50/50 mixture of coolant and distilled water.

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-27-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By BigBoy740il
I always water wetter, but used a bottle if this...

I always water wetter, but used a bottle if this with my last coolant change. Never had a problem and needle stays below half even when in traffic.

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-27-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By BigBoy740il
I did the same in my 91 and just bought some...

I did the same in my 91 and just bought some surface mount MB Quartz with a swivel mounts that worked fine in my 89.

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-27-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By BigBoy740il
Some folks also remove the hoses to prevent...

Some folks also remove the hoses to prevent heating the TB when trying to get the coolest air into the engine.

Big Boyz with Bad Toyz
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