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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Today, 10:58 AM
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change the fluid is the first route id go....

change the fluid is the first route id go. normally whining power steering pumps are either low or old fluid. if new fluid fixes the noise, problem solved, if not, pumps goin out


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 09:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
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missouri=misery. you cant go wrong with any of...

missouri=misery. you cant go wrong with any of them (as long as its for your motor), its mainly how fast you want the cabin to warm up during the winter. lower takes longer, higher shorter.

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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
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ah.....poor bugger. i wouldnt want to live that...

ah.....poor bugger. i wouldnt want to live that close to misery. but since i do know the climate here pretty well bein a hvac tech, id go with the middle temp. that way you have nice hot air during...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 99
Posted By downhiller
if it goes away when the engine gets to op temp,...

if it goes away when the engine gets to op temp, thats normal. if it sticks around, id first change the oil. then further testing as double checking the valves and oil pressure test


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By downhiller
where do you live? the app doesnt show location ...

where do you live? the app doesnt show location


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 99
Posted By downhiller
does it go away after the motor warms up ...

does it go away after the motor warms up


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By downhiller
looks right. dont remember when they stopped the...

looks right. dont remember when they stopped the db on the verts


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By downhiller
make sure you have the rotors turned or the...

make sure you have the rotors turned or the braking performance will suffer


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 99
Posted By downhiller
valve's ticking

nope. what oil ye runnin and how cold is it gettin at night

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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-29-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By downhiller
most bell housing have something like that to let...

most bell housing have something like that to let you know the rear main/tranny front main seal is leaking. leave that plug in then the clutch (autos dont matter) gets lubed and there goes your...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-29-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By downhiller
the problem is its an eta. theres not many...

the problem is its an eta. theres not many performance parts for it because it wasnt designed for power. by the time you get the numbers out of an eta, you could probably do an m50 swap and have some...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-28-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By downhiller
is that the bell housing? Sent from...

is that the bell housing?


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-28-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By downhiller
its a 26 yr old stereo. bout only option from...

its a 26 yr old stereo. bout only option from here is a new deck


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-27-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By downhiller
Instrument Cluster Bulb Question

07 11 9 905 358 is the number for the clear bulb.

63 13 2 269 480 is the number for the amber bulb or 2821A


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-27-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 263
Posted By downhiller
the sensors are on opposite corners. think mine...

the sensors are on opposite corners. think mine was pf and dr. if i remember correcty


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-27-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By downhiller
2821 is the part number they use on bavauto. very...

2821 is the part number they use on bavauto. very common. just remove and pick up at your lps.


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-27-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By downhiller
cabriolet is just the fancy way of saying...

cabriolet is just the fancy way of saying convertible.


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-25-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By downhiller
if he had a shop do it, buy it. if he did it,...

if he had a shop do it, buy it. if he did it, check everything. wiring looks shotty pass or if you want the challenge bargain


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-24-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By downhiller
put a new one in. no point in trying to salvage a...

put a new one in. no point in trying to salvage a sensor like that.


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-24-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By downhiller
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motor swap


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-24-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 399
Posted By downhiller
youll want to do the plug wires at both ends (cap...

youll want to do the plug wires at both ends (cap and plug), you can get a small packet of the grease from your lps, for a $1. get a few as they come in handy with bulbs too.



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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-24-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By downhiller
why are you asking us, think most of us would...

why are you asking us, think most of us would have bought it by now if its that good of shape.


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-23-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By downhiller
does it sound rough or run fairly smooth? ...

does it sound rough or run fairly smooth?

rough could be anything from timing off, broken rocker, ecu, broken wires

smooth id say check the tps.


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-23-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 419
Posted By downhiller
i thought when you reset them and only one green...

i thought when you reset them and only one green was lit then the longer you go the more lights come on. at least thats the logical way it should work. i only had working lights for the last couple...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-23-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By downhiller
what happens at the 2200 mark? does the engine...

what happens at the 2200 mark? does the engine shake or just become gutless?




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