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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Today, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By E30 hobby car
Hey astro, I completing a face lift and...

Hey astro,

I completing a face lift and didn't want the cost of the fog lights. 190 a piece,

So, I got theses!! Oddly enough I couldn't get them through my BMW dealership. Why is that?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-15-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By E30 hobby car
fog light deletes

Hey guys,

Where do i find these fog light deletes? BMW apparently doesnt list them in their parts cataloge.

See attached picture
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-15-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By E30 hobby car
where do you buy M50/M52 engines?

Hey guys,

other than junk yards. and part cars. Where do i find these? is there a place to source rebuilt and or tuned/race pep'd engines?
Forum: General BMW 04-14-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,046
Posted By E30 hobby car
ya. it looks way to long. and somewhat similar to...

ya. it looks way to long. and somewhat similar to the GT, which i think is ugly...
Forum: General BMW 04-14-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,046
Posted By E30 hobby car
something about this just isn't right...

something about this just isn't right...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-14-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By E30 hobby car
Hey Guys, Thanks for the responses. ...

Hey Guys,

Thanks for the responses.

The current muffler is way to loud and it creates a droning sound while crusing at low RPM's,

I would like a quiet ride that wont annoy me while i am...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-13-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By E30 hobby car
AC rebuild and muffler

Hey,

I want to get the A/C working again as it is always way to hot and humid in the summer.

what are the general costs associated with this?

Also, i need a new muffler as the previous...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-13-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,814
Posted By E30 hobby car
well, i reviewed a what I could. Didn;t notice a...

well, i reviewed a what I could. Didn;t notice a miss alignment. Somewhat annoyed i am having it towed into the shop on tuesday this week to get it fixed and be done with it.

bah...

Either way....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-13-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By E30 hobby car
tow hitch...

So, I have been on the fence regarding the 328D touring. I really like the wagon and the diesel.

but i need to tow a small trailer every once and a while. Very light.

BMW says that i will void...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-08-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,814
Posted By E30 hobby car
why would it stall and not start again?

why would it stall and not start again?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-07-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,814
Posted By E30 hobby car
My guess is that it is the timing, it was running...

My guess is that it is the timing, it was running fine before so I don't think those other options are more likely than bad timing.

I feel a little better.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-07-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,814
Posted By E30 hobby car
Pretty sure it was in the intake. I am...

Pretty sure it was in the intake.

I am wondering why it stalled, I am worried.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-07-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,814
Posted By E30 hobby car
Well, didn't work. Fired it up, still...

Well, didn't work.

Fired it up, still sputtering and then it stalled and will not start, it also kinda made a back fire noise.

I am somewhat frustrated and disillusioned

I guess I will...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-07-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,814
Posted By E30 hobby car
i havn't put everything back together yet. As...

i havn't put everything back together yet.
As i said earlier i was taking the lazy man approach and wanted you to do all the work for me ;)

i will re assemble tonight and see whats up.
...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-07-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,814
Posted By E30 hobby car
no thoughts on the speed sensor causing the issue?

no thoughts on the speed sensor causing the issue?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-06-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,814
Posted By E30 hobby car
Update: I didn't really have time to...

Update:

I didn't really have time to reinspect a lot of things until now.

Removed all the plug wires (one at a time) and applied dialectic grease. Noticed that my speed sensor wasn't seated...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-23-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 532
Posted By E30 hobby car
tips on going faster: sit atop a steep hill,...

tips on going faster:

sit atop a steep hill, wait for a strong tail wind, and drive toward a magnet factory ;)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-23-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By E30 hobby car
this is very easy to do. Remove the fan and...

this is very easy to do.

Remove the fan and fan shroud. cut the old belts off.

start with the alternator, then power steering the AC.

get the belt started on the pullies with out releasing...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-21-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,814
Posted By E30 hobby car
http://youtu.be/IhMqYkGFC2E here you go.

http://youtu.be/IhMqYkGFC2E

here you go.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-21-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,814
Posted By E30 hobby car
attached is probably the worst video ever....

attached is probably the worst video ever. however, it is the audio that counts.

Think... starwars when anikin is racing his pod racer in phantom menace. (that distinct heavy womp womp womp...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-21-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,814
Posted By E30 hobby car
I washed the engine with everything off. with the...

I washed the engine with everything off. with the old belt still on, then dried it and removed the belt. I Wanted to avoid any grim getting on the new belt.

Regarding the ticking, I cant really...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-21-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,814
Posted By E30 hobby car
I will check that out as soon as i get home from...

I will check that out as soon as i get home from work.

I didn't not disconnect the cables from the distributor cap or the spark plugs, i simply folded it back and out of the way.

The cables...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-21-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,814
Posted By E30 hobby car
shake down cruise. So, after fully bleeding...

shake down cruise.

So, after fully bleeding the coolant system i took the car for a short spin.

There seems to be a light "shimmy" with it. almost like one of the cylinders isn't fireing. I...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-19-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 334
Posted By E30 hobby car
if your getting it as a project car, offer him...

if your getting it as a project car, offer him 500 bucks. go as high as 700 bucks.

A nice clean interior is tough to come by around my parts.

I paid 400 for mine and it was crashed up,...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-19-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,009
Posted By E30 hobby car
damn downhiller. that is one clean engine! nice...

damn downhiller. that is one clean engine! nice pics!

Good luck buddy with your problem. but wow. that engine looks brand new.
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