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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 04:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Nick323
My 323 came with a factory flashlight in the...

My 323 came with a factory flashlight in the glovebox :thumbup:
499553I found it dangling in the mess of wires once I removed my dashboard :)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By Nick323
O2 sensor influencing idle ? Doub't it very much

O2 sensor influencing idle ?
Doub't it very much
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 03:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By Nick323
In South Africa the e30 came with a skid plate...

In South Africa the e30 came with a skid plate from the factory !
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 02:06 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,671
Posted By Nick323
Cool Joburg Bimmer party

Thanks mark7 :thumbup:
I just checked it out and it seems to have been loads of fun :bigpimp:
I am not an event person, being shy around anybody but my friends ...

Our weather lends itself to...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-13-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 492
Posted By Nick323
That's why there is a propeller in the emblem :) ...

That's why there is a propeller in the emblem :)

Buy yourself a car in Germany, as they are cheap there.
Then ship it back.
I used to do that with motorbikes
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-13-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By Nick323
I am not sure how I should read this, but please...

I am not sure how I should read this, but please NEVER start a car with a battery and then remove the battery !
Voltage spikes can kill your electronics :(
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-13-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By Nick323
You putting a new pump into a tank that has...

You putting a new pump into a tank that has sludge/muck in it ????
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-13-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Nick323
Got my Poly bushings with short shifter from...

Got my Poly bushings with short shifter from Garagistix :)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-13-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,671
Posted By Nick323
Post The work continues

Yesterday we had a chance to carry on, starting with the wiring.
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Some people still think a Mechanics job comprises Spanners and a big hammer.
If you cannot solder on a PC board and work...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-04-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 2,652
Views: 227,981
Posted By Nick323
Also depends in which country you live and how...

Also depends in which country you live and how you pronounce it :)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-04-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Nick323
1800 for ????? are they using Conolly leather...

1800 for ?????
are they using Conolly leather and a English craftsman to stich the heffers together ?
Here you pay 200 for cloth or synthetic leather with 30% on for real leather
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-04-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Nick323
1800 for ????? are they using Conolly leather...

1800 for ?????
are they using Conolly leather and a English craftsman to stich the heffers together ?
Here you pay 200 for cloth or synthetic leather with 30% on for real leather
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-04-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,473
Posted By Nick323
Looking nice :thumbup:

Looking nice :thumbup:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-04-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Nick323
Thumbs up You have been most helpful

R 12 is availiable from the midnight outlets, but I am not going to gas a system with something that is redundant :tsk:
What gas would you use that is not on the leaf-licker list :dunno: I like...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-04-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Nick323
If you know what you are doing it'll take a...

If you know what you are doing it'll take a weekend to swop the motors with wiring etc.
Since most of these jobs end up with more than that, see my link in my signiature, I would say a week in an...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-26-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Nick323
Question Upgraded Condenser

Pardon for reposting from my E30 build, but I got no answer there :cry:

My E30 had its Aircon ripped out by the PO, leaving only the Evaporator in place :mad:
I got most of the Aircon parts:...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-26-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By Nick323
Question Dual mass to single mass conversion

Generally dual mass FW's are heavier by a considerable margin :thumbdwn:
Due to the price of clutch replacement (FW is part of the clutch mechanism) on dual mass I have them converted to single mass...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-26-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Nick323
Before you do anything else & have verified that...

Before you do anything else & have verified that your motor runs, please replace the T-belt !
Have fun thereafter :)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-26-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 545
Posted By Nick323
The first issue was what year the car was. I...

The first issue was what year the car was.
I could not get my 84 IDd either, as the VIN was too short.
So i gave BMW the engine number and they used that as an identifier.

You live in a strange...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-26-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,671
Posted By Nick323
Post Header fabrication

I did have a set of headers in stock that I had designed for the stock M52B28 motor in the E36.
The front part fitted well, as you could see by a previous picture in this thread.
The problem came...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-11-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By Nick323
What did your last slave die of ? There are...

What did your last slave die of ?
There are tons of things that will be a straight interchange from other models onto a E30 and others that need a little bit of tweaking.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-11-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By Nick323
Elton try Masterparts, Meyle or the local Febi...

Elton try Masterparts, Meyle or the local Febi agent.
Do not try Midas, as they seem to be sourcing for price rather than quality quite often.
If you must, I can check what I paid for my pump ?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-11-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By Nick323
I am moving to America ! 60 bucks to weld a pan...

I am moving to America !
60 bucks to weld a pan that is prepped already ?
And maybe it will not seal totally ?
Youy guys are ****tin me !

Don't you have qualified welders or people who know how...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-11-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By Nick323
Enjoy :) What pulled at my heart was the...

Enjoy :)
What pulled at my heart was the scenery.
I lived in Arvade, Denver and often did reseach at the Superflow facilities in Colorado Springs.
The background to your cabby was too familiar and...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-11-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By Nick323
Send you a list of what to do ? Send me your...

Send you a list of what to do ?
Send me your car & I will look after it ;)
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