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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-16-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By a228380
http://www.programainc.com/ run about 150...

http://www.programainc.com/ run about 150 dollars, this is where other companies send them out to have them refurbished.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-04-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By a228380
1800 at an indépendant reupholster shop which is...

1800 at an indépendant reupholster shop which is why i am looking at seat covers they are much cheaper
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-01-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By a228380
seat covers

Hi

anyone have any experience with seat covers from http://www.topcar-athens.com/

i just cant afford the 1800 bucks quote to have the seats front and back reupholstered
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-01-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By a228380
7mm hex, i suggest purchasing one that attaches...

7mm hex, i suggest purchasing one that attaches to a rachet instead of an allen wrench so you can tighten it to the correct torque when re-installing
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-26-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By a228380
i just replaced mine with a parellel flow exact...

i just replaced mine with a parellel flow exact fit for my e30. so far the ac is far superior i am waiting for the 100 degree days to experience cool ac in my car for the first time since converting...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-29-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 699
Posted By a228380
two fuel pumps are in the gas tank under the back...

two fuel pumps are in the gas tank under the back seat one on each side. remove the bottom portion of the seat and see if the sound is coming from there
.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-28-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By a228380
sounds like two problems. first check fuses left...

sounds like two problems. first check fuses left and right side are on different fuses unlike american cars on same fuse. also sounds like the low beam's high element is out.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-01-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By a228380
I will assume you mean the head is rounded so...

I will assume you mean the head is rounded so the socket does not fit properly, try a 6 and then a 12 point socket possibly a smaller size down and force it on the bolt, if this does not work drill...
Forum: General BMW 10-15-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By a228380
I have had five bmws, I always purchase the...

I have had five bmws, I always purchase the extended warranty and maintenance, I learned after I didn't purchase it on my first one. Only the dealer bmw maintenance not that 3rd party stuff they try...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-13-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By a228380
remove the radio and you can get to the two...

remove the radio and you can get to the two buttons to unplug and remove them, they will just pop out.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-20-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By a228380
bavauto pelican parts rockauto (but don't go...

bavauto
pelican parts
rockauto (but don't go the cheapest at least get oem equivalents)
don't forget your local carquest, autozone or advanced auto, sometimes they have just as good a deal on...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-06-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By a228380
belt and rock auto has the best prices I have...

belt and rock auto has the best prices I have found, do the water pump at the same time
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-05-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By a228380
have you verified the temp of the engine with an...

have you verified the temp of the engine with an infa red temp gauge to ensure that the engine is actually running hot and it is not just a faulty gauge.
you have already replaced the radiator...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-05-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By a228380
turn it into a survey and get votes on keep or...

turn it into a survey and get votes on keep or sell. My vote is keep and fix
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-05-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 917
Posted By a228380
Hi mine cracked between cylinder 5 and 6 which I...

Hi mine cracked between cylinder 5 and 6 which I am told is common.
I got a full rebuilt head with values and springs etc from
"aluminum head rebuilders" in Oregon at a decent price.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-03-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By a228380
mine one of the wheels wore out and the window...

mine one of the wheels wore out and the window did not go up properly and would fall down. I tried to fix it and got frustrated and bought a new window regular and replaced it. works like new now.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-03-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By a228380
regular maintenance. Oil changes use 20-50 in...

regular maintenance. Oil changes use 20-50 in summer, automatic I change my transmission fluid every 50k. change and flush the radiator. the heads are aluminum and have a tendency to crack if you...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-08-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By a228380
pelican, bavauto, rockauto

pelican, bavauto, rockauto
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-04-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By a228380
central locking

HI gang

1991 bmw 325i 4 door

from trunk all doors lock and unlock
from passenger side all doors lock and unlock
from driver door, driver side locks but if I then pull up on the door handle...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-28-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By a228380
bolt size

what is the bolt size in 1991 e30 battery tray. specifically the bolt that holds the plate that holds the battery in place.

thanks I found out it is a 10m bolt
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-17-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By a228380
check out rockauto.com for the rotors you can get...

check out rockauto.com for the rotors you can get them as cheap as 15 bucks
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-04-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By a228380
thanks i added a can and no improvement in...

thanks

i added a can and no improvement in pressures. i think it might be the low/high pressure switch. temperature out 77 low pressure=40 and high pressure=70, even after adding Freon.
If i open...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-04-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By a228380
yes fan is working but thank you.

yes fan is working but thank you.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-04-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By a228380
you have to be licensed to purchase r12 in the...

you have to be licensed to purchase r12 in the usa.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-04-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By a228380
when i got my car the ac did not work and needed...

when i got my car the ac did not work and needed a new compressor etc so converting made sense but if it was a recently working system I would have stayed with r12. but the status of my system was...
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