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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-11-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By actletpone
Strange engine noise starts at 2k rpm (video inside)

Noticed strange noise thats starts just under 2000rpm when engine is revved. Noise seems to disapear higher up in the rev range. Seems to run and drive ok otherwise.

Any ideas?

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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-10-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By actletpone
They are both coolant temperature sensors. The...

They are both coolant temperature sensors. The brown one is for the dash gauge, the blue one is for the ecu.

Poster 1's photo looks like a slightly different setup for some reason, maybe just the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-19-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By actletpone
It should be the fuel pump relay you are jumping...

It should be the fuel pump relay you are jumping to test the fuel pump not the main relay but I am guessing that is a typo

Have not had the problem myself but isn't it common for the fuel pump...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-16-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 803
Posted By actletpone
Sucks but at least your all good I assume? It's...

Sucks but at least your all good I assume? It's nice to see the passenger compartment stayed in tact.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-31-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By actletpone
Did you catch the smoke to put it back in? ...

Did you catch the smoke to put it back in?

Sorry. I am guessing you changed the fuse because it blew due to an internal fault in the motor and the motor is toast. Did the replacement fuse have a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-12-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,223
Posted By actletpone
Looks like a nice find:thumbup:

Looks like a nice find:thumbup:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-12-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By actletpone
I had a 4.1 in my 320i and it was awesome. My...

I had a 4.1 in my 320i and it was awesome. My 325i has a 3.73 and it feels like less pull. Im not sure what a 4.1 would be like in a 325i though, there are gear ratio calculators around the web to...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-12-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By actletpone
Next time it rains have a close look around the...

Next time it rains have a close look around the front windshield seal from the inside, you might be able to see water dripping in.

Check the elephant trunk which sits on the firewall in the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-30-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,073
Posted By actletpone
I use to use simoniz bumper black, an old bottle...

I use to use simoniz bumper black, an old bottle which is now empty. I believe it is now called simoniz back to black. Great stuff. Apparently the wurth bumper dye is a good product too. You want to...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-25-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By actletpone
http://www.rtsauto.com/e30-engine-swap-options-2/

http://www.rtsauto.com/e30-engine-swap-options-2/
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-23-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By actletpone
1991 would be the newer type of heater core so...

1991 would be the newer type of heater core so you don't need to remove the dash.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-22-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 139
Posted By actletpone
ECU doesn't have a cover on it?

How can I tell what version / number it is?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-10-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By actletpone
Yea put the hose on it then open the boot and...

Yea put the hose on it then open the boot and have a look.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-19-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By actletpone
Not in Auckland, but thanks, have just contacted...

Not in Auckland, but thanks, have just contacted both to find out about the options.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-18-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By actletpone
new sunroof tray / cassette

Is it possible to get a new sunroof tray / cassette anywhere?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-11-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By actletpone
How much is the stock filter? Which will probably...

How much is the stock filter? Which will probably be the same cost as the rice filter and will mean you won't be sucking in hot air
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-11-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By actletpone
Personally I would never use a victor reinz head...

Personally I would never use a victor reinz head gasket. The amount of hassle and bad rep about them is not enough to justify the money saved by not buying a genuine one.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-06-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By actletpone
How hard should it be to get the back of the...

How hard should it be to get the back of the lining to drop from the mechanism? Either I'm missing something or my sunroof being so out of alignment is stopping it. As I have undone the clips at the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-05-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By actletpone
sunroof removal help

Hi, I guess I can't link to the guide I was following due to forum rules but it said:

first slide the sunroof halfway back and undo the clips, I have done that

Then it said close the sunroof...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-05-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By actletpone
if you remove the boot liner the sunroof drains...

if you remove the boot liner the sunroof drains go near where the bumper is. No rust when the boot lid gasket was removed I assume? You could pour a bit of water into the boot drain galley with the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-22-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By actletpone
Have a container ready to catch about half a...

Have a container ready to catch about half a litre of fuel that will spill out. Make sure it doesn't spray in your eyes either, it's under pressure. Mine never sprayed out, better safe than sorry...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-19-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 671
Posted By actletpone
fuse #11 is a 7.5 amp fuse for the fuel pump

fuse #11 is a 7.5 amp fuse for the fuel pump
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-19-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By actletpone
Do you have any repair manuals? Check the coolant...

Do you have any repair manuals? Check the coolant temperature sesnor.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-19-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By actletpone
When you say the idle is surging what idle speeds...

When you say the idle is surging what idle speeds is it surging between?
Can your car do the stomp test?
http://e30world.com/fuel/BMW-E30-DME-Motronic-fault-codes
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-09-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By actletpone
When I read the thread title I thought you had...

When I read the thread title I thought you had gone insane:rofl:

Nice car, looks mint:thumbup:
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