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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-11-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By bradi65
also where is the cold start valve and how do i...

also where is the cold start valve and how do i check/test this . sorry about all the questions
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-11-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By bradi65
where is the high pressure fuel pump, is it the...

where is the high pressure fuel pump, is it the one under the back seat also because it looks to me like there is two i replaced one on the right hand side. i guess i can do most of these things via...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-11-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By bradi65
it seems to crank over normal when you turn the...

it seems to crank over normal when you turn the key. just wont start unless foot on the pedal, once its running its fine it doesn't feel like it lags, one time it sputtered a bit on the motor way but...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-11-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By bradi65
e30 starting problems

recently my car as been pink stickered( no longer legally allowed to drive on the road) so it has been sitting and not been getting much attention. When i go to start it after its been sitting you...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-31-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By bradi65
you were right :) thanks

you were right :) thanks
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-30-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By bradi65
speedo and radio cut out

hay everyone,

i went over a bump lastnite in my e30 320i 1989 and the speedo, radio and the gauge that tells you how many km per lite you get cut out. wondering if they take the same supply from...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-29-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,815
Posted By bradi65
lol i should have thort of that , the cars all...

lol i should have thort of that , the cars all going now seems pretty good but some times after it hasnt been started in awhile you have to put you foot on the gas before it starts up , after that it...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-24-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,815
Posted By bradi65
okay i have got my hands on a 2nd hand fuel pump...

okay i have got my hands on a 2nd hand fuel pump so I'm going to put that in today, pretty sure its the problem. i cant here it pumping when i turn the key, haven't checked for voltage on the 2 pin...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-24-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,707
Posted By bradi65
fixed the problem a little hole in the heater...

fixed the problem a little hole in the heater hose.doesnt overheat anymore, also doesnt start thinking it a fuel problem have started a thread ....
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-23-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,815
Posted By bradi65
358958 358959 358960 found out how...

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found out how lol.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-23-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3,095
Views: 628,855
Posted By bradi65
358956 358957 heres my 89 e30 pretty...

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heres my 89 e30 pretty rough but plenty of work to be done :)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-23-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,815
Posted By bradi65
will clean out the relay socket contacts tonight ...

will clean out the relay socket contacts tonight i did replace that1. how do i post a pic of the motor ? was going to put it up if it helps but not sure how to add it to the post lol
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-18-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,815
Posted By bradi65
put the filter in but no change, think it the...

put the filter in but no change, think it the pump as when i turn the key i cant hea it pumping or anything
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-17-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,815
Posted By bradi65
fuel filter just arrived . i will put it in after...

fuel filter just arrived . i will put it in after work and let you guys know what happens. its good to be able to talk to people actually interested rather than a sales man who just want to sell me a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-16-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,815
Posted By bradi65
cool thanks for that . this will probably sound...

cool thanks for that . this will probably sound stupid but what does 4 prong mean i know you get 2 prong and 4 but don't understand what it actually means.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-16-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,815
Posted By bradi65
ordered a fuel filter today so hopefully will get...

ordered a fuel filter today so hopefully will get it in by the weekend. i was going to change the spark plugs, is there a specific band the would be best or will anydo ? will i have to set the gap or...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-16-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,815
Posted By bradi65
okay so last nite i think i got alot closer to...

okay so last nite i think i got alot closer to finding out the problem, i managed to start it after cranking it for about 10sec and holding my foot flat on the accerlator pedal untill eventy it...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-15-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,815
Posted By bradi65
i did not take the disrubitor cap off as i gessed...

i did not take the disrubitor cap off as i gessed if theres spark then its probly okay ? or should i still check
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-15-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,815
Posted By bradi65
i dont think that they did. i checked for spark...

i dont think that they did. i checked for spark last night and thats algood. but i took out the main relay and noticed alot of rust inside so ill get a new one today, could the problem be as simple...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-14-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,815
Posted By bradi65
okay cool . so i can pull the distributor cap off...

okay cool . so i can pull the distributor cap off with out anything going wrong ? like is there any timing i should be careful of or take notes about or is it just clip on clip off sort of thing.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-14-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,815
Posted By bradi65
E30 won't start

hay guys pretty new to this site ,but with a dodgy e30 i think i mite get to know everyone quite fast.

Have just fixed a coolant hose as it had a hole and was causing the car to overheat. now when...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-04-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,707
Posted By bradi65
okay sweet will any normal garage do that test ?...

okay sweet will any normal garage do that test ? thanks guys yea sorry im just getting used to the sight didnt really knw how to post but yea ill do it probly next time lol
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-03-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,707
Posted By bradi65
hmm okay i havent seen it but i will look again...

hmm okay i havent seen it but i will look again this weekend. is there any other way to bleed it if the is no screw? i will take sum pics of my engine and post them in a few days when im back at a...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-03-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,707
Posted By bradi65
okay thanks for the help is the bleeder screw...

okay thanks for the help is the bleeder screw fairly obvious ? i cant seem to find it.
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-03-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,707
Posted By bradi65
bmw overheating.

hay guys.
im new here and from nelson new zealand.
recently i brought a e30 1989 bmw. its been going sweet but it started over heating and i dont know alot about how the coolant system works in my...
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