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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-28-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By downhiller
first question would be, have you recently done...

first question would be, have you recently done anything to the cooling system?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-28-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 364
Posted By downhiller
sears does have a nice 263 piece tool set for...

sears does have a nice 263 piece tool set for like $200. im on my second set since ive lost most of the first
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-28-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By downhiller
and refresh the shifter linkage. best time to...

and refresh the shifter linkage. best time to access everything
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-27-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By downhiller
one goes to the radiator and the other stops...

one goes to the radiator and the other stops around the frame so coolant doesnt blow all over the engine bay. start with changing the radiator cap as that line pointing to bottom of the pic is the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-27-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 364
Posted By downhiller
if you do some diggin on the forums, i know you...

if you do some diggin on the forums, i know you can get mustang injectors for less, i just forgot what year
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-27-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By downhiller
mine had 312k when i bought it. ran it up to 350k...

mine had 312k when i bought it. ran it up to 350k before trading it and regret doing such nonsense.

from what you decribed, 2g doesnt sound half bsd.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-26-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By downhiller
h&r has a couple different versions of springs....

h&r has a couple different versions of springs. most will lower the car, the rest is different spring rates, race will be stiffer causing a rougher ride.

yes you can change springs only, but...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-26-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 473
Posted By downhiller
throw in new bulbs and clean all the connections....

throw in new bulbs and clean all the connections. also used the dielectric grease too to help keep moisture out
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-22-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By downhiller
if you are hand waxing, need to hand wash as...

if you are hand waxing, need to hand wash as touchless do not get all the dirt off and then you scratch the paint/wax over dirt. unless you claybar, then youll have really bad tennis elbow and a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-22-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By downhiller
for brakes, brembo blank rotors with a ceramic...

for brakes, brembo blank rotors with a ceramic pad will give you best bang for buck w/ better stopping and longevity. only issue i had with mine was they chattered when cold, mainly the brake squeak...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-18-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By downhiller
why not rebuild the bottom end and get a refurbed...

why not rebuild the bottom end and get a refurbed head?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-18-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By downhiller
whats the reason for 5lug? there are many...

whats the reason for 5lug? there are many different rim options for the 4lug.

personally, alot of work with little to no benefits. a good set of 15" rims, good tires, brembo blanks with a ceramic...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-16-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By downhiller
doesnt the intake manifold have to taken off to...

doesnt the intake manifold have to taken off to fix that? only time i dealt with it was changing my hg.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-16-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By downhiller
gotta pull the door cards and see if the linkage...

gotta pull the door cards and see if the linkage connectors to the rods are broke. this happened to me and i just used the trunk to lock/unlock the car
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-16-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By downhiller
wont hold. have to drill

wont hold. have to drill
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-16-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By downhiller
start with the shift linkage. put in new bushings...

start with the shift linkage. put in new bushings and its a good time to throw in a ssk.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-16-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 516
Posted By downhiller
check the gap on the cps other then that, ecu...

check the gap on the cps other then that, ecu from what it sounds like
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-16-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 630
Posted By downhiller
id pull and clean all bulb connectors and the...

id pull and clean all bulb connectors and the main plug connections to the housing.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-16-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By downhiller
those would most likely be nylon bushings.

those would most likely be nylon bushings.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-14-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By downhiller
thought that was the crankcase vent.

thought that was the crankcase vent.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-14-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By downhiller
pop the fill plug and see the color of fluid,...

pop the fill plug and see the color of fluid, silver in color, rebuild cause those syncros are shot. normal tan color, gunna be clutch/linkage issue
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-14-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By downhiller
could get a probe to put in the middle of the...

could get a probe to put in the middle of the radiator, tranny, or diff.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-14-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 630
Posted By downhiller
do the lights come on when the pedal is pressed?...

do the lights come on when the pedal is pressed? also look for intensity. could have a corroded plug thats causing the problem
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-10-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By downhiller
the can stuff is mainly for DIYers that dont want...

the can stuff is mainly for DIYers that dont want to pay a shop to properly fix the system.

one thing that can help the condenser is putting in a higher cfm aux fan. or go to the extreme and slap...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-10-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 774
Posted By downhiller
new gasket. no rtv.

new gasket. no rtv.
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