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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-30-2014, 06:24 PM
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Posted By E30 hobby car
if everything else is clean and new, maybe your...

if everything else is clean and new, maybe your injector is clogged.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-30-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By E30 hobby car
what colour where they originally? If you...

what colour where they originally?

If you buff or scrub leather it will simply wear off the finish.

i never believed in dying or spraying your carpets or seats. it wears off on your clothes.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-30-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By E30 hobby car
i agree with downhiller. head gasket isn't...

i agree with downhiller. head gasket isn't completely blown but it is about to, or it has been sitting for a few years causing gaskets to dry out.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-25-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,339
Posted By E30 hobby car
Update: had it on several road trips so far...

Update:

had it on several road trips so far with no issues. Driving it almost daily as long as its not raining.

Had to replace a few miner things as my idling was rough. did the timing belt and...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-25-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By E30 hobby car
its referred to as the plastic bumper swap. Its...

its referred to as the plastic bumper swap. Its easy enough to do. search the forum first as it has been talked about many many times. seriously. so many times..... lots...


short version. just...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-23-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By E30 hobby car
i second what downhiller is saying. i experienced...

i second what downhiller is saying. i experienced the same thing when i first got my car.
It has been sitting for a year or 2 and alot of things were starting to leak.

during my rebuild process...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-23-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 555
Posted By E30 hobby car
i just googled JDM exhaust and this came up.

i just googled JDM exhaust and this came up.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-23-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By E30 hobby car
http://www.pelicanparts.com/catalog/SuperCat/0189/...

http://www.pelicanparts.com/catalog/SuperCat/0189/BMW_0189_WATPMP_pg1.htm#item0

i know alot of guys on here like bav auto but i like pelican better. I just find these guys very helpful. and bav...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-23-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By E30 hobby car
I am also experiencing this issue. how difficult...

I am also experiencing this issue. how difficult is it to replace them? does everything have to come out in order to replace them?

I am thinking upgrade to urethane powerflex bushings.

my...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-23-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 555
Posted By E30 hobby car
i dig the colour. looks similar to a recent...

i dig the colour. looks similar to a recent article in euro tuner.

there was a 76 porsche 911 in "putty grey" and it was really cool.

nice ride.

out of curiosity why did you do your...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-23-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By E30 hobby car
i used brembo blanks and am very happy with...

i used brembo blanks and am very happy with them. i am not to aggressive on the brakes as i only cruise in the car but i have had a few hard emergency braking situations and they held up very...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-13-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3,031
Views: 615,084
Posted By E30 hobby car
evening photo

evening photo
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-30-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By E30 hobby car
I just had the coolant sensor replaced for the...

I just had the coolant sensor replaced for the idle control module. I know there are several but am still not sure what goes where. The dash temp sensor is all over the place. but i believe that is...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-30-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By E30 hobby car
poor fuel economy

I am getting poor fuel economy. 1986 325e (auto)

I was having an idle issue and had that fixed. new plugs, new sensors, new idle control module.

the guy at the shop indicated that this should...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-30-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By E30 hobby car
I completely agree with finding a good quality...

I completely agree with finding a good quality car instead of fixing up a beater.

I have told my storey many times. bought mine for $400 bucks. I am in for almost $11,000.00 Car was professionally...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-18-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,528
Posted By E30 hobby car
interested to know what the update on this...

interested to know what the update on this project is?

also, now that i experienced the same problem with mine. ( you probably already have it working) but replace your fuel pump relay.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By E30 hobby car
Ahh, interesting tip! It is dented. Along the...

Ahh, interesting tip! It is dented. Along the passenger side. That is why it is probably giving me weird fuel level readings as well!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-15-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By E30 hobby car
hmmm. I just had the timing done, all new...

hmmm.

I just had the timing done, all new spark plugs and injectors sonicly cleaned. new distributor and rotor and new spark plug wires.

I Guess a vacuum leak would cause that but why would...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-15-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By E30 hobby car
serging and stalling

Every once and a while, when I come to a stop the car starts to serge and eventually stalls.

It did this 2 weeks ago then it was fine. Now it started again today but not all the time.

What's up?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-10-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By E30 hobby car
so, its a good possibility that it is the oring...

so, its a good possibility that it is the oring for the transfer pump and sending unit?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-09-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By E30 hobby car
I am being told its not my filler hose as that...

I am being told its not my filler hose as that inserts into the tank at 2/3rds height of the tank.

That it is a different issue.

Can i replace the seal from inside the car? or do i have to...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-09-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By E30 hobby car
i am dealing with the same thing. When i fill it...

i am dealing with the same thing. When i fill it up to full i smell gass and now it is leaking from the top of the tank down.

Do you need to drop the tank to repair the filler hose? or just get...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-07-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By E30 hobby car
window trim

So, lastnight I arrived home to find a piece of my front passenger side window trim hanging off. I was able to "place" it back on but it will eventually peel off again. how is this supposed to be...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-05-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By E30 hobby car
interesting. So your saying my head gasket may...

interesting. So your saying my head gasket may already be blown?

the car is driving smooth and strong. it isn't always leaking either.

I am having my shop guy look into giving me quotes on...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-03-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By E30 hobby car
you guys answered my question. I didnt even know...

you guys answered my question. I didnt even know it was possible. Just that i have heard talk about it and now realized i didnt know what i was asking.

besides sourcing stuff from a junk yard is...
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