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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-09-2005, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,333
Posted By Cef5917
Mine rusted from the inside out on the two metal...

Mine rusted from the inside out on the two metal lines on top of the tank. There is no way to get to it without dropping the tank. I guess in the Northern States that use salt on the roads or if...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-07-2005, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,333
Posted By Cef5917
Talking Fuel Tank after a month

It is finally done after having the car on Jacks for a month and everythng in pieces. First I got a wrong gas tank, then the right tank but missing the s pipe (had to be ordered from Germany) for...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 04-26-2005, 09:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 430
Posted By Cef5917
S line hump fuel tank 86-87 325

Can anyone suggest a place to buy the S line on a hump back tank (1987 and earlier 325 14.5 fuel tank). Direct from BMW or some wholesaler that does.
I bought a tank from Parts Train and they...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-26-2005, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By Cef5917
S line

When you get the tank if you have a 87 or earlier 325 or 325e you will need a s connection line, my tank didn't come with one. So far the only place I could find one is at the dealership and they...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-26-2005, 09:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 687
Posted By Cef5917
Question S line for 86 hump fuel tank

Can anyone suggest a place to buy the S line on a hump back tank (1987 and earlier 325 14.5 fuel tank). Direct from BMW or some wholesaler that does.
I bought a tank from Parts Train and they...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-22-2005, 04:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By Cef5917
Parts Train http://www.*************** was the...

Parts Train http://www.*************** was the cheapest I could find for new $237.00 on sale (this is for a 1986-1987 325). If you have a i or 16.5 gallon tank they don't carry it. I ordered a used...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-15-2005, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,241
Posted By Cef5917
Youcan find parts pictures at this web site found...

Youcan find parts pictures at this web site found it on a psoting today. Just put in last 9 digits of your vin. Hope that helps.
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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-13-2005, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,241
Posted By Cef5917
I can tell your tank is different from mine. The...

I can tell your tank is different from mine. The fuel is filtered in the 87 325 by sitting the fuel transfer pump in a bowl in the bottom of the tank. Then have a filter on the bottom of the fuel...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-13-2005, 04:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,241
Posted By Cef5917
Your looking at the heat shield in the middle...

Your looking at the heat shield in the middle that covers the drive shaft. The tank is like a saddle that sits over the drive shaft. The one's on 87's have a transfer line between the two tanks on...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-12-2005, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,856
Posted By Cef5917
Fuel economy 325 E30's

I have seen a lot of posts for performance parts but little on fuel efficiency. Does anyone know if there is any modification to change the gear ratios on the final drive or manual transmission to...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-12-2005, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 684
Posted By Cef5917
Awd 325

Does anyone know if BMW made an AWD Convertible. It looks like they make one now that you can put a hardtop on during the winter. I take our 87 325 into Canada skiing during the winter. With snow...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-12-2005, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,241
Posted By Cef5917
You should be able to see all 4 from your...

You should be able to see all 4 from your inspection plate under your rear seat. You could just have a worn out casket on your fuel pump and sending unit. The 87 325's have a transfer pump that...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-11-2005, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,241
Posted By Cef5917
If your tank is like my 1987 325. There are...

If your tank is like my 1987 325. There are three metal connections that sometimes get rusted as mine did. Had the same problems with fuel smell and it turned out I had a small pin hole in the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-06-2005, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,062
Posted By Cef5917
Just took one out of a 1987 325. You might...

Just took one out of a 1987 325. You might consider buying a Bentley BMW 3-Series Service Manual. There are some used ones out on e-bay.
You will have to take off your exhaust from the catalytic...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-04-2005, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,578
Posted By Cef5917
I don't think it will fit. The tanks changed in...

I don't think it will fit. The tanks changed in 88 thru 90 with the fuel pump in the tank (plus their a larger tank). I have a transfer pump and a fuel pump under the driver's side. I found one in...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-01-2005, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,578
Posted By Cef5917
Thanks, I will give them a call.

Thanks, I will give them a call.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-30-2005, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,578
Posted By Cef5917
Question Looking for 1987 325 Fuel Tank

Now that I got the tank out. Does anyone know of any good used fuel tanks for a 1987 325. I also need the connection line between the tanks. I went to Bavarian and they were very reasonable in...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-29-2005, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,301
Posted By Cef5917
Thanks, I will give it a try and will mark it for...

Thanks, I will give it a try and will mark it for replacement.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 03-28-2005, 09:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 778
Posted By Cef5917
Question Replacing Fuel Tank 87 325

New to Bimmerfest, I posted this message in the general forum. Then I found this forum and thought it would fit here better. Looking for some direction on removing fuel tank in my 1987 325. Can I...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-28-2005, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,301
Posted By Cef5917
Replacing Fuel Tank

New to Bimmerfest, looking for some direction on removing fuel tank in my 1987 325. Can I drop the drive shaft at the back enough to slide out the old tank and put in the new one? Can the drive...
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