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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-21-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By woodenbmw
Is that supposed to be 1989 ? A 1998 would be an...

Is that supposed to be 1989 ? A 1998 would be an e36.
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 10-14-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 902
Views: 97,877
Posted By woodenbmw
Thank you very much, you guys are the greatest. ...

Thank you very much, you guys are the greatest. :beer:
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 10-14-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 902
Views: 97,877
Posted By woodenbmw
Is there a way to join two accounts? My first...

Is there a way to join two accounts? My first account, woodenbmw, was linked to an email address that was hacked and I couldn't recover the account. Now I have this second account with a more secure...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-26-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By woodenbmw
It's possible that you may only need to top it...

It's possible that you may only need to top it off, but it's coming out somewhere, most likely a perished seal. The differential has no reservoir, just two bolts. The filler hole is the top bolt and...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-12-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By woodenbmw
Definitely a cover of some sort, from the...

Definitely a cover of some sort, from the pictures on pelican parts I can't really tell where it goes. Go to realoem.com and enter the last seven digits of your vin and search for it there. Good luck
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-11-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,001
Posted By woodenbmw
I think you missed the point...:rolleyes:

I think you missed the point...:rolleyes:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-09-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,001
Posted By woodenbmw
1988 BMW owners manual... says... Page 22, 5 ...

1988 BMW owners manual... says...
Page 22, 5
" We recommend that you have all problems in the brake system examined and repaired immediately. "
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-09-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,001
Posted By woodenbmw
Not having the anti lock system fully functional...

Not having the anti lock system fully functional is a safety issue. No one plans on using their abs, but things do happen, and making absolutely sure that your brakes are working properly is the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-09-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,001
Posted By woodenbmw
Looks like a po did a sloppy job replacing the...

Looks like a po did a sloppy job replacing the S.I. board batteries, you can order a set from eBay for around $30. The installation is relatively easy and straight forward job, however, I would be...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-16-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,001
Posted By woodenbmw
I suppose it's possible, when I was ordering the...

I suppose it's possible, when I was ordering the gears for my odometer it was recommended to me to have a look, perhaps for just that reason...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-16-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,001
Posted By woodenbmw
Mine is branded as VDO, but is in fact a...

Mine is branded as VDO, but is in fact a Motometer. I found out the hard way, as I usually do, better safe than sorry.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-16-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,001
Posted By woodenbmw
I'm not sure as to the why, but as far as I know,...

I'm not sure as to the why, but as far as I know, the only way to know for sure what gears you're going to need is to open it up and have a look. I would strongly recommend looking before you order...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-16-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,001
Posted By woodenbmw
I thought I might add a couple of photos. Good...

I thought I might add a couple of photos. Good luck
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-16-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,001
Posted By woodenbmw
I thought I might add a couple of photos, they...

I thought I might add a couple of photos, they always help me. Good luck
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-16-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,001
Posted By woodenbmw
It wouldn't be a bad idea to change the bulbs...

It wouldn't be a bad idea to change the bulbs while you have it apart. Also, the VDO stamp on the dash can be deceiving, the best way to tell if you have the VDO or Motometer gears is to check the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-20-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By woodenbmw
It's possible that the o-ring was pinched or torn...

It's possible that the o-ring was pinched or torn during the installation of the regulator. Replace the o-ring, make sure you use some petroleum jelly on the new o-ring. It doesn't sound like the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-28-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5,067
Views: 442,271
Posted By woodenbmw
Hello everyone, I'm the proud owner of a 1987...

Hello everyone,
I'm the proud owner of a 1987 BMW 325e sedan. I've had her for roughly 4 years now and have frequently found a lot of information on the E30 forum. I look forward to sharing what I...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-25-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By woodenbmw
Usually, tightening the belt will get rid of the...

Usually, tightening the belt will get rid of the squealing. If you have already tightened the belts as far as the adjustment bolts will allow, it's time for new belts. Realoem.com has plenty of good...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-21-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By woodenbmw
It's not too difficult, just be thorough. Do some...

It's not too difficult, just be thorough. Do some quick research on Google or YouTube, if you still feel confident that you can do it, do some more detailed research in the Bentley repair manual. ...
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 10-12-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,153
Posted By woodenbmw
I can't answer the first two questions, but I...

I can't answer the first two questions, but I will give you my two cents on the last two questions. There's no definitive way to tell how much longer the gaskets and seals will last without knowing...
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 10-12-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By woodenbmw
If you haven't found a shop yet, you can try...

If you haven't found a shop yet, you can try Eastern Autowerks in Norfolk. Reasonable prices and friendly service.

Rob
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-12-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By woodenbmw
I managed to find a repair kit online for the...

I managed to find a repair kit online for the driver side lock, I forgot where I ordered it, but it was one of the site sponsors to help narrow down the field a bit. It came with a detailed diagram...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-21-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By woodenbmw
The first thing I would do is find out where the...

The first thing I would do is find out where the power steering fluid went. It doesn't just disappear, most likely you have a leak somewhere. Once you find and fix the leak, you can start refilling...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-07-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,051
Posted By woodenbmw
See post #3. Been there...

See post #3. Been there...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-06-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,051
Posted By woodenbmw
Of course, it's a 24 year old car lol. I would...

Of course, it's a 24 year old car lol. I would recommend that you follow hornhospital's advice before you throw parts at it. You're going to have to spend some more time finding out where the...
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