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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-07-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By toybuilder
:)Yeah I was Nick then race season started and I...

:)Yeah I was Nick then race season started and I was swamped that's why I hadn't been on for awhile ,so I figured I'd use my older shop that's bigger and just work on race cars E30's and 36's and...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-28-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By toybuilder
If it was the rotor the other plugs wouldn't fire.

If it was the rotor the other plugs wouldn't fire.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-27-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By toybuilder
Yeah it was really early this morning now that I...

Yeah it was really early this morning now that I look at the pic he posted they say made in Germany so I'm sure they'll be fine,but like I said I think I have a good used set ,but we're moving back...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-27-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By toybuilder
Heck that's not bad at all I think they where...

Heck that's not bad at all I think they where more than that retail from BMW.They must be aftermarket make sure they are DOT or what ever it is in Canada for road standard legal allot of the junk on...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-27-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By toybuilder
First why do want to hot wire your fuel pump and...

First why do want to hot wire your fuel pump and second if you don't know that solid brown wires in most European cars are the ground you probably shouldn't be screwing with the wiring till you know...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-27-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By toybuilder
Just buy quality lowering springs coil overs make...

Just buy quality lowering springs coil overs make the car ride really rough and unless your good with replacing the rest of the bushings in your suspension the lowering springs are the way to go...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-27-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By toybuilder
If it's just #4 plug it's either the distributor...

If it's just #4 plug it's either the distributor cap or the plug wire since you said the plugs where new.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-27-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By toybuilder
It's sounds like 2 different problems really the...

It's sounds like 2 different problems really the check light is either a bad wire ,a check module or most likely a bad check relay (G106) it's in the left hand front of the trunk behind the amp.The...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-21-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By toybuilder
If the 1991 318is has an M10 in it run away from...

If the 1991 318is has an M10 in it run away from it! It's a junker with the wrong engine in it ,so your choice is clear the 325e which you say is in good condition .Though I still recommend having it...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-20-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By toybuilder
I would always recommend you have a mechanic look...

I would always recommend you have a mechanic look at a car before you buy it unless you are a mechanic and even then ,I sometime will take a friend who's also a tech to look at cars I'm buying for...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-20-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By toybuilder
actually the Euro bumper is about the same size...

actually the Euro bumper is about the same size as the plastic bumper just chrome one piece unit instead of the two piece US unit. The older US ones are much bigger / uglier .
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-20-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By toybuilder
Is this what your looking for...

Is this what your looking for http://www.stanceworks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=60243
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-20-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By toybuilder
OK well first a 1991 318is already has an M42 in...

OK well first a 1991 318is already has an M42 in it ,the head gasket repair will run you around 800 to a 1k depending on what else is damaged.The 325e is heaver but has more torque and the real ? is...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-18-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By toybuilder
First I'd ask where do you live if it's in the...

First I'd ask where do you live if it's in the North and the car was used in the winter you will definitely need an inspection so you can get the car on a lift and see underneath ,rust and corrosion...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-13-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 711
Posted By toybuilder
And when you started the car did the temp return...

And when you started the car did the temp return to normal?If it did there's nothing wrong ,your aux fan doesn't really do much in this set-up except when the A/C is on.Normally the aux fan won't...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-12-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By toybuilder
By the time you have the head repaired and pay...

By the time you have the head repaired and pay for the shipping both ways to the main land you may be able to find a replacement used head some where in HI.I'd call around and see if somebody works...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-12-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 359
Posted By toybuilder
It really sounds like low voltage in the SI board...

It really sounds like low voltage in the SI board , Is this car a E or an I motor ,is the dash pod the original one? as long as you haven't done what DH said and put the wrong pod in your car which...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-11-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 359
Posted By toybuilder
Well Horn I know you don't have to but he might...

Well Horn I know you don't have to but he might as well ,you've been working on e30's for a while now what do you think the odds are it's not the batteries.I'm just saving him a step.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-11-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By toybuilder
Which motor does it have? The 2.5l or the 2.7l ?

Which motor does it have? The 2.5l or the 2.7l ?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-11-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By toybuilder
Hey Jordan is this an I or an E ? Both could...

Hey Jordan is this an I or an E ? Both could have different no start issues caused by intake manifold removal.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-11-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By toybuilder
Sounds like a well loved E30 as least you won't...

Sounds like a well loved E30 as least you won't have so many shop problems to work out .For me the wife's family is in the car biz so my car/motorcycle addiction isn't looked at as a bad thing it's...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-11-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 359
Posted By toybuilder
You need to remove the dash pod and carefully...

You need to remove the dash pod and carefully take it apart to test the batteries ,they can be replaced but if your not experienced at soldering to comp boards I'd recommend sucking it up and getting...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-09-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By toybuilder
Don't feel to bad I have 2 E30 coupes 1 E36 sedan...

Don't feel to bad I have 2 E30 coupes 1 E36 sedan the Audi Allroad and a 93' mustang, oh yeah and 66' Corvair 2dr project and the wife's SUV .It's a part-time job just keeping up with the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-09-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By toybuilder
You can't raise the car without the jam nuts that...

You can't raise the car without the jam nuts that go under the bottom perches(the movement of the suspension will cause them to move as you drive crazy unsafe). If they're missing you might be able...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-09-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By toybuilder
I guess you can't beat that on all counts. ...

I guess you can't beat that on all counts.
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