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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-22-2012, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Ralphjenner
Small end bearings M10

Quick question, I can hear a small end rattle from No. 1 cyl. Not bad as yet. What sort of bearing is fitted to '87 M10's ? Plain or roller ? Plus any oil, additive advise would be good. Want to...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-22-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,997
Posted By Ralphjenner
Great. Runs well now with a new gasket. Heater...

Great. Runs well now with a new gasket. Heater works now too due to not being filled with air.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-13-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,997
Posted By Ralphjenner
Ok. Pulled the head off yesterday. Nice easy job...

Ok. Pulled the head off yesterday. Nice easy job on the m10, mind you I had good help. Result, a nice clean head with no pitting. Three pistons with normal carbon and one, No 4 nearest firewall,...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-09-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,997
Posted By Ralphjenner
Ok. Had the pump off. It is still like new. The...

Ok. Had the pump off. It is still like new. The car having had a new ?stat, rad, & fan It is felt that it is time for a new head gasket. I suspect that air is entering the system and forcing out...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-06-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,997
Posted By Ralphjenner
As an aside I have been examining the rad cap. It...

As an aside I have been examining the rad cap. It seems a bit ropey, with the rubber seal perhaps not seating all the way round. Looks a little melted too . Hmmm. If , when the rad is pressurised...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-06-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,997
Posted By Ralphjenner
Thanks guys. Will get into the pump as soon as...

Thanks guys. Will get into the pump as soon as rain stops. I have a nasty feeling that a leak from the head gasket is pumping air into the system.
BUT has any one heard of this "boil the 'stat...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-05-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,997
Posted By Ralphjenner
'87 316 M10 overheating with new parts

Hi all. have had a look but can't find another thread on this. Sorry if I have been thick.

I have a 316 m10 1.6 '87.

Since a rad broke I have had a mystery problem. Car overheated and was...
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