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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-05-2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,122
Posted By Thrax
Man oh man, I busted my oil pan but not nearly...

Man oh man, I busted my oil pan but not nearly that bad. as far as I know my old one has been patched and is in use by one of our forum brothers in Az.
Did you have to replace the oil leveler on...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-14-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,104
Posted By Thrax
Now I have this same problem with the temp guage...

Now I have this same problem with the temp guage bumping every now and then to the red. Everything I have read says that if your '91 E30 has a seperate overflow resivore then they automatically burp...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-08-2008, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By Thrax
Those are torx bolts and your not the only one...

Those are torx bolts and your not the only one who has made that mistake. You are going to have to get the car on a lidt. It's near impossible to get them with a socket and wobble without stripping...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-27-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By Thrax
ICV clip?

:mad:Does anyone know if the clip that holds the ICV terminal together can be purchased seperatly? I cleaned my ICV and somehow lost the D*** clip. I have looked on pelican and realoem but I can't...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-26-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By Thrax
For 700.00 I would buy it. Tranny work is...

For 700.00 I would buy it. Tranny work is expensive but it will be worth it. You can tell from the pics that the car has been well taken care of.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-26-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,229
Posted By Thrax
Why would you put Seafoam in your vaccuum lines?...

Why would you put Seafoam in your vaccuum lines? Its made to remove excess moisture from your crankcase and fuel. I have never heard of anyone using this product in the vaccuum lines...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-26-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By Thrax
Have you replaced to coolant level sensor or just...

Have you replaced to coolant level sensor or just the coolant temp sensor? There are two sensors mounted on the thermo housing.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-26-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By Thrax
I'm not too familiar with the 318's but try...

I'm not too familiar with the 318's but try looking at
RealOEM.com I'm sure that yoy can find it there.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-26-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By Thrax
+1 on the valve adjustment, I had it done...

+1 on the valve adjustment, I had it done recently and it helped accelerating from a start as well as quieting the ticking.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-26-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By Thrax
I think that your culpret is the O2 sensor, try...

I think that your culpret is the O2 sensor, try that. I'm sure it will clear it up. I just had the same problem
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-23-2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By Thrax
you are more apt to damage the oil pick-up. This...

you are more apt to damage the oil pick-up. This job can be done with-out lifting the engine, I did but its a royal pain in the ass get a good set of torx sockets and a 10mm box end wrench along with...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-23-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By Thrax
You can get a new Bosch one for another 193.00 I...

You can get a new Bosch one for another 193.00 I guess you will have to go that route if you can't find any vacume leaks.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-23-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,375
Posted By Thrax
I have 2 14oz cans of the R-12 if you need them...

I have 2 14oz cans of the R-12 if you need them send me an PM
There is some litature of the change over on Pelicanpart.com in the tech info.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-23-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By Thrax
I'm sorry but I have changed alot of things on my...

I'm sorry but I have changed alot of things on my 91 325i but the oil pan has been the worst yet. It's nearly impossible to get the torx bolts out of the crank case cover without having a lift to get...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-23-2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By Thrax
I just experianced the same thing then I changed...

I just experianced the same thing then I changed the O2 sensor and it cleared up all of my problems. Try that if you haven't changed them recently. I got mine for eighty dollars so It was worth...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-17-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By Thrax
http://www.bmw-z1.com/VIN/VINdecode-e.cgi Try...

http://www.bmw-z1.com/VIN/VINdecode-e.cgi
Try this...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-17-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By Thrax
It's the back of your oil pan that is leaking....

It's the back of your oil pan that is leaking. The bell housing cover assy actaully covers the last 8 bolts of the oil pan. You are going to have to have a wobble and torx sockets, It's tough to do...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-08-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By Thrax
BMW of seattle is right down on Pike and there is...

BMW of seattle is right down on Pike and there is another one on Denny that is a reliable BMW mechanic. (I just moved from Seattle)
I buy all of my parts from either Pelicanparts.com or...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-08-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By Thrax
[QUOTE=dicor;3154392]When you say you checked the...

[QUOTE=dicor;3154392]When you say you checked the temp sending unit and it looks ok what do you mean? If it's defective it looks the same as a non defective.

What I meant was the connection...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-06-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By Thrax
The temp jumps to high in a split second and then...

The temp jumps to high in a split second and then back to normal just as fast. I will try to burp the coolant. It had a water pump replaced 4k miles ago. Its more annoying than anything, It doesn't...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-06-2008, 12:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By Thrax
Is it not possible for there to be any...

Is it not possible for there to be any correlation between these symptoms? Is this why I haven't had any responses?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-05-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,271
Posted By Thrax
Nice find. That is alot cheaper. Thanks for the...

Nice find. That is alot cheaper. Thanks for the post.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-04-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By Thrax
Valve adjustment

:cry:Okay I'm lost here fellas. I took my car in to get the valve lash done about a week ago on my '91 325i and now while driving, my temp guage will bouce from normal to hot.
When the car is warm...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-29-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By Thrax
Why don't you just replace the cable? It would be...

Why don't you just replace the cable? It would be better in the long run. Plus if you live in a cold cliamate the trunk keeps the battery warm in the winter being in the trunk. The hood has constant...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-29-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By Thrax
Welcome to the forum. You have a nice base to...

Welcome to the forum. You have a nice base to work with. You can replace the lens of the fog light pretty cheap along with the bumper rubber. I usually stick with one of the following links for OEM...
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