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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 194
Posted By downhiller
can you push the car? had a ford van that the...

can you push the car? had a ford van that the diff went bad and caused similar problems


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
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you wasted money unless you got the car with the...

you wasted money unless you got the car with the money. cause you need everything ecu, harness and alot of other pieces from a donor car. so if you just have a motor and tranny, flip it for another...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
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if staying with the m20, to push decent numbers...

if staying with the m20, to push decent numbers and being reliable, turbo w/ turbo cam, full bottom end rebuild with arp bolts and studs, low friction rings, pistons up to you but stocks are fine for...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 262
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nows the time to look into a short shift kit. the...

nows the time to look into a short shift kit. the z3 shifter tends to be a nice low cost upgrade.


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By downhiller
check the engine grounds and main relay. coil...

check the engine grounds and main relay. coil should be fine since it stills runs


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
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those struts look shot. buy new when goin with...

those struts look shot. buy new when goin with important parts, less hassle when stuff dont fit


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Forum: Exterior Yesterday, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
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do you already have the footings? Sent...

do you already have the footings?


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
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last time the tranny fluid was changed/flushed? ...

last time the tranny fluid was changed/flushed?


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-15-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 194
Posted By downhiller
325ic runs great, dies when put in gear.

check your ground wires from block to chassis. also 5spd or auto?


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-15-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 187
Posted By downhiller
its either 75w90 or atf. as long as its not...

its either 75w90 or atf. as long as its not silvery youre fine


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-15-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By downhiller
ngk v power or denso u groove. best plugs for...

ngk v power or denso u groove. best plugs for these motors


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-15-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By downhiller
could take it to another shop for a diag and dont...

could take it to another shop for a diag and dont say anything that youve have done, and see what they say.


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-15-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By downhiller
chevy 350 with turbo. theres your 800+ if done...

chevy 350 with turbo. theres your 800+ if done right


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-14-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By downhiller
it struggles sometimes to boot up but im also on...

it struggles sometimes to boot up but im also on a 2 year old iphone, everythings so on it.

im still saying its water. there is condensate drains in the muffler for that exact reason. and the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-14-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By downhiller
when the rpms drop, is it a few seconds after...

when the rpms drop, is it a few seconds after start up, or is it after the "warm up" after a minute or so?


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-14-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 187
Posted By downhiller
need to check the shift linkage. may want to get...

need to check the shift linkage. may want to get new bushings for the shifter and linkage. also pop the top plug (fill) on the tranny and dip a finger in the oil. oil looks normal, its the linkage...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-14-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By downhiller
sounds like a loose ground wire to the block, or...

sounds like a loose ground wire to the block, or a bad coil


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-14-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 262
Posted By downhiller
check all your fuses. with a test light. theres...

check all your fuses. with a test light. theres also the window circuit breaker next to the hazard button. that should at least get your windows to work or at least one of them.


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-14-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By downhiller
2.7 has higher torque to hp numbers. its a low...

2.7 has higher torque to hp numbers. its a low rpm motor so the torque comes early and pulls all the way thru the rpm range. mine pulled all the way to to the governor and it still had some left in...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-12-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By downhiller
those dont look right....... Sent from...

those dont look right.......


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-10-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By downhiller
Rough idle. Not a vacuum leak though

if gas is making it to youre muffler, 1) exhaust is straight pipe no cat, 2) all injectors are stuck open, 3) spark is very weak, like nonexistent. its very rare for raw fuel to get that far back....
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-10-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By downhiller
mainly oil. but you can do the every other oil...

mainly oil. but you can do the every other oil change rotate tires. but thats it


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-10-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 272
Posted By downhiller
all the fuel lines are on the driver side. it...

all the fuel lines are on the driver side. it could be the fuel return line after the fpr.


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-09-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 79
Sticky: E30 Media
Views: 33,116
Posted By downhiller
that was quite good. good laugh too Sent...

that was quite good. good laugh too


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-09-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By downhiller
it should stay on for like 2 seconds so the oil...

it should stay on for like 2 seconds so the oil pump can build pressure. cant remember at what pressure it shuts off at but i believe its around 10psi.


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