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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-03-2014, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Bimmerkid325i
Growling noise at low rpm

I have noticed a low pitch growling noise while at a stop and idling. If I'm not pressing on the clutch and not in gear, very lightly pressing the accelerator pedal caused the growling noise to...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-23-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
Well I am mid 20s drive at least 60 miles one way...

Well I am mid 20s drive at least 60 miles one way to work every day six days a week. Luckily I put all those miles on the ford haha. I don't care if it dies. I put 43k miles in one year doing that...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-22-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
I don't have the same symptoms as you. My temp...

I don't have the same symptoms as you. My temp gauge comes up to middle like normal, I have hea, and get good mpg when I don't stomp on the pedal :) I think the cats do go bad over time just like...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-22-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
I have noticed that the exhaust smells like the...

I have noticed that the exhaust smells like the engine is running rich. Could the smell also be due to a bad cat? I am getting the parts together to replace the cat (all gaskets and new hardware...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-20-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
Failed Emissions Test

So it ends up I am a Gross Polluter, see the attached picture. Any suggestions, I was thinking a tune up (plugs, cap, rotor), replaced wires under 1 year ago. I think replacing the O2 sensor will...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-25-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
What about the bulbs with the metal prongs? The...

What about the bulbs with the metal prongs? The pictures that have the wires attached?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-25-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
*bump*

*bump*
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-24-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
On the following Picture, is the indicated bulb...

On the following Picture, is the indicated bulb the illumination bulb?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-24-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
Please see the attached pictures. I need to...

Please see the attached pictures. I need to replace the bulbs that are circled because of the melted terminals. I also want to replace the illumination with LEDs, and would like to replace all of the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-24-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
Do you know what the part number of the ABS and...

Do you know what the part number of the ABS and Check Engine bases are, the one that have actual wires connecting to them. I will upload a picture in a little bit.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-24-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
How many of the "backlight" bulbs are there? If i...

How many of the "backlight" bulbs are there? If i was looking at the correct ones, then I counted only 2.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-24-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
Instrument Cluster Bulb Question

I need/want to replace all of my instrument cluster bulbs. I have search online and found a few things. My main question is what is the part number of the bulb with the plastic base that has the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-14-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
Thanks and that's going to be exciting haha. I'll...

Thanks and that's going to be exciting haha. I'll try this weekend. Thanks
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-13-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
So I found out tonight that the fuse still blows...

So I found out tonight that the fuse still blows with a different fuel pump put in the car. I decided to disconnect the plug that connects to the fuel level sensor in the tank and what do you know...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-12-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
The owners manual said it should take a 7.5 amp...

The owners manual said it should take a 7.5 amp fuse? Am I correct?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-12-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
I also installed a new relay, still blew a fuse.

I also installed a new relay, still blew a fuse.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-12-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
I jumped the 87 and 30 pins on the relay and got...

I jumped the 87 and 30 pins on the relay and got .4 ohms resistance. Where do I go from here?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-10-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
Fuel Pump Relay

So my car died on the interstate today, noticed that my fuel pump fuse was blown, I stole the headlight fuse (same rating of 7.5amps) and put it in. The fuse popped right away, didn't even start the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-19-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
Ya but decided against that ifea

Ya but decided against that ifea
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-19-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
Steering wheel covers

I want to get a steering wheel cover for my 1991 325i. Anyone have any suggestions on who to buy from. Bavarian Auto has some. Thanks
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-19-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,266
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
Carpet removal instructions.

I'm getting water into the cab somehow and it has soaked my carpets, under the passenger seat and passenger rear foot well, driver and passenger front foot wells and a small amount on the drivers...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-19-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
My battery would not hold a charge, had to buy...

My battery would not hold a charge, had to buy one right away and the best available was an ACDelco 700 CCA. Working good now and has a 3 year no questions asked replacement warranty. Thanks for the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-18-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
What manufacturer for a replacement battery?

I need to replace my battery but am not sure what is the best brand to use. Also how many CCC should the replacement have? Thanks
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-03-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
Water inside car in front foot wells.

So I noticed today after about 4 days of heavy rain that my footwells in the front, both drivers and passenger side, are wet. The drivers side is worse then the passenger. Also water has been leaking...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-29-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By Bimmerkid325i
Replacement front strut mounts question

I need to replace my front strut mount(s) especially in the drivers side.

My question is the quality of the cheaper replacement mounts from pelican parts.

Would it be a better idea to just...
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