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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-20-2009, 09:02 AM
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Views: 647
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Thanks - I've passed the info over the mechanic....

Thanks - I've passed the info over the mechanic. Lets hope they get it correct this time - sucks not having the top down in summer.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-19-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Yes, he rebuilt everything back to spec, it was...

Yes, he rebuilt everything back to spec, it was working just fine, but the engine oil light is on now constantly along with the check engine when it's idling.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-19-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Bizarre engine troubles...help.

Two weeks ago I had the heads rebuilt, head gasket, oil pan seal, water pump and all tranny seals replaced. One week after driving, i noticed the engine idling rough at a stand still, then having...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-19-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Yup - they're different. My reco would be to find...

Yup - they're different. My reco would be to find a cheap aphoslter in your area and buy the kit off of ebay to have them replaced.

Here's a link to a vendor on eBay:
...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-05-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,152
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Damn, 96k here

Damn, 96k here
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-04-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,006
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Excellent, thanks!

Excellent, thanks!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-02-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Hmm...I've wondered the same thing...my car is...

Hmm...I've wondered the same thing...my car is going in for dash bulb replacing end of the month. I'll let you guys know what the scoop is.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-02-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,006
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Replacing OEM e30 Speakers...

Any recos on speakers which can replace the factory originals with premium sound?

I have the original factory deck and 12 disc changer which I'd like to keep, just want to change the 'crackling'...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 06-02-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,783
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Replacing e30 speakers

Any recos on speakers which can replace the factory originals with premium sound?

I have the original factory deck and 12 disc changer which I'd like to keep, just want to change the 'crackling'...
Forum: Que, Ont, NB, NS, Nfld, PEI 06-02-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,255
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Here's a couple I've been dealing with: a....

Here's a couple I've been dealing with:

a. AutoTrend on Broadview: they are really good and specialise only in BMW. They are also very fairly priced: http://www.autotrend.net/
b. Bimmer Sport in...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-02-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By Nathan - Canada
It is recommended by BMW the tie rods be...

It is recommended by BMW the tie rods be replaced. Agreed, it's worth the minor investment.

One word of caution: I replaced my rack and pinion by purchasing a used, cheaper one - that was a bad...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 11-15-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 414
Posted By Nathan - Canada
e30 CD Changer Repair and Instalation

Hey guys - can anyone recommend a good car audio and repair shop in Ontario, Canada?

I'm restoring a 90 convertible and installing the original 12-disc cd changer.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-13-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,515
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Hi Gail - great choice of car! Here's a...

Hi Gail - great choice of car!

Here's a link to eBay for the repair manual bible - go for the red 'Bentley' paper manual:
...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-13-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,772
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Also try the switch...it may be faulty with age....

Also try the switch...it may be faulty with age. You can pick one up at the dealer or on eBay.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-15-2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Welcome! I'm also restoring this legendary...

Welcome!

I'm also restoring this legendary sports sedan :-)

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions!

nathan
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-10-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By Nathan - Canada
cd changer TR1000?

hi all,

I'm considering purchasing the OEM cd changer for the my e30 BMW OEM Alpine head unit: CM5908. I recently found a changer with model number TR1000? Will this changer work since I've heard...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-31-2008, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Thanks Guys!

I'll let u know how it goes.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-27-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By Nathan - Canada
90 e30 ci cd changer question?

Does anyone know if the e30s 1990 onwards are pre-wired for the OEM cd changer? If so, where in the trunk can I find the connectors/plug? thanks.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-26-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 628
Posted By Nathan - Canada
e30 OEM Cd Changer plug purchase question

Hi all,

I need to purchase the 13-pin/din connectore plug cable and respective wiring to connect my OEM factory headunit #KE83zbm and OEM CD changer #CDX-M90.

Does anyone know where I can...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-19-2007, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-19-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Nathan - Canada
OEM console?

Hi all,

Does anyone remember/know if the e30 had a factory option for a console with cupholders or were these produced aftermarket by BMW? Here's an example on eBay:
...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-19-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,265
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Here's the original factory cupholders...not sure...

Here's the original factory cupholders...not sure if it's aftermarket or factory OEM:
...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 12-06-2007, 12:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 536
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Help: Where can I buy an OEM CD Changer?

Hi all,

I'm restoring my 1990 e30 and wondering if anyone knows where I can find an original OEM trunk mount CD changer compatible with the original infrared tape deck?

Please do e-mail or post...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-06-2007, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By Nathan - Canada
oh come on, the antenna is old-school cool!

oh come on, the antenna is old-school cool!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-06-2007, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By Nathan - Canada
Holy crap - you guys are great. I feel like I...

Holy crap - you guys are great. I feel like I just spent an hour at a BMW service center.

Thanks for the advice!
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