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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-07-2016, 08:35 AM
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Views: 306
Posted By dinahbmw325
Yea, i'm not sure what the deal is...am i wrong...

Yea, i'm not sure what the deal is...am i wrong to be confused why he is charging me an extra labor fee for the sway bar replacement? Thanks for letting me know about the option for checking accuracy...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-07-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By dinahbmw325
Maryland Inspection and Labor/Parts Costs - IS THIS RIGHT??

Hi! So i'm in the process of switching my plates from VA to MD, I had a local mechanic take it in to be inspected and it needs some repairs, before i can get the inspection ok. The question i have...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-14-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By dinahbmw325
i also found this site. seems pretty helpful,...

i also found this site. seems pretty helpful, plus the picks seem to work properly. guess i know what i'll be doing when i get home....
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-14-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By dinahbmw325
Cool Central Locks or Fuses - still confused

any suggestions on a fix is great! So this just started happening yesterday...i used to lock ALL doors with my trunk lock; which was really convenient. :thumbup:

As of yesterday afternoon, this is...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-14-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By dinahbmw325
Thank you!! Hyattsville is very close to...

Thank you!! Hyattsville is very close to me!!:thumbup:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-02-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By dinahbmw325
Question Mechanic - DC, Maryland - metro area

Hello All!! Happy Hump Day!! So i am need of a new oil pan, which i have found reasonably priced online, but need to find a mechanic that is willing to replace current one.

The place that i went...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-13-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By dinahbmw325
Trust me, i used to buy the parts and then have...

Trust me, i used to buy the parts and then have my friend who had access to a garage and tools help me. Not the case since i moved. Brakes are done. Found out i need a new oil pan...never ends.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-13-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By dinahbmw325
sounds pretty straight forward! I'll look into it...

sounds pretty straight forward! I'll look into it once i get my car back...not sure how something that simple is being quoted at $302. Thank you!!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-12-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By dinahbmw325
http://www.pelicanparts.com/BMW/techarticles/101-P...

http://www.pelicanparts.com/BMW/techarticles/101-Projects-62-Rear-Shock-Mounts/101-Projects-62-Rear-Shock-Mounts.htm
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-12-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By dinahbmw325
The directions from Pelican look pretty straight...

The directions from Pelican look pretty straight forward, but what i don't understand is am i removing the whole shock, or just the shock mounts?? it looks like i have to remove the whole thing....if...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-12-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By dinahbmw325
for the rear shock mounts? can you tell be...

for the rear shock mounts? can you tell be exactly which i would need? i won't need to lift the car off the ground??
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-12-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By dinahbmw325
Im asking about a 1987 325 Coupe; sorry for not...

Im asking about a 1987 325 Coupe; sorry for not mentioning that in the original post. I'm honestly not sure what he is talking about regarding the front cam (?). i just replace all the belts and put...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-11-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By dinahbmw325
Cool Costs for Front Brakes, etc. including labor - Sound Right?

Hi All! I took my car to a shop in Rockville MD (seem to have pretty good trustworthy comments on their website from Angies List); they specialize in BMWs, which i need and actually drove pretty far...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-20-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By dinahbmw325
Thank you!! My plan is to buy the complete hose...

Thank you!! My plan is to buy the complete hose kit, but in order to get it to the mechanic to replace all the remaining hoses, i have to get it back to a drivable state for now.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-20-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By dinahbmw325
photo update

This is the hose that i currently have. The upper hose.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-20-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By dinahbmw325
Unhappy Replacing cooling hoses

Good Morning All, HELP ME:(


So I figured out which radiator hose i need to replace, but ordering that specific one is a headache and a half!!:dunno: I'm posting a photo of the one I need (see...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-23-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By dinahbmw325
whats the best way to clean the brake bulb...

whats the best way to clean the brake bulb contacts?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-23-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By dinahbmw325
I got it fixed!! 165.00 labor. parts from pelican...

I got it fixed!! 165.00 labor. parts from pelican - 123.50 = total = 288.50. i'm wondering if i should go ahead and get the right side done, when i've got the money...in a few months, although its...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-21-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By dinahbmw325
Rear Bearing and Hub Repair Cost

Hi! I have my bearing and hub (in case) but need to know approx cost for having this repaired. I've heard anywhere from $90 for labor to $750...can someone give me the average cost. i'm going to get...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-11-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By dinahbmw325
will do. is there another component that could be...

will do. is there another component that could be causing the slight vibration.

also, after some research i found out that bad bearings may cause the wa-wa-wa sound. from what i could find, 87...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-11-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By dinahbmw325
It actually came as one whole unit. this is the...

It actually came as one whole unit. this is the website that for the company that I bought it from - http://www.wholesaleimportparts.com/BMW_325e_Driveshaft_1987.php. The guibo/felx disc looked fine...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-11-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By dinahbmw325
Vibration is back

I replaced the drive shaft (re-manufactured) this spring. yesterday morning i noticed that there is a slight vibration when going from dead stop to apporox. 30 mph. Its NOT the knocking sound or soul...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-07-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By dinahbmw325
timing belts approx a year ago. sounds like i may...

timing belts approx a year ago. sounds like i may only need to do spark plugs, distrub., rotor, tires and blower motor resistor. i've basically covered all the other major stuff in the past year,...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-07-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By dinahbmw325
I actually just had the brakes fluid reservoir...

I actually just had the brakes fluid reservoir replaced about 6 months ago. I was having issues of it leaking and we ended up bleeding the lines. fuel filter was about 2 months ago. how do i exactly...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-07-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By dinahbmw325
Question Tune-Up Time

Hi! I've had my 87-325e for about 2 years now and its time for the tune-up before winter hits here VA, which could be tomorrow, considering the useless and wet "summer" we've had around here. anyway,...
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