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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-22-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By omarphi215
Alternator..is a used one ok?

Someone in my area has a used alternator for sale. How much is too much? Is a used one ok to use? How do I test it if it's already removed from the car? Btw it's from a 93 ic, does that matter?...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-10-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By omarphi215
Planning on major work

So I want to save money while learning more about my e30. Right now it's sitting with a flat tire, a dead alternator and battery and last time I drove it, I heard some strange clinking noises from...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-10-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By omarphi215
Congrats!!!

Congrats!!!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-03-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By omarphi215
Thanks big boy 740il

Thanks big boy 740il
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-02-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By omarphi215
It's gone, a few weeks before I stopped driving,...

It's gone, a few weeks before I stopped driving, all of my dash lights would come on while I was driving then go off....when jumping the battery, the battery would die as soon as I took off the cables
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-02-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By omarphi215
Email him at bimmerhead1@gmail...he polishes the...

Email him at bimmerhead1@gmail...he polishes the plastic, does custom colors and custom light colors too
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-02-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By omarphi215
A guy on IG DOES THEM...e30 dad his name is on...

A guy on IG DOES THEM...e30 dad his name is on the gram
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-02-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By omarphi215
Thanks for your input C mac

Thanks for your input C mac
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-02-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By omarphi215
Timing belt and a few other issues...car sat for 3 months

Had brake issues and didn't drive for a while, I went out to start it to find the battery died. Jumped the car and realized the alternator had gone out..car sat due to lack of time and cold...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-18-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By omarphi215
Love the smell of BMWs.

Love the smell of BMWs.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-14-2016, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By omarphi215
Thanks folks

Thanks folks
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-13-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By omarphi215
Need an alternator, is this sufficient??

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Can anyone suggest a good alternator at a good price? I'm not sure if brand or price effects the quality of an alternator.
Thanks
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-26-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By omarphi215
88 e30 parking brake replacement

I may have to replace the parking brake component or a wheel bearing. I'm here a clinking noise as if a piece of metal is loose as well as a whirring sound..I have replaced my calipers already...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-30-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By omarphi215
It's runs well but I'm having brake issues..it's...

It's runs well but I'm having brake issues..it's an 88 convertible. Got it with 114,000 miles..it currently reads 128,xxx ODO stopped awhile ago so probably about 150,xxx...it's pretty clean with the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-22-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By omarphi215
Thanks ceeker sounds about right as my mechanic...

Thanks ceeker sounds about right as my mechanic pushed the bolt thru..we checked behind the dust shield and did not find anything...it does sound like something is loose..I'm just goin it's not a bad...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-14-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By omarphi215
Brake, rotor, caliper issues

Long story short..changed front rotors no issue.
Changed back rotors, couldn't do it because of broken hub bolts..changed the pads.
While driving I heard a weird sound at the rear driver side...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-22-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By omarphi215
Soft top tear best material to repair

I have done some research and just wondering what you guys would use to repair a tear in a canvas soft top, I think it's canvas, could be vinyl...either way the tear is near the back window which...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-21-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By omarphi215
I have the EXACT same issue...I can get rebuilt...

I have the EXACT same issue...I can get rebuilt calipers on turner for 50 each, but they also sell re build kits..how difficult is it to rebuild a caliper? I'm all about saving $
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-16-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By omarphi215
Horn thanks a bunch and DC is my second home..I...

Horn thanks a bunch and DC is my second home..I lived there for 9 years and graduated college (UDC) I have decided to save up for billies and springs..not sure if I want to lower it or not....just...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-15-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By omarphi215
Turbohugh money is an issue. I'm on a budget,...

Turbohugh money is an issue. I'm on a budget, however I may save up for the bilsteins..this is my daily driver..I do want to lower it a half inch or inch but not too sure since I live in a city full...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-13-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By omarphi215
Oh and bigbou740, i did search and there was only...

Oh and bigbou740, i did search and there was only a handful that said they were pure crap, this is why I was checking this forum to see what you guys thought.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-13-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By omarphi215
Seems like the majority say they are ok for daily...

Seems like the majority say they are ok for daily driving which is what I need them for. Still may hold out for something better..we shall see..I am on a budget
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-08-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By omarphi215
Thanks y'all, got one out working in the other

Thanks y'all, got one out working in the other
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-08-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By omarphi215
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-01-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By omarphi215
Oh and it's the DS rear wheel

Oh and it's the DS rear wheel
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