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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-06-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By janelson
A water pump is within the realm of novice and...

A water pump is within the realm of novice and rewarding to do if one wishes to begin working on their cars. Here is a link to a doc that describes the procedure: ...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 04-06-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By janelson
I tried some Borbet Type H wheels on my 68, and...

I tried some Borbet Type H wheels on my 68, and found that they no longer would fit after installing the E12 "big brakes". So kept the E30 bottlecaps.
Forum: Classic Bimmers 04-06-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,188
Posted By janelson
I am also considering the same. But, would want...

I am also considering the same. But, would want to swap back to the carbs. I believe that the oilpan and dipstick swap over to provide fitment. How much more "sluggish" is the 320 motor than what...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-06-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By janelson
Bad kitty

interesting... the car passes WA state smog tests, but I'll check that cat out anyway just in case I missed something there.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-06-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By janelson
hard shifts and requires higher rpm points...

hard shifts and requires higher rpm points between shifts than it should. When outside temperature is cold (Winter), the problem is more pronounced than in warmer weather, but is evident all the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-06-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By janelson
Liam, You state you have owned this car for...

Liam,

You state you have owned this car for a long time. Has the water pump ever been replaced? While you state there is coolant in the system, the fact that using your cabin heater reduces the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-06-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By janelson
89 325ix auto trans

Got an auto trans that has some hard shifting and could use a rebuild at some point. My question is this:

Is this trans special to the iX or can I swap this out with an '87 325is auto trans I...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-06-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By janelson
Hello from Gig Harbor, WA

New to this community, not to the marque. I have owned three E23 745i all now gone, one scrapped, two out "there" somewhere, still have an '89 635CSi, '89 325iX and '68 2002. The car I lust after...
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