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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-22-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By downhiller
the cat is the emissions piece. heres a...

the cat is the emissions piece.

heres a good demo between cat with muffler vs muffler. on my hypermotard (motorcycle fun as hell) when i changed the exhaust, i did just the cans only left the cat...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-16-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By downhiller
vibration sounds like warped rotors or an...

vibration sounds like warped rotors or an unbalanced wheel(s). first thing i would do is take it in for a rotate and balance or balance only (depending on when your last rotation was).
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-16-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By downhiller
check out the fpr and the vacuum hose to it and...

check out the fpr and the vacuum hose to it and the intake boot. look for any slight tears of if a vacuum line popped off somewhere
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-15-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By downhiller
do you have a hand crank for your engine or a big...

do you have a hand crank for your engine or a big hay bail?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-15-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By downhiller
sounds like oil on the friction plate.

sounds like oil on the friction plate.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-15-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By downhiller
1986 bmw 325e

the tank under the rear seat? vibration where? engine, steering wheel?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-15-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By downhiller
that was a nice rebuild.......was

that was a nice rebuild.......was
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-15-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By downhiller
your alternator is shot.

your alternator is shot.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-15-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By downhiller
not quite the desired year as its the eta but it...

not quite the desired year as its the eta but it is a 5spd. if he says its as clean as it is with good maintenance records, its a close call. without maintenance records, id ask for some cash to...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-15-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 185
Posted By downhiller
whats this ancient technology you speak of

whats this ancient technology you speak of
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-13-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 283
Posted By downhiller
i just disconnected the battery for a few hours...

i just disconnected the battery for a few hours with the key on (disconnect battery first). also helped my idle for a week
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-10-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By downhiller
get a engine degreaser and spray down whole...

get a engine degreaser and spray down whole engine, focusing on the oily spots more. let sit per instructions. then either a pressure sprayer or a good nozzle that allows a strong spray off a garden...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-07-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By downhiller
im goin off the ix part. since the ix has many...

im goin off the ix part. since the ix has many addition parts that other e30s dont, plus being that far north, rust is gunna be a major issue.

no matter which route you go, over inspecting the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-07-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By downhiller
its just an old pump. most do makes sounds when...

its just an old pump. most do makes sounds when at idle because its under the most stress.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-04-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By downhiller
http://youtu.be/dKc7d73yOSs both of those

http://youtu.be/dKc7d73yOSs

both of those
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-04-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By downhiller
subby. e30 will nickle and dime you to death or...

subby. e30 will nickle and dime you to death or be over priced from the start (or rust bucket if you find one up there). audi theres more of and if you ever need parts, you can rob some parts from...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-03-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By downhiller
helping me decide kind of color rims on my bbs

blacker than the car with polished or ano red lip.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-02-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By downhiller
i would. seals arent that pricey and the trannies...

i would. seals arent that pricey and the trannies gunna be out anyway.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-30-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By downhiller
if it has compression and spark, it means t-belt...

if it has compression and spark, it means t-belt is good. could be bad dizzy and rotor
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-30-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By downhiller
did it start afterwards?

did it start afterwards?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-29-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By downhiller
you have air no matter what. check the intake...

you have air no matter what. check the intake tube behind the afm, after that, CSI
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-29-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By downhiller
mag, if its just above the halfway mark, the...

mag, if its just above the halfway mark, the motor is probably running leaner which causes higher temps. i would ran a couple tanks of gas with chevrontechron and check your mpg by the mileage...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-29-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By downhiller
is it a blueish smoke? blue means oil, which can...

is it a blueish smoke? blue means oil, which can be valve guides, rings, combination of both, old oil, too low of weight of oil
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-22-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By downhiller
looks the same to me.

looks the same to me.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-22-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By downhiller
its a car. you cant 4wheel a car. the car at...

its a car. you cant 4wheel a car. the car at stock height will get you to where you need to go. i went camping many times in mine and it was dropped 1.5". just kept to more maintained roads
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