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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-29-2014, 06:36 PM
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Posted By SpeedJunkie440
Timing chain casing interchangable?

I have a 91 318is with a 1.8L M42B25 motor block. When I look at the timing chain casing on my e34 M50TU, it almost looks exactly the same.

Is it possible to put a M50TU timing chain casing on a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-24-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
Window Issues

I have a 95 525i. When I close my sun roof, the back driver window starts to open (This happens if I hold down the sun roof button). Then when I roll that window up, the driver side window goes down...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-24-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,711
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
:confused: Orly?

:confused: Orly?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-23-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,711
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-21-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 642,672
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
Thank you :) Restoring it is not worth it to...

Thank you :) Restoring it is not worth it to these cars unfortunately based on Blue Book Value, and this car is all number matching. Plus I'm doing this for personal reasons, and don't plan on fixin'...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-20-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,711
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
:confused: Don't know where that came from at...

:confused: Don't know where that came from at all. I didn't own this car originally, and just got the title from a family member because they couldn't upkeep with it. This is the condition I got the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-20-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,711
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
No, I won't. When it comes to VTEC engines, they...

No, I won't. When it comes to VTEC engines, they are nothing to sneeze at. All I ever see are these engines at the race tracks now, and getting sick of them running everything down. I've been lucky...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-20-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,711
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
YES!! You have just made my day :) I know...

YES!! You have just made my day :)

I know it's dirty. But it doesn't run well and won't idle. So I'm gonna pull it and strip it to the bare block and rebuild it. I'm not a fan of motor swaps...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-18-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 642,672
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
Not building it back up to drive daily or sunday...

Not building it back up to drive daily or sunday curises on the road again if that's what you are thinking I'm gonna be doing to it. As far as "respectable" goes, don't give 2 rats what anyone else...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-18-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 642,672
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
Hey, I've got time. You wouldn't waste time...

Hey, I've got time.

You wouldn't waste time on it. I would. I have a car, that can not be driven or pass inspection, and been in the family for years. And my whole life, I have been fixing, or...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 642,672
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,711
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,488
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
Yes, and no. You can really kill the ride with...

Yes, and no. You can really kill the ride with coilovers if you don't know how a whole suspension works while the car is driving. Is it better than stock? Hell yes. Is it worth it? It depends, on...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,711
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
I'm not familiar with BMW engines as to what they...

I'm not familiar with BMW engines as to what they look like. I just know what the car came with. But the paper work for the replaced engine just says engine replaced. Plus, me being new to the BMW...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,488
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
I wouldn't recommend coilovers unless you are...

I wouldn't recommend coilovers unless you are looking into racing. And someone said above me that the factory got the suspensions right on the cars. Which I personally agree with him, but not so much...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,711
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
I can later since I'm on my phone. But fair...

I can later since I'm on my phone. But fair warning, you might cry to the sight of this car... :cry:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,711
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
Ok, that makes sense now. :thumbup: I was more...

Ok, that makes sense now. :thumbup: I was more concerned about the 4th Letter over the 8th. Airbag didn't concern me, the body did. I know this car was in an accident, and had another engine...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-16-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,711
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
VIN # Question and not matching the car.

BMW 318is. VIN# WBAAF9315MEE67404.
I see a problem with the 4th Letter and 8th Number. And the 8th number really doesn't bother me because I think it had the passenger airbag installed after.
...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-10-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
Cool Hello :)

Hi everyone, you can call me SpeedJunkie.

I'm not really new to this site, and always came here for DIY instructions and tips, but never signed up. I currently drive a 95' 525i 5 speed and...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-10-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
Never mind. I got it. I pryed the hood up while...

Never mind. I got it. I pryed the hood up while holding the latch down and it broke free. The top part of the latch was seized up from rust.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-10-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
I literally just tried that after I posted this....

I literally just tried that after I posted this. The hood is straight and aligned with even gaps all the way around. I see the latch release the hook. I did unbolt the latch from the body, but the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-10-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By SpeedJunkie440
Unique Hood Problem...

Hello all.

I have a 318is that is giving me nothing but trouble with the hood (or bonnet for you european folks).

I have tried the flathead screwdriver insert in the latch and nothing. Took the...
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