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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-04-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By downhiller
sounds electrical. start with cleaning the engine...

sounds electrical. start with cleaning the engine ground location. also check the cps, should be in the bell housing
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-02-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By downhiller
M20 Manual trans/Auto motor

ok, then in that case, just plug in the sensors you can. if any dont fit, see about swapping with sensors from your old motor to the new. if there are extra sensors and no plugs, dont worry bout it
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-02-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 599
Posted By downhiller
Brake lights out. Help

sorry forgot you made a different thread on the sensors
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-01-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By downhiller
hang on, if your keeping with the manual, trans...

hang on, if your keeping with the manual, trans cooler is not really needed. dont exactly have a pump to move the oil around.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-30-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By downhiller
whats wrong with 3" tips? off the back of a...

whats wrong with 3" tips? off the back of a muffler? 2.5" cat back all you need
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-28-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By downhiller
first question would be, have you recently done...

first question would be, have you recently done anything to the cooling system?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-28-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 684
Posted By downhiller
sears does have a nice 263 piece tool set for...

sears does have a nice 263 piece tool set for like $200. im on my second set since ive lost most of the first
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-28-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By downhiller
and refresh the shifter linkage. best time to...

and refresh the shifter linkage. best time to access everything
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-27-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By downhiller
one goes to the radiator and the other stops...

one goes to the radiator and the other stops around the frame so coolant doesnt blow all over the engine bay. start with changing the radiator cap as that line pointing to bottom of the pic is the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-27-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 684
Posted By downhiller
if you do some diggin on the forums, i know you...

if you do some diggin on the forums, i know you can get mustang injectors for less, i just forgot what year
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-27-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By downhiller
mine had 312k when i bought it. ran it up to 350k...

mine had 312k when i bought it. ran it up to 350k before trading it and regret doing such nonsense.

from what you decribed, 2g doesnt sound half bsd.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-26-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By downhiller
h&r has a couple different versions of springs....

h&r has a couple different versions of springs. most will lower the car, the rest is different spring rates, race will be stiffer causing a rougher ride.

yes you can change springs only, but...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-26-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 599
Posted By downhiller
throw in new bulbs and clean all the connections....

throw in new bulbs and clean all the connections. also used the dielectric grease too to help keep moisture out
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-22-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By downhiller
if you are hand waxing, need to hand wash as...

if you are hand waxing, need to hand wash as touchless do not get all the dirt off and then you scratch the paint/wax over dirt. unless you claybar, then youll have really bad tennis elbow and a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-22-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By downhiller
for brakes, brembo blank rotors with a ceramic...

for brakes, brembo blank rotors with a ceramic pad will give you best bang for buck w/ better stopping and longevity. only issue i had with mine was they chattered when cold, mainly the brake squeak...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-18-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By downhiller
why not rebuild the bottom end and get a refurbed...

why not rebuild the bottom end and get a refurbed head?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-18-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By downhiller
whats the reason for 5lug? there are many...

whats the reason for 5lug? there are many different rim options for the 4lug.

personally, alot of work with little to no benefits. a good set of 15" rims, good tires, brembo blanks with a ceramic...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-16-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By downhiller
doesnt the intake manifold have to taken off to...

doesnt the intake manifold have to taken off to fix that? only time i dealt with it was changing my hg.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-16-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 516
Posted By downhiller
gotta pull the door cards and see if the linkage...

gotta pull the door cards and see if the linkage connectors to the rods are broke. this happened to me and i just used the trunk to lock/unlock the car
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-16-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By downhiller
wont hold. have to drill

wont hold. have to drill
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-16-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By downhiller
start with the shift linkage. put in new bushings...

start with the shift linkage. put in new bushings and its a good time to throw in a ssk.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-16-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 557
Posted By downhiller
check the gap on the cps other then that, ecu...

check the gap on the cps other then that, ecu from what it sounds like
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-16-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 703
Posted By downhiller
id pull and clean all bulb connectors and the...

id pull and clean all bulb connectors and the main plug connections to the housing.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-16-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By downhiller
those would most likely be nylon bushings.

those would most likely be nylon bushings.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-14-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By downhiller
thought that was the crankcase vent.

thought that was the crankcase vent.
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