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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 02:06 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Nick323
I also noticed that What is that caused by ? ...

I also noticed that
What is that caused by ?
Then it will be easy to make them feel more "sporty" :)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-21-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By Nick323
The video you posted is too inaudible, but the...

The video you posted is too inaudible, but the symptons you describe sound like piston slap :(
I hope I am wrong...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-21-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,519
Posted By Nick323
Smile Drivetrain ready to ship

Thanks for all your help Simon :thumbup:
I bought a whole E36 convertible, so I could strip whatever I wanted from it.452997

On Friday I was informed that all was ready452996 and all I had to do...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-03-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By Nick323
My thermo switch stayed open. I now rebuilt...

My thermo switch stayed open.
I now rebuilt motor etc. and band-aided the thermo switch to closed again.
I would like a new one though ?
How to go about it ?

Also a happy 4'th of July from Nam...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-03-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By Nick323
Make sure it is indeed the HG ! Clean your...

Make sure it is indeed the HG !
Clean your engine properly and then check where the weep is coming from...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-03-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By Nick323
Now I get it :ouch: You want to swap a 24v head...

Now I get it :ouch:
You want to swap a 24v head onto your M20 block ?
The M50/52 heads will not fit.
I doub't anybody built such conversions. Such as we had on the old boxer BMW's where Krauser...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-03-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By Nick323
:thumbup: Maybe fit a scoop at the same time ;)

:thumbup:
Maybe fit a scoop at the same time ;)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-03-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By Nick323
Interchangeability

The Beemers are like LEGO, everything just seems to be interchangeable :bigpimp:
Just remember to keep your old motor with all ancilliaries until the swap is completed.
You might have to swap...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-03-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,519
Posted By Nick323
Unhappy Swap sump otions

The major hassle now is the sump with the front bowl :mad:
Seems everybody is looking for the E34 525i sump.
I wonder if I can modify the M52B28 sump to work :dunno:
Is there an alternative...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-30-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 446
Posted By Nick323
Exacto ! I see myself bleeding copiously...

Exacto !
I see myself bleeding copiously :thumbs:
But it makes sense.

The Dymo tape I know and use is the normal black or red 9mmX3m
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-30-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,519
Posted By Nick323
Question What all should I have stripped from the e36

Thanks Simon :)

As I am allowed to call the shots on all that I need from the e36 being stripped, I was wondering if we had it all covered :dunno:

Do you know if the E36 diff internals fit into...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-30-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By Nick323
At least I am chuckling :) thank you

At least I am chuckling :)
thank you
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-30-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By Nick323
I am not a Beemer fundi, but have taken a liking...

I am not a Beemer fundi, but have taken a liking to the E30 :)
You can take your 323 and put in a 3.5 crank to get lower CR, as the 2.5l crank has less stroke.
or you go for the 2.7L bottom end and...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-30-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By Nick323
Some guys do this when spinning, as they believes...

Some guys do this when spinning, as they believes it leats the engine heat out better
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-25-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By Nick323
Sad to see that my Australian brothers are...

Sad to see that my Australian brothers are getting it just as hard as we in SA :(
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-25-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 446
Posted By Nick323
Any way to get new printing done ? I hate using...

Any way to get new printing done ?
I hate using DYMO tape : puke:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-25-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,519
Posted By Nick323
Question Parts needed for M52B28 swap

I cannot believe how many holidays we had, including the one celebrating my birthday ;) where my wife & me decided to go somewhere to be all alone...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-25-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Nick323
I like the expression :) Then again I have...

I like the expression :)
Then again I have Angolan friends who pour redwine over their cereals in the morning.
And Whisky over the strawberries !
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-25-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By Nick323
Put the crank of the 2.5L motor in it. It has...

Put the crank of the 2.5L motor in it.
It has less stroke and should therefore give you lower CR
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-20-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By Nick323
a properly designed plenum will work just as well...

a properly designed plenum will work just as well as ITB with individual open filters, if not better as you can suck cold air.

But if you must run without a plenum, you will have to find another...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-20-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 773
Posted By Nick323
Condolencies :cry: Consider where I live you...

Condolencies :cry:
Consider where I live you have no compulsory insurance :yikes:
So if somebofy wrecks my car and I did not take out aditional insurance (which I do not, as I am convinced that...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-14-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By Nick323
Your coil should be getting the same voltage as...

Your coil should be getting the same voltage as the batery is pushing out once you are cranking the car
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-14-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,519
Posted By Nick323
In the awaiting of a M52B28 motor

I have been in the lucky postion to have been very busy in my workshop :thumbup:
Then we also had countless public holidays. This is Africa where every fart is celebrated ....

Now that the engine...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-14-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,549
Posted By Nick323
Running any EFi tank low or empty will cause the...

Running any EFi tank low or empty will cause the rapid demise of your in-tank fuel pump :(
Especialy if you live in a hot climate and/or dirty fuel
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-15-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,229
Posted By Nick323
I have removed my dash for recovering, so it was...

I have removed my dash for recovering, so it was easy to snap this pic 433825
Hope it helps ?
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