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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 10-01-2012, 04:38 PM
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Don't crack your oil pan.

So i bought an e39 from the place i work, left the e30 there while i drove my new ride.
took my brother to go pick up the e30 and on the way home theres a giant rock in the middle of the road which decides to shatter my oil pan.
oh by the way i just finished my newly built m52 engine swap 8k miles ago.
now what? any suggestions? i was gonna sell the car but now?
sorry, venting. so pissed off right now.
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Old 10-01-2012, 05:12 PM
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drop the steering rack and sub frame and replace it... its just that simple...

but in all seriousness. you can do it. just plan it out and do it. do it


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Old 10-01-2012, 06:07 PM
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replace the pan and anything else that might of got damaged then keep driving it
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Old 10-01-2012, 08:22 PM
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How much you want for it?
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Old 10-02-2012, 04:27 AM
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Oil pan on a swap car?


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Oil pan on M20 car.

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Old 10-02-2012, 07:21 AM
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How bad is the busted pan? I repair those things.

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Old 10-03-2012, 10:41 AM
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Old 10-03-2012, 07:24 PM
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think you guys misunderstood me.

i was trying to sell the car before this happened. had a buyer lined up for 4500.
who wants to buy it in its current condition?

http://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/cto/3299138530.html

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change the pan and keep the price up
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Old 10-06-2012, 07:00 PM
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change the pan and keep the price up

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Put the thread in the correct place.
is this an FS ad or a plea for help?
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is this an FS ad or a plea for help?
Yes.
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Old 10-07-2012, 01:54 PM
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wasn't a plea for help.
wasn't a FS thread.

i wanted opinions, not help.

decided to turn thread into for sale thread for when after the new oil pan is in.

so if you must move it, be my guest!
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Old 10-07-2012, 04:29 PM
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Opinion still stands: Fix Pan - Swap Brother
new pan on the way! i'll get a pic up of the carnage in a sec
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Yep, broken. Xlnt pic though
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jb weld, my friend, is the solution for you
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Old 10-08-2012, 12:33 AM
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Any decent weldor worthy of the name could have fixed that.
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Any decent weldor worthy of the name could have fixed that on the car.
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I would pull the rack and get out the JB wizzle!!! jack under pan to push crack together. Welder would be best though.
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Old 10-08-2012, 03:16 PM
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and decent person that knows about cars could easily replace the oil pan.

Lol
had to replaced my lower timing cover also so i figured i wouldn't risk the ol' jb weld trick or have it welded. will be fixed this week who wants to buy it?
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