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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 05-02-2012, 01:42 PM
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Arrow Fix your e30 odometer gears for $15!

We will be selling 30 motometer gear sets at $15 shipped in the US. Thats 50% off our price and a huge amount off the "other guys".



We are only offering this to 30 members so sign up here:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=618070

Once we have 30 members we will be PMing the discount code needed!

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Old 05-03-2012, 09:45 AM
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so I have to wait till 30 people sign up before I get the code?
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Old 05-03-2012, 02:02 PM
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so I have to wait till 30 people sign up before I get the code?

Its a group buy offer (which is why its priced low), however if we get close enough to 30 people we will honor it regardless. We will only be waiting about 1 month for it to keep it realistic for people who signed up.

Spread the word!
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Old 05-08-2012, 01:10 PM
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I'm keen to take a kit at this price.
I haven't taken my gauges out yet to count cog teeth, will do this weekend.

Can you give me an idea of P & H to post code 4218 Australia?

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Old 05-09-2012, 01:09 PM
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Old 05-09-2012, 04:44 PM
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After 2 days of waiting,my Motometer gears are finally here and installed without having problems.thanks Garagistic!
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Old 05-10-2012, 12:12 PM
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After 2 days of waiting,my Motometer gears are finally here and installed without having problems.thanks Garagistic!

Glad to hear a happy customer.

Group buy list has been updated on other thread. 19 sets left.

Please make sure you are getting the correct unit:
http://garagistic.com/index.php?page...-gauge-cluster
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Old 05-10-2012, 12:34 PM
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Ha just found out mine is VDO and much cheaper so Im just going to order mine tonight.
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Old 05-14-2012, 02:02 PM
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Almost there guys. Spread the word so we can get this going.
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Old 05-14-2012, 06:14 PM
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Count me in!
I need one set for my 318i
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Old 05-14-2012, 06:40 PM
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Count me in!
I need one set for my 318i
Added to list on group buy thread.
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Old 05-21-2012, 09:13 PM
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This is whats basically involved: (this is the e28 vdo version but the idea is the same).

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Old 05-23-2012, 11:40 AM
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Awesome. The odo on my '91 stopped working three days ago! I added my name to the list on your other thread
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Old 05-23-2012, 04:32 PM
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Um...you can buy complete E30 odometers on Ebay for $50. Or just go to a wrecking yard and get one for $20. Not $15 for pieces of plastic. RIP OFF
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Old 05-23-2012, 05:33 PM
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Um...you can buy complete E30 odometers on Ebay for $50. Or just go to a wrecking yard and get one for $20. Not $15 for pieces of plastic. RIP OFF

Yes, you can half *** and buy a complete odometer from a wrecking yard that will last a year or two max (if they work at all) or even a complete e30 odometer on ebay (which are rebuilt using our odo gears).

Think about your time. $5 entry free to most yards (already 33% of the cost of these "rip off gears"). Your time to pull a odometer from an e30 (which you dont know will work, or how long its going to last on ancient weak gears). Then taking yours apart and installing only to find out it will last about as long as it will take you to push that trip reset button. No, you are definitely right. These sure do seem like a ripoff.

Did it ever occur to you that all e30 (or 80s bmws for that matter) all have the inherit problem of soft odo gears? No it didnt, because you clearly dont have a clue what you are talking about. So lets try not to spread misinformation on a forum dr.

This is the proper way to restore your odometer with new odometer gears. Is $15 too much for you Dr? Would you like a free set instead? Or maybe some "premium gears" from odometergears.com which are priced near silver prices per ounce?

Or maybe you dont like to track your gas mileage, maintenance items, etc etc in a reliable manner because of..... $15!?!?!

Consider this a favor to the e30 community. Because it is. $15 means we make near nothing on these. Shipping is included in these too! Thats $2 right there.

Maybe you should look at the response from the group buy we did on r3v, we sold nearly 100 units in that group buy. (wow 100 people got ripped off! or maybe they just knew that this was an incredible deal). For reference: http://www.r3vlimited.com/board/showthread.php?t=213164

So please think about your posts before sh**ting on a vendor who is not only supporting this forum but the e30 community with quality parts.

We look forward to your order dr.

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Old 05-23-2012, 07:22 PM
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Lmfao^^^ that's priceless... And I'll take an order of them
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:28 PM
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Lmfao^^^ that's priceless... And I'll take an order of them
Thank you.

We will be updating the group buy list today and start sending PM messages with the code tonight.
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:52 PM
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Lol what a joke "making near nothing". Even at $10 a set x 30 you are talking about $1200 to make 120 gears? Someone is getting screwed at the manufacture...
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:57 PM
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Lol what a joke "making near nothing". Even at $10 a set x 30 you are talking about $1200 to make 120 gears? Someone is getting screwed at the manufacture...
Your math is off. $10 x 30 sets is 300 doc. All four gears are $15 shipped. Thats $3.75 a gear before expenses. Too expensive?

For the record we are the manufacturer of these moto units. We own the equipment, the supplies to make them, etc.

Is that all you took from the post?

You clearly don't know what a value these are at this price. Its ok if you dont want odo gears, but there is no reason to sh*t on this thread. Thanks doc.

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Old 05-23-2012, 08:03 PM
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Um...you can buy complete E30 odometers on Ebay for $50. Or just go to a wrecking yard and get one for $20. Not $15 for pieces of plastic. RIP OFF


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Lol what a joke "making near nothing". Even at $10 a set x 30 you are talking about $1200 to make 120 gears? Someone is getting screwed at the manufacture...
You've said your piece, now move on.
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Old 05-23-2012, 08:16 PM
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Wow.

Please pm me with price shipped of 5 sets to new zealand (05010)
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Wow.

Please pm me with price shipped of 5 sets to new zealand (05010)

PM sent.

Everyone has been sent a coupon code through PM. Please check it! After these guys buy the sets they waited in line for, we will be posting the code public. Coupon will expire after first 30 customers buy them!

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Old 05-25-2012, 06:25 AM
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Motometer gears...

Picked up some Motometer gears from you guys. They work great. The video makes it easy to do the install. Thanks again for the amazing prices and quality. I included some pics of my old gears. You can see the smallest gear, the one that needs replaced the most came out in pieces. These are the new ones installed in the Motometer speedometer of my 87 325.
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Picked up some Motometer gears from you guys. They work great. The video makes it easy to do the install. Thanks again for the amazing prices and quality. I included some pics of my old gears. You can see the smallest gear, the one that needs replaced the most came out in pieces. These are the new ones installed in the Motometer speedometer of my 87 325.

Glad you enjoyed them. Please refer us to others.
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Old 05-28-2012, 01:17 AM
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All items have been shipped. Please check tracking numbers via paypal. If there is any installation issues please feel free to email us.

For installation please use the following resuourses (which can be found at www.garagistic.com)

Removing your old gears including the difficult e1 12 tooth gear:



Instructions for the moto odometer gears:
http://garagistic.com/index.php?page...r-instructions


Instruction for vdo odometer gears:
http://garagistic.com/index.php?page...r-instructions


Everyone has had a chance to purchase. So the code is now public. (only a couple more members will be allowed to buy before the 30 count is over). After that the price will be $20 shipped. Still a discount compared to the regular price of $30 for non-forum-members.

To get your group buy discount ($15 shipped to your door), you must use coupon code: bfmoto. To do this click on the link below, click add to cart. You will see confirmation that the gears are in your cart. Click on the confirmation where it says "shopping cart". Where it says "apply discount code" input the coupon code: bfmoto.

CODE WILL ONLY APPLY TO FIRST 30 people! (hurry theres only a few spots left)

Click here go to purchase:
http://store.garagistic.com/ocart/Mo...odometer-gears

Click here for instructions on how to install your gears (Its vital you follow these!)
http://garagistic.com/index.php?page...r-instructions

Make sure you have a motometer unit and not a VDO unit with correct MPH/KM unit!
http://garagistic.com/index.php?page...-gauge-cluster

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