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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 03-04-2013, 09:29 PM
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Headlight mounting busted

my headlight mounting is busted (not the actual light but the plastic assembly). Is it easy enough to replace just the plastic assembly ? and install my lights into it?
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Old 03-04-2013, 10:31 PM
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reletively easy, just go easy on the clips. they will all be very brittle these days, your almost gaurenteed to break at least one.

pop bonnet and slide forward but dont open. take off grill for appropriate side, take out the three bolts holding the assy in, unplug the wires and there you have it.
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Old 03-11-2013, 02:32 AM
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If I have a car with the hydraulic headlight aim control do I have to use a headlight mounting suitable for the headlight aim control?
The headlight aim control doesn't work, apparently it was a useless system and all the fluid leaked out of them after about 3 years. Although it would annoy me to have non matching headlight mountings. I could remove it all together i guess.
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