BimmerFest BMW Forum banner

i still cant get my e30 started help!!!

925 7
Ok so I put it tdc & put on timing & still wont start what can it b???
1 - 8 of 8 Posts
Did you also but the head to tdc? Do you hear knocking when you try an turn it over? Did you mess with the distributor?

Sent from my DROIDX using Bimmer App
Yea I did & yea but my rotor that spins inside the distributor is kinda wasted but see when I first got the car I drove it to my house & it would start right away but I'm guessing that could b it huh???
Most likely i would say go get a new rotor an cap if you think you broke it

Sent from my DROIDX using Bimmer App
Yea ima go do that tomorrow by the way by any chance do u knw the firing order on it??
I take it that your e30 in a 6 cylinder

Sent from my DROIDX using Bimmer App
Sent from my DROIDX using Bimmer App

Attachments

Start

Can you provide a little more information?

We would all love to help but, we don't really have a ton of info on what has been done.

With what I am reading.. I would absolutely replace cap and rotor 1st (since you are going to have to do it anyway).

As a side note.. recheck your timing marks. The 1st time I ever did one I was actually a tooth off because I used the timing mark on the case and not the block.

Good Luck.
1 - 8 of 8 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top