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by sylissimo
Sat Jun 04, 2011 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Much
Replies: 6
Views: 825

Re: How Much

I finally got to check on the car and there is a crack under the the engine. Do you guys know what the part is? looks like the transmission? And any estimate how much to change? http://img232.imageshack.us/img232/7250/photo7nt.jpg Better zoom view http://img709.imageshack.us/img709/6875/photo8wd.jpg
by sylissimo
Sat May 14, 2011 1:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Much
Replies: 6
Views: 825

How Much

Due to work, I had to give my e30 to my bro. Working as an IT consultant and always traveling, had no time for the e30. Well, the e30 had another injury and the engine needs to be fix again. Don't know the actual problem because my bro brought it to the shop and the mechanic told him engine problems...
by sylissimo
Sat Feb 05, 2011 8:22 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Engine not starting
Replies: 10
Views: 2400

Re: Engine not starting

i had it jump, and it started cranking up, when it started kinda making little noise, the neighbor who help me said, its a died battery. Anything else I should look at other than bad battery? Thanks everyone for the help.
by sylissimo
Sat Feb 05, 2011 4:47 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Engine not starting
Replies: 10
Views: 2400

Re: Engine not starting

M20_fever wrote:do you hear a clicking when you turn the key to the start position?


no....
by sylissimo
Sat Feb 05, 2011 3:51 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Engine not starting
Replies: 10
Views: 2400

Re: Engine not starting

well your first issue is getting the engine to turn over, have you put a charger on your battery, or tried a jump box? Just because the lights come on doesn't mean there is enough juice to crank the engine over. If it's been sitting for a long time chances are the battery is dead. I'll get someone ...
by sylissimo
Sat Feb 05, 2011 2:59 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Engine not starting
Replies: 10
Views: 2400

Re: Engine not starting

M20_fever wrote:so the engine is cranking over, it just won't fire? Have you actually tested for spark?


nothing is cranking over..and didn't test spark.
by sylissimo
Sat Feb 05, 2011 1:44 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Engine not starting
Replies: 10
Views: 2400

Engine not starting

Hey guys, Haven't been here for a while... hope everyone is having a great start in the new year. I have been out of town for a while and have not driven my 325ic bmw 88. Well, after returning, when starting it, the engine does not start. All the lights led up but no spark or no engine. So I thought...
by sylissimo
Fri May 07, 2010 4:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reasons you enjoy your E30
Replies: 27
Views: 2590

Re: Reasons you enjoy your E30

if convertible and old..your kid thinks she can just enter from the back, climbing the back trunk, then stand on the seat and telling all her friends around her what she can do. Then you hear the others complaining to their parents why they can't do that. And you become the #1 father..... with a dir...
by sylissimo
Fri May 07, 2010 4:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A picture of me!
Replies: 10
Views: 1141

Re: A picture of me!

pick is so visible, u can read the license plate too..

[KAT RAT E]

must be hook in phonics ninja, hehe
by sylissimo
Wed Mar 17, 2010 7:15 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: coolant leak
Replies: 27
Views: 3334

Re: coolant leak

when i first installed my friend's dashboard into mine, the pointer didn't change at all. i drove it for 30mins, and still all the way to cold. That was night time already, so the next morning, when i drove it, then it started moving slowly then stayed on the middle mark. It doesn't waive when I am ...
by sylissimo
Wed Mar 17, 2010 7:03 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: coolant leak
Replies: 27
Views: 3334

Re: coolant leak

question is, how do i know if my friend's dashboard is correct? it took a whole night rest, then next day, the damn temp gauge started moving. is there a tool or have to bring it to the dealer for them to check the temp gauge, if it is working properly??
by sylissimo
Wed Mar 17, 2010 6:45 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: coolant leak
Replies: 27
Views: 3334

Re: coolant leak

sorry if i am confusing everyone...the problem so far is the car is physically not overheating, but the temp gauge is not functioning correctly and points all the way to red (hot). So I changed it with a spare gauge i had from my friend's father, and after a whole night rest, well look below, it's w...
by sylissimo
Tue Mar 16, 2010 4:35 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: coolant leak
Replies: 27
Views: 3334

Re: coolant leak

lol, sorry, just use the name from pelican parts http://www.pelicanparts.com/catalog/images/Connect-Thumbnails/12621710512-M323.jpg Temperature Sending Unit for Temperature Gauge 1 Pole FI Type Connector, Tan/Brown, 318i/is/iC (1991), 325/e/es/i/is/iC/iX (1984-91), M3 (1987-91) are you getting heat ...
by sylissimo
Tue Mar 16, 2010 6:24 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: coolant leak
Replies: 27
Views: 3334

Re: coolant leak

so basically, had some son fund so change few things during this issue, timing belt, water pump, thermostat, fan clutch, Temperature Sending Unit for Temperature Gauge 1 Pole FI Type connector, and radiator and still the temp shows high. But physically it's cool and the coolant is not boiling and co...

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