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Forum: 101 Projects Discussion Forum: BMW 3-Series 06-11-2007, 05:10 PM
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Posted By bimmbo
1987 e30 325is urethane transmission mounts

I'm going to be replacing my driveshaft soon and my rubber transmission mounts are pretty beat up. Oil and dirt have caused the rubber to corrode. I decided that while I'm down there I might as...
Forum: 101 Projects Discussion Forum: BMW 3-Series 03-06-2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By bimmbo
I have issues like this but it is not a gradual...

I have issues like this but it is not a gradual increase. My temperature gauge jumps up to the limit and back to the middle. It only occurs when the car is cold. Usually less than 45F. After a...
Forum: 101 Projects Discussion Forum: BMW 3-Series 03-06-2007, 10:22 AM
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Views: 563
Posted By bimmbo
u-joint replacement

Got a new guibo along with my center support bearing. In stalled the center support bearing before the guibo came in and my 325is still vibrates, actually more frequent than before. Mechanic told...
Forum: 101 Projects Discussion Forum: BMW 3-Series 03-05-2007, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By bimmbo
I was able to get the driveshaft out with the...

I was able to get the driveshaft out with the vibration dampener, but I'm not sure if it was correctly mounted by the previous owner. The rubber is still intact on the dampener and I would like to...
Forum: 101 Projects Discussion Forum: BMW 3-Series 03-04-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By bimmbo
87 325 is vibration dampener

My 325is has been having chattering or vibration issues during acceleration and at low speeds and during deceleration on the highway when in gear. I swapped out the center bearing and support with a...
Forum: 101 Projects Discussion Forum: BMW 3-Series 02-06-2007, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By bimmbo
You can remove the cluster by removing the screws...

You can remove the cluster by removing the screws on the front and the two knurled nuts located underneath the dash on each side of the steering wheel. Once the plastic cover is off you can access...
Forum: 101 Projects Discussion Forum: BMW 3-Series 02-06-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By bimmbo
I do have smaller than stock tires (195/60/14) so...

I do have smaller than stock tires (195/60/14) so I am actually moving slower than my speedo reads. And I also replaced my diff not too long ago. My speedo was tweaking out before that, but I...
Forum: 101 Projects Discussion Forum: BMW 3-Series 02-06-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By bimmbo
All I did was remove the plastic cover being...

All I did was remove the plastic cover being careful because they crack easily. Then I manually turned the pin lower in its off position. You would do the opposite and have to turn the pin past its...
Forum: 101 Projects Discussion Forum: BMW 3-Series 02-05-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By bimmbo
I would think it is the latter of the two cases. ...

I would think it is the latter of the two cases. 4900 at 80 is much too high according to the calculator, but i need to check what kind of transmission i have to be sure. I'll try the rpm light and...
Forum: 101 Projects Discussion Forum: BMW 3-Series 02-05-2007, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By bimmbo
The intrument cluster was replaced and the rpm...

The intrument cluster was replaced and the rpm needle was tweaked by the old owner. It was reading about 1000 at idle and I moved it down to 700 because I heard that is about normal for my car. ...
Forum: 101 Projects Discussion Forum: BMW 3-Series 02-04-2007, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By bimmbo
Based on these calculators I should be at much...

Based on these calculators I should be at much higher speeds for these rpms. Is there a way to measure accurate rpms of engine? Could there be an electrical error which is causing the tach to...
Forum: 101 Projects Discussion Forum: BMW 3-Series 02-04-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By bimmbo
Angry typical rpm vs. speed?

Got a 5spd 1987 325is with a 3.73 LSD. Cruising at 70 mph my tach reads 4200 and at 80 mph about 4900. Is this typical? If it is then my top speed would be around 110.
Possibly a tach issue?
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