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Forum: General Technical Today, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By e30davie
yer you want the exhaust and driveshaft out to...

yer you want the exhaust and driveshaft out to remove the fuel tank.

Why are you replacing the fuel tank?
Forum: General Discussion Today, 03:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 650
Posted By e30davie
The work car is a top model Ford Mondeo. It has...

The work car is a top model Ford Mondeo. It has features that i was quite impressed with:

- the lane assist thing, that the steering wheel vibrates and alarms you when you start to leave your...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 02:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 650
Posted By e30davie
Are you an engineer dessutom?

Are you an engineer dessutom?
Forum: Off Topic Lounge Yesterday, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 218
Posted By e30davie
Mechanical engineer, graduated uni 9yrs ago....

Mechanical engineer, graduated uni 9yrs ago. First 5 years working at an oil refinery, then a few years working in water and waste industry. Now back in fuel retail as a compliance engineer on client...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By e30davie
Seems like alot of moneys. I reckon i could buy a...

Seems like alot of moneys. I reckon i could buy a pretty cool helicopter for that, and have money left over to learn to fly it, and buy a house, with a helipad.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 239
Posted By e30davie
i have a 323i 5speed, but i still have the 3.45...

i have a 323i 5speed, but i still have the 3.45 diff in it. Sits on around 2500 on the highway. It has enough power to be fun, but the longish ratio makes it very nice cruising along as well. the...
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 07-15-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By e30davie
I think it would be only be appropriate that the...

I think it would be only be appropriate that the the next wonderwoman is a wonderman.
Forum: Car Audio & Electronics 07-14-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 572
Posted By e30davie
Is this magical luke box just a box that fits in...

Is this magical luke box just a box that fits in an e30? Maybe there is a market for a Dave box.
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 650
Posted By e30davie
Years ago i remember seeing an interview with an...

Years ago i remember seeing an interview with an engineer working on autonomous cars, and he was basically saying he can program it to do whatever we want, but its not the engineers decision as to...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 650
Posted By e30davie
I think the big issue is the idea of programming...

I think the big issue is the idea of programming morality into these cars. Often derived from the trolley problem thought experiment.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trolley_problem

If a person...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,046
Posted By e30davie
Who is paying? Me paying - the cheapest...

Who is paying?

Me paying - the cheapest choice, someone else paying: the most expensive choice.
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 07-06-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By e30davie
Yer my rear konis did the same. Dont appear to be...

Yer my rear konis did the same. Dont appear to be gas charged.
Forum: Transmission & Driveline 07-05-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By e30davie
You got the correct throw out bearing carrier? I...

You got the correct throw out bearing carrier? I have previously had troubles using a gearbox designed for dual mass flywheel flywheel with a single mass flywheel. Not enough throw as something was...
Forum: Exhaust 07-02-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By e30davie
"They didn't give me an estimate before doing the...

"They didn't give me an estimate before doing the work. " They saw you coming it seems, A bit dishonest, but unfortunately that's how the world is. If they did yours ASAP which required them to take...
Forum: M20 06-29-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By e30davie
Hows the AFRs? if you are pouring fuel in and...

Hows the AFRs? if you are pouring fuel in and running rich as i suppose it could get past the rings and then come out your dipstick.
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 06-27-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By e30davie
Bit hard to tell what the actual failure mode is...

Bit hard to tell what the actual failure mode is there. are they relying on that weld you have pointed out to take the full force of the front suspension?

On DIY coilovers i have been involved...
Forum: General Technical 06-24-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By e30davie
I assume he means the sensor plugs on the wheels...

I assume he means the sensor plugs on the wheels them selves. There are wheel speed sensors on each wheel.
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 06-24-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By e30davie
In theory the bigger the shock the better. More...

In theory the bigger the shock the better. More oil, better cooling, more consistent valving over time. If you have money for an s50, why you no put proper suspension in?
Forum: M50/52 & S50/52 06-24-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By e30davie
How long since it was running? Id suggest,...

How long since it was running?

Id suggest, do a compression test. and see what its like. You can do it out of the car, just make sure it has oil. and put it on an old tyre or something. Done it...
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 06-23-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By e30davie
If it hasn't been corner weight...

If it hasn't been corner weight ballanced......why can't you you just adjust the heights so they are equal heights both side?
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 06-23-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By e30davie
"coilovers" as in adjustable height?

"coilovers" as in adjustable height?
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 06-20-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By e30davie
Why do you want adjustable height? how big...

Why do you want adjustable height?

how big are your pockets? and more importantly how many dollars are in the pockets? and most importantly how many of these dollars do you want to spend on your...
Forum: Lighting 06-20-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By e30davie
I just unplugged the check control computer...

I just unplugged the check control computer thing....no error on the dash:)
Forum: The Project Forum 06-19-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 22,110
Posted By e30davie
I always wonder how shops can make money on...

I always wonder how shops can make money on conversions given the time it takes to do the job properly. Then pretty much every time i hear of one being done by a shop they do a shit job. So that...
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 06-19-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By e30davie
See how you go. I have found on may cars in the...

See how you go. I have found on may cars in the past and the e30 that a softer spring does not necessarily mean comfort. The bouncing effect is alot less comfortable than a short sharp bump from a...
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