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Forum: California 06-13-2019, 05:40 PM
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Posted By TheRob
Yep, E30s show up every now and then. That's how...

Yep, E30s show up every now and then. That's how I got my turn signal switch and my wiper relay as well as a few other things. Almost scored an Mtech 2 wheel once but it was gone, quick!
Forum: California 06-12-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 71,897
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Posted By TheRob
Every time I've gone to LKq to grab parts from an...

Every time I've gone to LKq to grab parts from an e34 m50 car, even if I go the same day I get an alert the pan and dipstick are long gone. Someone has a line on them, it's incredibly frustrating....
Forum: M50/52 & S50/52 05-11-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By TheRob
If I remember correctly, the m52tu from an e46...

If I remember correctly, the m52tu from an e46 has the converters as part of the manifold. This is going to be the only thing I can see you having trouble with as I'm not sure how well it's going to...
Forum: M50/52 & S50/52 04-28-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 571
Posted By TheRob
A good friend of mine up in the Bay Area built an...

A good friend of mine up in the Bay Area built an m50 with the m54 rotating assembly and it made great power but, as wworm stated, something about the harmonics from the m54 parts, in his case it was...
Forum: M50/52 & S50/52 04-23-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By TheRob
I've been working on a BAR legal M50 swap for a...

I've been working on a BAR legal M50 swap for a little while now. It's been a longer process because I bought someones failed project. So I basically started with just and M50 with no emissions...
Forum: California 04-17-2019, 12:33 PM
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Posted By TheRob
You could always call a local shop that...

You could always call a local shop that specializes in diesel trucks and big rigs, Im fairly positive theyd have a 3.5 inch piece of tube to sell. Probably stainless too. You could also give a...
Forum: California 04-15-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 71,897
Views: 2,432,074
Posted By TheRob
I'll be up for drive, provided my appointment...

I'll be up for drive, provided my appointment with the BAR goes well on Thursday! :dontknow:
Forum: California 04-02-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 71,897
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Posted By TheRob
Well, if the DME sees the temperature as below...

Well, if the DME sees the temperature as below normal operating temperature it will make the mixture rich, which could cause higher then normal emissions. If you're running at what the DME interprets...
Forum: M50/52 & S50/52 03-19-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By TheRob
Even if, say I BAR it as an e36 swap rather than...

Even if, say I BAR it as an e36 swap rather than a Z3 for purely exhaust fit reasons?


Well, the thing is, they're going to ask for proof it's a California emission certified engine its a very...
Forum: M50/52 & S50/52 03-16-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By TheRob
My exhaust is almost entirely E36. If you have a...

My exhaust is almost entirely E36. If you have a welder, a chop saw and you'll need to get some exhaust piping of the right diameter it can be done. It tucks up nicely under the car and doesn't rub...
Forum: M50/52 & S50/52 03-15-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By TheRob
Keep the underhood emissions label for the Z3....

Keep the underhood emissions label for the Z3. The BAR wants to know the engine was from a California certified car and not a federally certified car. It will make everything easier. I didn't have...
Forum: California 03-15-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 71,897
Views: 2,432,074
Posted By TheRob
It makes things a giant pain in the ass, I was...

It makes things a giant pain in the ass, I was trying to get just a dipstick tube from an M50 E34. Nope, those things get stripped for all the M50 swap stuff as soon as they hit the yard. The Ontario...
Forum: California 03-07-2019, 06:36 PM
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Views: 371,940
Posted By TheRob
I should have specified it's for an 84 325e but...

I should have specified it's for an 84 325e but thanks for the offer.
Forum: California 03-07-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5,541
Views: 371,940
Posted By TheRob
Oh hey guys, does anyone have a brake booster...

Oh hey guys, does anyone have a brake booster they're looking to get rid of for an 84 325e? If so, you should let me know because I'll definitely buy it from you.
Forum: California 12-24-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 71,897
Views: 2,432,074
Posted By TheRob
If you're on Instagram go fallow cheapoldjeeps,...

If you're on Instagram go fallow cheapoldjeeps, they've posted some decent wagoneers lately. Other than that, I use BRZO to do nationwide searches but the price of the app has gone up recently. A 91...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6,501
Views: 604,485
Posted By TheRob
Well used m3 and under 40k dollars too ...

Well used m3 and under 40k dollars too

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/cto/d/bmw-e30-m3-track-car/6774546661.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00l0l_6sjWIFh0Dus_600x450.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6,501
Views: 604,485
Posted By TheRob
Lists car for 21k, only uploads one picture. ...

Lists car for 21k, only uploads one picture.

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/cto/d/1991-bmw-e30-ls1-swap/6772773732.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00d0d_hWmVbCFO8DY_600x450.jpg
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Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6,501
Views: 604,485
Posted By TheRob
Not a bad car and not a bad price. ...

Not a bad car and not a bad price.

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/esd/cto/d/1984-bmw-325e/6774458558.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00404_4Lx5bEN1xif_600x450.jpg...
Forum: M50/52 & S50/52 12-17-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 31,659
Posted By TheRob
Your car is running a little on the rich side....

Your car is running a little on the rich side. Stoichiometric is 14.7:1 air/fuel ratio and your a hair on the rich side of things. If the chip you have is tuned properly, you could put the tuned chip...
Forum: California 12-10-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 71,897
Views: 2,432,074
Posted By TheRob
I get most of my metal through Schorr Metals but...

I get most of my metal through Schorr Metals but any local steel yard near you will have what you need and will have a large variety of sizes and can even cut the metal to the dimensions you need it....
Forum: M50/52 & S50/52 12-07-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 31,659
Posted By TheRob
So my experience was ok, aside from the fact he...

So my experience was ok, aside from the fact he couldn't run the test. I have all the visual stuff in order but the BAR is now asking for the engine certification from the car the engine came from....
Forum: M50/52 & S50/52 12-05-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 31,659
Posted By TheRob
If you did have an air leak in the elbow that...

If you did have an air leak in the elbow that could be the reason you were having trouble passing, improper A/F ratio will limit how well the converter works. As far as the silicone elbow, that...
Forum: The Project Forum 12-03-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,998
Posted By TheRob
So, I achieved my goal of taking the car to...

So, I achieved my goal of taking the car to radwood this year. It was great to actually have the car out on the road, its really well mannered on the freeway but it does need an alignment of course...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6,501
Views: 604,485
Posted By TheRob
Anyone looking for a really cheap but huge...

Anyone looking for a really cheap but huge project?

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/cto/d/1991-bmw-318i-e30/6752932158.html

1991 bmw 318i (e30) - $200
...
Forum: The Project Forum 11-30-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,911
Posted By TheRob
Wow, that turned out great. I hope my hennarot...

Wow, that turned out great. I hope my hennarot car will look that impressive one day.
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