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    E30 320i Touring
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    E46 328i

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  1. nick496

    FS: e36 318iS 5MT - needs love

    I already have enough on my hands... But does it still start with a push? Do you know when the clutch was replaced?
  2. nick496

    Reasonably priced E30

    From memory Ray sold his tastefully modified one recently for around 18k (I'm sure someone else has a better memory) which was stroked. That was on there for only a few days.
  3. nick496

    SOLD E30 Genuine Alpina wheels SOLD

    If they're not sold within a week. I'll be in touch.
  4. nick496

    Stillborn E30 project remnants

    I take it that those sills are for a coupe (look a bit too long for a sedan)
  5. nick496

    Quick Questions

    I'm not sure if it's the correct spot, but I had mine meet in the middle at the rear.
  6. nick496

    Quick Questions

    I believe either is possible. My old 318i was a 1990 and had rear disk brakes though. Surely it's not a hard question to ask?
  7. nick496

    Quick Questions

    It will depend on if you have a plastic cap or metal cap on your oil filter housing. I'm not 100%, but I think the plastic housing is the larger internal diameter.
  8. nick496

    1988 325 manual

    I take it you're wanting to sell complete as opposed to parting?
  9. nick496

    FS: E34 15x7 Style 5s

    Right, so I ended up getting around to comparing these with e30 15in basketweaves. In short they don't fit. E30 waffle in Black. E34 waffle in silver. E30 waffle on E34 rim, larger than the hole E34 waffle on E30 rim, center bore of E34 waffle larger, and won't press in. See differences here: E30 on Left with twist to lock, E34 on Right with just a push in See difference in centre widths here
  10. nick496

    E30 gravel eater

    Yep that's the one.
  11. nick496

    E30 gravel eater

    The oil level sensor I blanked off as my sump didn't come with one either. Ended up just grounding out the wire with a resistor to stop the oil level light on the check panel.
  12. nick496

    15" centre caps for basketweaves

    $95 each new is pretty good. I think I spent not too much less than that getting second hand ones off ebay in the UK, shipping them over here, and getting new stickers for them. I was pretty new to the game at that point, and should have checked with the dealer. I'd say rep centers wouldn't work, as most of them don't do the whole locking thing, and tend to have a hex screw to attach it to the wheel so it doesn't fall off.
  13. nick496

    '89 e30 Touring sold for 11.9K - Nicely done.

    I think it on trademe for less than 24 hours. Very tidy and original example.
  14. nick496

    Ignition barrel

    Replacements coded to your car? I would say the dealer is the only option. I don't know if you could rebuild your ignition barrel, but that could be a cheaper option.
  15. nick496

    E30 Parts

    Still have the front struts? What size are they?
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