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This is my e30 build journal. This build is going to take awhile since I known nothing of cars. Feel free to ask or submit stuff via the buttons above. Cheers!

jdirty:

Yes guys, I( jdirty) am e30 ,528e, and 1/2 of the late illtransit. Lol Please stop asking.

What else should I post

jdirty:

Yes guys, I( jdirty) am e30 ,528e, and 1/2 of the late illtransit. Lol Please stop asking.

What else should I post

immreallyhappy asked: I resurfaced my head changed my valve seals changed the head gasket and still blowing white smoke any thoughts ?

e30:

Was the head pressure tested? You may have hairline cracks that only open up when hitting operating temperature which in turn lets water/coolant into the combustion chamber.

White smoke usually means the above. If the smoke smells sweet, it further adds on to the above theory. Other than those possible hairline cracks, your head might be warped would also give you white smoke.

Also, I’m not a mechanic. You’re better off asking google anyway. lol

And.. there’s a procedure for completely tightening your head bolts after installation. I don’t remember exactly from the Bentley manual but you have to re tighten 2(?) more times after.

I should start reading up because my e28 has an m20. Lol

528e:

Would you look at that

I forget that I made a blog for my e28. lol Still need to get it running certified/rebuilt and registered. 

528e:

Would you look at that

I forget that I made a blog for my e28. lol Still need to get it running certified/rebuilt and registered. 

immreallyhappy asked: I resurfaced my head changed my valve seals changed the head gasket and still blowing white smoke any thoughts ?

Was the head pressure tested? You may have hairline cracks that only open up when hitting operating temperature which in turn lets water/coolant into the combustion chamber.

White smoke usually means the above. If the smoke smells sweet, it further adds on to the above theory. Other than those possible hairline cracks, your head might be warped would also give you white smoke.

Also, I’m not a mechanic. You’re better off asking google anyway. lol

Do you know what this is?

Edit: Christianbalzer got it.
But for Americans, yes this looks like a typical pre facelift valance but it’s not. Euro fog lamps are on the valance vs the US lamps being externally mounted.

Do you know what this is?

Edit: Christianbalzer got it.

But for Americans, yes this looks like a typical pre facelift valance but it’s not. Euro fog lamps are on the valance vs the US lamps being externally mounted.

coreysports asked: so Im having a hard time accepting the 4door e30 318is beside the extra space and weight what are good vs bad reasons I should accept it?

Good fuel economy.
Bad choice for any type of lowering. Lol
I’ll take it though.

Haven’t been on here for awhile. Been busy with getting the e28 up and running, hoarding parts, and video games. Lol

Haven’t been on here for awhile. Been busy with getting the e28 up and running, hoarding parts, and video games. Lol

immreallyhappy asked: How much can you get a used m3 motor for i wanna swap

Idk. Depends who and where you get it from. Go buy one from the dealership.

nothing-wasthesame asked: I'm looking at getting a 1989 325i Sedan. It'd be wrong to put M3 badges on it, right?

Such a touchy subject. Personally don’t like it. Even if I had a swap under the hood, I wouldn’t.

christopherjason asked: I just got my self a E28 (87 535is) if you kno of any good online places to get some bmw parts for cheaper LMK pls

Google