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      Originally posted by Balleristic31 View Post
      Hey guys Iím in a bit of a bind and need some help/referrals. Does anyone know someone who fabricates exhaust manifolds and can TIG? I need a portion of my turbo manifold modified by next week to make it to the e30 picnic :D
      We can do it. PM or text me.
      BimmerHeads
      Classic BMW Specialists
      Santa Clarita, CA

      www.BimmerHeads.com

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        Originally posted by MR 325 View Post
        We can do it. PM or text me.
        Do you guys service r12 systems? Yesterday was pretty hot and my AC wasnít blowing as cold as I would like

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          Originally posted by prisonerofdoom83 View Post
          Do you guys service r12 systems? Yesterday was pretty hot and my AC wasnít blowing as cold as I would like
          We do. We normally convert to a R134a system though.
          BimmerHeads
          Classic BMW Specialists
          Santa Clarita, CA

          www.BimmerHeads.com

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            I need a single mass flywheel machined down for a m54 swap, any recommendations in LA area?
            91' 318is 90' 325is

            Originally posted by Sonny
            Buy the E30s, they ain't gonna last long
            E30 can make you, E30 can break you
            "He who controls the Nova's, controls the Boomers"

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              Bimmerheads business is on fire in here :firehop:

              Whereabouts in LA? 'Tis a big place.
              Btw did you get those motor mount arms? I have a set you could buy

              I'm driving up to Bimmerheads on Saturday if anyone wants to throw parts in my car or drive with me (in their own car). I'm coming from Torrance.

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                Originally posted by Chilezen View Post
                Bimmerheads business is on fire in here :firehop:

                Whereabouts in LA? 'Tis a big place.
                Btw did you get those motor mount arms? I have a set you could buy

                I'm driving up to Bimmerheads on Saturday if anyone wants to throw parts in my car or drive with me (in their own car). I'm coming from Torrance.
                I'm going to LKQ this weekend 40% of im hoping to score a e34 pan and the arms. If I don't get them then I'll probably buy yours. Gotta get this project moving.

                Im in the southbay also.
                91' 318is 90' 325is

                Originally posted by Sonny
                Buy the E30s, they ain't gonna last long
                E30 can make you, E30 can break you
                "He who controls the Nova's, controls the Boomers"

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                  I have a strong feeling that somebody already grabbed the pan. People know its worth and will grab it immediately, regardless of a sale. You'd have to do the same once you get that email. The arms are probably still there though.

                  As for machining, since you're also in the south bay, I can recommend Vellios. They've done some engine work for me.

                  But I also recommend Matt & Shant at BimmerHeads, because they're more experienced with BMWs ;)

                  Currently building a badass coffee table
                  Random stuff on insta @kevanromero

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                    There are guys that have the drop on those sought after swap items at least in Wilmington. They have a relationship with the workers at the yards to get first pickings before the cars drop. These same guys sell parts on CL.
                    "I'd probably take the E30 M3 in this case just because I love that little car, and how tanky that inline 6 is." - thecj

                    85 323i M TECH 1 S52 - ALPINEWEISS/SCHWARZE
                    88 M3 - LACHSSILBER/SCHWARZE
                    89 M3 - ALPINEWEISS II/M TECH CLOTH-ALCANTARA
                    91 M TECHNIC CABRIO TURBO - MACAOBLAU/M TECH CLOTH-LEATHER

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                      Originally posted by Chilezen View Post
                      As for machining, since you're also in the south bay, I can recommend Vellios. They've done some engine work for me.
                      2nd for Vellios because they are so close
                      Simon
                      Current Cars:
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                      Previous Car Count : 21 ... and climbing...

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                        Thanks, I'll give Vellios a call.

                        Lkq can be pretty lame, but I cant complain I got my m54b30 for 250$ There's a 5 speed 88' 735i that just got put in. I want to buy the whole power train. To bad about the car apparently there's only 200 in NA with a 5 speed.
                        91' 318is 90' 325is

                        Originally posted by Sonny
                        Buy the E30s, they ain't gonna last long
                        E30 can make you, E30 can break you
                        "He who controls the Nova's, controls the Boomers"

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                          Originally posted by Motheye99 View Post
                          I'm going to LKQ this weekend 40% of im hoping to score a e34 pan and the arms. If I don't get them then I'll probably buy yours. Gotta get this project moving.

                          Im in the southbay also.
                          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. I've gone to both Anaheim and Ontario with no luck.

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                            I'll admit I had the great luck and pleasure of walking into the yard on day, looking for something else, and I walked by an e34, just thinking whatever, I'll go look anyway, and by golly it was untouched! I check my phone, their site, and it hadn't been listed yet. So I grabbed the pan, and I got an email notification at the end of the day.

                            Needless to say, they aren't updating their system the moment the car arrives. Sometimes you just have to be lucky.

                            Be grateful they they at least have an online inventory. Some yards don't. And 10+ years ago, none of them did ;)

                            Currently building a badass coffee table
                            Random stuff on insta @kevanromero

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                              e30s are never at the yards anymore.

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                                There's an early ETA at Wilmington right now :o

                                Currently building a badass coffee table
                                Random stuff on insta @kevanromero

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