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    Anyone have a bmw mech/shop to recommend me? I have no time lately, always at work, live in Mid-City at Pico & Hauser basically (between Fairfax & La Brea)

    That weird gasket -- Throttle Body Coolant gasket -- blew last week. I fab'd my own, replaced it, and car seems fine, except I must have air in my coolant system and can't seem to get it out, car keeps climbing in temperature quickly. I can't really drive more than a few miles stop and go safely. I've been screwing around on my only day off today with that -- Keep bleeding it, to no avail. Could use some help and have no time. Looking for someone close. Anyone use or know about Mezian Motors on La Brea? Thanks-- Joe in Mid-City
    1990 BMW 325iC Triple Black Hard Top, Self-Wrenched, Original Owner Family

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      Originally posted by phillipj View Post
      Anyone have a bmw mech/shop to recommend me? I have no time lately, always at work, live in Mid-City at Pico & Hauser basically (between Fairfax & La Brea)

      That weird gasket -- Throttle Body Coolant gasket -- blew last week. I fab'd my own, replaced it, and car seems fine, except I must have air in my coolant system and can't seem to get it out, car keeps climbing in temperature quickly. I can't really drive more than a few miles stop and go safely. I've been screwing around on my only day off today with that -- Keep bleeding it, to no avail. Could use some help and have no time. Looking for someone close. Anyone use or know about Mezian Motors on La Brea? Thanks-- Joe in Mid-City
      I'm off Cochran/Venice, got a buddy in L.A. I recommend. He doesn't come r3v anymore as he's busy with life & work, but he's my go to guy. I'll give you his number if you want.
      @IRON-E30 aka Edwin:D

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        Originally posted by IRON-E View Post

        I'm off Cochran/Venice, got a buddy in L.A. I recommend. He doesn't come r3v anymore as he's busy with life & work, but he's my go to guy. I'll give you his number if you want.
        For sure, PM me, also if you are still interested in the radios, say something anytime. Haven't had time to put an ad up.

        To anyone else, looking for a reliable mechanic in the area to do what I don't have time for right now (troubleshoot my cooling system issue; probably my rear struts in the near future.) I left all my big tools back in Chicago while Im out here for work, unfortunately.
        1990 BMW 325iC Triple Black Hard Top, Self-Wrenched, Original Owner Family

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          Anyone know a body shop that I can get my car appraised at? The shop that was supposed to appraise my car called me to say they "dont have a database" for a car as old as mine lol
          Simon
          Current Cars:
          -1986 BMW 325e & 1968 Datsun Roadster 2000
          Previous Car Count : 21 ... and climbing...
          Originally posted by Melon
          Let it be known to all. Simon fucking keeps it real.

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            Originally posted by 2mAn View Post
            "dont have a database" for a car as old as mine lol
            Definitely an LOL moment
            @IRON-E30 aka Edwin:D

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              Originally posted by LowR3V'in View Post
              who dis?

              Busted by jet jones, on Flickr
              fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu sickkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk
              makes me want to get my v8 drifting even sooner
              We're in deep now boys
              1988 325i SETA - Daily driver
              1988 340iL - Track car
              My M60 V8 swap thread here
              [oo==OO==oo]

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                the trd plate makes me think he has some sort of toyo engine in there.

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                  anyone interested in an e23? $200 it's in highland park. unknown when it was last run, still has coolant, oil wasn't milky. good for the m30 at the very least.
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                  Originally posted by phillipj View Post

                  For sure, PM me, also if you are still interested in the radios, say something anytime. Haven't had time to put an ad up.

                  To anyone else, looking for a reliable mechanic in the area to do what I don't have time for right now (troubleshoot my cooling system issue; probably my rear struts in the near future.) I left all my big tools back in Chicago while Im out here for work, unfortunately.
                  I kept creeping towards overheating and the problem wasn't apparent. Everything looked good. Took the smart route and rented a car so I didn't do any damage, and did the least expensive, easiest fix first: Thermostat. So crazy that was the issue. Mine went bad and wasn't opening. Thermostat costs ~$20 and it's about a 25 minute swap, most time spent cleaning the housing up nicely and being careful about catching coolant.

                  Sunday wrenching FTW.
                  1990 BMW 325iC Triple Black Hard Top, Self-Wrenched, Original Owner Family

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                    Anyone know someone who wraps near Oside for a decent price?I asked on facebook but everyone gave me dead ends.

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                      #FUCKR3V can help you lol
                      Simon
                      Current Cars:
                      -1986 BMW 325e & 1968 Datsun Roadster 2000
                      Previous Car Count : 21 ... and climbing...
                      Originally posted by Melon
                      Let it be known to all. Simon fucking keeps it real.

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                        A simple google search wasn't good enough? I wouldn't imagine many e30 owners are the prime clientele for wraps, so no surprise they're no help.

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

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                          anyone have a spare rear subframe kicking around?
                          '89 325i OBD2 S52 BUILD THREAD
                          Shadetree30

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                            Originally posted by Sh3rpak!ng View Post
                            anyone have a spare rear subframe kicking around?
                            My buddy will want to get rid of his spare soon. He needs an extra set of hands help installing the replacement one. Im sure if you helped pitch in the price would be stupid ... especially since part of the diff mount is MIA lol
                            Simon
                            Current Cars:
                            -1986 BMW 325e & 1968 Datsun Roadster 2000
                            Previous Car Count : 21 ... and climbing...
                            Originally posted by Melon
                            Let it be known to all. Simon fucking keeps it real.

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                              Originally posted by 2mAn View Post

                              My buddy will want to get rid of his spare soon. He needs an extra set of hands help installing the replacement one. Im sure if you helped pitch in the price would be stupid ... especially since part of the diff mount is MIA lol
                              hook me up. the sooner I get it the sooner I do more crazy chopping and welding and then post photos
                              '89 325i OBD2 S52 BUILD THREAD
                              Shadetree30

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