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    Anyone local eugene ~ portland area have a clutch alignment tool. All the shops either cost $650 or don't have one in stock.
    Originally posted by James Crivellone
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      http://www.r3vlimited.com/board/showthread.php?t=346097

      Well there's the m30 swap up for grabs, trades for cool e30 parts, n54 parts and cash. Obo price tag.. I'll probably post it locally here in our sub forum and craigslist

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        Some carnage for you boys on this fine Monday morning.





        Happy as a clam to get the photos. Progress!
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          How fun is an LS e30 to drive? I'd imagine its very very fun but what are your thoughts on it?
          -Christian

          '02 ///M3 CarbonSchwartz 6MT daily beast
          08/91 Mtechnic II 325IC alpine/lotus
          318iS, slow build/garage queen...
          '37 Chevy pickup, the über project
          Originally posted by roguetoaster
          Be sure to remind them that the M42 is one of the best engines ever made, but be sure to not mention where it actually falls on that list.

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            Originally posted by DER E30 View Post
            How fun is an LS e30 to drive? I'd imagine its very very fun but what are your thoughts on it?
            Few thoughts:
            -All LSx are not created equal. LS1 came in a 280hp trim up to 350hp, depending on what it went into.
            -Mine is an LS3, about 465hp stock.
            -Transmission makes a huge difference. I've got a T56 Magnum built by Hurst with low gearing for highway useage. It idles at 35mph in 6th.
            -It gets hot if you hoon it. I can feel a lot of heat going through the shifter tunnel when I'm having fun. Cruising it's a breeze.
            -I had a CTS Coupe when the car was finished and sold the coupe because the e30 was so awesome around town and on the highway.
            -It gets 25mpg at 85mph for a full tanks-worth.
            -Surprisingly controllable in the city, but can burn rubber in third if you want it to.
            -Surprisingly quiet when cruising. A bat out of hell when you want it to be.

            Overall it's a joy but it ruins "real" sports cars because near-nothing has the same lb/hp as it does. If you're not careful it will kill you real quick, or someone else will kill it real quick.

            Some guys here have ridden in it and one or two have driven it, they can let you know what their thoughts are/were.
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              LS seems like such an ugly engine without the beauty covers. Understated. Dropping it in the wagon then?
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                Dropping it somewhere, thats for sure.
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                  Sounds amazing! Pretty much in line with my experience in my truck with LS1, purrs like kitten and roars like lion when asked! Except you have more power and less weight! 460hp 6 speed go kart...
                  -Christian

                  '02 ///M3 CarbonSchwartz 6MT daily beast
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                  '37 Chevy pickup, the über project
                  Originally posted by roguetoaster
                  Be sure to remind them that the M42 is one of the best engines ever made, but be sure to not mention where it actually falls on that list.

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                    What the heck is this thing?



                    It's in the passenger side rear fenderwell behind the fender liner of my '91
                    1984 325e - m50nv/G260
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                    Manual swap all the things!

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                      I'd say pig stomach.

                      ..or a slightly deflated, completely illegal rugby ball.

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                        So as some of you know, I've had some gremlins in the past few weeks. The car would run rough initially on the first start after it's been sitting for a couple of days. The rough running would mostly clear up after the car's been driven and warmed up a bit; however, it would still be a bit rough in a small RPM range. However, as long as the car is being daily driven, it would seem to be ok.

                        When it runs rough, it car feels very sluggish and makes the "blarg blarg blarg blarg blarg" rough running noise.

                        I think this may be linked, but it seems like I'm using more gas. My gas economy has gone down (trips and city/highway ratio have mostly stayed the same), and even on light acceleration, I now see my gas gauge dip way down to under 10 MPG, when it wouldn't be that low before.

                        Ideas on what the issue may be?
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                          Have you ever had your injectors cleaned? or at least removed and inspected to see if the o-rings are good?

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                            Originally posted by iansane View Post
                            What the heck is this thing?



                            It's in the passenger side rear fenderwell behind the fender liner of my '91
                            Sprayer reservoir for the rear window?
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                              That is the breather overflow tank for the fuel tank I believe
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                                well the swap sold quickly.. dang

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