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Forum: Brakes, Subframe & Arms 10-18-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By noid
You can probably get a bolt extractor around them...

You can probably get a bolt extractor around them or drill them out.
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 10-12-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4,392
Views: 338,840
Posted By noid
Three Circa early-mid 1950's reechets: ...

Three Circa early-mid 1950's reechets:

http://rtstools.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/3reechet.jpg

They are direct drive 90 degree angle ratchet adapters. The handle spins at the same rate as...
Forum: Parts For Sale 10-06-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By noid
Ttt

Ttt
Forum: Parts For Sale 09-29-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By noid
SIR B90 BMW wheel bearing tool kit

I have a SIR B90 BMW wheel bearing kit forsale.

Used a couple times, honestly the best and highest quality kit you can purchase for doing the rear wheel bearings on our cars and other BMW's....
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 09-21-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,331
Posted By noid
https://i.imgur.com/IBQsHf6h.jpg HR OE...

https://i.imgur.com/IBQsHf6h.jpg

HR OE sports, Mtech, S704 M sport suspension springs.
Forum: M42 09-17-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 872
Posted By noid
Wish I would have seen this before you did all...

Wish I would have seen this before you did all that work. The first thing I thought when I watched the video was "thats a heat shield rattle".

I've experienced that sound numerous times on...
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 09-17-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4,392
Views: 338,840
Posted By noid
R12A is not the same thing as r12.

R12A is not the same thing as r12.
Forum: Off Topic Lounge 09-16-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4,392
Views: 338,840
Posted By noid
Why not just go R12A? (R12 =/= R12A).

Why not just go R12A? (R12 =/= R12A).
Forum: E30 FAQ and DIY 07-24-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,681
Posted By noid
Some kits come with both hub adapters some don't,...

Some kits come with both hub adapters some don't, before buying or walking out of the rental place, definitely confirm you have the hub adapter you need.
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 07-18-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By noid
Head down to your local fastenal: ...

Head down to your local fastenal:

https://www.fastenal.com/products/details/38502?term=m12-1.5+8.8&r=~|sattr05:^65mm$|~

Or you can order from Mcmaster-Carr, part number 91180A756:
...
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 07-18-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,331
Posted By noid
I just bought new 31331130054 and 33539061134...

I just bought new 31331130054 and 33539061134 springs.

Front thickness is 13mm.

Fronts are true 6 coil:
http://i.imgur.com/YPH2kNRl.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/erZGVshl.jpg
Forum: E30 FAQ and DIY 07-13-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,681
Posted By noid
They do, as do many other makers. FWD kits don't...

They do, as do many other makers. FWD kits don't include the horseshoe hub remover (which you dont really need if you're using a slide hammer). The HF tool also has a soft forcing screw; something...
Forum: E30 FAQ and DIY 07-13-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,681
Posted By noid
Looks like OEM tools just ripped off SIR tools;...

Looks like OEM tools just ripped off SIR tools; they copied their B90 tool.

Still not cheap, but a significant difference between the B90 at $700 and Oemtools at $316.05.

...
Forum: E30 FAQ and DIY 07-07-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 120,306
Posted By noid
R12A =/= R12, I was referring to the hydrocarbon...

R12A =/= R12, I was referring to the hydrocarbon based R12A.

Larger molecule means no leaks or changes to seals, and its fully compatible with the oils and components of an R12 system. Just fill...
Forum: E30 FAQ and DIY 07-05-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 120,306
Posted By noid
I don't know why anyone struggles with converting...

I don't know why anyone struggles with converting to R134a, just run R12a.
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 07-05-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,331
Posted By noid
I was able to pull a bunch of info together with...

I was able to pull a bunch of info together with the help of BMW Germany. Including spring rates for M3 springs, Evo 3 springs, post 09/87 Mtech springs, my S704 springs and rear springs.

I put it...
Forum: E30 FAQ and DIY 06-30-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By noid
E30 Torque Spec and Technical spec galore

Got tired of manually looking up and chasing torque and technical specs.

So I put this together on one searchable page, enjoy:
...
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 06-27-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,331
Posted By noid
BMW Germany got back to me, front springs are...

BMW Germany got back to me, front springs are 3686 newton at 140mm and rear springs are 5151 newton at 122.83mm.

F=Kx

K (spring rate) for the front is 26.32 n/mm or ~150 lb/in and rear is 41.94...
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 06-19-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,331
Posted By noid
To make up for the difference in one coil, the...

To make up for the difference in one coil, the spring would need to be ~0.02" thicker.

I have attached how small that really is.
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 06-19-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,331
Posted By noid
Thickness should play a substantial role in...

Thickness should play a substantial role in spring rate, and considering these are not normal sport springs (these are derived from the S704 option), they may be of higher spring rate then the H&R's....
Forum: Springs, Shocks, Sways & Steering 06-19-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,331
Posted By noid
E30 M-tech springs

My E30 came with the M-tech suspension option from the factory; Bilstein HD's from the factory (yellow mono tube, BMW stamped) and associated m-tech springs.

I had bought H&R OE sport springs and...
Forum: E30 FAQ and DIY 06-06-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,681
Posted By noid
How to change a rear wheel bearing on an E30

I felt there wasn't a good DIY out there for changing a rear wheel bearing on an E30, so I put one together.

http://www.rtsauto.com/how-to-change-rear-wheel-bearing-on-an-e30/

Enjoy.
Forum: E30 FAQ and DIY 05-30-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,209
Posted By noid
Hydrocarbons and CFC's are heavier then air,...

Hydrocarbons and CFC's are heavier then air, therefore if you want to get the most out, you will want your can upside down.

If your worried about slugging, start with the can upright, and end with...
Forum: Interior 05-27-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,774
Posted By noid
Not the same. The OEM fabric had wool in it, most...

Not the same. The OEM fabric had wool in it, most of these reproductions are 100% polyester.
Forum: Parts For Sale 05-22-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,161
Posted By noid
No longer for sale. Thanks for the interest guys.

No longer for sale. Thanks for the interest guys.
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