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Forum: Wheels & Tires Yesterday, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By McGyver
Powder coating is very common for refinishing...

Powder coating is very common for refinishing wheels. I just sent a set to a local shop, they charged $500 a set to powder coat.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4,216
Views: 212,435
Posted By McGyver
My bone stock 1991 325i with a 4.10 LSD and stock...

My bone stock 1991 325i with a 4.10 LSD and stock wheels won the "lowest power of the day" award at a reasonable 145hp / 146 tq.
Forum: General Technical Yesterday, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By McGyver
Your best bet is to trouble shoot the issue...

Your best bet is to trouble shoot the issue instead of throwing parts at the problem.

Start with the Electrical Trouble Shooting Manual (ETM) for your year:...
Forum: Wheels & Tires Yesterday, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By McGyver
Well it took forever to get the tires on and the...

Well it took forever to get the tires on and the car driving (had to swap the 5-lug stuff on, roll the fenders, and replace the engine).

First of all, these tires are fucking awesome. I went for...
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4,216
Views: 212,435
Posted By McGyver
Those pictures look nice for a poster or...

Those pictures look nice for a poster or instagram, but are terrible for auction pictures.
Forum: General Technical 07-09-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By McGyver
Yes. You can swap early VDO into early MotoMeter...

Yes. You can swap early VDO into early MotoMeter and vice versa. You can swap late VDO into late MotoMeter and vice versa.

You should not swap between early and late clusters.

VDO and MotoMeter...
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By McGyver
Doing a leakdown test may help you to pinpoint...

Doing a leakdown test may help you to pinpoint whether it's the top or bottom end, but that may not matter if you're burning oil. You might be at the point of rebuilding the engine or swapping in a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4,216
Views: 212,435
Posted By McGyver
Not that I should be, but I'm kind of...

Not that I should be, but I'm kind of disappointed that it doesn't have an s54 in it.
Forum: General Technical 07-05-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By McGyver
You should be able to remove the broken speedo...

You should be able to remove the broken speedo from your cluster and swap in a different one, I've done this tons of times.

Clusters were made by both MotoMeter and VDO. You can swap the...
Forum: California 07-02-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 42,680
Views: 1,351,660
Posted By McGyver
OEM is preferred (or oem style), but I want new...

OEM is preferred (or oem style), but I want new fuses. I plan to clean all the contacts in the fuse box and want to eliminate 30-year old corroded fuses as a potential point of failure. I've got a...
Forum: California 07-02-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By McGyver
What kinda work?

What kinda work?
Forum: California 06-22-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 42,680
Views: 1,351,660
Posted By McGyver
dumb question, I want to replace all of the fuses...

dumb question, I want to replace all of the fuses in both my cars with something similar to the OEM fuses.

Who sells similar fuses for a reasonable price?
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4,216
Views: 212,435
Posted By McGyver
there you go, a perfect candidate for fun: ...

there you go, a perfect candidate for fun:
https://www.r3vlimited.com/board/showthread.php?t=210166&page=435
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6,611
Views: 616,937
Posted By McGyver
wait, so this wasn't sarcasm?

wait, so this wasn't sarcasm?
Forum: California 06-21-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By McGyver
well, that would be a problem making the car...

well, that would be a problem making the car undriveable.

Assuming you have a place to park/work on the car, and since you can't drive it, now is a great excuse to pull the head and replace it...
Forum: California 06-21-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By McGyver
What he said. Based on your question, you need to...

What he said. Based on your question, you need to do a lot more research before you tackle an engine swap.

Also keep in mind, once you swap, you will have to take it to BAR to get it certified...
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4,216
Views: 212,435
Posted By McGyver
That's really rolling the dice. You get the right...

That's really rolling the dice. You get the right referee, they'll just look at your paperwork and pass it. You get the wrong guy and he'll want to see the block casting numbers and date codes.
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By McGyver
From what I know, you will need an early cluster...

From what I know, you will need an early cluster (3 red lights on the SI board) with a coding plug for a 325i.

It is likely that you could swap the correct coding plug and a 7k tach into your...
Forum: California 06-17-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 42,680
Views: 1,351,660
Posted By McGyver
I have stock springs out of my 1989 325i sedan,...

I have stock springs out of my 1989 325i sedan, front and rear. Also have the stock front strut tubes and rear trailing arms.

PM me if you want any of it!
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6,611
Views: 616,937
Posted By McGyver
Is it leaving power on the table, or just...

Is it leaving power on the table, or just increasing lag?
Forum: California 06-14-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 105,851
Posted By McGyver
But what if it was the euro cluster with a clock...

But what if it was the euro cluster with a clock instead of a tach? ;D
Forum: Alternative Tuning / W.A.R / Megasquirt / etc 06-13-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By McGyver
Are you sure? Your top picture is showing...

Are you sure?

Your top picture is showing the MegaSquirt v3.0 board, which could use with the MS1 or MS2 processor. To power an m20 with wasted spark, you would need 3x MK-BIP737s.

To the best...
Forum: Car Audio & Electronics 06-10-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By McGyver
CM5908 Light Bulbs?

I took the volume/scan knob PCB out of my radio to clean in isopropyl. While it was out, I noticed that the illumination bulb was a little crusty/burnt. As I was scraping it, one of the leads broke. ...
Forum: General Cosmetics 06-07-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By McGyver
My guess, OP is talking about the auxiliary fuse...

My guess, OP is talking about the auxiliary fuse box or the fuse box cover.

Neither require electrical tape or replacement for the car to be fine running.
Forum: The Project Forum 06-06-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By McGyver
The shipper, obviously. They need to have some...

The shipper, obviously. They need to have some skin in the game to ensure safe delivery.
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