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Old 01-05-2017, 01:19 PM   #1
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e30 Blower Motor Options?

I've looked and looked.



I've been able to learn that the Z3 blower motor is compatible with the e30. The e36 blower motor is super close to the e30 and much cheaper with tons of aftermarket options.

I guess my real question is, "are there any other options than buying a used blower motor for way more money than they are worth?"

I can't wrap my head around the limited options for the e30's blower motor, especially since it seems almost every single blower motor in ever e30 ever made is broken, been replaced, squeals like a pig or resembles a blender.

Anybody had the chance to try out possible different options? anything out there?
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Old 01-05-2017, 01:27 PM   #2
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Turner sells the z3/e30 one new, for a fair price. I'd just get that and call it a day.
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Old 01-05-2017, 08:25 PM   #3
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agreed.

Dunno why there's all these stupid posts about fan motors being NLA etc.
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Old 01-06-2017, 06:23 AM   #4
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You can just buy the motor new from autozone, and swap the rabbit wheels. Search on here there is a thread with a pn somewhere. Less than $100.
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Old 01-06-2017, 08:21 AM   #5
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agreed.

Dunno why there's all these stupid posts about fan motors being NLA etc.
Probably because it's a common issue? Maybe some deductive reasoning will help you achieve an answer to your dumb rhetorical question.

I looked at Turner. They are out of stock with no sight of receiving any, any time soon.

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You can just buy the motor new from autozone, and swap the rabbit wheels. Search on here there is a thread with a pn somewhere. Less than $100.
The wheels to mine are completely ruined. That's actually why I'm looking for a new one.

Thanks for the help guys! Appreciate it.
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Old 01-06-2017, 10:47 AM   #6
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Probably because it's a common issue? Maybe some deductive reasoning will help you achieve an answer to your dumb rhetorical question.

I looked at Turner. They are out of stock with no sight of receiving any, any time soon.

The wheels to mine are completely ruined. That's actually why I'm looking for a new one.

Thanks for the help guys! Appreciate it.
Well, if it's a common issue perhaps it's been covered before? Maybe even on the first page of this section?

http://www.r3vlimited.com/board/showthread.php?t=399586

In any case, when you buy one let us know where you found it.
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Old 01-06-2017, 12:02 PM   #7
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Are you looking for one that will work with aluminum heater core? Part Number 64 11 1 370 930

I'm seeing if I can track any down.
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Old 01-06-2017, 12:05 PM   #8
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You can just buy the motor new from autozone, and swap the rabbit wheels. Search on here there is a thread with a pn somewhere. Less than $100.
man, it's such a fucking pain in the ass to get to the E30 blower motor and swap it out - screw that. Just buy the one that fits, spend the day it takes to swap it, and be done with it.
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Old 01-10-2017, 07:13 PM   #9
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I wish the non- A/C one didn't cost 3x the a/c version...

...because I am cheeeep!

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Old 01-10-2017, 08:37 PM   #10
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True - my E30 hasn't had A/C for 10 years.
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Old 01-16-2017, 10:26 AM   #11
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New 5"/for aluminum core.

https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw...it-64111370930
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Old 01-16-2017, 11:26 AM   #12
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Turner has the blower for an aluminum core.
https://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-1...-motor-e30-z3/

Worldpac has 100 new ACM blowers.

They're out there......
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Old 02-02-2017, 06:39 AM   #13
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worlpac

How do you buy from WorldPac without being a independent distributor?
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Price each: $607.49
I have yet to pay this much... for a whole car...

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