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by GRNSHRK
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: If anyone else give me grief about a Member only Jacket to wear driving the M635
Replies: 9
Views: 419

Re: If anyone else give me grief about a Member only Jacket to wear driving the M635

Right outa your closet, right Tommy #-o

Not sure where you snagged that manican, however \:D/
by GRNSHRK
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: US SharkFests
Topic: Anyone know the dates for 2020 Pacific Sharkfest?
Replies: 2
Views: 85

Re: Anyone know the dates for 2020 Pacific Sharkfest?

Wow, you're way ahead of us :-? Typically would be the last weekend in September or the first weekend in October, at least that's been our goal the last few years :-k I think this coming year we will head back to Paso Robles and next year for our 20th, Monterrey =D> But not to worry, we'll keep the ...
by GRNSHRK
Mon Dec 16, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: @shark635csi
Replies: 5
Views: 286

Re: @shark635csi

Welcome to the madness :shock:

And, uh, what's not to like :-?

If that HP quote is true, you'll have to tell us more, a LOT more [-o<

Beautiful color, love the wheels and stance, engine appears to be an S38 3.6L or 3.8L :-k

Thanks and again, welcome =D>
by GRNSHRK
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale
Topic: FS: 80' E24 Part Out and M30 Engine and Parts For Sale
Replies: 28
Views: 1697

Re: FS: 80' E24 Part Out and M30 Engine and Parts For Sale

Sorry I haven't gotten back to you in a while, but I just copied and spun that interior shot around, and they do appear pretty straight =D> Any idea what shipping my cost to postal code 94085 :-k Still need to think about this, as mine aren't bad, but are warped a bit :-({|= Please let me know appro...
by GRNSHRK
Sat Nov 30, 2019 1:43 am
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Muffler
Replies: 5
Views: 425

Re: Muffler

Plus one on that lack of resonator comment :-({|= This will not only increase the overall sound level but tends to drone at certain RPM's as well, without the resonator :-? Since you have a Euro and apparently either don't have to deal with smog testing or are passing when you do, at least you don't...
by GRNSHRK
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Early model vs. late model throttle cable
Replies: 1
Views: 293

Re: Early model vs. late model throttle cable

If this is L-jet injection, they are very different :shock: In fact, the L-jet setup doesn't even use a throttle cable, it employs a complete rigid linkage arrangement =D> I would have to look to see if I've got any pix squirreled away, but a look at a site such as realoem should give you a reasonab...
by GRNSHRK
Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale
Topic: FS: 80' E24 Part Out and M30 Engine and Parts For Sale
Replies: 28
Views: 1697

Re: FS: 80' E24 Part Out and M30 Engine and Parts For Sale

Are the "A" pillar covers warped at all :-k

Clear pix would be great, especially if they are still installed in the car [-o<
by GRNSHRK
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: CA residents rejoice! (Maybe) Smog exemption extended to 1982 mfg vehicles
Replies: 16
Views: 1047

Re: CA residents rejoice! (Maybe) Smog exemption extended to 1982 mfg vehicles

Are you kidding me :shock:

OMG, be still my beating heart [-o<

Fought this almost 2 years ago and had to pay an "extortion" fee to get through smog, even though I pass at the tailpipe, due to my non-CARB complaint headers :-?

Thanks for posting, made my year =D>
by GRNSHRK
Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Exhaust hints?
Replies: 5
Views: 734

Re: Exhaust hints?

Glen, no answers, but I am going to move your post to the correct forum :-k My guess would be that you won't really know what you're up against, until the parts arrive and you have a look see :-? I would expect some custom fab work will be in order, most likely by a competent exhaust shop [-o< Good ...
by GRNSHRK
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Suspension - Steering - Brakes
Topic: Brake upgrades E12 base
Replies: 12
Views: 1146

Re: Brake upgrades E12 base

Well, I'll be damned :oops: Now that's a very early 5er :shock: I'm no expert, but I don't see how you can go from drums to disks without the proper subframe to mount everything to, etc. :-k Sorry, but I cannot offer any assistance regarding using Mini parts, or any other substitutes, for that matte...
by GRNSHRK
Tue Nov 12, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Suspension - Steering - Brakes
Topic: Brake upgrades E12 base
Replies: 12
Views: 1146

Re: Brake upgrades E12 base

Fernando, don't have too much in the way of suggestions, but I do have a question for you :-k You stated that your E12 (presumed to be a first gen 5er...) has drum rear brakes :-? Not doubting you, but that's "almost" hard to believe [-( Here in the states, E12 5ers did not have the vented rotors ou...
by GRNSHRK
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Suspension - Steering - Brakes
Topic: Steering box seals
Replies: 4
Views: 550

Re: Steering box seals

Good bet it's Jay, he does all sorts of rebuilds, A/C compressors and whatnot =D>

Gonna move your post to the correct forum :-"
by GRNSHRK
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: 50 Years of the M30 Engine
Replies: 2
Views: 358

Re: 50 Years of the M30 Engine

Any chance they published this on line as well :-k

Sounds like worthy reading, regardless of the content and detail [-o<

Thanks Ken =D>
by GRNSHRK
Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale
Topic: EURO e24 Parts FS
Replies: 32
Views: 2235

Re: EURO e24 Parts FS

Brent, don't need any parts as I have a series I 6er, but am curious how such damage was incurred, at a weird angle :-k

Very sorry to see, especially another fine looking Euro example :(
by GRNSHRK
Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Mystery device - not 6er related...
Replies: 1
Views: 328

Mystery device - not 6er related...

Well, maybe it is 6er or car related, since I don't know what it is :-? Found this will cleaning out and packing, yes, STILL in the process of moving #-o It may be some of torch (flashlight, for you Yanks :roll: ) as it appears to have a bulb of sorts in the end :-k Maybe it's an insert to a key fob...
by GRNSHRK
Fri Oct 25, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: BMW E24 US front bumper tuck / lipo
Replies: 5
Views: 685

Re: BMW E24 US front bumper tuck / lipo

Only a few pix still coming up :-k

Why not just load them directly instead of using a photo hosting site :-" :-"

Definitely interested in this as well [-o<
by GRNSHRK
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: E24 rear tow strap
Replies: 7
Views: 1045

Re: E24 rear tow strap

chicane, moved your post to the Exterior forum, but clipper is right, look under the spare tire well :-k
by GRNSHRK
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Pacific SharkFest 2019 Confirmed!
Replies: 11
Views: 1715

Re: Pacific SharkFest 2019 Confirmed!

Craig, super glad you guys made it and enjoyed yourselves :lol: Really, how could you not :roll: I've got plenty of pix and hoping load 'em up, soon as I get some free time, as soon as possible :-k Also planning on writing an article for the Roundel, surly that's gonna be a while, since we are STILL...
by GRNSHRK
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: My Project
Topic: Battery relocation/trunk refurbish project
Replies: 30
Views: 9786

Re: Battery relocation/trunk refurbish project

Fabricate it myself :-k I wish I had that capability :-? Trying to recall the name of the fella that was making these, think it was Brent Kemi, might try and do a search on the board [-o< BTW, shortly after doing this, the Interstate did crap out, so I went with an Optima red top =D> Which, of cours...
by GRNSHRK
Mon Sep 30, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: New Leather For the '79 Euro - Pictures
Replies: 7
Views: 867

Re: New Leather For the '79 Euro - Pictures

And, the most important question, how many of those $ did you have to part with, if you don't mind divulging :-k

Agree with Ken however, outstanding results =D>
by GRNSHRK
Mon Sep 30, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: US SharkFests
Topic: 2019 Pacific Sharkfest registration is open
Replies: 4
Views: 1107

Re: 2019 Pacific Sharkfest registration is open

Looks like they had snow at the higher elevations, any recent updates on the forecast :-k

Surely gonna be fun on summer tires #-o
by GRNSHRK
Fri Sep 27, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Uh, Brucey, 74 more posts, and...
Replies: 10
Views: 1573

Re: Uh, Brucey, 74 more posts, and...

ACHIEVED!!!

Congrats Brucey, and welcome back =D>
by GRNSHRK
Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Sideloader Ratios
Replies: 16
Views: 1148

Re: Sideloader Ratios

Well, now isn't this getting interesting =D> So, maybe E3 it is :-k Curious what that additional "3" is stamped on yours :-? Shit, think I'd drive all the way to BC to get my grubby fingers on that one :-" Frankly, while a call to Metric Mechanic might solve this puzzle, I've tried calling them befo...
by GRNSHRK
Wed Sep 25, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: US SharkFests
Topic: 2019 Pacific Sharkfest registration is open
Replies: 4
Views: 1107

Re: 2019 Pacific Sharkfest registration is open

Steve, thanks for posting this, ya think I would know by now that I have to sign up and prepay #-o

I recall many having to pay on the spot last year for meals, which of course is a PITA for you [-X

Thanks again, see ya next week \:D/
by GRNSHRK
Wed Sep 25, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Sideloader Ratios
Replies: 16
Views: 1148

Re: Sideloader Ratios

Uh, plus nothin' Bert :-({|= So, attached photo shows both the all important "S" and "40" stamped next to it =D> The seller swore that it was a 3.64, 40:11 as Dave duly noted :-" What I don't have is a photo of the 38:11, which I guess is stamped on the casing somewhere :-k The seller also told me t...