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by GRNSHRK
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Suspension - Steering - Brakes
Topic: Brake upgrades E12 base
Replies: 4
Views: 45

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: 4
Views: 45

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: 2
Views: 42

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: 109

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: 23
Views: 611

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: 107

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: 186

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: 311

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: 1037

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: 8891

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: 380

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: 269

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: 1110

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: 543

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: 269

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: 543

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...
by GRNSHRK
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Sideloader Ratios
Replies: 16
Views: 543

Re: Sideloader Ratios

Dave, my '80 came stock with a 3.45 ratio and 4 speed, which has long since been upgraded to a 5 speed OD gearbox. I have also upgraded to an LSD, it was "supposed" to be a 3.64, which I really wanted, but the "40" stamped in the case was not for the ratio, it's for the % of lockup, 40%. So yeah, wh...
by GRNSHRK
Fri Sep 20, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Relay 1364654
Replies: 7
Views: 607

Re: Relay 1364654

Rainer, gonna move this thread over to the electrical forum :-"
by GRNSHRK
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale
Topic: Storage Clean Out
Replies: 20
Views: 1442

Re: Storage Clean Out

Kurtamine, sent you a PM as a board moderator, but please get back on line when you get a chance [-o<

I know the feeling, trying to move to and and it's been hell ](*,)

Ken and others, please hang tight :-"
by GRNSHRK
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Tech Articles
Topic: Removing the Instrument Cluster
Replies: 10
Views: 1189

Re: Removing the Instrument Cluster

That's real nice Ken :roll:

Seriously great writeup thanks for posting =D>

Now if I ever get an E28 based 6er :-k
by GRNSHRK
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Exciting times, getting ready to retire!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 1366

Re: Exciting times, getting ready to retire!!!

Song, thank you very much =D>

Heading to Gilroy, so not "too" far :roll:

Nice to see you back on line but also glad to see that you haven't been on line because your 6er is behaving \:D/

Still in Sunnyvale, busy uncovering 2.5 decades worth of, well, you know #-o

Keep in touch 8)
by GRNSHRK
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Old Passport radar detector - still usable?
Replies: 12
Views: 859

Re: Old Passport radar detector - still usable?

Behave?!? Now what fun is that :-? Still haven't tried it yet, but will probably give it a whirl heading down to Legends this coming Friday :-k What I can do is compare with Pat (ONEBADM) who has a much later model Valentine unit, and see if we detect the same signals, if any :-" Bert, think I'll pa...
by GRNSHRK
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: Lowering or Sport springs edit for 635
Replies: 10
Views: 576

Re: Lowering or Sport springs

Rondel Fan, you're gonna need to tell us what chassis you have :-?

E12 or E28, huge difference :-k
by GRNSHRK
Sat Aug 03, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Water in the spare wheel well.
Replies: 5
Views: 463

Re: Water in the spare wheel well.

Moderator here, not sure about your issue, but I'm gonna move your thread to the exterior forum :-"
by GRNSHRK
Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: My Project
Topic: 1980 Euro 635 CSIA
Replies: 5
Views: 475

Re: 1980 Euro 635 CSIA

Nice is right :shock:

Curious about that rotisserie type of rig you've got there :-k

Also interested in those rear skirts, not that I need them, but others might be [-o<

Nice fab work, wish I had the means =D>