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by GRNSHRK
Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Useful links
Topic: Pistonheads thread regarding M30 Engine mods
Replies: 1
Views: 32

Re: Pistonheads thread regarding M30 Engine mods

Pod, not a problem, in fact, maybe this should be posted in the "useful links" section :-k Which, as a board moderator, I can do for you =D> Ron could do that as well, if he's not too busy telling new members to post their location in their profile #-o Good stuff by the way, Big Coupe is even refere...
by GRNSHRK
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: High Idle
Replies: 6
Views: 86

Re: High Idle

Not to highjack this thread, but I do have a question for Brucey, more of a clarification :-? here's the quote [-( However the #1 thing to do is to reset the throttle body so that there is a 0.020" clearance under the butterfly on the idle stop. I think this infers that the TB butterfly plate still ...
by GRNSHRK
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Steering wheel: TEASER
Replies: 3
Views: 437

Re: Steering wheel: TEASER

Uh, Dave, guessing you didn't see this post :cry: http://bigcoupe.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=29465 Sadly, Dean is no longer with us ](*,) But not to change the subject, did you ever get an email from me :-k It was about a guy looking for all of that '79 emissions crapola that I think you remove...
by GRNSHRK
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: 1982 635 csi seat resto
Replies: 5
Views: 120

Re: 1982 635 csi seat resto

Hey guys, board moderator here, gonna move this post to the "interior" section, just wanted to let you know. =D>
by GRNSHRK
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: No E24 content, but this was scary
Replies: 12
Views: 223

Re: No E24 content, but this was scary

Gud Gawd Ken, between this story and the one about what you are going through and worse yet, what your brother is facing, I feel truly blessed :cry:

I don't even know what to say other than hang in there, you've got a virtual "army" of 6er owners behind you [-o<
by GRNSHRK
Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: What did you do to your E24 today?
Replies: 611
Views: 82607

Re: What did you do to your E24 today?

Hmm, looks pretty close to the sway bar there Roger, how much of that slot is left in the diff mount :-k

Interesting though, that the car rides higher now, good job, most likely well needed =D>
by GRNSHRK
Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Suspension - Steering - Brakes
Topic: Advice needed for suspension upgrade kit
Replies: 28
Views: 644

Re: Advice needed for suspension upgrade kit

Fanatic, regarding this quote, it's my understanding that while Billy may not have listed the pre-82 E24 chassis fitment, these do exchange freely with the E12 528i/530i chassis :-k Do you know why 34-000243 and 24-007306 (B6) in the link that you've provided don't have pre-82 E24 in the list of com...
by GRNSHRK
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Using dual filament bulbs in the tail lights
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Re: Using dual filament bulbs in the tail lights

Hakeem, talk to this guy, Andy, just posted in the "for sale" section =D>

viewtopic.php?f=8&t=29518
by GRNSHRK
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Car covers - what brand do you have ?
Replies: 8
Views: 184

Re: Car covers - what brand do you have ?

Tommy, I'm currently using one from Empire, doesn't fit great for sure, have to agree on that part [-X But right now it's being used to cover an even smaller car, the cabrio :shock: Didn't blow off in last night's wind, just to give you an idea, even though it covers just about to the road surface :...
by GRNSHRK
Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Suspension - Steering - Brakes
Topic: Advice needed for suspension upgrade kit
Replies: 28
Views: 644

Re: Advice needed for suspension upgrade kit

Good idea but he's got a series I chassis, E12 based, so those springs won't work :( Fanatic, I think that ST springs will lower more than 1", is that what their website says :-k Again, that's what I'm running \:D/ As far as finding B8 (Sport) version for the E12 chassis, you may have to go the used...
by GRNSHRK
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Flashing high beams when lights are off
Replies: 4
Views: 128

Re: Flashing high beams when lights are off

Hakeem, that doesn't sound right :-k I know for a fact that my '80 can flash the high beams by pulling on the turn signal stalk, just as you described, without having the low beams on :lol: In fact, back in the day, when seeing another BMW on the road was a rare event, flashing the high beams was al...
by GRNSHRK
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Suspension - Steering - Brakes
Topic: Advice needed for suspension upgrade kit
Replies: 28
Views: 644

Re: Advice needed for suspension upgrade kit

Wow, not good, sorry to hear :-&

Here in the states, the flu bug has been running ramped, lots of people down for the count, and has killed quite a few as well 8-[

Chin up Brucey, glad to see that you're in the mend and back in action, we seriously missed you =D>
by GRNSHRK
Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: WTB fogs
Replies: 11
Views: 29340

Re: WTB fogs

Not painting a very rosy picture there, Paul [-X Got me thinking though, as Carole hasn't left the house in weeks :-& So thanks, now I'm worried that maybe she has walking pneumonia as well, great [-o< Anyhoo, glad you're on the up and up, sorted your fog lamp issue, that car doesn't need anything e...
by GRNSHRK
Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Suspension - Steering - Brakes
Topic: Advice needed for suspension upgrade kit
Replies: 28
Views: 644

Re: Advice needed for suspension upgrade kit

Not to highjack this thread, but, where the hell have you been Brucey :-k

We've dearly missed your extensive technical expertise :(

And as usual, your responses are extremely detailed and spot on =D>
by GRNSHRK
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Suspension - Steering - Brakes
Topic: Advice needed for suspension upgrade kit
Replies: 28
Views: 644

Re: Advice needed for suspension upgrade kit

Fanatic, those Ground Control bits won't work on your 6er, E28 chassis fitment [-X But here's a set of springs for ya, I actually know this gent, his name is Dale and he's in Buffalo =D> http://bigcoupe.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=28830 If the B8 shocks/struts are Sport version, then yes, that's ...
by GRNSHRK
Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Suspension - Steering - Brakes
Topic: Advice needed for suspension upgrade kit
Replies: 28
Views: 644

Re: Advice needed for suspension upgrade kit

Well, please keep in mind that I haven't checked any of these suggestions to see if they are still offering springs, just going on past experience [-( That, plus I have an E12 chassis 6er myself, and have replaced the springs more than once #-o Korman Autoworks Suspension Techniques B&G Suspension (...
by GRNSHRK
Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Suspension - Steering - Brakes
Topic: Advice needed for suspension upgrade kit
Replies: 28
Views: 644

Re: Advice needed for suspension upgrade kit

Hi Andy, welcome to the madness, nice looking example =D> In general, if you are going to use Bilstein Sports, you will need to also purchase a set of lowering springs, as they are designed for use with shorter springs :-" But as your goal is to lower the car, or at least the rear end, you will need...
by GRNSHRK
Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale
Topic: FS - Hartge H6S (?)
Replies: 2
Views: 9528

Re: FS - Hartge H6S (?)

Hmm, no expert here either, by far, but auto-box and "comfort" seats [-X

And where are the Hartge wheels :-k

Found this article, apparently there were a few Hartge M635's done in RHD, claims this to be one of 4 =D>
by GRNSHRK
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: WTB fogs
Replies: 11
Views: 29340

Re: WTB fogs

Good job Pablo :shock:

Depending on the price, yes, maybe you should have bought all 4 :-k

Sorry to hear that you're down with the flu, had that about 3 weeks ago, but only out for a bit [-o<

Carole, on the other hand, is going on 3 weeks, sheesh [-X
by GRNSHRK
Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: 1979 635csi M90 Simple question ECU location
Replies: 4
Views: 147

Re: 1979 635csi M90 Simple question ECU location

Interesting engine swap jeme9, that should wake up thee old girl just a bit \:D/

The ECU in 6ers is fitted above the glove compartment, and the harness would feed up through into the engine compartment directly above it as well =D>
by GRNSHRK
Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale
Topic: FS 5X120 17x8.5 bbs RC090 2pc WHEELS with matching spare $1500 longisland ny
Replies: 12
Views: 45615

Re: FS 5X120 17x8.5 bbs RC090 2pc WHEELS with matching spare $1500 longisland ny

nyc6, since the tires aren't mounted, you might want to consider leaving them out of the deal, as they are way too short for use on a 6er anyway :-k The standard tire on these wheels for 6er fitment would be 235/45's, 215/40's just aren't right :-({|= As you've been trying to move these for quite a ...
by GRNSHRK
Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale
Topic: Nice 635 FS, Bay area CA
Replies: 1
Views: 11709

Nice 635 FS, Bay area CA

Not mine, no affiliation, blah, blah [-(

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/cto/d/ ... 44056.html

Looks pretty clean, nice mods, although Euro front bumper with US rear bumper may turn some people off :-k
by GRNSHRK
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: 1979 633csi emissions without thermal reactors
Replies: 19
Views: 624

Re: 1979 633csi emissions without thermal reactors

Sheesh, maybe CA ain't so bad after all #-o I'm far from stock appearance under the hood as well, but they never even bother with that BS [-X OK, upper left hand corner in the attached photo shows you where the idle mixture screw is [-o< Please note that this view is upside down :shock: Good luck, y...
by GRNSHRK
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Shark Magnet! Rock Auto collectors magnets
Replies: 1
Views: 123

Re: Shark Magnet! Rock Auto collectors magnets

Wow, now how cool is that \:D/

Wonder how to get just the magnet :-k

Hope TJ is here, would be interesting to hear his story about how he managed to get his 6er onto a refrigerator magnet =D>
by GRNSHRK
Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Sad News, Dean Cains
Replies: 14
Views: 647

Re: Sad News, Dean Cains

OMG, sad news indeed :cry: Dean was a HUGE contributor to the forum, a real wealth of knowledge that he no problem parting with =D> I too recall that he had various stints back and forth with the hospital, but never knew why, apparently more serious than at least I would have thought :( Condolences ...