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BMe30 10-02-2012 10:22 PM

Car died at lights...
 
Ill make this as quick as possible...

Stopped at red light... Green light started to gas and engine stalled out and would not restart. Checked fuses, plugs, vac lines.. Anything i cohld think of. A buddy of mine came to help too. We thought at the time that we were getting enough fuel from the smell from checking the plugs and turning it over without the coils on the plugs...

We thought maybe something with the piggy back... So picked up my spare ecu.. Same crap.

Sent out a text to a few e30 buds.. Bullet ride just paid me back lol

It ended up being the fuel pump.. He told me to hit it a few times then try... And sure enough she started right up!

Thanks!

So.. I guess im in the market for a new fuel pump.. Should i keep it stock or upgrade?

Bullet Ride 10-03-2012 09:29 AM

E30's are like wives, sometimes you need to hit them to straighten them out :rolleyes:

Stock fuel pump is more than adequate but depending on what it'll cost you to get one I'd say upgrade the pump with something like this

http://treperformance.com/i-6323873-...1982-1994.html

BMe30 10-03-2012 10:19 AM

Ill be sure my wife doesnt read that part lol

Will i have to do any modifications to my exisiting housing? Id like to avoid anything like that.

Oh.. Car started up this morning no problem

Bullet Ride 10-03-2012 10:33 AM

It's simple
http://m42club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=9856

BMe30 10-03-2012 10:49 AM

Yeah i saw that thread lastnight when i was researching the "how to"


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