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Old 10-02-2006, 02:47 AM   #1
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Tune Up Time

Hey, i need anyone who can lend their advice about the right products to buy for a tune up.

I have a 89 325is with K&N air Filter, S50 fuel Injectors and Bosch Platinum +4 spark plugs.

I need a new.............

Fuel Filter
PCV Valve
O2 Sensor
Distributor Cap And Rotor(s)
Spark Plug Wires.....................

Any Suggestions on what brands (e.g.specific parts #'s if available) that i should look into when buying these specific products for my e30?

Am I forgeting anything else that i would need for a tune up?

Let me Know.......Thanx.

Allan.

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Old 10-02-2006, 09:16 AM   #2
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Call Patrick at Bmaparts, I ordered alot of shit from them and they have prices cheaper than i can find local even with shipping.

Replace your plugs with Bosch Supers,
Now is a good time to get performance wires from either IE or i think bav auto sells em too.

You can do a few flushes if you haven't done any lately.
Brake fluid flush
Transmission Flush
Diff flush
Power Steering Flush
Coolant Flush

Order some belts too and have those done.

I believe last time i heard your car go over a bump the front end sounded pretty loose. Could be tie rods or ball joints, you might wanna go have a look at that and place one order for parts.

Later man
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Old 10-02-2006, 11:16 AM   #3
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Thanks Trevor. (When are you coming by to look at the sunroof, always forgeting, LoL)

I will definetly research on bav, bma and IE for those parts.

I only installed those spark plugs in april, and i spent like 65$ for the set of 6, so i will stick with those spark plugs for now.

The flushes and belt changes will also happen, since the accident (early July) my ride has been worked on slowly, so I am just going to work on it, fix it properly and bring it out next spring.

I recently put in an E36 steering rack, a new tie rod on the driver side and replaced the lower control arm on the driver side.

I am dropping Yellow Koni Sports and H & R sport springs in the suspension this winter.

So watever bumps were happening will hopefully stop happening when the new suspension is all set up.

Allan.
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Old 10-02-2006, 01:07 PM   #4
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What springs where on the car before?
I believe the guy had H&R OE Sports, lemmi know if they are.

I try to come by soon, its been raining everytime i planned to come.

Bosch supers are under <$2 each and work better than platinums.
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Old 10-02-2006, 01:09 PM   #5
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BTW Platinum +4's are garbage. I had a set, and the car runs MUCH better on plain jane Supers.
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Old 10-02-2006, 07:57 PM   #6
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Quote:
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O2 Sensor
for the o2 sensor u can go the route i did ....... i got a genuine bosch o2 sensor for the e36 318i from the dealer for like 36 bux taxes in all u need to do then cut off the old o2 sensor and soldered the wires together and it should be a nice, cheap NEW ghetto sensor.

as a matter of fact i still an extra o2 sensor that i only used for like 1 day......if u want it come get it for free
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