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by martauto
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: New Members'
Topic: Hello
Replies: 2
Views: 31

Re: Hello

Welcome to the zone mate and ask away about anything you like , thats why we are here. :clap: :clap:

Mart.
by martauto
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Care and Detailing
Topic: Menzerna 400, oxidised paint, swirl marks and adding pin stripes
Replies: 4
Views: 47

Re: Menzerna 400, oxidised paint, swirl marks and adding pin stripes

Well done for having the balls to use stripes................I love them :cool: :cool: :cool: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Mart.
by martauto
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: E30 BMW Chat
Topic: Buying Advice
Replies: 11
Views: 128

Re: Buying Advice

HartgeH27 wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:42 pm
Don't do it !
Mart.
by martauto
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Other BMW Chat
Topic: Daily Recommendations In 3k Budget
Replies: 10
Views: 168

Re: Daily Recommendations In 3k Budget

Well we have just come home from three days in Wales covering motorway , A roads and down to single track roads giving me an average of 36.7 mpg. I`ll take that all day long. Great fun with the top down as well, also having the grunt under the bonnet is ......pleasing. :cool: winkeye winkeye winkeye...
by martauto
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: E30 BMW Chat
Topic: Your favourite photo of your E30
Replies: 7
Views: 126

Re: Your favourite photo of your E30

Nearly two years ago

Mart.
wedding 1.JPG
by martauto
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: E30 BMW Chat
Topic: Doctors’ and their cars, trivial symptoms and Lemforder
Replies: 10
Views: 134

Re: Doctors’ and their cars, trivial symptoms and Lemforder

Should have kept quiet about the doctor bit lol, just wait until they are asking you questions :mad: :mad: :mad:
It`s good to talk :cool: :cool:

Mart.
by martauto
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: E30 Builds / Restorations
Topic: M52 b30 stroker season 2019
Replies: 1458
Views: 42331

Re: M52 b30 stroker season 2019

:cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool:

Lovely to see all the prep that "should" go on before a project.

Mart.
by martauto
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: For Sale - E30 Parts
Topic: BMW Complete Baur Convertible Setup for Sale
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: BMW Complete Baur Convertible Setup for Sale

I have never heard of someone converting to a Baur so stripping down may be the way to go as Baurs are a "marmite" car . If the interior will clean up then the two door market opens up as well.

Mart.
by martauto
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: New Members'
Topic: New member, non-owner, yet.
Replies: 6
Views: 118

Re: New member, non-owner, yet.

Welcome to the zone mate..............wow, thats a long list but as above, have a really good look in the wiki , it has all you need to know and if not then fire away with the questions.

Mart.
by martauto
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: E30 Technical Help
Topic: Preventing a dashboard from cracking
Replies: 11
Views: 159

Re: Preventing a dashboard from cracking

Welcome to the zone Noah ,thats something I have not seen before.
What are you driving mate ? any pics ?

Mart.
by martauto
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: New Members'
Topic: Hola!
Replies: 3
Views: 38

Re: Hola!

Welcome to the zone mate, glad it was of some help to you already, sure it wont be the last time either.

Mart. :cool:
by martauto
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: E30 BMW Chat
Topic: Doctors’ and their cars, trivial symptoms and Lemforder
Replies: 10
Views: 134

Re: Doctors’ and their cars, trivial symptoms and Lemforder

Ask anything you like and whenever you like thats what the zone is for mate.
You may wish to put the engine question in the technical section , that way you may have more advice :D

Mart. :cool:
by martauto
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: For Sale - E30 Parts
Topic: BMW Complete Baur Convertible Setup for Sale
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: BMW Complete Baur Convertible Setup for Sale

Hi mate and welcome to the zone !!

What parts are you removing please ?

Mart.
by martauto
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Other BMW Chat
Topic: Daily Recommendations In 3k Budget
Replies: 10
Views: 168

Re: Daily Recommendations In 3k Budget

I think that once you have lived with a 330 the rest seem , well, not quite there but I am starting to learn how to drive the 325 and it really is a wonderful engine and gearbox which is auto but sport and manual are there as well if you need to use them. The auto is a spot on drive , superb in traf...
by martauto
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: E30 Technical Help
Topic: E30 316 - eery intermittent whine
Replies: 14
Views: 211

Re: E30 316 - eery intermittent whine

The heating was there but really poor and still is but I was hoping you had found a cheaper alternative because I am really tight lol.


Mart.
by martauto
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: E30 BMW Chat
Topic: Mud Flaps
Replies: 11
Views: 190

Re: Mud Flaps

Moz wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:16 pm
I actually quite like mud flaps, look good and love the SE sideskirts too.
My sentiments exactly, but do keep the hard to get at areas clean.

Mart.
by martauto
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Wanted - E30 Parts, Cars & I.C.E
Topic: WTB Mtech 1 Convertible Side skirts - Willing to ship overseas
Replies: 5
Views: 99

Re: WTB Mtech 1 Convertible Side skirts - Willing to ship overseas

BMTHUG wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:08 am
martauto wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:59 pm
If you pop some pics up you may temp people winkeye

Mart.
pic added :D
:cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool:

Mart.
by martauto
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: E30 Technical Help
Topic: E30 316 - eery intermittent whine
Replies: 14
Views: 211

Re: E30 316 - eery intermittent whine

Does anyone know if the additional water pump on the E30 316 is supposed to be running constantly? It seems mine is and could be the cause of it breaking... Appreciate any help Mine went the same way so I binned it with no Ill effects. Never found out why it was there, Mart. Ah interesting, I ended...
by martauto
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: New Members'
Topic: Hi I’m new
Replies: 7
Views: 122

Re: Hi I’m new

A very beautiful, unmolested cab you have there mate :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool:

Get ya top off for some pics please lol

Mart.
by martauto
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Members' E30s
Topic: L reg 93 2.7 cab
Replies: 7
Views: 163

Re: L reg 93 2.7 cab

It`s very much a "marmite" colour but I love it !!!!! :D :D
And.............a red leather interior as well :wan: :wan:
:cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool:

Mart.
by martauto
Sat Jun 08, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: New Members'
Topic: Hi I’m new
Replies: 7
Views: 122

Re: Hi I’m new

Welcome to the zone mate and lets have some pics of the car please?

Have a look on the "wiki" you will find loads of good info on there but dont hesitate to ask about anything.

Mart.
by martauto
Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: E30 BMW Chat
Topic: The Baur is back !!!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 158

Re: The Baur is back !!!!!

Well I have been out in her Monday and Tuesday and it`s like I only drove her last week not 18 months ago, really good feeling to know nothing has changed. It will not break any records but pulls really well for an old girl. I`ll try again on Sunday if it stops pissing it down. I may just take her t...
by martauto
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Pub Talk
Topic: Thank you
Replies: 2
Views: 57

Thank you

I came home on the 7/6/2018 after 48 hours in Chapel Allerton Hospital , Leeds, after having my right side ball joint replaced which was 100% sucsesfull now one year on. I am "normal" once again, rather nice :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: Thank you NHS. Mart. :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :...
by martauto
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: New Members'
Topic: Hello From New Zealand
Replies: 2
Views: 57

Re: Hello From New Zealand

Welcome to the zone mate and what a shame about the Baur but lets have some pics up please of what you have now and the past winkeye winkeye winkeye winkeye

Mart.
by martauto
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: E30 BMW Chat
Topic: Homepage articles.
Replies: 11
Views: 454

Re: Homepage articles.

:cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool:

Lovely looking car and I have to say you lucky.....................

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Mart.
by martauto
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Genuine BMW Parts Dept - Cotswold BMW
Topic: Price please Jon
Replies: 2
Views: 71

Re: Price please Jon

8O 8O 8O 8O
Have I got you stuck Jon?? winkeye winkeye

Mart.
by martauto
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Meets Pictures & Video's
Topic: South Hants vehicle show
Replies: 6
Views: 106

Re: South Hants vehicle show

Be good to catch up with you at a show this season, hope all is good with you !! Ditto mate, all is really cool, d-day today as in one year since my right hand ball joint was replaced and the Baur is up and running which I did not expect just yet. Some really lovely cars there, I would not dare to ...
by martauto
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: E30 Technical Help
Topic: How to remove this cap and replace seal?
Replies: 13
Views: 237

Re: How to remove this cap and replace seal?

Gavt wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:53 pm
I used a pipe wrench with soft jaws to hold it.
Soft jaws on a pipe wrench ????
Please explain, this could be different :D :D

Mart.
by martauto
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Meets Pictures & Video's
Topic: South Hants vehicle show
Replies: 6
Views: 106

Re: South Hants vehicle show

HartgeH27 wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:46 pm
Great photos Dave !
Seconded there Iian, I seem to recognise them Hartges ????? winkeye winkeye winkeye

Mart.
by martauto
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Other BMW Chat
Topic: Daily Recommendations In 3k Budget
Replies: 10
Views: 168

Re: Daily Recommendations In 3k Budget

Im very interested in a E46 330ci Manual but insurance worries me because they arent too expensive and the young drivers are probably crashing them everyday. Fuel economy wise i expect them to be terrible but Im just after a bit of fun. The E46 has a lovely shape and is one of the last nice looking...
by martauto
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: E30 Technical Help
Topic: How to remove this cap and replace seal?
Replies: 13
Views: 237

Re: How to remove this cap and replace seal?

Please excuse me but what is it ?

Mart.
by martauto
Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: E30 BMW Chat
Topic: Failed MOT today.
Replies: 9
Views: 173

Re: Failed MOT today.

Satan wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:26 pm
ah wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:28 am
I had the other side done six months ago but cheers for the advice.
Should have had both done at the same time :banana: :banana: :banana:
Theres always one . LOL

Mart.