BMW E30 Throttle Body Restoration S1E5

Rusty and old restored to new by Stevieabz
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Stevieabz
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Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:02 pm

The latest E30 video is here!



I found this throttle body on eBay (as I have already done mine before YT) and I'm not quite sure what happened to it. It was one of the ugliest things I had come across in some time. White and pink corrosion and a thick later or oily dirt.

Let me know what you guys think. I had fun doing this one but it was a nightmare to put back together again. Be warned if you plan to do this yourself, take extra care to make note of how it goes together.

Enjoy!
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aimlessrock
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Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:14 pm

a treat for the eyes as ever Steve...are you taking any work on?..
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Stevieabz
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Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:30 pm

Thanks, dude!

What did you have in mind? At the moment, If I do take work on, I try to make it something I haven't done on the channel yet.
1987 325i Sport M-Tech 1 - In Absolute Pieces - www.youtube.com/restoreit - For videos on this E30.
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brutus
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Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:03 pm

........ if he does ? ....... he's damn good at it ! :clap:
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316i baur 1989 , manual.
318i baur 1986 auto.
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Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:44 am

Epic, one of my favourite YouTube channels :thumb:

Keep up the great work.
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martauto
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Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:11 pm

I dont know what drives you .
Can I buy some please ???
People may say"that looks nice"but its all in the detail Steve, and its soooooo gratifying to see a guy who really cares about his work AND can carry it out to such a high level.
I have worked in a few toolrooms and with medical and now the oil and gas sector`s and it would be a privledge to work with you.

Cheers Mart. :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:12 am

Interesting! I was just looking at your YouTube channel today. I was looking for E30 info on how to safely remove my center console trim. Never found that kind of video, but the throttle body RestoreIt video was sweet!
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Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:25 am

I went back to your channel and subscribed! I enjoy learning from watching restoration videos, but I’ve only subscribed to two. Yours is awesome and there’s a Swiss fellow who has a similar presentation style; let’s the work do the talking. Exceptional concept, huh! Thanks again for putting your work on display!
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