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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 03-19-2004, 04:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a BMW 316i 1990 year (old style).

There is crack developing on the top of the dashboard from the innermost corner of the coin tray downwards towards the glove box.

I need to stop the crack from getting bigger & not just cover it up.

I have tried liquid superglue, thicker superglue & a flexible transparent gasket sealant but the crack is still growing.

I don't want to buy a new dashboard panel so does anyone know the best way of dealing with this?

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Old 03-20-2004, 12:27 AM   #2 (permalink)
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My e24 nor my e30 have a dash issue.

My e21 developed one when it was a 10 year old pup.

I installed a dash cap and that was almost 20 years ago.

Here are the pictures when I installed a G-Tech Comp.

I needed the shift lights with a Calloway Turbo under the hood.





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Old 03-31-2004, 12:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
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where did you purchase the dash cap? Do you think you can still get one?
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Old 04-01-2004, 10:15 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Or you could replace you dash which is a pretty big task to take up. I'm sure you'll be able to find a couple for sale that are in good condition, with no cracks on ebay.
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Man KC, your cars interior looks Mint. , rock on bra, keep the cars stock is how I say it! :P
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Hey KC RON since your here, ECU question. Is the '85 528e ECU compatible with the 325e? would it function properly. I know that their engines are similar. More than similiar
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