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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 02-14-2005, 12:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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the car is a UK 1990 325i.

currently the main head lights (not full beam) practically point at the floor, not good for night driving as you can imagine
as i go to adjust them i notice there is a cylindrical unit in place where the usual thumb screw adjustment is. these units have hydraulic hoses coming from them. i tried tracing them back but only get so far before needing to do a major strip down to get access.
there is also a rotational switch buy the drivers right leg to control it.


this system is obviously not working. does anyone know what powers this circuit, where it is?
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anyone??

do they not have these on US models then?
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anyone??

do they not have these on US models then?
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mine is sure isn't hydrolic powered, you got yourself an interesting find, maybe aftermarket gear? or maybe its just somthing that came standard on UK cars... i duno ask a friend in uk
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