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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 01-18-2005, 11:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hi

got a 1988 E30 325i and i need to drop the bumpers off, because its a rustbucket and i have buyers for the bumpers.

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Old 01-18-2005, 12:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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bolts on the front and sides.
turn signal cables(on plastic bumper)
screw in the fender lining that holds bumper
now pull it strait out.

it took us 5 minutes....its really easy to do. i think its all 10mm. maybe a 14 for the nut into the bumper shock.
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Old 01-19-2005, 04:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
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okay, i'll give it a bash. the grill is removed but i couldnt see anything, do i need to go underneath the car ???
that could be a problem, if i try and jack it up the shell might fall apart
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u dont need to lift the car. just get a flashlight, and look along the inside of the bumper. you will see the bolts that connect to it. and remember, when you go pull it off, if it wont slide out, you missed a bolt.

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Old 01-20-2005, 03:01 PM   #5 (permalink)
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i think i follow you. just need a dry day to attempt it !!
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you sissy....
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you sissy....
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Old 01-23-2005, 01:45 PM   #8 (permalink)
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thats me

nah its just been really cold and wet here this week, at 5PM tonight while i was removing the speedo and dash my feet and hands went numb and it was -4 degrees celcius overnight and its too be lower tonight
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where you at?? Thats pretty dang cold!
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where you at?? Thats pretty dang cold!
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scotland, it's just above england, which is east of new york
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