Rear Tail Lights - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
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.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
#1 (permalink) Old 01-18-2009, 01:49 PM
Neutral Member
 
Crispy1st's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Surrey, British Columbia
Posts: 75
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Crispy1st is on a distinguished road
(Thread Starter)
Rear Tail Lights

Went to the wreckers found some '88 e30 tail lights, brought them home to install on my '87 and of course they didn't fit. Now I need to sell them, here is my question: Will they fit on a '89 325c?

Thanks, Crispy

Crispy1st is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 (permalink) Old 01-18-2009, 04:09 PM
5th Gear Member
 
denyo77's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Germany
Posts: 1,940
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
denyo77 is on a distinguished road
Garage
not if it's a convertible. Sept 87 was the facelift (switch to plastic bumper, intro of the Touring model) for all models except the M and the vert, the AFL ones won't fit the BFL e30. The vert had the facelift I think in 91


denyo77 is offline  
#3 (permalink) Old 01-18-2009, 05:05 PM
Neutral Member
 
Crispy1st's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Surrey, British Columbia
Posts: 75
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Crispy1st is on a distinguished road
(Thread Starter)
ahh, ok thanks.

Crispy1st is offline  
#4 (permalink) Old 01-18-2009, 10:56 PM
2nd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 493
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
silversled can only hope to improve
I don't get it...the belgians invented the hemi...what does that mean?
silversled is offline  
#5 (permalink) Old 01-19-2009, 09:18 AM
5th Gear Member
 
denyo77's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Germany
Posts: 1,940
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
denyo77 is on a distinguished road
Garage
that they invented hemispheric combustion chambers in 1905 and that it wasn't a Chryler invention like some folks think


denyo77 is offline  
#6 (permalink) Old 01-19-2009, 07:59 PM
2nd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 493
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
silversled can only hope to improve
that doesn't answer my question...what makes a hemi different from a non-hemi? that's the question....
silversled is offline  
#7 (permalink) Old 01-19-2009, 08:02 PM
2nd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 493
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
silversled can only hope to improve
I gotta say...I don't think you know....no offence...I just don't think you know....
silversled is offline  
#8 (permalink) Old 01-19-2009, 08:12 PM
OMFG another one!?
 
witeshark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Miami FL
Posts: 14,701
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
witeshark is just really nice witeshark is just really nice witeshark is just really nice witeshark is just really nice witeshark is just really nice
The Hemi, or hemispherical head was/is supposed to provide better combustion chamber "breathing". It's not really a big deal, and today's Chrysler and Dodge "Hemi's" are not quite hemi shaped.

BMW

Sig by zeaq
witeshark is offline  
#9 (permalink) Old 01-20-2009, 03:31 AM
5th Gear Member
 
denyo77's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Germany
Posts: 1,940
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
denyo77 is on a distinguished road
Garage
that wasn't your question in the first place
and witey already said pretty much everything there's to say about it
the name hemi is derived from hemispheric combustion chamber. It proved to facilitate gas exchange because of the position of the valves (which are on opposite sites of the combustion chamber), and also it improved combustion since a hemisphere is the best compromise between volume and surface area.


denyo77 is offline  
#10 (permalink) Old 01-20-2009, 11:55 AM
2nd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 374
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
FCPGroton is on a distinguished road
Tail Lights E30

If you ever need any other lights for that E30 we carry lots of different lights for BMW. You can find at: Body Parts-Electrical

Best of Luck!

FCP Groton
877-634-0063 | info@fcpgroton.com

FCP Euro - European Car Parts Specialists
FCP Import - Import Replacement Car Parts
FCPGroton is offline  
#11 (permalink) Old 01-21-2009, 05:31 PM
Neutral Member
 
Crispy1st's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Surrey, British Columbia
Posts: 75
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Crispy1st is on a distinguished road
(Thread Starter)
Here are the new lights, what do you think?

Crispy.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	taillights copy.jpg
Views:	108
Size:	108.6 KB
ID:	27428  

Crispy1st is offline  
#12 (permalink) Old 01-21-2009, 08:51 PM
n00b
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Wilmington, NC
Posts: 10
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
eta1987 is on a distinguished road
yo those are hot...where did yu get those?
eta1987 is offline  
#13 (permalink) Old 01-21-2009, 09:56 PM
Neutral Member
 
Crispy1st's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Surrey, British Columbia
Posts: 75
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Crispy1st is on a distinguished road
(Thread Starter)
Crispy1st is offline  
#14 (permalink) Old 01-23-2009, 09:53 PM
2nd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 493
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
silversled can only hope to improve
so OK...say you are a mechanic and you go to work on a Hemi and then, after that, a non-Hemi....simple tune ups on both. What distinguishes the Hemi from the non-Hemi?
silversled is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E21, E30)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
I'm Looking For Tail Lights Datdude Classifieds Sell & Buy 6 03-20-2005 01:47 PM
tail lights giggalo4hire 3-Series (E36) 8 09-05-2004 12:58 AM
help with rear tail lights nycbmw325is 3-Series (E36) 4 05-15-2004 10:51 PM
Tail Lights / License Plate Lights - FUSE issue JetBlack325xi 3-Series (E46, E90) 2 02-09-2004 07:09 PM
tail lights NyteRyda 3-Series (E36) 19 12-18-2003 09:21 AM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome