Mechanical Stuff

 

 

DIY's and other articles of interest to BMW types.

E30 Owners Manual

E30 Service Manual

Leakdown Test DIY.  For testing the condition of your valves, rings and cylinder bores.

BMW E30 & E36 Brake Caliper Boot Installation. Impossible to do until you figure out the trick.  And it's not in any manuals.

M20 motor oil path

Gauge plate project, May09

Oiling system improvements, May09

The Great Oil Debate

M20B25 Valve Adjustment

Installing a timing belt on an M20

Forced Cooled Air for Helmet.

Motronic Fault Codes

Understeer and Oversteer Flowcharts. How to adjust handling.