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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-10-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Einstein, NFW (No F#*@ning Way!),...

:smokin:

Einstein, NFW (No F#*@ning Way!), a whole regulator for a 20cent (ok $2.25 after markup) bushing?

WOW, somebody knows the meaning of sole source obsolessence!!!!!:mad::cry:

and no,...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-10-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 667
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Rear window problem...... see my...

:smokin:

Rear window problem...... see my just posted thread.

there are actually Three sliders two square ones for the glass which connect to the upper "X" arms and the round slider which is...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-10-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By cpnwrench
Window Regulator Center slide bushing

:smokin:

So, window regulator problems, rear window 525i.

see attached/inserted photo. anyone know where i can get the "round" slider bushing?

i ordered 8 of the "typical" square ones, the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-05-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Louis, Do you still have the...

:smokin:

Louis,

Do you still have the car?

If so reply here and then I will email you at your Gmail adx to get pics an stuff ya?


Cheers! :drink:
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-05-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: After owning two 92 525's I can...

:smokin:

After owning two 92 525's I can say without a doubt, white lithium grease is perfect for the actuator area( the "x" cross area where the arms intersect) as well as the teeth on the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-05-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Hey TYlincoln, here is what you...

:smokin:

Hey TYlincoln, here is what you have to do.....get your wiring diagram out from the Bentley manual or if possible get the supplemental Bentley for the car you have, and CAREFULLY go...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-04-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 274
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Yeah I know, I had it off today I...

:smokin:

Yeah I know, I had it off today I had to replace the roll-pin for the armrest which had worked its way out, that is when I noticed the adjustment function. I think I am gonna yank the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-04-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 274
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: So, you got the dried out cracked...

:smokin:

So, you got the dried out cracked seat blues........ Zombiehunter has the right info!! seats are easy to take out and you have to take the time to work the conditioner and moisturizer...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-13-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 180
Posted By cpnwrench
Found my PASSWORD!

:dunno::dunno:

So, for a couple weeks now I had emailed the moderator (using this site engines to accomplish), to attempt to recover my password for this site.

as I had logged out and not used...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-13-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,172
Posted By cpnwrench
need the pass tail light, still have it? ...

need the pass tail light, still have it?



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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-09-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Howdy, Might be worth checking...

:smokin:

Howdy, Might be worth checking FCPEuro.com for suspension kits.

I found one for mine for $700.00 and it contains all the underside bushings, arms, rods, etc.

I have ordered one and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-09-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By cpnwrench
don't know if my posts are being discarded, but...

don't know if my posts are being discarded, but everytime i refresh I dont show my last post how I solved issue....interesting.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-09-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: WOW! Folks, for those who have...

:smokin:
WOW! Folks, for those who have replied, I want to express my sincere thanks for the helpful hints!
I solved the "TRANS PROGRAM" issue I was having!
Interestingly enough, after doing the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-09-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: WOW! Folks, for those who have...

:smokin:
WOW! Folks, for those who have replied, I want to express my sincere thanks for the helpful hints!
I solved the "TRANS PROGRAM" issue I was having!
Interestingly enough, after doing the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-08-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Hey Zombie....thanks for the quick...

:smokin:

Hey Zombie....thanks for the quick reply! No, there is only one code.

and what the crap happens when I remove the airbox/mas sensor etc? the heater temp sensor posts break off (...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-08-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: This may sound odd, however, it has...

:smokin:

This may sound odd, however, it has happened to me on my jeep and on my other 525.

the parking light connectors blades were corroded so bad on the passenger side, they were shorting to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-08-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: OR, could "Cleaning" the sensor ...

:smokin:

OR, could "Cleaning" the sensor result in better action?


hmmmm........am thinking a highly evaporative cleaner (carb/choke cleaner?)

thoughts?

thanks!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-08-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Well, well,well, guess what! ...

:smokin:

Well, well,well, guess what!

ran stomp test, and no problems from that perspective, other than MASS AIR Sensor.

I will be ordering one tonight. I saw when I was detailing engine...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-08-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By cpnwrench
Cool Old Problem, did search, just querying

:smokin:

Hey folks!

cpn here, as I wrote in a previous post, got myself another E34, am seeing some peculiarites with the performance and seeing how I have read all the related posts with...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-25-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Doc Charles, My other '92 I have...

:smokin:

Doc Charles, My other '92 I have been runnin 5-30 in it for years and years, no ill effects and no knockin. I am suspecting that this car's previous owner put 10w-40 in it. it is waaaay...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-25-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Many thanks young man! now I...

:smokin:

Many thanks young man!

now I can peruse the stuff that matters, do me a favor tho eh ZombieHunter?

YOU ever find someone on-line who provides carpet kits/carpets for sale for the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-25-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By cpnwrench
Back from sandpit (again), need tech data! Spark plug gap!

:smokin:

Guys, (Gals too! just rying to be generic here),

Meanwhile............So I come back to good 'ol USA from extended duration etc etc etc. decide to buy this pretty sorta good shape E34...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-01-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,644
Posted By cpnwrench
E34 Trans Program

Greetings,

Am curious sir, if you have your resolution to the Trans Program problem?

I am now faced with this situation, Yet I am in Afghanistan and my friend she is being taken to the cleaners...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-04-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: AHA! I knew there was a...

:smokin:


AHA! I knew there was a catch!!!!

Hey thanks Steve! that will be an additional tool I will destroy ...er.. I mean modify
to do this work!!!

I have to get all the parts...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-04-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Guys, let me re-iterate.....I...

:smokin:


Guys, let me re-iterate.....I have built this car from the ground up.


LVR,, nice color you got there...SHINY!

I know my way around it pretty damn well.....however, I do wish...
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