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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-23-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By AAframe
Bilstein also makes a touring shock for the e34...

Bilstein also makes a touring shock for the e34 that is reasonably priced and suitable for daily driving. I picked up a front pair for $80 ea a couple months ago. So for so good. We'll see how long...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,599
Posted By AAframe
Do you maintain your x5 e53 yourself?...Your experience appreciated!

Hey Guys

I'm considering a mid 2000's x5 as a daily driver for my wife. It would replace an 05 Envoy with 106K on the clock. It has been a great car with no major issues. Just regular maintenance...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-13-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By AAframe
The water pump vibration I mentioned earlier only...

The water pump vibration I mentioned earlier only occurred at idle, and when it shifted gears. It never leaked a drop of coolant. I was puzzled about the vibration until one day (fortunately in front...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-13-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By AAframe
If there is no indicaton of a poor running engine...

If there is no indicaton of a poor running engine (codes or cel or fan blades missing?), motor or trns mount could be the culprit.

Do you have any p/s fluid leaks? That stuff eats rubber motor...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-03-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By AAframe
Glad to be of help. Hope all goes well!

Glad to be of help.

Hope all goes well!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-03-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By AAframe
Replace that thing asap! Again, get new washers...

Replace that thing asap! Again, get new washers for each fitting,four total.

I hope yours is easier to replace on a 6 cylinder than my V8. Good luck!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-03-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By AAframe
Ok, that sounds like the high pressure line. Does...

Ok, that sounds like the high pressure line. Does it have a banjo fittings at both ends ?

Mine was $90 from FCPeuro.com. Over a hundred elsewhere.

Do you have a six cylinder or v8?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-03-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By AAframe
Raider I hope we are talking about the...

Raider


I hope we are talking about the same hose. You said "from the steering wheel". Can you clarify? Which motor do you have?

The hose that runs from the reservoir canister to the PS pump...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-02-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By AAframe
Sounds like similar symptoms I had. Would leak...

Sounds like similar symptoms I had. Would leak down to a point, but never ran out of fluid. Also, very difficult to find exactly where it was leaking from. Turns out the inlet hose to the pump was...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-27-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,986
Posted By AAframe
That's how we roll here on the west coast! Ask...

That's how we roll here on the west coast! Ask questions and listen later. :thumbup:

I think I had the work done before you replied. Your post really convinced me that my ccv was faulty. Which is...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-26-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 417
Posted By AAframe
New to the board

Hello all

My name is Marlin, and I own a BMW.

I probably never would have considered buying one until driving this one. It's a 1994 530i touring handed down from my father, to my wife, prior...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-26-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,320
Posted By AAframe
Thanks for confirming BMW FF! I disconnected...

Thanks for confirming BMW FF!

I disconnected the vacuum hose and plugged the ends. Ran the engine up to op temp and shut it down for 15 min. Started right up! First time thats happened in a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-26-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,986
Posted By AAframe
Thanks for your reply! You're right! After...

Thanks for your reply!

You're right! After market ccv plates...stay away!

Swapped back to the original, and no whislte! But the aftermarket ccv plate created so much vacuum, it took out the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-26-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,320
Posted By AAframe
Here's a video of air bubbles making their way...

Here's a video of air bubbles making their way into the rear manifold plate. This is after the engine was turned off.

http://youtu.be/QLWS4iXf2hM

I've been having trouble with hard starts when...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-26-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,320
Posted By AAframe
Quick question about fuel pressure regulator vacuum hose

Hi Everyone

I'm new to the forum, and realitively new to BMW's.

Thanks already for all of your contributions! It has helped greatly in diagnosing and fixing a few issues I'm sifting through.
...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-25-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,986
Posted By AAframe
Hi meb1970 Are you saying the first ccv...

Hi meb1970

Are you saying the first ccv plate was faulty, and you have now replaced it with a second one? Did the whistle/howl go away with the new one?

The reason I ask is, I just installed a...
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