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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-30-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,503
Posted By TommyD525i
Hey you're welcome. I would only add some if...

Hey you're welcome.
I would only add some if it needs it. Don't drain any out. You don't want to dislodge any gunk that could be actually beneficial. I know that sounds weird. If you know the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-29-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,962
Posted By TommyD525i
I agree with everyone here. Center bearing or...

I agree with everyone here. Center bearing or Guibo being the most likely culprits. However the Dual Mass flywheels do go bad. That's usually heard when you turn the car off though.

However
...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-29-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,953
Posted By TommyD525i
The easiest way would be to pay a shop to do it...

The easiest way would be to pay a shop to do it for you.
I don't think they look good on these cars but all that matters is if YOU like them!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-29-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,503
Posted By TommyD525i
Just wanted to add a couple things here. Do your...

Just wanted to add a couple things here. Do your tune up and change ALL fluids.

However!

I don't remember if you have a auto or manual. If its auto I wouldn't mess with it or drain anything...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-29-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,315
Posted By TommyD525i
My $0.02 540 brakes are everyone else's...

My $0.02
540 brakes are everyone else's upgrades who own a E34 but not a 540. If it were mine I would rebuild the calipers and replace slave, upgrade the pads, turn the rotors, and add install...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-13-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,463
Posted By TommyD525i
Go with Bavauto front springs and stock rear...

Go with Bavauto front springs and stock rear springs and Bilstein Touring shocks all the way around. Best looks to comfort ratio and $$ IMO. If you want more cornering then add M5 sways.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-13-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 926
Posted By TommyD525i
+1

+1
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-13-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,115
Posted By TommyD525i
The exhaust system on these cars won't benifit...

The exhaust system on these cars won't benifit from any upgrades. You're wasting your $$ replacing cats if the stock ones are still good. Unless you do mods to the engine. Opening up the exhaust is...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-13-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By TommyD525i
Um. Well I use almost the same set up, but I...

Um. Well I use almost the same set up, but I choose to go with the Bilstein Touring (cheaper)line instead of the HD or sports. I did use Energy Suspension bump stops (also cheap) though. Plus I...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-13-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,087
Posted By TommyD525i
I have Fcp control arms, Meyle HD tie-rods, Lemf...

I have Fcp control arms, Meyle HD tie-rods, Lemf sway bar ties. Everything works fine for me 3 yrs+ of hard driving. I also have replaced all shocks and associated rubber. Fcp is fine for the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-28-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,089
Posted By TommyD525i
Check out realoem.com It will give you...

Check out realoem.com
It will give you exploded views of just about every part on your car.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-28-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By TommyD525i
You shouldn't need any if it's installed and...

You shouldn't need any if it's installed and torqued down correctly.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-28-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,703
Posted By TommyD525i
It sounds to me like it could be one of a few...

It sounds to me like it could be one of a few things or a combination.

Low fluids or non
Bad slave
Bad throw out bearing
Loose or broken linkage
Or sorry to say bad clutch and/or your 1st...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-28-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By TommyD525i
What are you referring to as the "narrow nose...

What are you referring to as the "narrow nose panel?".

Also I'm looking for the driver side headlight grill. Is that the one that had a broken tab?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By TommyD525i
+1

+1
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-04-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By TommyD525i
ATF=automatic transmission fluid MAF=mass air...

ATF=automatic transmission fluid
MAF=mass air flow sensor
Differential fluid goes in the differential.
You might want to investing in what's called the Bentley Service Manual. Google it. Also go...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-02-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 974
Posted By TommyD525i
The one I installed fit. Tomorrow I'll jack up...

The one I installed fit.
Tomorrow I'll jack up my car and take a pic so you can see how it was done.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-02-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 974
Posted By TommyD525i
How bout a MagnaFlow resonator into the MagnaFlow...

How bout a MagnaFlow resonator into the MagnaFlow muffler?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-02-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,344
Posted By TommyD525i
How are the fog lights? What shocks do you...

How are the fog lights?
What shocks do you have on it?
Pm
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-02-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By TommyD525i
Heater core?... You're in for a project. The...

Heater core?...
You're in for a project. The center console comes out, and half of the dash. This fix isn't too bad because you probably don't need specialized tools but it is extremely labor and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-18-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 650
Posted By TommyD525i
TAke the switches out again and jumper the...

TAke the switches out again and jumper the connections to see if the windows work without the switches.
Or test the switches with a multimeter.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-18-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By TommyD525i
Also check pelicanparts.com and Bavauto.com

Also check pelicanparts.com and Bavauto.com
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-18-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By TommyD525i
I'd give it a 3 out of 10.

I'd give it a 3 out of 10.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-18-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By TommyD525i
1) yes tighten the steering box but check all...

1) yes tighten the steering box but check all steering components for excessive wear and slop.
2) bleed you clutch. Sounds like it's ok. You'll know when the clutch goes.
3) not sure about this...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-18-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By TommyD525i
That is the fuse box. It holds the fuses and...

That is the fuse box. It holds the fuses and some of the relays(electrical switches). You could be hearing a relay freaking out and going bad. Or there could be a short in the wiring going to one...
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