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Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-11-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,161
Posted By duke1946
I think somewhere in my shop is a piece of 1/2"...

I think somewhere in my shop is a piece of 1/2" or thicker nylon. If I can find it I will make a wedge like the one in the book.

I still have to replace the ones on the back doors as soon as I get...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-10-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,161
Posted By duke1946
Have you got a Bentley repair manual? If you...

Have you got a Bentley repair manual? If you don't go buy one. It will show you a picture of what to use but that is it.

The guy that I have bought parts from told me he just uses and damn...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-10-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,161
Posted By duke1946
Have you got a Bentley repair manual? If you...

Have you got a Bentley repair manual? If you don't go buy one. It will show you a picture of what to use but that is it.

The guy that I have bought parts from told me he just uses and damn...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-10-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,161
Posted By duke1946
I would have had to have a camera crew to have...

I would have had to have a camera crew to have done that and then all the frustration I was going through and hoping I was not going to screw up.:eek:

I had some of the nylon chisels but I really...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-09-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,161
Posted By duke1946
I bought some used one from a guy and still had a...

I bought some used one from a guy and still had a time doing it!! The molding didn't want to let loose from the front near the mirror but when I pulled the old one off the clip stayed in place so I...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 07-06-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,161
Posted By duke1946
Question Door window channel rubber

Have any of you replaced the weather rubber strip than wipes the door glass off and keeps water out?

I see that bavauto.com has it for $20 per side for rear and $15 per side for the front. Rock...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 07-04-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,549
Posted By duke1946
Smile Sounds like a deal to me. I know that one of...

Sounds like a deal to me. I know that one of these days this will fail and might be real soon. Even after I replaced the regulator in it you still might have to hit the gas a few times to get it to...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 07-03-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,549
Posted By duke1946
Thumbs up Belt is a new Gates. i even tried a size smaller...

Belt is a new Gates. i even tried a size smaller and every time it want go on even with the adjustment all the way down. just wish that belt was the 1st one and not the DAG last one in line.

New...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 07-03-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,549
Posted By duke1946
Replacement Alternator Pulley

Do any of you know where I can find a replacement alternator pulley for our 84 528e?

I can find all the alternators I want with and without the pulley but no luck yet on just the pulley.

Maybe...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 07-03-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,217
Posted By duke1946
Stumbling after its hot and starting off.

Its a 84 528e standard shift.

Every now and then my wife tells me she will start off and it will just stumble like no gas is getting to it. Might happen once a month or go for months and do fine....
Forum: Parting Out 12-30-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,241
Posted By duke1946
Do you still have parts for this car?

Do you still have parts for this car?
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-13-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,413
Posted By duke1946
This forum had no answers but another forum did...

This forum had no answers but another forum did and problem is solved.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-09-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,413
Posted By duke1946
Strange Dull horn sound and engine was running

My wife called me yesterday and told me while she was in the turn lane she heard a dull sounding horn sound like all over the car? She pressed the horn and it sounded normal. She then cut the car off...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 05-19-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,499
Posted By duke1946
Thumbs up I did it right I guess a long while back but...

I did it right I guess a long while back but didn't even think about it this time? I just pulled the complete shaft out and checked the bearing real good and all was fine and then put it back in the...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 05-17-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,499
Posted By duke1946
Shudder or vibration under load 2nd gear

84 528e new clutch set up/new guibo (flex disc) center bearing was fine.

When the wife gets on it in 2nd gear you fell a shudder or vib if she stays on it hard but all is ok shifting normal? She...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 04-08-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,116
Posted By duke1946
Exclamation No O ring in Timing set?

Update on post.
I had bought a complete name brand timing belt kit for the 84 528e and when I had all apart I said the crank seal is ok and not going there and then I saw that the cam seal was ok...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-29-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,317
Posted By duke1946
mine is a stright drive. You have an email on the...

mine is a stright drive. You have an email on the way
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-29-2009, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,317
Posted By duke1946
Thanks for trying to help. The SI board is...

Thanks for trying to help.

The SI board is out of the panel. Car set to long before I started the restore on it and the battery had gone dead and in turn took out I guess the board batteries so...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-28-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,317
Posted By duke1946
Need Help/Advice on 4 things 84 528e

Answer what you can guys.

Thanks

1. Temp gauge wiggles a lot and if you thump on the panel it might come up and might go down? I have another parts instrument panel but from what I am seeing...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-06-2009, 07:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 835
Posted By duke1946
Heater cable replace 84

Now what I need if any of you know where I can get a printout of the heater control cable location and how to get to the end of it? The top slider is the heater one and the cable or door is froze up...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-05-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,081
Posted By duke1946
Did the spray and seems to be a lot better now....

Did the spray and seems to be a lot better now. Will find out more the next cold cold day I guess?

Have ordered the parts to fix the mileage. found out its easy to do. Had the old one to play with...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-03-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,081
Posted By duke1946
Thanks for the info. Will try spraying and some...

Thanks for the info. Will try spraying and some lube.

Had no luck on eBay searching for e28 hvac. I guess I keep checking back and see if I luck out I guess? I tried every wording possibility I...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-02-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,081
Posted By duke1946
Cold weather and stiff ignition

Just got my wife's 84 528e all fixed up and on the road after 4 years. Now to work out the bugs. It had been warmer weather and no problem with the ignition but dropped to the 20's and now its hard...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 11-10-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By duke1946
What was so screwey about the surging (idle up...

What was so screwey about the surging (idle up and down) is that it did it with an after market fuel pressure regulatorfrom advance auto and I think Standard made it? I would put the org one back on...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 11-07-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By duke1946
Thumbs up Found the problem

It was the fuel pressure reg. The diaphragm busted. It was sending gas into the intake and causing a flood condition and stopping the motor from turning over. So there goes another $100 but better...
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