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Forum: Parting Out 03-25-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By Kain23
Hey, would be interested in the Narrow grill...

Hey, would be interested in the Narrow grill hood, light bezels and front grill also the headlight supporting frame for the drivers side. PM me where to pick up.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-26-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 797
Posted By Kain23
Thanks fellas. Im about $2k happier right now. ...

Thanks fellas. Im about $2k happier right now.



Yeah, I'm not fooling myself, I'm working on getting another unit from an E36 as a back-up.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-25-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 797
Posted By Kain23
UPDATE: The tranny flush worked! :thumbup: She's...

UPDATE: The tranny flush worked! :thumbup: She's back to shifting smooth and silky. The fluid was very low and and brownish-red in color. So hopefully I caught it in time and extended its lifetime. ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-21-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Kain23
I have the Kensun kit from Amazon. I believe its...

I have the Kensun kit from Amazon. I believe its the top seller for 9006 HD kits. Make sure you get the one with the slim electronic ballasts. Install was about 10 minutes once u figure where u want...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-18-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By Kain23
emailing you about the tranny

emailing you about the tranny
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-15-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 797
Posted By Kain23
Ok, spoke with the mech last night, rebuilt going...

Ok, spoke with the mech last night, rebuilt going to run around $2500 for the A4S 310R. :( So its looking like I'm going to go with a flush first, and see how that works. I still think the pump was...
Forum: Parting Out 03-14-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By Kain23
WTB: E34 Auto Transmission

1995 525i M50
I need a new tranny :cry:. Let me know if you have one.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-14-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 797
Posted By Kain23
It hasnt been since new. Previous owner(s) were...

It hasnt been since new. Previous owner(s) were of the "leave it alone until it has a problem" mindset.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-14-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 797
Posted By Kain23
Thanks guys. The mech i took it to is a trusted...

Thanks guys. The mech i took it to is a trusted guy, works on Imports, so I feel ok with him. I'm still waiting to hear estimates from him on rebuild cost. The trans not going into limp mode makes me...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-14-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By Kain23
hmm, thats still better than the cost of...

hmm, thats still better than the cost of rebuilding. Did they give you any indication of the condition/mileage of the used unit?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-14-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By Kain23
Did you purchase from them? Im in the same boat...

Did you purchase from them? Im in the same boat and looking for options.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-14-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 797
Posted By Kain23
Transmission advice needed

So after my debacle with my front suspension http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=665892 , my car has now decided to have tranny problems. It is shuddering from a standing start and...
Forum: Parting Out 03-13-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By Kain23
What condition is the transmission?

What condition is the transmission?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-04-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,642
Posted By Kain23
Just wanted to give an update on this. I put the...

Just wanted to give an update on this. I put the car up this weeked and rechecked everything. I found one of the new rotors I changed was binding, changed all out just to be safe. PROBLEM GONE! Looks...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-16-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,642
Posted By Kain23
yes, that is what I initially thought was causing...

yes, that is what I initially thought was causing the problem, and I put new ones on. I also had all 4 wheels roadforced balanced and aligned before I started replacing the suspension components. At...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-15-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,642
Posted By Kain23
Sorry, for the long delay in posting. I finally...

Sorry, for the long delay in posting. I finally got a day to work on the car that wasnt snowing or 20 below out.

After taking the car in for an alignment after replacing all the other...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-17-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,642
Posted By Kain23
Ok, just for clarity, here's what I changed when...

Ok, just for clarity, here's what I changed when I first noticed the problem;
1-Brakes and rotors since it felt like warped rotors...no change.
2-UCA's per recommendations and Bentley...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,642
Posted By Kain23
Thanks, I'll be changing those both as soon as...

Thanks, I'll be changing those both as soon as the wallet allows it. Good news is I re-torqued everything and the clunk is gone. Guess I missed one yesterday.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,642
Posted By Kain23
Did all work myself, used Meyle HD for...

Did all work myself, used Meyle HD for everything. The tires have 5k miles on them, pads rotors are new. Wheels were balanced before the alignment. The only thing I did not do was shocks since they...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,642
Posted By Kain23
UPDATE: replaced tie rods, LCA, and end links,...

UPDATE: replaced tie rods, LCA, and end links, took car for an alignment and she still shaking when I brake.:mad: I am at a loss as to whats still wrong, and now i have a weird intermittent clunk...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-08-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,642
Posted By Kain23
Thanks I could definitely use the help , I did...

Thanks I could definitely use the help , I did the UCA's already but that only mitigated the shaking. I'll be doing the LCA's and tie rods this weekend. If that doesnt help I think I'm going to just...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-06-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,642
Posted By Kain23
ok, so last post on this. I got under the cat...

ok, so last post on this. I got under the cat today, and checked the LCA and the whole tie rod assembly. The center tie rod, and pitman arm/idler arm are rock solid, the outer tie rods are completely...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-03-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,642
Posted By Kain23
thanks for the reply. I'll check them this...

thanks for the reply. I'll check them this weekend. Does the center tie rod generally wear or could I just get away with doing the outers?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-03-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,642
Posted By Kain23
Hi again, So as I stated I still have the...

Hi again,

So as I stated I still have the shake when braking, I got a chance to get back under the car and noticed the right LCA has a small amount of movement in it. I can twist it about a mm or...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-29-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,642
Posted By Kain23
shocks are good, new tires, new rotors, and very...

shocks are good, new tires, new rotors, and very recent balance and alignment. Still not better.
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