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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-05-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By japbike736
Thanks for your input. I went as far as removing...

Thanks for your input. I went as far as removing the clutch fan and took it for a short ride. Same howl. It is without a doubt coming from under the hood. I am going to check the power steering next .
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-02-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By japbike736
Seems to be only in 5th. The howl comes from the...

Seems to be only in 5th. The howl comes from the front under the hood. I have heard the term "6 cylinder howl" but don't have any info on that . I don't feel it is a transmission problem. Shifts...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-01-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By japbike736
M50 " Howl " 93 525i

Around 3200 RPM in 5TH gear I get this howling noise. A little more or a little less rpm and it goes away. Car runs like a watch. Stock exhaust. Any idea's........
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-27-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By japbike736
I understand the whole purist thing but I don't...

I understand the whole purist thing but I don't think its all that big of a deal in a 2 or 3000 dollar car. I have never had a problem with cheap antifreeze. As far as the cost its about 9.99 a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-26-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By japbike736
Three E-34's over the last 12 years and I have...

Three E-34's over the last 12 years and I have never used BMW antifreeze in any of them. Put a radiator in my 92 when I lived in Vegas , filled it with Autozone 50/50 and never had a problem for 6...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-02-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,838
Posted By japbike736
me to

me to
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-31-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 892
Posted By japbike736
After all I have read here my best guess is a...

After all I have read here my best guess is a blown head gasket. Not the kind that mixes oil and water but the kind that pressurizes the cooling system causing rapid overheating. Best of luck on this...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-31-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 892
Posted By japbike736
If you have removed the thermostat it is easy to...

If you have removed the thermostat it is easy to fill the system to capacity. Remove the upper radiator hose from the radiator leaving it on the thermostat housing. Pour directly into the top hose...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-19-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,492
Posted By japbike736
wheels

In my opinion....16 is just to small on the E34 and a 19 is just to much. I settled on the 17 inch wheels on my 525i. I think they look great and fill the wheelwell just right....Got them off of a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-27-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By japbike736
I put an electric fan on a 92 525i I owned when I...

I put an electric fan on a 92 525i I owned when I lived in Vegas. It was from Jeg's and was in the 150 dollar range. Along with a cooler thermostat I was able to sit in gridlock traffic a/c working...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-10-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,688
Posted By japbike736
Found mine on e-bay

Found mine on e-bay
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-09-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,688
Posted By japbike736
The hub rings worked really well putting these...

The hub rings worked really well putting these 530i wheels on my 93 525i..
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-06-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,688
Posted By japbike736
You are correct, hub rings were used on my wheels

You are correct, hub rings were used on my wheels
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-28-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,688
Posted By japbike736
I have 17x8in wheels from a 02 530i on my 93 525i...

I have 17x8in wheels from a 02 530i on my 93 525i . They look great and fit the car perfectly.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-28-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By japbike736
Swapped out the clutch and checked the aux fan....

Swapped out the clutch and checked the aux fan. Seems to be working fine. Going to take a trip to Vegas for the 4th. It will be hot!! We shall see......PS not as hot as Lake Havasu that's for...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-17-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By japbike736
That worked! it only took the sports page rolled...

That worked! it only took the sports page rolled up to stop it dead. New clutch on the way. Thanks for the tip..
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-16-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By japbike736
Got alittle hot....

Been driving the 93 525i I wanted for about 3 weeks now. What a car!!! It's like driving a big go cart with all the power you want. This is the E34 I have searched for. Tight and clean. I had to go...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-22-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By japbike736
Not for sale revisited

2900 reason's you should never think your E34 is not worth what you think it is....:thumbup:
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-20-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,517
Posted By japbike736
I got the 2700 offer the first day. The person...

I got the 2700 offer the first day. The person came by, drove the car and offered me the money. I was amazed how fast I got an offer so I turned it down thinking this was just the first day so I...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-18-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,517
Posted By japbike736
Thanks for that....FNG

Thanks for that....FNG
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-16-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,517
Posted By japbike736
Ok I give up. I drive a 1900 dollar car. It's...

Ok I give up. I drive a 1900 dollar car. It's just a tuff pill to swallow for me. I think to much of these cars I guess. Thanks to everybody for all of your input. Never meant to be rude to anybody.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-15-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,517
Posted By japbike736
Everything in California is more expensive. Now...

Everything in California is more expensive. Now that's absurd....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-15-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,517
Posted By japbike736
No problem selling it. I just don't think the...

No problem selling it. I just don't think the 2700 offer was enough. Mine is worth more than that. Enough said. See you in the fast lane.....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-15-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,517
Posted By japbike736
Their is no sentimental value. I want to sell it...

Their is no sentimental value. I want to sell it to get another one in amazing shape. Owned and maintained by a BMW mechanic. I guess "my point" is I can't believe these car's are not worth anything...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-15-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,517
Posted By japbike736
We can't all be cattle and follow the leader into...

We can't all be cattle and follow the leader into the slaughter house. From the picture you post you have spent a lot of money on your car. I will give you 1900 for it....cash. Don't care how much...
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