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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-01-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By ThoreauHD
Overheating! Electric cooling fan in front of radiator not working.

The aux fan resistor is $20 at bavauto. Easy to replace.


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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-01-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Oil
Views: 333
Posted By ThoreauHD
Oil

Or the fuel mixture is off because his oxygen sensor is dying.


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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-16-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 997
Posted By ThoreauHD
Don't try to diagnose jack until a week after you...

Don't try to diagnose jack until a week after you change the fluid. Until the marketing dept creates the laws of physics, fluids will degrade.

4-5 qts redline D4ATF transmission fluid

2 qts...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-16-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,141
Posted By ThoreauHD
You installed a facebook addon in your browser. ...

You installed a facebook addon in your browser. I suggest not using Facebook if this has you confused. Facebook is a lemming tracker.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-16-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By ThoreauHD
After watching two mechanics snap my oil pan...

After watching two mechanics snap my oil pan drain plug off while I paid them as I lost money from not being at work, I decided that I needed a new approach.

So in steps my mityvac 7201 and 15...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-15-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By ThoreauHD
Castrol update

I just wanted to let folks know that Castrol STP synth is now BMW LL-01 certified. There's a buy one get one free sale at advance auto for January. The weight that I bought was 5w-40. I didn't...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-30-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By ThoreauHD
What does taking a microsd out have to do with...

What does taking a microsd out have to do with quadrupling storage capacity?

You do realize you don't transfer data to a microsd by taking it out of the phone, right?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-20-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,550
Posted By ThoreauHD
I get proper fluid flow through a broken rubber,...

I get proper fluid flow through a broken rubber, but that doesn't mean it's working.

Paper and rubber/petroleum, even your physically impossible lifetime fluid, degrades.

Blow off what we're...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-20-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,550
Posted By ThoreauHD
O2 sensor x 2 Fuel filter x 2 Possible Mass...

O2 sensor x 2
Fuel filter x 2
Possible Mass Air Flow meter an issue(MAF)- if it dies on you in the middle of the street.
Transmission fluid, Gear oil, and transmission filter kit(if it's an...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-02-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,745
Posted By ThoreauHD
Everything Chinese is made to break. They don't...

Everything Chinese is made to break. They don't have to worry about lawsuits, just upsetting the harmony of the Communist Party. When you have one billion people and a one child policy, killing as...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-06-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,671
Posted By ThoreauHD
Why have none of you laid off rocket scientists...

Why have none of you laid off rocket scientists told him to check the fking error codes? Do a stomp test first. Stop flinging feces at a wall like howler monkeys. He's going to go broke before he...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-25-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,522
Posted By ThoreauHD
You should focus on replacing ALL of the fluids...

You should focus on replacing ALL of the fluids before you start eating through petro products with an engine cleaner. Brakes, radiator, transmission, gas filter(if your model has one) Focus on...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-23-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By ThoreauHD
Under the back seat. Just step in the car, grab...

Under the back seat. Just step in the car, grab firmly with your hands on the bottom where the carpet meets the seat, and yank the living **** out of it going straight up. You can pick up a battery...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,529
Posted By ThoreauHD
My BMW racing shop does my alignment with a...

My BMW racing shop does my alignment with a string. DIY is fine if you have a lift and a clue.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-15-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,738
Posted By ThoreauHD
Seefood, we all appreciate your enthusiasm, but...

Seefood, we all appreciate your enthusiasm, but what you are doing is called hijacking a thread.

Unless you are in a free association Ritalin recovery forum, it's considered impolite and more...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-13-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 980
Posted By ThoreauHD
What's wrong is that you have bald dry rotted...

What's wrong is that you have bald dry rotted tires on your car. You don't need to call Mr. Wizard to figure that out.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-07-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,146
Posted By ThoreauHD
Not really. Redline D4ATF x 4 Redline...

Not really.

Redline D4ATF x 4
Redline 75w-90 x 2
Automatic transmission filter kit

That's it.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-28-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,478
Posted By ThoreauHD
That was seriously off topic. Jay Leno would...

That was seriously off topic. Jay Leno would put his foot right in your balls for that one, just on principle.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By ThoreauHD
4 qts redline d4atf Automatic transmission...

4 qts redline d4atf
Automatic transmission filter kit
Change every 60k miles

There is no conditioner.
Find a BMW mechanic.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-27-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By ThoreauHD
What's the point of installing OE if your just...

What's the point of installing OE if your just going to fk it up more than with the aftermarket part? Do you want your engine to seize up?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-27-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,498
Posted By ThoreauHD
So I think I got lost on the part where larger...

So I think I got lost on the part where larger wheels gives greater clearance over bumps. And the reason for that is because it's completely wrong. There is only one size diameter that fits under...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-27-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,796
Posted By ThoreauHD
8 series take the crown in repair expense. Good...

8 series take the crown in repair expense. Good luck working on her. Let us know how it goes once she's broken in.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-24-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,727
Posted By ThoreauHD
As much as you are taking it personally about the...

As much as you are taking it personally about the car, it sounds as if you don't want to sell it. I don't know what anyone is saying about whatever, but here is a universal constant. OE and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-23-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,026
Posted By ThoreauHD
Allow me to retort. So you had the same vacuum...

Allow me to retort. So you had the same vacuum seal that everyone else had, and you are the only one that is total fail.

Here is a hint. You are supposed to put oil on the valve- just like you...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-22-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,026
Posted By ThoreauHD
Mityvac 7201 was about $85 when I bought mine. ...

Mityvac 7201 was about $85 when I bought mine. My engine is a V8 so I needed the larger volume evaluator.

I should have bought this when I first got the car. It's saved me so much time, money,...
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