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Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-24-2014, 09:29 PM
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Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-24-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 648
Posted By Jashley73
89' BMW 325i For Sale

Sigh, I'm a little sad it's come to this, but it's time to move on...

For sale: 1989 BMW 325i (E30) 2-door, manual transmission, Zinnoberrot Red

Note: This Car has a Salvage-Title. If this is a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By Jashley73
Nope. Sounds like sheet metal rattling. Probably...

Nope. Sounds like sheet metal rattling. Probably the exhaust brackets referenced earlier.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By Jashley73
I don't believe that's the issue with hers. It's...

I don't believe that's the issue with hers. It's an 08' 528i auto by the way...

This sounds like two pieces of sheet metal banging gently together when parked and idling. It only happens on the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By Jashley73
Would this be metal-clanging sound that comes and...

Would this be metal-clanging sound that comes and goes when idling?

My wife's car will do this on the rare occasion...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,310
Posted By Jashley73
Bought our 08' 528i last year with 50k on the...

Bought our 08' 528i last year with 50k on the clock. We've put just a notch under 25k miles on it in a year. Just an aging battery and oil changes and it keeps on running. I'd say it hasn't been...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-17-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By Jashley73
I figured that's how it worked... ...

I figured that's how it worked...


Actually, it is a gigantic algorithm, that to my knowledge doesn't exist in the form in which I wrote the program. There may be one similar out there, but it...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-14-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By Jashley73
Copyrighting (Patenting?) Information. Need help.

Time to draw on the wisdom and experience of the Bimmerfest crowd.

I am interested in the process of acquiring a copyright, trademark, patent or what have you, for some information authored by...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 979
Posted By Jashley73
Have your car checked out by an Indy-mechanic and...

Have your car checked out by an Indy-mechanic and check for a couple things. Check the trans-fluid level, check to see if the car's software is up to date, and finally, ask if there is a quick check...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,916
Posted By Jashley73
I will just say, after having done this myself...

I will just say, after having done this myself before, that it's a tedious bit of work, and there aren't too many useful things to be seen. However, if you wanted to see the engine's coolant...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-17-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By Jashley73
Those values seem ok to me. Usually static...

Those values seem ok to me. Usually static voltage is below 12V, and dynamic voltage (engine running) should be 12-13 at idle.

When you are cruising, I'd expect the voltage to fluctuate (as is...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-17-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,683
Posted By Jashley73
I'm betting you have air in the coolant. Do...

I'm betting you have air in the coolant.

Do you have a Bentley repair manual? If not, shame on you - go buy one!

Turn the heat on full, put the car on ramps, and run the engine. On top of the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By Jashley73
Buying again. This car?

Hey guys, I posted in this thread (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=591748) a few months ago about buying a 330 on an $8,000 budget. After deciding to play it safe and wait, I now...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-05-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,262
Posted By Jashley73
I'm glad this thread got resurrected. I've been...

I'm glad this thread got resurrected. I've been experiencing low-back paint myself in the E30 and the E60, and kept forgetting to get on here and try it out.

I too am 6'1" on a good day, and my...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-21-2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,107
Posted By Jashley73
*Please excuse previous S54 ignorance. -You learn...

*Please excuse previous S54 ignorance. -You learn something new every day.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,219
Posted By Jashley73
Ok, I'll bite. First, the head bolts are...

Ok, I'll bite.

First, the head bolts are Aluminum to best try to match the expansion and contraction of the other aluminum engine parts in the engine during warming and cooling of the engine.

I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By Jashley73
I think you mean Style 124 or 127. I like the 124...

I think you mean Style 124 or 127. I like the 124 better.

Personally though, I like 316, 287 (ever an option on E60's?)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,254
Posted By Jashley73
Had our 528 reprogrammed at an independent shop....

Had our 528 reprogrammed at an independent shop. Found 16 updates, and fixed a few quirks with the car. Noticed it fixed the 2-1jerk from a takeoff, as well as fixing the climate control from going...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,053
Posted By Jashley73
Don't really need a DIY. It's pretty darn simple....

Don't really need a DIY. It's pretty darn simple. Pop the hood, and look on the back of the headlight housing, and you'll see the caps to remove (unscrew.) Just pull the bulb out, and replace. Pretty...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By Jashley73
+1 Sent from my DROIDX using Bimmer App...

+1

Sent from my DROIDX using Bimmer App while my car warms up...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By Jashley73
The engine idling won't hurt anything but your...

The engine idling won't hurt anything but your field mileage. That's probably written in the manual concerning fuel mileage...

Sent from my DROIDX using Bimmer App
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By Jashley73
-The price seems to be unusually low. Make sure...

-The price seems to be unusually low. Make sure you get a CARFAX to make sure there's nothing fishy going on.

-Regardless of the BMW you choose to buy, get a pre-purchase inspection. At 91,000...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-04-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,107
Posted By Jashley73
Shouldn't an S54 fit? That was the Z4M's factory...

Shouldn't an S54 fit? That was the Z4M's factory motor, correct?

Sent from my DROIDX using Bimmer App while power sliding 'round some hairpin mountain corners...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-03-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,789
Posted By Jashley73
That's a question that only you can answer...

That's a question that only you can answer obviously. :)

I will say however, if you plan to spend your time and money fixing up the car, and then keep it forever, then it makes sense to get the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-03-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,107
Posted By Jashley73
Sounds like a lot of work. Can you just swing...

Sounds like a lot of work. Can you just swing another swap?
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