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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-08-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,367
Posted By samsonnyc
Don't get emotional. You are Bimmer Hero. You...

Don't get emotional. You are Bimmer Hero. You will fix this car. You did it before and you will do it again. You just need to figure out what you missed, just like the first time.

This post...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-08-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,953
Posted By samsonnyc
Oh this is such an important post ! Please see...

Oh this is such an important post ! Please see #258 http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=667661&page=11


Thank you for sharing.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-08-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,953
Posted By samsonnyc
Doesn't this mean that its NOT a hg or cracked...

Doesn't this mean that its NOT a hg or cracked head ?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-08-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 847
Posted By samsonnyc
Fire the engineers too. My new carbon free...

Fire the engineers too.

My new carbon free engine company is shrinking fast.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-08-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,953
Posted By samsonnyc
Adaptations on our ecu comprise only 10% of the...

Adaptations on our ecu comprise only 10% of the car's behaviour, and are only about optimising performance. The adaptations are not about maintaining normal behaviour. And optimisations are more for...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-08-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,953
Posted By samsonnyc
Why did you think this was a HG issue in the...

Why did you think this was a HG issue in the first place ?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-07-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By samsonnyc
Didn't you recently change your fuel injection...

Didn't you recently change your fuel injection system, and got yourself a new chip and a free flow maf to replace the stock afm ? Could there be something wrong with all that?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-07-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,763
Posted By samsonnyc
Battery's brand ?

Battery's brand ?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-07-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,485
Posted By samsonnyc
You're probably right on the psychological stuff...

You're probably right on the psychological stuff for engine flushes :) :dunno:

I don't think the fuel system stuff will help with baked on carbon on valves. From what I've read, that requires...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-07-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 847
Posted By samsonnyc
Fire the patent attorney.

Fire the patent attorney.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-07-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 847
Posted By samsonnyc
I have been thinking about this all day. It is...

I have been thinking about this all day. It is annoying. There shouldn't be carbon or **** happening on valves and they shouldn't be getting damaged or pitted or what have you and require lapping. If...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-07-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,485
Posted By samsonnyc
fwiw I've been flushing my engine all this while...

fwiw I've been flushing my engine all this while with no problems. Dunno if it helps, I have carbon on my valves, but it caused no problems. No oil light etc.

All the flushes seem to smell the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-07-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,320
Posted By samsonnyc
:thumbup: You will love the composite pump. Just...

:thumbup: You will love the composite pump. Just feels cool turning it around. Do us a favour if you're doing this soon ? Put a multimeter on it and test it for continuity. Lets confirm that its made...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-07-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,320
Posted By samsonnyc
It looks flimsier than yours actually. Yours...

It looks flimsier than yours actually. Yours looks like the cast iron type and the RM one seems to be steel. Maybe yours is a variant, nobody would paint iron gold, or maybe I'm wrong there.
...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-07-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 847
Posted By samsonnyc
That's how I ended up with this one. :cry: I...

That's how I ended up with this one. :cry:

I think I will just repair my head if my piston rings are good.




Its the M50 vanos. Drives fine, although it has normal days and good days. :) I...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-07-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,320
Posted By samsonnyc
The one you pictured looks like this : ...

The one you pictured looks like this :

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-E34-5-SERIES-520i-525i-24V-ONLY-STEEL-IMPELLAR-WATER-PUMP-/110768663307?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item19ca53ab0b...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-07-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,320
Posted By samsonnyc
Composite metal would have been the far better...

Composite metal would have been the far better choice. I believe it is less prone to rust. My old metal one had loads of that.

For all you know, what you have is the composite alloy, just a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-07-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 847
Posted By samsonnyc
I run fuel cleaners regularly. I don't think it...

I run fuel cleaners regularly. I don't think it helped. This is an old spare motor, it has been like this from day one. I didn't think too much of it until I did the leakdown.

If its baked on...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-07-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 847
Posted By samsonnyc
Thank you the three wise men. I have learned alot...

Thank you the three wise men. I have learned alot about this here. Cutter, that car is yours ? It is stunning.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-07-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,320
Posted By samsonnyc
No composite is not plastic. I have seen all...

No composite is not plastic. I have seen all three on the same table, they are not the same. Plastic is **** in pureness although it is the lightest. Rap on the composite impeller with a metal blade,...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-07-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 847
Posted By samsonnyc
I must have messed something up. Let me do the...

I must have messed something up. Let me do the tests again. Will hold the crank with a socket wrench while doing the test. I will try to increase the air pressure too. Will post results over the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-06-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 847
Posted By samsonnyc
Should a compression test be done on a hot or...

Should a compression test be done on a hot or cold engine. Is there a difference ? Is the difference important if there is one?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-06-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,320
Posted By samsonnyc
Composite impellers are more my style for the...

Composite impellers are more my style for the water pump. Lighter than metal and not as brittle as plastic. Same price too.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-06-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 847
Posted By samsonnyc
I always thought it was carbon buildup that...

I always thought it was carbon buildup that ****ed it up and machining the head was only to correct warpness. Can you explain how those inconsistencies in the head and valve occur? And they re drill...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-06-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 847
Posted By samsonnyc
Thank you, i will. Will get in a compression test...

Thank you, i will. Will get in a compression test too if i can find the gauge.
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