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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-06-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By ross1
likely these; ...

likely these;
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=HB58-ZA-11-1993-E34-BMW-520i&diagId=11_4860
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-05-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By ross1
There seem to be some folks out there resourceful...

There seem to be some folks out there resourceful enough to make the handsets operable with modern cell phones. This isn't the first request I've seen for these.
Makes me sad about how many I've...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-23-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By ross1
Aftermarket cats are usually short lived as they...

Aftermarket cats are usually short lived as they have little of the precious metals that make the OE ones so expensive, thousands new.
My advice is to find a pair of good used OE cats. OE cats,...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-20-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By ross1
I encountered the same problem. It seems some...

I encountered the same problem. It seems some databases confuse E28 & E34 applications. the one you (we) got was for E28.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-05-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By ross1
It clicks? Hold the button and bash the door...

It clicks?
Hold the button and bash the door from the inside beneath the armrest, same way Fonzi fixes the jukebox.
You'll probably want to google "Fonzi"
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-05-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 489
Posted By ross1
If it has been outdoors disassemble the brakes to...

If it has been outdoors disassemble the brakes to clean and lube the caliper slides and where the pads touch the caliper. If the rotors are rusty an orbital sander and some 80 grit ought to scuff...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-05-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By ross1
There are three different strut mounts for E34s,...

There are three different strut mounts for E34s, you just need the correct mount or different shock
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-05-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By ross1
They are same ratios

They are same ratios
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-05-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 936
Posted By ross1
Don't overthink this. Your voltage output is too...

Don't overthink this. Your voltage output is too low. I understand the regulator has been changed , perhaps a poor connection(don't forget the ground strap at the engine mount) or the new regulator...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-29-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,136
Posted By ross1
Greetings all , again. Figured I'd stick my...

Greetings all , again.
Figured I'd stick my toes in the water again. It seems the flotsam has floated away once more.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-29-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By ross1
style 5 image http://i.imgur.com/q4c4fTM.jpg

style 5 image
http://i.imgur.com/q4c4fTM.jpg
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-29-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By ross1
style 7 image

http://i.imgur.com/fSOd4bl.jpg
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-29-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,224
Posted By ross1
Yes, a lot. You asked

Yes, a lot.
You asked
Forum: Parting Out 07-29-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By ross1
'94 525 automatic Chicago

Excellent running M50tub25 and auto trans. with 127k. Can demonstrate as they are still in a running car. Engine $450, trans. $300 will palletize for shipping at your expense.
No part too small,...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-29-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,397
Posted By ross1
Unless you have a really bad theft problem and no...

Unless you have a really bad theft problem and no insurance my advice is to scram that crappy aftermarket kit and restore the wiring to factory spec.
Unless you have a thorough understanding of...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-29-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By ross1
You are fine. The car just thinks you've been...

You are fine. The car just thinks you've been driving in circles.
I wouldn't leave it like that with limited slip as it does, however minimally, wear the clutches.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-29-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By ross1
I have a NEW style 7 available. It is not...

I have a NEW style 7 available. It is not chromed. Good luck finding another one chromed. PM sent
The one piece style 5 was very popular. The "style5" that everyone gets exited over these days is...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-15-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,652
Posted By ross1
I'd suggest setting the valves at the loose end...

I'd suggest setting the valves at the loose end of spec if a smooth idle is what you are after. You'll have a bit of noise but it will be smoother. Setting at the cam is a good idea as the rocker...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-18-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By ross1
I'll just add that the OP's car uses a mass air...

I'll just add that the OP's car uses a mass air meter which doesn't like the oil mist that often comes from those K&N type filters either. Having said that I have an as new K&N I removed from a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-18-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By ross1
Starter relay is integral to the EWS module. If...

Starter relay is integral to the EWS module. If it cranks it ain't an EWS problem.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-18-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By ross1
That is the vacuum hose for your power brake...

That is the vacuum hose for your power brake booster. 12mm x 19mm be sure to use "vacuum" hose as it has a thicker wall to prevent collapsing under vacuum. Especially important when brakes are...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-18-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By ross1
You are considering a part out over a cracked...

You are considering a part out over a cracked windshield and a blower motor issue? Most decent insurance companies will replace the glass at little to no cost. You blower issue could be a free fix....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-18-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By ross1
It sounds like combustion gasses are getting into...

It sounds like combustion gasses are getting into the coolant.
If you ran it while frozen there is a good chance it actually overheated from no circulation. A failed head gasket is not improbable...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-18-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,156
Posted By ross1
A low charge will cause the compressor to cycle...

A low charge will cause the compressor to cycle quickly.
If you can find a new clutch alone it will cost more than a good used compressor, plus labor to change it and you'll be in pretty deep.
Do...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-18-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 990
Posted By ross1
NO MAF on M30s. Give it some fuel to the...

NO MAF on M30s.
Give it some fuel to the intake(carb spray,etc)and see if it fires up.
You say CPS is in spec and there is fuel at the rail(pressure, 3 bar, correct?) perhaps you exchanged either...
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