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Forum: Cars - Private Party 12-02-2015, 12:06 AM
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Posted By Pela84
FS FT: e34 525i

New paint
Well maintained (new maintanence parts)
Engine rebuilt 50k ago
Daily driver, runs strong
Auto trans.
Worry free, will get you where you need to be
Clean title
No accidents
Interior...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-13-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By Pela84
FS FT: e34 1990 BMW 525i m20 2.5l i6 auto trans

Hey folks

I have a daily driver e34 for sale or trade. I'm in Tucson but willing to transport for a trade.

Rebuilt engine at 169000 so only has 50k on rebuild. Odometer reads 216000.
New...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-04-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Pela84
Okay so I think it is the sway bar link I didn't...

Okay so I think it is the sway bar link I didn't tighten enough....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-04-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Pela84
E34 525i front struts clunk

I just replaced my front struts from worn out Sachs to cheap KYB excel g. I thought it was odd that they didn't slide in snug into the strut housing cylinder (smaller diameter than old ones)....
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-25-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 463
Posted By Pela84
FS/FT: 1990 525i $2300 firm

<a href="http://s94.photobucket.com/user/fastpunkmusic/media/BMW/F7F5629A-9786-42DB-91C0-256C41669811.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-09-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By Pela84
FS/FT: 1990 BMW 525i E34

http://tucson.craigslist.org/cto/5208129058.html

http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l113/fastpunkmusic/BMW/FE27AC3C-DA21-46C4-9ECA-2BEBEDB34D89.jpg

Looking to trade or sell this pretty daily...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-26-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,572
Posted By Pela84
This really helped... thanks

This really helped... thanks
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-26-2013, 06:36 PM
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Views: 913
Posted By Pela84
oil pan gasket e34 535i

1990 e34 525i
m20 engine

I have the Bentley, but it makes it sound too easy to be true. Anybody have a write up with pictures for this task? Does the pan drop out easily?

I know at least some...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-23-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 795
Posted By Pela84
control arm torque specs HELP

Hello all!

I replaced both upper and lower control arms on my 1990 525i this weekend (oh joy). I am having a hell of a time torquing them down to specs where they attach to the cross member. I put...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-09-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By Pela84
wheel bearing question?

1990 525i here. can someone summarize the possible problems with my car if there is vibration only at a specific speed? In this case it is between 55-65. If I accelerate harder, it seems that I can...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-09-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By Pela84
so far so good. I flushed the system thoroughly....

so far so good. I flushed the system thoroughly. put new coolant in. no overheating - no extra bleeding needed to be done either.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-03-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By Pela84
I know it could def. be the HG but I'm just...

I know it could def. be the HG but I'm just trying to see what you all think ELSE it could be. I just talked to the previous owner and he said he did not ever flush the system so he thinks it's just...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-02-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By Pela84
Overheating help! Gunk in coolant system.

m20 e34 525i automatic transmission...

First of all, the car had a head replacement 5+ years ago. The car randomly started trying to overheat at stop lights this week. The heater isn't wanting to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-15-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,461
Posted By Pela84
^WHAT?! this is good news! Thanks!

^WHAT?! this is good news!

Thanks!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-15-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,461
Posted By Pela84
Awesome stuff! Yeah, I am not scared to turn a...

Awesome stuff!
Yeah, I am not scared to turn a wrench at all. Not saying I know what I am doing... but I always make sure to do my research and LEARN what to do before I do it. So far the e34 is...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-13-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,461
Posted By Pela84
Thanks for the info...

Thanks for the info...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-12-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,461
Posted By Pela84
First 5 series - new owner questions

Hey I just bought a auto 1990 525i with 210k miles for $1500. The head was replaced 15k miles ago, timing belt replaced 20k ago... new suspension all around, newish tires (rubber goes fast here in...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-24-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,216
Posted By Pela84
Um... you mean the 021 (considering I'm am...

Um... you mean the 021 (considering I'm am currently using the 027)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-20-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Pela84
Did you have the old battery tested? Check...

Did you have the old battery tested?

Check the easy stuff like cabin lights, trunk light, little things that take a while to drain a battery. Happened to me, turned out my trunk wasn't closing all...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-20-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By Pela84
this helped me out, too, visually. ...

this helped me out, too, visually.

http://www.e30tech.com/forum/showthread.php?t=65059
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-20-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,702
Posted By Pela84
I'm having an issue similar at start up. Up to...

I'm having an issue similar at start up. Up to 1200 down to 800 up to 1200 down to 800... evens out at 1000

I'm pretty sure it's my Coolant temp switch/sender.

But, try unplugging the ICV and...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-20-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 447
Posted By Pela84
Fuel sender unit / empty light always on

84 325e

Took out fuel sender from the tank... half curious how it works/half hoping I could fix it (my gauge was never right).

Clean connections on the exterior of it. Cleaned connections on...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-19-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,216
Posted By Pela84
Drove the car for about 10-15 miles tonight. No...

Drove the car for about 10-15 miles tonight. No hesitation or hiccups or bucking.

Things I did:
Replaced ecu (probably fried my old one a few weeks ago from jump starting it every day due to a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-18-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By Pela84
i am referring to the coolant temp switch...

i am referring to the coolant temp switch variations
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-18-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By Pela84
yellow or violet coolant temp switch - 84 325e

Does anyone know the difference between the violet/purple colored 2-prong switch that sits on the t-stat housing versus the yellow colored one?
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