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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-31-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
The shape of the pads. Take one pad to your...

The shape of the pads. Take one pad to your stealer and he will tell you.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-31-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
+1 +1 +1 on the hands off the gearlever. Double...

+1 +1 +1 on the hands off the gearlever. Double clutch just allows the worn syncros to 'catch up'.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-31-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Has to be a loose connection somewhere.

Has to be a loose connection somewhere.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-31-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
325E30; 86E30, GME30 (that will fool them?);...

325E30; 86E30, GME30 (that will fool them?); GM325; BM325; 325BMW; GMBMW.
I have 'OX4RD' on my Oxford Green E38 and 'ALPIN3' on my Alpine White E32. The real words are on a Morris Oxford and a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-31-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Our BMW's tend to have a higher CR than the US...

Our BMW's tend to have a higher CR than the US spec. I run 98oct (highest available) in all my cars. Other grades available are 91 and 95. There are blends of E10 (%) and E87 (%) at many petrol...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-31-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Good idea to invest in a test light. You will...

Good idea to invest in a test light. You will find it useful time and again. Once you have it make sure the bkake light switch is live and with the padal jammed down (or the switch by-passed) test...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-22-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 821
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Is your new alternator OK or the cause of the...

Is your new alternator OK or the cause of the draw? Other than that start pulling fuses until the draw stops. Don't forget the car takes 15-18 minutes to shut down. You can check for shut down -...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-22-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Also try joining the cable terminals together...

Also try joining the cable terminals together (not the battery terminals!). Leave them for an hour. Re-connect. That will do a more complete 'reset'. +1 on codes comming back IF you have a fault....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-22-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Don't BMW put the plate with year / month and the...

Don't BMW put the plate with year / month and the colour sticker on Jap cars?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-22-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,385
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
To all. CLEAN the fuse holders. CHECK the...

To all. CLEAN the fuse holders. CHECK the position of the switch that is triggered by the actuation of the key. CHECK for broken/chafed wires.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-22-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
+1 on the parts car. I have 2 current and had 2...

+1 on the parts car. I have 2 current and had 2 in the past. Believe me you never strip enough from them.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-22-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Maybe put a test light on the clutch feed wire...

Maybe put a test light on the clutch feed wire and see if it goes live when it should not. That way you eliminate one or other of the causes.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-22-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Yep.

Yep.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-22-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 534
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Check my post. BOTH sensors HAVE to be good and...

Check my post. BOTH sensors HAVE to be good and correctly installed.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-22-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
The brown is earth. Use a test light to...

The brown is earth. Use a test light to establish when the other wires go 'live'. You know which wire leads to which lamp unit. Done!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-21-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Note to self - Repair trolly. Glad it was an...

Note to self - Repair trolly. Glad it was an easy problem!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-21-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
No real easy way with this as you appear to have...

No real easy way with this as you appear to have covered all the obvious stuff. It seems the amp has a bad set of channels. Ther are some indy repairers who do this type of work. Check out e-bay...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-21-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 821
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Solving one problem at a time is the only way. ...

Solving one problem at a time is the only way. Good luck.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-21-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
He seems to have it all covered now.

He seems to have it all covered now.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-21-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Set up a meter in the + battery cable and watch...

Set up a meter in the + battery cable and watch the drawdown reduce to the minumum after 16-18 minutes and quantify it. +1 on weird RF around where you live. The battery tender should overcome all...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-21-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
+1 u.nanimous. 20 minutes work.

+1 u.nanimous. 20 minutes work.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-21-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Not a hard fix. The whole item comes out through...

Not a hard fix. The whole item comes out through one of the back doors when the front seats are removed or fully lowered and reclined. Once it is out you can repair it with any suitable material...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-21-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Nice ride, nice ride. Enjoy and welcome!

Nice ride, nice ride. Enjoy and welcome!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-21-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
The hand book will tell you about the mirror as...

The hand book will tell you about the mirror as well.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-21-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
A short in the control switches / units. ...

A short in the control switches / units. Defective relay?
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