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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-10-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By 3RZ
Fuel line is most likely bad. I had a very...

Fuel line is most likely bad. I had a very similar issue on my 530i. My mechanic is replacing the fuel lines on mine right now. I bet that the ethanol in fuel these days is degrading rubber...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-04-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By 3RZ
Thanks for the feedback. I'm in NJ. However, I've...

Thanks for the feedback. I'm in NJ. However, I've heard of examples of numerous car makes/models being sold with CA emissions outside of CA.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-03-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By 3RZ
Catalytic Converter

I'm going to purchase universal Magnaflow catalytic converters and have my mechanic weld in to replace the rattling old unit. Were there any differences on E34 for emissions? By this I ask whether or...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 11-28-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By 3RZ
Indy shops in Bergen County NJ?

Can I get any pointers to a good indy shop in Bergen County? I'm sick of getting ripped on so-so labor at high prices. ($100 bucks to install supplied oxygen sensors? Really?)
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-06-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,623
Posted By 3RZ
Pics of the lower control arms? What brand?

Pics of the lower control arms? What brand?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-05-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By 3RZ
Interior Fuel Smell on Cold Start

Hello all,

I've got a 1995 E34 530iA (M60B30) with the build date of 10/95 with the Nikasil Recall performed over a decade ago.

When going out to start the vehicle in the morning, there is a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-02-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By 3RZ
Bump

Bump
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-30-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By 3RZ
I've looked through the manual and searched...

I've looked through the manual and searched online but I can't find these syncing instructions. Can anyone hook me up with a link?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-27-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By 3RZ
530i Door Lock/Keyless Entry faults

The car is a 530i with the build date of 10/1995. The alarm is OEM with the squarish 3 button remote like this:

http://www.bavauto.com/assets/product_images/hardpart/82111467015.jpg

So, since...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-24-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By 3RZ
Alright. Grommets came out with needle nose...

Alright. Grommets came out with needle nose pliers. They pretty much crumbled apart actually. I found new ones in the ash tray. I guess I got lucky.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-24-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By 3RZ
Thanks for the advice. And yeah, a dremel is a...

Thanks for the advice. And yeah, a dremel is a stretch for me too. The car's paint is very messed up already though.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-23-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By 3RZ
Hood Emblem

So I decided to replace my hood emblem. Naturally, since I am always destined to screw up something when working on a car myself, the pins on the old badge cracked off the badge and are now stuck in...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 07-27-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 227
Posted By 3RZ
Where to get radio code?

I've got a 1995 530iA. The battery went dead and the radio stopped working because it needs the security code. I've read online that the dealer can give it for free. In fact, I brought the car to BMW...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-24-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By 3RZ
Taking a trip up north anytime soon? I'd totally...

Taking a trip up north anytime soon? I'd totally be interested.
Forum: The Detail Department 07-20-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By 3RZ
Backing Plates and Pads

I just purchased a polisher on sale at Harbor Freight. Apparently the backing plate that it includes is 7 inches.

I just want to know before I purchase any foam pads as to whether or not the pads...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-23-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By 3RZ
The anti-squeal may work, but why try to cover up...

The anti-squeal may work, but why try to cover up the issue when it needs to be repaired?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-23-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By 3RZ
Vinylex or any Meguiar's interior product is what...

Vinylex or any Meguiar's interior product is what I use for any plastic or vinyl areas and they work great.

I hear that woolite is the secret leather cleaner. I've noticed that it is recommended...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-22-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By 3RZ
I'm giving up. I tried what you said, no dice. I...

I'm giving up. I tried what you said, no dice. I tried doing what you said again but with my dad trying to pull up from one side, nada. We end up hitting our heads on the roof. That damn seat seems...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-22-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By 3RZ
Just wondering, but is that heat shield material...

Just wondering, but is that heat shield material under an E34 supposed to look like what it does in my video? It looks like a mess in my opinion. I don't even know how it did that if this is the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-22-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By 3RZ
Thanks for the heads up. Btw, are you in north...

Thanks for the heads up. Btw, are you in north NJ? Like by Paramus? I always see this nice silver (I think) E34 Touring.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-21-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By 3RZ
I'm thinking mine could use a good fluid change....

I'm thinking mine could use a good fluid change. It isn't doing anything out of the ordinary, but I feel that it could be shifting a little smoother than how it does now.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-21-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By 3RZ
Wow. That's annoying. Looks like I'll need to buy...

Wow. That's annoying. Looks like I'll need to buy a tool to pump fluid in.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-21-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By 3RZ
Bump.. I've got a couple of silly questions. ...

Bump.. I've got a couple of silly questions.

Again on a 1995 530i, where do you fill the transmission after a drain and fill. I know on other vehicles that you fill through the dipstick tube. I...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-18-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By 3RZ
I'll do that. With the amount of salt put down in...

I'll do that. With the amount of salt put down in the winter, it is very possible that it could be a rusty mount or bolts. the car actually spent the first 9 years of its life in NYC and the rest in...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-18-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By 3RZ
Exhaust System Rattle

I've noticed on my E34 that when it is started after sitting that there is a very obvious rattle from the exhaust. The vehicle is a 1995 530i sedan with the 5-speed automatic.

Here's the odd...
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