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Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-26-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,394
Posted By OLd Shape!
Nope. Them's the driving splines. Splines I...

Nope. Them's the driving splines.
Splines I was expecting (I've seen on other cars) are just a ring which has been sweated onto the shaft. It's only to give a light/dark image to the sensor. Some...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-25-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,394
Posted By OLd Shape!
Answers in the text. Thanks df.

Answers in the text. Thanks df.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-24-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,394
Posted By OLd Shape!
Hi again, there will be a fault code stored. ...

Hi again,
there will be a fault code stored. It doesn't assume the wheels are locking up, the fault was still indicating that corner. I'll get it back on the scanner some time soon.
We visibly...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-21-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,394
Posted By OLd Shape!
Hi again.... Full diagnostics at car...

Hi again....

Full diagnostics at car purchase identified Right Rear Wheel Speed Sensor fault. This was why the ABS warning light came on and stayed on, if the car doesn't know what all 4 wheels...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-21-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,627
Posted By OLd Shape!
These are the clips which I believe do not grip...

These are the clips which I believe do not grip perfectly. I managed to get a hose clip on there in addition to the OEM clip. My leaks have stopped....
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-19-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,394
Posted By OLd Shape!
Sorry drivinfaster, I use RealOEM all the time,...

Sorry drivinfaster, I use RealOEM all the time, already checked, it doesn't show what I'm looking for.

The sensors are fine. The tires n wheels are fine. I need to see the Rear shaft, physically...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-18-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,394
Posted By OLd Shape!
Thanks for your quick answers Terry. Tyres are...

Thanks for your quick answers Terry.
Tyres are all the same, on the same rims. Pressure is perfect, I check them weekly.

If there wasn't such a high chance of breaking it, I'd take the other...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-18-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,394
Posted By OLd Shape!
OK, full tale. Car purchased 8 months ago. ...

OK, full tale.
Car purchased 8 months ago.
Car has always had ABS warning light on. To passthe UK MoT test, the ABS light must go out within 10 seconds of ignition.
So, I replaced the sensor with...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-18-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,394
Posted By OLd Shape!
Thanks Terry, so, with the sensor out, looking...

Thanks Terry,
so, with the sensor out, looking straight down the hole I should be able to see a serrated / splined ring?
There's nothing there.
Curious.

Is this ring removeable on the rear? ...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-16-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,627
Posted By OLd Shape!
The in and out hoses on the bottom of the...

The in and out hoses on the bottom of the reservoir are connected with the pinched-type hose clips. They do not pinch tight enough in a lot of cases.
Add a small hose clip (Screw type) onto the...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-16-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,394
Posted By OLd Shape!
94 740i rear driveshaft

E38, 740i, 1994.

Hi, can somebody please tell me where the "Reluctor ring" (The ring which the Speed sensor takes it's readings from) is on the Rear Drive-shaft?

On mine (RH Side), directly...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-17-2006, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By OLd Shape!
Juke. What City is that in your picture?

Juke.
What City is that in your picture?
Forum: Off-Topic 10-17-2006, 12:44 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 23,002
Posted By OLd Shape!
No. It was the underboiled coffee.

No. It was the underboiled coffee.
Forum: Off-Topic 10-17-2006, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By OLd Shape!
Because we have a right to sit there and actually...

Because we have a right to sit there and actually switch 100% off! Counting the patterns on the wallpaper is an acceptable pastime.

Or, it's another woman.
Forum: Off-Topic 10-17-2006, 12:27 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 23,002
Posted By OLd Shape!
What a load of mindsapping incorrect...

What a load of mindsapping incorrect drivel.:thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-12-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,508
Posted By OLd Shape!
I'm not familiar with the E46, but why should an...

I'm not familiar with the E46, but why should an actuator work one way but not the other?

If I was you, I would remove the door card (Carefully, the trim fasteners used are really cheap quality). ...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-12-2006, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By OLd Shape!
On my old E30, the wiring that went from the...

On my old E30, the wiring that went from the gearbox to the boot was chaffed in at least two places. One near the driveshaft (Suspect it was rubbing on it). I could not reach this area unless I put...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-12-2006, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,624
Posted By OLd Shape!
...Don't tell me........you've got an E36 with a...

...Don't tell me........you've got an E36 with a sunroof?

I had exactly the same problem, and 3 different BMW dealer mechanics told me that it was the "Central locking Control module" and then...
Forum: General BMW 08-07-2006, 03:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By OLd Shape!
Help! Where's the UK ex BMW Forum gone?

The BMW car club of GB has closed it's doors on the forum, unless you are a member of the BMW car club itself. In its dying throws, there was rebelious talk of setting up a forum from the existing...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-08-2006, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 639
Posted By OLd Shape!
Hmm, based on that, I'm going to use AutoGlym on...

Hmm, based on that, I'm going to use AutoGlym on the inside of the toilet pan, it should prevent those ever-so-difficult to remove skidmarks.
Back on topic, the wax on a car will help make it easier...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-08-2006, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,817
Posted By OLd Shape!
Solved it!

OK, so nobody answered my post anyway...............but from my information gathering, there are a lot of E36's out there with the same problem as mine, so here's how I solved it.

The problem is...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-05-2006, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,242
Posted By OLd Shape!
Seems expensive. It's a mornings work. The...

Seems expensive. It's a mornings work. The Bushes themselves are not too expensive either.
Why M3 Bushes?
Forum: UK 06-05-2006, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,962
Posted By OLd Shape!
South Wales, near Abergavenny

South Wales, near Abergavenny
Forum: Off-Topic 06-05-2006, 02:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,833
Posted By OLd Shape!
Wait a minute.........so this gal walks out of...

Wait a minute.........so this gal walks out of your fantasy and into your bed. You are fortunate enough to be knocking the back out of her, she remains to be a stunning looking woman, the best...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-05-2006, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By OLd Shape!
Did Bush translate that?

Did Bush translate that?
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