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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-26-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,724
Posted By Dick Steinkamp
Yes. It was mis-diagnosed by the mechanic. I...

Yes. It was mis-diagnosed by the mechanic. I took it to another shop who pinned it down right away to the drive shaft. With that replaced...no more vibration. I have no idea why the first shop...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 01-02-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,195
Posted By Dick Steinkamp
It's now my grandson's DD. I think he would LIKE...

It's now my grandson's DD. I think he would LIKE it to look, run and drive like this...

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-aFvNwnI7Smo/Ts9iC_c_o0I/AAAAAAAAFFQ/5zfkqOuw6tY/s1600/bmwe21r.jpg

...but...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 12-31-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,195
Posted By Dick Steinkamp
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 12-27-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,195
Posted By Dick Steinkamp
New to me-1981 320i...bone stock

My grandson and I found this one. It's for him. It had been sitting for about a year, but with some work on the brakes, fresh gas, and some cleaning up, it turned out to be a very nice little car. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,408
Posted By Dick Steinkamp
Are you sure it's not just the torque converter...

Are you sure it's not just the torque converter locking which is resulting in the drop of a few hundred RPM's? It looks like the speedo continues to climb at the "bog".
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,825
Posted By Dick Steinkamp
Sounds like the same problem I have... ...

Sounds like the same problem I have...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=526227&highlight=steinkamp


I've traced mine to the transmission. I'm having a rebuilt one installed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,724
Posted By Dick Steinkamp
Yes. Guibo looked excellent BTW.

Yes. Guibo looked excellent BTW.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 866
Posted By Dick Steinkamp
Does Bellingham count? -Dick-

Does Bellingham count?

-Dick-
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,724
Posted By Dick Steinkamp
Sounds logical. It is directly related to the...

Sounds logical. It is directly related to the speed of the trans output shaft.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,724
Posted By Dick Steinkamp
Both. Thanks for the help, but none apply in my...

Both. Thanks for the help, but none apply in my particular case.



Trans and engine mounts are good.

I would guess it is the trans, but I'd really like to know what (if anything) in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,724
Posted By Dick Steinkamp
Thanks, but the vibration is there with the car...

Thanks, but the vibration is there with the car on the rack and the driveshaft removed. Probably not wheels or tires.

-Dick-
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,724
Posted By Dick Steinkamp
1997 528i 4L30E Vibration

I recently purchased a 97 528i. 83,000 miles. All service records since new. 2 owner. Always garaged. All maintenance done on schedule and current. Everything works well. Runs and drives quite...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-26-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By Dick Steinkamp
Thanks for the welcome!

Thanks for the welcome!
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-26-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By Dick Steinkamp
New Guy...1997 528i

Howdy.

I've been without a 5 series too long. I'm a former owner of an E28 and an E34, but have not owned a BMW for 6 years.

I found a nice 528i last week and snatched it up. 2 owner, 83,000...
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