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Forum: Classic Bimmers 08-04-2015, 08:07 PM
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Posted By John in VA
Try posting this in the E36 section (1991 - 1999...

Try posting this in the E36 section (1991 - 1999 3-series) - http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=97
Good luck!
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 08-04-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By John in VA
1,500 miles is early to be changing synthetic (or...

1,500 miles is early to be changing synthetic (or conventional) oil. What do you suppose is wrong with the factory oil? Can you not DIY?

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Forum: Classic Bimmers 07-24-2015, 06:35 PM
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Views: 336
Posted By John in VA
You'll need to take the door panel off. If...

You'll need to take the door panel off. If you're lucky, the screw that holds the lock/unlock lever to the back of the lock cylinder has come unscrewed; if you're unlucky, it's broken and you'll...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 07-23-2015, 06:56 PM
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Views: 352
Posted By John in VA
Post this in the E30 section or classifieds. ...

Post this in the E30 section or classifieds.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=96
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=88
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 07-05-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By John in VA
Electrical troubleshooting manual:...

Electrical troubleshooting manual: http://wedophones.com/Manuals/BMW/1987-1988%20BMW%20535i%20-%20M5%20Electrical%20Troubleshooting%20Manual.pdf
Forum: Classic Bimmers 07-05-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,975
Posted By John in VA
Congrats on working to save one of these great...

Congrats on working to save one of these great sedans! There is not a huge following for them like 2002. You won't find reproduction parts, so look to your local dealer or a seller like...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 07-05-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By John in VA
Try posting over on the most active 2002 site:...

Try posting over on the most active 2002 site: http://www.bmw2002faq.com/forum/8-02-general-discussion/
Forum: Classic Bimmers 06-22-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,216
Posted By John in VA
I thought I read that they are available new...

I thought I read that they are available new again. Check with BluntTech.com - sales@BluntTech.com
Forum: Classic Bimmers 05-28-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,216
Posted By John in VA
Matt and the crew at Sports Car Restoration in CT...

Matt and the crew at Sports Car Restoration in CT do excellent work and know 2002s:
http://sports-car-restoration.com/about-us/
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 03-27-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By John in VA
Hope you can make it. I believe they are partial...

Hope you can make it. I believe they are partial to Modesta coatings presently.
https://www.facebook.com/ModestaUSA
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 03-23-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By John in VA
03/28/2015 - Speedfreak Detailing Workshop

Spring Detailing Workshop Speedfreak Detailing, Chantilly VA

13893 Willard Rd, Unit C
Chantilly, VA 20151
703-945-0629
speedfreakdetailing.com

With the spring concours season just...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 03-20-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 655
Posted By John in VA
Owner mod, not that it's a bad thing - easyish to...

Owner mod, not that it's a bad thing - easyish to replace. Real tiis have clocks!
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 03-20-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By John in VA
I use Virginia Glass - known the owner, Steve...

I use Virginia Glass - known the owner, Steve Cheney, for nearly 40 years. He has a shop off 606 by the concrete plant, as well as Tyson's and Haymarket/Gainesville (where he is & I went to have my...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 03-14-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 859
Posted By John in VA
It all comes down to condition.

It all comes down to condition.
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 03-14-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 681
Posted By John in VA
Your location would be helpful.

Your location would be helpful.
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 03-12-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By John in VA
Chapman Auto also hosts our BMW club's DIY...

Chapman Auto also hosts our BMW club's DIY sessions.

Don't forget:
Road Race Technologies
3700 Overland Drive,
Dulles, VA 20166
(703) 661.4222
http://www.rrtptm.com/
Forum: Classic Bimmers 03-12-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By John in VA
The E28 section would be a better place for your...

The E28 section would be a better place for your post: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?s=&daysprune=-1&f=137
Good luck with the sale!
Forum: Classic Bimmers 03-12-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 859
Posted By John in VA
I'm sure that if you posted over at...

I'm sure that if you posted over at http://www.bmw2002faq.com/forum/8-02-general-discussion/ with plenty of photos the braintrust there could help you.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 03-08-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,292
Posted By John in VA
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=753889&highlight=

Happy hunting!
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 03-08-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 948
Posted By John in VA
Try the E30 section of the forum -...

Try the E30 section of the forum - http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=96
Good luck!
Forum: Classic Bimmers 03-08-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By John in VA
Contact Goetz Pfafflin of the BMW Vintage &...

Contact Goetz Pfafflin of the BMW Vintage & Classic Car Club of America: http://www.bmwvccca.com/
He should be able to point you in the right direction.

Does this lead earn me a discount on the...
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 02-13-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By John in VA
James Duerbeck U.S., European, Performance, &...

James Duerbeck
U.S., European, Performance, & Diplomatic Sales Specialist
BMW of Fairfax
8427 Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22031
Mobile: 703.409.9100
Fax: 703.560.8931...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,509
Posted By John in VA
A happy ending - great work!

A happy ending - great work!
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-24-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,282
Posted By John in VA
It could be as simple as a bad cap on the...

It could be as simple as a bad cap on the overflow reservoir. It's a cheap item to replace.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,323
Posted By John in VA
@BarryM - I've read there is a compatibility...

@BarryM - I've read there is a compatibility issue using the E38 handles with the early or later E39s. Do you know the details?
Thanks in advance.
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