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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-17-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By bmw-mania
^ +1 CLEAN everything on intake.. look for...

^ +1

CLEAN everything on intake.. look for VAC LEAK
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 06-17-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By bmw-mania
Doing a search first will answer many questions.....

Doing a search first will answer many questions..

Trans Prog Error possible triggers include..
Low Battery Voltage
Low Trans Fluid or OLD/BAD fluid
Low Alternator Voltage
Bad Trans speed...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-02-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By bmw-mania
yikes... If it is the battery.. replace the...

yikes...
If it is the battery..
replace the battery with the correct battery.

There is no black magic involved..

Your E36, thats your 94 325i.. is a excellent vehicle.
take care of it, and...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 06-01-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By bmw-mania
INSERT points and cap and rotor

INSERT points and cap and rotor
Forum: Classic Bimmers 06-01-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By bmw-mania
eBay came thru.. 40 year old Bosch Plugs with...

eBay came thru.. 40 year old Bosch Plugs with "thermo-lastic".. :roundel:
dont forget to unscrew the plug tops for the BMW spark plug boots.. they ride the threads....
Forum: Classic Bimmers 06-01-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By bmw-mania
Plugs.. No. 6.. ...

Plugs..
No. 6..
http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b512/beyouareanyare/Bavaria/ignition/th_IMG_1720_zpswwefojl0.jpg...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 06-01-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By bmw-mania
Time to get to it.. ...

Time to get to it..

http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b512/beyouareanyare/Bavaria/ignition/th_IMG_1673_zpstkvw3o1g.jpg...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 06-01-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By bmw-mania
While recently servicing the Bavaria a few things...

While recently servicing the Bavaria a few things put me for a loop...
This was on the #3 plug wire.. it goes back and forth to a crude early diagnostic port(?)
...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 06-01-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By bmw-mania
45 year BMW Bavaria Tune-Up

A few years back a 1971 BMW Bavaria came home with me.
Rough around the edges, while still having a inherent potential, she could not be turned away.

She was essentially a mystery, little...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-25-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,633
Posted By bmw-mania
Noticing a shimmy around 50-60... Looking into...

Noticing a shimmy around 50-60...
Looking into it now.

Seems a worn dogbone(s) on the rear may be the cause
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-25-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By bmw-mania
Yes.. its the plug for the sensor wire.. behind...

Yes.. its the plug for the sensor wire.. behind drivers front caliper.
Get new pad wear sensor, replace, plug in, and insert plug into holder.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-25-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By bmw-mania
If you think its the cats.. disconnect at...

If you think its the cats.. disconnect at B-pipe..
Get rid of bad fuel... try again.


Or..

USE CLEAN FUEL

CHARGE Battery properly.. confirm charge.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-25-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By bmw-mania
If you think its the cats.. disconnect at...

If you think its the cats.. disconnect at B-pipe..
Get rid of bad fuel... try again.


Or..

USE CLEAN FUEL

CHARGE Battery properly.. confirm charge.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-25-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By bmw-mania
POWER STEERING.. RealOEM.com punch in...

POWER STEERING..

RealOEM.com

punch in last 7 of VIN..
and look at STEERING sub category..

It should provide an exploded view for you and corresponding part #'s

Cheers!
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-25-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By bmw-mania
POWER STEERING.. RealOEM.com punch in...

POWER STEERING..

RealOEM.com

punch in last 7 of VIN..
and look at STEERING sub category..

It should provide an exploded view for you and corresponding part #'s

Cheers!
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-25-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By bmw-mania
Yes.. if from same model year.. should be...

Yes.. if from same model year.. should be straight across.
Cross check TCU, and Transmission..


or.. swap with manual trans..
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 04-28-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,633
Posted By bmw-mania
Found a solution for the rack.. Picked up my...

Found a solution for the rack..
Picked up my old load bars from storage, once unlocked with the key, used a allen 8mm to release the bars.....
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 04-28-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By bmw-mania
central locking could be re-sync'd.. gonna...

central locking could be re-sync'd..
gonna have to read into that one.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 04-26-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,633
Posted By bmw-mania
Lookin for a RACK for the E32... Anyone got a...

Lookin for a RACK for the E32... Anyone got a suggestions?
Going to try to acquire a Thule system that will work with the old rack off my 4x4.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 04-26-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By bmw-mania
service fuel delivery system.. from the rooter...

service fuel delivery system..
from the rooter to the tooter
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 04-26-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By bmw-mania
^ +1

^ +1
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 04-26-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By bmw-mania
take the ICV, and clean the hell out of it.. ...

take the ICV, and clean the hell out of it..

remove it from the vehicle.. fill with Isopropyl Alcohol, or other non harmful high flash solvent,
shake vigorously, pour out, look for debris, try...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 04-26-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By bmw-mania
juan carlos, for that kind of price tag she...

juan carlos,

for that kind of price tag she would have to be in amazing condition,
very low miles, and full maintenance history... every receipt.

she looks very nice.

Out here in...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 04-23-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By bmw-mania
sounds like you got a helluva deal.. keep...

sounds like you got a helluva deal..

keep her goin! :thumbs:
shes worth it.


car is in closed loop mode when cold.
vehicle will go into open loop mode when warm

idle is way too low.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 04-17-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,633
Posted By bmw-mania
One of the things that had been bothering me...

One of the things that had been bothering me since the acquisition of this E32 has been the lack of cruise control....
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