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Forum: California 08-15-2012, 07:40 AM
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Posted By BlackBMWs
NORCAL 318ti meet 8/25 - Riverboat Marina in California Delta

318ti's - Anyone up to meet on Saturday, 8/25 at Riverboat Marina in the California Delta? James (Wolferj) and I will meet up at 11:00 and would welcome any other 318ti's (or any other Bimmer...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-15-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By BlackBMWs
Thumbs up Norcal 318ti meet 8/25 - Riverboat Marina in California Delta

Anyone up to meet on Saturday, 8/25 at Riverboat Marina in the California Delta? James (Wolferj) and I will meet up at 11:00 and would welcome any other 318ti's (or any other Bimmer enthusiasts). We...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-20-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By BlackBMWs
Watt/50. Whaere are you? Cheers! :cool:

Watt/50. Whaere are you? Cheers! :cool:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-20-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By BlackBMWs
Quick ti meet in Vallejo, CA, noon 4/21

Just a quick mention that a few ti folks will meet tomorrow, 4/21 at the Starbucks in Vallejo, CA if anyone is interested.


http://www.318ti.org/forum/showthread.php?p=327481#post327485

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,496
Posted By BlackBMWs
Sorry to hear about the trunk. Assuming you're...

Sorry to hear about the trunk. Assuming you're doing what Edjack mentions, perhaps part #24 or #26 broke as that looks like a part that links the actuator with the key mechanism that pulls the latch....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,497
Posted By BlackBMWs
You know, actually I did reuse the shock mounts...

You know, actually I did reuse the shock mounts as the replacement ones arrived too late. After a year, they are still working just fine.

Check the subframe bushings as they are probably shot...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 04-05-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 98,346
Posted By BlackBMWs
Hi Lance! Will the kit work on a E39 Tours rear...

Hi Lance! Will the kit work on a E39 Tours rear regulators? I know the rear doors are slightly different. I have a 99 540it.

Thanks! :thumbup:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-14-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By BlackBMWs
Well, In about the same timeframe, I swapped the...

Well, In about the same timeframe, I swapped the diff from a 4.27 to a 4.10, so I opted from gas mileage rather than quickness. (Plus I broke the 4.27 diff on a fine, sunny Saturday...)

While the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-14-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By BlackBMWs
Thumbs up E30 Vert fun factor just increased

Vert Brothers, No rain today, so I got out and installed this on my daily driver 91 318ic.
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Forum: California 03-09-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By BlackBMWs
Hey Usama! Thanks for the lead! I found a shop...

Hey Usama! Thanks for the lead! I found a shop locally who will inspect, test and surface for $100. That'll work for me.

I hope you're doing well!

see ya! Rich
Forum: California 03-09-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By BlackBMWs
Ha! Just happen to be talking to a shop as i...

Ha! Just happen to be talking to a shop as i needed some welding done. Figured i'd ask as they are trusted and they know i do my own work.
Forum: California 03-04-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By BlackBMWs
Thanks Guys! Appreciate the lead. From asking...

Thanks Guys! Appreciate the lead. From asking around, seemingly not many places in town. The good classic repair places are not sharing their sources. I'll widen my circle of search if that will...
Forum: California 02-24-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By BlackBMWs
Question Quality Machine shop in Sacramento area

Anyone recommend an experienced machine shop in the Sacramento, CA area for inspecting/preparing a M50 head for reinstallation? Looking for a reliable shop that does quality work.

I have asked...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-17-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,667
Posted By BlackBMWs
Question 91 E30 M42 differential swap options

Last weekend, I experienced a serious clunk, clunk, clunk after hooking a right turn from an intersection. after inspecting the drivetrain, I found the source of the clunking.
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2010, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By BlackBMWs
I have PB it soaked with PB Blaster and will try...

I have PB it soaked with PB Blaster and will try later this morning with some heat. The bolt/stud I believe is a M8 and the left hand extractors I have are too big. (Harbor Freight as well)
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By BlackBMWs
Question "Recover from DIY fun" help

E39 brothers,

I have a general "recover from DIY (http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1385769#) fun" help question on my E28. I know this is not an E39 specific question, but I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 99,044
Posted By BlackBMWs
Thanks! At this point, I don't have any of the...

Thanks! At this point, I don't have any of the symptoms other than mileage I've read in this thread. On startup, it's smooth and quiet. I have an SPAL fan installed, so until it heats up, I don't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 99,044
Posted By BlackBMWs
Thanks much for posting this info! Great...

Thanks much for posting this info! Great reference for this maintenance item. My M62TU is at 92k.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,343
Posted By BlackBMWs
I experience the same thing. Just started...

I experience the same thing. Just started noticing this occuring again. 92k miles. Occurs when the A/C is off, slowing to come to a stop, usually at or below 5 mph.

Tranny fluid/filter was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,166
Posted By BlackBMWs
Welcome to the Touring Brethren! You could...

Welcome to the Touring Brethren!

You could split the difference on the prescribed work as they are all doable if you're willing. Easily cut the cost of the repairs in half if not more.

This...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,439
Posted By BlackBMWs
Nice write up! You're a better man than me as I...

Nice write up! You're a better man than me as I had the dealer do it for what I thought was a cheap price...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-26-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,690
Posted By BlackBMWs
Hi Osama! Hope you're doing very well! Picked...

Hi Osama! Hope you're doing very well! Picked up two 3 series since I last saw you. Now working on a E36 for my son. I'll PM you regarding your offer, thanks much! I am looking at a few lower...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-25-2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,690
Posted By BlackBMWs
Thanks! For this one, while I prefer a manual, I...

Thanks! For this one, while I prefer a manual, I need this one to stay an auto tranny. Thanks for the feedback!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-24-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,690
Posted By BlackBMWs
94 325i to 96-99 328i Auto Tranny swap

Anyone know if the auto trannys from a 96-99 328i (M52/A4S 270R) will be a direct bolt on a 94 325i(M50/A4S 310R)? If so, any other components required (i.e. TCM)

No manual tranny swap/upgrade...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 45,685
Posted By BlackBMWs
Hi Paul, this is Rich, not Tyrone. Is your car a...

Hi Paul, this is Rich, not Tyrone. Is your car a Euro based car? I wonder if any of the U.S. guys can look up your car. It's in a different data source.

I tried to look up a Euro VIN for a guy...
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