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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-03-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,049
Posted By zaleonardz
N42 low end issues

Hi Folks,

I really need some help here, I have really tried, and Im getting a bit desperate.

I bought a N42 E46 318 for my wife a while ago.

The car goes great, except it has a hesitation...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-11-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,190
Posted By zaleonardz
Tankies gents, A photo shoot with the two...

Tankies gents,

A photo shoot with the two cars will be arranged soonest. I am picking up my car over the weekend.

E34 daily drive, and I get to take the M home then over the weekend, so back...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-11-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,190
Posted By zaleonardz
Ok.... I could not stand to be without...

Ok....

I could not stand to be without her...

Sold I sold the E65, baught my wife a E46 318, and BOUGHT MY 540 BACK !!!!!

I am so happy......
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-23-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By zaleonardz
Try doing that on a right hand drive car, Its...

Try doing that on a right hand drive car, Its frikken nasty.....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By zaleonardz
Technically, the E38 is the next in line to a...

Technically, the E38 is the next in line to a E39, or am I just being silly....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-20-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,190
Posted By zaleonardz
Indeed.... I actually like many car...

Indeed....

I actually like many car manufacturers, and Volkwagen used to be one of my fav's, I actually owned 2 Audi's...

But working on Volkswages is the most unrewarding experiance ever. Even...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-20-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,112
Posted By zaleonardz
How is the box, any whirring/wineing... ...

How is the box, any whirring/wineing...

Failure to select a gear... ?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-19-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,190
Posted By zaleonardz
Splash shields are in the garage.... Just...

Splash shields are in the garage....

Just busy doing some essential maintanace at the moment, replaced front brakes/disc and bled the system, sorted out new set of tires, just going to have the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-06-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,190
Posted By zaleonardz
Sold my baby :( - And baught her BACK !!!!

Howdy all, its with much sadness that I have sold my beloved E34 540 manual ..

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv18/zaleonardz/Shock%20Change/DSC_0086.jpg
...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-21-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,855
Posted By zaleonardz
Close enough, I have an E65 and an E60, and I...

Close enough, I have an E65 and an E60, and I have to say, both shapes are particularly striking. I can often not decide which car to drive.

Also, I do think that the E39 is probably the best...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-10-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,316
Posted By zaleonardz
We do it in SA often, once twice a month we have...

We do it in SA often, once twice a month we have a breakfast meet.

It would depend on the concentration of numbers, but if you are enough, its a brilliant way to spend a sunday monring :)
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-09-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,624
Posted By zaleonardz
Not a bad job actually, specially with a lift, ...

Not a bad job actually, specially with a lift,

Worst is the gearbox bolts, particularly the two right at the top, other then that its actually a breeze.

Sachs is of course the OEM choice.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,016
Posted By zaleonardz
lol... this was funny.... You answered "yes"...

lol... this was funny....

You answered "yes" to 60 of 97 questions, making you 38.1% BMW pure (61.9% BMW corrupt).
According to the scoring guide, your bmw experience level is: A definite BMW...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-05-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,121
Posted By zaleonardz
Totally differant cars, cant really compare. ...

Totally differant cars, cant really compare.

The N62 is a fantastic motor, I really like it, but then again the S62 is also very special.

The E39 is perhaps better looking then the E60,...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-02-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 974
Posted By zaleonardz
Sure its the control unit and not just dirty...

Sure its the control unit and not just dirty switch contacts or dry solder joints ?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-02-2011, 04:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,938
Posted By zaleonardz
I'll try and find out, but I dont know. I...

I'll try and find out, but I dont know.

I know the M60 was an issue,but I suspect there are more with issues.

Ill have a chat with a buddy at BMW and let you know..
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-02-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,938
Posted By zaleonardz
Vibrations from the engine loosens the bolts over...

Vibrations from the engine loosens the bolts over time, and as this is oftern missed during normal service procedures,

I know of an M54B30 killing itself due to an oil pump falling apart, and that...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-01-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,938
Posted By zaleonardz
M60 oil pump bolts

Hi All,

This is just a heads up, and if you have not done this or done this for a while do it this weekend.

We have all heard of BMW oil pumps "loosing bolts", particularly the M60 found in the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-30-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,865
Posted By zaleonardz
Something else you need to research is the M60...

Something else you need to research is the M60 valley pan gasket

It is a fairly common leak on the M60, as a matter of fact BMW improved the design of the valley pan.

Go do a bit of googling on...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-27-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By zaleonardz
:)

:)
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-27-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By zaleonardz
20 pin round connector in front of the engine...

20 pin round connector in front of the engine bay, if your standing in front of the car, left hand side on the firewall..
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-25-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By zaleonardz
Merry X-Mas all :)

Merry X-Mas all :)
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-25-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,055
Posted By zaleonardz
That actually does not look too hard to do, did...

That actually does not look too hard to do, did not think of that....

Very nice :)
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-25-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,695
Posted By zaleonardz
Well, I share the issue.... I JUST turned...

Well, I share the issue....

I JUST turned thirty, and drive an E65 as well as an E34...

I asked somebody at the office the other day, "How are you" to which the response was "not nearly as well...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-25-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,423
Posted By zaleonardz
luckydog... thats nice dude.. i like those :)

luckydog... thats nice dude.. i like those :)
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