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Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-11-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By bmw-mania
hows it goin? Any progress? Cheers!

hows it goin?
Any progress?

Cheers!
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-11-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 321
Posted By bmw-mania
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/bP5UNjHaU-XTxoxn...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/bP5UNjHaU-XTxoxn_QefCnDox0VxlVcZEzpykHPenEYSdiy3VCSVzfEyxKo7VFG7fT2pRP9zJ-FYSUjvdT2DxmBHHhctdi_hsQj8hIrvIhX5Gsq953dwroltcUJSof2fKg
If the TCM was bad.. it would...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-11-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By bmw-mania
Welcome Start by pulling all fuses &...

Welcome
Start by pulling all fuses & relays(mark them).. including the ones under rear seat.. and the hidden fuses in the rear seat rail..

*cough* take lots of pix or reference *cough* :eek:
...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-08-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 321
Posted By bmw-mania
^ :thumbup: yup… its one of the...

^ :thumbup:


yup… its one of the triggers..
I think I actually parroted you when I thought of the MAF, Terry.. :)
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-08-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By bmw-mania
^ been cleaning my seats with wipes….. did...

^ been cleaning my seats with wipes….. did them all once in the shade..
Now when there is a free moment one seat at a time gets conditioned.
So far all the seats have been cleaned conditioned...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-08-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 321
Posted By bmw-mania
affirmative only starts in P or N. ...

affirmative
only starts in P or N.


http://moosetracking.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/gremlin.jpg

Sounds like your on the right track! :thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-08-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By bmw-mania
glad i could help.. :roundel: Cheers! ...

glad i could help..
:roundel:

Cheers!
:drive:
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-08-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 321
Posted By bmw-mania
double check your BMW part (just in case) Ive...

double check your BMW part (just in case)
Ive had a couple bad ones outta the box.



I can't recall..
Check the ETM..
http://www.e38.org/e32/e32_93_etm.pdf
component location chart on page...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-08-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By bmw-mania
blown motor.. over heated.. probably...

blown motor.. over heated.. probably cracked/warped/ the cylinder head and head gasket….

rebuild it, or swap in a used engine.. pull the trigger.

Have you read up on the Nikasil issues?...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-08-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By bmw-mania
well, mate.. one would think they would SEARCH...

well, mate..
one would think they would SEARCH before posing a query that would be so heavily discussed.

The system BMW engineered is very good when properly maintained.
If you are having...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-06-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By bmw-mania
First off, welcome.. :roundel: You cant do any...

First off, welcome.. :roundel:
You cant do any wrong at this point.. READ the Factory Service Manual.. again & again.
If the engine did overheat.. chances are you may have warped/cracked your head...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-04-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By bmw-mania
White VAPOR is water.. Blue SMOKE is oil.. ...

White VAPOR is water..
Blue SMOKE is oil..
either way, you should check it out.. compression test, leakdown test, etc..

Not sure? hold a kleenex to the tail pipe.. if it disintegrates its water...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-04-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By bmw-mania
reset your car re-sync re-charge your...

reset your car
re-sync
re-charge your battery.. properly
check installed alarm

report back.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-04-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 321
Posted By bmw-mania
:confused: The Crank Position Sensor was the...

:confused:
The Crank Position Sensor was the problem(?)
Interesting Dx.. Herr Doktor.


... the problem didnt exist before the CPS *repair*...
Its probably related to the service undergone most...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By bmw-mania
Your a/c may need some maintenance.. When was...

Your a/c may need some maintenance..
When was the last time is was serviced?

You can clean your a/c clutches.. its a small job.
If you find it seized, you will know why its engaged 24/7..
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By bmw-mania
He may have been running a *race* compound pad.....

He may have been running a *race* compound pad.. :dunno:
may account for the heavy dust(?)

Sounds like your doing good work..
Take off the crap.. fix the "mods" and make it function how it...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By bmw-mania
Yep.. the problem was that it had a Auto-tragic...

Yep.. the problem was that it had a Auto-tragic slush box.


You should probably post a very specific question.. instead of asking if they have "problems"
or go to a transmission shop for...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By bmw-mania
"this"? :confused: Get specific. That...

"this"? :confused:

Get specific.

That whole "process of elimination" thing.. its called "troubleshooting".
Sometimes you have to do that thing.. instead of buying parts and throwing them at...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By bmw-mania
wow.. great deal. re: vanos.. check fluids...

wow.. great deal.

re: vanos..
check fluids first...
run a clean-up system in the first oil change.

When these cars are run low on oil the heat cooks the oil to the vanos gears, makes em...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By bmw-mania
Im sure you know this.. but, HEAT causes...

Im sure you know this.. but, HEAT causes EXPANSION of METAL..

Shifting spiritedly at 6500K/RPM generates a sh!tload of heat. :drive:

Try running a clean-up system in the crankcase, changing oil...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By bmw-mania
:thumbs: proper oil level is awesome!

:thumbs:

proper oil level is awesome!
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By bmw-mania
yeah... worn components will let themselves be...

yeah... worn components will let themselves be known AT SPEED.
Check suspension, then recheck your front wheel bearings...
Wiggle wheel while car is jacked up, wheel still BOLTED on car.. hands at...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By bmw-mania
excuzi.. classifieds bruh.. oh, and PIX!

excuzi..

classifieds bruh..
oh, and PIX!
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By bmw-mania
wow! helluva score.. I need to pick up a...

wow!
helluva score.. I need to pick up a doppelgänger. :D

its called "maintenance"..
some get em.. some don't..

If its a "performance chip".. :jack:
It has a altered fuel map that will...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By bmw-mania
clutch is toast.. :thumbs:

clutch is toast..

:thumbs:
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