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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-22-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Okay everybody, I replaced the ignition switch...

Okay everybody, I replaced the ignition switch today (the electrical part of it) and she starts right up no problem. Problem solved.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-12-2016, 04:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By Bimmerfan84
I understand that's why I replaced the battery...

I understand that's why I replaced the battery and it continues to do the same thing [emoji45]
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-11-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Also I'm in Florida so a cool day is in the 70s...

Also I'm in Florida so a cool day is in the 70s maybe high 60s and not very often
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-11-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Terminals and connections are all clean. So a...

Terminals and connections are all clean. So a small update. Tried a new battery for S and Gs and still nothing. One thing I have noticed is that when it is COLD outside. The ignition lights and...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-11-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Bump

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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-02-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By Bimmerfan84
New E30 owner. DOA!

561816Hey guys, just bought my first E30 in the form of a 1992 318i. Picked it up and drove it about an hour and 45 minutes (almost all highway) home. Noticed the car would occasionally have no...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-31-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Okay well found the problem apparently someone...

Okay well found the problem apparently someone messed with O2 sensors and the wires were swapped bank 1 was connected to bank 2 connector and bank 2 connected to bank 1 connector. Everything else is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-31-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Update

Let me answer a couple questions, this is a manual 325ci convertible with a m54 engine. Now i was looking at the data on the computer and noticed something odd.

P0174 System lean bank 2
P0172...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-29-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By Bimmerfan84
BMW timing issue?

Okay so I need some new ideas here. Customer brought in car for extensive overhaul of work including installing a new valeo clutch and conversion single mass flywheel.

Car was barely running. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,747
Posted By Bimmerfan84
I know a good amount about AC systems as I'm a...

I know a good amount about AC systems as I'm a mechanic, however, this really has me stumped.

I used an AC machine to properly fill the system with the correct amount of R134a.

The noise...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,747
Posted By Bimmerfan84
bump

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,747
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Arrow HELP! A/C noise coming from evaporator and expansion valve

My A/C was not working properly and my compressor was making noise so I went and changed the compressor and dryer.

Over the next couple months I noticed that the A/C would not always cool as well...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By Bimmerfan84
^and we have a winner! (Except for the vacuum...

^and we have a winner! (Except for the vacuum part, how does anyone suspect vacuum leaks without misfires or rough running or codes? Never had a vacuum leak without misfires and rough running) Been...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Throttle response issues/sluggish pickup

Im having a really sluggish acceleration. When I step on the pedal it's like I have no torque and the RPMs climb slowly. If I mash the throttle it will get up and go but still feels like it's being...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-22-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Just remember NO REASONABLE OFFER WILL BE...

Just remember NO REASONABLE OFFER WILL BE IGNORED!!! All offers will be taken in to consideration. Just remember, the front tires are brand new $160 from tire rack and the rear tires are $130. So...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By Bimmerfan84
They still look pretty plain with the old ...

They still look pretty plain with the old halogen hella Lights. My favorite are the Euro projector Hellas but they are a little expensive


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Interesting, they are staggered, and are BMW...

Interesting, they are staggered, and are BMW production. They came off my now wrecked e34 (they have hub rings to make up the size difference) and I was thinking about selling them but I wasn't sure...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-21-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By Bimmerfan84
FS Style 32 rims with GOOD tires!!!! $850 OBO

Set of 4 Style 32 17 inch staggered rims in good condition with good tires and tread. Comes with adapter for E34 hub if desired. My E34 was wrecked and now am parting out. One tire does have cut in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Bimmerfan84
What kind of rims are these?

I believe they came off a 540 sport and someone told me they were rare. What is the BMW class name and are they truly rare?459836


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Awesome!!! Pretty sure I could make my own...

Awesome!!! Pretty sure I could make my own headlights with all that information! Thanks for all the help!


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Thanks for the link bluebee! What I might do is...

Thanks for the link bluebee! What I might do is buy a cheap set online (plus it would be nice to have the Euro projector style lights) and then attempt to repair the adjusters in the old set. What...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Nobody has any opinion or thoughts on this? I'd...

Nobody has any opinion or thoughts on this? I'd really appreciate input.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By Bimmerfan84
I see all these different companies offering...

I see all these different companies offering HELLA look-a-likes like UZOOKA, ILOVEBODYKITS, and PRO TUNING LAB. They all run about $300. Am I getting what I pay for with these? Not looking for the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By Bimmerfan84
Best Looking Headlight Assemblies?

So just bought this 98 white e39 and found out whoever cleaned the headlights either broke the adjuster or didn't re-assemble them correctly as the inner part is just sitting loosely inside the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By Bimmerfan84
No, it does not matter. But you need to test it...

No, it does not matter. But you need to test it when you first start it in the morning when the engine is cold and watch the O2 sensor controller readings. You want to find out when the reading hit...
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