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Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) Yesterday, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By TerryY
Dumb question maybe. If the car is warm and you...

Dumb question maybe. If the car is warm and you open the door is the the door edge wagging up and down? If you aren't sure put it in gear with the brakes holding it. Then turn on the ac to load it...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 06-24-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By TerryY
Find a Local hydraulic hose making shop. They...

Find a Local hydraulic hose making shop. They should have any metric fitting that you would need and can make hoses and probably pipe to fit.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 06-21-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By TerryY
A bit of a warning. No part on a BMW is Imperial...

A bit of a warning. No part on a BMW is Imperial (inch) threaded. Everything is Metric and attempting to screw Imperial fittings into metric will only screw up thread$.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-18-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By TerryY
this should help ...

this should help http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_M30
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-18-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By TerryY
The motor you should have is a 3.3 liter. Denoted...

The motor you should have is a 3.3 liter. Denoted by the last 2 numbers of the model --the 33 in 733

A 320 only has a 2.0 liter motor and it wold be inadequate in a 7 series.

A motor from any...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-18-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By TerryY
With proof of ownership and the VIN a BMW dealer...

With proof of ownership and the VIN a BMW dealer can provide a correct key for the car in 1 or 2 days. The new key will be an exact fully functional match for the original key that came with the car...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 03-31-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By TerryY
Right hand drive cars and left hand drive have...

Right hand drive cars and left hand drive have the curved mirror on opposite sides. see if you can find an opposite handed mirror glass for that side.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 02-06-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 725
Posted By TerryY
Wide body 7's were a thing when they were fairly...

Wide body 7's were a thing when they were fairly new. Saw one in Oxford green with a set of HRE wheels that must have had 6" of lip in the rear and 335 tires. It was a 740IL and supercharged for good...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 02-06-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 834
Posted By TerryY
The odds are that with any US 8 series that your...

The odds are that with any US 8 series that your adjusters are broken. If they are not they will break when adjustment is attempted.

Here is a site for replacing broken adjusters that will show...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 12-01-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By TerryY
Do a combustion gas test on the coolant. If it...

Do a combustion gas test on the coolant. If it fails start pricing a headgasket. If it passes start with the water pump.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 11-28-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 886
Posted By TerryY
The chip is a solder in and not replaceable. A...

The chip is a solder in and not replaceable. A BMW dealer may be able to reprogram with Dinan software but that is about it and probably not a lot of gain for the engine but may improve the...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 11-28-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By TerryY
http://www.bimmernut.com/forum/7-series-bmw/21668-...

http://www.bimmernut.com/forum/7-series-bmw/21668-unlocking-your-e32-emergency-battery-flat.html
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 11-03-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 717
Posted By TerryY
Hi It may be that one of the other plastic...

Hi
It may be that one of the other plastic check balls is stuck in its hole rather than the reverse ball.
There is a relatively inexpensive valve body repair/rebuild kit available (ZF is online). ...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 10-31-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 717
Posted By TerryY
Out of curiosity what did you use for...

Out of curiosity what did you use for transmission fluid?

High mileage 5HP30 transmissions have been known to fail after a fluid change.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 10-30-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,235
Posted By TerryY
Ask over at ...

Ask over at http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?55-8-Series-%28E31%29

There are only a few 8 owners here and Many Many over there. Because they all quit working I would bet on...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 10-19-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 950
Posted By TerryY
Limp home mode. Check the two rear most spark...

Limp home mode. Check the two rear most spark plugs and make sure the sensors on those two wires are plugged in. If the plug on the side that stops running is fouled it shuts off the fuel pump to...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 09-25-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,523
Posted By TerryY
Make sure that the glovebox is unlocked. The boot...

Make sure that the glovebox is unlocked. The boot lock is disabled if it is locked.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 08-30-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,078
Posted By TerryY
Ebay 93/94 740 should work too.

Ebay 93/94 740 should work too.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 08-30-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,157
Posted By TerryY
Go to http://www.wuffer.ca/ and down load the...

Go to http://www.wuffer.ca/ and down load the repair manual. If that doesn't help then try the "Contact Wuffer" tab. If he hasn't opened a superlocked door himself then he will know who has.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 08-26-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,523
Posted By TerryY
Running it with less than a full coolant system...

Running it with less than a full coolant system will probably lead to early engine death. They don't like being overheated at all.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 08-05-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By TerryY
A good performance chip fills in gaps in...

A good performance chip fills in gaps in performance. It will not just add in one place like high rpm and take away in another.

The recommendation on the chip that I made adds torque at the low...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 07-19-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By TerryY
With anything older than an E 38 you have a...

With anything older than an E 38 you have a rather small audience here.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 07-12-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 982
Posted By TerryY
Any dealer should still be able to get them....

Any dealer should still be able to get them. Otherwise you get to find someone parting an 8 out.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 07-12-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,865
Posted By TerryY
Two batteries--one on each side.

Two batteries--one on each side.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 07-12-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,523
Posted By TerryY
Need to change both batteries at the same time if...

Need to change both batteries at the same time if you have not already done so. One on each side.
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