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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-07-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Lapin 229
NEVER sell your truck! Two of my past mistakes...

NEVER sell your truck! Two of my past mistakes (plus buying the 740)!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-05-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Lapin 229
Yes it fits!

Bmw moving van
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-08-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By Lapin 229
I agree too, except this is a $650 car owned by...

I agree too, except this is a $650 car owned by some cholo. The front is bent, dents all around and god knows what else is wrong with it. I'm losing $1000. If I had the space and I wasn't going...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-07-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By Lapin 229
It is a low mileage, used auto trans from North...

It is a low mileage, used auto trans from North Town Auto Parts, Toledo, Ohio. Since I exceeded their 14 day warranty, they won't refund any of my $600. purchase price. The lesson here is never buy...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-07-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By Lapin 229
Transmission swap fail

My low-mileage auto transmission went about a quarter mile and failed. Fluid is full, any ideas?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-27-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Lapin 229
Ok, everything is in, the exhaust needs to be...

Ok, everything is in, the exhaust needs to be connected where I cut it. Transmission seems to shift up and down, but my shift points are way off. What's the adjustment on the cable? Anybody?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-27-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Lapin 229
Start with cooling system and alternator, if they...

Start with cooling system and alternator, if they haven't been replaced yet. Then your suspension, new control arms, shocks and links. After you've upgraded the basics, then you can piss money away...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-27-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 877
Posted By Lapin 229
I've just swapped my 525 auto transmission ( a...

I've just swapped my 525 auto transmission ( a delightful job). how do I align the cable on the tranny to match the console indicator? I have no dash indicators yet, I'll fix that later.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-19-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By Lapin 229
Thanks. Once I could see it I could find it on my...

Thanks. Once I could see it I could find it on my oem. Transmission is fitted, starter lead is broken. It took me over six attempts to get everything mounted. Every time, the torque converter would...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-19-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Lapin 229
I've got an all aluminum tank from China, came...

I've got an all aluminum tank from China, came with the car. I'm currently off the road with two cars. White car needs torque converter bolts to finish. Black car needs ignition-relay-starter? Power...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-19-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By Lapin 229
The problem is I got them out, one I had to drill...

The problem is I got them out, one I had to drill (you should have seen that!). One is wrecked, and I lost another, so I'm down to one! Pelican thinks they don't exist.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-18-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By Lapin 229
I'm lusting after that paint job! it's listed as...

I'm lusting after that paint job! it's listed as a 1990 in the margin (I paid $650. for mine)
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-18-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By Lapin 229
Fun with Pelican Auto parts

I just went through a half a dozen emails with their "Tech", trying to locate the three bolts that connect the flywheel to the torque converter. My favorite replies were: the torque converter doesn't...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-18-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Lapin 229
Nice job. email me when you're up to: The...

Nice job. email me when you're up to: The Alternator, water pump and new transmission. I've got short cuts for all of the above!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-15-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Lapin 229
Ok that sounds like it makes sense. Three bolts...

Ok that sounds like it makes sense. Three bolts to line up as opposed to splines and grooves. Time to start drilling. The new(ish) Torque converter, like the trans only has 94k miles on it.

I...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-14-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By Lapin 229
It's not the fuseable link and I'll check the...

It's not the fuseable link and I'll check the ccm. I blew up my multimeter!
It might have been a drain caused by my drivers side door lock (fixed). I'm letting everything sit and self repair while...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-14-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By Lapin 229
Now with a "hot" battery, I get nothing, no...

Now with a "hot" battery, I get nothing, no lights, no start. My e28 had a main breaker button under the drivers side panel. anything like that on an e34?

When it ran it read 14v. Whatever was...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-14-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 649
Posted By Lapin 229
One's a kids car, the other is a grown-up car....

One's a kids car, the other is a grown-up car. It's harder to get tickets in a 5 and you can get ladies in and out with out pulling!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-14-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By Lapin 229
Weird electrical, sort of start

Battery was dead, charged overnight. zero. (new Bosche battery)
Dead battery, wouldn't charge in car. Second backup battery (doesn't everybody!), started car, ran for twenty minutes, dash...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-13-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Lapin 229
Thanks Doc It's nice to get confirmation. I...

Thanks Doc

It's nice to get confirmation. I figured the splines hadn't engaged correctly. I just have to support the trans to match the angle of the engine, against the angle of the hill. I'll...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-12-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By Lapin 229
started a new post "Transmission almost...

started a new post "Transmission almost installed"
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-12-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,781
Posted By Lapin 229
7 mpg? I get 26 highway at 70mph.

7 mpg?

I get 26 highway at 70mph.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-12-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Lapin 229
Transmission almost installed ! ! ! ? ? ?

Ok

I've got the new-used transmission within 1/2" of fitting and it won't go any further. I've pulled it off and examined the shaft, which looks ok?. I know you're not supposed to force it, just a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-10-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By Lapin 229
Cute pic, a happy girl! Is your 535 an auto...

Cute pic, a happy girl!

Is your 535 an auto or manual? it'll cost you $1500 to convert it to a manual. But at any rate you should chip it and maybe do the springs and shocks, lower and stiffer....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-10-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By Lapin 229
Oil pans cost $1000. My air damn went Bye...

Oil pans cost $1000.

My air damn went Bye bye at 100 mph when it hit a block of ice.
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