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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-27-2013, 06:07 AM
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Posted By snowsled7
Some more snowsled pics... ...

Some more snowsled pics...

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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-21-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,807
Posted By snowsled7
Since I still think your fuel pump is on the way...

Since I still think your fuel pump is on the way out, I would keep the fuel tank over half full until you find the culprit for sure. If the car stalls out on you, letting the pump cool a while will...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-15-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 33,209
Posted By snowsled7
NO, NO, NO.... Snowmobilling is the...

NO, NO, NO.... Snowmobilling is the answer:thumbup:

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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-15-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 33,209
Posted By snowsled7
The only problem with the Subraru/Toyota platform...

The only problem with the Subraru/Toyota platform is the lack of power. 0-60 is over 8 seconds. I understand what they are trying to do with it but it needs and STI engine. Without it I suspect it...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-07-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 33,209
Posted By snowsled7
Snowsled is buying a new sled this year:thumbup:...

Snowsled is buying a new sled this year:thumbup: Check out this baby...

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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-20-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,807
Posted By snowsled7
Sounds like a fuel pump on the way out. Filling...

Sounds like a fuel pump on the way out. Filling the tank with fresh cool gas is what made it work again.

I would second the valve adjustment, just good maint.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-10-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,352
Posted By snowsled7
My e30s were much more reliable than any other...

My e30s were much more reliable than any other BMW I have owned. They are an order of magnatude less complicated than the e34.

Unfortunately, unless it is an M5, it is just a car, a 20 year old...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-10-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,352
Posted By snowsled7
Best of luck to you but understand that if you...

Best of luck to you but understand that if you require a mechanic to fix your car, any of the old BMWs are going to quickly drain your wallet. E39s are kind of notorious for this and hopefully the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-10-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By snowsled7
I would suspect the fuel pump or possibly coil...

I would suspect the fuel pump or possibly coil packs. The coil packs should throw a code though, the fuel pump on my 535 threw an O2 sensor code a couple times before crapping out. The engine goes...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-08-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,352
Posted By snowsled7
20 years old and 192k miles. He can think it is...

20 years old and 192k miles. He can think it is worth whatever he wants. What do you think it is worth? We don't have any pictures so it is hard to judge. With extensive engine work 70k miles ago why...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-06-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By snowsled7
Part of the problem is different locations. I...

Part of the problem is different locations. I have NO idea what BMW models are in Croatia but, we probably have never heard of most of them. Vintage BMW diesels are very rare in the USA, and I am not...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-03-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By snowsled7
You will find that adapting an engine from a 20...

You will find that adapting an engine from a 20 yr newer car is not going to be easy. Todays cars, like the f10, have tons of electronics integrated into the engine management body and transmission...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-01-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By snowsled7
The 358k miles certainly could be a problem. Have...

The 358k miles certainly could be a problem. Have you tested the engines compression? Which parts did your uncle replace? That engine has a timing belt that requires replacement every 60k miles. The...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-01-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By snowsled7
What people try to get from a 20 year old car...

What people try to get from a 20 year old car with 260,000 miles and rust shouldn't have anything to do with the badge. If you choose to pay for a badge, that is on the buyer. You can find 525s and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-31-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By snowsled7
Just for the sake of clarity, let me know how...

Just for the sake of clarity, let me know how great a bargain it was after you spend years and thousands restoring it. There are no cheap (bargain) premium German automobiles. You will pay, just a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-18-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By snowsled7
Yes, I replaced the front control arms and tie...

Yes, I replaced the front control arms and tie rods with Meyle parts on my e34. When you go to do the job, the easiest way to remove the old parts is to unbolt them on the chassis end then remove the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-17-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By snowsled7
The extra two "control arm" peices that you are...

The extra two "control arm" peices that you are looking at are for the rear. They are usually referred to as "dog bones" and you will find one on each side in the rear when you look under the car.
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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-12-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By snowsled7
Bimmer forums is already dedicated to flaming...

Bimmer forums is already dedicated to flaming newbies and acting all pretentious. This was always a kinder forum, I think it should stay that way.

The best thing you could do, should you feel...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-14-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,277
Posted By snowsled7
Ummm no... That was almost 20 years ago, using a...

Ummm no... That was almost 20 years ago, using a professional driver. I bet it wouldn't break 14.5 stock today. Nice dream though:thumbup:




There are actually plenty of reasons. I suspect you...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-14-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,277
Posted By snowsled7
Any chance of seeing quarter mile times? 1/8 mile...

Any chance of seeing quarter mile times? 1/8 mile means nothing to me, 1/4 mile is a real drag race;) The short race is all about the start, in fact a 1/4 mile race is all about the start too but in...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-14-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 955
Posted By snowsled7
Well now, pre chip my car easily managed to...

Well now, pre chip my car easily managed to average 25 mpg. Post chip it lost just a couple mpg. My miles were rural though, city driving a 535, especially an autotragic will likely net mid teens for...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-07-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 33,209
Posted By snowsled7
Good forums are sure hard to find these days. I...

Good forums are sure hard to find these days. I bought the GTI and tried vw vortex but, the site has been down far more than up in the last month. This a.m. I registered at myfast gti. I can't post...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-01-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Oil
Views: 333
Posted By snowsled7
Maybe it has been smoking for the last ten...

Maybe it has been smoking for the last ten years:dunno::D:D:D
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-01-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Oil
Views: 333
Posted By snowsled7
If the engine is the M60 V8 you potentially are...

If the engine is the M60 V8 you potentially are experiencing the nikasil failure common to these engines. The coating on the cylinder walls fails, compression drops, oil consumption increases.
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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-30-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 8
Oil
Views: 333
Posted By snowsled7
No such thing as a good oil treatment. Modern...

No such thing as a good oil treatment. Modern oils are formulated with everything a proper running car needs. If your car is smoking because of oil consumption there is no chemical you can add to...
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