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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-18-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Joserob
The temperature is Mid-High 50's down to the...

The temperature is Mid-High 50's down to the Mid-Low 20's. Fahrenheit. And its smoke that sits for a while when I hit the gas. When it is in idle it trickles out then dissipates. When I drive off I...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-18-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 616
Posted By Joserob
If I've followed correctly, I should get a...

If I've followed correctly, I should get a pressure test then go from there. The test should reveal if I have a blown HG, a cracked head, a cracked cylinder, or a combination of those. Once I figure...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-18-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 616
Posted By Joserob
It blew smoke when it first started AND when it...

It blew smoke when it first started AND when it had been running for a few minutes. But for some reason it stops after about 15 minutes but the thermostat still fluctuates. If it is a HG or cracked...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-18-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 616
Posted By Joserob
I do have access to a IR temp sensor. I was...

I do have access to a IR temp sensor. I was guessing thermostat but if you (Snowsled7) don't think its a big issue, what is the white smoke from in the first place? That is what is really irking me.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-18-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 616
Posted By Joserob
From what I am reading on here (and also googled)...

From what I am reading on here (and also googled) I am seeing that most people are saying either the HG, Cracked cylinder, or cracked head. I'm guessing I need to get it pressure tested to see what...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-18-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 616
Posted By Joserob
Will do. I did some quick price check work and...

Will do. I did some quick price check work and the pump, thermostat and gasket replacement is less than 200 and I have a buddy who helped me take out the old engine and I can go back there and take...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-18-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By Joserob
I am almost 100% sure that the power source for...

I am almost 100% sure that the power source for the amp/sub woofers is directly hooked up to the battery. The next step is to get a switch I guess?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-18-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By Joserob
Even if it would show that it was overheating for...

Even if it would show that it was overheating for about 15 seconds then drop back down to dead center and show a normal reading for about two minutes?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-18-2012, 03:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 616
Posted By Joserob
Would you suggest that I pay/ try to fix this or...

Would you suggest that I pay/ try to fix this or just move on, part the car out, and get a new one? (I'd prefer the least expensive of the two)
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-18-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 616
Posted By Joserob
I actually just replaced the engine (with a used...

I actually just replaced the engine (with a used one, less than 100k on it) and I was guessing it was the thermostat. I do not know when or if either were replaced. After a moment the white smoke...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-18-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By Joserob
Battery Drain! HELP!

Hey everyone I have a 1995 BMW 325i. I'm having an issue with the battery draining while sitting idle (not started) for 6+ hours (Trouble starting/ have to crank it more than once/ will not turn...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-18-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By Joserob
White Smoke/Floating Needle

I have a 1995 BMW 325i and over the past few days I have noticed white smoke periodically while both running and Idle. When I got off work yesterday, there was a large cloud of it and when I sat in...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-18-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 616
Posted By Joserob
White Smoke/Floating Needle

I have a 1995 BMW 325i and over the past few days I have noticed white smoke periodically while both running and Idle. When I got off work yesterday, there was a large cloud of it and when I sat in...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-18-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By Joserob
Battery Drain! HELP!

Hey everyone I have a 1995 BMW 325i. I'm having an issue with the battery draining while sitting idle (not started) for 6+ hours. I have to 10" sub woofers that I think may be draining the battery...
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