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Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 02-27-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By coolredlich
Yes I did remove the dash. It wasn't very hard. ...

Yes I did remove the dash. It wasn't very hard. I bought the Bently 5 series manual as it is the same as the 6 series, a little different though. I did all the work unassisted. I will try to...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 02-21-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By coolredlich
All of them, or call it a project.

All of them, or call it a project.
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 02-21-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,297
Posted By coolredlich
I too got your gears and the install with the...

I too got your gears and the install with the instructions was easy.. Who knew you were looking for a write up with pictures. I would have done it. Thanks for quick shipping and a kit for a decent...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 02-20-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By coolredlich
I ordered one of the dash caps advertised on...

I ordered one of the dash caps advertised on Power Block something or other tv show. The video of a cap install on a Dodge truck looked easy and clean. No I don't have a Dodge truck, I have a 1984...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 01-12-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By coolredlich
Thanks for the advice. Guess I'll stsrt looking...

Thanks for the advice. Guess I'll stsrt looking for newwheels.
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 01-12-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By coolredlich
Michlen tire life

I bought a1984 633csi with the stock 930 wheels. Is it safe to drive Michlen trx tires that are dated 1992 build date? The tires have 3/4 tread left. Thanks
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 11-12-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,106
Posted By coolredlich
I already had my seats out. I'm sure that they...

I already had my seats out. I'm sure that they need to come out. Just remove the side trim and remove the gear box.. It might be a good idea to clean and lube the cable, mine were real gunked up. ...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 11-12-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,106
Posted By coolredlich
Short seat cable fix

I had the same problem of the cable being too short. My fix was to grab the ferule with needle nose pliers, heat it with a lighter and pull and it comes off. Then cut 3/8 inch off the end, use...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 10-28-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,665
Posted By coolredlich
I believe I just bought this car in Medford...

I believe I just bought this car in Medford Oregon from Omer Erden. The shifter is sloppy but by your description it"s the same car. Do you have any information on cars history or needs? Thanks...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-16-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 226
Posted By coolredlich
central locking system

AS I have posted before the locks on my 1992 525it unlock themselves. If I lock the doors while driving they stay locked. I bought a control module from a wrecked 1990 525 part numbers areGM...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-31-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By coolredlich
For the cmshaft locking tool, I used a piece of...

For the cmshaft locking tool, I used a piece of 3/4" hardwood and cut the slots with a table saw. Worked very well.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-29-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By coolredlich
That channel is adhered to the window glass at...

That channel is adhered to the window glass at the bottom, either the front or back section, reason for glue. If you look at the glass you will see glue residue and probably the location of the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-29-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By coolredlich
As per advice from Monsignor, Tape large note...

As per advice from Monsignor, Tape large note about flywheel lock pin. I forgot to remove pin, tip snapped off upon engine start up. It is very difficult and time consuming to remove the broken...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-29-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By coolredlich
When I rebuilt my 525i head I went to...

When I rebuilt my 525i head I went to pelicanparts.com. Go to the technical advice page scroll down to head gasket replace. The procedure is well defined. Also, read the tech article on camshaft...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-24-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,890
Posted By coolredlich
I had similar problem with my 93. Turned out...

I had similar problem with my 93. Turned out crack in head #4 exhaust valve area. No water in oil, but water droplets on oil filler cap. Also compression test showed normal for all cylinders.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-24-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,135
Posted By coolredlich
When you installed thermostat was the little...

When you installed thermostat was the little arrow or up? Also check the condition of lower raditor hose. If deteriated it could colapse. Good hunting
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-22-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By coolredlich
Go to Pelican Parts. com, then to their tech...

Go to Pelican Parts. com, then to their tech articles. The write up and pictures are fantastic and make the job easy. The special tool that holds the cams in alignment can be made by using a hard...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-14-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,274
Posted By coolredlich
Thanks, I'll try that and post results.

Thanks, I'll try that and post results.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-13-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,274
Posted By coolredlich
I have problems with my system also. All doors...

I have problems with my system also. All doors lock, then unlock , sometimes right away, other at any time. Could be a few minutes up to a couple of hours.HELP PLEASE
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-23-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,500
Posted By coolredlich
performance chip

I have a 1993 521I touring, with the stock chip can I run 87 octane fuel, and would a performance chip give me increased hp and torque as advertised? Thanks
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-17-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 30,891
Posted By coolredlich
I have a 6 disc changer BMW CDX-M91, mfd Oct...

I have a 6 disc changer BMW CDX-M91, mfd Oct 1992 spec# /XH/US ser# MJ 11410 It has the 14 pin round female plug with the 2 prong power plug. It comes with all the brackets also. $40.00 plus...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-17-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 30,891
Posted By coolredlich
cd player

I have a 6 cd changer out of a 92 if you are interested. I found out the hard way that they aren't all interchanable. First one mfd Oct. 1992, BMW CDX-M91 spec # XH/US model # 88 88 1 600 284p...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-12-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,209
Posted By coolredlich
I had similar problems with my 1993 525it. Check...

I had similar problems with my 1993 525it. Check the wires in the tailgate by the hinge on both sides. The wires used are stranded and break from opening and closing the tailgate. There's an...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-08-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 924
Posted By coolredlich
I would suggest going to Pelican Parts.com. The...

I would suggest going to Pelican Parts.com. The site has many technical articles for research purposes.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-07-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 924
Posted By coolredlich
you sound like a craigs list spam.

you sound like a craigs list spam.
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