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Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 11-14-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 963
Posted By funfunfer
If it sat for years, and you have photos as it...

If it sat for years, and you have photos as it came out of storage, you might try listing on "Barn Finds" or "Bring a Trailer" before you go e-Bay.

I can attest to the amount of work involved in...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 10-03-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,529
Posted By funfunfer
Glwts

Glad you found an interested party. Sounds like a very nice car.
Forum: Classic Bimmers 09-28-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,529
Posted By funfunfer
Kimbergirl, I've been out of town for 2 weeks,...

Kimbergirl,
I've been out of town for 2 weeks, hence the delayed response.
As you've found, the donation process can be a huge disappointment as can many of the on-line sales and auction sites....
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-05-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,047
Posted By funfunfer
Start with the Dogbones. Parts are cheap and...

Start with the Dogbones. Parts are cheap and don't require much more that a pair of jackstands to complete the project.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-05-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,033
Posted By funfunfer
Clutch hydraulics are DIY project

Yes. It will be awkward under the dash and bleeding the slave can be a PITA.
There are several DIY links on the various forum. Do some searching and familiarize yourself with the project before...
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 07-25-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,517
Posted By funfunfer
Gee, I think I'd go with the Canadian car. Just...

Gee, I think I'd go with the Canadian car. Just be sure to join a gym and a Testosterone Clinic to overcome that emasculation.

Either car will need a complete refresh of all rubber hoses and...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 11-03-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,951
Posted By funfunfer
Take the car and his $500 (that's how I...

Take the car and his $500 (that's how I understood the latest offer) and I'll throw in another $500 and get it out of your garage.
Win for him, Win for you, Win for your wife, Win for me. I do love...
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 10-13-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,464
Posted By funfunfer
doesn't work for me. There appears to be a...

doesn't work for me.

There appears to be a problem with this posting (4675037739) or the URL you're using to access it.

If you initially posted more than 48 hours ago, your post may have timed...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 08-18-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,951
Posted By funfunfer
Do It

A no rust Coupe for essentially free?

This is project car on which you could earn a great return if you don't hack it up.
Yes, you will put thousands into the project to do it right, but this a...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 08-19-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,328
Posted By funfunfer
I think there are a couple of pricing threads...

I think there are a couple of pricing threads over on myE28.com
That's a great source for info on E28 models (including the M5)
17500 should be a nearly perfect car.
IF you do your own routine...
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 05-13-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,179
Posted By funfunfer
Vitesse, Join the Yahoo E34 M5 group. Search...

Vitesse,
Join the Yahoo E34 M5 group. Search the archives for ANY question you might have. I've found that group to be, far and away, the most knowledgeable about our cars.
Great looking car. ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-09-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,920
Posted By funfunfer
thanks.

I will give this a try today. I have a second set of lights, just in case.
Thanks for the write-up.
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 03-18-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,244
Posted By funfunfer
KBB is useless for an M5 .did not see link to...

KBB is useless for an M5 .did not see link to ad. 272 is hi miles, but not out of thw question, but not for $6500.

See if you can talk Jenny M. into doing the PPI if car is local to you.
Jim
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 02-25-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,887
Posted By funfunfer
maybe

At that price you can't expect perfection.

would be nice to have good compression and leadkdown numbers.
everything else is just maintenance. if you do your own work, it's not deal breaker. ...
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 02-25-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,721
Posted By funfunfer
no

you can't win on this project.
wait for a better car.

the engine rebuild will be more than your original purchase price.

:thumbdwn:
Forum: Classic Bimmers 09-24-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,499
Posted By funfunfer
I was wondering i fthis connecion would happen. ...

I was wondering i fthis connecion would happen.

if this engine dot work out, you might look on the mye28 site for bavaria suitable engines.
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 08-20-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,419
Posted By funfunfer
Bentley. then get over to Yahoo E34M5 group....

Bentley. then get over to Yahoo E34M5 group. search for links to ETK and FSM,
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 08-13-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,419
Posted By funfunfer
1. The gearshift seems to be rather vague. Not at...

1. The gearshift seems to be rather vague. Not at all like I'm used to. The reverse doesn't even seem to have a detent to prevent you from accidentally shifting into reverse. Is this normal?
...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 12-26-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,057
Posted By funfunfer
Not a big deal. just remove the old one, attach...

Not a big deal. just remove the old one, attach the new one, bleed by pressing on the plunger to drive the air upward to reservoir, install in place.
Make sure clutch pedal is up when bleeding.

...
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 08-01-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,754
Posted By funfunfer
Plenty of car stereo shops out there that have NO...

Plenty of car stereo shops out there that have NO CLUE about BMW wiring. Be cautious. If you can identify the manufacturer of the CD unit you may be able to just buy the generic changer (ie...
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 07-25-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,083
Posted By funfunfer
Nice ride, Cuz. Several thoughts: Save the...

Nice ride, Cuz.
Several thoughts:
Save the OE parts as you work on the car. The next owner will want them.
"Bimmer" as in BimmerForum. "Beemer" is a motorcycle. "beamer" MEH
When you have a...
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 05-02-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,790
Posted By funfunfer
No. You have a 7 series. M5s are 5 series. ...

No. You have a 7 series. M5s are 5 series. They are different.
You have a large luxury car with a v-8 engine. The M5 is a smaller care with a race-bred 6 cylinder engine.

Look at the model...
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 09-27-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,451
Posted By funfunfer
My 88 M5 had self leveling suspension. Standard...

My 88 M5 had self leveling suspension. Standard procedure is to replace that with 535 shocks and springs when it fails.

Amen to the "if you have to rely on a mechanic" comment. There is a whole...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-13-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,334
Posted By funfunfer
What he said, plus replace the rear "dog bones" ...

What he said, plus replace the rear "dog bones" These are easy to do and inexpensive.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-13-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,253
Posted By funfunfer
The caps are different sizes. Find the one that...

The caps are different sizes. Find the one that matches your recharge kit.
If you car has not been converted to R134, you may need to have that done as well.
The oil in R12 systems is not...
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