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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-04-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By David Arabiat
Cabin microfilter

Well since today was another saturday , i decided to do stuff in my BMW .
I thought i'd check the microfilter . Last time i had it replaced was 1.5 years ago ..
And by the way this is the first...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-14-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3,484
Views: 415,033
Posted By David Arabiat
Old but gold !

Old but gold !
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-08-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By David Arabiat
Loose spark plug ? well , i didnt remove the...

Loose spark plug ? well , i didnt remove the spark plugs when i did the valve job ... and i double checked the spark plug wire .. all seems to be in order ... i should have made a comparison of...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-08-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By David Arabiat
No , mine is not overhauled ... in fact , nothing...

No , mine is not overhauled ... in fact , nothing in the car is updated ... all is as it was back in 1988 ...
I could used synthetic oil ... but , i wonder if it would do any good now ... i doubt...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-08-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By David Arabiat
wow ... that looks good ... aw well , as long as...

wow ... that looks good ... aw well , as long as it's running well , im not complaining ... it was running ok even before , but it has become a hobby to go and fix ( or try to fix ) something in the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-08-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By David Arabiat
So i guess it's normal for the engine to be like...

So i guess it's normal for the engine to be like that .... thanks guys
Now that i have had the chance to try the car .. what i noticed is that it is ticking louder when its in idle .. the ticking...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-07-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By David Arabiat
A couple of questions after valve adjustment

Today I decided to do a valve adjustment on my m20 engine , as i felt it was ticking too much .. this was my first time doing the valve adjustment .. last time was like 2 years ago ( done by a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-27-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,398
Posted By David Arabiat
sorry if my questions seem stupid .... so if the...

sorry if my questions seem stupid .... so if the temperature readings are correct , that excludes a bad ects as being the problem for the bad start ? :eeps:
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-27-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,398
Posted By David Arabiat
but wouldn't an ect sensor cause faulty...

but wouldn't an ect sensor cause faulty temperature readings ?
i do also have start problems with my car .. and i've had them for quite some time .. when the car is very cold ... as in, in mornings...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-17-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,398
Posted By David Arabiat
half tank is fine ...

half tank is fine ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-17-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,043
Posted By David Arabiat
thats alot of money ... its cheaper for you to...

thats alot of money ... its cheaper for you to send me your blank and your key .. i get cut it and send it back :D:D doesn't make sense doesn't it
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-17-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,398
Posted By David Arabiat
the sending unit is on the right .. and the fuel...

the sending unit is on the right .. and the fuel pump is on the left ... as u can see this is the older sending unit with the metal top and 8 bolts
(just a picture taken from the internet .. not...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-17-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,043
Posted By David Arabiat
Just a small update ... i got my new blank key...

Just a small update ... i got my new blank key from ebay on saturday ... and today i had the blank key cut for 7$ ( i guess prices here are cheap) and now my new key is working great ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-17-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,398
Posted By David Arabiat
pumps differ depending on whether its an m20 or...

pumps differ depending on whether its an m20 or m50 engine as far as i know .. but the fuel sending unit to which the pump is attached does differ ...earlier models had a metal top ... newer models...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-02-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,043
Posted By David Arabiat
yeah i get all that ... my key has NO...

yeah i get all that ... my key has NO electronics/transponders whatsoever ... its just a regular 4 track key .. and as i mentioned before , i already made a copy of the key i have without going to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-01-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,043
Posted By David Arabiat
I made a copy of my keys some years back... But...

I made a copy of my keys some years back... But the key I made is plane... No BMW logo ... But it does work ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-01-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,043
Posted By David Arabiat
I'm not worried about getting it cut ... I just...

I'm not worried about getting it cut ... I just want the blank to be same length,width and thickness of my own keys so that I can get them cut ..
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-01-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,043
Posted By David Arabiat
Why would I pay 80 bucks for a key if I can pay...

Why would I pay 80 bucks for a key if I can pay 10 bucks for a blank key from eBay and get it done in a key place ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-01-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,043
Posted By David Arabiat
e34 Keys

I was looking at stuff on ebay the other day , and i saw some key blanks there ..
my keys look very ugly .. they are very old ... and when i bought my car , i only got 1 key .. and i think its the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-19-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By David Arabiat
finally i was able to upload a video ... today i...

finally i was able to upload a video ... today i sprayed all possible locations of vaccum leaks with carbcleaner ... no change in idle sound ... as in no obvious leaks .. not fuel injectors .. not...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-19-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By David Arabiat
http://youtu.be/HOr_sz4NMrk

http://youtu.be/HOr_sz4NMrk
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-18-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By David Arabiat
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOr_sz4NMrk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOr_sz4NMrk
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-18-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 979
Posted By David Arabiat
Removing the instrument cluster is easy .. two...

Removing the instrument cluster is easy .. two small screws on the top of the cluster , and then pry top off the instrument cluster with a small screwdriver .. i personally remove the cluster without...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-18-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By David Arabiat
Rough Idle ( Rhythmic noise )

Hello guys ... my car is making this weird idle noise which causes the whole car to shake ..
when i first start the car , and the rpm is above the 700 rpm level until the engine gets warmer , then...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-02-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 795
Posted By David Arabiat
not having an oxygen sensor would lead to high...

not having an oxygen sensor would lead to high fuel comsuption .... assuming your car should have an oxygen sensor ..... my car (euro version ) doesn't even have an oxygen sensor .. as in it was...
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