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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Yesterday, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
IMO - Stick to book standard size. Get the wheels...

IMO - Stick to book standard size. Get the wheels reconditioned if they are damaged. Run standard wheels. Has worked for me. There are lots of standard wheel to choose from if you dont like what...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) Yesterday, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
If he is so good with cars he can't tell the rear...

If he is so good with cars he can't tell the rear of the crank from the flywheel you only have one choice.

Pull the tranny and check his work from the start.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) Yesterday, 08:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 472
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
The factory spent $M finding out just what is...

The factory spent $M finding out just what is needed/what you can get away with. What is on the car is ESSENTIAL. REPAIR it correctly, don't fix it. It has already lasted so many years and only...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) Yesterday, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 316
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
With the 'limp home and light surge' I would be...

With the 'limp home and light surge' I would be checking the alternator VERY carefully. Undervolt conditions throw BMW's into a spin.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) Yesterday, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Take out the coolant level sensor and fix it...

Take out the coolant level sensor and fix it while you under there.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
The big Supercheaps can do that. Any auto paint...

The big Supercheaps can do that. Any auto paint shop. Try yellow pages. Hi from Perth!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
+1 on that Nick - IF all goes well.

+1 on that Nick - IF all goes well.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
I paid $600 for two seat bases and $725 for a...

I paid $600 for two seat bases and $725 for a whole seat. Leather. $350 in hide for each job.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
If you are getting battery voltage to the sensor...

If you are getting battery voltage to the sensor the wiring is good. If you don't get battery voltage from the heater ground to earth then the element is burnt out. Check the ground from the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-01-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 244
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
13.6 (ish) engine running. 12.9 (ish) engine off...

13.6 (ish) engine running. 12.9 (ish) engine off and fully charged.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-01-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
I just has two 'seat' parts only done for my E34...

I just has two 'seat' parts only done for my E34 and a whole re-trim for my E38 driver seat. $600 for the E34 and $725 for the E38.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-01-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Looks reasonable

Looks reasonable
Forum: Australia 02-27-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 98
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Car show in perth w. A.

The Veteran Car Club in Perth Western Australia is having it's major show on 2nd March 2015.
I shall be there with my E32 (25 yr old so club acceptable). You can't miss me, the only BMW in the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-27-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 360
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
True poverty is a garage full of well maintained...

True poverty is a garage full of well maintained BMW's. I know and dont't care. See that list of 'Current'? I have $400 worth of electronic repairs this month + + +. $700 of retrim last month....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-27-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Just make sure the ign is fully off before you...

Just make sure the ign is fully off before you pull things around.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-27-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
The 'L' will give a much nicer ride. Money pit? ...

The 'L' will give a much nicer ride. Money pit? Depends on your circumstances. My two cost me a bit, but as cars are my vice I don't care. They are like kids. Bit the bullet and do the big...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 02-27-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
EMU temp sender would be my first look.

EMU temp sender would be my first look.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-27-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Andy's stuff is good.

Andy's stuff is good.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-27-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
+1 on belt. Get back when that is done. Running...

+1 on belt. Get back when that is done. Running into bent valves is no joke.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-27-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Bite the bullet and get the cluster repaired (not...

Bite the bullet and get the cluster repaired (not fixed) by a professional. What you spend you will save time and again in time and temper. I guess you are not an instrument tech with access to a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-27-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
IIRC take the grills out

IIRC take the grills out
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-27-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
I've used 134a and the more exotic gasses without...

I've used 134a and the more exotic gasses without problem. The new exotic stiff I found better.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-27-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Not to mention the electrical/electronic 'stuff'.

Not to mention the electrical/electronic 'stuff'.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-26-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Or ALP1NA; 4LPINA; ALPIN4; 4PLIN4.

Or ALP1NA; 4LPINA; ALPIN4; 4PLIN4.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-25-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 360
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Trim parts are often a give-away once you become...

Trim parts are often a give-away once you become a regular at a wreckers (Don't ask me how I know). Yes, you might find problems but YES! A car with presence and a great ride.
PS: You also get...
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