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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-21-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By japbike736
My 90 535i 5 speed needed a diff at 180k. Total...

My 90 535i 5 speed needed a diff at 180k. Total import on my model was about 100k unit's with only about 5000 manuals shipped over. I had the 3.91 ratio installed and it woke that M30 up!! Still get...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-01-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By japbike736
Did you use a kit to convert over the flywheel? I...

Did you use a kit to convert over the flywheel? I have yet to find out how to get rid of that dual mass mess in my 90 model 535i. I was told It can't be done on the early m30 powered 535i. would love...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-09-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 680
Posted By japbike736
I look for the manuals myself. Much more fun to...

I look for the manuals myself. Much more fun to drive and seem to be less problems as the miles pile up..
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-24-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By japbike736
My non California 92 525i 5 speed failed 3 times....

My non California 92 525i 5 speed failed 3 times. The state offered me 900 bucks to have it crushed. Ended up taking it back to Vegas and selling it. No way was I going to let these liberals destroy...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-20-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By japbike736
Yea, like right in the seat of my pants

Yea, like right in the seat of my pants
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-19-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By japbike736
The engine runs fine. No cut out or loss of power...

The engine runs fine. No cut out or loss of power just a shake around 2500 then it smooth's out..
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-19-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By japbike736
The engine runs fine. No cut out or loss of power...

The engine runs fine. No cut out or loss of power just a shake around 2500 then it smooth's out..
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-17-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By japbike736
Not so good vibrations

My 1990 535i 5 speed has a vibration as I accelerate thru 2nd gear. I can feel it in the seat of my pants around 2500 rpm then it goes away...It runs smooth on the freeway and after I get it past...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-31-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By japbike736
535i warm start problem

My 90 535i starts just fine when it's cold but I have to pat the gas while it is turning over to get it to start when it is warm....Any idea's???
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-20-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,489
Posted By japbike736
My M30 5 speed gets 17 city 21 highway no matter...

My M30 5 speed gets 17 city 21 highway no matter what crappy California gas I use.....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-01-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,057
Posted By japbike736
In Pismo Beach on the central coast of California...

In Pismo Beach on the central coast of California where it never gets to cold or to hot I run 20-50 year round. No problems of any kind. My M30 has 187,000 miles and uses about half a quart of...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-29-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By japbike736
90 535i clutch noise

I can't believe how much noise my clutch makes. Car runs strong and shifts smooth but when I start it or shut it off it sounds like a shaking can of marbles. I know about dual mass flywheels and how...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-18-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By japbike736
You take yourself to seriously my...

You take yourself to seriously my friend......Lighten up, it's a forum
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-17-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By japbike736
If robertobaggio20 says it you can count on it....

If robertobaggio20 says it you can count on it. He has helped me out several times.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-02-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,198
Posted By japbike736
Best of luck. Found mine on ebay of all places....

Best of luck. Found mine on ebay of all places. Looked for months.....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-18-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By japbike736
I am about to go thru the same thing with my 90...

I am about to go thru the same thing with my 90 535i. The only thing I know that really works everytime is remove the t-stat and fill the block from the top. I did that with my 92 525i and it worked....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-15-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By japbike736
I went thru the same thing and ended up selling...

I went thru the same thing and ended up selling my 92 and bought a 90 california car. Mine passed in Nevada with flying colors but not here. I think it is a plot against older cars in this liberal...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-19-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By japbike736
Production numbers

Can anybody tell me how many 1990 535i 5 speed and autos were made?? Thanks
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-03-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By japbike736
does it help things to shut it down with the...

does it help things to shut it down with the clutch in??
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-02-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By japbike736
90 535i chattering

My 535i 5 speed chatters when you shut it off. It does not seem to do it if I have the clutch engaged. Nothing looks to be loose under the car. Runs great and shifts smooth....Any idea's ?????
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-18-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By japbike736
The 90 535i I purchased in may had a near perfect...

The 90 535i I purchased in may had a near perfect sales brochure in the pouch on the back of the drivers seat. Fun to read and had a great centerfold of a 535i just like mine!!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-03-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,250
Posted By japbike736
I'm guessing the head gasket has givin up on it....

I'm guessing the head gasket has givin up on it. Do a compression check....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-03-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,473
Posted By japbike736
Make sure the A/C clutch engages and spins the...

Make sure the A/C clutch engages and spins the unit. You may hear a loud click when you turn it on but that doesn't mean the unit is working............
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-01-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By japbike736
No, it says 535i 10/89......now I am beginning...

No, it says 535i 10/89......now I am beginning to wonder if the dash has been changed out. After I checked all the fluids and let it sit for an hour. It started and ran as normal and did not...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-01-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By japbike736
Trans program code on a 5 speed?

Just rolling down the road in my 90 535i 5 speed when out of nowhere I get a Trans Program come up on the readout. I thought that was for automatics....When I push the reset button it tells me my...
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