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Forum: The Detail Department 02-05-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
I only undid the bolt on the seat. I did not...

I only undid the bolt on the seat. I did not remove the reel part. The fully extended belt was then trapped flat in the closed door. Keep the free end low. I dried mine in the sun over the roof....
Forum: The Detail Department 02-05-2017, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Seat Belt Cleaning

I knew mine were grubby so I soaked the both sides with a 40% solution of Simple Green.
That really brought the dirt out! :jawdrop:
Then I Karchered them both sides an let them dry in the sun. :)...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 01-24-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
There is no check valve. If the m/cyl is...

There is no check valve. If the m/cyl is original it is probably choked with debris. Rebuild is simple. It may need a sleeve to get rid of bore damage.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Check all the connection on the lamp unit. One...

Check all the connection on the lamp unit. One part seems to be bent or corroded.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Point nose pliers to pull it out?

Point nose pliers to pull it out?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
You won't have damaged the threads only the head...

You won't have damaged the threads only the head of the screw. Any good engineering shop will be able to get the screw out. You must have put in some real effort to do that!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 969
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Check the sensor and the wires to it. Also get...

Check the sensor and the wires to it. Also get the cluster checked on the bench.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Check over both engines for the same connectors...

Check over both engines for the same connectors for the same purpose in the same positions. The rest is easy - OK tricky - it is a BMW.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
As has been suggested - The system is now dead.

As has been suggested - The system is now dead.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 01-24-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 551
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Are you seriously asking this?

Are you seriously asking this?
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 01-24-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
I have changes all by fuses for the new design,...

I have changes all by fuses for the new design, transparent one piece. I have has the 3 piece ones come un-crimped on me.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 01-24-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Sounds like one or more engine position sensors...

Sounds like one or more engine position sensors have gone south. Good luck. Always fancied a V12 myself but never found one when I was buying.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 01-24-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,974
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Guess what - I got the original engine to work on...

Guess what - I got the original engine to work on the latest E32 (E38 engine). It is the quietest and smoothest of any of mine plus is currently returning 11.8ltr/100. I have to get the air-con...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 01-24-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
So what happened?

So what happened?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-24-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Replacement of the door brake is very...

Replacement of the door brake is very straightforward. Almost too simple to describe
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-24-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Clean and check all of the earth points and the...

Clean and check all of the earth points and the connections to the lamp units and globe holders. An increase of resistance at any of these points will 'confuse' the CC unit into thinking a globe has...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-24-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 686
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
+1 on the above

+1 on the above
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-24-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 406
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
+1 on being an earth problem. Check, clean and...

+1 on being an earth problem. Check, clean and tighten them all!!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-24-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
+1 on all the above.

+1 on all the above.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-24-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Remember the cars not unreliable - Service staff...

Remember the cars not unreliable - Service staff are!!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-24-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
As you are obviously keen on the car learn to do...

As you are obviously keen on the car learn to do all the basic stuff yourself. All you pay for is a bloke to change the oil and filter + count the tyres. You will gain far more satisfaction in...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-24-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
If you decide to run it every other week or so...

If you decide to run it every other week or so run it up at 1500-2000rms to full temperature. Don't just run it at idle for 5 minutes. Set it on axle stands to prevent flat spots on the tyres and...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-24-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
If it was going to play up it would be now! ...

If it was going to play up it would be now! Good work!
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-24-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
We have a company called Protectomat here. I...

We have a company called Protectomat here. I have their product in all of my cars. No complaints.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-24-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Check the wiring diagram - there may be a point...

Check the wiring diagram - there may be a point where those systems come together. That is where I would start my checks. If the fuses are next to each other there may be corrosion from water or...
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