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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-13-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,071
Posted By woodnthings8
I just put them on my 335i. I had Michelin Pilot...

I just put them on my 335i. I had Michelin Pilot Sport's on it when I bought the car. The Michelin's were about 40-50% tread life. After driving it with the DWS on it, they are much quieter and also...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-16-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By woodnthings8
Try going to Realoem.com (http://www.realoem.com)...

Try going to Realoem.com (http://www.realoem.com) and look up the P/N for what you need, then search the part number on Google.

Here is an example for your airbox...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-11-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By woodnthings8
Looks like a cool app to have. Pretty easy to use...

Looks like a cool app to have. Pretty easy to use too.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-11-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By woodnthings8
Here is another option RMEuropean...

Here is another option RMEuropean (http://www.rmeuropean.com/Part-Number/Wheel-Center-Cap-for-Style-5-Cross-Spoke-Wheel-__36131182271_GEN_E095124A.aspx) which are also OEM, a few bucks more.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-09-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,909
Posted By woodnthings8
No matter what vehicle you are working on, it...

No matter what vehicle you are working on, it takes a few hours of run time to get all the air out of the system after a flush and fill. I have done this on several different vehicles including both...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-08-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By woodnthings8
I went to a few different shops. I removed the...

I went to a few different shops. I removed the transmission and took it in on my own. I found many shops that gave me a line of BS saying the BMW had special requirements and they would need to do a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-08-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By woodnthings8
Pelicanparts.com (http://pelicanparts.com/) or...

Pelicanparts.com (http://pelicanparts.com/) or RMEuropean.com (http://www.rmeuropean.com/) both offer great prices that are a little cheaper than BAVAUTO IMO. Also pretty quick shipping at affordable...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-08-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By woodnthings8
A drain and fill with a new filter will most...

A drain and fill with a new filter will most likely be your best plan. The issues Goosefoot33 is talking about comes into play when you have full flush of the fluid. IMO fluid should be changed every...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-08-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By woodnthings8
Gates has been around for years. Probably the...

Gates has been around for years. Probably the largest hose and belt manufacture out there. Not sure about your question 100%, but all things have a "life service" time. Belts and hoses are one of...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-08-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By woodnthings8
Or get a new handle for $15.00 from...

Or get a new handle for $15.00 from PelicanParts.com...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-08-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,878
Posted By woodnthings8
Just be careful in the PDF version. There are...

Just be careful in the PDF version. There are many things missing in that version online. I have the printed version too, and there are complete chapters not in the PDF one. Still very helpful though.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-08-2010, 05:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By woodnthings8
The lock actuator is probably weak, or jamming on...

The lock actuator is probably weak, or jamming on something. If you take the door panel off you can look, but my guess would be a weak actuator.

Yes you can replace the fuses with a typical BUSS...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-09-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By woodnthings8
Could be a couple things. One thing to do is make...

Could be a couple things. One thing to do is make sure the contacts for the bulb socket are not corroded. Also only use the Sylvania bulbs, The cheaper ones with the brass bases don't seem to work as...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-08-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 902
Posted By woodnthings8
The harness on the left hinge is more than likely...

The harness on the left hinge is more than likely the culprit. Had to fix it on the 94 for the same thing.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-08-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By woodnthings8
The switch is a double pole switch. I have had...

The switch is a double pole switch. I have had the same issue on both of my E34's. When you apply pressure one set of contacts open while the other closes. What happens like mentioned above is one...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-14-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By woodnthings8
There were some '96 model E34's but only...

There were some '96 model E34's but only delivered in Europe. I suppose one of them could have been shipped to the US (military people often ship vehicles back). I have a 11/95 built E-34. It is...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-11-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,655
Posted By woodnthings8
Now that is a wagon I could drive! Very clean..

Now that is a wagon I could drive! Very clean..
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-11-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By woodnthings8
Post some pictures so we can check it out!

Post some pictures so we can check it out!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-11-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By woodnthings8
good looking car! Nice score!!!!!

good looking car! Nice score!!!!!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-18-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By woodnthings8
Mass airflow sensor. These are sensitive little...

Mass airflow sensor. These are sensitive little devices that are not cheap. Better make sure you get the right one.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-02-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By woodnthings8
The auto shift gate mechanism has nothing to do...

The auto shift gate mechanism has nothing to do with the transmission luckly. The mechanism can be replaced with one out of a junkyard vehicle if needed or you can get a new one if needed. The...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-01-2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By woodnthings8
More than likely the plastic expansion tank is...

More than likely the plastic expansion tank is the issue. Mine was leaking at one of the crimps where the tank gets attached to the aluminum radiator. I could only find mine when I pressurized the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-30-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By woodnthings8
No need to go to a dealer. You can reset it with...

No need to go to a dealer. You can reset it with a simple jumper wire. Go here and read this article.

http://www.unofficialbmw.com/e36/electrical/e36_reset_service_lights.html
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-30-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By woodnthings8
Stop leak is designed to "fix" leaks by blocking...

Stop leak is designed to "fix" leaks by blocking the leak. Problem is, it doesn't know what is leaking so it can block the tubes in the radiator and in the engine.

What is leaking? You can get a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-30-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By woodnthings8
No the E34 only ran till 95 in the USA. Europe...

No the E34 only ran till 95 in the USA. Europe had '96 E34's.
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