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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-16-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By robertobaggio20
Alright. That's your prerogative. Thank you for...

Alright. That's your prerogative.
Thank you for addressing that.

Well, the idle and rpm test I
suggested earlier will assess your
entire charging system within 10
minutes, which is faster,...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-16-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By robertobaggio20
Shifting out of 1sr gear late when cold is...

Shifting out of 1sr gear late when cold is normal. Doing so would cause the tranny oil to heat up and reach optemp faster.

Your ticking sound could be your valve lifters.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-15-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By robertobaggio20
I doubt you're going to read this or ascribe any...

I doubt you're going to read this or ascribe any credit to it, but i just reread your original post and I must agree that I misread it. You did not mean that the car would catch fire by running the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-15-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 71,925
Posted By robertobaggio20
Perhaps you could add here that, due to a recent...

Perhaps you could add here that, due to a recent discussion, it has been proven that engine flushes of all kinds being sold and other bootleg flushes such as diesel, while being harmless to an engine...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-15-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By robertobaggio20
Alright, I apologise for assuming that you're on...

Alright, I apologise for assuming that you're on wall street. I assumed as such because you're a finance graduate and being the padre, would naturally be drafted into the top echelons of an...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-15-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By robertobaggio20
The cliff notes are short but can only remind one...

The cliff notes are short but can only remind one of stuff that's already been read and understood from thicker textbooks. When that hasn't been done, being brief in one's reply would only serve to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-15-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By robertobaggio20
The OP's basic questions had already been...

The OP's basic questions had already been answered by others. I was merely unlocking value in his current assets, a concept that I'm sure you're familiar with being on wall street.

It would be...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-15-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By robertobaggio20
Response 1 : Nobody with any brains is going to...

Response 1 : Nobody with any brains is going to strip their engine on the basis of one post by anyone, and will do mpre research both online and offline, unless they already have sufficient...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-15-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By robertobaggio20
I think thats a great idea....i will let my indys...

I think thats a great idea....i will let my indys know about this as well. They will probably shrug it off the way they do everything that comes from the forums, at least to my face,, but will...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By robertobaggio20
Yes Padre, yes. Exactly like that. The...

Yes Padre, yes. Exactly like that.

The superstitions over diesel crankcase flushes were as follows :

Superstition 1 (My favourite). 20-30% by crankcase volume of straight pump diesel in the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By robertobaggio20
I basically thought as you did once. However,...

I basically thought as you did once. However, thats not how a car's alternator works, after much reading and repeated references from alternator rebuilders. A current proportionate to what is...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By robertobaggio20
My mechanics have done this before. Basically,...

My mechanics have done this before. Basically, people do this if they cannot get their hands on M3 cams in time.

Google for m3 camshaft upgrade m50b25 or words to that effect. You'll find the NV...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By robertobaggio20
Not everyone has the capacity and wherewithal to...

Not everyone has the capacity and wherewithal to react intelligently to a sudden situation. Say you lend your car to your wife or daughter who is a relatively new driver. Lets say she is on the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By robertobaggio20
I didn't read this properly earlier. The risk of...

I didn't read this properly earlier. The risk of the E34 setting itself on fire by exposure to is equivalent to the risk of any older car made by a leading german manufacturer setting itself on fire...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By robertobaggio20
Oh i see that you're offended, and I see the...

Oh i see that you're offended, and I see the error in my earlier post.

The donor's car must have a properly functioning alternator, specifically, with a properly functioning voltage regulator....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By robertobaggio20
Undercarriage inspection, oil levels, coolant...

Undercarriage inspection, oil levels, coolant levels, that should rule any mischief out.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By robertobaggio20
OP, congratulations on the best thread title in...

OP, congratulations on the best thread title in awhile, and further congratulations that your family was not harmed during this awful incident.

PP94, I'm voting you in for the MVP award. Your...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By robertobaggio20
Please clean the contacts for the afm, icv, tps,...

Please clean the contacts for the afm, icv, tps, and all temperature sensors on both the sensors and their connectors. Dielectric grease them before reconnection. Then clear all error codes, and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By robertobaggio20
Then your car is not very well maintained, at...

Then your car is not very well maintained, at this point, which means many things could be causing this problem. Super finicky electrical system does not sound like an E34 to me. Do a thorough tuneup...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By robertobaggio20
Which is 'roo speak for ? :)

Which is 'roo speak for ? :)
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,889
Posted By robertobaggio20
Your auxiliary electric fan, or your aux coolant...

Your auxiliary electric fan, or your aux coolant fan temp sensor or its switch, or your aux fan's fuses, and possibly more than one of the foregoing, are busted. Your aux fan has 2 speeds, and only...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By robertobaggio20
Disconnecting the ects would rule that out as a...

Disconnecting the ects would rule that out as a link in the causation chain for this problem.

In any case, your assumption is easily tested.

1. Hook up sister's volvo to your E34 in hot jump...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By robertobaggio20
Engine coolant temperature sensor. There are two...

Engine coolant temperature sensor. There are two such sensors under the manifold, the one closest to the vanos unit would be the ects, the other leads to the dashboard temp gauge.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By robertobaggio20
Hi there, Read your post about the...

Hi there,

Read your post about the transplant questions.

Based on what you said, this is what I would do.

1. Keep the 95 vanos cylinder head. It has been remachined, which means it is better...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By robertobaggio20
Try disconnecting the ects and doing the startup....

Try disconnecting the ects and doing the startup. If that doesn't help.......then do this, stick a long screwdriver on each coil or the coil's bracket while the engine is running rough, and hold the...
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