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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-22-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By Larrick
mechanical operation between shafts (not shsfts)...

mechanical operation between shafts (not shsfts) above.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-22-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By Larrick
After reading the beisansystems link, it seems...

After reading the beisansystems link, it seems almost normal for
some rattling on a 5 series e34.
The link did not explain what happens to the timing when there are worn gears
which cause the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-21-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By Larrick
Capricorn How bad does the rattle have to be...

Capricorn
How bad does the rattle have to be before replacement.
What damage can be done, or driving issues resulting from
a rattling Vanos?
I detect a slight rattle at times.
I understand that...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-09-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 670
Posted By Larrick
I finally got under the car this afternoon for a...

I finally got under the car this afternoon for a look at the ATF.
The car had been driven about 3 miles to get here and then let idle for about 10 minutes.
I did not take a thermometer to the ATF...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-09-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 544
Posted By Larrick
TexHun….Could you elaborate on how a bad...

TexHun….Could you elaborate on how a bad fuel pressure regulator can create the engine to run rich.
I was having some drivability problems and decided to change the Fuel Pressure Regulator in...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-09-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By Larrick
http://essayweb.net/geology/quicknotes/ocean_curre...

http://essayweb.net/geology/quicknotes/ocean_currents.shtml
Ethrty, you got me thinking this morning about about wind and ocean currents.
I thought that the above link was interesting.

We are...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-08-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Larrick
How much for the seats?

How much for the seats?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-08-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By Larrick
The weather is actually a bit boring. I paid my...

The weather is actually a bit boring.
I paid my dues on the Canadian boarder in the Adirondack's and N.Y.C.
Vermont, New Hampshire, Northern Michigan, and Colorado.

The one thing that Hollywood...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-07-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 670
Posted By Larrick
In fact, I will take a ride down to the station...

In fact, I will take a ride down to the station and have a face to face. They have recently changed locations and
he wanted me to know were it is.
I had gone there once before because the latch...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-07-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By Larrick
It never rains either!

It never rains either!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-07-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 670
Posted By Larrick
Unfortunately, I will not be able to inspect the...

Unfortunately, I will not be able to inspect the ATF today.
But I did have some interesting conversations about the A4S 310R / 4L30E transmission.
Weatherford BMW is the larges BMW dealership in...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-07-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By Larrick
I agree with paul1733 Unless you live in the...

I agree with paul1733
Unless you live in the Mountains of California you do not need the auxiliary thermostat.
I am in Berkeley California and the hoses are simply connected together with a short...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-06-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 670
Posted By Larrick
Wow….Blood is thicker than oil! What do...

Wow….Blood is thicker than oil!
What do you think about Bentley saying to use NEW bolts at the sump pump?

The Meistersatz gasket and filter kit comes with 28 new pan bolts, no mention of...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-06-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 670
Posted By Larrick
1994 525i touring has an A4S 310R transmission...

1994 525i touring has an A4S 310R transmission (Bentley). It is also designated as General Motors 4L30E.
Made in Strasbourg France and used in the e34,e36 and e39 series, Acura, Cadillac Catera,...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-05-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 670
Posted By Larrick
Capricorn ,Thanks for the valuable information. ...

Capricorn ,Thanks for the valuable information.
I will plan on a pan drop, gasket, fluid and filter change.
Valvoline's high milage synthetic makes sense.
I use Mobil one in all my vehicles...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-04-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 670
Posted By Larrick
DrCharles I just saw that you are from West...

DrCharles
I just saw that you are from West Plains Mo.
I lived in a Teepee on an experimental farm just outside Ava Mo. in 1975-76.
Do you know a Ted Landers?
He is a real character so you may....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-04-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 670
Posted By Larrick
I have been researching opinions on the changing...

I have been researching opinions on the changing of "life time" transmission fluid.
One says that the new fluids contain detergents that are detrimental to the old trannys.
The clutches loose...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-04-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 670
Posted By Larrick
Automatic Transmission Fluid Change?

1994 525i touring. Runs great and has 177,000 miles.
The Automatic Transmission seems fine.
Does it make any sense to change the filter and the fluid as preventative maintenance?
It is supposed to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-29-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By Larrick
Interstate 80 in Emeryville is the most congested...

Interstate 80 in Emeryville is the most congested stretch of highway in the U.S.A.
I live next to Emeryville in Berkeley.

I had a front end accident (not as bad as yours) and was able to get all...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-21-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By Larrick
The fuse was blown? If the fuse was blown, why...

The fuse was blown?
If the fuse was blown, why would the actuator perform at all?
Was it only the lock which you were using a key in that would operate. and
none of the others? Does the key open...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-20-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By Larrick
The locking system is strong but seems to have...

The locking system is strong but seems to have some quirks.
There is a synchronization technique which you can google for e34.
My locks do not want to allow the key to turn in the described...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-19-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By Larrick
If you take the one to a hardware store you...

If you take the one to a hardware store you should be able to match it.
The metal will need to match the grade strength.
Metric have number engraved on the head. Range 4.6 to 12.9.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-18-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By Larrick
That will be with a typical load of one and...

That will be with a typical load of one and sometimes two adults.
I guess it is something to play with.
I really had not given it much thought before because I usually drive a pick-up truck.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-18-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By Larrick
I finally got a look at the door frame and the...

I finally got a look at the door frame and the proper tire pressure for
a 525i touring is 36 psi front and 44 psi rear.
Wheel Works was wrong, although they showed me a printed page showing
29...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-17-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By Larrick
WD40 is not a lubricant. It is good for...

WD40 is not a lubricant.
It is good for loosening things up but you need to clean up whatever it
is used on and then use the proper lubricant for the task.

I see people using WD40 on bicycle...
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