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Forum: Classic Bimmers 08-19-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,345
Posted By funfunfer
I think there are a couple of pricing threads...

I think there are a couple of pricing threads over on myE28.com
That's a great source for info on E28 models (including the M5)
17500 should be a nearly perfect car.
IF you do your own routine...
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 05-13-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,259
Posted By funfunfer
Vitesse, Join the Yahoo E34 M5 group. Search...

Vitesse,
Join the Yahoo E34 M5 group. Search the archives for ANY question you might have. I've found that group to be, far and away, the most knowledgeable about our cars.
Great looking car. ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-09-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By funfunfer
thanks.

I will give this a try today. I have a second set of lights, just in case.
Thanks for the write-up.
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 03-18-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,955
Posted By funfunfer
KBB is useless for an M5 .did not see link to...

KBB is useless for an M5 .did not see link to ad. 272 is hi miles, but not out of thw question, but not for $6500.

See if you can talk Jenny M. into doing the PPI if car is local to you.
Jim
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 02-25-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,228
Posted By funfunfer
maybe

At that price you can't expect perfection.

would be nice to have good compression and leadkdown numbers.
everything else is just maintenance. if you do your own work, it's not deal breaker. ...
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 02-25-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,230
Posted By funfunfer
no

you can't win on this project.
wait for a better car.

the engine rebuild will be more than your original purchase price.

:thumbdwn:
Forum: Classic Bimmers 09-24-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,589
Posted By funfunfer
I was wondering i fthis connecion would happen. ...

I was wondering i fthis connecion would happen.

if this engine dot work out, you might look on the mye28 site for bavaria suitable engines.
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 08-20-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,671
Posted By funfunfer
Bentley. then get over to Yahoo E34M5 group....

Bentley. then get over to Yahoo E34M5 group. search for links to ETK and FSM,
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 08-13-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,671
Posted By funfunfer
1. The gearshift seems to be rather vague. Not at...

1. The gearshift seems to be rather vague. Not at all like I'm used to. The reverse doesn't even seem to have a detent to prevent you from accidentally shifting into reverse. Is this normal?
...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 12-26-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,617
Posted By funfunfer
Not a big deal. just remove the old one, attach...

Not a big deal. just remove the old one, attach the new one, bleed by pressing on the plunger to drive the air upward to reservoir, install in place.
Make sure clutch pedal is up when bleeding.

...
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 08-01-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,955
Posted By funfunfer
Plenty of car stereo shops out there that have NO...

Plenty of car stereo shops out there that have NO CLUE about BMW wiring. Be cautious. If you can identify the manufacturer of the CD unit you may be able to just buy the generic changer (ie...
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 07-25-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,393
Posted By funfunfer
Nice ride, Cuz. Several thoughts: Save the...

Nice ride, Cuz.
Several thoughts:
Save the OE parts as you work on the car. The next owner will want them.
"Bimmer" as in BimmerForum. "Beemer" is a motorcycle. "beamer" MEH
When you have a...
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 05-02-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,934
Posted By funfunfer
No. You have a 7 series. M5s are 5 series. ...

No. You have a 7 series. M5s are 5 series. They are different.
You have a large luxury car with a v-8 engine. The M5 is a smaller care with a race-bred 6 cylinder engine.

Look at the model...
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 09-27-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,542
Posted By funfunfer
My 88 M5 had self leveling suspension. Standard...

My 88 M5 had self leveling suspension. Standard procedure is to replace that with 535 shocks and springs when it fails.

Amen to the "if you have to rely on a mechanic" comment. There is a whole...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-13-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,994
Posted By funfunfer
What he said, plus replace the rear "dog bones" ...

What he said, plus replace the rear "dog bones" These are easy to do and inexpensive.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-13-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,055
Posted By funfunfer
The caps are different sizes. Find the one that...

The caps are different sizes. Find the one that matches your recharge kit.
If you car has not been converted to R134, you may need to have that done as well.
The oil in R12 systems is not...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 09-13-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,671
Posted By funfunfer
http://bmwfans.info go there, select your...

http://bmwfans.info

go there, select your year/model, search the appropriate parts group (Heating & A/C), bingo!:roundel:
Forum: Classic Bimmers 08-02-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,394
Posted By funfunfer
Link ?

Link did not work for me. Could you please re-post or send in PM? My wife will hate me!
Forum: Classic Bimmers 08-02-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,888
Posted By funfunfer
Oktoberfest

August 23-29 is the BMW CCA 41st annual Oktoberfest.
You can pick up the details from the BMW CCA site http://bmwcca.org/

There are options for single days or (shameless plug here) for the...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 07-02-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 77,904
Posted By funfunfer
http://bmwfans.info/parts/catalog/E39/Touring/USA/...

http://bmwfans.info/parts/catalog/E39/Touring/USA/540i-M62/LHD/A/browse/
:roundel:
Forum: 5 Series DIY 07-02-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 77,904
Posted By funfunfer
BMW control/thrust arms ( I'm more familiar with...

BMW control/thrust arms ( I'm more familiar with E28 and E34 than others) ALWAYS come with the ball joint installed. The ball joint is not a replaceable item. If your shop is quoting the ball joint...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 06-29-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,336
Posted By funfunfer
Head on over to myE28.com and search their...

Head on over to myE28.com and search their archives. Plenty of M5 info there.
If you can get the car safely up in the air, you can try moving the linkage from the rear sway bar to a valve plumbed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 438
Posted By funfunfer
relays?

search the board for "relay" and "no-start"
you may find a similar problem along with a reference to the specific relay.

My e34 died suddenly and it turned out to be a single relay. not a big...
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 01-11-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,415
Posted By funfunfer
Nice!

do you know of any in the US?

Looks like a great project for a wrecked E28 M5!
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 07-27-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,245
Posted By funfunfer
Don't know how many hang on this board. I...

Don't know how many hang on this board.
I have a '91 M5. 139k mi.
plent of e34 M5 owners on the y*h*** board
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