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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-26-2015, 09:57 PM
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Views: 340
Posted By dtadrian
A55kikr

A55kikr
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-26-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By dtadrian
That's cool. Just keep us posted on your...

That's cool. Just keep us posted on your adventure with valley pan. I won't be doing anything with thus car for a while. Probably gonna trailer it to Texas where I may move to in the next 6 months
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-26-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By dtadrian
Starter issue maybe?

You guys are great.. Thanks for the info. This is not my daily driver so this project isn't going to be a huge rush. Now that I see residue of coolant in the valley pan area, do you guys think if I...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-25-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By dtadrian
Starter issue maybe?

I have this weird issue. Sometimes when i crank my engine it seems starter spins but it's not catching flywheel. Makes like a metal pinging noise. After a few tries it seems to catch flywheel and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-09-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By dtadrian
Did OP resolve this issue? I can tell you that...

Did OP resolve this issue? I can tell you that if you go to a junk yard, you can pull a pump from any BMW and it will work. This is the pump only. Meaning you will have to take the assembly apart...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-31-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By dtadrian
I would start with filters. Be prepared to go on...

I would start with filters. Be prepared to go on a hunt to find filters if yours has 2 of them. I converted mine to the single large one which is available everywhere. If you can, see if the pump...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By dtadrian
also something you may want to look into is the...

also something you may want to look into is the power steering hoses from the reservoir. the power steering fluid uses ATF, sometimes mechanics mistake the red stuff that leaks to be from the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,505
Posted By dtadrian
Rear end sliding ALL OVER the road

+1 on rear ball joints that connect to lower control arm. It has a lateral link connected to it. It's not your normal looking ball joint either.
Check this out. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By dtadrian
No. She will only be a once a week type of...

No. She will only be a once a week type of driver. I leased a new Jetta turbo and having fun with that. Quick little rocket
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By dtadrian
Well , the touring is gone

Sold her earlier this week. Was kind of depressing. But at least I sold it to someone that will appreciate it. He has a few m3's that he races and wants to daily drive this one.
But I still have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-02-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By dtadrian
Under the intake manifold there's a few hoses...

Under the intake manifold there's a few hoses that run thru there. Might want to check. Get a light and a mirror. You will need it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By dtadrian
I still have a sweet e34 540 and a new Jetta...

I still have a sweet e34 540 and a new Jetta turbo. So I'm somewhat happy
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By dtadrian
I'm sad but I have to let her go

I know this isn't the for sale section.

It's on craigslist. http://miami.craigslist.org/mdc/cto/4810057032.html

I figured maybe someone here may want her. Please feel free to call me....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By dtadrian
You need to let car warm up and check to see...

You need to let car warm up and check to see where it may be spraying from. Water pumps also may let out coolant only when running and maybe your belt is flinging it everywhere. Thermostat housing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By dtadrian
Keep in mind there is also vac line that run to...

Keep in mind there is also vac line that run to and from manifold. Plan on replacing those as well.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By dtadrian
You could get to CCV with out removing intake...

You could get to CCV with out removing intake manifold. You would have to remove air box, intake elbow an throttle body. It's a bit tight but it could be done. If you go that route , make sure you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By dtadrian
Pretty cool wife.

Pretty cool wife.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By dtadrian
I'm betting coolant level

I'm betting coolant level
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By dtadrian
Check battery terminals are tight.

Check battery terminals are tight.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By dtadrian
I had that same issue on my touring. Replaced...

I had that same issue on my touring. Replaced the lateral ball joints and that cured my issue.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By dtadrian
Ignition switch is notorious for failing. Also...

Ignition switch is notorious for failing. Also check all fuses
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 826
Posted By dtadrian
Omg I died laughing at this. It's so true

Omg I died laughing at this. It's so true
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-14-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 514
Posted By dtadrian
Repainted

Little warning about the fleece 7layer car cover. I would advise that the paint is fully cured before putting that on the car. The fleece will get stuck on the paint on the corners that wrap around...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 717
Posted By dtadrian
Play it safe burning2nd

Play it safe burning2nd
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By dtadrian
+1 on bobdmac. Carb cleaner hardly ever...

+1 on bobdmac.
Carb cleaner hardly ever works on bmw. You will need to read your codes and also look at your freeze frame and look at your short term and long term fuel trims. Usually anything...
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