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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-06-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 410
Posted By sea6speed
Nothing fun. 2000 dodge dakota for home...

Nothing fun. 2000 dodge dakota for home improvement and a 2007 Subaru forester for baby hauling.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-15-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 571
Posted By sea6speed
Drive in the suburbs. Instant +3 mpg for me vs...

Drive in the suburbs. Instant +3 mpg for me vs city driving.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-11-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 396
Posted By sea6speed
I found a dead raccoon on the side of the road. ...

I found a dead raccoon on the side of the road. Didn't stick it on my car.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-07-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By sea6speed
This is why I have a truck.

This is why I have a truck.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-21-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By sea6speed
Pressure washing.

Pressure washing.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-22-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By sea6speed
Parts availability has been better than I...

Parts availability has been better than I expected. Especially with how many choices there are for wear components such as the suspension, cooling system, etc. The other side of the coin is the car...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-22-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By sea6speed
Unless you're in the middle of nowhere and lack...

Unless you're in the middle of nowhere and lack an internet connection it's not too difficult to find E34 parts.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-22-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By sea6speed
Same part numbers but paint codes likely do not...

Same part numbers but paint codes likely do not match. Lots of changes in colors between those years.


Current: 1990 535iM
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-22-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 699
Posted By sea6speed
Without the ski pass punched you can fit 8'...

Without the ski pass punched you can fit 8' lumber in with the windows up. 10' has to stick out the front window. Usually
I use my truck to haul lumber but if it's just a few pieces of moulding...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-22-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By sea6speed
At 25 years old you're going to see a lot more...

At 25 years old you're going to see a lot more components with age related failure than due to mileage. This is a really unique specimen. There may not be anyone else on the board with experience...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-04-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By sea6speed
There's no point to it besides drawing attention...

There's no point to it besides drawing attention to the car. It doesn't accentuate the design of the e34, it's just something that was stylish 20 years ago. The most common car to see decked out...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-04-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By sea6speed
Oh lord no. Not even to be ironic. ...

Oh lord no. Not even to be ironic.


Current: 1990 535iM
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-31-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By sea6speed
If you gave them the VIN only, are you sure the...

If you gave them the VIN only, are you sure the radio currently installed matches the VIN?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-31-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By sea6speed
Suspension work will require a ball joint...

Suspension work will require a ball joint separator, breaker bar and torque wrench.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-28-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By sea6speed
Tell them you want high performance summer tires...

Tell them you want high performance summer tires and see what they say...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-28-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By sea6speed
Chemical Guys is excellent and priced well. I've...

Chemical Guys is excellent and priced well. I've done about 6 complete cleanings/conditionings from 1 kit and it works better than any of the 'off the shelf' products I've tried, which is most of...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-27-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 358
Posted By sea6speed
Does that huge wrecking yard in Rochester...

Does that huge wrecking yard in Rochester actually have E34s?

There are quite a few individual owners parting out E34s around Seattle, so far that's been my main source of used parts.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-27-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By sea6speed
For an oil change I usually drive the front up on...

For an oil change I usually drive the front up on ramps then jack the rear and put it on stands.

For the work I've done so far, I've found having 2 ramps, 4 jack stands and 2 floor jacks to be...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-27-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 644
Posted By sea6speed
The coolant level sensor is about $8, so may as...

The coolant level sensor is about $8, so may as well get a new one.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-24-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By sea6speed
Seattle not as much but Bellevue and Lynnwood...

Seattle not as much but Bellevue and Lynnwood have a pretty big Eastern European community. I saw a guy dressed like a gopnik in my neighborhood once (track suit, jewelry, black escalade) he stood...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-24-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By sea6speed
Mine has some Russian CDs still in the trunk...

Mine has some Russian CDs still in the trunk mount changer. I should probably burn the trunk liner I removed...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-23-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 644
Posted By sea6speed
Not great. These kinds of products are fine if...

Not great. These kinds of products are fine if you are stranded and need to get home or plan on scrapping the car soon, but it's just going to hide whatever is failing and make diagnosis harder.
...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-23-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 644
Posted By sea6speed
A slow (external) leak isn't going to cause...

A slow (external) leak isn't going to cause damage as long as you keep the coolant topped off. My car had evidence of a couple of leaks when I got it, so I scrubbed everything clean near potential...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-22-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 644
Posted By sea6speed
If it's a slow leak it's evaporating near the...

If it's a slow leak it's evaporating near the leak point. That would explain the smell and lack of puddle, and point to something near the block or radiator.


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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-22-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 430
Posted By sea6speed
Good decision. Anything much over $700 is...

Good decision. Anything much over $700 is probably too much for that car, and you will need to put many times that amount into it starting now. If the drive train really is in good condition, it...
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