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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-23-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By MrSlick
I usually get my parts through rockauto.com ,...

I usually get my parts through rockauto.com , they don't have everything but most mechanical parts they do. However everything is to meet factory specs. Occasionally I come across aftermarket rotors...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 06-28-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,569
Posted By MrSlick
I had a car one time do something like that once....

I had a car one time do something like that once. What happened to me was I turned the ignition to start it and heared a click. The drive on the starter stuck , gave the starter a good tap and heared...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By MrSlick
I live kind of in between Saskatoon and Moosejaw...

I live kind of in between Saskatoon and Moosejaw on a farm. And you are right about the space as I own 160 acers. Time is the major factor though as I work 12-14 hour days , working on building my...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-10-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By MrSlick
Good to know , thanks. I have asked the owner a...

Good to know , thanks. I have asked the owner a few questions regarding the vehicle and still waiting for a response. I am still not sure weather I will go for the offer yet as I have a shortage of...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-08-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By MrSlick
Timing chain issue?

I had an offer for part trade on a 2001 x5 that apparently has a timing chain issue. I am not familiar with these newer vehicles and am wondering if it is a diy job or best taken to BMW for the...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 05-15-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,382
Posted By MrSlick
I wanted to do the same thing on one of my parts...

I wanted to do the same thing on one of my parts cars so I could move it around as I had no keys for it. I asked a friend of the family whom is a mobile lock smith and he told me he has never done...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-17-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By MrSlick
Well I got the problem figured out today and to...

Well I got the problem figured out today and to say the least I feel like an idiot. When I installed the radiator I forgot to remove the cap for the lower rad hose. Took it off put everything back...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-18-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By MrSlick
1992 525i Touring cooling issue

I bought this car from the insurance as a wright off. 1992 525i Touring wagon M50 B25 automatic, this is a pretty rare car around here it's the only one I have ever actually seen. I belive it has...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 08-22-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,530
Posted By MrSlick
I have no immediate plans for them. This project...

I have no immediate plans for them. This project is at least another year away now as I am soo busy with work. I now also have a line on a 1972 1802 bmw that has front end damage , hopefully go pick...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 06-17-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,530
Posted By MrSlick
1980 was a change over year with the engines ,...

1980 was a change over year with the engines , you are right about that. And I am not sure about the rest of the world , but here in Canada you could still get a 4 speed trany in 1983. There are a...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 06-17-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,530
Posted By MrSlick
I paid $700 for the 3 cars (only 2 are pictured)....

I paid $700 for the 3 cars (only 2 are pictured). The blue one came with a second set of wheels with brand new winter tires as well. The only thing I dont like is that they all have 4 speed...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-15-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
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Views: 415
Posted By MrSlick
In my Bentley Manual it says to remove the two...

In my Bentley Manual it says to remove the two bolts holding the bracket to the body , remove locking nut holding ball joint to subframe then using soft faced hammer lightly tap ball joint free....
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 02-24-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,530
Posted By MrSlick
E21 projects.

I just wanted to show a couple of cars I have had for a couple of years now and I will be starting work on them this summer sometime. The blue one I am going to restore and the other I am going to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-23-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Hey
Views: 415
Posted By MrSlick
I would start with new shocks/ struts these are...

I would start with new shocks/ struts these are supposed to be changed about every 80000km and are usually forgotten about until they cause problems. While you are looking at those look at all the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-23-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By MrSlick
If it is the lense that is turning white then you...

If it is the lense that is turning white then you can buy a buffing kit to restore the outside of the lense. This can be purchased at just about any parts supply store. Auto body shops and possibly...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 02-23-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,930
Posted By MrSlick
Thanks for the link. The 735 and 535 shared the...

Thanks for the link. The 735 and 535 shared the same engine for a few years indeed. I am still not sure weather it is a project I want to take on as there is no demand for these larger lux cars...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 02-21-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,930
Posted By MrSlick
No E32 section

I take it that either the E32 7 series cars are either rare or just not popular. I have come across a nice 1989 735i that has a bad engine but the body and interiour are in great shape. It looks like...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-21-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By MrSlick
I hope maybe next year I will be able to afford...

I hope maybe next year I will be able to afford to replace my wife's 1998 GMC Safari that has 455000 km with an X5 or maybe an X3 , depends on what comes available and what I like better. I do agree...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-20-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By MrSlick
new guy

Hello everyone!
I just wanted to say that I think this is a great site. I have been reading lots of the posts over the last month or so and learning lots.
-I have 3 E21 320i 2dr cars with 4 speed...
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