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Forum: Off-Topic 05-09-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
LOL!! It coughes while idiling... Something like...

LOL!! It coughes while idiling... Something like a it is missing every once in a while... I would say about 5 seconds apart...

I have changed out the DME, Spark Plugs, All Coils and Fuel...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-09-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
Southern California Highend Home With 2,800 sq ft Garage

I am not trying to SPAM, I just feel I have something that I would LOVE to have but not quite there yet, LOL!!

I am a Realtor and have my beautiful little '94 530i that is under the weather right...
Forum: General BMW 10-04-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
Thanks Fast Bob...

Thanks Fast Bob...
Forum: General BMW 10-04-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
They got a Moped :rofl:

They got a Moped :rofl:
Forum: General BMW 10-04-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
Cool to see all those ugly Astro vans were being...

Cool to see all those ugly Astro vans were being turned in and look at the numbers for the Cadillacs... Thing is, even though these numbers were entered doesn't mean that the dealer actually turned...
Forum: General BMW 10-04-2009, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
Stupid Question...

My apologies for the stupid question...

I have a 94 530i, the Bentley manual has the firing order as: 1-5-4-8-6-3-7-2, but... The manual doesn't appear to have the cylinder order.

I have...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-19-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
Glad you told me about the electrical tape. I...

Glad you told me about the electrical tape. I bought some "wire conduit" and some electrical tape. I guess I won't be using the tape :rofl:

They are brand new boots, I guess not the best quality...
Forum: General BMW 09-18-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
Arcing from Ignition Plugs and wires

Anyone having a problem with leakage from the ignition coil boots? I had my car in the garage without lights on and wanted to see if there was any leakage at the plugs, since it is running so rough. ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-18-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,198
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
Interesting, I just happen to have that pop up...

Interesting, I just happen to have that pop up the other night when I forgot to plug the DME back in while working on it and turned the key on. After I plugged the DME back in again, the message went...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-18-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
Does anyone have any suggestions as a good wrap...

Does anyone have any suggestions as a good wrap like aluminum foil, but does not conduct electricity? I want to wrap the coil boots to experiment to see if I can stop the leakage...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-17-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
My car is giving a light show!!

Anyone having a problem with leakage from the ignition coil boots? I had my car in the garage without lights on and wanted to see if there was any leakage at the plugs, since it is running so rough. ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-17-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,339
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
Found out the mechanic that had my car before me...

Found out the mechanic that had my car before me flip the wire order to be backwards. Blue now has power... Thanks for the help Ross... Now I am going to post something else, my car is giving a light...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-17-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,339
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
Thanks Ross :thumbup: I found out green is also...

Thanks Ross :thumbup: I found out green is also hot :p

Can not figure out why the blue is dead. Traced it all the way back to the DME and nothing. Hmmmmm....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-17-2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,339
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
Thanks Ross... You are right, the wires on this...

Thanks Ross... You are right, the wires on this cylinder are blue/green/brown. The blue is the hot and the brown and green is present. I am trying to figure out why this one (blue) is dead... The...
Forum: California 09-17-2009, 12:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,399
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
When is the convoy? Let's do it!:str8pimpi ...

When is the convoy? Let's do it!:str8pimpi

Santa Barbra 2010
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-16-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 5,647
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
Park it away from where he is at... Drive another...

Park it away from where he is at... Drive another car to work...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-16-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,339
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
OK, I need to eat crow and hope someone knows. I...

OK, I need to eat crow and hope someone knows. I traced the blue and black wire all the way back to the DME. Where it plugs into the DME I found that this is the only wire that isn't live when I test...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-16-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,339
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
Faulty Ignition Coil Harness Connector Terminal

OK... I have changed the DME, the coil packs, spark plugs, the camshaft postion sensor, the MAF after breaking the sensor from cleaning it with alcohol... The engine is still missing and the 8th plug...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-16-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,578
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
Wow! I was looking for another topic, but am glad...

Wow! I was looking for another topic, but am glad I ran across this. My wife has been nagging me to sell my 530i and keep her Camry. I told her she would regret it if we got in an accident in that...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-08-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
Thanks guys, as soon as I saw the word stomp it...

Thanks guys, as soon as I saw the word stomp it clicked, Thanks!!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,470
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
Coming into this conversation late, but I am...

Coming into this conversation late, but I am originally from this area. In this area you have many university students and, even being as far as Little Italy is from the Gas Lamp District, you still...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-06-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
Forgot How To Do Self Test

OK... I have been trying to remember how to do the self test and searching on here all day... Something to do with turning the key a certain way and pressing on the pedal so many times? Lost, can...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-30-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
Do you have any idea of how much this will cost?...

Do you have any idea of how much this will cost? I am one of those that does everything on my own, but know this is way over my head.

The reason I bought a Ford F250 was because I use to get...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-30-2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,470
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
They should have a book that estimates the time...

They should have a book that estimates the time it will complete a job. Then they charge from that rate. Doesn't matter if it took them 2 hours or 5 hours if the book say s 3 hours. Depends on the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-26-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By Bimmer_Bob
Has Anyone Swapped Out Their E60?

I have two burnt valves, I suspect... Has anyone swapped out their engine?

Not sure which is better; change out the engine or just chance it and do a valve job...

Swapping out the engine will...
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