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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-11-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,289
Posted By manuelwindows
I have an exciting update. Took longer than I...

I have an exciting update. Took longer than I thought to get the necessary flywheel Torx 60 and Torx 50 tools in hand.

Have flywheel Torx 50 in hand. Snap-On delivering Torx 60 tomorrow and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-11-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,992
Posted By manuelwindows
I'll never forget when a Chevy Blazer tried to...

I'll never forget when a Chevy Blazer tried to keep up with me on a lonely stretch of Georgia highway, I was running at about 125-130 mph in an '85 535i. All of a sudden that Blazer starts smoking...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-05-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By manuelwindows
had a e30 with a persistent oil leak, couldn't...

had a e30 with a persistent oil leak, couldn't figure out where it was coming from, multiple shops looked at it, I looked at, came down to cleaning it and then driving and paying attention to where...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-05-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 551
Posted By manuelwindows
the Torx tool to remove dual mass flywheel bolts

so, to remove the dual mass flywheel (whoever designed this flywheel should be in some kind of German engineer hell), of course you can't just use a regular tool, you need a BMW-specific tool

And...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-03-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 917
Posted By manuelwindows
update: after some hassle and a number of...

update: after some hassle and a number of different phone calls and hang ups, I am supposed to be getting a refund back for the part, to the seller's credit. Thank you, Bavarian Auto Supply, for...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-03-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By manuelwindows
could it be the valve seal gasket? and I'm...

could it be the valve seal gasket? and I'm really not sure so please independently confirm this guess.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-02-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,289
Posted By manuelwindows
After a debacle purchasing a used flywheel. A...

After a debacle purchasing a used flywheel. A disaster I should say, of my own making and for which I am solely responsible, I have purchased a new Luk flywheel for $445

like the new clutch kit,...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-02-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 917
Posted By manuelwindows
the only thing that could settle this at this...

the only thing that could settle this at this point is a dual

get it, dual?

like dual mass flywheel

I just thought it was a fun pun.

still smarting from my poor choice in going with a...
Forum: Performance 04-02-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By manuelwindows
Don't hustle me. These are some really nice dual...

Don't hustle me. These are some really nice dual mass flywheels. They will likely cause your clutch to rattle and the grooved could cause some other minor symptoms but if you are a daredevil, these...
Forum: Performance 04-02-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By manuelwindows
used dual mass e34 flywheels for sale

I've got two used dual mass flywheels for the e34 1995-1995 530i and a couple other models.

One is fried and full of hotspots and has a heat crack in it and the other has grooves all in it.

But...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-02-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 917
Posted By manuelwindows
snowsled, when you have nothing to add but bad...

snowsled, when you have nothing to add but bad information, please just don't say anything at all. Contrary to what you have said, this DM flywheel cannot be re-machined.

You have already...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-02-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 917
Posted By manuelwindows
alright, well no driver is coming but after some...

alright, well no driver is coming but after some hassle, I am getting issued a refund. To the credit of the supplier, they have finally addressed my complaint in a reasonable and so I can say that...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-02-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 917
Posted By manuelwindows
no, you can't machine it after it's been...

no, you can't machine it after it's been heat-damaged that badly. Dan, the molecular structure of the steel has changed. It is more brittle and will now rattle like those lightweight "performance"...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-02-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 917
Posted By manuelwindows
the link to the new flywheel for under $400,...

the link to the new flywheel for under $400, somebody said that you could get one for that price but did not provide a link? that would be helpful, thanks.

hey, thanks, allenbee, I am really just...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-01-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 917
Posted By manuelwindows
To the seller's credit, after a couple days of a...

To the seller's credit, after a couple days of a little hassle and after reaching the correct person, they have said they will refund me the money for the flywheel, to their credit.

I have tried a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-01-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 917
Posted By manuelwindows
Thanks, Steve. this car is worth it but this...

Thanks, Steve. this car is worth it but this starts to be really draining, chasing this flywheel for the last two weeks.

if I knew the flywheel would take 2 weeks to get here and look like...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-01-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 917
Posted By manuelwindows
used dual mass e34 flywheel arrives by UPS and looks like this

Here's some pictures. I don't have much to say other than I am currently working with the parts supplier to get one that is not fried.

This flywheel has so many hotspots, you can't count them. ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-31-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 759
Posted By manuelwindows
Have you looked at the coolant tank to see if it...

Have you looked at the coolant tank to see if it is low on coolant? When you use the dipstick to check the oil, how much is in there. Put some of the oil on a white piece of paper and that might...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-31-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 759
Posted By manuelwindows
i'm sorry this is happening. do you know how...

i'm sorry this is happening. do you know how many miles were put on it without changing the oil and what grade oil it was running on? How long could it have been sitting without being driven...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-30-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By manuelwindows
Thanks for that reply. From what I have gathered...

Thanks for that reply. From what I have gathered searching other threads, this has happened to a couple other people. One thread got a response from Sachs North American which said that although...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-29-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 884
Posted By manuelwindows
sometimes I have a mild version of what the OP...

sometimes I have a mild version of what the OP described. If the car is cold, it will idle at about 1000 rpm instead of the usual 750 RPM (in neutral) and after about 30 seconds or less, it will...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-29-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,689
Posted By manuelwindows
I don't know, my 530i is at about 2000 RPM in 5th...

I don't know, my 530i is at about 2000 RPM in 5th gear at about 60 mph and gets me about 28 mpg. Every once in a while, I'll juice it on a lonely highway but I frankly can't afford to get a ticket...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-28-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 884
Posted By manuelwindows
what kind of RPMs are we talking about with this...

what kind of RPMs are we talking about with this surge and how long does the surge last?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-28-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,689
Posted By manuelwindows
if your engine is still running and you have a...

if your engine is still running and you have a nikasil block, you don't need to worry about it anymore. the problem would have showed up by 50,000 miles. the fuel is too clean in the US for it to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-28-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 797
Posted By manuelwindows
sorry about that. I should have paid more...

sorry about that. I should have paid more attention to the fact that this was an automatic transmission made in France.

But let me also just say that there is something not right about putting a...
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