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Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-05-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,000
Posted By TxGr8White
The E31 sunroof in laymans terms is a piece of...

The E31 sunroof in laymans terms is a piece of $h1t. The plastic drive gear and support pieces break on a regular basis. I don't know how old your flawless 528 is, but the 8-series is almost 25 years...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 06-22-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,842
Posted By TxGr8White
White one is stock except for MAGNAFLOW exhaust,...

White one is stock except for MAGNAFLOW exhaust, and WOKKE V2 chips.
Black one has 3.91LSD rear, SuperSprint Exhaust, WOKKE V2 chips (among many other "goodies")
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 06-20-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,842
Posted By TxGr8White
The white one gets 21-22 on the highway with...

The white one gets 21-22 on the highway with cruise control, the black one gets 19-20. City driving is around 13-15 for each.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 06-20-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,842
Posted By TxGr8White
V12 all the way! easier to work on, easier to...

V12 all the way!
easier to work on, easier to diagnose issues, and every man needs to own a V12 at least once in his lifetime...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 06-15-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,215
Posted By TxGr8White
There is really no such thing by itself. The...

There is really no such thing by itself. The throttle positon is determined by the wiper arm within the DK motors. They send back signal voltage to the individual DME's which in turn is interpreted...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 06-12-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,215
Posted By TxGr8White
DK motors are probably needing a refurb - common...

DK motors are probably needing a refurb - common problem with these cars.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 06-03-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,132
Posted By TxGr8White
Unless someone pays you to take that DINAN engine...

Unless someone pays you to take that DINAN engine chip - it is a waste of time to even install it. I have run ALL possible chips in my V12, and hands down the ONLY one that is worth it AND very...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 05-07-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,602
Posted By TxGr8White
Those are usually attached to the transmission.

Those are usually attached to the transmission.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 04-06-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,132
Posted By TxGr8White
Just from the "sound" of it, you might very well...

Just from the "sound" of it, you might very well be better of saving yourself the time. M-Concept? - I doubt that. There is only one of those, and it is sitting in the BMW building in Munich. Past...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 04-05-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,132
Posted By TxGr8White
Describe the color red - I bet you cannot. Much...

Describe the color red - I bet you cannot. Much like this vague question to an automobile you haven't even posted a picture of.

The 850 in general is a great car - I even have 2 of them (as do a...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 03-31-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,132
Posted By TxGr8White
The Tires are KUHMO ECSTA ASX 245/45/17 in front,...

The Tires are KUHMO ECSTA ASX 245/45/17 in front, 275/40/17 in back. The Wheels are BMW Style 5 (E31 specific - staggered) and were bought from GAULT BMW in NY (talk to Charlie Spear - they give...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 01-29-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,865
Posted By TxGr8White
That is part of the "Paintless Dent Repair"...

That is part of the "Paintless Dent Repair" (PDR). They did the same thing on my E38 years ago, and was as pissed as you are. I would just use some touch-up paint on the exposed surfaces and run a...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 01-06-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,774
Posted By TxGr8White
There must be a reason they chose $hit-Brown for...

There must be a reason they chose $hit-Brown for the exterior color......
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 12-26-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,739
Posted By TxGr8White
It is the media inside. Canister can be reused....

It is the media inside. Canister can be reused. There is information in the archives over at BimmerForum that details the procedure. Basically you need to get some activated charcoal granules (pet...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 12-14-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,857
Posted By TxGr8White
remove the valve covers? You do realize that is...

remove the valve covers? You do realize that is quite a task. I would try to run "thinner" oil first to see if the noise goes away.
What weight oil are you using now?
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 12-03-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,469
Posted By TxGr8White
...with little effort is is a very fast 4-speed...

...with little effort is is a very fast 4-speed...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 12-01-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,056
Posted By TxGr8White
Vacuum line # 12 WON'T work, and whoever told you...

Vacuum line # 12 WON'T work, and whoever told you to put it into the brake booster needs to be punched in the face for even opening their mouth. FIrst of all, you can't put it into the brake booster....
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 12-01-2011, 04:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,469
Posted By TxGr8White
Mass Airflow Sensor, DK motors needing cleaning...

Mass Airflow Sensor, DK motors needing cleaning and rebuilding
I would start with these two things first.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 11-28-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,961
Posted By TxGr8White
check the EWS

check the EWS
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 11-15-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,302
Posted By TxGr8White
Yes, you need to "hold" the pulley. There is a...

Yes, you need to "hold" the pulley. There is a special tool that is specifically for this. They come up on Ebay every now and then as a set.
You can use 2 crossed screwdrivers, but that leads to...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 10-11-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,982
Posted By TxGr8White
you can dye the carpet you know. You would have...

you can dye the carpet you know. You would have to remove it anyway if you wanted to install a different colored one. This also gives you the opportunity to pick up all that loose change, toothpicks,...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 09-08-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,306
Posted By TxGr8White
Heads are identical. They are arranged so that...

Heads are identical. They are arranged so that depending on which side of the motor they are bolted to, they have a front and a rear cover that is interchangable.
The intake runners are also...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 09-03-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,368
Posted By TxGr8White
Go to Bimmerforums and use the Search Button -...

Go to Bimmerforums and use the Search Button - your question is asked at least once a week, and there is a boatload of info on just about every aspect of this car.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 08-20-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,499
Posted By TxGr8White
Nikasil won't be an issue after 19 years. Maybe...

Nikasil won't be an issue after 19 years. Maybe he overfilled the oil - can cause serious damage if that happened.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-07-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,754
Posted By TxGr8White
if your battery is for all intents and purposes...

if your battery is for all intents and purposes dead (having the alternator charge a near dead battery), will blow the diodes in the alternator, thus causing it to not be able to charge the battery....
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