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Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 04-01-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By TerryY
You should ask in the 8 section of bimmerforums....

You should ask in the 8 section of bimmerforums. That is the most active 8 Series location.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 02-22-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By TerryY
There were so few OBD2 cars that you may never...

There were so few OBD2 cars that you may never find one. IIRC the 96/97 850 is actually rarer than the 850 CSI.
Ask on Bimmerforums where most of the 8 series guys are and you may find a few more...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 12-03-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 7,304
Posted By TerryY
Something like this? ...

Something like this? http://www.lamin-x.com/BMW-E28-5-Series-82-88-High-Beam-Covers-p/b534.htm
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 11-09-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 976
Posted By TerryY
A check engine light that is intermittent is...

A check engine light that is intermittent is usually a vacuum leak.

The O2 sensors are an integral part of the engine control system and are used to correct combustion efficiency (rich/lean). When...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 11-09-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By TerryY
When mine did that it was the crank position...

When mine did that it was the crank position sensor that had failed.

The Bosch electronics provides a switched ground to the fuel pump from the computer and power from the fuel pump relay should...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 02-11-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,571
Posted By TerryY
Happy to have helped.

Happy to have helped.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 02-10-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,571
Posted By TerryY
Because there are only a few of us that pass thru...

Because there are only a few of us that pass thru here and many there I would suggest asking at http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?55-8-Series-%28E31%29
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-10-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By TerryY
Spark plugs? The fancy platinum Bosches got...

Spark plugs?

The fancy platinum Bosches got fuel wet on initial enrichment and wouldn't fire on my old e32--standard/stock Bosch plugs worked fine.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 10-22-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By TerryY
http://www.bimmerboard.com/forums/posts/162491...

http://www.bimmerboard.com/forums/posts/162491 might help
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 10-21-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By TerryY
Every translated web site has to do with the oil...

Every translated web site has to do with the oil level sensor or dipstick. Is your oil level low?
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 10-17-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,841
Posted By TerryY
Have you tried connecting a good battery with...

Have you tried connecting a good battery with jumper cables to the posts under the hood?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-21-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By TerryY
If you have a local auto electric shop you might...

If you have a local auto electric shop you might try them first. They may be able to fix yours inexpensively. Otherwise it is all about your pocket book. Auto wrecking yards could be a good choice...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-21-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By TerryY
Either the little connector on the back of the...

Either the little connector on the back of the alternator is loose or it is time to change alternators again.

Just changed alternators on the $500 special '98 740i that I just bought. Not all that...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-21-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By TerryY
F22 and F23 in the fuse box under the hood on the...

F22 and F23 in the fuse box under the hood on the passenger side are the Charging circuit fuses.
F22 is the 12 volt to the alternator and F23 are the 12 volts to the light in the dash.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-08-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,217
Posted By TerryY
When mine had the same problem after changing the...

When mine had the same problem after changing the CPS it was the MAF connection wasn't tight.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 07-30-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,730
Posted By TerryY
Dumb question maybe. If the car is warm and you...

Dumb question maybe. If the car is warm and you open the door is the the door edge wagging up and down? If you aren't sure put it in gear with the brakes holding it. Then turn on the ac to load it...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 06-24-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By TerryY
Find a Local hydraulic hose making shop. They...

Find a Local hydraulic hose making shop. They should have any metric fitting that you would need and can make hoses and probably pipe to fit.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 06-21-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By TerryY
A bit of a warning. No part on a BMW is Imperial...

A bit of a warning. No part on a BMW is Imperial (inch) threaded. Everything is Metric and attempting to screw Imperial fittings into metric will only screw up thread$.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-18-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By TerryY
this should help ...

this should help http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_M30
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-18-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By TerryY
The motor you should have is a 3.3 liter. Denoted...

The motor you should have is a 3.3 liter. Denoted by the last 2 numbers of the model --the 33 in 733

A 320 only has a 2.0 liter motor and it wold be inadequate in a 7 series.

A motor from any...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-18-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By TerryY
With proof of ownership and the VIN a BMW dealer...

With proof of ownership and the VIN a BMW dealer can provide a correct key for the car in 1 or 2 days. The new key will be an exact fully functional match for the original key that came with the car...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 03-31-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,011
Posted By TerryY
Right hand drive cars and left hand drive have...

Right hand drive cars and left hand drive have the curved mirror on opposite sides. see if you can find an opposite handed mirror glass for that side.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 02-06-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,213
Posted By TerryY
Wide body 7's were a thing when they were fairly...

Wide body 7's were a thing when they were fairly new. Saw one in Oxford green with a set of HRE wheels that must have had 6" of lip in the rear and 335 tires. It was a 740IL and supercharged for good...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 02-06-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,606
Posted By TerryY
The odds are that with any US 8 series that your...

The odds are that with any US 8 series that your adjusters are broken. If they are not they will break when adjustment is attempted.

Here is a site for replacing broken adjusters that will show...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 12-01-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By TerryY
Do a combustion gas test on the coolant. If it...

Do a combustion gas test on the coolant. If it fails start pricing a headgasket. If it passes start with the water pump.
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