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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-17-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By Dawntreader
Rang Auto Classic in Perth to run the VIN as...

Rang Auto Classic in Perth to run the VIN as suggested, but they said it is not a go. Bit of a bugger as the car cut out half way across a road today. No power anywhere. Pushed the red cable and off...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-12-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By Dawntreader
Found the problem, after much reading I found...

Found the problem, after much reading I found this post

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=635686

The problem is the battery cable going in behind the fusebox, I used a piece of...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-12-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Dawntreader
Cheers for that, I ended up taking it to an auto...

Cheers for that, I ended up taking it to an auto electrician, $165 later a new generic fob was all that was needed.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-08-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Dawntreader
E34 immobiliser power is fading to nothing

Hi
My immobiliser has gotten to the point of no return. Used to work from a distance then over the years I had to gradually get closer and closer until I had to unlock the doors with the key and use...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By Dawntreader
323i E90 2.5 has no electrics to anything

My BMW 323i E90 MY09 Sedan 4dr Steptronic 6sp 2.5i is having electrical problems.
Parked the car went to work, came out at the end of the day pressed the button on the fob, nothing, nada, bupkis not...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-04-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,456
Posted By Dawntreader
Well I ended up getting a new radiator in 2011....

Well I ended up getting a new radiator in 2011. All overheating problems averted. Had to have the old girl professionally bled at one point in 2012 as my heat valves went.
By the way, have finally...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-04-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,928
Posted By Dawntreader
Found the problem but hadn't posted the solution....

Found the problem but hadn't posted the solution.
The problem was a fusible link under the drivers seat...
Ended up taking it to an auto electrician, solved the problem very quickly with little...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-28-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,117
Posted By Dawntreader
I will keep the car as is at the moment. The...

I will keep the car as is at the moment. The crank leak is bearable at the moment. I have to change the sump gasket anyway and this may alleviate some of the oil. I have had three attempts to get the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-28-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,117
Posted By Dawntreader
Well, I placed an order for some parts today......

Well, I placed an order for some parts today... did only what was necessary.
How about this for a price difference.
I tried a number of places to get this little bit...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-28-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,117
Posted By Dawntreader
I will get the radiator from here, I have managed...

I will get the radiator from here, I have managed to get a new one with expansion tank for $410, I can get one for $350 but that is without an expansion tank. And I can get either of these tomorrow....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-27-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,117
Posted By Dawntreader
Yes, I suppose it is my fault, :-(. I have had...

Yes, I suppose it is my fault, :-(. I have had issues with cooling over some time. Put in coolant, as required, leak top up, not always have coolant on hand... put in coolant etc... put in new water...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-27-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,117
Posted By Dawntreader
Below are a few of the things I ave discovered...

Below are a few of the things I ave discovered whilst going thought this whole process:

Image 1: my crank angle sensor has been rubbing against a pulley be the looks, so I have tied it back with a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-26-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,117
Posted By Dawntreader
pre steps 1: fuel pump disconnected 2: plugs...

pre steps
1: fuel pump disconnected
2: plugs removed
3: coolant system disconnected, have removed radiator, haven't flushed engine yet
4: inlet and exhaust manifold disconnected
5: rocker cover...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-25-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,117
Posted By Dawntreader
I decided I had best do a wet test as well. ...

I decided I had best do a wet test as well.
The results are next to the dry test. I did a number of subsequent tests after the first wet tests and did these over a space of 1/2 hour.
Cylinder 1 - ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-24-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,117
Posted By Dawntreader
P.S. What the hell is a Tempsan t-shirt....

P.S. What the hell is a Tempsan t-shirt. Obviously something scarce here in oz. Tell me what it is and I will see if I can find an aussie version or 2.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-24-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,117
Posted By Dawntreader
Finally got the right connector for the...

Finally got the right connector for the compression test. Results are as follows:
Cylinder 1 - 165 - psi
Cylinder 2 - 155 - psi
Cylinder 3 - 150 - psi
Cylinder 4 - 140 - psi
Cylinder 5 - 180 -...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-23-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,117
Posted By Dawntreader
Hi all Just say the new posts... I run out...

Hi all

Just say the new posts... I run out to the car and checked the tranny Dipstick..... Yep, it's choc milk as well.
Will upload a shot of this as well. Am currently at work so will add more...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-20-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,117
Posted By Dawntreader
Next step

Trying to work out how to remove he harness connector.

http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn300/moonsprinter/harnessconnector.jpg

Condition of the Thermostat housing
...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-19-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,117
Posted By Dawntreader
Yes, I will replace most of the hoses. The main...

Yes, I will replace most of the hoses. The main radiator hoses seem OK, it just seems that the ones attached to the manifold etc are all going to have to be replaced. The trick here is to get them at...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-19-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,117
Posted By Dawntreader
I have seen nothing come out of the back end of...

I have seen nothing come out of the back end of the car. She has been running a bit rough lately as I have a blown inlet manifold gasket on number 4. Currently have some ManiSeal on it to stop her...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-19-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,117
Posted By Dawntreader
Here are some photos with some descriptions on...

Here are some photos with some descriptions on them.

This is an image of a rather dodgy looking house going into the manifold.
http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn300/moonsprinter/ugly1.jpg
...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-19-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,117
Posted By Dawntreader
In answer to your questions 1. Did you do...

In answer to your questions

1. Did you do any recent repair or servicing to your engine?
Was working on replacing the Relay Module as i have no power windows, central locking etc. at the moment....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-19-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,117
Posted By Dawntreader
Choc milk coolant

Well it looks like my head gasket has gone. Found a large pool of light chocolate coloured fluid under the car. I was at the lights coming off the freeway when suddenly the coolant temp alarm went...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-03-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,372
Posted By Dawntreader
Running without an auxiliary water pump

I have removed the auxiliary water pump because it died. I am currently running without it at the moment. Would the lack of this in the system cause havoc with my flap motors in the heater. I refer...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-03-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,928
Posted By Dawntreader
Found another clue . The window wipers are not...

Found another clue . The window wipers are not working either. Should have checked that earlier.
Haven't done much yet. Just trying to sort out my plan of attack for tomorrow.
Have checked for the...
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