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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By goosefoot33
It's unlikely, but your antenna may have come...

It's unlikely, but your antenna may have come loose. Pull your radio out of your dash and check the connections in the back. There are two small plastic flaps that cover a screw head on both sides of...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) Yesterday, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By goosefoot33
My best advice with what you've stated you want...

My best advice with what you've stated you want to do: buy a Bentley manual. It will pay for itself the very first time you use it, even if it's changing your battery. It will have have detailed...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) Yesterday, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By goosefoot33
+1 on getting your seat to the correct...

+1 on getting your seat to the correct setting/position. I am 5'8" and I like to see so my seat is adjusted up all the way, slightly tilted back. It's probably halfway between being fully forward and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) Yesterday, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By goosefoot33
Hello there! You are in the right place because...

Hello there! You are in the right place because we all (mostly) love working on our cars! What do you want to work on? Chances are, someone reading this has done it before or at least read about it....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) Yesterday, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By goosefoot33
It sounds like you don't like your E34 any more-...

It sounds like you don't like your E34 any more- is that solely due to the seat issue? You must have seen several good qualities when you initially purchased it- what were they? What DID you like...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) Yesterday, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By goosefoot33
I am assuming it worked prior to shipment? Are...

I am assuming it worked prior to shipment? Are you getting any sound at all from the speakers? Does the display light up and let you scroll stations?

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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-14-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By goosefoot33
I too believe a full suspension kit may be in...

I too believe a full suspension kit may be in order, which includes: lower control arms, upper control arms (AKA thrust arms), sway bar links, outer tie rod ends, center tie rod, and the arm...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-14-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 508
Posted By goosefoot33
Hey Doc, I'd keep looking honestly. Had you said...

Hey Doc, I'd keep looking honestly. Had you said you've owned an M-car and an E34 in the past I'd say go for it. S engines are $$ to maintain. Keep in mind that he's also mated a ~300ish HP (that's a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-14-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By goosefoot33
You're getting some nice progress, please post...

You're getting some nice progress, please post some pics and documentation of the swap. Check eBay for a shift boot and surround. What color interior do you have?

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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-14-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By goosefoot33
I appreciate your replies- thank you. Especially...

I appreciate your replies- thank you. Especially yours, MySatinDoll, as you've been through a similar situation before. I've had "Greenie" for about 4.5 years now. I love the car. It's comfy on long...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-14-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By goosefoot33
Nice work! You should purchase a nice little...

Nice work! You should purchase a nice little "gift" for your car now- she deserves it! I think for the 333rd anniversary you are supposed to get a fuel filter or a set of spark plugs...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-13-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By goosefoot33
PM'd you regarding the phone and cradle. If you...

PM'd you regarding the phone and cradle. If you have interest in actually making the phone work, I still have the microphone installed on the left A-pillar too.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-13-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By goosefoot33
That would be your upper CA, or "thrust" arm. It...

That would be your upper CA, or "thrust" arm. It is, of course, behind the straight sway bar link.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-13-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By goosefoot33
Fork in the Road

Hey everybody, I wanted to get some opinions on what to do. I've had my E34 for over 4 years and about 65K miles. It's been a fantastic car. Unfortunately, being in the Northeast, rust has begun on...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-23-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By goosefoot33
I would try a new CCM (check control module)...

I would try a new CCM (check control module) first. Sometimes they will display random errors and then it's time to replace. You could also check the resistors inside your existing CCM- there is a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-26-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By goosefoot33
Hi Jon, I think you are on to the right fixes...

Hi Jon, I think you are on to the right fixes given the issues you've described. The rust is worrisome- I've got the same issue going with my car. Yes, you can replace the doors but it is very likely...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-25-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 323
Posted By goosefoot33
Spraying water on snow is no good. Spraying water...

Spraying water on snow is no good. Spraying water to rid the glass of sand and salt is good. Spraying windshield washer fluid with ice melt in it is fantastic and makes quick work of getting and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-25-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By goosefoot33
There are a few different stock radio designs. I...

There are a few different stock radio designs. I believe you can pull a radio from E32s and E36s that will work in our E34s. I'm going from memory, so double check before you buy one! They typically...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-25-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By goosefoot33
Are you looking for a light control module (lkm),...

Are you looking for a light control module (lkm), or one of the "ice cube" relays that go in the fuse box? I have both, if you can get me a part number or picture I can match it up to my spares.
...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-25-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 323
Posted By goosefoot33
Check a salvage yard for the insulating pad,...

Check a salvage yard for the insulating pad, that's fairly easy to swap out- just a lot of plastic screws). You can buy some rubber line from a hardware store or auto parts store to replace the...
Forum: Parting Out 01-23-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,084
Posted By goosefoot33
PM'd you... Also about the hood struts haha! ...

PM'd you... Also about the hood struts haha!

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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-23-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By goosefoot33
Excellent, who wouldn't be a fan of E34s? I have...

Excellent, who wouldn't be a fan of E34s? I have equipment on my E34 that isn't even available on some modern vehicles. Amazing to think that BMW was literally years ahead compared to other...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-23-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By goosefoot33
Correct, unfortunately there is no way to adjust...

Correct, unfortunately there is no way to adjust the rear end, you just have to keep it in good shape with fresh parts. Hopefully your car hasn't been in an accident and the CA or other components...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-23-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By goosefoot33
Nice job Steve! I just hit 214k this past...

Nice job Steve! I just hit 214k this past weekend. My goal is 300k too... If this salt and sand doesn't rust out the chassis underneath me I should make it!

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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By goosefoot33
Yes, it's just the splash guard you'll need to...

Yes, it's just the splash guard you'll need to replace. I purchased one off eBay for about $25. At the dealer I think they are closer to $40. It's an easy piece to install.
As for the cylindrical...
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