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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-25-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Try to borrow a cooling system pressure test...

Try to borrow a cooling system pressure test unit. Then you can check for leaks without running the engine.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-25-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
A seal will not make a noise, leaking or not. ...

A seal will not make a noise, leaking or not. How much oil under the car? To change the gearbox input seal the same parts come out as if it was the clutch. You don't have to change the clutch but...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-25-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Some of what you describe sounds to be the...

Some of what you describe sounds to be the key/door alarm. You have a battery drain which could be the alternator. You will need a meter in line and start pulling fuses until the drain stops. ...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-25-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
I take it that the 'jump' is to the solenoid on...

I take it that the 'jump' is to the solenoid on the motor? In tha case the starter is not the problem at all. There is no interlock on the manual trans version but there may be a relay to reduce...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-25-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
I note your response DH

I note your response DH
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-25-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Make sure your friend understands the commands:...

Make sure your friend understands the commands: Up, Down, Hold, Steady Pumps, and can respond to let you know where the pedal is.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-25-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
I seen much better Drifting (a friend's business...

I seen much better Drifting (a friend's business prepares the cars) and burn outs (seen the World Champ in action live). 325e in the wet. Woo
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-25-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Starter solenoid ground. That would stop the...

Starter solenoid ground. That would stop the windows dead???????????????????
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-25-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
+1

+1
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-25-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Maybe he screwed his CB up there?

Maybe he screwed his CB up there?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-25-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 366
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
At the risk of suggesting the obvious - Is the...

At the risk of suggesting the obvious - Is the engine pinking because of low grade fuel?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-25-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Another trap for young players. Noted.......

Another trap for young players. Noted.......
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-25-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Release the glass from the track and lower the...

Release the glass from the track and lower the arms fully. Remove the inner and outer seals at door card height. There is a bolt/screw holding the channel to the lower part of the door frame. ...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-25-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
The new light bar is about 80 times the price of...

The new light bar is about 80 times the price of the globes. Fantastic to read that you managed to sort all the bodges out and get such a great result..
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-20-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Hi from Perth! I would guess you have several...

Hi from Perth! I would guess you have several (unrelated) problems that happen to have turned up all at once. Fixing is hard because the symptoms of one problem seem to be related to others. The...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-20-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
+1 Axis32

+1 Axis32
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-20-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 564
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
If your '38 is a garage queen (like mine)...

If your '38 is a garage queen (like mine) consider an automatic battery charger.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-20-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 358
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Fixing those systems is a 'black art'. I would...

Fixing those systems is a 'black art'. I would test the cabin temp sensors as a staring point. Maybe then check the chicken guts under a full moon.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-20-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 201
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
And the light is out?

And the light is out?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-20-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Unless he has the tank under the windscreen (high...

Unless he has the tank under the windscreen (high in the engine bay) and the bleed screw on the t'stat housing.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-20-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,495
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
The shock wouild probably free off both, LSD or...

The shock wouild probably free off both, LSD or not. Even the shock of dropping an auto into 'D' might do it. As a quick fix I would consider trying it. If it didnt work nothing lost. If it does...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-20-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
Don't see that one DH. The high pressure pump...

Don't see that one DH. The high pressure pump would flush that out real fast. I would change the fuel pump fuse as well as BB740's tests.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-20-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
I agree SS but you have to start somewhere. ...

I agree SS but you have to start somewhere. Hydraulic rebuild quicker and easier than engine out.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 07-19-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
E32 can program its own key. Instructions in...

E32 can program its own key. Instructions in owner manual - e-bay if you don't have one. Well worth it. The ECU will only forget its learnt things, not its basic program.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 07-19-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By BMWFatherFigure
I've used those FM link things - they are good. ...

I've used those FM link things - they are good. Could the radio have got a fault and you have the right code?
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