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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By Dave @nz
Okay I can help you on this you have to to...

Okay
I can help you on this you have to to exactly as instructed,

1, Hold the throttle at full throttle and Don't let it up at all until it is running!
2, Now crank that engine over Dont release...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-02-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 826
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, 216 is the correct answer, the calculation...

Hi,
216 is the correct answer, the calculation is 12 inches =1foot therefore 18 ftlbs x 12 =216 inch pounds.
Hop this helps.
Dave.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-22-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 899
Posted By Dave @nz
I have seen a Toyota with the battery connected...

I have seen a Toyota with the battery connected wrong way around after replacing the fried ECU it started straight up no other damages or electrical issues.
I would get my hands on another edu and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-10-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, Something does not sound quite right with...

Hi,
Something does not sound quite right with the dealers prognosis 3 hrs to make the computer communicate with what? I would think if it was not communicating it would not go.
Dave.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-08-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 862
Posted By Dave @nz
If you go for an E46 M3 make it a manual they...

If you go for an E46 M3 make it a manual they seem to hold there value better, smg seems to have attracted a few extra visits to the garage.
Dave.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-02-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, How I remove them is use a large screw...

Hi,
How I remove them is use a large screw driver or chisel and a hammer, hit one spot until it rotates in and twists inwards then using slip jaw pliers/vise grips hook and pull it out. Clean...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-27-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,707
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, Just want to add to the cooling system...

Hi,
Just want to add to the cooling system list, you may have already done these items... When I brought my E36 323i I replaced the radiator (aftermarket), and every coolant rubber hose including...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, Unless you have a good swap in engine at...

Hi,
Unless you have a good swap in engine at home I would advise not to buy it, sorry but it does not have a lot going for it and has the overheating issue along with high milage.
Dave.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-28-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, I suspect the track is worn on the air flow...

Hi,
I suspect the track is worn on the air flow meter I had the same thing on my car and searched utube for the fix and after cleaning and resetting the airflow meter contacts it works good.
Mine...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-20-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, Sounds like your car has run out of...

Hi,
Sounds like your car has run out of power steering fluid for whatever reason or the drive belt for the pump has fallen off.
When you have time pop the hood take a look and then post the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,950
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, If the old tyres don't show any adverse...

Hi,
If the old tyres don't show any adverse wear pattern I would strongly recommend to not do the alignment just put tyres on and of you go, alot of the time it is recommended to the owner and it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-29-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, What you hear may well be normal sound of...

Hi,
What you hear may well be normal sound of air moving through the throttle butterfly when the engine stops, I would be having a good listen with the engine running may be use a piece of plastic...
Forum: General BMW 12-28-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 29,262
Posted By Dave @nz
E30 M3 would be a good place to start.

E30 M3 would be a good place to start.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-27-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,130
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, If you manage the Mustang oil change the...

Hi,
If you manage the Mustang oil change the BMW will be no problem to you, just take your time and recheck the the important things like the oil filter cap oring and sump plug for tightness when...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, Have you tried the hazard lights to see if...

Hi,
Have you tried the hazard lights to see if all exterior lights work and interior dash indicator lights work.
Is there the indicator tick noise when the indicators are on, on my e36 the dash...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-22-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, What you can do is provide more...

Hi,
What you can do is provide more information about your problem that way it will be easier for members to assist you and come up with ideas to aid diagnose the problem ie how long this has been...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-24-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,213
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, Clean as much as you can with a stiff brush...

Hi,
Clean as much as you can with a stiff brush and engine degreaser then assemble and run Diesel oil in the engine this will flush it out and wash the deposited debris into the oil, change the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-17-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, To answer your question- no dont buy it...

Hi,
To answer your question- no dont buy it waste of money run the other way and dont touch it with a barge pole.
Do you still really want it, best place for it is at your friends house....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-12-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,376
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, What was the reason for the battery...

Hi,
What was the reason for the battery replacement, was is the same problem you have now?
Does the engine it turn over and have you tried charging up the new battery?

If the new battery is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-20-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,468
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, Can the EGR system be blocked off with a...

Hi,
Can the EGR system be blocked off with a solid gasket vers one with a hole in it. I have done this mod on new Toyota V6 Hilux to fix the light throttle serge, seems to me that stopping the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, The water outlet from the evaporator which...

Hi,
The water outlet from the evaporator which should drip out under the car sounds to be blocked and the water is building up inside of the heater box and and splashing out on corners etc.

If...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,018
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi Guys, I know you have been successful in un...

Hi Guys,
I know you have been successful in un blocking it, this works well for vintage cars with blocked fuel lines.
Here is the answer to your problems, to un block the tube get a length of the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-26-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,031
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, The original key and DME are matched...

Hi,
The original key and DME are matched electrically this has nothing to do with the pick up aerial on the column, from What I have read if the key and DME are not matched the engine will wind over...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, Take it to a machine shop and ask for a...

Hi,
Take it to a machine shop and ask for a helicoil insert to be installed, it is quick and easy and will be better than new.

Otherwise this item probably wont be sold separate from the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 12-31-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,945
Posted By Dave @nz
I hear the E30 M3 and 46 M3 are both very good...

I hear the E30 M3 and 46 M3 are both very good models.
But then I am bias to the E30 M3.
Dave
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