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Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 10-01-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 955
Posted By Piston_broke
What catso said. My 2 cents: From your...

What catso said.
My 2 cents: From your description, go with vac leaks and O2 sensor.
Apparently O2 sensors should be done every 60k or so, so you are doing preventative maintenance at the same...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 06-06-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,901
Posted By Piston_broke
If the above doesn't help then try replacing the...

If the above doesn't help then try replacing the decades old, plastic cogs within the gauge assembly.

Pretty easy job, I've done it on my old E30 and about to tackle on my E28. Just go easy and...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 05-11-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,588
Posted By Piston_broke
Nice looking car. Did that pin striping come...

Nice looking car. Did that pin striping come standard, it looks good.

New rims look very tidy but then again so did the others that came with the car.

Good luck getting it back into shape.
...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-20-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,990
Posted By Piston_broke
Interesting thread, all be it an old one. Have...

Interesting thread, all be it an old one. Have read most of it and am very disappointed to see that 2 years on it is unresolved!!
I Googled with the same stuttering problem at between 1,100 and...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 02-27-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By Piston_broke
Hi, Both realoem.com...

Hi,
Both realoem.com http://www.realoem.com/bmw/select.do?vin=9654206 and a reliable russian site http://www.rubmw.ru/vincode/eng/ indicate that your 528E was manufactured in Oct 1986.
Not sure...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 02-18-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,165
Posted By Piston_broke
Curious to know how the OP got on. Did you fix...

Curious to know how the OP got on.
Did you fix your window probs?
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 02-11-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,165
Posted By Piston_broke
Hi, not heaps but some info spread around the...

Hi, not heaps but some info spread around the interwebs on this topic.
The rear windows, from what I know are designed to move (close) slower than the front. But not that slow where they creep up. ...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 01-25-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By Piston_broke
Likely a leather resto job as white was not a...

Likely a leather resto job as white was not a standard color.

Shame you can't post pics of interior and the 2002!!

Swap black lab for a white one or a hairless dog :thumbup:
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 11-20-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,051
Posted By Piston_broke
Fantastic reading. Impressive figures even way...

Fantastic reading. Impressive figures even way back when.
Thank you

PB
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 11-08-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,625
Posted By Piston_broke
Hi Ron, I've dealt with a good BMW wrecker...

Hi Ron,

I've dealt with a good BMW wrecker in WA. He seems quite good to deal with, he posts items very quickly.
He's currently got head lights for our model. Maybe hit him up and see if you can...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 11-06-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,291
Posted By Piston_broke
Subscribed. Looking forward to pics. I...

Subscribed.

Looking forward to pics.

I am about to r & r the front drivers door card to fit tweeter speakers.

Does anyone know if those tweeters are prewired as BMWs are typically prewired...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 10-08-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,449
Posted By Piston_broke
Stephen, What state are you in?? and I...

Stephen,
What state are you in??

and I don't mean are you drunk or sober!!
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 10-08-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By Piston_broke
Hi, in my experience no harm was done to the...

Hi, in my experience no harm was done to the reflector.
It goes without saying that this method is done very carefully.
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 10-01-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By Piston_broke
Take the headlight out from the car, remove the...

Take the headlight out from the car, remove the bulb then simply pour a table spoon of methylated spirits into the inside of the lens.
Swirl it around covering all of the lens. Turn it upside down,...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-12-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 969
Posted By Piston_broke
Small Arrow Trim Piece PN

Can anybody help me with the part number for the little white arrow that sits on top of the front left grill.
It indicates where the latch is when you pop the hood.
...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-10-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,169
Posted By Piston_broke
ok thanks mate. I'll google it, see what I find

ok thanks mate.
I'll google it, see what I find
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-10-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,169
Posted By Piston_broke
Thanks again, This trim change over sounds...

Thanks again,
This trim change over sounds harder than I thought.

I'm somewhat concerned about stuffing it up and doing damage, hence it'd be great to see exact positioning of wedges via pics...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-10-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,169
Posted By Piston_broke
Thanks duke, Don't suppose you took any pics...

Thanks duke,
Don't suppose you took any pics when you did it on the front doors, did you?
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 08-09-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,169
Posted By Piston_broke
I also have a need to replace my front ones as...

I also have a need to replace my front ones as they are chipped and look terrible.
A mate of mine told me to simply remove them from the outside with the window down.
He said to just pry them up...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-20-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,608
Posted By Piston_broke
Interesting thread. I also have a 323 coupe that...

Interesting thread. I also have a 323 coupe that falls exactly into the description you mentioned earlier.
That is, it was bashed around town for god knows how long by a young guy who, it would...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-11-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By Piston_broke
Hi, As far as I know our (Aust) f & r bumpers...

Hi,
As far as I know our (Aust) f & r bumpers are Euro design, so you're right in that regard.
Prefacelift aka Series 1 Euro models definitely have different bumpers, especially the front. The fog...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-08-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,420
Posted By Piston_broke
Cheers for the info. Sounds easier than I...

Cheers for the info. Sounds easier than I thought.
I may have wasted coin buying those oem plugs off ebay, oh well no biggy at least they will look tidy and have less chance to fail, I would like...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 07-06-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,420
Posted By Piston_broke
G.day from the sunny Gold Coast. Have recently...

G.day from the sunny Gold Coast.
Have recently purchased smileys also and my mate who I purchased them off sent me an ebay link to oem plugs in the States.
I bought them for $23.

An issue I'm...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 06-30-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,587
Posted By Piston_broke
imo they don't look good on E30's apart from...

imo they don't look good on E30's apart from spoiling the originality of the front end
they would just sit out in the open. I'm sure you realise that all modern bimmers have
a lens cover over the...
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 06-25-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,271
Posted By Piston_broke
An update from Down Under. Cogs arrived and as I...

An update from Down Under. Cogs arrived and as I had waited nearly 3weeks I got stuck in straight away.
I'd bought an extra set for a mate of mine so we decided to do them together after watching...
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