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Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 08-25-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By juancarlosmgb
Hello, thanks for your response. The battery is...

Hello, thanks for your response. The battery is ok and the starter motor was spinning strongly.
Some weeks ago I replaced the crank position and speed sensors; but I don't know if this...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 08-25-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By juancarlosmgb
E23 Intermittent problem

I've been running my 735i almost without any problem; but sometimes I am experiencing a intemittent failure. For instance, yesterday, I made a 100 miles trip, arrive to my destiny and turned off the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-12-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By juancarlosmgb
I just had some Hondas for breakfast

Here is a video of an amateur race I had this morning. There were some modified Hondas but they were no challenge for my Bimmer :p It's a shame the video is too short.
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Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 07-04-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By juancarlosmgb
Crankshaft and Speed Sensors (problem solved)

I just solved my first real problem with my E23. Two days ago, the car just stop running and didn't start again. I checked the coil and it was ok; Checked the voltage at the positive terminal of the...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-19-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By juancarlosmgb
Hello, Brickwhite: Yes I did some basic...

Hello, Brickwhite: Yes I did some basic maintenance and it seems all the car needed was some loving care. I replaced all the fluids, spark plugs/wires, clean all the electrical connections, etc,...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-11-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By juancarlosmgb
Finally I bought the car for $2,000. I wanted to...

Finally I bought the car for $2,000. I wanted to pay less; but my wife fell in love with the car and pressed me to buy it. It's not a common car in Central America.
BMWFatherFigure: Probably I...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-11-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By juancarlosmgb
Finally bought an E23

Hello, Gents:

I just bought a 735 from 1984. The car looks very solid and runs smoothly everywhere; but I have some problems:
1) When I press the gas pedal, I feel the Gearbox takes too much time...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-04-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By juancarlosmgb
The options are Sunroof, leather, power front...

The options are Sunroof, leather, power front seats (I don't know if they have memory).

Service Skills: A very important point! Fortunatelly I have some experience working on cars. I do almost...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 04-30-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By juancarlosmgb
Thanks both of you for the orientation. You are...

Thanks both of you for the orientation. You are saving me from spending too much :) The car has 84,000 km (52,000 miles) and only one owner. They do have the maintenance history. I have some kind of...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 04-26-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By juancarlosmgb
Many thanks for your information!. Very much...

Many thanks for your information!. Very much appreciated as I didn't have any idea about the price of one of those cars. Certainly, most of the people think they are really expensive because they...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 04-25-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By juancarlosmgb
Fair price for a 1984 E23

An old friend is selling his 1984 BMW 733. I drove that car last year and it was in very good condition. I'm interested in the car but I would like to know how much should I pay? He is asking $4,000;...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-11-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By juancarlosmgb
The B800 scan tool (or any other tool) displays...

The B800 scan tool (or any other tool) displays the fail code numbers, so you are warned about why your AIRBAG light was turned on. That way you could avoid some further problems ;)
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-11-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,283
Posted By juancarlosmgb
If there are only a few Z3 on North American...

If there are only a few Z3 on North American roads, just figure it out how rare is a little Z in Central America, where I live. As far as I know there are only two Z3 coupes around here!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-08-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,616
Posted By juancarlosmgb
Randy Forbes: You've got a PM.

Randy Forbes: You've got a PM.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-07-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,616
Posted By juancarlosmgb
I hope this video helps you: ...

I hope this video helps you:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STy-J10DtiU
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-07-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By juancarlosmgb
futuresvt : Glad to know that you solved your...

futuresvt : Glad to know that you solved your problem!!!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-07-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By juancarlosmgb
Maybe this link helps:...

Maybe this link helps: http://www.ronstultz.com/knowledge/Documents/Aftermarket%20Catalytic%20Converter%20-%20A%20Warning.htm

If everything is ok and well installed, it seems like you have two...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-07-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 78
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) You're under 45 and own a Z3?
Views: 9,279
Posted By juancarlosmgb
34 here; but I bought my 99 Z3 coupe from a guy...

34 here; but I bought my 99 Z3 coupe from a guy over 60 years old.


http://garage.bimmerfest.com
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-06-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By juancarlosmgb
Greetings from Central America

Hello:

New to this site as a member; but I have read several posts and I've found a lot of very valuable information here.

My name is Juan Carlos. I have a 99 BMW Z3 Coupe, an a pair of old...
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