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Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 03-31-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By TerryY
Right hand drive cars and left hand drive have...

Right hand drive cars and left hand drive have the curved mirror on opposite sides. see if you can find an opposite handed mirror glass for that side.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 02-06-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 532
Posted By TerryY
Wide body 7's were a thing when they were fairly...

Wide body 7's were a thing when they were fairly new. Saw one in Oxford green with a set of HRE wheels that must have had 6" of lip in the rear and 335 tires. It was a 740IL and supercharged for good...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 02-06-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By TerryY
The odds are that with any US 8 series that your...

The odds are that with any US 8 series that your adjusters are broken. If they are not they will break when adjustment is attempted.

Here is a site for replacing broken adjusters that will show...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 12-01-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By TerryY
Do a combustion gas test on the coolant. If it...

Do a combustion gas test on the coolant. If it fails start pricing a headgasket. If it passes start with the water pump.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 11-28-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By TerryY
The chip is a solder in and not replaceable. A...

The chip is a solder in and not replaceable. A BMW dealer may be able to reprogram with Dinan software but that is about it and probably not a lot of gain for the engine but may improve the...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 11-28-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By TerryY
http://www.bimmernut.com/forum/7-series-bmw/21668-...

http://www.bimmernut.com/forum/7-series-bmw/21668-unlocking-your-e32-emergency-battery-flat.html
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 11-03-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By TerryY
Hi It may be that one of the other plastic...

Hi
It may be that one of the other plastic check balls is stuck in its hole rather than the reverse ball.
There is a relatively inexpensive valve body repair/rebuild kit available (ZF is online). ...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 10-31-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By TerryY
Out of curiosity what did you use for...

Out of curiosity what did you use for transmission fluid?

High mileage 5HP30 transmissions have been known to fail after a fluid change.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 10-30-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 930
Posted By TerryY
Ask over at ...

Ask over at http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?55-8-Series-%28E31%29

There are only a few 8 owners here and Many Many over there. Because they all quit working I would bet on...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 10-19-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By TerryY
Limp home mode. Check the two rear most spark...

Limp home mode. Check the two rear most spark plugs and make sure the sensors on those two wires are plugged in. If the plug on the side that stops running is fouled it shuts off the fuel pump to...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 09-25-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,043
Posted By TerryY
Make sure that the glovebox is unlocked. The boot...

Make sure that the glovebox is unlocked. The boot lock is disabled if it is locked.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 08-30-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By TerryY
Ebay 93/94 740 should work too.

Ebay 93/94 740 should work too.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 08-30-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,001
Posted By TerryY
Go to http://www.wuffer.ca/ and down load the...

Go to http://www.wuffer.ca/ and down load the repair manual. If that doesn't help then try the "Contact Wuffer" tab. If he hasn't opened a superlocked door himself then he will know who has.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 08-26-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,043
Posted By TerryY
Running it with less than a full coolant system...

Running it with less than a full coolant system will probably lead to early engine death. They don't like being overheated at all.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 08-05-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By TerryY
A good performance chip fills in gaps in...

A good performance chip fills in gaps in performance. It will not just add in one place like high rpm and take away in another.

The recommendation on the chip that I made adds torque at the low...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 07-19-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By TerryY
With anything older than an E 38 you have a...

With anything older than an E 38 you have a rather small audience here.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 07-12-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 907
Posted By TerryY
Any dealer should still be able to get them....

Any dealer should still be able to get them. Otherwise you get to find someone parting an 8 out.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 07-12-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,480
Posted By TerryY
Two batteries--one on each side.

Two batteries--one on each side.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 07-12-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,043
Posted By TerryY
Need to change both batteries at the same time if...

Need to change both batteries at the same time if you have not already done so. One on each side.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 06-28-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By TerryY
I agree on the Ebay quality issue. I was about...

I agree on the Ebay quality issue. I was about his first American customer 10 years ago for a '94 740. Since then he has won over the E31 community as both a member with 2 E31'2 and as a vendor they...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 06-27-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By TerryY
This engine chip: ...

This engine chip: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Performance-chip-BMW-840-740-540-M60B40-engine-/320635918206?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item4aa763d77e&vxp=mtr

A Dinan transmission chip...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 06-23-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By TerryY
Next question to ask would be Federalized as an...

Next question to ask would be Federalized as an Alpina or as a BMW. Alpina adds a serial number of their own to the car. If it is brought in on the underlying BMW number which is easy to do then it...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 06-20-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By TerryY
J-Spec cars require federalization to bring to...

J-Spec cars require federalization to bring to the US.
Contact MAX@FINEMOTORING.COM to get an idea what that will take. He is a Registered Importer (RI) and has successfully and legally imported...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 06-18-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By TerryY
D goes to ground and open to trigger the coil. If...

D goes to ground and open to trigger the coil. If all of the sensors are functional the motronics will momentarily go to ground to provide spark. If the sensors are not correct (wires chewed) it will...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 06-13-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 994
Posted By TerryY
You should ask this question in the bimmer forums...

You should ask this question in the bimmer forums 8 series forum. There are a couple of LKM (Lamp Kontrol Module) pros over there.
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