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Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 04-09-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 97,722
Posted By david_e34
Can you please change mine to david_e34? ...

Can you please change mine to david_e34?

Thanks
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 04-09-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 97,722
Posted By david_e34
Can you please change mine to david_e34?

Can you please change mine to david_e34?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-03-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By david_e34
Yup , the DME and wiring harness are from the...

Yup , the DME and wiring harness are from the same m50 car ( a Bosch DME with a red/ burgundy label )

i guess i have to buy one of those laser thermometers ... they could come in handy

Sorry...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-03-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By david_e34
I wonder why the coolant sensors would cause idle...

I wonder why the coolant sensors would cause idle problems in a car running cold ...
what made you suspect that it was the coolant sensors ?

had sort of the same problem a while ago , though it...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-03-2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By david_e34
Yes , the 96 C reading was from the board...

Yes , the 96 C reading was from the board computer. why can't i rely on it ? as far as i know , the m50 engine block has two coolant temperature sensors just under the intake manifold , one closer to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-01-2017, 12:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By david_e34
Judging by the temperature cluster , i think its...

Judging by the temperature cluster , i think its running around 75 cel .. i will have to actually check what the diagnostic reading is giving me when i get the chance ..

yeah the weather is still...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-31-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By david_e34
So basically im currently using an 80 cel...

So basically im currently using an 80 cel thermostat ( which I suspect opens sooner than that , and which I suspect is a fake one , since the original Behr thermostat should have BTT/BTO written on...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-31-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By david_e34
I run a 50/50 mix too 75 cel sounds just about...

I run a 50/50 mix too
75 cel sounds just about right for an m20 , since it's operating temperature is 80 cel as far as I know ..
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-28-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By david_e34
Yeah , I'm a bit concerned of wearing the engine...

Yeah , I'm a bit concerned of wearing the engine out by using the low temp thermostat .. but then again I don't want my engine to run too hot .. that's what I initially needed help with .. is 96...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-26-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By david_e34
The vehicle reached the maximum temperature while...

The vehicle reached the maximum temperature while idling , then I drove it like a couple of kilometers and parked it without shutting it off , plugged the device in the diagnostic socket , and we...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-26-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By david_e34
Wouldn't the whole cluster show faulty info if...

Wouldn't the whole cluster show faulty info if the problem was the Coding plug ?
My main concern was the 96 celcius showed on the diagnostic values , and not the fact that my instrument cluster...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-25-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By david_e34
M50 operating temperature

Hi guys ,
I have this tricky situation and I need some advice ..
My car is an 1988 e34 with an m20b20 --> m50b25tu swap .. the engine runs great .. but I have a tricky situation with the engine...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-02-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3,699
Views: 509,332
Posted By david_e34
the first picture is my car ... the second...

the first picture is my car ... the second picture is what i wish my car looked like :yikes::p
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-31-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,581
Posted By david_e34
@capriconbmw It's hopeless to argue with these...

@capriconbmw
It's hopeless to argue with these guys .... i'm just glad the car is back to normal ... they don't charge that much here for labor ... but many many of them are not very good...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-30-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,581
Posted By david_e34
Thats a nice collection you have .. e34 , e38 and...

Thats a nice collection you have .. e34 , e38 and e39 :yikes::thumbup:

those are actually my 3 favourite BMWs .. maybe im being biased about the e34 because i own one , but the pre-facelift e38...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-29-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,581
Posted By david_e34
yeah i got to keep it , but i left it at a friend...

yeah i got to keep it , but i left it at a friend of mine, who can do whatever he wants with it ..
one thing is for sure , the less mechanics put their hands on the car , the better it is for the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-29-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,581
Posted By david_e34
@ paul1733 ... Hahahaha ... nope .. not Jordan...

@ paul1733 ... Hahahaha ... nope .. not Jordan New York ... it's the other Jordan shown in your attachment :)


well .... my vibration is now gone ... had my driveshaft reinspected ... they...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-26-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,581
Posted By david_e34
Thanks for the reply . Unfortunately , almost all...

Thanks for the reply . Unfortunately , almost all mechanics are thieves here .. Fortunately, they don't charge much for labor here, and my old BMW doesn't break down that often ..

I'm gonna try to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-25-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,581
Posted By david_e34
The center support bearing was not replaced this...

The center support bearing was not replaced this time around , as it was replaced about 6 months ago ( reason : car had the same kind of vibration its making now , only back then it was upon...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-25-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,581
Posted By david_e34
Vibration on deceleration

Hey guys , i wanted a second opinion on a problem i've gotten with my car just recently . my car is an e34 m20 manual transmission , and recently i had the clutch disc and plate replaced , and after...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-04-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By david_e34
Cabin microfilter

Well since today was another saturday , i decided to do stuff in my BMW .
I thought i'd check the microfilter . Last time i had it replaced was 1.5 years ago ..
And by the way this is the first...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-14-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3,699
Views: 509,332
Posted By david_e34
Old but gold !

Old but gold !
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-08-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By david_e34
Loose spark plug ? well , i didnt remove the...

Loose spark plug ? well , i didnt remove the spark plugs when i did the valve job ... and i double checked the spark plug wire .. all seems to be in order ... i should have made a comparison of...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-08-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By david_e34
No , mine is not overhauled ... in fact , nothing...

No , mine is not overhauled ... in fact , nothing in the car is updated ... all is as it was back in 1988 ...
I could used synthetic oil ... but , i wonder if it would do any good now ... i doubt...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-08-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By david_e34
wow ... that looks good ... aw well , as long as...

wow ... that looks good ... aw well , as long as it's running well , im not complaining ... it was running ok even before , but it has become a hobby to go and fix ( or try to fix ) something in the...
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