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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By yaofeng
Is it self adjusting? I'd like to get your...

Is it self adjusting? I'd like to get your expeience installing if it is a self ajusting clutch.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-05-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,485
Posted By yaofeng
Are you sure the E38 740i has any manual gearbox...

Are you sure the E38 740i has any manual gearbox sold in the NA market?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-03-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By yaofeng
You are flattering me. It's a lucky guess.

You are flattering me. It's a lucky guess.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-03-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By yaofeng
Check the battery built date. You may need a new...

Check the battery built date. You may need a new battery.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-29-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By yaofeng
Keep an eye on Ebay. The tandem vane pumps are...

Keep an eye on Ebay. The tandem vane pumps are not as numerous as the single vane. But it does come up occasionally for a reasonable price. There is at least one now on Ebay. The price is...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-28-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By yaofeng
I have a couple of PS pumps from my 540i. It is...

I have a couple of PS pumps from my 540i. It is important to know what kind of PS pump you have. Yours may not have self leveling. Send me a note. I am currently traveling out of the country and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-07-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,269
Posted By yaofeng
Spent $40 to buy the lock cylinder removal tool. ...

Spent $40 to buy the lock cylinder removal tool. If you are doing it for the first time you likely won't be able to remove it with a bent stiff wire which is what the tool is. Google it.
...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-06-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,004
Posted By yaofeng
Your picture shows what is wrong about using a...

Your picture shows what is wrong about using a used part in this particular case.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-02-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,035
Posted By yaofeng
Intentional? You have a vivid imagination. I...

Intentional? You have a vivid imagination. I can only speculate it to be a honest oversight. The Nikasil issue on these engine is bad enough. BMW probably did not road test the engine long...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-02-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,035
Posted By yaofeng
This is a known symptom specific only to the M60...

This is a known symptom specific only to the M60 engine. There were plenty many documented cases of loose oil pump bolts. Google it.

This is what I found in my old M60B40 which I scrapped years...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-30-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By yaofeng
There are a couple of plastic arrow shaped pins...

There are a couple of plastic arrow shaped pins on one half shell to insert into the recetacles of the other half shell. Use the ETK as a guide for the proper locations to pry them loose with a flat...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-29-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,004
Posted By yaofeng
When it happened to me last year on my 95 525i, I...

When it happened to me last year on my 95 525i, I destroeyed a perfectly good lock cylinder (#5) to get to the steering lock (#2) being my first time trying to remove the lock cylinder without a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-29-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,004
Posted By yaofeng
Your car is at least 15 years old. My prediction...

Your car is at least 15 years old. My prediction is a junkyrad part won't last very much longer. At least that part of the steering lock won't. But I guess we are all in for some kind of...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-20-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,393
Posted By yaofeng
Power steering and brake hydraulic into one? ...

Power steering and brake hydraulic into one? What have you been smoking?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-20-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,393
Posted By yaofeng
You can't mixed the two and won't mistake them...

You can't mixed the two and won't mistake them either. Pentosin is green. ATF is red.

Read the label. You should be able to make out something. Below the label the bottle cap says ATF but do...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-20-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,393
Posted By yaofeng
Check the label. My bet is the label tells you...

Check the label. My bet is the label tells you to use Pentosin in the power steering circuit.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-20-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,019
Posted By yaofeng
Check fuse F1 and F15 for 12 volts with the key...

Check fuse F1 and F15 for 12 volts with the key in ignition at run or acc. Next check same at the brake light switch. Next check same at the brake lights. What described you can do easily looking...
Forum: Interior 12-13-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 737
Posted By yaofeng
WTB E46 (2003) 325i front driver side seat belt receptacle

Please quote price shipped to 08816.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-13-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,753
Posted By yaofeng
I should also add 530i and 540i of the same...

I should also add 530i and 540i of the same vintage use the same DME, auto or stick shift does not matter.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-13-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,753
Posted By yaofeng
You can switch with any DME of the same model in...

You can switch with any DME of the same model in your car. Yours is at most EWS-I. EWS-I the DME is generic.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-17-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,007
Posted By yaofeng
Actually no. It is a one man job unless you are...

Actually no. It is a one man job unless you are a midget. A midget may have the advantage not having to bend down.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-17-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,007
Posted By yaofeng
Who says you need to be a pro to replace the...

Who says you need to be a pro to replace the bumper? Google it. You'll find plenty many write-ups. It is dead simple. Pry away the covers. Remove the turn signal indicators on the bumper. ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-17-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,616
Posted By yaofeng
It is either the ATF from power steering or the...

It is either the ATF from power steering or the automatic transmission. One thing is sure. Your indie was trying to scalp you.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-12-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By yaofeng
This is a common ailment on the e34. Fix it or...

This is a common ailment on the e34. Fix it or the brake fluid will drip onto the frame and ruin the paint work leading eventually to rust. The rubber fitting is cheap.

Remove the driver side...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-24-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,004
Posted By yaofeng
Yes. Replace the ignition lock mechanism. Your...

Yes. Replace the ignition lock mechanism. Your lock cylinder is fine.
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