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Old 02-09-2014, 10:36 AM
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Good to see old " DB Baggio" back at it!


Why not just replace the whole car to start! Thats helpfull...
OP - be aware this guy is not accredited by this forum AT ALL!

And just becuase you have no skill's does not give you right to judge.. There was nothing close about it.. She sure thought it was cool. Sooo Quit being a lil hater you bitch..

"Drifts in the darkness" lol like the sound of that.

(In the dark it was not my GF fyi...)


I may use that at a further date, thanks!
Imae,

not everyone is in your situation, where even if they happen to be short of cash, have such bad credit with friends and family that they cannot borrow a LOUSY $455 with 2 phone calls max to make sure their classic BMW is in fine shape so they can keep on ridin their panzer to and from school where they focus on 'readin 'ritin and 'rithmetic. Something you ought to have worked harder at.
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Old 02-09-2014, 10:50 AM
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Imae,

not everyone is in your situation, where even if they happen to be short of cash, have such bad credit with friends and family that they cannot borrow a LOUSY $455 with 2 phone calls max to make sure their classic BMW is in fine shape so they can keep on ridin their panzer to and from school where they focus on 'readin 'ritin and 'rithmetic. Something you ought to have worked harder at.
Oooooo ouch. For such a hater i would have at least thought you would be good at it..!!!! ('twas week bro)

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For the OP, i like the fuel pump suggestion, how are your plugs? They tell stories And give clue's.

May be a good place to start.
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Old 02-09-2014, 12:43 PM
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Oooooo ouch. For such a hater i would have at least thought you would be good at it..!!!! ('twas week bro)
Lol !

What happens when you failed to watch Sesame Street when growing up.

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Old 02-09-2014, 12:47 PM
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QUOTE=imae34driver;8133622]Oooooo ouch. For such a hater i would have at least thought you would be good at it..!!!! ('twas week bro)
Lol !

What happens when you failed to watch Sesame Street when growing up. [/QUOTE]

^ makes my own point for me..
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Old 02-09-2014, 01:06 PM
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Lol !

What happens when you failed to watch Sesame Street when growing up.

^ makes my own point for me..
It is said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but when a fool imaetates a wit, it only accentuates the contrast between the two.

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Old 02-09-2014, 01:18 PM
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It is said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but when a fool imaetates a wit, it only accentuates the contrast between the two.
Like the contrast between credibility and you!
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Old 02-09-2014, 01:49 PM
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Like the contrast between credibility and you!
Impecunious kangaroos and their quorum are a court only unto themselves.
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Old 02-09-2014, 02:13 PM
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Impecunious kangaroos and their quorum are a court only unto themselves.
THAT is the BEST you got?

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Old 02-10-2014, 10:57 AM
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THAT is the BEST you got?
Reading all your persistent non responses which helps you avoid actual thinking ('what a comeback!' 'Is that the best you've got?' ad nauseam), actually makes me miss Joe.

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Old 02-10-2014, 11:06 AM
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Reading all your persistent non responses which helps you avoid actual thinking ('what a comeback!' 'Is that the best you've got?' ad nauseam), actually makes me miss Joe.
That only took you a day to come up with!!! You are at least getting a little better lol
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Old 02-10-2014, 02:00 PM
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That only took you a day to come up with!!! You are at least getting a little better lol
No imae just that no one waits with bated breath for your replies. I only read them while sitting on the throne. It....helps.

But I applaud you awaiting mine. Perhaps there's hope for you yet.

Since you have mastered the art of talking but saying absolutely nothing, you can have the floor as it makes no difference either way.
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Old 02-10-2014, 02:56 PM
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Now that thats done, please let this poor OP get back to his thread..
Its been made clear everything you say is a joke and im tired of trying to keep up with that much humor.

Please find another place to make a pointless 3 page post. And let this one help the OP now.
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Old 02-13-2014, 02:51 PM
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Does anyone know who made the OEM fuel pumps for the 535i? Bosh? Don't want to buy anything cheap

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Old 02-14-2014, 03:29 PM
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Does anyone know who made the OEM fuel pumps for the 535i? Bosh? Don't want to buy anything cheap

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Bosch and Pierburg made the pumps for the E34. And nowadays OEM pumps are pretty cheap ....just abour $30 higher than no-name useless china ebay pumps. Check this out :

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Hmmmmmmmmmm... Well first, thanks for the video.. Most people refuse when we need it lol.

Its a major stumble and or miss around 2500-3500 rpm..

It sure sounds and feels like ignition failure or timing issue's IMO, but that should get worse and worse as rpms rise. It sounded a little better at 5000rpm though.so wierd. Fuel shortage should get worse at higher RPM also..

Id definitly check the plugs, wires, rotor. Valves adjusted?

Specifically look for oil on or around the plugs.

And vacuum leaks, check AFM, intake boots, brake booster hose ect..

Just some tossed out idea's to consider while feeling the issue..
See if any seem to fit the build just right.
Plugged catylist?
Bad injectors
Failing fuel pump
Clogged fuel filter
Bad FPR
AFM door stuck/ bad AFM/ dirty slow AFM
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Old 02-23-2014, 03:28 PM
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Just a little update, haven't ordered the fuel pump yet. But can a bad fuel pump really cause poor gas mileage and blue smoke to come out the exhaust?

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Old 02-23-2014, 04:41 PM
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Just a little update, haven't ordered the fuel pump yet. But can a bad fuel pump really cause poor gas mileage and blue smoke to come out the exhaust?

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Ok...
after a brief chuckle due to the back and forth between Ima and Mamji.
I listened to the start up noise.
It sounds like your running a little rich. Your either not enough air getting in there to level out your AFRs. Or your spark is the issue.
Possible culprits AFM and throttle plate. Could be the coil or distributor & rotor button.
But I doubt it's the fuel pump. (I could be wrong but I had this issue once before)
Now is this only during cold start up or does it happen all the time?
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Old 02-23-2014, 05:11 PM
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It only occurs during cold start up and once warmed up and driven around a bit it idles around 1000 RPM for at least 10-20 seconds before it starts to go down to normal idle speed when I'm at a complete stop. It also has a difficult time restarting once its been warmed up.

Now that you mention the AFM, I did swap mine a few weeks back with another 535i that just sits at the shop. We figured it would fix the high RPM power loss issue, which it did at first because in ran it afterwards without any issues. Then the issue came back. So could the AFM I swapped be faulty and causing then idling issue?

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Old 02-25-2014, 12:29 PM
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So I basically have two issues now that is think about it. Fuel pump I'm sure about because I'm having trouble starting the car once its warm.

The other one is that its running rich. Wonder If it has anything to do with the AFM I swapped.

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Thoughts on this: you can tell it's a fuel pump problem if the engine just dies out, even at high speed, and when you try to restart there's an initial surge but it sputters out and dies. If that's not happening, zero in on the air-fuel mix.


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Hold on a second.

I looks like were all pulling straws.

First, put your old afm back. Unless you checked the resistance in the connector.
I don't want you to compound the issue.
There are a few things you need to check before proceding any further.

1. Check you electrical system. There are some fusable links by your Battery make sure they are clean of debris.
2. You need to make sure your battery is keeping a good charge. If your battery isn't charging correctly it will effect your coil spark and fuel pump.
There's a test in the OBC whereas you can do this simply. I forgot how to do it. But basically The OBC can read the current in realtime.
My suggestion do the test take note at start up and once started see what the alternating current is.
Again if below 12v once running You have a either a bad alternator, battery, or electrical drain somewhere.

3. Check your ignition system: Plugs, wires, distributor, rotor button. Make sure there's not grime in these items.
The fact your getting some type of spark tells me they are ok to some extent. If they were on the way out you'd misfire.

4. Once you rule out your spark. Move on to the intake and emissions systems. Check you ICV, AFM, TPS, O2 sensor and look for vac leaks.

If all these check out fine and in spec, move to your fuel delivery system.
Because we think your running rich doesn't imply a issue with the fuel delivery system itself.
For it's more probable that your not getting enough air and/or spark.
The fuel delivery system doesn't have as many variables in a m30 for it to go wrong.
That said m30s do sometimes suffer from heat soak (there is a DIY somewhere to remedy that. That's what sled's talking about) But I wouldn't bet the farm on the fuel system being the culprit.

I didn't mention the coil. The reason for this. Owning two m30 cars for sometime and doing my research during ownership of both.
The coil tends to live for some time. Zaraki lived through 6 owners, 300k miles and the coil was and still is kicking.
If you want to change that it's on you.

Now after all this is done. You should have an idea where you are at.
Begin to add on the Replace items piece by piece and see if there is any change.
If not, put the OG item back and move on to the next replacement part.

The point. Pin point the issue before throwing money at it. And buy a multimeter. It's your tool of choice in this situation to pin point the culprit.
Most of the checks I've talked about can be done simply with a multimeter and a little patience.
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Thoughts on this: you can tell it's a fuel pump problem if the engine just dies out, even at high speed, and when you try to restart there's an initial surge but it sputters out and dies. If that's not happening, zero in on the air-fuel mix.


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exactly my thoughts Your AFR is off.
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exactly my thoughts Your AFR is off.
That's interesting, I'll have to locate that. Its weird because for the past week, the car decide to run right all of a sudden. No hesitation, no idling issues, immediate throttle response. Although the other day it did act up because I revved it high before I let it warm up all the way (shame on me). So the AFR your saying?

One more thing. It gets the gas mileage I normally get now as well, but if I put more than a half a tank in, it tends to disappear quickly until I reach the half tank mark again and then it seems to get normal gas mileage. I have no idea what's causing this, but I hope both issues are tied in together.
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