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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-21-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3,801
Views: 725,654
Posted By BenBimmerman
New wheels, tires, plus a fresh coat of wax and...

New wheels, tires, plus a fresh coat of wax and some tire shine :)
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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-09-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By BenBimmerman
Nope, the secondary air pump. Itís directly below...

Nope, the secondary air pump. Itís directly below the air box, there should be a little hose running directly down.

Maybe itís not on all e34 V8s, this car is from a California which obviously has...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-09-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By BenBimmerman
I know there is on the V8 engines... not sure...

I know there is on the V8 engines... not sure about the others.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-08-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By BenBimmerman
Thanks guys. I unplugged the wire leading to the...

Thanks guys. I unplugged the wire leading to the air pump instead of pulling the fuse.

To my amazement, no CEL! I know the light works cause it comes on when I turn on the car (like all the other...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-05-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By BenBimmerman
Secondary Air Pump Delete?

Hello! I have a 1995 530i and the dang secondary air pump likes to whine on cold start. I know it does this to pump air into the cats to warm them up for emission standards, but seeing as how I live...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 07-27-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By BenBimmerman
Okay here's the photo...

Okay here's the photo...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 07-27-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By BenBimmerman
Only looks slack because head has been removed ...

Only looks slack because head has been removed
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ijj7senymtsh341/Photo%20Jul%2027%2C%2013%2010%2053.jpg?dl=0
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 07-27-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By BenBimmerman
1986 535i m30 - Do I need to replace timing chain guide?

Good afternoon. I recently purchased a 535i for a few hundred bucks, not running. The PO had removed the head and installed a new one, but gave up on the thing when he saw the timing chain guide was...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-18-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By BenBimmerman
Yeah, it's just decorative. I blew past a...

Yeah, it's just decorative. I blew past a semi truck going the other way on a two lane road going about, maybe 85 MPH. The shock of the air from the truck hitting my e34 at like 150 MPH was...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-16-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By BenBimmerman
Looks like recirculating air is not turning on...

Looks like recirculating air is not turning on either (bottom button), but the defrost button is working just fine (top).
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-16-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By BenBimmerman
e34 AC refuses to turn on!

Good morning,

It's is a sizziling 90*F outside right now and I am dying in my e34. I bought the car and had it shipped here from California back in October, so I never used the AC and just...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-13-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By BenBimmerman
Crazy!

Crazy!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-13-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By BenBimmerman
Thank you... I appreciate it. I unplugged it...

Thank you... I appreciate it.

I unplugged it and plugged it back in... SRS light turned off after I cleared it but then when I buckled my seat belt it turned on. Seems like its definitely the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-10-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By BenBimmerman
SRS Light Code - Seatbelt Buckle Switch?

Good afternoon!
Ever since I bought my e34 (1995 530iA), the SRS light has been on. Today, I decided to finally read the code and clear it. I got the code that corresponds to the "Seatbelt...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-25-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By BenBimmerman
Passenger side power window question...

Good morning! I notices that the passenger side window has a one touch open feature, but when I go to close it I have to press and hold. Is this normal?

For reference, my drivers side window is...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-17-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By BenBimmerman
You're looking for BMW part #11-42-7-510-717 ...

You're looking for BMW part #11-42-7-510-717

This is plastic on the top and bottom ends. This is the filter I use in my 530iA (M60b30), and it's the one that was in the car when I purchased it.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-21-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,709
Posted By BenBimmerman
Not very crazy, just a story. This one just...

Not very crazy, just a story. This one just happened to me last week...


For some context, im a high school senior, and so I have the last two hours of school off.

I was on my way to pick up...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-04-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By BenBimmerman
Video file (note- the click is me turning on the...

Video file (note- the click is me turning on the lights, it was a coincidence that the noise started at the same time):



https://youtu.be/blsYuR6h-hs
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-04-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By BenBimmerman
e34 M60 loud whine when cold starting

Hello,

My 1995 530i tends to make a loud whining noise when I start her form cold. During the end of the summer/early Fall when I bought the car, it wouldn't do this. It seems that it...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-31-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By BenBimmerman
Update: Ever since I posted this, it has been...

Update: Ever since I posted this, it has been working, even in the cold recently.

Guess it read this post and got it's s**t together :dunno:

Does the keyless entry system temporarily disable...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-28-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3,801
Views: 725,654
Posted By BenBimmerman
my 1995 530i, front rims are (for some reason)...

my 1995 530i, front rims are (for some reason) off of an 8er. I like em, and id get a set of all 4, but theyre so darn rare!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-24-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By BenBimmerman
Hello Guy, I believe it is located beneath...

Hello Guy,

I believe it is located beneath the steering wheel, but I will double check later
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-17-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By BenBimmerman
BMW e34 Keyless entry system only works occasionaly...

... And when I say occasionally, I mean its worked 4 times in the last 4 months.

I have the separate key fob with the 3 buttons (Lock/Unlock, Double Lock, and Panic), and when I first got the car...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-17-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,709
Posted By BenBimmerman
When I bought my '95 530i I found one very worn...

When I bought my '95 530i I found one very worn flip flop in the back... That's probably my craziest e34 story (for now, at least).
Forum: Performance 12-12-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 456
Posted By BenBimmerman
WATNED: M60b40 Intake Manifold and Throttle Body

Hello!

Looking to buy an M60b40 intake manifold + throttle body for my e34 to upgrade my M60b30

Please PM me if you have one or the other.

Thanks!
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