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  • Hi Terry, It sounds to me like you've done what a friend of mine did to my 5er when i let him refit the starter while i refitted my inlet manifold! If you look at your starter straight on, you will see 2 big wires with nuts atatching them to the starter and 1 small wire with a lucar (spade) conecter on it, this is the 'switch' from the igition. This wire DOSE NOT want to be on the...
    tony maddison Jun 13, 2006
  • Brett Peavey wrote: hey guys. my driveshaft came out of alignment? does that sounds right? and i guess that the driveshaft is welded to the something and you cant repair the welds. you must replace the whole thing? $700.00? you must be freaking joking. any info on how this works would be awesome. Brett Peavey Microwave Component Sources Ph. 904.721.3711 Fax. 904-721-3714 Cell. 904...
    tony maddison Jun 9, 2006
  • Hi guys, hope you and your cars are running well. I'm planning on doing an engine swap in my '86 520iA and i need to know how many pins (terminals) there are on the engine wiring harness that plugs into the left hand side of the fuse box. Mine only has 10, i recon that the 2.7's come with either 12 or 15 pins. Could someone possibly have a look at their's for me? It would be very...
    atmimp Jun 8, 2006
  • Hi guy's, i senserly hope that you are all well. Have you ever notest that 'jobs' all wasy come in threes? I tuck my '86 520i out for the first time in ages only to find that #1; The front calipers are sticking when they worm up. #2; The exhaust is blowing from somewhere. #3 The propshaft center bearing/mount needs changing. Maybe that should be fours, just rememberd, #4 A front...
    atmimp Apr 14, 2006
  • --- In bmwe28@^$1, "Christopher Khaw" wrote: > > Hi everyone, > > My 528i would quite often cut-off automatically especially during cold > start. This happens normally after acceleration or during changing of > gear when the clutch is engaged (Manual Transmission. > > When this happens, the power steering will cut off & the brakes goes weak. > > The idling of the car is slightly...
    atmimp Feb 23, 2006
  • Can anyone give me any pointers as to what i need too do this? I know I'll need a gearbox(!) and pedal-box, but what else might i need?
    atmimp Feb 18, 2006
  • Hi all, hope you're having a good holiday. Im hopeing someone might be abull to tell me why my '86 520i auto is clunking from the front end. My first thoght ws the rollbar drop links, so changed them this morning. Its still the same! I know it's not a balljoint or thrust arm bush, as ALL the arms, bushies, tirods,etc have been changed and are all in good order.(only 2 mounths old...
    atmimp Dec 27, 2005
  • Hey there Guys 'n' dolls, Just been offered a cheap E34. I've been told that there is a problem with the fuel pump, as there is no fuel being pumped to the engine. Is this the most most caurse, or is there more likly to be a faulty realy somewhere. I no this is E28 site, but as the 2 modles are so simerler, i kinda hoped someone may be abull to help. Thanks for looking, Happy...
    atmimp Dec 11, 2005
  • Just read all these posts about some BMWs not revving as high as thay should, nourmaly its down to the cap/rotor/leads, but this is not always the case. sometimes, if its got an auto gearbox that NEEDS its fluid canging,it too can give similar problems, with what seems to be 'flat spots' when accelerating. Normally it'll feel slow and clunky changing up, holding onto gears too long...
    atmimp Dec 6, 2005
  • Hi guys, Im trying to fit an alarm to my 1986 bmw 520i and was hopeing someone could tell me what colour wires i need to find for the central locking. Im trying to the 'lock'wire , 'unlock' wire, and most importantly, the 'positive' door switch (trigger?) Any help is wellcome as im having no luck trying to desifer my wiring diagram!! Thank you all, Tony
    atmimp Oct 1, 2005