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Forum: Engine 01-01-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By bazar01
I tried the cheap ones and it gave me the same...

I tried the cheap ones and it gave me the same fault after only about less than a year.
I went with the BMW one for $150+ from FCP and it lasted over 3 years now and still good.
Forum: Engine 12-20-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By bazar01
Power steering pump can whine if it is sucking...

Power steering pump can whine if it is sucking air or fluid is foaming.
You may need to pull the reservoir clean it or backflush it. There must be a screen but I am not sure.
Forum: Engine 11-25-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By bazar01
Pressure test the cooling system so you know...

Pressure test the cooling system so you know where the coolant is leaking.
Then do a compression test.
If engine is toast, I will not waste time rebuilding it.
As Bradestar suggested, get a...
Forum: Maintenance 11-03-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By bazar01
Ok. Replace the plastic coolant pipes between...

Ok.
Replace the plastic coolant pipes between the firewall and rear of cylinder head and hope for the best that will fix your overheating issue.
Include also the plastic pipe under the intake...
Forum: Maintenance 11-03-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By bazar01
Stop wasting your time replacing coolant hoses...

Stop wasting your time replacing coolant hoses and pipes.
You will need a cylinder head or the whole engine.
Forum: Interior and ICE 11-02-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 100,737
Posted By bazar01
$40 headliner from a mobile headliner repair guy..

$40 headliner from a mobile headliner repair guy..
Forum: Interior and ICE 11-02-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 100,737
Posted By bazar01
I just found a guy who has been doing headliner...

I just found a guy who has been doing headliner repairs for 30 years driving around on his van with a sign "Headliner repair" $69.
I called the guy and told him I already have the headliner off the...
Forum: Misc 10-14-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,321
Posted By bazar01
Here is the river side tow hook.

Here is the river side tow hook.
Forum: Misc 10-14-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,321
Posted By bazar01
Well I was able to get a passenger side front...

Well I was able to get a passenger side front bumper mount from the yard and got it installed on the driver side.
I am fabricating a base plate that bolts to the threaded mount for the tow hook....
Forum: Engine 10-09-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By bazar01
Mine sounded the same metallic noise and thought...

Mine sounded the same metallic noise and thought it was the alternator.
I changed the alternator and it was still there.
The belt tensioner on mine went bad on the spring part and not on the pulley...
Forum: Engine 10-08-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,951
Posted By bazar01
Stop changing parts. Do you have a code reader?...

Stop changing parts.
Do you have a code reader? Is the CEL on?

Perform a fuel pressure test first, then check for spark.
Forum: Engine 10-08-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By bazar01
Grease is probably dried up. Pop the bearing...

Grease is probably dried up.
Pop the bearing seal and re-grease it and see if it quiets down.
If not, you need a new tensioner.
Maybe you can just get the pulley.
Just take note that the pulley...
Forum: Engine 10-08-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By bazar01
Sounds like a failing bearing on the belt...

Sounds like a failing bearing on the belt tensioner pulley.
Forum: Suspension 09-28-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By bazar01
There was only one on both my 1996 and 1998.

There was only one on both my 1996 and 1998.
Forum: Exterior 09-21-2017, 02:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 828
Posted By bazar01
I never really liked applying a clear coat on. ...

I never really liked applying a clear coat on.
They also yellow over time and could possibly peel off later which will even make it look worst.
I will just keep polishing. LOL.
Forum: Exterior 09-20-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 828
Posted By bazar01
Nice. I have done that a couple of times but...

Nice.
I have done that a couple of times but using paint polishing compound.

It gets hazy again after 3 months or so.
Has anybody tried anything to keep it from getting hazy again?
Forum: Misc 09-19-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,321
Posted By bazar01
Well I went to the junk yard and got the...

Well I went to the junk yard and got the passenger side bumper shock mount with the threaded piece for the tow hook.
It was bolted to the front chassis with 4 6mm bolts and nuts. It looked sturdy...
Forum: Misc 09-18-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,321
Posted By bazar01
Really? They don't connect to the front chassis?...

Really? They don't connect to the front chassis?

Let me do some investigation. There are 2 318ti at the local pull a part.
I plan to get the passenger side bumper support and mount it on the...
Forum: Misc 09-16-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,321
Posted By bazar01
Flat towing my 5 speed question.

Is it possible to put a second tow hook receiver mount on the driver side? There is one tow hook receiver on the passenger side.

I'd like to fab a base plate using the 2 tow hooks so I can flat...
Forum: Electrical 09-02-2017, 01:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By bazar01
Found the problem. Fuse 46 supplies the EWS,...

Found the problem.
Fuse 46 supplies the EWS, ABS, clock, cruise control, instruments, brake lights, etc.
I had a short in the rear brake lights.

Car is back on the road.
Forum: Electrical 09-01-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By bazar01
96 TI 5 speed won't crank

I have almost 280k miles.
All of a sudden it will not crank.
What I noticed was the clock and computer were off, the fuel gauge was dead and the temp gauge was not working.
Checking fuses, I found...
Forum: Transmission 09-01-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,631
Posted By bazar01
Check your engine and transmission mounts. While...

Check your engine and transmission mounts. While you are under there, check the rubber flex disc (Guibo) for swelling and looseness.
I have to change both engine mounts on my 1998 AUTO.
The...
Forum: Air Filters/Intakes 08-31-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,197
Posted By bazar01
item #11.

item #11.
Forum: Air Filters/Intakes 08-31-2017, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,197
Posted By bazar01
Its for the air intake temperature. The TI...

Its for the air intake temperature.

The TI already has a pretty good design for a cold air intake in my opinion.
Forum: Maintenance 08-30-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By bazar01
I see. Don't know how the shift cable can...

I see.

Don't know how the shift cable can get out of positioned though.

Did you fill up the auto transmission with the car level on jack stands while the engine was running and ATF temp at...
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