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Forum: Lounge 08-13-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,270
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
frink84, I totally agree on the first part of...

frink84, I totally agree on the first part of your last reply. all my local euro friends at the meets start out hating the car because it "just looks wrong". but I love it. a nice set of wheels...
Forum: Engine 08-12-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,192
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
maybe a quick check to see if you have voltage...

maybe a quick check to see if you have voltage applied to the solenoid wire at the starter? (while holding the key in starting position)
Forum: Engine 07-15-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,368
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
just a thought (albeit not a tested one), what if...

just a thought (albeit not a tested one), what if you tried a 1/4 inch by 20 self threading bolt? 1/4 inch is like 6.35mm (I think that bolt is a 6mm by 1.0). it would be like using an oversized...
Forum: Exhausts 07-15-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,520
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
that should piss off the neighbors ;) sounds good...

that should piss off the neighbors ;) sounds good to me tho ;)
Forum: Engine 11-20-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,775
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
wow, that sucks a bunch! I think I'd probably...

wow, that sucks a bunch! I think I'd probably check the basics like timing first, but that's just me. I have access to a nice video bore scope, so I'd also run that down the spark plug holes with...
Forum: Music to drive by 09-30-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,676
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
my favorite agro-driving tune...

:rah::rah: my favorite "Dangerous Music For Driving" is "The Game" by Motorhead.
Forum: NorCal 09-17-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 19,241
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
for what its worth, I just chatted the old lady...

for what its worth, I just chatted the old lady up and she said no....:frown: I tried telling her it was only like 7 hours away and that we'd have all that time to ourselves during the drive (maybe...
Forum: SoCal 09-12-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,537
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
I know its a "stale" post, but I'm out here in...

I know its a "stale" post, but I'm out here in Temecula with a fairly stock white 97. Any others in I.E.?
Forum: Engine 09-08-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,060
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
SERIOUSLY?!

dude, that's awesome! I've been chasing my tail with a P0325 for a good 6 months. cleaned connections, replaced the pair with a known good pair, replaced that pair with new pair, updated the DME's...
Forum: Misc 09-03-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,788
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
:icon_redf sorry it took so long, was cleaning...

:icon_redf sorry it took so long, was cleaning out the garage a bit yesterday and came across the box I got my last cheapy Cam sensor in. its a Hamburg-Technic. if I remember correctly I paid like...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 09-02-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
true enough, if you really love it then there...

true enough, if you really love it then there will always be some little thing you still wanna do to it :wave: welcome!
Forum: Engine 08-27-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,027
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
have you performed a test for combustion gasses...

have you performed a test for combustion gasses in cooling system?
Forum: Misc 07-30-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,788
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
I do!

I do all the time, but keep in mind i work on cars for a living and get the little things warrantied all the time too. Just did my wife's E38 one the second time in 2 years. Had good luck with the...
Forum: Engine 07-30-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,669
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
Wink Sounds totally plausible jca, keep in mind...

Sounds totally plausible jca, keep in mind coolant temp sensors only read coolant, the moment that steam is what's on the other side of the temp sensor, it'll read way colder.
Forum: Engine 07-29-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,669
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
hmmmm...

honestly, without knowing what the temps were and what they're going up to then down to, anything I say is a guess. with that in mind, the cooling fan comes on at higher temps and will run until it...
Forum: Engine Swaps 06-12-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
I always pull them from the bottom. lay the...

I always pull them from the bottom. lay the harness on top of the engine and pull the engine, trans, subframe, rack and control arms as a unit. at work I use a tranny jack, at home I use a furniture...
Forum: Electrical 06-11-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,900
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
me too, thanks for the thread! just finished an...

me too, thanks for the thread! just finished an M44 swap on a customer's ti that had been extremely overheated, got everything back together and no fuel gage, temp gage read hot all the time. was...
Forum: Engine 05-30-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,350
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
any update?

curious as to whether or not you've had any successes with this issue.:_paper:
Forum: Lounge 05-29-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 28,293
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
nice work so far. I'll be tackling headlights...

nice work so far. I'll be tackling headlights next on mine... soooon.
Forum: Lounge 05-29-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 914
Views: 255,101
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
digging the dip dude!

digging the dip dude!
Forum: SoCal 05-27-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 20,260
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
ooh, me too, me too!

my partner and I travel around the SoCal area going to meets with her E38, and last year with my E32. I finally finished the M44 and would love to drive out to a Ti meet. We both love this car, and...
Forum: Engine 05-23-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 45,111
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
none of the bove

I typically use Total Energy 9000 5w40. we stock this at the shop and it far exceeds what BMW, Mercedes, and Porsche require. I like it for the "no sludge" that I have seen over the years.:_peace:
Forum: Interior and ICE 05-23-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,666
Posted By jerrytheautodoctor
Smile what has worked for you?

ok, so I've tried all of these remedies on customer's cars. the only thing that has worked long-term has been like JCA's post (the screws). now that I own one myself, I appreciate the idea of using...
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