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Forum: Suspension 11-09-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By bazar01
Yeah. I replaced the control arms because...

Yeah.
I replaced the control arms because suspension was creaking and knocking. Outer ball joints were shot. The ones that have rubber inserts.
I bought the solid ones at $15 a piece and rebuilt...
Forum: Suspension 11-07-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By bazar01
Update: No more clunk. It was a seized...

Update:

No more clunk. It was a seized sway bar link ball joint.
Forum: Suspension 11-07-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By bazar01
I pulled out the passenger sway bar link last...

I pulled out the passenger sway bar link last night.
The sway bar link upper ball joint was very hard to move.
Looked like it was stuck in one position, with no articulation.

I removed the...
Forum: Suspension 11-06-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By bazar01
Yes, I torqued everything to specs. Is it...

Yes, I torqued everything to specs.

Is it possible the front sway bar links are dried up?
When I push down on the passenger fender to compress the strut, it clunks.
The driver side no clunk. It...
Forum: Suspension 11-06-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By bazar01
Replaced front control arms now clunking

I just replaced the two front control arms with a rebuilt one, new outer and inner ball joints.
When I'm turning, it clunks. What could it be?
Thanks.
Forum: Electrical 10-25-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 40,843
Posted By bazar01
You may need to start a new thread so the slow...

You may need to start a new thread so the slow start issue will be dealt with separately.

Your next step is on the right track. Test fuel pressures after priming, see if it rises to spec fuel...
Forum: Electrical 10-24-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 40,843
Posted By bazar01
Thumbs up Good job! Slow cranking? Weak battery or...

Good job!

Slow cranking?
Weak battery or bad positive cable and ground cable?
Get your meter and test the battery at the battery post, at the battery clamp then at the starter 12V cable...
Forum: Electrical 10-24-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 40,843
Posted By bazar01
Yep. Just run another parallel wire from...

Yep.
Just run another parallel wire from terminal 85 of low speed fan relay straight to the color coded GR/VI wire on radiator low temperature switch.
Forum: Cars for Sale 10-18-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By bazar01
Russ, my daughter will need my car because her...

Russ, my daughter will need my car because her car needs a few maintenance items to be addressed asap. Clutch and fluids change.
I will keep you posted if the 318ti comes back in one piece. LOL.
Forum: Electrical 10-18-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 40,843
Posted By bazar01
I like how you troubleshoot. Just wait and hope...

I like how you troubleshoot. Just wait and hope it works again.
There is always a reason why it did not work.
Forum: Electrical 10-17-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 40,843
Posted By bazar01
This is the diagram for the 1996 ti.

This is the diagram for the 1996 ti.
Forum: Electrical 10-17-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 40,843
Posted By bazar01
You need to pull the low speed fan relay and put...

You need to pull the low speed fan relay and put a jumper on 30 and 87 of the relay socket.
If the fan runs, then you are missing the ground path from the DME.
If the fan does not run, then you...
Forum: Cars for Sale 10-16-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By bazar01
More pics

More pics
Forum: Cars for Sale 10-16-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By bazar01
Pictures uploaded.

Pictures uploaded.
Forum: Cars for Sale 10-16-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By bazar01
If I find somebody seriously looking to buy, I...

If I find somebody seriously looking to buy, I will let it go. I just have too many vehicles for just me and the wife.
I'm planning to swap cars with my daughter who lives in Atlanta so I can do...
Forum: Cars for Sale 10-15-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By bazar01
Car is located in Leesburg, GA 31763. 3 hours SW...

Car is located in Leesburg, GA 31763. 3 hours SW of Marietta, GA.
Send me a PM if interested to check it out and I will give you the exact address.

I am driving the car so mileage will increase....
Forum: Transmission 10-08-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By bazar01
Bill, do you still need to start the car and get...

Bill, do you still need to start the car and get it up to temperature on a manual transmission?
As I understand, atf will expand with temperature so I don't think it will be low.

Now, if it's an...
Forum: Transmission 10-08-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By bazar01
BMW uses "lifetime" oil anyhow..heh. Yeah...

BMW uses "lifetime" oil anyhow..heh.

Yeah right ! LOL.

I have changed my 5-speed transmission fluid like 4 times already. Still shifts smooth at 280k miles.
I used a six point socket to...
Forum: Cars for Sale 10-06-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By bazar01
1996 5 speed feeler.

I have a 1996 BMW 318ti, 5 speed transmission and limited slip differential.
I am thinking about selling and wonder if anybody will be interested.
It's located in Leesburg, GA.
Mileage: 279k...
Forum: Engine 10-06-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,176
Posted By bazar01
I know the check valve is integral to the fuel...

I know the check valve is integral to the fuel pump assembly.
Did you install an external check valve?
Where did you get the external check valve?
Thanks.
Forum: Maintenance 07-05-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By bazar01
Pelican has a nice diy on auto tranny fluid...

Pelican has a nice diy on auto tranny fluid change. It mentioned that it needs about 5 quarts of Dexron III.
Here is the diy....
Forum: Exterior 06-24-2018, 02:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,698
Posted By bazar01
Finally found a good product to restore my...

Finally found a good product to restore my oxidized headlight lenses.
I bought Meguiars headlight clear coat from Walmart for $8.44.
Polished it first with 1500 grit sandpaper, then polishing...
Forum: US and North America 06-03-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,239
Posted By bazar01
They are heavy. But you can remove the guts and...

They are heavy.
But you can remove the guts and ship it if he is interested.

I have one too and I'm in Georgia.
Forum: Engine 05-31-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,643
Posted By bazar01
Had the same scare with my 1996 M44 TI. The...

Had the same scare with my 1996 M44 TI.
The temp gauge started fluctuating from middle to 3/4 and back to middle but not red zone. Did this a few times while idling.
I immediately parked it home....
Forum: Misc 05-31-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By bazar01
Clean up the bottom. Spray degreaser, let it...

Clean up the bottom. Spray degreaser, let it sit, then rinse with a water hose.
Let it dry.
Drive it again for a few minutes.
Inspect the bottom.
You will find the leak.
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