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  1. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Right, after 6 months of hell, I've been left with a very large door stop, namely my 1982 e23 735. After the ecu failed ( took the auto electrician 3 months to tell me that ), then managed to find another one, which I sent away to be tested / repaired, only to be told 2 months later that that...
  2. Auto Electrical Forum
    As title says, after refusing to start, and going through the problem check list ( off this very forum ), the auto electrician as concluded that the ECU is at fault. My question is, can these be repaired or am I going to have to try and find a replacement ?
  3. Auto Electrical Forum
    I am looking to convert the Navigation unit on my 1997 E38 from the factory Mk1 to a MK4. I have a full harness from a later model including a BM54 radio. My car has TV and DSP so would like to leave as much of the original as possible And adapt the existing harness rather than installing the...
  4. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi, need to know torque specs for front brakes calipers, they are the aluminium brembo ones so need caliper to strut torque please.. Also read you're not meant to grease backs of new pads or brake pad pin guides.. Is that true!? Thanks
  5. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi My friend has a E65 735 and plugged into the ecu to see if there is any fault codes with the Radio but while the ignition was on he run the battery flat, after jumping the car from my car all was ok. but when he shut the door the soft close wasnt working and the central locking is not...
  6. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi to all, First post, so be kind! I have recently (3 weeks or so ago) got hold of my 4th 7er over the years and second E38.... I have a puzzling question that I cannot seem to fathom and I am hoping your collective wisdom can lead me to the solution! I am trying to figure out how to set...
  7. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi guys I have at garage a bmw 735, with some hard to diagnose probs, i have read about that n62 engine and think the problem its the oil valves that holds the oil in d vanos, has any one have problems with that valves, i will descrive d symptoms: car was misfiring when come in, codes are...
  8. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi guys, I am getting ready to tackle front lower control arms on my car this weekend. I read alot about wishbone replacement on bmw but nothing on e65. Does anyone have a good write up with photos or did anyone done it recently? I have no ramp so I have to rely on jack and jackstands. Any...
  9. E38
    Hi Guys - I have been a member of another BMW Forum since 1996 and stumbled to this one while searching - and thought I would have a go at this forum. My immediate thought was to try and sell my car to another BMW enthusiast but after reading the rules I dont want to break them so i will stay a...
  10. Introductions
    Hi Guys - I have been a member of another BMW Forum since 1996 and stumbled to this one while searching - and thought I would have a go at this forum. My immediate thought was to try and sell my car to another BMW enthusiast but after reading the rules I dont want to break them so i will stay a...
  11. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    I have had the car for 12 months and covered 30,000 miles, it has a total of 72,000 on the clock, and I know it is genuine. Over the last month, I notice that there is no power if more than 15 - 20% of throttle is used. The transmission kick down works, the engine simply does not pull any...
  12. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    morning guys this is not for my e32 but just wondering if you took an engine from the e34 525td or other bmw diesel engines could you transplant it into an e32 and convert it to diesel and iron out all of the problems the e34 td had? would be an awesome project for someone technically minded to...
  13. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi guys looking to take my 7 off the road and store it what do I need to do to it? do I have to disconnect the battery etc? what about all the seals? because if a car doesnt get driven can all of the seals and part deteriorate/corrode? Im looking to just take out in a few years and do up as...
  14. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi, A new owner and new forum member - very happy with the 7 series, and apologies if this is an obvious question, I have scanned / searched the forum but cant seem to find an answer so here goes :- Yesterday - heavy rain (did we all get that ?), and discovered that the drivers side floor well...
  15. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi all I cant open my door i turn the key it moves both left and right but the door wont open both passenger and driver side I cant get in! The boot opens with the key just not the doors what can i do? thanks :embarrassed
  16. Introductions
    new to site and shit with computers.hope this works.heres the beast and the love of my life
  17. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all Going to see an e32 hopefully tomorrow Always wanted one of these looking to buy really as a second car as i want a cheap run a round for the week What are they like? Do they feel like the e34 (5 series) at all? i used to have one and tbh it's the best bmw iv had in terms of feeling...
  18. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    hi everyone i have this problem. the car will start up fine from cold. as soon as i put it in gear it will misfire/ run rough. if i start the car can leave it running for 15-20 mins, then put it in gear it will run fine! also when the car is up to running temparature and i turn it off. when i...
  19. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    I have a 1990 e32 with an intermittent lighting fault which is doing my head in and would appreciate some help in what i should be looking for to trace the fault basically its a fault in the side and tail lights. sometimes when driving along i get the side and tail light error message on the...
  20. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    is there a way to stop the passenger door mirror dipping when reverse gear is selected ?
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