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  1. BMW Parts for Sale
    Have a few of these from when I was thinking about lpg. These haven't been drilled. They're from late m62-tu, one has a mechanical throttle body and pcv still attached, the other hasn't got either attached. Starting at £20. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/373176249618
  2. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi all looking for some advice; was replacing my water pump as I noticed play. When I took it off I found a gouge going into the metal mating surface on the inside; figuring it was no big deal, I installed a new water pump and then started it up. I then noticed the fan was not moving and the...
  3. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hello everyone, I am new here and your advise is very much NEEDED and very much appreciated. The original issue was/is ALL the timing chain guilds had collapsed as is common. My current challenge is in order to do m62 timing alignment, I know the crank pin key tool needs to go into flywheel...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hello everyone, I am new here and your advise is very much NEEDED and very much appreciated. The original issue was/is ALL the timing chain guilds had collapsed as is common. My current challenge is in order to do m62 timing alignment, I know the crank pin key tool needs to go into flywheel...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Hello everyone, I am new here and your advise is very much NEEDED and very much appreciated. The original issue was/is ALL the timing chain guilds had collapsed as is common. My current challenge is in order to do m62 timing alignment, I know the crank pin key tool needs to go into flywheel...
  6. Introductions
    Hello everyone, I am new here and your advise is very much appreciated. in order to do m62 timing alignment, I know the key tool needs to go into flywheel. but the key is too long to clear the upper oil pan. Please advise if I have to take upper oil pan off too. I hope not. in case I have to is...
  7. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi all, just looking for some advice and guidance. I own a E38 740i 4.4 1997 so the none vanos m62 engine. I have a blown head gasket, I have been told that they are now discontinued. Now if this is the case has anyone been able to source them from anywhere else? (I know I could just drop a...
  8. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I'm having problems with my camshaft position sensor. Around six months or so ago I replaced it then until recently I started getting problems where the car would fire up then stall. This would happen about 5/6 times then eventually the engine runs. I took the car to my local Indy and...
  9. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi all, Have had an intermittent error for some time - ABS (and ASC obviously) light stays on after start up. Sometimes it goes out. MOT now due and of course it now stubbornly refuses to go out. Fired up INPA expecting it to be the pump ( that's what it was last time) but it is the right rear...
  10. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi, first post over here :) Calling owners of E31 840ci M62 with steptronic transmission to help me ID this plug. Its the black 12-contact plug in the picture below: (note, picture shamelessly lifted from Forum member Artoir) Its the connector for the gear position indicator. It'll have a...
  11. Supercharging your BMW
    Hi guys. im gonna make this short and sweet, dam computer crashed, had a full list and picks done, and that happened. M45 merc charger good to go!! M62 merc on a bmw DONE ,screams like nothing you have ever heard.. the build is not easy!!!! have a few picks incase this crashes again,, I HATE...
  12. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, Can someone help, I've got to remove the Timing chain from my M62 engine, is there anywhere in the Birmingham area i can hire a timing kit from or am i going to have to buy one? If so suggestions for where to hire or purchase these from would be greatly welcome. Many Thanks Chris
  13. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi all, Just looking for ideas/confirmation of my thoughts Wife reports latest issue with the beast as being that the interior fan continues to run even when the speed is set to '0' and past the detent. Fortunately it cuts out after ignition switched off (otherwise flat battery would ensue!)...
  14. E39
    Hi, I have recently bought an arnage m62 twin turbo engine to go in my e39, has anyone heard of this been done ? Looks like the steering box will be in the way of 1 of the turbo's and has a different sump pan, is it possible to convert to steering rack on the v8 subframe ? Or use a 6 cylinder...
  15. Supercharging your BMW
    Hi, THIS tip is for the guys want to stick a supper charger to your 6 cyl. M54 engines.. M52,tu im not sure??? NO matter what anyone says,the eaton slk facelift M45 charger will not fit!! I spent hours fabricating the bracket to mounted the charger to the AC bracket,,,,, i had lying around!!. I...
  16. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hello all Further to my recent electrical enquiries, my mechanic tells me the alternator needs replacing (89k miles old) on my 1999 M62. Are OEM alternators available? I see Eurocarparts sell refurbs. Which of the following should I go for? 1, BMW supplied, which presumably would be OEM and...
  17. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi all Intermittently (and getting worse) the engine occasionally runs lumpy and hesitantly. And fails to idle - stalls. Plugged in INPA and got 112 phase sensor error (plus a single knock error at 3600rpm) cleared the codes and on starting again the 112 comes back. A bit of searching on here...
  18. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi All, Does anyone here know if a regular BMW specialist with experience of working on 540 & 740 (with M62) be ok working on 840's. The engine is the same so am guessing things like oxygen & lambda sensors, throttle body, MAF, etc will be common to all these cars with the same engine. I...
  19. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, I have an e34 td with a nackered engine but pristine body and I was just wondering if any one has any experience in doing an m62 engine conversion in a e34? I bought myself a e39 540i manual for a bit of fun over the summer, but I hate the car to look at compared to my e34 : so I was...
  20. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi im wondering do i need to remove the ENTIRE sump to adjust the chain or tighten the oil pump bolts or can i just remove the lower section. The reason i ask its its a lot of hours work to remove the full sump. Regards
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