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by bpoliakoff
Wed Jul 08, 2020 2:57 am
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: ECU rebuild specialist
Replies: 4
Views: 41

Re: ECU rebuild specialist

Google it
by bpoliakoff
Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: End crimps for RHD M635 throttle cable.
Replies: 7
Views: 151

Re: End crimps for RHD M635 throttle cable.

Silver soldering can be done with hi silver content plumbing solder or even hobbyist silver solder. It can be flowed out with an old fashioned soldering iron and make a fine connection. Cleanliness, flux and even heat to both surfaces are the key words. If not comfortable with this your local home i...
by bpoliakoff
Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: ECU rebuild specialist
Replies: 4
Views: 41

Re: ECU rebuild specialist

Programma for sure
by bpoliakoff
Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: No tach
Replies: 3
Views: 105

Re: No tach

WEAK GROUND??
by bpoliakoff
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:51 am
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: End crimps for RHD M635 throttle cable.
Replies: 7
Views: 151

Re: End crimps for RHD M635 throttle cable.

You might try drilling out the existing cable. Also cut the fitting back and fit a tube over it and solder on. Silver soldering can be done with a Bernzomatic torch. I think you get the idea. Mainly fitting a new tube over the old one. Once that is done, you can fit another tube to proper size in th...
by bpoliakoff
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Thoughts on a potential change...
Replies: 35
Views: 1160

Re: Thoughts on a potential change...

rhanley 635csi89 wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:15 pm
Brian, thank you for working it out for the group and yourself. Sent my donation today. Roger
+1
by bpoliakoff
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Competent Mechanic referral - Los Angeles
Replies: 3
Views: 92

Re: Competent Mechanic referral - Los Angeles

go on bimmer forums and look for sofiabghome. He is in LA and an absolute engine genius. If you can't do it let me know and I will find out how to contact him.He won't be cheap but he will do it 100% right
by bpoliakoff
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Sunroof refitting help required
Replies: 8
Views: 1801

Re: Sunroof refitting help required

Be aware that when you insert it there are "timing" or alignment marks on each side to make sure the cables are even
by bpoliakoff
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Removal of auto transmission cooler pipes from the gearbox end.
Replies: 11
Views: 233

Re: Removal of auto transmission cooler pipes from the gearbox end.

They are called "flare nut" wrenches. Very easy to find in the US
by bpoliakoff
Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Thoughts on a potential change...
Replies: 35
Views: 1160

Re: Thoughts on a potential change...

I would think a $25 one time fee for all members new or old. No reason our present members shouldn't throw a few $$ into the kitty Paypal would be great
by bpoliakoff
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: M90 Engine Or Not?
Replies: 10
Views: 297

.4) willbe stamped in the pston top.If the head is swapped out, which it obviously has, it will be missing the external

If you pull the head the piston size and compression ratio (9.4:1) What injection system and what number ecu? Regular distributor or front driven> My 81 euro is ``100% original and does not have external water `passage Bottom line is a 79 M90 will have external water passage and an external metal wa...
by bpoliakoff
Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: '87 Fog light source
Replies: 17
Views: 4981

Re:

7364tgm wrote:
Thu Nov 20, 2014 3:28 am
I had one on order from BavAuto as they told they could order one from the 'Motherland'. That went on for over 3 months and they finally refunded my money. Like trying to find hens teeth"

Factoid: Germany refers to itself as the "Fatherland" The only country to do so
by bpoliakoff
Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: Early Motronic Engine Harness
Replies: 6
Views: 504

Re: Early Motronic Engine Harness

1.0 Uses an 002 ECU
by bpoliakoff
Thu Jun 04, 2020 2:17 am
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: 1989 635 Help! Injector pintle ‘cap’ Where to source
Replies: 11
Views: 542

Re: 1989 635 Help! Injector pintle ‘cap’ Where to source

The Diesel supply and repair shop charged me $7.50 per and in addition they had brand new Bosch connectors with boots and pig tails which to me was a must have @ $2.50 per. The injectors themselves were plug and play as they were totally complete
by bpoliakoff
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: 1989 635 Help! Injector pintle ‘cap’ Where to source
Replies: 11
Views: 542

Re: 1989 635 Help! Injector pintle ‘cap’ Where to source

I had my injectors rebuilt at a diesel repair facility They provided all new seals and pintle caps
by bpoliakoff
Wed Jun 03, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Suspension - Steering - Brakes
Topic: Brake Wear Sensor Side?
Replies: 3
Views: 397

Re: Brake Wear Sensor Side?

hornhospital wrote:
Wed Jun 03, 2020 3:21 pm
Driver's side front, passenger side rear, U.S. spec.
Same on a Euro
by bpoliakoff
Tue Jun 02, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: M30 overhaul or swap
Replies: 3
Views: 319

Re: M30 overhaul or swap

That's a shame Complete custom and modified engine rebuild only, by a premier shop in AZ, Cost me $3200 Maybe you should drive over here Bob went all the way. I stayed with stock ECU and injection system, which may have to be upgraded to 1.3 and the builder figured another 40-50 hp which was enough ...
by bpoliakoff
Thu May 28, 2020 2:48 am
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: Firewall grommet
Replies: 1
Views: 229

Re: Firewall grommet

The grommet comes as part of the wiring harness. You will have to get creative
by bpoliakoff
Thu May 28, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: Tires and Wheels
Topic: Metric TRX wheel conversion to 17"
Replies: 8
Views: 881

Re: Metric TRX wheel conversion to 17"

It looks close. I am off to the machinist tomorrow and we will see. The modifications that have been done are with split barrels but at over $550 a wheels from BBS I am hoping the style 5 barrels will work
by bpoliakoff
Tue May 26, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: Early Motronic Engine Harness
Replies: 6
Views: 504

Re: Early Motronic Engine Harness

Totally different
by bpoliakoff
Fri May 22, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale
Topic: Recaro seat base stickers
Replies: 4
Views: 843

Re: Recaro seat base stickers

$10 a pair
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I dont have any pictures of them installed My car is at a friends and the seats were just put in They go on the lower rail of the seat base
by bpoliakoff
Fri May 22, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: WTB a ratty set fo style 5s or 19s
Replies: 6
Views: 406

Re: WTB a ratty set fo style 5s or 19s

bpoliakoff wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 10:07 pm
I will either drive over and get them or my sister who lives in LA will pick them up I nWant them for sure Please get back to me
How rude!!!!!!!!!!
by bpoliakoff
Fri May 22, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: WTB a ratty set fo style 5s or 19s
Replies: 6
Views: 406

Re: WTB a ratty set fo style 5s or 19s

I will either drive over and get them or my sister who lives in LA will pick them up I nWant them for sure Please get back to me
by bpoliakoff
Fri May 22, 2020 3:05 am
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: WTB a ratty set fo style 5s or 19s
Replies: 6
Views: 406

Re: WTB a ratty set fo style 5s or 19s

Please check your PMs Very kind offer from you and appreciated
by bpoliakoff
Thu May 21, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: WTB a ratty set fo style 5s or 19s
Replies: 6
Views: 406

WTB a ratty set fo style 5s or 19s

As the add says the key word is ratty. What I am after is the barrels so I can use them in a TRX conversion