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Niner
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New to E24, just bought this

Post by Niner » Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:04 pm

Hi all, this is my first post on here, I just bought this 85 e24, 71000 miles, looks pretty clean, just a few issues so far which I'm in the process of sorting out.
ABS problems, I've got reluctor rings on order, I'll probably end up changing out the sensors too, Mbe see how I get on after fitting the rings.
The screen wash doesn't work, the pumps are working but not getting a signal, I'm thinking it must be the relay but where is it? Is it part of the concentrated wash relay?
The concentrated wash isn't working, it's getting a signal but the pump ain't turning.
The front bumper is completely shot, I've sourced a nice second hand one, luckily the car came with replacement chrome inserts so the difficult bit was already done.
I've been underneath, there's a couple of minor patches required,the battery tray and under the windscreen wash bottles. The previous owner kindly got a fair bit of welding done for the last m.o.t so all the major points are done.
Any advice is welcome especially as to the position of the wash relay (big hint) is very welcome.
I'll be busy for a while tidying the car but the drives I had before starting the work were awesome.
I would add more pics but the files are too big and I can't figure out how to reduce =http://s1173.photobucket.com/user/gilmi ... 0.jpg.html]Image[/URL]
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Re: New to E24, just bought this

Post by Sharknose » Sat Apr 15, 2017 3:39 am

Nice color, like it. 8)
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Re: New to E24, just bought this

Post by Mark Shutt » Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:42 am

my concentrated wash pump didn't work when I got it, I stripped the motor down and cleaned it and got it back to life, just needed a bit of grease on it and all was well.

nice interior, looks in very good condition!

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Re: New to E24, just bought this

Post by Ronnie Wilson » Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:27 am

Hi

That shade of leather looks great. Lets see more of your car.
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Re: New to E24, just bought this

Post by Niner » Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:58 am

I would Ronnie Wilson but how do you post pics that are 2.5 mb? I'm using an iphone

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Re: New to E24, just bought this

Post by Mark Shutt » Sat Apr 15, 2017 10:00 am

Niner wrote:I would Ronnie Wilson but how do you post pics that are 2.5 mb? I'm using an iphone
you can upload them to Photobucket or similar then link them to this thread?
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Re: New to E24, just bought this

Post by hornhospital » Sat Apr 15, 2017 11:45 am

Mark Shutt wrote:
Niner wrote:I would Ronnie Wilson but how do you post pics that are 2.5 mb? I'm using an iphone
you can upload them to Photobucket or similar then link them to this thread?

^^^ THIS



..........or use the photo editing function of your iPhone to shrink the pixel count.
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Re: New to E24, just bought this

Post by Ronnie Wilson » Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:48 pm

Hi,

I can only upload pictures that don't exceed the 2.0mb limit. My previous nokia phone would let me upload as many and as bigger pictures posible.
I need to upload my pictures to one of those other sites. Just haven't had the time.

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Re: New to E24, just bought this

Post by Niner » Sat Apr 15, 2017 3:07 pm

Thanks Mark Shutt, that's the pump working now, another small victory along with the doors shutting nicely now by fitting the little plastic caps to the door strikers, shuts like new, very pleased :D

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Re: New to E24, just bought this

Post by sharkfan » Sat Apr 15, 2017 3:21 pm

Taurusrot leather; I have the same colour in my alpineweiss M635 but on sports seats. Nice car and welcome to the forum; always fixing little bits and pieces and chalking up personal victories are the way ahead for these old cars.
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Re: New to E24, just bought this

Post by Tim Bradham » Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:54 pm

Welcome aboard!
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Re: New to E24, just bought this

Post by Pod » Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:51 pm

I saw the car on ebay recently - I think its been on a few times over the past couple of years?

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Re: New to E24, just bought this

Post by zinnocoupe » Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:05 pm

Very nice car, love the taurusrot seats. They look new. Welcome
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Re: New to E24, just bought this

Post by Niner » Tue May 30, 2017 5:06 am

Yes Pod, the car was on eBay same time last year but the owner pulled it because he couldn't bear to sell the car at that time so he spent 1200£ on welding etc. ( done by a local garage) To get it thru a test. His missus made him sell it this year. I just caught it on eBay and due to the fact that I'd arranged to view it and then him pulling it he gave me first chance, which I jumped on. :D

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