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by 88m6
Sun Jan 23, 2022 4:38 am
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Motor mount replacement interval?
Replies: 29
Views: 6783

Re: Motor mount replacement interval?

I have both on my M6 round one on drivers side, and pass side has hex shape one so they both fit. Replaced passenger side as it was cracked now looking to do driver. Do have vibration at idle n power throttle which I have not experienced in any of prior e24’s I’ve owned. Tranny mounts were replaced ...
by 88m6
Sun Dec 12, 2021 3:47 am
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Remembrance of the attack on Pearl Harbor 80 years ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1280

Re: Remembrance of the attack on Pearl Harbor 80 years ago

10B0B6AF-5210-4CC8-B329-EF3DAEA50571.jpeg If you ever head down 101 then cross over on 46 to the 5 on way to So Cal take a pit stop to the Wings & Warbirds museum just outside Paso Robles off just highway 46. We went with PSF few years ago. Well worth the trip but leave your self an hour or two to ...
by 88m6
Tue Aug 10, 2021 4:12 am
Forum: US SharkFests
Topic: Pacific SharkFest 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 5849

Re: Pacific SharkFest 2021

Just a reminder PSF 2021 #19 is on and we are finalizing dinner plans by the waters of Monterey Bay with terrific views of fisherman's warf and marina.
Window for host hotel is starting to close so if you have not booked u could be in trouble. This time of year is premium .
Www. Pacificsharkfest.com
by 88m6
Sun Jul 04, 2021 7:10 am
Forum: Tires and Wheels
Topic: Oz racing 17x 8.5 et13 F/S
Replies: 2
Views: 4574

Re: Oz racing 17x 8.5 et13 F/S

bump for these?
anyone?
make an offer
by 88m6
Sat May 22, 2021 2:48 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Removing rear side window "recess seal with plate"
Replies: 4
Views: 3902

Re: Removing rear side window "recess seal with plate"

Legend?
Nah, just been there done that.
Glad u found it useful n are on to next portion of project.
by 88m6
Mon May 03, 2021 4:40 am
Forum: US SharkFests
Topic: Bay Area CA day drive and lunch planned for May 1st
Replies: 7
Views: 5214

Re: Bay Area CA day drive and lunch planned for May 1st

You might try here, one if our newest members Colin, posted on his FB page his first x with other sharks

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_ ... f_textonly

Hopefully FB link works
by 88m6
Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:16 am
Forum: US SharkFests
Topic: Pacific SharkFest 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 5849

Re: Pacific SharkFest 2021

POSTPONED UNTIL our fall back date of Oct 1-3 Monterey County is in Red COVID tier which means 50% capacity with restrictions for resturaunts . That Is not going to work. Also no bars open unless your seated for food. That's definitely doesn't work. Vaccines are all over the place some finished many...
by 88m6
Mon Feb 22, 2021 1:37 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Alternative Front Seats - Later E24 (1987)
Replies: 23
Views: 6321

Re: Alternative Front Seats - Later E24 (1987)

86_6series wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:29 pm
I have the sport seats, this is the diagram of the motor recliner
notice no lever shown.

https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showpa ... Id=52_1662

#7
If you look at the round void in diagram you can see the gear teeth
by 88m6
Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:16 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Alternative Front Seats - Later E24 (1987)
Replies: 23
Views: 6321

Re: Alternative Front Seats - Later E24 (1987)

Your problem ,if like mine , which it sounds like is, is not in any of the motors but in the mechanical hinge ,like link below which they all have of one sort or another whether electric or manual. The teeth are not visible in any of these pics but they are there between the arm n base. I ended up p...
by 88m6
Fri Feb 19, 2021 11:36 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Alternative Front Seats - Later E24 (1987)
Replies: 23
Views: 6321

Re: Alternative Front Seats - Later E24 (1987)

Depending on problem not that easy a fix. Mine did same. Reclining arm gear teeth break after shock goes out then seat back just slams into position eventually fatiguing teeth which break,hopefully not while driving. Mine did, [-o< What a surprise. Doable but not that simple. Some have a spring whic...
by 88m6
Fri Feb 05, 2021 1:44 am
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: BAT Coupe
Replies: 1
Views: 2099

BAT Coupe

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1980- ... rbo-coupe/

I get his giggle during driving video when turbo kicks in :D
by 88m6
Sun Jan 31, 2021 1:25 am
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: trying to post pic n keep getting this message
Replies: 5
Views: 2924

trying to post pic n keep getting this message

"Sorry, the board attachment quota has been reached."

after uploading pics within file size recommended.

Are we done posting pics?

Bob?
Whats up?
by 88m6
Sun Jan 31, 2021 12:37 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Pinstripe installation location
Replies: 8
Views: 3510

Re: Pinstripe installation location

I can show you a hundred e24 fender photos and you'd be hard pressed to find duplicates. Whatever they were feeling on assy lines/dealer lots etc is what they did IF at all. NO specific spec as far as i could see from hundreds of photos i have. Caught my curiosity once while at SESF and took shots o...
by 88m6
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: SI Board - Programa Board Repair
Replies: 14
Views: 3743

Re: SI Board - Programa Board Repair

Emailed you
by 88m6
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: SI Board - Programa Board Repair
Replies: 14
Views: 3743

Re: SI Board - Programa Board Repair

Was going to purchase a Programma batteryless board as in previous e24s but glad I did not. After dis assembling cluster my 86 doesn't have a separate board all one piece. First time seeing this board. Found these on eBay supposed BMW brand. Hmm have a message into seller. https://www.ebay.com/itm/2...
by 88m6
Fri Dec 25, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Cloth Interior
Replies: 4
Views: 2738

Re: Cloth Interior

FYI My 7/84 came with anthracite velour like your pic as well as door cards. Although it had faded to a flannel green color by the time I got it. That pic looks like probably original color of velour. I'm pretty sure I'll be in shop on Wednesday if your out n about .,finally put radiator in B7 n fir...
by 88m6
Tue Dec 22, 2020 3:20 am
Forum: US SharkFests
Topic: Pacific SharkFest 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 5849

Pacific SharkFest 2021

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Lined up for spring..we shall see [-o<
If things don't work out we have a contingency plan for the fall. \:D/
Www.pacificsharkfest.com
by 88m6
Tue Dec 22, 2020 3:06 am
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Magnetic drain plugs
Replies: 5
Views: 1884

Re: Magnetic drain plugs

I have them in all six of my BMW 's.
Can't hurt. :roll:
Saw someone stuck few magnets around outside of pan. That should work too I'd assume.
After I saw that put a couple around my power steering canister. Can't hurt :roll:
by 88m6
Tue Dec 22, 2020 2:59 am
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: SI Board - Programa Board Repair
Replies: 14
Views: 3743

Re: SI Board

I'm about to do the same thing.
Replaced two other cars with programma n had no issues.
Once did one with new batteries n lasted about 2 years n had issues again. Went to programa,have my vote \:D/
by 88m6
Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Shift knob
Replies: 7
Views: 3619

Re: Shift knob

How true if you didnt install you'd never know n yes came with car upon purchase.

I like it too n feels more Natural shifting than OE But its too late now ,take a doable repair for reuse plus already purchased OE replacement.
by 88m6
Sun Dec 13, 2020 1:43 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Shift knob
Replies: 7
Views: 3619

Re: Shift knob

FINNALY SUCCESS :D Thanks Bob Turns out there is a set screw which is NOT visible . You have to unscrew the base to reveal that set screw! Who knew? I was yanking on that thing for so long ](*,) Now onto that new garagistic led OBC light, cig lighter repair,HVAC lighting, There has to be a bulb back...
by 88m6
Sat Dec 05, 2020 2:15 am
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Hi guys
Replies: 8
Views: 3946

Re: Hi guys

Hey Chris,
Glad to hear from you n your doing Ok sounds like.
Which direction did u move the 150 miles?
by 88m6
Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: M6 steering wheel
Replies: 4
Views: 2278

Re: M6 steering wheel

Hey Paul Long x. I had same issue when changing out my airbag wheel with hitting wiper stalk I found that many have switched their wiper stalk to earlier ones pre airbag and had no issues ,plug n play. Yet to do mine as I have gotten used to it also. Pretty inexpensive used swap out. Hope to see you...
by 88m6
Tue Oct 13, 2020 2:14 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Pix from October 3rd day drive that replaced PSF 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 5035

Re: Pix from October 3rd day drive that replaced PSF 2020

Thanks Bob,
Good to see everyone still kicking.
Working on next spring already.
By the way folks long x member M6 in pic 4084 is for sale discreetly.
by 88m6
Mon Oct 12, 2020 6:25 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Shift knob
Replies: 7
Views: 3619

Re: Shift knob

REALLY! I did not know that. Thx,anxious to check that out. For those threaded knobs then did the bar have to be swapped out? Normal shift bar has just the slot on top to push down knob and wedge the clip inside the knob onto bar as far as I knew. Keep you posted as I won't be back at warehouse for ...