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    Munster Ireland
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    Football & Vintage cars

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    520i

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  1. GlossBlue

    M30 E34

    Trying to sell it this side of the pond market for big engine cars must be totally gone if it couldnt be sold in the uk as its still on uk plates i would say its the same owner also when a car comes into this country you are suppose to go straight to tax office to pay vrt to put irish plates on it if you delay you are charged for every day you dont. Looks a clean car & manual aswell
  2. GlossBlue

    Door DeadLocked...

    Could be a bad connection in wiring loom as its old.
  3. GlossBlue

    Exhaust needs changing

    my back exhaust needs changing in my 520 found this site price varies alot is there a big difference buying the cheap ones a good bit of rust came out of my back box will i have to change middle silencer as well. thanks https://www.bestpartstore.co.uk/bmw/5-e34/238/10414-muffler
  4. GlossBlue

    Change sunroof

    I am looking to convert my manual sunroof to electric will i have to change whole sunroof as i cant see how manual opener comes off roof. also if i manage to change that i also need to change cover on sunroof to match replacement roof liner i am fitting out of scrap car how does it come off. If not i will just swap whole sunroof
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    Windscreen Replacement

    I just intend to remove the screen from doner car to give to paint shop they can call out the windscreen repair crowd to fit done screen remove old onefrom my car. It would not pay me to call out the windscreen crowd just to remove windscreens. I dont want doner car lying around too long as i am thight on space.
  6. GlossBlue

    Windscreen Replacement

    Ok thanks for that i am going to try remove it myself i see there is a couple of tools to do it & let a installer fit it as i have to get a rust spot fixed on windscreen frame before fitting. I think the wire would be better for cutting it out as the glue would be gone too hard for the blade puller cutter. Windscreen removal removal tool
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    Windscreen Replacement

    Looking for a bit of info on windscreen's are the y the same windscreen's fitted to early e34 as late model e34 as i am trying to save a windscreen out of a late e34 for my 89 e34 . I am fixing up my 89 after 6 years in the garage & it needs a new screen to pass the test as its not in test & not insured i cant claim a new screen untill i pass test so will a late screen fit it as the doors are different in both late & early model does this change the shape of the screen.
  8. GlossBlue

    e34 electrical issues

    I managed to get it sorted by swapping cable colour to same socket pins.
  9. GlossBlue

    e34 electrical issues

    This is what i found out about wiring pins on another site This must be wiring for usa cars as my wiring was different to this in both my cars. Pin Colour Function 1 GN/WT Fuse 19 PWR to mirrors + Interior light cancel 2 br Interior light GND door handle switch 3 RD Interior light timer; central lock control PWR 4 5 BU/BK PWR passenger window motor 6 BU/WT PWR passenger mirror motor 7 WT/BK Switched PWR to passenger mirror clutch 8 BR GND central lock control, double lock 9 BU PWR/return door lock motor 10 WT Return/PWR door lock motor 11 YL/BU Lock request 12 GR/BU Unlock request 13 VI PWR window motor 14 BK PWR window motor 15 RD/BK Interior light timer; central lock PWR 16 17 RD/BR Double lock request 18 GN/WH Fuse 19 PWR interior light cancel 19 BR/GR Interior light enable 20 GY/GN Radio speaker 21 GY/YL Radio speaker note: colours BK=black, BR=brown, RD=red, YL=yellow, GN=green, BL=blue, VI=violet, GY=grey, WT=white note2: colours not used in all years/models, this is a general guide only! note3: some cars have lock heaters, some have interior light timers, probably in an either or situation.
  10. GlossBlue

    e34 electrical issues

    Also i moved this sensor from car red one to 89 silver one what is it used for top right corner. Found out it window position sensor.
  11. GlossBlue

    e34 electrical issues

    Looking for help with wiring issue i am doing a engine change on my 89 e34 i am using the engine out of my 95 as it failed its nct on rust not worth doing so i am saving the engine & both wiring looms to give my 89 electric windows . So the problem is the locks are different in both cars so i have the problem of Finding out which pins in door wiring loom do what here is what i found out to solve my problem. The following are the pins out of 89 door harness 89 520 Passenger Door Harness Front passenger door socket 6 - 7 - 5 - 10 - 13 ( 1989 ) white 6 / black 7 / blue 5 / red/black 10 / white green 13 1 Brown 2 Brown yellow Front passenger door socket 10 - 7 - 16 - 5 - 6 - 13 ( 1995 ) 3 Blue yellow 4 Brown blue White 6 / black 7 / blue - white 5 / red - green 10 / white - green 16 / white - black 13 5 Blue 6 White door sensor = brown/orange - 19 / purple/white/yellow 23 7 Black 8 9 10 Red black 11 Red black 12 Blue Green not wired in 95 13 White Green 1995 yellow plug = red / green 10 / blue / yellow /brown 15 14 White Red not wired in 95 1989 yellow plug = white /red 14 / blue /red 15 15 Blue red 16 17 Black White 1989 18 19 Wired in 95 window motor = blue/yellow - 3 / white/black - 17 20 Blue White 21 Blue Green 22 Blue Black 1995 23 Wired in 95 window motor = blue/yellow ~3 / white /black 17 24 25 Yellow Brown 26 Yellow Green door lock heater red / black 11 / blue /yellow 12
  12. GlossBlue

    e34 Dashboard removal

    Gas pedal has to come off as well to remove carpet, I found this video online to remoe it which my help others doing it. BMW E34 gas pedal removal
  13. GlossBlue

    e34 Dashboard removal

    Sorry my mistake forgot to remove 2 other heater pipes. Anyway this thread should be of use to other users thanks for all the help.
  14. GlossBlue

    e34 Dashboard removal

    Realoem doesnt seem to be much help either.
  15. GlossBlue

    e34 Dashboard removal

    NO Joy with removing airbox this is as far as i got Car does not have a/c passenger pipes i unscrewed but box is still stuck like glue.
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