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  • Frank87's Avatar
    11-13-2019, 08:23 PM
    Thanks shogun! I am sticking to my manual ac :)
    2 replies | 207 view(s)
  • 632 Regal's Avatar
    11-13-2019, 05:36 PM
    The fix a flat supposed to have a dye in it which I will keep an eye out for. Not sure the time frame for me to get the goods either but hopefully...
    6 replies | 552 view(s)
  • shogun's Avatar
    11-13-2019, 12:31 AM
    see the website of gunnar525 in Germany, click on the left Schraubereien http://www.gunnar525.de/ there you have it Belüftung / Heizung / Klima ...
    2 replies | 207 view(s)
  • Frank87's Avatar
    11-12-2019, 06:47 PM
    Anyone ever do a normal A/C to climate control retrofit? Assuming I have a wrecker with climate control and a target with normal A/C and I am a...
    2 replies | 207 view(s)
  • Frank87's Avatar
    11-12-2019, 02:34 AM
    Hi genphreak! I know the following for a fact: - the valvebody and EGS should always stay together. The EGS is programmed to run with a specific...
    2 replies | 138 view(s)
  • genphreak's Avatar
    11-11-2019, 09:06 AM
    If the system had charge, the only way to know if the valves leak gradually is to test under serious pressure (hot day/run time/spit will dry real...
    6 replies | 552 view(s)
  • genphreak's Avatar
    11-11-2019, 08:58 AM
    I imagine there are likely to be other parts that have been changed to meet with design criteria for each model- not just torque et al. Is the...
    2 replies | 138 view(s)
  • Frank87's Avatar
    11-08-2019, 06:13 PM
    Hi guys. I run an E34 530 V8 and I want to upgrade the 5HP18 to a 5HP30. The 5HP30 can handle ALOT more torque and I want the car to be ready for...
    2 replies | 138 view(s)
  • 632 Regal's Avatar
    11-04-2019, 05:29 PM
    Checked mine at top off and did the spit test on both valves and was good. Plus the caps have a rubber seal. I'm guessing the O-rings at the bulk...
    6 replies | 552 view(s)
  • genphreak's Avatar
    11-03-2019, 12:28 AM
    genphreak replied to a thread 2000 E46 323 4 Sale in 5 Series BMW
    In Oz, ours do not rust at all, they usually goto the grave with a failed headgasket and quite often, perfect bodywork :-(
    4 replies | 1925 view(s)
  • genphreak's Avatar
    11-03-2019, 12:23 AM
    genphreak replied to a thread Anti-Theft EWS3 in 5 Series BMW
    I'm not Shogun (!), but on X3 as it is was designed to accommodate CANbus it will be implemented differently to E31/2/4/6. Should be more like late...
    5 replies | 591 view(s)
  • genphreak's Avatar
    11-02-2019, 11:58 PM
    I usually add an amount to reach correct pressures using a top-up can and valve, and then drive the car around in the heat for a week or so: If...
    6 replies | 552 view(s)
  • genphreak's Avatar
    11-02-2019, 11:43 PM
    Sorry @shogun; I was talking about the caliper pins- but replied to your post re the master cylinder. Interesting comment, any idea where to find...
    11 replies | 14836 view(s)
  • 632 Regal's Avatar
    10-31-2019, 01:00 PM
    Egads. I think I'll try a can of stop leak first. It's R134a with a dye and some PA100 oil. Read good things about it sealing O rings.
    6 replies | 552 view(s)
  • shogun's Avatar
    10-30-2019, 08:08 PM
    shogun replied to a thread AC leaking from... ? in 5 Series BMW
    pipe connections between engine bay and the cabin. Basically you have to check all this...
    6 replies | 552 view(s)
  • 632 Regal's Avatar
    10-30-2019, 04:52 PM
    95 530 My AC has always been on the warm side but did work for years like that. Last year I charged the AC because I found a couple cans of R134....
    6 replies | 552 view(s)
  • Clarksonvalley's Avatar
    10-27-2019, 11:19 AM
    Shogun - From my voltmeter, I see 12 volts at one of the wires feeding power to the EWS3 contacts when I turn the ignition switch to 'start'. When I...
    5 replies | 591 view(s)
  • Clarksonvalley's Avatar
    10-25-2019, 01:53 PM
    Shogun – attached is a photo showing the EWS3 circuit board(I removed the circuit board from the EWS3 box) and an internal wiring diagramof the Tyco...
    5 replies | 591 view(s)
  • Clarksonvalley's Avatar
    10-24-2019, 08:41 AM
    2005 BMW X3 built 2004-10-13 - looks like it is an EWS3 by the data on the module label.
    5 replies | 591 view(s)
  • shogun's Avatar
    10-24-2019, 07:17 AM
    shogun replied to a thread Anti-Theft EWS3 in 5 Series BMW
    which model and built year? Drive Away Protection System (EWS) explained...
    5 replies | 591 view(s)
  • Clarksonvalley's Avatar
    10-23-2019, 02:04 PM
    No power to starter - I think it is the EWS3 module. I tried re-initialize my key - this process appeared to work as the doors all locked and...
    5 replies | 591 view(s)
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