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About allan

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    6th Gear
  • Birthday 02/07/1954

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    Allan Hughes
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    Horowhenua, Foxton
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    E46 325ti manual
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    M54B25 fitted, manual conversion, sport body kit, sport interior leather seats..

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  1. allan

    Quick Questions

    Have you checked the earth connections
  2. To do this correctly it is not a cheap exercise have done it. Apart from the headlights being upgraded you will also have to obtain the sensors, linkage and wiring looms, control module. These signal suspension movement to the control module and the headlight motors to lower raise the light housing to avoid blinding any on coming vehicles. Around 4200 lumens is the temperture range from memeory in their xenon light set up.
  3. try here http://bmwfans.info/parts-catalog Also wiring diagrams https://www.newtis.info/
  4. allan

    Rear PDC

    Durr didn't even thing of that Thanks.
  5. Arr I see yes a cross would screw things up the way the bush is shaped. As other have mentioned either a socket, piece of pipe or the outer case of an old bush.
  6. allan

    Rear PDC

    Yesterday drove it outside and set up the table tennis table. Going to do a little stress relief haha. Over the last few days been looking at the rear PDC and reverse beep. Checked the painted rear sensors I had and found they all had different part numbers and some A1 , A3 what ever that is. So checked the other set I had and these where all the same so fitted them. After checking the wiring colours and pin placings which all checked out I tested for power , ground, gong activation. Now has a tone when reverse is selected but still no tone from the PDC further checking to be done.Anyone have any ideas thanks. Thanks to another member now have a set of neew wheels at staggered set of style 97's
  7. The copper grease will only delay the thread failing. It needs to be a square thread like used in a vice or clamp and even then greased. Are you able to mod the 2 1/4 piece to make it a cross. This would give more contact points and avoid damaging the Bush by not pressing in square.
  8. Is this a diesel or petrol? overheating, sluggish, white smoke. If petrol with these symtoms would be looking at blown head gasket or cracked head allowing water to entre the combustion chamber at a guess.. As mentioned could be cheaper and more reliable with a different engine.
  9. holy grap k boom man the gods were looking after you. Glad you got it fixed and who you know not what you know came to the front yet again with $$$$$ saved. Would this be a design fault, securing brackets coming loose, not enough packing between tank and body etc. BMW any use for info?.
  10. A guy in woodville has a bmw 7 series service manual 1988-1994 wants $300.00 plus postage if can't pick up. On facebook bmw new zealand||discussions/classified/parts and ennz european buy/sell/swap new zealand. '
  11. allan

    Tim 325

    New m sport gear knob arrived sitting on gear lever. Waiting for a new drivers window switch before putting it all back together. While awaiting the style 97s painted the wheel nuts. The wheels have now been fitted an ordered the m emblems to. Time to save the $$$ for GPS nav android 10 set up.
  12. allan

    Stlye 97

    Now have a set of style 97's fitted thanks to Kyu. Was a bit of a mission Kyu had them picked up went to freight depot. Some how they ended up in Hamilton was told when I enquired. They then had to go back to Auckland and be redirected to Palmerston Nth and on to me. So a week later they arrived.
  13. allan

    Quick rant thread.

    Hahah other comments a bit harsh😜 a good wash cut and some polish should fix that. sit back relax have a beer take all the love and attention you get with open arms take care and heal well.
  14. Gabe he's sort of right still need to change service the tranny oil.
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