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by Joe Boston
Wed May 10, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Battery drainage 1980 528i (resolved)
Replies: 5
Views: 655

Battery drainage 1980 528i (resolved)

I know there are many gremlins with the 528i. I just recently purchase this car that has been sitting for over 10 years. When I received the car it had a battery that didn't hold a charge, and just recently purchased a new battery. I would start and drive the car almost every day and didn't realize ...
by Joe Boston
Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: 1980 528i rear shifter mount? E12 revival process
Replies: 9
Views: 879

what about Motyl Gear?
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by Joe Boston
Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: 1980 528i rear shifter mount? E12 revival process
Replies: 9
Views: 879

Red Line MTL might just mean the end of your gear clusters. I do not recommend it for reasons told to me years back by Steve Dinan. Some of us have good luck with it, for a while. It all has to do with maintaining the shear angle on your gears. You change the fluid from hypoid dope and suddenly you...
by Joe Boston
Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: 1980 528i rear shifter mount? E12 revival process
Replies: 9
Views: 879

Mine is a 1980
by Joe Boston
Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: 1980 528i rear shifter mount? E12 revival process
Replies: 9
Views: 879

I just went through the same problem last week as my shifter was a little sloppy, but i also had problem shifting in 1st, 3rd and 5th gear, with both engine off or running. So I removed the entire muffler from exhuast manifold, and removed the heat shield, to access the area.. So part #16 is bolted ...
by Joe Boston
Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Thermostat housing & cover & water pump
Replies: 11
Views: 992

Not sure what you are looking for but, all of the fasteners, nuts, bolts that i purchased were all yellow zinc and in metric size.
by Joe Boston
Mon Mar 06, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Thermostat housing & cover & water pump
Replies: 11
Views: 992

if you are looking for OEM bolts and oil plug check out belmetrics
www.belmetric.com
have the same hardness 8.8 bolts