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  1. billyp828
    02-22-2014 06:01 AM - permalink
    HI Jared, I posted a clutch question from user billyp828..question is if the clutch flywheel could work properly however create a vibration which causes me concern. It just started happening after my son was driving the vehicle pretty hard, and has 146K miles on this clutch. I changed the Guibo Flange, however when letting the clutch our in first gear with the wheels off the ground you can see the drive shaft making a very obvious jumping and knocking noise then smooths out. I thought it was the center support, however upon inspection it appears to be in perfect shape? I took it to a Import mechanic and he drove the vehicle and said the clutch& tranny appears OK However I know it is no longer has a smooth rev like it was before. It reminds me as if the flywheel or clutch is no longer balanced? I'm in the process of pulling the tranny, 1995 BMW 325i is a job, The vibration is such that you can feel it more than you can hear it...and if starting off under a pull it is worse.
  2. seurick
    01-13-2014 05:55 PM - permalink
    hi Jared, i have a R50 and i wanted to get new tail lights, aftermarket tail lights.
    the ones i want are specifically for cooper s.
    my Q. is there a difference between these two cars tail lights same year different model of Engine ???
  3. jakester75
    11-10-2013 07:20 AM - permalink

    I have a 1997 318ti 2 door hatchback. Never used a "BBS" before. Made a couple of posts looking for help or advise. I just need to know if i've done something wrong or if i need more parts for the fix
  4. gsmetz
    09-05-2013 12:05 AM - permalink
    Hi Jared
    I have a mini cooper hatchback , R56 , Year/month , May, 2007 , Automatic .
    Where do I find the filler plug for the automatic transmission please .
    Regards Gary Metz
  5. Manolito
    10-16-2012 05:27 AM - permalink
    The 101 Projects forum has more trash than posts again.
  6. gregson586
    10-01-2012 03:43 PM - permalink
    Hi Jared
    Let me begin by telling you that I am no car expert - an enthusiastic novice at best! I recently purchased a Bosch fuel filter from you guys for my 1989 325iC. The entry and exit points of my current BMW filter are both at the top of the cylinder - the fuel entry nozzle has a wider diameter and accomodates a wider fuel line pipe than the fuel exit nozzle which has a narrower fuel line.
    My new Bosch filter has fuel entry nozzle at the bottom and exit on the top of the cylinder - not a problem, but both nozzles share the same narrow diameter of the fuel exit nozzle on my original filter. Therefore, the wider fuel in pipe is too wide for the Bosch. Do you think my fuel line may have been modified by a previous owner? Any suggestions welcome.
  7. Manolito
    08-01-2012 05:17 AM - permalink

    The 101 Projects forum has seen several odd-looking posts lately, but today it is filling up with spam.
  8. mnichols
    06-01-2012 06:10 AM - permalink
    Jared I'm checking with a few knowledgeable sources. My E36 M3 is a track car and no longer runs on public highways. To save weight and possibly a bit of back pressure I want to remove the OEM Cats. I plan to keep the crossover ahead of the cats (where the 02 sensor is located) but am concerned that the loss of heat from the cats may affect the 02 sensor and cause OBD1 codes to magically appear. I use the 02 sensor to adjust the injector timing (as I use 24lb injectors) and I don't want it to quit working. Any history that you are aware of where Cats have been removed and OBD1 issues surfacing as a result?
  9. Leirad1985
    05-27-2012 05:38 PM - permalink
    Jared, I've got an '85 325E that is running on only two cylinder: #1 and #6. I've changed: spark plugs, cables, rotor and cap, coil, computer, and verified that both sensors are working.
    What am I missing? Can you shed some light no this.

    Happy Memorial Weekend.
  10. hladdly
    02-06-2012 12:40 PM - permalink
    1998 528i
    The ABS/DSL lights were on, and the cruise control was not working, so I recently changed a the sensor on the right rear wheel. The Cruise control now works but the lights are still on. I tried resetting with the Peake tool but lights still on. Any suggestions.

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  • About Jared at Pelican Parts
    Los Angeles, CA
    playing/building/refinishing guitars, engineering, traveling, Lego, hiking
    Pelican Parts resident Porsche/BMW/MINI guru, occasional luthier and engineer


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