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  1. M5 ABS sensors 1986 e28

    European Forum
    Hi all I have a wonderful Lachs Silver E28 M5 that is pretty bloody good. Is there an alternative ABS Sensor thats more current ? i.e.; is available on a newer car ? I need to change both the back and the fronts ............ deep joy !!! Reason being BMW GB are struggling to supply...
  2. M5 ABS sensors 1986 e28

    M5 E39 and E60 tips & tricks
    Hi all I have a wonderful Lachs Silver E28 M5 that is pretty bloody good. Is there an alternative ABS Sensor thats more current ? i.e.; is available on a newer car ? I need to change both the back and the fronts ............ deep joy !!! Reason being BMW GB are struggling to supply...
  3. ABS sensors 1986 e28 M5

    E28 M5 Discussion
    Hi all I have a wonderful Lachs Silver E28 M5 that is pretty bloody good. Is there an alternative ABS Sensor thats more current ? i.e.; is available on a newer car ? I need to change both the back and the fronts ............ deep joy !!! Reason being BMW GB are struggling to supply...
  4. e39 B10 V8 gearbox issues

    ALPINABoard.com | BMW Alpina Discussion
    Hi thanks for reply Ref Q; 3 what I am trying to say (badly) is that the gearbox when changing up, selects the next gear but, under under semi hard throttle doesn't sort of give full drive... By that I mean it changes up OK, but then a few seconds later the engine noise changes as if it has...
  5. e39 B10 V8 gearbox issues

    ALPINABoard.com | BMW Alpina Discussion
    B10 V8 1998 4.6 gear change issues Hi Thank you for all your reply's..... I have replaced the the gearbox oil as per previous posts. There are some characteristics when the box changes gear that I don't know if they are symptomatic of the oil replacement or are characteristic and normal of...
  6. B10 4.6 vs e39 M5 suspension spec's

    ALPINABoard.com | BMW Alpina Discussion
    Hi can any one tell the differences between the e39 M5 suspension and the e39 Alpina B10 4.6 in terms of - Spring lbs rating, and - Damper spec's - and anything else that makes a significant difference such as roll bars etc..... Many thanks Jonathan
  7. S38B38 DME, sensor and control electrical values

    E34 M5 Discussion
    Hi there can anyone guide to where I can find test procedure for the following including; DME Pin location Chart/table Values for engine sensors (such as Temp, Hego, Air Temp, etc.............etc and, other control systems and valves (ICV,................etc) As I have now put the the car...
  8. e39 B10 V8 gearbox issues

    ALPINABoard.com | BMW Alpina Discussion
    Thankyou for coming back to me. Regards Jonathan
  9. e39 B10 V8 gearbox issues

    ALPINABoard.com | BMW Alpina Discussion
    Hi there, I have an Alpina e39 B10 V8 1998 4.6 switchtronic I have replaced the gearbox oil cooler due to it leaking...... Does anyone know what gearbox transmission fluid I should use ? I think possibly it had OE life long fluid in it but not sure.... Can anyone advise ? Many thanks...
  10. Power issues / coughing under load

    E34 M5 Discussion
    Forgot to say Gas Analyser confirmed running Lean on idle........ but when revved up slowly the o2 sensor and DME sorted the fueling out to bring back into line on screen...... (used a friends MOT station equipment for this) Rgrds Jonathan
  11. Power issues / coughing under load

    E34 M5 Discussion
    Put this car s38b38 3.8 back together, back now from traveling and now getting my head round a few things.... Just a quick note, I had checked and rechecked all connections on vacuum system inc TB with carb cleaner (all that I could get to..) and no change. The car idles at 800-850, and still...
  12. Power issues / coughing under load

    E34 M5 Discussion
    Forgot........ DOES THE resonance valve at top of plenum self check on the S38B38 engine at start up ?? Thanks Jonathan
  13. Power issues / coughing under load

    E34 M5 Discussion
    Hi everyone, have been checking the vacuum levels today as have day off....... I am working off a Bentley manual as I cant find an S38B38 manual so as to cross reference - is there one out there that anyone knows of ? Vacuum at idle spliced in to the FPR shows approx -7 inHg Vacuum at idle...
  14. Power issues / coughing under load

    E34 M5 Discussion
    Me again.... well gonna check the vacuum system again this weekend, so all is coming off, replacing the non-return valve and the seals to TB's again. Ironically the car is for some unexplicable reason a little better.... it still coughs but not so much. Changing cap, rotor arm etc wont do any...
  15. Power issues / coughing under load

    E34 M5 Discussion
    Forgot to also say that when driving; 1) the car will pull but not like it should and and will be fluffy if I don't build it gently - per previous mail. 2) uses fuel getting quite heavy on fuel.... and 3) it doesn't have that sparkle, its almost like its retarded in timing terms and the...
  16. Power issues / coughing under load

    E34 M5 Discussion
    Thanks for your replies, the odd thing is the car idles well, rev it, its fluffy...... rev it gently and slowly (not snail like) it picks up without hesitation. When its cold or host its smells just as rich....... Going to check the vacuum in the morning have a set davida gauges, where do you...
  17. Power issues / coughing under load

    E34 M5 Discussion
    Just a quick note, still not sure new O2 sensor is this is going to cure the rich running and the fluffiness/coughing Have also cleaned all earth straps from the engine to the chassis........as was told this could have an effect on the DME messaging. Again very much appreciated for all your...
  18. Power issues / coughing under load

    E34 M5 Discussion
    After checking the O2 sensor which is working...... it is still Rich and hesitant/fluffy Got new sensor £100+ quid......... its going in .... Has anyone any ideas about the the question of what the vacuum system should be reading ? and why when I remove the vacuum pipe from the fuel regulator...
  19. Power issues / coughing under load

    E34 M5 Discussion
    I'll try again, i.e.; ignition on and press the button once and watch what happens............ do you have any idea how long these test cicles take ? Rgrds Jonathan
  20. Power issues / coughing under load

    E34 M5 Discussion
    Thanks for your help been managed to get some data on the O2 in terms of omhs/volts etc from Bentley manual as couldn't find them in the manual URL.... so will check that later, shall also look the earth straps from block..... this evening... Can seem to get any fault readings from the...
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