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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-01-2010, 11:32 PM
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Posted By nicktruman
Thanks for the clarification! So the ECU just...

Thanks for the clarification! So the ECU just uses MAF, TPS and the O2 sensor? The temp sendor on the rad doesnt seem to affect runnimg at all.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-01-2010, 02:09 AM
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Posted By nicktruman
Here's my 1994 E36 Convertible

Here's my 1994 E36 Convertible
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-01-2010, 01:41 AM
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Posted By nicktruman
E36 Convertible 6x9 rear upgrade

Hi Everyone, Happy New Year!!
I have just got a nice 1994 E36 convertible and want to fit my 6x9 rear speakers. however i think I need a new panel?
Behind the existing hole is a plate which houses...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-01-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,373
Posted By nicktruman
Question [QUOTE=Eight...

[QUOTE=Eight Thirty;4803952]http://i47.tinypic.com/2hyck1l.jpg


Actually just like this... minus the wall and the maf sensor hits the strut tower....


i used 3" piping for like house heating...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-31-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,373
Posted By nicktruman
OH I thought the later m3 back box was a common...

OH I thought the later m3 back box was a common E36 mod, is that not the case? I have seen a few with it fitted - Yes just testing re inshallah ;) Shukran ?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-31-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,373
Posted By nicktruman
Sorry no pics with the hardtop on, but its the...

Sorry no pics with the hardtop on, but its the same color as the car. I drove it for 2 days with it on and didn't like it...

Sorry but my Arabic is limited but i am going to take lessons! inshala...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-31-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,373
Posted By nicktruman
Heh thanks for the link, thats great.

Heh thanks for the link, thats great.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-31-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,373
Posted By nicktruman
The only problem I seem to get every now and then...

The only problem I seem to get every now and then is the low coolant warning comes on, then goes out, When i hit the check button all reports OK. There is of course plenty of coolant up to the level....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-31-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,373
Posted By nicktruman
Its done 70214 miles give or take. Does that...

Its done 70214 miles give or take. Does that sound right? As I said it has a full history and drives pretty tight, no obvious play anywhere.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-31-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,373
Posted By nicktruman
Heh thanks, Its much quicker than the e30 I had...

Heh thanks, Its much quicker than the e30 I had before - and it drives really well. I want to check out the front suspension and steering after my last incident :( Its done 110k kms so things are...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-31-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,373
Posted By nicktruman
My "new" 325i cab

Hi Guys
I have just got myself a 1994 325i convertible. Its done 110k kms, but has a full history. It came complete with hardtop, hardtop bag and trolley. As far as I can tell its in great...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-28-2009, 07:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,194
Posted By nicktruman
Unfortunately the poor little e30 died a horrible...

Unfortunately the poor little e30 died a horrible death and hit a wall :( the chassis was twisted and the damage was too terminal.
So now I have a 1994 E36 325i convertible :D straight off the boat...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-25-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,194
Posted By nicktruman
Hi Everyone, I have had some problems with my...

Hi Everyone,
I have had some problems with my E30. both lower front control arms have had to be replaced due to massive amounts of wear. Now I have a knock when driving coming from the steering rack...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-27-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,194
Posted By nicktruman
I would do but i have no tools here. The car was...

I would do but i have no tools here. The car was fitted with spacers, this meant with the standard bolts only 2 threads were engaging. We have taken off the spacers at the rear, but have had to leave...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-25-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,194
Posted By nicktruman
The only damage was a broken bolt flush in the...

The only damage was a broken bolt flush in the hub and the dust guard bent on the disk. We managed to get the wheel back on using 3 bolts.
Next week i'll take it to bw fixed :(
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-24-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,194
Posted By nicktruman
Just pulled onto the freeway this morning and...

Just pulled onto the freeway this morning and ***king rear wheel came off :mad:
looks like last chap never tightened any of them up. Luckily i found the bolts and managed to get the jack under the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-22-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,194
Posted By nicktruman
Oh yes, from 51 x 1.5mm tube steel, bases on the...

Oh yes, from 51 x 1.5mm tube steel, bases on the ultimata gtr. 0-60 mph1.8 secs, top speed 187 mph and wheel spins to 90, insane.
Thinking of bringing it over to Bahrain to finish it off.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-22-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,194
Posted By nicktruman
Thanks! Serious petrol head but being deprived by...

Thanks! Serious petrol head but being deprived by work.
thank G for youtube :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFzT****XQE - still a long way to go, but getting there.
I want to fit a good exhaust,...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-22-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,194
Posted By nicktruman
Dont worry I'm used to this on the Ferrari chat...

Dont worry I'm used to this on the Ferrari chat site, i also have a 308 GT4 Dino and a 5.3l twin turbo replica pagani zonda..

Cheers
Nick
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-22-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,194
Posted By nicktruman
Oh, you can have them, I was going to reupholster...

Oh, you can have them, I was going to reupholster them in leather and alcantara :eek:

Also want to add a tubi (style) exhaust front to back (as we don't have unleaded gas here no point in a cat)....
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-22-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,194
Posted By nicktruman
No def not steering lock, the key seems stiff in...

No def not steering lock, the key seems stiff in the barrel. it moves to position 2 then the bit where it springs back, but i guess the switch on the back is dodgy..

I have two holes in the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-21-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,194
Posted By nicktruman
Please Chaps!:mad: Sorry to interupt the bunfight...

Please Chaps!:mad: Sorry to interupt the bunfight BUT.. Can someone help me? I am at a disadvantage here as I have limited tools to do the car (they are all back in gthe UK).

Regards
Nick
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-21-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,194
Posted By nicktruman
I was trying to get to the ignition barrel, but...

I was trying to get to the ignition barrel, but can't work out how the two halves of the column/stalk covering hold together. Anyone help, starting the car is a right pain unless you can catch it...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-21-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,194
Posted By nicktruman
Heh guys thanks for the help the car came with...

Heh guys thanks for the help the car came with two sets of rims, so I will probably fit the original ones. The ignition lock turns all the way from in, to aux and then to start, but seems to need a...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-21-2009, 04:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,194
Posted By nicktruman
Hi everyone!

Hi there I am new here so be gentle! I have just moved to Bahrain to start a contract. We have been given a 2010 model 520i for a family car but I wanted a run-around. Years ago i had a 1987 325i se,...
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