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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-28-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 644
Posted By pimpin.dre
Did exactly this a few weeks ago. Glad it's not...

Did exactly this a few weeks ago. Glad it's not just me. Felt like such a knob
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-10-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 18,303
Views: 2,017,083
Posted By pimpin.dre
Had a little fun at a mate's farm... ...

Had a little fun at a mate's farm...

http://distilleryimage11.ak.instagram.com/1d75de56d17811e2805e22000aa82060_7.jpg (http://instagram.com/p/aXLp-OPkOD/)

http://i.imgur.com/2Yh3f71.jpg
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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-23-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18,303
Views: 2,017,083
Posted By pimpin.dre
^That's awesome. Damn I'm jealous of snow (as I...

^That's awesome. Damn I'm jealous of snow (as I sit here in 39 deg heat.)

here's a quickie from yesterday

http://i46.tinypic.com/2m2ewz4.jpg
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-15-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 18,303
Views: 2,017,083
Posted By pimpin.dre
friday night boredom.... ...

friday night boredom....

http://i50.tinypic.com/2j4rnkh.jpg
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-09-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,233
Posted By pimpin.dre
So thanks again for your help guys. I took it in...

So thanks again for your help guys. I took it in to the shop the other night and had it plugged in and got all the codes reset. Drove it for a few days, then plugged it in again...

Turns out it...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-28-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,233
Posted By pimpin.dre
Free? Nothing down here is free! Registration...

Free? Nothing down here is free! Registration alone is $770 for 12 months down here!

Nah, i'm good friends with my mechanic, it's just that he's on the other side of the city to me. I'll have a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-28-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,233
Posted By pimpin.dre
Thanks all, Tried the reset while I was...

Thanks all,

Tried the reset while I was doing the plugs, no luck.
I spent a while chasing down a hissing noise about a year ago, but it never amounted to anything, however maybe this is what it...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-27-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,233
Posted By pimpin.dre
Cheers for the reply. I threw in a new set...

Cheers for the reply.

I threw in a new set of NGK's today but no better. Battery tests up good, and Alternator throwing out a solid 14V.

Next up i'm thinking injectors, or possibly ECU?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-27-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,233
Posted By pimpin.dre
Intermittant Bog-down / miss - New fuel pump already tried.

Hey guys...

it's been a while, but i'm back with another issue....

Car's been bogging down heaps bad lately, but only intermittently and once it's warmed up. Hitting the throttle (either in...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-08-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 18,303
Views: 2,017,083
Posted By pimpin.dre
long time no see.... but i've been lurking none...

long time no see.... but i've been lurking none the less. get ready for some instagram hate, but whatever.

http://i49.tinypic.com/2zye739.jpg

http://i49.tinypic.com/14loied.jpg
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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-26-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By pimpin.dre
start of in the highest setting (usually 10 amp),...

start of in the highest setting (usually 10 amp), always use a setting that is above your expected reading. If the reading is smaller than the next increment on your meter, drop it back a notch.
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-20-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,681
Posted By pimpin.dre
I'm the sucker that drives a van and goes and...

I'm the sucker that drives a van and goes and fits batteries on the side of the road.

You wouldn't believe how often they'll call multiple companies to come deliver and whoever gets there first...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-20-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,178
Posted By pimpin.dre
have a bbq?

have a bbq?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-18-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,681
Posted By pimpin.dre
It wont put in a higher voltage, it will put in...

It wont put in a higher voltage, it will put in more current. This will charge your battery faster, and also overcome any load problems you have. Would still recommend having your current alternator...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-14-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,681
Posted By pimpin.dre
just go to an auto elec and get the charge rate...

just go to an auto elec and get the charge rate tested.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-13-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,681
Posted By pimpin.dre
Voltage regulator is letting the Alternator...

Voltage regulator is letting the Alternator overcharge. Extra load on the alternator is too much for the belts to pull so they slip.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-06-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,087
Posted By pimpin.dre
How long does it take to drain? If it's more than...

How long does it take to drain? If it's more than about 3 weeks then It's normal, if it's shorter than that fix the problem instead.

The other thing you really should do is spend $40-50 on a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-28-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,782
Posted By pimpin.dre
for some STRANGE reason, my back left is rather...

for some STRANGE reason, my back left is rather worn...?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-18-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,083
Posted By pimpin.dre
mine WAS located in the brake cooling ducts......

mine WAS located in the brake cooling ducts... until I cooked the brakes and tore out the ducts at high-speed when they didn't work (go figure...) I think my brakes work better without them, but...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-18-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,373
Posted By pimpin.dre
I dont have an answer to your question, but why...

I dont have an answer to your question, but why would you want to? As much as I love my e36 - it's not a v8 and it just... shouldn't be... (IMO)
Rather than spend a bucket load of cash, time and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-16-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,083
Posted By pimpin.dre
This is correct I once chopped and changed...

This is correct

I once chopped and changed mine and after hooking it all back up - it wouldnt work!

I gave up and went to have a drink. A short while later it was still reading WAY down, but...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-27-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,679
Posted By pimpin.dre
The memo thing before the hour is kind of...

The memo thing before the hour is kind of useful... it lets me finish my current drift, take a sip of my sub-frozen energy drink, boost past some babes - blowing their undergarments off, and then...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-24-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
Posted By pimpin.dre
The battery guy is right - something has to have...

The battery guy is right - something has to have drained it.

I would jump start it and take it to an auto-elec first, before damaging the new battery too.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-23-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,513
Posted By pimpin.dre
Hahaha, Yeah you're correct. I have...

Hahaha, Yeah you're correct.

I have Highbeams in one reflector, and then low-beams and parking lights in the other. Turn signals are by themselves on the outside. So by disconnecting the second...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-23-2011, 01:28 AM
Replies: 103,537
Views: 3,105,477
Posted By pimpin.dre
awesome... gonna buy me some pads..... :confused:...

awesome... gonna buy me some pads..... :confused: wait....
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