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Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-29-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By rrsperry
Do you have to? No, there are ways to read the...

Do you have to? No, there are ways to read the EWS code and burn it into a new chip. I know that the chip I got from Turner had a daughter board, I don't remember if it was copy protection or EWS...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-28-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By rrsperry
There are any number of places to find a chip....

There are any number of places to find a chip. Turner has the Conforti chip for your application for 249. (HFM.) My car made 230 Rwhp and 228 tq with that chip and the stock injectors.

There is...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-28-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By rrsperry
If you are going to run the 3.5" HFM, you need to...

If you are going to run the 3.5" HFM, you need to get a chip for it. (and any other associated mods.) The scaling is different between the two. (the ECU won't be reading the air flow correctly.) Good...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-24-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By rrsperry
Gas cap. Cracked line in the evap system..

Gas cap.

Cracked line in the evap system..
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-24-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By rrsperry
Then you are looking at the wrong model of car....

Then you are looking at the wrong model of car. The E36 M3 seems to be gaining value in the used car market.

I'd say that a well maintained E36 M3 is going to cost somewhere between $12-15K....
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-24-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By rrsperry
Ok, just to be clear, You must be talking about...

Ok, just to be clear, You must be talking about the temp on the OBC, It's the only thing that could read -35.

If that's the case, it has NOTHING to do with the engine. The temperature probe for...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-24-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By rrsperry
KBB has basis in reality. It exists just so used...

KBB has basis in reality. It exists just so used car dealers can make money... It, (and any other used car guide), have NEVER accurately tracked the E36 M3.

If anything, I'd say the E36 M3 is...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-14-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By rrsperry
Is the castor too much or too little? Actually if...

Is the castor too much or too little? Actually if the castor is even on both sides, and the rest of the specs are good, I wouldn't worry about it. All more castor will do is increase the self...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-14-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By rrsperry
Ask over on Bimmerforums in the forced induction...

Ask over on Bimmerforums in the forced induction section. But it really sounds like the fuel pump is dead.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-14-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By rrsperry
Those are crankcase vent hoses. They attach to...

Those are crankcase vent hoses. They attach to the intake manifold. You need to replace them.

You also have a valve cover leak, and the o-ring on the crankcase vent adapter is leaking. (your...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-14-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By rrsperry
No! That's the simple answer. No way are...

No! That's the simple answer.

No way are the rears going to fit without major surgery.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-14-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By rrsperry
Heck, you can sell the engine and transmission...

Heck, you can sell the engine and transmission for that..

Only concern is rust. If there is some rust you can see, there's a lot you CAN'T see.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-14-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By rrsperry
Can't really tell you if it's too high or not....

Can't really tell you if it's too high or not. I've not seen or driven it. I will say the price of all E36 M3's seems to be climbing.

Only you can tell if it's too high. What else is available...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-14-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By rrsperry
Except you bought bushings for a 95, (offset), vs...

Except you bought bushings for a 95, (offset), vs the centered bushings you needed for a 97+ car. You are going to end up with your front wheels pushed forward in the wheel openings, and possible...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-14-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By rrsperry
You really are asking a loaded question. If you...

You really are asking a loaded question. If you look for an enthusiast owned car, you are going to check the Roundel classifieds, or maybe E.A.G. in Ohio. It looks like the value of lower mileage...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-14-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,751
Posted By rrsperry
See my earlier post. All Brake parts on any E36...

See my earlier post. All Brake parts on any E36 M3 are interchangeable.

So yes, you can use US solid rotors on a car that has or had floating rotors.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-02-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By rrsperry
Absolutely not. It came with a non lighted 5...

Absolutely not. It came with a non lighted 5 speed knob with Motorsport stripes

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E36-M3-S50_3.0L/Search/SiteSearch/Shift_Knob/ES46740/

At least mine did when I...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-02-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,016
Posted By rrsperry
If it is what it says it is, then yea, I think...

If it is what it says it is, then yea, I think it's fair. There are others that say they wouldn't pay $4K for a brand new one. But a really nice, low mileage one, (if that's what it is), will command...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-02-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,945
Posted By rrsperry
Welcome to the BMW M3 family. I really surprised...

Welcome to the BMW M3 family. I really surprised that the automatic transmission lasted 230K miles...lol They aren't really known for longevity.
That said, there are a lot of more cost effective...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-23-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,381
Posted By rrsperry
Not that kind of spring..lol, but a torsion...

Not that kind of spring..lol, but a torsion spring. A side to side spring. But you are correct.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-23-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,381
Posted By rrsperry
Then you clearly don't understand the function of...

Then you clearly don't understand the function of the different parts of a suspension...
Shocks/struts really have very little to do with the amount of body roll.

Springs control the amount of...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-15-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By rrsperry
6x9's and coaxial in the kicks? Really? That's...

6x9's and coaxial in the kicks? Really? That's going to sound like ass...

1.) you don't need the rears at all.
2.) If you remove them, use the holes in the deck to vent the sub to the cabin. If...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 01-18-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By rrsperry
BSW speakers, and the headunit of your choice. It...

BSW speakers, and the headunit of your choice. It will be plug and play.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 01-17-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,564
Posted By rrsperry
More of the same, only faster. It's an E36. All...

More of the same, only faster. It's an E36. All of the probelms you had with the E46 only older.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 01-06-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,623
Posted By rrsperry
Clock spring or slip ring is about...

Clock spring or slip ring is about $179...http://www.trademotion.com/partlocator/index.cfm?action=searchCatalogOEM&siteid=214672I'm pretty sure you could do better.
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