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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-03-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By chet470
White smoke out of my exhaust

I changed my spark plugs today and afterward there is a lot of white smoke coming out of the exhaust. There are issues, first there was a large amount of oil on 2 of the old spark plugs when I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Wtb
Views: 610
Posted By chet470
Wtb

I'm rebuilding my entire front end. Im in need of all the plastic shrouds etc.. that are in and around the radiator, headlights, bumper & wheel wells. Does anyone know where I can find this stuff?...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-01-2007, 06:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,598
Posted By chet470
i have a automatic.....mines hits 60 mph in 7...

i have a automatic.....mines hits 60 mph in 7 secs although i have some mod work. something is def. wrong my man.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-24-2007, 06:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,808
Posted By chet470
how to clean air filter

I have a cone style ait filter. I blew a coolant line this morning and the filter was wet. How should I clean it??
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-10-2007, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By chet470
if i recall the light assembly doesnt have to...

if i recall the light assembly doesnt have to come out to replace bulb. simply unplug, replace bulb and plug it in. although things may be diff on a 98
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-10-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,697
Posted By chet470
i have an auto with 175k and its in great shape....

i have an auto with 175k and its in great shape. ive never had a problem. it is a gm manufactured tranny. i would assume that even tho gm manuf. these, it was manuf. to bmw specifications and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-18-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,030
Posted By chet470
looks good. i want to do the same, where did u...

looks good. i want to do the same, where did u get the trim to replace the old piece?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-18-2007, 06:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,579
Posted By chet470
that takes some serious skill to not spin the...

that takes some serious skill to not spin the tires in dirt
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-18-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By chet470
are u close to bethlehem, pa?

are u close to bethlehem, pa?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-18-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By chet470
sway bar link

sway bar link
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-16-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 885
Posted By chet470
$6000-$7500

$6000-$7500
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-16-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By chet470
dirty idle control vavle on my 325i produced a...

dirty idle control vavle on my 325i produced a similiar situation. it was a matter or removing it and cleaning it.
a faulty mass air flow sensor could also produce this problem. unplug the maf for...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-16-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By chet470
the rattle that it makes is internal. i have done...

the rattle that it makes is internal. i have done a thorough inspection of the exhaust and my mechanic has done the same(my entire exhaust is new within the last year). this has lead me/us to believe...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-16-2007, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By chet470
no i haven't flipped it. i will tonight tho,...

no i haven't flipped it. i will tonight tho, thanks for the input.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-16-2007, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By chet470
it is not on the floor but mounted on the panel...

it is not on the floor but mounted on the panel under the glove box and is definitely a toggle switch.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-16-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By chet470
the cats are only a year old and mounted properly...

the cats are only a year old and mounted properly and are factory bmw equipment to answer the "fix it" replies. so having said that, at the cost of replacing or removing my wallet likes removing as a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-15-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By chet470
CAT delete in Pennsylvania

Has anyone done a cat delete in PA and successfully passed emissons testing? The rattling from one of my cats is driving me up a wall!!!!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-15-2007, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By chet470
Mystery Toggle Switch

As i was cleaning my carpet on the passenger side floor i noticed a toggles switch mounted on the plastic cover that is above the passengers feet. What is that for??:dunno:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-15-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By chet470
Rear Shocks

I removed the rear speakers to replace my rear shocks. It makes life easier since you're already in a confined work space. Just pop off the speaker covers, remove the 2 screws, unplug them and your...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-05-2007, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By chet470
a/c

did u run the a/c at all yesterday? there are a/c drain lines that can clog causing it to leak onto the passenger side floor.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-03-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 815
Posted By chet470
17" wheels

a 245/40 - 17 in the rear would be max tire size with 17" wheel which could be a 8.5" or 9" wheel. with these tire sizes you could possibly rub fender depending on the wheel offset. the offset on...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-03-2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By chet470
ps

i have videos to prove it if you want me to show you
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-03-2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By chet470
line lock

i have a 94 325I with a automatic tranny and traction control, 235-40/17 tire and she smokes em till they melt anywhere anytime!!! not sure why a 328I wouldn't be able to.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-03-2007, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By chet470
zampaq

if you have replaced struts in the past i highly doubt they need replaced. swaybar links or control arm bushings are more likely the cause of your cars sloopy front end. fortunately neither one is a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-27-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 50
Gas
Views: 1,515
Posted By chet470
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