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Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 11-04-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,247
Posted By C Sean Watts
OK, good. I accidentally deleted your call so I...

OK, good. I accidentally deleted your call so I don't have your number. BUT...
THANK YOU.
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 10-13-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,247
Posted By C Sean Watts
FS: Single VANOS tool kit

Complete single VANOS tool kit with; cam locks, crank lock, timing chain pin & turning tool.
Used three times.

$75 WITH shipping in cont. US...

PM me.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 10-13-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By C Sean Watts
sold

sold
Forum: Cars - Private Party 10-09-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By C Sean Watts
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-08-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,421
Posted By C Sean Watts
NO, unfortunately, BUT I can get some of the foam...

NO, unfortunately, BUT I can get some of the foam cover in front of the computer compartment when it stops raining. There really wasn't much to it other than the dust in there.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-08-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,421
Posted By C Sean Watts
DC had it...

Update and BACK date:

I posted a year or so ago about a 'coil failure, cyl. no. 1" failure. I kept getting mil. light and pulled the code with a Peak -- "11 1d EE" I swapped out coils among...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-07-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,421
Posted By C Sean Watts
It's dark now but I'll give it a try tomorrow. ...

It's dark now but I'll give it a try tomorrow.

OH- Is there a minimum time I should leave the battery disconnected BEFORE touching the computers?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-07-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,421
Posted By C Sean Watts
CAN bus time out - code d9

I had to remove then replace the DME (and other control unit with it) and now I have a d9 code - CAN bus time out.

NO- check engine light or ABS light

YES- ASC light will not turn off and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-07-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By C Sean Watts
As the hinges wear they go slightly out of...

As the hinges wear they go slightly out of alignment with the latch pin. It doesn't take much slop at all to do it. I pulled my catch mechanism slowly but forcefully until I bent the sheet metal just...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-07-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By C Sean Watts
Yes, I'd call it a 'partial rebuild.' I was...

Yes, I'd call it a 'partial rebuild.' I was reading a site somewhere of a company that 're-manufactures' alternators and starters. They test regs. and rectifiers 'and replace if needed.' SO...I'm...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-07-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By C Sean Watts
Alternator 'heads up'

With winter upon us, I like many others, suffered the 'old battery = no start in cold' thing. Turns out the battery was almost 8 years old so I don't feel so bad. Just for easier sleeping I pulled...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-27-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 923
Posted By C Sean Watts
How's K-town this time of year? COLD??? OH!...

How's K-town this time of year? COLD???

OH! but depending on your household goods tonnage limit you COULD go find a hot rod m series engine....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-27-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 923
Posted By C Sean Watts
X2. I looked into doing the same for a late...

X2.

I looked into doing the same for a late 80s model - I do NOT advise it for those. However, the newer they are the more universal the emissions and crash test standards are (except for Chinese...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-27-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By C Sean Watts
That's what I was thinking. I have a good diesel...

That's what I was thinking. I have a good diesel comp tester but I think I'll need an adapter of some type to get that far into the plug holes - any recommendations?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-26-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By C Sean Watts
I did spend some time and $ chasing vacuum leaks...

I did spend some time and $ chasing vacuum leaks (replaced the oil separator + almost all vac and vent lines) and the only thing I can't find is a slight leaking sound from around the bottom of the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-26-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By C Sean Watts
mil code 'EE misfire cyl 1' (stay with me here)

I got the mil light THREE times in as many months for the same fault - 'misfire cyl. 1'

I HAVE COMPLETED the following to no avail.
-changed spark plugs.
-changed faulty coil, got the code again...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-13-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 492
Posted By C Sean Watts
I keep thinking All Data does but I know it's...

I keep thinking All Data does but I know it's another company. A mechanic at a dealer showed me on his laptop - I'll remember the name of it next week...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 11-13-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 839
Posted By C Sean Watts
FS VANOS tool kit

Single VANOS tool kit for sale from El Paso Tools. Used ONE time and it worked like a charm and all items are still in like new condition.

These sell for over $120 with shipping - get my kit for...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-27-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,658
Posted By C Sean Watts
Holy CRAP

Stevie Wonder could read that OP.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-07-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By C Sean Watts
Depends on what you need exactly, I have an 'off...

Depends on what you need exactly, I have an 'off road' cat pipe section for a '97...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-07-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,372
Posted By C Sean Watts
Did you change anything else? bigger throttle...

Did you change anything else? bigger throttle body, free flow exhaust?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-07-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,372
Posted By C Sean Watts
Exactly, ESPECIALLY in cold weather. The lower...

Exactly, ESPECIALLY in cold weather. The lower the air temp and higher the barometric pressure, the lower octane we can 'get away with.'

BUT --- this just in on my last trip to the Fatherland, I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-07-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,128
Posted By C Sean Watts
Rear shock mounts ... not too involved to fix....

Rear shock mounts ... not too involved to fix. can be heard on up shift and down shift.

Rear sub frame bushings ... will eventually cause $heet metal damage if ignored. can also be heard on up...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-07-2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By C Sean Watts
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-20-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,087
Posted By C Sean Watts
Yes, Ft. Bragg or Seymour Johnson AFB. Of those...

Yes, Ft. Bragg or Seymour Johnson AFB. Of those here, most of them came over via military sales. You're not unreasonably far and if you run a 'wtb' in the freebie on post newspapers you might find...
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