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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-27-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By balance
It is an LuK clutch and flywheel. It...

It is an LuK clutch and flywheel.



It is flat with no lip, and shiny like a used brake rotor.

Also, someone was definitely in there before. There were 5 bolts missing from the bell housing,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-27-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By balance
Well I finally had some time to work on the car,...

Well I finally had some time to work on the car, and when I took the transmission off, it was obvious that the clutch was bad. There is friction material everywhere, and the front side of the clutch...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-02-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By balance
I bought the car with around 140k miles, and now...

I bought the car with around 140k miles, and now it has around 200k.

The issue happened when shifting between gears on the highway. One second it was good, the next it is bad.

I bought a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-30-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By balance
I can put the car in 1st gear and release the...

I can put the car in 1st gear and release the clutch completely without pressing the accelerator at all, and the car will just slightly nudge forward. It will not stall, but it also will not move...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-24-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,600
Posted By balance
Stock height. The picture makes it look lower...

Stock height. The picture makes it look lower for some reason.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-24-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By balance
I haven't checked the fluid, but I will as soon...

I haven't checked the fluid, but I will as soon as I get back in town.

I'll be searching for the correct ways to diagnose a bad throwout bearing and slave cylinder as well.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-23-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,600
Posted By balance
http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n524/balance74...

http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n524/balance740/100_1342_zpsf30802ae.jpg (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/balance740/media/100_1342_zpsf30802ae.jpg.html)

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-M3 front bumper &...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-23-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By balance
Clutch Related Issue

I have a '95 325iC manual.

I was driving on the highway and when I pressed the clutch to upshift, there was a resistance in the pedal. I pushed through the resistance and the pedal stuck in the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-19-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By balance
Excellent. Thanks for the information.

Excellent.

Thanks for the information.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-19-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By balance
Door Question

I have a 1995 325iC that just got a big dent on the side of the passenger side door when someone ran into me. E36s in junkyards are rare in my area, but I managed to find one that has a 325...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-24-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By balance
What is the "see ya treatment"? Would it...

What is the "see ya treatment"?

Would it help if I stated that fuse #18 blew out on me on the day that I was supposed to get the A/C system fixed? Apparently that is enough to stop fuel from...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-21-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By balance
I went to another shop and it turns out that...

I went to another shop and it turns out that there is no pressure in the system.

So I'm pretty sure now that there is a large leak in the system.

I'm going to fill it with freon, put some dye...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-19-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By balance
Interesting. The car was turned off before...

Interesting.

The car was turned off before the gauges were attached. I may have to go back to the shop and check again, but I saw those numbers with my own eyes.

Since the compressor wasn't...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-19-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By balance
Thank you for the information drivingfaster. ...

Thank you for the information drivingfaster.

I just took the car to a shop and connected the gauges to the A/C system. They are showing 40 on the low side and 100 on the high side with the motor...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-17-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By balance
Thanks drivinfaster. I'll try to get access to a...

Thanks drivinfaster. I'll try to get access to a gauge set sometime this week.

I didn't see this in the linked thread, so I'll ask here. If the clutch doesn't engage because of low pressure,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-17-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By balance
A/C Issue

I have an issue with the A/C system on my 1995 325iC.

My car was sitting for about two weeks while I was on vacation. I just got back, and now when I turn the knob from "off" to the "on"...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-23-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By balance
:D I know how forums work sometimes. I'm a...

:D

I know how forums work sometimes. I'm a member of a few myself, and I myself get tired of answering the same types of questions over and over. Some guys actually do run searches and read...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-23-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By balance
In between rain and work, it took a while to...

In between rain and work, it took a while to really check things out, but I found the issue, and the top is working again.

One of the bolts that held the latch that attaches to the left side of...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-18-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By balance
Right, but this time the top isn't closing from...

Right, but this time the top isn't closing from the top down position. I already checked the pdf files and already had them saved on my computer, but they don't say anything about the top not moving...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-18-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By balance
I did the re-sync with the top down, and the...

I did the re-sync with the top down, and the tonneau cover opens, but the top is not moving at all. I did the re-sync twice, and both times, this was the case.

I'll read through the threads...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-18-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By balance
I'm thinking it's a sensor or something. I...

I'm thinking it's a sensor or something.

I just tried it with the top up, pushing the "top down" switch, and the rear of the top lifts, the tonneau cover opens, and then nothing else happens.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-18-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By balance
Is this something that should be done with the...

Is this something that should be done with the top up?

Or do I press the "top down" switch with the top already down?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-17-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By balance
Will do. I'll update this thread tomorrow.

Will do.

I'll update this thread tomorrow.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-17-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By balance
I've done it two times already. I'll try it a...

I've done it two times already. I'll try it a few more times again tomorrow to see if it helps.

I used the method used in this video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=boiybaJkMrI
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-17-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By balance
Top motor isn't working...Motor?

I got a stereo system installed in my 1995 325iC a few days ago. Not surprisingly the installer pulled the lever and had the motors pop out of place, which from what I'm reading, is a common...
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