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Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-23-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,821
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: 4,821
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: 1,110
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: 1,110
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: 1,411
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: 3,509
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.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 01-06-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,509
Posted By rrsperry
1.) You need a specific reader to get teh SRS...

1.) You need a specific reader to get teh SRS codes. Peaker SRS reset tool is one. The BMW GT1 is another. Check the Bimmerforums regional section and see if anyone close to you has one they will let...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-24-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,821
Posted By rrsperry
I'd never recommend Bilsteins Sports for the E36...

I'd never recommend Bilsteins Sports for the E36 M3. WAY too much high speed compression damping. HARSH...

Anyway, you need to determine what you are going to use the car for.

If it's just for...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-21-2011, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,060
Posted By rrsperry
It's all about tires. Summer performance tires...

It's all about tires. Summer performance tires will try and kill you when the tempatrure gets below 40F, let alone snow or ice.

The E36 is a great car in bad weather, PROVIDED you have the correct...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-08-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,175
Posted By rrsperry
Try to contact Mr Blond on Bimmerforums. I think...

Try to contact Mr Blond on Bimmerforums. I think he lives in Sydney, and had a 95... (not that Sydney is close to you or anything. I mean Oz is a VERY big country. I was there in 2010...)
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-07-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,175
Posted By rrsperry
No, there is no need to do any more stomping. it...

No, there is no need to do any more stomping. it will cycle through all the stored codes by itself. Then repete the cycle.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-07-2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,175
Posted By rrsperry
Since you are in Oz, you have the S50b30. 286Hp....

Since you are in Oz, you have the S50b30. 286Hp. (at the crank, about 230-240 rwhp)



Are you sure you are doing the stomp correctly? I'm not even sure that tthe stocp test even works on the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-05-2011, 04:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,738
Posted By rrsperry
Again... If you weren't using GPS, but going by...

Again... If you weren't using GPS, but going by the speedo, you are mistaken. BMW vehicle speed as measured by the OBC, and ECU is very accurate where the speedo isn't. The faster you go the more...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-04-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By rrsperry
Duh, there are VERY few 16" wheels that will...

Duh, there are VERY few 16" wheels that will clear the front calipers on the E36 M3. That's the problem.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-29-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,738
Posted By rrsperry
1.) the top speed was limited to 137 mph. The car...

1.) the top speed was limited to 137 mph. The car will do somewhere in the 150's depending on gearing and tire size, with the limiter removed.

For a 95 the really big gains are when you install...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-27-2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,738
Posted By rrsperry
Save your pennies. Get the 3.5" HFM, intake, and...

Save your pennies. Get the 3.5" HFM, intake, and chip at the same time.

I bought the Conforti intake, HFM and chip from Turner Motorsports (Conforti chip). Ended up with 230 rwhp, 228 tq on a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-23-2011, 04:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,794
Posted By rrsperry
Answer is no. You remove the valve, you have to...

Answer is no. You remove the valve, you have to bleed the line a little... Sorry. (and you really should rremove the valve....)
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-23-2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By rrsperry
Ah the dreaded lux package.... Looks good...

Ah the dreaded lux package....

Looks good from the pictures. Good luch with the inspection. If I'm not mistaken, Treehouse Racing, and Memphis Motor Werks are near you. Two great shops. (general...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-21-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By rrsperry
Seriously, unless you are a good mechanic, pay...

Seriously, unless you are a good mechanic, pay someone that really KNOWS E36's to inspect it. It could save you thousands of $.


People without deep pockets and sound mechanical reasoning...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-20-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By rrsperry
For the stock wheels, (Double spoke 1's) were...

For the stock wheels, (Double spoke 1's) were 17x7.5" non staggered, 235-40-17 tires. The option wheels would have been staggered. (contour, M forged double spoke)

instrument bulbs are pretty...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-20-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,620
Posted By rrsperry
850? You don't even want to know the cost of even...

850? You don't even want to know the cost of even stock parts...


Anyway, The M3 would probably be the better choce unless you have really deep pockets.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-15-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By rrsperry
It takes a lot longer than 3-5 mins for the oil...

It takes a lot longer than 3-5 mins for the oil to warm up... More like 10.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-15-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By rrsperry
Start car. Let idle stabilize (about 15...

Start car.
Let idle stabilize (about 15 seconds) Turn on seat heaters.
Start to drive.
Try to keep RPM's below 3K for about 5 mins if you can.

The worse thing you could do is start the car and...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-08-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,176
Posted By rrsperry
Lucky Cunuck... No way the USA would let them in...

Lucky Cunuck... No way the USA would let them in the country. They both look nice.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 10-31-2011, 03:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,297
Posted By rrsperry
Believe? What are you? A Republican? There is...

Believe? What are you? A Republican? There is nothing to believe. It's a proven fact. Technique Tuning and TRM make PROVEN turbo kits Stage 1 makes low to mod 300's stage and beyond make a lot more....
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