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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-20-2014, 12:49 PM
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Posted By drivinfaster
dino has more experience with that sort of...

dino has more experience with that sort of thing....:dunno:




df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-20-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By drivinfaster
the dryer/accumulator are pretty much the same...

the dryer/accumulator are pretty much the same part, just depends on where the car maker decided to place it.

on ours, it's an accumulator, but either way, it should be replaced.


if you...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-20-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By drivinfaster
most signal wires for o2 sensors are going to be...

most signal wires for o2 sensors are going to be the black wire. white is usually ground, and gthe other colors used are usually heater circuit power.

if you have a dvom, then check the wire...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-20-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6,985
Views: 121,575
Posted By drivinfaster
this.... I carried full coverage on cadence...

this....

I carried full coverage on cadence simply because I could not afford to be without transportation should anything have happened. the difference for my policy (a little more than 'minimum'...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-19-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By drivinfaster
what guage was it leaking from?? :dunno: it...

what guage was it leaking from?? :dunno: it shouldn't be doing that at all....more than likely an improper or poor connection.:dunno:


as for the leak/hiss from the compressor, you will need to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-19-2014, 07:18 PM
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Views: 121,575
Posted By drivinfaster
cj, sorry to hear that you got hit,....:eek: I...

cj, sorry to hear that you got hit,....:eek: I take it that you are ok??

can see what I see for an e28,...a little bit ago there were quite a few up for sale. a black 535i/5spd for about 7 or...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-18-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6,985
Views: 121,575
Posted By drivinfaster
if it's weirdness you're after, just come with me...

if it's weirdness you're after, just come with me for a ride along. I could show you more weirdness in 4 hrs along some of the 'fine communal living establishments' throughout the area.


of...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-18-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By drivinfaster
#reading about men washing their...

#reading about men washing their bras....:eek::rofl::p


put one on a vert so you can go topless and wear a bra at the same time?? :dunno:





i'll just go back over to my corner now....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-18-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,694
Posted By drivinfaster
I do not believe the fluke88 dvom will be fast...

I do not believe the fluke88 dvom will be fast enough on the sampling rate to be able to check the proper operation of the o2 sensor....this would be in power graphing meter territory, or an...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-16-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 334
Posted By drivinfaster
I had meyle hd control arms on cadence for years...

I had meyle hd control arms on cadence for years and have not had any issues with them. since I didn't track her it didn't scare me to use them, and I wasn't gentle on her when in did drive her.
...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-16-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 449
Posted By drivinfaster
wow....like, *really*?? :tsk: if that is the...

wow....like, *really*?? :tsk:

if that is the case then I believe there will be some sort of malpractice and wrongful death suits being filed against the clinic, the doctor(s), and anyone else that...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-16-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By drivinfaster
have you put a pressure tester on the system to...

have you put a pressure tester on the system to check for leaks?? it's where I would start...




df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-16-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By drivinfaster
as soon as I saw the title of this thread I knew...

as soon as I saw the title of this thread I knew what you were talking about. have had to repair trans detent cables on gm's many times since they were plastic and would crack off many times. we'd...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-14-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By drivinfaster
here's a link on a repair another e36 owner did....

here's a link on a repair another e36 owner did. http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1848732-e36-trunk-wiring-harness-repair

the wire wrapping will deteriorate due to age, so...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-14-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By drivinfaster
welcome to the fest. you could take this to a...

welcome to the fest. you could take this to a shop, but then you would be paying a lot of money for an otherwise fairly simple repair.

as john mentioned, a common failure point is in the trunk...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-12-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6,985
Views: 121,575
Posted By drivinfaster
phwewww,....was worried about that....:eeps: ...

phwewww,....was worried about that....:eeps:

pssst,...that should be "glutton".....just sayin'


:rofl: (resisting the urge to make a smartypants comment....ken, please note the date on the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-09-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6,985
Views: 121,575
Posted By drivinfaster
antibiotics do nothing for fevers,...as I...

antibiotics do nothing for fevers,...as I understand it, the fever is more of a viral thing. lots of fluids and I like a shot of brandy (homemade black cherry works for me, or something with ginger...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-07-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By drivinfaster
good for you!! :thumbup: hope that it is simple...

good for you!! :thumbup: hope that it is simple enough for you guys to handle.





df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-06-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By drivinfaster
cheap is going to be relative,.....and I have one...

cheap is going to be relative,.....and I have one but shipping is going to be expensive due to the size. in all honesty, the amount of 'down time' you will have isn't going to be that significant if...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-06-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6,985
Views: 121,575
Posted By drivinfaster
:thumbup: sounds like a lot of fun....:eeps:...

:thumbup:

sounds like a lot of fun....:eeps:

iirc, these are nutsert-like devices that are tacked in. I believe cj hacked the panel apart to get in to repair one.

btw, love the sig...:rofl:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-06-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 35,286
Posted By drivinfaster
glad to have been of assistance. and glad...

glad to have been of assistance.

and glad to see she's (darth was a chick?? :yikes:) staying in the fold.

now to get some theme music.....

dun dun dunnnn dundun dunnnn dunnn dunnn dun...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-01-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By drivinfaster
:( so sorry to hear..... how mechanically...

:( so sorry to hear.....

how mechanically inclined are you guys?? :dunno:

while the m52 (and pretty much any motor, to be honest) doesn't like to be overheated, it isn't an automatic death...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-01-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By drivinfaster
^this. just be sure to use the new drain plug...

^this. just be sure to use the new drain plug gasket with the service.

also, if you have never done an oil change in a bmw, you remove the oil filter first, from up top, then drain the oil.

...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-01-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By drivinfaster
it's all pixie dust and faries anyway, so the...

it's all pixie dust and faries anyway, so the unicorns can stradle the rainbow to juggle the painted forest in the evening tide. :dunno:







now if you were to go to real oem and look up...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-01-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,004
Posted By drivinfaster
you should see at least 13.5 @ idle. am...

you should see at least 13.5 @ idle.

am curious about the backfiring. either that or you have a chinese dragon in the engine now. :thumbup:


i'd make certain all of the connections, ground...
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