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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-28-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By dprater2008
Thanks for all the quick replies as soon as I...

Thanks for all the quick replies as soon as I have access to my garage ill check on those things. Also my abs does not work what so ever along with my traction control. I do have a k&n cold air...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-28-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By dprater2008
Yet another problem.

This just started happening like a week ago and has gotten worse with the cold. My car is very cold blooded as I'm sure I'm not the only one. When I'm driving and comming to a stop, and push in the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-15-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By dprater2008
No I didn't get the reinforcement plates yet....

No I didn't get the reinforcement plates yet. Gonna order them tonight
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-15-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By dprater2008
Turns out that they were the same mounts after...

Turns out that they were the same mounts after all. The guy at the parts store said that when they came in the bushing had to be pressed in and he put one in upside down. So problem solved. I should...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-13-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By dprater2008
Here's a picture after I just washed and waxed...

Here's a picture after I just washed and waxed it. I plan on a lot of body work in the spring. I hate body work. Just turned over 1756xxmi runs like a champ
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-12-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By dprater2008
I plan on replacing the rear shock mounts no...

I plan on replacing the rear shock mounts no matter what when I replace the rear shocks, and when I do the fronts I'm going to replace the strut mounts along with the spring pads. Their is a clunk...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-12-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By dprater2008
Yeah that was my original plan after I got them...

Yeah that was my original plan after I got them and realized they were not the same. Also the bilstien shocks I got are just the oe replacement. Are they considered the "touring" shocks? My shocks...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-12-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By dprater2008
Yeah I'm going to take them back, just thought it...

Yeah I'm going to take them back, just thought it was a little strange. The dude at the parts store I went to and ordered them from seemed like he had his head up his a** that day it was kind of...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-12-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By dprater2008
This one you can see the rubber is thicker on top...

This one you can see the rubber is thicker on top sorry it wouldn't let me upload both at one time I am doing all of this from my iphone
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-12-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By dprater2008
In this one you can see that the rubber is...

In this one you can see that the rubber is thicker on the bottom of the mount
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-11-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By dprater2008
.....A tiny bit shallower on the bottem^

.....A tiny bit shallower on the bottem^
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-11-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By dprater2008
Rear shock mounts

I just bought some oe bilstien gas shocks for the rear of my car along with new rear shock mounts, with the washers to mount them. When I was looking at the new mounts themself, the rubber on the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-04-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,042
Posted By dprater2008
How long does it store codes because its almost...

How long does it store codes because its almost been a week and has been started and ran multiple times daily and I always get brakelight circuit failure when nothing is wrong at all. All lights...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-04-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,042
Posted By dprater2008
That is true the light stays on regardless if...

That is true the light stays on regardless if their is a problem or not. Until the engine is started. I found that out today because I checked to see if the check engine light goes away with just the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-04-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,042
Posted By dprater2008
I tried the stomp test. It didn't work the...

I tried the stomp test. It didn't work the mechanic and my stepdad said that they think that it dosent relate to the problem I had. Either way I have the car back now, and just have to wait and see...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-04-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,042
Posted By dprater2008
It's a manual, one thing I've noticed is that you...

It's a manual, one thing I've noticed is that you don't need to have the clutch pressed down to start it? I find that weird. It was my brothers car and once because of this he got in it once and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-02-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,042
Posted By dprater2008
No I don't know what the check engine light was...

No I don't know what the check engine light was because it was only on for me. When the car was picked up by the tow truck it started like nothing was wrong. No check engine light was on
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-02-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,042
Posted By dprater2008
Can Someone lend an idea?

I have a 94 325is that I recently just purchased. Thursday I drove to work the car started, drove, and ran fine. When I got done with work I go to start the car and it would not do anything. It...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-24-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,261
Posted By dprater2008
Turned out the car I was looking at wasn't as...

Turned out the car I was looking at wasn't as good as I thought. It had different gauges put in at some point and the mileage wasn't correct. He had it listed with 102,000 miles and I had been asking...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-24-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Wtf
Views: 445
Posted By dprater2008
I live in Manitowoc, about 40minutes south of...

I live in Manitowoc, about 40minutes south of Green Bay. No I had not tried a test light, not sure that I even have one. It seems like that is very possible though
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-23-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Wtf
Views: 445
Posted By dprater2008
Wtf

i just got a 94 325is a few days ago. it had some cheap ebay taillights on it with a **** ton of led's, and the computer kept throwing a code saying brakelight circuit failure, but the taillights...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-21-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 396
Posted By dprater2008
What's stuff is good?

Hey everyone I just picked up a 94 325is. For a fair price. I just changed the tranny fluid, oil, and changed the plugs. Coolant flush, and new water pump this weekend. Next I want to rebuild the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-15-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,261
Posted By dprater2008
gone

after tearing into the car a bit i realized it was going to take alot more time and money then what i originally anticipated. i put it on craigslist and sold it in 3 days. im wating on a call back on...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-10-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By dprater2008
Their is no rodent infestation and its in fair...

Their is no rodent infestation and its in fair condition just needs a tuneup and some mechanical work like oilpan gasket raidatior a clutch because it was slipping when I drive the car. I estimate a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-10-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By dprater2008
whats this worth

i have a 1992 325is with 156xxx that was in an accident but the bodywork is basically complete its been siting for like 12 years so it does need freshing up along with a clutch raidatior and and a...
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