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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-07-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By RBoss
Well you learn something new everyday. My torque...

Well you learn something new everyday. My torque wrench doesn't get used to often so its not that big of a deal in my case but I am glad I know for future reference. For the one that I broke off, how...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-07-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By RBoss
I was using a torque wrench to remove the lugs...

I was using a torque wrench to remove the lugs because it works the same as a breaker bar when it is set to its maximum torque setting plus it has the ratchet capability. (don't worry, I am smart...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-06-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By RBoss
Yeah, aluminum wheels have a tendency to get...

Yeah, aluminum wheels have a tendency to get stuck pretty good (had that problem today too except I just used some physical persuasion from the old foot:)). As for the threads, the bolts look fine...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-06-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By RBoss
Lug Seizing

Ever since I bought my '96 328i 2 years ago, the lugs on the front wheels have been excessively difficult to get out. Since I live in the rust belt, I have 2 sets of wheels/tires and every time I go...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-10-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By RBoss
Oh shoot, that's too bad. I am surprised that...

Oh shoot, that's too bad. I am surprised that they would change the output for something like that because you would think they would have a standard flashlight for all of their models. I guess I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-09-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By RBoss
Glove box flashlight

Hey all,

Just wondering if anyone knew if the socket for the flashlight in the glove box of a '96 e36 328i has the same output as the one in the e46. The reason I ask is I ordered a black...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-07-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,152
Posted By RBoss
Bought mine because there are 4 other BMWs in my...

Bought mine because there are 4 other BMWs in my family... enough said:)

Its a little rough around the edges but its a project car with surprisingly low miles for being a '96. It has just enough...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-29-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By RBoss
After running some seafoam in this tank of fuel,...

After running some seafoam in this tank of fuel, the economy seems to have returned to normal at a manually calculated 23.2 miles to the gallon average. Whether it was the fuel injectors or just a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-15-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By RBoss
Okay sounds good. I'll get back once I have done...

Okay sounds good. I'll get back once I have done the test which could take a while considering I don't drive great distances in my commute. Thanks again for all the help.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-15-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By RBoss
Oh of course! I always do. I was just merely...

Oh of course! I always do. I was just merely giving reason to why I would not have noticed the obvious:rofl:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-15-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By RBoss
Not really just around 45-50 the past week. They...

Not really just around 45-50 the past week. They are low profile tires though so they would be hard to tell if they are low by looking at them. Hard to believe that tire pressure could have that...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-15-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By RBoss
My driving style has actually improved and the...

My driving style has actually improved and the mileage dropped
Tire pressure is good
new KandN air filter so no problem there
The only thing I don't know about is the spark plugs and could they go...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-15-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By RBoss
Where is the gas going?

1996 328i e36
Okay, so I've been searching around on the forum but can't find a case exactly like mine. A few days ago I filled up at the local station and began to notice that the gas needle was...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-14-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 565
Posted By RBoss
Heat Only On Passenger Side

Hey all,

As the winter months grow nearer (especially close for those of us here in Michigan), I have recently noticed that I only have heat on the passenger side of my '96 328i. The driver's side...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-27-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By RBoss
Choosing Replacement Headlights

I have been looking to replace my stock headlights and install angel eyes in my '96 328i sedan for some time now due to the fact that they wobble in their brackets. I tore them apart thinking I could...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-20-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By RBoss
Yes of course it is a manual. If I put that kind...

Yes of course it is a manual. If I put that kind of money into a turbo for an automatic I would never be able to show my face on this forum again. :)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-19-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By RBoss
Thanks for the direction guys! Now that i know...

Thanks for the direction guys! Now that i know what brand to look for it should be much easier to find a turbo to my likings.

Thanks
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-19-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By RBoss
Go for a turbo?

I have been looking to get more power out of my '96 328i sedan and decided I would look at getting a turbo. Problem is I have absolutely no experience with turbos. What brands of turbos are good...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-22-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By RBoss
Thanks so much for the pics from the manual....

Thanks so much for the pics from the manual. Hopefully I will get a chance tomorrow to take another look at it after work. I will try to post my findings/issues within the next couple of days.
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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-22-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By RBoss
I'm afraid I don't have one of those. I may have...

I'm afraid I don't have one of those. I may have to get one though if I am to remove it. If there is a way to remove the solenoid from the latching mechanism please explain how.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-22-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By RBoss
Door Lock Solenoid Issues

So ever since I bought my '96 328i a few months ago the rear driver's side door (left side drive) has not been able to lock electronically with the central locking system. I finally got tired of...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-03-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By RBoss
Loose Headlights

I was thinking about installing some ccfl angel eyes in my stock headlight assemblies but my headlights wiggle. If I press on the plastic lens, the whole assembly moves inside of the bracket that...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-26-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 380
Posted By RBoss
So Close to a New Heater Core

So for the past five hours I have been tearing my '96 328i manual to pieces. I finally got to the step where you have to remove the plastic housing from around the core, but the dash frame is just...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-05-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 951
Posted By RBoss
Heater Core DIY

So my heater core or the seals have been leaking for about a week now , but none of the coolant is going into the footwells. I am going to do it myself so if anyone has a good DIY link with pictures...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-25-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By RBoss
What does the cowl look like? Pictures?

What does the cowl look like? Pictures?
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