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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-15-2005, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By MCoupeD
New trans, new driveshaft, new diff, ECU and all...

New trans, new driveshaft, new diff, ECU and all wiring. A lot would be involved. You'd probably have to relocate eingine mounting points... find a way to mount the oil cooler, new radiator (I'm...
Forum: General BMW 06-15-2005, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By MCoupeD
That would show water/coolant in the oil, but...

That would show water/coolant in the oil, but that may not answer some of the other things...
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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-15-2005, 06:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 573
Posted By MCoupeD
Mechanics help!

My lack of mechanical knowledge shines through... and everyone's help is much appreciated...

Please correct the following statements should they prove inaccurate:

Compression and leakdown...
Forum: General BMW 06-15-2005, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By MCoupeD
How can I determine the health of the engine?

My lack of mechanical knowledge shines through... and everyone's help is much appreciated...

Please correct the following statements should they prove inaccurate:

Compression and leakdown...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 06-12-2005, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,377
Posted By MCoupeD
Does no one have any thoughts on this? I...

Does no one have any thoughts on this? I appreciate any input...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 06-10-2005, 08:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,239
Posted By MCoupeD
Anyone running carfaxes?

WBSBG9332XEY82809 if there are....

Thanks!
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 06-10-2005, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,377
Posted By MCoupeD
S52 seepage?

Calling all armchair/internet mechanics.

I'm looking at a 99 M3, on which a BMW mech said there was "VERY SLIGHT wetness on right side of head (VERY MINOR)." It actually appears to be a TRACE...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-30-2005, 02:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,301
Posted By MCoupeD
I had a 00 M Coupe. It is possible to run the...

I had a 00 M Coupe.
It is possible to run the cable down the middle of the car (mine was the soundgate adapter). I took the little carpeted tray between the seats out, cut a notch in it, and ran the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-30-2005, 01:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,664
Posted By MCoupeD
That's apparently now Navy SOP as well. I'm not...

That's apparently now Navy SOP as well. I'm not playing, though. Too proud.
You should've shaved it before getting home!!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-29-2005, 03:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,664
Posted By MCoupeD
Absolutely, and Absolutely!

Absolutely, and

Absolutely!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-27-2005, 12:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,664
Posted By MCoupeD
Schupp-ster... I know there's a fair delta...

Schupp-ster...

I know there's a fair delta in the prices of an E46 M3 and a new ZHP... the reliability and repair/maintenance costs of the S54 (post-warranty and paid service period) are enough to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-27-2005, 12:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,664
Posted By MCoupeD
Thanks man (chief)! I look forward to being...

Thanks man (chief)!

I look forward to being back in a somewhat moderate climate...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2005, 09:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,664
Posted By MCoupeD
Thank you everyone!!! You've done a great job...

Thank you everyone!!! You've done a great job answering my questions, and this thread didn't break down into bickering on unrelated topics like whether the C6's engine was better than an S54... you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2005, 12:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,664
Posted By MCoupeD
Finally, another servicemember! Current or...

Finally, another servicemember! Current or former?

Alas, the 99 is a US Spec. I've owned an E36 328, and I passed at least one E36 M3 in it at the track - I know a car is only as good as its...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-25-2005, 10:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,664
Posted By MCoupeD
I need more cowbell, too. It would be...

I need more cowbell, too.

It would be routine transport (but I drive everything hard - within the speed limit - so I want something that can take it/keep up). Really, the more work that goes into...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-25-2005, 07:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,664
Posted By MCoupeD
True, but I got a VW last year instead of the...

True, but I got a VW last year instead of the NICEST 99 M3 because I wanted a warranty. For the last year I've done nothing but LUST after an M3!!!

Will the ZHP satisfy my cravings? That's the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-25-2005, 06:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,664
Posted By MCoupeD
E46 330Ci ZHP or E36 M3?

Previous owners inputs are much appreciated. As the thread title would indicate, I'm at a crux here, trying to decide between an E46 330Ci ZHP and an E36 M3. The worst part is, I'm overseas right...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 04-13-2005, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,999
Posted By MCoupeD
Still for sale? Inspected at all?

Still for sale? Inspected at all?
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 06-20-2004, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,165
Posted By MCoupeD
Dude, It all depends on whether you're...

Dude,

It all depends on whether you're trying to do this CHEAPLY, easily, or efficiently. If your car is coming with a CD changer (or is pre-wired), I'd recommend an adapter like soundgate...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 06-20-2004, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,327
Posted By MCoupeD
I have located 2 99 M3s, silver w/ dove grey, and...

I have located 2 99 M3s, silver w/ dove grey, and one reasonably priced 01 330Ci in Silver/blk. I had a silver/black E36 328 and LOVED it, even the dated interior - though being black it all sort of...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 06-20-2004, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,327
Posted By MCoupeD
99 M3 or 01 330Ci - Opinions please?

It's 'down to the wire' and these are the last contestants...

I like both cars immensely, and both have high and low points...

M3 Pros:
It's an M3
It's the last year of the E36 M3
I know the...
Forum: M Series 06-15-2004, 04:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By MCoupeD
And here I was hoping to get a straight answer!!!...

And here I was hoping to get a straight answer!!! ;)

It's at about 37xxx miles

So, are you going to buy a 330 ZHP coupe and sell it to me heavily discounted? I'll give you $29,000 for a fully...
Forum: M Series 06-15-2004, 01:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By MCoupeD
Can ANYONE run a VIN for me?

It's a 99 M3 I'm thinking of looking at when I get home from my Middle East deployment - tyring to rule out candidates as early as possible.

The free report says it has 13 entries, which seems a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-13-2004, 09:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,847
Posted By MCoupeD
Randy, YOU ARE...

Randy,

YOU ARE AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Respectfully,
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-07-2004, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By MCoupeD
I'd consider fabricating an aluminum bracket to...

I'd consider fabricating an aluminum bracket to replace the rubber unit used to connect the mufflers to the undercarriage. It COULD eliminate some of the sway. Can't do anything about the heat,...
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