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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 05:09 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 7,526
Posted By drivinfaster
quite possible if you aren't waiting on parts.......

quite possible if you aren't waiting on parts....

are you going to attempt to do this yourself, or will you be seeking assistance??

it definitely is repairable, though. not too horrible...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By drivinfaster
my best suggestion at this point would be to have...

my best suggestion at this point would be to have the diagnostic trouble codes (dtc's) for the abs retrieved. there is no other way to do this without a bmw abs specific code tool.

otherwise, you...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By drivinfaster
this. and happy birthday!! :D ...

this.

and happy birthday!! :D




df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By drivinfaster
where did you get your info??:confused: the...

where did you get your info??:confused:

the dtc's with a "1" are manufacturer specific, not generic.

dtc's for cam position sensors are in the 300's, not the 500's.

a speed sensor would be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By drivinfaster
it would be easier to simply unplug one coil at a...

it would be easier to simply unplug one coil at a time. the one that produced little to no change is the suspect cylinder.

from there, swap that coil to another cylinder and repeat the test to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-04-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By drivinfaster
should be the same unit. df

should be the same unit.



df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-04-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 5,329
Posted By drivinfaster
don, i agree on the gdp being tied to tourism,...

don, i agree on the gdp being tied to tourism, which all but got killed with the recession. there doesn't seem to be any easy answer, and the people seem to be split.

as for being 60 and college...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-04-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 5,329
Posted By drivinfaster
duct tape 'em to a roof...

duct tape 'em to a roof rack.....:eeps::p:thumbup:




and isn't part of the whole greek debt debacle related to such a huge "government" workforce?? as far as debt dollar amount, yes, trillions...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-03-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 5,329
Posted By drivinfaster
yeah, i do not quite understand the whole greek...

yeah, i do not quite understand the whole greek debt/austerity measures thing. it makes my head hurt to try to think about it as i cannot fathom that amount of money.



df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-03-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By drivinfaster
you could have a faulty fuel pump, or, you could...

you could have a faulty fuel pump, or, you could have a faulty crank position sensor.

i highly doubt that your wiring is messed up, especially if it ran prior.


did you check for power to the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-02-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 5,329
Posted By drivinfaster
hmmmmm,....i are am be the tempted.....:eeps: ...

hmmmmm,....i are am be the tempted.....:eeps:

i believe the ti and sedan hoods are the same, but i have a sedan, regardless.


hmmmm....hood, or the rest of the parts i...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-01-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 5,329
Posted By drivinfaster
matt, yes, the government will get a huge portion...

matt, yes, the government will get a huge portion of the ot, and yes, ed, i do believe that a good portion of it will be returned at tax time in the form of a refund, and yes, chad, it *is* a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-01-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By drivinfaster
sorry to hear, but glad you weren't seriously...

sorry to hear, but glad you weren't seriously injured. you'll probably be sore, though. rear end collisions tend to be tough on the neck and shoulders, and even a light "bump" could cause some...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-01-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 6,827
Posted By drivinfaster
awesome harry!! :thumbup: we will need to get a...

awesome harry!! :thumbup: we will need to get a group shot this year, though. we missed it last year.:mad:



don't worry ed,...it'll be "ed-ited" to include you....
(see wut ah dun there,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-30-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 385
Posted By drivinfaster
some advice on the 4 bangers, replace this part. ...

some advice on the 4 bangers, replace this part.

http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-6950-11531714738-genuine-bmw-part.aspx





df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-30-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 5,329
Posted By drivinfaster
not real familiar with the Porsche boxer motor,...

not real familiar with the Porsche boxer motor, but that sounds like a bearing noise that is constantly rotating, like an accessory (hopefully)


if that came into the shop when i turned wrenches,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-30-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 5,329
Posted By drivinfaster
sure, alex. why not?? :dunno: ryan, sorry to...

sure, alex. why not?? :dunno:

ryan, sorry to hear, was going to ask you how the car was....i guess we sorta know now...

is it a dull thud or a sharper rap kind of noise??:dunno: did you take...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-29-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 5,329
Posted By drivinfaster
:p howyadoowin?? df

:p

howyadoowin??




df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-28-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 5,329
Posted By drivinfaster
#watzferdinner panko crusted pork tenderloin...

#watzferdinner

panko crusted pork tenderloin medallions, string beans, and baked potato.

with a California zin.

woulda taken a pictar but it seems someone couldn't wait to dig...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-26-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By drivinfaster
the middle link is the one i found most useful...

the middle link is the one i found most useful and user friendly, at least from the "before" aspect of things. had it bookmarked when doing my shopping to make sure i had a good idea as to what i...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-26-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 5,329
Posted By drivinfaster
yeah,...then you might want to look away from my...

yeah,...then you might want to look away from my stable...... i]seem to be a hoopty magnet for german cars.....:eeps:




especially ones missing their trunk region....:eek:
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-25-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By drivinfaster
pulled the trigger on the twillfast 2 from german...

pulled the trigger on the twillfast 2 from german auto tops. will let you guys know what I think, but they were a little bit less than autotops direct due to them being "on sale".

will be looking...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-25-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 5,329
Posted By drivinfaster
probably the *only* word he doesn't use an extra...

probably the *only* word he doesn't use an extra "u" in when spelling....:p



oh yeah,...i pulled the trigger on a replacement top for the z....probably my fall project. my current "project" is...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-24-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By drivinfaster
meh, i think the m50 mani swap is over rated for...

meh, i think the m50 mani swap is over rated for street use unless you add a lot of other go fast goodies.

did you swap out the diff as well?? you'll be screaming the rpm's way high at cruise...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-24-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By drivinfaster
did you read this?? ...

did you read this??

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=611551




should help answer some questions.
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