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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-29-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,160
Posted By IndianBob
And to Dino1394: I'll sell it to you for what I...

And to Dino1394:
I'll sell it to you for what I paid for it which is $3,800. Since I bought it I've put new tires, complete cooling system, A/C resistor, new gaskets hoses tune-up, fluid changes,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-29-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,160
Posted By IndianBob
This car was purchased for my wife to drive 800...

This car was purchased for my wife to drive 800 miles round trip for visits to our daughter and grandchild instead of renting cars like we have been doing.(Can't fly because she has to take so much...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-29-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,160
Posted By IndianBob
My bad because I did not join this forum before I...

My bad because I did not join this forum before I bought my seemingly good running BMW. I would never have bought it had I done so.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-29-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,160
Posted By IndianBob
"Fix it" says Finance-guy, If I had unlimited...

"Fix it" says Finance-guy,
If I had unlimited money to fix this BMW, it just makes me mad that this car has so many problems that even need fixing constantly. What is it with you BMW apologists? The...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-29-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,160
Posted By IndianBob
I bought a 50 year old GMC Pickup in a field and...

I bought a 50 year old GMC Pickup in a field and put a battery in it and it started right up an I used it in a gardening business for two years. But a $30,000 BMW only 13 years old breaks down every...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-29-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,160
Posted By IndianBob
You are kidding right? I've owned at least 25...

You are kidding right? I've owned at least 25 used vehicles over the years and NEVER had one that had so many problems in a year like this piece of crap! When it runs good, it's the most beautiful...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-29-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,160
Posted By IndianBob
Sorry to complain but everybody is constantly...

Sorry to complain but everybody is constantly telling me what great cars BMW 328i's are , but mine has been, from almost the day we bought it, a nightmare. I literally have NEVER bought ANY preowned...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-28-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,160
Posted By IndianBob
Apprehensive Driver

Every time before I even start our '97 328i BMW in the morning, I am apprehensively awaiting something else to break ( BMW = Break My Wallet)
And sure enough it has come true EVERY month since we...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-16-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By IndianBob
I doubt it would make it half way!

I doubt it would make it half way!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-16-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By IndianBob
I have 252,000 miles on my 73 VW bus and it is...

I have 252,000 miles on my 73 VW bus and it is the most reliable car I've ever owned. The mistake I did was not joining and reading this forum for a couple of weeks before I bought my 328i. If I had...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-16-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By IndianBob
But why do things on this car keep breaking? I...

But why do things on this car keep breaking? I have a 40 year old VW Bus that NEVER breaks and keeps going on like the "Energizer Rabbit" but this more sophisticated BMW breaks something every week! ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-15-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By IndianBob
Driver's window came off track!

For no reason and out of the blue our 328i Bimmer's Driver's side automatic window went off it's track and went cockeyed with the rear of the window closing up all the way in the center of of the top...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-24-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,499
Views: 45,391
Posted By IndianBob
Here' mine!

Here' mine!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-24-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,859
Posted By IndianBob
I know this isn't the 'Cummin's Forum' or a...

I know this isn't the 'Cummin's Forum' or a 'Racing Forum' so I won't bore anybody with anymore off the subject posts, except to answer the last question.
My diesel has 195K miles, and I moved my...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-23-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,859
Posted By IndianBob
TRavMaNN, Near Town & Country Village

TRavMaNN,
Near Town & Country Village
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-23-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,859
Posted By IndianBob
350538 Just took this pic at Mazda Raceway at...

350538
Just took this pic at Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-22-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,859
Posted By IndianBob
I drove my 2000 Dodge 3500 1Ton Diesel yesterday,...

I drove my 2000 Dodge 3500 1Ton Diesel yesterday, towing a 25' loaded trailer, 189 miles from my house to 'Laguna Seca Mazda Raceway' over Pachaco Pass with no over heating problems since I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-22-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,859
Posted By IndianBob
Sorry for asking here on Bimmerfest but I don't...

Sorry for asking here on Bimmerfest but I don't know any forum that has better advice!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-22-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,859
Posted By IndianBob
Oops! Didn't I mention that this was in my Dodge...

Oops! Didn't I mention that this was in my Dodge Diesel truck, I guess not.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-20-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,859
Posted By IndianBob
Put oil in radiator by mistake

Before you cll me an idiot, I already admit I am!
My radiator was low so I grabbed the 1 gallon jug in my trunk of what I thought was Anti-Freeze and poured it into the radiator but right away...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-18-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,427
Posted By IndianBob
I just had all my plugs replaced by my BMW...

I just had all my plugs replaced by my BMW Mechanic for all kinds of fault CEL codes. He showed me the old plugs which had about 75K miles on them. Car now runs great but I forgot to ask him what...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-16-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,603
Posted By IndianBob
Steve, You should apply for an editor job at...

Steve,
You should apply for an editor job at "Car and Driver" magazine.
Great read!
Bob
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-16-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,427
Posted By IndianBob
I thought the CEL was set after three starts, but...

I thought the CEL was set after three starts, but what do I know? :-0
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-14-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,376
Posted By IndianBob
Mine doesn't even display the FMMan reading, the...

Mine doesn't even display the FMMan reading, the whole display is blank.
BTW, you set your temp to 90F ?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-13-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,376
Posted By IndianBob
I read about the soldering fix and may try it...

I read about the soldering fix and may try it some day, but for the time being, my display looks completely blank, and even the same on my VW's Bosch radio looks completely blank, until I shine a...
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