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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-13-2017, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By moots
You have to put the O ring to the oil sump,lube...

You have to put the O ring to the oil sump,lube it and then slide the dip stick tube to the sump.Then you secure the the tube to the mount bracket.If the tube is not properly inserted,you will not be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-03-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By moots
Thanks for your input but the hood struts purpose...

Thanks for your input but the hood struts purpose is to hold the hood up.It does not position the hood.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-24-2017, 03:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By moots
Thanks Horn, I had this issue on my previous...

Thanks Horn,
I had this issue on my previous e34 and that was due to worn out noise isolation rubber bushings which,when the pivot arm is further tightened,will pull the arm further out,thereby...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-23-2017, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By moots
Thanks man.I am aware of realoem and bmwfans...

Thanks man.I am aware of realoem and bmwfans site.I was just wondering if anyone has had a personal experience on this issue.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-19-2017, 03:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By moots
hood hit wiper arm

mine's an e36 coupe 5 speed manual.
the hood hits both the wiper arms at the pivot everytime i open it.

are the wiper arms for the coupe different from the sedan?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2017, 03:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By moots
I have always needed just 1 litre to do a full...

I have always needed just 1 litre to do a full flush....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-19-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By moots
The failing cam position sensor will bog the...

The failing cam position sensor will bog the engine down every once in a while during warm up time on my m50b25..
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-17-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 742
Posted By moots
get a better clarification from the owner on...

get a better clarification from the owner on what "ignition was switched" means...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-17-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By moots
I would guess timing means the idle is off in...

I would guess timing means the idle is off in layman terms...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-05-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By moots
whether it is worth or not totally depend on...

whether it is worth or not totally depend on you.if u love it n hv the moolah to spend then why not but it will never be an investment....not on an e36....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-26-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By moots
huh...?how is the trunk wiring harness related to...

huh...?how is the trunk wiring harness related to the inst cluster?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-25-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By moots
I experienced this on my e34 once,an...

I experienced this on my e34 once,an M20B25.Gunned it at green and suddenly no power.It turned out to be a broken cam shaft.Why dont you open up the valve cover and check.Easier and faster than...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2016, 03:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By moots
i would go to the scrappers and find a connector...

i would go to the scrappers and find a connector that's in good shape and splice em in....$10 perhaps or less?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2016, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By moots
the seat belt shud not have any bearing to the...

the seat belt shud not have any bearing to the excessive drain.
why don't you try removing the belt and see....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-20-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 26,442
Posted By moots
thank dc and jim for the info....

thank dc and jim for the info....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,135
Posted By moots
m52 requires the vanos tool and the cam locking...

m52 requires the vanos tool and the cam locking tool.i have personally done this on my previous e39 m52b28
m54 does not.i however have no experience on this but having read the beisan vanos chg...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-19-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 26,442
Posted By moots
why did you have to drill a hole in the trunk?how...

why did you have to drill a hole in the trunk?how was the vss harness routed originally?and what's the black thingy with hosess/tubes that resides in the trunk ?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-18-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 901
Posted By moots
Could also be a fuel delivery issue,as it went...

Could also be a fuel delivery issue,as it went back to ok after revving hard if only for a while.Why don't you try replacing the fuel filter.The crankshaft sensor also could be at fault when the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2016, 03:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,802
Posted By moots
it's mechanical.no coding abilility...

it's mechanical.no coding abilility...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2016, 03:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,802
Posted By moots
CCC - car communications computer (early cars) ...

CCC - car communications computer (early cars)
CIC - car information computer (later cars).smarter with more info and better graphics
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-14-2016, 02:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By moots
http://bmwfans.info/parts-catalog/E36-Coupe/Europe...

http://bmwfans.info/parts-catalog/E36-Coupe/Europe/325i-M50/R-M/browse/engine/crankcase_ventilation/

linky
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-28-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By moots
well,if you have been riding on the same dampers...

well,if you have been riding on the same dampers with cut springs for nine years,the dampers will surely be due for change already.however the issue may actually be the wear of the lollipop where the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-04-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By moots
on my coupe the brake light bulb metal tang was...

on my coupe the brake light bulb metal tang was found worn so i rigged it with a little solder n has been working ok....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By moots
yup...the xenons headlamps(like what i have) is...

yup...the xenons headlamps(like what i have) is more difficult to hv the AE bulbs rplcd as it seats lower inside....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-27-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By moots
great input....

great input....
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