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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-21-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 812
Posted By tiger8mush
Rise Against, Slightly Stoopid, Strung Out,...

Rise Against, Slightly Stoopid, Strung Out, Anti-Flag, Rancid, Stick Figure.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-28-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By tiger8mush
Where else will you find a mechanically sound car...

Where else will you find a mechanically sound car for $3k? Or mechanically sound + visually appealing (after you replace top and upholstery) for $6k? Not to mention a car that you LOVE?

If money...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-11-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By tiger8mush
I believe the transmission fluid is "lifetime". ...

I believe the transmission fluid is "lifetime". You probably want to flush the coolant and brakes. Replace fuel filter. Replace plugs (check for fluid when you remove them).

Congrats on your...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 09-09-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,119
Posted By tiger8mush
~$8k with that many miles, assuming no rust and...

~$8k with that many miles, assuming no rust and suspension + cooling system is adequate
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-04-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 860
Posted By tiger8mush
a co-worker of mine just hit 400k miles last...

a co-worker of mine just hit 400k miles last month on his '96 328 convertible daily driver
:thumbup:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-18-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 860
Posted By tiger8mush
only at around 208k miles but I fear rust will...

only at around 208k miles but I fear rust will cause my baby to scream uncle before anything else. Would be neat to get 'er to 300k, I'm gonna try!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-26-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By tiger8mush
I run Mobil 1 syn 5W-30 during the cold half of...

I run Mobil 1 syn 5W-30 during the cold half of the year and 15W-50 in the warmer half ('96 328is) and it has been fine for me (for the past 10 years I've owned the car).

Rob
:)
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 02-08-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 823
Posted By tiger8mush
luvdabass, just wondering how well the Michelins...

luvdabass, just wondering how well the Michelins X-Ice 3's have been performing comparted to the Blizzaks?

Thanks,
Rob
:)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-31-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,848
Posted By tiger8mush
You were the one who brought the 2009 thread back...

You were the one who brought the 2009 thread back to life. The OP back in 2009 had a legitimate reason to post, then you piggy-backed on his complaint from 5 years ago. People chimed in because you...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-15-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By tiger8mush
I have Continental Contact Extreme DW and would...

I have Continental Contact Extreme DW and would recommend them. They've lasted slightly longer then my Bridgestone Potenza RE950s did and are a little quieter. Not sure about comparing them in the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-15-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By tiger8mush
I have a '96 328is. probably the "average"...

I have a '96 328is. probably the "average" driver - i aint grandpa but i'm not a speed racer. i get around 22 mpg and do a decent amount of city driving. closer to 24 mpg for long trips on the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-07-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,478
Posted By tiger8mush
You are coming off quite snooty for a person...

You are coming off quite snooty for a person looking for answers from total strangers. "I have this, I have that, I know a lot, the rest of you are idiots if you can't read my jibberish!" There is...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-04-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 524
Posted By tiger8mush
So the turn-on wire that turned on the factory...

So the turn-on wire that turned on the factory amp has been spliced to turn on both the factory AND aftermarket amp?

Problem: The aftermarket amp turns on, but the factory amp won't turn on.
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-23-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,177
Posted By tiger8mush
I'd recommend trying the above approach of...

I'd recommend trying the above approach of pulling fuses and retesting the draw on the battery each time until you find the circuit that is responsible for a large portion of the battery draw. Good...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-13-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,780
Posted By tiger8mush
Not really sure w/o seeing pictures. In general,...

Not really sure w/o seeing pictures. In general, the inputs to an amplifier are:
1) power (usually thickest wire)
2) either RCAs or speaker-level inputs
3) signal turn-on (skinny wire, tells the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-13-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By tiger8mush
I only seem to chime in when people have symptoms...

I only seem to chime in when people have symptoms similar to a major one I had, but I was having similar symptoms when my crankshaft speed sensor was acting up a year or two ago. Car would drive...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-13-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,177
Posted By tiger8mush
I had a battery drain once, there was a short in...

I had a battery drain once, there was a short in the trunk wiring. The trunk light would stay on even after I shut the trunk lid. Try it at night ... turn your car off, pull down the back seats and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-04-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By tiger8mush
I'm assuming when you went outside to put your...

I'm assuming when you went outside to put your car windows down, u didn't start the car & maybe when you start the car, it'll read correctly? Very strange ....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-04-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,353
Posted By tiger8mush
Fuel pump? Fuel pressure regulator?

Fuel pump? Fuel pressure regulator?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-04-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,668
Posted By tiger8mush
I think the general rule is: If you disconnect...

I think the general rule is:
If you disconnect the MAF and still have problems, its not the MAF causing your problems.
If you disconnect it and your problems go away, then you have a faulty MAF....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-12-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,014
Posted By tiger8mush
Uh oh, RUST!

Hi guys, I have a '96 328is. Live in Connecticut (I'm 2nd owner, 1st owner also lived local) along the coast so I get snow, rain, heat, salt, etc.

Rust is starting to bubble along the rear...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-23-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,618
Posted By tiger8mush
So the front ones aren't pressed and are easier...

So the front ones aren't pressed and are easier to replace?



Story of my life!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-23-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,618
Posted By tiger8mush
I was getting the loud rumbling and took it to an...

I was getting the loud rumbling and took it to an independent BMW mechanic and it turned out to be my left rear wheel bearing. $430 later, its fixed. Well, at least he says it is, but I haven't...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-04-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,539
Posted By tiger8mush
I went thru the same thing last winter/spring. ...

I went thru the same thing last winter/spring. Stealership (after months of not even acknowledging the problem existed, until it was OBVIOUS) first thought it was fuel pump, then MAF, then a couple...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-06-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By tiger8mush
any chance it could be the fuel pressure...

any chance it could be the fuel pressure regulator and/or crankshaft speed sensor?

I had similar problems w/mine last Spring and after the stealership replaced everything else, it was those two...
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