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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-04-2015, 03:28 PM
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Posted By john kaminski
Great job ! Thanks

Great job ! Thanks
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-02-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,092
Posted By john kaminski
Well Hi Norman 05. Happy to see that I could be...

Well Hi Norman 05. Happy to see that I could be of some help and now you return the favor with the advise that doing the same work around with the top motor works as well. I had thought about this...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-28-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By john kaminski
Quick and dirty way to lock the tonneau cover is...

Quick and dirty way to lock the tonneau cover is to us a wedge to push the lever for the locking cables to the locking position. You can make one from a small piece of wood. It's a bit of a bother...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-28-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By john kaminski
Valve cover gasket

Valve cover gasket
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By john kaminski
Sorry the spelling is Iggee. Google Iggee seat...

Sorry the spelling is Iggee. Google Iggee seat covers. My car is a 94 325i converable, tan interior. The color match was quite acceptable. I only did the fronts as the back was still pretty good and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By john kaminski
Iggie, I have these and are pleased with how they...

Iggie, I have these and are pleased with how they fit and look. Price was quite reasonable as well.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By john kaminski
Hopefully an ounce of prevention is worn a pound...

Hopefully an ounce of prevention is worn a pound of cure. After reading about this dreaded problem a few years ago I sprayed some graphite lube in the key slot which keeps it working with less effort...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-12-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By john kaminski
Crutchfield is a great place and gives you these...

Crutchfield is a great place and gives you these free when you buy the radio from them. They also provide advise on what is needed.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-11-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By john kaminski
Tale of Two Inverters

Couple years back I bought a set of HID's with angel eyes from DDM Tuning. Had a minor problem right off which DDM took care of immediately and I have been very happy with them ever since. Now one of...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-09-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 359
Posted By john kaminski
How about soaking the seal - filling the pump on...

How about soaking the seal - filling the pump on the bench- for a couple of days before reinstalling to rehydrate it. Might be worth a try and no big deal if it still will leak a bit and you do need...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-05-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,032
Posted By john kaminski
A bicycle shop is a good place to get a thin 32mm...

A bicycle shop is a good place to get a thin 32mm wrench for a good price. Zerox G 05 anti- freeze meets all the requirements for BMWs and is cheaper than BMW coolant. Not all parts stores sell it...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-01-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By john kaminski
Thanks for your input southpark and dc. Both...

Thanks for your input southpark and dc. Both ideas seem likely to work. I don't do much calling but do occasionally get calls. Since Illinois in now a hands free State I needed to do some thing. I'll...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-31-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By john kaminski
Where to install the mic

Just got my new Blue Tooth radio for hands free phone. I have a 94 convertible- anyone got any suggestions where to install the mic. I don't think the sunvisor would be good in the vert.

Thanks...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-27-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 727
Posted By john kaminski
Thanks for quick and helpful response. I really...

Thanks for quick and helpful response. I really like the looks of the Kenwood and the two phone pairing is also a big plus so looks like this -is- the way to go for me too. Thanks again.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-26-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 727
Posted By john kaminski
Regarding the Kenwood reciever - I'm not much...

Regarding the Kenwood reciever - I'm not much into tunes, just mainly .want to get hands free Blue Tooth so was looking at the lower cost models like KDC BT562 and liked the look but a couple reviews...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-24-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 727
Posted By john kaminski
Thanks for the deck info. Always had good...

Thanks for the deck info. Always had good experience with Kenwood.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-24-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 727
Posted By john kaminski
Hey OP what model Kenwood deck did you get and...

Hey OP what model Kenwood deck did you get and what did you need to install it ?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-23-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By john kaminski
Sorry didn't catch you were already opening the...

Sorry didn't catch you were already opening the bleed screw. You are bleeding air when you open it and the level rises. It's air pressure that pushes the fluid down - excess air causes the air...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-23-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By john kaminski
After it rises back up fill it up some more with...

After it rises back up fill it up some more with new fluid. After you drive again the level won't be so low now and when you open the cap more pressurized air will get out. Repeat process untill the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-23-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By john kaminski
Another thought - having the level bounce back up...

Another thought - having the level bounce back up is a good thing as it means you are holding pressure, not leaking. It's like you got an air spring in there.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-23-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By john kaminski
:thumbup:Plus one on the air in the system. I had...

:thumbup:Plus one on the air in the system. I had the exact same thing after changing my radiator and expansion tank. I just filled the tank well over the full mark and bleed the air out. Actually...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-17-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By john kaminski
If your lights don't come on when you pull the...

If your lights don't come on when you pull the latch it could very well be the micro switch not activating. What I found a couple of years ago when I had problem with the window not dropping with my...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-14-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 247
Posted By john kaminski
You can either clean out and repack the bearings...

You can either clean out and repack the bearings or replace them for about $35 for both. Might want to replace the brushes also. There are a number of DIY videos and write ups you can google up.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-14-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,899
Posted By john kaminski
I've got 225/45/17's and there is plenty of...

I've got 225/45/17's and there is plenty of fender clearance.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-13-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 101
Posted By john kaminski
What The !

Swapped snow tires for summers today and two strange things happened. First went to pull my summer tires off the shelf in the garage and found they were all "sweating" what appears to be carbon black...
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