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Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) Yesterday, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By rrsperry
Bad comfort module, or possibly a bad body...

Bad comfort module, or possibly a bad body electrics (ZKE)?

You really need to look in the EKT (electrical manual) and see where it's controlled from, but it should not be on with the lights off,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) Yesterday, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By rrsperry
It's probably the bearing on the steering shaft.

It's probably the bearing on the steering shaft.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) Yesterday, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By rrsperry
Any 5.25" speaker will drop in the kick panels, a...

Any 5.25" speaker will drop in the kick panels, a 1" tweeter in the doors, and a 2.5" will also work in the doors. You can just replace the stock speakers and use the factory amp. The real downside...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-04-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By rrsperry
Ok, let's clear this up. The difference...

Ok, let's clear this up.

The difference between the 95 and the 96+ cars is more than just the bushings.

The control arm is ever so slightly different, as are the front spindle, and completely...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-04-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By rrsperry
Ok, let's clear this up. The difference...

Ok, let's clear this up.

The difference between the 95 and the 96+ cars is more than just the bushings.

The control arm is ever so slightly different, as are the front spindle, and completely...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 01-13-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By rrsperry
I'd buy it in a heartbeat for $3K. The engine is...

I'd buy it in a heartbeat for $3K. The engine is worth that alone.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 01-13-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By rrsperry
Ok, you will probably get a much better response...

Ok, you will probably get a much better response on Bimmerforums.

non sunroof cars or "slick tops" are pretty rare. The sunroof was a stand alone option. (I know this, because I still have my M3...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-01-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 565
Posted By rrsperry
Well... If it were me, I'll pull the return hose...

Well... If it were me, I'll pull the return hose from the fuel rail and let the fuel pump, pump the old gas out. (but yes you can siphon the gas out too. When empty, I'd replace the fuel filter and...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-04-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By rrsperry
Post up some pictures of what you have. ...

Post up some pictures of what you have.

Usually you have two choices.

If you have a USA car, then you need to adapt the 9003/4 lighting connectors to the Euro lights. Google, E36 headlight,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 10-07-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,163
Posted By rrsperry
Well to answer your question, no. The ECU will...

Well to answer your question, no. The ECU will not be able to adjust fuel trims to effectively compensate for the new mismatch between the programmed flow tables. Of course you could get a custom...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-29-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,985
Posted By rrsperry
Look, in Cali, you are pretty much screwed. There...

Look, in Cali, you are pretty much screwed. There are zero options that are CARB compliant.

RMS is a copy of the no longer supported Dinan Vortec supercharger system, with the addition of an air...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-29-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,885
Posted By rrsperry
You are soooo screwed... I'd advise you go read...

You are soooo screwed... I'd advise you go read Bimmerforums, forced induction sections... Tuning yourself, is a very steep and expensive learning curve. Just a little oops, and BANG. it just got...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-29-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,985
Posted By rrsperry
Just stop now. If you want to get 12 psi, do...

Just stop now. If you want to get 12 psi, do something else. I'm one of the very first people to ever get the VF kit. I bought it because they PROMISED to make an intercooled intake manifold. They...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 09-29-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,163
Posted By rrsperry
You probably can't get to 75mm with anything for...

You probably can't get to 75mm with anything for the E36, 68 is about as big as it gets. Besides there is no reason to go that big.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 09-28-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 961
Posted By rrsperry
probably not... lol

probably not... lol
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 09-19-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 651
Posted By rrsperry
Easy... It's the same as the front rims. 17x7.5"...

Easy... It's the same as the front rims. 17x7.5" size.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 09-12-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 769
Posted By rrsperry
Listed my car

Never mind...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-12-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 394
Posted By rrsperry
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 09-10-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By rrsperry
If you haven't driven an E36 M before, you should...

If you haven't driven an E36 M before, you should find one and try it. It's completely different than the E39 or E60.

I didn't even see the rebuilt title part.. If they can't show documentation of...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 09-10-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 754
Posted By rrsperry
Hi and welcome. You probably aren't going to...

Hi and welcome.

You probably aren't going to like the flywheel and clutch. I installed the same thing last winter when I put in an E46 M3 6 speed. I don't like it. You really won't like it if you...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 09-10-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By rrsperry
Depends on why you want to replace it? If you...

Depends on why you want to replace it? If you have the school bus 4 spoke, I'd suggest the 3 spoke wheel from the 98.5 on cars. It's smaller diameter, it looks worlds better. It has an airbag. (which...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 09-10-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By rrsperry
It probably is the release bearing... Yes...

It probably is the release bearing...

Yes the transmission has to come out to replace it.

There is no reason on earth to not change the clutch and pressure plate, (along the pivot (use the 8...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 09-10-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By rrsperry
Funny question. Well, Mike Miller says that...

Funny question.

Well, Mike Miller says that given enough time and money, ANY BMW can be kept in service forever.

But off the top of my head...

Cooling system every 100,000 miles.
Suspension...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-29-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,321
Posted By rrsperry
Do you have to? No, there are ways to read the...

Do you have to? No, there are ways to read the EWS code and burn it into a new chip. I know that the chip I got from Turner had a daughter board, I don't remember if it was copy protection or EWS...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-28-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,321
Posted By rrsperry
There are any number of places to find a chip....

There are any number of places to find a chip. Turner has the Conforti chip for your application for 249. (HFM.) My car made 230 Rwhp and 228 tq with that chip and the stock injectors.

There is...
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