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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-19-2017, 08:05 PM
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Posted By miles_trail
So I have a mostly complete ti with a 3.73:1 LSD...

So I have a mostly complete ti with a 3.73:1 LSD sitting in my barn, and a set of like new studded snow tires mounted on 16" contour reps sitting behind my barn. The desire to build a rally car is...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-19-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
Wow, man, that's a little too fancy. Don't think...

Wow, man, that's a little too fancy. Don't think I'll be on that level for another decade or.... holy frig, I just realised the E90 chassis is the same age as my first E36 was when I bought it.... I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-19-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6,862
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Posted By miles_trail
I was in no way prepared for how easy it would be...

I was in no way prepared for how easy it would be to bleed an E46 cooling system. Just popped out the bleed screw and dumped two gallons into the expansion tank , put the bleed screw back in and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-03-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
Woot. Let me know if I should bring coolers, camp...

Woot. Let me know if I should bring coolers, camp stove, etc for whatever reason.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-02-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
Question for those attending Bimmerfest East. ...

Question for those attending Bimmerfest East.
Can I park with y'all even if I bring the new E46? It's a step up from the Subaru with a roundel taped on.

And is there a sneaky food plan in the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-01-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
Hi, Ken :wave:

Hi, Ken :wave:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-01-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
Thanks, Karl! I never stray too far, just felt a...

Thanks, Karl! I never stray too far, just felt a little out of place driving that dang Subaru.

You are no doubt completely right about this thing. It has more rust than I'd typically go for, but I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-30-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
What can $600 get you? 3,500 lbs of slightly...

What can $600 get you? 3,500 lbs of slightly rusty German steel. http://i.imgur.com/jRqueks.jpg

Edit: If the pic isn't showing up, I went to to the dark side and got an E46 touring.
Edit2: Fixed...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-15-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
Is the new app capping it's pants for on any one...

Is the new app capping it's pants for on any one else's phone? I'm using a Galaxy S4 and the app immediately crashes every time I try to open it.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-17-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By miles_trail
did you do anything about the EWS II key chip? It...

did you do anything about the EWS II key chip? It has to be in the antenna ring in order to start the car.

Also, ehat did you do about the steering lock? If you leave that intact there's always...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-17-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
That Cadillac has 16.42 liters of engine, that's...

That Cadillac has 16.42 liters of engine, that's more than all the functional engines I currently own, combined (including chainsaws)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-17-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
Classic Clarkson.

Classic Clarkson.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-17-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
If it is it would be awesome to get it back into...

If it is it would be awesome to get it back into the hands of an enthusiast. I would be on my way but I'm not a huge fan of Hellrot and by the time I swapped in a proper engine there wouldn't be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-16-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
Anybody looking for a ti? I found this one...

Anybody looking for a ti? I found this one (http://columbus.craigslist.org/cto/5920462570.html) and I think there's a decent chance it's a Clubsport with a non M front bumper. You'd need to crawl...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-11-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
Anyone else not loving this Panjo marketplace...

Anyone else not loving this Panjo marketplace business? Can't upload a picture over 4mb, can't embed pictures from a hosting site, can't post a listing to multiple forums, heck, so far I can't get it...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-11-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
My old truck had NAPA batteries and they were...

My old truck had NAPA batteries and they were fantastic. They were probably 4-6 years old when the truck developed a short and killed them deader than dead (showing less than 1 volt) and I was told...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-27-2016, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By miles_trail
Second vote for NAPA, they've always done good...

Second vote for NAPA, they've always done good work for fair prices.

If you haven't already, replace the coolant hose connector on the back of the head, that thing has been the downfall of three...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-27-2016, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
Right, yeah, I totally wasn't serious about that...

Right, yeah, I totally wasn't serious about that in any way because I'm not a moron :eeps:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-26-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
So I was drinking and I had this (probably crazy)...

So I was drinking and I had this (probably crazy) idea. Has anyone ever heard of using any BMW V8 cams in an M44/ M42 engine?

Just something I kinda want to experiment with because I have a couple...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-16-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
Unplugged the MAF and it'll idle, but a little...

Unplugged the MAF and it'll idle, but a little rough.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-16-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
It's a 93 325is with an OBD1 M52B28 so the stomp...

It's a 93 325is with an OBD1 M52B28 so the stomp test should work.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-16-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
Hey, guys. Hope BFE was a hoot. My car just...

Hey, guys. Hope BFE was a hoot.
My car just died on the freeway, it was running fine and then miss fired a couple times and finally the engine cut out.

It'll start back up, but won't idle own...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-29-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
Yikes, glad I don't have any of that "limp mode"...

Yikes, glad I don't have any of that "limp mode" nonsense. Now I just need to find an impact driver and a wheel bearing or wait until Monday when the mechanics are open.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-29-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
Well, I was hoping to make it to BFE tomorrow,...

Well, I was hoping to make it to BFE tomorrow, but I'm in Indiana and a wheel bearing just ate it's self, sooooo.....

Have a good weekend, y'all.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-24-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,931
Posted By miles_trail
Well my XP laptop died, and I've been working all...

Well my XP laptop died, and I've been working all the damn time and haven't messed with it. Hoping to do something with it this weekend.
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