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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-21-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By my_e36
Have you tried using a new cable? Or if you...

Have you tried using a new cable? Or if you juggle it and it plays intermittently on both sides, then you need a new cable. It's just a pretty standard 3.5mm cable on both ends.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2009, 05:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,565
Posted By my_e36
Most of the main point has been covered, I just...

Most of the main point has been covered, I just wondered how many here actually own a SMG (SSG) car as daily car.

My 330Ci has it and it's the best of both world. It's my wife's daily car and my...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-07-2008, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,970
Posted By my_e36
Got any smoke when driving? Have you check the...

Got any smoke when driving? Have you check the oil filler cap for "mayonaise"?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-29-2007, 03:07 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,463
Posted By my_e36
The light's for exhaust over heat. Is your CAT...

The light's for exhaust over heat. Is your CAT alright?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-14-2006, 02:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By my_e36
Have you been refueling with the engine on? That...

Have you been refueling with the engine on? That could cause the Check Engine light on.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-01-2006, 02:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By my_e36
Maybe a re-trim?

Maybe a re-trim?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-18-2006, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,525
Posted By my_e36
BMW dealers used to be able to order them. But I...

BMW dealers used to be able to order them. But I am sure places that sells baby things would be able to give you advice on this. Check if your car has ISO-FIX first (I don't think e36 come with those...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-18-2006, 08:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,708
Posted By my_e36
Exhaust Delete?? Did you mean CAT delete? I think...

Exhaust Delete?? Did you mean CAT delete? I think it's not legal in all states.

I've also heard of fan delete.
Forum: The Detail Department 07-05-2006, 04:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,425
Posted By my_e36
When I had bought a new car last year (Honda...

When I had bought a new car last year (Honda Fit/Jazz), I clayed it upon delivery and it has alarming amount of cr*p caught by the clay. Judging by that, even brand new car will benefit from claying....
Forum: The Detail Department 07-05-2006, 04:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,032
Posted By my_e36
I usually lightly coat my tire with silicone...

I usually lightly coat my tire with silicone spray (the stuff for door hinges), works a treat. Let it dry for half hour before driving any speed faster than walking (i.e. moving the car in/out of...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-05-2006, 04:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By my_e36
wet sanding maybe? I had some pretty stubborn...

wet sanding maybe? I had some pretty stubborn stuff on my e36's rims too. Post a pix and see?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-01-2006, 03:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By my_e36
How much do you prepare to spend?

How much do you prepare to spend?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-25-2006, 11:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By my_e36
I don't think e36 has that auto lock feature out...

I don't think e36 has that auto lock feature out of factory (e46 do though). Did you happen to bump the lock button with your elbow or something?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-16-2006, 04:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By my_e36
They do claim life time oil because the proper...

They do claim life time oil because the proper lifetime oil would cost you your life savings!!

Kidding... anyway, there's refill hole that you can pump the fluids in after you re-fit the oil-pan....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-16-2006, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By my_e36
For the 1millionth time, you could use search...

For the 1millionth time, you could use search function of the forum.

It's called the SI lights. Service Interval.
Forum: The Detail Department 05-01-2006, 02:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,416
Posted By my_e36
What I did with my cars was this... Cold...

What I did with my cars was this...

Cold engine, spray with Simple Green, let soak for couple of minutes and a toothbrush to brush some obscure or tough stains. Then use a slow hose to get the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-28-2006, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By my_e36
To set the clock, you press and hold both "Clock"...

To set the clock, you press and hold both "Clock" and "Set" together for a few seconds until it says "INPUT TIME", then go from there. Press "SET" again when finish.

BMW service schedule are like...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-28-2006, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By my_e36
That's strange. I heard the other way round...

That's strange. I heard the other way round (steering wheel locked and key barrel free spinning), but not like this. Are you sure it's the right key? (just joking, it's no joke I know)
Forum: The Detail Department 04-27-2006, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,632
Posted By my_e36
Silly as it sounds, toothpaste works magic. ...

Silly as it sounds, toothpaste works magic.

Plain old simple (white) ones are fine, not those gel ones.
BTW, whitening or tartar control toothpaste doesn't make the exhaust tips "whiter"
Forum: The Detail Department 04-27-2006, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 944
Posted By my_e36
Is swirl remove and polish essentially the same...

Is swirl remove and polish essentially the same step?

If not, do you have some product that you would recommend for these procedures?

I use Mothers/Meguiar clay bar
3M imperial hand glaze for...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-27-2006, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 646
Posted By my_e36
try grease up the hinges and door catches first....

try grease up the hinges and door catches first. Otherwise the door handle mechanism will need adjusting. Meanwhile, enter the car Dukes of Hazzard style.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-27-2006, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By my_e36
Jiggle the wheel WHILE turning the key. It's a...

Jiggle the wheel WHILE turning the key. It's a steering column lock in effect. Supposeingly locks the steering if someone try to hot-wire you car.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-27-2006, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,207
Posted By my_e36
Are you sure the connector has catched into its...

Are you sure the connector has catched into its place with the lever back to the original position??

M3 tilt wheel, early model don't have them due to crash safety (or so I heard). Seeing you have...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-27-2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By my_e36
I hope you really got a good bargain on this one,...

I hope you really got a good bargain on this one, those ain't cheap if DIY fixes doesn't work.

When you input the time, does the display changes to your input correspondly? (say, if you press 1000...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-26-2006, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By my_e36
If you don't like the interior or want to change...

If you don't like the interior or want to change colour, etc... you can just do a re-trim. Havn't you seen "Pimp My Ride" ?
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