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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2006, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,481
Posted By Silver328i
Mine has the Harmon/Kardon Hi-Fi system - car...

Mine has the Harmon/Kardon Hi-Fi system - car made in Germany (WBA starts the VIN) but made for US market. I had my VIN decoded at a BMW dealer parts department and they can print out a sheet that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-24-2006, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,089
Posted By Silver328i
I was thinking of getting an X variant of a 3...

I was thinking of getting an X variant of a 3 series, but I was wondering if they use more gas and aren't as fast or zippy as a regular RWD 3 series?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2006, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,010
Posted By Silver328i
Vibration at 1900 rpm

I just noticed that my 1998 328i 5 speed stick shift just started to have a slight vibration at around 1800 to 2000 rpm - it just started this weekend. Car has 91,000 miles and I have had the car for...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2006, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,343
Posted By Silver328i
Thanks, I think I will go with factory stock - I...

Thanks, I think I will go with factory stock - I found some websites that sell the coils and plug boots/short wires cheap.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-22-2006, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,343
Posted By Silver328i
Anyone use Bavarian Autosport High-Performance Ignition Coils?

Has anyone bought Bavarian Autosport High-Performance Ignition Coils? I am going to replace the 6 coils, plugs and wires from coil to plug, and was wondering if Bavarian Autosport High-Performance...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-08-2006, 11:32 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,187
Posted By Silver328i
You parked kinda tight to that Pontiac - I'd...

You parked kinda tight to that Pontiac - I'd watch it if you don't want any dings. :D

Beautiful 7 series - I think BMW's look best in white! :thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-08-2006, 11:28 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,187
Posted By Silver328i
You got it! Just like I said too.

You got it! Just like I said too.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-08-2006, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,299
Posted By Silver328i
My alternator makes a squeally squeaky sound when...

My alternator makes a squeally squeaky sound when the engine is first started up in the cold. So maybe that is it on yours?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-08-2006, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By Silver328i
It looks like more trouble that it is worth. It...

It looks like more trouble that it is worth. It was just an idea that I was toying with. It probably would be easier to just get an old beater E36 M3. But thanks for the info everyone. :)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-08-2006, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,587
Posted By Silver328i
Is it an automatic or standard shift? I notice my...

Is it an automatic or standard shift? I notice my drivetrain (either the tranny, driveshaft or the rear-end - can't tell for sure) does have a slight clunk on rare occassion if I sorta quickly pop...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-05-2006, 12:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,309
Posted By Silver328i
This has nothing to do with any vehicles I have...

This has nothing to do with any vehicles I have now. This was a car I had like 13 years ago. And what does affording a car have to do with what I paid for a GM brand part? I think you are misreading...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-05-2006, 12:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,309
Posted By Silver328i
How about if you put a new one on in its place?...

How about if you put a new one on in its place? :rofl: The new GM one I replaced the junk one with ran me $300. The one that blew apart inside was some off the wall el cheapo brand that was only $80...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-05-2006, 12:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,309
Posted By Silver328i
It might screw up how your engine runs and goof...

It might screw up how your engine runs and goof up the computer - my dad had something like that on a Chevy Caprice that I drove a lot myself, and it never ran right after that (it was done to the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 03-05-2006, 12:08 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,187
Posted By Silver328i
That's how it goes - no one respects anyone...

That's how it goes - no one respects anyone else's property. I was raised to not touch anything that didn't belong to me, even more so for cars (unless it is for sale, etc). I gave up on getting...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-05-2006, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By Silver328i
Do they cover e36's?

Do they cover e36's?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-04-2006, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By Silver328i
Don't want the insurance co to rachet up my...

Don't want the insurance co to rachet up my premiums since they go by VIN to get engine info for rates ;) - and I'd like to make it a sleeper to "suprise" wanna be punks who want to show me what they...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-04-2006, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By Silver328i
M3 engine in a 328i

I was wondering, how much of a hassle is it to put a 1998 M3 engine in a 1998 328i 5 speed stick shift with the M3 Sport Suspension option? Would the rest of the car be able to handle it? Or would...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-04-2006, 11:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,276
Posted By Silver328i
M3 engine into a 328i

PC froze up so there a 2 posts on this
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-04-2006, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By Silver328i
I just went ahead and got a real genuine BMW hood...

I just went ahead and got a real genuine BMW hood roundel for only $12. Try this place if you don't want to use a local dealer http://www.trademotion.com/partlocator/index.cfm?siteid=26
Forum: General BMW 02-25-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,583
Posted By Silver328i
I have noticed some of the electronic parts are...

I have noticed some of the electronic parts are made in Taiwan on my 1998 328i. It figures as GM, Ford and everyone else is "going on the cheap" to keep costs down.
Forum: General BMW 02-25-2006, 07:18 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,583
Posted By Silver328i
Would where the BMW was made have an influence?...

Would where the BMW was made have an influence? Like are ones made in Germany better than ones made in South Carolina? I have heard that Toyota's Pruis that they are now making in the US have tons of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2006, 07:09 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,675
Posted By Silver328i
I had Blizzak ws-50 tires for a few days and...

I had Blizzak ws-50 tires for a few days and changed back to my reg mud and snow performance tire. The Blizzacks were horrible. It make the rear end of my car weave and wobble so bad I actually...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-25-2006, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By Silver328i
You could get a flare wrench and try tightening...

You could get a flare wrench and try tightening it. Or maybe you want to take hose off and get a new fuel filter and inspect hose connection while you are at it. I haven't looked at my fuel filter...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-25-2006, 06:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,068
Posted By Silver328i
I have been tempted off and on to get angel eyes,...

I have been tempted off and on to get angel eyes, but then I think my BMW is 8 years old and that I shouldn't dump money on something that really doesn't matter, but they look so cool. I can't...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-25-2006, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By Silver328i
It can be done. My dad had aftermarket fogs on...

It can be done. My dad had aftermarket fogs on his Ford truck and accidently made it so that they didn't go off when the high beams were on - but he changed it so it would pass state inspection. Just...
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