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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-05-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By jmo69
FSU controls the fan, not the HVAC unit, either...

FSU controls the fan, not the HVAC unit, either he has the bad connections as he's found or the unit is bad and can find a rebuild service on E-Bay. ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-05-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By jmo69
I just went out and looked at my 328's wiring....

I just went out and looked at my 328's wiring. I'm hooked up to the brown with black stripe wire for the washer pump and the wire left from the previous corner light connection on the exhaust side of...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-04-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By jmo69
The brown is ground, I think the purple striped...

The brown is ground, I think the purple striped one is but it's been so long I'm not sure. I tied mine into the washer pump so they go on with the key.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-04-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,768
Posted By jmo69
I'm 63 now, bought my e36 almost 8 yrs ago after...

I'm 63 now, bought my e36 almost 8 yrs ago after selling my 68 Camaro. I decided
I needed a car I could enjoy every day and had been impressed by BMW since the introduction of the 2002ti back when...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-04-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By jmo69
I've had good luck filling the system through the...

I've had good luck filling the system through the upper hose, that way with the front end raised the air won't get trapped in the heater core. Once the radiator is full, run the engine at about 2K...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-04-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By jmo69
I had an outer joint pull out of the control arm...

I had an outer joint pull out of the control arm while I was driving, even though I was going slow it was not something I want to do again. Don't drive it till its fixed.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By jmo69
I replaced the pre-cat sensors at 115K on my...

I replaced the pre-cat sensors at 115K on my 325xi and didn't notice an increase In MPG.:(
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-25-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By jmo69
Have another bung welded into the downstream pipe...

Have another bung welded into the downstream pipe and put the other O2 sensor in there.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-25-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,280
Posted By jmo69
I've used spring compressors with air tools with...

I've used spring compressors with air tools with no issues and have no problems with Meyle parts. I had control arms in that had the same style ball joints as the Lemforders and had my right outer...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-09-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By jmo69
Looks like the same goo that comes on new truck...

Looks like the same goo that comes on new truck clearance lights. Probably a dielectric grease to protect the connections from corrosion.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-17-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By jmo69
I feel your pain about removing the alternator...

I feel your pain about removing the alternator again. I had to replace a new one I got from Advance because the bearing was bad. Take it out and have them test it, the weird thing about mine was...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-29-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,288
Posted By jmo69
I used to like doing that too with my 328 but now...

I used to like doing that too with my 328 but now when there's a lot of snow it's into the wife's e46 325xi. About 4" last night and I had to really work to get the DSC to engage. Even with used...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-29-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,271
Posted By jmo69
Check out FCPEuro, they have kits that can save...

Check out FCPEuro, they have kits that can save you some$$$. Contact Gareth Foley and he'll give you a discount for being a forum member. At least he will for Bimmerforum members. ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-08-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By jmo69
I don't have a pic but it is under the intake...

I don't have a pic but it is under the intake manifold inboard of the throttle body, you will have to remove the TB to get it out and back in.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-23-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10,846
Views: 526,916
Posted By jmo69
Changed the lock button on my trunk, now I don't...

Changed the lock button on my trunk, now I don't have to rely on the power lock. I have to carry 2 keys now but I can live with that. Found the used lock on E-Bay w/2 keys for $29 to my door. Easy...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-03-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,620
Posted By jmo69
The manual in the car calls for a 15w-40 oil,...

The manual in the car calls for a 15w-40 oil, unfortunately no one makes that in a synthetic except for possibly a diesel oil. I'm running 5w-40 Rotella t6 synthetic this year and anticipate no...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-03-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By jmo69
I've got a similar problem, my trunk unlocks with...

I've got a similar problem, my trunk unlocks with the fob and the key fits the lock but will not turn. I don't like relying on electronics all the time.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-30-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,426
Posted By jmo69
I replaced my bar with an X-brace, the one...

I replaced my bar with an X-brace, the one pictured in post #4, tightened up my front end considerably along with my Sparco solid strut brace. Plus the extra protection under my oil pan.
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-30-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,031
Posted By jmo69
I've done my front struts enough times that I...

I've done my front struts enough times that I could probably do it blindfolded. My impact is the key component. Holding the shaft with a vise grips doesn't do any damage if you hold it near the top...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-23-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By jmo69
This place is in the UK...

This place is in the UK http://cgi.ebay.com/BMW-Deluxe-Clothing-Gift-Set-/250841737698?pt=UK_Men_s_T_Shirts&var=&hash=item80109fb1dd#ht_1158wt_1139
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-23-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,732
Posted By jmo69
Actually when mine was stock I needed the 2x8's.

Actually when mine was stock I needed the 2x8's.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-23-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,732
Posted By jmo69
If you use ramps, you might have to drive up on a...

If you use ramps, you might have to drive up on a piece of 2x6 or 2x8 to clear the ramps with the lower part of the front bumper. I need to especially now that I'm lowered, but maybe it's because my...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-12-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By jmo69
If they're listed by size it should be 46mm, Or...

If they're listed by size it should be 46mm, Or equivalent of 6418.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-08-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,772
Posted By jmo69
If the porcelain broke off, the steel hex should...

If the porcelain broke off, the steel hex should still be there, it should be one piece with the threaded part. Get it loose and use a magnet or "mechanics fingers" to retrieve it.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-05-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,431
Posted By jmo69
OV2310 check to see if the stock springs are...

OV2310 check to see if the stock springs are broken, the bottom coils have a tendency to snap off. I replaced my broken 328 rear sport springs with M3 springs and the car actually sat higher. I've...
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