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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 09:10 PM
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Posted By drivinfaster
wait,...i missed a noob ban hammering!! :O :O :O ...

wait,...i missed a noob ban hammering!! :O :O :O

:mad::mad::mad::mad::mad:



:angel:


oh well,....i guess i'll [redacted] until the [redacted] for a [redacted] and [redacted] is sent to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By drivinfaster
google,...like 2 seconds.....clean and neat kit,...

google,...like 2 seconds.....clean and neat kit, from what i can tell, and the plate will be needed unless you can fab a different way to mount the coil....:dunno:
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By drivinfaster
welcome to the fest. i will try to assist you as...

welcome to the fest. i will try to assist you as much as possible.

as i understand it, the car will now idle, but will not rev. correct??

do you have a vacuum gauge, and if so, check the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-15-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6,138
Views: 224,948
Posted By drivinfaster
among many things... ;) df

among many things...
;)





df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-15-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 610
Posted By drivinfaster
test lights re available at any auto parts store,...

test lights re available at any auto parts store, and generally affordable.

most of the larger corporate stores will also have fuel pressure testing equipment available to rent (usually just a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-15-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6,138
Views: 224,948
Posted By drivinfaster
have been doing quite a bit of artsy stuff of...

have been doing quite a bit of artsy stuff of late. am quite proud of myself. even sold 3 pieces!! :D

here are some samples of what i have been doing...

these are from m "green man" series,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-15-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 610
Posted By drivinfaster
indicates a fuel system failure with a test...

indicates a fuel system failure

with a test light, check for power to the fuel pump.

here's how.

remove the rear seat, locate the fuel pump power feed wire, hook a test light and then set...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-14-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By drivinfaster
ok.....have not had a chance to stop out to the...

ok.....have not had a chance to stop out to the farm to check yet. have been down for the count lately regarding wheels. my benz needs an alternator (nobody stocks one...go figure) and i have the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-11-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By drivinfaster
lemme check,...i may have one available. ...

lemme check,...i may have one available.





df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-10-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6,138
Views: 224,948
Posted By drivinfaster
how ya doin' jesse?? :hi: the forum seems...

how ya doin' jesse?? :hi:

the forum seems to be a bit slow of late.... :(





df
Forum: Off-Topic 01-09-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By drivinfaster
^this....like x10million. horrible conditions,...

^this....like x10million. horrible conditions, air quality, water quality, and just in general all around not a good place to be regarding the cities, especially bejing. a friends husband does...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-09-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 16,126
Posted By drivinfaster
oh. dear. gawd. :yikes:

oh.

dear.

gawd.

:yikes:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-02-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6,138
Views: 224,948
Posted By drivinfaster
i am a fellow poncho enthusiast.....;) had a 71...

i am a fellow poncho enthusiast.....;) had a 71 t-37 which i loved. also a few 3rd gen f-bodies, but not sure if they constitute "muscle car" territory or not. :dunno:

forced firebird is another...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-01-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6,138
Views: 224,948
Posted By drivinfaster
happy 2017, everybody!! may the force be...

happy 2017, everybody!!


may the force be with you....:p




df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-30-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6,138
Views: 224,948
Posted By drivinfaster
2016 has taken another casualty,.... i am...

2016 has taken another casualty,....

i am going to be parking cadence and parting her out. the exhaust actually fell off today so i had to remove it. i figured something was up as i had scraped...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-29-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6,138
Views: 224,948
Posted By drivinfaster
it's a horrible idea....don't do it....:eeps: ...

it's a horrible idea....don't do it....:eeps:




seriously, unless you can get the paperwork easy, and in my experience it's never as easy as it sounds per the seller (otherwise why don't they...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-12-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,527
Posted By drivinfaster
a pgm would be able to read the diode pattern...

a pgm would be able to read the diode pattern under load to see if it is dropping out. yes ,electrical components are more apt to be wonky under heat stress, so i would suggest taking a look at that...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-10-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,527
Posted By drivinfaster
a power graphing meter would also be an...

a power graphing meter would also be an acceptable testing tool. craigslist or even a local tool truck like snap on, mac, or matco would be another source many will set up a payment schedule.


...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-02-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By drivinfaster
this. because apparently teh maths is hard. :p ...

this. because apparently teh maths is hard. :p

or it could be just a dirty commie plot....:eeps:

either way i think the point is moot as the vanos tech is rather dated and bmw has moved on to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-15-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By drivinfaster
uhhh...no...running rich will not result in high...

uhhh...no...running rich will not result in high hc it will result in high co, which is partially burned hc. in which case there would be no free o2, nox would be low, and hc *could* be higher, but...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-13-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6,138
Views: 224,948
Posted By drivinfaster
jr df should be landing shortly. he and his gf...

jr df should be landing shortly. he and his gf came for a visit the past week and we all had a good time.

well, almost. mrs df has been sick for the past 3 days... :(


otherwise, sweet girl....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-13-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By drivinfaster
the large one that goes to the plastic clip on...

the large one that goes to the plastic clip on the valve cover is a crankcase vent hose, so a regular rubber hose will not work. you will need petroleum safe hose, so you can probably go to a parts...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-11-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6,138
Views: 224,948
Posted By drivinfaster
been perusing Mercedes forums. well, trying, at...

been perusing Mercedes forums. well, trying, at least...:eeps:

talk about a lot of ads!! :yikes: the layouts are all sucky, too....:dunno:

i know,...why am i looking at mb?? well, a friend just...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-11-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6,138
Views: 224,948
Posted By drivinfaster
batteries are made by only a few companies, so...

batteries are made by only a few companies, so they are all going to be similar regardless of "brand".... i always like the same cca rating and not necessarily felt bigger was better.

anyway,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-06-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6,138
Views: 224,948
Posted By drivinfaster
karl, pontiac motors are quite stout, even the...

karl, pontiac motors are quite stout, even the "lesser" castings. i used to have a bunch of books regarding performance parts and casting numbers, specs, and such. quite interesting. also where i...
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