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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-20-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,987
Posted By john kaminski
That noise is normal and should stop after 30...

That noise is normal and should stop after 30 seconds or so.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-14-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By john kaminski
Exhaust fumes can smell like petrol. Try turning...

Exhaust fumes can smell like petrol. Try turning the engine off right away and see if there is no or reduced smell.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-12-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By john kaminski
Is That an oxymoron ?

Is That an oxymoron ?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-26-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By john kaminski
I also wired mine into the fuse box so they come...

I also wired mine into the fuse box so they come on whenever the ignition is on. Can't remember just witch fuse I wired in to - one circuit that is on when ignition is. Did't use a relay as the angel...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-18-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By john kaminski
You could probably drill the hole out and tap it...

You could probably drill the hole out and tap it so you can screw in a fitting that would accept the hose.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-14-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By john kaminski
Right jayjaya, but some readers nordt of the...

Right jayjaya, but some readers nordt of the boarder might.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-14-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By john kaminski
So long as its not too tight - bad on the...

So long as its not too tight - bad on the bearings.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-14-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By john kaminski
Yup, these ole e36ers don't like fast filling so...

Yup, these ole e36ers don't like fast filling so much.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-11-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By john kaminski
Since you are leaving some fliud in the system by...

Since you are leaving some fliud in the system by using only the drain plug, you will be leaving some mineral filled tap water in if you flush with tap water. if you are really fussy or concerned you...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-10-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By john kaminski
I did some more checking with my radio and seems...

I did some more checking with my radio and seems Pelican does not have the full story as they said our radios were either Pioneer or Alpine. Mine is a Blaunkput and I'll bet yours is too BHEALEY.
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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-10-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By john kaminski
Found the same pelican article and have the same...

Found the same pelican article and have the same no prog button type unit !!!! There has to be some work around for this. When I bought my 94 325i a few years back there was a rear changer but no...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-09-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By john kaminski
So Hnaz, if the CD changer is not the original...

So Hnaz, if the CD changer is not the original one ie. has a different s/n than the radio, then it will not work as the radio won't see it ? If this is correct then is there any way to get a coding...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-04-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 357
Posted By john kaminski
dc wright I have the depo light assembly...

dc wright

I have the depo light assembly with angel eyes and HID low beams. Love the HIDs but the high beams add all most Nothing to the total out put. So if I put the 100w Hella's in the high...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-27-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By john kaminski
Had the same problem a few years ago while about...

Had the same problem a few years ago while about 1000 miles from home. Was a rainy night and in morning no start, good power to lights etc.. Not sure if I locked the car or not when I went back in...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-14-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By john kaminski
Seat covers from IGGEE - Look good and good price

Seat covers from IGGEE - Look good and good price
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-16-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By john kaminski
Same problem occurs with the micro switch style...

Same problem occurs with the micro switch style that is located inside the door on the locking mechanism as it is on my 94 325i. It's a bit of a bear to get the mechanism out of the door interior but...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-14-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 978
Posted By john kaminski
You can test for battery drain by using the...

You can test for battery drain by using the positve pole in the engine compartment instead of the pole of the battery. This way no need to disconnect truck light and better yet you can watch the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-07-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By john kaminski
Had the same experience after changing the...

Had the same experience after changing the radiator. I finally just added coolent when cooled down till the level stabilized at the right level when cold. At least you know your system is holding...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-06-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By john kaminski
Oh crap oil drip from drain plug !

I'm sure none of you have done this - cheap out and use drain plug crush washer one time to many or even worse put the plug back in without the washer and then find a day or two later you have a slow...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-27-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By john kaminski
Fortunately my 94 doesn't have a chipped key so...

Fortunately my 94 doesn't have a chipped key so my local locksmith made me a spare for $25. Nothing really special about the key it'self. When you need it and don't have it $100 might seem like a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-26-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By john kaminski
Had about the same experience with upper radiator...

Had about the same experience with upper radiator hose connection breaking off. I never let the temp go above 3/4 and even managed to drive about 15 miles - drive / stop /cool down / drive etc. to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-18-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 567
Posted By john kaminski
Blown head gaskit ?

Blown head gaskit ?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-13-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By john kaminski
"Effective gap range" Thats exactly whatI was...

"Effective gap range" Thats exactly whatI was trying to say in 30 words or more. Back in the late 60's 2 cycle snowmobile engines with points controlled ignition had an effective gap range of about...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-12-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By john kaminski
Spark Plug Gap - How Critical

I just replaced a set of Bosch plugs with uncertain miles with a set of the popular NGK - BKR6EK plugs and this got me to wondering just how close the gap really needs to be to the "recommended"...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-05-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By john kaminski
Man could use that on a bad hair day --- if I had...

Man could use that on a bad hair day --- if I had hair.
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