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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 08:50 PM
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Posted By drivinfaster
just mow downhill, matt. problem...

just mow downhill, matt.

problem solved....:dunno:





;)
df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 150
Posted By drivinfaster
throttle position sensor. if the dme sees the tps...

throttle position sensor. if the dme sees the tps read that there is throttle being applied (higher voltage reading) then itt will factor that added air is coming in and additional fuel will be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 08:44 PM
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Posted By drivinfaster
i *really* need to make some basic diy videos for...

i *really* need to make some basic diy videos for the e36.....



if we have bfe close to matt's then maybe we could party there and i could get a bunch of co-co-conspiritors,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By drivinfaster
also invest in an infra red thermometer to check...

also invest in an infra red thermometer to check the temps of the coolant hoses, heater core hoses, and vent temps.

works for ac stuff, too....




df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 150
Posted By drivinfaster
what is your maf reading?? can you see the short...

what is your maf reading?? can you see the short term fuel trim?? something is making the dme keep them on that long. the os sensor should be pegged rich @ idle.....


where is the tps @ idle??
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By drivinfaster
they are different in that the 4 cylinder units...

they are different in that the 4 cylinder units have an additional use of vacuum hoses at their bases. as I understand it, this is an aid to help atomize the fuel vapors for more efficient and even...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 150
Posted By drivinfaster
ok,...let me put it to you this way. how many...

ok,...let me put it to you this way. how many milliseconds are they firing at idle, and what should they be firing at idle??

or what spec is being displayed by your scanner?? :dunno: do you have...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 225
Posted By drivinfaster
have heard the trans fluid mixes for "wonder oil"...

have heard the trans fluid mixes for "wonder oil" and whatnot, and having been turning wrenches on anything and everything from an old 1920's cub cadet to an international trucks.

the trans oil...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 150
Posted By drivinfaster
and you know this how??:dunno: df

and you know this how??:dunno:




df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 06:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 225
Posted By drivinfaster
*whew!!* :thumbup: good to know, don....

*whew!!* :thumbup: good to know, don....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 225
Posted By drivinfaster
i'd move to Kentucky.

i'd move to Kentucky.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 05:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 555
Posted By drivinfaster
this, like, a lot. :thumbup: also,...

this, like, a lot. :thumbup:




also, i think we could name this the bfe no news thread.....??

have a bunch of stuff possibly coming up that i could schedule but am afraid to commit because...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 225
Posted By drivinfaster
welcome to my previous life.... ;) that...

welcome to my previous life.... ;)


that being said, +1 what don said.




df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By drivinfaster
if what you state is true, then you already know...

if what you state is true, then you already know that all of those mods don't amount to much on our cars.,....:dunno:

the sound nice and look good, but in all honesty, a racecar the e36 is not....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-26-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12,291
Views: 291,693
Posted By drivinfaster
eeesh....could you hammer a socket over the...

eeesh....could you hammer a socket over the locks?? :dunno: 1/2" drive works best.

they shouldn't be on that tight anyway....:eek::mad:





df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-26-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By drivinfaster
automotive ac is by weight. it's better to...

automotive ac is by weight. it's better to undercharge by a few ounces than to overcharge.

always.


no need to get a scale unless you wish to use larger 30lb canisters.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-26-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12,291
Views: 291,693
Posted By drivinfaster
wow,...i would *so* jump on that if i didn't...

wow,...i would *so* jump on that if i didn't already have a full house.....:D



df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-26-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By drivinfaster
yeah, if you are trying to get codes from an obd2...

yeah, if you are trying to get codes from an obd2 port on a car that you have swapped to obd1, you are going to get nowhere fast.

which is why i am not a fan of obd2-obd1 swaps unless you are...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-26-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By drivinfaster
not a big fan of "ac flushes" since there...

not a big fan of "ac flushes" since there shouldn't *be* anything in there to begin with. if there are any fragments, they are going to be compressor related, so as don suggested, take a look at the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-26-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12,291
Views: 291,693
Posted By drivinfaster
even on days off i am up with the...

even on days off i am up with the birds....:eeps::tsk:


lots done, still lots more to do....:dunno:


i did get dinner for tonight started, and for tomorrow night as well. pot roasts always...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-25-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By drivinfaster
these units rarely fail, so if otherwise the...

these units rarely fail, so if otherwise the system is operational i would wait to replace this until doing some other major repair, like the evaporator or heater core.


as for a diy, i believe...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-25-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 12,291
Views: 291,693
Posted By drivinfaster
oh.... my.... goodness!!!! :yikes:

oh....

my....

goodness!!!!

:yikes:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19,081
Views: 2,207,036
Posted By drivinfaster
i dig older 5'ers....:angel: :thumbup: ...

i dig older 5'ers....:angel:


:thumbup:



andrew, so sorry to hear about your accident. :mad::tsk:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-23-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 555
Posted By drivinfaster
classy.... anyway,...we gonna do brats...

classy....



anyway,...we gonna do brats again??:dunno: who wants to bring what?? ideas??




df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-21-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By drivinfaster
fuel filter??:dunno: any rips in the...

fuel filter??:dunno:


any rips in the intake boot?? :dunno:




these are where i'd check for issues...
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