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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-05-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 570
Posted By JKRIT
Almost embarrassed to admit it, but that's what I...

Almost embarrassed to admit it, but that's what I paid for our E39 wagon about a year ago. '02 Sport Pkg, manual, pristine. At that price, I don't think the seller had gotten a "nibble" for a year...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-05-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By JKRIT
Nice! Now if I can just figure out what to do...

Nice! Now if I can just figure out what to do with my equally pristine 35mm FILM SLR camera. . . :dunno:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By JKRIT
To get the most out of the experience, I suggest...

To get the most out of the experience, I suggest that you make sure that your car is ready so that you can spend track time on the track instead of under the car. Go through it looking for anything...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By JKRIT
Sports Car and Competition Driving by Paul Frere ...

Sports Car and Competition Driving by Paul Frere

Driving in Competition by Alan Johnson
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By JKRIT
Search this forum for CAI. Here's one result:...

Search this forum for CAI. Here's one result: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=877028&highlight=cai
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-26-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 921
Posted By JKRIT
Listen to your wife on this one. It may not be...

Listen to your wife on this one. It may not be MORE expensive than keeping the Mazda running, but it certainly won't be any cheaper. Low maintenance costs and high fun-to-drive are a tough...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-23-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 530
Posted By JKRIT
+1 Getting a front shaft from one car to balance...

+1 Getting a front shaft from one car to balance with a rear shaft from another car is not likely, at least not unless you have the specialized driveshaft balancing equipment. Contact a driveshaft...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-22-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By JKRIT
Depending on the model year, the tensioner screw...

Depending on the model year, the tensioner screw could have a male or female hex head, or even a Torx. Pop the dust cap off (if it still has one after all these years) and press your finger inside. ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-21-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 936
Posted By JKRIT
At $99/matched set one state away from you, that...

At $99/matched set one state away from you, that looks pretty good. I would take Oliver's suggestion and plan on doing the shocks/shock mounts/bump stops/dust covers "while you're in there."
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-21-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 936
Posted By JKRIT
Any suspension from stock to sport to M3 can be...

Any suspension from stock to sport to M3 can be fitted to an E36 chassis. On our '98 323IS I converted from sport package suspension to '95 M3 springs/swaybars/shocks/struts/strut mounts. IMO...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-21-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 936
Posted By JKRIT
Yes, but if your IS has the Sport Package, then...

Yes, but if your IS has the Sport Package, then those stock sedan rear springs are going to raise the rear of your car about an inch. The correct, but expensive way to do this is to get the exact...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By JKRIT
Carefully take them off of the car; Place back in...

Carefully take them off of the car; Place back in the original boxes; Return for credit, if possible.
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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-21-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By JKRIT
+1 Squeal and poor bite, but only when cold: The...

+1 Squeal and poor bite, but only when cold: The pads are performing just like racing pads. Could be glazed from overheating, but more likely just a poor compound, e.g. a hard compound intended for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 714
Posted By JKRIT
Just couldn't ever get an E60, even though I...

Just couldn't ever get an E60, even though I would be able to say "All right, but you're so damned ugly." -Dr. Zira, Planet of the Apes
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-12-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 565
Posted By JKRIT
To repair the diagnosed blocked catalytic...

To repair the diagnosed blocked catalytic convertor? :confused:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-08-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By JKRIT
You'll be lucky if that is the only thing left...

You'll be lucky if that is the only thing left amiss (it didn't "slip," it was left off). If you are a DIYer and have a warm enough place to work on it in Ohio in January, get it up on stands, get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By JKRIT
Hard to tell from video, but does the sound...

Hard to tell from video, but does the sound happen as you get in/out of the car, i.e. moving the body up/down a bit? If so, it sounds like a dry bushing on one of the upper rear control arms.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-07-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By JKRIT
E46 M3 has a different part number for the cap:...

E46 M3 has a different part number for the cap: http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=BL93-USA-06-2001-E46-BMW-M3&diagId=31_0577

That doesn't necessarily mean that the ebay item wont' fit...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-06-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By JKRIT
On our E46 M3, it is the LR (driver's side)...

On our E46 M3, it is the LR (driver's side) sensor that drives the speedo. Is it different on a 99 323i? Others may chime in. . .
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-05-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
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Views: 659
Posted By JKRIT
Many sellers don't know they have a ZHP,...

Many sellers don't know they have a ZHP, especially if it was traded in at a dealer who sees few BMWs. They just guess at what it is: "powerful V6 engine :rolleyes:, fully equipped (power windows,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-05-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By JKRIT
The cowl is now only available for LH drive...

The cowl is now only available for LH drive E36's. Here is how another B'fester solved this problem recently by adapting a new LH drive cowl to fit his RH drive:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-05-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By JKRIT
I bought my usual Centric plain rotors about six...

I bought my usual Centric plain rotors about six months ago, and received one that had never received the final "double disc grinding" step. Luckily it was machined flat and still fit between the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-05-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By JKRIT
One or both of the door latch switches is...

One or both of the door latch switches is detecting that the door is open, so it is auto-downing the window(s) to the door-opening position where the glass doesn't hang up on the A-pillar rubber...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By JKRIT
OP is in Houston, TX. Warm enough for MTL alone...

OP is in Houston, TX. Warm enough for MTL alone to probably work just fine year round.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-30-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By JKRIT
I take it that "stud cracked in the middle,"...

I take it that "stud cracked in the middle," along with the rest of your description means that the stud broke leaving part of it in the block? If so, then yes, it can be drilled out and the hole...
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