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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-24-2016, 03:52 PM
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Posted By miles_trail
Well my XP laptop died, and I've been working all...

Well my XP laptop died, and I've been working all the damn time and haven't messed with it. Hoping to do something with it this weekend.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-23-2016, 06:50 PM
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Posted By miles_trail
It's better than the motorcycle sub. How...

It's better than the motorcycle sub.

How y'all doing?

Anyone messed around with any classic BMW motorcycles? I might potentially have a chance at a couple R75/5s that have been sitting in a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-14-2016, 05:52 PM
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Posted By miles_trail
it's an OBD I converted M52B28 with S52 cams,...

it's an OBD I converted M52B28 with S52 cams, 3.5" MAF/ intake, M50 intake manifold, M52 exhaust manifold, M50 cats/ midpipe, and Borla cat back for an M3. Running Turner's tune for stock M50+...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-14-2016, 03:53 PM
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Posted By miles_trail
One more thing I should have thought of earlier,...

One more thing I should have thought of earlier, but I am running a 9lb flywheel. I tried letting off the accelerator gently down to about 800 RPM and it didn't stall, but sometimes didn't idle...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-14-2016, 11:27 AM
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Posted By miles_trail
Filled up with 93 last night. Haven't checked...

Filled up with 93 last night. Haven't checked pressure. Could dirty cats cause this? Because the old engine was sucking in oil something awful.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-14-2016, 10:19 AM
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Views: 162,168
Posted By miles_trail
After further drink I'm starting to think it's...

After further drink I'm starting to think it's two separate issues. The idle problem seams to mostly be when the car is warm, and the cluster is going wacky when it's cold.

I tried disconnecting...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-13-2016, 09:57 AM
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Views: 162,168
Posted By miles_trail
My car is acting a little funny, it won't idle...

My car is acting a little funny, it won't idle and none of the gauges work, all of the lights are fine and it does the self check, but the needles just twitch every now and then. I put a spare ICV in...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-11-2016, 05:59 PM
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Posted By miles_trail
I sure hope so. I'm applying for a new job though...

I sure hope so. I'm applying for a new job though and I might not be able to get away.

If I do get this job I will be fantastic. I'd be the director of outdoor and environmental education at a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-11-2016, 05:00 PM
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Views: 162,168
Posted By miles_trail
Finally got the M52 I bought in November put...

Finally got the M52 I bought in November put together and stuck it in my 325. Went well except for when I was wiggling the clutch onto the input shaft I went to pop it out of gear and when it was a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-05-2016, 09:02 AM
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Views: 162,168
Posted By miles_trail
I ordered a USB-OBD II cable and an OBD II-ADS/...

I ordered a USB-OBD II cable and an OBD II-ADS/ BMW 20 pin cable. Are you saying the USB won't work for the resynch? would this cable...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-03-2016, 09:46 PM
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Views: 162,168
Posted By miles_trail
I've always found freshly rebuilt engines to be...

I've always found freshly rebuilt engines to be alarmingly loud/ lifter ticky, I assume it just takes a little time for oil to get back into all the places it should be.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-02-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 162,168
Posted By miles_trail
I got both the OBD II cable and the 20 pin...

I got both the OBD II cable and the 20 pin adapter, and yes, it came with a CD. I have an old XP laptop which I was planning to use instead of messing with a virtual machine on my normal use laptop
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-02-2016, 08:53 PM
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Views: 162,168
Posted By miles_trail
Also yes.

Also yes.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-02-2016, 08:35 PM
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Views: 552
Posted By miles_trail
I don't think EWS I used a key transponder so you...

I don't think EWS I used a key transponder so you should be fine. The tumblers in the doors changed for (I think) the 96 model year, but the wafers that actually make up the locking mechanism are...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-02-2016, 08:09 PM
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Posted By miles_trail
Cool. Luckily I've got an extra M44 DME to play...

Cool. Luckily I've got an extra M44 DME to play around with.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-02-2016, 08:08 PM
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Posted By miles_trail
meh, to me it's six of one, half a baker's dozen...

meh, to me it's six of one, half a baker's dozen of the other. Cruz is essentially running on a platform of making the US a theocracy, Trump is a loud, hateful, narcissistic arse bucket, but he...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-02-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 162,168
Posted By miles_trail
Any one here messed around with INPA in an E36? I...

Any one here messed around with INPA in an E36? I think I just unsynched the EWSII key for a ti I'm trying to flip and I'd rather not take it to a dealer so I ordered the cables and some no doubt...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-28-2015, 02:00 PM
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Views: 162,168
Posted By miles_trail
So I'm putting that M52 back together and I'm...

So I'm putting that M52 back together and I'm missing the first bearing cap for the exhaust cam, not sure if I miss placed it, or if it was never in the box of parts the guy gave me. I've got one...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-23-2015, 08:18 AM
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Views: 162,168
Posted By miles_trail
I installed one with a block of wood and a hammer.

I installed one with a block of wood and a hammer.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-20-2015, 07:54 PM
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Views: 162,168
Posted By miles_trail
Looks good, Matt!. I've been renovating a kitchen...

Looks good, Matt!. I've been renovating a kitchen for a friend, got some used cabinets and did cast in place concrete countertops. It's looking pretty sweet.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-20-2015, 07:50 PM
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Posted By miles_trail
I spliced E36 connectors onto the seats. I'll...

I spliced E36 connectors onto the seats. I'll post pictures of my wiring tomorrow or sunday.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-20-2015, 05:51 PM
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Views: 162,168
Posted By miles_trail
I've done it.

I've done it.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-20-2015, 06:36 AM
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Posted By miles_trail
Well I already have the M3 fronts, so it seams...

Well I already have the M3 fronts, so it seams like I should balance them out. Plus I'd love to get on a track one of these days, just don't currently have the disposable income, not to mention VIR...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-19-2015, 11:00 AM
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Views: 162,168
Posted By miles_trail
Thanks, I was reading that but didn't get to post...

Thanks, I was reading that but didn't get to post #21 before I had to dick around with some concrete countertops. Further down they say you can get around the E brake problem with 330i calipers by...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-19-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 162,168
Posted By miles_trail
Cool. I'm also thinking brakes will be a spring...

Cool. I'm also thinking brakes will be a spring project since I want to do new rotors, pads, and stainless lines all the way around. I was just wondering if this setup would maintain bias.
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