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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-17-2016, 09:02 PM
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Posted By miles_trail
did you do anything about the EWS II key chip? It...

did you do anything about the EWS II key chip? It has to be in the antenna ring in order to start the car.

Also, ehat did you do about the steering lock? If you leave that intact there's always...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-17-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
Posted By miles_trail
That Cadillac has 16.42 liters of engine, that's...

That Cadillac has 16.42 liters of engine, that's more than all the functional engines I currently own, combined (including chainsaws)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-17-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
Posted By miles_trail
Classic Clarkson.

Classic Clarkson.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-17-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
Posted By miles_trail
If it is it would be awesome to get it back into...

If it is it would be awesome to get it back into the hands of an enthusiast. I would be on my way but I'm not a huge fan of Hellrot and by the time I swapped in a proper engine there wouldn't be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-16-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
Posted By miles_trail
Anybody looking for a ti? I found this one...

Anybody looking for a ti? I found this one (http://columbus.craigslist.org/cto/5920462570.html) and I think there's a decent chance it's a Clubsport with a non M front bumper. You'd need to crawl...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-11-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
Posted By miles_trail
Anyone else not loving this Panjo marketplace...

Anyone else not loving this Panjo marketplace business? Can't upload a picture over 4mb, can't embed pictures from a hosting site, can't post a listing to multiple forums, heck, so far I can't get it...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-11-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
Posted By miles_trail
My old truck had NAPA batteries and they were...

My old truck had NAPA batteries and they were fantastic. They were probably 4-6 years old when the truck developed a short and killed them deader than dead (showing less than 1 volt) and I was told...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-27-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By miles_trail
Second vote for NAPA, they've always done good...

Second vote for NAPA, they've always done good work for fair prices.

If you haven't already, replace the coolant hose connector on the back of the head, that thing has been the downfall of three...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-27-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
Posted By miles_trail
Right, yeah, I totally wasn't serious about that...

Right, yeah, I totally wasn't serious about that in any way because I'm not a moron :eeps:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-26-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
Posted By miles_trail
So I was drinking and I had this (probably crazy)...

So I was drinking and I had this (probably crazy) idea. Has anyone ever heard of using any BMW V8 cams in an M44/ M42 engine?

Just something I kinda want to experiment with because I have a couple...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-16-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
Posted By miles_trail
Unplugged the MAF and it'll idle, but a little...

Unplugged the MAF and it'll idle, but a little rough.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-16-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
Posted By miles_trail
It's a 93 325is with an OBD1 M52B28 so the stomp...

It's a 93 325is with an OBD1 M52B28 so the stomp test should work.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-16-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
Posted By miles_trail
Hey, guys. Hope BFE was a hoot. My car just...

Hey, guys. Hope BFE was a hoot.
My car just died on the freeway, it was running fine and then miss fired a couple times and finally the engine cut out.

It'll start back up, but won't idle own...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-29-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
Posted By miles_trail
Yikes, glad I don't have any of that "limp mode"...

Yikes, glad I don't have any of that "limp mode" nonsense. Now I just need to find an impact driver and a wheel bearing or wait until Monday when the mechanics are open.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-29-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
Posted By miles_trail
Well, I was hoping to make it to BFE tomorrow,...

Well, I was hoping to make it to BFE tomorrow, but I'm in Indiana and a wheel bearing just ate it's self, sooooo.....

Have a good weekend, y'all.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-24-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
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, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
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, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
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, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
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, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
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, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
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, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
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, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
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, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
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, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6,328
Views: 237,565
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...
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