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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-27-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,181
Posted By john kaminski
Check the serpentine belt alignment. If it is...

Check the serpentine belt alignment. If it is just a little off it will be noisy. Look where the belt comes from the grooved pulley to the smooth idler pulley - is it running perfectly straight onto...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-17-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By john kaminski
You need to hold the black outside cable still...

You need to hold the black outside cable still while pulling the inside wire out. You might try using two pairs of vice grips - set one open just enough to let the inner cable to come freely through...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-09-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 528
Posted By john kaminski
Isn't your car OBD I and the kit is for OBD II ?

Isn't your car OBD I and the kit is for OBD II ?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-09-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By john kaminski
After engine warms up rough running -- vaccum...

After engine warms up rough running -- vaccum leak ? loose oil cap ? dip stick not in securly ?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-08-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By john kaminski
I wouldn't rule out the parking brake.

I wouldn't rule out the parking brake.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-25-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By john kaminski
Doesn't ethanol have antiknock properties along...

Doesn't ethanol have antiknock properties along with poorer gas milage ? If so what other antiknock additive would be added ?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-20-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By john kaminski
Get those at WalMart?

Get those at WalMart?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-14-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 718
Posted By john kaminski
Now that's not your fathers MGB !

Now that's not your fathers MGB !
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-14-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By john kaminski
Problem in the E-brake area ?

Problem in the E-brake area ?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-14-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 718
Posted By john kaminski
I had a 57 MGA with a 1500cc engine and installed...

I had a 57 MGA with a 1500cc engine and installed an Abarth exhause with dual tips which was THE hot exhaust back then. The sound was great at all speeds and was really sweet on lifted throttle. None...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-08-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By john kaminski
What ever is allowing the windows etc. to still...

What ever is allowing the windows etc. to still work is most likely the source of the power draw. To make things a bit easier to check the circuits you can disconnect the positive post in the engine...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-06-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By john kaminski
Yup, inside clip seems like stuck to the dead...

Yup, inside clip seems like stuck to the dead pedal. The clip is a couple of inches back and up from dead pedal.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-06-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By john kaminski
It's a necessity - at least for me.

It's a necessity - at least for me.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-04-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By john kaminski
Make sure you popped the bottom back of the...

Make sure you popped the bottom back of the pannel out from under the door sill cover turned the fastener screw 90deg and of course took off the hood latch lever then pull whole pannel back an inch...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-02-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By john kaminski
No special battery required - just go to WalMart...

No special battery required - just go to WalMart and get one that is the same size and has the vent hose.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-04-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By john kaminski
Great job ! Thanks

Great job ! Thanks
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-02-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,134
Posted By john kaminski
Well Hi Norman 05. Happy to see that I could be...

Well Hi Norman 05. Happy to see that I could be of some help and now you return the favor with the advise that doing the same work around with the top motor works as well. I had thought about this...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-28-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By john kaminski
Quick and dirty way to lock the tonneau cover is...

Quick and dirty way to lock the tonneau cover is to us a wedge to push the lever for the locking cables to the locking position. You can make one from a small piece of wood. It's a bit of a bother...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-28-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By john kaminski
Valve cover gasket

Valve cover gasket
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By john kaminski
Sorry the spelling is Iggee. Google Iggee seat...

Sorry the spelling is Iggee. Google Iggee seat covers. My car is a 94 325i converable, tan interior. The color match was quite acceptable. I only did the fronts as the back was still pretty good and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By john kaminski
Iggie, I have these and are pleased with how they...

Iggie, I have these and are pleased with how they fit and look. Price was quite reasonable as well.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By john kaminski
Hopefully an ounce of prevention is worn a pound...

Hopefully an ounce of prevention is worn a pound of cure. After reading about this dreaded problem a few years ago I sprayed some graphite lube in the key slot which keeps it working with less effort...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-12-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By john kaminski
Crutchfield is a great place and gives you these...

Crutchfield is a great place and gives you these free when you buy the radio from them. They also provide advise on what is needed.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-11-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By john kaminski
Tale of Two Inverters

Couple years back I bought a set of HID's with angel eyes from DDM Tuning. Had a minor problem right off which DDM took care of immediately and I have been very happy with them ever since. Now one of...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-09-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 394
Posted By john kaminski
How about soaking the seal - filling the pump on...

How about soaking the seal - filling the pump on the bench- for a couple of days before reinstalling to rehydrate it. Might be worth a try and no big deal if it still will leak a bit and you do need...
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