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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-21-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By ryder23
drive the car for 30min then show up at the...

drive the car for 30min then show up at the station and do not turn it off. Cats should be ready for smog.
Pref do it when there are no other customers there, that way you go straight in. It worked...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-26-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By ryder23
Just to give you a quick answer yes you should...

Just to give you a quick answer yes you should get 12V at the SAP when it's on. I measured the +ve and -ve pin feeding the SAP and NOT +ve and chassis ground.
I have 328i 98 and measured it for...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-24-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By ryder23
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=29...

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=298876
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-04-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By ryder23
You can use a ODBII reader such as " BAFX...

You can use a ODBII reader such as " BAFX Products 34t5 Bluetooth OBDII Scan Tool for Android Devices" and Torque app to read on your phone to see if you have completed all the items for the drive...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-03-2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By ryder23
My lasted until 180K then it would really need to...

My lasted until 180K then it would really need to heat up good to pass CA.
I replaced mine by welding new CAT bulbs on. $380 for both CATs + welding labor. No need to buy the whole pipe in CA, as...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-02-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By ryder23
Thanks guys. The needle is sitting dead middle...

Thanks guys.
The needle is sitting dead middle and it is a stock thermostat.

Any one else with a ODBII reader that can cross check for me on their car? I think it is ok at this point after...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-02-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By ryder23
What is nominal coolant temp?

1998 328i MT

I just finished working on my cooling system and bleed it at the end.
Car is running between 200 and 210F according to ODBII readout with Torque App. I searched around and it sound...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-25-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By ryder23
+1 on Plastic gear

+1 on Plastic gear
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-14-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By ryder23
Odd problem with not leaving it in gear when you...

Odd problem with not leaving it in gear when you park b/c you would forget. When you start it you still need to think about what gear to select (R or 1st) eventually.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By ryder23
Without looking at KBB, it sounds like a good...

Without looking at KBB, it sounds like a good deal. Auto tranny does suck. If you didn't mind it so much, then I'm sure you'll have lots of fun :)
Good luck!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-04-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By ryder23
Hmm.. did you compress the shocks against...

Hmm.. did you compress the shocks against something before you installed them to see if the piston is moving ok?
Maybe jack stand the rear of your car and take a jack (somewhere against the rear...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-04-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By ryder23
http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1...

http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1195548-Help!-Stuck-trunk-not-the-lock-either
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-04-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 738
Posted By ryder23
http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1...

http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1195548-Help!-Stuck-trunk-not-the-lock-either
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-02-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By ryder23
Someone else here should be able to help you. But...

Someone else here should be able to help you. But as a quick reply I believe you may need to drill to gain access to the cable to unlatch the trunk.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-30-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By ryder23
if you take the steering wheel off you will need...

if you take the steering wheel off you will need to figure out how to clear the ABS light after reassembly, which you either buy a tool or jump two pins off a connector in your engine bay diag port....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-30-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By ryder23
It is much easier to take out the cluster if you...

It is much easier to take out the cluster if you have an impact wrench to take the steering wheel off. Before taking off the main nut to get the steering wheel I suggest scoring a mark between the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-29-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By ryder23
Lifetime warranty and only $138. I guess not much...

Lifetime warranty and only $138. I guess not much to lose so give them a try and let us know
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-29-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By ryder23
I understand. Maybe someone here has something...

I understand. Maybe someone here has something extra to sell you.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-29-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By ryder23
why don't you just wait patiently and hunt on...

why don't you just wait patiently and hunt on craigs to find a wreck that can part out with brand name aftermarket struts & shocks. For tie rods I'd just get new ones b/c they are relatively low cost...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-29-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By ryder23
inspect intake plumbing for cracks too for...

inspect intake plumbing for cracks too for obvious holes
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-25-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 739
Posted By ryder23
Yes like the stuff at home depot. I guess you...

Yes like the stuff at home depot.
I guess you need a soldering Iron and solder too. 2 wires to solder between the contacts on the car side to the bulb/holder side. Sounds complicated but very easy...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-24-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 739
Posted By ryder23
If your problem is the contacts corroding away...

If your problem is the contacts corroding away from the bulb housing (that screws into the car) spring like contacts then I got a soln for you.

I got fed up with the contacts that degraded away...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-21-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 647
Posted By ryder23
I used to use Mann now switched to Kengst. I like...

I used to use Mann now switched to Kengst. I like the quality on the Kengst better.
Either brand is good in the abs sense.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-20-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 751
Posted By ryder23
you going to paint it yourself? just curious how...

you going to paint it yourself? just curious how many coats are you planning for and what brand of paint?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-20-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By ryder23
In my personal experience the Master cylinder was...

In my personal experience the Master cylinder was a bitch and I eventually took it to a shop to get it done. I would suggest the same if you don't want to break your back. :)
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