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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Today, 10:57 AM
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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
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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, 06:00 PM
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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
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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, 10:46 PM
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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, 10:16 PM
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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, 09:53 PM
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Posted By miles_trail
Also yes.

Also yes.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-02-2016, 09:35 PM
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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, 09:09 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, 09:08 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, 07:54 PM
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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, 03:00 PM
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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, 09:18 AM
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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, 08:54 PM
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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, 08:50 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, 06:51 PM
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Posted By miles_trail
I've done it.

I've done it.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-20-2015, 07:36 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, 12:00 PM
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Views: 103,999
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, 06:07 AM
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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.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-18-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 103,999
Posted By miles_trail
Is anybody running M3 front brakes and E46 rea...

Is anybody running M3 front brakes and E46 rea brakes? If so how is this setup treating you?.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-18-2015, 05:32 PM
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Posted By miles_trail
My old one has a couple stuck buttons, hopefully...

My old one has a couple stuck buttons, hopefully this one is better. I'll let you know once I've tested it. In the meantime, I found this...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-17-2015, 07:16 PM
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Views: 103,999
Posted By miles_trail
$550 for all of it, not a steal, but no one got...

$550 for all of it, not a steal, but no one got screwed so I'm happy. Guy even tossed in a pair of rear trailing arm reenforcement plates.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-17-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 103,999
Posted By miles_trail
Just scooped up a pair of S52 cams, ZF tranny, M3...

Just scooped up a pair of S52 cams, ZF tranny, M3 spindles/ hubs/ calipers, M3 sway bars, M power engine cover, M3 door sills, black A&C pillar covers, black (Not purple!) parcel shelf, an extra 18...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-17-2015, 05:35 AM
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Views: 103,999
Posted By miles_trail
Talking to a guy on craigslist about some parts...

Talking to a guy on craigslist about some parts and he just had to mention he has a set of S52 cams for sale. What a jerk, how am I supposed to save money when these deals keep popping up?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-16-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 103,999
Posted By miles_trail
^ the Rover is broken..... I assume.

^ the Rover is broken..... I assume.
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