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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-09-2013, 08:26 PM
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Posted By Phensteel
oh thanks man i have used this calculator before...

oh thanks man i have used this calculator before its very helpful !

the originals on there were 195/60 r15" but i think ill go with 205's now just for good measure =] thanks for that.

also is...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-09-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,518
Posted By Phensteel
That makes sense thank you what size tires would...

That makes sense thank you what size tires would you recommend for a good performance and gear ratio ?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-08-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,518
Posted By Phensteel
I currently have 215/60 R15" at the back ...

I currently have 215/60 R15" at the back
195/60 R15" at the front


I feel like it takes a longer to gain speed than it did orginally with even sets but will having ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-07-2013, 10:57 PM
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Views: 3,518
Posted By Phensteel
changing to larger tires

im thinking changing to larger tires up front has anyone got an idea of wether 215/60 R15" will fit on the front set of my e36 318i ? will this fitt with space to steer safely?
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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-14-2012, 08:12 PM
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Views: 3,518
Posted By Phensteel
thanks heaps for that i will note that when i go...

thanks heaps for that i will note that when i go to replace them later down the track,
thanks put my mind at ease =)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-14-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,518
Posted By Phensteel
lol i know i sound stupid but im just asking you...

lol i know i sound stupid but im just asking you guys as i havent the experience with bimmers. but thank you.

the setup i have 195/ 60 and 215/ 60 so its a fair gap thats why i wonders if i need...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-14-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,518
Posted By Phensteel
hey guys i am just inquiring , I seem to take...

hey guys i am just inquiring ,
I seem to take of slower and hit a slightly higher rev when i accelerate
if i match up 205/60's on the front with 215/60's on the back
will this equalize this...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-02-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,055
Posted By Phensteel
i want to run it interstate for xmas, 705 km...

i want to run it interstate for xmas, 705 km there and a week later 705km back. 7 hrs with intervals.

480km to my destination and then two days after a farther 200kms and then that reversed
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-02-2012, 07:13 PM
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Views: 1,055
Posted By Phensteel
haha i will go with the radio up exit strategy...

haha i will go with the radio up exit strategy for now =P

so shouldnt effect engine longevity if i leave it for a while till i can repair it?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-02-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,055
Posted By Phensteel
and yes your correct its an m40 1.6 Lr

and yes your correct its an m40 1.6 Lr
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-02-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,055
Posted By Phensteel
Thanks guys year its a bit old but she still has...

Thanks guys year its a bit old but she still has life in her =)

Had oil service not tolong ago so id assume it would need to replace them?

Is this a difficult task, will i be alright to do this...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-02-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,055
Posted By Phensteel
are they easy to fix?

are they easy to fix?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-02-2012, 05:49 PM
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Views: 1,055
Posted By Phensteel
whats a lifter? you worry me...=\ how is...

whats a lifter? you worry me...=\

how is that sentence anyway helpful?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-02-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,055
Posted By Phensteel
E36 engine sound can it be identified? is it healthy?

E36 engine sound can it be identified? is it healthy?

I just need a second opinion.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtYZwLss_WA&feature=plcp

^^^
This is my bmw.:thumbup:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-23-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,518
Posted By Phensteel
http://www.zpost.com/forums/attachment.php?attachm...

http://www.zpost.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=331175&stc=1&d=1259798923

Indeed i think they are but just older ones =)

BMW Z Wheel Cross Spoke Style 78
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-23-2012, 06:17 AM
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Views: 3,518
Posted By Phensteel
Thank you cj.surr , I will probably go with those...

Thank you cj.surr , I will probably go with those 205/60's i can just modify it later when i have more dollar signs =P

@drivinfaster - I know those 16" are good for show but i just got these...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-21-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,518
Posted By Phensteel
i had m3 wheels on but two got busted. Thank...

i had m3 wheels on but two got busted.

Thank you for your input, i will probably put 205's on the front as im just comuting with the baby.

It alright to fitt the bigger tyres on isnt it?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-21-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,518
Posted By Phensteel
yes i have heard that above as posted im asking...

yes i have heard that above as posted im asking another question.

The 3 series came staggered already as manufactured.
"
Im simply wanting to stick larger tyres on which i have done for the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-21-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,518
Posted By Phensteel
thanks guys, I will Rethink what sized to...

thanks guys,

I will Rethink what sized to push to.

So do you all recommend bumping the fronts to 205 or 215 to match the rears?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-21-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,121
Posted By Phensteel
E36 318i - Starter motor, how do i tell which one it needs?

I need to find out which starter motor i need for my 1994 e36 318i. Its manifacture date is 1993 and i am not sure whether it is threaded or non-threated.

I have found a link for a new starter...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-21-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,518
Posted By Phensteel
Hey, thanks guys really appreciate the help,...

Hey,
thanks guys really appreciate the help, i'm a Noob with these beauty cars =P

I have decided to go from 195/60's on the front to 205/60's tires to fill the the space and balance her out...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-20-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,518
Posted By Phensteel
oh d[I]ear no sorry i may have miss comunicated ,...

oh d[I]ear no sorry i may have miss comunicated ,


The Sizes i have on my my E36 318i are as follows:
Fronts- 195/60
Backs- 215/60

on 15" rims

just to clarify.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-19-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,518
Posted By Phensteel
sweet thanks for that , What psi should i have...

sweet thanks for that , What psi should i have all around? i have been told multiple figues but based on ur knowledge of e36 and the tyres i have listed above =)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-18-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,518
Posted By Phensteel
E36 staggered wheels, negative affects over time?

I have had to replace two wheels, so i purchased some 215/60's 15" for the back and 195/60 15" for the front to give it a staggered effect ( this set was sold like this). I just want to know if it...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-18-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,958
Posted By Phensteel
Yea I agree with you i will look into buying a...

Yea I agree with you i will look into buying a new starter or manufactured one. how do i specify whether it is a threaded or non-threaded starter?
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