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Forum: Parting Out 08-20-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By ChuckG
Price drop. Moving to a smaller garage and need...

Price drop. Moving to a smaller garage and need to get rid of some stuff.

Windshield washer tank, pump and tubes - $15
ACS Throttle Body - $15
Both F&R Sway Bars - $30 (pick up only)
S52 Intake...
Forum: Interior 08-20-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,227
Posted By ChuckG
These have been sold. Thank you.

These have been sold. Thank you.
Forum: California 06-13-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By ChuckG
Vanos timing tool. Help?

Whoops, somehow I overlooked this crucial tool when ordering everything I needed for my head gasket job. I have the rest of this week off from work to finish putting together my car and really don't...
Forum: Parting Out 05-29-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,023
Posted By ChuckG
Oops, Lower control arms, not RTA's sorry.

Oops, Lower control arms, not RTA's sorry.
Forum: Parting Out 05-26-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,023
Posted By ChuckG
FS: Handful of S52/M3 parts 1999 e36

Selling some of my stock parts. Everything is from a 1999 M3.

HFM/MAF - $45
Windshield washer tank, pump and tubes - $30
Radiator (dent in one side but doesn't leak) - $50 (Pick up only)
ACS...
Forum: Interior 05-26-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,227
Posted By ChuckG
Bump and price drop $135

Bump and price drop $135
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 05-21-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,178
Posted By ChuckG
Can any engine pros out there eval these pics for me?

So I pulled my head this weekend for what I thought was a leaky HG. Turns out the HG looks to be in pretty good shape. I'm probably going to take the head to a machine shop to check for cracks....
Forum: Interior 05-18-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,227
Posted By ChuckG
FS: Corbeau sliding seat brackets for e36 (driver and passenger)

These retail for $105 each. You can have both for $150. I sold the seats already to a non e36 owner so I just have the rails/brackets.

Part # E1000T and E1001T sliding seat rails mount to factory...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-14-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By ChuckG
That's what I thought. Thanks. I'll CL them.

That's what I thought. Thanks. I'll CL them.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-14-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By ChuckG
What kind of headlights are these?

These were in the box of parts that came with my 99 M3 when I bought it. The car has (and had when I bought it) ZKW lights installed so at first glance I thought they were the stock housings but upon...
Forum: California 05-07-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By ChuckG
Machine shop in North LA?

Can anyone recommend a good machine shop in So Cal? Preferably in the Santa Clarita Valley but anywhere northern LA will do.

I am 90% sure that I need a new head gasket and I want to take the head...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-21-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,835
Posted By ChuckG
I replaced the one that is just a level sensor...

I replaced the one that is just a level sensor (driver side). It looks like the fuel pump is on the passenger side and it's a $330 part. Could it be that I really need to replace that whole thing...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-20-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,835
Posted By ChuckG
Fuel gauge is whack (replaced fuel level sensor)

Anyone have any idea what might be wrong?

My fuel gauge will randomly drop to empty, sit there for a while, then jump up to full tank and sit there for a while. Then eventually fall back to the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-08-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,554
Posted By ChuckG
Glad to hear it. I should write up a proper DIY...

Glad to hear it. I should write up a proper DIY with step by step but I always forget to take pictures in the middle of the process as I tend to get in the zone.

I look forward to seeing the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-07-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,554
Posted By ChuckG
Seats are re-assembled. Here's the finished...

Seats are re-assembled. Here's the finished product. I ended up swapping the back and bottom cushions between driver and passenger seats to move the more worn outside bolsters to the inside. I also...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-07-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,554
Posted By ChuckG
I also had to replace the reclining gear on both...

I also had to replace the reclining gear on both these seats. I did that a couple months back, wish I had done it all at the same time. Good luck, can't wait to see. I love magma interior!
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-06-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,554
Posted By ChuckG
Update to the project: I ordered a 2oz...

Update to the project:

I ordered a 2oz bottle of BL02 (baby blue), BL06 (blue), and R04 (bright red) from Furniture Clinic. The center stripe ended up being a mixture of about 75% BL06 and 25%...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-18-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,554
Posted By ChuckG
I used leatherique re-dye kit #2...

I used leatherique re-dye kit #2 http://leatherique.org/detail.aspx?ID=31

It has a rejuvinator oil, cleaning agent, prep solution (you sand with this, I think it's just a de greaser), and final...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-17-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,554
Posted By ChuckG
Leatherique Seat Restore Project. Before and After pics!

I used the Leatherique Kit #2 (16oz of each liquid) and the whole thing took my girlfriend and I about 6 hours over 3 evenings to complete. I'm very pleased with the results. Let me know what you...
Forum: California 01-02-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 609
Posted By ChuckG
Anyone with a Peake SRS wanna help a brotha?

I just put the stock seats back into an e36 M3 and would like to reset my SRS light. Anyone in North LA county have one and want to trade me a reset for lunch and a beer?
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-24-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,313
Posted By ChuckG
I have looked for a vacuum leak (carb cleaner...

I have looked for a vacuum leak (carb cleaner test) and didn't find anything. It runs slightly rough at idle (650 rpm) but if I touch the throttle at all it smooths out.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-24-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,313
Posted By ChuckG
The car has been up to 7k Rpms many times with no...

The car has been up to 7k Rpms many times with no problems. Very smooth and lots of power.

The p.o. Says the CEL is due to the euro spec high flow MAF. Could this be the case?
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-23-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,313
Posted By ChuckG
Thanks for the reply. I have not checked the...

Thanks for the reply.

I have not checked the coil packs. It seemed unlikely to me that all 6 would be bad but then again the P/O possibly could have just ignored them for a while. Then again the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-21-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,313
Posted By ChuckG
Misfire code on all 6 cylinders

Hello all.

I'm looking for some guidance here before I go too much further on this project. I have done quite a bit of searching but I don't think the answers I've found really relate to my...
Forum: California 07-18-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 423
Posted By ChuckG
Ms gather at Valencia BMW on Sunday?

An acquaintence recently picked his e90m3 from Valencia BMW and his salesman told him that M owners have a gathering and drive every 3rd Sunday at 7am at the dealership. Just wanted to see if any...
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