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Forum: Parting Out 11-02-2016, 04:49 PM
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Posted By JayMac
Pete, I know this is a bit dated but you could...

Pete, I know this is a bit dated but you could inquire over here: http://www.bmw2002faq.com/ I belong on there also and there are some great guys when it comes to finding stuff.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-31-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By JayMac
rear window seals for coupes (free)

Getting my e46 M3 ready for paint and am replacing the window seals. There is an inner seal that goes behind the top of the window that prevents the window from hitting the metal on the car. On the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-31-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By JayMac
See if any of this helps: ...

See if any of this helps:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=687900&highlight=
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-31-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By JayMac
Air, fuel, spark. Since it is turning over you...

Air, fuel, spark. Since it is turning over you could pull a plug to verify you have spark by grounding a plug to the block. Have someone bump the engine and you should see a spark. If not trace the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 188
Posted By JayMac
More paint prep Has anyone done this with the qtr window trim

Slowly getting all of the handles and light and various trim off the car. 2001 M3. Ordered a bunch of new seals and gaskets but stop short of the finisher that doubles our car's value. In the end i...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 10-17-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 570
Posted By JayMac
Fender trim removal

I am starting to prep a car for paint and am doing most of the prep work and cleaning myself. Has anyone removed the fender trim piece? The part with the light in it. I think it pulls straight out...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-25-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 232,010
Posted By JayMac
In the situation we are discussing here I would...

In the situation we are discussing here I would offer the following. A car with no maintenance records mean start over as there is no baseline. Maybe you can contact the previous owner and ask what...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-24-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 232,010
Posted By JayMac
Have you weighed the muffler on the other side....

Have you weighed the muffler on the other side. that's no bargain either. If bearings are you speculating the sounds form the car drown it out at higher speed or the frequency changes to a less...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-24-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 232,010
Posted By JayMac
Well start simple. You can verify the lean with a...

Well start simple. You can verify the lean with a tape measure. Measure from the bottom of the rim to the bottom of the fender. Make sure tires have same pressure. Possible the car was corner...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-24-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 232,010
Posted By JayMac
My guess would be transmission rather than rear...

My guess would be transmission rather than rear end. If it was rear end you should hear it when you shift in other gears. When was your slush box serviced last?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-24-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 232,010
Posted By JayMac
This is the only time you hear it? What tools do...

This is the only time you hear it? What tools do you have? How have you determined it is the rear? When you refer to revs do you mean regardless of rpm or that the engine revs up as in an increase...
Forum: Parting Out 02-21-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,418
Posted By JayMac
Can you get a windshield off without breaking it?...

Can you get a windshield off without breaking it? If so I would be interested in one as well as a hood.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 02-16-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 46,760
Posted By JayMac
That sucks but keep your head up. Aftermarket...

That sucks but keep your head up. Aftermarket warranty;s are a huge rip as there is not free lunch and they just don't have the ability to charge what they need to to cover the big ticket items. So...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 02-16-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 46,760
Posted By JayMac
I have an e46 M3 as a daily and a S54 powered e36...

I have an e46 M3 as a daily and a S54 powered e36 as a track beast. I had the rod bearings redone on both engines as soon as I got them. If this is an in between car skip pit and lease something...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-15-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,890
Posted By JayMac
I don't think you have enough coolant in the...

I don't think you have enough coolant in the system. You can't compress a liquid so if what you say is correct, when you are building up heat and pressure you are forcing coolant into your system. ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-13-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,890
Posted By JayMac
Dave, you are saying that when you open the bleed...

Dave, you are saying that when you open the bleed screw your reservoir fills? Both times I had this issue it was due to the seal on the cap leaking (air) pressure and as a result when the engine...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-18-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 232,010
Posted By JayMac
Jair, when have the shocks been replaced? What...

Jair, when have the shocks been replaced? What about your camber bolts? For what it's worth nothing with 180k on it looks good.
Forum: Classic Bimmers 07-23-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 852
Posted By JayMac
Re-packing cv joints on 2002

I recently purchased a 1975 2002. It is a fixer upper and I am removing layers of road goo to find out what need work. One of the projects for sure is replacing the boot on the cv joints on the rear...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-21-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 232,010
Posted By JayMac
Diffs are pretty tough but I do currently have...

Diffs are pretty tough but I do currently have one in pieces that had about 5 broken cap screws on the lsd unit. The hard acceleration he described would lead me to think something is moving under...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-21-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 232,010
Posted By JayMac
Can you get underneath for a quick visual? Start...

Can you get underneath for a quick visual? Start with the simple things. From what you describe it sounds like when you are under max load so I would look at the brace for the driveshaft first. It's...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 02-27-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 46,760
Posted By JayMac
The SMG gets a bad rap. The key to any car is...

The SMG gets a bad rap. The key to any car is maintenance. That is time and or money spent prior to it breaking down not re[pairing something that already has done so. To often people get confused on...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 02-11-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 46,760
Posted By JayMac
If you find a specific car in your price range I...

If you find a specific car in your price range I would have it checked out. Obviously if there is an issue any repair would be reflected in your offer. Good news about buying an older car. If there...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 01-30-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,127
Posted By JayMac
The wheels aren't my flavor but I can live with...

The wheels aren't my flavor but I can live with them. Like the black on the roof. Love the wood!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-27-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 232,010
Posted By JayMac
About every ten posts we should have a post you...

About every ten posts we should have a post you could/can add accordingly
Routine maintenance is required:
Visual inspection
Tire rotation
Diff fluid
RTAB
Shock mounts
Wheel bearings
Dive...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-20-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,219
Posted By JayMac
It is not the same as yours. It is out of an e46...

It is not the same as yours. It is out of an e46 M3 but the same principle. If you have a photo sharing account you can add photos from there. Yours should look like this:
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