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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-03-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,010
Posted By Tidan
LOL! I definitely NEED her help! I think she'll...

LOL! I definitely NEED her help! I think she'll fix all my woes... :p
I don't know whats wrong with the dip****s building our highways.....a degree in common sense would help our engineers greatly...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-03-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,010
Posted By Tidan
LOL! The short list: - uncomfortable for 400...

LOL! The short list:
- uncomfortable for 400 plus mile road trips (the accumulation of my injuries adds up and becomes appearant after about a 100 miles) ;)
- BBS style 5's on a lowered car with...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-03-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,010
Posted By Tidan
Thanks! As a backup, I do still have my 97...

Thanks!
As a backup, I do still have my 97 328is. But its not really a daily driver nor suited for road trips....sits too low and is way too stiff ;)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-03-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,010
Posted By Tidan
Well, the seller dropped the price considerably...

Well, the seller dropped the price considerably and thru in some extras. But right before I went down to buy it, another buyer allegedly came along and paid full price for it.
Oh well. Wasn't...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-31-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,010
Posted By Tidan
The guy says he had it inspected by BMW and...

The guy says he had it inspected by BMW and everything came back great.

There's definitely no M3's with this mileage and condition available on CL around here...especially ones that have had the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-28-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,010
Posted By Tidan
Great ideas! I found out the guy selling it...

Great ideas!
I found out the guy selling it has a dealer license and buys/sells cars alot.
I'll see if he'll let me look over the insurance papers.

Thanks!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-28-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,010
Posted By Tidan
Looking at the pictures of the wreck, the only...

Looking at the pictures of the wreck, the only thing replaced was the rear lower diffuser. still has the same bumper, so I'm guessing it wasn't too hard of hit?!?
What would I be looking for...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-28-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,010
Posted By Tidan
It was hit about 2000 miles ago. But thats a...

It was hit about 2000 miles ago. But thats a great idea...I'll see if he has the insurance papers regarding the wreck.
He's kept very good records of the maintanence and seems to have done all...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-28-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,010
Posted By Tidan
I drove it. Seemed fine. Felt different from my...

I drove it. Seemed fine. Felt different from my 97 328is though. But then again, this ones a sedan.

I did a visual inspection and everything seems in order....new alum. thermostat housing, ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-28-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,010
Posted By Tidan
I've read the sticky years before when buying my...

I've read the sticky years before when buying my 328is. Just wondering if the price is decent or if I should look elsewhere.

Thanks though.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-28-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,010
Posted By Tidan
Fair price for a 98 m3 sedan?

Is 5950.00 USD a good price on a 98 M3 sedan? Looking at possible picking one up.
- 120k
- 5 speed
- sedan
- has maintanance records
- Appears to have replaced/updated cooling system
- pretty...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-07-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 659
Posted By Tidan
oxygen sensors for E36

What brand/model O2 sensors work well in a 1997 328is? Looking to replace mine and found numerous options.

Thanks.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-16-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,187
Posted By Tidan
Do you have any photo's of what I might be...

Do you have any photo's of what I might be looking for?
Thanks!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-16-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,187
Posted By Tidan
Okay, Error code comes back on after XXX miles. ...

Okay, Error code comes back on after XXX miles. Now both a P0420 AND a P0430 show up....appearantly both are downstream catalyst inefficiency problems.
I'm guessing its not the sensor as it...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-11-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 988
Posted By Tidan
I'm not sure on the pre 96's, but on mine, the...

I'm not sure on the pre 96's, but on mine, the larger siphon tube had come disconnected from the sending unit and was sitting in the bottom of the driver side tank. Reattaching it was a snap and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-09-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By Tidan
I didn't do the clutch and thus don't know how it...

I didn't do the clutch and thus don't know how it was done.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-09-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By Tidan
I don't think the clutch is slipping. It is...

I don't think the clutch is slipping. It is relatively new (replaced by the previous owner less than 15K ago).
The clutch does make a cricket like sound when idling. Pressing the clutch pedal...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-09-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By Tidan
328 a little low on power?

My car doesn't seem to accelerate as well as it did when I first got it. Its missing that hard pull in the mid-range rpm's. It used to chirp the tires pretty well in second.

Any ideas?
97...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-14-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,187
Posted By Tidan
And can I get the rear o2's out without dropping...

And can I get the rear o2's out without dropping the entire exhaust? It looks pretty tight where they are. Seems I wouldn't be able to unthread them all the way?!?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-14-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,187
Posted By Tidan
Is it possible to remove the post-cat o2's...

Is it possible to remove the post-cat o2's without dropping the exhaust? Was thinking maybe I could swap the left and right o2's and see if the error code changes left to right. That should tell...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,372
Posted By Tidan
Did you replace the post-cat o2's AND the pre-cat...

Did you replace the post-cat o2's AND the pre-cat o2's or just the post-cat ones?
Thanks!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-14-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,187
Posted By Tidan
The CEL came back on after about 200 miles. Is...

The CEL came back on after about 200 miles. Is it possible just the downstream o2 could be bad or is it definatly the cat(s)?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,372
Posted By Tidan
I am showing this error too. Did changing the...

I am showing this error too. Did changing the post o2 or cats have any effect?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-06-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,187
Posted By Tidan
Wow, thanks for the informative suggestions. I...

Wow, thanks for the informative suggestions. I have to re-read this a couple times to absorb it. LOL!
I'm using the actron $50 unit for reading codes and I'm not sure how to read the 'freeze...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-06-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,187
Posted By Tidan
Hmm, is there anything I can do to fix the seal?...

Hmm, is there anything I can do to fix the seal? I know they say not to use silicone as it can damage the sensor.
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