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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Today, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By ZeGerman
You have the option to install any E36 engine you...

You have the option to install any E36 engine you wish to, but of course you'd have to also swap over any other parts specific to the donor engine. If you just want a quick and easy swap, just...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By ZeGerman
Sorry, but that just is not possible. They would...

Sorry, but that just is not possible. They would be losing so many thousands of dollars on each one installed.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By ZeGerman
Have you looked at the spark plugs?

Have you looked at the spark plugs?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By ZeGerman
Coils just die with age. That is normal.

Coils just die with age. That is normal.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-01-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By ZeGerman
I really don't think it could be done for under...

I really don't think it could be done for under $10k when having a shop do it. The swap kit alone is around $4k, and an LSx+T56 is almost always over $4k, and then you'll have thousands in labor.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-31-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 569
Posted By ZeGerman
I forgot that your car is an automatic. I'm not...

I forgot that your car is an automatic. I'm not too familiar with the autos in these cars, but I believe if you put the trans in "D", it automatically starts the off in 2nd gear from a standstill to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-31-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By ZeGerman
That's without the cost of the engine & trans.

That's without the cost of the engine & trans.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-31-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 28,092
Posted By ZeGerman
Damn Jay, that's a bummer. How did it happen?

Damn Jay, that's a bummer. How did it happen?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-31-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By ZeGerman
Is it kind of milky?

Is it kind of milky?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-30-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 569
Posted By ZeGerman
Taking a newly acquired $600 BMW with no-name...

Taking a newly acquired $600 BMW with no-name wheels, unknown tires, and no technical inspection up to 140mph on public roads is dangerous and shameful, even if you live in a remote area. Definitely...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-30-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By ZeGerman
Failed mechanical fan clutch. Also, make sure...

Failed mechanical fan clutch. Also, make sure you have a 50/50 ratio of coolant to distilled water.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-30-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By ZeGerman
During autocross launches, I've spun the tires...

During autocross launches, I've spun the tires from a standstill, including kicking the tail out during hard 1-2 upshifts, and I'm on sticky 245 section width summer tires. But I also have a 3.23...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-29-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 569
Posted By ZeGerman
I sincerely hope you are talking kilometers per...

I sincerely hope you are talking kilometers per hour and not miles per hour. Because if you're talking MPH, we're going to have a serious sit down to talk about why that is f#@ked up.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-29-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By ZeGerman
Did you turn the ASC-T (i.e., traction control)...

Did you turn the ASC-T (i.e., traction control) off?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-29-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 28,092
Posted By ZeGerman
Not in a million years. There's really very...

Not in a million years. There's really very little that is special about the E36 M3 LTW.



Yeah, I played FM4 quite a lot back in the day. Got pretty into it, for sure. I'm just getting the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-28-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 395
Posted By ZeGerman
And cams don't really get out of sync without...

And cams don't really get out of sync without bigger problems, so I doubt they were the issue in the first place. Hopefully you have not dug the hole deeper by messing with them, but I fear the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-28-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By ZeGerman
Yeah, I'd probably go with an LS before doing an...

Yeah, I'd probably go with an LS before doing an S54.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-28-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By ZeGerman
Please God, don't put an ///M badge on it. It is...

Please God, don't put an ///M badge on it. It is not an ///M car at all. Enjoy it for what it is, not for what it isn't.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-28-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 28,092
Posted By ZeGerman
Well folks, I just pre-ordered the Xbox One Forza...

Well folks, I just pre-ordered the Xbox One Forza 6 bundle. Can't wait. The new Forza looks awesome.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-27-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By ZeGerman
You are mistaking the US S52B32 for the Euro...

You are mistaking the US S52B32 for the Euro S50B32. As said above, the S50B32 also requires valve adjustments.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-27-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 28,092
Posted By ZeGerman
Yes, for the most part. Trump is a blathering...

Yes, for the most part. Trump is a blathering idiot who happens to create a media circus because of his outbursts and ridiculous claims. The media loves that sort of stuff, but he is an...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-27-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By ZeGerman
^This. Finding an S54 in the US is going to be...

^This. Finding an S54 in the US is going to be far easier than finding an S50B32.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-26-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 28,092
Posted By ZeGerman
Celebrating one month of my new, longer (20mi...

Celebrating one month of my new, longer (20mi round-trip) daily bike commute. Unexpectedly, the added distance compared to my previous commute has caused me to enjoy commuting to work by bike even...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-26-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,989
Posted By ZeGerman
That is correct, it shouldn't ever go above 12...

That is correct, it shouldn't ever go above 12 o'clock, ever. 1 o'clock is already an overheating scenario.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-26-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 28,092
Posted By ZeGerman
Agreed. The wheels and interior are terrible...

Agreed. The wheels and interior are terrible mismatches.
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