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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-23-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 957
Posted By john kaminski
I had both rear spring bottoms broke for who...

I had both rear spring bottoms broke for who knows how long. Bought Karl's springs for my 94 convert and and they actually were the same spring as my non sport suspension and frankly not much...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-08-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By john kaminski
Actually if you are careful and patient you can...

Actually if you are careful and patient you can drive quite a ways with a blown radiator hose just not all at once. As long as you shut down well before the temp gets to the overheat area and wait...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-04-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By john kaminski
My 94 is samoa blue with the dark blue top

My 94 is samoa blue with the dark blue top
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-07-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By john kaminski
Shock absorber top mount ?

Shock absorber top mount ?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-07-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By john kaminski
ZeGerman, think you have gotten a bit wimpy out...

ZeGerman, think you have gotten a bit wimpy out there in Wa. These e36's have great heaters. Only problem with a convertible in winter is the rear window needing a lot of care to clean off snow &...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-03-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By john kaminski
If it's a real solid car and you decide to pass...

If it's a real solid car and you decide to pass let me know details on it as I've got a 94 that's treated me well but I might be tempted to go newer. I do have a hard top and that is really a plus...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-03-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By john kaminski
Plus that on cheap to maintain if you DIY and 4...

Plus that on cheap to maintain if you DIY and 4 snows and away you goes!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-03-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By john kaminski
No power what so ever ? Might start at battery...

No power what so ever ? Might start at battery and work forward to engine bay to see where power stops. May be simply a ground issue.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-26-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By john kaminski
How in he-- did that get posted ? As for the...

How in he-- did that get posted ? As for the brake light socket maybe you could repair it with fiberglass.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-16-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By john kaminski
Ok, also have a 94 vert and the window drop...

Ok, also have a 94 vert and the window drop switch is a micro switch located in the mechanism that the door handle actuates. You need to remove the door panel to get to it. It is held in by a couple...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-10-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 720
Posted By john kaminski
Might be an individual thing Ze as I've had 4...

Might be an individual thing Ze as I've had 4 Subies now - Impreza, WRX, Forester, and last an 2010 Outback and all had really great CC's with very little droop or overspeed. Much better than GM and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-21-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By john kaminski
Why put it in the barn when fun season is about...

Why put it in the barn when fun season is about to start ? I also have a convert and with a set of General 15" snow tires no problems with northern Illinois snow and lots of fun with the ATS turned...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-03-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By john kaminski
Are the spark plugs screwed in tight ?

Are the spark plugs screwed in tight ?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-03-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By john kaminski
I'm very happy with my ddm HID lights.

I'm very happy with my ddm HID lights.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-27-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By john kaminski
Thanks for the valuable info bliger7gz

Thanks for the valuable info bliger7gz
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-24-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By john kaminski
Where is that starter relay located ? My 94...

Where is that starter relay located ? My 94 convert is a late one and maybe 6 years ago I had a no start episode while on vacation 1500 miles from home. After trying to start a few times and seeing...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-24-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,637
Posted By john kaminski
I'm very certainly not an expert on AC systems...

I'm very certainly not an expert on AC systems but 5 or 6 years ago my AC was only putting out coolish air so I got one of those refrigerant cans with a gauge and topped up my system according to the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-22-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 867
Posted By john kaminski
Yup, when I push in the clutch the cruse control...

Yup, when I push in the clutch the cruse control drops out. Should have know better than to question Ken about having a clutch switch. I am happy though that it only is linked to the cruse and not...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-21-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By john kaminski
Why Rear Springs Break ?

Rear springs do break on many e36's but not all it seems, so there is some controversy about this. Both of mine have broke at the usual place, the lower tapered coils. So I have talked with a person...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-21-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 867
Posted By john kaminski
Makes sense that my 94 could have a clutch switch...

Makes sense that my 94 could have a clutch switch that would only cancel cruse control. I'll try shifting while on cruse control and see if it does cancel it.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-20-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 867
Posted By john kaminski
Sorry Ken but there is no clutch switch in my 94...

Sorry Ken but there is no clutch switch in my 94 and cruise works fine and I bet same should be for the 95.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-17-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 867
Posted By john kaminski
What do you mean - won't give ? Is the switch...

What do you mean - won't give ? Is the switch frozen ? If so replace it. If it moves but does not activate control check fuse and for power to control.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-16-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 672
Posted By john kaminski
It takes a bit of fussing but you can use a large...

It takes a bit of fussing but you can use a large crescent wrench on that nut - sure beats taking every thing apart around it. Also you can find a slim 32mm wrench at any bicycle shop/store as it's...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-11-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,019
Posted By john kaminski
If your adding coolant and the level stays the...

If your adding coolant and the level stays the same then there IS air in the system which is being displaced to allow for more coolant. Keep adding until the level goes and stays higher. You can...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-10-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By john kaminski
Personally I'd go for it if it road tested out...

Personally I'd go for it if it road tested out well and didn't appear to have any collision damage and an automatic trans was accecptable to you. If the top canvas is good no real worries as you can...
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