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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-09-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By r2hoog1
Question BBS Wheels / Snow Tire Value?

Just wondering what you guys think these wheels and snow tires are worth? The BBS wheels are in beautiful condition, and the tires are like new. Yokohama Guardex K2 F720, 215/65 R15. The tires are...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-24-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By r2hoog1
Question Towing Question

I know this is completely off-topic from the usual bimmer questions. However, I know that many of you are very mechanically inclined and have helped me with my mechanical questions in the past,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-21-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By r2hoog1
cost to paint a bumper?

Please post if you find anything. I want an M3 bumper in Arctic Silver Metallic for my 328i.


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-16-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By r2hoog1
New here, head unit fitment

I just did this last week. I ended up bending some of the tabs out on the metal frame that the unit slides into. It's still not as right as I would like, but it is holding in place.


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-16-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10,480
Views: 416,462
Posted By r2hoog1
Today on my Bimmer I...

Woke up to a flat tire... Pulled this out and plugged it...376766


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-15-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By r2hoog1
I'm getting about 30 highway with my '98 328i,...

I'm getting about 30 highway with my '98 328i, with 189,000 miles on it. :thumbup:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-09-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 10,480
Views: 416,462
Posted By r2hoog1
...because I like the look of the gauge rings....

...because I like the look of the gauge rings. Another subtle way to update / modernize the look of the vehicle just a little bit.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-09-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10,480
Views: 416,462
Posted By r2hoog1
I liked the look of the original stereo, but the...

I liked the look of the original stereo, but the sound was crap. Put the new deck in, and I can hardly believe the difference. I think it updates the look of the dash a bit too. Next up, some chrome...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-08-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10,480
Views: 416,462
Posted By r2hoog1
Dropped in a CD deck today. Easiest stereo...

Dropped in a CD deck today. Easiest stereo install I have ever done. 15 minutes total, including the cleanup. :thumbup:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-08-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By r2hoog1
My mechanic also thought to check the radiator...

My mechanic also thought to check the radiator for damage from the broken fan blade, but everything looked to be in good shape from the outside. Not sure what caused it.:dunno:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-08-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By r2hoog1
Well, just got it over to my mechanic for a look...

Well, just got it over to my mechanic for a look - It's leaking coolant right out of the radiator core. Now it needs a new radiator in addition to all the other stuff I just put in it.

Could this...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-08-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By r2hoog1
I honestly could not tell where it was coming...

I honestly could not tell where it was coming from... it was dripping all over the inside of the engine compartment. Once it cooled down, I opened the coolant resevoir, and there is still coolant in...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-08-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By r2hoog1
Question Waterpump - Need Help!

On Monday night, my e36 threw a serpentine belt. Towed it to my mechanic the next day, and he said the water pump seized, causing the belt to go. The belt broke a fan blade as well. He ended up...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-08-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,816
Posted By r2hoog1
This dude is hilarious. Apparently they don't...

This dude is hilarious. Apparently they don't teach English or History over there any more.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-06-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By r2hoog1
Question Archetype - Love your car. I have a 98 e36 sedan...

Archetype - Love your car. I have a 98 e36 sedan also (Arcitc Silver Metallic)... Where did you get your headlights? I'm looking for some. I have the same smoked fogs as you too.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-02-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,197
Posted By r2hoog1
It is running nice and smooth. I drove it about...

It is running nice and smooth. I drove it about 200 miles the last 2 days, with no issues. There is no hesitation, no power surges or drops during acceleration... everything seems pretty good.

I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-02-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By r2hoog1
Good luck - Let us know the result!

Good luck - Let us know the result!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-02-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,197
Posted By r2hoog1
I took it to a certified mechanic that works out...

I took it to a certified mechanic that works out of his own garage. I have been taking my vehicles to him for years, and he has always been quick, convenient, and reliable. He has some experience...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-01-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By r2hoog1
It was already taken off by the junkyard. And, it...

It was already taken off by the junkyard. And, it was the only one we found in my area.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-01-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By r2hoog1
That was the junkyard charge, I know because I...

That was the junkyard charge, I know because I paid them. $150 is still way better than $350 for a rebuilt driveshaft on line.

The point being, look for a used driveshaft.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-01-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By r2hoog1
I had a vibration in the rear that worsened over...

I had a vibration in the rear that worsened over time. It would start up around 25mph and get more severe the faster I went. If I let off the gas, it smoothed out.

I thought it might be the flex...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-01-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,197
Posted By r2hoog1
Question I did some googling on this as well... Is it...

I did some googling on this as well...

Is it possible that this was triggered by replacing the driveshaft? I know he had to remove the exhaust to access the shaft. The CE Light was not on before...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-30-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,197
Posted By r2hoog1
Question Well - my mechanic found a used driveshaft for...

Well - my mechanic found a used driveshaft for $150, and replaced it for me today. Vibration gone! Nice and smooth and quiet now.

HOWEVER... Now I have a Check Engine Light on right away at start...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-15-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,197
Posted By r2hoog1
Question OK, so now that Winter is starting to leave, I am...

OK, so now that Winter is starting to leave, I am finally getting around to this vibration issue. I had the car in to my mechanic this past weekend to do the rear shocks, and I also asked him to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-11-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 765
Posted By r2hoog1
Question Squeaking / Check Engine Light / P1525 / P1519

Last week, I noticed that my '98 328i was making some squeaking noise at idle when I first started it up. It sounded like a squeaky belt, but I couldn't tell for sure. The noise seems to be coming...
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