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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-30-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,812
Posted By olcarluvr
Thanks, both! I notice you are in SF and are...

Thanks, both! I notice you are in SF and are planning on some cooling upgrades. Let me know if you want to borrow the tool. I have the big Craftsman wrench, too, but you may have to leave your first...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-30-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,812
Posted By olcarluvr
Low-buck fan removal tool

A recent post asked about removing a fan without the special tool. It can be done, but here's the home-made tool option in case your bolt is really stuck on tight. This should take less than 30...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-04-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,632
Posted By olcarluvr
from awhile back, my 328is Larry

from awhile back, my 328is
Larry
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-15-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,654
Posted By olcarluvr
found these on Google image search, and can't...

found these on Google image search, and can't explain either one.
Sorry, neither is on an E36

Larry
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-05-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,226
Posted By olcarluvr
Maybe you all already did this: Search You tube "...

Maybe you all already did this: Search You tube " Bimmerfest 2009". There's a few videos posted.
Larry
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-03-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,774
Posted By olcarluvr
Open a small business, if you havn't one already....

Open a small business, if you havn't one already. Register the car under the name of the business. Run most/all your expenses on a business credit card. All the expenses become business expenses (a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-27-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By olcarluvr
IMO, Keep it as close to stock as possible. If...

IMO, Keep it as close to stock as possible. If you like them, find some correct stock wheels.; shouldn't cost much. Leave the grey trim, stock corners, etc......Clean up the paint and drive it....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2009, 12:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,522
Posted By olcarluvr
Sacramento? Congrats! There's a real nice track...

Sacramento? Congrats! There's a real nice track not too far away, but of course you'll need that car.........

http://www.thunderhill.com/

On Sept 18, 19, Hooked on Driving will hold track...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-14-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 26,316
Posted By olcarluvr
I'm almost 60, and I think I already answered...

I'm almost 60, and I think I already answered this thread question awhile back, but can't really remember.....

Larry
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-29-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,614
Posted By olcarluvr
I love the first pic, at the bottom of the...

I love the first pic, at the bottom of the Lombard Street block. That site gets photographed a bunch of times every day, and you'd think the good 'ole City of San Francisco could come up with a more...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-12-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 853
Posted By olcarluvr
Nuts! And after all the cheers and whistles, he...

Nuts! And after all the cheers and whistles, he probably thought he did a good thing.
larry
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-05-2009, 06:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,318
Posted By olcarluvr
Some people like project cars, and they're pretty...

Some people like project cars, and they're pretty good at fixing them up for a decent driver or for a profit. I say if you like that kind of project go for it, but the price? Forget for a minute that...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-28-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,212
Posted By olcarluvr
Great list; thanks! Could you add our "local" SF...

Great list; thanks! Could you add our "local" SF Bay Area (Hayward) BMW salvage warehouse for parts:

http://www.double02salvage.com/
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-26-2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By olcarluvr
"Based on everything im reading on this forum,...

"Based on everything im reading on this forum, the e36 just gives too many problems?"

My 2 cents: That would be a fair statement to make only if forums like this are your sole basis of research...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-22-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,242
Posted By olcarluvr
<<So the paint on the front of my car is in...

<<So the paint on the front of my car is in pretty crappy condition, actually all my paint is not in that great of condition . What im wondering is if I can just get the front respreyed or if I could...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-16-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,270
Posted By olcarluvr
Fog light delete...easiest DIY

Broken fog lenses look scrappy, and I can't keep mine unbroken, so I went to the dealer for delete covers (about $17.00 each). They are flat grey plastic, so I cleaned them and sprayed them with...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-16-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By olcarluvr
Thanks for the picture of the fog light delete...

Thanks for the picture of the fog light delete covers, which I'm about to install. Looks good! My stock fogs have been a real pain! The light they throw was practically useless, the glass lenses...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-03-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,800
Posted By olcarluvr
I know it took considerable time to put this...

I know it took considerable time to put this search tutorial together. Thanks for taking the time-should be very effective.
Larry
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-02-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By olcarluvr
diybmw, You're being very cautious, which is...

diybmw,

You're being very cautious, which is good. Did you also change out the oil filter? If so, you'll need to add extra to make up for the oil that stays in the filter when the engine is off. ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-02-2009, 03:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,628
Posted By olcarluvr
Avalon maybe? The tail lights don't look BMW....

Avalon maybe? The tail lights don't look BMW. Nice looking car, though. I'll bet the resale value shot way up, too. Maybe it's a prop for a action movie for 4 year olds.
Larry
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-02-2009, 03:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By olcarluvr
Yes. Add 1/2 quart oil. Start car and drive it to...

Yes. Add 1/2 quart oil. Start car and drive it to let it warm up a bit. Shut it down and check oil level after letting it settle a couple minutes. Add even more as needed. Do not add too much.
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-30-2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By olcarluvr
Actually, when you think of it, what E36 subject...

Actually, when you think of it, what E36 subject hasn't been discussed as far as maintainance and parts? All this site really needs to be is a search engine. But I like it when someone actually asks...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-24-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By olcarluvr
Oops, I saw your earlier offer to look it up; I...

Oops, I saw your earlier offer to look it up; I should have given you more time to respond with the link. Sorry!

Larry
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-24-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By olcarluvr
If you're asking about the trim that goes above...

If you're asking about the trim that goes above the windows and wraps down to meet the rubber trim below the rear window.....that's a heavy plastic coating over metal. When the plastic cracks, from...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-24-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By olcarluvr
Me, too! That's why I check in here once in...

Me, too! That's why I check in here once in awhile; It's great to see all this yootful energy at work having fun with their rides. But I admit I do have a thing for older cars that are bone stock....
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