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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 07:42 PM
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Posted By ZeGerman
Yeah, I've never had a problem with FCP's...

Yeah, I've never had a problem with FCP's shipping, either. Their free shipping is not fast, but that's why it's free. If you want more rapid shipping, you just have to pay extra for it.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5,411
Views: 185,426
Posted By ZeGerman
Are you sure? It's hard to tell from the photo...

Are you sure? It's hard to tell from the photo you posted, but I don't see a BMW roundel, and the OEM caps all have the roundel on them, like so:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2016, 01:02 PM
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Views: 185,426
Posted By ZeGerman
Did you buy a non-OEM cap? If so, they are...

Did you buy a non-OEM cap? If so, they are notorious for not sealing. Gotta go only with an OEM BMW cap.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By ZeGerman
Question: Is the water temp gauge going to...

Question: Is the water temp gauge going to exactly 12 o'clock and staying there after about 10 minutes of driving? If not, the t-stat has failed in the open position, thus causing the engine to run...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-27-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By ZeGerman
Yeah, that is a pretty solid idea. I know there...

Yeah, that is a pretty solid idea. I know there were some dudes trying to 3D print their own replacement parts, but to my knowledge that effort never fully materialized. Seems like using HD velcro...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-27-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5,411
Views: 185,426
Posted By ZeGerman
Oh, something tells me Jake's '97 M3 is not...

Oh, something tells me Jake's '97 M3 is not something you're interested in buying... ;) It's a little... modified.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-27-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By ZeGerman
Was the car running normally before it was parked...

Was the car running normally before it was parked 3 years ago? Did you open the hood to see where the smoke was coming from?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-26-2016, 07:33 PM
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Views: 185,426
Posted By ZeGerman
Hey, that's great! Nice easy fix. ...

Hey, that's great! Nice easy fix.



Chip, put down the Boone's Farm!! :rofl:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-25-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By ZeGerman
You probably just need to disconnect and...

You probably just need to disconnect and reconnect the plugs in the rear of the instrument cluster. Also FYI, you do not need to remove the steering wheel to extract the cluster. All you have to do...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-25-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By ZeGerman
Huh, that is odd. I wonder if your engine has had...

Huh, that is odd. I wonder if your engine has had the head planed before by a previous owner, thus requiring a thicker head gasket than normal.

That's one wacko theory, anyhow...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-24-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 93,164
Posted By ZeGerman
Also, the genius of PFC08 endurance race pads......

Also, the genius of PFC08 endurance race pads... They've got 6 full track days on them in advanced run group speeds, and they still look fantastic. Should easily be able to get a 2nd season out of...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-24-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By ZeGerman
This all seems a bit backward to me. The E36 M3,...

This all seems a bit backward to me. The E36 M3, even in Euro RHD layout, will never be "special". And why would you actively seek a RHD car, anyway? It's just an oddball novelty that offers no...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-24-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5,411
Views: 185,426
Posted By ZeGerman
Looks extremely clean! Awesome that the top is...

Looks extremely clean! Awesome that the top is fairly new, too.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-24-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 93,164
Posted By ZeGerman
Yeah, I think driving on track in the rain is...

Yeah, I think driving on track in the rain is actually quite a lot of fun. The speeds are lower, and of course it takes a lot of concentration to keep things under control, but it absolutely helps...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-24-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 93,164
Posted By ZeGerman
Had my last "regular season" HPDE yesterday, and...

Had my last "regular season" HPDE yesterday, and man was it a white knuckle day. It rained quite significantly throughout 75% of the day, and it was at a track that I had not yet driven in the wet. I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-23-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5,411
Views: 185,426
Posted By ZeGerman
Yeah, I thought that was odd, too. I don't think...

Yeah, I thought that was odd, too. I don't think the M4 is ugly, but I've never thought it was a particularly handsome car.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-22-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5,411
Views: 185,426
Posted By ZeGerman
2016 Motor Trend best driver's car comparo! ...

2016 Motor Trend best driver's car comparo!

https://youtu.be/R4f4q52J9qY
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-20-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By ZeGerman
Are you sure you installed the fan in the correct...

Are you sure you installed the fan in the correct orientation?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-20-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5,411
Views: 185,426
Posted By ZeGerman
Were you hoping to get into a convertible?

Were you hoping to get into a convertible?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-19-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By ZeGerman
Did you purge the system of air after replacing...

Did you purge the system of air after replacing the water pump and thermostat?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-18-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5,411
Views: 185,426
Posted By ZeGerman
Yeah, given that people seem to sneeze money out...

Yeah, given that people seem to sneeze money out here, I certainly don't feel like a baller where I live, but having a "grown-up" salary and no kids definitely frees up money for other things. And...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-18-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5,411
Views: 185,426
Posted By ZeGerman
It has rust, and lots of it. Floor and trunk pans...

It has rust, and lots of it. Floor and trunk pans are toast. Also has rust in the doors and around the base of the windshield. She has body filler everywhere and needs major surgery. Fortunately, the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-18-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11,117
Views: 606,266
Posted By ZeGerman
Replaced that stupid upper steering column...

Replaced that stupid upper steering column bearing (again). The last one only held up less than 25k miles before it crapped out and caused the steering wheel to bind. It's unbelievable how badly...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-18-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5,411
Views: 185,426
Posted By ZeGerman
Welp, I finally contacted a shop about conducting...

Welp, I finally contacted a shop about conducting a full frame-off restoration of my GTO - just to begin the discussion and develop a plan. I'm not expecting it to be cheap, but it's time to get the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-18-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By ZeGerman
I wouldn't buy a anything from Uro, though. I had...

I wouldn't buy a anything from Uro, though. I had some of their suspension parts crumble on me, and I doubt anything they make which is electronic will be any better. I've read stories of people...
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