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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-10-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By suntex01
Really? They really just pop right in...its a...

Really? They really just pop right in...its a bitch getting the factory bushings out....
I used it on my rear suspension / subframe. Stiffens things up in the rear...
I'm thinking about doing it...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-08-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,011
Posted By suntex01
Well, you can try and call your bank for a...

Well, you can try and call your bank for a dispute with debit card purchase. I never tried it on a debit card, so can't really help you there. I quite using paypal debit when it took them 2 months...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-08-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By suntex01
bimmerworld has some special on c-arms with...

bimmerworld has some special on c-arms with powerflex bushings....I'm thinking about getting those eventually.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-08-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,469
Posted By suntex01
yeah just replace the VG first...its cheap and...

yeah just replace the VG first...its cheap and easy to do.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-08-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By suntex01
$50 on ebay....

$50 on ebay....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-08-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,011
Posted By suntex01
Man First of all, his claim about 8000k being...

Man First of all, his claim about 8000k being 5000k with a different brand is BS. I mean the difference might actually be maybe 8000k vs 7999k but not 8000k vs 5000k. These light colors are...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-05-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By suntex01
4, two at the exhaust manifold joint before the...

4, two at the exhaust manifold joint before the cats and 2 after the cats. Just get NTK, they're OEM for BMW.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-01-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,431
Posted By suntex01
If you guys are talking about steering wheel play...

If you guys are talking about steering wheel play in the "non-rotational" directions then its probably the plastic bushing in the steering column.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-01-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,469
Posted By suntex01
It seems like your HG isn't the problem yet, or...

It seems like your HG isn't the problem yet, or else at least one of them would have been low. Maybe try changing your VG and see if the oil burning stops? Oil in the plug housing means that your...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-26-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,469
Posted By suntex01
I think before shelling out 2~3k or even 1k on a...

I think before shelling out 2~3k or even 1k on a HG job, spend 1~200 on a compression or leak down test on the cylinders...this should give you an idea whether or not your HG is about to go...

And...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-18-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,386
Posted By suntex01
How about the bkr6ek? Does it have any...

How about the bkr6ek? Does it have any difference over the regular ones?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-17-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,386
Posted By suntex01
so should i use BKR6EQUP or BKR6E for my '99...

so should i use BKR6EQUP or BKR6E for my '99 328is? NGK has BKR6EQUP listed as OEM service and replacement part on their site. But it seems that BKR6EK and BKR6E would work too. So which one...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-26-2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By suntex01
hhmmm....i'll check for any thing in the fender...

hhmmm....i'll check for any thing in the fender that would touch. Also would the wheel bearing only make noise in making a tight turn? And only in one direction as well?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-26-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By suntex01
I still have stock 16 wheels. I don't really...

I still have stock 16 wheels. I don't really know how to describe it. Its not a real high pitched noise like the steering wheel squeal. Its more low rumble which may be metal / plastic or rubber /...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-26-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By suntex01
hmm...i'll get under and check if its rubbing...

hmm...i'll get under and check if its rubbing against anything. But last time I checked it didn't look like it. But i'll check again.

Thanks
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-26-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By suntex01
why would it be the power steering fluid? ...

why would it be the power steering fluid? Wouldn't it have noise turning both ways if its the power steering fluid?

Hmm....wheel bearing,thats interesting. but why would it only make that noise...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-26-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By suntex01
noise when turning

OK, I tried searching through the forum but have found nothing. Anyways, recently after I got my steering wheel squeek out of the way, I realized that this sort of grinding noise comes from my right...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-24-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,090
Posted By suntex01
actually, yeah the actual resistance would be the...

actually, yeah the actual resistance would be the same of each prong. But because its providing two low-resistance path (relatively speaking) to the same point it will have a lower overall effective...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-24-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,090
Posted By suntex01
well...theoretically you get better spark. ...

well...theoretically you get better spark. Because resistance is also proportional to the cross section dimension of the material. So assuming cross sectional area of 1 - prong is the same a one of...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-24-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,090
Posted By suntex01
well, thats not really true, because both...

well,
thats not really true, because both prongs will still get spark, just one would have more over the other. Otherwise larger resistance in parallel with smaller ones would never get current,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-24-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,090
Posted By suntex01
you do know that you're not suppose to gap...

you do know that you're not suppose to gap multi-prong plugs right? They're not meant to be gapped...they come pre-gapped. Everybody knows this..
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-24-2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,090
Posted By suntex01
no...if they're mult prong then you don't need to...

no...if they're mult prong then you don't need to gap them. gap only single prongs.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-13-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By suntex01
is there any pictures of where ICV valves are...

is there any pictures of where ICV valves are located on an m52 engine?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-13-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By suntex01
but i was actually wondering, what would cause...

but i was actually wondering, what would cause the engine to start knocking or vibrating so obnoxiously? The knock sensor going bad?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-13-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By suntex01
Yeah, That's what I'm thinking about doing... ...

Yeah,
That's what I'm thinking about doing...
but also wondering if a vacuum leak would do this as well...
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