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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-16-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By Archetype
lol, yea, and thanks... I actually have 265/17...

lol, yea, and thanks... I actually have 265/17 run flats on the 8.5 rears now. MEATY. Looks great from behind.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-16-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By Archetype
I used regular bondo, but there were only a few...

I used regular bondo, but there were only a few very small areas that needed it. The wheels compliment and match the carbon fiber on my car, it is 'semi-murdered'.. an fuggin smecksi, if I do say so...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-14-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By Archetype
Long awaited update... Yea, I know. Life has...

Long awaited update...

Yea, I know. Life has been hell the past few months. Hospital visits. urgent care, bills mounting... debt. Meh, but my problems dont matter. I finally finished the 68's. ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-21-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10,058
Views: 399,724
Posted By Archetype
:yumyum:http://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/38867474...

:yumyum:http://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/3886747460.html
M3/4/5 Slicktop!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-18-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By Archetype
That looks like an ls1 engine. :o I think the...

That looks like an ls1 engine. :o
I think the car is awesome, but you have to really love it and be willing to put more $$$ into it.
I think 5500 - 6500 usd would be a fair/modest price. I would...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-15-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Archetype
The zionsville or mishimoto rads with expansion...

The zionsville or mishimoto rads with expansion tank and shroud work and a bit different than oem in that respect.
Point is, I know they fit in the support mount and #4 coming from the expansion...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-15-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Archetype
The trans gearing is not different, from what I...

The trans gearing is not different, from what I ve seen and know so far. The difference is in the differential... not the trans.
A getrag 220 is a getrag 220 - whatever car its in.

Bentley says...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-15-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Archetype
4cly ...

4cly

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/diagrams/d/m/6.png

6cyl

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/diagrams/d/f/5.png

Where is the major difference? Besides the fact that the reservoir/expansion tank is...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-15-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Archetype
The radiator drops right in...Regardless. The...

The radiator drops right in...Regardless. The plastic cover is different on 6 cylinders. The hoses will be slightly different as well, but 4 pot e36ers can upgrade to mishimotos etc, with a few...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-10-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By Archetype
ANY e36, even an m3. M3 s had ZF trannys. All e36...

ANY e36, even an m3. M3 s had ZF trannys. All e36 trans will work/bolt up. Flywheel and clutches differ but not the trans/bell housing. Only small differences in the shift linkage between getrag and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-10-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Archetype
Black on black is hard to find - with ac wheels?...

Black on black is hard to find - with ac wheels? Great score man.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-10-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,988
Posted By Archetype
Those are foglight mounts. They go on the...

Those are foglight mounts.
They go on the backside of the M bumper. Look at a foglight mount/bracket and it you ll figure out where it goes. the large hole in them is for tilt adjustment of the fog.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-10-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By Archetype
Thanks.:) The time consuming part is waiting...

Thanks.:) The time consuming part is waiting between steps for cleaning/drying/sanding/cleaning/drying/primer/sanding/cleaning/painting 1st coat/2nd/3rd etc.
I did this by cleaning them well on the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-09-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By Archetype
I thought early models had the sway links on the...

I thought early models had the sway links on the strut like m3s?
Yes, you can do as you stated above, provided your sway links are on the control arm and not the strut.
If not, I dont know if m3...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-09-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,187
Posted By Archetype
My opinion? They are too big. Study the rear...

My opinion? They are too big.
Study the rear wheels in the first pic.
Theres no way to go lower, Im surprised you dont rub like mad going over bumps.
Love the style, just not the right size for...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-08-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By Archetype
ltws are 20.7 (7.5) 68's are 21.0lbs Quite...

ltws are 20.7 (7.5)
68's are 21.0lbs
Quite light indeed. :)
The rear 8.5 are heavier though. Still.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-08-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By Archetype
Thanx. I think so too (the deal I got and the...

Thanx. I think so too (the deal I got and the improvement.)
Wheels are nt cheap usually.. My old wheels I got for 100$ and trade for my oem 15"s.
This was a great deal, and I think I ll love them...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-08-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By Archetype
Project 68's

So, (as some of you know) I found some staggered (7.5 et 41/8.5 et 50) 17" 68's on CL. I scooped them up for 200$.
http://i42.tinypic.com/j7x6ph.jpg

Some had rash on them and needed to be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-08-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By Archetype
:P No experience with autotragics though. You...

:P
No experience with autotragics though. You added some wisdom. Atf is tons cheaper.
Try that first op.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-08-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By Archetype
Im just guessing here... but uhhh... Your torque...

Im just guessing here... but uhhh... Your torque converter solenoid is open/bad.
Try a new TCM first. The other codes are secondary air system faults. Probably a bad pump. Not cheap.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-07-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,495
Posted By Archetype
:tsk:Damn kids... SHhhh. You woke gramps up. ...

:tsk:Damn kids... SHhhh. You woke gramps up.




:rofl:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-07-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,495
Posted By Archetype
lolz@bracket Woot!... Good to know I have...

lolz@bracket

Woot!... Good to know I have company between the old timers and young bucks.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-07-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,495
Posted By Archetype
df evading the question. smh. We have the full...

df evading the question. smh.
We have the full gambit here.
Ill be 36 Sunday.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-05-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,988
Posted By Archetype
Well you re not pushing too much air at 40. The...

Well you re not pushing too much air at 40. The body/metal is easiest to paint. PU is harder. Either way, I hope you did 2 coats of clear(easier to even out without going through), and have time, a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-05-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,988
Posted By Archetype
Epic thread is epic. You're going all out and...

Epic thread is epic.
You're going all out and doing it right. Only thing I dont envy is all the work/paint correction you re going to have to do to address that 'orange' peel. :/
What Psi are you...
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