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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-31-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By dexterp652
Can they be cleaned or do I need to replace?

Can they be cleaned or do I need to replace?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-31-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By dexterp652
have a idle issue could use some help

Posted this on the e36 m bpard but thought I woukd try here
Hey, I have a 95 M3 with 128,000 miles on it. I hope someone here can give me an answer, I have stumped a few mechanics (some of which...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 10-22-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By dexterp652
stumped on a bog down issue. Please help!

Hey, I have a 95 M3 with 128,000 miles on it. I hope someone here can give me an answer, I have stumped a few mechanics (some of which are techs for the local BMW dealer).

My issue is there is a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-08-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By dexterp652
17 inch rims wont fit on a 18 inch tire so that...

17 inch rims wont fit on a 18 inch tire so that is not an option. The idea here is to get a snow tire that will fit on the rim that is currently on the car. Will a slightly "fatter" tire be a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-08-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By dexterp652
dedicated wheels are not an option at the moment

dedicated wheels are not an option at the moment
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-08-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By dexterp652
Snow tire size question

Hey, I have a 228 but figured the 3 forum is more popular so I may get a answer quicker.

I have a 228i with 245/35/r18 rear tires and 225/35r18 front tires. I am looking for dedicated snow tires...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-25-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By dexterp652
Thanks for the help. I do have an update. ...

Thanks for the help.

I do have an update.

Drove it today. Got the car in 2nd gear and it was fine, so played around. Turns out it will do the grind when in 2nd when the car is going 6-8mph...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-25-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By dexterp652
Pleas help odd grind and burning smell

Hey, I noticed today in my 95 M3 that i am getting a burning smell going into second gear. The odd part is its not imeaditly when I shift. Once the clutch is engaged 100% and my foot is off the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-22-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,399
Posted By dexterp652
The civility in this has shocked me.

The civility in this has shocked me.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-22-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By dexterp652
I have a 228i, when i went to the dealer i drove...

I have a 228i, when i went to the dealer i drove both the M235i and the 228i. Honestly the little difference between the 228 and 235 was not enough to sell me on the 235. Ended up going 228i...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-22-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By dexterp652
My 2011 328xi didnt burn any. My nightmare of a...

My 2011 328xi didnt burn any. My nightmare of a 2009 328xi on the other hand went through oil like Jaba the Hutt.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,382
Posted By dexterp652
If you like the car and dont want to risk the...

If you like the car and dont want to risk the maintenance you could lease another identical car for 4 years. That would keep you covered for all repairs on a new car. At the end of that lease your...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 05-22-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By dexterp652
Thanks, by shake its a slight vibration in the...

Thanks, by shake its a slight vibration in the petal i feel while I engage into gear, I Was worried that I was engaging too long but if i dont leave it for that period i get rough jerky shifts. I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-09-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,365
Posted By dexterp652
I do add gas as i let off the clutch. in the...

I do add gas as i let off the clutch. in the 228i its right around 1200 - 1500 rpm's.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-09-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,365
Posted By dexterp652
Driving Stick Question

I am a new stick driver, learned on my 95 M3 and have a new 228i. I taught my self to drive stick so I dont have someone to ask so I guess I am asking if when engaging first gear whats the...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 05-09-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By dexterp652
I plan to have the dealer look at it, there are...

I plan to have the dealer look at it, there are other items I need them to check anyway.

I guess I am asking if when engaging first gear whats the difference between normal engagement and riding...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 05-09-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By dexterp652
Clutch question

Hey I have a 228i manual and a clutch question as this is my first daily driver manual car and my first modern one

Anyway when I go into first gear should I feel here a slight vibration for a...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-25-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,325
Posted By dexterp652
Yep. Long story short, Keeler sales manager didnt...

Yep. Long story short, Keeler sales manager didnt want to deal with me because A) i had corporate pricing and B) didnt want to deal with a guy who looks sixteen wearing a hoodie, strange considering...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-24-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,325
Posted By dexterp652
Are the pics loading now?

Are the pics loading now?
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-24-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,325
Posted By dexterp652
On paper the 2 is smaller but in that pic it...

On paper the 2 is smaller but in that pic it didn't look like it
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-24-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,325
Posted By dexterp652
Here are some pics of mine, its more of a basic...

Here are some pics of mine, its more of a basic version (how I like my BMW's) Had a 328xi (the one being traded in in the pics) with everything and honestly never used any of the addons except the...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-24-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By dexterp652
Do you have a link to the secret menu? And...

Do you have a link to the secret menu? And perhaps if we bitch to BMW enough they will release a software update to see that info (it is important considering BMW's famous for crap coolant...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-20-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By dexterp652
Engine Temp

I dont have the tech pack so i dont have the extended gauges however how on earth do I know the engine is warmed up? I dont see a coolant temp or a oil temp.

This info sound like it would be...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-17-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,198
Posted By dexterp652
What I dont get is, yes the are new cars but BMW...

What I dont get is, yes the are new cars but BMW is targeting people that held onto e36/e46's because they dont like where the 3 has gone. 5k over sticker on a non volume car is nuts. I got it with...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-14-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,514
Posted By dexterp652
I know its the 3-seriese forum but i figured i...

I know its the 3-seriese forum but i figured i would toss up pics
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