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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-07-2006, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,014
Posted By slim17265
there are many brands that advertise that their...

there are many brands that advertise that their product will soften the rear main seal and stop leaks. I have never actually heard that any of these products will work...you can try one of them. The...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-06-2006, 04:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,629
Posted By slim17265
State Troopers are very FAST!

interesting but slightly off topic....many years ago I was on my way to my fishing hole at daybreak in my 911 Targa. There was not another car in sight at this time and I looked down at the speedo...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-26-2006, 03:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,125
Posted By slim17265
99% of the time it is no juice going to...

99% of the time it is no juice going to starter...although you checked battery, I would assume you mean with a hydrometer showing there is juice inbattery. Electrolisys sets up between the lead...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By slim17265
wait for it to load, eveything from soup to nuts...

wait for it to load, eveything from soup to nuts is here, noisy, expensive and not much power.....
http://www.europeancarweb.com/tech/0301ec_bmw_e36_exhaust_testing/
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-21-2006, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,378
Posted By slim17265
I always try the easy stuff first...disconnect...

I always try the easy stuff first...disconnect battery for 15 minutes and let the computer relearn, then try 92 octane (I can not even buy 91 in my area who sell that?)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2006, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,101
Posted By slim17265
I have 4 air guages and they are all incorrect,...

I have 4 air guages and they are all incorrect, there is a 12 lb difference between the 4. also make sure you check tires after they are hot after driving about 15 miles or more. Obviously you are...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-28-2006, 01:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,750
Posted By slim17265
give us more info...is your 3.46 LSD ? what kind...

give us more info...is your 3.46 LSD ? what kind of wheel spin do you get in first gear, I would like to get your RPM in Fifth gear (1-1 ratio) at 70mph. I was looking for a 3.38 LSD but so far the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-28-2006, 01:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,750
Posted By slim17265
give us more info...is your 3.46 LSD ? what kind...

give us more info...is your 3.46 LSD ? what kind of wheel spin do you get in first gear, I would like to get your RPM in Fifth gear (1-1 ratio) at 70mph. I was looking for a 3.38 LSD but so far the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-23-2006, 12:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,793
Posted By slim17265
try this before you spend the big bucks, Moroso...

try this before you spend the big bucks, Moroso CERAMIC block seal, buy from Jegs or Summit 11.95. you put this in radiator with PURE water. this is the only thing I know of that will stop a pressure...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-22-2006, 12:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,160
Posted By slim17265
...........for Convertibles

the rear plastic window takes a beating....WAX it once a month, if window is cloudy or scratched first use a wax that has cleaner in it, WAX BOTH SIDES, then use a pure wax, if you have it on both...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-19-2006, 11:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,238
Posted By slim17265
with 2500cc and 5 speed......33.1 over a total of...

with 2500cc and 5 speed......33.1 over a total of 410 miles at a steady 70mph
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-18-2006, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,279
Posted By slim17265
Kumho Ecsta

look at www. tire rack.com , look at comparisons, this particular tire for about $80. each is easily the best dollar value in rubber today.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-18-2006, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,021
Posted By slim17265
bump

because of all the controversy of OIL weights and time to change I feel this will answer all questions in the near future.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-18-2006, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By slim17265
it could be the ECT...since you have a M52 it is...

it could be the ECT...since you have a M52 it is located under the engine cover and crankcase vent hose. the ECT sends a electrical impulse to the ECM (engine coolant temp)(if its cold it will tell...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-16-2006, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,021
Posted By slim17265
BEFORE you do your next OIL change

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=265292
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-16-2006, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By slim17265
it looks like your problem has manifested itself,...

it looks like your problem has manifested itself, I will only take a shot at what caused this...feel your lower radiator hose, IS IT SOFT? what usually happens over time and heat this hose will...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-05-2006, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By slim17265
I will give you two areas of interest......you...

I will give you two areas of interest......you could have one or more fuel injectors leaking which will wash the oil off the cylinder walls wearing out pistons rings....why not change to a 15W40 DINO...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-04-2006, 12:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By slim17265
Tires/Wheels, OR What you did not think of

it would seem after reading many posts, the first thing a new owner will do is to shod his new ride with 19" tires and wheels. One must take into consideration that #1 if your base setup was say...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-03-2006, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 789
Posted By slim17265
first of all the rear axle does not know when...

first of all the rear axle does not know when your trans is in gear. You state the noise is gone when coasting in neutral. I would need some testing on your part or more symptoms before making any...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-03-2006, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 832
Posted By slim17265
I will try to help here....#1 are you sure gear...

I will try to help here....#1 are you sure gear selector was moved all the way into reverse? if so I can only guide you somewhat as my Bently manual only goes to 1998 however your trans could be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-03-2006, 06:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 830
Posted By slim17265
325 & 328 Tuner Shootout

http://www.europeancarweb.com/features/0108ec_ac_schnitzer_racing_dynamics/
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-03-2006, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 948
Posted By slim17265
fuel filter plugged with water,rust??????????????

fuel filter plugged with water,rust??????????????
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-02-2006, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By slim17265
let me add this into the "MIX" ...

let me add this into the "MIX"

http://www.europeancarweb.com/tech/0301ec_bmw_e36_exhaust_testing/
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-02-2006, 05:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,235
Posted By slim17265
Tech help for manual trans owners

I have seen 3 times now people with manual trans popping out of first or second gear...I will post their answer here hopefully it can be picked up in the future under search.
opping Out of First...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-02-2006, 04:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,146
Posted By slim17265
Dyno Test six HP exhaust systems

even has sound clips for each one . base car M3, not much horsepower to be gained here and they are LOUD!

http://www.europeancarweb.com/tech/0301ec_bmw_e36_exhaust_testing/
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