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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-01-2008, 01:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,347
Posted By Simo
Talking V8 Conversion for E36 325ic 1994

Has anyone heard of a V8 conversion usually using a Lexus V8, into a 1994 E36 325ic, I have come across some one-off conversions in Brisbane, Australia, but would like to know if anyone has any info...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-18-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,492
Posted By Simo
Angry Sensors

Bloody sensors drive us all mad, the logic of how they work defies belief, take the drivers seat mat sensor, wouldn't you assume that the seat belt connecting would be enough to tell the SRS airbag...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-26-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By Simo
Wheel Stud Torque Settings

Just the wheel studs, I have set them to 80 FP with a torque wrench, feels about right, but murphies law is that it could be more than this
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-25-2007, 01:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By Simo
Torque Settings for E36 1994 325ic

Anyone know of a site that can give me these settings...thanks in advance:)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-20-2007, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By Simo
Being a 1994 325i Convertible, I can't see a lot...

Being a 1994 325i Convertible, I can't see a lot in common with the E30, I am missing something here???, the extraction and removal procedure maybe the same, but I would doubt that the fixing...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-20-2007, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By Simo
Shock Replacement on 1994 325i

With winter coming up, and the ol' bemmer shicks sounding like **** and stepping in the rougher corners etc, it could be good time to flick it up on the jacks, remove the wheels, get them dealt to,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-26-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 168,836
Posted By Simo
The E36 Tank Trap

Great summary of E36, being my second 325, just can't get enough punishment, will printout and file in the folder along with the steadily accumulating pile of invoices. I heard the water pumps could...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-26-2007, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By Simo
Fuel Dump

Albany looks like a nice place, bit cooler that Perth, I was in Perth 2004/2005 visiting the brotherlaw, walked out of the airport terminal into 40 degrees, like a bloody hair drier in the face....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-26-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By Simo
Fuel Dump

The diagram I put on as an attachment is part of the REALOEM site, this site is the best for part & structural diagrams, just throw your EC no in, and it knows your vehicle. It then lines up your car...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-26-2007, 12:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By Simo
Fuel Dump

Got this sus'ed, it was the fuel feed into the injector partn no 16 had a 5mm split in the wall, I got my son to start the car, and a jet of fuel shot out the front and down the radiator, $5.00 piece...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-25-2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By Simo
Fuel Dump

I have got the bottom plate off, will temp fate and get the missus to flick the key on and off with fat head proximate to the filter, will have bucket in place. There is no way to tell where the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-25-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By Simo
Fuel Dump

Hi thanks for that, is there a second filter which at the moment I can't see, I can see the one that sits behind the plate attached to the underside of the car, but there could be another behind the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-25-2007, 12:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By Simo
Fuel dump

After giving the car a clean, I started it up, didn't want to run properly, drove it into the garage, and then smelt petrol, lots of it, jumped out of the car and looked underneath, and the Niagra...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-07-2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By Simo
Had a chat to local BMW techo, it will be one of...

Had a chat to local BMW techo, it will be one of the culprits I have suggested.
I'm going to get the water pump done at the same time as the whistler!!- and avoid the dreaded steamboat syndrome that...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-07-2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By Simo
Thanks for that, this noise is very evident when...

Thanks for that, this noise is very evident when the car is stationary, flick the bonnet, use the throttle manually, and this high pitched whistle/whine lights up above 2000rpm, it is certainly...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-06-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By Simo
325I Whistler

My 325i 1994 convertible has developed this whistling noise up front when the motor revs higher than 2200-2500rpm, sounds like a bearing but where???, power steering, water pump, alternator, or fan...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 10-08-2006, 01:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,031
Posted By Simo
Whats missing here?

This a toolkit for a E36 1994 325i, I'm sure there is a gizmo to remove the plugs for the tyre jack....any ideas
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-02-2006, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By Simo
Cover Refurb

Have attached some pics of finished cover, went real well, the alloy was quite badly pitted under the crap I sanded off, some small indents are still there, very hard to see though. Thanks for the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-24-2006, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,231
Posted By Simo
Cheers for that, bit frustrating trying to find...

Cheers for that, bit frustrating trying to find that info, google sends ya on a wild goose chase!!!!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-24-2006, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,007
Posted By Simo
It does make sense that it should work like that,...

It does make sense that it should work like that, but I can't recall these lights being illuminated when the key is on and the lights are off......maybe your right, and that's the way its intended to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-24-2006, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,231
Posted By Simo
Oil capacity for 325i

Could someone let me know what the oil capacity for a 325ic 1994 E36 is, I cant find anything in the BMW sites that tells me in litres, I think it is around 5-6 litres, we buy in 5 litre packs here,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-24-2006, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,007
Posted By Simo
Dashboard Lights

Should the light switch on the right hand side of the dash illuminate when the car is started?, I had an alarm installed, first the light bulb failed after the install, it has now been replaced, now...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-19-2006, 01:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 992
Posted By Simo
Why are you selling the Porsche, its a minta...

Why are you selling the Porsche, its a minta mate, hang on to this, you will regret selling that, as they are not too many floating around in that condition. there is an old saying ya dont know what...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-14-2006, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By Simo
Noisy Lid

I have the 1994 325ic, it does the same over the bumps, thought it was the shocks at first, a kinda knocking noise, its just the convertible structure taking the strain.....I don't think there is...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-14-2006, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By Simo
That Threads the answer... thought I would have...

That Threads the answer... thought I would have to remove the whole cover to do this, many thanks for the info
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