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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-03-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By roaddaddy
cutoff switch

What does a intermotor fuel cutoff switch do exactly?:dunno:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By roaddaddy
chugs

I have a 2005 325ic that when I start it in the morning, wants to chug(best desciption) and cough for just a minute, then the idle goes up to about 17-1800 rpm. After just a moment it settles down...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-31-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By roaddaddy
Fyi , a 99 convertible is an E36 , and yes, as a...

Fyi , a 99 convertible is an E36 , and yes, as a matter of fact the battery did go down while I stored it.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-29-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By roaddaddy
My '05 and my '99 are both OBDII

My '05 and my '99 are both OBDII
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-29-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By roaddaddy
Dude, it's best just to remove the intake system....

Dude, it's best just to remove the intake system. Trying to get that starter out without doing that or dropping the trans will have you looking for a gun to use on the car or yourself. The job isn't...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-29-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By roaddaddy
'99 E36 328IC won't idle.

I've got a '99 328 vert that just won't idle. I put the car up for a couple of months and it ran perfectly. I thought it might be water or bad gas , so I changed it and the inline filter. No change....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By roaddaddy
tire pressure reset

I have a 2005 325ci with which I had a flat. I had to use that stupid little whatever you call it spare and that in turn set off my tire pressure light. I put on a whole set of tires and was ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-16-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By roaddaddy
weird vibe

I have a '99 328i convertible that seems to be temp sensitve. On cold mornings when the car is still relatively cold , I get a stange vibration thru my shifter. This vibration can also be heard. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-31-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By roaddaddy
hands free phone

I purchased a 2005 325ci (conv) and it seems to be equipped with bluetooth for hands free phone capability. I have paired it with my phone but don't have a pass key.
Can someone please tell me...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,212
Posted By roaddaddy
I've had great luck with Kumho brand. I just put...

I've had great luck with Kumho brand. I just put a set on my 325 and I have a set on my 328. The set I put on yesterday was out the door at 458.00
with a 60k warranty.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By roaddaddy
Lo press light

I had a low tire pressure light come on last week. I checked my tires and they were fine.
Yesterday, when I had new tires installed, the mech asked about the light and was baffled because he did'nt...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-19-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 290
Posted By roaddaddy
Flat light?

I drive a 2005 325 drop top. Last night for no apparant reason my flat tire light came on.
I don't have run flat tires so I would know if one went flat. I checked all my pressures and they were...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-15-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By roaddaddy
Okay, you did'nt get it!

Okay, you did'nt get it!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-15-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By roaddaddy
Ouch!

My daughter just totaled her 97 318i. She is okay and no one else was hurt. For that I am blessed. As it stands, the right front is trashed and the frame is twisted.
I'll probably part it out....
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 05-19-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 929
Posted By roaddaddy
328 starter

I have an E36 328 and I am getting ready to pull the starter. I have been told it's a bitch.
Does anyone have any tips that might help like warnings, shortcuts etc?
I'm also trying to find some...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,546
Posted By roaddaddy
Replaced the lower rear seat cover of my 325....

Replaced the lower rear seat cover of my 325. (was vandalized) $1000.00 , It damn well better be good leather.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-28-2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,049
Posted By roaddaddy
Have you checked the basics. My '99 went into...

Have you checked the basics. My '99 went into limp and I checked the fuses first. Found one burned out ( there can be as many as three related to the transmission). I changed it and have'nt had any...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By roaddaddy
Get an inspection mirror and look at the weep...

Get an inspection mirror and look at the weep hole under the water pump shaft. If its weeping it should only take you about an hour and a half to change the pump. Thats including the trip to the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-10-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,215
Posted By roaddaddy
Then reason the cost of Bmw repairs and service...

Then reason the cost of Bmw repairs and service are so high is that most of the people that own them don't know a screwdriver from a coffee maker. The fact is , the way these cars were engineered, if...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-10-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By roaddaddy
Sorry to the moderator, I probably should have...

Sorry to the moderator, I probably should have posted this on the general topics forum
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-10-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By roaddaddy
BMW stuff to do

Does anyone know of any BMW events going on in the southeast. I live in southwest Alabama and we have a large BMW population from what I can see, but I have'nt heard of or found anything going on for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-10-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,230
Posted By roaddaddy
MINE: 2005 352IC SON'S: 1999 328IC ...

MINE: 2005 352IC
SON'S: 1999 328IC
DAUGHTER'S: 1997 318i
Looking at a Z3 for the wife.
Can't get enough of that bimmer stuff!:rofl::clap::sabrina::ouch:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-16-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By roaddaddy
I would'nt have it any other way. I have a 325...

I would'nt have it any other way. I have a 325 and a 328 and love em both, even with their quirks. I guess in that respect I' m kind of an automotive masochist.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-15-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By roaddaddy
droptop drivers

Just a heads up to convertible owners. An area that you may be unknowingly neglecting is the top well( boot area). There are drain holes that need to be kept clear. If they clog up and you get water...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-02-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By roaddaddy
New guy

I just want to say hello. I bought my first BMW last year, a '99 328i conv. and fell in love with it.
Since then I have aquired two more, a '97 318i and an '05 325i conv. (I've got a thing for...
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