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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-14-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,217
Posted By Benjamin99
Rondell 21's - had them on my E39 several years...

Rondell 21's - had them on my E39 several years back (previous owner bought them), hated them, just didnt look right. I agree with the socks on the wrong feet comment - thats exactly how i felt!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-12-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 753
Posted By Benjamin99
This is good practice for me, never have been...

This is good practice for me, never have been real good w/ electrical work.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-11-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 753
Posted By Benjamin99
HID, Fogs, AE Rewire

I need to preface this by stating that I know this is probably overkill.

However, I got a great deal on a set of headlights with AE's, fog lights (car is not pre-wired for fogs), euro fog light...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 10-02-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,434
Posted By Benjamin99
Bringing this back. Anyone have any luck with...

Bringing this back. Anyone have any luck with them? I have been trying to get in contact with them for a defective product for the past 2 months without any luck. This is horrible customer...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-28-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,145
Posted By Benjamin99
To OP - I think 18s look perfect on the sedans. ...

To OP - I think 18s look perfect on the sedans. I know they may not perform as well, but its all about what your wanting out of it. These below are my favorites, and as soon as I can find a set of...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-09-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,437
Posted By Benjamin99
Some of the specs I see here for people running...

Some of the specs I see here for people running 18x8s and 18x8.5s disagree with your data.

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1611190
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-09-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,437
Posted By Benjamin99
I believe the offset is way off as well, but I...

I believe the offset is way off as well, but I cannot remember what the differences were right now.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-09-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,437
Posted By Benjamin99
The style 65's or Mpars?

The style 65's or Mpars?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-09-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,437
Posted By Benjamin99
I prefer to stay w/ a "stock" BMW wheel.

I prefer to stay w/ a "stock" BMW wheel.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-09-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,437
Posted By Benjamin99
The OEM's were made for the E39 so they do not...

The OEM's were made for the E39 so they do not fit the E36....I could modify them, but then i'd be at the same price point.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-08-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,437
Posted By Benjamin99
I agree 100%, i'd never do that! Just the fact...

I agree 100%, i'd never do that! Just the fact that these are the only ones I have found that would fit the E36, i was thinking I could buy them and have them refinished in the "shadow chrome" like...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-08-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,437
Posted By Benjamin99
Found the following, y'all heard of any of these...

Found the following, y'all heard of any of these companies? Reputable?

http://customwheel.com/custom_wheels/product_info.php?cPath=126&products_id=1166&action=1add_product_wheel
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-06-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,437
Posted By Benjamin99
Yep and look damn good. I'm looking for reps...

Yep and look damn good. I'm looking for reps that fit, not originals that dont fit.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-05-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,437
Posted By Benjamin99
i'm not too concerned w/ the weight right...

i'm not too concerned w/ the weight right now....the M44 doesn't move me that quick anyways, and when I finally swap motors I'll have enough power that the weight won't matter that much either.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-01-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,437
Posted By Benjamin99
E39 wheels do not fit E36 without major mods,...

E39 wheels do not fit E36 without major mods, different hub bore and offset.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-01-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,437
Posted By Benjamin99
I think they look pretty good (see below....could...

I think they look pretty good (see below....could use some slight lowering). They used to make them, I remember seeing them years ago. i'd prefer to stick w/ a BMW style wheel, but do not like the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-01-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,437
Posted By Benjamin99
Really want the Style 65's, but would settle for...

Really want the Style 65's, but would settle for M-Pars (2nd choice). Cant seem to find either of them online.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-31-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,437
Posted By Benjamin99
Looking for M5 Replicas

Anyone know where I can find some M5 E39 replica rims that fit my E36? I remember several years back they were everywhere....now I can't seem to find any.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,480
Posted By Benjamin99
Too much chrome is toxic to a BMW. It's only time...

Too much chrome is toxic to a BMW. It's only time before it's vitals fail from over-chrome ;)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,634
Posted By Benjamin99
What cn90 said, I just checked my '99 528i (torn...

What cn90 said, I just checked my '99 528i (torn apart in the garage...) and the third wire up goes to my alternator.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 497
Posted By Benjamin99
Dme, ecu, ECM test? Swap?

How can I test my dme to see if it's good or bad? If bad, what steps are needed to swap for a used one?
1999 528i auto

Thanks!!
Ben
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By Benjamin99
Uh oh....no ideas? Lol

Uh oh....no ideas? Lol
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By Benjamin99
Ecu crapped out? No Fuel pump power?

1999 528i auto. Just replaced engine, pulled ecu during swap...maybe a bad idea in hindsight... Have everything hooked back up and am having fuel pump power issues. Hooked up the peake tool and keep...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By Benjamin99
Got it!!! Whew... So I broke 2 Telescoping...

Got it!!! Whew... So I broke 2 Telescoping magnets... The holes in the bottom were not big enough for the bolt to come out, so it had to come back out the top. Didn't have a flexible one so I made...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-13-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,460
Posted By Benjamin99
Just replaced mine, piece of cake. Look so much...

Just replaced mine, piece of cake. Look so much nicer now...and not as much debris down in there anymore.
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