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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Today, 08:58 AM
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Posted By southpark11235
I donít know why RealOEM shows two pre-cat O2ís....

I donít know why RealOEM shows two pre-cat O2ís. The 323 e36 only has one pre and one post cat O2 senor. It must be an error on RealOEM.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-21-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By southpark11235
The SAP line is on the front of the engine. I...

The SAP line is on the front of the engine. I made a quick picture of the SAP parts location. Looking at your car you should be able to tell how much of the system is left.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-21-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By southpark11235
I was going to make a joke about how under...

I was going to make a joke about how under powered the 318 is but it looks like that is all that is here now. We are going to need more info from you to help figure out why your engine is down on...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-20-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By southpark11235
That is also the same part the SAP uses to uses...

That is also the same part the SAP uses to uses to activate the valve to pump air into the headers. The one for the SAP is right by the fuel rail so I think that is what you are looking at. If your...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-16-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By southpark11235
Yep, only two wires for the fog light. I checked...

Yep, only two wires for the fog light. I checked my 1999 323is and my little brother's 1997 M3.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-16-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By southpark11235
I think you might have an extra wire in there. I...

I think you might have an extra wire in there. I will check my fog lights after work to be sure, but I think the fog light only uses two.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-16-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By southpark11235
CA is crazy. They sniff everything and if you...

CA is crazy. They sniff everything and if you touch anything between the intake and exhaust tips it has to be CARB certified :rolleyes: . They even have roaming emissions stations that conduct random...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-16-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By southpark11235
With the 328 engine (m52b28) you get 20 more HP...

With the 328 engine (m52b28) you get 20 more HP and 0.3L more displacement over the 323 (m52b25). The engines are particularly identical in every other way expect displacement so you should go with...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-16-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By southpark11235
You only see the pre-cat sensor because item #20...

You only see the pre-cat sensor because item #20 in the diagram is for both the post and pre cat sensor. There are two part numbers there, 11781433071 and 11781427884. 11781427884 is 990mm long and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-14-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By southpark11235
Just get a stock pump. The stock pump can handle...

Just get a stock pump. The stock pump can handle any NA m50 power level. Unless you plan on running a lot of boost the stock pump will be your best option.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-12-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By southpark11235
I may just have different standers than you but I...

I may just have different standers than you but I always thought the e36 speakers sounded fine. You should check to make sure all your speakers are working. Based on how bad you say it is, the stock...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-12-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,476
Posted By southpark11235
I drove it with the top down. The engine sound...

I drove it with the top down. The engine sound was not noticeable however in sport+ I herd a burble when I let off the gas. When on the gas the turbo was the thing making all the noise. I don't know...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-12-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,476
Posted By southpark11235
Well today just got randomly awesome :roundel:....

Well today just got randomly awesome :roundel:. My aunt Lee was going to rent a car to pickup my cousin Nicole from college. She wanted to be able to drive to Nicole and drive Nicole's car back. When...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-12-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By southpark11235
Based on your question I am going to assume you...

Based on your question I am going to assume you have an autotragic. If so you should change the filter and gasket with the fluid. Pelican has a good DIY guide...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-12-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By southpark11235
Yes change it! Your tranny should be on its 3rd...

Yes change it! Your tranny should be on its 3rd oil change by now. The stories of tranny oil changes casing problems are mostly from people changing the oil after they notice issues with the tranny....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-09-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,476
Posted By southpark11235
That is great news. It is always a shame to put...

That is great news. It is always a shame to put an e36 down. :thumbup:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-09-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,476
Posted By southpark11235
Which piece of metal has the positive and...

Which piece of metal has the positive and negative cable hooked up determines the flow of rust. If you mix them up, you will be plating rust on to your block. I always check online before I hookup...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-08-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,476
Posted By southpark11235
Yep. I am going to paint the whole engine a...

Yep. I am going to paint the whole engine a simple black to prevent future corrosion. It would be kind of silly to go through all this work to install it bear and instantly rust.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-07-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,476
Posted By southpark11235
I just finished the electrolysis on the block. I...

I just finished the electrolysis on the block. I removed the block around 9 PM and touched it with a wire wheel to see how well it went. In the picture you can see that the rust is gone now. I just...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-07-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By southpark11235
Why is the tittle in Japanese? That looks like a...

Why is the tittle in Japanese? That looks like a US spec M3 to me. Also what is the VIN number?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-05-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,476
Posted By southpark11235
^ In New York all then want is an OBD-II system...

^ In New York all then want is an OBD-II system with no CEL or a 25 year or older car. You can do what ever you want as long as one of those two things are true including running an engine that was...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-05-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,476
Posted By southpark11235
It varies greatly. I normally leave stuff in at...

It varies greatly. I normally leave stuff in at least over night and often much more. However before I was doing it with just a brake rotor on one side of the bucket. Electrolysis works best in a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-05-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,476
Posted By southpark11235
The sacrificial metal does exactly what the name...

The sacrificial metal does exactly what the name implies. It is sacrificed to the god of rust. Electrolysis works to remove rust by transferring rust from one piece of metal to another one. In the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-05-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,476
Posted By southpark11235
Today was going great until this happened :( . ...

Today was going great until this happened :( .

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I was working on modding my electrolysis system so that I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-05-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6,862
Views: 281,476
Posted By southpark11235
I was surprised how much e36 M3's where going for...

I was surprised how much e36 M3's where going for after I picked up a M3 for my little brother last year. Still I don't think euro and US e36 M3's will ever really be in competition with one another....
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