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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-07-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By albinomidget
Thanks for the reply!! I found out what the...

Thanks for the reply!!

I found out what the issue was for anyone that cares. I had removed the transmission support to gain better access to install the driveshaft and flex disc. After I...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 01-07-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By albinomidget
Wink Thanks for the reply. I found out what the issue...

Thanks for the reply. I found out what the issue was. I had removed the transmission support to gain better access to install the driveshaft and flex disc. After I re-installed the tranny support...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-02-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By albinomidget
Guibo Question

I replaced the drive shaft on my '98 M3 sedan. I bought a re-manufactured drive shaft online from whole sale import parts. I compared the new drive shaft to the old briefly and it seemed about the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-30-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By albinomidget
Guibo Question

I replaced the drive shaft on my '98 M3 sedan. I bought a remanufactured drive shaft online from whole sale import parts. I compared the new drive shaft to the old briefly and it seemed about the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-04-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 935
Posted By albinomidget
I would guess a short in the circuit but good...

I would guess a short in the circuit but good luck finding it. Electrical sucks! :rofl:
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-04-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,433
Posted By albinomidget
Everybody has the main stuff covered above. ...

Everybody has the main stuff covered above. However, my 2 cents:

1. I did a fan delete kit that I really like. Not so much for power but just to get rid of that clumsy clutch fan always in the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-04-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,080
Posted By albinomidget
Where to find the cheapest drive shaft

So I thought the diff was going out and I bought a used one on my '98 E36 M3 sedan with a manual 5 speed tranny. Went to put it in and found that the U joint was out where the drive shaft attaches...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-27-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By albinomidget
Thanks for the response Hornhospital. So...

Thanks for the response Hornhospital.

So get this... I took the dash all apart to access the EWS since I didn't know exactly where it was or what module it was under there. The only way I found...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-18-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By albinomidget
It won't start!

I originally posted this on the M3 forum but was told to post here so more folks would see it.

Now that I understand a little more about my problem I'm not sure where to begin troubleshooting...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 01-18-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By albinomidget
Thank You!

Thank You!
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 01-17-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By albinomidget
Unhappy It won't start!

I'll start from the beginning. Car is a '98 M3 Sedan.

In the fall it quit turning over but all of the lights would light up. I would pop the clutch and it would start right up. When I would...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 10-16-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,929
Posted By albinomidget
I don't think I have 2 right or left side strut...

I don't think I have 2 right or left side strut mounts. The pics may be deceiving because I have them both turned to one side so they only appear to be identical and to only fit one side. I bought...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 10-14-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,513
Posted By albinomidget
Dumb Question

So I've owned the E36 M3 for quite awhile and every once in awhile there are 3 short beeps in a row coming from the instrument cluster.

What is that?
What does it mean?

It's so random and...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 10-14-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,929
Posted By albinomidget
Help my feeble mind!

Thanks Pine!

But I took the assemblies out today and I can't seem to tell the difference? Both strut tower mounts look identical to me.

Are they indeed different? See pics... or do I have...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 09-22-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,997
Posted By albinomidget
M3 sedan for sale

I'm with Woodacre. I'll sell you mine for $8,000. Everything works except I'm currently addressing my negative camber issue on the front... see my recent thread.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 09-22-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,929
Posted By albinomidget
Front Strut Tower Plate Questions

I've got a '98 M3 and have been running the TC Kline springs with Koni sport shocks since I bought the car with about 65K and 8 years ago. I installed everything myself and took it to an alignment...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 04-13-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,506
Posted By albinomidget
Thanks guys. They aren't necessarily cheap are...

Thanks guys. They aren't necessarily cheap are they?
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 04-12-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,506
Posted By albinomidget
Where can I get OEM springs other than the dealer?

I want to take my 1998 E36 M3 sedan back to stock springs and shocks. I can't seem to find an OEM set of springs anywhere on the net? It looks like everything aftermarket will lower the car? I...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-29-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,709
Posted By albinomidget
Things to look for in buying a new one: 1....

Things to look for in buying a new one:

1. The top 9 things listed in the routine maintenance part of this forum hit the nail on the head. All these items are problem or typical wear spots on...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-29-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,378
Posted By albinomidget
All I can say, is that if you do any suspension...

All I can say, is that if you do any suspension upgrades (i.e. lower ride height or change dampening) make sure you install adjustable camber kits or plates up front and also adjustable rear control...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-29-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,312
Posted By albinomidget
WOW! Looks pretty clean from the outside. If...

WOW! Looks pretty clean from the outside. If there is nothing wrong mechanically I would say you did pretty good. The only downfall I see (as you mention) is that it's an automatic.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-28-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,204
Posted By albinomidget
Not a fan of the Dakar Yellow but she still looks...

Not a fan of the Dakar Yellow but she still looks pretty mean with the add-ons you've done.

Nice work!
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-28-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,312
Posted By albinomidget
A little more than you wanted to know.

I did the same thing about 6 years ago with my BMW M3 sedan. Fresh out of college... Bought it on Ebay... My first project car... about the same price as yours too ($13,600).

I guess I have...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-27-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 959
Posted By albinomidget
Do I need a new head gasket?

Do I need a new head gasket based on the pics?

I can't tell if this is coolant foaming or just oil wax build up??

When I un-screw the oil filler cap there are some water droplets but I was...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-11-2007, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By albinomidget
Changing motor mounts

Can I change the motor mounts on my '98 E36 M3 without pulling the motor?

:eeps:
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