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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-26-2015, 06:58 PM
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Posted By Los
Just about finished detailing. First time getting...

Just about finished detailing. First time getting a legitimate detail let alone doing it myself. My main focus was paint.

Roughly 20 or so hours in over the last 3 days. Final coat of wax is...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-26-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,198
Posted By Los
HA, I wish! Nope, it's a Greyhound. I...

HA, I wish!

Nope, it's a Greyhound. I referred to it as a hog because she's old and bulky. And while I do have quite a bit of time on the sticks, I am not a pilot but a loadmaster/in-flight tech...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-23-2015, 10:02 AM
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Posted By Los
Windshield replacement complete. :thumbup: ...

Windshield replacement complete. :thumbup:



Now to track down this (what I believe to be) vacuum leak.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-23-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,198
Posted By Los
10 gph? :yikes: We burn roughly 300...

10 gph? :yikes:




We burn roughly 300 gph in our hog. She's probably a little bigger though. :)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-17-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,198
Posted By Los
Maybe I'll have to make another cross country...

Maybe I'll have to make another cross country trek to liven that side up again...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-17-2015, 02:22 PM
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Posted By Los
Oh you know, "rock from vehicle - no license...

Oh you know, "rock from vehicle - no license recorded."






:eeps:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-17-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,198
Posted By Los
Totally understandable.

Totally understandable.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-17-2015, 09:43 AM
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Views: 314,003
Posted By Los
Sold. I wasn't sure if that was something they...

Sold. I wasn't sure if that was something they could/would handle.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-17-2015, 09:41 AM
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Views: 2,229,568
Posted By Los
Thanks Karl. I found one in a little better...

Thanks Karl. I found one in a little better condition than the one I had on. If you remember I got in that accident a couple years back and the one I had on there was the best that I could find in...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-17-2015, 09:19 AM
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Views: 2,229,568
Posted By Los
I can haz all teh scene pointz? ...

I can haz all teh scene pointz?


http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/cmg1112/IMG_20150516_175512_zpsxyc9skgq.jpg
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-17-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Los
Obviously check codes first. After that depending...

Obviously check codes first. After that depending on outcome I'd consider getting it smoke tested for vacuum leaks.

I'll be doing this here in the next few days as well. Just fixed one vacuum leak...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-17-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,198
Posted By Los
For real. I've been lucky enough the past...

For real.

I've been lucky enough the past few years to which it hasn't interfered with work at all, but with my line of work anything can change at anytime. It would be nice to know ahead of time...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-17-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12,857
Views: 314,003
Posted By Los
Note to self: when removing hood, try to have...

Note to self: when removing hood, try to have another set of hands available.




Thank God for insurance, new windshield Friday. :eeps:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-25-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 888
Posted By Los
I believe all is well after driving it for the...

I believe all is well after driving it for the week.

Very excite. Much happy.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-25-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12,857
Views: 314,003
Posted By Los
:rofl: good old bombsquad. Anyone have a...

:rofl: good old bombsquad.


Anyone have a pic of a sedan back seat stripped? I.e. no seats, carpet, etc.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-19-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 888
Posted By Los
Done. I am NEVER doing this again. It wasn't...

Done. I am NEVER doing this again. It wasn't terribly difficult, but endlessly frustrating. I just think I might have to bleed again. Pedal feel is not exactly as firm as I thought it would be and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-19-2015, 11:29 AM
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Views: 314,003
Posted By Los
Finished product. ...

Finished product.


http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/cmg1112/7a8a9a25-19ca-4ae6-a3bd-ac5513ca6dc7_zps3eopimlr.jpg
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-18-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12,857
Views: 314,003
Posted By Los
http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/cmg1112/I...

http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/cmg1112/IMG_20150418_165743897_HDR_zpscjiin1t9.jpg



Thoughts? When I match shading up a little better...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 888
Posted By Los
Yup, and to top it off my flaring tool is...

Yup, and to top it off my flaring tool is rubbish. So I'm stuck for now and done for the day.

Front SS lines are on though, if there was a bright side.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 888
Posted By Los
Well, just my luck. I was so caught up with the...

Well, just my luck. I was so caught up with the drivers side that I never fully inspected the other side. The fitting on the passengers side is junk too.

So here we go. Looks like I'm doing the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 888
Posted By Los
In stock. After many laps around the store, I...

In stock. After many laps around the store, I finally saw the rack of them and was like "there's no way." They had 8" - 60" in various increments with each type of flare. There were even 8" sections...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-12-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 888
Posted By Los
Well, NAPA came up huge for me. Instead of...

Well, NAPA came up huge for me. Instead of getting a twenty five foot coil of nicopp and having to size/cut/bend/flare each end, I walked out of there with an almost perfectly sized piece of poly...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-11-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 888
Posted By Los
So, I'm going to pick up some ni copp line and...

So, I'm going to pick up some ni copp line and fittings etc and replace the line just before the gas tank.

Now in order to cut/flare the line on-car, I'll just need to depress the pedal, correct?...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-08-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 888
Posted By Los
Thanks Don. I'm familiar with the process I was...

Thanks Don. I'm familiar with the process I was just more so looking at where to do it. Another thing, the fittings on the SS lines that will be here tomorrow will require the end of the hard line to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-08-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12,857
Views: 314,003
Posted By Los
Shoot, I forgot I asked in here and just made a...

Shoot, I forgot I asked in here and just made a new thread. Anyway thanks for the inputs guys. I'm not too worried about the job, it just sucks because I originally downed the car to change a stuck...
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