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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-26-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By enzo_the_baker
Thanks for the response. Yes, all of the ones...

Thanks for the response. Yes, all of the ones I'm seeing are 7Jx15, with 47mm offset and the same part number, but the difference in the extra digit is what's throwing me, so now I'm more curious...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-26-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By enzo_the_baker
Wheel part number suffix??

My daughter recently hydroplaned into a curb in my '96 vert and destroyed the front left wheel. The part number on the wheel itself is "1180069-4," which seems to match the part number RealOEM shows...
Forum: Parting Out 12-12-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By enzo_the_baker
Is the MID working, and which version is it...

Is the MID working, and which version is it (7/11/18 button)?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-14-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,346
Posted By enzo_the_baker
IIRC, the only difference between the front and...

IIRC, the only difference between the front and rear sensors is the length of the wire.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-13-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By enzo_the_baker
You either have air in your cooling system (in...

You either have air in your cooling system (in which case you need to bleed it), or your thermostat has failed and needs replacing. Sounds like the former.

Does your temp gauge stay in the middle...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-12-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By enzo_the_baker
A word of advice: While you have the rear window...

A word of advice: While you have the rear window out, check the stitching that holds the zipper (one side of it, anyway) to the canvas top. In my case, a lot of the stitching was failing due to age...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-12-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,140
Posted By enzo_the_baker
Life's full of disappointments dude, don't whine...

Life's full of disappointments dude, don't whine about it or expect us to lose sleep over yours. :wahwah:


Since the OP didn't bother to post the solution that he figured out all by himself...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-16-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By enzo_the_baker
Like I said, not bad, eh? I actually asked the...

Like I said, not bad, eh? I actually asked the dealer to change the tranny fluid at around 130K and they outright refused; no way I'd even think about it now. It's starting to shift a little rough...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-25-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By enzo_the_baker
That's with 15,000 mile oil change intervals,...

That's with 15,000 mile oil change intervals, typical cooling system care, and the original tranny fluid in the GM Steptronic (I guess I'm testing BMW's "lifetime" transmission fluid claims...).
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-22-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By enzo_the_baker
If the car stops moving the low speed wiper...

If the car stops moving the low speed wiper setting will automatically switch to intermittent, then go back to low when the car starts moving again.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-22-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By enzo_the_baker
I don't think the factory ball joints are...

I don't think the factory ball joints are replaceable; you'd have to replace the entire control arm assembly. Some aftermarket control arms (such as Meyle) have replaceable ball joints, so check...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-16-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,241
Posted By enzo_the_baker
Last year I bought a vert with exactly the same...

Last year I bought a vert with exactly the same problem. It turned out to be the top up/down rocker switch in the center console. It's a typically-German, overcomplicated mechanism that can get...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-30-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,880
Posted By enzo_the_baker
I'm not clear on what "tension cables" you're...

I'm not clear on what "tension cables" you're referring to, unless you mean the release cables that are connected to that lever under the back seat and run to the motors in the trunk. If those are...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-29-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,880
Posted By enzo_the_baker
Is this a full-automatic top, or the kind where...

Is this a full-automatic top, or the kind where you have to release the top from the windshield manually?
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 03-12-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,996
Posted By enzo_the_baker
You'll need to take the door panels off to access...

You'll need to take the door panels off to access the connector plugs from the old mirror wiring (unless you plan to just cut the wires where they pass through the hole in the door--not recommended)....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-12-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,253
Posted By enzo_the_baker
You should consider getting a fluid extractor and...

You should consider getting a fluid extractor and doing your oil changes from above the engine in the future. It's cleaner, easier and there's no risk of stripping the drain plug hole!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-10-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,711
Posted By enzo_the_baker
Here's a link to the procedure for removing the...

Here's a link to the procedure for removing the top motor: http://tis.spaghetticoder.org/s/view.pl?1/00/33/93
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-17-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,670
Posted By enzo_the_baker
UPDATE: Finally got the time to do a proper...

UPDATE: Finally got the time to do a proper bleed, and although it didn't seem like a lot of air came out I now have glorious heat and no more "Check Coolant Level" warnings! I'd have done this...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-06-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,670
Posted By enzo_the_baker
Yep, I saw the same diagram of the 6 cylinder...

Yep, I saw the same diagram of the 6 cylinder system on RealOEM and the way they have it laid out it appears to be completely separate, or at least not what I'd call "integral" compared to the 4...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-06-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,670
Posted By enzo_the_baker
I'll have to take a closer look under the hood...

I'll have to take a closer look under the hood when I get home. I know my expansion tank's not back by the firewall, but I'm also pretty sure the one I do have isn't attached to the radiator.

If...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-06-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,670
Posted By enzo_the_baker
The picture below is what Bentley calls an...

The picture below is what Bentley calls an integral expansion tank. Is this what you're referring to? The manual also says that, "on 6-cylinder models, a stand alone expansion tank is used," which...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-06-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,670
Posted By enzo_the_baker
From the E36 Bentley manual:

From the E36 Bentley manual:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-04-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,670
Posted By enzo_the_baker
I'm having exactly the same problem with my '96...

I'm having exactly the same problem with my '96 328iC. The heat blows cold at idle, but nice and hot above about 2000 rpm. I replaced the thermostat, water pump and coolant just a few months ago...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 230,183
Posted By enzo_the_baker
220,000 miles on original GM tranny and fluid,...

220,000 miles on original GM tranny and fluid, with no repairs or problems.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 07-09-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,060
Posted By enzo_the_baker
To answer the OP's question-- there is no ATF...

To answer the OP's question-- there is no ATF dipstick or fill hole. The reservoir marked "ATF Only" is for the power steering system, not the transmission. BMW considers their factory transmisson...
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