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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-14-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By mgoods50
Hmm. Probably not mileage adjusted, but you...

Hmm. Probably not mileage adjusted, but you could check the title history and see if there are any obvious discrepancies. I know there is an easy way to code that, but I've never done it myself. ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-14-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By mgoods50
Ha Ha-- no offense, just a difference in...

Ha Ha-- no offense, just a difference in opinions. coding = free for me; I have a diag. laptop. Also, I couldn't sleep at night knowing my car had a bulb pulled. But you're certainly right on the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-14-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By mgoods50
right, so why not just code the COMBI to the car?

right, so why not just code the COMBI to the car?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-14-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By mgoods50
Seems like putting tape over a CEL to me.

Seems like putting tape over a CEL to me.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-14-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By mgoods50
+1 -- Yup, scary! Mine's torn down now waiting...

+1 -- Yup, scary! Mine's torn down now waiting on me to do a HG.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-14-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By mgoods50
If the CSB is bad enough to clunk around, you...

If the CSB is bad enough to clunk around, you could feel it by moving with your hand. Transmission mounts and motor mounts are easily seen from the bottom and top, respectfully-- but if one is...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-14-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By mgoods50
Best way is to code cluster to car, then tell the...

Best way is to code cluster to car, then tell the required modules the car is a manual. This is the only real way to deal with the issue. I would not pull the cluster and do it the hack way.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-14-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By mgoods50
Thanks for the reply. The weather is poor...

Thanks for the reply.

The weather is poor here today, but I will post a pic asap.

If the window is fixed, (and a factory top) it would seem that this one has been replaced. The plastic does...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-13-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 161,857
Posted By mgoods50
That's not really funny or true. :confused: ...

That's not really funny or true. :confused:

:D
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-11-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,586
Posted By mgoods50
Ok- that sounds like what people around here do...

Ok- that sounds like what people around here do with a product called "seafoam".

Results can't really be measured without looking at tops of valves with a scope-- and users are usually either pro...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-10-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,586
Posted By mgoods50
I don't know what "nulon "foaming air intake...

I don't know what "nulon "foaming air intake cleaner" to clean the throttle and pistons crown" is, but the sound of it makes me shudder.

I've used CRC with success, you can clean the AFM with it. ...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-10-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By mgoods50
'Vert owners- please reply with a good pic of your rear window

I'm working on a buddy's car, and the top has had "work done". I don't know what it's supposed to look like.

This one has a zip-out window, and the outside seam is odd / not finished as it should...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-08-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By mgoods50
It is the M20. I'll look into the timing...

It is the M20.

I'll look into the timing area diagrams.

Has anyone experienced issues like this with one of the plugs?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-06-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By mgoods50
BMWFatherFigure- Thank you for that advice. I...

BMWFatherFigure-
Thank you for that advice. I have cleaned it thoroughly. Peering into the timing area is very difficult with the radiator and timing components in place. I'm convinced it is...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-06-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,499
Views: 41,112
Posted By mgoods50
Shigeta, you are welcome to my calendar. Thank...

Shigeta, you are welcome to my calendar. Thank you for quickly offering. As soon as Karl gives the OK- I guess it's final. Just want to acknowledge that as as courtesy-- I realize it is my...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 01-06-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By mgoods50
Oil leak present AFTER VCG & head plugs change Help Please?

This one has be scratching my head.

Working on a buddy of mine's car- leaking oil like a sieve. Diagnosis: Valve cover gasket- bad!

I replaced the valve cover gasket and plugs with Victor...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-06-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,499
Views: 41,112
Posted By mgoods50
My apologies Gents- I've not been on in a while...

My apologies Gents- I've not been on in a while and just received a PM about this-- if anyone would like to take mine, I am willing to offer my spot. Otherwise, I would not want to delay anyone's...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-27-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By mgoods50
You guys are a riot. Okay, as ZeGerman...

You guys are a riot.

Okay, as ZeGerman mentioned- it depends on what "best exhaust system" is. What are you looking for in terms of gains? Performance, noise, weight reduction etc?

You'll get...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-27-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,817
Posted By mgoods50
If I were a middle school English teacher, I...

If I were a middle school English teacher, I would not pass them to you. :thumbup:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-27-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 1,499
Views: 41,112
Posted By mgoods50
Well, I know the buy in has closed, but if...

Well, I know the buy in has closed, but if another 40 or so were interested along with me-- I'd be interested in buying one also. How do we upload pic for potential entry? I don't have a pretty...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-20-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,605
Posted By mgoods50
:rofl:OM-G I just saw your quote "Not all quotes...

:rofl:OM-G I just saw your quote "Not all quotes you see on the internet are genuine. -Abraham Lincoln":rofl:

-sorry- i'm VERY ADD--

I'm betting that darn blower resistor then. Especially...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-20-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By mgoods50
Great recommendation-- thank you. And, I'd...

Great recommendation-- thank you.

And, I'd bet they aren't as likely to take a pair of locking pliers to my pristine outer tie rod ends either. That seriously happened after I replaced my entire...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-20-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,605
Posted By mgoods50
I'm seriously gonna try to help, but I have...

I'm seriously gonna try to help, but I have problems with assumptions.

1. what is turned on (no jokes please)
2. what is throwing air

I don't know if you have a blower motor problem, or a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-20-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,605
Posted By mgoods50
Well thank God it's not just mine! Sometimes my...

Well thank God it's not just mine! Sometimes my wife drives mine, and I learned QUICK-- Not until at least a week after I've done anything to the coolant system!

One day I'm going to do the euro...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-20-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By mgoods50
That's awesome- thanks for posting that. Even...

That's awesome- thanks for posting that. Even cleared up a couple of things in my foggy head...

BTW- I guess I've YET to find a decent alignment shop, 'cause I've always had techs look at me...
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