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Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-07-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,453
Posted By redbull713
nobody has used this?

nobody has used this?
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-02-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,453
Posted By redbull713
Electric fan wiring help?

Will someone please point me in the right direction on a kit I can get to wire up my electric fan. I have heard that I will need a thermostatic fan control kit so that I am not just depending on the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-05-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,697
Posted By redbull713
Thanks for the help gentlemen. I will be looking...

Thanks for the help gentlemen. I will be looking for a while I guess, so as I come across some candidates i'll post them up.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-02-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,550
Posted By redbull713
99 328i trunk stuck, where to drill?

Hi I am trying to help a friend with his e36 sedan. The trunk will not respond to the button being pushed. I suspect the connecting rod has come loose. Where am I supposed to drill and with sized...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-27-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,697
Posted By redbull713
Just sold e39 540i, Looking into e36 M3

Hi guys, I had a 540i which was a lot of fun, however it had some more issues than I wanted to deal with so I sold it. I started looking into e36 M3s because they seem kinda raw in an old-school bmw...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,557
Posted By redbull713
Well the real way to find out what is going on...

Well the real way to find out what is going on would be to do a cylinder compression test to see if there are any bad/stuck rings, also a leak-down test would be able to tell me whats going on.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,236
Posted By redbull713
In school we measured the 'specific gravity' of...

In school we measured the 'specific gravity' of the antifreeze with a spectrum hydrometer but I cannot remember what it protected down to, I'll have to ask my instructors. It most definitely was not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By redbull713
My Bimmer is my Valentine!

My Bimmer is my Valentine!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,236
Posted By redbull713
I don't know the chemical differences between the...

I don't know the chemical differences between the different antifreezes out there however I will warn you guys to stay away from the pre-mixed "50/50" stuff. Believe me it is NOT 50/50. You are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By redbull713
Does the car crank? Do you hear a click? Please...

Does the car crank? Do you hear a click? Please provide some more info on what happens when you turn the key to start.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,557
Posted By redbull713
148,000 mi.

148,000 mi.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,557
Posted By redbull713
Well, I have changed the ccv at the back of the...

Well, I have changed the ccv at the back of the intake manifold assembly, but NOT the 'oil-separator' inside the timing case. Also it doesn't smoke after it warms up and it burns alot of oil.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 957
Posted By redbull713
Okay, what is the FSR?

Okay, what is the FSR?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,557
Posted By redbull713
Valve stem seal job M62 540i

Has anyone done a valve job themselves on the m62 non-vanos? I have smoking at startup and have oil-control issues, I believe that is the valve-guides or the seals. If anyone has any more...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,165
Posted By redbull713
I added about a half-quart bringing me right up...

I added about a half-quart bringing me right up under the max line.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,165
Posted By redbull713
I feel the same way, believe me! I want to get...

I feel the same way, believe me! I want to get my grimey paws on a mechanical pressure gauge to see whats going on. I think I will try to do that asap. I can't believe that it didn't come on. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By redbull713
What you are experiencing is air in the hydraulic...

What you are experiencing is air in the hydraulic system is being compressed. You need to find the source of your leak. If the pedal feels like there is a brick underneath it, then it is your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,308
Posted By redbull713
subscribed. I'd like to learn what that sound is...

subscribed. I'd like to learn what that sound is from.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,165
Posted By redbull713
Update: Today I added some more mobil 1 10W-40...

Update: Today I added some more mobil 1 10W-40 and filled it to the max line(as I always have done), I dorove around for a while, certainly long enough for the problem to rear it's ugly head, but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,407
Posted By redbull713
Welcome! Nice ride, stance/wheels look perfect. ...

Welcome! Nice ride, stance/wheels look perfect. What size wheels/tires?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,165
Posted By redbull713
Bobdmac, thank you again for your help. Okay...

Bobdmac, thank you again for your help. Okay well I am going to read through the thread on bimmerforum that you linked me to. I have a new thermostat and water pump as I did a cooling overhaul on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,165
Posted By redbull713
The only thing that I can think of as far as...

The only thing that I can think of as far as anything like this goes is that perhaps my leaky valve cover gaskets have something to do with it? However, it is to my understanding that the crankcase...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,165
Posted By redbull713
I am the third owner and the odometer reads...

I am the third owner and the odometer reads 146,xxx miles. I have also heard that too-large clearances in bad main bearings could be the reason the oil pressure is low. I hope not.



This is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,165
Posted By redbull713
The Red Oil light thread E39 540i

I am creating this thread in hopes of consolidating the collective knowledge of the community on this problem. I understand that many have experienced this issue. I'm experiencing the red oil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,916
Posted By redbull713
Okay for the record so no one is confused I had...

Okay for the record so no one is confused I had an "Random/Unknown cylinder misfire code in conjunction with the cyl #6 specific ones. Also to address your question Mr. Geezer, there are 146,000...
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