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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-26-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,410
Posted By mrfraser89
To be honest that camera + lens (and the extra...

To be honest that camera + lens (and the extra bits) isn't worth $400 (US?)

It would sell for around Australian $400 realistically, which is probably closer to $300US
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-26-2010, 02:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,410
Posted By mrfraser89
I also have a 40D, received this week! (plus a...

I also have a 40D, received this week! (plus a 70-200 f4 L USM) but... no IS :P I have the 55-250 IS kit lens, but that's sold this week.

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i56/frizzl/40d.jpg
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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-24-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By mrfraser89
Re-gassing a 1992 318i

So, wanting to re-gas my 318i as it's still summer and I still haven't gotten around to fixing it...

Problem is, reading around indicates my car is using freon rather than 134a...

What should I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-01-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 755
Posted By mrfraser89
This was revealed about 6 months ago... ?

This was revealed about 6 months ago... ?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-29-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By mrfraser89
I have known about PPI's but I have never been...

I have known about PPI's but I have never been sure how you go about getting one.

I generally buy from private sellers, so how do you go about getting the checks done with a private seller (rather...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-29-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By mrfraser89
I'm sorry I don't know the exact name (I live in...

I'm sorry I don't know the exact name (I live in Australia as well so the places I've seen it probably aren't too relevant to you :P)
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-29-2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By mrfraser89
Is there an aftermarket head unit in your car? Or...

Is there an aftermarket head unit in your car? Or recently been put in there?

When stock, the aerial cable in the car doesn't plug directly into the back of standard head units, and you need an...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-29-2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By mrfraser89
Wanting to upgrade to the big M...

So guys, I've been driving a 318i for a while now, and looking at getting myself an E36 M3 once I've finished my degree this year.

What I want to know though (after being shafted with my 318i) is...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-16-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 670
Posted By mrfraser89
E36 Radio Wiring

So guys, I've wired up my headunit a few times with no trouble all working, and just bought a new one.

The only issue I've had is that my radio's antenna wiring is a simple crimp connection,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-30-2008, 02:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,162
Posted By mrfraser89
Apart from the actual driving advantages, do...

Apart from the actual driving advantages, do people like the look of the lowered springs?

I personally feel that the higher ride makes the bimmers just look sexier :)

Anyone else agree with...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-30-2008, 02:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By mrfraser89
Woudl love to hear the outcome! As far as I...

Woudl love to hear the outcome!

As far as I know it can be done, can sometimes require a little modification, whereas the fronts should always be a direct swap.

Also, with the powered fronts,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-28-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By mrfraser89
E36 Seats

Looking at getting new seats for whichever car I go for soonish...

wondering though, E36 front seat mounts, all the same? Coupe to Sedan and the years, what differences are there?

On top of...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-13-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By mrfraser89
Sloping Bonnets?

Why is it that some E36's seem to have a sloping bonnet... it's sort of a sharper angle from the window down to the headlights :/ ?

Can this be changed at all?

See attachments for details,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-05-2008, 04:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By mrfraser89
$8.5k AUD (Australians get ripped on prices down...

$8.5k AUD (Australians get ripped on prices down here but oh well). $11k and upwards is what you normally look at for any 6 banger down here so yeah it's at a good price.

My biggest issue is that...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-03-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,783
Posted By mrfraser89
Yeah Mythbusters already did it :P Can't...

Yeah Mythbusters already did it :P

Can't remember now what the result was.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-03-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By mrfraser89
What do you guys think?

Found something that I might consider buying sometime soon... here are some pics, what do you guys reckon?

It's a 320i 1991 model, 197000 kms on her...

Pics attached, changes I'd make would be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-30-2008, 03:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By mrfraser89
I've read about CAIs I'm really asking for places...

I've read about CAIs I'm really asking for places to BUY from. I live in Australia and where I am there isn't really anyone that stocks anything aftermarket for BMWs.

I've noticed your negative...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-26-2008, 02:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,176
Posted By mrfraser89
Emergency brake, or in Australia, the handbrake. ...

Emergency brake, or in Australia, the handbrake.

Oh, and to clarify, yeah mine works :) Cept I could give it a bit and drive with it on, and I've only got a 4 banger :P
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-25-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By mrfraser89
CAI, what to get and from where?

I live in Australia so I'll need to buy online, and have it sent internationally most probably.

Any American or UK sites that would be able to provide say, a K&N intake that everyone seems to be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-24-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,603
Posted By mrfraser89
Easiest option would be 5.25" splits. You...

Easiest option would be 5.25" splits.

You buy a 5.25" midrange speaker and mount in the stock location as well as say, a 1" tweeter, just cut a new hole above it, mount it flush :)

Not hard at...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-20-2008, 02:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By mrfraser89
It's squeaking and that because the screw thread...

It's squeaking and that because the screw thread is just spinning (confirm whether the screw is threaded though...?)

If it is threaded, you'll have to unscrew the thread in a manner that will get...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-18-2008, 02:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By mrfraser89
At least I don't have to worry about fitting into...

At least I don't have to worry about fitting into the car then :P

$1500 USD converts to about $1619 AUD

$10k AUD converts to 9.25k USD, so yeah it sounds really expensive. I was speaking to my...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-18-2008, 01:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 489
Posted By mrfraser89
E30 wheels on E36

Do E30 and E36 wheels line up...? Eg can I take my E36 wheels and pop them onto my E30 and vice versa?

Curious as there's a set of Schnitzers that I'd like to buy and put onto my E30... damn...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-17-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By mrfraser89
Will I fit? and pricing...

I'm looking at an E30 325is (from my E36 318i :) )

I'm about 190cm tall, thin build (perhaps a tiny bit over). Will I fit in this sexy little car? My father doesn't think I will, he sat in an E30...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-20-2007, 05:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,422
Posted By mrfraser89
i stands for inline, as in, straight six,...

i stands for inline, as in, straight six, straight 4 etc etc ?
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