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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-08-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By 1canary
These actually work very well indeed, check them...

These actually work very well indeed, check them out.
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/BMW-3-Series-E36-ALL-MODELS-91-01-AERO-VU-FLAT-WIPER_W0QQitemZ380021954129QQihZ025QQcategoryZ45645QQcmdZViewItem
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-27-2008, 05:18 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,380
Posted By 1canary
1998 323i 'vert 138,000 miles No engine mods ...

1998 323i 'vert
138,000 miles
No engine mods
24.5mpg (UK) urban which is mostly short trips through town for work with the occasional burst on open stretches.
I actually thought this was quite...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2008, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By 1canary
The buzzing noise is normal as the interior light...

The buzzing noise is normal as the interior light dims out, but have to admit, it is a little unnerving when you first hear it isn't it?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-22-2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 993
Posted By 1canary
First thought....remove gear stick gaitor and...

First thought....remove gear stick gaitor and soundproof foam and check the wiring plug has not detatched from the switch. If possible check for power with a meter when switch is pressed.
Second...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-16-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By 1canary
Cheers Dlight. Yep my little baby only has the...

Cheers Dlight. Yep my little baby only has the basic analogue crappy clock.
Think I'll pull the front panels off an see if there is a wiring harness for the 7 button unit. If so I will try one in to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-16-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By 1canary
OBC installation

My 1998 323i convertible does not have the 19 or 21 button lcd display unit. What I do have is the crappy analague clock.....and that's it. No temp gauge, no electronic fuel consumption calculations,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-16-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By 1canary
Sorry, just realised how new you were to BMWs. If...

Sorry, just realised how new you were to BMWs. If you don't know how to resynchronise your roof motors, do a quick search, there are many posts or try

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=boiybaJkMrI
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-16-2008, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By 1canary
Try manually lowering roof (pulling red lever...

Try manually lowering roof (pulling red lever etc. etc. etc.) then resynch the motors as the flat battery could have caused a desynchronisation.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-08-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By 1canary
Avoid small bumbs or joints in the...

Avoid small bumbs or joints in the road:rofl::rofl:
No, seriously, have you tried a little silicon gel between the rubbing parts?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-08-2008, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,235
Posted By 1canary
The difference in temperature of the hoses would...

The difference in temperature of the hoses would suggest there was indeed an air lock in the system, which would account for low heater temp and gauge temp.
Just keep a keen eye on the gauge from...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-07-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,825
Posted By 1canary
Great paintwork for a 1996 model. I think the e36...

Great paintwork for a 1996 model. I think the e36 looks great in white.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-04-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,196
Posted By 1canary
First, what kind of fuses do I buy? I thought...

First, what kind of fuses do I buy? I thought fuses were pretty universal until I walked into Oreillys and they had atleast 3 or 4 different kinds. So I asked the guy to look it up, he didnt find...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-04-2008, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By 1canary
I'd heard it comes on if your mileometer has been...

I'd heard it comes on if your mileometer has been changed or tampered with, as a safety measure for potential buyers. Have to admit though, I'm not entirely sure of this.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-03-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By 1canary
No problem. Hope you get it sorted WITHOUT having...

No problem. Hope you get it sorted WITHOUT having to change the motor.
(If you do end up needing one, try wreckers first unless money is no problem).
As a guide...if the motor is riveted to the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-03-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By 1canary
Not quite sure what you mean.

Not quite sure what you mean.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-02-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By 1canary
Sorry, ignore 1) above. My head is in convertible...

Sorry, ignore 1) above. My head is in convertible mode and I doubt you would experience chassis twist in a sedan.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-02-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By 1canary
Now you know what needs doing (say thank you to...

Now you know what needs doing (say thank you to Mr Stealer) shop around for prices from other mechanics....using recommendations whenever possible.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-02-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,153
Posted By 1canary
Quote: Originally Posted by InSepsis The...

Quote:
Originally Posted by InSepsis
The blue will make it look like a upside down Serbian flag painted by a mentally challanged monkey...

no offense, but ...

You can't make a comment like...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-02-2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,153
Posted By 1canary
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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-02-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By 1canary
Yes. The sliders are (or were) white rectangular...

Yes. The sliders are (or were) white rectangular pieces about 4cm x 3cm that fit to the ends or the regulator arms by a ball and socket type fitting plus a metal elongated "C" shaped pin that clamps...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-02-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By 1canary
Good idea. Will do.

Good idea. Will do.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-02-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By 1canary
Check the metal guide channels for the regulator...

Check the metal guide channels for the regulator assembly and grease well to allow the plastic runners to move free. Sounds like there is a bit of cr*p in the channel.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-01-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By 1canary
kinda stupid... but.. ...

kinda stupid... but..

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Im thinking of debadging my trunk...

Not at all stupid. When I got my car there were...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-01-2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,153
Posted By 1canary
:rofl::rofl::rofl:

:rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-01-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,153
Posted By 1canary
Whatever takes your fancy. Personally, I would...

Whatever takes your fancy.
Personally, I would lose the red....or the white.....but definitely lose the blue.
But, like I say, "everyone to their own"
If you like it....go with it.
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