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Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By bmw-mania
Your a/c may need some maintenance.. When was...

Your a/c may need some maintenance..
When was the last time is was serviced?

You can clean your a/c clutches.. its a small job.
If you find it seized, you will know why its engaged 24/7..
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By bmw-mania
He may have been running a *race* compound pad.....

He may have been running a *race* compound pad.. :dunno:
may account for the heavy dust(?)

Sounds like your doing good work..
Take off the crap.. fix the "mods" and make it function how it...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By bmw-mania
Yep.. the problem was that it had a Auto-tragic...

Yep.. the problem was that it had a Auto-tragic slush box.


You should probably post a very specific question.. instead of asking if they have "problems"
or go to a transmission shop for...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By bmw-mania
"this"? :confused: Get specific. That...

"this"? :confused:

Get specific.

That whole "process of elimination" thing.. its called "troubleshooting".
Sometimes you have to do that thing.. instead of buying parts and throwing them at...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By bmw-mania
wow.. great deal. re: vanos.. check fluids...

wow.. great deal.

re: vanos..
check fluids first...
run a clean-up system in the first oil change.

When these cars are run low on oil the heat cooks the oil to the vanos gears, makes em...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By bmw-mania
Im sure you know this.. but, HEAT causes...

Im sure you know this.. but, HEAT causes EXPANSION of METAL..

Shifting spiritedly at 6500K/RPM generates a sh!tload of heat. :drive:

Try running a clean-up system in the crankcase, changing oil...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By bmw-mania
:thumbs: proper oil level is awesome!

:thumbs:

proper oil level is awesome!
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By bmw-mania
yeah... worn components will let themselves be...

yeah... worn components will let themselves be known AT SPEED.
Check suspension, then recheck your front wheel bearings...
Wiggle wheel while car is jacked up, wheel still BOLTED on car.. hands at...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By bmw-mania
excuzi.. classifieds bruh.. oh, and PIX!

excuzi..

classifieds bruh..
oh, and PIX!
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By bmw-mania
wow! helluva score.. I need to pick up a...

wow!
helluva score.. I need to pick up a doppelgänger. :D

its called "maintenance"..
some get em.. some don't..

If its a "performance chip".. :jack:
It has a altered fuel map that will...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-26-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By bmw-mania
clutch is toast.. :thumbs:

clutch is toast..

:thumbs:
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 08-21-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By bmw-mania
Hey Clint.. Im interested.. Any pix? ...

Hey Clint..

Im interested..
Any pix?

IN in CA. 23hrs drive to Austin, TX.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 08-21-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By bmw-mania
Bummer.. possible blown planetary gears in...

Bummer..

possible blown planetary gears in diff.. :dunno:
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 08-18-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By bmw-mania
My e32 doesn't have integrated controls in the...

My e32 doesn't have integrated controls in the steering wheel..

If you do….. and the adapter has the correct connection for the controls>head unit,
Then, after you have the head unit...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 08-18-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,411
Posted By bmw-mania
Thanks gents.. been chasing a wobble for a quick...

Thanks gents.. been chasing a wobble for a quick minute now.. :thumbs:
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 08-18-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By bmw-mania
if its worth the added effort (& $:bling:) to...

if its worth the added effort (& $:bling:) to integrate the controls.. :dunno:

Just upgrade the head unit with a BMW unit..
Its plug and play and the sound quality is excellent.
my 02. :roundel:
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 08-13-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By bmw-mania
What? :confused: No, wait a minute... ...

What? :confused:

No, wait a minute...

First things first..
properly charge the battery.
make sure it holds a charge properly.
If it can't hold a charge.. replace the battery if necessary.
...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 08-13-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By bmw-mania
Ralphie boy.. glad to help! especially if its...

Ralphie boy..
glad to help!
especially if its *muchly*! :hi:

Do cross check the battery you have with the *correct* size battery.
If it has been replaced at some point, the battery height may...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 08-12-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By bmw-mania
I posted this in the "detailing" section of the...

I posted this in the "detailing" section of the forum also..

I need to clean & treat/oil the leather in my interior.

My 735iL has the late 80's / early 90's treated leather, or the "coated...
Forum: The Detail Department 08-12-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,342
Posted By bmw-mania
You, sir.. are absolutely correct. Information...

You, sir.. are absolutely correct. Information like that would be pertinent to this discussion.:wave:
I have a newly acquired 1990 735iL..
So, it has the late 80's / early 90's treated leather.....
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 08-12-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By bmw-mania
No sweat.. Youre welcome! Really? having a...

No sweat.. Youre welcome!

Really? having a hard time finding parts.. (?)

Try contacting BMW dismantlers in your area..
I find good stuff at PickNPull out here.. and other salvage yards.

Go...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 08-12-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By bmw-mania
buy lowering springs? :dunno: You can use e34...

buy lowering springs? :dunno:
You can use e34 coilovers if you're trying to put it on the ground.. some modification is necessary.
And, it makes the car handle like crap..

The E32 does have its...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 08-12-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,270
Posted By bmw-mania
^ I'd delete your email from above post.. unless...

^ I'd delete your email from above post.. unless you like filling your spambox.
:thumbs:

Parts are available from the places i mentioned in your other thread..
Im going to go back to it and...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 08-10-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By bmw-mania
iirc.. the "735i" is a 3.5L inline 6...

iirc..

the "735i" is a 3.5L inline 6 cylinder m30..
like so..
7-series + 3.5L = 735...
7-series + 4.0L = 740...
7-series + 5.x = 750..
the trim line is designated with a "i" or a "iL"...
...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 08-09-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By bmw-mania
^ I came across that also.. it looks like there...

^ I came across that also..
it looks like there is some serious sludge that gets built up in that assembly.
I will add that on to my list of "to-do".. :thumbup:...
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