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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-07-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,648
Posted By russitms
Took it apart to make sure the contact was being...

Took it apart to make sure the contact was being made...very frustrating.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-07-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,648
Posted By russitms
High beam and low beam fail.

So hears the deal. Both my high and low beams wont work. I turn the lights on and the bulb to the right turns on like it always does but the actual head like doesnt turn on. Also when i pull the high...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-27-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By russitms
really? that sucks. i didnt think it would be...

really? that sucks. i didnt think it would be transmission coz it did that once a year ago and ive driven 70,000km since and it hasnt gotten worse...just revs a bit higher -__-
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-27-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By russitms
Odd Revs

Hey all.

Hears the story

A year ago my 318i (96) had an issue on the highway. I was traveling at 110 and the revs started jumping from 2700rpm to 3300rpm then back to 2700rpm etc, etc, It just...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-04-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By russitms
dont get a plastic one Ive been through 3...

dont get a plastic one Ive been through 3 already. Here the temp sits around 40 degrees during summer bloody things always crack, they just aint made to last.

and my uncle just informs me his E36...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-04-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,287
Posted By russitms
Yea in manual mode it does it but like in all the...

Yea in manual mode it does it but like in all the other modes it does it in top gear only ill just inquire bout it next service. This is my first 4speed auto ever and i cant stand the high revs at...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-03-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,287
Posted By russitms
thanks guys ill probably just take it to Adelaide...

thanks guys ill probably just take it to Adelaide Motors (BMW) and ask them that the deal is
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-02-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,287
Posted By russitms
well thats what i would of thought it even does...

well thats what i would of thought it even does this in sports mode....i wouldn't exactly say im flooring it but its normally around when the fuel needle hits 20L per 100km it could be a normal thing...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-02-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,287
Posted By russitms
Revs

Hello all,
This is probably just a silly question but i just need some information about the revs on my 96 318i.

If im traveling at about 100kmph and go to over take on the high way as soon as i...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-14-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,616
Posted By russitms
Interesting....lol All i know is i pay...

Interesting....lol
All i know is i pay $1.30AUS for regular 91 unleaded and $1.45AUS for 100 premium (that's per litre) and it made a HUGE difference

:D
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-13-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,616
Posted By russitms
spending that little bit more on fuel

Hello all,
So as ive stated before i know cars but the mechanics of it all confuse the hell out of me. I brought my 318i about 2 years ago and when i picked it up the guy who sold it to me said it...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-10-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,075
Posted By russitms
Ok cool thanks for that i plan on having it all...

Ok cool thanks for that i plan on having it all fixed once i get together $2300.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-09-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,075
Posted By russitms
So the aircon sort of runs on its own little...

So the aircon sort of runs on its own little system so all they have to do is take a belt off no bypassing any thing :-)
I have a 1996 318i btw.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-30-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,075
Posted By russitms
Aircon broken

Hi all,
I love my cars but am hopeless with the mechanics of it all.
The aircon compressor has stuffed up and ive been quoted $2300AUS to fix it (that's
the cheapest quote). Being in Australia you...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-30-2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 169,479
Posted By russitms
hmmm had my e36 for 2 years now and i am starting...

hmmm had my e36 for 2 years now and i am starting to tick things off this list
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-19-2009, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 825
Posted By russitms
Question Almost stuck between sports and eco

Hi this is my first thread thing so im not really sure if im doing it all right.

Switched my 1996 318i to sports mode the other day in the city and switched it back to Eco once I hit the highway....
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