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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By jwrape
Cool thanks, that's it

Cool thanks, that's it
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By jwrape
I looked through the diagrams and didn't see it,...

I looked through the diagrams and didn't see it, but I think it all comes in the PCV hose kit I found on Ebay.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By jwrape
Ok, I need the hoses that come off it as well. ...

Ok, I need the hoses that come off it as well.
You can see two of them here. I need these two and the one that goes down to the motor.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By jwrape
HELP!!!changed the starter and broke this,

So I have a BMW 330ci convertible. I went to replace the starter, we all know what a bitch this is, and while I removed the intake I broke the vacuum bar across the top as well as all the connections...
Forum: 6 Series 11-02-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By jwrape
Carpet got wet and car won't start

2008 BMW 650i convertible. The top was left down and the interior got wet. What is in there that would prohibit it from starting?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-09-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By jwrape
I'll have to check and see. Hopefully that's the...

I'll have to check and see. Hopefully that's the case and I can just swap them out
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-09-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By jwrape
I'm not sure. They are Red Springs. The car came...

I'm not sure. They are Red Springs. The car came with an extra set of rear springs. I am wondering if he was gonna switch them out himself. I'll have to crawl under there and get the numbers off of...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-08-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By jwrape
Right but currently I have about 3" of travel...

Right but currently I have about 3" of travel before tapping the bump stop and it only moves 1/2"
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-08-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By jwrape
How can I soften my ride but still stay lowered

My 96 Z3 is lowered. The rear end is rediculous. NO movement. Or should I say literally 1/2" of movement. The springs are tooo stiff. I definately rides directly on the ground.

I'm riding on...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-08-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,723
Posted By jwrape
Mine is located right beside my battery, BUT...

Mine is located right beside my battery, BUT since my car is a S52 swap I am not sure about location on a factory car.
Forum: General BMW 11-07-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 468
Posted By jwrape
Anyone know what these wheels???

I just bought them and love them but trying to see who makes them so I can get center caps.

Anyone ever seen these
http://gafieroclub.org/pics/pip/Wheel3_4.JPG
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 11-06-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,721
Posted By jwrape
Ok, I took apart my main relay last night. WOW!...

Ok, I took apart my main relay last night. WOW! what a rusted mess.
I cleaned it up with Denatured Alcohol and a tooth brush and then sanded the contact on it.
Works perfectly until I can order a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-31-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,119
Posted By jwrape
I wonder if there are two because they left part...

I wonder if there are two because they left part of the old wiring harness in the car from the S52 swap. ??? who knows. :dunno:
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-31-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,119
Posted By jwrape
I didn't do the swap, it was done by a shop in...

I didn't do the swap, it was done by a shop in Braselton, GA. The transmission is from a Z3 M. The rear diff is the same as the 1.9L. It makes it JUMP off the line with a low geared rear end. The...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-30-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,721
Posted By jwrape
LOL! Actually, although I usually have my fair...

LOL! Actually, although I usually have my fair share, those are not battle scars. I had just finished staining my Pergula Posts on the back of my house. Dark Red Oak...:thumbup:
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-30-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,119
Posted By jwrape
Found a few things I need to identify on my Z3

I have 96' Z3 with a 98' M3 S52 in it.

I was looking for a mysterious starting issue when I found a few things I would like to know about.

I am curious why I have two DME connections...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-30-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,723
Posted By jwrape
I found it, I figured it out. I found a...

I found it, I figured it out.

I found a relay beside my DME that had some corrosion on it. I swapped it out with the main relay (same kind of relay) and the car started. I am ordering new relays...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-30-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,721
Posted By jwrape
I found it, I figured it out. I found a...

I found it, I figured it out.

I found a relay beside my DME that had some corrosion on it. I swapped it out with the main relay (same kind of relay) and the car started. I am ordering new relays...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-24-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,201
Posted By jwrape
This sounds like the Exact same symptoms I am...

This sounds like the Exact same symptoms I am having on my Z3 with a S52 conversion in it. Same kind of starting issues. I replaced the Crank shaft position sensor. Now I am replacing the cam Shaft...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-23-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,723
Posted By jwrape
Getting signal to the fuel injectors as well as...

Getting signal to the fuel injectors as well as fuel pressure. It's totally a NO SPARK issue.

I need to figure out the circuit that provides the spark.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-22-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,721
Posted By jwrape
yes S52

yes S52
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-18-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,723
Posted By jwrape
Yes, I am getting signal to the injectors. I...

Yes, I am getting signal to the injectors. I varified with a Volt meter and the Crank position was replaced this week. Just not getting fire:dunno:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 10-18-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,721
Posted By jwrape
Yea, i just pulled the computer out. It's a 98...

Yea, i just pulled the computer out. It's a 98 E36 M3 Computer. It's labelled from the junk yard when it was swapped by a BMW motorsports place in Braselton, GA

I spoke to the owner who had it...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-17-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,723
Posted By jwrape
Ok, I was able to reproduce the non-start issue...

Ok, I was able to reproduce the non-start issue with my Volt meter on the Fuel Injectors and it is getting Voltage to the injectors.

So it seems that the last thing is that I have no spark.
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-17-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,701
Posted By jwrape
Ok, I see a lot of posts around Google saying...

Ok, I see a lot of posts around Google saying it's discontinued, hpoefully I can get one
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