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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 09:32 PM
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I appreciate the thought Ken, but you're...

I appreciate the thought Ken, but you're absolutely correct, that's way too long a drive. I'll call in a couple favors on Tuesday and see if I can't it going again. I'm probably 3-4 weeks out from...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 09:19 PM
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Posted By dc_wright
Well crap! Went out to get some stuff out of the...

Well crap! Went out to get some stuff out of the Z and the battery is stone cold dead. :mad:

It would have to do this when I can't work on it for a couple weeks.... :(
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 09:09 PM
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Posted By dc_wright
I know several people running them that have...

I know several people running them that have PDX/HPDE events scheduled in the next month or two so they'll have some feedback......
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 08:39 PM
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Posted By dc_wright
Cute!

Cute!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 08:36 PM
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Posted By dc_wright
Thanks for the info! Looks like RE71's will be...

Thanks for the info! Looks like RE71's will be what goes on the Z4 next......
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 08:06 PM
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Posted By dc_wright
Way to go Jay! I think they are now officially...

Way to go Jay! I think they are now officially "THE" tire. How does the shoulder stiffness compare to the RS3's?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 05:44 PM
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Posted By dc_wright
Finish to the Indy was great! Hard to believe...

Finish to the Indy was great! Hard to believe they made all those close passes and didn't make any contact.....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 04:09 PM
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Posted By dc_wright
You just need to be certain you get the R5/SRS...

You just need to be certain you get the R5/SRS tool and not the engine fault code reader. Either the 19 pin tool that plugs into the diagnostic port in the engine compartment or the one with the 16...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Yesterday, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By dc_wright
I would bite the bullet and buy the OEM...

I would bite the bullet and buy the OEM replacement amp. In the end, that's going to be the least costly solution, particularly if you have the 10 speaker system. The two large woofers behind the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 02:01 PM
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Views: 224
Posted By dc_wright
You can't buy the switch by itself, you have to...

You can't buy the switch by itself, you have to get the whole receptacle assembly.
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 08:06 AM
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Views: 310,940
Posted By dc_wright
I found a really cool site where someone has...

I found a really cool site where someone has posted the BMW Technician training module materials.

http://www.kneb.net/bmw/

This PDF is the intro module and covers all the various modern BMW...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 07:59 AM
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Posted By dc_wright
I found a site where someone has posted the BMW...

I found a site where someone has posted the BMW Technician Training modules. Very informative stuff!

http://www.kneb.net/bmw/
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 07:29 AM
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Views: 3,083
Posted By dc_wright
EVERYTHING that lands on a carrier has folding...

EVERYTHING that lands on a carrier has folding wings or rotors to enable getting them parked down below on the hanger deck.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 01:28 AM
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Views: 3,083
Posted By dc_wright
This will........ ...

This will........

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grumman_C-2_Greyhound
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-23-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By dc_wright
It would be one thing if you were looking at...

It would be one thing if you were looking at doing this in a 5 or 7 series sedan with a super quiet interior, but we're talking about a soft top Z4 which is not a great audio environment even with...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-23-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By dc_wright
You can look up part numbers on realoem.com or...

You can look up part numbers on realoem.com or bmwfans.info, then do a Google search to find the best price. Looks like the button itself isn't sold separately, but the price for the panel isn't too...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-23-2015, 10:22 AM
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Views: 205
Posted By dc_wright
I heard there's a meet near you today in...

I heard there's a meet near you today in Fontana........ :)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-23-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By dc_wright
As DF indicated, standing still or at low speed...

As DF indicated, standing still or at low speed the belt driven fan does the cooling. If this is when you're seeing the temperature rise, that's a classic symptom of a failed fan clutch. Have you...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-23-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By dc_wright
If you've got much of a lip on the outer edge...

If you've got much of a lip on the outer edge you're likely getting near the minimum thickness. You'd really need to get them mic'd to know for certain. At 30K miles there's probably some grooving...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-23-2015, 12:22 AM
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Views: 310,940
Posted By dc_wright
And some clear corners and a drop! [emoji23]

And some clear corners and a drop! [emoji23]
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-23-2015, 12:16 AM
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Views: 310,940
Posted By dc_wright
Thanks Ken! Glad to hear she's making progress! ...

Thanks Ken! Glad to hear she's making progress! Seems like knees take 18-24 months to get back to near 100%.
For my issue the hip surgeon said the labrum repair and spur removal went as expected...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-22-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12,779
Views: 310,940
Posted By dc_wright
Excellent! Hope you can pull it off DF! If you...

Excellent! Hope you can pull it off DF! If you can get enough rent to cover the mortgage/insurance/taxes then the depreciation deduction will get you into the black overall.

In other news, I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-22-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By dc_wright
On my 328 when in D the tranny started in 2nd...

On my 328 when in D the tranny started in 2nd unless you pushed the pedal all the way down into the kick down switch. With shifter in 3 it was in sport mode. It always started in 1st and you could...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-22-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 43,949
Posted By dc_wright
Nice! Really like the exhaust tone.

Nice! Really like the exhaust tone.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-22-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12,779
Views: 310,940
Posted By dc_wright
bmwfans.info or realoem.com are two excellent...

bmwfans.info or realoem.com are two excellent sites where you can look up the OEM part numbers for any Bimmer.
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