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Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 10-16-2007, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By M3inMD
Tool needed for Dif fluid change?

I'm going to change out my differential fluid this weekend, but I want to make sure I've got the right hex bit, or whatever it turns out to be, for the drain and filler plugs. Anyone with a '99 know...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 07-18-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,960
Posted By M3inMD
Yep. Please have a look at...

Yep. Please have a look at http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/local/howard/bal-accident0713,0,23116.story?coll=bal-utility-football&track=mostemailedlink

This story is about a wreck that happened...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 04-05-2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 962
Posted By M3inMD
I'm enjoying my '99 M3 enormously after my...

I'm enjoying my '99 M3 enormously after my experience with my old Porsche 911 - king of the oversteer. I used to do driver's ed events with the local Porsche club, so we took our cars to tracks and...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-02-2007, 06:50 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 154,110
Posted By M3inMD
Replace your brake light switch

This happened to me a few months back, seems like it's pretty common on our cars. Replace the brake light switch located directly above the brake pedal arm (use lots of lighting and prepare to work...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-14-2007, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,928
Posted By M3inMD
Found the solution after my post yesterday: if...

Found the solution after my post yesterday: if the window keep coming unzipped, it's because it is WAY off proper alignment. I compared my old window to the new aftermarket one just to make sure...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-13-2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,928
Posted By M3inMD
Zipper coming undone during install

I bought the E36 replacement kit from the guy at Emiata.com. I'm finding that when I get the zipper started correctly (both edges lined up, coming together OK), when I get to a certain point...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 01-10-2007, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,059
Posted By M3inMD
SO true! If you ever get the chance to take your...

SO true! If you ever get the chance to take your car to a driver's ed event at a track or autocross course, practice the technique of matching RPMs to road speed as you downshift and power out of a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-27-2006, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,263
Posted By M3inMD
Fuse!

#42....when it goes, both the SRS and Antirollover dash lights come on. :thumbup:
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-22-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,263
Posted By M3inMD
I think I might have found an answer to this one...

I think I might have found an answer to this one - there's supposed to be a dash warning light associated with the rollover protection system. Can any convertible owners confirm this?

If it is...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-22-2006, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 16,244
Posted By M3inMD
Do you know what the sizes are on the allen or...

Do you know what the sizes are on the allen or Torx keys? Also, don't they also sometimes use a conventional bold head? I mananged to pop off the cover from my serpentine tensioner and it looked...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-21-2006, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,263
Posted By M3inMD
What's this indicator?

I'm stumped - tonight two indicator lights came on at once, the red SRS airbag light, and another amber one to the left of the engine light that I just can't decode. The indicator has a triangle on...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 11-19-2006, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By M3inMD
Thanks for the info and the pics. How do you run...

Thanks for the info and the pics. How do you run the antenna wire through the rear seat area? Do you remove the rear seats?
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-18-2006, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 16,244
Posted By M3inMD
Will I need to drain the cooling system before I...

Will I need to drain the cooling system before I remove the fan and fan shroud? Looks like a bunch of radiator hoses are attached to the shroud, along with the coolant tank on the left side. Does...
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 11-16-2006, 08:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,861
Posted By M3inMD
Count me in, too?

Jon,

Hope you're not all "deeded out" just yet. I just joined the forum (and the League of Extraordinary Car-Owners) when I bought my M3 convertible a couple of weeks ago. After looking at lots...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 11-16-2006, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By M3inMD
Pioneer XM Antenna in '99 vert?

I've got a '99 M3 Convertible, am planning to install a Pioneer HU with the Pioneer IP-bus XM receiver. For obvious reasons, I'd prefer not to locate the XM antenna on the dash or any other open...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-12-2006, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 16,244
Posted By M3inMD
Belt replacement?

I must have missed the fine print - the Pelican tech article on E36 belt replacement says it's a relatively easy 2 out of 10. When I attempted this on my M3 I quickly found that I couldn't access...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-12-2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By M3inMD
Took the plunge!

Greetings, all. Two weeks ago I purchased a '99 silver M3 convertible, very nice shape, 49K miles. I just came in from a day in the garage, getting to know the machine up close & personal (read:...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-03-2006, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,382
Posted By M3inMD
Guys, thanks for the feedback. I bought 'er! ...

Guys, thanks for the feedback. I bought 'er! Fun2Drive, thanks so much for the step-by-step on the RSM's - I already have them on order & will do them along with belts & brake pads next week. The...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 10-18-2006, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 839
Posted By M3inMD
6-CD Changer question

I'm looking to replace a 1999 M3 HK business radio headunit with a new Pioneer, which uses IP-bus connections for auxiliary devices including CD changer and satellite radio. Does anyone know of an...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 10-13-2006, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,382
Posted By M3inMD
Before I buy...

Hi, all, first-time posting here. I'm closing in on a very nice 1999 M3 convertible with about 48,000 miles. The nearest BMW dealer has run a pre-purchase inspection, and came up with the...
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