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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-10-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,237
Posted By miamikk
Yes I have and I am here in Bay Area, CA. I have...

Yes I have and I am here in Bay Area, CA. I have been driving with a non working blower. Where is everyone buying it from (online) ? Pelicanparts has it for $70.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-02-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,237
Posted By miamikk
Is FSU - Final Stage Unit available at local auto parts store ?

My blower just stopped working and after reading a lot of literature, I figured the Final Stage Unit might be the culprit. I would like ask if FSU is available locally at auto parts stores (like...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-27-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,139
Posted By miamikk
Does anyone know the compatible Autocraft battery...

Does anyone know the compatible Autocraft battery for E36 (Gold or Titanium models) which are sold at Advance Auto Parts ??
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-27-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,139
Posted By miamikk
Ok, I called around to get pricing on different...

Ok, I called around to get pricing on different batteries and below is what I found:

Interstate MTP-91 at Firestone is about $125 after taxes ($109.99 battery + $5 Washington State Fees + Tax)...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-27-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,139
Posted By miamikk
I just checked the battery in my trunk and its an...

I just checked the battery in my trunk and its an Interstate MTP-91 from July 2000. It did last little over 10 years and would have lasted even more had the car stayed back in Miami. I guess I am...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-27-2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,139
Posted By miamikk
Can anyone confirm the Interstate MTP-91 is the...

Can anyone confirm the Interstate MTP-91 is the right model for E36 (I got a 1996 328is Coupe). Also is there a better place (cheaper) to get it in Seattle ??
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-26-2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,139
Posted By miamikk
I never said I want an Optima. Thats one reason I...

I never said I want an Optima. Thats one reason I asked people to list the compatible battery make/model they are using. My battery was perfectly working when I was in Miami until I came to Seattle...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-26-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,139
Posted By miamikk
As far as my knowledge after reading the threads,...

As far as my knowledge after reading the threads, the stock battery from dealer costs as high as a high end battery like Optima and the quality of Optima or Odyssey is superior.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-26-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,139
Posted By miamikk
Replacement battery

I read several threads on the batteries and surprised not to find a dedicated battery thread, listing the compatible make/models.

Several people have recommended Optima Red or Optima Yellow but...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-18-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By miamikk
Is it time to replace battery ?

I just moved to Seattle from Miami and noticed my car does not start on first crank (which never happened in the past 6 years I had the car in Miami). It feels like the battery does not enough juice...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-18-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 156,106
Posted By miamikk
I know this probably is a noob question, asked by...

I know this probably is a noob question, asked by many noobs and I am asking as well because I am confused. What grade oil should I need to use.

I just moved to Seattle from Miami. Since I bought...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-03-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,895
Posted By miamikk
I am not much of technical. Does +4 means the one...

I am not much of technical. Does +4 means the one that has 4 electrodes.

So is NGK 6418 (BKR6EIX)...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-26-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By miamikk
Advance Auto Parts has $50 coupon for $100...

Advance Auto Parts has $50 coupon for $100 purchase. I was going to do order 2 front shocks for 2x$100 and with 2x$50 coupns, I was going to order rear shocks. Hopefully I will get all 4 shocks for...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-26-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By miamikk
Yes each.

Yes each.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-26-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By miamikk
I asked because I was going to purchase Monroe...

I asked because I was going to purchase Monroe shock absorbers at Advance Auto Parts because of special coupon. They have Front shocks Standard Suspension (71515, 71515) and Sport Suspension (71523,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-25-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By miamikk
How would I know if I have a sports suspension or...

How would I know if I have a sports suspension or a regular suspension ?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-25-2010, 12:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By miamikk
Suspension Replacement -- Need Advice

I have suspension issues for while but now i think they need an replacement sooner.

Lately the steering was pulling slightly to one side but just few days back I noticed the car is makeing a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-27-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,514
Posted By miamikk
Replacing Iginition coils -- Best place to buy ??

I have 1 ignition coil bad. The cylinder was misfiring even after replacing spark plugs, so swaped the ignition coil nd and found that 1 is causing misfire.

I need to replace that one for sure but...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-05-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By miamikk
Oil leak under the car

Yesterday I noticed an oil leak under the car. I have never seen any dripped on the gound. The oil has dripped on to some parts. I am attaching couple of pictures.
Its on the front driver side under...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-05-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By miamikk
hanging electircal connector near front driver tire

I just noticed an electrical cable with some plug (looks like sensor) hanging by splash shield near front tire (Driver side). I am attaching a picture. Can anyone figure out what it is and where/how...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-04-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By miamikk
Finally got 2 pre-cat sensors replaced (at local...

Finally got 2 pre-cat sensors replaced (at local shop and the nice guy charged me only $50). Got the sensors at Autozone (Bosch 13884) for $112.xx a piece after taxes.

But the rattleing was due to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-06-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By miamikk
Thanks for your detailed explanation. I...

Thanks for your detailed explanation.
I will replace brake pads and sensors this weekend. Should I replace all 4 brake pads ? or just check if front/rear pads are bad and just replace them ? I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-06-2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By miamikk
The vibrating part is connected with engine. It...

The vibrating part is connected with engine. It feels like car body and engine are not in resonance. No increase or decrease if I apply brakes.

I have asked but no one replied but here it goes...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-05-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By miamikk
Is there a thread about break pads with...

Is there a thread about break pads with informatin which brand/type is better ?
Any information is really appreciated.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-05-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By miamikk
I am a newbie, cannot really understand what you...

I am a newbie, cannot really understand what you are saying.
How/Where do I check intake system ? and make sure no vacuum leaks ??

Where is hose going to idle valve ? (I mean location)

I...
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