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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-21-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By john kaminski
Had same experience with my 94 vert. The PO had...

Had same experience with my 94 vert. The PO had put on 18 inchers. Replaced them with 17's and as you say much better feel.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-21-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By john kaminski
If a new proper crush washer doesn't completely...

If a new proper crush washer doesn't completely stop the leaking wrap teflon plumbing tape around the threads and make a few extra wraps under the head of the bolt. This worked for me when I had a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-15-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By john kaminski
The dim light is triggering the error message....

The dim light is triggering the error message. Check the bulb contacts - they may be just a bit loose or dirty/corroded
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-04-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 586
Posted By john kaminski
OVER inflated tires - start with that.

OVER inflated tires - start with that.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By john kaminski
Sorry about no pics. You would think if one could...

Sorry about no pics. You would think if one could take apart and fix a OBC he could figure out how to use his wife's smart phone and post a picture ! Got to work on that.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By john kaminski
OBC Button Fix

Not too surprising since I push it all the time, my temp button quit working - 18 button OBC.
And of course the parts are 22 year old plastic. So I took apart the unit to get to the button mechanism...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-04-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By john kaminski
If it's a semi auto top, it's easy for a couple...

If it's a semi auto top, it's easy for a couple bucks to make it manually operated. Just saying.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-25-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By john kaminski
I bought a fuel filter about 4 years ago for my...

I bought a fuel filter about 4 years ago for my 1994 325i and I still haven't worked up the ambition to try to install that bugger ! Last time I looked it over it appeared I might need to remove the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-22-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 649
Posted By john kaminski
Mann filters which include o-rings and rino ramps...

Mann filters which include o-rings and rino ramps for quick and easy lift. For oil Walmart brand Super Tech full synthetic oil. 100,000 plus miles no oil burning or vanos issues.

I am not sold on...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-20-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By john kaminski
For goodness sake just put a wrench on the seat...

For goodness sake just put a wrench on the seat nuts.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-23-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By john kaminski
Bad Ground ?

Bad Ground ?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-23-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By john kaminski
New Washer Pump - Maybe Not

Fun fact : you can take apart your windshield washer pump.

My pump stopped working and when looking for a replacement I noticed Rock Auto had URO rebuilts. I didn't want URO or a rebuilt pump but...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-16-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By john kaminski
Turned the compressor PSI down to 20 and gave a...

Turned the compressor PSI down to 20 and gave a shot to the washer hose - yup the nozzles hissed like a snake. Thanks 66 6, saved a lot of needless work.

Cheap Trick
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-16-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By john kaminski
Thanks 66 6, I'll try that and report.

Thanks 66 6, I'll try that and report.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-15-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By john kaminski
Washer Problem

Windshield washer quit working. Checked fuses, good. Pulled pump and put 12 volts to it - hummed no spin so bad pump. Blow on hose that connects to pump - blocked ! So unless I'm missing some thing,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-23-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,242
Posted By john kaminski
I had both rear spring bottoms broke for who...

I had both rear spring bottoms broke for who knows how long. Bought Karl's springs for my 94 convert and and they actually were the same spring as my non sport suspension and frankly not much...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-08-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 912
Posted By john kaminski
Actually if you are careful and patient you can...

Actually if you are careful and patient you can drive quite a ways with a blown radiator hose just not all at once. As long as you shut down well before the temp gets to the overheat area and wait...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-04-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By john kaminski
My 94 is samoa blue with the dark blue top

My 94 is samoa blue with the dark blue top
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-07-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By john kaminski
Shock absorber top mount ?

Shock absorber top mount ?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-07-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By john kaminski
ZeGerman, think you have gotten a bit wimpy out...

ZeGerman, think you have gotten a bit wimpy out there in Wa. These e36's have great heaters. Only problem with a convertible in winter is the rear window needing a lot of care to clean off snow &...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-03-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By john kaminski
If it's a real solid car and you decide to pass...

If it's a real solid car and you decide to pass let me know details on it as I've got a 94 that's treated me well but I might be tempted to go newer. I do have a hard top and that is really a plus...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-03-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By john kaminski
Plus that on cheap to maintain if you DIY and 4...

Plus that on cheap to maintain if you DIY and 4 snows and away you goes!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-03-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By john kaminski
No power what so ever ? Might start at battery...

No power what so ever ? Might start at battery and work forward to engine bay to see where power stops. May be simply a ground issue.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-26-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By john kaminski
How in he-- did that get posted ? As for the...

How in he-- did that get posted ? As for the brake light socket maybe you could repair it with fiberglass.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-16-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By john kaminski
Ok, also have a 94 vert and the window drop...

Ok, also have a 94 vert and the window drop switch is a micro switch located in the mechanism that the door handle actuates. You need to remove the door panel to get to it. It is held in by a couple...
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