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Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 06-27-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By rrsperry
Your question is almost worthless. The cost of a...

Your question is almost worthless. The cost of a paint job depends only on the level of detail (read number of man hours spent doing all the necessary work).

The single most expensive part of a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 05-09-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By rrsperry
Well.... Yes they will fit. You can attach the...

Well.... Yes they will fit. You can attach the bar to the control arm, but, the non M bars are bigger because of the less efficient mounting. But yes you can.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 05-04-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By rrsperry
No US e36 had keyless entry. They are all either...

No US e36 had keyless entry. They are all either dealer installed alarms, (Alpine) or other aftermarket.

If you are talking about a entry fob, then you need to know what alarm/entry box you've...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 04-26-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By rrsperry
Pretty much any E36 with a 6 cyl in a junk yard...

Pretty much any E36 with a 6 cyl in a junk yard should be interchangeable.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 04-08-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 696
Posted By rrsperry
Hi, and welcome. Buy a Bentley Repair...

Hi, and welcome.

Buy a Bentley Repair Manual.

Start with the lock switch.

Remove the OBC and make sure both plugs are connected.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-14-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 738
Posted By rrsperry
Check out the YouTube videos on the subject. ...

Check out the YouTube videos on the subject.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4Z7WrN-tSE
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-26-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,492
Posted By rrsperry
Ground Control, TC Kline. Both work very well.

Ground Control, TC Kline. Both work very well.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-15-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,024
Posted By rrsperry
It depends on the shop. There stall are shops,...

It depends on the shop. There stall are shops, that are good.

What are you looking for exactly?

If it were me, I'd replace the 5.25 kick panel and the 1" tweeter, install a 2 way crossover, ...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-15-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 944
Posted By rrsperry
Mine isn't. It's a 6 speed. (but I put it in.) ...

Mine isn't. It's a 6 speed. (but I put it in.)

Any of the Euro E36 M3's after 1995 were 6 speeds.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-05-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 832
Posted By rrsperry
Bad comfort module, or possibly a bad body...

Bad comfort module, or possibly a bad body electrics (ZKE)?

You really need to look in the EKT (electrical manual) and see where it's controlled from, but it should not be on with the lights off,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-05-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 837
Posted By rrsperry
It's probably the bearing on the steering shaft.

It's probably the bearing on the steering shaft.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-05-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,024
Posted By rrsperry
Any 5.25" speaker will drop in the kick panels, a...

Any 5.25" speaker will drop in the kick panels, a 1" tweeter in the doors, and a 2.5" will also work in the doors. You can just replace the stock speakers and use the factory amp. The real downside...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-04-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,007
Posted By rrsperry
Ok, let's clear this up. The difference...

Ok, let's clear this up.

The difference between the 95 and the 96+ cars is more than just the bushings.

The control arm is ever so slightly different, as are the front spindle, and completely...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-04-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,007
Posted By rrsperry
Ok, let's clear this up. The difference...

Ok, let's clear this up.

The difference between the 95 and the 96+ cars is more than just the bushings.

The control arm is ever so slightly different, as are the front spindle, and completely...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 01-13-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,626
Posted By rrsperry
I'd buy it in a heartbeat for $3K. The engine is...

I'd buy it in a heartbeat for $3K. The engine is worth that alone.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 01-13-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 828
Posted By rrsperry
Ok, you will probably get a much better response...

Ok, you will probably get a much better response on Bimmerforums.

non sunroof cars or "slick tops" are pretty rare. The sunroof was a stand alone option. (I know this, because I still have my M3...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-01-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,099
Posted By rrsperry
Well... If it were me, I'll pull the return hose...

Well... If it were me, I'll pull the return hose from the fuel rail and let the fuel pump, pump the old gas out. (but yes you can siphon the gas out too. When empty, I'd replace the fuel filter and...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-04-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 896
Posted By rrsperry
Post up some pictures of what you have. ...

Post up some pictures of what you have.

Usually you have two choices.

If you have a USA car, then you need to adapt the 9003/4 lighting connectors to the Euro lights. Google, E36 headlight,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 10-07-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,660
Posted By rrsperry
Well to answer your question, no. The ECU will...

Well to answer your question, no. The ECU will not be able to adjust fuel trims to effectively compensate for the new mismatch between the programmed flow tables. Of course you could get a custom...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-29-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,933
Posted By rrsperry
Look, in Cali, you are pretty much screwed. There...

Look, in Cali, you are pretty much screwed. There are zero options that are CARB compliant.

RMS is a copy of the no longer supported Dinan Vortec supercharger system, with the addition of an air...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-29-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,100
Posted By rrsperry
You are soooo screwed... I'd advise you go read...

You are soooo screwed... I'd advise you go read Bimmerforums, forced induction sections... Tuning yourself, is a very steep and expensive learning curve. Just a little oops, and BANG. it just got...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-29-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,933
Posted By rrsperry
Just stop now. If you want to get 12 psi, do...

Just stop now. If you want to get 12 psi, do something else. I'm one of the very first people to ever get the VF kit. I bought it because they PROMISED to make an intercooled intake manifold. They...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 09-29-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,660
Posted By rrsperry
You probably can't get to 75mm with anything for...

You probably can't get to 75mm with anything for the E36, 68 is about as big as it gets. Besides there is no reason to go that big.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 09-28-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,620
Posted By rrsperry
probably not... lol

probably not... lol
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 09-19-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 834
Posted By rrsperry
Easy... It's the same as the front rims. 17x7.5"...

Easy... It's the same as the front rims. 17x7.5" size.
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