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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-30-2011, 10:38 AM
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Views: 694
Posted By boien
stereo in 'code wait' status, help?

So i just got my transmission rebuilt but the mechanic seems to have reset my radio and put it back into 'enter code' mode and use my stereo or even lock my doors. Its stuck on 'code wait' since I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-14-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,711
Posted By boien
So after speaking with the transmission mechanic...

So after speaking with the transmission mechanic the proposal was to have it rebuilt or reman'd like you all are telling me. Minimum or the most cost would be 2 thousand including labor. Now I have...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-14-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,711
Posted By boien
damn. thats a hellof a deal! wish i was on the...

damn. thats a hellof a deal! wish i was on the east coast too now lol. But i still dont understand, one of you guys says remanufactured is cheaper than rebuilding, then someone else says theyre both...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-14-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,711
Posted By boien
Ok please help me understand the last sentence...

Ok please help me understand the last sentence "However if for whatever reason you want/need auto, your best bet would be a reman'd. Much cheaper than having a shop rebuild it"

Youre saying to get...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-14-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,711
Posted By boien
test

test
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-12-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,711
Posted By boien
How much would that be cost wise horn? And would...

How much would that be cost wise horn? And would it be worth it versus replacing or installing a new or new sillionoids?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-12-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,711
Posted By boien
So you're telling me to just a whole brand new...

So you're telling me to just a whole brand new tranny?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-12-2011, 04:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,711
Posted By boien
What's remand?

What's remand?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-09-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,711
Posted By boien
Automatic 155k miles on it Have not changed the...

Automatic 155k miles on it
Have not changed the tranny fluid lately nor checked the cylinder fluid level
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-08-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,711
Posted By boien
Tranny slips in third gear

So today i picked my 1998 323is up from the smog station after it was there for the weekend. I was told to be careful because the "tranny slips in third gear". Being that im totally new and oblivious...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-06-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By boien
sweet e36 mike thanks for taking the time to look...

sweet e36 mike thanks for taking the time to look it up, much appreciated, i just went down to the glove in my car and i couldnt find my damn smog results.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-06-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By boien
whats more expensive? the rotors or the pads?

whats more expensive? the rotors or the pads?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-06-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,148
Posted By boien
I actually went to the dealership in my area and...

I actually went to the dealership in my area and picked up the filter myself, its brand is mann filter just like Killjoy said above and i was told its the OEM so i went with that. Not too expensive...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-06-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By boien
I am not doing the brakes myself. I have a friend...

I am not doing the brakes myself. I have a friend who has a friend who works at a shop and can get them pretty cheap for me. I just want to know what my pads and rotors are that im currently using,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-06-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By boien
brake pads? brakes? rotors?

Are brake bads and brakes the same thing? I know rotors are different. I have a 1998 e36 323is. Im in need of some new brakes/pads/rotors. What type should i be looking for? Custom kind? ceramic?...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-05-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By boien
1998 323is coupe

1998 323is coupe
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-05-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By boien
New catalytic converter

So I need a new cat converter for my e36. It sounds expensive so I dontk now what I'm in for. Can you guys give me some info on the costs of the part the costs of labor etc pls? Any wisdom/ advice /...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-04-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,148
Posted By boien
Specific oil filter? Check engine light?

My registration on my e36 323is is up for renewal in one month. My check engine light is on right now and it wont pass smog at the smog station. My service oil light just came on today as well, so...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-20-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 875
Posted By boien
1998 323is / 148k miles in total. i would say...

1998 323is / 148k miles in total. i would say that i have been driving this car like this for the last 10k miles. If i need a new CAT then that is what I will do. I don't think that the coolant...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-19-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 875
Posted By boien
Results from a minor diagnostic

I've been a bit worried about my e36 and how its been running, its not the worst and drives still, but it's injured i can feel it when i drive.

So I went down to AAMCO and i got my car looked at...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-03-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 890
Posted By boien
So i just went to my local dealer, I asked the...

So i just went to my local dealer, I asked the service man there how much does an PPI cost me, the dude looked at me like i was speaking chinese. He told me about an MPI multi purpose inspection ( or...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-03-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 890
Posted By boien
Excellent moeman thats exactly the answer i was...

Excellent moeman thats exactly the answer i was looking for. So i just call the dealer and say 'id like a ppi for my bmw'? And they handle the rest and report back to me with everything that could be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-03-2010, 02:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 890
Posted By boien
Also another q. What does it cost to get a...

Also another q. What does it cost to get a diagnostic/deep diagnostic from my local bmw dealership? And should i would be better off taking it to an inde for that or the dealer?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-02-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 890
Posted By boien
146k in milage but i recently had my radiator...

146k in milage but i recently had my radiator replaced with a brand newy but in order to get it in there wiyhout removing the entire front grill again i had to make some sacrifices, and one of those...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-02-2010, 04:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 890
Posted By boien
Tranny fluid

What kind should i put into my 1998 323is?
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