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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 07:19 PM
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Posted By drivinfaster
is that m4 giving raspberries??:dunno::angel::p ...

is that m4 giving raspberries??:dunno::angel::p


and airbag systems are gold plated connections, so no corrosion failures to worry about, regardless of how old they are. the systems also do a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 07:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 514
Posted By drivinfaster
no doubt he'll get plenty of "practice" on...

no doubt he'll get plenty of "practice" on repairing these cars.....:eeps::angel::p






musta been a 1989 4.9 eldorado.....:eek:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 315
Posted By drivinfaster
uhhh,.....wut??:confused: (psssst,...the...

uhhh,.....wut??:confused:


(psssst,...the m50 *is* an obd1 manifold.....:eeps:)





get new gaskets, you will need aa set of 2, i believe, but *should* have been included with the 'kit'....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-14-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 31,623
Posted By drivinfaster
darth bimmer.....dah dah dah dah dahdah dah...

darth bimmer.....dah dah dah dah dahdah dah dahdah dah,....:angel:



sbc must = dark side of the force.....:D
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-14-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 514
Posted By drivinfaster
no kickdown on a manual. the wot switch is there...

no kickdown on a manual. the wot switch is there to let the computer know it is @ wot. i forget exactly why, my forgetter is working better these days....:eeps:


again, most of my experiences...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-14-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By drivinfaster
keep us informed on what you find, alex. ...

keep us informed on what you find, alex.




df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-14-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 315
Posted By drivinfaster
squeezing aditional hp/tq out of an m5x without...

squeezing aditional hp/tq out of an m5x without dropping a lot of coin to keep it in a user friendly rpm range (when was the last time you drove @ 6000 rpm on the street....:dunno::eeps:) would be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,408
Views: 35,353
Posted By drivinfaster
have not done any auto cross, but those light...

have not done any auto cross, but those light posts looked rather close.....:dunno:


brought this to my mind....:eek:

http://youtu.be/_UISfUybSNM
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 514
Posted By drivinfaster
if you are starving for fuel under load @ rpm,...

if you are starving for fuel under load @ rpm, then yes, it i possible.

hence the reason to do a pressure check.


it's not the only thing that could cause an issue, but it certainly is one...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 315
Posted By drivinfaster
i'd say sell the manifold.... as for tires,...

i'd say sell the manifold....

as for tires, i'm talking bout a dedicated summer tire, not an all season/touring radial.




df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By drivinfaster
southpark is alex. df

southpark is alex.





df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By drivinfaster
4 wheel alignment, and run the vin through the...

4 wheel alignment, and run the vin through the dealer for a spec sheet.

there may be one available online as well, but i have no idea which one(s) to use for the most reliable info.





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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By drivinfaster
if the switch has failed in the open position,...

if the switch has failed in the open position, then yes. no interior lights or window operation when opening/closing the door.




df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9,987
Views: 390,504
Posted By drivinfaster
a running start??:dunno: :p

a running start??:dunno:





:p
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By drivinfaster
not all companies will give you core credit for a...

not all companies will give you core credit for a non z3 rack. most you can buy outright, though, for a similar price.

alex got an aftermarket unit, new, built to z3 specs. you could check with...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 514
Posted By drivinfaster
no schrader on this set up. you will need to 't'...

no schrader on this set up. you will need to 't' into the fuel line.

here's an image i found of said process,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By drivinfaster
hmm,...how 'bout that. figured it was a safety...

hmm,...how 'bout that. figured it was a safety thing that the europeans did on their cars...:dunno:



anyway, get the vanos fixed, check your oil pressure with a physical guage just to be sure...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By drivinfaster
afaik, all e36's were equipped with a window lock...

afaik, all e36's were equipped with a window lock out switch. some had it on the dash, and others it was on the console. not sure if it makes a difference in coupe/sedan/vert or not, but it should be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By drivinfaster
:thumbup: welcome to the fest!! ...

:thumbup:

welcome to the fest!!





df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By drivinfaster
micro switch for the door, maybe??:dunno: ...

micro switch for the door, maybe??:dunno:




df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 514
Posted By drivinfaster
well, 1st things 1st,....is this a carburated...

well, 1st things 1st,....is this a carburated motor, or the bosch continuous fuel injection?? or worse, electronic controlled cis....:eek:


your afm door could be binding, so i would check that...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 315
Posted By drivinfaster
i agree,....you'd be better off with better tires...

i agree,....you'd be better off with better tires and a suspension/spring uprade. from what i have gathered, the m50 manifold is for track guys that are in the upper rpm range all day long where it...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By drivinfaster
there are lots of places that rebuild them, and a...

there are lots of places that rebuild them, and a good majority of them have a very good warranty.

are you looking to 'upgrade' to a z3 rack, or do you just need one?? :dunno:

coming from the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-12-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 951
Posted By drivinfaster
i forget how old i am, but mrs df swears i act...

i forget how old i am, but mrs df swears i act like i am 12.

a lot.




have had cadence (95 sedan) since a week before joining the fest. bought her with high miles and a lot of work to be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-12-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9,987
Views: 390,504
Posted By drivinfaster
ripped the e28 apart today, 3.25 lsd going into...

ripped the e28 apart today, 3.25 lsd going into the ti....:angel::thumbup:


misc pieces and part to be boxed and sold @ bfe.

the rest is going to the scrapyard.


i also started pulling...
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