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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-16-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By Dames
Do you need to changed the lower control arms in...

Do you need to changed the lower control arms in order to changes the rear camber?
Luckily I found a Kaltire that isn't too busy right now and they are willing to mount some tires on my new wheels...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-14-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By Dames
The wheel came with the hub adaptors, however...

The wheel came with the hub adaptors, however they are aluminum so I might look for some better quality ones. Thanks for the heads up though!


Awesome, I was looking at 215/45-17 before so I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-12-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By Dames
Recommended Tire size and fitment

Hey everyone, I am going to buy a set of 17" BBS RC 090 et 20 Wheels but first wanted to check what kind of tires I could use with these. I drive a 1993 325is and it has raceland suspension with...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-10-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,615
Posted By Dames
No Problem! I remember being rather confused when...

No Problem! I remember being rather confused when it happened to me so just glad it worked our for you! :)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-09-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,615
Posted By Dames
After filling up my E36 one day the fuel gauge...

After filling up my E36 one day the fuel gauge just decided to read empty. I was very confused but found this link http://www.eabjr.com/Fuel-Gauge.php
The fuse trick fixed the problem! Worth...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-01-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,080
Posted By Dames
I would really like this to be true however it...

I would really like this to be true however it looks like I would need more then 10mm. :confused:
I'm not saying your wrong, I just don't wanna order the spacers and find out I need to buy the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-01-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,080
Posted By Dames
Thanks for the feedback! ^Is your car lowered?...

Thanks for the feedback! ^Is your car lowered? and if so what size wheel spacer do you use, as it looks like I have the same wheels as you.

Looks like I might need a 20mm spacer which is larger...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-01-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,080
Posted By Dames
Sorry I didn't make it very clear, ill try again....

Sorry I didn't make it very clear, ill try again.
The back shocks installed nicely and wheels fit fine.
In the front I have installed the Raceland struts however I am not able to put my kosei K1...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-30-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,080
Posted By Dames
I feel rather stupid now that I just found this...

I feel rather stupid now that I just found this awesome thread on wheel spacers after doing a rather simple search... :tsk: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=556024
After reading it...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-30-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,080
Posted By Dames
So I finished the back and ended up lowering it a...

So I finished the back and ended up lowering it a little :D , I was very surprised to find that one of the springs was snapped! :yikes: http://imageshack.us/a/img38/6116/lglge900h000365.jpg All in...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-29-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,080
Posted By Dames
Searched online but it seems to be pretty mixed...

Searched online but it seems to be pretty mixed responses. I am lowering the front 1 inch and the back is staying the stock height. Do I need to get camber locks in the front? Would love some...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-17-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,080
Posted By Dames
Lowering my 325is, Camber Lock kit?

Finally going to lower my car in about two weeks! :D I found a good DIY and will be attempting to do it myself. I just wanted to check in and see if there was any suggestions/things I'm missing.
So...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-23-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By Dames
Dinan Preformance Chip

So yesterday I got a used Dinan Performance Chip D900-2550 Carb EO#D-176-7
however I would like to make sure it is going to work on my 1993 325is. (Got it free so no harm done if its not the right...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-03-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,277
Posted By Dames
Thanks for the suggestion! after a few searches I...

Thanks for the suggestion! after a few searches I think ive decided on going with the Rogue Engineering RSMs. Any suggestions for the front mounts? I didn't see any on the rogue engineering website.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-30-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,277
Posted By Dames
Thanks for all the responses so far! I didn't...

Thanks for all the responses so far! I didn't expect so much feedback.



Currently I am using my car for a daily driver and do not have plans to track it. I really like the look of a lowered E36...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-30-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,277
Posted By Dames
Thanks for the feedback but this hasn't really...

Thanks for the feedback but this hasn't really answered most of my questions. :confused:
I would like to hear from some of the other members who are using racelands or if anyone is using a different...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-27-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,277
Posted By Dames
Raceland Coilovers

Hey everyone! I drive a 1993 BMW 325is and after some searching it seems Raceland Coilover package is the best value to lower my car. My question is what is the difference between the two E36 kits? I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-30-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18,212
Views: 2,005,751
Posted By Dames
Yeah I have read the thread about replacing the...

Yeah I have read the thread about replacing the whole cooling system but I figured it would show some kind of signs of failure first. :dunno:
Fortunately the car has been to the same BMW mechanic...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-30-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 18,212
Views: 2,005,751
Posted By Dames
Thanks! I am almost completely caught up...

Thanks!


I am almost completely caught up with the maintenance, just gotta replace the power steering hose that is starting to sweat and fix my sunroof. Already had my cooling system completely...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-29-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18,212
Views: 2,005,751
Posted By Dames
:confused: His bumper looks good, its all a...

:confused: His bumper looks good, its all a matter of personal preference.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-28-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18,212
Views: 2,005,751
Posted By Dames
Hey everyone, my name is Devin and I just got my...

Hey everyone, my name is Devin and I just got my first BMW a few weeks ago. :D I'm pretty stoked on it since I have been wanting to find one for the last 2 years. I have been reading through a lot of...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-16-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,887
Posted By Dames
Here is another picture, this time of the actual...

Here is another picture, this time of the actual fuse box.
You can see the blue fuse #46 on the top left...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-16-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,887
Posted By Dames
I am extremely new to BMW's as this is my first...

I am extremely new to BMW's as this is my first one and I just got it a few weeks ago but you could also try fuse 31 (at least that is what it said on the link as well).
As for which fuse is which,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-16-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,887
Posted By Dames
I did not see the the needle jump back down at...

I did not see the the needle jump back down at all, took it for a test drive yesterday and it seems to be working perfectly. I simply followed the instructions on the link (pulled out fuse 46 while...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-15-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,887
Posted By Dames
Today after University I noticed the same thing...

Today after University I noticed the same thing my needle was on empty and I had just filled up and only driven 14km. Thanks to @ChipB the fuse trick worked perfectly and it saved me wasting time...
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