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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Today, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By hornhospital
Convertibleman, I merged your three threads about...

Convertibleman, I merged your three threads about the same problem into one thread. Scattering your questions and the resulting replies over three threads makes it hard to keep up with, and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 09:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 246
Posted By hornhospital
Fortunately it wasn't the poster that did that....

Fortunately it wasn't the poster that did that. The previous owner did it, which shows his talent as a mechanic. :tsk: Now Djtc187 has to clean up his mess. :(
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By hornhospital
Welcome to Bimmerfest! "cranking" and...

Welcome to Bimmerfest!

"cranking" and "turning over" are the same thing in mechanic's terms. Cranking but not starting means the engine turns but doesn't start/run.

Your description of "it will...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By hornhospital
Both. When the air/fuel mix gets off, it can do...

Both. When the air/fuel mix gets off, it can do exactly what you describe. It won't idle smoothly, and stumbles/backfires while accelerating. Look for vacuum leaks first, especially at the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7,088
Views: 123,766
Posted By hornhospital
I never knew there was a zipper on the headliner!...

I never knew there was a zipper on the headliner! :confused:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-28-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 143
Posted By hornhospital
That is the bellhousing, (that's the crank...

That is the bellhousing, (that's the crank position and speed reference sensors above and to the left) and there shouldn't be anything coming out of that hole. Period.

Rear crank seal is blown.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7,088
Views: 123,766
Posted By hornhospital
Exactly. If I had the money for something like...

Exactly. If I had the money for something like that, I'd probably drive it. I'll guarantee I'd drive it to BFE.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By hornhospital
Greetings! Welcome to Bimmerfest!

Greetings! Welcome to Bimmerfest!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2014, 07:32 PM
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Views: 123,766
Posted By hornhospital
The "Buy It Now" price was $55,000, but the...

The "Buy It Now" price was $55,000, but the reserve was something north of $46,750, because the "Reserve Not Met" came off the listing when it went more than that. Since the next bid was $48,000,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18,474
Views: 2,040,840
Posted By hornhospital
"[She's] not bad, she's just drawn that way" ...

"[She's] not bad, she's just drawn that way"

Eh, still think Betty is sexier. ;)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 8,329
Posted By hornhospital
I thought "why doesn't David just buy a new...

I thought "why doesn't David just buy a new exhaust valve?".....and then I looked them up. :yikes:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By hornhospital
Either too much air (vacuum leak) or too little...

Either too much air (vacuum leak) or too little fuel (fuel pump).
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By hornhospital
I don't think there's any reason to get a new...

I don't think there's any reason to get a new system. The dealer should be able to order a new fob and program it.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By hornhospital
Other sources: ECS Tuning AutohausAZ ...

Other sources:

ECS Tuning
AutohausAZ
Pelican Parts
FCPGroton
RockAuto

Those are just a few....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By hornhospital
That^, and it'd be a whole lot less work.

That^, and it'd be a whole lot less work.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 246
Posted By hornhospital
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 246
Posted By hornhospital
You said you were getting new coils. I just...

You said you were getting new coils. I just wanted to warn you about the aftermarkets ones out there. I'd replace them if it was my car.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 246
Posted By hornhospital
Stick with OEM coils. The aftermarket ones have a...

Stick with OEM coils. The aftermarket ones have a poor reputation. Lots of failures much earlier that OEM parts.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-28-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7,088
Views: 123,766
Posted By hornhospital
Supposedly sold for that $50,001.00. Reserve came...

Supposedly sold for that $50,001.00. Reserve came off at $47k........

Imagine if you were the guy that lost it for $1. :mad:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-27-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7,088
Views: 123,766
Posted By hornhospital
In the "holy cow, I wish I'd have known about...

In the "holy cow, I wish I'd have known about this 20 years ago" department:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-Other-COUPE-/261600064793

:yikes:

I had a chance to buy an E9 twenty years ago for...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-27-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By hornhospital
September 18 (? I think), 1994. I know for sure...

September 18 (? I think), 1994. I know for sure it's 9/94. Geepers, just had it's 20th birthday!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-27-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By hornhospital
These are from back when I imbibed, like 40 years...

These are from back when I imbibed, like 40 years ago....so these are probably all long 'out of print':

Michelob Amber Bock draft...but they called it something else back in 1973. Not the Amber...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-27-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By hornhospital
If the '95 318 Australia/Asia electricals are the...

If the '95 318 Australia/Asia electricals are the same as the US circuits, you don't have a chip in the key for the system to read. My '95 318 doesn't. I believe you have something else wrong with...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-27-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By hornhospital
Or tried to throw the keyring across a...

Or tried to throw the keyring across a river...... :yikes:

Now, who would EVER do something like that? :eeps:



:rofl:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-27-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18,474
Views: 2,040,840
Posted By hornhospital
Ah, Betty Boop. My earliest crush. Weird face,...

Ah, Betty Boop. My earliest crush. Weird face, but baby, that figure! :rofl:
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