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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-28-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 593
Posted By Jakobie1086
[/CENTER] Whoa whoa whoa... don't use a...

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Whoa whoa whoa... don't use a harbor freight hammer. It will most likely will explode and kill everyone in the room.

To actually address OP; I would suggest megasquirt to learn to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-24-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 101
Posted By Jakobie1086
M50TU Stroker Data Thread

Just wanna lay down some CR numbers and such for the M54B30 rotating assembly in a M50B25 3.0L stroker. I see it being asked often so one thread to link to could help

Use this:...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-23-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By Jakobie1086
A E36, especially a rag top 328i or even worse...

A E36, especially a rag top 328i or even worse M3, has got to be one of the WORST cars you could buy in your place. Your maintenance budget is doable only if you work on it yourself. These cars...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-17-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By Jakobie1086
Perform a leakdown test.

Perform a leakdown test.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-17-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 506
Posted By Jakobie1086
I am just finishing up a year long restoration I...

I am just finishing up a year long restoration I did on jackstands.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-17-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By Jakobie1086
What? If you blew your HG why the hell do you...

What? If you blew your HG why the hell do you wanna replace the block?? It's a beefy cast iron block they don't even warp. You need to pull your head and replace the gasket... and while the head is...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-17-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 506
Posted By Jakobie1086
Hey, 6 cylinder swaps into ti's is my thing :D ...

Hey, 6 cylinder swaps into ti's is my thing :D

PM me with specific questions. As for everything else you need to know; go to 318ti.org.

The swap is very easy but ads up quick Any E36 motor will...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-16-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By Jakobie1086
Yeah an alignment isn't just tire wear. Alignment...

Yeah an alignment isn't just tire wear. Alignment affects the handling of the car in how it tracts, corners, and handles bump steer. You drive a BMW so treat it like a BMW please :thumbup:

Also,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-12-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By Jakobie1086
It's very very very easy to remove the intake...

It's very very very easy to remove the intake manifold and it will make the job easy. Just do it.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-10-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By Jakobie1086
Well you have a shlt load of problems there and...

Well you have a shlt load of problems there and it would be a good idea to just start fixing them one by one. I'm sure there is piles of vacuum leaks
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-10-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By Jakobie1086
Ok well there is a few things here I find...

Ok well there is a few things here I find interesting. For starters, unless you have a swapped dif which is unlikley, 5th gear at 50mph will net you 2111rpm. Shifting to 4th at this time would put...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-06-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By Jakobie1086
Wut. There is no E36 2.5L M3 motor. There is a...

Wut. There is no E36 2.5L M3 motor. There is a E36 3.0 and 3.2 M3 motor.... and your 328i came with a 2.8L.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-27-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 309
Posted By Jakobie1086
Negative. Torsion bars are different type of...

Negative. Torsion bars are different type of suspension often found in front end of light duty trucks and SUV's. Ladder bars are designed to brace rear solid axles on leaf springs to prevent from...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-27-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By Jakobie1086
Use GT1 to check for EWS fault codes. If you...

Use GT1 to check for EWS fault codes. If you can't do this yourself, take to a dealer. I work for a BMW dealership and we recently had a 95 with a no start issue, GT1 showed fault codes for EWS. We...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-27-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 309
Posted By Jakobie1086
I did the same thing twice now, on a 328i and a...

I did the same thing twice now, on a 328i and a 318ti. The 328i uses a different rear subframe design but the work is pretty straight forward. For example for some motivation; my ti...

Pulled...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-24-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 380
Posted By Jakobie1086
Son you ain't running 11's no matter what dif you...

Son you ain't running 11's no matter what dif you put in it.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-16-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By Jakobie1086
Those are the wires for the midrange and tweeter...

Those are the wires for the midrange and tweeter door speakers.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-15-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,656
Posted By Jakobie1086
I have this going on in my project 330ti. It's...

I have this going on in my project 330ti. It's actually real nice for the price.

However, it is single 3" pipe. I thought it was 2.4" like the ad said and it shows up and I measure it.... 3". It's...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-13-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By Jakobie1086
Your camera is drunk

Your camera is drunk
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-13-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By Jakobie1086
Yerp throw out bearings are always fun when they...

Yerp throw out bearings are always fun when they go considering it's a small cheap part thats crazy important, wears out, and is a bitch to replace. I'll never do a clutch on one of my own...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-13-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By Jakobie1086
Yeah that's normal those are the hoses for the...

Yeah that's normal those are the hoses for the throttle body coolant thermostat.

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1659035-Throttle-body-coolant-bypass

Very common to bypass...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-11-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 411
Posted By Jakobie1086
whoa whoa who brought Euro stuff into this :p ...

whoa whoa who brought Euro stuff into this :p

Here in the states (The only place that matters duuuuuh) There was no 94 model year M3's, only 94 production dates with 95 model years. And we got the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-09-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 112,095
Posted By Jakobie1086
Question. My ti is about to hit the road. Do I...

Question. My ti is about to hit the road. Do I debage the 318ti, leave it, or do what I really wanna do and rebadge with a OEM 330ti?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-09-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 411
Posted By Jakobie1086
What. 1. There is no 94 M3. The E36 started...

What.

1. There is no 94 M3. The E36 started in 95. There were some 94 production dates but no 94 model years.
2. The 1995 M3 has the S50B30, a OBD1 3.0L I6
3. The 1996-1999 M3 has the S52B32, a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-08-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 171
Posted By Jakobie1086
:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:

:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
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