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Forum: Off-Topic 03-16-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By ///Mariani
So what exactly is it that im doing? Submitting...

So what exactly is it that im doing? Submitting fraud alerts? Sound like something only a smart person knows how to do. Me dumb. Need spelled out for I.
Forum: Off-Topic 03-15-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By ///Mariani
So what package did you go with? (If you dont...

So what package did you go with? (If you dont mind saying) I see the 29.99 a/mo plan has sex offender notifications and other extras I dont need. I dont really need that, but will the standard plan...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-15-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By ///Mariani
Anyone here use Lifelock?

Im thinking of subscribing but would love to hear from current or previous members, or both. Being in the military, we sling SSN's around like candy, I just emailed mine to a guy on the other side of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 383
Posted By ///Mariani
O wait, but did they also include the upper...

O wait, but did they also include the upper timing case cover seals too? They are HIGHLY recommended to be changed while the VC's are, because to get to them, the VC's have to come off. And did they...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 383
Posted By ///Mariani
Wow ill say you did compared to me. Still a bit...

Wow ill say you did compared to me. Still a bit up there in price but considering the amount of work thats going to be done, this seems fair. Thats the word ill use. I was ready to charge myself $3k...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-11-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By ///Mariani
So it just so happens the I do have a place near...

So it just so happens the I do have a place near me that will start and move the car every two months. Change fluids, stabilize fuels and keep inside. And all reported online. I think this will be...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-10-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 817
Posted By ///Mariani
Heres a list of the posibilites. From I4s to...

Heres a list of the posibilites. From I4s to V12s, people have done some crazy swaps for this car. There was one I remember seeing on youtube with a V10 in a box. Basically the motor out of an M5...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-10-2015, 07:10 PM
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Views: 669,092
Posted By ///Mariani
Brutus Jr.. She'll be lookin good one day. ...

Brutus Jr.. She'll be lookin good one day.

http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/supersixone/1424626154679_zpstkkdccil.jpg...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-10-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 817
Posted By ///Mariani
Which M3 motor? S52 or S54? People have swapped a...

Which M3 motor? S52 or S54? People have swapped a lot of things into this chassis. Here are some links that I was given when I came asking the same question.
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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 881
Posted By ///Mariani
Not sure yet. Theyre kelly bluebooking for 11k at...

Not sure yet. Theyre kelly bluebooking for 11k at my milage, but may have to drop that a little for a dent i put in the rocker panel couple years ago while using the stupid BMW scissor jack. Never...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By ///Mariani
No. No need to change oil unless you added the...

No. No need to change oil unless you added the seafoam into the valve cover. Seafoam in your fuel will burn and disappear out the tail pipe. Seafoam in the intake will cause quite a show, but will...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 881
Posted By ///Mariani
Just got back from autozone after swapping cam...

Just got back from autozone after swapping cam sensors on exhaust side. Read the old code and erased it. Started the car, and no light. So I turned off and started again and still no light. I figured...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By ///Mariani
Mine will give me the BMW chime plus OBC warn...

Mine will give me the BMW chime plus OBC warn when the coolant gets too low. Then another if the engine is close to overheating. It threw that once when my battery was going, but it scared the living...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-09-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By ///Mariani
Thats easy. Let the other projects go and keep...

Thats easy. Let the other projects go and keep the E30. :)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-09-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By ///Mariani
My storage costs are covered for one vehicle...

My storage costs are covered for one vehicle while im away. Not sure if I could get the car start service covered, or even if I have that near me. So Im getting rid of my 5 series and my audi and...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-09-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By ///Mariani
The reason I put so much value in this car is...

The reason I put so much value in this car is because ive put an awful lot of work into it. I did most of the s52 swap myself including hoisting the motor in. Its not the best looking E30 around but...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By ///Mariani
I assume ur fan is on full blast when it...

I assume ur fan is on full blast when it overheats, is it full blasting when you start the engine cold? Also a sign of failing water pump or plug not seated. The bottom hose not heating sounds like T...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 383
Posted By ///Mariani
Oh, well congrats! There is some good news after...

Oh, well congrats! There is some good news after all.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 383
Posted By ///Mariani
Hopefully your stealership gives you a quote...

Hopefully your stealership gives you a quote thats easy to swallow. The nearest dealer to me is an hour away, and the problem was my alternator was so badly soaked in oil that the surging caused a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 383
Posted By ///Mariani
At that milage, both your valve covers are...

At that milage, both your valve covers are probably leaking along with the upper timing case seals. All those plus the alternator bracket seal were leaking on mine at 98K. The seals were dry and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 881
Posted By ///Mariani
Sit Rep, So I took this beast to work...

Sit Rep,

So I took this beast to work today. Cold start in the morning, no whistle, and just a bit of condensation smoke out the pipe. Had to run some errands during work, no whistle and no...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 989
Posted By ///Mariani
Very nice. 545i was my first too. +1 on checking...

Very nice. 545i was my first too. +1 on checking those seals. They are definitely doable, but it is by far the hardest thing I have ever done on any machine ever, and I work on helicopters: by far...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 694
Posted By ///Mariani
Get an alternator bracket seal on hand. Grab some...

Get an alternator bracket seal on hand. Grab some valve cover seals too. Better yet, get every seal that the engine possibly has as they will all leak, and when they do, they leak hard. And put and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 881
Posted By ///Mariani
Oh and I forgot to mention, after the smoke...

Oh and I forgot to mention, after the smoke disappeared the first time, it hasnt returned since. So tomorrow we'll see If its all bells and whistles and no actual smoking cat and huge plumes out the...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 03-08-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By ///Mariani
So youre saying to fill the cylinders with oil...

So youre saying to fill the cylinders with oil through the sparkplug holes? I was also thinking of overfilling through the filler cap too.
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