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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By hornhospital
There is a hex, right at the base, but it's just...

There is a hex, right at the base, but it's just really hard to see for all the corrosion.

The wire routing forward is normal.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 797
Posted By hornhospital
Excellent!

Excellent!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By hornhospital
Thanks Don! :thumbup:

Thanks Don! :thumbup:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 225
Posted By hornhospital
Yes, that's known as the "diagnostic port", but...

Yes, that's known as the "diagnostic port", but what code READER are you using? Peake?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 173
Posted By hornhospital
My boss's dirt modified circle track car had a...

My boss's dirt modified circle track car had a diff that sounded like that. You'd swear it was eating itself alive. Between that and the Pete Jackson cam drive you could barely hear the exhaust!

I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12,216
Views: 289,819
Posted By hornhospital
Who else hates these Camry commercials? "I...

Who else hates these Camry commercials? "I started my Camry" then it morphs into some heartwarming (nauseating) drivel that has zero to do with a Camry. Yuck.

Jalopnik had a posting that sums up...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) Yesterday, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By hornhospital
I agree with Simon. The adapters were sold as an...

I agree with Simon. The adapters were sold as an "upgrade" to halogen bulbs. By using them you introduce another pair of potential poor connections. As problematic as the taillight connections are...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 173
Posted By hornhospital
ftfy By the way, does this sound rice? ...

ftfy

By the way, does this sound rice?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSJ-HzNWJGM

Loud, yes, but rice? :nono: (intolerable on the street, however). Geez, that diff!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By hornhospital
I PMed John. I hope he pops on here soon.

I PMed John. I hope he pops on here soon.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 225
Posted By hornhospital
AKA cam position sensor. Not that a tune up is a...

AKA cam position sensor. Not that a tune up is a bad idea, but fix what the ECU indicated first. :thumbup:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 04:38 AM
Replies: 12,216
Views: 289,819
Posted By hornhospital
IIRC he PMed me about a year ago. Haven't heard...

IIRC he PMed me about a year ago. Haven't heard from him since.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By hornhospital
I wish I could say yes, but I have no idea. JohnF...

I wish I could say yes, but I have no idea. JohnF is our resident expert on electrical issues. I hope he chimes in.

Regardless, welcome to Bimmerfest!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By hornhospital
Not composite. Plain old cast aluminum.

Not composite. Plain old cast aluminum.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By hornhospital
Worth it. Ask anyone that's installed one.

Worth it. Ask anyone that's installed one.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By hornhospital
#1....no. Too many "I'll do this or that before...

#1....no. Too many "I'll do this or that before it's sold" crap, and he doesn't know anything about the replacement engine. Too many mysteries, and you don't need to be the one to decipher them.
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-24-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 19,071
Views: 2,204,692
Posted By hornhospital
I was going to say to tell him to lose that...

I was going to say to tell him to lose that diving board, but by the looks of the right front, he needs it. :rofl:
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-24-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By hornhospital
Start pulling relays. One of them is stuck.

Start pulling relays. One of them is stuck.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-23-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By hornhospital
Welcome to Bimmerfest and the insanity that is...

Welcome to Bimmerfest and the insanity that is E36 ownership!

With regular maintenance, these things will go many hundreds of thousands of miles. My 318 is closing in on 263k miles, with all the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-23-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By hornhospital
He knew it was the alternator because he had it...

He knew it was the alternator because he had it tested. You should do the same.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-23-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By hornhospital
That's always a big goal with me. :rofl: ...

That's always a big goal with me. :rofl:

Nice write-up! :thumbup: I appreciate it. It's nice to get feedback on products from people who've actually used them.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-23-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By hornhospital
Welcome to Bimmerfest! The FIRST thing you...

Welcome to Bimmerfest!

The FIRST thing you need to do is bring all the maintenance up to date. Do you have the maintenance records for the car? Read over the stickied threads at the top of the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-23-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12,216
Views: 289,819
Posted By hornhospital
That in itself was a red flag. ;)

That in itself was a red flag. ;)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-23-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 22,872
Posted By hornhospital
Turn it to what would normally be position 2...

Turn it to what would normally be position 2 (run). You'll just have to guess where the location is, but I'd start as close to that as I could, then keep trying the pin. I'd use something BESIDES a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-23-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By hornhospital
Someone here that's parted out a car may have...

Someone here that's parted out a car may have one, or get one from the junkyard.

I think it's ridiculous that they don't have it available as a separate part. I've replaced two of the housings...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-23-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12,216
Views: 289,819
Posted By hornhospital
Well, yes, yes I am. Your point? :lmao:

Well, yes, yes I am.

Your point? :lmao:
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