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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-18-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By alsaleen
Parting out 98 323 convertable

Hey guys,
been awhile sense ive been on here. my 98 323 convertable has seen better days wiring harness must have had a short after sitting for awhile and she is now melted together. Ive decided to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By alsaleen
hi i was wondering if anyone knows the out come...

hi i was wondering if anyone knows the out come of this, as my car is suffering from almost exactly the same issues with reving, ideling and accelerating. Thanks
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-20-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By alsaleen
well i got it used... out of a friend of a...

well i got it used... out of a friend of a friends wrecked car so i was assuming it came this way, ill check to see what color is on what side in a bit when i get to the shop. but i do believe black...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-19-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By alsaleen
blower motor spins backwards.

so i replaced my blower motor today and.... it blows air into the engine compartment instead of the cab. when you sit inside you can hear it spin but the air goes the wrong way (i tested before i re...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-19-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,565
Posted By alsaleen
well i found a killer deal on a new radio and...

well i found a killer deal on a new radio and blower motor so i tried it... the blower motor was bad but for some reason the blower motor runs backwards and feeds air ito the engine compartment. and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-18-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,565
Posted By alsaleen
yea its about 10 degrees farenheit here. at least...

yea its about 10 degrees farenheit here. at least it was a few hours ago cant imagine its gotten much warmer now. im at home about to tackle this. checked the wires on the fsu they certainly arent...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-18-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,565
Posted By alsaleen
thanks ill start with cleaning batter terminals...

thanks ill start with cleaning batter terminals and following the main ground off the battery. Ill also try and get to some of the easy to reach ones, near the center counsil where the blower/fsu's...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-18-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,565
Posted By alsaleen
forgie me is this might be on the car some where,...

forgie me is this might be on the car some where, im posting from work right now. where the list says component then g and a number, where do i find out what componet belongs to eachnumber on the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-17-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,565
Posted By alsaleen
you wouldn't be able to point me in the right...

you wouldn't be able to point me in the right direction to find where the ground is for the windows would you?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-08-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,565
Posted By alsaleen
well i went to check evrything out, for the...

well i went to check evrything out,
for the bower and radio i check all the connections and i couldnt find anythin loose. fuses and evertything check out fine, im thinking possibly its the control...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-03-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,565
Posted By alsaleen
electrical issues. 98 323i convertible

So over the last three months ive had a few things go wrong. they arent a huge issue as the car rund and drives fine. however now that the ABS warning light stays on i figured id post and see if...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-18-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 842
Posted By alsaleen
Help-trunk wont latch shut

1998 323 vert
So my trunk wont latch shut, it closes and seems like everything lines up but it wont actually latch.

The metal piece that actually slides over to grab the pin to latch shut will...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-04-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By alsaleen
Yes i found them on Real oem but you cannot buy...

Yes i found them on Real oem but you cannot buy parts from them the part numbers are

No. Description Supplement Qty From Up To Part Number Price Notes
01 Torx bolt M12X50-8.8-ZNS3 2 ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-01-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By alsaleen
Replacement bolts

So im looking for new bellhousing bolts for my 98 323 vert (5spd). mainly i need the top two that go into the engine block and the other one that goes into the starter (the one on the right).

I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-28-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By alsaleen
they were my first choice, and did work for one...

they were my first choice, and did work for one but the other bolt (one that runs through to the starter wont budge) not only is the head stripped but its so tight that a 1/2 drive air gun wont move...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-27-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By alsaleen
Well almost have it all out...kinda the top two...

Well almost have it all out...kinda the top two bell housing bolts are rounded off.im thinking who ever did the last clutch/tranny didnt use a torqux socket. ive broken 4 easy outs and cannot get a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-23-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By alsaleen
OK so i towed her the 90ish miles home last night...

OK so i towed her the 90ish miles home last night and got it in my dads heated shop to thaw out.

Everyone keeps telling me its the clutch but every time Ive replaced a clutch you couldn't just...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-21-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By alsaleen
Help with a clutch issue?

so the 98 323I was stuck in snow ice and i was trying to get it out. started smelling like clutch so i stopped. I went back outside and the tires wont spin.
here are the symptoms.
-clutch feels...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-03-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 965
Posted By alsaleen
That's what I thought however I think a crack...

That's what I thought however I think a crack head installed it because there are many wires cut and not connected, or not plugged back in. That's why the tail lights weren't working the wire was cut...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-03-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,481
Posted By alsaleen
Wow didn't realize it was the op that posted it....

Wow didn't realize it was the op that posted it. Sorry guys. And I live in the county no underground parking by me.

The int lights Wer off except the ones under the dash that light up the floor....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-03-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 965
Posted By alsaleen
Plus one on not stopping, and I live in the...

Plus one on not stopping, and I live in the county so the cross winds from the fields suck.
Well now to figure out my door she froze shut and i pushed it open from the pas side, Damb thing won't...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-03-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,481
Posted By alsaleen
Same thing happend to me this morning, did...

Same thing happend to me this morning, did thawing it out work?
I was able to keep it shut coming to work, and just tied it so it won't blow open in the parking lot. Oh disconnected the battery too...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-02-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 965
Posted By alsaleen
yea have you ever hit a snow drift while driving,...

yea have you ever hit a snow drift while driving, like a pretty decant sized one? it gets everywhere, also the winds were upwards of 50 mph by me so im sure some blew in too.

and sorry about the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-02-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 965
Posted By alsaleen
Well i took the bmw because when i got the jeep...

Well i took the bmw because when i got the jeep it had an aftermarket alarm system and about 2 or 3 months ago i tried "uninstalling" it due to some electrical problems and right now i cannot figure...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-02-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 965
Posted By alsaleen
not sure why but they all didnt show, so ill have...

not sure why but they all didnt show, so ill have to leave that as a teaser and come back after i help shovel out the neighbors car.
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