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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-30-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By j99smith
See my thread from a couple of weeks ago. I am...

See my thread from a couple of weeks ago. I am having exactly the same problem, no one can tell me what is wrong and it isn't throwing any codes.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-09-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By j99smith
Thanks for your help. It is definitely not...

Thanks for your help.

It is definitely not the battery as all the lights etc work fine.

The fuel pump seems more likely. It is only intermittent, I will keep an eye on it and see if it gets any...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-08-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By j99smith
Car not starting

Hey all

I am having a problem with my 96 323i. Every now and again the car fails to start. The starter goes, the engine turns over but it just doesn't start. If I leave it a few minutes and try...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-11-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,338
Posted By j99smith
Music I listen to in my bimmer: Pink Floyd ...

Music I listen to in my bimmer:
Pink Floyd
Tool
Rage against the Machine
Puscifer
Nine Inch Nails
The Doors
SoaD
NOFX
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-23-2008, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18,361
Views: 2,022,600
Posted By j99smith
Great looking car! Who did your kit? (I'm in...

Great looking car! Who did your kit? (I'm in Christchurch as well)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-17-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18,361
Views: 2,022,600
Posted By j99smith
Dakar Yellow on an M3 is hot... So sayeth I.

Dakar Yellow on an M3 is hot...

So sayeth I.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-11-2008, 12:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 23,937
Posted By j99smith
Its pretty hard to tell times because it seems to...

Its pretty hard to tell times because it seems to differ around the world.

For example I have a '96 323i which has the newer engine but the older style grill and sidemarkers. And my skirts are...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-10-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18,361
Views: 2,022,600
Posted By j99smith
Great car Chad, love the wheels!

Great car Chad, love the wheels!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-21-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,430
Posted By j99smith
In New Zealand the speed limit is 50kph in towns...

In New Zealand the speed limit is 50kph in towns and 100kph on the open road. And you lose your license at 140kph.



Sorry to be picky but do you mean a M52 323i or an M50 325?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-21-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,059
Posted By j99smith
Good luck with the car, looks like a stunner. ...

Good luck with the car, looks like a stunner.

Montreal Blue FTW!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-14-2008, 12:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,839
Posted By j99smith
Great car... It'd be the first on my...

Great car...

It'd be the first on my shopping list when its time to replace the E36. Except unfortunately its near impossible to find a manual here.

Enjoy and drop by us poor 3 series drivers...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-05-2008, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,650
Posted By j99smith
You don't want to buy some in right hand drive...

You don't want to buy some in right hand drive then do you? They are probably the most common E36 over here, at least until an influx of sedans over the last year anyway. They go for less than 2/3 of...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-30-2007, 04:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,568
Posted By j99smith
I vote 332i. That'd be sweet, and a real BMW fan...

I vote 332i. That'd be sweet, and a real BMW fan will know exactly what you've got under the hood.

Theres a guy here with a stock looking E30 coupe with 340i on the boot... It accelerates like a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-19-2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By j99smith
You can here.... For now anyway. Its pretty...

You can here....

For now anyway. Its pretty noisy in town on a Friday/Saturday night...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-18-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By j99smith
Any one else have experience with the Toyos? Are...

Any one else have experience with the Toyos? Are you talking about the CT01's or the T1Rs? http://www.toyo.co.nz/tyres.php?Category=UHP

I'm just about to get new wheels and tyres (17"). I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-10-2007, 03:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,049
Posted By j99smith
Mine is Montreal as in the picks below, seems to...

Mine is Montreal as in the picks below, seems to differ from a dark blue to almost purple depending on the light.

I'll check out the colour code for you when I get home.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-06-2007, 11:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By j99smith
Tell me more.. Most people here don't seem to...

Tell me more.. Most people here don't seem to have a lot of time for the 323. I am looking at doing some work on my car, have a budget of about $4000, (like $2800 US) for which I can get wheels and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-06-2007, 11:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,106
Posted By j99smith
Hey Moot, glad you got away with it. I had...

Hey Moot, glad you got away with it.

I had the same thing happen about a year ago, in the dry. Coming round a corner turning right into a two lane road. Gave it too much punch, it skipped for a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-03-2007, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By j99smith
One for the Aussies

Don't know if this has been posted before but...

http://www.m5ute.com/

Enjoy.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-18-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 957
Posted By j99smith
Avus blue coupe

Hi there. I am looking at possibly getting a new car, the dealer I went to had a Avus Blue coupe which he said was an individual, 1998. Does anyone here have an avus blue coupe?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-11-2007, 01:31 AM
Replies: 18,361
Views: 2,022,600
Posted By j99smith
Nice looking car man. Is that stock ride height...

Nice looking car man. Is that stock ride height or have you had it lowered?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-06-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18,361
Views: 2,022,600
Posted By j99smith
Thats such a great looking ride Blitzer, and your...

Thats such a great looking ride Blitzer, and your steering wheel is in the right place :thumbup:

I want to mod my car to look a little more like that but I can't find anyone here who does body...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-18-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 909
Posted By j99smith
Best looking rims in the world. There is a...

Best looking rims in the world.

There is a company called Ruotecompany Replica, they make wheels in the bmw styles. The colour is called shadow chrome, kinda like a dark metal, which is good cos...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-16-2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,995
Posted By j99smith
So so hot. And the best BMW wheels around...

So so hot.

And the best BMW wheels around IMHO, exactly what I am thinking about getting for my 323.

Plus they are both post facelift, has anyone else noticed that the early E39s have faded...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-06-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,512
Posted By j99smith
My favourite colour combination is what I've got,...

My favourite colour combination is what I've got, not because I'm biased but because that was I was looking for.

Montreal Blue with black cloth interior. I do have a question though, is it...
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