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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Today, 02:49 PM
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Posted By drivinfaster
matt, manuals could be swapped in, and i would...

matt, manuals could be swapped in, and i would probably suggest sourcing a reflash to get rid of the auto parameters. otherwise there are check engine lights and dash lights to haggle with (as i...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Today, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 172
Posted By drivinfaster
did you do a voltage drop test?? this would...

did you do a voltage drop test?? this would indicate a poor ground, which could be an issue as you have described....


also, is this a manual or auto?? try starting in neutral, if auto.

as a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 10:47 PM
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Posted By drivinfaster
^ pics or ban,...no,...

^ pics or ban,...no, wait,...um.....wut??:confused:





:p
df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-30-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By drivinfaster
this. :thumbup: don't y'know, you can...

this. :thumbup:



don't y'know, you can never leave, right?? :eeps::eek:



;):p:angel:
df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-30-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 244
Posted By drivinfaster
wasn't trying to be smart when i replied, but i...

wasn't trying to be smart when i replied, but i honestly didn't (still don't) understand why you would want to compare the port sizes on 2 entirely different engines to try to fab up a cobbled...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-29-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By drivinfaster
^wut?? :confused: rich is indicated by sooty...

^wut?? :confused:

rich is indicated by sooty residue, meaning that there is more fuel than oxygen....

a wet plug is an indication of a misfire.

if you are dumping more fuel than can be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-29-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By drivinfaster
well, a duck is a little critter,...hope he isn't...

well, a duck is a little critter,...hope he isn't stuck in the ducts....;)




df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-29-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By drivinfaster
no,...mpg,...sorry. running rich would give you...

no,...mpg,...sorry. running rich would give you poor fuel economy and blacken the plugs...


i do not see indications of rich running, but *something* is making you believe this, so....

what is...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-29-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By drivinfaster
what's your actual mileage??:dunno: ...

what's your actual mileage??:dunno:




df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-29-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 244
Posted By drivinfaster
and you think an e36 exhaust manifold would be a...

and you think an e36 exhaust manifold would be a good start to fab with because....??:dunno:


the 300d is a different beast, and i would imagine the amount of time it would take to modify the m52...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-29-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 646
Posted By drivinfaster
lighter flywheels are for attaining revs sooner,...

lighter flywheels are for attaining revs sooner, so on a daily it is not really a 'benefit'....

the flip side is that the revs also tend to fall faster, so stalling on decal and initial take off...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-29-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By drivinfaster
a heater core is usually not noisy..... i'd...

a heater core is usually not noisy.....

i'd suspect eather a blend door issue binding, or possibly something stuck in the blower fins??:dunno:

a restricted cabin air filter could also be the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-29-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10,077
Views: 235,983
Posted By drivinfaster
i blame it on the tea....:eeps: ...

i blame it on the tea....:eeps:





that article was :rofl:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-29-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10,077
Views: 235,983
Posted By drivinfaster
i don't think rovers are *that* sexy, don........

i don't think rovers are *that* sexy, don..... :nono:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-28-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 184
Posted By drivinfaster
ed's quote was ballparkish with labor, not just a...

ed's quote was ballparkish with labor, not just a head, which without a removal and inspection will not yield an accurate assessment of what need to be replaced in order to get a proper quote.
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-28-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10,077
Views: 235,983
Posted By drivinfaster
they *do* wear a lot of flannel in both regions,...

they *do* wear a lot of flannel in both regions, don't they....:eeps:



that would be like, what,...6 years in southern states?? :angel:



new gasket & go. i have stretched head bolts...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-28-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 646
Posted By drivinfaster
subscribed.....:eeps: :...

subscribed.....:eeps:






: popcorn:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-28-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 949
Posted By drivinfaster
exhaust valves burn from lack of heat transfer,...

exhaust valves burn from lack of heat transfer, extreme temperatures, and poor machining causing them to be too thin.

a poorly operating injector with a poor spray pattern could cause uneven and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-27-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10,077
Views: 235,983
Posted By drivinfaster
i thought what separated the "north" from the...

i thought what separated the "north" from the "south" was whether or not you were asked if you wanted grits with your meal....:dunno:




:eeps::angel::p
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-27-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By drivinfaster
zero compression is not a good sign :nono: i...

zero compression is not a good sign :nono:

i would redo and verify that it was done correctly, first, and if the results are similar than you are looking at a possible head gasket.

it is...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-27-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 172
Posted By drivinfaster
umm,...that's not a voltage drop test......:eeps:...

umm,...that's not a voltage drop test......:eeps:


here, this article covers it.
http://www.engine-light-help.com/voltage-drop.html



hope it helps :thumbup:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-27-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10,077
Views: 235,983
Posted By drivinfaster
poor don,....:cry:

poor don,....:cry:
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-27-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 172
Posted By drivinfaster
or do a voltage drop test.... df

or do a voltage drop test....




df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-27-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 18,490
Posted By drivinfaster
hoonage??:eeps::angel: df

hoonage??:eeps::angel:





df
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-27-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10,077
Views: 235,983
Posted By drivinfaster
not much down here,...maybe an inch or so and...

not much down here,...maybe an inch or so and then the sun came out.



s'okay with me, though. not a huge fan of teh snowz....:eeps:
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