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Forum: General BMW 03-13-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,392
Posted By Brashland
Not bad looking, and Lexus is a great combination...

Not bad looking, and Lexus is a great combination of luxury AND sport.

I don't like the gratutious use of tailpipes.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-10-2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,436
Posted By Brashland
Cool stuff!

Cool stuff!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-10-2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By Brashland
I bought depos installed with HID and angel eyes...

I bought depos installed with HID and angel eyes from understeer.com. I did get some condensation in one light the first time I washed the car but I think that's from the doors behind the lights not...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 07-02-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 795
Posted By Brashland
Unhooking the battery didn't solve anything -...

Unhooking the battery didn't solve anything - still getting the error.

Local mechanic mentioned that he's had problems with BMW radiator intake breaking off. I checked when I got home and he was...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 07-01-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 795
Posted By Brashland
17 views but no advice? If it is an OBC...

17 views but no advice?

If it is an OBC error, is there any reason why I shouldn't unhook the battery for 20 minutes to reset the system?
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 06-30-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 795
Posted By Brashland
Headgasket problem or OBC error?

Here is the situation: Iím driving from Louisiana to North Carolina for my annual summer vacation when about 8 hours in a 10 hour trip I am in Chattanooga, TN. My side of the interstate (going up...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-20-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By Brashland
Keep away from Yokahama AVS ES100s like the...

Keep away from Yokahama AVS ES100s like the plague.
Forum: General BMW 12-13-2006, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,310
Posted By Brashland
Brake however you want too. They're an easy DIY...

Brake however you want too. They're an easy DIY replacement and very cheap.
Forum: General BMW 12-13-2006, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By Brashland
Google Video of this thread

**edit - original web page in first post no longer valid.**

Didn't want to be a repost, so I'm resurrecting this thread.

Google Video of Top Gear interview...
Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 12-07-2006, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,651
Posted By Brashland
Hey Hook! Baton Rouge with my 1999 323i...

Hey Hook!

Baton Rouge with my 1999 323i vert. Easy to find me with the Hell Rot (red) and Euro license on the front BMW 4 ASH.

Either on this board of bimmerforums.com I discussed a get...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-06-2006, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 601
Posted By Brashland
Any sounds when you press the button? ...

Any sounds when you press the button?

Fuses are easy enough to check and rule out.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-29-2006, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By Brashland
I had a similar problem where one day the fan...

I had a similar problem where one day the fan just stopped blowing. After a DIY article and much trouble getting to the fan I just 'cleaned' it up a bit, reattached all wires, and it started working...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-29-2006, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 941
Posted By Brashland
A gift card from a board sponsor would be nice. ...

A gift card from a board sponsor would be nice. That way he can get whatever he wants or chip in the extra amount for something nicer.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 11-26-2006, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,757
Posted By Brashland
Update: After finally getting all my parts, on...

Update:
After finally getting all my parts, on November 18 I replaced my upper and lower radiator hoses, thermostat housing, thermostat, and both belts (thought it was about time). After all that...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 10-23-2006, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,757
Posted By Brashland
My initial thought was thermostat. I had a BMW...

My initial thought was thermostat. I had a BMW mechanic say he felt it was a short. But then today a family friend (ex-Saab mechanic for 7 years) who originally thought a short also said that the...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 10-22-2006, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,757
Posted By Brashland
No advice givers?

No advice givers?
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 10-20-2006, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,757
Posted By Brashland
Thermostat or more?

My 1999 E36 has 85k miles on it. I'm at the in laws last night and an hour after I shut the car down I can still hear fan blowing on the front of the radiator area. As I feel around the area I notice...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-10-2006, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 925
Posted By Brashland
Sounds about right as that should be around your...

Sounds about right as that should be around your power curve.

My Benfer CAI doesn't really sound good until I go WOT (wide open throttle) and I hit high 4000's or so. Man I love hitting that...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 09-09-2006, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By Brashland
Took the brake assembly off today and found the...

Took the brake assembly off today and found the caliper to be dry. There was oil/fluid between the rotor and the faceplate the rotor rests. Unfortunately I can't tell where the fluid is leaking...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 09-06-2006, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By Brashland
Leaking grease, drivers front

I'm not thinking straight and it's been a long day, but I could use a pointer to a good article.

I've noticed over the last 3 weeks that my drivers side front wheel has been having some oil/grease...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-11-2006, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By Brashland
Verts tend to be one model year behind the...

Verts tend to be one model year behind the coupes, so when the E46 came out in 99, the convertible model was still an E36 that year.

I've had the wonderful pleasure of finding out that some of my...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-15-2006, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By Brashland
I'd say depends on the lights. The bavauto ones...

I'd say depends on the lights. The bavauto ones IMO could look nice. The ones on the post above have way too much chrome.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-15-2006, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,648
Posted By Brashland
Yep. Blue and Red lights are 'reserved' for...

Yep. Blue and Red lights are 'reserved' for emergency vehicles.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-15-2006, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By Brashland
I love my 99 vert, but it has pretty low miles at...

I love my 99 vert, but it has pretty low miles at 83,000. So far nothing mechanical has gone wrong but I enjoy doing the basic maintenance on her and have found several good DIY articles on this...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-01-2006, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By Brashland
The rear is a straight switch, easy money and a...

The rear is a straight switch, easy money and a noticable difference immediately.

The (used) M3 front sway that I bought is alot heftier that the OEM. Haven't switched it out yet. The set up...
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