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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-15-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By Ronnie526
Thank you very much! I will absolutely do that....

Thank you very much! I will absolutely do that. Thx again especially for quick response.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-15-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By Ronnie526
Overheating prob

1999 328i convertible E-36 M52. Upper radiator hose burst-I replaced. Overheated again, but only when stationary.... temp seems to hold fine when in motion. I've had an ongoing prob w/heat a/c...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-09-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By Ronnie526
Guys - all bulbs are flashing; it's just that all...

Guys - all bulbs are flashing; it's just that all 3 lefts ( front, rear and front side fender) are flashing @ about twice the rate of all 3 rights. I checked the connections as I was changing the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-07-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By Ronnie526
Turn signal flash rate (updated)

I posted a few days ago & got immediate responses (thank you!), but I'm still having troubles:dunno: - Left directional is flashing @ twice the rate of the right. As suggested, I replaced front &...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-04-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By Ronnie526
Update (gotta love the banter :D) Replaced front...

Update (gotta love the banter :D) Replaced front & rear bulbs - still same prob. Question? How do I access the side fender bulbs?:dunno: They seem to slide side to side, but I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-01-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By Ronnie526
Thank you all for your quick & informative...

Thank you all for your quick & informative responses. I think I'll replace all 3 bulbs on general principles. Appreciate your help - THANKS!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-01-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By Ronnie526
Turn signal flash rate?

My left turn signal is flashing @ about twice the rate of the right. Front, rear and side bulbs are all working (in other cars I've owned, this has meant that a bulb had burnt out). Any idea what...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-14-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 143,386
Posted By Ronnie526
Thanks, ffej .... I've been using 15/40 all along...

Thanks, ffej .... I've been using 15/40 all along (5-6 years), with no apparent probs, but figured I'd ask, jik.

Thanks again!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-14-2009, 06:25 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 143,386
Posted By Ronnie526
Quick question .... 99 328I convertible .... E36...

Quick question .... 99 328I convertible .... E36 .... M52 engine, I believe?

Manual says that for my region (MA), I should be using 15W/40 oil. When I go to purchase it, IF I'm able to find it, ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-03-2007, 04:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,053
Posted By Ronnie526
Efanton .... Thanks for the explanation! When I...

Efanton .... Thanks for the explanation! When I picked up the oil yesterday, I read the labels on the "Diesel" oils, and they did mention "particulates" & filters. I ended up with Penzoil high...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-02-2007, 06:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,053
Posted By Ronnie526
That should be IF I can find it :)

That should be IF I can find it :)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-02-2007, 06:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,053
Posted By Ronnie526
LOL! (even in America) Thanks, Jason .... GEEZ,...

LOL! (even in America) Thanks, Jason .... GEEZ, I read your link to RX, and all that "Diesel talk" is starting to scare me. I think I'll hold out for the GTX3 15/40 I can find it!!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-02-2007, 06:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,053
Posted By Ronnie526
Thanks for the quick response, Jason. I have...

Thanks for the quick response, Jason. I have been using Castrol RX 15/40. I'll try to find GTX3 15/40, like you suggest. Thanks again!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-02-2007, 06:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,053
Posted By Ronnie526
E36 M52 Engine Oil

No luck searching FAQ's (probably doing it wrong?) ANYWAY .... Manual recommends 15/40 motor oil, but it seems like every oil I come across that is 15/40 calls itself "Diesel Oil"? Does that make...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-05-2006, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By Ronnie526
Thanks Dude .... Quick question .... It WAS the...

Thanks Dude .... Quick question .... It WAS the "butterfly" inside the right pipe that was rattling .... Seems like it's closed until the pipe/car heats up, then it opens & rattles. What I did was...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-23-2006, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By Ronnie526
Thanks, Fun2 .... Just didn't want to do any harm...

Thanks, Fun2 .... Just didn't want to do any harm ..:)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-22-2006, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By Ronnie526
Butterfly baffle?

I have a 1999 328I with the "M" Package & "Sport Package", I believe. My question/problem is that I can see what looks like a "butterfly baffle" in the right exhaust pipe (2 pipes under the bumper...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-23-2005, 05:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,654
Posted By Ronnie526
I've had my 99 328 cabrio for 2 years. Was...

I've had my 99 328 cabrio for 2 years. Was getting same message intermittently (every couple of days) since day 1. After having my wife stand behind & check to see that brake lights WERE working...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-06-2005, 04:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,410
Posted By Ronnie526
TJ .... Sounds like the same thing that...

TJ ....
Sounds like the same thing that happened to me. I watched w/a flashlight from the side as I slowly closed the trunk & saw that the "catch" wasn't coming down directly over the "rod"...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 10-03-2004, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Ronnie526
Gentlemen ..

Thanks for responding .... :) I hadn't checked back because I solved the problem .... Discovered what was wrong by doing like you said .... slowly closed the trunk while looking in from the side...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 09-24-2004, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Ronnie526
Can someone suggest a Forum where I might get...

Can someone suggest a Forum where I might get more than "0" responses? .... :thumbdwn:
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 09-19-2004, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Ronnie526
HELP?? Trunk trouble!

My trunk won't close! .. ('99 328I) .... The latch appears to be in the right position, and when I push it up w/a screwdriver, it snaps closed like it would if it were grabbing the "post", but it...
Forum: General BMW 04-29-2004, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By Ronnie526
Agreed

Agreed
Forum: General BMW 04-27-2004, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,004
Posted By Ronnie526
Here in MA (I'm sure it varies from state to...

Here in MA (I'm sure it varies from state to state, but) you continue to pay "excise tax" (not sure if you have THAT in CA?) until plates are turned in @ RMV.
Forum: The Detail Department 04-25-2004, 03:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,496
Posted By Ronnie526
I wash my ragtop with same soap as car, but use a...

I wash my ragtop with same soap as car, but use a soft nylon bristle brush. This is my 1st convertible, and learned the hard way after using a "towel material" mitt (ended up spending about an HOUR...
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