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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-13-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By erkkinen
:D Petrie, am I the only one who got this? I...

:D

Petrie, am I the only one who got this? I do a lot of electronics repair, so the vision of someone yanking a crank to put an ohmmeter on it just cracks me up
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-13-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,184
Posted By erkkinen
Oh, I forgot. Looking for an avus blue drivers...

Oh, I forgot. Looking for an avus blue drivers fender for a sedan and maybe a blower motor
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-13-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,184
Posted By erkkinen
I'm wondering about the sag. For leather I have...

I'm wondering about the sag. For leather I have used hide glue (the idea came from covering speaker cabs back in the 80s, I used a double boiler with hot Hyde glue, now that I'm a luthier and have...
Forum: Parting Out 12-29-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By erkkinen
Wtb e36 drivers fender bumper and headlights in blue

Got a '98 e36 that met a guardrail in a snowstorm. I need a blue fender, maybe hood and drivers turn signal headlight...bumper..etc. anybody parting out a blue one?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-11-2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By erkkinen
Sludge is in the antifreeze. Oil is clean though!...

Sludge is in the antifreeze. Oil is clean though! I've ordered the head gasket set and will be one with the head gasket soon.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-11-2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By erkkinen
It's a nice sludgy brownish yellow color with a...

It's a nice sludgy brownish yellow color with a bouqet of oily/gassy scent
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-11-2007, 08:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By erkkinen
Argh... looks like oily sludge in the antifreeze....

Argh... looks like oily sludge in the antifreeze. Anyone got a clue as to how involved the head gasket is?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-10-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,912
Posted By erkkinen
Bad coil would most definitely cause hesitation....

Bad coil would most definitely cause hesitation. No question whatsoever about that! It would kill a high percentage of your power if it were bad
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-10-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By erkkinen
Okay... put it all together, but here's the deal...

Okay... put it all together, but here's the deal now.. the hoses and radiator seem to be bowing out from high pressure. Car doesn't seem to be overheating, put on a new fan, new thermostat, tried...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-09-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By erkkinen
Okay, what is the trick to getting the old one...

Okay, what is the trick to getting the old one off anyhow?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-09-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By erkkinen
Excellent. I am going to go off and change it...

Excellent. I am going to go off and change it right now. Stores should be open fo another hour or so.. Thanks so much folks. I'll give a progress report ASAP
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-09-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By erkkinen
Interesting, I can hold the fan while it is...

Interesting, I can hold the fan while it is running and even when revving it up with no resistance. I'm assuming that would be the viscous coupling ? Thanks for the response
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-09-2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By erkkinen
95 318is Overheating?

I have a 95 318is. I have a question regarding the radiator on these. I had an overheating episode recently, was looking the car over today and noticed that the clutch fan seems not to engage. Also...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-26-2006, 05:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,309
Posted By erkkinen
I had to respond to this thread, as I am...

I had to respond to this thread, as I am converting my e30 to be an ethanol burner.. Due to the fact that straight ethanol is the ethanol equivalent to VPs methanol ( Ethanol is much much less...
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