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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-04-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 533
Posted By cjf351
Early e36 suspension changes?

Does anyone know (specifically) what changes to the suspension were made between the 6/92 and 7/92 models? Were the cars raised or lowered? Are the parts upgradeable to the later version? I have the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-22-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By cjf351
I had a similar problem. Try taking off a rear...

I had a similar problem. Try taking off a rear wheel, and removing the caliper. The pads are held in place by spring clips on the pad. The clips wore out long before the pads did. (designed...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-22-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,619
Posted By cjf351
That is one handsome car! Nice house too!

That is one handsome car! Nice house too!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-22-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,559
Posted By cjf351
Sh!t like this makes me want to take a road trip...

Sh!t like this makes me want to take a road trip vacation to the south.

I recommend the "midnight auto" solution.
A pickup, jack, and tools, a few friends with bad attitudes, and it will be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-18-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By cjf351
+1 belt and tensioner.

+1 belt and tensioner.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-18-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,903
Posted By cjf351
Oh yeah! That looks very nice! What...

Oh yeah!

That looks very nice!

What are you using for bulbs in the fog lights?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-18-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,888
Posted By cjf351
:thumbup: That looks SO much better!

:thumbup:

That looks SO much better!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-14-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,603
Posted By cjf351
This is good stuff. Thanks for taking the time to...

This is good stuff. Thanks for taking the time to tear it apart!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-14-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 141,624
Posted By cjf351
I have the same issue, and i believe i have found...

I have the same issue, and i believe i have found the problem.

The inboard brake pad has retaining clips/springs on the back side that hold it in the caliper. The clip/springs have broken off and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-14-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,380
Posted By cjf351
I am trying to make up my mind about this also. I...

I am trying to make up my mind about this also. I like the amber in the front, but mostly because all the clears i have seen look cheap. But i really like the clear or smoked in the back. Can't make...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By cjf351
Very nice! i just got my new ones today too! ...

Very nice! i just got my new ones today too!

I hear ya about the crap roads. I am going to hold on to my bottlecaps for winter use.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By cjf351
Meh. I like em. :D

Meh. I like em. :D
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By cjf351
New Wheels on a Budget

Took a road trip this weekend and found just what I was looking for! (my deal on knockoff contours didn't go through, and i am kinda glad it didn't)

Oh, can ya tell that it is warming up a bit...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 26,402
Posted By cjf351
Yeah, partial credit I suppose. But why couldn't...

Yeah, partial credit I suppose. But why couldn't you trade up to a BMW?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 26,402
Posted By cjf351
Wow. This is one old thread. Glad i checked it...

Wow. This is one old thread. Glad i checked it out though, just so i could get a copy of...


http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=1007&pictureid=5020

36 i think (I don't pay...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2009, 05:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,673
Posted By cjf351
More pictures of your dads car please.:D ...

More pictures of your dads car please.:D

Seriously though, that is one handsome automobile. Where is the spoiler from? I think i want one.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2009, 05:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,429
Posted By cjf351
When bearings go they usually make a grinding...

When bearings go they usually make a grinding sound. I am not the last word in tech by any means, but if you can get it to stop by reving it, I am pretty sure it is your belt. If it were a bearing,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-08-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,687
Posted By cjf351
I know you are looking for a cd player, but i...

I know you are looking for a cd player, but i just have to throw in my 2 cents worth.

I was looking at buying this head unit online. Although the best sound quality is nice, cd's do tend to get...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-08-2009, 05:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,329
Posted By cjf351
Up here in the north east they are relatively...

Up here in the north east they are relatively common. Maybe check craigslist for the new england region?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-07-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By cjf351
$180 for a fog light and a bulb ?!?! PLEASE...

$180 for a fog light and a bulb ?!?!

PLEASE don't help them pay for their boats. You can get a replacement fog light from DDM tuning for $30. (pair) and a bulb is about $15.

All the stuff you...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 04-07-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By cjf351
I just looked at a diagram of the breaks, and i...

I just looked at a diagram of the breaks, and i see the retaining tabs you are talking about. When i gave mine a wiggle, i felt no resistance. So i assume the tabs are broken on mine also. At least...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-07-2009, 07:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,075
Posted By cjf351
I am looking for the 4 speaker grills and trim...

I am looking for the 4 speaker grills and trim rings in black. Would you be willing to take them off the door cards?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-07-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,446
Posted By cjf351
Those look fantastic! From your pictures, I would...

Those look fantastic! From your pictures, I would say that you don't even need to lower the car now. The wheels really fill up the wheel wells nicely.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 04-07-2009, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By cjf351
I have the same issue with my 92' 325. I took off...

I have the same issue with my 92' 325. I took off the passenger side rear wheel to try to find the rattle, and the inboard pad is floating free. I plan to dig into it this weekend and see what the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-06-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By cjf351
Cool Adventures in Maintenance. An Update!

Where to start... hmmm...
At the beginning i suppose.

My cheapo 92' 325is needed some maintenance. It was performing oddly when it was cold, which i though might be the transmission going south,...
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