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Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 05-04-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,181
Posted By sprky296
Great looking M3! I have the rims you show in...

Great looking M3! I have the rims you show in the last couple of pictures, and just got cross drilled rotors all around. Love the look of it.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 04-08-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,238
Posted By sprky296
Not sure what the wires are for, but I believe...

Not sure what the wires are for, but I believe that the purpose of these intake ducts is to cool the brakes. I'm with you in regards to not really knowing what their purpose is...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-01-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,186
Posted By sprky296
Here's a link to a list of many common issues...

Here's a link to a list of many common issues with the e36 M3.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=30931

Also, before I'd buy ANY car (let alone one with 140k miles on it), take...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-22-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,310
Posted By sprky296
Mileage Question

During the rains of a couple weeks ago (in Southern California), my check engine light turned on, as well as the brake circuit failure message, but that's unrelated and has gone away. I didn't have...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 06-11-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By sprky296
Once you determine if the ballast is bad, you can...

Once you determine if the ballast is bad, you can try contacting the seller. If you bought it from BavToys.com, they have a pretty straightforward return/exchange process.

(This actually...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 06-08-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,075
Posted By sprky296
Check the sticky thread at the top of this forum....

Check the sticky thread at the top of this forum. It's been very helpful to me over the years.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=30931
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-04-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By sprky296
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=30931
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 08-27-2008, 12:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 528
Posted By sprky296
Prolumen 50W Digital Ballast is out...

I've tried just about everything else, and didn't want to bother any of you, but I have run out of options.

9 months ago, I purchased a pair of Prolumen 50W Digital HID kits from Ouri at...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-15-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 658
Posted By sprky296
Prolumen 50W Digital Ballast is out...

I've tried just about everything else, and didn't want to bother any of you, but I have run out of options.

9 months ago, I purchased a pair of Prolumen 50W Digital HID kits from Ouri at...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 05-20-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By sprky296
Glad to help! Let us know about the next one you...

Glad to help! Let us know about the next one you find, so we can "pick it apart" as well. :D
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 05-18-2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By sprky296
Here are my $0.02 and first impressions on the...

Here are my $0.02 and first impressions on the car you mentioned.

1. What kind of service/maintenance records does it have? E36's can have some relatively serious issues that creep up at around...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 05-04-2008, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By sprky296
I was in your shoes about 3 years ago (when I...

I was in your shoes about 3 years ago (when I graduated college and had a "nice" job lined up). I've been driving crappy cars all my life (an '85 Chrysler LeBaron that literally blew up on me, my...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 05-03-2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,965
Posted By sprky296
Stupid question coming here, but I am pretty...

Stupid question coming here, but I am pretty inexperienced at car repairs. Where is the coolant low sensor, and how can I go about cleaning it?
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 04-30-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,965
Posted By sprky296
I just got my car back today, and here is the...

I just got my car back today, and here is the (hopefully) final word of what was wrong with it. The water pump was leaking, the thermostat was "bad" (the mechanic didn't go into any more detail for...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 04-28-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,965
Posted By sprky296
"Check Coolant Level" Message

The past couple of days, every time I start up or turn off my car (a '98 M3 sedan w/ 93k miles on it), I get this "Check Coolant Level" message on the OBC. I check the coolant when the car is cold...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-06-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,563
Posted By sprky296
Nice looking car!! Where did you get the...

Nice looking car!! Where did you get the windshield decal??
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-29-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 962
Posted By sprky296
Not only did they have them in stock, but Erick...

Not only did they have them in stock, but Erick (the sales rep.) gave me the best price I've seen for these AND free shipping!

Thanks so much for pointing me in the right direction. :D
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-25-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 962
Posted By sprky296
Looking for ZKW Fog Lights

I am not sure if this is the proper place to post this, but here it goes.

I am looking to get a pair of ZKW fog lights for my E36 M3 (preferably new ones). Both of mine are either cracked,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-20-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,989
Posted By sprky296
I used to own a '97 E36 M3 Sedan, and found out...

I used to own a '97 E36 M3 Sedan, and found out it had the same problem. I actually bought the car under the assumption that it was in "perfect" mechanical order, then I discovered this after a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-13-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By sprky296
Sorry I can't offer much help with your question,...

Sorry I can't offer much help with your question, but where in Huntington Beach do you live? I drive a silver '98 M3 sedan and live in downtown Huntington. Do you live nearby? I'd really like to...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-07-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By sprky296
Sorry, but I can't help you with the first two...

Sorry, but I can't help you with the first two questions. (Maybe check your owner's manual for which fuses control what functions of the car.

However, for the fog light, I can offer you some...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 01-26-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By sprky296
I have the exact same setup, and absolutely love...

I have the exact same setup, and absolutely love it!! You get so much more light on the road with projector headlights and a HID kit. Talk to Ouri @ www.BavToys.com and he'll get you something that...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 11-25-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 27,019
Posted By sprky296
Teach me how to unlock the true power of my M3!!

Teach me how to unlock the true power of my M3!!
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-13-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,728
Posted By sprky296
They DO look great and I absolutely LOVE them! ...

They DO look great and I absolutely LOVE them! This should be an upgrade/mod everyone does.

I went to my local car audio shop today and had them wire the angel eyes to the ignition wire. Now the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-10-2007, 01:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,728
Posted By sprky296
Thanks for the information! I'll try it this...

Thanks for the information! I'll try it this weekend when I get some free time.

However, since I'm a total newbie to this, where is the accessory wire? Is it hard to get to, and will it throw...
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