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Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 06-13-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,165
Posted By BM-Bob
+1 Bob.

+1

Bob.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-12-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,525
Posted By BM-Bob
E36 M3 Promotional Video (VHS)

Hi Guys,

Can someone confirm what the VHS cover looks like.
Apparently they were given to the EURO original owners, not sure about US cars.
Thanks,

Bob.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 05-29-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By BM-Bob
My questions were answered on another forum. ...

My questions were answered on another forum.
Many Thanks...

Bob.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 05-29-2009, 01:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By BM-Bob
Help needed from fellow 3.0L M3 owners...

Hi Guys, I need your help if you own a 3.0L M3.

After attending the Australian Nationals in Bowral NSW a few weeks ago I felt as though that my car was competitive in most areas except the engine...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-23-2009, 02:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By BM-Bob
No, they are both 18 x 8's. Cheers, Bob.

No, they are both 18 x 8's.
Cheers,

Bob.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-18-2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By BM-Bob
Hi Guys, Here's the latest update. After...

Hi Guys,

Here's the latest update. After worrying myself sick that either the offset is wrong or the tyres will be too wide, I'm pleased to report they are BRILLIANT!

The front still has ample...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-16-2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By BM-Bob
Sorry but another offset question.......

Hi Guys,

My son has decided (contrary to alternative advice) to purchase some 18" x 8 E46 M3 replica wheels with +40 offset for his newly acquired 318is. We have decided to run 235/40/18...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-13-2009, 05:12 AM
Replies: 18,286
Views: 2,016,561
Posted By BM-Bob
After umming and arrhing for quite I while, we...

After umming and arrhing for quite I while, we pulled the trigger today for what I think is a pretty good deal.

1999 Titan Silver 318is SPORT, 94,000 kms, Sunroof, books, good service history, new...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-22-2009, 02:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By BM-Bob
When I bought my M3 the same thing was happening...

When I bought my M3 the same thing was happening to me. I put stock lights back in which cured the problem. I think the issues lies in the fog light aspect of the plug that connects to the light....
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 01-03-2009, 12:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,960
Posted By BM-Bob
I'm an absolute gumby when comes to mechanicals...

I'm an absolute gumby when comes to mechanicals yet changing a tire with the BMW jack is the easiest thing you will ever do.

As BryanR said, undo the round covers in your side skirts and position...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-22-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18,286
Views: 2,016,561
Posted By BM-Bob
Great looking car, 4 banger or not. When your...

Great looking car, 4 banger or not. When your stuck in traffic doing 30kph or behaving yourself sticking to the speed limit it doesn't matter how many kw's you've got under the bonnet.

We all have...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-20-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,937
Posted By BM-Bob
Hello everyone, whilst still remaining on topic,...

Hello everyone, whilst still remaining on topic, I bought my Euro Spec M3 9 months ago.
The car is very quick, does EVERYTHING very well and looks smart.
My mate just bought a 1983 911 SC with...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 07-05-2008, 01:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 830
Posted By BM-Bob
E36 Seat material wanted

Hello Everyone,

Does anybody know where I can but some material to re-trim the bottom section of my drivers seat?
Appreciate any help.
Thanks,

Bob.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 06-17-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,268
Posted By BM-Bob
You remind me very much of myself 30 odd years...

You remind me very much of myself 30 odd years ago. I didn't know what a screwdriver was for until I was about 17. The ability to work on cars was always magic to me.

Two things happened; firstly...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 04-20-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By BM-Bob
Thanks for that........... Are you saying...

Thanks for that...........

Are you saying you run 235/40/17's all round?

I'm thinking of running 235/40/17 on the front and 245/40/17's on the rear. Is that a common arrangement?
Thanks...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 04-20-2008, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By BM-Bob
Another boring tyre size question.

Sorry to ask the same old question but I couldn't find an easy answer via the search function.

I own a '94 Euro M3 that was delivered in Australia. The original tyre was 235/40/17 front and rear....
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-31-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,268
Posted By BM-Bob
OK...... That being the case, you guys definitely...

OK...... That being the case, you guys definitely get a better deal. Pro-rata you have more disposable income relative to what things cost. I was in the US for 3 weeks back in '96 (Orlando, Vegas and...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-31-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,268
Posted By BM-Bob
Thanks again for this info....... I find it...

Thanks again for this info.......

I find it interesting to compare countries.

In Australia you can only get your licence at 17. What are the ages in the US? I know it varies on what state you...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-31-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,268
Posted By BM-Bob
Thanks for that.......... It's not that he's...

Thanks for that..........

It's not that he's paid well, it's needed to pay for EVERYTHING that it nearly twice the price here. As I said, the price of the car is best part of twice the price so it...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-30-2008, 11:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,268
Posted By BM-Bob
OK..... so the premium cost is about 20% of the...

OK..... so the premium cost is about 20% of the value of your car.

A similar car here would be about $25,000 Australian Dollars...... (Our dollar is about 10% less in value than yours, so $22,500...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-30-2008, 12:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,268
Posted By BM-Bob
Thanks for that...... Realisticly, what's the...

Thanks for that...... Realisticly, what's the value of your car? I'm just trying to compare premium to value ratio.
Thanks.

Bob.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-29-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,268
Posted By BM-Bob
Hi Guys...... I'm in Australia and I took...

Hi Guys......

I'm in Australia and I took delivery of my '94 M3 last Thursday. I have an 18 year old son (I'm and old fart at 45) who really likes it but when I spoke to my insurance company, they...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-15-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 18,286
Views: 2,016,561
Posted By BM-Bob
Hi Guys, I'm new to the forum so here's an...

Hi Guys,

I'm new to the forum so here's an abbreviated post from the one I submitted on the intro page. Hopefully someone can help me with my 2 questions.
Cheers,

Bob.

Hi all,

I'm buying...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-15-2008, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By BM-Bob
Hello Everybody.......

Hi all,

After a few weeks of looking, it looks as though I'll be buying my buddies '94 E36 Dakar Yellow M3. She's done just over 100K kms or 60,000 miles.

My name is Bob, I'm 45, married with...
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