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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Today, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By dc_wright
Do you even know if it has V rated tires on it...

Do you even know if it has V rated tires on it and if they're dry rotted or not!?!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Today, 02:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 688
Posted By dc_wright
No issue with running the distilled water first...

No issue with running the distilled water first as you indicated. Still need to make certain you fully bleed the cooling system before you run the engine.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 02:15 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 26,115
Posted By dc_wright
Since you were able to push start it, I'd say the...

Since you were able to push start it, I'd say the key is good.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Yesterday, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By dc_wright
I've been hanging around the Z4 forums for about...

I've been hanging around the Z4 forums for about 2 years now, and I haven't seen a single post where someone has done this swap. That indicates to me you're in virgin territory which translates to...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By dc_wright
If you go to the Origami Problems...

If you go to the Origami Problems (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=639047) sticky that's our thread dedicated to verts. There's some trouble shooting guides there you can download...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 980
Views: 26,115
Posted By dc_wright
I haven't done a starter on a Z4 (yet) but the...

I haven't done a starter on a Z4 (yet) but the TIS instructions (http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=ru&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Ftis.bmwcats.com%2F&sandbox=1) show it to be much easier to get...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-27-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By dc_wright
The lock actuators tend to get sticky on the E36...

The lock actuators tend to get sticky on the E36 when they get some age on them. I suspect that may be your problem. If you listen at the passenger door when you hit the unlock button do you hear a...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-27-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By dc_wright
You've got the video set as private so no one can...

You've got the video set as private so no one can view it.....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-27-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,202
Posted By dc_wright
Sounds like you didn't get the cooling system...

Sounds like you didn't get the cooling system completely bled out. Earlier in this thread there was an instruction that said to start the engine and run it to bleed the cooling system. Running the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-27-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By dc_wright
Since you don't have camber plates the only other...

Since you don't have camber plates the only other way to get that much neg camber in the front is to use a set of camber shims. It's interesting there's a 0.4 degree delta in camber between driver...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-27-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By dc_wright
Did you reset the MPG and MPH in the computer...

Did you reset the MPG and MPH in the computer when you filled up the tank to start your experiment?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-27-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 980
Views: 26,115
Posted By dc_wright
I believe that was the Monmouth University Poll...

I believe that was the Monmouth University Poll that was showing him at 40% (and today is showing him at 58%) in the favorability poll. In the polling where the focus is "who would you vote for if...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-27-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 980
Views: 26,115
Posted By dc_wright
He's definitely drawing some who've grown up in...

He's definitely drawing some who've grown up in the "sound bite" age.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-27-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 322
Posted By dc_wright
If you're saying you were getting sparks when you...

If you're saying you were getting sparks when you connected the jumper cables to the battery that just means the voltage in your battery was lower than the voltage from the car you were jumping from....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-27-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 980
Views: 26,115
Posted By dc_wright
I'm not a fan of Trump, but he's going to go a...

I'm not a fan of Trump, but he's going to go a lot deeper into the election cycle than everyone thinks. He's pandering very loudly to hot button issues that evoke a strong response so he's...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-27-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By dc_wright
Probably your biggest challenge with the Euro S50...

Probably your biggest challenge with the Euro S50 is finding one here in the U.S. If you do, expect it to be ridiculously expensive. The S54 swap would probably cost less, particularly if you picked...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-26-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 26,115
Posted By dc_wright
How did you eliminate the battery as the cause? ...

How did you eliminate the battery as the cause? Just because it wouldn't crank? The Z4 electronics are very sensitive to battery voltage so you can't just eliminate the battery out of hand. Need...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-26-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,946
Posted By dc_wright
You need to look VERY CLOSELY at the hose bib on...

You need to look VERY CLOSELY at the hose bib on the radiator where your upper hose is attached. It's not uncommon for a micro crack to develop at the point where the hose bib transitions into the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-26-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,134
Posted By dc_wright
I-95 from Lorton VA up to East Windsor where my...

I-95 from Lorton VA up to East Windsor where my hotel was. I-95 condition sucks in VA, but once you get into MD and from there on it was pretty good shape or recently repaved. Every route from there...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-25-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,946
Posted By dc_wright
There is. Either a hose blows or an o-ring seal...

There is. Either a hose blows or an o-ring seal blows. Seriously though the molecular size for cooling gases is pretty small and you want the system to be hermetic so having a traditional vent...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-25-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 415
Posted By dc_wright
If someone was dorking around with the rear...

If someone was dorking around with the rear camber settings and dialed in as much positive as the eccentric bolts will allow you could get pushed closer to the fender arch on the top side. If they...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-25-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,134
Posted By dc_wright
I haven't seen any numbers, but my sense is they...

I haven't seen any numbers, but my sense is they had more cars come in here than they did at Aberdeen. At Aberdeen everybody pretty much filed in at opening, stayed for the day and then left at the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-24-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,134
Posted By dc_wright
Definitely!

Definitely!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-24-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,134
Posted By dc_wright
That got there quick! Just dropped it at the...

That got there quick! Just dropped it at the post office Saturday afternoon. Next year you just need to get there and get one on your own. :)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-24-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 52,878
Posted By dc_wright
Dave Marcus is just ridiculous quick and he...

Dave Marcus is just ridiculous quick and he really knows car setups which just makes him even quicker.
Congratulations and Amen! I got smoother and a bit quicker the last session after I got signed...
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