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Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-19-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By rrsperry
You can't import it for another 2-3 years. It...

You can't import it for another 2-3 years. It will sit in customs impound until it's 25 years old.

Even then you are probably going to have to do a lot of work to make it DOT ready.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 10-26-2016, 04:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By rrsperry
Emoore, your first statement is absolutely wrong....

Emoore, your first statement is absolutely wrong. In fact you then go ahead and prove it yourself. It depends on the state as to how you go about registering the car. You are correct that it will...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 10-25-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By rrsperry
If you don't know exactly why it was totaled, run...

If you don't know exactly why it was totaled, run away. I'd want to see all the info and repair docs. But I really don't need to save a couple of grand so i wouldn't be looking unless I was building...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 10-19-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,615
Posted By rrsperry
Correction, they are asking more than you want to...

Correction, they are asking more than you want to pay. I think if it looks good in person, it's about right.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 08-10-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,256
Posted By rrsperry
Blah, blah, blah... Just use Mobil1 0-40...

Blah, blah, blah...

Just use Mobil1 0-40 euro blend, and change every 5-8k miles, along with the filter.
Done.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 06-27-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By rrsperry
Your question is almost worthless. The cost of a...

Your question is almost worthless. The cost of a paint job depends only on the level of detail (read number of man hours spent doing all the necessary work).

The single most expensive part of a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 05-09-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,095
Posted By rrsperry
Well.... Yes they will fit. You can attach the...

Well.... Yes they will fit. You can attach the bar to the control arm, but, the non M bars are bigger because of the less efficient mounting. But yes you can.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 05-04-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 908
Posted By rrsperry
No US e36 had keyless entry. They are all either...

No US e36 had keyless entry. They are all either dealer installed alarms, (Alpine) or other aftermarket.

If you are talking about a entry fob, then you need to know what alarm/entry box you've...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 04-26-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 792
Posted By rrsperry
Pretty much any E36 with a 6 cyl in a junk yard...

Pretty much any E36 with a 6 cyl in a junk yard should be interchangeable.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 04-08-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,004
Posted By rrsperry
Hi, and welcome. Buy a Bentley Repair...

Hi, and welcome.

Buy a Bentley Repair Manual.

Start with the lock switch.

Remove the OBC and make sure both plugs are connected.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 03-14-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,024
Posted By rrsperry
Check out the YouTube videos on the subject. ...

Check out the YouTube videos on the subject.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4Z7WrN-tSE
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-26-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,084
Posted By rrsperry
Ground Control, TC Kline. Both work very well.

Ground Control, TC Kline. Both work very well.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-15-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,297
Posted By rrsperry
It depends on the shop. There stall are shops,...

It depends on the shop. There stall are shops, that are good.

What are you looking for exactly?

If it were me, I'd replace the 5.25 kick panel and the 1" tweeter, install a 2 way crossover, ...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-15-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,219
Posted By rrsperry
Mine isn't. It's a 6 speed. (but I put it in.) ...

Mine isn't. It's a 6 speed. (but I put it in.)

Any of the Euro E36 M3's after 1995 were 6 speeds.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-05-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By rrsperry
Bad comfort module, or possibly a bad body...

Bad comfort module, or possibly a bad body electrics (ZKE)?

You really need to look in the EKT (electrical manual) and see where it's controlled from, but it should not be on with the lights off,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-05-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,035
Posted By rrsperry
It's probably the bearing on the steering shaft.

It's probably the bearing on the steering shaft.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-05-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,297
Posted By rrsperry
Any 5.25" speaker will drop in the kick panels, a...

Any 5.25" speaker will drop in the kick panels, a 1" tweeter in the doors, and a 2.5" will also work in the doors. You can just replace the stock speakers and use the factory amp. The real downside...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-04-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,193
Posted By rrsperry
Ok, let's clear this up. The difference...

Ok, let's clear this up.

The difference between the 95 and the 96+ cars is more than just the bushings.

The control arm is ever so slightly different, as are the front spindle, and completely...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 02-04-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,193
Posted By rrsperry
Ok, let's clear this up. The difference...

Ok, let's clear this up.

The difference between the 95 and the 96+ cars is more than just the bushings.

The control arm is ever so slightly different, as are the front spindle, and completely...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 01-13-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,935
Posted By rrsperry
I'd buy it in a heartbeat for $3K. The engine is...

I'd buy it in a heartbeat for $3K. The engine is worth that alone.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 01-13-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 965
Posted By rrsperry
Ok, you will probably get a much better response...

Ok, you will probably get a much better response on Bimmerforums.

non sunroof cars or "slick tops" are pretty rare. The sunroof was a stand alone option. (I know this, because I still have my M3...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-01-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,270
Posted By rrsperry
Well... If it were me, I'll pull the return hose...

Well... If it were me, I'll pull the return hose from the fuel rail and let the fuel pump, pump the old gas out. (but yes you can siphon the gas out too. When empty, I'd replace the fuel filter and...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-04-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,020
Posted By rrsperry
Post up some pictures of what you have. ...

Post up some pictures of what you have.

Usually you have two choices.

If you have a USA car, then you need to adapt the 9003/4 lighting connectors to the Euro lights. Google, E36 headlight,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 10-07-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,828
Posted By rrsperry
Well to answer your question, no. The ECU will...

Well to answer your question, no. The ECU will not be able to adjust fuel trims to effectively compensate for the new mismatch between the programmed flow tables. Of course you could get a custom...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-29-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,629
Posted By rrsperry
Look, in Cali, you are pretty much screwed. There...

Look, in Cali, you are pretty much screwed. There are zero options that are CARB compliant.

RMS is a copy of the no longer supported Dinan Vortec supercharger system, with the addition of an air...
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