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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 07-21-2007, 11:07 PM
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just curious when u have a high mileage car like mine with 289,xxx on it same motor, is it ok to go to a thinner weight so the motor doesnt have t work so hard, right now i have in there is 20/50
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Old 07-31-2007, 04:26 AM
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Great ride, Pirate.

I own a foor door, and recently put on Angeleyes, but two of my angeleye rings doesn't go on anymore.Any ideas what the problem could be, because someone said that the angeleye bulbs fused. Do you get angeleye bulbs?If yes, where?Any help will be appreciated.
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Old 07-31-2007, 04:59 AM
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Old 08-01-2007, 02:55 AM
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what kind of angel eyes do you have? CFFL's or LED's? You could of possibily blown a fuse like we did installing mine
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Old 08-03-2007, 04:41 PM
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hey v33

you mentioned LSDw/ shorter gear ratios. i have a '96 328is coming my way and i know it has a LSD but does it also have shorter gear ratios? or will i have to get it adjusted? thanks
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hey i found NGK IRIDIUM IX plugs for less than $8 at ngk.com. is there something skechy about this cause that original post said it was about $70
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Old 08-04-2007, 07:00 AM
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That must be $8 each and you need 6

I was working off UK prices and we get shafted!!
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Old 08-09-2007, 11:16 AM
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i need help asap can a 1999 m3 exhaust fit on a 1996 328i
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Old 08-09-2007, 02:20 PM
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Old 08-28-2007, 03:22 PM
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great post pirate
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Old 08-28-2007, 03:34 PM
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Old 09-11-2007, 01:13 AM
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is this a good deal?
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/FRONTBUMPER-BM...QQcmdZViewItem
is this abs thing good quality?
any pros/cons?
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Old 09-11-2007, 01:36 AM
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My mum is getting the EXACT same one!
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Old 09-11-2007, 02:07 AM
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OMG!!!

My mum is getting the EXACT same one!
cool
when does it arrive?:P i'd like to hear some comments about the build/looks etc =)
i've been quoted for 240 for the M-bumper in Estonia (base-black), but i think that's a stupid high price. and there's even no lip.
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Old 09-11-2007, 03:50 AM
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hi there
is this a good deal?
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/FRONTBUMPER-BM...QQcmdZViewItem
is this abs thing good quality?
any pros/cons?
that's cheap! i hope the quality is good. i bought my OEM M3 bumper for around $700 US. maybe stuff is just too expensive here in my country.
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Old 09-13-2007, 10:42 AM
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i just bought a new battery and it feels like i've gained 50 more horsepower!!
so you better check your battery too i've got 72Ah 680A one.
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Old 09-14-2007, 07:33 AM
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i just bought a new battery and it feels like i've gained 50 more horsepower!!
so you better check your battery too i've got 72Ah 680A one.
I need a new one for my car. what did you go with?
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Old 09-14-2007, 02:26 PM
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i bought one called RayLit (Diesel Booster). dunno if they sell those in your country.
i got a good deal and a 2 year warranty, so i just took it. don't regret it
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I need a new one for my car. what did you go with?
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Old 09-18-2007, 02:23 PM
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Octane should be tailored to your advance and particular engine's tolerance to knocking, which depends on temp/humidity/carbon buildup/etc. Different for everyone in the technical, a non-event for most all non-extreme cases.

While the benefits of cross drilled v. vented could be debated ad nauseum, it's the brake fade issue that concerns me. Perhaps it was just my mis-read, but braided lines won't do anything for fade. Pad off-gassing and boiling brake fluid is the cause (as pointed out indirectly). In fact, boiling fluid introducing air into the system will mitigate any brake hose flexing as the air compresses more readily than the fluid (hence, fading brakes). Braided lines are good primarily for eye-candy, although at 10/10ths some folks feel they give better feel due to the lack of expansion resulting in more feedback to the pedal. But it's the boiling that needs to be addressed.

Just a newbie's $0.01.

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Old 09-18-2007, 02:48 PM
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Old 09-24-2007, 02:16 PM
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Old 09-24-2007, 02:57 PM
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Old 09-25-2007, 11:41 AM
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Hey i've got a 328i with no engine mods. i was thinking of goin with a built 3.2L but im a noob and need major guidance. anyone got some advice?
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Old 09-25-2007, 12:39 PM
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First question is...

Do you have some attachment to the 328i? if not it is MUCH easier just to buy an M3 with the engine already in it

If you want to keep the 328i (which is an AWESOME car) then consider modding that as you can get some great gains from it!!
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