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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 01-11-2013, 12:24 PM
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Rusted batt compartment

My daughter's battery is listing right and falling through the floor. I have it supported with a board against the right side plus a tie-down. Does someone make a repair kit?
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Old 01-11-2013, 01:14 PM
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Hate to say it, but the fix here involves cutting out the rusted out battery tray, any other infected metal, welding in new sheet metal, sealing it and repainting.
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Old 01-11-2013, 01:26 PM
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Looks like it would be part of the fender too. Bummer!
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Infected really is a great word for it.
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Infected really is a great word for it.
truth, but just for a point to refer to, here's a breakdown...http://parts.bmwofsouthatlanta.com/s...ssembly=256945



the battery 'tray' itself is rather cheap, but not (usually) the only thing needing to be replaced...


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