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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 01-17-2013, 09:32 AM
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:44 PM
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gotcha. nice to know what things are and how they're spelt.

otherwise, one might think a forge is a cross between a chrysler product and a ford....


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Old 01-17-2013, 01:18 PM
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gotcha. nice to know what things are and how they're spelt.

otherwise, one might think a forge is a cross between a chrysler product and a ford....


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it thought this is what happened when you crossed Ford things with Chrysler things ...
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Old 01-17-2013, 02:25 PM
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gotcha. nice to know what things are and how they're spelt.

otherwise, one might think a forge is a cross between a chrysler product and a ford....


but i digress.....




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Old 01-17-2013, 04:05 PM
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it thought this is what happened when you crossed Ford things with Chrysler things ...
well, if you're man enough to admit you like miatas, i guessi can admit i like the 2.5 turbo's...
suprisingly they could be made to be very quick, and, with the proper 1/2 shafts (from a later le baron, iirc) tq steer was greatly reduced.

there's a minivan out there that is running insane numbers, will have to find it and link it....

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yeah, and don't *even* get me started on spellin, there, skippy


'sides, i waz a'spellin fornetic-like an all....and didn't use any unnecessary 'u' letters t'boot!!

and yeah, i know what spelt is and have even consumed it. it's very popular among vegans.



btw, chip....i think we have officially hijacked yer thred....



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Old 01-17-2013, 04:08 PM
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Old 03-04-2013, 08:24 AM
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So after the badly needed infusion of capital that came in the form of selling my Passat we are back under way.

I'm taking the head off so I can measure the bore and order piston rings, but I have one quick question, how do you get the vanos unit to pop off the cam shaft?. I've unbolted it, but it doesn't want to come off and I'm disinclined to try forcing it. Attached picture is what I'm talking about.

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Old 03-04-2013, 07:19 PM
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Old 03-05-2013, 09:06 AM
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side note: every time i see the obligatory "standing in the empty engine bay" picture I just lose a little bit of morale when i see the wires and cables everywhere, knowing that hours/days of frustration are in my immediate future.
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side note: every time i see the obligatory "standing in the empty engine bay" picture I just lose a little bit of morale when i see the wires and cables everywhere, knowing that hours/days of frustration are in my immediate future.
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........ Ken..... you ass hole......

I just realized that all the pictures I took too help remember where stuff goes was on my old phone, which is on the side of a road in E bumblefuk-nowhere'sburg West Virginia.

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........ Ken..... you ass hole......

I just realized that all the pictures I took too help remember where stuff goes was on my old phone, which is on the side of a road in E bumblefuk-nowhere'sburg West Virginia.

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I just realized that all the pictures I took too help remember where stuff goes was on my old phone, which is on the side of a road in E bumblefuk-nowhere'sburg West Virginia.

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