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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 08-13-2007, 12:26 PM
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Old 08-13-2007, 12:51 PM
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Old 08-13-2007, 12:56 PM
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one last thing, do the ebc pads come with pad sensors? or are they seperate?
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Excellent question and one i cant remember. I cant remember seeing them if i am honest
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Old 08-13-2007, 01:05 PM
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that's fine...thanks anyways...i'll just order them seperate. i think i'm going to go with the ultimax pads for now...green stuff is kinda too expensive for me right now.
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Old 08-13-2007, 01:31 PM
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For what it's worth, I've had the shaky problem at 60mph on every car I've driven (apart from my 318!) and every time it was down to a mixture of tracking, alignment and dodgy tyre pressures (that caused it). Getting the wheels balanced and the tracking adjusted always sorted it out...
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For what it's worth, I've had the shaky problem at 60mph on every car I've driven (apart from my 318!) and every time it was down to a mixture of tracking, alignment and dodgy tyre pressures (that caused it). Getting the wheels balanced and the tracking adjusted always sorted it out...
i'm just curious, what do they adjust for the tracking? I only know of alignment and also wheel balancing adjustments.
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Old 08-13-2007, 02:32 PM
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i'm just curious, what do they adjust for the tracking? I only know of alignment and also wheel balancing adjustments.
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As far as I know, the alignment is more about the camber/angle of the wheel vertically/perpendicular to the road. Tracking is related but is just to do with the steering, i.e. does it drive in a straight line! My tracking is currently out slightly, but I'm getting new tyres very soon, so will get the whole lot done.

Please jump in if I wrong though - I'm only a novice really

I did this with my last car and it was better to drive than when I bought it and was still as good when I sold it
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aiight thanks. I think my car is kinda out of track too beside the shaking...i just made sure and it shakes at around 65~70 instead of the previously stated 60mph. Yeah my car goes towards the right when i let go of the steering wheel on the highway...
guess i spent my money for nothing!
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Has this suddenly happened? If so check that one of your front wheels has not thrown a balance weight.

Normally this problem is wheel balancing or tracking in my experience
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hmmm....this morning its not shaking anymore...
kinda annoying...i'd like to see a persistant problem so that it can be fixed....
man....any ideas on what it can actually be?
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