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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 11-17-2012, 04:38 PM
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Jen's new car is awesome...
Thank you!

So, she is home and parked in the driveway.
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Old 11-17-2012, 04:40 PM
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Thank you!

So, she is home and parked in the driveway.
daaaaaaaaaaaamn
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Old 11-17-2012, 04:50 PM
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daaaaaaaaaaaamn
Thanks Ken. Now I understand why BMW enthusiasts call the inline 6 'silky smooth'. This car can handle twisties at high speed, smooth power application on the highway, and blow your hair back when you mash the pedal (ask CJ ). And with the 6th gear on the highway, at speed it's actually pulling fewer RPMs than my 325 (and about the same MPG).

The only downside is that at highway speed, it's noisy. I think it's mostly due to the 19" wheels (which, now that I at the pics, may be underinflated). Oh, and application/release of the clutch is somewhat noisy. Hopefully CJ is mistaken that the throwout bearing needs replaced. But if it does, I am certainly going to use the 3k mile, 3 month dealer warranty to get it repaired.

I am so glad I moved up to the M3. I love, love, love it
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Old 11-17-2012, 04:52 PM
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Thank you!

So, she is home and parked in the driveway.
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Old 11-17-2012, 05:00 PM
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cj or dino, do either of you guys have a bolt for the vanos?? there is a plea for help in the forum....


and jen, veeeeeerrrrrrryyyy niiiiiiiiiyyyyyyysssssssss!!!



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Old 11-17-2012, 05:11 PM
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Thank you!

So, she is home and parked in the driveway.
Looks amazing, you better get some clear bra on the nose and behind the wheels to protect it from winter driving. It will get destroyed
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Old 11-17-2012, 05:13 PM
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Yeah its in the engine still.

That exact bolt from that thread I wouldn't even know where to start looking it (besides the vanos durr)

On that thought
Yay or nay: start ripping apart extra known working m50 and sell it in pieces or continue trying to push to sell it as a whole

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Old 11-17-2012, 05:21 PM
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not sure, i would hate to tear apart a motor...unless it's not running, but let me check the spare head i have....not sure where this bolt is.....i *might* have one...

just was curious if you guys had spare parts around. i think matt had whole m52's, which he sold, which is why i dropped your names...


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Old 11-17-2012, 05:25 PM
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Yeah idk what to do with it. Nobody wants it

You know I got them parts I just gotta open the aluminum/iron box to get them

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Old 11-17-2012, 05:56 PM
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<3 it jen


'cept those eyelids



I had to find something

But for real...Im insanely jelly
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Old 11-17-2012, 05:58 PM
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well, hold onto that thought....apparently this is a dual vanos e39, not an e36.....different set up. so, no parts are needed from you at this point.

i would buy your motor if i were closer....




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Old 11-17-2012, 06:03 PM
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Old 11-17-2012, 06:18 PM
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did i mention


in todays shananigans, a loud pop emitted from my exhaust at high rpms while shifting


i haz flamed?
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Old 11-17-2012, 06:34 PM
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But if it does, I am certainly going to use the 3k mile, 3 month dealer warranty to get it repaired.
It's gorgeous Jen! Isn't it a BMW CPO? I was thinking you were buying from a BMW Stealership.......
CPO warranty is 4 years, 60K miles from the original purchase date as a CPO. That was one of the deal closers when we bought the wife's E46. Even though we bought from a Nissan dealer, the previous owner had bought it as a CPO and once it has that designation the warranty carries regardless of change of ownership.
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Old 11-17-2012, 06:54 PM
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wait how much for the m50?

I kinda need one because Im missing a bunch of parts here and there for my motor build
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300 (still has clutch, flywheel,AC, PS pump halfway on and harness with all the sensors)

iirc it has a new water pump and/or t-stat
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Old 11-17-2012, 07:06 PM
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I need power steering fluid lines...

But it's bed time for this old dude.


Jen fantastic looking car! Now we need to meet for coffee
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Old 11-17-2012, 07:17 PM
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Porsche crowd was back at our local C&C meet this morning but there was a little bit of BMW representation, me and a couple of Mini's.
Two 914's today, the bronze one is a 1.8L and the yellow is what's now a fairly rare 2.0L 6 cylinder. Nice GT40 kit car. Older couple owners just recently bought it and still learning to drive it (and get in and out of it). The parking it and getting in and out was a pretty good show.
Thinking about an LS7 for an E36 engine swap.....
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Old 11-18-2012, 01:28 AM
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It's starting!



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Old 11-18-2012, 06:23 AM
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Patrick..assume that means your wife has gone into labor. Godspeed and good luck. Hope all goes well!!!!
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Old 11-18-2012, 06:27 AM
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Patrick..assume that means your wife has gone into labor. Godspeed and good luck. Hope all goes well!!!!
If this is indeed the case, best of luck to you and yours Patrick!

Remember the name for the newest member of our family is Randy.
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Old 11-18-2012, 06:55 AM
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Old 11-18-2012, 07:07 AM
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even the ones named randy, or do we call them something else??



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