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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-11-2020, 05:37 PM
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Whining noise from engine

Use a Leslie 52500 automotive stethoscope (https://www.lislecorp.com/specialty-tools/mechanic-s-stethoscope) or use a long screw drive placed on or near the component in question, place you ear...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-11-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
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Power steering pump? Does reservoir have fluid? ...

Power steering pump? Does reservoir have fluid?
Alternator bearing?
Water pump bearing?


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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-04-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By bluptgm3
Stock Radio

I had chatted with this shop, I hope they are still around

Radioman
3801 Gaines Street
San Diego, CA 92110

(619) 298-6700


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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-23-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By bluptgm3
towing question

I have AAA Plus, and between myself and my two boys, we use it several times a year.


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-15-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By bluptgm3
Some of the questions can be answered by using...

Some of the questions can be answered by using the last seven characters of your VIN in www.realoem.com and reviewing various part diagrams.

I believe you need to order the entire Roundel assembly...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-10-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By bluptgm3
5 speed manual transmission fluid requirement

Red Line D4-ATF, Red Line MTL, MT-85, MT-90 every 30K miles.

Here is UUC take on Zf S5D 310Z / ZF S5D 320Z lubricants
http://store.uucmotorwerks.com/articles/reduce_rattle.htm


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-01-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By bluptgm3
Frustrated - installed new A/C Compressor, same problem

The tensioner pivot bearings are not sealed. These can rust with age and lock in position, not provide actual tensioning force.
INA is/was the OE supplier for these parts. Replace the entire...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 06-30-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By bluptgm3
'97 M3 door seal

Coupe or Sedan?


Seen this?

https://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?2343076-E36-MASSIVE-Convertible-Coupe-parts-out-325-323-328-and-M3-parts&highlight=Part+out+323+325+328

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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-24-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By bluptgm3
SuperSprint is currently ~$100 off at ECS /...

SuperSprint is currently ~$100 off at ECS / Turner

https://www.ecstuning.com/b-supersprint-parts/supersprint-performance-muffler-with-dual-76mm-round-tips/786606/


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-23-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By bluptgm3
slightly narrowed down tranny problem

I was under the impression the fill process was to be accomplished on a stone cold transmission.


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-22-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By bluptgm3
What does 'this (headlight) version with drops' mean?

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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-19-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By bluptgm3
Purchase 92 e36?

You would want documentation that radiator, hoses, belts, tensioners have been replaced.
Additionally, tie rods, Forward Lower Control Arms/FLCA Bushings, and Rear Trailing Arm Bushings have been...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-16-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By bluptgm3
Thoughts of E36

A used M52 is going to be easier to find and far less expensive.
Add cams an and tune, power can be close to a 3.2L.
The 2.8L will not have as much torque, however as I recall the 2.8L revs quick....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-14-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,539
Posted By bluptgm3
1998 Z3M Rear end riding low?

https://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1979601-Subframe-trunk-floor-differential-mount-failure

https://www.bmwfabric.com/post/trunkfloor
Forum: General BMW Questions 06-09-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By bluptgm3
Check the fluid level in the battery (add...

Check the fluid level in the battery (add distilled water as required) and ensure that it is fully charged and in good condition.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-02-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By bluptgm3
FCP European offers ‘lifetime’ warranty on...

FCP European offers ‘lifetime’ warranty on everything they sell.


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-29-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By bluptgm3
Potentially, the smoke smell can be eradicated by...

Potentially, the smoke smell can be eradicated by a thorough cleaning and an ozone treatment.


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-26-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By bluptgm3
The shifting issue should resolve when addressing...

The shifting issue should resolve when addressing the master/slave issue.


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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-24-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By bluptgm3
Stereo's for Z's

The original CD43 is a good choice, though hard to find. It is a high power HU and is a BMW Business HU.
Rover units can be found on eBay


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-18-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By bluptgm3
Coilovers back to Shocks/Springs - What is needed?

Go to www.realoem.com. Insert the last seven of your VIN and look over the parts diagrams in the front axle sub-section for a complete listing of the parts required, from guide support to bump stop....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-18-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By bluptgm3
Moving and trailering M Coupe?

Yes. You might have to use some additional lumber to change the ramp angle and raise the nose of the trailer (back rear of pickup on to blocks) to further flatten the ramps.

Also might consider...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 05-07-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By bluptgm3
Ya from what I have seen in the past that is...

Ya from what I have seen in the past that is correct.
It appears that the original radiator was replaced at ~ 5 years age and the current one is 20 years old.
There was a revision to the plastic...
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 04-29-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By bluptgm3
By a O2 sensor plug, file a grove in the threads...

By a O2 sensor plug, file a grove in the threads and use it to clean the threads.


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-28-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By bluptgm3
E36 Tires

WOW!! Weird....
Tire Rack has a few....selection seems very limited.
...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-28-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By bluptgm3
By the way NTK manufactures and supplies O2...

By the way NTK manufactures and supplies O2 sensors to Bosch.


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