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  1. 1992 325I manual swap

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Okay so I'm currently rebuilding my M50 Motor, and thanks to tax return time I have enough money to buy a donor car for a manual swap. I found a cheap 318ti (no motor) but I can't find much online about swapping its manual into a I6 e36. What I have found is that the 318s use the same Getrag...
  2. E36 Green Convertible 318ic

    Cars - Private Party
    Hey guys I'm selling my convertible E36 318ic. Car is a manual transmission. Long time lurker on the forms but I suppose this would also be a great place to post. Selling because I was using this car as a daily driver but I bought another daily and currently the car is just sitting in my...
  3. engine problem 318 m43

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello guys. I was wondering if someone maybe could help me here, i have thiw stragnge sound coming from the engine. I have a clip here: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1DsMYVOMDTc If someone know what this iw, and how i can fix this i would much appreciate any help. Thanks
  4. 318i lower intake manifold

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hello, I am having a hard time getting used part for my e36. I would need a lower air intake manifold (part number 1247493) for my M43B18 SOHC engine, however, th only ones I could find are for the M42 or M44 DOHC engine (part number 1247263 or 1247265). Can someone confirm if these parts are...
  5. 1998 318i help

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    My passenger tail light won't work. Change bulbs fuses and checked relays and the issue with wires going to truck lid. All good. Turn Signal; brake light, reverse all work. Just the parking/driving light. Ordered new lights and they were a 8 prong but my car is 6 prong. How can I splice...
  6. Opinions, and diagnosis(es)

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hello, I have purchased a 1995 318si, and I have 1 problem. When I first got the Bimmer, I started it, and it would idle horrible, and then stall. If I got the RPMs up around 2k it would stay running. I then read the ODBI code using the gas stomp method. Here is the code I received. 1215 Mass...
  7. 318ti won't crank

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    My 1996 318ti's engine won't crank at all The inside electronics, and also head/taillights will turn on and function.... But i just can not get the engine to crank at all....it is a manual it that helps, new battery, all the fuses are fine Can anyone help me i have a feeling it the neutral...
  8. Neutral Safety Switch HELP

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hey i have an 1996 318ti and i want to know if anyone can help with my neutral safety switch Can anyone give me a link to somewhere to figure out how to do a Neutral Safety Switch bypass so i can start my car
  9. e90 318 2006 Engine noise

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    My e90 318 2006 makes noise when starting up and driving slowly in low rpm. It seems that the noise is louder/clearer when it's cold but you can still hear it in warm weather but it's not that obvious. I thought it had something to do with timing chain but I had it fixed a few months ago and it...
  10. Pressure problem !

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hi everybody I have a BMW 318 E36 convertible which was given too me by my best friends family as he died last year. Me and my mate went to have a look at it and everything was fine gave it a look over test drove I ect ect and ended it buying it. Around a month later if that the pressure in the...
  11. E36 Ac schnitzer mirrors coupe cabrio

    Exterior
    Selling refurbished AC Schnitzer mirrors. Fully electric with brand new blue, heated mirror glass. Will fit coupe and cabrio. They are primed. Price is 350euros, shipping included to Europe. _a2_
  12. Multi cd changer jammed!!

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I have a multiple disk cd changer in the back of my 2004 318 ci but I can't eject the disks, seems jammed, has been like that for months now and was hoping it might pop out by now. These are disks in it, and when I select it from the radio it says 'no disks'. Any ideas anyone, anyone, anyone...
  13. Need HELP/TIPS for a swap

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    I own a 1996 318ti and was wondering if anybody had any experience swapping a M3 engine into cars like mine I want to know everything i need to know to do this from where to find a engine , to what else i need besides the engine itself I've seen people put a damn LS1 into the small 318ti so i...
  14. M3 Swap Into 1996318ti

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    I own a 1996 318ti and was wondering if anybody had any experience swapping a M3 engine into cars like mine I want to know everything i need to know to do this from where to find a engine , to what else i need besides the engine itself I've seen people put a damn LS1 into the small 318ti so i...
  15. Heater problems

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    All right guys. I am losing my mind here. When I got my 93 E36, the heater was not working. The blower works, so I assumed it was the heater core. I replaced it. Nope. Heater blower motor resistor. Nope. Heater control valve. Nope. And the Climate control panel. That didn't do it either. I...
  16. 1993 318i ignition bypass

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hey everyone I have benefited countless times from the Bimmerfest fourms and now I feel like I finally have something to offer. Recently my 93 ignition tumbler failed, most likely the shaft connecting the tumbler to the switch snapped and I was unable to release the tumbler with the bobby pin...
  17. 318iC Eisenmann Exhaust Question

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hey Bimmerfest. So I have some questions about the Eisenmann Exhaust for the BMW 318i (e36) - 4x70mm round tips. I have a 1995 bmw 318i convertible, and a friend of mine could hook me up with this quad exhaust setup for really cheap. Therefore I though why not, haha. As far as the...
  18. Car stopped running after good start

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Just replaced the plugs on my 1994 BMW 318is. Was running strong for about three days, although I notice a lack of power under 800 rpm that totally disappeared after that. Shut my car off for about ten minutes, and came back and it started up strong and clean. After running about 20 seconds...
  19. BMW 316i 2002, Central Locking fuse.

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello all, First of all I'm new to this forum and to BMWs, so my question might sound a little silly but please allow it. Central locking is not working on my car, the key fob doesn't locks or unlocks the doors. however, i think its working because it unlocks the boot and i'm able to open the...
  20. Coolant leak ?

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi everyone. I have a 2002 318i m sport 2ltr petrol. Anyway It appears that I have a coolant leak I noticed this a couple of weeks ago as my car was overheating and when i checked for coolant it was low. I have had to do this every few days. Also the heater is not heating up. My budget is a bit...
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