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  1. Where is BANK 1? Pre or Post Cat?

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    I have a '97 318ti with 167K. The check engine light is on, and the computer is telling me that I have a P0420 Mod$12 Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1). I have said a prayer, and hope that it is not another catalytic converter but the oxygen sensor, as I replaced it 30k miles ago. I...
  2. blacked out grill

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    After spending a night in the ER I figured the best medicine would be to work on my car. Today I got my kidney grills and M3 bumper in, and it gave the energy to de-badge the trunk as well. Pics for fun… ...sorry, no more marijuana leaves...
  3. are all e30 parts interchangeable from 84 onward?

    E30 (1982 - 1993)
    I know that this doesn't apply to the E30 M3. Also forgive me if this information is already posted on the site... I did a quick search and I couldn't find what I was looking for. My issue is the trashed interior in my 84 318i. I've found a couple of complete interiors from later E30 models...
  4. Stromung Exhaust on a 318i

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Over the course of the last two years I have slowly changed things on my car. It started with all new lights and angel eyes, Then Bilstein suspension, followed by many mechanical repairs and upgrades. November brought new tint and now, as of yesterday, I have a new cat back Stromung exhaust...
  5. 318i wanting to stall after cold starts

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    ive got a 1995 318i with 180k on her, shes been an awsome car but lately shes developd a bit of an issue. On cold starts (35 degrees or so) she strats up fine idles fine for 1-2 seconds then the revs drop and she acts like she wants to stall, she has only stalled once while doing this. most of...
  6. unknown vacuum nipple?

    E30 (1982 - 1993)
    my buddy bought this 85 318i and told me to get it running good. i replaced some fuel lines n some vacuum lines that were leaking. but if your on the passenger side of the car looking underneath the intake manifold theres two nipples there. the one on the right went to the vacuum advance im...
  7. Wiring help needed for daily driver

    E21 (1975 - 1983)
    My headlight switch burned up on my 2002. I have another switch but I'm fairly sure it belongs to a 318 because it has a different terminals. Can someone with a 318 wiring schematic please tell what devices the different terminal numbers on the headlight switch correspond with, such as what...
  8. gas problems

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    i havea 1993 318is e36 and im having gas problems. i narrowed the problem kinda of but dont know how to continue. I took out the back seat to get to the pump and found 2 guel doors. one has just a sending unit and the other the pump. The side with the pump is empty and the side with the sending...
  9. Idle problems 318i

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    My 95 318 stick is becoming a major pain! Twice this winter it wouldn't start..flooded the garage guy says so we replaced the battery. That problem **seems** to have been since it's warmer there are others. First started's good. Then as the engine warms up ( just out of the...
  10. Where to find Door Panels?

    General BMW Questions
    Hi, I've been looking everywhere, online and off, for the last couple weeks, trying to find both driver and passenger door panels for a 92 318is coupe. Anyone have any idea on where I could find these at? I've checked all the BMW online parts stores I know of, plus eBay with no luck. Any help...
  11. Cylinder 4 burning oil.

    E30 (1982 - 1993)
    Dear BMW lovers, I have a 1985 318 manual coupe with 275,000 miles on it. According to my buddy who knows more than I do about auto mechanics my problem is "cylinder 4 is burning oil". I know almost nothing about fixing cars so I would have to take it to a mechanic. I was wondering if...
  12. 84 318 aftermarket fuel pump and regulators?

    E30 (1982 - 1993)
    Hello. I have an '84 318, bought about 3-4 months ago. It has been abused for a few years and thus I have a lot of work to put in for restoration on it. Thus far I've done the front wheel bearings, gauge cluster, most fuel lines and filter, and the fuel pump relay. I still have some things to...
  13. Still looks good

    Still looks good

    Yes its "just a '92" why do I love it so...I guess someone who loves the classics would only know that answer.
  14. "It's Just a '92"

    "It's Just a '92"

    I apologize for not having bought a brand new car!!!! I personally love the classics.
  15. My 1st Bimmer- Tru Love

    My 1st Bimmer- Tru Love

    92 318ic Cabriolet