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Forum: General BMW Discussion Sat, Feb-04-2006, 12:59:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,410
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Be smarter then the machine. Half push turns...

Be smarter then the machine.
Half push turns the signal on for 3 clicks and full push turns it on until coming out of the turn or turned off manually. It took me a little while, too.


My short...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-28-2005, 03:13:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
I don't know how much Koala motorsports rents it...

I don't know how much Koala motorsports rents it for, their website is not very informative about that, but Victory Product Design sells a removal/install tool for $90.

That said, here is a great...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-23-2005, 04:37:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Rented?

Rented?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jul-29-2005, 01:07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
I don't have the manual in front of me, but I...

I don't have the manual in front of me, but I know you will have to pull out the lever on the side and the guard around it, which can be be somewhat difficult to remove. The lever should just pull...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jul-25-2005, 04:57:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,514
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Well, the ballasts may, but I remember something...

Well, the ballasts may, but I remember something being only 1 year. Could be the bulbs.

Thanks habbie for making me feel insecure about purchasing a product from you. I will definitely scrutinize...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jul-25-2005, 04:50:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
There shouldn't be any break-in period. I hope...

There shouldn't be any break-in period. I hope they acknoledge the problem. I have seen it happen often that the dealership will call this noise "normal" (because it happens so damn often).

Take...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jul-25-2005, 03:02:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,514
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
No, something with X-tec only has 1 year warranty.

No, something with X-tec only has 1 year warranty.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jul-24-2005, 08:39:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
If you are mechanically inclined enough, you...

If you are mechanically inclined enough, you could open the light housing and reverse the shield that creats this patter. I'm not sure how it is attached though, could be one large piece that would...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jul-24-2005, 08:34:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Having rattling noises from the front of my...

Having rattling noises from the front of my engine for quite some time, I for one think the problem is not soley due to the VANOS. I think the VANOS gets blamed way to fast.

There are several...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jul-15-2005, 06:19:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
The more intriguing question; how the heck is the...

The more intriguing question; how the heck is the hood in that good of a condition.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jul-15-2005, 06:12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,561
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Apparently, most of you have never heard of sound...

Apparently, most of you have never heard of sound stage. All music is recorded at most in 2 channels, left and right. Whatís this BS about having rear speakers? There is no surround sound in music....
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jul-15-2005, 05:54:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
No, the other easier. Just what makes it is...

No, the other easier. Just what makes it is easier to modify a 95?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jul-14-2005, 12:50:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,909
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Yeah, that video makes me cry. It's only...

Yeah, that video makes me cry.

It's only natural that older cars fade away with thechnology advancing; making things better for cheaper. Out of the M3s I still favour the e36 the most in styling....
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jul-13-2005, 02:33:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,780
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Well, I have a Dyno in front of me that says...

Well, I have a Dyno in front of me that says otherwise, but the difference in torque is not very large. One could shift at, say 5000 rpms to drop right before the peak torque and then go through it....
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jul-13-2005, 02:16:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Agreed You broke the freakin bolt, Alex?

Agreed

You broke the freakin bolt, Alex?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jul-12-2005, 05:23:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Alex, I wouldn't worry about using a torque...

Alex, I wouldn't worry about using a torque wrench for the oil pan bolt. You should be using a crush washer, which will give a nice seal at a wide range of tightening. Just tighten the bolt fairly...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jul-12-2005, 05:04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,780
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
If you feel like you are slipping the tires too...

If you feel like you are slipping the tires too much, I think your easiest solution would be to shift slightly earlier. It will drop you into lower rpms in 2nd gear with less torque, but that is what...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jul-12-2005, 04:51:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,780
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Shifting quickly and breaking the tires loose are...

Shifting quickly and breaking the tires loose are two seperate issues. Physically, getting down the lane can only be as fast as the tires can keep traction. So if the tires break, time is lost. I...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jul-02-2005, 03:22:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,604
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
WOW, I am very very impressed just by looking at...

WOW, I am very very impressed just by looking at the dyno sheet. Looks like just a bigger engine was put in. Too bad I'll never be able to afford it.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jun-10-2005, 11:36:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,183
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Production cost is only one thing, but they also...

Production cost is only one thing, but they also have to make up for all of the research and development cost, will endure several fixed costs, and then some.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jun-06-2005, 10:49:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
where the sub is facing the inside of the box and...

where the sub is facing the inside of the box and the magnet is outside of the box.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jun-06-2005, 04:26:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Ahh, I think I have had this exact thing happen...

Ahh, I think I have had this exact thing happen as well. I have tried to pull the code but non appears, the CEL comes on just very briefly. Seems to occure more when driving up a hill. Perhaps,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jun-06-2005, 04:22:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Only if the sub is invert mounted to the box....

Only if the sub is invert mounted to the box. Changing the direction the sub is facing does not really affect the phase of low frequency sound waves in the cabin. However, the reasoning for facing a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jun-06-2005, 04:12:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
I'm quite posative the Euro version has one.

I'm quite posative the Euro version has one.
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Feb-19-2005, 08:16:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
So, umm what's wrong with this? He certainly...

So, umm what's wrong with this? He certainly isn't shy about expressing himself.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Feb-18-2005, 05:18:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Exactly! Some times you just want to see it it is...

Exactly! Some times you just want to see it it is good before you spend your money.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Feb-18-2005, 05:50:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
I don't think it should have any impact, but the...

I don't think it should have any impact, but the point of it is to show that those using P2P are the same people also buying cds and dvds. Boycott or don't, I don't give a rats ass. I for one don't...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Feb-17-2005, 05:35:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
P2P, do you "steal?" Show them you aren't

http://www.p2punite.net/

I don't entirely agree with this article, but I will support the boycott. In the last week in April 2005 - 24th up until and including 30th, don't buy any cd, movies, or...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jan-28-2005, 10:57:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
I saw them go through San Antonio in '03. Got to...

I saw them go through San Antonio in '03. Got to meet Maxamillion, cool guy.

I agree though, it has gotten really lame with all the money being thrown around. For a while a saw a different one,...
Forum: General BMW Discussion Sun, Jan-16-2005, 08:05:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,242
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
bday/x-mas money and probably allowence....

bday/x-mas money and probably allowence. HAHAHAHA, you're a funny guy.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jan-16-2005, 07:53:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,304
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Also, use a differential fluid with a friction...

Also, use a differential fluid with a friction modifier for limited slip differentials, or add some if you can't find fluid with it.
Forum: General BMW Discussion Thu, Jan-13-2005, 03:56:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Now, how the hell do I get it back in?

Now, how the hell do I get it back in?
Forum: General BMW Discussion Thu, Jan-13-2005, 12:10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
I finally found a push-puller that fits, but this...

I finally found a push-puller that fits, but this is scaring me. I have torqued down the pressure screw (or whatever that center screw is called) to approximately 125 ft-lbs. I literally have to use...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jan-11-2005, 06:22:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Finally

Finally
Forum: General BMW Discussion Mon, Jan-10-2005, 01:35:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
I think it was somewhere around 2.5 - 3" in both...

I think it was somewhere around 2.5 - 3" in both directions from the center. Tell me more about these adapter plates? What are they?
Forum: General BMW Discussion Mon, Jan-10-2005, 01:56:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
yeah, I got one of those, it isn't big enough....

yeah, I got one of those, it isn't big enough. I've looked around at some other places and non are.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jan-09-2005, 09:54:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,862
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Yes, on the underside. The top part of the bumper...

Yes, on the underside. The top part of the bumper is between the metal plate and the ballast. See post #20.



I didn't have a dremel at the time. But I just bought myself a dremel 400 and...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jan-09-2005, 07:37:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,862
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Thanks. I suppose I went a little overboard, but...

Thanks. I suppose I went a little overboard, but I like how it turned out. All the supplies are available at a place like homedepot. Sheet metal, sandpaper, primer, paint, bolts, nuts. As long as you...
Forum: General BMW Discussion Sun, Jan-09-2005, 07:21:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Well, I'm sure that tool doesn't come cheap. What...

Well, I'm sure that tool doesn't come cheap. What would qualify me to rent tools from BMW? I'm fairly well known by their parts department.
Forum: General BMW Discussion Sat, Jan-08-2005, 08:49:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Tool for removing axle

My half shaft is being stuborn and won't come out. Where can I find one of these?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jan-08-2005, 07:50:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,862
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
AE rings are very easy to break. I've had a...

AE rings are very easy to break. I've had a couple problems with them, including one of my ballasts for the AE getting burned out.

These were all different occasions.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jan-08-2005, 07:42:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,862
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
It also has some foam stuff between the plate and...

It also has some foam stuff between the plate and balast.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jan-08-2005, 07:39:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,862
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Sanded, primed, and painted

Sanded, primed, and painted
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jan-08-2005, 07:36:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,862
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
22 guage sheet metal

22 guage sheet metal
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jan-08-2005, 07:29:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,862
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
I sometimes get an LBF and sometimes don't. Can't...

I sometimes get an LBF and sometimes don't. Can't say for certain, but I don't get it if I turn them on immediatly after starting the car.

I mounted mine on the bumper with a bracket I made.
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jan-08-2005, 06:43:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,070
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Finally, they put in a BMW worth driving. How...

Finally, they put in a BMW worth driving. How many new road tracks?
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jan-08-2005, 12:39:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
"Anything like this" lol, not quite. No, I...

"Anything like this"
lol, not quite.

No, I am looking for those big square boards that you mount on a wall. They have holes in them for hooks. Most any store uses them to display stuff or hold...
Forum: General BMW Discussion Fri, Jan-07-2005, 10:35:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,751
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
I see. My dad just got an 05 Audi A6 and it has a...

I see. My dad just got an 05 Audi A6 and it has a fin as well.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jan-07-2005, 10:21:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
They all sell the hooks, but I can't ever find...

They all sell the hooks, but I can't ever find the board.
Forum: General BMW Discussion Fri, Jan-07-2005, 09:16:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,751
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
I am fairly sure the "fin" is not an antenna for...

I am fairly sure the "fin" is not an antenna for the radio. It is for satellite navigation system.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jan-07-2005, 09:14:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Pegboard

Anyone know where I can find a Pegboard? I dont care if it is wood or metal but it needs to be fairly large.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jan-07-2005, 12:16:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,987
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
I bought mine from zdmak.com for $28. They also...

I bought mine from zdmak.com for $28. They also have many other great BMW tools as well. PelicanParts sells a similar one for $30.

I have a flat rubber pad on my jack, it works very well.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jan-05-2005, 08:35:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,987
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
one of these? ...

one of these?
http://www.zdmak.com/wbstore/images/BMW-JP.jpg

I use it all the time to jack up the front since I can't get my jack to the front cross member.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-04-2005, 12:40:38 PM
Replies: 803
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Posted By Extrav.Dreams
21, taken. Physics major at University of Texas....

21, taken. Physics major at University of Texas. I work at Austin Country Club, banquets and bartending.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-31-2004, 07:13:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 822
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
I failed my inspection with them. But not because...

I failed my inspection with them. But not because they weren't DOT or SAE approved, not because the xenon in a halogen projector, it was because, "Headlights put out blue light." I didn't even argue,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Dec-18-2004, 01:05:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 948
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Should I replace all four while I'm at it? ...

Should I replace all four while I'm at it?

Interesting, Bimmerzone sells CV joints, I wonder if that is just the differential side of it.

Damn, those boots aren't cheap either.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Dec-18-2004, 12:18:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 948
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Damn, I was hopping someone would say it was...

Damn, I was hopping someone would say it was easy. Yeah, I'm not driving it any more, I think a new half shaft costs around $450, right?

If the CV joint is damaged, is there no way of replacing...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-17-2004, 11:35:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 948
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
CV boot puncture. Noise?

I've been chasing a tapping/clacking noise in the rear of my car, related to driving speed. While cleaning off some of the dirt from my rear end, I discovered a small hole in one of my inner cv...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Dec-12-2004, 08:57:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,558
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Does the whole tie rod need to be replaced or...

Does the whole tie rod need to be replaced or just a bushing?

What about the upper and lower control arms (rear)?

Front/Rear stabilizer bar bushings?

Is there a bushing in the stabilizer...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Dec-12-2004, 08:45:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
The non-M 3-series has replaceable control arm...

The non-M 3-series has replaceable control arm ball joints.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Dec-12-2004, 08:36:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,371
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Your pucks fell off. Is there a suitable...

Your pucks fell off.

Is there a suitable non-BMW differential fluid replacement?

edit: that most auto stores would carry
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-08-2004, 11:42:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,448
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
First, on your comment of the bad looks of the...

First, on your comment of the bad looks of the inside of an e36, I'd have to disagree. I mean sure, itís not new or a grand luxury car with wood and carbon fiber (which can be had), but it is...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-08-2004, 09:56:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,371
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Reservoir? I believe that would be for the power...

Reservoir? I believe that would be for the power steering. You fill it back up with the one above the drain hole, that's why you need the pump.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Dec-06-2004, 10:05:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,512
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Sorry, I ment the housing. And how much is a new...

Sorry, I ment the housing. And how much is a new one?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Dec-06-2004, 09:47:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,512
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Well, my front bump stops are fairly destroyed,...

Well, my front bump stops are fairly destroyed, so I doubt they are doing much of anything any more. I suppose, they only get used when hitting bumps too hard anyway.

Your explanation makes sense....
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Dec-05-2004, 09:35:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,512
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Wow, I didnít know the stock springs were so...

Wow, I didnít know the stock springs were so soft. I always heard people talking about 450+ and assumed from this that 300 would be average. Can't imagine what the rate must be on some little dinky...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-30-2004, 08:18:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,512
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Good point AMP. I certainly don't want to cut...

Good point AMP. I certainly don't want to cut stuff up. It would be really nice to have a complete kit and be able to just install it. I also would like to pick my own ride height, I think many of...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-30-2004, 11:07:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,512
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Yeah, no kidding. Better not let her hear you...

Yeah, no kidding. Better not let her hear you call her an old lady.

I've been looking into suspension for a while now as well. I don't track my car, so I think coilovers are a bit over board for...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Nov-21-2004, 11:38:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
How come you always make people e-mail you for...

How come you always make people e-mail you for answers? Does it make you feel special or something? Are you afraid to say it on the board because you could be wrong?

Like the fact that Plus and...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-18-2004, 04:30:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
you must have luxury seats

you must have luxury seats
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-18-2004, 04:26:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Springs are generally cheap, when you can find...

Springs are generally cheap, when you can find them from people who don't over price. Good springs really shouldn't sag. To me that means, the spring has been over compressed and bound.

In...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-18-2004, 04:20:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Are these the Hella Xenon or the regular Hella...

Are these the Hella Xenon or the regular Hella and you added the Xenon?

How about a pic from the front? I'm not sure if I like the many different colors.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-18-2004, 04:08:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,769
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
I like the look both with and without. I don't...

I like the look both with and without. I don't think the wing retracts from the lines of the car as it flows in rather smoothly. I prefer with, I think the trunk lid looks stubby without it there.
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Nov-14-2004, 04:47:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,114
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Sounds much better, but it's still there.

Sounds much better, but it's still there.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Nov-14-2004, 03:54:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
I just exchanged my plus for some enhanced. From...

I just exchanged my plus for some enhanced. From what I can see, the enhanced are the plus with some clear plastic around to disperse the light. Looks a bit less fragile also.

I love them! I was...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-09-2004, 10:37:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,157
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
No, he was bigger than me. Besides, somehow, I...

No, he was bigger than me. Besides, somehow, I don't think that would have helped in getting my inspection sticker. He was however, kind enough to stay after work to fill out the form and sticker...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-09-2004, 10:28:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,157
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
I finally got my Xenon installed today, I hadn't...

I finally got my Xenon installed today, I hadn't even aimed them entirely because it was daytime and went off for my inspection. I failed! :( Not because the aiming, not because xenon in a H1...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-09-2004, 10:17:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,231
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
The instructions say to leave it in a warm place...

The instructions say to leave it in a warm place or over night. Just absorbs better in warmer climates.

It's really not that bad of a process.

However, if you are doing the dye, Yikes! I'm so...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Nov-06-2004, 09:27:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
I bought DEPOs myself because I didn't have the...

I bought DEPOs myself because I didn't have the money to throw around. Yes, they have those problems that you always hear about. One of mine foged up, but that got cleared up with some silicon, no...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-02-2004, 07:55:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Closing down or something? And I thought the $300...

Closing down or something? And I thought the $300 shipped was a great deal.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Oct-31-2004, 03:11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Who the hell stalls their car going 60 mph down...

Who the hell stalls their car going 60 mph down the highway? If it does happened, you should pull over anyway because there is probably something wrong with your car.

My 95 is the first standard...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Oct-20-2004, 06:04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
HAHAHA. Well said.

HAHAHA. Well said.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Oct-20-2004, 05:53:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Good for racing purposes where seconds count. Not...

Good for racing purposes where seconds count. Not fun for spirited driving.

Overall, this looks promising. But, I have my doubts.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Oct-20-2004, 05:27:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,358
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
So why did you go with a 6 speed anyway? Just so...

So why did you go with a 6 speed anyway? Just so you could have the overdrive gear and not be cruising at 5k rpms down the highway with that 3.73 diff? Seems like a pretty expensive thing to do. Did...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Oct-18-2004, 11:31:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,729
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
"Anyone know if the E46 can be mis-shifted like...

"Anyone know if the E46 can be mis-shifted like the e36, or has BMW made precations to prevent this?"

BMW uses great synchros. Most misshifts are driver error.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Oct-18-2004, 10:14:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
For stock suspension, e46 rsms are adequate, +Z3...

For stock suspension, e46 rsms are adequate, +Z3 plates for piece of mind.
Easy, DYI, save yourself 100 easy. Use that money to buy a nice torque wrench so you can torque the rsms properly.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Oct-18-2004, 08:43:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Whoa, never heard of that. So is anything...

Whoa, never heard of that. So is anything allowed? I mean, could you not even get clear corner lights because they are not OE?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Oct-18-2004, 08:37:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Yeah, I've heard bad things about PIAA bulbs...

Yeah, I've heard bad things about PIAA bulbs overall.

Ohh, and just a FYI, most Euro projectors (in quantity wise) use H7.

All the OEM built after 94, I believe, use H7, those before use H1. It...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Oct-18-2004, 08:29:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Yup, cutting into it will decrease the surface...

Yup, cutting into it will decrease the surface areas and will be less "solid," since now you have a bunch of disconnected sections so to speak. My dad wanted to do it on my tires because he said they...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Oct-18-2004, 08:21:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,603
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Not much, if any, bigger then the regular e46. I...

Not much, if any, bigger then the regular e46. I believe the vents are there for the purpose of venting ;) The S54 engine produces quite a bit of heat.

Any pictures of e36 with vents? I don't...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Oct-17-2004, 08:04:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Answer you email, Matt! :fuming:

Answer you email, Matt! :fuming:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Oct-15-2004, 09:34:50 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,114
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Hella = supplier for BMW headlights. ...

Hella = supplier for BMW headlights.

Besides, it's not like they would make that part of a bi-xenon projector design any different between manufacturers. This is because of the physics!

Just...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Oct-15-2004, 06:53:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
we just freakin talked about this, less then two...

we just freakin talked about this, less then two days ago.

S50 Euro - Euro M3
S50 US - US M3
M50 - 3 series 6 cylinder

And nope, only one 95 for US, one for Euro.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Oct-15-2004, 03:30:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,681
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Well, noise fixed + a little reparation = a good...

Well, noise fixed + a little reparation = a good thing. Besides the frustration, Iíd say you came out on top, even if those bastards did get away with it. So, is the car bye bye?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Oct-15-2004, 03:24:38 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,114
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
LIAR. I think you are looking at it upside down ...

LIAR. I think you are looking at it upside down :chair:

Check it out if you don't believe me...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Oct-15-2004, 03:03:21 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,114
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
you have mail Matt

you have mail Matt
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Oct-15-2004, 02:54:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,681
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
sell out...

sell out...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Oct-14-2004, 03:15:07 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,114
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
No, no, no, no, NO! If the "flap" is between...

No, no, no, no, NO!

If the "flap" is between the bulb and lens, it will Lower. If it is between the outside glass and lens, it will raise.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Oct-14-2004, 03:11:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,681
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
holy mother, I'd be so angry. How embarassing to...

holy mother, I'd be so angry. How embarassing to have to run out onto a highway to pick up your roof in a BMW.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Oct-14-2004, 03:03:57 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,114
Posted By Extrav.Dreams
Actually, I think the 'flap' in bi-xenon lowers...

Actually, I think the 'flap' in bi-xenon lowers not raises since it is behind the lens. Same function, but whatever.

Even a bi-xenon that lets the light travel further when activated, doesn't make...
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