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Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Apr-20-2019, 04:41:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Center Console Top Section Removal

Chris-was glove box removal necessary?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Apr-20-2019, 11:24:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Center Console Top Section Removal

Chris- did you recall having to remove the entire glove box to get to the screws on the right of the console?
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Apr-16-2019, 05:04:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 101
Posted By bmwstephen
Coupe C-Pillars and Sunroof Switch Cover

For those that are looking to gut their car, looking to purchase a set of C-Pillars and sunroof motor cover in anthracite.

All tabs have to be in tact.

Thanks!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Apr-14-2019, 03:41:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By bmwstephen
Bumper cover lip trom anchors

See this guide here for proper method

https://www.understeer.com/lipspoiler.shtml

(Spoiler alert, is pretty involved).

I ended up drilling holes and using poly pop rivets to secure the lip...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Apr-12-2019, 06:40:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Center Console Top Section Removal

I would have kept mine had it nit delaminated or started cracking
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-10-2019, 05:57:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 658
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: 3-Spoke (Round steering wheel swap) help

Thanks for your patience.

I guess I was just confused with all the conflicting information which still remains in question compared to mparallelís comments:

1) is my final gap the norm?

2)...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-10-2019, 05:32:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 658
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: 3-Spoke (Round steering wheel swap) help

Oki doing it step by step for the results.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190410/cd52dbe5030989803a8302744434d1c9.jpg

Outer Collar Back On
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-10-2019, 04:52:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 658
Posted By bmwstephen
3-Spoke (Round steering wheel swap) help

Brett the upper steering column still has a collar to secure the bearing. That collar is also being held in place by the snap ring as it currently is. There is no way i want to mess with that inner...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-10-2019, 04:22:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 658
Posted By bmwstephen
3-Spoke (Round steering wheel swap) help

I was able to get it all the way in once I removed the outer collar that normally sat behind my 4-spoke wheel, but is that right?
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Apr-09-2019, 07:52:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 658
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: 3-Spoke (Round steering wheel swap) help

Definitely the clock spring. Always buy new lesson learned (the old one turned more than 2.5x revolution).

Fitment was much better
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Apr-09-2019, 03:48:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 658
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: 3-Spoke (Round steering wheel swap) help

no I have an October 95 build which is the latest of the 95
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Apr-09-2019, 12:27:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 658
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: 3-Spoke (Round steering wheel swap) help

No the outer collar has one direction because it has a provision for the snap ring. I guess the gap on mine is normal because all other functions seem to work on the steering wheel.

I dunno if you...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Apr-09-2019, 02:10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 658
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: 3-Spoke (Round steering wheel swap) help

I am still retaining the outer collar ahead of the shaft spring which in all other diagrams suggest I need to keep it

The wiring looks a bit different because in order for me to do a retrofit, I...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-08-2019, 09:59:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 658
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: 3-Spoke (Round steering wheel swap) help

Thanks for taking a look guys. See more for pics. I just don't know if this is normal so if there is a gap on yours Mparallel between the column and steering wheel then perhaps it is normal
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-08-2019, 05:20:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 658
Posted By bmwstephen
Round steering wheel swap help

I tried that already and doesnít make a difference and all diagrams i see calls for that spacer to remain
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-08-2019, 12:02:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By bmwstephen
Center Console Top Section Removal

Trying to delux the car starting with the center console. and from reading the writeups, i have to remove the entire center assembly below it as well? Can anyone confirm?
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Apr-07-2019, 11:49:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 658
Posted By bmwstephen
3-Spoke (Round steering wheel swap) help

Hey gang, just attempted steering wheel retrofit on my 95. For most part I think i got everything right but not sure about the clearance between the wheel and the column. Can anyone verify from the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Apr-06-2019, 01:37:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: New (Used) Purchase: 1998 BMW M3 Coupe

seriously how is that car rough? the condition of the interior and paint from the pics makes it look better than most low mileage cars I have seen
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-03-2019, 03:26:17 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 12,347
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: E36 M3 4-Door: Contracheatcode Build Journal

I second vaders! Mike - get a set here. They compliment the lux door panels and your rear seat with the m stripe.
...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Mar-30-2019, 07:40:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By bmwstephen
Nose Panel and Grills (92-96 design)

Selling an excellent condition OEM nose panel plus grills (no dents and carefully removed). Paint code on this one is arctic silver off my e36 (doesnt come with cca badge).

I simply upgraded to...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-29-2019, 04:09:32 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 12,347
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: E36 M3 4-Door: Contracheatcode Build Journal

I managed to source the oem material for speaker grill too. Same thickness and sound quality. Not an easy find but have plenty left over. If you are ever in the bay area i can give you some.
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-27-2019, 06:11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Looking for previous owner of my M3

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Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-25-2019, 03:47:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By bmwstephen
Epoxy Garage Flooring Feedback

Cool now help me select a color [emoji51]

I was leaning towards niagra, dove gray, or shadow

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190325/3339e4e218004f119167f63b4ad3172c.jpg
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-25-2019, 03:09:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By bmwstephen
Epoxy Garage Flooring Feedback

For those of you who have epoxied your garage floors, what has your experience been with working on your car with that type of flooring vs concrete?

Is the floor more slippery, hydroscopic? do...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-13-2019, 09:53:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Sunroof

You need to remove the sunroof panel to get access to that. Only pain in the ass part is realigning after it has been remove. It should be noted The headliner tends to deteriorate first before the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-13-2019, 06:47:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By bmwstephen
Air duct foam seal

Does anyone see any reason to use the pricier oem stuff or can i just go to home depot and purchase a roll?

Pulled some vents around the dash and the existing stuff started disintegrating
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Mar-12-2019, 03:47:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By bmwstephen
(Accidental Post please delete)

Edit. Please delete
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Mar-07-2019, 01:45:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: WTB Dinan Badge

The e36 era font is NLA from Dinan. My buddy recently got one via the proven receipt method but the badges they are offering are for the modern BMWs.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Mar-07-2019, 04:58:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By bmwstephen
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-01-2019, 01:57:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By bmwstephen
C-Pillar Reinstall Help

Finally got them in...

Definitely removing the rear interior side panels helped.

Remove the 3 clips resting on the frame by compressing the lip and pull out of the frame... then make sure to...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-28-2019, 04:16:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: C-Pillar Reinstall Help

Okay lesson learned. Do not insert clips over tabs first. Guarantee breakage. I am going to try removing the rear seat cards first to get more clearance.

In hind sight i could have just pulled...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Feb-27-2019, 04:03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By bmwstephen
C-Pillar Reinstall Help

So I successfully removed the c pillar for my headliner job without issue. Getting them back on is a another story.

Does anyone have any advice? I already broke the tabs trying to reinsert them...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Feb-25-2019, 06:19:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By bmwstephen
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Feb-25-2019, 05:16:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By bmwstephen
Crack seat belt holster (non-vert)

Whatís everyoneís solution on this?

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190225/9dae5bed499c48088bdbb2e3dd7cb1e7.jpg

I have some filler used on patching upholstery that i plan to apply but not...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Feb-24-2019, 06:37:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Curbed wheel/tire help

thanks guys for the encouragement. only you gents would understand.

my wife got annoyed at me for staring at the imperfection for the last 15 mins
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Feb-23-2019, 01:25:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By bmwstephen
Curbed wheel/tire help

My dumbass curbed the rear wheel a bit and damaged the tire somehow. The impact was minimal but the angle caused slit on the side of the tire's outer rim. Not sure what the experts here can chime on...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Feb-22-2019, 04:09:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 213
Posted By bmwstephen
Stock Square Steering Wheel

Looking to sell my stock one which is in excellent condition. No visible wear. Great for if you are trying to restore your car to stock
...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Feb-21-2019, 09:35:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By bmwstephen
95 coupe black shifter console

Looking to buy a shifter console with no fading in black with all mounting holes in tact and no wear on texture and no fading
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Feb-21-2019, 09:34:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By bmwstephen
glove box trim in black

Looking for one in good condition with no delimitation or fading
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Feb-17-2019, 05:05:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By bmwstephen
Vanos Line Replacement During Oil Filter Housing Gasket Replacement?

quick question all, the kit I am planning on purchasing from FCP euro to DIY the oil filter housing gasket comes with a new aftermarket vanos line. Is that typically a failure item as well? If I need...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Feb-17-2019, 12:38:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Coolant Level Sensor Connector

Thanks! That was a total duh moment, i just rotated the sensor a little bit more and now I have the proper clearance
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Feb-16-2019, 05:32:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Coolant Level Sensor Connector

For sure it is. Does anyone know the correct connector sensor part number?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Feb-15-2019, 08:05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By bmwstephen
Coolant Level Sensor Connector

Does anyone know the correct part number to this? I think the PO of this car messed with it at one point and got an incorrect version spliced into it. Doesnt fit the male end of the coolant sensor...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Feb-10-2019, 07:04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Stock 95 alignment specs?

not looking to track the car. just trying to keep it stock and purist since the suspension I overhauld was all oem stuff.

I take it BMW themselves didn't issue stock specs either?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Feb-10-2019, 12:17:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By bmwstephen
Stock 95 alignment specs?

Does anyone know the stock specs for a 95? The bentley manual didnít mention anything and not sure if the package on m3 (i.e lux, auto, manual) would have impacted the specs
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-31-2019, 03:57:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Detail Addicts: Washing Mitts and Towels

makes sense. no different than dirty laundry (i.e. dirt mud) but when it comes to greasy towels, I think I'll take those to coinop laundry machines since they are far and few.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-31-2019, 04:03:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By bmwstephen
Detail Addicts: Washing Mitts and Towels

Random question, do you guys have the galls to wash your car towels in the same washer and dryer you would wash your clothes?

Trying to make sure my wife doesnít kill me for wrecking her new...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-22-2019, 02:11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By bmwstephen
DEC Catalytic converters (CA)?

My stock cats have been long gone before it achieved 120K miles. It has since received aftermarket cats welded in place of the stock ones since ownership.

As I embark on its 4th smog, I can see...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-21-2019, 09:15:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Backed Into Me

If the paint is cracked, you are looking at more work to repair than it is to replace. But since you have an AW i would just wait around for apart out of those replacement panels given the paint...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jan-20-2019, 05:55:31 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,477
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: 500k+ Mile E36 M3

How many yards of material did you use!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jan-18-2019, 04:17:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,748
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Headliner materials?

perfect thanks! my pillars and sunroof are in good shape so I just wanted to make sure.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jan-18-2019, 03:54:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,748
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Headliner materials?

following up on this. how many yards will cover the headliner?
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jan-08-2019, 03:24:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 231
Posted By bmwstephen
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jan-02-2019, 05:23:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By bmwstephen
1995 Shifter Surround and Glove Box Leather Trim

Hi all-



as the title says, looking to buy in black:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Dec-29-2018, 02:50:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By bmwstephen
Headliner upholstery in bay area?

Can anyone recommend one? I will provide material but rather not deal with the risk of butchering it if I DIY
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-27-2018, 05:49:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By bmwstephen
used s52 exhaust manifolds

all, the s50 will get some work done and I was debating whether I should replace the stock cast iron ones with the s52 ones. The s52 ones are welded steel and as I searched the forums, there have...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Dec-17-2018, 09:08:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,303
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Wide Angle Mirror Glass

Wait really? So the us passenger side is already wide angled? Then maybe I just need the driver side
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Dec-16-2018, 02:53:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Bavsound for 1995 (s50 owners)

Try running your vin up this decoder. It should break out your options. Mine had at the very least the hifi-system S676A HiFi speaker system (Nokia speakers)

https://decoder.bvzine.com/

also if...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Dec-15-2018, 09:40:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By bmwstephen
Bavsound for 1995 (s50 owners)

Just an fyi for the neglect s50 owners looking for plugnplay aftermarket audio solutions, bavsound stage 1 speakers for the later years can work if you have a hifi sound system (typically found in...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-12-2018, 04:58:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,303
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Wide Angle Mirror Glass

so you ordered this too as well Brett? If so, can you confirm the part numbers as well?

I have also seen part numbers 51 16 2 267 192 (driver) 51 16 2 267 223 (co-driver)
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-12-2018, 04:55:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,303
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Wide Angle Mirror Glass

more concerned with passenger side so definitely a noticeable difference?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Dec-11-2018, 11:05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,303
Posted By bmwstephen
Wide Angle Mirror Glass

Can anyone (especially euro members) confirm whether the e36 m3 had wide angle class on both mirrors as an option in Europe? I tried looking at BF but it looks like the topic died with no resolution.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Dec-08-2018, 01:42:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By bmwstephen
Early vs late style vader seat question

Hi all. I know that vaders between the years had differ seat frames, headrest, and foam. But can anyone confirm if the leather skin on the back rest and bottom are the same between the years?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Nov-26-2018, 08:11:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By bmwstephen
Center Vent Temperature Knob Spinning Freely

Hey guys

This knob now is spinning freely and I have no control of the hot and cold air flow anymore. It sounds like the bowden cable unclipped from the button. Not sure if anyone has this issue...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Nov-26-2018, 02:38:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,491
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Gauging interest in a trans tunnel insulation sag fix

Omg take my money Brett! Just tell me how (btw any cyber Monday specials you are throwing at this [emoji51])
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-22-2018, 09:37:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,370
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Trunk latch reinforcement

Did you nick the paint on the edge of your trunk lid during the install?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-13-2018, 02:01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By bmwstephen
Paintless Dent Removal Recommendations? (Bay area)

No drilling was involved. if he canít access the dent from behind, he wonít touch it.

My hood insulation and door panels were removed ahead of this process. If anything he charged me less because...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-13-2018, 05:15:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Paintless Dent Removal Recommendations? (Bay area)

Alex at Paint Mender was awesome. Pulled out dents in body line areas

Before:...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Nov-11-2018, 10:20:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By bmwstephen
Hood stuck (urgent help!)

Help was stupid while removing the fire blanket underneath the hood and uninstalled/reinstalled the hood latches/pins. I think I misaligned the passenger side pin and now the hood wont open because...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Nov-11-2018, 12:03:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Rear seat upper rubber trim help

Finished project. 5 coats of plasti dip (30mins apart per coat) gave it the same texture and thickness of oem
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Nov-10-2018, 03:41:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By bmwstephen
Rear seat upper rubber trim help

You slide them on. Use silicon lube though because these can easily snap if you force it in to hard
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Nov-09-2018, 05:40:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Rear seat upper rubber trim help

Well that was a pain in the ass. 2 hours with a razor blade and 70% alcohol.

At least is ready for plastidiphttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181109/6beb710093c91edd531ed320091dd1a0.jpg
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-08-2018, 02:10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By bmwstephen
Rear seat upper rubber trim help

Hey guys- i am sure most of you who have messed with your rear seats have seen the upper rear rubber trim deteriorate over time.

Since the part is NLA, the only way to restore it seems to be the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Nov-07-2018, 06:54:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: BMW Parts Arriving With Manufacturing Defects

Dont get me started. Oem Lip with a distorted cornerhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181107/c39d063ceaa4f4f7314e36e762f2917f.jpg
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Nov-04-2018, 02:46:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Regluing Door Card Inserts

Okay how about the plastic door pockets? What are you guys doing for those?
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Oct-31-2018, 03:25:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,667
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Rear BSW stage 1 kit

does BSW no longer sell individual components separately anymore and you have to buy the whole kit?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Oct-31-2018, 03:20:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Regluing Door Card Inserts

how long ago was this? I looked into Barge but the version they sell in CA is crap because its the low VOC version
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Oct-30-2018, 05:39:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,525
Posted By bmwstephen
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Oct-30-2018, 05:02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,525
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Seat belt tensioner (early vs late)

also came across something new. why do some old school tensioners have an extra wire that is clipped into the seat frame? does this version have any compatibility issues with the seat belts?
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Oct-30-2018, 04:06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By bmwstephen
Regluing Door Card Inserts

What epoxy or glue is everyone using to reglue the center inserts on their door cards. This is more applicable to pre-airbag cards since the latter was riveted
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Oct-12-2018, 06:32:36 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,095
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: M3 S50B30 in Japan

What side markers are those?
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Oct-11-2018, 03:00:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By bmwstephen
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Oct-08-2018, 05:17:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,483
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: ...headliner question

did you guys end up ordering some now that we are in October? I plan to order some but not sure how many yards
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Oct-07-2018, 06:01:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: OEM Coupe Tail Light Part numbers?

As always thanks Brett.

Now as I am searching for these are OEM ones NLA? Part number has led me to a brand by Magnetti Marrell
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Oct-07-2018, 01:08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By bmwstephen
OEM Coupe Tail Light Part numbers?

Can't seem to find a definitive answer in search results but what is the part number for these?

I also understand because these are euro base, will there be issues with bulb fitment or error...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Sep-23-2018, 05:36:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Interior Door Cards and Rear Seat differences

Another stupid question, i imagine the door cards are cross compatible between the years even though later years have airbag provision?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Sep-18-2018, 04:39:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By bmwstephen
Interior Door Cards and Rear Seat differences

Brett going back to your point on the rear bolsters. It looks like I ended up acquiring late model rear seats with the plastic clips.

So are you saying it is not possible to convert the early...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Sep-17-2018, 08:27:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Black Interior (Norcal)

I wish I can get them at $400 each. Its more than that right? Tms sells them close to $700 each
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Sep-17-2018, 05:21:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By bmwstephen
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Sep-16-2018, 06:06:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Interior Door Cards and Rear Seat differences

Hard to tell but is the airbag flap door also held by rivets?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Sep-15-2018, 07:08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By bmwstephen
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Sep-15-2018, 06:58:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Interior Door Cards and Rear Seat differences

so the door cards with side airbag provision... once the airbag has deployed for example, is the door panel repairable?

might have found a good set but the car has been in an accident
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Sep-14-2018, 07:53:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Interior Door Cards and Rear Seat differences

Thanks Brett- so did the rear door cards ever have leather inserts in any year given they were updated from the vinyl design?

Also regarding the rear seat belts, would another option also be to...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Sep-14-2018, 03:11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By bmwstephen
Black Interior (Norcal)

Looking for excellent condition door cards with leather inserts (preferably pre-airbag).

Will even take Luxury package door cards.



thanks!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Sep-14-2018, 02:51:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By bmwstephen
Interior Door Cards and Rear Seat differences

Hey guys- planning on doing an interior change in my coupe and have ran into some conflicting information hoping some of you gurus can help out with.


Door cards:

I understand that between...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Sep-14-2018, 05:45:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By bmwstephen
Paintless Dent Removal Recommendations? (Bay area)

Does anyone know a good pdr guy that can work miracles on body lines?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Sep-04-2018, 11:11:05 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 37,067
Posted By bmwstephen
1999 Dakar M3 Coupe Build/Restoration Journal (Long and Picture Heavy)

I am guessing this was designed for the z coupes with their flexier chassis. Only z model xbraces had this buffer.

The verts did not
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Sep-04-2018, 05:53:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,447
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: Rear Center Console?

Does the arm rest center console have differ lengths than the non-armrest version?

If so I can see the cupholders being even more equipment specific
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Aug-15-2018, 04:00:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By bmwstephen
Re: E36 oem lip manufacturing defect?

Thanks brett! U are my voice of sanity
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Aug-15-2018, 03:53:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By bmwstephen
E36 oem lip manufacturing defect?

Not sure if I have bad luck or something but this is the 2nd oem lip I have that has some flush fitment issues. On the passenger side, theres a gap and it looks like the mold used to make these might...
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