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Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Nov-16-2018, 12:58:07 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Super stoked!!!!! Hit the track in 2 hours! Could not sleep.
Buddies brought a fiesta st and an s2000 to run some w me. We have 2 instructors for 5 20 min sessions..... going to be int w the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-15-2018, 01:59:10 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Big day Friday and Saturday for my e36–

Friday half day at msr angelton w 2 other buddies in a fiesta st and s2000. Getting some de time. Then Saturday drivers edge at msr. First time on the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-13-2018, 07:42:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,412
Posted By betrezra
Re: Holy Hagerty Values!

Anyone who wants a clean e36 can get them .. high supply keeps price down. Eventually the clean cheap examples will be gone in collections or stance — boosted out of the market. Heck Even a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Oct-20-2018, 03:13:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By betrezra
Re: M50 conversion

I did the install last spring.

I was able to modify my stock fuel rail cover w s Dremel to fit.
The intake really wakes up w supporting tune and mass air meter etc..
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Sep-29-2018, 09:24:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By betrezra
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Sep-25-2018, 12:11:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,511
Posted By betrezra
Re: Crashed customer's e36 m3-- belong to anyone here?

This happens more than you care to know. Do not valet.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Sep-22-2018, 01:11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By betrezra
Re: S52 motor + 5sp trans etc

Miles on bottom end?

Did you do leak down on motor recently?

Willing to ship?
Thx
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Sep-05-2018, 02:41:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By betrezra
Re: 1st start idle

Mine does same thing. My air inj was removed, and a simulator installed.....

car starts up, idles high...... with diff ex note.... has no tq.. have to feather gas to keep running if try to take...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Aug-31-2018, 01:37:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,357
Posted By betrezra
Re: Possible to drive a 95 M3 in Pennsylvania during winter?

As a 16 yo kid I drove a 1969 firebird with snow tires in the snow just fine. It's not that hard.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Aug-24-2018, 02:15:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,455
Posted By betrezra
Re: Talk Me Out of An E36

C5 will be more reliable and lower $. Just went through my e36, used to track a c5z06.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Aug-23-2018, 01:53:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By betrezra
Re: NEW Vorshlag E36 LSX swap kit for Sale San Antonio TX

all pm's replied tonight! pardon the delay.... I don't come here much since I got an old f car to maintain!.....

I have a few queries on the parts but no $$ yet.....

please advise if...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Aug-06-2018, 01:27:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By betrezra
Re: NEW Vorshlag E36 LSX swap kit for Sale San Antonio TX

Price is OBO. :hattip::hattip::hattip::hattip::hattip:
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Aug-04-2018, 12:41:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By betrezra
NEW Vorshlag E36 LSX swap kit for Sale San Antonio TX

Prefer not to ship, but can make arrangements:

Change of plans for my E36 so this complete NEW vorshlag e36 LSX swap kit is up for sale.

From vorshlag:

ITEM 1 - basic swap kit: 3989
Incl:...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Aug-04-2018, 12:39:30 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

uh..... even in comfort mode there is plenty of wheel spin with the dct m2!!!!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Aug-02-2018, 01:26:05 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

vorshlag lsi swap kit complete (NEW) for sale... inquire with-in. ;)

my wife has become a legit hoon in this m2...... tire smoke, and waggly corners...... what have I done.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Aug-01-2018, 01:27:11 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Texas - well when your wife is just as much of a petrol-head you get some more flexibility!

The M2 is awesome. My plans are shifting...... going to play with the E36 in stock form on the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jul-31-2018, 12:38:30 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Just came home w a 2018 m2 dct in white for my wife. What a car.

I’ll be looking for a used mt variant eventually,
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jul-29-2018, 03:08:35 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Fun day today @ COTA M Driving Exp full day...... drove the new M5 AWD..... heavy beast but amazing track manners...... placed 1st in the AX...... so at least until the next event I am the fasted...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jul-22-2018, 06:51:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,081
Posted By betrezra
Re: Vandalized in parking garage

They make good in car cameras. Park in same spot tomorrow... they will be back. Happy hunting.

Years ago my daily was getting what looked like spit on the hood in my car park. I installed a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jun-14-2018, 08:49:43 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Drove my new to me rosa fiorini 360 home 280 miles last saturday from dallas to san antonio. 4.5 hr drive stop go traffic ac blasting... no problems. No cel nothing. Getting major service,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jun-06-2018, 03:42:47 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Found this guy on ferrchat selling a e30 m3... could be a good deal,
I would inquire if i hadnt already got this f car.

88m3 w 16x miles. Looks clean. Ask 35k
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jun-05-2018, 02:27:57 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

road trip sat... counting the hours.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jun-04-2018, 02:38:05 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Hey trip- I had a good run w amg. The e36 changed the game for me.
While very powerful the c63 507 ed did not feel controllable and tossable...

also had a 2015 C63S sedan (TT) for a few...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jun-04-2018, 02:10:06 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Roger that— this is 1st variant wo engine out svc.... joining local f club; hopefully get downlow on good f mechs. Might do the loud am ex... will see how she is bone stock.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jun-03-2018, 11:04:53 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

I made the mistake of taking a 458 italia on track a few months ago.... I have not been the same since....... so I have the high winding v8 bug......
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jun-03-2018, 10:46:36 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

My e36's 3 pedal new stable mate::: hope the german likes his new italian room-mate.

Liking this run deep silent f car .... no side shields, and not f-car red.......

...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jun-02-2018, 09:38:45 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Texaz3- thx for the tips and offer. Ive got a rather tite hall pass to pick this up, so catch you at a fut track or cars coffe��

Cblock- hitting 5.0. In sept... so math tells me 2 moredecades...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jun-02-2018, 04:04:38 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

You could say im building a collection of the unloved perf cars::::

Us spec e36
And the ‘poor mans’ ferrari as my brother called it.

But if u are buying driving for the drivers exp .......
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jun-02-2018, 02:33:35 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

It's been a while since updating this little E36 log, so here is the latest.

Car ownership, and enthusiasm meanders as you experience different things.... sometimes you end up in a new place...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, May-06-2018, 03:06:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By betrezra
Re: Clutch pedal leaning left—what parts should I replace?

I did the metal aftermarket clutch pedal, with new bushings, and new clutch master cyl. GL. A proper working clutch pedal/and shifter MAKE this car.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Apr-22-2018, 11:27:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,164
Posted By betrezra
Re: 95 M3 Turbo "Build" (strapping a 6266 to a stock 200k mile motor)

subscribed..... thanks for sharing...... can't wait for vids... dyno's...... etc......
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Apr-19-2018, 02:23:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By betrezra
Re: S52 / M52 HFM OEM MAS no issues

free bumpage for a bonafide good seller! bought many things from this man all better than described. GLWS>
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-11-2018, 01:02:07 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

SQ- working on my wife for a hall pass..... will see how timing works out!
Jeff
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Apr-08-2018, 11:16:05 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Moved to San Antonio complete 1st of April. What a chore, but worth it for the hill country scenery.

Finally had some time to run the little m3 through the paces from SA up to Canyon Lake to...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Apr-08-2018, 11:13:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,816
Posted By betrezra
Re: New to me M3

Great car.

Pretty cool the seller is in pretty good shape for 20 yo ;) Does she work out?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Mar-31-2018, 04:03:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,164
Posted By betrezra
Re: 95 M3 Turbo "Build" (strapping a 6266 to a stock 200k mile motor)

Do you lose compression when take the catbon off?

Why is removal of the carbon beneficial?
Better flame propogation, avoid piston hotspots?
Just curious.

Nice build
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Mar-20-2018, 02:49:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,102
Posted By betrezra
Re: What's wrong?

Dont trade cars w anyone except wife and/or girlfriend,
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Mar-16-2018, 03:31:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By betrezra
Re: E36 LS1/T56 Dropout complete Houston

Sold thx all. LS1/t56 sold to a nice fellow..... it's going into a classic 60's ss nova....... where it belongs.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-16-2018, 03:29:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,208
Posted By betrezra
Re: Looking for an LTW in collector condition (less than 30k miles)

Are there some readily avail perf specs of the LTW vs reg US spec car?

egs: 0-60, quarter mile, same track time diffs?

Funny how most of today's e36 owners are duplicating LTW methods with...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-15-2018, 09:39:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,208
Posted By betrezra
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-15-2018, 03:02:20 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

A nice young man with a 65 nova ss dropped by today to purchase my ls1/t56. It will be in a good home.

Moving into a rental property for a couple years will limit my wrenching..... so I'll be on...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-14-2018, 02:20:01 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Ill prob build a purpose built track car w the ls. More to come as i get into my nrw gig!

Just had a guy on a new gsxr roll up on me at the light and say ‘i know what that is and its bad ass’. ...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-12-2018, 12:48:11 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

3.11.18 Update on Project CL E36:

I have the LS/T56 up for sale as I prep to move to San Antonio for career opps.
I dd the E36 now..... and this is by far my fav car ever.

I had the...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Mar-11-2018, 05:21:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By betrezra
E36 LS1/T56 Dropout complete Houston

Moving so have to sell my complete LS1/T56 Dropout. Was going to put this in my E36 M3, but move forces sell.
...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Mar-10-2018, 11:09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By betrezra
Re: Houston E36 M3 Parts local p/u cheap

Only item left —- cf door cards 100$
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Mar-10-2018, 11:08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By betrezra
Re: Houston E36 M3 Parts local p/u cheap

Only item left —- cf door cards 100$
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-09-2018, 11:21:36 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

All E36 parts are GONE to a fine young man who's building his dream car.
Thanks E36 forum for hosting this transaction of FREE stuff.

Jeff
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Mar-09-2018, 12:13:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By betrezra
Re: Houston E36 M3 Parts local p/u cheap

Vader and Rad for a case of shiner deal pending...... local deal. Getting low on shiner.


Door cards avail local p/u.... almost free.

CF door cards new... local p/u $100.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Mar-08-2018, 02:48:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By betrezra
Re: Houston E36 M3 Parts local p/u cheap

Sq- oak forest area.

Gg- sorry bud m50 man is on the car now.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-08-2018, 02:47:02 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Let me pick the best pair and send u pics.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-08-2018, 01:04:01 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Yes sir West! All door cards are airbag. I can get pics if you have some interest.

I also have a set of CF door cards from Germany. Paid a lot, will sell for $150 p/u in Houston. They are...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Mar-07-2018, 10:38:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By betrezra
Houston E36 M3 Parts local p/u cheap

In the process of moving and have some M3 stuff for sale, prefer local Houston p/u - all prices are OBO.

Drivers blk vader from a vert in fair shape, leather has 1 rip on inner side bolster - $100...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-07-2018, 10:29:26 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Also a quick update on the car now @ 185K miles:
I daily drive it now, and have become very attached to this old car.
I get the occassional CEL for lack of DTE definition...... just reset it and...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-07-2018, 10:12:30 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

In the process of moving and have some M3 stuff for sale, prefer local Houston p/u - all prices are OBO.

Drivers blk vader from a vert in fair shape, leather has 1 rip on inner side bolster - $100...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-29-2018, 10:58:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,527
Posted By betrezra
Re: Garage upgrades...

was set on a 4 post lift then visited a local shop with 2 post.... and totally see the benefits for my future motor swap work...... so doing nothing until I decide.

4 post - allows me to...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-29-2018, 06:32:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,527
Posted By betrezra
Re: Garage upgrades...

Fridge for life sustaining beverages.

Love the LSU flags.... my alma matter.
BSME 1992
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jan-28-2018, 06:55:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,527
Posted By betrezra
Re: Garage upgrades...

oil change catch assy, safety stands, trans jack, air comp, lighting... and patience for all your friends wanting rack time!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jan-27-2018, 02:06:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,275
Posted By betrezra
Re: Smog Fail. Tried previous M3F solutions... Stuck. What next?

+1!!!! Good to hear.

I too... know the stress of having a car not pass smog....... it sucks.

Glad it's fixed. My E36 has become my fav car I've ever driven........ crazy a 240 hp 18 yr...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jan-25-2018, 11:56:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,375
Posted By betrezra
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jan-24-2018, 01:41:27 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,823
Posted By betrezra
Re: C63 driver almost runs over cop in Times Square

BIMMER's getting in on the action:
NYPD REAR-ENDS BMW, POLICE CHASE IN NYC ! - YouTube
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jan-20-2018, 10:22:50 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,823
Posted By betrezra
Re: C63 driver almost runs over cop in Times Square

m3 - do not disagree with your common sense view..... but the legal system is not based on common sense...... I'm no lawyer.... but have a very liberal def atty in my family.... and you would be...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-18-2018, 02:13:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 887
Posted By betrezra
Re: 2019 Bullitt

Nice. can't wait to see it.

planning a bullit tribute car for my wife using a 68 fastback..... when I get time.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-18-2018, 02:02:46 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,823
Posted By betrezra
Re: C63 driver almost runs over cop in Times Square

https://www.google.com/amp/newyork.cbslocal.com/2018/01/17/times-square-office-struck-vehicle-license-plate/amp/
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-18-2018, 01:42:00 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,823
Posted By betrezra
Re: C63 driver almost runs over cop in Times Square

Nbc ny facebook shows they were picked up today.
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jan-17-2018, 08:44:24 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,823
Posted By betrezra
Re: C63 driver almost runs over cop in Times Square

have both m3 and c63.... I get satisfaction from each car in different ways.... feel like I'd ruin either if I tried to make up for eithers compromises or deficiencies.... would ruin the character. ...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jan-16-2018, 07:45:02 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,823
Posted By betrezra
Re: C63 driver almost runs over cop in Times Square

A qualify Def Atty will get this guy into a better place.

Re the footage, eboards today are very capable... I'm 220lbs and I can run 20-23mph with a range of 10-20 miles dep on how I ride. (e...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jan-16-2018, 02:35:48 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,823
Posted By betrezra
Re: C63 driver almost runs over cop in Times Square

No the standard w204 c63 does not come with lsd standard..... it comes on pp cars, and as an option.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-15-2018, 09:09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 752
Posted By betrezra
Re: Best degreaser for engine bay cleaning

I use a combo of above methods..... and then include some gel autozone degreaser as part of my regiment for the areas I discover over time......

I've tried the gel and foamy autozone...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jan-15-2018, 07:57:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,423
Posted By betrezra
Re: Paul Walker's Car Collection

wow e36bmw96...... that makes me smile.... true enthusiast... sorry to see PW go... I really enjoyed his work...... modern day steve mcqueen..... if you will.
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jan-15-2018, 07:54:27 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,823
Posted By betrezra
Re: C63 driver almost runs over cop in Times Square

if any lawyers reading this..... is there an avenue for the perp to suggest in his defense that the police officer did not id himself as such... and thus perp thought he was being car jacked..... and...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Dec-31-2017, 11:01:12 PM
Replies: 46,742
Views: 5,784,540
Posted By betrezra
Re: *** The Ridiculous Thread ***

Evil genX here :)
Happy new years m3 people.

try to drink responsibly
if you see a millennial at the bar try to cheer them up...... if they work hard and save they too can move out of the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Dec-31-2017, 01:01:46 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 45,317
Posted By betrezra
Re: My 99' Hellrot intro

<<<lives vicariously through nate>>>>> hope you don't mind sir....... as I drive a desk in corporate world ;)
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-29-2017, 09:24:04 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 45,317
Posted By betrezra
Re: My 99' Hellrot intro

Great pic of your e36. Have to say that color is the best for this body style IMHO.

Has work involved any track days/events/outings with said cars in anger :)..... ?
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Dec-24-2017, 07:22:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By betrezra
Re: E46 wagon with s54 (in no way affiliated with it)

while I don't totally disagree with you all.... you have to admit this build represent a large segement of bmw enthusiasts....... they just don't happen to be on here. LOL.

I kind of like it...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-21-2017, 01:48:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,197
Posted By betrezra
Re: PSA: Supersprint exhaust sale @ ECS 50% off

Ordered at tgiving but hella backordered..... hope to rec my item in next 12 mo’s
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Dec-18-2017, 08:30:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,509
Posted By betrezra
Re: 97 M3 20th Anniversary Rehab

Reading this took me back to my entire 1 yr history with my 99 Silver M3 from craigslist about 1 year ago...... 180 K Miles..... almost identical parts/repairs list!

Enjoy!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Dec-16-2017, 04:38:46 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

12.16.17 Update -

I had my suspiscions around what tune was actually on this craigslist car that had a few bolt-ons..... but did not seem right. It had a strange rough idle on cold start which...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Dec-16-2017, 09:25:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,097
Posted By betrezra
Re: Bone stock lap times at Laguna Seca?

951– i share your 80 90’s apprec of german cars, and plan on a watthr car when im ready.

For track car have you considered a second e36 gutted lightweight?
Im leaning towards a completetly...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-15-2017, 10:09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,097
Posted By betrezra
Re: Bone stock lap times at Laguna Seca?

Im a newcomer to tracking the e36 as well, and agree its everything i hoped and heard.

Great car stable you have there.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-15-2017, 10:08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,097
Posted By betrezra
Re: Bone stock lap times at Laguna Seca?

Im a newcomer to tracking the e36 as well, and agree its everything i hoped and heard.

Great car stable you have there.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-13-2017, 12:45:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,275
Posted By betrezra
Re: Smog Fail. Tried previous M3F solutions... Stuck. What next?

sounds like you are on track!!!!

cats failing @ 80k miles.... not so surprising. there are a few things that can kill a cat.

GL.
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Dec-09-2017, 07:31:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 981
Posted By betrezra
Re: Something up with M3Forum

For the first time yesterday while trying to access this forum at work the work system blocks this site due to suspisious malware. Something up.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-07-2017, 10:24:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,275
Posted By betrezra
Re: Smog Fail. Tried previous M3F solutions... Stuck. What next?

agreed Mtech. Suspect O2's are not happy with changed exhaust and O2 bung placement.

Probably causing AFR issues....... and emissions issues.

Either reflash.... OR put stock pipe back on.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-07-2017, 10:41:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,275
Posted By betrezra
Re: Smog Fail. Tried previous M3F solutions... Stuck. What next?

Im thinking your mod o2 sensor arrangement is a factor.
Gl
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-06-2017, 09:19:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,275
Posted By betrezra
Re: Smog Fail. Tried previous M3F solutions... Stuck. What next?

Based on market value of non m e36 keep an eye on expenditures vs price of a different functioning e36, particularly if a shop is doing the work.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-06-2017, 09:17:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,275
Posted By betrezra
Re: Smog Fail. Tried previous M3F solutions... Stuck. What next?

http://justsmogs.com/2013/05/high-hydrocarbon-hc-carbon-monoxide-co-nitrogen-oxide-no-smog-failure/
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Dec-04-2017, 01:06:41 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

https://collegestation.craigslist.org/cto/d/1993-bmw-e36-325is/6403209457.html

rough, but could be had for sub $2k....... will keep looking......
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Dec-04-2017, 12:57:18 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

I'm going to look at a local 1995 vert MT in a strange color combo asking 51K... sub 80k miles...... getting the n/a man trans car bug....... I was hot for an AMG GTS as 'aspirational' car...... ...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Dec-03-2017, 11:06:58 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

I'm going to spend some time researching the air cooled p car market..... my quick search shows either no rhym or reason to year/options and cost..... or perhaps I need to learn more about this...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Dec-03-2017, 05:59:35 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Project RECAP Top-To-Bottom -
I'm no mag writer, as can be seen from this long journey of a car write-up. So I thought it was appropriate to sum up all the bits/systems touched to-date on this...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-01-2017, 06:58:49 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

12.1.17 Update - Long weekend for more track prepage:

* changed rear diff oil, old nasty stuff out, new redline syn in. A little effort to locate a 14mm hex head driver, more tools in the box...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-30-2017, 02:31:57 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Thx tex.

Trailer hitch went on last so i can tow ut trailer w race gear: slicks, tools, etc.
And throw a bike rack on ro ride in style to/from my trails.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Nov-29-2017, 11:32:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By betrezra
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Nov-29-2017, 12:19:45 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 42,661
Posted By betrezra
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

Next mods in the works:
3.5' MAS
24# INJ
TUNE
SS Track Pipe,
O2 sims,
U/D Pulley

On the hunt for a 4.10, 3.91 or 3.73 LSD rear. Might do this when I install my new rear half-shaft kit.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Nov-28-2017, 07:51:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By betrezra
Bav Autosounds Rear Speakers NEW $100

Bav Autosounds NEW Rear Speakers $100 + $25 shipping lower 48 states.

NEW, installed 1 time, and removed 1 week later. Going different route with sound system, do not need rear speakers.

Many...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Nov-28-2017, 03:08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By betrezra
Re: S50/M50 S52/M52 Rear O2 SIMS,

Please delete. thx.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-28-2017, 02:56:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,197
Posted By betrezra
Re: PSA: Supersprint exhaust sale @ ECS 50% off

SS center resonator purchased... early xmass present. Thx for the heads-up.
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Nov-26-2017, 12:53:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By betrezra
Spinners - The new sensation... but why use bmw?

Check these guys out

Note the E36 p/u truck @ 14:42.

I guess if I fail at road racing I can give this a try.

Best of KING OF SPIN 2016 - YouTube

:parrot:
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Nov-24-2017, 06:34:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By betrezra
Re: Wtb e36 m3 muffler

Ebay...... they come up from time to time. Be sure you buy a true M3 catback and not another model.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-23-2017, 11:17:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By betrezra
Re: Wtb e36 m3 muffler

I bought a clean OEM catback from cali to houston tx for $150 shipped. FYI on market. GL
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