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Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-16-2014, 06:07:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,966
Posted By M3Works4Me
Re: E36 M3 handling

No matter what car you ever get, there will be others that handle better, are faster and matter more to someone else, than your car ever will.

This is why I'm fine with my pretty much stock e36...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Dec-03-2013, 01:22:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,713
Posted By M3Works4Me
Re: RIP: Paul Walker killed in fiery car crash

Yes, tree, pole, post... There seemed to be reports of all of the above. Also, the power in the light pole may or may not have played a part, but a hot, sparky engine ripping through a gas tank would...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Dec-03-2013, 05:36:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,713
Posted By M3Works4Me
Re: RIP: Paul Walker killed in fiery car crash

The car was moving fast. You can't see much from that video, let alone gauge speed, but it hit the tree and broke the car almost completely in half. The fuel tank sits between the engine and the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Dec-03-2013, 04:29:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,713
Posted By M3Works4Me
Re: RIP: Paul Walker killed in fiery car crash

There is some speculation that the car blew a tire, but if you think about that for a sec, it is pretty unlikely. I expect Roger just lost it while going way too fast and that was that. Some...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Oct-23-2013, 05:57:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,363
Posted By M3Works4Me
Re: Can I use full synthetic oil after the fact?

I found that Mobil1 0W-40 is the oil that helps ward off that pesky e36 HPDE tick longer than any other oils or viscosities I've tried. It also recovers quickly from the tick, compared to other...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, May-13-2012, 05:34:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,880
Posted By M3Works4Me
Re: Battery???

Old thread alert! I revived this 1.5 year old thread, ONLY because I mentioned in it that I bought a BMW battery, because my original BMW battery lasted for 11 years and I figured a new one would be...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-15-2011, 02:08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,302
Posted By M3Works4Me
Re: Tuning the M3

I've done a few dyno days for our club and when I compare my car, which consistently runs around 236hp/243 ft-lbs on a Mustang dyno, to completely stock M3's on the same dyno, same day, the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Nov-04-2011, 11:55:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,444
Posted By M3Works4Me
Re: Best Aftermarket Intake?

I can't speak for any other CAI than the Conforti and I wonder how many of the guys who called it "eye candy" or think it does nothing actually have one...

There is a difference in feel between...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Oct-26-2011, 02:05:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,722
Posted By M3Works4Me
Re: Getting the right Tires

I use a set of Pilot Alpins in the winter, excellent tire. There are other excellent choices as well, but I'm a Michelin fan. I love the Ps2's for summer and now that they are not the latest &...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Dec-27-2010, 12:00:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,472
Posted By M3Works4Me
Re: 1999 Estoril Blue E36 under 3k miles, thought you guys would enjoy!!

Those floor mats don't look like the originals. I wonder why they would have been changed?? Makes me wonder just what the real story on the car is.

It is very nice, but I think the window for...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Dec-25-2010, 02:45:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,103
Posted By M3Works4Me
Re: Air Compressor for impact wrench

I have a small compressor and an array of air tools, but 99% of the time I end up using my electric impact gun, it is way quicker & easier to set up than the compressor and if I come across something...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-23-2010, 02:25:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,013
Posted By M3Works4Me
Re: Help-front strut towers cracking

I don't know anyone who has had cracks develop in the front towers by just tracking their car, especially with stock suspension, but I do know some people who run stiff aftermarket springs on the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Nov-27-2010, 05:11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,913
Posted By M3Works4Me
Tires matter. Always have, always will.

Tires matter. Always have, always will.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-16-2010, 04:37:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,205
Posted By M3Works4Me
Duhhhhh. Activate Super Charger…. :thumbsup2:

Duhhhhh. Activate Super Charger….
:thumbsup2:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Nov-15-2010, 01:54:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,333
Posted By M3Works4Me
That would be the Platypus edition. Let's see if...

That would be the Platypus edition. Let's see if it floats...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Nov-15-2010, 01:51:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,711
Posted By M3Works4Me
OP, obviously an individual color or a repaint,...

OP, obviously an individual color or a repaint, but looks great either way, just too low for my liking.

Love that Stanceworks forum though. It amazes me that some guys lower their car so much that...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-11-2010, 11:12:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,446
Posted By M3Works4Me
I guess I'm going against the grain with some of...

I guess I'm going against the grain with some of you, but I don't mind the Hawk HPS pads for the street. I'll agree that the Axxis Ultimates have better bite, but they als covered the wheel in black...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-09-2010, 01:31:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,545
Posted By M3Works4Me
OK, this is what I expected.. Basically same...

OK, this is what I expected.. Basically same here, use 'em if they are not cracked. warped (never had a warped rotor on this car), or until they get a little too thin for my comfort level. It will...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Nov-08-2010, 04:30:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,545
Posted By M3Works4Me
Yes, me too, but I can go through a few sets of...

Yes, me too, but I can go through a few sets of pads (depending on the pads) in the life of a rotor. Do you put in new rotors with each set of pads??


BTW, every guy I track with who has used...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Nov-07-2010, 01:54:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,545
Posted By M3Works4Me
You replace your rotors every pad change? OEM...

You replace your rotors every pad change? OEM blanks / Brembo blanks, can't go too wrong there.

I don't swap my rotors every pad change even when I track the hell out of the car.

Oahu, I didn't...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-04-2010, 11:15:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,119
Posted By M3Works4Me
I have used Ultimates and found they have better...

I have used Ultimates and found they have better initial bite than the Hawks, but they do not stand up as well to abuse. Again, for the street, they would be fine, but they dust way more than HPS, so...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-04-2010, 09:48:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,119
Posted By M3Works4Me
While the rest of your post I agree with, I...

While the rest of your post I agree with, I disagree that ALL Hawk street pads suck.

The HPS's are not a bad street pad at all, quiet, low dust, not a huge amount of initial bite, but generally...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Nov-03-2010, 01:58:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,063
Posted By M3Works4Me
I have totally enjoyed my PS2's and was...

I have totally enjoyed my PS2's and was considering the Star Specs as my next tire, but the deal at TireRack is good enough that I'd go to the PS2's again, just because of their super responsive...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Nov-01-2010, 05:57:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,169
Posted By M3Works4Me
No, I mean HPDE ticking. This is common on track...

No, I mean HPDE ticking. This is common on track days or at autocross.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Nov-01-2010, 01:51:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,169
Posted By M3Works4Me
I just did an autocross after a fresh oil change...

I just did an autocross after a fresh oil change with M1 0W-40 and for the first time ever, I had absolutely no sign of that typical e36 HPDE ticking that we all know and love.

It may be just be a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Oct-31-2010, 03:27:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,531
Posted By M3Works4Me
I should probably mention that I have used many...

I should probably mention that I have used many different plugs in this car and have found no measurable difference between any set of new plugs.

I use the BKR6E's because they work well and are...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Oct-31-2010, 04:38:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,531
Posted By M3Works4Me
BKR6E's are the #1 choice for most of us who have...

BKR6E's are the #1 choice for most of us who have a fair amount of experience with plugs.

No other plug will make more power or get better gas mileage or do anything else miraculous except last...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Oct-26-2010, 05:39:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,789
Posted By M3Works4Me
Those wheels belong on an Impala with dingoballs.

Those wheels belong on an Impala with dingoballs.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Oct-25-2010, 10:38:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,880
Posted By M3Works4Me
Yes, the removal and install was every bit as...

Yes, the removal and install was every bit as challenging as changing light bulbs in my garage. Oh wait, that took me longer, I have a lot of lights...:thumbsup2:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Oct-25-2010, 01:41:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,880
Posted By M3Works4Me
Obviously there are cheaper options, but I went...

Obviously there are cheaper options, but I went with a slightly smaller BMW battery, which shows up in the dealer's parts list as the direct replacement for these cars. My original battery lasted 11...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Oct-25-2010, 01:36:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,664
Posted By M3Works4Me
Actually, one thing you didn't mention is which...

Actually, one thing you didn't mention is which tires you are considering. More important than the size is the quality of the tire, not all winter tires are created equally. Basically, the best tire...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Oct-25-2010, 04:34:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,799
Posted By M3Works4Me
The power of boobs in action. What else could...

The power of boobs in action. What else could make a guy drive an M3 over a curb nice & slow like?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Oct-25-2010, 04:30:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,664
Posted By M3Works4Me
225/45/17's on 7" Contours is what the factory...

225/45/17's on 7" Contours is what the factory winter setup was for this car. I have a set of these with Michelin Pilot Alpins which are great, but the narrow tire in the rear makes me crazy. I'd...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Oct-21-2010, 01:26:24 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 19,657
Posted By M3Works4Me
I hate your car. (Only because I wish...

I hate your car.



(Only because I wish it were mine - it is beautiful!)
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Oct-14-2010, 02:05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,683
Posted By M3Works4Me
It's safe to run the 10% ethanol in your car and...

It's safe to run the 10% ethanol in your car and you probably wont even notice any difference.

As far as a technical difference goes, it would make about 3% less power per tank compared to...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Oct-13-2010, 06:23:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,404
Posted By M3Works4Me
Mine makes the same noise, warm or cold... Once...

Mine makes the same noise, warm or cold... Once again though, it's not the CAI causing it, just that is is audible with the CAI on instead of the stock box.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Oct-13-2010, 04:19:50 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 9,543
Posted By M3Works4Me
Unsubscribing. Someone should say it: This...

Unsubscribing.

Someone should say it: This thread is the single most useless one in this forum.

Damn….
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Oct-07-2010, 11:38:14 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 32,063
Posted By M3Works4Me
I was all prepared to do the pan baffle mod too,...

I was all prepared to do the pan baffle mod too, but I have a friend with an e36 m coupe who added a baffle and his car still has ticking from time to time - about the same as mine does. I don't...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Oct-07-2010, 05:49:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,488
Posted By M3Works4Me
Sure, thought he was just talking about a street...

Sure, thought he was just talking about a street car though.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Oct-07-2010, 01:46:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,488
Posted By M3Works4Me
Seems to me that if the vanos advances the timing...

Seems to me that if the vanos advances the timing by what was it, 12.5 degrees or so, that another 2 or 3 isn't going to make much more torque and if you risk the valve to piston clearance becoming...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Oct-02-2010, 03:49:58 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 35,506
Posted By M3Works4Me
Mine rolled off the assembly line on April 13,...

Mine rolled off the assembly line on April 13, 1999 @ 2:23:15 pm.

76,118.9 miles to date.

I still love this car and will probably eventually buy a newer M3, but I'll keep this one.

I spent...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Oct-02-2010, 02:12:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,975
Posted By M3Works4Me
Umm, lost what? No.

Umm, lost what?

No.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Oct-01-2010, 01:49:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,975
Posted By M3Works4Me
I have the occasional guy in whatever car pull up...

I have the occasional guy in whatever car pull up and want to race me. At that point I know he's an idiot & ignore him. If I do look over, it's just a look to say "OK, I get it, you have a car too...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Sep-27-2010, 01:48:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,104
Posted By M3Works4Me
When I see those threads asking what a car is...

When I see those threads asking what a car is worth, it makes me think the poster is too lazy to find out. It's not that hard to set a price for a car and the final sale price is almost always going...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Sep-26-2010, 04:02:20 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 32,063
Posted By M3Works4Me
Threadjackers! Alonso, pfffft… Go Go Go Webber!!

Threadjackers! Alonso, pfffft… Go Go Go Webber!!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Sep-26-2010, 01:22:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,933
Posted By M3Works4Me
Hey OP, nice shot of hitting 80K, hope the next...

Hey OP, nice shot of hitting 80K, hope the next 80 are good ones.

Mine's at 75,807.2 right now and everything is working as it should.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Sep-26-2010, 01:18:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,933
Posted By M3Works4Me
Yes, got it, thanks...:banghead:

Yes, got it, thanks...:banghead:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Sep-25-2010, 09:06:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,933
Posted By M3Works4Me
Wanna bet? I drove a manual 4 speed, a manual 3...

Wanna bet? I drove a manual 4 speed, a manual 3 speed, an auto 3 speed & then a powerglide 2 speed, all in different drag cars.

There you go.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Sep-23-2010, 05:53:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,933
Posted By M3Works4Me
I can shift as fast or faster than anyone,...

I can shift as fast or faster than anyone, especially after all my years of being a drag racer back in the day, (I mean a real one, not some kid on the street in his street car), but my point is that...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Sep-23-2010, 01:30:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,404
Posted By M3Works4Me
Perhaps you missed my point. The noise may be...

Perhaps you missed my point. The noise may be caused by anything in the intake path, but probably not the actual CAI, there is not much inside the CAI alone that could cause a resonance of that...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Sep-22-2010, 08:47:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,933
Posted By M3Works4Me
If you have good grippy tires it is a lot harder...

If you have good grippy tires it is a lot harder to break them loose and anyone CAN do it if they really want to, but if it is happening when you don't expect it, it is either you have bad shifting...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Sep-22-2010, 05:48:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,933
Posted By M3Works4Me
Maybe I just drive differently, but ASC has never...

Maybe I just drive differently, but ASC has never been a problem for me.

I use it when I think it would be useful, I turn it off when I feel like it, such as at a track day or auto-X, but it has...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Sep-19-2010, 06:46:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,662
Posted By M3Works4Me
I used it once in my 99, but it's kind of a set &...

I used it once in my 99, but it's kind of a set & forget feature.

It's fun to make it out like it is such a great option, just to piss off anyone who cares & doesn't have it.

Oh my God, it's...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Sep-17-2010, 05:30:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,404
Posted By M3Works4Me
I had this exact same noise with my Conforti CAI...

I had this exact same noise with my Conforti CAI on and I wondered if it was just noise in the MAF or in the tube, so I swapped it with the stock air box and the noise is gone…

The stock air box...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Sep-16-2010, 08:49:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,372
Posted By M3Works4Me
No issues ever with my oiled ITG. I've never been...

No issues ever with my oiled ITG. I've never been a fan of K&N filters after I read a filtration test on them.

I've been using the same ITG filter for several years now and as long as I can take a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Sep-16-2010, 05:34:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,603
Posted By M3Works4Me
Leaks caused by synthetic oil is an old wives...

Leaks caused by synthetic oil is an old wives tale as far as these cars go.

Just do it.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Sep-08-2010, 04:39:27 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 32,063
Posted By M3Works4Me
:twocents:I think I know what you mean about the...

:twocents:I think I know what you mean about the forum… I still like it here though...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Sep-02-2010, 07:16:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,078
Posted By M3Works4Me
Removing the ghetto tint from my car that the PO...

Removing the ghetto tint from my car that the PO had put in was one of the ugliest jobs I had to do, mainly because the glue they used had to be dissolved with nail polish remover...

I personally...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Aug-31-2010, 04:26:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,829
Posted By M3Works4Me
That one looks different from the one I have....

That one looks different from the one I have. Obviously something has been changed with it, because like others have said, mine's been on & off dozens of times with no problems at all. Maybe ask for...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Aug-30-2010, 05:12:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,250
Posted By M3Works4Me
Yup, makes the whole mess seem suspect, although...

Yup, makes the whole mess seem suspect, although I suspect where there's smoke, there's fire...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Aug-29-2010, 05:32:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,917
Posted By M3Works4Me
Screw the headers, I'm just going to cut off a...

Screw the headers, I'm just going to cut off a toe then...:rofl3:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Aug-27-2010, 04:00:04 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,630
Posted By M3Works4Me
Why would anyone have to wait for a group buy on...

Why would anyone have to wait for a group buy on an X-Brace? It is the single most bang for buck add-on you can get for an e36 M3 if you don't have one. It is the classic "no-brainer" add.
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Aug-26-2010, 03:55:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,869
Posted By M3Works4Me
OK well I finally drove the car yesterday and...

OK well I finally drove the car yesterday and yes, the whistle is muffled by the factory air box. It makes sense though, the box is referred to as an intake muffler.

At some point in the rpm...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Aug-26-2010, 02:16:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,043
Posted By M3Works4Me
My car came with an aftermarket windshield, so...

My car came with an aftermarket windshield, so when I got a smack right in front of the driver's side from a rock, I went with BMW glass... My old one allowed moisture to creep in on the sides &...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Aug-24-2010, 03:12:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,150
Posted By M3Works4Me
It just goes to show you that after years of...

It just goes to show you that after years of watching other companies build a great road car coupe, even Ford can take a hint and eventually build one too.

Personally, I like the M3 a lot more,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Aug-23-2010, 05:38:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,869
Posted By M3Works4Me
Funny, my car also has a little whistle or it...

Funny, my car also has a little whistle or it almost sounds like a squeak as the rpm range passes from about 2500 up to about 4K under load. It is just a noise that happens quickly through that range...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Aug-20-2010, 04:44:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By M3Works4Me
Will be at Portland in October for a private...

Will be at Portland in October for a private track day… Great track!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Aug-17-2010, 03:55:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,022
Posted By M3Works4Me
Congrats on stepping up to the next level in...

Congrats on stepping up to the next level in driving and the next level of getting enjoyment from your car.

It is very addictive, but it pays dividends forever if you get a good instructor. The...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Aug-12-2010, 03:03:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,107
Posted By M3Works4Me
Ya, OK, well I include extreme risk to public...

Ya, OK, well I include extreme risk to public safety, so whatever, you are being a little over dramatic about it, but hey, you are free to do that if you like.... No one was spying on the guy, he...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Aug-12-2010, 06:29:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,107
Posted By M3Works4Me
Frankly, if that guy was ripping down MY street...

Frankly, if that guy was ripping down MY street at that speed and someone in f'n China called the cops and got him a slap in the chops, I wouldn't mind one bit. Who cares where it came from? The guy...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Aug-12-2010, 01:05:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,107
Posted By M3Works4Me
If this is true it is a pure classic. Post an...

If this is true it is a pure classic. Post an idiotic move, then wreck the car just like everyone expects. I wonder if it was a single car wreck or if he had help.
It was only a matter of time...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Aug-11-2010, 04:50:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,107
Posted By M3Works4Me
Right. If Canada is America's hat, are you also...

Right. If Canada is America's hat, are you also saying that the US is Canada's big fat cheeseburger eatin' butt? I thought not.

The kid was stupid and deserved to be smacked, but we see crap like...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jul-23-2010, 02:43:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,784
Posted By M3Works4Me
I just picked up enough M1 0W-40 to do a couple...

I just picked up enough M1 0W-40 to do a couple of oil changes. It is listed as one of the BMW LL-01 recommended oils and it has decent numbers (80 - 14.3 centistokes).
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jul-22-2010, 05:13:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,982
Posted By M3Works4Me
On Redline right now, not worried either. I do...

On Redline right now, not worried either. I do not really believe that RP is to blame for these problems, but whatever, I suppose I could make a case for anything if I wanted to.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jul-19-2010, 01:38:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,219
Posted By M3Works4Me
I know of a shop that will remove the chip from...

I know of a shop that will remove the chip from the ECU, install a socket in the 96+ M3's and burn you a custom chip which they create as they tune the car on their dyno.

From that point on, you...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jul-16-2010, 11:14:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 877
Posted By M3Works4Me
Only a fool couldn't see that coming. I feel...

Only a fool couldn't see that coming. I feel sorry for the car.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jul-14-2010, 03:42:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,759
Posted By M3Works4Me
14 and you figure you've done everything? Well...

14 and you figure you've done everything? Well you haven't learned much about life then.

Tell ya what, you tell us exactly how much money you will have in 4 years and we can tell you all sorts of...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jul-07-2010, 01:20:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By M3Works4Me
I found that with the Conforti over the stock...

I found that with the Conforti over the stock box, there was an improvement in low end torque and this has been noticed by others on various forums as well. This summer I'll do a few dyno runs with...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jul-06-2010, 02:02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By M3Works4Me
I would avoid K&N based on filtration tests I've...

I would avoid K&N based on filtration tests I've seen. Also, there is an argument that debaffling can actually rob you of a few ponies.

I'd like to see anyone show me differently on the debaffling...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jul-02-2010, 05:37:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,136
Posted By M3Works4Me
Ya, I can see that for sure. I actually take mine...

Ya, I can see that for sure. I actually take mine off & put on the euro plate for shows..
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jul-02-2010, 04:05:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,136
Posted By M3Works4Me
Where I live, that would be a ticket for having a...

Where I live, that would be a ticket for having a part of the car hanging lower than the bottom of the rims. The smart ass factor might be the reason a cop decides to nab you.

Frankly, I think the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jun-24-2010, 07:20:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By M3Works4Me
Mine is synced to whatever song I have...

Mine is synced to whatever song I have playing....:thumbsup2:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jun-24-2010, 01:50:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,327
Posted By M3Works4Me
I just used red Loctite. Mine was factory tight...

I just used red Loctite. Mine was factory tight when I took it off to have a look, now it's factory tight with Loctite on it. Most OPN's do not come loose, but if you want to know for sure, there's...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jun-22-2010, 07:08:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,621
Posted By M3Works4Me
ASC is not exactly useless, maybe just not overly...

ASC is not exactly useless, maybe just not overly useful to everyone or maybe some can't be bothered to learn what its good at.

The key here is that it is just a tool you can learn to make use of...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jun-19-2010, 07:08:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,005
Posted By M3Works4Me
Love LTW's and have a set of polished & a set of...

Love LTW's and have a set of polished & a set of stamped. I'd give my left nut for both of these sets to be squared, but it aint gonna happen.

I also have a set of winter Contours, and I just...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jun-18-2010, 01:38:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,905
Posted By M3Works4Me
Actually the color of the oil & general area...

Actually the color of the oil & general area suggests conventional oil, which obviously the OP has confirmed.

Using almost any synthetic will usually leave the inside of the engine much cleaner...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jun-17-2010, 01:57:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,864
Posted By M3Works4Me
I've had rides in a couple of Elises several...

I've had rides in a couple of Elises several times at the track and at auto-X. They are like go-carts when it comes to cornering, absolutely amazing and the power really only comes on once you get...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jun-11-2010, 01:38:30 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,808
Posted By M3Works4Me
See, this kind of question will always get snappy...

See, this kind of question will always get snappy answers and it's only because it should be so obvious to most people.

Also, sounds like it's not any of us who think the M3 is something to boast...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jun-11-2010, 06:07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,594
Posted By M3Works4Me
I have a pump for this that I've never used. It...

I have a pump for this that I've never used. It just seems too easy for me to drive it up on the Rhino ramps & drain the oil while I prep the top side..

I know the top side change can be done...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jun-11-2010, 05:52:59 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,808
Posted By M3Works4Me
Easy champ, some of us also own things like SUV's...

Easy champ, some of us also own things like SUV's and maybe a few even own min-vans (they keep it quiet though).

This is just people having fun with you, don't get all mad now.

The reality is...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jun-11-2010, 05:35:53 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,808
Posted By M3Works4Me
Finances Over Regrettable Decisions I...

Finances
Over
Regrettable
Decisions

I suggest a nice little economical Pinto.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jun-08-2010, 04:11:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,350
Posted By M3Works4Me
Great post OP, love the pics… When I did my OPN,...

Great post OP, love the pics… When I did my OPN, I just used red Loctite, mine was factory tight so it wasn't going anywhere, but now it's factory tight with the red goo & it's really not going...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jun-03-2010, 01:39:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,966
Posted By M3Works4Me
Crush.

Crush.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jun-02-2010, 11:39:57 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,630
Posted By M3Works4Me
Crap, this was the first thing I put on the...

Crap, this was the first thing I put on the car.... sure makes a difference if you actually drive the car.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jun-02-2010, 01:55:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,075
Posted By M3Works4Me
Funny you should mention this, I was sitting in...

Funny you should mention this, I was sitting in my car after I fired it up the other day & when it's cold it reminds me of my old V8 Astre drag car which ran like that all the time.

Within about...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, May-31-2010, 02:15:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,429
Posted By M3Works4Me
Seems to me that since this is a forum, all...

Seems to me that since this is a forum, all you'll get is opinions…

My opinion is that in general airbags save lives, but to measure their effectiveness would be above and beyond the scope of a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, May-27-2010, 03:28:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,230
Posted By M3Works4Me
You might need to just bite the bullet and go buy...

You might need to just bite the bullet and go buy a few different single CDrs to try recording the same material to each of them from iTunes, and then play each disc until you find a brand that your...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, May-25-2010, 01:57:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,927
Posted By M3Works4Me
Wow, after seeing all these pics, it really...

Wow, after seeing all these pics, it really drives home how small my garage is..

I only have 3 rules in my garage, ONLY car stuff goes in the garage, everything has it's place & is returned there...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, May-24-2010, 04:36:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By M3Works4Me
Didn't affect my idle speed.

Didn't affect my idle speed.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, May-24-2010, 06:23:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,544
Posted By M3Works4Me
Mission Raceway, BC, Canada.

Mission Raceway, BC, Canada.
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