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Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jul-14-2018, 10:12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Oil Shelf Life

if its been sitting and not started id change it. ive seen engine bays wet from condensation when temps shift. its a simple piece of mind for starting a car thats been sitting, new fluids and crank...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jun-05-2018, 01:24:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
found a m60/s62 swap kit....

http://www.parts33.com/product/bmw-s62-swap-kit-e36-e46-z3-z4

google found me this, an it dosnt seem to be a joke.

hmmmm.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Dec-24-2017, 03:26:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Racing Dynamics Springs - question

Ive seen racing dynamics branded bilstein shocks before so id assume you just have springs on normal shocks. Its not that big of a deal if its not bouncy or bottoms out. Id leave it till you...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Nov-01-2017, 11:20:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: ZF-Power Steering Pumps Discontinued

yup it gets worse when they hit 20 or 25 years after last production date.

if enough intrest in generated mobile tradition used to remake whatever parts people wanted. ive been out of the loop...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Sep-15-2017, 04:35:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,301
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: D'uuuuhhhh Dis How Rear Strut Towers Look Factory, Right?

paint overspray looks factory to me. seam sealer too. bmw saved money on paint by only putting exterior finish paint where necessary. trunks/enginebays/undersides have crap paint coverage + other...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Sep-11-2017, 10:51:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Very strange steering issue

i tried no PS once. it was a huge mistake. i then screwd the alignment changing parts and the car felt terrible, i didnt even want to take it out of the driveway. anything wrong in the steering is...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jul-08-2017, 12:58:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: M3 GT / LTW splitter: Paint or raw?

S.E.M. trim black
https://www.semproducts.com/refinish-trim-paints/trim-black

this stuff is surprisingly durable, and is easy to get a great looking finish with spray cans.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, May-21-2017, 01:14:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 492
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
BBS RSII 18x8.5 et 38 X8 rs714's (resto project)

i have two sets of rs 714's im about to restore them,but if someone wants them right now id sell them, one set has a bent rim that probably can be straightened, but instead i just bought a 2nd set...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Apr-28-2017, 10:40:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: speaker replacement with peerless speakers. tang band rear deck subs

box came. got the door speakers together, they fit perfectly. kicks not so much, dunno what im doing there. the rears are larger then a 6x9 but not by much, mdf ring and a box around it will make it...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Apr-27-2017, 10:42:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,988
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: This E36 M3 Driver Keeps Setting Nurburgring Records

+1 im surprised to not see a splitter of some sort. but it has a number plate on it, maybe they arnt street legal? europe is a bit insane with inspection stuff.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Apr-27-2017, 12:28:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
speaker replacement with peerless speakers. tang band rear deck subs

so none of my factory HK system works, its totally fubar, even the hifi switch is sticky. so i started clicking around on parts express and now i have a box of crap coming, and so far i dont think...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Apr-20-2017, 11:54:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,435
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Center console options

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Bmw-E36-genuine-rare-6-CD-holder-/112363373102?hash=item1a2961022e:g:9RIAAOSw2xRYRC5r&vxp=mtr


6 cd holder. never knew this existed.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-30-2017, 11:43:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Trunk edge plastic trim protection

mine are in the same condition as OP. i never found a replacment part, but the 3m clear paint protective stuff seems like the ticket, theres a spray on too that 3m makes and maybe it dosnt suck. i...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-10-2017, 10:49:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Parking Brake Replacement vs. Adjustment

i just had to do this a while back on the e36, i cut the cables because they where stuck in the trailing arms. i went with what ever the cheaper ones pelican or autohauz sells. i had a hell of a time...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Feb-27-2017, 01:01:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Post-Google and Forum Search AFE Question

well since it makes "20hp and 25 ft lbs and increases flow by 80%" even if numbers where posted i wouldn't believe them.

this guy an metric mechanic must be smoking moonballs.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Feb-05-2017, 02:12:59 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,586
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Stock looking modern head unit option for the e36?

http://cdn.mkimg.carview.co.jp/minkara/parts/000/003/708/461/3708461/p1.jpg?ct=3f48f5f0d675


Nakamichi. I have a md 45z. Not modern but has analog an digital cdc an aux inputs.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-23-2017, 08:43:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Vintage

shit gets real with bmw's 20 years after last date of manufacture unless bmw has changed their policys. that was 2011 for the e30, but it didnt seem to have much of an impact to e30's, the e24's,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Dec-25-2016, 03:55:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Thinking of going OEM on this suspension project...

I very much so enjoyed the dinan setup i had prior to going coil overs. It took just enough of the wallowy feel out of the stock setup to be enjoyable. An a lower ride height looks so much better. I...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-14-2016, 03:11:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,976
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: 40k mile 96' m3 died on it's maiden voyage after purchasing

+1, also everything fuel related. old gas is bad gas, filters pump screens, lines, clean gas.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Dec-10-2016, 05:55:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,381
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Alpina 3.3 manifold

where on earth did you locate such a thing?

99.9% positive it would bolt up to a m5x head, question is if it is going to do crap without the rest of the alpina gear. only a dyno will tell. alpina...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Nov-23-2016, 01:19:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,836
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Best tool for RTAB pocket prep

http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l301/scoobiedoo2029/Picture779.jpg (http://s99.photobucket.com/user/scoobiedoo2029/media/Picture779.jpg.html)

test fit pic of akg plate

if you drop your...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-22-2016, 10:56:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,836
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Best tool for RTAB pocket prep

id be more worried of burning off whatever is hidden under the floor pan burning then the gas tank. just fill the tank, its more dangerous empty. there is plenty space to shield the tank while...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Sep-14-2016, 11:47:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
mini cooper headunit?

so mini's have a alpine cd53 thats a much more modern then the e36 radio offerings. ive seen an aux input in a mini, it has a cd player and bmw illumination. id figure it might have a few more things...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Sep-13-2016, 01:00:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Is my ground control camber plate Broken?

ground control.

dont expect any shop to do this for you.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Sep-13-2016, 12:51:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Sep-03-2016, 09:24:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: 16" E38 Basketweaves for e36 m3

i ran these wheels before, i had them for an e28 with 215's on them for winter setup.. thats about all the tire that will fit on these in the rear of an e36 without hitting the fender though. id wait...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Aug-14-2016, 02:24:57 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,849
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Wow Euro E36 for sale

its as special as a call of duty edition jeep wrangler. seriously.... there is probably less then 45 of those, and its a very effective "sport" vehicle that got some factory goddies. any non bmw guy...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Aug-13-2016, 07:42:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,849
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Wow Euro E36 for sale

none of theise cars are special, there just the pick of the litter of a run of the mill car. now the track cars ptg prepared and raced, their special, they have history and presence. years from now...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Aug-12-2016, 08:59:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,849
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Wow Euro E36 for sale

as nice as this car is, mparalell is kinda right, we just really got shafted that badly with color combos and interior options, to the point that an average mileage, interior swapped car with...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Aug-04-2016, 07:19:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Recommendations for a light duty cordless impact driver?

I run dewalt tools alot, i have about 30 grinders that i burn up then return to be fixed very frequently, dewalt has great repair facilities if one is within driving distance of you,. As well as...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jul-20-2016, 03:52:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: H&R Sports, needs a smidge higher up front

Your head if firmly inserted in your anus.

There are many diffrent rubber spring pad sizes, an e30's do have the same spring diameter as e36 m3's. You can get bigger pads if you serch real oem...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jul-12-2016, 10:19:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: 18x8.5 et35 square?

ran 18x8.5 et38 with 245-35's going to a ill be going to a 255-35 because only that an a 225-40 have tire options avalable (rs3 star spec ect)


the rear was rubbing slightly at very little rear...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jun-24-2016, 12:24:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,125
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Feal Suspension 441 Kit

with more money one could make a pogo stick work. for the price it costs to build this setup ,assuming the shocks are worth it, you can buy a proven setup from a company that will survive over the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jun-22-2016, 10:34:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,125
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Feal Suspension 441 Kit

a true coil over in the rear of a stock body e36 is a terrible idea. the shock towers cant even hold up to the stock setup, how many RSM failures have e36's seen? wtf

threaded spring perches does...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jun-20-2016, 08:21:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,464
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Suspension: What to do?

+1 even as someone whoes gone the custom billys on 2.5in springs. Koni+springs or a single adj. koni based coil over seem to be the best option for those asking questions, dont go outside the box...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jun-14-2016, 10:15:29 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 35,562
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: E36 GT (LTW) and GT2 Wing Wickerbill (Gurney Flap) Reproduction and Information

i could fab those struts. could probably get the break at our machine shop setup to match the brackets really accurately too. looks like 1/4in or 8mm steel rod drilled and threaded in both ends and...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jun-08-2016, 01:04:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,018
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Shakin' shifter

are all of you running a stock flywheel/clutch? anyone getting this with a spring hub clutch or a ltw flywheel? i dont have this issue, but it reminds me of an engine swap i did that had been sitting...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, May-16-2016, 01:33:25 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,710
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Daily driver: E36 M3 or E46 M3?

im not in the e46 camp, the e36 is a more fun car to own as a super beater. you can get junkyard parts, ive found cool things like door coin holders and stuff in junkyards, it feels amazing on your...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, May-06-2016, 04:48:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
anyone ever try to put ltw wing risers on a stock low/high arch wing?

i dont really have any interest in doing this, i actually want to remove my spoiler.. but im just curious, the shape looks close and the screws under the trunk look right. and could you...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, May-05-2016, 01:05:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,840
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-27-2016, 04:31:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Keep Stock suspension or jump right into PSS9s?

just do it you either want a stock m3 or u dont. im not in the stock e36 camp, the aftermarket for these cars is too good.
Forum: General BMW Discussion Sun, Apr-17-2016, 03:39:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: 2002 Trans problem

wait a min. 2002's have a wierd bar thing in the shift linkage. that threaded hole is where that mounts to i believe. soo its either tap the hole (carefully..) or use a e21 shift linkage. i think the...
Forum: General BMW Discussion Sat, Apr-16-2016, 09:34:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: 2002 Trans problem

first what trans are you using, e21 trans? all this stuff swaps around between e21's and 2002's with a bit of work. its been a long time since i was in e21 land though. your pics are not helping me...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Apr-14-2016, 10:54:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,192
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Dealbreaker on this M3/4/5?

the seats are correct to a 1997 lux. i have seen a 1998 lux with m striped seats and door air bags, but never a 1997 with pleated door pannels. my car has pleated door pannels and no m stripe seats....
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Mar-29-2016, 01:01:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-28-2016, 10:02:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,464
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Suspension: What to do?

koni is a twin tube billy is a monotube, the billy is also a high pressure shock so it effectivly adds some "spring rate" if you have them both side by side it takes alot more force to compress a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-28-2016, 05:17:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,464
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Suspension: What to do?

i have measurements somewhere i cant find atm. i set my coils to the same heights. it has a a decent bit of front rake, the rear is not very much lower

best pic i have on stock wheels. ground is...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-28-2016, 01:59:05 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,464
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Suspension: What to do?

I didnt have any issue with the dinan setup, it was stiffer then stock and oem shocks, but not by much, the rear is noticeably stiffer though. i really liked the dinan setup, id still be running it...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-14-2016, 04:17:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: E36 M3 not started in 5 year. WHAT TO DO??

get some oil in the cylinders with the plugs out and turn the motor over by hand. get some fresh gas, clean the plugs while you there they should be fine, changing the fuel filter dosnt hurt either....
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Mar-13-2016, 06:23:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,051
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Wheel jack mount in trunk missing...

this happens if you dont bolt down the spare tire, it shifts and kills the mount, if you look at mmgp's last post in the pic still there. the remains of the mount are visible hanging down from the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-09-2016, 06:40:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: screw size for e36 radio

Bmw used pentalobe screws? Didnt know that. mine where never present, any one have pics on the screws or a part number for the correct hardware? judging lenth an head thickness isnt easy.

Having...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-09-2016, 02:00:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: RTAB Pocket Reinforcement

i did it with the tank in, remember that mig wire is 60,000 or 70,000 psi tensile strength, you really do not need to get alot of weld in there to do the job. your better off keeping the heat down to...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-04-2016, 08:27:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Damn Airbag Screw

bit driver torx bit and a 6mm wrench or 1/4in drive ratchet with socket on it. if your lucky its not stripped completely and you can hammer the bit into the bolt and get it out, if its stripped the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-03-2016, 08:12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,056
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: OE Keyless Entry Retrofit

nice wright up,

anyone know what the e38 trunk "pop" system looks like, thats a feature i would very much so like to have. its so convent when you have your hands full. ive been intending to try...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-02-2016, 03:17:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: How to fit 15" wheels over rear brakes?

they clear non-M brakes i believe, so go get some non M trailing arms and front spindles +calipers . grinding the crap out of brake calipers sounds like a terrible idea, touching them to clear 16's i...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Mar-01-2016, 03:42:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Parking Brake Replacement vs. Adjustment

ive seen these things do all kinds of stupid things. if you have never been in there its a rather delicate setup, the shoes only need replaced if youve been driving on them engaged or trying to use...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Feb-19-2016, 12:19:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,494
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Dinan S/C reviews? Input from owners

ive been wondering about this for awhile. how bad does heatsoak really affect this kit out of the box?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-18-2016, 07:56:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: I need your expert advice should I buy this m3 or not

mud flaps where common, the paint under them is usually not in the best shape though... it looks like a nice yellow vert, looks to be unmolested but not invested in, i cant see this car being very...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-18-2016, 02:03:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,689
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Help! Should I buy e36 M3 with 133k on it?

+1

it screems boy racer, there is much better options in the 10k range
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Feb-17-2016, 07:38:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,056
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Scarlet O'Beema :)

looks like someone "upgraded" to non m struts and sway bar links. then threw on a giant rear bar for "better handling"

nice car, looks like you got it out of the previous owners hands before they...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Feb-14-2016, 08:01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Advice on making a e36 M3 enduro race car

Im sure u know the usual chassis reinforcment points, the oil pump an pan baffle are a must, id just go strait to a s54 pan an pump setup though. Honestly id just buy a spare s52 if your planning on...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Feb-13-2016, 01:21:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: any recs on jump starters?

ive been through several brands keeping them on the work truck to start a verity of things, basically there all junk. thell work for awhile then the battery's in them die. honestly around the house i...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-04-2016, 03:34:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
oem quality lower temp fan switch?

ive been running the bimmerworld electric fan kit for a few years now, and ive had a few issues with fan switches, seems the lower temp switches that came in the kit and ive purchased since arnt...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jan-31-2016, 11:44:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Brake and Clutch Lines

wd40 is usless. use pb blaster or order some aerokroil. theese fittings do like to seize up a bit, there in rough environments for the hardware sizes. just be carefull not to round the hex on the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jan-30-2016, 01:15:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: How difficult to integrate Porsche Retrofit Navigation to E36?

porsche dealer in naples FL was nice to me last year when i asked after the press release. porsche hasnt gone insane with euro market parts like bmw, so getting one is just a matter of paying for it,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jan-30-2016, 01:05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Tool for Rear Shock Top Hat Nut

pull the rear shock its a 18mm at the base and two 13mm's up top. and use a allan wrench/socket and a box wrench. if you strip the allan grab the very top of the shock tube with a pair of vice grips....
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jan-24-2016, 01:10:35 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,858
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Unique driving situation. Should I buy an E36 M?

+1 ive pounded huge amounts of miles on bmw's, both pa/dc highway and dirt road and city use. the key is preventive maintance. and everything is preventive.... everything... if you dont know its good...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jan-15-2016, 12:15:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Brake Light Circuit

the switch wont fix those issues, check fuses, any recent work done under the dash?

look for the e36 ETM (electonic troubleshooting manual) for schematics google will find you a pdf, you may have...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jan-10-2016, 10:11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,040
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Performance BMW Magazine February 2016

seriously stop spamming the discussion forum with photo threads, there are appropriate sections and methods for posting this in a respectable way without cluttering up the search function on this...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Dec-27-2015, 04:35:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,918
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Winter driving

ive gone out on 200 treadwear tires and im not dead, dont worry about snow be terrified about ice. just be sure to provide alot more space between you an others. and wash off that salt when you get...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Dec-25-2015, 05:28:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,791
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: | Part out | 1997 M3 Sedan | Cosmos |

i might be intersted in alot of interior parts, mostly little things, have any pics? and do you have rear door pockets??
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-10-2015, 12:29:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,029
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Drop hats?

These probably fit. They fit e30's an if e36 m3 springs fit e30 top moynts for 5 lug swaps thats leads one to belive they fit, they might foul on the stock m3 strut mount, but probably not. The e30...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-03-2015, 09:42:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: E36 fuel consumption protocol

http://openlabs.co/projects/openOBC


its all proprietary, but the i recall seeing info in the open obc thread awhile back. , but cant you get this from obd2?

its common to fix your obc after...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Nov-23-2015, 10:26:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,579
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Good Deal??

is that just a several gallons of bondo on the side skirts?
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Nov-20-2015, 01:55:16 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,031
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Bilstein pss9 brand new in the box for e36 m3

top hats and springs perches i think, 95's had diffrent springs sizes iirc, so a setup sold for a 1995 would have the different diameter front springs to match the stock strut mount hardware...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Nov-18-2015, 11:41:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,344
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Royally screwed, need guidance, Spark Plug threads.

oh good times, if you are getting resistance and it dosnt spin completly freely, just try and get it out your alredy in it to win it. if it does spin freely, if you can get some upward pull on the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Nov-18-2015, 11:22:25 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 21,539
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Stance will make her Dance

do you notice now much you post compared to anyone else? its called spam, its cool you want to post and whatnot, but seriously please run a journal, or at least keep your pic threads in the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Oct-15-2015, 01:06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: 96+ driveshaft on 95, which CSB

i got over 200k out of mine, put new parts in once the joints once for preventive maintance, was still used in the lsx swap the new owner did several years ago, and probably still in use. however...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Oct-15-2015, 12:52:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: 96+ driveshaft on 95, which CSB

real oem lists the center bearing itself as D=55/D=30 for 95 and 96+ i swore the center bearing housings are identical, realoem seems to support this without more clicking. so it seems your good with...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Oct-09-2015, 07:04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Can somebody please checkout car for me in Washington DC area?

I can, i wouldnot have high hopes on a dc car though pm me info, ill be back in the city on wendsday
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Oct-08-2015, 10:55:09 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 21,539
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Fall of the M3

+1 on the dingleberry's, and the stickers. looks like you car was attacked by the blinky&shiney isle at autozone. other wise i dig it.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Sep-27-2015, 07:18:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: E36 rear control arms. ( camber arms )

been very happy with my ground control ones, they still adjust after 5 years of DD use, and the poly inner bushings isnt dead yet.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Sep-27-2015, 03:26:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,190
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Can someone examine my guibo?

id walk out of a garage if someone wanted me to get under that. why with the wood contraptions? where the hell did you put the jackstands? under teh ball joints?? all those surfaces move.... support...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Sep-25-2015, 09:09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Water Pump

put a stock metal one in, not a plastic one, i got a graf? pump last time i bought one i think. i just replace them every few years, so i have a good one sitting for a spare. the extra price of a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Aug-22-2015, 04:45:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,657
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: How do you get into your M3?

i get in the e36 the same as i cram myself in the rest of the cars i drive, and the side bolsters on my seats are in the same condition i bought them in after 100k miles, i plant my butt on the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Aug-18-2015, 08:49:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Anyone running AKG front control arm rear brackets (lollipops)?

i cant see any reason to change this in a stock control arm/spindle setup, but i can see these helping for some of the tubular control arms out there, and oem part mashups like what a e30 5 lug swap...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Aug-11-2015, 02:38:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
anyone here built a set of headlights that look stock?

i came across a set of depo glass headlights in the junkyard, came with some crappy lights and angle eyes. i tore them down and cleaned them up a bit, removed the wood glue... they work fine but look...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jul-31-2015, 01:46:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,712
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Wtb: E36 M3/4/5

looks to be a nice find, loads better then a 4k crap pile this would be much cheaper in the long run depending on its realistic condition, obiously a ppi is always in order. it sounds to need...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jul-30-2015, 08:38:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,712
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Wtb: E36 M3/4/5

+1 its not your standards, the 10k rule was something discussed in 2010... . id beware of what you purchase. restoring one of these cars is not a $10k process at all. theres alot of brittle plastic,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jul-24-2015, 01:50:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Trim Vinyl removal?

ewwww. good luck getting that cleaned up.

this stuff is great, autozone/advance auto has it or can get it.
http://www.detailedimage.com/products/auto/3M-Adhesive-Remover-12-oz_787_1_lw_2661.jpg
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jul-21-2015, 10:01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Pre 6/92 Bilstein Struts on m3?

they probably work fine. what might get you is the spring perch shape/size everything else should bolt up fine.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jul-19-2015, 05:10:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,445
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: thoughts on older M3 vs. newer f30

yup, im just waiting for some popular car journalist to get his hands on all the m3 models side by side, an think the e36 is the most fun.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jul-18-2015, 08:27:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,007
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: New Member with Question about 1999 M3

+1

id go for screwed up linkage. somehow i think i had a similar symptom when i installed shifter parts wrong.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jul-09-2015, 01:53:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,813
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Downshifting to slow - OK or no?

if you just shove it in a lower gear only using the gear box to make up the difference in rpm vs road speed the syncros in the transmission have to do alot of work to make the speeds equal. the trans...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jul-08-2015, 03:37:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Valve Cover Gasket Replacement

didnt see any mention of tightening of teh bolts in a rational order rather then 1 by one. i bolt this thing on like it is a cylinder head, lughtly finger tightingn the corner bolts, then installing...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jul-06-2015, 07:18:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: 1999 BMW M3/5/2 convertible. How much its worth?

i have $14.72 some dirty sunglasses, 2 rolls of duct tape, some pocket lint and a beer bottle cap.. sound good?



if you clean it up a bit, remove the sticker. get and underpannel, and...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jul-05-2015, 11:03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Wheelwell Troubles

i hate theise things, and there unnecessarily hard to install, ive yet to get one to fit as well as the factory ones did. the motion motorsport aluminum underpannel helped it seems, ive yet to...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jul-01-2015, 06:18:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Any Experience with Eccentric FCABs on 96+ E36 M3?

Adds alot os castor, a similar setup on a e30 results in like 10* of castor but centers the wheel in the wheel well (stock e36 parts on e30 the wheels are almost in the firewall) on e36 with 96+...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jun-30-2015, 05:39:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,154
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Silly prices on 17" Michelin Pilot Super Sports

+1 i have a receipt for ps2's somewhere for over a grand. i just bought a set of bfg rivals for like $450 shipped from tire rack a few weeks ago, and they came with a $75 gift card offer. and the dry...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jun-24-2015, 10:54:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By scoobiedoo2029
Re: Considering buying high milage 95 advice??

+1 theres nothing that stands out on that car to stop you from looking at your other options.

ive had a 350k+ e28 and ill be at almost 200k miles in my m3 by the end of the year unless i keep...
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