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Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-12-2007, 02:22:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,164
Posted By cjones
Call Gary at the Tire Rack in South Bend. He's a...

Call Gary at the Tire Rack in South Bend. He's a good guy, and several of the folks there drive E36 M3s so he can literally ask around the office for opinions. The owner did for a long time, but...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Feb-26-2007, 02:01:28 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 32,426
Posted By cjones
Interesting question and a good one. I wanted a...

Interesting question and a good one. I wanted a convertible (here comes the flame...) and it seemed like Titanium silver was a pretty common color for this year / model. So while my personality...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-22-2007, 01:27:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,180
Posted By cjones
Thumbs down Das Bavarian Hooptie *gag* *hurl*

Das Bavarian Hooptie

*gag* *hurl*
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Feb-20-2007, 04:07:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,173
Posted By cjones
Thumbs down Sorry I'm not feeling this one. Maybe put on a...

Sorry I'm not feeling this one. Maybe put on a VTEC badge instead. And 19" spinners.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Feb-03-2007, 02:44:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,464
Posted By cjones
Cool video, but that guy is annoying as hell. ...

Cool video, but that guy is annoying as hell. When he says "niyan-teen inch chrome double spoke wheels" I almost hurled.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-01-2007, 01:41:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,516
Posted By cjones
Check out bimmerbum.com as well. He sells on...

Check out bimmerbum.com as well. He sells on eBay and also has great prices on filter kits. I think it's a guy, his dog, and a garage full of parts, but I like to support the little guy. I've had...
Forum: Great Lakes Mon, Jan-22-2007, 12:55:53 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,163
Posted By cjones
I'd be in, but only once the warm weather is...

I'd be in, but only once the warm weather is here. My car is stored for the winter; Anytime after April or so could work. Keep everyone posted!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Sep-19-2006, 01:47:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,165
Posted By cjones
I've used Gorilla Glue quite extensively but...

I've used Gorilla Glue quite extensively but never on a car. I've used it to glue chairs back together and even for gluing a hammer back together - metal to metal. It works great and dries very...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jun-28-2006, 01:18:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,904
Posted By cjones
Part numbers

Hello,

I did this about 2 weeks ago and am happy that I did so.

Part Numbers:
82279407927 - Center console storage partition
51168186793 - Rear console storage partition

Parts were under...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, May-03-2006, 03:57:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,283
Posted By cjones
I'm not so sure about this. Consider that more...

I'm not so sure about this. Consider that more MASS equals more INERTIA. I appreciate the language barrier and commend you for working with English, so Thanks for doing that. But seriously, think...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Apr-25-2006, 02:50:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By cjones
Do a search, lots of good information on this...

Do a search, lots of good information on this board regarding oil weights, types, and change intervals. Also check bobistheoilguy.com for all sorts of information regarding oil. Do the oil change...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Apr-23-2006, 04:06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,229
Posted By cjones
:rofl2: :rofl2: :rofl2: I like the "V6" in...

:rofl2: :rofl2: :rofl2:
I like the "V6" in the listing title.

Someone in CA should buy this and open up an M3 rental business. Oh well, at least it has the lux package, just needs more...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-05-2006, 05:14:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By cjones
You are most likely dealing with a car that has...

You are most likely dealing with a car that has had some of the parts replaced with M parts. Not too uncommon but the car's a 328, not an M3. Here's a link that might help as well: ...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-05-2006, 05:05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By cjones
:offtopic: A little off topic here, but for...

:offtopic:
A little off topic here, but for what it's worth...

I spoke with my neighbor today, as he was taking pictures of his new car. The previous car - a Ford escort wagon - was retired...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Apr-04-2006, 04:37:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By cjones
Nah, just find the best plugs and go with them. ...

Nah, just find the best plugs and go with them. I've never been big on saving 5 bucks per plug since they are changed infrequently if you use good ones. On one of these sites I read where someone...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Apr-04-2006, 03:32:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By cjones
NGK Iridium plugs are always a good bet, and they...

NGK Iridium plugs are always a good bet, and they seem to last a loooong time. I believe they are rated as 120,000 mile plugs vs. 60,000 for platinum plugs. Good luck!

Chris
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-03-2006, 04:42:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,558
Posted By cjones
You mean the parts that are "Easily fixed."???? ...

You mean the parts that are "Easily fixed."????

:rofl2:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Apr-03-2006, 02:33:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,567
Posted By cjones
Um, OK, cool. So you do own one or...

Um, OK, cool.



So you do own one or not...? Or is your baby your child or your wife or your car... what? You want to rent one? Sorry but I'm from a part of the country where English is...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Apr-01-2006, 02:57:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By cjones
Here's a link to this thread... his interior...

Here's a link to this thread... his interior looks amazing. Might save you a few HUNDRED bucks if you go the refinish route following Don's directions. I ordered this kit and will be doing this as...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Apr-01-2006, 02:22:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,583
Posted By cjones
There was a thread last week here: ...

There was a thread last week here: http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=106658
Very interesting in that while Yes, it's true that the horsepower has grown with the M3, the size of the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Apr-01-2006, 02:04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,591
Posted By cjones
Hey Thanks, this is exactly the kind of advice I...

Hey Thanks, this is exactly the kind of advice I was looking for! :beer:

... and I will keep the brake fuid, chlorine bleach, and coffee cans stored away from each other. sheesh!!

Thanks...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-31-2006, 04:22:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,110
Posted By cjones
I think I'd like to hear the drop-ins, but I'm...

I think I'd like to hear the drop-ins, but I'm very happy with what I have in my car. There are really only two choices that I'm aware of for the door mids - OEM BMW / HK or the drop-in replacements...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-31-2006, 04:11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By cjones
Don't mean to rain on your parade here, but these...

Don't mean to rain on your parade here, but these cars aren't the cheapest for which to buy parts or keep running. If you're a total car nut and like doing things yourself, perfect fit. Or if you...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-31-2006, 04:02:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,110
Posted By cjones
Jeff, glad to hear the Rover-labeled CD43 worked...

Jeff, glad to hear the Rover-labeled CD43 worked out for you!

There seems to be a lot of push-back relative to the quality of the OEM HK speakers in our cars. I'm attaching two pics that show the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-31-2006, 03:56:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,591
Posted By cjones
Any recommendations regarding where to buy a...

Any recommendations regarding where to buy a pressurized brake bleeder (brand / model)? I know there are plenty out there but just looking for some other people's findings concerning quality, cost,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-30-2006, 02:25:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,558
Posted By cjones
Lightbulb Remember, don't pull a train with M Power

Looks like someone tried to pull a train with this one.
...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Mar-30-2006, 02:15:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 831
Posted By cjones
Riiiiiiight..... ...

Riiiiiiight.....
http://hollywoodcostumesandparty.com/austinpowers/evilpinkyb.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Mar-30-2006, 01:08:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 831
Posted By cjones
Question Is it just me, but...

:offtopic:
Does anyone else laugh so loud at the new VW commercials that their wife / husband / significant other tell them to "keep it down I just got the baby to sleep"?????
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-29-2006, 04:33:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,164
Posted By cjones
Prima, Welcome! Here are some links that...

Prima, Welcome!

Here are some links that might help:
http://www.bimmerdiy.com/e36
http://bimmer.roadfly.com/bmw/forums/e36m3/
http://hock.net/m-intro.php
http://www.bmwmregistry.com/index.php...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Mar-28-2006, 06:12:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,110
Posted By cjones
Oh it's hard to get people to post their opinions...

Oh it's hard to get people to post their opinions on here! :rofl2:

I think the HK system looks really good on paper. The ideas of a 10-way crossover built into the head unit, speaker...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Mar-28-2006, 12:50:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,301
Posted By cjones
Um, isn't this a car forum? I'm a little rusty...

Um, isn't this a car forum? I'm a little rusty on my Shakespeare but I'll brush up I guess.... j/k

Yeah, all of this is good advice. I'd also suggest that you try to make time to do some reading...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Mar-27-2006, 08:25:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,301
Posted By cjones
http://img40.imageshack.us/img40/5517/cowbellskitm...

http://img40.imageshack.us/img40/5517/cowbellskitmm88136ec.jpg
"What I need, is more cowbell."

This too shall pass, but this is how you find out what you're made of. :beer:
:wave:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-27-2006, 04:54:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,965
Posted By cjones
:bow: :bow: Don, you are my freaking...

:bow: :bow:

Don, you are my freaking hero... Please don't abandon us on the E36 forum now that you're moving up to the E46 world!! Seriously, this kind of help is what the rest of us poor guys...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-23-2006, 03:58:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,967
Posted By cjones
:agree: Yep, Momma didn't raise no fools. ...

:agree:
Yep, Momma didn't raise no fools. Shooot...

Chris :wave:
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Mar-23-2006, 03:55:35 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,112
Posted By cjones
(after smoking a LOT of pot....) "Hey, you know...

(after smoking a LOT of pot....)
"Hey, you know what would be bad-aSS?"...

and we can all imagine the conversation from there. The website that seemed like a good idea at the time. Now it's...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-22-2006, 09:18:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,967
Posted By cjones
The original eBay auction is here: ...

The original eBay auction is here: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=75323&item=5863933420


The description: TAKEN OUT OF A ROVER

CD RADIO MADE BY BLAUPUNKT

AS...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-22-2006, 09:06:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,967
Posted By cjones
AM band works like shee ott... it's in kHz... but...

AM band works like shee ott... it's in kHz... but that's OK with me. The FM has RDS and the 6 +1 CD is cool. The display is orange just like the BMW radio and the onboard computer display.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-22-2006, 08:51:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,967
Posted By cjones
Rover Deck? Yes. Pics? See attached. Weather...

Rover Deck? Yes. Pics? See attached. Weather Band? No. HK Logo removed from my door midrange speakers when I replaced them with Audiobahns? Priceless. Deal with badgtho and salty? Still...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-22-2006, 08:44:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,967
Posted By cjones
You'll need the code for the old deck in case you...

You'll need the code for the old deck in case you ever want to put it back in, or sell it. But hold off a week or two, I have my old C33 on eBay right now. No, I'm serious... Any takers?

The...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-20-2006, 04:21:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,783
Posted By cjones
No grief dished out here, actually it's a funny...

No grief dished out here, actually it's a funny story. I drive a V6 Camry daily and to think this guy wanted to race makes me laugh. They are very nice cars, very smooth, quiet, etc., a little...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-20-2006, 01:16:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,623
Posted By cjones
Here's a link that I found helpful - I was...

Here's a link that I found helpful - I was referred to this site by M3F member ///mach3 (thanks a bunch!!!): http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/oilshear.htm

Basically the whole site is very...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-20-2006, 01:08:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,566
Posted By cjones
Alex, are you heading up to the BMW CCA...

Alex, are you heading up to the BMW CCA Oktoberfest in Grand Rapids Michigan this July? I know it's a bit of a haul from Ohio but you get all that windshield time through my home state of Indiana. ...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-17-2006, 03:24:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,833
Posted By cjones
:beer: Totally agree with this. IF you are...

:beer:
Totally agree with this. IF you are concerned with having an M3 that has 120k... then 150k.. .then more miles.... get a Japanese daily driver (heck, buy one used off lease about 2 years old...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-16-2006, 07:07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,284
Posted By cjones
4,017 E36 auto transmission convertible M3s in...

4,017 E36 auto transmission convertible M3s in 1998-1999... 2,252 manual tansmission convertible models. :beer:

From http://www.bmwmregistry.com/model_faq.php?id=15

Chris
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-16-2006, 04:10:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,992
Posted By cjones
I'm wondering the same thing so I'm glad that you...

I'm wondering the same thing so I'm glad that you started this thread.

KIND of on a related topic... I'd like to change my transmission fluid as well but I don't have a lift in my garage. From...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-16-2006, 04:05:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,578
Posted By cjones
I bought a box of filters from this guy, along...

I bought a box of filters from this guy, along with some other misc. parts (like a magnetic oil drain plug) and he is awesome. He sells Mahle filters made in Austria, they are the real deal. The...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-15-2006, 09:53:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,284
Posted By cjones
Of course this IS M3forum.com, but... Do...

Of course this IS M3forum.com, but...

Do some research on the Boxster. All of the early ones (97 to 99 I believe) had engine problems. This problem was worked out in either 2000 or 2001, I'm not...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-15-2006, 03:11:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By cjones
No kidding, but I laugh my a ss off everytime I...

No kidding, but I laugh my a ss off everytime I read one. Can I get one to show my wife that says "Dispense as needed"? Hook a brotha up! More cowbell!!

:rofl2: :rofl2: :rofl2:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-15-2006, 03:07:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By cjones
:rofl2: I saw this one like 15 times on...

:rofl2:

I saw this one like 15 times on Seinfeld... there was a second spitter...

NEWman.....
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-15-2006, 03:03:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,856
Posted By cjones
20 with an M3? My hat is off. :beer: I thought...

20 with an M3? My hat is off. :beer: I thought I was cool when I was 16 with a 1969 Mach 1. Oh to think what an M3 could have done whilst single. I'm sure that it's the Ultimate Poon Machine,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-15-2006, 02:46:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,856
Posted By cjones
Congratulations on your house... home ownership...

Congratulations on your house... home ownership is a pretty darn good feeling.

Just a few suggestions...
Check out pawn shops. Seriously. I have a Kennedy toolbox stack that I got for pennies...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Mar-15-2006, 01:20:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By cjones
Dale Carnegie's book "How to Win Friends and...

Dale Carnegie's book "How to Win Friends and Influence People" comes to mind.

Let's face it, if a buyer is going to spend anywhere near $20k on an M3 that practically has a "VTEC" badge on the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-13-2006, 11:04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 855
Posted By cjones
Wow you are getting some abuse on this one! ...

Wow you are getting some abuse on this one!

I have a Titanium Silver car so mine says "Titansilber". It's just the translation issue - these cars are after all made in Deutschland (Germany). I...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-13-2006, 07:12:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,164
Posted By cjones
Oh man, this forum just keeps getting better! ...

Oh man, this forum just keeps getting better! This is solid laugh-out-loud comedy! F430... you go boy! :wave:

I like your pumpkin seats. Of course, I have a convertible.... with an auto...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-13-2006, 02:59:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,164
Posted By cjones
Agreed - I'm a sucker for tan leather. And it...

Agreed - I'm a sucker for tan leather. And it works very well with the white body / black trim pieces.

Awesome looking car!!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-13-2006, 02:55:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,323
Posted By cjones
Congrats on the car, it looks awesome. I...

Congrats on the car, it looks awesome. I normally am not a huge fan of red but with the contours and black interior it works very well. Great pics, beautiful background.

I too have heard a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-13-2006, 02:49:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,802
Posted By cjones
Yep, that was the advice from 98BLKM3COUPE who is...

Yep, that was the advice from 98BLKM3COUPE who is in the Columbus Ohio area. I was able to purchase a Rover radio that is, essentially, a BMW CD43 with a Rover logo (see previous post in this...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-13-2006, 02:36:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,802
Posted By cjones
Happy to report that this worked out great, and I...

Happy to report that this worked out great, and I got to get in about 200 miles of "road testing" this weekend. The whole procedure is a bit too involved to post here but PM me if you'd like me to...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Mar-11-2006, 10:50:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By cjones
Found my car through online listings (eBay and...

Found my car through online listings (eBay and Cars.com) but since it was about 3 hours away, I consider that it was a "local" buy... I drove it, inspected the car, etc., but only after I learned...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-08-2006, 08:04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By cjones
Yep, and another thing to consider once you get...

Yep, and another thing to consider once you get your battery / electrical system straightened out is a product called "The Battery Tender" while the car sits. It is a battery charger that only...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-08-2006, 05:54:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,802
Posted By cjones
I have seen the kicker panels but want to keep...

I have seen the kicker panels but want to keep the stock look. After digging into this I found that the previous owner had replaced the 5.25" kick panel speakers with JL Audios. I've been messing...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-08-2006, 04:55:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,788
Posted By cjones
Thanks for a great post and doing your homework! ...

Thanks for a great post and doing your homework! I too have done a great deal of reading about this and have gotten some excellent help here from member ///Mach3 (thanks a bunch!). The...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-06-2006, 03:36:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,802
Posted By cjones
Jeff, the one I pulled out of my car says "C33"...

Jeff, the one I pulled out of my car says "C33" on the sticker. Sorry I may have mis-typed the model number earlier. It has a cassette in the dash, AM/FM/WB (weather band) and controls the changer...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-06-2006, 03:24:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By cjones
I'll save badthgo a post here... use the SEARCH...

I'll save badthgo a post here... use the SEARCH function!! j/k...

Seriously, does he want to lower the car? Mine's pretty low already. Also, does he plan to cruise around with passengers? ...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-06-2006, 03:15:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,042
Posted By cjones
I agree with this and the original poster. If...

I agree with this and the original poster. If you're lucky enough to own a car that you once dreamed of, don't litter the floor with McDonald's fries. If a person is bent on modding a car to death,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-06-2006, 01:15:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,802
Posted By cjones
That's pretty much it. The connector is the same...

That's pretty much it. The connector is the same BMW style connector. The controls are very simple and work like the CD33 - when in CD mode you can press the "1" through "6" buttons and that's the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Mar-04-2006, 02:08:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,248
Posted By cjones
I have the same coverage on my M3 as I have on my...

I have the same coverage on my M3 as I have on my other cars, but they're also with the same company that insures my house. Ameriprise (formerly American Express). For the highest coverages they...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Mar-04-2006, 01:49:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,802
Posted By cjones
Good tip! Wasn't aware of them.. thanks for the...

Good tip! Wasn't aware of them.. thanks for the link!

Chris
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Mar-04-2006, 01:39:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By cjones
Ouch. Welcome to the BMW parts world, they know...

Ouch. Welcome to the BMW parts world, they know how to make money. Try eBay perhaps or autotrader.com. Will you drive this car year round? If not, you might not need the hard top. Anyway,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-03-2006, 10:40:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,922
Posted By cjones
No, it's not just you. ...And I gotta chime...

No, it's not just you.

...And I gotta chime in, chasing this guy while weaving in and out of traffic so that you could race is about as mature as... well you do the math. I wonder why a lot of...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-03-2006, 09:42:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By cjones
I have Brembo cross-drilled rotors and Axxis pads...

I have Brembo cross-drilled rotors and Axxis pads on my car and the previous owner had them put on about a month before I bought the car. The rotors look nice and the setup works well, but here's a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-03-2006, 08:58:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,802
Posted By cjones
Yeah there are some smart folks on here, and most...

Yeah there are some smart folks on here, and most are very helpful. I've learned a lot with the help of this board and its contributors. Nice thing is, you can do these mods without getting "the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-03-2006, 08:54:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By cjones
Werd. :thumbsup:

Werd. :thumbsup:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-03-2006, 08:03:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,802
Posted By cjones
This is good information. I haven't yet torn...

This is good information.

I haven't yet torn apart the door but it sounded like (from what I've read on here) that the crossover is built into the stock amp, which you've just confirmed. I'm...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-03-2006, 02:14:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,802
Posted By cjones
Oh, and I thought I'd give a plug to the seller...

Oh, and I thought I'd give a plug to the seller on eBay. He packed the radio well and shipped it very quickly. His ID is gentycat and I'll attempt to insert a link to his stuf here:...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-02-2006, 10:59:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,802
Posted By cjones
Question ...So if I'm just replacing the door-mounted mid...

...So if I'm just replacing the door-mounted mid and the door tweeter, you're thinking I can do it without cutting up the door panel? Any advice concerning the best way to get at the old speaker or...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-02-2006, 10:42:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,802
Posted By cjones
Cool! That's good news. I know I'll now be...

Cool! That's good news. I know I'll now be getting into a point where the speakers will outperform the head unit, but I guess until I want to redo the whole system this should be an improvement. ...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-02-2006, 07:54:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By cjones
Yeah it sounds like bad news. I know you're a...

Yeah it sounds like bad news. I know you're a 15w40 fan, but any thoughts on Mobil 1 0w40? Is this all smoke and mirrors? I'm just confused because logic tells me it should have the same problems...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-02-2006, 07:50:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,802
Posted By cjones
This one has been a real pain but I'm happy to...

This one has been a real pain but I'm happy to report an update. The input I received on this board was very helpful... The BMW CD43 seems like the way to go and stay with something that looks...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-02-2006, 07:00:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By cjones
OK, I am opening a can of worms here, but I'm...

OK, I am opening a can of worms here, but I'm curious about everyone's opinion. My understanding is that 10W40 is no good - I think that's pretty well been proven. I've also read that it's a better...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-02-2006, 06:50:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By cjones
Thanks for the link. I think I read somewhere on...

Thanks for the link. I think I read somewhere on this board that there were like 30,000 E36 M3s imported into the US, perhaps it was North America. My car is a convertible and I wondered how many...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-01-2006, 02:14:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,850
Posted By cjones
Amen brother. Ever notice that in the...

Amen brother.

Ever notice that in the Midwest (especially towns settled by German and Polish immagrants) people take care of things, keep their yards up, paint their houses, shine their shoes,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Feb-28-2006, 03:52:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,850
Posted By cjones
Preach it, brother. I hate the negative...

Preach it, brother.

I hate the negative (although sometimes justified) perception attached to young-ish people who drive BMWs. I hate the term "Beamer" and quickly correct my wife when she uses...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Feb-24-2006, 01:54:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,150
Posted By cjones
Yep, I agree completely with this. My first car...

Yep, I agree completely with this. My first car was a 1969 Mach I Mustang with a factory rated 235 hp motor, RWD. Mine had headers etc. and maybe was pushing the 250 range in hp, so it was...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Feb-24-2006, 01:39:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,288
Posted By cjones
:agree: When I test drove mine the car was...

:agree: When I test drove mine the car was really clean and the presets were all Christian stations. So I guess that was better than a clean Carfax report? Hopefully so...

Look at as many cars...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-16-2006, 12:59:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By cjones
I agree. I bought mine for the same reasons that...

I agree. I bought mine for the same reasons that you're looking (and because we needed 4 seats for our two kids) and I love this car. The convertible I believe already has an X-brace installed but...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-16-2006, 06:33:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,313
Posted By cjones
Don't sell your car

First of all you'll probably hate driving an SUV if you're not used to it, and don't still have a fun car to drive. But if your wife is stuck on getting an SUV, buy it for her so she can drive it. ...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Wed, Feb-15-2006, 04:40:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,042
Posted By cjones
I read an article about this car a month or so...

I read an article about this car a month or so ago at the dentist's office. I think it was in Car and Driver but it could have been Motortrend or Road & Track. Anyway they reviewed a silver...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Feb-14-2006, 05:08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By cjones
I agree with that. I had a broken grommet in my...

I agree with that. I had a broken grommet in my trunk (one of the "thingies" that holds the rubber straps) so I called my local dealer (Basney BMW in South Bend) this morning. The parts guy Jeff...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Feb-14-2006, 01:22:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,367
Posted By cjones
OK, it IS a cool car, and (IMHO) a very cool...

OK, it IS a cool car, and (IMHO) a very cool color combination. Now then, post some pics of that car!! We all know that you've detailed it from bumper to bumper!!

Congrats on the M3.

Chris
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Feb-14-2006, 01:07:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,339
Posted By cjones
This reminds me of a Rodney Carrington song, "I'm...

This reminds me of a Rodney Carrington song, "I'm gettin' married to my pickup truck". There's a line that says "the tailpipe's tighter than my ex-wife" and that always makes me grin for some...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-09-2006, 03:36:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,457
Posted By cjones
Yeah sorry about that, you get two beers in me...

Yeah sorry about that, you get two beers in me and I turn into Johnny Comedian. I should say that for a daily driver I'm a diehard Toyota fan; I really think the Toyotas and Hondas are great for...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-09-2006, 03:03:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,457
Posted By cjones
Well not as much as before the kids. ...

Well not as much as before the kids.

Seriously, yes... kinda sorta. My understanding is that she "had" to get the Integra so she drove to the dealer in Orland Park (about 1.5 hours from here),...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-09-2006, 02:53:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,457
Posted By cjones
Hey Matt, Interesting reading your thoughts...

Hey Matt,

Interesting reading your thoughts on the Honda, and you sure sound like you know what you're talking about. I know you'll get some bashing on this board for expressing an interest in a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Feb-03-2006, 02:52:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,531
Posted By cjones
Wow, that IS an impressive car. Here in the...

Wow, that IS an impressive car. Here in the states we don't see an intake like that. Very cool! Thanks for sharing...

Chris
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-02-2006, 10:30:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 817
Posted By cjones
True. Usually when you see a listing in ALL...

True.

Usually when you see a listing in ALL CAPS THAT MEANS THE PERSON TYPING DOESN'T GET OUT MUCH. I still find it funny that someone who is trying to get you (or me) to part with thousands of...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-02-2006, 08:27:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By cjones
Me too

I have the same problem - passenger 2.5" HK midrange speaker blown - and I've come to the same conclusion as rajuncajun. I bought a pair of Polk two-way component speakers that come with their own...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-02-2006, 08:16:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,137
Posted By cjones
Sell or Keep?

Hey! I'm on the other end of the scale - two kids and the house is pretty OK - so I was finally able to buy an M3. However my first car was a 1969 Mach I Mustang fastback that I hated selling. Two...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-24-2006, 05:09:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,802
Posted By cjones
front speakers

Thanks for the input. Sorry I'm a noob to this car but how difficult was it to replace the front door speakers? At least one is blown so that's the most pressing issue. In my car there is a 4"...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-24-2006, 03:54:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,802
Posted By cjones
E36 M3 convertible - I need audio help!

I have a 1998 E36 M3 convertible and (surprise) the factory HK system is a little disappointing. Here's what I want to do and I need some help!
- Leave the existing deck unit ('cause it's original)...
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