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Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, May-08-2017, 06:59:45 PM
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Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, May-01-2017, 07:47:10 PM
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Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Apr-28-2017, 08:07:20 PM
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Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Apr-23-2017, 08:39:34 PM
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Views: 1,704
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: 1998 E36 M3 2DR 5SPD, 114k, ASM on Dove, MA

Posting to keep this toward the top
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Apr-18-2017, 03:00:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,704
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Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Apr-16-2017, 11:54:35 AM
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Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Apr-12-2017, 02:02:43 AM
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Views: 1,704
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Re: 1998 E36 M3 2DR 5SPD, 114k, ASM on Dove, MA

Edited some better photos, see link in OP as well

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2834/33855954901_253393e5f7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/TzJBSn)IMG_20170402_130748 (https://flic.kr/p/TzJBSn) by Brad...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Apr-12-2017, 01:58:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,704
Posted By WishinItWas
1998 E36 M3 Coupe 5spd, MA - *SOLD*

SOLD


1998 M3 Coupe, 5spd - 114,4XX Miles - Artic silver metallic Exterior - Dove Interior - Vader seats - No accidents - All body panels Original.
4 owner car, binder of records/history,...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Mar-20-2017, 07:05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: e36 m3/2/5 or m3/4/5

Still Looking?

I'm getting ready to put mine up for sale this summer once the weather is better.

Quick specs:
1998 BMW M3
5-speed
Coupe
~114k miles
Silver w/Dove interior.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-03-2017, 04:20:37 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 1,686,614
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Post Pics of your Pride and Joy!

http://i.imgur.com/hB9l7zp.jpg

We hit 71 in Feb in MA... took advantage for a drive in the off season.
(sorry for size, would not display at smaller size with link)
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jan-25-2017, 01:46:16 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,996
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Prices on E36 M3s are no joke...

Great point, I plan on providing full disclosure and willing to discuss anything so your response makes me feel better about the process in general.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jan-25-2017, 01:30:01 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,996
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Prices on E36 M3s are no joke...

The state of these cars is so confusing... low mileage, minty , one owner all records people pick apart and say they are asking too much money ... then a higher mileage, but low for the MY , with ok...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-08-2016, 02:05:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,444
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Just sold on BAT

This thread makes me feel like my car is a POS :(. I know the subject and level of car being discussed warrants the scrutiny but it makes me look at all the "negatives" of my car and feel the feels....
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Sep-13-2016, 04:58:21 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 1,686,614
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Post Pics of your Pride and Joy!

http://i.imgur.com/q356RUS.jpg
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Aug-23-2016, 01:15:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,574
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Clutch pedal/bushing swap - thanks Nick!

Had been planning on doing this for some time after seeing the original video posted, this thread pushed me to tackle it last weekend. My pedal had a significant left lean and felt like it pushed...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Aug-09-2016, 01:33:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,795
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: UUC Lightweight Flywheel and Clutch Advice

Been reading a lot lately as my clutch is due as well. I do want to stick with the dual mass as most are suggesting in this thread but what are the opinions on the supposed "1 time re-use" of the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jul-26-2016, 01:04:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,616
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Tools question

If only I could get back the 15min of my life I spent on my back with a non ratcheting on that bolt ....what felt like 1/30th of a rotation in movement per "turn" with the clearances under there.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Apr-22-2016, 06:40:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,174
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: How many E36 M3's do you see in a day?

I hope to see you around! I'm in those areas from time to time. Like you though, new house and commuter rail to work so the car only sees 3kmiles a year.

Look out for a ASM on AC's :thumbsup2:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Apr-22-2016, 04:43:24 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,272
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: What was your first car?

1987 Mazda Rx7 GXL , Satin Gold Metallic on Red ( an 80's upper-cut for color)

Man I miss that car
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Apr-22-2016, 04:37:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,174
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: How many E36 M3's do you see in a day?

I'm on the south shore and work in Boston, I have only seen 4 total, two of them local that I see pretty often in decent shape and the randoms I saw closer to Boston were more drift/stance scene...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Apr-19-2016, 03:13:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: 1998 E36 M3 Coupe Locks problem

I have the exact same issue on the same year car. Started at the end of last summer and then a few weeks ago it started working normally again. I haven't had time to look into it yet...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jan-06-2016, 05:37:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,534
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Fan delete, and lower temp thermostat

Had to bump this thread as I started to have intermittent aux fan operation that has now become no aux fan operation...

Recent work:

new T-stat
new water pump & housing gasket
new...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Dec-15-2015, 06:52:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: HELP: HID issues with Denso D2S ballast and canbust

Had the same issue with intermittent drivers side firing, searched all over and ultimately was a loose connection from the main headlight lead that was running down the passenger side ,tapping that...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Nov-11-2015, 06:25:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,534
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Fan delete, and lower temp thermostat

I did as well, I just cut the nub off so the connection would work
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Nov-06-2015, 12:24:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Control arm, ball joint and end link nut questions.

Just posting to conform everything I purchased above worked with the highlighted parts shown on realoem. :thumbsup2:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Nov-04-2015, 03:09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Control arm, ball joint and end link nut questions.

I cant quite make out the model number on the tag due to corrosion and I'm not home to get under there at the moment but there is no connection on the coilover body from what I recall. Again,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Nov-04-2015, 12:25:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Control arm, ball joint and end link nut questions.

Just the end links, a choice I inherited unfortunately, Bilsteins on there do not have a strut mount for the standard M3 end link and the smaller link with the bracket mounted on the LCA is what is...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Nov-04-2015, 02:21:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Control arm, ball joint and end link nut questions.

I will look into McMaster, thanks!

Also interested in see what others have done , these are all common wear /maintenance items and if someone has vetted an alternative part number or source I...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Nov-04-2015, 01:52:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By WishinItWas
Control arm, ball joint and end link nut questions.

Recently ordered LCA assemblies , end links and end link carrier brackets as my cars suspension requires me to run the standard E36 link setup.

Issue is after spending all that money the LCAs did...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Aug-24-2015, 07:37:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: M Tech 3 Spoke Slip Ring 32341162111 Screws?

Thanks guys! I ended up picking up some locally as suggested. Job complete

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y114/bserieshatch/0822151601_zpsw6cn5xrk.jpg...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Aug-20-2015, 02:45:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: M Tech 3 Spoke Slip Ring 32341162111 Screws?

Thank you for the PN, I couldn't find any images or clearly identified diagrams to know 100%
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Aug-20-2015, 12:24:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
Posted By WishinItWas
M Tech 3 Spoke Slip Ring 32341162111 Screws?

Looking for the part number / screw type / place to purchase the x3 scrws that hold the 111 slip ring to the steering wheel. I'm unable to locate any info on these and im not sure if the used ring I...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jul-24-2015, 12:14:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,587
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Tint on Silver E36s

^ specs on the tint?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jul-23-2015, 12:45:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: aux fan doesnt come on with AC?

The entire compressor/ AC was replaces a year ago. I will double check the charge pressure to be sure its where it needs to be, thanks.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jul-22-2015, 08:48:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: aux fan doesnt come on with AC?

I'm in the process of trouble shooting a a recent over heat that might relate to this. I completed the clutch fan delete with new lower temp T-stat, and rad temp sensor a few months back and have...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jul-21-2015, 06:43:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,587
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Tint on Silver E36s

I have been debating tint for a while now and cant seem to come to a consensus. If I do it wouldn't be more than 35%. I had not even thought about going with something like 18% but some of these...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jun-17-2015, 08:29:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,650
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Tip - wire your Spal fan to the 80c wire

I have roughly an estimated 60/40 mix of BMW coolant and distilled water with water wetter, the 80C T-stat and lower temp aux fan switch. Clutch fan delete and no issues so far. ( not a full time...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, May-16-2015, 08:55:40 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 1,686,614
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Post Pics of your Pride and Joy!

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y114/bserieshatch/IMG_1684_zps6sact5ae.jpg (http://s4.photobucket.com/user/bserieshatch/media/IMG_1684_zps6sact5ae.jpg.html)
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Apr-19-2015, 04:19:30 AM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 1,686,614
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Post Pics of your Pride and Joy!

http://i.imgur.com/Y9VvzFDl.jpg
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Apr-12-2015, 03:35:58 AM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 1,686,614
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Post Pics of your Pride and Joy!

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y114/bserieshatch/IMG_1603_zpsmgojscyl.jpg (http://s4.photobucket.com/user/bserieshatch/media/IMG_1603_zpsmgojscyl.jpg.html)
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Apr-07-2015, 03:56:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,570
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Recommendations for parts.

https://www.fcpeuro.com/

Customer service is outstanding and they usually have multiple manufacturer and OEM options.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Mar-10-2015, 03:10:23 AM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 1,686,614
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Post Pics of your Pride and Joy!

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8571/16539203677_358a54a4f5_h.jpg
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jan-17-2015, 06:11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: Vader Power seat recline- DIY Question

A small socket and vice really helps press the gear on slowly and straight. The pin the C clip goes on will clear the inside of the socket while the lip of the socket helps press it on without...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Jan-12-2015, 03:45:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,116
Posted By WishinItWas
Re: 97 M3 Coupe Part Out Silver/Black

Looking for removable coin holder piece for center console and the sun roof motor cover ( with or without switch) as long as the tabs are not broken.

Shipping to 02066 , let me know please.
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