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  1. 1993 e36 318is coupe door handle cover : how to fit

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Does any1 on here know how to clip in the door handle cover?, from what ive found out already there is a hole in the side of the door and that you have to push a bar across to unclip the old one then pull the bar back again to clip the new one in but no matter what i do i cant find any bar that...
  2. E36 318is 1998 m44 code reader ms509 anyone used before?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi there I am wanting to buy a cheap code reader and have been looking at the autel ms509 reader I know I need an adaptor to round diagnostic plug but has anyone used or own this reader I would like to know if it will work with my car? Any help much appreciated.
  3. 1995 E36 318is air con pipes vibrating

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey guys quite a strange problem which started today, kept hearing a vibration from inside the car at low revs, which seems to go at high speed, i traced the problem to my air con pipes leading into the cabin, , has anyone else had this problem and if so how can i silence it, also my air con...
  4. 1999 E36 318is - URGENT Coolent Sensor, Temp Sensor

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys, The other day my car wouldnt start, it was turning but nothing was kicking in. I called out the AA and the guy checked the spark plugs and in cyclinder 1 and 2 there was oil. He cleared it out and we managed to get the car started after playing around with the fuel pump fuse. He advised...
  5. E36 318is coupe heater - no heat?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Wasnt expecting to need the BMW over winter as I bought a jeep for the harsh weather but as I've already killed it I'd better fix the heater in my BMW as it only blows cold air! I'm fairly sure this is as simple as the cable in the hot - cold dial switch not being connected at one end as it...
  6. 94 BMW E36 318is - The project begins

    E36
    I bought this bmw for a good price knowing it was in need of a little TLC. She runs well and most of the work is cosmetic. Ive prepared the rear quarter panel for respray here are some pics: Not the tidiest work but had to treat it before nasty rust settled in:shifty: The front bumper was...
  7. 1995 bmw 318is license plate light wiring

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Just a quick one guys, my car failed MOT because of the left side bulb of the license plate not lighting up, now it only lights up when i raise the boot, i have checked the wires on the left hand side open them up and repaired them, but still no lighting up when the boot is closed, can you guys...
  8. 1999 E36 318is What top mounts

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Guys, The rear top mounts in my E36 318is are letting in water when driving on wet roads, they are not knocking or banging just letting in water. I am most likely going to be changing my suspension setup at some stage and will probably go the coilover route, something like AP's. What i am...
  9. BMW E36 318is COUPE WEIGHT

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Good evening to all, Just curious as to what weight my E36 318is would be? and if the below weight is correct?? Thought it would be heavier actually. 1991 BMW 318is 16v Coupé E36 Technical specifications
  10. 1993 318is e36 - Jamex Coilovers fitment

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi guys, got some jamex coilovers tonight. Anything I should renew before fitting? Will they fit ok with 18" MV1's? Rear - am I aswell emoving the adjuster cups? Should I remove the front helper springs? I want it low! Cheers!
  11. Bmw E36 facelift 318is m44 coupe thermo + other problems !

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi guys, my thermo isnt working properly? it can get up to halfway on the guage but only after about 10 minutes of idling but as soon as its driven the guage goes down to just above the blue? i thought new thermostat needed.. but to do this do i need a new casing and thermostat or just the...
  12. Shoshinsha's 99 BMW 318is project

    E36
    Hi all, I am very new to hear and have only had up a few posts over the weeks regarding me and the car and some other topics, as some may know the front bumper was down at the paint shop getting the front bumper and front grill panel painted last week and whilst it was there someone was keen...
  13. 1994 e36 318is coupe - Rust rear arches

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi, My rear arches are getting realy bad now, very rusty. Are there any DIY's out there for this? Or can anybody help me? Thanks, James
  14. 1995 e36 318is coupe dash died

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    for a while its been turning its self on a off occasionally and then yesterday the tachometer,temp and mile counter all died luckly i had a spare which sorted it but can i fix it as i have read about si batteries failing ? if not how do reprogram the mileage as its 12k out thanks
  15. 1998 e36 318is coupe in desperate need of a grey parcel shelf with out headrest holes as iv just punched the living dayl

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    as above really just tried to put my parcel shelf back in and it was being a rite twat to do so when a bit of force was used it snapped so i punched it to bits in anger haha so im in need of a grey one without headrest holes i think,please let me know if u have one spare or for sale etc etc cheers
  16. remap for s/c'd 1999 318is

    Bwchiptune Shop
    hello jason just after a quote for getting my supercharged 318is remapped and could you give me a few details ie would it be done on a rolling road etc and on a side note as your a bit of a whizz with electronics and i hate touching electrics full stop would you be able to install a couple of...
  17. 1998 318is service

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    How much should i be paying an experienced BMW mechanic,but not at a BMW garage, for the following items; fit 2 front ball joints,front antirollbar droplinks,offset wishbone bushes, rear trailing arm bushes x2,rear upper ball joints, 4 coilovers front flexi brake hoses? got a quote off the...
  18. 1998 E36 318is - Low mpg

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    My car has decided it will only do 20-23 mpg to the gallon when driving economical. usually does 30mpg minimum What could be causing this? BMW e36 318is
  19. 1998 bmw e36 318is saloon. what is flocking?

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    hi there bit of a strange question perhaps just been reading performance bmw and there is an article on a gorgeous 323 tourer in it he says his glove box door and door mirror backing plates have been flocked just wondering what this is if anyone knows? cheers
  20. 1998 bmw e36 318is saloon, gear stick gaitors

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi there anyone know where you can get alcantara gearstick and handbrake gaitors for the e36 from? cheers
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