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  1. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi there, this is my first post so excuse me if I am doing this incorrectly. I recently swapped out my e36 drift car 323i engine for a 2.8 using the 2.8 loom and have a few queries. The new engine came with with a loom and ECU. I was told the engine was originally from an e39 528 but I'm not...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, having a problem with my e36 323 (late 98 model) Basically it needs a crank sensor, cant get a direct replacement from anywhere. So i started looking in to why i couldn't get 1. I found that apparently BMW did a loom and sensor conversion back in the day. Does anyone thow about this? TIA Rob.
  3. BMW Engine Conversions
    Recently done a engine change from my 316ti compact to a 323i e46,ive got the engine in and did a ews deleted ecu.the cars cranking but its not starting.there is one plug that doesnt connect to any of the plugs Any advise would help alot,thank you.
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I need the section of inlet that goes between the traction control and MAF sensor. I could replace with bmw part but they just split so i want silicone but cant find any. I can get the right size angle but they dont have the small pipe coming out the back. Anyone know where i can get 1.
  5. Auto Electrical Forum
    hi im new to the forum & this is my first thread, im searching for an elusive e36 compact 323 (whitchever way it comes) but i just cant find any for sale.... anywhere..! just wondering if anyone has any info on them? or any idea where i could find one for sale..? any help would be much...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    OK AFTER READING MANY FORUMS ETC,CAN I USE THE CAT FROM AN E36 M3 TO DE RESTRICT THAT PART OF THE EXHAUST,AND DO I NEED AN M50 MANIFOLD TO GET MORE POWER,I HAVE A K AND N KIT WITH DUCTING TO THE BRAKE DUCT ETC,WHAT ELSE CAN I DO TO GET MORE POWER ETC !!! THANKS IN ADVANCE ANDY :cool
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    finally got around to dynoing my car at work and it made... 201hp and 198ft/lb's of torque!!! well chuffed its got a remus catback, and i removed the cat and resonator. is it likely that the car has got an m50 manifold? cant see that its making this much without one, any way to tell? anyone...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Does any E36 radiator fit my car or does it need to be one from a 323.
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Can anyone help. The top radiator hose blew when the car was ticking over for a long spell. I have replaced the hose but I cant seem to get the air out of the system. I put the hose on, topped up the fluid, started the engine and got it to operating temp while the heater was on full and at the...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hey people, as per title really, I have new wishbones and got polybushed lollipops so I know it's not them, I know the TRE's aint so good so could be that, but if not what else could be causing it? I'm also getting steering vibrations anywhere above about 55mph, I have coilovers and 30mm...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Pretty obvious this. What is the size of the bolt that goes through the engine mount?
  12. BMW Engine Conversions
    Loads of people on here must have done this. I am having problems with wiring. I have started this thread http://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/f9/e36-318-323-fuse-box-wiring-t124849/ But i am not getting any help so i thought i would post here as well
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi,I need some help I'm having some real issues with my coupe, its off road at the moment but since last week will not start? Right to the issues... It had a very weak battery which died, so I jumped it from a mates car and it worked ok, then it went south car and battery died totally I think...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all I am looking to race a e36 In a non contact class of oval racing was looking for a 328 but been offered a 323 that has a front ender so can get cheap. The guy claims it is 202 Bhp and has paperwork to back this up would there be much difference in the 2 when racing will be using only...
  15. General BMW Discussions
    I have a 323i and the gearbox decided to go on it this morning and I now can not get the car to go into gear at all. I also have a 318 which has a damaged engine and is therefore not on the road, would it be possible to use the gear box which is in the 318 and have it fitted into my 323? I would...
  16. E36
    Well have introduced myself so thought it was about time to start a project thread. Have been a member for a while although been away after selling my bargain e36 318 loon that i bought for £100 sold it a couple of weeks after due to failing my test and moving :embarrassed anyway finally...
  17. Introductions
    Hey everyone, havent been on since i bought my last bmw for £50 and then sold it a couple of weeks later lol Picked up my new car this morning from over the road lol, its a 95 323 coupe in montrealblau 100k 11 months mot cloth interior 670 beer tokens i paid and am well chuffed :) will...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Just bought yesterday and have a few questions hopeing use can advise me. The passenger vanity mirror light wasnt working but drivers was. I tried to use a voltage tester but the working one went out now neither work. Hows the best method to test and fix these please? my eletric windows are...
  19. BMW Engine Conversions
    I have finally got my new shell. I have stripoed most of the bits i need but i have noticed the fuse boxes are slightly different. Do i need to change that over as well
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys just bought a damaged 330CI and the suspension needs swapping out , anyone out there know if this is a straight swap from a 99 model 323 coupe , or were there changes made between these models? if so what were they? cheers
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