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  1. 318ti battery to trunk with donor 323ti?

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hello, how are you? I was wondering if with a donor 323ti, I could achieve the battery relocation to the trunk with OEM spec. With the donor car, I know I have all the wiring and battery holders necessary. But my main question is with the trunk floor. Anyone know of the trunk floor that is...
  2. 323ti Compact yr 2000

    General BMW Discussions
    I've been offered a 2000/V 323ti Compact. It's LHD and belonged to a relative in Spain. Originally a German import, it's done a genuine 60k Km. Leather interior, M spec apparently, webasto style roof, air con. Needs a fuel pump. Is it worth saving or languishing in scrap territory? The car is in...
  3. 1999 e36/5 323ti - Lambda sensor problems

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello everybody! I am in a quite strange situation. My BMW 323ti is holding M52B25 engine. By the VIN code it says that I have a M52TUB25, as it is 1999, when the engines were dual-vanos, but I believe that mine is single vanos. I believe to have two Siemens lambda sensors, one pre-cat one...
  4. 1997 e36 323ti diff question

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I'm looking for a new diff for my 323ti compact and I found this: I'm almost 100% sure this is a type 188 LSD diff that would fit my compact, but can anybody confirm this before I spend money on it? ;) It's a 3.45:1 diff from a Z3 2.0. Greetings Wouter
  5. 323ti m52 engine problem

    General BMW Discussions
    I got a malfunction of some kind Engine is M52b25 A car used to drive good and solid, now all of a sudden the car sometimes dosent want to rev more then 2500, and is turns off by itself. If still pulls very good but sometimes happens it can not go over 2500 which is pretty scary when...
  6. 1997 323ti rim size advise

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hello, I have a 1997 323ti wich I'm going to mod a bit to make it faster. The first thing I'll do is remove some weight. Aircon, rear seats and the big one: unsprung weight. The standard BMW rims weigh 9.9kg, which is rather a lot for a 16inch. There are a lot of 16inch rims which are a lot...
  7. 1997 E36 323ti rear clunk

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello, I have a clunk problem. There are several occasions when I hear it, but I can produce it most easily by driving in second gear at 4000rpm, pressing my clutch, let the revs drop and when I re engage the clutch I hear a "clunk" from the rear. If I press the accelerator a little bit, I hear...
  8. 2001 E36 323ti bmw compact indicator light fitting

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    im sure it is easy how do i remove and replace the indicator light on an e36 comapct please,the glass got broken so i pick up relacement from bmw tomorrow thanks
  9. 2001 E36 323ti compact sluggish

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    had engine changed recently as many of you may know car is a bit ropey when i turn ignition,it doesnt just spring into action its a bit stuttery almost like i need to give it some gas oil is new air filter is new sparks are new anything you suggest i can do over weekend to solve it? car...
  10. 2001 E36 323ti compact m rooflining

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    im suffering with a sagging roof lining and suffering with funds has anyone a suggestion please i can access inside lining via rear lamp in roof roof lining is black
  11. 2001 E36 323ti compact m Sluggish start up

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    i have a lil wierdness going on since having my new engine installed 1. start up a lil slugish,needs a lil push on accelerator to get it there 2. it almost feels sluggish as if i struggle to go past 120 kmph this car has top end of 144 mph so its odd 3. lacks its normal off the lights...
  12. 2001 E36 323ti bmw compact fuel??

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    i have had new engine put in car waitied so far 3 weeks for it to be done i know its a piss take, they say now excuse is fuel is getting too hot??? is it possible??
  13. 2001 E36 323ti Compact M, name this piece?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi there i have a bmw 323 ti compact m sadly an idiot in a truck reversed into me and damaged the following piece its the metal bit that sits behind supporting the oval grills and wraps underneathe the headlights what is that part actually called please also i have my car in dakar yellow...
  14. 1998 E36 323Ti - Passenger air bag warning

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hope this in the right section ! On this 323ti I recently bought I notice that the air bag malfuction warning signal stays on all the timel, when it should go off when running I am pretty sure. Of course it does not tell you which of the two airbags is causing the problem, if any. However I do...
  15. E36 1998 323ti compact wrong wheels

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi Guys This compact I am about to buy is low mileage and in great condition. However it is sitting on the following tyres Front: 245/35 R18 (continental) Rear 245/ 40 R18 ( Dunlop sport) Whilst it makes the car (to some) look great I believe it will invalidate my insurance in case of an...