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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, i am new to this and hope someone can shed some light. I have had a stalling and cutting out issue. Finding an air leak which has stopped the cutting out, however the car is idling rough and a popping noise is coming from the exhaust. Im not sure if this is down to timing or ignition...
  2. BMW Engine Conversions
    sunny afternoon from south africa to all fellow bimmers so long story short ive decided to invest some time in my E12 5 series. among other things one of the first changes was from feul injection to weber carb, some mucking about with the timing and she goes ....slowly... note : its an...
  3. Auto Electrical Forum
    Good evening everyone, This is my first post on any BMW forum, mainly because forums have always posed a navigational nightmare for me! I'm no mechanic first off but have a little knowledge, I'm an I.T engineer so troubleshooting I can do and I do small work where I feel confident enough to...
  4. Introductions
    Hi all, My names Rob. I'm new to the forum so thought id say hi and attach a few photos of my car. Its a 1998 E36 328i coupe in cosmos black, its my second E36 (I used to have a 316 but upgraded!) and I have no plans of changing as I love them :thumbsup! Ive had it for about 9/10 months now...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello people, I really need some advice on what to do with my m3 3.0 lsd 3.15 which is fitted to my 328i. I'm doing a suspension overhaul and would like to get everything running smooth. So far the lsd has been doing a great job but I can hear sort of grinding noise in slow turns and would...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hey guys wanted to know if a 523i plastic valve cover fits a e36 328i
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, I am in search for a pair of e36 m3 door strips cuz some punks have stolen mine!!! If anyone can help, I would be very grateful. Thanks
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    G'day guys, First time poster on this site and i need help. I have an E36 328i Coupe fitted with a 5 Speed auto. Ever since i had purchased it it seems to be nothing but trouble. Okay, so the initial problem i was having was a charge issue. The battery would not hold charge, i took this to my...
  9. Introductions
    Hi guys and Girls, I picked up my 3rd BMW on Tuesday, and by far the best. At first i was a little unsure as the mileage is high but this thing has really been looked after and i now understand why FSH is so important. Looks like i'll be on here often as it does have a few little glitches...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello to All, Recently I started a thread looking for info on why my car was getting hot in the sun and whilst stuck in traffic. The temp dial just gently crept up to the notch before the red zone of the gauge......but didnt actually go any further. It was suggested that I should check the water...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I have an E36, 1996 BMW 328i. The warning light says 'coolant level'. Does this mean that I need to add antifreeze now? What type of antifreeze should I use? From my research, most seem to say that I should buy it from a BMW dealer? As I don't know what's currently in there, should I get...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    CAR: E36 328i tourer, manual YEAR: 1996 P reg MILEAGE: 170,000 hello 2 all, Im just about to change the oil, oil filter and plugs on the above vehicle and i've been trying to gauge opinions on best oil/plugs Im hearing that iridium plugs are good, but expensive and can be an issue with regard...
  13. BMW Engine Conversions
    hi all, im new so please forgive me if these questions have been asked before. i've got a 1998 e36 328I coupe and im starting to get a little bored of the performance. also add that the car has 160000 miles on the clock, im considering an engine swap. i want over 300 bhp and am considering the...
  14. BMW Engine Conversions
    Anyone got any links to people who have done this. The car is an e36 328i and me and a friend are either going to turbo charge the 2.8 or swap for the e46 m3 engine. Any information for budget ie whats needed or how to links would be amazing. Many thanks in advance and sorry if this has been...
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