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  1. 97 e36 M43 m44 tunerpro

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi All I am new to this forum and looking for some help with regards to tuning M43 and M44 four cylinder engines with TunerPro. The problem is I can't seem to find any XDF or bin files for these engines online. I think the reason is that most people only care about the six cylinder engines...
  2. E36 tds , black smoke no power up hills

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, i am working on a E36 TDS (1995) . there is black smoke and no power up hill. I was thinking turbo but put my scan tool on to see if there was any codes. There were but no code as such. it read 10 start of injection control/solenoid valve and 20 road speed control/control panel. Not the...
  3. BMW E36 M3 Compact 3.2 EVO S50B32 + extra's

    BMW Cars for Sale
    The closest drive you will get and have to a Go-Kart and lots cheaper than a Porsche 911!! Up for grabs is my BMW E36 Compact, which from the outside looks standard apart from the twin exhausts and M3 mirrors, but looks can be deceiving.... The sound from the exhausts are fantastic!! Its...
  4. E36 M44 to M54B30 swap

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Afternoon all. I've decided to take on this conversion over the coming weeks. Looking for someone who's done one to run a few questions by if possible...? There is a ready made loom which I intend to use which will save a lot of time wiring wise. What I want to know is; 1. Exhaust - does the...
  5. E36 M3 3.0l wierd electrical issue

    Auto Electrical Forum
    I’ve got an electrical issue that I’m coming to my wits end. Happened last year and still not got it resolved. E36 3.0 M3. Track prepared but still road legal. Problem is this When sidelights and headlights are off the indicators work fine but the nearside (UK) sidelight flashes with the left...
  6. E36 M52 conversion no charging

    Auto Electrical Forum
    I've recently carried out a M44 to M52 conversion on my E36 coupe, its gone fairly well until now, I don't seem to be getting any charge from the alternator to the battery, at first I assumed it was the alternator to put a new one in still not charging. the battery in the boot is only showing...
  7. E36 Door Cards

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    E36 Coupe Door Card repairs I'm investigating repairing both my front and rear door cards the inserts with cloth are sagging Ive seen a few posts but no real replies on them. For those who are familiar the door card inserts are glued to the main door card, and the cloth in turn in glued to...
  8. 1998 E36 restore to modern classic or give up

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi All just after some opinion Im at a cross roads with my E36. I have an E36 M44 318iS 1988 S plate been in our household about 18 years (21 years old) with 180K miles. FBMW service history up to 100K then BMW specialist last 80K miles Its very clean, and do get comments from people who...
  9. E36 1996 328i A/C help please

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Ok here goes... Basically my A/C stopped working a few days ago. Ive been doing a few tests but not having much luck So a little background is the aux fan is not working either. I noticed this was not working maybe 1.5 weeks ago when my A/C was actually working fine which was strange as they...
  10. E36 316I 26K miles! needs rescuing.

    BMW Cars for Sale
    Hi everyone, I will keep this brief, the car was purchased earlier this year for my elderly father to use for popping to the shops etc, we jokingly said it would be the last car he ever buys, sadly this has actually proven to be true as a few weeks ago he was taken into residential care as his...
  11. E36 328i soemtimes starts running rough and slow

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, i have had my 1997 328i coupe for over a year now and a while ago it started developing a problem where it would cut out. I took it to a garage and they replaced the cam shaft sensor which fixed it for a while and it completely stopped cutting out. A while after it started having a problem...
  12. E36 compact suspension

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi All, I have recently bought a E36 msport compact as a little run around. It has the m43 1.9 engine, only done 60k miles however I really want to refresh the suspension. Any ideas of what kits I could go for? Don't want to spend loads but don't want to buy cheap either. Kind regards James
  13. New guy with BMW e36 compact

    Introductions
    Hi All, I have recently bought a E36 msport compact as a little run around. It has the m43 1.9 engine, only done 60k miles however I really want to refresh the suspension. Any ideas of what kits I could go for? Don't want to spend loads but don't want to buy cheap either. Kind regards James
  14. E36 323i convertible 1999 where to refill transmission fluid

    Technical Guides for the E36, E30 and E21
    Just bought a project nice e36 323i convertible got it In the air . Than found oil all over the transmission pan . Has a life time green plastic plug on the bottom of the auto box pad a drain plug at one end . Bought a Mann filter and gasket kit drained the auto box as black as old engine oil...
  15. Sub-cheap E36 first drift car

    Motorsport and Drifting (BMW related)
    Hello, I recently decided myself to take some actions to get into the drift world and I'm trying to figure out what car to take as my first drift machine. First of all, I'm living in central Europe, so prices are quite different than UK and US. I already talked with a mechanic friend for a...
  16. 1995 E36 316i 1.6 door locks.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey guys I'm having some major issues with the barrel lock/central locking on my E36. The barrel lock on the driver side is completely jammed, and the passenger side one will only turn to lock the car; which obviously I don't want to do as I won't be able to open it again. My mechanic has...
  17. BMW E36 M3 EVO Forged Style 24 Alloy Wheels

    Ebay Auctions - BMW related ONLY!
    Genuine E36 M3 LTW alloys non staggered. They do require a refurb as the paint stripper was applied and not removed Setup 5x120 4 x 7.5j All 4 wheels are stamped with 850 All wheels are straight with no cracks or buckles just some curb marks Very hard to find a genuine set...
  18. BMW E36 M3 EVO Forged Style 24 Alloy Wheels

    Alloy wheels and tyres for sale
    FOR SALE Genuine E36 M3 LTW alloys non staggered. They do require a refurb as the paint stripper was applied and not removed Setup 5x120 4 x 7.5j All 4 wheels are stamped with 850 All wheels are straight with no cracks or buckles just some curb marks Very hard to find a genuine set...
  19. BMW E36 M3 EVO Forged Style 24 Alloy Wheels

    BMW Parts for Sale
    FOR SALE Genuine E36 M3 LTW alloys non staggered. They do require a refurb as the paint stripper was applied and not removed Setup 5x120 4 x 7.5j All 4 wheels are stamped with 850 All wheels are straight with no cracks or buckles just some curb marks Very hard to find a genuine set...
  20. E36 M3 evo gearbox maximum torque capability

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys, I am just in the midst of a 2JZ build in my E36. I am planning to use the Getrag 420G gearbox from the E36 M3 Evo. It will be a high horsepower build of around 800 bhp. I noticed that the E36 evo gearbox has a 29mm diameter input shaft in comparison to the E46 M3 (420G) gearbox's 35mm...
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