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  1. 1996 E36 M3 evo, can anyone recommend a good coolant

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    My coolant is due a change. I'm unsure whether to just use normal cheap coolant or is there any particluar types that come highly recommended? Also there is always bleeding issues with normal E36's, (having to jack up the front etc.) is this the same for an M3? Is it worth flushing the...
  2. 1996 E36 M3 3.2 Evo - Power run

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Had a power run today I got 311bhp/237lb/ft how does that sound up to standard power?
  3. 1996 E36 M3 evo - oil temp/pressure help

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi guys have had the car a week now and sooooooooooooo pleased with it,however i only noticed last night that is it the oil pressure or oil temperature gauge under the rev counter isnt working,any ideas on what and where to check please?is it clocks out job and check wiring?
  4. E36 M3 evo Cabrio - urgent help with boot space

    General BMW Discussions
    hi folks new member here would somebody please be able to help me asap urgently,im thinking of swapping my range rover for an e36 m 3 evo,ive had lots of bm's in my time but never a convertible,however i have a dilema i have 2 kids,and need to see the boot space to see if a pram will fit in,i...
  5. 1998 E36 M3 evo brake light not working?!?! (FIXED)

    Auto Electrical Forum
    hi i need help.my passenger brake light has stopped working.bulb and fuse fine where should i look next? cheers
  6. 1996 E36 M3 evo Project vanos! Seals & bolts replaced

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello all. Being the owner of an E36 M3 I have always been a little concerned about the notorious vanos problem that can occur with this car. Although the vanos unit on this car is not excessively noisy & the drive and performance is as it should be, I decided some time ago that fitting an...
  7. 1998 E36 M3 evo - Alarm not central locking

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Has anyone got the relevant wiring diagrams to enable me to investigate the above problem?
  8. 1996 E36 M3 evo vanos seal kit

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I've just ordered an... 'UPGRADED VITON O-RING KIT FOR E36 M3 S50B32 (3.2 EVO) VANOS INCLUDING HIGH TENSILE BOLT SET':D see here, (I got the last one tho)..http://www.iridiumengineering.co.uk/vanos.htm Looks like it comes with extensive fitting instruction but if anyone with minimal...
  9. 1998 E36 M3 Evo - airbox,maf removal pros and cons???

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi a few questions that im not sure on,im a welder fabricator.i keep seeing carbon fibre airboxs/plenums in all the mags and wondered what will happen if i just make my own out of aluminium or stainless??? removing the maf is not a problem as i have a dastek/uni-chip ecu piggyback so i know i...
  10. 1996 E36 M3 Evo - Noisey vanos unit????

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    The dual vanos on my e36 m3 is sounding like a diesel and needs replacing firstly does anyone know the best place to get one new/rebuilt?? secondly this is my daily so what will happen if i just keep driving with the "rattly" unit for a few more weeks???? cheers
  11. 1995 E36 328 - Will an E36 M3 evo lsd diff fit?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi i have an m3 evo diff and want to put it into my e36 328i what else will i need to make it fit or am i better off selling it and buying 3.0 m3 diff tia jamie
  12. 1995 E36 M3 evo - manifold removal

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi. im new on here but done a search and nothing came up. im having to remove my exhaust manifold as i bashed it off a horrible speed bump,, but it looks like a not very nice job. any tips for removing it? cheers
  13. 1998 E36 M3 evo smg help please

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    1998 E36 M3 evo smg help please( FIXED ) hey guys, need some help please, i have a e36 m3 evo smg, car has lost reverse gear, i have a cog symbol which would come on and disappear next to my abs light when i started the car, but now it stays on. when i engaged reverse before i would need use a...
  14. 1999 E36 M3 evo performance airfilter

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all i have a e36 m3 evo which i love but have heard they respond well to an induction kit is this true or is the std airbox good enough. The car has a cat back supersprint exhaust. Thanks for any advice.
  15. 1997 E36 M3 Evo intermittant or incorrect blower speed on heater?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I have some issues with my blower. I have the digital display unit in an e36 evo. About a year ago i had the lights go out experience and managed to get it fixed by return. This time my fault is slightly different. All the lights work on the digital display, i am able to raise and change...
  16. 1997 E36 M3 evo - needed please for E36 3.2 evo been standing for 2 years

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I have aquired a 1997 3.2 evo engine it has been standing for approx 2 years without been started at all, I am about to start it at the end of the month any ideas to make sure the baby will go thanks in advance :hihi
  17. 1996 E36 M3 evo - Uprated VANOS seal kit

    General BMW Discussions
    :thumbsup Hi all I have a m3 evo and i ordered a uprated seal kit for my vanos unit from the net and let me tell you its the best thing since sliced bread... Car is from the outset far quicker, revs more freely, better on fuel. This kit really is a must for any one with an evo. Its so easy to...
  18. 1999 E36 M3 evo - Sorted out Useless stereo

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, bought the car a few months ago and immediately thought the stereo in it was pants - especially with the roof down. When i picked it up the head unit had been changed to a nice sony model and it had the standard speakers in. (Not HK) First job on the car was to sort it! Removed all door...
  19. 1997 E36 M3 Evo - strange noise

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all this is my first post and its about a worrying sound the car is making. I got the car and around a month ago its a p reg with only 72k the car was in good condition no strange noises at the time, I have also done an oil and filter change aroung 2 weeks ago. Anyway the car has...
  20. 1999 E36 M3 Evo - viscous fan removal

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys does anyone know what is involved in removing the viscous fan and not having it there problems i might have? any parts needed? etc cheers
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