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Forum: Misc 03-18-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By BRADESTAR
Thanks. I think that is the answer. Use the 328...

Thanks. I think that is the answer. Use the 328 cooler and figure the mounts.

I just don't understand why the ti cooler isn't the same as the other e36's. Why engineer that little one for us? The...
Forum: Misc 03-17-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By BRADESTAR
Z3 rack cooler

I'm looking at installing a z3 steering rack. It's going on a M52 powered ti. I was wondering what cooling line people are using.

The ti cooler is only one bend, where it looks like a 328i cooler...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-23-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 15,752
Posted By BRADESTAR
Out with the old! ...

Out with the old!

https://i.postimg.cc/s2Z4yYVr/silverengine1.jpg (https://postimg.cc/4Ks9Qh7L)


..and I guess this must be a "cupped valve". Though I don't see much cupping.
...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 02-23-2019, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,517
Posted By BRADESTAR
There was a thread going last month on this as...

There was a thread going last month on this as well;

http://www.318ti.org/forum/showthread.php?t=40482



You can probably see gaps in the corners between the gasket and body, looking down...
Forum: Misc 02-21-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By BRADESTAR
TI part?

this has been on CL here for a bit.

Ti part or Not Ti part?


https://seattle.craigslist.org/est/pts/d/woodinville-bmw-rear-spolier-half-off/6813526597.html
Forum: Engine 02-21-2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,707
Posted By BRADESTAR
I didn't know this. I thought that all the E36...

I didn't know this. I thought that all the E36 FPR's were the same. That's good info, for swap people especially.


I guess I don't understand the value in the rest of it, capping the lines....
Forum: US and North America 02-11-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By BRADESTAR
I do have one that ends in 667. Out of a '96...

I do have one that ends in 667. Out of a '96 automatic.
Forum: US and North America 02-11-2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By BRADESTAR
I think I have one. Will check. What year's were...

I think I have one. Will check. What year's were they in?
Forum: Cars for Sale 01-26-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,339
Posted By BRADESTAR
OMG! What a fantastic color! Perhaps I'm a bit...

OMG! What a fantastic color! Perhaps I'm a bit partial, but my goodness, that thing should be 3x"s the price on color alone! ...(I have a canvas top 98 in that color)

Seriously though, you don't...
Forum: Exterior 01-11-2019, 04:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,169
Posted By BRADESTAR
Yes. Just don't do as Bradestar has done. There...

Yes. Just don't do as Bradestar has done. There are a lot of torx visible there and 2 PHILLIPS screws which are not, at the front corners. I missed those screws and fought it a bit to get it out, in...
Forum: Exterior 01-10-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,169
Posted By BRADESTAR
I've got a few. Redoing the rubber gasket helped...

I've got a few. Redoing the rubber gasket helped out my leaky top. My hoses weren't clogged. I only used one zip tie putting them back on. I guess two is water tight (they do that on boat lines or...
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-08-2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,238
Posted By BRADESTAR
Seems like you need the carrier and selector rod...

Seems like you need the carrier and selector rod from a 325, since those had the 6 cyl. with Getrag tranny. I mistakenly picked those pieces up thinking they were the same as 328i. But later learned...
Forum: Engine 12-20-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,690
Posted By BRADESTAR
Security system. Whereas DME (engine computer),...

Security system. Whereas DME (engine computer), chip in ignition key, and EWS module, all must match for car to start.

You can get those 3 things from donor or have the ews requirement coded out...
Forum: Maintenance 12-12-2018, 01:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By BRADESTAR
Right. Y tho? It's 2019, put the old one in...

Right. Y tho?

It's 2019, put the old one in landfill and get new belt.
Forum: Maintenance 12-12-2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By BRADESTAR
I didn't even know "belt conditioner" existed....

I didn't even know "belt conditioner" existed. What the heck? Must be a thing from a bygone era?
Forum: Engine 11-27-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 84,162
Posted By BRADESTAR
Order placed. Thanks for thinking of us again! ...

Order placed. Thanks for thinking of us again!

I've been running the M44 tune for 3 years now and only have good things to say about it.....nice for us to have the option for the slight bump to...
Forum: Engine 11-26-2018, 01:33 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 84,162
Posted By BRADESTAR
Cool! Email sent..

Cool! Email sent..
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 11-21-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By BRADESTAR
Cool car! Used to work in Everett. Got sick of...

Cool car! Used to work in Everett. Got sick of it.....

Surprised that's registered in them'ere parts. Sounds fun though!
Forum: United States 10-30-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By BRADESTAR
Looking at the diagram there. Looks like it goes...

Looking at the diagram there. Looks like it goes to upper intake somewhere.
Forum: United States 10-30-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By BRADESTAR
Yep figure 2. After thinking, I'm fairly...

Yep figure 2. After thinking, I'm fairly confident that is the line that goes to FPR on a stock Ti
Forum: United States 10-30-2018, 04:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By BRADESTAR
No that's not right. Should be a line on there. ...

No that's not right. Should be a line on there.

I can't think of where that line goes off hand. One of them around there goes back to the fuel filter area. I think onto the FPR. Not sure that it's...
Forum: Suspension 10-22-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,293
Posted By BRADESTAR
These cars are old and cheap. This forum is the...

These cars are old and cheap. This forum is the best place to look for any information on the Ti! No offense meant Motts, but 8 comments since July '17 ain't exactly stressing the server...

OP,...
Forum: Engine 10-22-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,450
Posted By BRADESTAR
Any stored codes? I'd start by checking the...

Any stored codes?

I'd start by checking the two ground's. Those can do weird things if they aren't grounded well. One in battery box the other just below it.

Did spark plugs look ok? Are you...
Forum: Engine 10-21-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,450
Posted By BRADESTAR
This car never ran that you've seen? I'd...

This car never ran that you've seen?

I'd start with the basic stuff. Air , fuel, spark, compression.

Why was someone jumping to starter? When you said "cranking but no spark", was that with the...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 10-14-2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,536
Posted By BRADESTAR
Welcome. It wasn't a bad decision. I grew...

Welcome. It wasn't a bad decision.

I grew up in Chicago area. Couldn't stand rusted out cars so moved out West. (not to mention the weather)

Good luck!
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