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Forum: US and North America 12-13-2008, 01:34 AM
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Posted By ShortE36
FS: '98 318ti [Active][5spd]

Currently on Ebay. Very low reserve.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=170285069914&sspagename=STRK%3AMESELX%3AIT&viewitem=
Forum: US and North America 11-21-2008, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,335
Posted By ShortE36
FS: '98 318Ti Active /// 5spd /// 161K /// All Stock

1998 318Ti Active
5spd
161K miles
10/97 production
Schwarz black
Grey leatherette interior

Massive tune-up and maintenance program done. Runs 200% and even gets 34MPG highway. 28MPG city.
...
Forum: Transmission 11-20-2008, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,140
Posted By ShortE36
Question Dang!

No luck. Swapped out the clutch slave cylinder, bled the clutch system but no good. Clutch feels MUCH better, lighter and engages much earlier. There is a lot less resistance in every gear change...
Forum: Transmission 11-18-2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,140
Posted By ShortE36
Update

Clutch slave cylinder came yesterday. Gotta take care of a leaky valve cover gasket on my 528i tonight and if I have time (and energy) - I'll tackle the job on the Ti and provide some updates.
Forum: US and North America 11-10-2008, 04:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 933
Posted By ShortE36
No worries - just wanted to put the offer out...

No worries - just wanted to put the offer out there. Good luck and happy hunting.
Forum: US and North America 11-09-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 933
Posted By ShortE36
I am!

I'm in North eastern PA. 6K and it's yours!
http://allentown.craigslist.org/cto/877676921.html

In addition to what's listed as being done, I'm also in the process of replacing the rear brakes,...
Forum: Transmission 11-09-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,140
Posted By ShortE36
Just ordered a new clutch slave cylinder from...

Just ordered a new clutch slave cylinder from AutoHausAZ. I got the Brake Pressure Bleeder from BavAuto but it was the catch bottle that was back ordered. Whenever I get the clutch slave cylinder...
Forum: I'm thinking about buying a ti. 10-30-2008, 01:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,905
Posted By ShortE36
What year is your 318? I have a spare set of...

What year is your 318? I have a spare set of exhaust manifold gaskets that I ordered from Pelican Parts a long time ago. It's for the <95 models (M42).

Part No. 11-62-1-728-983-M17 on...
Forum: Transmission 10-27-2008, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,140
Posted By ShortE36
Nah - forces it back out.

Nah - forces it back out.
Forum: Transmission 10-27-2008, 04:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,140
Posted By ShortE36
Thanks for your input guys. I ordered the Brake...

Thanks for your input guys. I ordered the Brake Pressure Bleeder from BavAuto but they're back ordered so hopefully they can get it out soon.
Forum: Transmission 10-26-2008, 11:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,140
Posted By ShortE36
From a stop, 1st gear 'pops' - Advice?

OK so as the title states, I'm having a problem with my transmission/clutch.

1998 318ti (10/97 prod date)
160K

Symptoms are:

From a dead stop, when I put the car in 1st, it will pop back...
Forum: Transmission 10-26-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By ShortE36
OK I managed to get that coupler/u-joint out. Had...

OK I managed to get that coupler/u-joint out. Had to remove that circular clip/ring and getting the pin out was pretty easy. Used a short 1" nail with a big head on it and pushed down from the top...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 10-26-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By ShortE36
Hey Rick. Car sounds nice. And 900 quid is...

Hey Rick. Car sounds nice. And 900 quid is definitely cheap. Good find. As far as maintenance items go, I just did a full service on my car and as I'm sitting here typing, am in the middle of...
Forum: Transmission 10-26-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By ShortE36
Hey Jess - so i finally got the clip off using...

Hey Jess - so i finally got the clip off using jwm's technique of just banging at it from the side with a longer screwdriver. I ordered the Pelican Parts shifter bushing rebuild kit and now that I've...
Forum: US and North America 10-26-2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,992
Posted By ShortE36
Pics were taken down in that Englewood Cliffs...

Pics were taken down in that Englewood Cliffs neighborhood weren't they? Really nice looking Ti. Love that park on the Hudson. I forget the name now.... But have taken many a chica there... lol.
Forum: Transmission 10-26-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By ShortE36
Hey Jess, jwm - thanks for all the tips. I...

Hey Jess, jwm - thanks for all the tips. I haven't gotten to it yet but will in a few. I'm gonna head down to the garage now and try dropping it. I recently replaced the mounts so the 4 bolts on the...
Forum: Transmission 10-25-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By ShortE36
Oh man!

Thanks jess. I really appreciate you taking the time to take the pix. I had read something similar on ronstygar's page and another on BF.com I think. Unfortunately I wish it were that easy. The...
Forum: Transmission 10-25-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By ShortE36
Two things: 1. What do you mean by 'pull it to...

Two things: 1. What do you mean by 'pull it to the inside'
2. Are you suggesting I put a screwdriver on the passenger side of the flange? I see only 1 way to do it but truely...
Forum: Transmission 10-25-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By ShortE36
I ultimately want to have 3 taken off but right...

I ultimately want to have 3 taken off but right now I just need to get it lifted up from the flange on 1 so then I can separate it by pulling it out of 1.
Forum: Transmission 10-25-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By ShortE36
anyone?

anyone?
Forum: Engine 10-25-2008, 12:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,842
Posted By ShortE36
Nope. 1998 (10/97) Active

Nope.
1998 (10/97) Active
Forum: Electrical 10-25-2008, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By ShortE36
This may not seem to address the brake light...

This may not seem to address the brake light problem immediately but try pulling out your gauge cluster and checking the wiring and the connections. If they're loose this might give you your cluster...
Forum: Transmission 10-24-2008, 11:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By ShortE36
#3 - the bearing bolt/carrier pin

#3 - the bearing bolt/carrier pin
Forum: Transmission 10-24-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By ShortE36
HELP: "Bitch Clip"

So I picked up the Pelican Parts bushing rebuild kit and I was doing pretty well until I got to this *&%$#@ thing. :mad: I've tried going at it from underneath with a screw driver and a hammer, tried...
Forum: Maintenance 10-24-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,303
Posted By ShortE36
I think 15w-40 was for the break-in period. Then...

I think 15w-40 was for the break-in period. Then they switched to 5w-40 after that and eventually, replaced the 5w-40 recommendation with 5w-30. The 15w-40 was conventional but the 5w-40 and 5w-30...
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