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Forum: Misc 05-30-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By cocofunk
Leaks. Replaced Gaskets, STILL LEAKS!

This car was leaking like mad. I replaced the following:

3 gaskets in the front timing cover (the 2 vertical ones, and the one shaped like a half rectangle horizontally at the middle)
oil filter...
Forum: Maintenance 05-30-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Posted By cocofunk
Update - spent hours trying to bleed. No way...

Update - spent hours trying to bleed. No way Jose. Eventually got a friend who is a Merc mechanic and brought his power bleeder. That helped immensely and still took 45 mins. No way I was going to...
Forum: Engine 05-18-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 844
Posted By cocofunk
Firewall to tranny coolant leak. heater core?

I have a coolant leak from the rear of the engine, firewall, which drips onto the tranny and onto the floor from the tranny.

I checked the plastic "Y connector" which bolts onto the head, and it...
Forum: Engine 05-18-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 752
Posted By cocofunk
I do not see why it would be different other than...

I do not see why it would be different other than the cap and that oil filter housing bush in the M44s.
Forum: Maintenance 05-18-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Posted By cocofunk
I found out what happened - classic slave...

I found out what happened - classic slave cylinder explosion into the bell housing (apparently common). I took the tranny out again, took out the broken pieces, realigned the clutch arm, throwout...
Forum: Maintenance 05-14-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Posted By cocofunk
No clutch Feel! Removed Tranny and reinstalled

I did all seals for the car. Rear main, front, timing cover gaskets, oil filter housing gasket. To do the rear, I removed the D-shaft and replaced all the rear bushings while there.

Reinstalled...
Forum: Transmission 03-27-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 619
Posted By cocofunk
No bolts in chassis where the CSB goes!

I did the rear main seal. Unbolted the driveshaft, tranny, etc. Now I have a couple questions.

1. What the hell do I do to get the CSB back on? A previous owner seems to have cut into the body...
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 02-13-2018, 03:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,471
Posted By cocofunk
All Great suggestion as well as this one. I...

All Great suggestion as well as this one.

I just started tackling the entire rear and dropped the exhaust and undid the entire rear. The rear subframe is ready to drop, I just need to buy 2 more...
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 02-03-2018, 04:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,471
Posted By cocofunk
Plan for tracking the Ti. Validate and give feedback please.

Long story short. Purchased a 318ti in order to use it as a daily driver. Found out it was spilling too much oil and couldn't figure it out in time, after all I needed it daily. I ended up buying...
Forum: NorCal 01-18-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,928
Posted By cocofunk
I definitely hear you; This is a car I am going...

I definitely hear you; This is a car I am going to eventually make into a track car (s52 swap). But I do not want to start with the swap as of yet. I want to get this M44 more sound and reliable to...
Forum: NorCal 01-18-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,928
Posted By cocofunk
This is probably my 6th pre 97 BMW, never have I...

This is probably my 6th pre 97 BMW, never have I seen leaking like this. Plus, all the BMWs I've owned before have been inline 6s. But I have to face the music. I am just going to do it all. Water...
Forum: NorCal 01-17-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,928
Posted By cocofunk
Ive ran my hand (with a latex glove) all around...

Ive ran my hand (with a latex glove) all around the perimeter of the valve cover and it is dirty, but DRY. I honestly think it is the timing cover/front seal. Steering rack looks a bit dirty, but I...
Forum: NorCal 01-16-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,928
Posted By cocofunk
Help with figuring out this weird oil spilling issue? Bay Area

Hey all, I have 3 BMWs - do my own wrenching, one of them is an e30 with S50 swapped in.

I have a 1996 318ti that leaks about a quart of oil per tank of gas. Oil is all over the undercarriage and...
Forum: Engine 12-19-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By cocofunk
Update. No changes to the PS Pump yet. Changed...

Update. No changes to the PS Pump yet. Changed Spark plugs to NGK Coppers - iridiums were in there, changed the air filter to a better one - maybe newer (pulled it off of my other 318ti), and put in...
Forum: Engine 12-18-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By cocofunk
Bad Gas Mileage - 23.8mpg avg

I am getting BAAADDD mileage. 23.8mpg.

I have 2 318Ti's now, a 96 Ti and a 95Ti. My 96 gets 31mpg avg, VERY NICE! But it spills a quart of oil every 200 miles on the highway, horrible. I have not...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 12-15-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,814
Posted By cocofunk
Purple - Queenliness M3. Royal Highness. ...

Purple - Queenliness M3.

Royal Highness.

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Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 12-15-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,814
Posted By cocofunk
Basically, a rattle kind of vibration that I can...

Basically, a rattle kind of vibration that I can feel through my foot coming from the acceleration pedal. It's not a wheel balancing vibration, it is not a control arm vibration at 55 mph while...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 12-08-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,814
Posted By cocofunk
that's definitely where I'm going to start. But...

that's definitely where I'm going to start. But what can explain that weird vibration over 3500 RPM? Is there a Vanos in this motor?
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 12-01-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,814
Posted By cocofunk
I thought about the oil filter gasket - but it...

I thought about the oil filter gasket - but it may be a bit more than just that. Over 3.5k rpm, I get this oscillating rattle feel in the acceleration pedal. I drove another 318ti (95 OBD1) and did...
Forum: Maintenance 11-30-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,346
Posted By cocofunk
Great Progress!

Great Progress!
Forum: Maintenance 11-30-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 331
Posted By cocofunk
Oil Leaking/Burning ALL over the place

HI All. Just joined and I am coming from the e30 swapped with an S50 world.

I am loving my ti, but it is leaking oil like a mad thing! Its either leaking or burning, but when I lifted the car,...
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 11-30-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,814
Posted By cocofunk
Yay! A bay member. Thanks for the welcome.

Yay! A bay member. Thanks for the welcome.
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 11-30-2017, 02:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,814
Posted By cocofunk
San Jose CA 318ti Owner - Intro

What's going on 318ti community. I have had an e30 for 10 years (s50 swap and legal in Cali), and I have a Daytona Violet M3. Now I have a 318ti and wonder why I did not get one sooner. Glad to be...
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