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Forum: Lounge 08-23-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,879
Posted By BRADESTAR
A 996 is close to 20 year's old now too. Sounds...

A 996 is close to 20 year's old now too. Sounds like you shelled out for the turbo, so don't have the ims issue. But I'd bet dollar's to donuts that maintenance is a lot cheaper for our lowly 4's....
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 08-12-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,121
Posted By BRADESTAR
Did you put much use on the brass gear? Did it...

Did you put much use on the brass gear? Did it work well? Much metal shavings or anything?

I noticed that the company that made them doesn't seem to offer them anymore.
Forum: Site Feedback 08-01-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,905
Posted By BRADESTAR
I saw the notice a couple days ago and felt...

I saw the notice a couple days ago and felt poorly. This site was actually one of the reasons I became interested in the Ti's. I was searching the interweb for a reasonably priced car to...
Forum: Cars for Sale 07-14-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,670
Posted By BRADESTAR
Pictures please. Maybe these things aren't...

Pictures please.

Maybe these things aren't as rare as one might think. lol.
Forum: Engine Swaps 07-12-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,891
Posted By BRADESTAR
I forgot to mention shifting linkage is different...

I forgot to mention shifting linkage is different also.

One pro for the Z is that you can collect a lot more money back parting it out, if panels and hood are good. Those are saught after and sell...
Forum: Engine Swaps 07-09-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,891
Posted By BRADESTAR
Z's wiring harness is longer. I switched to the...

Z's wiring harness is longer. I switched to the 325/8 harness which caused me to have to switch alternators.

Power steering cooling line's are different

Front plastics; air filter box, alt...
Forum: Lounge 07-01-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,381
Posted By BRADESTAR
Fair advice. 330K is exceptional. I'd say...

Fair advice.

330K is exceptional. I'd say you got your worth out of that machine!

That said, sell the E90. Keep your thrills dirt cheap!
Forum: Cars for Sale 07-01-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,670
Posted By BRADESTAR
What $ amount is WELL? Don't want to sell, but if...

What $ amount is WELL? Don't want to sell, but if you mean "WELL!!!"

1998 Sierrarot Ti with the folding roof I bought in '13, one owner prior. Probably less than 170K.


Pretty stock. Did...
Forum: SoCal 06-22-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,614
Posted By BRADESTAR
Haha. Yea your drugs are gone dude! If you...

Haha. Yea your drugs are gone dude!

If you didn't leave title with the tow it was likely parted and smashed. I sometimes do a vin search to see where my old rigs have been registered. Someone...
Forum: Maintenance 06-22-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,245
Posted By BRADESTAR
I had similar situation. unbolted the head drain...

I had similar situation. unbolted the head drain plug and thought "crap I unbolted the wrong bolt", cause nothing came out. Had to poke in there to get it to flow it had rusted over so.

I did the...
Forum: SoCal 06-22-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,614
Posted By BRADESTAR
lol. busted out window, chalk full of...

lol. busted out window, chalk full of possessions, left for first taker.....Is this Walter White?
Forum: Engine 06-22-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By BRADESTAR
Have you checked motor mounts? Maybe jumping...

Have you checked motor mounts? Maybe jumping around in there causing false problems.
Forum: Electrical 06-22-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,424
Posted By BRADESTAR
I don't have a picture handy. It is right under...

I don't have a picture handy. It is right under the coil pack, passenger side. Can't really miss it when you find it, gotta be there.

Could be that or the main in the battery box. I use a power...
Forum: Electrical 05-19-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 907
Posted By BRADESTAR
You'd see it, but here is pic. Don't know why it...

You'd see it, but here is pic. Don't know why it wouldn't still be there in your car, unless there is no carpet or something. Any insulating material should work.

I've never really looked into...
Forum: Maintenance 05-19-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,364
Posted By BRADESTAR
I don't use any RTV. A little lube on the rubber...

I don't use any RTV. A little lube on the rubber gasket so it seats properly and that's that.

..Your heater core valve looks a little suspect there, I don't know how far I'd trust that thing.
Forum: Electrical 05-18-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 907
Posted By BRADESTAR
There is a carpet tab around the passenger side...

There is a carpet tab around the passenger side brake light housing that keeps that fuse from shorting. Check to see that it's in place. If you take off black plastic piece from inside you should see...
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-16-2019, 02:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By BRADESTAR
Yes 328 is cleaner. The Alternator on Z3 will be...

Yes 328 is cleaner. The Alternator on Z3 will be different, best to get an M3 alt and the cooling gear to go to it.
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-07-2019, 03:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 17,163
Posted By BRADESTAR
Well that's enuf. Giving up on this thing. Off to...

Well that's enuf. Giving up on this thing. Off to the scrapper! Good riddance....you guys and your silly Ti projects!


https://i.postimg.cc/xCndSCBq/towing.jpg (https://postimg.cc/qtDrskJd)
Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 05-07-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,832
Posted By BRADESTAR
I like your interior cloth. But, you are driving...

I like your interior cloth. But, you are driving on the wrong side of the road!

Welcome.
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 04-26-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,618
Posted By BRADESTAR
Good stuff! My phone sent me another one of...

Good stuff!

My phone sent me another one of your videos a few weeks back. Was fun to watch, but looked insane concrete barrier's and building's left and right. Didn't see any safe'r barrier's or...
Forum: Misc 03-18-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
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: 642
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: 32
Views: 17,163
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: 2,122
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: 533
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
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