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Forum: Personal bios and Introductions 02-18-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By macilona
Hello....you need to swap a differential from a...

Hello....you need to swap a differential from a manual trans car....it has a 3.45 gearing, so it will solve your problem. At 60 mph, the engine rpm would probably be around 3400, so you can easily...
Forum: Interior and ICE 12-21-2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 13,378
Posted By macilona
Brian....if you don’t get a positive response,...

Brian....if you don’t get a positive response, try prussian motors, in norristown, pa. They are members here, and have a website with their inventory. They part out all bmw’s and are very...
Forum: Induction 12-05-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By macilona
Peter.....you could call Michael Yaskin, owner of...

Peter.....you could call Michael Yaskin, owner of Bavarian Specialties in King of Prussia, PA. He is a well known BMW “expert”, and installed this exact system on my car, and has done others as...
Forum: Maintenance 11-13-2019, 04:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,035
Posted By macilona
FYI.......I fill up using the trip odometer. ...

FYI.......I fill up using the trip odometer. Set it to 0 when I fill up, and stop for gas again when it gets to 300 or so. (The actual range on a tank is around 400 miles) Not worth the effort...
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 08-11-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 25,711
Posted By macilona
That is a land line number, not a cell phone. ...

That is a land line number, not a cell phone. Did you try calling?
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 08-08-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 25,711
Posted By macilona
Downing Atlanta contact

The contact info from several years ago was Jim Goodroe, 770.457.2692. Donít know if there have been any changes.
Forum: Engine 04-07-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,473
Posted By macilona
Look up techniquetuning.com, and give Nick a...

Look up techniquetuning.com, and give Nick a call. He did a software upgrade for the M44 with the Downing Atlanta supercharger, which is no longer produced.
Forum: Electrical 10-30-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,398
Posted By macilona
Hope your swap and tuning goes well! If you are...

Hope your swap and tuning goes well! If you are not already aware, you should be advised that the differential gearing is dramatically different for the auto transmission compared to the 5 speed. ...
Forum: United States 10-28-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,252
Posted By macilona
You might try cleaning the connections to the...

You might try cleaning the connections to the throttle position sensor. I had an issue with a fluctuating idle, which dropped too low, and that cured it. Not the same, but could be a common cause.
Forum: Suspension 03-08-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,210
Posted By macilona
Visit strong-strut.com and look at the rear brace...

Visit strong-strut.com and look at the rear brace for the z3 and e30, which have the same rear suspension as the ti. This is a brace that fits under the car and tightens the suspension....easy bolt...
Forum: Exterior 02-14-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,208
Posted By macilona
You might want to consider prussian motors,...

You might want to consider prussian motors, norristown, pa, as well. It is a quality shop and member of this forum. They do have a website for a part searcch or just give them a call. The owners...
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 12-14-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,193
Posted By macilona
Look up your local BMW CCA chapter website. They...

Look up your local BMW CCA chapter website. They will have information about scheduled track events.
Forum: Engine 10-30-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,286
Posted By macilona
Hello Bart....i am not a mechanic so this is not...

Hello Bart....i am not a mechanic so this is not based on first hand knowledge of the systems. However i did have a similar issue and the mechanic disconnected and cleaned the throttle position...
Forum: Maintenance 10-24-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,068
Posted By macilona
Howdy! You may want to check the motor mounts...

Howdy! You may want to check the motor mounts as well. They do wear out on cars this old and can cause some drivetrain vibration. Good luck!
Forum: Engine 08-24-2017, 04:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,683
Posted By macilona
Just to clarify....it is the throttle position...

Just to clarify....it is the throttle position sensor! Good luck, mac
Forum: Engine 08-22-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,683
Posted By macilona
Howdy...i have had a similar problem, and had it...

Howdy...i have had a similar problem, and had it checked for a vacuum leak. The technician also cleaned and reconnected the throttle position switch, which has resulted in a marked improvement. I...
Forum: Southwestern - US 12-30-2016, 11:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,168
Posted By macilona
Howdy....i have had a ti in San Antonio for about...

Howdy....i have had a ti in San Antonio for about 12 years and use it for scenic drives in the hill country around Bandera. I have joined quite a few of the Tejas chapter events, which are very...
Forum: Interior and ICE 03-21-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,224
Posted By macilona
If you are interested in traditional dial gauges...

If you are interested in traditional dial gauges for oil press and temp, bimmerworld in dublin, va, sells them along with a two gauge mount that replaces the top cover behind the steering wheel, in...
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 03-14-2016, 03:48 AM
Replies: 22
all years FS: X brace oem
Views: 7,271
Posted By macilona
I do not know which car the "straight" version...

I do not know which car the "straight" version fits, or why, but this is the design that fits the ti, and most of the other e36 models. It may be related to the oil pan design. I have it on my cars.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 02-09-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 872
Posted By macilona
That wheel size will fit, but you will need to...

That wheel size will fit, but you will need to make sure they have the correct bolt pattern...5 x 120. The tire size you choose will be the more critical issue with a good fit. Tirerack.com is a...
Forum: US and North America 02-02-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 862
Posted By macilona
I have a set and just sent you a pm. Mac

I have a set and just sent you a pm. Mac
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 10-16-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,300
Posted By macilona
Hello will be interested to see photos of...

Hello will be interested to see photos of interior. Looking for driver door panel if in good condition with clips thanks mac
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 08-08-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,255
Posted By macilona
I have one in my car. Same diameter as stock...

I have one in my car. Same diameter as stock wheel but obviously thicker grip which is more comfortable and sporty. Very nice interior upgrade. Also has the advantage of having the same connectors...
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 08-01-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 64
Parting Out Parting 97ti in Utah
Views: 16,104
Posted By macilona
Sending you a pm. Mac

Sending you a pm. Mac
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-26-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,556
Posted By macilona
The offset will be shown with a code on the...

The offset will be shown with a code on the wheel, starting with ET followed by a 2 digit number, which should be between 45 and 35. I have 215/45-17, which keeps the speedometer reading reasonably...
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