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Forum: Electrical 07-27-2017, 02:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,747
Posted By KSKarl
I think you need to run a wire from the DME...

I think you need to run a wire from the DME connector like clex said above.
Forum: Electrical 07-26-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,747
Posted By KSKarl
I should explain that my car was a conversion,...

I should explain that my car was a conversion, the engine and gage cluster were from an M3. But the computer was original for the 4cyl. But I don't see why the same approach would not work with a...
Forum: Engine 12-04-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By KSKarl
That's a cold start issue. <speaking to Jeremy> ...

That's a cold start issue. <speaking to Jeremy> Check the temp sensor, at least clean its connector.
Then check for air leaks.
This assumes it starts/runs OK when it's warmed up. Look through a...
Forum: Engine Swaps 12-04-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,633
Posted By KSKarl
Ditto on the air leak, either the boot between...

Ditto on the air leak, either the boot between the MAF and throttle or vacuum line.
My S50 has similar idle surge during the transition from cold to warm, when the temp pm gage is just out of the...
Forum: Engine Swaps 11-30-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,353
Posted By KSKarl
Ditto. The connection to the engine is the same...

Ditto. The connection to the engine is the same regardless of the heater valve. M3 had dual outlet from the valve for split driver/passenger temp control.
Forum: Engine Swaps 11-30-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,633
Posted By KSKarl
Yes, both of those cars should have IAC/ICV.

Yes, both of those cars should have IAC/ICV.
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 11-16-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,740
Posted By KSKarl
Are the seats manual sport seats?

Are the seats manual sport seats?
Forum: Engine 11-16-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,375
Posted By KSKarl
95 would be OBD I, right. That won't give you an...

95 would be OBD I, right. That won't give you an error code for a failed cat like OBD II does.
Forum: Cars for Sale 10-22-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,633
Posted By KSKarl
Damage you see in the autox picture has been...

Damage you see in the autox picture has been repaired. And while we were at it painted out the stone chips on hood and nose piece.
That autox was my first in a long time. Found a second one...
Forum: Suspension 10-18-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,278
Posted By KSKarl
I had no clearance problem when the offaet...

I had no clearance problem when the offaet bushings were installed, using either Ronal or M3 Contour wheels with 225/45R17 tires.
Forum: Brakes 10-11-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 21,297
Posted By KSKarl
If you are limited to stock size wheels, you're...

If you are limited to stock size wheels, you're pretty much limited to stock size rotors. Get good high temperature brake fluid and work on better cooling.
Since I'm not limited that way, the car...
Forum: Suspension 10-07-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,278
Posted By KSKarl
You might like solid rubber better for a daily...

You might like solid rubber better for a daily driver.
Forum: Cars for Sale 10-07-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,633
Posted By KSKarl
I didn't get any pictures while the head was off....

I didn't get any pictures while the head was off. Burnt a couple exhaust valves, and replaced them all to make sure. Root cause was the valve speing retainers had pulled up over the keepers, losing...
Forum: Electrical 10-05-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,169
Posted By KSKarl
The insert is glued to the back of the main door...

The insert is glued to the back of the main door panel. It needs to be removed from the back of the door panel. Remove the door panel, lay it face down so the back side is up.
Forum: Electrical 10-05-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By KSKarl
http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=CG53&mos...

http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=CG53&mospid=47505&btnr=65_0217&hg=65&fg=30
part #1
Forum: Engine 10-05-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 26,496
Posted By KSKarl
Like Pierre said -- relay is all or nothing. If...

Like Pierre said -- relay is all or nothing. If it failed you get zero out. If you get anything, the relay is working. The load of the starter is pulling down the battery voltage.
Forum: Interior and ICE 10-05-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,761
Posted By KSKarl
I used universal covers from neighborhood auto...

I used universal covers from neighborhood auto parts store. Where you sit is real sheepskin, sides and back are stretchy imitation sheepskin. The way I got a good fit with those was to remove the...
Forum: Electrical 10-05-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By KSKarl
Left rear fender, by the base of the antenna.

Left rear fender, by the base of the antenna.
Forum: Electrical 10-05-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,169
Posted By KSKarl
The insert is a separate piece, glued to the back...

The insert is a separate piece, glued to the back of the overall door panel. You'll see when you remove the panel. It might come loose if you just twist the panel a little. Mine did in the process...
Forum: Cars for Sale 10-05-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,633
Posted By KSKarl
Thanks for the advice. I put some photos into...

Thanks for the advice. I put some photos into flickr
https://www.flickr.com/photos/19619674@N02/sets/72157647968537320/
asking $8000
Forum: Suspension 10-04-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,278
Posted By KSKarl
As '96 said you have some decisions to make. Use...

As '96 said you have some decisions to make. Use bushings to fit how you want to use the car.
Solid bushings will make the suspension a little firmer. You may notice the feel, but it will keep the...
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 10-04-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 918
Posted By KSKarl
passenger door parts

Right side door parts left over from my misadventure:
Regulator and window glass, $50 each
Misc bits like door check, window felt, etc. best offer
email karl67208@yahoo.com for more info
Forum: Cars for Sale 10-04-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,633
Posted By KSKarl
M3ti needs a good home

Time to send my toy affectionately named the M3ti to a good home. Frustrated at my lack of time to track the car.
95 318ti with a fairly fresh S50 engine. I got a valve job about 12K ago and found...
Forum: Suspension 06-11-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 34,160
Posted By KSKarl
Cheapest is to make your own from a scrap of...

Cheapest is to make your own from a scrap of electrical conduit, like I did for my old e12. Just hammer the ends flat and drill to pick up the shock mount bolts. That straight steel tube is much...
Forum: Electrical 05-20-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,498
Posted By KSKarl
Mine did the same for a while. Started...

Mine did the same for a while. Started troubleshooting by pulling plugs at the coolant temp sensor and AC pressure sensor to see if sensors were OK. Then it started working as advertised -- only...
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