318ti.org forum

Go Back   318ti.org forum > Garage > Lounge

Notices

Lounge Temporary forum until new sections are suggested.

.
» Recent Threads
WTB M44 Motor
Yesterday 09:38 PM
Last post by radicalr6
Yesterday 09:38 PM
0 Replies, 60 Views
HELP!! Airbag sensor
Yesterday 08:18 PM
Last post by newto318
Yesterday 08:18 PM
0 Replies, 32 Views
2018 318ti.org Calendar...
11-15-2017 04:10 PM
Last post by FunElan
Yesterday 08:05 PM
8 Replies, 493 Views
Thermostat housing
11-17-2017 06:51 PM
Last post by rudyst514
11-17-2017 09:09 PM
2 Replies, 156 Views
WTB: Ascot Green 318ti,...
11-17-2017 03:08 PM
Last post by Coyoteh
11-17-2017 03:08 PM
0 Replies, 116 Views
Knocking noise when cold...
11-11-2017 03:53 PM
Last post by Yellow ti
11-16-2017 09:04 AM
4 Replies, 672 Views
SF Bay Area Spotted
06-03-2009 09:10 PM
Last post by Coyoteh
11-16-2017 06:17 AM
61 Replies, 25,661 Views
You know you a drive a...
11-12-2008 10:26 PM
Last post by 1996 328ti
11-16-2017 02:31 AM
298 Replies, 72,991 Views
new engine build. dasc +...
01-02-2016 02:28 AM
Last post by andakn
11-16-2017 01:00 AM
133 Replies, 50,881 Views
Gen intake manifold...
10-03-2017 11:45 PM
Last post by AlaskaBlueV2.0
11-16-2017 12:31 AM
2 Replies, 560 Views
Reply Share/Bookmark
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-11-2017, 10:54 AM   #46
rbush
Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: springfield, MO
Posts: 58
Vehicles
iTrader: (0)
Default I accidently set my car on fire

after replacing the drive shaft, head gasket, new transmission filter and fluid, differential gear lube, new oil pan gasket, new harmonic balancer, water pump, thermostat, hoses, vacuum lines, spark plugs and wires, new tires, window regulators, fuel filter, new radiator and antifreeze, wheel bearings, valve cover gasket, had the head milled and new valve seals, replaced the bushings and tie rods and most of the rest of the front end suspension, I finally got to the end where I could get it back on the road. I was waiting on o-rings for the injectors and decided to test the injectors. I turned the engine over with the key and it all caught on fire. all the engine wiring harness, battery, and various controls in the engine compartment burnt. windshield and parts of the dash and liner, seats, burnt. I am sick. not sure what I'm going to do with it now. anyways thats what I did with my Ti today. I'm lucky the garage didn't burn down or got hurt. but I'm still just sick.thank you all for the excellent advice thru the years. it has been great to get to know all of you. thank you.
rbush is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2017, 01:56 AM   #47
BlackBMWs
Senior Member
 
BlackBMWs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 2,367
Vehicles
iTrader: (7)
Default

Oh man, glad you and your garage is OK. Very sorry to hear about your car. Where are you located? If you decide to put it back together, I have spare stuff...


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
__________________


1998 318ti Sport - "Cali" Schwartz II/Schwartz sport interior, Cali top
1998 318ti Sport - "Max" Schwartz II/Schwartz sport interior, S52
1997 318ti Sport - "Tiny" Schwartz II/Schwartz sport interior
1995 318ti Active - "Blanca" Alpineweib III/Schwartz leather interior

Other Current Bimmers: 2000 2.3L Z3 / 1997 1.9L Z3 / 1991 318ic / 1999 540it

1997 318ti Sport - "Huera" - RIP
1995 318ti Active - RIP
1995 318ti Sport - "Tiny" Sold
1994 325i Sedan - "Jade" - Sold
1985 635csi sold
1984 533i "Max" Sold
1984 318i sold

BMWCCA #160411

SUPPORT 318ti.org! CLICK THE LINK ABOVE!
Hosting a forum like this is not free. 318ti.org is one of the best BMW forums on the web because it is member supported, not vendor supported. The cost to become a Supporter is a nominal $10.00... A YEAR! DO IT! NOW!
BlackBMWs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2017, 11:23 AM   #48
rbush
Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: springfield, MO
Posts: 58
Vehicles
iTrader: (0)
Default

springfield, mo. I am going to take some pics today and try to post them
rbush is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2017, 03:52 PM   #49
BlackBMWs
Senior Member
 
BlackBMWs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 2,367
Vehicles
iTrader: (7)
Default

I just reread that the dash and seats were damaged as well? Ya, you are very lucky. I suspect totaled at this point at much of the wiring may be toast.

Salvage and transfer parts and engine to another shell. So sorry dude...


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
__________________


1998 318ti Sport - "Cali" Schwartz II/Schwartz sport interior, Cali top
1998 318ti Sport - "Max" Schwartz II/Schwartz sport interior, S52
1997 318ti Sport - "Tiny" Schwartz II/Schwartz sport interior
1995 318ti Active - "Blanca" Alpineweib III/Schwartz leather interior

Other Current Bimmers: 2000 2.3L Z3 / 1997 1.9L Z3 / 1991 318ic / 1999 540it

1997 318ti Sport - "Huera" - RIP
1995 318ti Active - RIP
1995 318ti Sport - "Tiny" Sold
1994 325i Sedan - "Jade" - Sold
1985 635csi sold
1984 533i "Max" Sold
1984 318i sold

BMWCCA #160411

SUPPORT 318ti.org! CLICK THE LINK ABOVE!
Hosting a forum like this is not free. 318ti.org is one of the best BMW forums on the web because it is member supported, not vendor supported. The cost to become a Supporter is a nominal $10.00... A YEAR! DO IT! NOW!
BlackBMWs is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What did you do to your car today? v.2014 BMW_Hatchback Lounge 302 01-14-2015 06:34 PM
Ryan Dunn died today in a car accident cooljess76 General Chit Chat 13 12-05-2011 08:02 PM
Car Not Starting Issue zboot Misc 8 04-06-2007 02:25 AM
Track Ready Modified 325ti Feeler in NJ tctwnd US and North America 25 03-30-2007 06:28 AM
Car show @ my work today... Tyler Misc 1 11-18-2005 12:04 AM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 12:32 AM.


.
Powered by site supporters
vBulletin Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1999 - 2017, 318ti.org
© vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2
[page compression: 87.04 k/100.47 k (13.36%)]

318ti.org does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information or products discussed.