318ti.org forum

Go Back   318ti.org forum > Search Forums

Notices

.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 46
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Swap_File
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-23-2021, 04:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,197
Posted By Swap_File
Engine is in! Getting the coolant lines ran so I...

Engine is in! Getting the coolant lines ran so I can crank it over.

18007

18008
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-30-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,197
Posted By Swap_File
The interior is officially done. ...

The interior is officially done.

https://i.imgur.com/Rf6NUYw.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/XeGwS6N.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/CruOsah.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/MtfzNwF.jpg
Forum: Engine 04-07-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 29,559
Posted By Swap_File
I measured it at 9.57mm (see attachment). ...

I measured it at 9.57mm (see attachment).

When you tightened the stack down, did #8 DIAPHRAGM SPRING fully collapse?

If space is tight, #8 could maybe be removed, or #9 maybe can be removed too...
Forum: Engine 04-06-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 29,559
Posted By Swap_File
Thanks, I had the M54B30 camshafts in front of...

Thanks, I had the M54B30 camshafts in front of me, but did not have the physical gears. I was trying to figure out a method to lock them from the realOEM pictures only.

I didn't realize that the...
Forum: Engine 04-03-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 29,559
Posted By Swap_File
How's your washer locking single vanos conversion...

How's your washer locking single vanos conversion holding up?

I'm considering doing something similar and putting M54B30 cams (intake and exhaust) in my M50TUB25, with the M54 trays.

Just to...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-03-2016, 01:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,197
Posted By Swap_File
Got very lucky this weekend, I went to the...

Got very lucky this weekend, I went to the junkyard looking for some heated Subaru seats, and it turned out the 318i they had was actually a 318ti.

I grabbed pretty much the entire 318ti interior...
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-28-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,197
Posted By Swap_File
Old projects never die, they just get put on hold...

Old projects never die, they just get put on hold and get larger budgets...

Hauling it out of storage:
http://i.imgur.com/EQiws6u.jpg

Fixing up some of the wiring with the harness from the...
Forum: Electrical 09-09-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,886
Posted By Swap_File
Tischer (getBMWparts.com) got back to me today...

Tischer (getBMWparts.com) got back to me today and told me that the foglight kit is not available and is no longer being produced.

I guess I will just end up ordering the individual parts.
Forum: Electrical 08-25-2009, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,886
Posted By Swap_File
Thanks a bunch! If anyone else is wondering,...

Thanks a bunch!

If anyone else is wondering, this is why the part numbers are tricky to find:

"Foglamp Switch Covering" - 61318360433
It is listed in RealOEM, but it is not pictured.
...
Forum: Electrical 08-24-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,886
Posted By Swap_File
Factory Fog Light Switch

I would like to wire up some fog lights in my 318ti, and I would like my installation use the OEM buttons, but I do not want to pay for the whole factory retrofit kit.

From my understanding, the...
Forum: Differentials 08-24-2009, 06:49 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 35,049
Posted By Swap_File
http://img259.imageshack.us/img259/4374/cimg3647.j...

http://img259.imageshack.us/img259/4374/cimg3647.jpg

The circled items was what I had to reuse from my old junk E30 axles. The reman axles came with packs of grease to be shoved in before the...
Forum: Differentials 08-19-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 35,049
Posted By Swap_File
They were $70 each at O'Reily Auto with a...

They were $70 each at O'Reily Auto with a lifetime replacement warranty. As long as they work, I can't argue with that price. :)

All the boots and clamps are new, at least as far as I can tell. ...
Forum: Differentials 08-19-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 35,049
Posted By Swap_File
My 318ti's build date was 6/96, so that sounds...

My 318ti's build date was 6/96, so that sounds right.
Forum: Differentials 08-19-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 35,049
Posted By Swap_File
I finished putting my new differential in...

I finished putting my new differential in yesterday. Here is what I used:

E28 3.46 LSD
E30 cover
E30 flanges
E30 reman axles
E36 oil drain and fill plugs (same threads, but easier to remove)...
Forum: Engine Swaps 08-12-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,518
Posted By Swap_File
Getting it running before you put the engine in...

Getting it running before you put the engine in the 318ti.

You do not want to have to deal with fixing the old problems, while also retrofitting everything into the 318ti.

Edit: For $500 I...
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-27-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 14,501
Posted By Swap_File
As a temporary solution, I am planning on: ...

As a temporary solution, I am planning on:

Stock OBD1 manifold
Stock OBD1 midpipes cut off after the cats (Like campaiar)
Dual 2 inch to single 2.5 inch Y (Like campaiar)
2.5 inch pipe back to...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-27-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,329
Posted By Swap_File
Minnesota has no inspections or emissions tests. ...

Minnesota has no inspections or emissions tests. :)

There was limited emissions testing in the metro area, but even that was discontinued a few years back because it was deemed to not be cost...
Forum: US and North America 02-27-2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,109
Posted By Swap_File
FS: E36 Automatic Transmission 318ti $300 MN

I am selling an automatic A4S 270 R transmission from my 1996 318ti. It has 126,330 miles on it.

The transmission was working fine when I removed it last fall. I no longer need it because I am...
Forum: Transmission 02-11-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,859
Posted By Swap_File
Yeah, I know if I really want a Getrag 260 I can...

Yeah, I know if I really want a Getrag 260 I can pay for one and get it, but my goal is to find it cheap at the local junkyard. :)

They have flat rate pricing, so every transmission is $100,...
Forum: Transmission 02-10-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,859
Posted By Swap_File
This might be a stupid question, but has anyone...

This might be a stupid question, but has anyone ever looked into swapping gears inside the transmission?

I know with many older Honda transmissions you can combine two transmissions to get the...
Forum: Interior and ICE 02-08-2009, 04:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,627
Posted By Swap_File
I finally got my 318ti back in the shop to finish...

I finally got my 318ti back in the shop to finish the I6 and manual transmission swap, and the first thing I did was test fit my new radio. :)

Here are some pictures:
...
Forum: Interior and ICE 01-10-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,627
Posted By Swap_File
Well, I just ordered a FB275BTB too, after I ran...

Well, I just ordered a FB275BTB too, after I ran across this:

Crutchfield Coupon Code - 3A172 $20 Off $100

$106.98 shipped to my door. For that price, I can resell it if it doesn't work out....
Forum: Interior and ICE 01-09-2009, 02:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,627
Posted By Swap_File
If you want the Clarion FB275BTB you had better...

If you want the Clarion FB275BTB you had better hurry, it was discontinued for 2009.
...
Forum: Differentials 11-07-2008, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,582
Posted By Swap_File
I got them all from the local pick and pull. ...

I got them all from the local pick and pull. They charge a flat rate $46 for differentials, but unfortunately they do not get many BMWs in. I have been watching since last December (almost a year),...
Forum: Differentials 11-06-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,582
Posted By Swap_File
(Splitting post due to too many images) ...

(Splitting post due to too many images)

http://img512.imageshack.us/img512/5887/664281df581551ca8668e66sl7.th.jpg...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 46

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 04:14 AM.


.
Powered by site supporters
vBulletin Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1999 - 2021, 318ti.org
[page compression: 71.14 k/79.79 k (10.84%)]

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