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Forum: eBay and Craig's list listings 01-19-2021, 07:08 PM
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Views: 1,691
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
Thatíll Never Leak: 1996 BMW 318Ti California Edition

https://dailyturismo.com/thatll-never-leak-1996-bmw-318ti-california-edition/

https://newyork.craigslist.org/fct/cto/d/stamford-1996-bmw-318ti-california/7263097544.html
Forum: eBay and Craig's list listings 08-15-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 11,070
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
Extremely rare 318ti rear door

As seen on Ebay,

https://www.ebay.com/itm/PASSENGER-SIDE-REAR-DOOR-92-93-94-95-BMW-325I-electric-R102724/324003539180?fits=Model%3A318ti&hash=item4b701da8ec:g:pd4AAOSw0w9d6Xah
Forum: eBay and Craig's list listings 04-14-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 909
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
Daily Turismo LS Swap

https://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/cto/d/ti-ls-swap/6538542209.html

1994?
Forum: Lounge 08-14-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,462
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
Crash near Shepherdstown WV

Ouch!! 318ti? Can't tell much from photo.

Police ID victim, release report, in fatal accident on Shepherdstown Road

At approximately 8:48 p.m., police responded to the scene of an accident in...
Forum: Engine 03-03-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,135
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
Gee, you're such a friendly dude. My sincere...

Gee, you're such a friendly dude. My sincere apologies if I have offended you in any way.

All I know is that I bought one box at the dealership, and there were two filters in the box.

Vic
Forum: Engine 03-03-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,135
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
That's a set of two at Tischer. JFGI. Why don't...

That's a set of two at Tischer. JFGI. Why don't you order two sets and send me one? (rolling eyes behind my head)

Ain't no bull****, I checked my records, last set (of two) I purchased at BMW...
Forum: Engine 03-03-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,135
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
$27 per filter? That must be in California...

$27 per filter? That must be in California dollars. What a ripoff. Are you sure that's not for a box of two? I spent less than $20 for both last time. At the dealership.

Vic
Forum: Maintenance 03-02-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,919
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
If you don't bleed the cooling system properly,...

If you don't bleed the cooling system properly, air will remain in the system and you may have overheating and / or no interior heat. There is a specific procedure to be followed, which you can find...
Forum: Engine 03-02-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,135
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
This isn't applicable to the 318ti (E36/5). They...

This isn't applicable to the 318ti (E36/5). They have a different dash / HVAC system than other E36 models. But I've never heard of a "hedgehog" problem on any E36. Was this the same guy trying to...
Forum: Maintenance 03-02-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,919
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
1) Before you replace any parts, check the hose...

1) Before you replace any parts, check the hose connections. They sometimes loosen over time.

2) Refill the cooling system and bleed it well. This (low coolant level) may have been the cause of...
Forum: Lounge 02-27-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,177
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
That must add at least 5 hp. Vic

That must add at least 5 hp.

Vic
Forum: Maintenance 02-27-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,122
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
1) Bing or google the filter number. For...

1) Bing or google the filter number. For example, it's $4.95 at Turner Motorsport. You can usually get good prices on the internet if you buy a pack of 4 or 6.

2) I've been running synthetic...
Forum: Electrical 02-25-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,361
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
What is the vacuum cleaner noise? Is it the...

What is the vacuum cleaner noise? Is it the starter spinning without engaging?

If the clutch is disrupting the circuit, you shouldn't hear anything. Try starting the car without pushing the...
Forum: Track, Auto-X & Drag Racing 02-24-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,459
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
Good job, dad. I wish all parents had a clue...

Good job, dad. I wish all parents had a clue about getting proper instruction for their kids.

Vic - Street Survival cone chaser
Forum: Maintenance 02-24-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,956
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
I suggest you find a good local independent BMW...

I suggest you find a good local independent BMW mechanic and have him / her inspect the car. We can tell you all the things that often go wrong, but it's hard to inspect a car over the internet. ...
Forum: Engine 02-19-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
We need more specifics. Which engine? Which...

We need more specifics. Which engine? Which transmission?

Vic
Forum: Misc 02-05-2010, 02:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,097
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
Maybe you can get in on the carbon fiber...

Maybe you can get in on the carbon fiber driveshaft group buy.

(Snicker.)

Vic
Forum: HVAC 01-31-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,926
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
And after you are sure all the air is out of the...

And after you are sure all the air is out of the system, if you still don't have heat, it could be the thermostat. Even if the temperature gauge is at 12 o'clock, the thermostat could be opening too...
Forum: Misc 01-19-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,867
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
While the recirculation function helps with...

While the recirculation function helps with heating, you're just recirculating your moist breath in the car, rather than introducing fresh air. Thus, the fogging.

If you're having heating issues,...
Forum: Electrical 01-19-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,548
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
Start with the simple stuff. With the gas gauge...

Start with the simple stuff. With the gas gauge jumping all around, I'd think I'd start with the battery or a bad ground. No cranking with a click says low / bad battery to me.

Vic
Forum: Maintenance 01-18-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,163
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
That seems very low, even for winter conditions. ...

That seems very low, even for winter conditions. I've never gotten below 24 mpg on a tank. As others have suggested, I'd start with the usual tune-up / Inspection I/II items.

Vic
Forum: Misc 01-18-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,867
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
Is air recirculation turned on? It's on the HVAC...

Is air recirculation turned on? It's on the HVAC panel along with the AC button.

Vic
Forum: Maintenance 01-07-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,900
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
I'm at almost 130,000 miles and 175 months, and...

I'm at almost 130,000 miles and 175 months, and the radiator is fine. I had the cooling system pressure tested yesterday to find an annoying very small leak, and it ended up being a hose clamp.
...
Forum: Engine 12-30-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,135
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
Perhaps some of the duct work is disconnected...

Perhaps some of the duct work is disconnected under the dash. Or, there might be something stuck in the blower motor.

I know that the post reads like "volume of air", but I still think it's...
Forum: I'm thinking about buying a ti. 12-30-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,767
Posted By vjmvjmvjm
1) The front vs. rear wheel drive is a major...

1) The front vs. rear wheel drive is a major issue for spirited driving / handling.

2) Now that Saturn is dead, dealer support / parts may be less than desired.

3) Unlike BMW, Saturn doesn't...
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