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by Discostew38
02 Jul 2018, 11:27
Forum: Projects
Topic: quad cam m70
Replies: 180
Views: 19305

Re: quad cam m70

The progress on this seams to be moving on nicely I've never understood the cambus system it's way over my head I'm contemplating a similar engine swop on my E39 I know I can get it all up and running on a stand alone ECU but my understanding is the rest of the car will stop working due to the cambus
by Discostew38
01 Jul 2018, 19:55
Forum: Projects
Topic: E36 328i convertible (Discowifey's car)
Replies: 62
Views: 7618

Re: E36 328i convertible (Discowifey's car)

Metroreg wrote:
01 Jul 2018, 19:19
Stew great job mate, bet you find the road holding a lot better now
Only fitted them this morning so time will tell
I don't suppose Alison will notice
by Discostew38
01 Jul 2018, 19:05
Forum: Projects
Topic: E36 328i convertible (Discowifey's car)
Replies: 62
Views: 7618

Re: E36 328i convertible (Discowifey's car)

Well I've been working on this update for quite some time Alison bought some second hand alloys shortly after buying the car and I've been refurbishing them since First step was getting them sand blasted Then get them in primer For the inside and iner face I went with white Then silver base and lacq...
by Discostew38
01 Jul 2018, 18:43
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ray's e36 M3
Replies: 852
Views: 39487

Re: Ray's e36 M3

Cleaning a black car in this heat is really not good!.............gonna have to leave the Santa Pod prep until later You need to do it early The sun comes up around 4:30am and it's much cooler then I cleaned my car Saturday and Alison's car this morning (I won't crank up the petrol jet wash till 8a...
by Discostew38
07 Jun 2018, 18:35
Forum: Projects
Topic: Si's E39 Saloon project.
Replies: 190
Views: 10219

Re: Si's E39 Saloon project.

cockneyrebel wrote:
07 Jun 2018, 13:02
Yibi in for 1st MOT in my ownership tomorrow, :think:
I'm sure it will pass
by Discostew38
07 Jun 2018, 18:32
Forum: Projects
Topic: quad cam m70
Replies: 180
Views: 19305

Re: quad cam m70

Gear linkage pin :) some come off straight away and some don't I guess yours didn't

Good to see the build is coming along nicely
by Discostew38
28 May 2018, 13:36
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Check management light doesn’t work
Replies: 29
Views: 643

Re: Check management light doesn’t work

Or you could go through VOSA

You can't fail an MOT on a none testable item/component
by Discostew38
28 May 2018, 13:32
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Check management light doesn’t work
Replies: 29
Views: 643

Re: Check management light doesn’t work

You sure it has to come on, looking at some videos on youtube on cold start ups for X5 cars does not have it lit up http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4BdJQtaQqg Sam Your the tech man Maybe a post on the Facebook group may help throw some light on the subject See if any other x5 diesel owners might kn...
by Discostew38
27 May 2018, 14:54
Forum: Projects
Topic: E36 328i convertible (Discowifey's car)
Replies: 62
Views: 7618

Re: E36 328i convertible (Discowifey's car)

Well the Sun's out so the roofs down As this is Alison's every day car when it's not needed the wind deflector is removed because it gets in the way So (I was told) it was time to put it back in Now when it's fitted it can rattle so I added two small felt pads to stop the rattle image.jpeg image.jpe...
by Discostew38
27 May 2018, 14:06
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Check management light doesn’t work
Replies: 29
Views: 643

Re: Check management light doesn’t work

You will need to remove the clocks to have a look at the back
To see if it's either been tampered with or it's just faulty (I'm guessing it would be an LED bulb) so unlikely it's a blown bulb

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