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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-06-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By aba4430
Those look pretty decent. Anyone wants a EBay...

Those look pretty decent. Anyone wants a EBay pair of brand new lamps; I have a set. Please PM me if interested. I bought a set of clear Magneti Marelli's and do not need these....
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-06-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 576
Posted By aba4430
Post I had a 81 Subaru GL hatchback that I bought in...

I had a 81 Subaru GL hatchback that I bought in 1987 with less than 17K miles. It used only Castrol GTX 10W-30 in winter and either 10W-40 or mostly 20W-50 in summer. At @165K miles, the engine was...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-24-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,151
Posted By aba4430
A couple of years ago when I was researching...

A couple of years ago when I was researching Bilstein HD components, I found that Part number is F4-B36-2028-H0 was the rear HD shock for the 98 Z3, 2.8. I have a post on the other forum.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-19-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By aba4430
Great job. Oil changes are simple on these cars....

Great job. Oil changes are simple on these cars. Several folks extract the oil out from the dip-stick hole rather than draining from the bottom. You might want to consider doing it yourself in the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-19-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By aba4430
Check to see if it is fully threaded in, did you...

Check to see if it is fully threaded in, did you use a new o-ring, is your o-ring pinched? Separately, did it spill oil when you initially unthreaded it? My experience (one time in the past) has...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-15-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By aba4430
The Amazon picture is outdated; supposedly with...

The Amazon picture is outdated; supposedly with double tips now....
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-15-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By aba4430
Post http://www.magnaflow.com/02product/shopexd.asp?zon...

http://www.magnaflow.com/02product/shopexd.asp?zone=all&id=517

This is a Magnaflow cat-back option.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-09-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By aba4430
Post So did you get the fabric guard or the...

So did you get the fabric guard or the protectant? The fabric guard is what you want for the canvas, after it has been cleaned/dried. I used a cheaper alternative from Advance as I needed to get...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-13-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By aba4430
These were available when I bought my staggered...

These were available when I bought my staggered Style 86 set in 2011. Have you checked with your dealership for a new set?
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-12-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By aba4430
Have you changed your fuel filter recently? Any...

Have you changed your fuel filter recently? Any codes you have read?
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-08-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By aba4430
Just a thought: Left side is the drivers side. ...

Just a thought: Left side is the drivers side. Have you been looking on the passenger side?
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-17-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,832
Posted By aba4430
I special ordered it at o'reillys as well, back...

I special ordered it at o'reillys as well, back in 2012.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-17-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,832
Posted By aba4430
Post I used the Mobil 1 as indicated above, for @3...

I used the Mobil 1 as indicated above, for @3 years and ~15K miles. Though I did not have any issues, I was a bit concerned due to it being a GL-5 spec. gear oil. The manual tranny specifies the...
Forum: Exterior 11-02-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By aba4430
Post I had a feeling something was amiss. However, to...

I had a feeling something was amiss. However, to blazing85ss; if you still have the H/T, please send me a message at aba4430@yahoo.com. Thx, aba
Forum: Exterior 11-01-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By aba4430
I am interested in the H/T. Please send me a PM...

I am interested in the H/T. Please send me a PM with a price. Thx, aba
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-06-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Gas smell in my oil?
Views: 335
Posted By aba4430
Is this observation new. If you have just idled...

Is this observation new. If you have just idled your engine and shut it off after just a few minutes, you could have some excess gas in the engine, leading to the odor. Do you get the same odor...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-06-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Searching for 01 z3 fog lights.
Views: 267
Posted By aba4430
If you want EBay lamps, I have a set of new EBay...

If you want EBay lamps, I have a set of new EBay lamps that I have not installed as yet. Send me a PM. The Quality, fit and finish are passable, not as good as OEM obviously. Thx, aba
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-29-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By aba4430
Drl

Do you just want to add the DRL function - not sure? There is an OEM relay available that replaces the stock headlamp relay. It is an easy job. You can have DRLs only or DRLs with parking lamps,...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-04-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By aba4430
Still have it?

Still have it?
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-06-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By aba4430
I recommend the local dealership. Should be an...

I recommend the local dealership. Should be an in-stock item. Make sure you have the OEM cap, if not the seal (OEM) might not be compatible.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-06-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By aba4430
The cap will be expensive; the seal can be...

The cap will be expensive; the seal can be replaced separately (~$6).
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-06-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By aba4430
Simple thing to check is your gas tank cap seal. ...

Simple thing to check is your gas tank cap seal. If the seal is worn out it will lead to surging during idle.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-01-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,095
Posted By aba4430
Post The Edge pro appears to be newer with API SM...

The Edge pro appears to be newer with API SM rating vs. the TWS Motorsport being API SJ rated. Both are TWS 10W-60 oils based on visuals.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-12-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,291
Posted By aba4430
Thumbs up Great purchase; congratulations. Now about the...

Great purchase; congratulations. Now about the idle issues, try changing the gas cap gasket. It is ~$5. If the cap is not sealing well, it can cause the idle symptoms you describe. Also, RealOEM...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-11-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,812
Posted By aba4430
Thumbs up Wheels look good. Separately, what brand nose...

Wheels look good. Separately, what brand nose mask is on the car? Looking to get one just for an occasional long distance drive.
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