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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-27-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 15,269
Posted By comsult
Here's what I installed Stewart Pump ...

Here's what I installed
Stewart Pump
Thermostat
Both Belts
Both Tensioners
Changed all Plastic Pullies to Metal.
All Hoses.
At the same time I drained the Power Steering resevoir, replaced it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-25-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,276
Posted By comsult
This was one of the things I checked when I took...

This was one of the things I checked when I took my car out the first day.
There was absolutely no rust on the rotors.
Not sure of the brand, but I was pleasantly surprised.
I've also had cars...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-21-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,276
Posted By comsult
I store my Z outside under a snow roof. Last...

I store my Z outside under a snow roof.
Last year I used Star Tron Enzyeme Fuel Treatment.
My brother recommended it to me, he has been using it for years in his boat, snowmobiles etc.
I remove...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-19-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,162
Posted By comsult
2nd year of owning my Z. It's a 3 ltr Roadster. ...

2nd year of owning my Z. It's a 3 ltr Roadster.
I'm 59. Nothing better than just going for a drive in good weather.
I recently took my wife on a picnic to a pull out on the side of the road that...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-19-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By comsult
The Z3 is a "Drive by wire" accelerator. ie. ...

The Z3 is a "Drive by wire" accelerator.
ie. There is no direct mechanical cable or linkage connected from the accelerator to the fuel control.
So your problem could be as simple as a broken...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-19-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,592
Posted By comsult
That would have been the easy answer. Canadian...

That would have been the easy answer.
Canadian Spec'd cars are hardwired to have all lights on when the ignition key is on. low beams, marker lights, parking lights, rear tail lights.
The only...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-19-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,592
Posted By comsult
Canadian spec'd car. I've gone throught the...

Canadian spec'd car.
I've gone throught the wiring on the car, and the only way to disable the low beam running lights is to modify the wiring at the switch.
I'd like to change it to the LED angel...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-19-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,592
Posted By comsult
Nice job so far. Keep us posted on the fog...

Nice job so far.
Keep us posted on the fog lights.

I'd like to do the fog light change as well.
Also are those Blue Running LED's on your 3rd brake light that changes to Red Brake lights?
Where...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-16-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Rad
Views: 950
Posted By comsult
I'd question the Rad Cost. Even living...

I'd question the Rad Cost.
Even living Waaaaay up north in Thunder Bay it shouldn't be that expensive.
The Local Rad Shop was going to get me 1 for $200. When I trashed mine.
I live in Terrace...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-15-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Rad
Views: 950
Posted By comsult
Quite common on the plastic connection to the...

Quite common on the plastic connection to the RAD.
Could have been disasterous if the connection from your thermostat to the rad had cracked and broken.
If you are looking for a remplacment RAD. ...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-27-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,914
Posted By comsult
What is the consensus on Zimmerman Coated Disks. ...

What is the consensus on Zimmerman Coated Disks. I'm looking for a coated disk, as my Z is stored outside under cover all year round, and don't want rusty disks. I just checked, and the existing...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-27-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,418
Posted By comsult
TASPER:-- My front bumper bottom is pretty road...

TASPER:-- My front bumper bottom is pretty road rashed. I would like to know where did you get the matching paint spray can? $600 to do just my front bumper, but I think with some some tape and a...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-09-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By comsult
Thanks. I did look at the website. Looked...

Thanks.
I did look at the website.
Looked under everything, but, Wheels.
Never thought to look there.

Thanks for the help.
Regards
Greg.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-09-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By comsult
Z3 Spare Tire Inflation hose kit

Knowledgable Forum Members......
My Spare Tire inflation hose has the Rubber hose to Metal hose Crimps all rusted out.
I would like to replace the complete hose with fittings at both ends.
I did a...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-09-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,640
Posted By comsult
I'm going to use your recommended values. Do I...

I'm going to use your recommended values.
Do I understand correctly, that this makes it more readable in direct sunlight, without being overbright at night?
Thanks for your work.
Greg.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-07-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,470
Posted By comsult
This is called Tramlining. When you car follows...

This is called Tramlining. When you car follows a groove in the road,
We have lots of heavy logging trucks using our highways up here, and they make depressions in the pavement.
It's a real PITA...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-02-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,470
Posted By comsult
The Z is the speed rating. most common are H ...

The Z is the speed rating.
most common are
H 130mph 210kph
V 149mph 240kph
Z over 149mph over 240kph
Not sure what the mean by "Over" How much over.
W 168mph 270kph
Y 186mph 300kph...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-02-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,586
Posted By comsult
Oh $h!t I'm a regular overfiller. I dribble...

Oh $h!t
I'm a regular overfiller.
I dribble it in until it's right full.
Didn't know it could cause failures of the Fuel Sender.
Haven't any problems, but not looking for any either.
Won't do...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-02-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,470
Posted By comsult
forgot to post this Front wheels are 17 X 7.5...

forgot to post this
Front wheels are 17 X 7.5 inches
Rear wheels are 17 X 8.5 inches.
You may have them switched as I did when I bought the car.
The tire shop did this get the front tires to stop...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-02-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,470
Posted By comsult
Mismatched tires. I have a 2001 Z3 with Style...

Mismatched tires.
I have a 2001 Z3 with Style XX Wheels.
I got the car with 245 40 R17 wheels all round.
The correct setup is 225 45 R17 on the front and 245 40 R17 on the rear.
Greg
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-02-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,659
Posted By comsult
I have a Z3 Roady 2001 3.0i Would like to...

I have a Z3 Roady
2001 3.0i
Would like to know if they would fit my car, if so, Mark them as sold.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-02-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By comsult
Just Change it. 2001 Z3 3.0i Roadster, Blew the...

Just Change it.
2001 Z3 3.0i Roadster, Blew the pump bearing about a block away from home at just over 60K Kilometers. Thats about 40k miles.
Took out my Rad, fan shroud and fan.
Fortunately not...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-02-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,165
Posted By comsult
Just purchased and installed the Acrylic version....

Just purchased and installed the Acrylic version.
Purchased with no options.
Very easy to install.
I still have the OEM Mesh style windscreen which I removed.
I think I would like to add about...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-23-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,466
Posted By comsult
Has anyone tried Methane, with a small percentage...

Has anyone tried Methane, with a small percentage of Sulfur added.
According to my wife I actually produce copious amounts during the night.
Cheap, easy to come by and we can reduce green house...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-23-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,466
Posted By comsult
You should try Hydrogen instead, could give you...

You should try Hydrogen instead, could give you that extra rocket fuel boost when you least expect it. ::bigpimp:
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