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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-22-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By morrieschoice
I think it does NOT matter what engine size you...

I think it does NOT matter what engine size you get. The important thing is how well the car was maintained inside & outside. Of course, you will have to pay extra $$ for that, but in the long run...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-22-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By morrieschoice
Thanks for the compliment...just trying to be...

Thanks for the compliment...just trying to be helpful to forum members.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-22-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By morrieschoice
Headlight Assembly

Does anyone know if ALL models & year headlight assembly is interchangeable?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-20-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By morrieschoice
Step #6 Be sure to replace ALL lines with new...

Step #6 Be sure to replace ALL lines with new O-rings. It's crucial to the entire project. Little things make the big difference. Inserting the AC lines evenly into the EV is critical. Don't...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-20-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By morrieschoice
Step #5 There are two small Hex screws on the...

Step #5 There are two small Hex screws on the Top side of the EV that hold it in place. These are 2mm screws that had to be removed with a standard Hex tool due to the lack of space that was...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-20-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By morrieschoice
Step#4 There is a black cover that covers the...

Step#4 There is a black cover that covers the Evaporator & EV held by 4 screws. I had to use a long handled T-15 Torx to remove the screws so the cover would release. Since I could not move the AC...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-20-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By morrieschoice
Step #3 Removing the AC lines that feed into the...

Step #3 Removing the AC lines that feed into the EV is relatively easy. You need a 5mm Hex socket to remove the bolt in the center of the EV. This will release the AC lines from the TOP SIDE of the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-20-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By morrieschoice
Step #2 Remove the metal Brace using a 10mm...

Step #2 Remove the metal Brace using a 10mm socket wrench. (see pic) which will give you a little more room to access the EV.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-20-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By morrieschoice
Replacing A/C Expansion Valve

You will need the following tools to replace the Expansion Valve (hereafter referred to as EV)
1) 6mm Hex socket
2) 5mm Hex Socket
3) 2mm Hex Socket
4)10mm Socket
5)T-15 long handled Torx wrench...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-10-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,064
Posted By morrieschoice
Thanks again Blacklane...will try this when the...

Thanks again Blacklane...will try this when the occasion arises.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-10-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,064
Posted By morrieschoice
Hopefully it will work for you...wish you the...

Hopefully it will work for you...wish you the best, nfunk
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-09-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,064
Posted By morrieschoice
Thanks Blacklane. Can you tell me how to find...

Thanks Blacklane. Can you tell me how to find and post a link ?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-08-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,064
Posted By morrieschoice
Blacklane, if it is his compressor, you could...

Blacklane, if it is his compressor, you could refer him to my thread posted this time last year. It's entitled "replacing compressor/drier (step# 1)". I do not know how to refer him to the thread...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-06-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By morrieschoice
Since owning the car, it has not been out in the...

Since owning the car, it has not been out in the open to attract falling leaves etc. It's always been covered or garaged.....don't expect any leaves or other debris....although I will check once I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-06-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By morrieschoice
Yes, Vintage....almost positive that is the...

Yes, Vintage....almost positive that is the plastic part that I need to attach the glove box. When I went on the ecstuning site, there was no photo...just price. I will try to post another photo...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-06-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By morrieschoice
Unfortunately, I am not a machinist and do not...

Unfortunately, I am not a machinist and do not have working knowledge & equipment to do that. But it would be advantageous to do so.....too much PLASTIC in these cars Why not make 2...one for both...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-06-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By morrieschoice
Although I have recently replaced the dryer, do I...

Although I have recently replaced the dryer, do I need to replace the new dryer since I have re-opened the system again? Please advise. Thanks

No need to reply....YES, I will need to replace...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-05-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By morrieschoice
I am afraid I will have to unbolt the lines from...

I am afraid I will have to unbolt the lines from the firewall to be able to properly access the EV.....not looking forward to that job.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-05-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By morrieschoice
Mystery Interior Mounting Piece

When removing the glove box, I broke a plastic mounting piece where the frame that holds the glove box (all one piece) mounts to the upper dash next to the air bag section. (see photo). I looked on...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-05-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By morrieschoice
Don't mean to be a PITA, but I need some...

Don't mean to be a PITA, but I need some advice/help. I have removed the 4 screws holding the black plastic box that covers the Expansion Valve (see photo). However, I cannot determine how to get...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-05-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By morrieschoice
Thanks....that one was easy compared to what I am...

Thanks....that one was easy compared to what I am trying to do now...replacing the EV
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-04-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By morrieschoice
Thanks to both of you for your input. As you can...

Thanks to both of you for your input. As you can see, I do NOT have a working knowledge of Air Conditioning terminology and how the a/c system completely works. Blacklane, you are right-on with...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-03-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By morrieschoice
installed new dryer & O-rings yesterday...took...

installed new dryer & O-rings yesterday...took car to have it vacuumed & add Freon. The down side on the a/c system would not hold charge....re-captured the Freon and told me there were no leaks but...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-26-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By morrieschoice
Hard Top Hoist

Looking at the possibility of purchasing a USED hard top hoist for my Z3....preferably a manual one with the padded bar. If you have one and are interested in selling it, please send me a PM. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-17-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By morrieschoice
Yes, Blacklane. I think that is probably what he...

Yes, Blacklane. I think that is probably what he said....a vacuum could not be developed.
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