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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-15-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Monolith
http://www.318ti.org/forum/showthread.php?t=40440

http://www.318ti.org/forum/showthread.php?t=40440
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-06-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By Monolith
Must be bad timing. I just looked at eBay and...

Must be bad timing. I just looked at eBay and only saw cat forward systems. Typically you can find Scorpion, Ansa, Sprint, Remus, etc. Are you looking for an upgrade or just a cheap replacement?
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-06-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By Monolith
The 2.0 engine was a straight six engine...

The 2.0 engine was a straight six engine available only outside of North America. I assume you're asking about using the catback for the 2.0 on the 1.9? There's usually some aftermarket versions on...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-14-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,573
Posted By Monolith
You might also want to consider Sloan Kettering...

You might also want to consider Sloan Kettering (NYC) and MD Anderson (Houston, TX). Both top rated centers.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-05-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By Monolith
Usually the U-joints make the center bearing go...

Usually the U-joints make the center bearing go bad. Just replacing the center bearing only lasts a few thousand miles. The U-joints themselves are not easily replaced. Most opt for a...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-03-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,045
Posted By Monolith
"3" is the position for sport mode in the 4L30E...

"3" is the position for sport mode in the 4L30E transmission (unless you have the Euro version and then you have an "S" switch position).
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-02-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By Monolith
That's the power steering reservoir. It uses ATF.

That's the power steering reservoir. It uses ATF.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-05-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Monolith
There's one clip on each side of the box. You're...

There's one clip on each side of the box. You're probably not seeing the one under the silencer (orange arrow at top of pic).

The gray foam inside the box has probably disintegrated by now so...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-15-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 965
Posted By Monolith
The tan "Z3" embroidered are NLA. UK seller had...

The tan "Z3" embroidered are NLA. UK seller had some for around $200.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-08-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By Monolith
Glad to hear it all worked out. Thank you for...

Glad to hear it all worked out. Thank you for the updates!
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-24-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By Monolith
Since you have lean conditions, you might check...

Since you have lean conditions, you might check for a vacuum leak in the intake system (past the MAF). In some automotive systems, it takes two fault cycles before the lean code will be set (you...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-22-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By Monolith
Unless you have ultra high mileage, a center...

Unless you have ultra high mileage, a center bearing failure is usually a symptom rather than a cause. A repeat failure in the short term points to bad ujoints, etc.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-27-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By Monolith
Put the transmission in sport mode and post the...

Put the transmission in sport mode and post the tranny's shift points. Should be significantly higher than 4500rpms. The cam sensor should be a BMW original part and not aftermarket.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-24-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By Monolith
It's the sensor for the heated jet washers for...

It's the sensor for the heated jet washers for the windshield, not the ambient air temp sensor.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-23-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Clunk and vibrate at 2000rpm
Views: 600
Posted By Monolith
You can also check your differential mount. But...

You can also check your differential mount. But it would have to be toast before it would cause that much driveline issues. Engine mounts should also be checked since it occurs at certain...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-21-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Clunk and vibrate at 2000rpm
Views: 600
Posted By Monolith
From a dead stop, accelerate hard while turning...

From a dead stop, accelerate hard while turning left (90 degree turn). If you get a pounding sound on the drive shaft tunnel, it's the ujoints. This maneuver will cause the drive shaft to hit the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-21-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Z3 Driveline Question
Views: 361
Posted By Monolith
It's not the rear shock mounts by chance? Mainly...

It's not the rear shock mounts by chance? Mainly clunking over bumps etc. Loading and unloading sounds like the diff bushing. If you can get it up on a lift, have someone load and unload the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-21-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 6
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Z3 Driveline Question
Views: 361
Posted By Monolith
Make hard acceleration left hand turns (90...

Make hard acceleration left hand turns (90 degrees) from a complete stop. If it clunks, it points to the ujoints. The clunking will come from the drive shaft tunnel rather than from the rear of the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-20-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Z3 Driveline Question
Views: 361
Posted By Monolith
If the CSB is bad, your ujoints in the drive...

If the CSB is bad, your ujoints in the drive shaft are bad. Drop the end of the drive shaft and make sure none of the joints bind in a full range of motion. Mine was from a dry arid climate and the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-13-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1996 Z3 Wheel parts question
Views: 297
Posted By Monolith
Those are definitely not style 42's.

Those are definitely not style 42's.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-07-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By Monolith
Waiting for the tire smoking video.....

Waiting for the tire smoking video.....
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-07-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Monolith
Best procedure would be if you can get behind the...

Best procedure would be if you can get behind the metal. Might have to do a quick tack weld to hold a rivnut, etc. in place if the metal is greatly distorted around the hole. Depending on the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-07-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Monolith
I don't have a rivnut part number. Post a photo...

I don't have a rivnut part number. Post a photo of the damage if you can - I'm not seeing the damage in your previous photos. Am I missing something? You may have other options.

Beautiful area...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-06-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Monolith
Why are you replacing it? Is it broken off? ...

Why are you replacing it? Is it broken off? They are inserted from the top side of the sheet metal. Can't be inserted from the bottom.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-26-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) What in the world is that
Views: 966
Posted By Monolith
Thermo Switch, Heatable Spraying Nozzle ...

Thermo Switch, Heatable Spraying Nozzle 61-31-8-357-632 Approx. $32 retail.

It's just below the ambient air temp sensor in second pic. I'll dig up the more accurate pic from the wiring diagrams...
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