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Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 06-29-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 613
Posted By Z3PO
Arrow FS: BMW OEM Wheels - Set of Four

I have a set of four BMW OEM wheels for sale. These were offered on the 3, 5 and 6 series models in the 1980s and are 14 x 6.5. I just powered off the years of grease and brake dust build-up and...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-12-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,300
Posted By Z3PO
Yes; that's the gasket, and that's what I have...

Yes; that's the gasket, and that's what I have coming. To remove the black plastic surround to get to that gasket, you MUST do the procedure I mentioned by pushing that gold-colored bar inside the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-12-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,300
Posted By Z3PO
I ordered some gaskets, which have not come in...

I ordered some gaskets, which have not come in yet. They are not OEM (BMW sells the door surrounds with gaskets, but not the gaskets alone), but are the same design. After removing the surrounds, I...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-12-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,300
Posted By Z3PO
No; there is a small, black plastic oval cover...

No; there is a small, black plastic oval cover plate on the side of the door by the latch. Remove that cover, and look for the gold-colored metal bar inside. That bar slides back and forth to...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-12-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,300
Posted By Z3PO
Lightbulb Z3 Door Handle Surrounds - New Tool!

So, recently I had to replace the exterior door handle surrounds on my Z3. In order to do this, you are supposed to use a special BMW tool to release the mechanism in the door that holds the handle...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-06-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 701
Posted By Z3PO
Arrow WTB: Z3 Lower Front Left Speaker Panel/Dead Pedal

For some reason, I can find Unobtainum more easily than this part.

I bought one new from the dealer in Annapolis, but when it came in, it was a dark beige color that didn't even match the right...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-06-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By Z3PO
Thanks!

Thanks, BlackjackM! Got the speaker Friday and installed Saturday. Works great!
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-29-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By Z3PO
Arrow Looking for Z3 Door Speaker (P/N In Message)

Looking for a Harman Kardon door speaker for my 2001 Z3 3.0i.

It's not the tiny tweeter, but the other larger speaker (20 Watt - 2 Ohms) ; BMW P/N: 65.13-6 902 835

Let me know if you have a...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-08-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By Z3PO
If that would be a solution, I would need a tap...

If that would be a solution, I would need a tap and die set to add threads to the hook side. Unfortunately, I think the issue is inside the latch assembly now. I'll have to take it apart to see...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-04-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By Z3PO
Arrow 2001 Z3 Roadster Latch Noise

I have a nice grinding noise coming from the driver's side convertible top, front hook/latch area.

I tried an adjustment by releasing the set screw a bit to turn the hook, however, the threads on...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-02-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,962
Posted By Z3PO
The amp is in the passenger side panel of the...

The amp is in the passenger side panel of the trunk. You'll have to remove the carpet panel to get to it.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-01-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,962
Posted By Z3PO
Here's the 800lb gorilla nobody mentions; the...

Here's the 800lb gorilla nobody mentions; the wattage, amps and ohms. If you have the Harman Kardon stereo, know that the speakers and amp are specifically designed to work together in conjunction...
Forum: Bimmerfest East 2011 07-27-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By Z3PO
Exclamation Looking for Parts at Bimmerfest East

I figured since I am looking for a couple of parts while at Bimmerfest East, I'd start a new thread. Perhaps someone will see these posts and decide to bring some parts along for sale/swap when they...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-27-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
Posted By Z3PO
I second the cooling system. Radiators are good...

I second the cooling system. Radiators are good for 70,000 mile intervals due to the plastic hose fittings getting brittle and cracking, which shoots the radiator hoses off, leaving your car coated...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-27-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By Z3PO
Agree with everyone; you need a new radiator. A...

Agree with everyone; you need a new radiator. A good tip on this: buy the Valeo brand; as they were the manufacturer of the OEM radiator. It's the same thing, but less money because it doesn't have...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-29-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,571
Posted By Z3PO
Stupid Wings....

Downforce on the rear of a front wheel drive Japanese car is really stupid; hence, the tepid responses about adding a rear spoiler.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2571/4107758478_4a546fa1b5_z.jpg
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-26-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,548
Posted By Z3PO
Yes; you need a new window; that black trim is...

Yes; you need a new window; that black trim is part of the window. Without it, water can get between the canvas and the plastic; seeping ththrough the zipper teeth. You can install an OEM one...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-26-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 799
Posted By Z3PO
Exclamation 2001 BMW Z3 - HK Speaker Needed!

Harman/Kardon kick panel speaker(s) needed for my Z3 BMW P/N: 65.13-6 902 834.

Need one; may consider buying two. Will pay through PayPal.

Also looking for the kick panel in tan/beige BMW...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-20-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,396
Posted By Z3PO
Arrow Z3 - 2001 3.0i Radiator Replacement - Advice Needed!

Nothing like the hot, sweet smell of antifreeze spraying on your hood and in your windshield; am I right, broheims? Alas; the top hose slid off of a broken collar on the radiator, which means that...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-08-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,214
Posted By Z3PO
Arrow BMW Z3 - Dice RDS PRO with SIRIUS Installation

A buddy of mine and I are going to install the Dice RDS PRO and SIRIUS SCC1 tuner this weekend.

For those who don't know; this module will play iPod and SIRIUS satellite radio through the stock...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-29-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,687
Posted By Z3PO
Z3 at Sunset

Taken a few weeks ago.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-01-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,868
Posted By Z3PO
Exclamation The Holy Grail for Z3 Repairs!

Behold! The Holy Grail for BMW Z3 repairs! The BMW TIS Sheets!!!

Want to get the BMW instructions for installing a roadster rear window? It's here.

Want to know how to remove and reinstall...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-01-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 143,862
Posted By Z3PO
Exclamation Everything TIS for Z3!!!!

Behold! The holy grail of repair documents for Z3! The BMW TIS Sheets!

CLICK HERE!!!! (http://adkusters.hobby-site.com/BMW%20Z3%20tis%20documenten.html)
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-24-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,353
Posted By Z3PO
Good news! The BMW dealership decided to work...

Good news! The BMW dealership decided to work with me on it, and charge me $1.00 more than the advertised price by selling to me at their cost, and not charging me for shipping. Well done!

I'm...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-23-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,353
Posted By Z3PO
Actually, Zuzax, it is about honoring the...

Actually, Zuzax, it is about honoring the advertised price. I have NOT informed the vendor about my forum posting. I don't believe in using that tactic. I DO believe in informing others about the...
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