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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-22-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By SDFarrell
2000 Z3 Clutch Inquiry

My mechanic, a reliable German guy, told me that I am in need of a new clutch. Makes sense, as the car now has 105K miles on the original clutch. He told me I could purchase the parts, and he would...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-10-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,479
Posted By SDFarrell
Provided that I cannot get these miserable flat...

Provided that I cannot get these miserable flat hoses cleared, is there any problem with simply drilling a coupla holes in the metal well, and allowing the water to drain thru them?

This may be an...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-27-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,479
Posted By SDFarrell
Vintage and TJH, Thanks for your help. I finally...

Vintage and TJH, Thanks for your help. I finally get it. The schematic of the Scuttle Assembly explains it all. In the end, this is not a bad job, however, in my case, I cannot break thru the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-26-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,479
Posted By SDFarrell
True. No one mentioned pulling out the flanges. ...

True. No one mentioned pulling out the flanges.

Thing is, I am back working on car now. The drain holes are clearly filled with that black gunk material. I have been clearing as much as I can,...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-25-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,479
Posted By SDFarrell
I may have figured this out. The two holes...

I may have figured this out.

The two holes below the blower (with flanges?) must lead to the elephant nose drains. I'm guessing that I need to pull off those plastic/rubber flanges and clean them...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-24-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,479
Posted By SDFarrell
I gave up for the day. Put plastic cowl and...

I gave up for the day. Put plastic cowl and weather-stripping back on. Left wiper arms off for now. Will give it another shot in the morning.

Could it be that the blower needs to be removed? I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-24-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,479
Posted By SDFarrell
In that area (shown with wire feeding in), there...

In that area (shown with wire feeding in), there is nothing but metal wall. The only thing down in that well is the holes with flanges you mentioned.

And I thought the hose clearing was gonna be...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-24-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,479
Posted By SDFarrell
Vintage, Thank you. Kind of a helpless...

Vintage,

Thank you. Kind of a helpless feeling when you cannot locate the correct spot.

I am looking at it again right now. Are the hoses found BELOW the blower assembly? I do not see them...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-24-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,479
Posted By SDFarrell
At standstill on this. The only things below the...

At standstill on this. The only things below the blower are the two one inch wide spaces. Again, they seem to have plastic or rubber caps over them. Aside from that, I do not see anything else. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-24-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,479
Posted By SDFarrell
I am in the home stretch of this job. Are the...

I am in the home stretch of this job. Are the elephant nose the two spaces in the lower center, about an inch wide? They seem to have some type of plastic cap over them. Do I remove this? I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-26-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By SDFarrell
Vintage and ZZZ, Thnx so much for the info. ...

Vintage and ZZZ,

Thnx so much for the info. This could be the solution to my problem. Going to tackle the job on Saturday morning.

On the clips, will a large screwdriver work to pry them off?...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-25-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By SDFarrell
2000 Z3: How to remove the black plastic piece just below windshield

Could really use some help from the Forum on this.

I need to remove that large black plastic piece that lies under the hood, just below the windshield. I am somehow getting some water in the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-02-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By SDFarrell
Thnx for the help. Turns out that the...

Thnx for the help.

Turns out that the assembly just needed to be wiggled out. Gap reduced. Problem solved.

:)
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-23-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By SDFarrell
Revisiting this issue... Removed the plastic...

Revisiting this issue...

Removed the plastic cover (inside trunk) and revealed 3 mounting screws. Removed them, but the assembly would not budge.

Is there a 4th or 5th screw holding the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-10-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By SDFarrell
BlackLane, Thnx very much. Kinda thought...

BlackLane,

Thnx very much. Kinda thought that would be it, but I have really grown to depend on this site. Wanted to be sure. :thumbup:

Scotty
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-10-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By SDFarrell
Z3: How to loosen/adjust tail light assembly

If anyone can tell me how to slightly adjust the position of the tail light assembly on my 2000 Z3 Roadster, it would be greatly appreciated.

The assembly is only about 2 millimeters out of line. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-11-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By SDFarrell
Vintage, Thnx for the feedback. Yes, I also...

Vintage,

Thnx for the feedback. Yes, I also replaced the whip with a short, carbon look antenna. My problem, though not a big one, is that I accidentally snapped the inner base of the antenna...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-10-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By SDFarrell
Z3Roadster: Tips on properly installing antenna grommet?

This probably seems like an odd thread, but I was wondering if there is a best way to "line up" the rubber antenna grommet before pushing it on, so that it fits flush to the fender panel. That...
Forum: Exterior 09-25-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 177
Posted By SDFarrell
FS: Z3 OEM Kidney Grilles

Selling two OEM Z3 Kidney Grilles. Both in very good condition.

Passenger side grille has Chrome edged vertical slats
Driver side grille has black (non-chrome) vertical slats

Will take $25...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-11-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 2 Fuse questions
Views: 553
Posted By SDFarrell
Thanks, Blacklane. Just a bit of background...

Thanks, Blacklane.

Just a bit of background to explain my questions: I am dealing with a couple of issues. one involves the airbag light, which I believe to be caused by a persistent leak into...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-11-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 2 Fuse questions
Views: 553
Posted By SDFarrell
Thanks, Carter. Checked fuses 41 and 42. ...

Thanks, Carter.

Checked fuses 41 and 42. They are fine, and not the cause.

As for the tool, I found the B800 SRS Airbag tool for about $45. Might be worth it, but I cannot be sure that the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-09-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 2 Fuse questions
Views: 553
Posted By SDFarrell
Carter and Mancuso, Thnx for the info. I...

Carter and Mancuso,

Thnx for the info. I will check those fuses, just in case.

As for the SRS tool...is it expensive? Worth owning one?

SDF
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-07-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 2 Fuse questions
Views: 553
Posted By SDFarrell
2 Fuse questions

1) I have my airbag light on. I realize this may be a bad sensor. Could it also be a bad fuse?

2) Are all the Z3 Roadster fuses located under the hood, or are some located behind the dash?

As...
Forum: Exterior 08-28-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 198
Posted By SDFarrell
FS: Z3 Front Bumper side lenses (with bulbs) $25

I have a pair of amber front bumper side lenses for sale. OEM taken off my 2000 Roadster (I switched to Clear lenses). Includes bulbs and sockets.

In Excellent condition. Will take $25 and I...
Forum: Exterior 08-25-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By SDFarrell
FS: OEM Z3 Front Kidney Grille (Driver side) $25

Grille taken off my 2000 Z3 Roadster when I switched to RaceMesh. In excellent condition. Vertical slats are BLACK (not chrome). Will take $25, and I will cover shipping to Continental US.

Can...
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