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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-25-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By htmnc
WOW, thanks for the VIn thing ... it is that...

WOW, thanks for the VIn thing ... it is that Oregon Leather. All this time I thought leatherette meant synthetic leather of some sort. It is SOOO dried out. And, I found out that my car was made...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-25-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By htmnc
Guess what? I filled up my tank the other day...

Guess what? I filled up my tank the other day and now it has no problem. So strange. Same gas station - all I can think of that was different was that the weather was cooler.

I'm really pretty...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-21-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By htmnc
1996 z3 Fuel fill inlet and seat upholstery

Two questions - all of a sudden when I go to fill up my gas, then fuel nozzle does not go all the way into the fuel inlet pipe. I can still put gas in, but it is very strange this has occurred. I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-30-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By htmnc
Fuse Location for Backup Lights???? RUSH QUESTION

I have a Z3 1996, five speed manual transmission - anyone know where the fuse is located for the backup lights? My car is at the garage now so I cannot look at the diagram on the lid of the fuse box.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By htmnc
1996 Red Z3 Stick Shift Great Condition for Sale

Moving overseas soon and must part with my baby. 129,000 miles, great condition. In Baltimore, Maryland. Must sell in late February.


Beautiful bright red shiny BMW Z3 Roadster Convertible...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-21-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By htmnc
Yes, mine looks like yours!

Yes, mine looks like yours!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-20-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By htmnc
Anyone know of safe indoor storage for a Z3 near Dulles Airport?

I am looking to store my Z3 for several years while I am abroad - could be up to 10 years. Could someone give me some pointers on how to do this best? I understand about the oil, battery, tires,...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-05-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By htmnc
What is a "dog-ear"? Is this in the YouTube? ...

What is a "dog-ear"? Is this in the YouTube? Thanks, all.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-05-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By htmnc
What does "bed the pads" mean? Again, I wasn't...

What does "bed the pads" mean? Again, I wasn't the mechanic. But I can relay this info. to them.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-05-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By htmnc
What does that mean? It was my mechanic who did...

What does that mean? It was my mechanic who did this, not me. Thanks.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-04-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By htmnc
1996 Z3 new brake pads OEM included Squeek!

Why is it that my OEM brake pads on the front squeak? I had my mechanic replace the rotors and pads on the front. First, they said the brakes squeaked because PERHAPS it was not BMW OEM pads. So,...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-17-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By htmnc
Anyone know the part numbers for these two things? 1996 Z3

Having difficulty finding the part number for each of these:

The plastic cover that is for the third brakelight - the cover that goes over the apparatus inside the trunk.

and,

The drivers'...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-26-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,245
Posted By htmnc
1996 Z3 Roadster - Start Up Squeek

When I start up my Z3 when it has become cold (such as overnight) it makes a squeek sound like a belt that has to warm up and then stop making noise. It lasts about three minutes.
My mechanic has...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-05-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,382
Posted By htmnc
96 z3 cupholder/console hingie rubber band (o ring) installation help!

Help fellow bimmer lovers please! I have a 96 Z3 that has the rectangular carpeted container and the two cup holder made out of plastic in the console area. The tops that go over these two...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-30-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 658
Posted By htmnc
Any red Z3 manual 1996 for sale with <94K miles

Looking for a 1996 bright red Z3 with manual transmission with relatively low mileage ... less than 94,000. Need to know if any accidents, etc.
Let me know if you have one for sale and how much...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-13-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,947
Posted By htmnc
96 z3 remote keyless-entry security system only 3 chirps

Hoping someone may help. I feel like such an idiot ... bought my z3 over three years ago and never opened the owner's manual for the remote keyless entry/security system. Just thought all along...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-13-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,191
Posted By htmnc
96 Z3 - How do you reset the reminder light after an oil change???

To save money, I had my car's oil change done in a good shop that is not a dealership. How do the reminder lights get re-set? Mine still shows one yellow and the words "inspection." I'm sure folks...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-09-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By htmnc
1996 Z3 Blue Airconditioning Button doesn't always stay in

My blue airconditioning button almost consistently does not engage in the "pushed in" position, unless I help to guide it with a little piece of plastic on the right side when I press it. Then it...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-09-2009, 05:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 575
Posted By htmnc
1996 Z3 Cruise Control Malfunction ONLY when it is Warm/Hot Outside

Help! My cruise control works great, EXCEPT when the weather outside is warm to hot. This just started this summer. The car has about 71K miles and otherwise is fantastic. I have no abnormal...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-16-2009, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,967
Posted By htmnc
Also, maybe someone has a Manual - the Bentley...

Also, maybe someone has a Manual - the Bentley one, with the page that explains about this. Would be extremely grateful if a link/scanned page could be posted.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-16-2009, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,967
Posted By htmnc
Thanks, the dealer had this photo as well, but...

Thanks, the dealer had this photo as well, but there doesn't appear to be a spot where the electrical connector goes in. It's like a telephone or modem square-ish plug.
Are there any folks out...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-15-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,967
Posted By htmnc
96 Z3 - Third Brake Light - HELP!!!!!! What is the Part?

Hello ~
The shop that did work to repair a leaky third brake light (the one located on the trunk lid) screwed up and neglected to not only replace the little black plastic interior cover, but the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-27-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 572
Posted By htmnc
1996 Z3 Water leak into trunk

I had my convertible top replaced and also paint work that involved dissemblage of the trunk lid. Ever since I got the car back, it leaks water during ANY rain, and I've observed water dripping from...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-27-2008, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 653
Posted By htmnc
Winnetka BMW Shop is TOPS

Well, can answer myself and post for others now. Should any members live in the Chicago area, try Europa Imports, Inc. in Winnetka, at the junction of GreenBay Road and Tower Road. Per task, you'll...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-18-2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,848
Posted By htmnc
I agree. It's Fields BMW in Northbrook. I think...

I agree. It's Fields BMW in Northbrook. I think I'll be going to Europa in Winnetka instead. They seem to be on average 30 to 100 dollars less per maintenance job.
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