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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-24-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 580
Posted By Giznaz
GGearhart When they replaced the top, they...

GGearhart
When they replaced the top, they neglected to add the second row of butyl tape in the "sandwich" that comprises the back attachment.

The sandwich is supposed to consist of
Car metal...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-28-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,099
Posted By Giznaz
I felt like Otis Redding today. We got Alex's...

I felt like Otis Redding today. We got Alex's drivers seat fixed, and a couple other little things for him.

We were sitting on a dock of the bay, watching the tide roll away as we worked.

The...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-24-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,099
Posted By Giznaz
Dealer, looks like I' ll have a few hours Sunday....

Dealer, looks like I' ll have a few hours Sunday.

Bring your bushings and a sheet of sandpaper.

I should be landing the boat around 1130 or so, and I need a few hours in the evening to stock...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-23-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By Giznaz
Nudge to the top

Nudge to the top
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-23-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,099
Posted By Giznaz
I need to check my arrival times before I can say...

I need to check my arrival times before I can say for sure.

If it isn't this Sunday, it might be a while. The following weekend
Is Crater CruiZe, and the next I go home for time off.

We might...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-19-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,099
Posted By Giznaz
I can help you this Sunday at pier-54 after about...

I can help you this Sunday at pier-54 after about noon. I have some of my tools, but alas, no bushings or any way to fab any

Let me know
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-06-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By Giznaz
Z3 and Z4 Crater CruiZe August 3/4 CANCELLED

Z3BigDaddy is hosting Crater CruiZe this year in Southern Oregon, Aug 3.

See the post in Roadfly for details

CANCELLED EVENT DUE WILDFIRES
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-22-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,668
Posted By Giznaz
Thre are two reasons the top won't go down all...

Thre are two reasons the top won't go down all the way are something in the top well, and the actuator rod is bound on something
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-15-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,538
Posted By Giznaz
You know, something else you may want to check...

You know, something else you may want to check would be the gas tank dampners.

The straps holding up the gas tank have rubber pads in places. The rubbers fall out, the straps and gas tank rattle....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-09-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By Giznaz
Dude, I would personally like to thank you for...

Dude, I would personally like to thank you for doing all that work for someone you didn't really even know.

It has been my experience that just owning the car, and meeting another owner makes you...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-29-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) obc install
Views: 1,496
Posted By Giznaz
I did this on my '99. The wiring is in the...

I did this on my '99.

The wiring is in the console, behind all the switches. You have to dig a bit, mine was wrapped and sorta near the passenger side.

The gong is near your right shin inside...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-24-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By Giznaz
Where in So. Oregon are you? One of the more...

Where in So. Oregon are you?
One of the more noteable personalities from the Z3 community lives between Rouge River and Gold Hil.
He goes by Z3BigDaddy, mostly on R o a d f l y, but on other boards...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-29-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 911
Posted By Giznaz
Use hydraulic oil from kit P/N: 54 34 8 410 ...

Use hydraulic oil from kit P/N: 54 34 8 410
308.

From Page 31
www.bmwicom.net/wp-content/uploads/tips/tips_e36_automatic_electro_mechanical_convertible.pdf

Actually that kit does not list any...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-20-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Cruise Control Tripping
Views: 995
Posted By Giznaz
Another place to look would be the wiring harness...

Another place to look would be the wiring harness that goes into the trunk lid.

Broken or chafed wires here will cause all kinds of strange and unusual electrical gremlins, including cruise...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-20-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By Giznaz
Number 24

Number 24
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-03-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Expectations
Views: 894
Posted By Giznaz
Blaine has crossed the US with that car quite a...

Blaine has crossed the US with that car quite a few times. At this moment, the car is a bit rough, but it's still going. He does have some work to do on it, but that is true of ANY high mileage car. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-21-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,356
Posted By Giznaz
I had installed an aftermarket alarm/keyless...

I had installed an aftermarket alarm/keyless entry in my '97. It does plug in behind the glove box, the plug for the alarm is the same one. I think I had to connect one additional wire. The kit was...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-14-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By Giznaz
If you look at all the connectors on it, it...

If you look at all the connectors on it, it appears it makes a dozen different noises
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-22-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,727
Posted By Giznaz
See post #2 above

See post #2 above
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-21-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,112
Posted By Giznaz
I changed my digital clock to OBC as well. ...

I changed my digital clock to OBC as well.

The column switch is readily available on EBay.

The temp sensor and the OBC unit and the turn signal switch are the only parts you need to buy.
If...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-20-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,727
Posted By Giznaz
The CAR is an E-36 model, variant #7 (E-36/7). ...

The CAR is an E-36 model, variant #7 (E-36/7).
The Coupes are variant #8, thus E-36/8

It shares many parts with the E-36 3 series cars, like the 325i, 328, 318's.
The E numbers are BMW's basic...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-18-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,153
Posted By Giznaz
The //M roadsters have a problem with the lighted...

The //M roadsters have a problem with the lighted shift knobs shorting out the dimmer rheostat on the headlight switch.

Not saying this is the issue, but you might want to search got that, and...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-07-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,580
Posted By Giznaz
Very planned. Google VoyeurWeb. It was her gig,...

Very planned. Google VoyeurWeb. It was her gig, the car was just that days stunt.

I think it was in Los Angeles. I don't recall, it's been a few years since they first came out.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-07-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,580
Posted By Giznaz
Her name is Nikki, the pix are from her BF/Hubby...

Her name is Nikki, the pix are from her BF/Hubby Jamie. They seem to do things like this a lot. The info was located last time the pix were posted.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-07-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,405
Posted By Giznaz
First off, tire wear like you describe is normal,...

First off, tire wear like you describe is normal, for these cars.

That being said, 1500 miles is excessive, thus a couple caveats.

1. If the rear toe is wrong, the tire will wear badly.
2. If...
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