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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-05-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
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, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
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, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
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, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
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, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
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, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
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, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,056
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, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 586
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, 10:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,998
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, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,471
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, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
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, 06:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 508
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, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,299
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, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,299
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, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,299
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, 02:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 497
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, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 593
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, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,011
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.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-18-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,011
Posted By htmnc
Wow, thanks. Does anyone know roughly how much...

Wow, thanks. Does anyone know roughly how much do the shock mounts cost?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-18-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,011
Posted By htmnc
1996 Z3 - Decent Cost for Replacing Rear Shock Mounts???

Hello all - does anyone have an idea of what time and materials rates are involved for replacing rear shock mounts on at 1996 Z3 1.9 Roadster?

Got a quote recently for almost 400. seems high.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-17-2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,863
Posted By htmnc
How about a Yokohama Adven s.4 ???

How about a Yokohama Adven s.4 ???
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-17-2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,863
Posted By htmnc
reply re. tires 96 z3

Basically, this Z3 is my back and forth to work car. I do not drive in the snow ever, but of course drive in the rain.
I'm not racing this car but love the thrill of handling an exit ramp at...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-17-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,863
Posted By htmnc
Z3 New Tire Time - Recommendations Please?

My 1996 Z3 needs new rear tires. In the front are some Kumha (???) tires P225.50ZR16. They have lots of tread.

Are my tires in the back a different size?

And, recommendations for the BEST...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-01-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 613
Posted By htmnc
1996 Z3 Alarm Key Button - Does it need a new battery?

Calling all Z3 experts! I noticed that when I pressed the arming button on my key, last time I drove my Z3, that it didn't seem to have any effect ... no chirping. It took a couple of times, and...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-03-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 593
Posted By htmnc
1996 Z3 - Who is the best BMW mechanic???

GREETINGS ALL! My 1996 Z3 is coming up for its 60,000 comprehensive maintenance and I want to take it to the BEST shop in the Chicago area.
I bought the car through Carmax, and they offer a...
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