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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-07-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,386
Posted By aiiee
As much as I like Jon, you don't need no steenkin...

As much as I like Jon, you don't need no steenkin tool to do this reset, the paper clip trick works perfectly well.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-07-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,075
Posted By aiiee
Experience defined... Good judgment comes...

Experience defined...

Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-09-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 739
Posted By aiiee
That's the bat chain puller, you better run.

That's the bat chain puller, you better run.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-05-2010, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By aiiee
Yes on the lowering. I believe the difference...

Yes on the lowering. I believe the difference was around 1.25".

It's been 10 years since I did this, sorry I can't recall where I got the mounts. I bet if you searched around here though...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-04-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By aiiee
As far as damage I wouldn't worry too much, just...

As far as damage I wouldn't worry too much, just look around here and see what others have done. The H&R/Koni combination is very popular as are the Bilsteins. I got the urethane rear top shock...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-03-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By aiiee
I have a 2000 M Roadster with H&R sport springs...

I have a 2000 M Roadster with H&R sport springs and Bilstein sport shocks. I also have urethane upper shock mounts. The ride is very firm, I can feel every bump in the road, but I *like* that. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-14-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,620
Posted By aiiee
My 2000 M Roadster has 58000 miles and is still...

My 2000 M Roadster has 58000 miles and is still looking like new, thanks to annual UV protection on the sensitive bits. I do have an O2 sensor to replace and a passenger airbag connector to apply...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-14-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,372
Posted By aiiee
I rue the day my Ungo craps out. I really like...

I rue the day my Ungo craps out. I really like that proximity sensor. Saved my shift knob once :)
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-10-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 972
Posted By aiiee
Start dressing with Einzett Vinyl-Rubber...

Start dressing with Einzett Vinyl-Rubber protectant for repairing the plastic and rubber. Start annual dressing with this or other UV protectant like 303 Aerospace. My car is over 10 years old and...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-10-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,865
Posted By aiiee
If you can find an Ungo M8300, there are z3...

If you can find an Ungo M8300, there are z3 specific installation instructions. Mines still going strong after 10 years
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-10-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,772
Posted By aiiee
want mine for 15k? 56,000 miles. Mint :) Imola...

want mine for 15k? 56,000 miles. Mint :) Imola red.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-20-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 962
Posted By aiiee
This is what I did. Back in 2001 it cost me $750...

This is what I did. Back in 2001 it cost me $750 for parts, I did the labor. Very happy with the result.

Oh, I did also swap out the stock rear shock mounts with neoprene ones. The Bilsteins...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-02-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,597
Posted By aiiee
Very astute observation, being that I have that...

Very astute observation, being that I have that car.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-09-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,751
Posted By aiiee
Yes that must be it. My 06 MINI requires the...

Yes that must be it. My 06 MINI requires the turning and the e-brake is a direct connection to the caliper. Lucky, that makes the job a little easier. I think it took me 2 hours to change the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-09-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,751
Posted By aiiee
Don't the rear pistons have to turn as they are...

Don't the rear pistons have to turn as they are compressed? I thought that was true for all cars?

I use this for that:


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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-11-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,407
Posted By aiiee
I usually find it at the local...

I usually find it at the local AutoZone/Murray's/PepBoys store.

Great stuff. Been using it 10 years and the top looks new except for scuff marks
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-10-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By aiiee
As far as I can recall, yes.

As far as I can recall, yes.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-10-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By aiiee
I thought only the M had the lit shift knob?

I thought only the M had the lit shift knob?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-09-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 774
Posted By aiiee
Sounds good, thanks. I might just clean the...

Sounds good, thanks. I might just clean the electrical plug on it and see if that helps first, they're not cheap. And at 60k it's a little early to fail.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-09-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 774
Posted By aiiee
2000 M Roadster Fault code 3d - DIY?

I have the above mentioned car with the '3d' fault, which is, according to the Peake book, 'Oxy sensor heater cyl #4 #6'

Has anyone dealt with this? Is it a DIY? Approx cost?

wups. Found...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-05-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,102
Posted By aiiee
woops, right you are, it's been awhile :)

woops, right you are, it's been awhile :)
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-05-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,481
Posted By aiiee
As an owner of a 2000 M Roadster, my...

As an owner of a 2000 M Roadster, my congratulations on obtaining a spectacular car. I've kept mine ( 58k miles ) in near pristine condition by addition of a clear bra, handwashing, and fanatical...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-02-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,102
Posted By aiiee
There is a trick to *increase* camber by swapping...

There is a trick to *increase* camber by swapping the strut top mounts from side to side ( left side of car to right and vice versa ) but that isn't what you want.

As to increased propensity to...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-30-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,102
Posted By aiiee
When you lower the car, the camber is increased,...

When you lower the car, the camber is increased, thus exposing the inner edges of the tires to increased wear.

There are adjustable camber plates made for the Z3 made by K-MAC. They'll run you...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-23-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By aiiee
Depends on the year. I just got stung on this. ...

Depends on the year. I just got stung on this. R5/FCX-II works on 20 pin round socket found under the hood. 87-2000 only . R5/FCX-II-16 only works on 16 pin connecter found under the dash on...
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