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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-29-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1
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This is a DIY on replacing it
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-29-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Can't get the hood open
Views: 1,410
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http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=441868
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-28-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Z3 New Roundel BMW Alternatives
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Posted By toddjoh
Beautiful. I love that MGB GT. I'd be glad to...

Beautiful. I love that MGB GT.
I'd be glad to drive it around for you.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-28-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Z3 New Roundel BMW Alternatives
Views: 1,464
Posted By toddjoh
I like the homage to the MG on the logo. The...

I like the homage to the MG on the logo. The midget is the reason for my roadster love. My first was bright yellow 79 MG Midget. I suspect you must have a tie to the MG as well.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-28-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Z3 New Roundel BMW Alternatives
Views: 1,464
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Z3 New Roundel BMW Alternatives

I was in need of replacing 4 of my BMW Roundels and annoyed at the poor quality of the official roundel. It's just chromed plastic with either paint or decals. At any point not worth the $30 each...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-28-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Can't get the hood open
Views: 1,410
Posted By toddjoh
Get someone to pull the lever while you apply...

Get someone to pull the lever while you apply downward pressure on the hood right above the two latches. There may be too much tension on the latch, not allowing the lever to release. This will...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-27-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By toddjoh
have the codes been different? are you allowing...

have the codes been different?
are you allowing the radio to enter the code wait state? or code ready state?

Code wait will not allow you to enter any codes. you will need to leave the key on...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-26-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By toddjoh
The Z already has a "Cold Air" intake. the air...

The Z already has a "Cold Air" intake. the air is brought in to the engine via a hose that collects air near the front grill. That is channeled into the Air Box that is then piped into the intake. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-26-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Video showing z3 top replacement
Views: 1,258
Posted By toddjoh
Video showing z3 top replacement

Just ran across this video of a guy replacing his top on a 98 Z3. I'm looking at trying this myself and thought others are likely to be considering it as well.

If anyone knows of more videos or...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-24-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,226
Posted By toddjoh
you need a stereo removal tool. On that stereo I...

you need a stereo removal tool. On that stereo I think it is two flat pieces of metal. you insert one on each side right at the midline. this moves little tabs that secure the stereo in a cage...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-11-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,719
Posted By toddjoh
Same Problem

I've been trying to figure out what to do with our x5. It's 2002 with DSP. I found an aftermarket stereo with most of the current features. Its an imported Chinese unit. but with the DSP I'll...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-17-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By toddjoh
New owner of 318i flasher question

Just bought a 98 318i and have a question about the flashers. When I park and turn off the engine the hazard lights start flashing. Only for a short time but I'm wondering is this normal or does it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-17-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,218
Posted By toddjoh
If the switch is gummed up with soda spillage try...

If the switch is gummed up with soda spillage try cleaning it with WD40. Works pretty good at removing sticky stuff.
Forum: 5 Series DIY 03-08-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 644
Views: 640,674
Posted By toddjoh
Elvis, you are the king. i just did the swap...

Elvis, you are the king.
i just did the swap and it was only with your helpful photos that I would have been able to complete it. It really is easier to feel your way once you see it because you...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-24-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,058
Posted By toddjoh
I am new to BMW and I do not have a local indy...

I am new to BMW and I do not have a local indy mechanic. So just wondering what things I should stay up on. I've had several Volvos with +200K

Mherington, what have you found on your car that...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-24-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,058
Posted By toddjoh
Anyone have Z with more than 200,000 miles?

Just checking to see if anyone has Z with 200K+ and original engine and trans.
If so share your experience.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-24-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,012
Posted By toddjoh
225,000 miles service indicator

I've had this 1.9 1997 Z3 for over 100,000 miles now and the service interval indicator lights have slowly moved from left to right and now only one yellow light remains. I do not have owners manual...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-24-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By toddjoh
Long time lurker, first time poster

I've been a member for a while now but have not felt knowledgeable enough to post any useful info. I have Owned my BMW Z3 for over 4 years and have put on more than 100,000 miles on it myself. It...
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