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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-09-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By Mungo So Cal
I didn't notice the rocking this morning after...

I didn't notice the rocking this morning after putting the seat-back into a slightly different decline position.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-08-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By Mungo So Cal
I used the ones from bimmerdiffs less than a year...

I used the ones from bimmerdiffs less than a year ago, and the car isn't driven daily so it would be disappointing if it were the bushings again. The originals were very annoying under heavy...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-08-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By Mungo So Cal
The up-down mechanism is functional but has...

The up-down mechanism is functional but has seemed a little shaky so I will start there after putting a wrench on the bolts. Is there a method to fiddling with it?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-08-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Mungo So Cal
My mistake -- this was at 82k miles not 90k. I...

My mistake -- this was at 82k miles not 90k. I was confused with my other car I am sinking cash into repairing...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-08-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By Mungo So Cal
A different seat rocking problem

01 roadster, with the seat bushings replaced last year and the tilt mod installed, feeling the seat ever so slightly rock back and forth under gentle throttle or braking. It doesn't have the same...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-26-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Mungo So Cal
another cooling system data point

My 2001 Z3 2.5 roadster with around 90k miles experienced a cooling system failure the other day. Unclear if the drive belt or the water pump failed first, but it is a mess in there and it all needs...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 07-24-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Mungo So Cal
Sold to a fella in MN for $200 shipped.

Sold to a fella in MN for $200 shipped.
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 06-17-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Mungo So Cal
FS: 2001 Z3 Original Stereo/CD player (SoCal) $200

I am offering a Stereo / CD player from my 2001 Z3 roadster with code and in perfect working order for $200 plus shipping if needed. In perfect functional and cosmetic condition, and a great upgrade...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-10-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 23,281
Posted By Mungo So Cal
Yes, I will replace at least the driver's side....

Yes, I will replace at least the driver's side. After more poking around, I did find a briefing for download on the waycool site. I am pretty sure it is the one mentioned here. Thanks for the tos...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-09-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 23,281
Posted By Mungo So Cal
I have come across many walkthroughs as well and...

I have come across many walkthroughs as well and tips related to the walkthroughs. I hope the prep pays off!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-09-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 23,281
Posted By Mungo So Cal
Would someone still following this thread email...

Would someone still following this thread email the ppt? Hoping for something a little more clear than the waycool version. Pm me and I will reply with my email. I have a set of replacements on the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-23-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By Mungo So Cal
I would look privately. Dealer doesn't really add...

I would look privately. Dealer doesn't really add any value and they are looking for at least a thousand for their trouble. And they don't know the car as well as the original owner.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-14-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By Mungo So Cal
What is the advantage of the poly subframe...

What is the advantage of the poly subframe bushings in cars that are not exhibiting rear diff mount failure? If there are substantial performance benefits, does the job overlap with replacing the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-11-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,478
Posted By Mungo So Cal
Beautiful car but you're probably $5k high for a...

Beautiful car but you're probably $5k high for a private sale. Sorry, just not going to sugar coat it. Only my wife gets the sugar. Keep the car and enjoy it! If you must sell, just get an offer from...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-09-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,076
Posted By Mungo So Cal
Had the inspection today and resolved my issues....

Had the inspection today and resolved my issues. I was very happy with the experience at All German Auto and wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to anyone in the area. They flushed the brake fluid...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-09-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,076
Posted By Mungo So Cal
You have concisely summed up what I have been...

You have concisely summed up what I have been reading. Seems most folks have issues when cold, and mine are when warm. Hopefully the Indy has a methodology to get at the issue other than starting at...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-08-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,076
Posted By Mungo So Cal
Heading to All German Auto of Escondido to...

Heading to All German Auto of Escondido to tomorrow for that inspection. I hear good things about them but there is one thing that concerns me. The guy who answered the phone, when we got to...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-06-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,076
Posted By Mungo So Cal
I bought a 2001 2.5 5-sp the other day which was...

I bought a 2001 2.5 5-sp the other day which was in a completely different cosmetic condition than everything else I had seen. Seats, paints, plastic, top (the original top with an emiata new window)...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-01-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,076
Posted By Mungo So Cal
Drove the first one I linked today -- it is...

Drove the first one I linked today -- it is actually my first drive of a z3. Yep, I pretty much decided it was what I was looking for before driving it. The seats are actually the originals, and it...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-01-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,076
Posted By Mungo So Cal
Thanks for the continued commentary. Hopefully...

Thanks for the continued commentary. Hopefully seeing a few of these this afternoon.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-31-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,076
Posted By Mungo So Cal
Thanks guys, that was a real helpful sanity...

Thanks guys, that was a real helpful sanity check. Will see about arranging a meeting. I just started seriously looking and am not afraid to lose it, as long as I learned something from the exp. The...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-31-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,076
Posted By Mungo So Cal
Thoughts on a preowned z3?

Hey guys, I am trying to find a good second car (weekends) and I seem to keep coming back to the z3. This is as a complementary vehicle to a leased f30 that is just not scratching all of my itches --...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-22-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By Mungo So Cal
As a point of comparison, my similarly priced f30...

As a point of comparison, my similarly priced f30 in a higher tax area is mid 400s with max msds. It feels a bit high. Are there no incentives on this car (loyalty etc)?
Forum: General BMW 08-19-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,073
Posted By Mungo So Cal
I may have to try this. Would relieve my paranoia...

I may have to try this. Would relieve my paranoia of scraping my under bumper on thos extra high cement blocks.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-19-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,014
Posted By Mungo So Cal
I really do not like the all season pirellis on...

I really do not like the all season pirellis on my 328 sport line. Don't do it.
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