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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-26-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,513
Posted By droz3
I fixed the same issue in my Z3 & X3 with...

I fixed the same issue in my Z3 & X3 with this:...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-03-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,142
Posted By droz3
If I had to go from auto to manual then I would...

If I had to go from auto to manual then I would invest the additional money to get a 6-speeds.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,160
Posted By droz3
Had the same issue on my 2006, my mechanic (BMW...

Had the same issue on my 2006, my mechanic (BMW mechanic who moonlights) told me to fix it quickly as the failure is usually catastrophic, shaft goes through the floor when failing.
I did not want...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-20-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By droz3
Both are good oil, choose based on price and...

Both are good oil, choose based on price and availability.
Assuming you buy a good oil then the frequency of oil change becomes more important than the oil itself.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-09-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By droz3
Those cars are simple enough that anybody with a...

Those cars are simple enough that anybody with a Bentley manual, a few tools and a bit of mechanical skills can do 75% of the maintenance and repairs by themselves.
We call dealers "stealers" ......
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-09-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By droz3
Photo of the connector would help, it may be an...

Photo of the connector would help, it may be an OEM connector or a aftermarket gadget connector, hard to say without a photo.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By droz3
Oh can I make comments on that GPS unit ......

Oh can I make comments on that GPS unit ... bought one a few months ago, an absolute waste of money ... the GPS just does not work, tried to debug it through emails with a very nice lady in their...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-04-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,002
Posted By droz3
Got an email from Cocomat regarding my request...

Got an email from Cocomat regarding my request for a close match to beige Oregon :

Unfortunately, all of our material is spun and woven in bulk so I can't offer any custom blends. All of the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By droz3
I had a small high pitch bell like noise coming...

I had a small high pitch bell like noise coming from under my X3, turned out to be front drive shaft.
What does yours sounds like ?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-03-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,002
Posted By droz3
No Oregon beige for a while, now no beige ......

No Oregon beige for a while, now no beige ... guess I will finally have to spend the money on Cocomats. Just sent them an email asking how close they can get to the dotted Oregon beige. Will...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-27-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By droz3
Isn't there a bolt where the ashtray/cup holder...

Isn't there a bolt where the ashtray/cup holder is located ?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-14-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By droz3
You did good, seller was obviously a liar about...

You did good, seller was obviously a liar about the appearance, you probably would have discovered other issues after the purchase.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-20-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By droz3
When they don't commit to a specific horsepower...

When they don't commit to a specific horsepower gain then it does not mean anything, just marketing blabla.

The only gain you may end up having is when replacing used and performance degraded...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-07-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,769
Posted By droz3
Everything is in the signature below. Actually...

Everything is in the signature below.
Actually there is more but the signature shows the main mods I have done.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-06-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,125
Posted By droz3
Wrench, Seba is from Argentina, if his Z3 was...

Wrench, Seba is from Argentina, if his Z3 was produced for Europe then he may have a 1.9 as per RealOEM the 1.9 was produced from 1995 to 2002 under the M44 then M43 code.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 30
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Views: 1,545
Posted By droz3
Jat007, how many octane does the regular gas have...

Jat007, how many octane does the regular gas have in your region ?
Never dared going below medium grade, medium is 91 here in QC.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By droz3
Rain sensor downgrade question

Did someone ever downgraded from rain sensor to regular intermittent wiper ?
My rain sensor system has not been working since I bought the car 9 months ago, never really liked the rain sensor...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By droz3
Sound issue : there is a flap which opens and...

Sound issue : there is a flap which opens and closes in one of the 2 outlet pipe of your muffler ; when it works well then it should decrease the sound :...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-15-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By droz3
enter the last 7 digits of your vin in...

enter the last 7 digits of your vin in www.realoem.com
more than likely the previous owner wished he had bought an M
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-13-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By droz3
Don't know what the tension is but I also have to...

Don't know what the tension is but I also have to push pretty hard on the handles near the back window.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-08-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By droz3
I had the same problem, I ended up applying glue...

I had the same problem, I ended up applying glue under the vinyl (with a bent applicator) on a hot day so the vinyl was soft. After having applied the glue I installed a wedge between the closed...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-03-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By droz3
This should help : ...

This should help :

http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?245961-Steering-wheel-squeak-FIXED-Writeup-w-pics
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By droz3
Audiovox mediabridge sucks, constantly losing the...

Audiovox mediabridge sucks, constantly losing the link with the phone, unit bugs a lot, can't plug a usb key without losing the bluetooth. I have the latest firmware and it sucks as much.
I am...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By droz3
When to the nearest BMW dealer when I bought my...

When to the nearest BMW dealer when I bought my X3 this summer and they printed the service history while the car was under warranty, a service guy even spent half an hour going through it with me....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By droz3
if you bought the part as new in a BMW dealership...

if you bought the part as new in a BMW dealership I guess the part is still under warranty.
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