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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-08-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By mnguyen84
z3 m roadster s54 or not?

Hi. I'm reading that there are some M z3 roadster in north america that have 300+ hp. In trying to figure out which have that power and which do not, I came across a detail regarding the engine as...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-24-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 0
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) trunk lock problem
Views: 336
Posted By mnguyen84
trunk lock problem

i have a 1996 z3 with a messed up trunk lock. i've taken it apart, and i'm pretty sure it's the lock. Can someone pop the trunk and take a closeup picture of it for me?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-23-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,078
Posted By mnguyen84
put some Valvoline full synthetic ATF in my...

put some Valvoline full synthetic ATF in my 5speed today. much better. before i sometimes had problems shifting into 1st when i've been driving around for a long time, now it feels like silk.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-23-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By mnguyen84
for best spark, copper core. for good spark and...

for best spark, copper core. for good spark and best life, iridium. platinum is for noobs.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-23-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,369
Posted By mnguyen84
akebonos = win

akebonos = win
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-23-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,324
Posted By mnguyen84
i would test the battery first. you can either...

i would test the battery first. you can either take it to autozone. if the battery is bad then it's ur battery or alternator. if all is good, then you probably need a new starter. i think...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-22-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,523
Posted By mnguyen84
i dont think anyone makes 15w-40 full syn. you...

i dont think anyone makes 15w-40 full syn. you can find 5w-40 full syn, which flows better when it's cold. In theory and lab testing, synethic oil is better than conventional. It maintains its...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-22-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 0
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Guide: replacing belts 96 1.9L Z3
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Posted By mnguyen84
Guide: replacing belts 96 1.9L Z3

If you own the Bentley service manual, then you realize what trash it is. It doesn't tell you how access the belts, and furthermore, the directions are wrong. I had this epiphany when I couldn't...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-17-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 445
Posted By mnguyen84
motor mount recommendations

looking for something like the oem ...but cheaper. Are these any good?

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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-17-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,523
Posted By mnguyen84
i just did an oil change in my 96 1.9L and it was...

i just did an oil change in my 96 1.9L and it was 5.3-5.5qt of oil.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-17-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,753
Posted By mnguyen84
the bently SM says Hypoid oil for 96-7 z3s, which...

the bently SM says Hypoid oil for 96-7 z3s, which is stated in the mobil 1 and valvoline products. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-16-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,222
Posted By mnguyen84
i'm beginning to get weird electrical issues on...

i'm beginning to get weird electrical issues on my 96 z3 too. i'll have to check under the hood soon.
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