Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 87
Search took 0.48 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: SDFarrell
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-07-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By SDFarrell
Sudden Issue : Interior Hood latch/cord just snapped

Sudden Issue : Interior Hood latch/cord just snapped

Went to have the oil changed this morning. Guy reached down and pulled the interior hood release, and the cord/wire must have snapped. No...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-22-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By SDFarrell
Thanks Vintage. Guess I am out $100. Yes...

Thanks Vintage. Guess I am out $100.

Yes Bob...it has changed somewhat. I was born on O'Connor Ave in Westereigh 51 yrs ago. I live about 2 miles from there today.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-22-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By SDFarrell
Bob and Vintage...thanks so much. You guys are a...

Bob and Vintage...thanks so much. You guys are a great help.

Follow up question:

The reason for my first question is that is accidentally brushed my short (non flex) antennae with my arm last...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-21-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By SDFarrell
How to access radio antennae thru trunk

I need to repair or replace the broken radio antennae base, and am looking for info on accessing it from the trunk. Any help would be appreciated.

Regards,
Scotty
2000 Z3 Roadster
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-18-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By SDFarrell
2000 Z3: Adjusting side grills

Good afternoon.

My side grills/gills are BOTH slightly out of position (Probably about 1/4" forward) and need to be moved back just a bit.

Can anyone tell me how to loosen the grills in order...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-29-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By SDFarrell
Thanks for the response. I appreciate it. I...

Thanks for the response. I appreciate it.

I think I posed the wrong question for my issue. My electricals are fine, but the latch that releases the seat back (to recline/return) is not working. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-29-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By SDFarrell
Reaplacing seat adjustment gear

Good afternoon.

Has anyone attempted to replace the seat adjustment gear(s) on their Z3? The part, made by Dorman (DORMAN 924386), goes for about $15, and I am thinking about do this job. My...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-19-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,583
Posted By SDFarrell
Thank you, Wrench and Sportedge !! Wrench13,...

Thank you, Wrench and Sportedge !!

Wrench13, I would be happy to take you up on the offer. Would insist upon covering all your costs and providing a sixer of your favorite beverage.

Before I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-10-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,583
Posted By SDFarrell
Thanks Sportedge. Will consider this. ...

Thanks Sportedge.

Will consider this.

Scotty
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-10-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,583
Posted By SDFarrell
What I hope is my last question on this issue :) ...

What I hope is my last question on this issue :)

In the event that my mechanic is unable to clear the hoses, is there a downside to simply pulling out the hoses? Leaving the drain holes there to...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-07-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,583
Posted By SDFarrell
Thanks, Blacklane. I have a German mechanic...

Thanks, Blacklane.

I have a German mechanic nearby. I am purchasing the clutch parts (have to determine exactly what it is I need to order) and he will do the clutch replacement. Hoping the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-07-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,583
Posted By SDFarrell
Still dealing with this issue months later. Cowl...

Still dealing with this issue months later. Cowl hoses still clogged and water entering floor area.

I am soon having the clutch replaced (107,500 miles). Will it be easier to have my mechanic...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-22-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By SDFarrell
2000 Z3 Clutch Inquiry

My mechanic, a reliable German guy, told me that I am in need of a new clutch. Makes sense, as the car now has 105K miles on the original clutch. He told me I could purchase the parts, and he would...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-10-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,583
Posted By SDFarrell
Provided that I cannot get these miserable flat...

Provided that I cannot get these miserable flat hoses cleared, is there any problem with simply drilling a coupla holes in the metal well, and allowing the water to drain thru them?

This may be an...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-27-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,583
Posted By SDFarrell
Vintage and TJH, Thanks for your help. I finally...

Vintage and TJH, Thanks for your help. I finally get it. The schematic of the Scuttle Assembly explains it all. In the end, this is not a bad job, however, in my case, I cannot break thru the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-26-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,583
Posted By SDFarrell
True. No one mentioned pulling out the flanges. ...

True. No one mentioned pulling out the flanges.

Thing is, I am back working on car now. The drain holes are clearly filled with that black gunk material. I have been clearing as much as I can,...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-25-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,583
Posted By SDFarrell
I may have figured this out. The two holes...

I may have figured this out.

The two holes below the blower (with flanges?) must lead to the elephant nose drains. I'm guessing that I need to pull off those plastic/rubber flanges and clean them...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-24-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,583
Posted By SDFarrell
I gave up for the day. Put plastic cowl and...

I gave up for the day. Put plastic cowl and weather-stripping back on. Left wiper arms off for now. Will give it another shot in the morning.

Could it be that the blower needs to be removed? I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-24-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,583
Posted By SDFarrell
In that area (shown with wire feeding in), there...

In that area (shown with wire feeding in), there is nothing but metal wall. The only thing down in that well is the holes with flanges you mentioned.

And I thought the hose clearing was gonna be...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-24-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,583
Posted By SDFarrell
Vintage, Thank you. Kind of a helpless...

Vintage,

Thank you. Kind of a helpless feeling when you cannot locate the correct spot.

I am looking at it again right now. Are the hoses found BELOW the blower assembly? I do not see them...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-24-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,583
Posted By SDFarrell
At standstill on this. The only things below the...

At standstill on this. The only things below the blower are the two one inch wide spaces. Again, they seem to have plastic or rubber caps over them. Aside from that, I do not see anything else. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-24-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,583
Posted By SDFarrell
I am in the home stretch of this job. Are the...

I am in the home stretch of this job. Are the elephant nose the two spaces in the lower center, about an inch wide? They seem to have some type of plastic cap over them. Do I remove this? I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-26-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By SDFarrell
Vintage and ZZZ, Thnx so much for the info. ...

Vintage and ZZZ,

Thnx so much for the info. This could be the solution to my problem. Going to tackle the job on Saturday morning.

On the clips, will a large screwdriver work to pry them off?...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-25-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By SDFarrell
2000 Z3: How to remove the black plastic piece just below windshield

Could really use some help from the Forum on this.

I need to remove that large black plastic piece that lies under the hood, just below the windshield. I am somehow getting some water in the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-02-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By SDFarrell
Thnx for the help. Turns out that the...

Thnx for the help.

Turns out that the assembly just needed to be wiggled out. Gap reduced. Problem solved.

:)
Showing results 1 to 25 of 87

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:14 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms