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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-27-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By SDFarrell
Thanks to all. This forum is a great source of...

Thanks to all. This forum is a great source of information.
Forum: Exterior 03-26-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 264
Posted By SDFarrell
Fore Sale: Kidney Grilles from 2000 Z3 Roadster

FS: Z3 Roadster Kidney Grilles.

I have two of them from my 2000 Z3 Roadster (replaced by Mesh style Grilles).

Just want to get rid of them. $25 each plus shipping. Will sell separately as...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-25-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By SDFarrell
OK. I have not looked under there. Let me then...

OK. I have not looked under there. Let me then ask this.

Will I need to purchase more than the two struts and two mounts?

-Scotty
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-25-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By SDFarrell
Thanks. I appreciate the feedback.

Thanks. I appreciate the feedback.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-25-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By SDFarrell
Thanks for the reply. I am going with the...

Thanks for the reply.

I am going with the KYB as well. Price and quality seem right.

Did you go with the KYB Strut boots as well? Any fitment issues?

Regards,
Scotty
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-24-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By SDFarrell
Opinions on Strut Replacement for 2000 Z3 Roadster

Hoping I can get some sound advice from the board.

The car has 112,800 Miles and I am replacing the front struts (and presumably the strut mounts)

Are the KYB struts a good choice? The Sachs?...
Forum: Exterior 03-05-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 314
Posted By SDFarrell
For Sale: Factory Rear Plastic Window from 2000 Z3

For Sale: Factory Rear Plastic Window from 2000 Z3

Good condition. Only on car for 5 yrs. It was replaced by Dealer back in 2011.

I replaced the window with tinted aftermarket version. ...
Forum: Interior 03-05-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By SDFarrell
For Sale: New 2000 Z3 Door Pull handle

For Sale: NEW Interior Door Pull Handle for 2000 Z3 (Driver's Side)

In plastic. Never mounted. Color is Black. $90 (I will cover shipping in USA).

Can send photo if requested. Thanks.
...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-07-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
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, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
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, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
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, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
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, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
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, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
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, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
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, 11:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,146
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, 01:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,146
Posted By SDFarrell
Thanks Sportedge. Will consider this. ...

Thanks Sportedge.

Will consider this.

Scotty
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-10-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,146
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, 11:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,146
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, 10:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,146
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, 05:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
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, 03:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,146
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, 08:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,146
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, 07:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,146
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, 04:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,146
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...
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