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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-23-2004, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By acao
We need a special font for irony and sarcasm. (In...

We need a special font for irony and sarcasm. (In all sincerity. Really! I mean it!)
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-21-2004, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By acao
So um, what do you use for transportation?

So um, what do you use for transportation?
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-21-2004, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By acao
Well how about a Cristal cooler integrated into...

Well how about a Cristal cooler integrated into the Mark VIII armrest?

Or a Burberry Child Seat for when my baby's momma borrows the G-ride?

Ya know what I'm sayin?

Representin'...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-17-2003, 09:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,936
Posted By acao
Stare decisis.

E-mail me with specific questions. I just went from S54 to Boxster S. There was also a thread by me in the Roadfly E36/8 archives aboute 3-4 weeks back with my impressions.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-18-2003, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,326
Posted By acao
Many thanks, it worked (TIS that is). Losing...

Many thanks, it worked (TIS that is). Losing daylight today and getting hungry . . . monkeying with the door panel may have to wait.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-18-2003, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,326
Posted By acao
I also found this. The part in text in red was...

I also found this. The part in text in red was clickable, but didn't take me anywhere. Anybody know what the 'main stop' is, how to push it downwards, and what screw to tighten? Thanks.

SI...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-17-2003, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,326
Posted By acao
Thanks for the the tip. But, that solves a...

Thanks for the the tip. But, that solves a symptom, not the problem. Upon comparison with the passenger's window, the driver's window drops down only about 1/4" rather than the 1/2" to 3/4" that it...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-16-2003, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,326
Posted By acao
Coupe window travel adjustment?

My coupe's driver's side window causes a creaking noise at the top of its travel. I suspect that the window may be traveling too high. I don't like the creaking or the thought that excessive...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-07-2003, 08:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 412
Posted By acao
Where to lube groaning seats?

Sometimes I just can't win.

The RSM's used to rattle (more like a "klop!"). That's fixed.
The seats used to rock. That's fixed.
Now with that major interior noises fixed, and the seats...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-15-2003, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By acao
You're inadvertently right. It will probably be...

You're inadvertently right. It will probably be as pleasant (and as clean) as hari-kiri.

Freudian slip - When you say one thing but really were thinking about a mother.

It looks fine where it...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-15-2003, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By acao
Madduxes: Dual Lock Fasteners & Adhesive

I've used 3M's Dual Lock apocalypse-grade interlocking fastener (aka Super Velcro) to mount the V1 remote display underneath my dash. I want to move it. Is there a way to remove it without killing...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-20-2003, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,149
Posted By acao
Nakamichi's are a pretty good unit. Pro's...

Nakamichi's are a pretty good unit. Pro's include OEM color, good quality, understated appearance. Con's include high price, meager feature set, and availability/support.

I recently looked at...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-08-2003, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,697
Posted By acao
Aiming Windshield Washer Jets?

Driver's side outboard windshield washer jet is way misaimed. Damn near fires right over the car. I remember a post from R.Stygar with diagrams regarding this, including a tool. Couldn't find it...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-20-2003, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By acao
How to fix this?

While the car was out of my care, some object encountered my driver's side rear bumper. Lost about a cornflake sized piece of paint at the corner and the bumper gap is noticeably larger.

What's...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-16-2003, 03:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,591
Posted By acao
Z3 Sport mode

Finally, I've attached a picture from the Z3 3.0i manual page that references Sport Program. The indicator shows up on the gear indicator along with the odometer. S1 - S5 indicates Sport/Steptronic.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-16-2003, 03:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,591
Posted By acao
Another page of the manual

In this pic, we have a description of Item 13 from the instrument cluster illustration. As you can see, Item 13 points to indicators and warnings for front fog lamps and engine electronics. BTW,...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-16-2003, 03:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,591
Posted By acao
Maybe a clue?

I got on the Owner's Circle and downloaded the Z3 3.0i manual for 2001. Ron's car is a 2001 I believe (just in front of mine from County Line). Not that the manual is absolutely authoritative, but...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-15-2003, 08:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,591
Posted By acao
If I recall correctly, there is no "sport" mode. ...

If I recall correctly, there is no "sport" mode. The comparable feature is Steptronic. The indicator for that is on the information center underneath the speedometer.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-11-2002, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By acao
Fuel Filler Door Sits Too Far In

The fuel filler door sits too far down when closed.
Can anybody verify that I'm missing a rubber stop or something? Part#? Thanks.
http://members.roadfly.com/acao/fuel_filller.jpg
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-08-2002, 07:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,051
Posted By acao
Voltmeter. Screw adjusting for daylight savings...

Voltmeter. Screw adjusting for daylight savings time. Check time on your wristwatch or cell phone.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-12-2002, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,003
Posted By acao
Went through this rigormarole

My GF has a Z3 3.0 with a late '01 build date. Notice in the Accessories catalog, the alarm for this car is different from earlier ones. Its also alot cheaper. My theory is that much of the alarm...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-11-2002, 12:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,002
Posted By acao
Advantages to TrafficPro

I thought of two advantages to the TrafficPro that would encourage me to upgrade:

(1) OEM look and functionality without OEM skipping. Tired of having the Railroad Track Remix to all my CD's. My...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-26-2002, 09:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,516
Posted By acao
Where did you mount the antenna?

Just wondering where you mounted the antenna. It is the only aspect that seems kind of kludgey.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-24-2002, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,134
Posted By acao
Question Q re: drive-by-wire & heel/toe

I've read on occasion that BMW's drive-by-wire system cuts the throttle when it detects gas and brake at the same time.

1st, is this true?

2nd, what does that do for heel/toe shifting?
...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-16-2002, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,903
Posted By acao
Whoa, thought I was back to using a CGA...

Whoa, thought I was back to using a CGA monitor/card again!
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