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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-24-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,649
Posted By ryanzak
Do a search, tons and tons of info. It's a seal,...

Do a search, tons and tons of info. It's a seal, and it needs to be there.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-06-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,606
Posted By ryanzak
I absolutely LOVE my 96 Z.. She is amazing and I...

I absolutely LOVE my 96 Z.. She is amazing and I got her at about 100k... she has been fun to tinker with and a blast to drive.. get it. you won't regret it!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-03-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,969
Posted By ryanzak
Wow, I missed that.. stitches def look pulled...

Wow, I missed that.. stitches def look pulled out. Maybe a trim shop can take it off and re-stitch it. I just got a new GAHH top, looks marvelous.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-03-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,969
Posted By ryanzak
The zipper looks fine to me.. When that seal...

The zipper looks fine to me.. When that seal goes, it goes. Water slips right in. Time for a new window.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-15-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By ryanzak
96 Z3 top slashed

:cry:

So, went out to get in my car Monday morning and to my dismay someone had slashed a huge gaping hole in my top.. simply to be mean.. they didn't set the alarm off nor did they get anything.....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-15-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,481
Posted By ryanzak
That's a beauty!

That's a beauty!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-14-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,352
Posted By ryanzak
The first photo is the DISA valve, it is...

The first photo is the DISA valve, it is basically a vacuum operated valve for the intake manifold.. Not sure why it would make noise unless it was leaking exhaust or vacuum... do you have a CEL? I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-13-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,776
Posted By ryanzak
I used this very method.. I didn't even have to...

I used this very method.. I didn't even have to open the trunk. Super easy.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-13-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,340
Posted By ryanzak
Thank you! I'll write him again.. Problem is I...

Thank you! I'll write him again.. Problem is I cannot get onto TIS as I have a Mac, the site doesn't support Mac.. Thank you for looking that up again!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-10-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,340
Posted By ryanzak
One quick question... Wrote my advisor, 11-04-98...

One quick question... Wrote my advisor, 11-04-98 he said, refers to coolant leaks in v8 motors.. is there another SIB#?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-09-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,340
Posted By ryanzak
I have all the history, and no nothing like this...

I have all the history, and no nothing like this has popped up before. Does this require the whole valve cover to be removed? Could it just be the sensor malfunction? Maybe that would have been...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-08-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,340
Posted By ryanzak
Z3 96 1.9 Rough Idle

Hey all, I'm totally stumped, need advise...

I have been trying to figure out what is causing a rough idle in my car. It is only at idle, not when warming up, and is reduced when the A/C is...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-02-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By ryanzak
Definitely will, the reason I jumped on this one...

Definitely will, the reason I jumped on this one was it was a returned OEM version II from bavauto so it was over $100 off.. Figured why not.. So far (the hour I have driven with it, top down) it has...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-02-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By ryanzak
96 Z3 project finished!

Well, Sunday was project day and wow I actually did it!!! I installed the OEM wind screen to my 96 Z3!

It was a lot more work than I planned on, but was so worth the sense of satisfaction upon...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-25-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,442
Posted By ryanzak
You are a genius! Thank you, I looked everywhere,...

You are a genius! Thank you, I looked everywhere, except under tech info... lol!

Thank you!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-24-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,442
Posted By ryanzak
1996 BMW Z3 windscreen installation help

Hey all, just got my windscreen from Bavauto... It showed up without the installation instructions. Have been searching for the install instructions online but have been unsuccessful... Does anyone...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-05-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By ryanzak
It's the plug (51 21 194) that I can't figure out...

It's the plug (51 21 194) that I can't figure out how to remove. I'm about to drill a hole in it to pull it out.. any better ideas? Are they throw away things?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-05-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By ryanzak
can't seem to figure out how to remove the cover...

can't seem to figure out how to remove the cover from the access hole inside the door jamb.. Any help? I already been pretty rough on it, probably need a new one.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-05-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By ryanzak
found this... trying to make a puller tool.....

found this...

trying to make a puller tool.. :)

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1157321
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-05-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By ryanzak
96 Z3 exterior door handle surround..

I think i got a little ahead of myself thinking I could just pry off the old door surround.. Ummmm.. I'm having trouble getting the new ones to attach, I've been searching about how to get the "latch...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-11-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,655
Posted By ryanzak
I upgraded JUST the speakers in my 96 Z3 and it...

I upgraded JUST the speakers in my 96 Z3 and it made a vast improvement. I can now actually hear the music. Of course it needs a sub and a few other things, which will eventually be done but I will...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-01-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,095
Posted By ryanzak
I recently discovered two leaks at the connection...

I recently discovered two leaks at the connection point of the top to the body. The butyl sealant, in my service history, has been replaced three times. So just to make sure for myself, I pulled out...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-19-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310
Posted By ryanzak
Search the forum, this topic constantly comes up.

Search the forum, this topic constantly comes up.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-01-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 838
Posted By ryanzak
Thanks! I will grab some plexus and give it a...

Thanks! I will grab some plexus and give it a try. We use it at my work for rubber mats, never thought about using it on my window.. :) It's sure has been wet around here lately!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-30-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 838
Posted By ryanzak
Z3 Rear window treatments

What can I treat the back (plastic) window with on the outside to break the surface tension for when it rains? Like what rain-x, aquapel, etc do for glass.. Water just seems to stay in place and not...
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