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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-03-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Tonneau cover unidentified
Views: 564
Posted By WisM
Sure be nice if it turns out Randy was right,...

Sure be nice if it turns out Randy was right, dealer hooks you up with the other car owner, swap covers and everyone is happy.

I think I may have found what the one you have belongs to. Looks like...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-29-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Z3 Alarm
Views: 446
Posted By WisM
Could be a door lock actuator failure. Does the...

Could be a door lock actuator failure. Does the trunk or gas door lock and just the driver and passenger doors don't?
If you are getting a single chirp, I don't think that is a switch failure. I...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-17-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By WisM
Per the Bentley Rear subframe outer bushings -...

Per the Bentley
Rear subframe outer bushings - 140 Nm (103 ft-lbs)
Trailing arm to subframe (car in normal loaded position) - 67 Nm (49 ft-lbs)
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-07-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,015
Posted By WisM
2001 BMW Z3 Wind Blockers / Wind Screens

+1
I just got this recently. I love the way it looks and it lets just the right amount of air move. I had an Velcro on version the PO had and there is very little difference in the amount of wind...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-02-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 27
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Coil overs
Views: 2,212
Posted By WisM
I cannot attest to the stock ride quality of a Z3...

I cannot attest to the stock ride quality of a Z3 since the all stock suspension on my M was well worn @ 55,000 miles when I got it. The ride was better than I expected from a sports car, but the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-24-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Z3 shifter?
Views: 651
Posted By WisM
http://www.whalenshiftmachine.com/ Whalen makes...

http://www.whalenshiftmachine.com/
Whalen makes shift knobs. Not sure what you mean by the shift handle.

If you are talking about the thread I posted earlier, those are all various model BMW...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-23-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Z3 shifter?
Views: 651
Posted By WisM
Here is some really old but very useful...

Here is some really old but very useful information from one point of view on the topic:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=15613&highlight=z3+stygar+shift...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-12-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By WisM
Everything I've read on the rear subframe...

Everything I've read on the rear subframe bushings seems to agree with what gmushial posted.
I sure hope that is correct since that is what I just did to mine. :)

I am also in the process of...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-04-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By WisM
Nice to hear you like them. I replaced the old...

Nice to hear you like them. I replaced the old worn out Kuhmos that were on my car when I bought it last fall with a set of Pilot Super Sports a couple of weeks ago. No chance to try them yet since...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-04-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,143
Posted By WisM
If the Z4 is like the Z3, you need one front and...

If the Z4 is like the Z3, you need one front and one rear. The front would be on the left side and the rear on the right. You should be able to see them on your calipers.

I suspect only the front...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-04-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By WisM
I agree. Take a look over on bimmerforums at...

I agree. Take a look over on bimmerforums at mpire's very sad post about crashing his mint coupe. He is pretty sure it was caused by having 8 year old tires on the car. They had plenty of tread, but...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-04-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By WisM
+1 That was my fix as well.

+1
That was my fix as well.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-04-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By WisM
My winter projects included tie rods and LCAB...

My winter projects included tie rods and LCAB replacement up front and rear subframe bushings and RTABs at 55,000.

Based on the rubber parts I took out of mine, I would say you should replace...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-01-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By WisM
Is the car auto or manual? If it is a manual...

Is the car auto or manual?
If it is a manual the first thing I thought of reading this is that if it is a manual, she was focusing on merging and hit the rev limiter. That basically kills the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-23-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By WisM
These cars are known to have a weak cooling...

These cars are known to have a weak cooling system. The water pump and plastic parts in the cooling system are prone to failure. Generally anything over 60,000 miles, the standard is to just do a...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-23-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By WisM
Cracked plastic thermostat housing?

Cracked plastic thermostat housing?
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-18-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 11
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Battery/Radio problem
Views: 779
Posted By WisM
Just in case, did you catch the part in any of...

Just in case, did you catch the part in any of those other radio code threads where it mentions to enter the code and then press ">"?

Lucky for me I happened to notice it while I had my battery...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-12-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 11
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Battery/Radio problem
Views: 779
Posted By WisM
+1 PO installed a Fleet Farm :rolleyes: battery...

+1
PO installed a Fleet Farm :rolleyes: battery in my car. Car and radio work just fine.
I also think Dale is probably right about the plan the dealer had for you.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-23-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,874
Posted By WisM
Got my black anodized hood release handle in the...

Got my black anodized hood release handle in the mail today Doug. Just like my shift knob, it's a work of art. :thumbup:

Thanks again for running another batch.
John
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-16-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By WisM
withaJ's last post on these forums was three...

withaJ's last post on these forums was three years ago. I doubt you will get a reply. Sorry.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-09-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By WisM
Bill that is a great area. My nephew got married...

Bill that is a great area. My nephew got married in Panama City Beach last summer and we spent a few days there.

From my many years in Texas I was just wondering if "Texas speed bumps" aka...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-09-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By WisM
+1 (except insert Wisconsin) Bill, You do...

+1 (except insert Wisconsin)

Bill, You do have those "palmetto bugs" you can throw a saddle on and ride when you want too though. Can't compete with that. :rofl:
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-13-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,197
Posted By WisM
u sux! :rofl: Here it's 17 degrees with 20...

u sux! :rofl:

Here it's 17 degrees with 20 mph winds and the Roady on jackstands in the garage..... :cry:
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-01-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,720
Posted By WisM
Here is a different reset procedure I ran across...

Here is a different reset procedure I ran across you can try if the other did not work.
http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1366261
Check post #8
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-31-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,720
Posted By WisM
Well, that explains the slide/rub mark on the...

Well, that explains the slide/rub mark on the stop where the stop screw passed it. I am unsure, but the motor stop/ reverse would be pressure actuated as part of the safety system. It seems like the...
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