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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-31-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By ZZZING
Electronic control module or similar, the "brain"...

Electronic control module or similar, the "brain" or main computer module
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-23-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By ZZZING
Check the bundle of wires in the trunk behind the...

Check the bundle of wires in the trunk behind the driver, flexing of this wire bundle can cause many different electrical issues. Often broken/shorted wires will be found
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-27-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By ZZZING
Have you checked the bundle of wires in the trunk...

Have you checked the bundle of wires in the trunk (driver's side) ? Can cause many odd electrical problems due to wires broken and shorted in the bundle
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-10-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By ZZZING
Check the wire bundle in the trunk lid on the driver side

Many have found broken wires there, also check the engine and battery grounding points, make sure they are clean and secure
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-10-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By ZZZING
The long one came with mesh windscreen

Additional length to hold the windscreen and the boot
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-16-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,272
Posted By ZZZING
Get the original -- Whalen

Support Doug who made the first seat bushings way back when, plus he makes great shift knobs too.

Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-06-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By ZZZING
Just had the 3 lights

Different codes (one was for mechanically stuck throttle) but I took off the boot and cleaned the crap out of the throttle body, and my car has been running great with no codes or lights since then
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-26-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By ZZZING
You will lose the fog lights if you have them,...

You will lose the fog lights if you have them, otherwise I think it can be directly replaced
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-24-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By ZZZING
Seem to remember

I think the earliest 96's did not have the clutch interlock switch, but take a look up there and check it out
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-24-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By ZZZING
There is air coming through always -- even on 0

Some kind of German thing, if it bothers you, direct it towards your feet or windshield
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-05-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By ZZZING
Wheels are SSR Comps

Japanese forged lightweight wheels (15 pounds for 17").

Yeah, the zip in window is only on the BMW original top as far as I know
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-04-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By ZZZING
Hard top looks great

Looks like mine haha, I think yours is Boston Green vs my Oxford Green.
Otherwise , what Vintage said.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-04-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By ZZZING
If you have the factory radio

It is just spinning the knob on the left side of the radio/cd player, if you have something else, well then who knows???:dunno:
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-03-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By ZZZING
No Storage

You have the subwoofer enclosure there, the top does come off (not very easily--prone to damage if not done correctly), but there is no storage in there
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-22-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,303
Posted By ZZZING
HIR info

Check this for info on HIR bulbs

Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-14-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,226
Posted By ZZZING
Guaranteed it is vinyl

end of story
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-01-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By ZZZING
It has been a long time since I did this but..

I believe the blue wire from harness connects to a blue/white wire on the radio.
Or in your case it may be blue to blue
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-21-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 761
Posted By ZZZING
get a flexible magnetic pickup wand

You can fish around the bell housing from the slave puka
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-20-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By ZZZING
Good work

Nice to be able to clean the carpets under the seat too, bushings make a huge difference.

Hope the slave goes well this time, I remember having some issues last time I did mine. My friend had the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-05-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,161
Posted By ZZZING
Let me kow if you need codes read

I have a Peake reader (upcountry side).

Hana Highway can be a lot of fun at the right time time of day, Maui's version of the Dragon
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-05-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By ZZZING
Could be the throttle body

Take it apart (or have your shop do it) and clean thoroughly
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-05-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,080
Posted By ZZZING
4 cylinder or 6 cylinder?

No vanos on 4 cylinder engines. Have you located the sound by using a tube or piece of hose and listening to the engine in various places?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-01-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,161
Posted By ZZZING
Nice find, looks to be in pretty decent shape overall

Another Z3 on Maui, good luck getting her back in shape. Just cruised top down to Lahaina, love this time of year!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-18-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By ZZZING
Not really, instead of reaching near 90, it only...

Not really, instead of reaching near 90, it only goes up to 78-80 during the days, but it can get cold if you go up in elevation
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-16-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By ZZZING
Hard top is good for the hotter parts of the year

Hard top is good for the hotter parts of the year and for the rainy season here in Hawaii.
Also, I have to park in an unattended parking lot all day for work, and the hard top provides additional...
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