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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Today, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 38,416
Posted By dc_wright
LOL, it's an April Fools article.......

LOL, it's an April Fools article.......
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Today, 07:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 909
Posted By dc_wright
The orange color the LED in the buttons shows...

The orange color the LED in the buttons shows when the compartment tray isn't all the way down, or the micro switch isn't switched is so damn close in shade to the normal red that unless you really...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Today, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 38,416
Posted By dc_wright
SCCA just announced they're adding a new auto...

SCCA just announced they're adding a new auto cross class.........

http://www.solomatters.com/seb_introduces_subjective_scoring_to_solo
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Today, 11:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 533
Posted By dc_wright
I didn't say it was easy to do LOL, just that the...

I didn't say it was easy to do LOL, just that the top controller will allow you to do it. :)

The one or two times I've been at a stop light and thought I might run short on top up or down time,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Today, 10:59 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 44,247
Posted By dc_wright
Shipkiller's two PDF files on this are available...

Shipkiller's two PDF files on this are available on page 6 of the Z4 How To's sticky....

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=130986&page=6
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Today, 09:27 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 4,749
Posted By dc_wright
This is provided just in jest. :) ...

This is provided just in jest. :)

https://youtu.be/Z3MhS_TzPbA
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Today, 09:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 533
Posted By dc_wright
Correct, but once the top has started moving you...

Correct, but once the top has started moving you can move the car and the top will continue to open or close.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Today, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By dc_wright
Where are you in Florida?

Where are you in Florida?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Today, 02:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 310
Posted By dc_wright
From what you've described, the transmission...

From what you've described, the transmission computer may be sending a signal to the engine computer that there's a possible problem with the transmission, and your car is operating in what we call...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Yesterday, 09:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 909
Posted By dc_wright
There's sound insulating foam inside the top...

There's sound insulating foam inside the top motor housing, and once it gets wet it's very difficult to get it dried out. If the top drains are clogged and you get the motor flooded enough times,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
Posted By dc_wright
Did the temp gauge indicate an overheat?

Did the temp gauge indicate an overheat?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 09:09 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 38,217
Posted By dc_wright
I'd do a pressure test on the system. Could be...

I'd do a pressure test on the system. Could be the new thermostat is sticking, but you could also have a head gasket issue that's over pressurizing the system. Both hoses being rock hard could be...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By dc_wright
I have made some calls. The person on the other...

I have made some calls. The person on the other end can definitely tell I've got the top down, but the area between the steering wheel base and the instrument cluster is pretty calm from an air flow...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11,737
Views: 273,580
Posted By dc_wright
^This^ Every time you install something the...

^This^

Every time you install something the Windows registry is modified to reflect that. Unless you archive off a copy of your registry prior to each time you install something, going back to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Yesterday, 07:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 909
Posted By dc_wright
LOL, I don't remember if mine were torx or not,...

LOL, I don't remember if mine were torx or not, but it is the screws that hold the trim in place that you want to remove. You're getting trim unfastened so you can pull it away from the body to slip...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By dc_wright
On the Z4 the mic is on the top of the steering...

On the Z4 the mic is on the top of the steering column housing, and the wind noise doesn't seem to be too bad there.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Yesterday, 07:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 909
Posted By dc_wright
Step 8 states "Now remove the torx screws that...

Step 8 states "Now remove the torx screws that hold the back trim in place." So, I think your question is answered.....
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By dc_wright
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=366719
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By dc_wright
This DIY ...

This DIY (http://www.pelicanparts.com/bmw/techarticles/E36-OBD_Convert/E36-OBD_Convert.htm)has the turn signal wiring diagram, but it assumes you have the OBC stalk. If you've still got the non-OBC...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By dc_wright
Did they ban testing batteries and alternators...

Did they ban testing batteries and alternators too?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 203
Posted By dc_wright
See you already got the true answer! Great! ...

See you already got the true answer! Great!

That crap about changing the fluid in an older auto tranny is pure BS. It's propagated by people who've done no maintenance on the car who then have...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 310
Posted By dc_wright
Fixed! In place of a screw driver, any rigid...

Fixed! In place of a screw driver, any rigid item will work, copper, aluminum or other metal tubing or rod, etc. Even a wooden yard stick. (Maybe it's a meter stick in AU?)

Also, OP does your...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By dc_wright
All the Autozone stores here will still scan your...

All the Autozone stores here will still scan your codes. By corporate directive, they won't reset them any more, but they will scan them.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10,658
Views: 507,030
Posted By dc_wright
Nice work on the heater core housing mod! If the...

Nice work on the heater core housing mod! If the Velcro doesn't hold try Scotch Extreme Fastener...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11,737
Views: 273,580
Posted By dc_wright
Just being a Californian ANYWHERE outside...

Just being a Californian ANYWHERE outside California could get you in trouble..... :)
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