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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-09-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By droz3
Those cars are simple enough that anybody with a...

Those cars are simple enough that anybody with a Bentley manual, a few tools and a bit of mechanical skills can do 75% of the maintenance and repairs by themselves.
We call dealers "stealers" ......
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-09-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By droz3
Photo of the connector would help, it may be an...

Photo of the connector would help, it may be an OEM connector or a aftermarket gadget connector, hard to say without a photo.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By droz3
Oh can I make comments on that GPS unit ......

Oh can I make comments on that GPS unit ... bought one a few months ago, an absolute waste of money ... the GPS just does not work, tried to debug it through emails with a very nice lady in their...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-04-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,673
Posted By droz3
Got an email from Cocomat regarding my request...

Got an email from Cocomat regarding my request for a close match to beige Oregon :

Unfortunately, all of our material is spun and woven in bulk so I can't offer any custom blends. All of the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By droz3
I had a small high pitch bell like noise coming...

I had a small high pitch bell like noise coming from under my X3, turned out to be front drive shaft.
What does yours sounds like ?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-03-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,673
Posted By droz3
No Oregon beige for a while, now no beige ......

No Oregon beige for a while, now no beige ... guess I will finally have to spend the money on Cocomats. Just sent them an email asking how close they can get to the dotted Oregon beige. Will...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-27-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By droz3
Isn't there a bolt where the ashtray/cup holder...

Isn't there a bolt where the ashtray/cup holder is located ?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-14-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By droz3
You did good, seller was obviously a liar about...

You did good, seller was obviously a liar about the appearance, you probably would have discovered other issues after the purchase.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-20-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By droz3
When they don't commit to a specific horsepower...

When they don't commit to a specific horsepower gain then it does not mean anything, just marketing blabla.

The only gain you may end up having is when replacing used and performance degraded...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-07-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,818
Posted By droz3
Everything is in the signature below. Actually...

Everything is in the signature below.
Actually there is more but the signature shows the main mods I have done.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-06-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By droz3
Wrench, Seba is from Argentina, if his Z3 was...

Wrench, Seba is from Argentina, if his Z3 was produced for Europe then he may have a 1.9 as per RealOEM the 1.9 was produced from 1995 to 2002 under the M44 then M43 code.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 30
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Views: 1,219
Posted By droz3
Jat007, how many octane does the regular gas have...

Jat007, how many octane does the regular gas have in your region ?
Never dared going below medium grade, medium is 91 here in QC.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By droz3
Rain sensor downgrade question

Did someone ever downgraded from rain sensor to regular intermittent wiper ?
My rain sensor system has not been working since I bought the car 9 months ago, never really liked the rain sensor...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By droz3
Sound issue : there is a flap which opens and...

Sound issue : there is a flap which opens and closes in one of the 2 outlet pipe of your muffler ; when it works well then it should decrease the sound :...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-15-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By droz3
enter the last 7 digits of your vin in...

enter the last 7 digits of your vin in www.realoem.com
more than likely the previous owner wished he had bought an M
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-13-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By droz3
Don't know what the tension is but I also have to...

Don't know what the tension is but I also have to push pretty hard on the handles near the back window.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-08-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By droz3
I had the same problem, I ended up applying glue...

I had the same problem, I ended up applying glue under the vinyl (with a bent applicator) on a hot day so the vinyl was soft. After having applied the glue I installed a wedge between the closed...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-03-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By droz3
This should help : ...

This should help :

http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?245961-Steering-wheel-squeak-FIXED-Writeup-w-pics
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By droz3
Audiovox mediabridge sucks, constantly losing the...

Audiovox mediabridge sucks, constantly losing the link with the phone, unit bugs a lot, can't plug a usb key without losing the bluetooth. I have the latest firmware and it sucks as much.
I am...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By droz3
When to the nearest BMW dealer when I bought my...

When to the nearest BMW dealer when I bought my X3 this summer and they printed the service history while the car was under warranty, a service guy even spent half an hour going through it with me....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By droz3
if you bought the part as new in a BMW dealership...

if you bought the part as new in a BMW dealership I guess the part is still under warranty.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-11-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By droz3
You can also use this : ...

You can also use this :
http://www.piriform.com/promo/ccleaner-100314?gclid=CMSB3qXz2sMCFSlo7AodISMAfQ
But only from the piriform website, install the free version and give a good scrub.
Very good...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-10-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By droz3
I use Firefox with the AdBlock Plus extension...

I use Firefox with the AdBlock Plus extension installed, absolutely no adds what so even.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,208
Posted By droz3
Those are the PN on the boxes F4-VE3-4400-H0...

Those are the PN on the boxes
F4-VE3-4400-H0 FRONT LEFT
F4-VE3-4401-H0 FRONT RIGHT
F4-BE3-2386-H0 REAR

You'll find them more easily if you skip the first 2 and last 2 digits and the -. Like...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By droz3
what brand is the box ?

what brand is the box ?
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