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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-16-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 29,321
Posted By aba4430
Thumbs up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRu7Pt42x6Y ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRu7Pt42x6Y

Hope this has not already been posted....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 23,614
Posted By aba4430
Got the passenger side airbag recall taken care...

Got the passenger side airbag recall taken care of at Athens (GA) BMW this morning. The actual airbag replacement was fast. They checked my tire pressures, fluids (all OK) etc., and washed the car...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,069
Posted By aba4430
Another lead - are your lugs properly torqued? ...

Another lead - are your lugs properly torqued? Improperly torqued lug nuts (on the tighter side) may lead to warped rotors.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-17-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 23,614
Posted By aba4430
Not sure about the huge backlog. I called the...

Not sure about the huge backlog. I called the Athens, GA dealership ~ a month ago, and they ordered it. I called to follow up late last week and they said it was not in, but transferred me to the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 23,614
Posted By aba4430
Called the Athens, GA dealership today and they...

Called the Athens, GA dealership today and they are ordering the airbag for our 328Ci. You can go to the BMW website to determine if your car is impacted....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-06-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By aba4430
Post How old is your fuel filter? Does it need to be...

How old is your fuel filter? Does it need to be replaced? If your condition (loss of power) only occurs with low level of gas, then the fuel filter does not appear to be the cause. However, a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-10-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By aba4430
Post The OEM Z3 rubber mats were @$35. You may want...

The OEM Z3 rubber mats were @$35. You may want to check for availability. I obtained mine in late 2009. They are pretty decent.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-06-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By aba4430
Those look pretty decent. Anyone wants a EBay...

Those look pretty decent. Anyone wants a EBay pair of brand new lamps; I have a set. Please PM me if interested. I bought a set of clear Magneti Marelli's and do not need these....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-06-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By aba4430
Post I had a 81 Subaru GL hatchback that I bought in...

I had a 81 Subaru GL hatchback that I bought in 1987 with less than 17K miles. It used only Castrol GTX 10W-30 in winter and either 10W-40 or mostly 20W-50 in summer. At @165K miles, the engine was...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-24-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,762
Posted By aba4430
A couple of years ago when I was researching...

A couple of years ago when I was researching Bilstein HD components, I found that Part number is F4-B36-2028-H0 was the rear HD shock for the 98 Z3, 2.8. I have a post on the other forum.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-19-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By aba4430
Great job. Oil changes are simple on these cars....

Great job. Oil changes are simple on these cars. Several folks extract the oil out from the dip-stick hole rather than draining from the bottom. You might want to consider doing it yourself in the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-19-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By aba4430
Check to see if it is fully threaded in, did you...

Check to see if it is fully threaded in, did you use a new o-ring, is your o-ring pinched? Separately, did it spill oil when you initially unthreaded it? My experience (one time in the past) has...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-15-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 977
Posted By aba4430
The Amazon picture is outdated; supposedly with...

The Amazon picture is outdated; supposedly with double tips now....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-15-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 977
Posted By aba4430
Post http://www.magnaflow.com/02product/shopexd.asp?zon...

http://www.magnaflow.com/02product/shopexd.asp?zone=all&id=517

This is a Magnaflow cat-back option.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-09-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,178
Posted By aba4430
Post So did you get the fabric guard or the...

So did you get the fabric guard or the protectant? The fabric guard is what you want for the canvas, after it has been cleaned/dried. I used a cheaper alternative from Advance as I needed to get...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-13-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By aba4430
These were available when I bought my staggered...

These were available when I bought my staggered Style 86 set in 2011. Have you checked with your dealership for a new set?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-12-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 889
Posted By aba4430
Have you changed your fuel filter recently? Any...

Have you changed your fuel filter recently? Any codes you have read?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-08-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 889
Posted By aba4430
Just a thought: Left side is the drivers side. ...

Just a thought: Left side is the drivers side. Have you been looking on the passenger side?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-17-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,048
Posted By aba4430
I special ordered it at o'reillys as well, back...

I special ordered it at o'reillys as well, back in 2012.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-17-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,048
Posted By aba4430
Post I used the Mobil 1 as indicated above, for @3...

I used the Mobil 1 as indicated above, for @3 years and ~15K miles. Though I did not have any issues, I was a bit concerned due to it being a GL-5 spec. gear oil. The manual tranny specifies the...
Forum: Exterior 11-02-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By aba4430
Post I had a feeling something was amiss. However, to...

I had a feeling something was amiss. However, to blazing85ss; if you still have the H/T, please send me a message at aba4430@yahoo.com. Thx, aba
Forum: Exterior 11-01-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By aba4430
I am interested in the H/T. Please send me a PM...

I am interested in the H/T. Please send me a PM with a price. Thx, aba
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-06-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Gas smell in my oil?
Views: 438
Posted By aba4430
Is this observation new. If you have just idled...

Is this observation new. If you have just idled your engine and shut it off after just a few minutes, you could have some excess gas in the engine, leading to the odor. Do you get the same odor...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-06-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Searching for 01 z3 fog lights.
Views: 317
Posted By aba4430
If you want EBay lamps, I have a set of new EBay...

If you want EBay lamps, I have a set of new EBay lamps that I have not installed as yet. Send me a PM. The Quality, fit and finish are passable, not as good as OEM obviously. Thx, aba
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-29-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By aba4430
Drl

Do you just want to add the DRL function - not sure? There is an OEM relay available that replaces the stock headlamp relay. It is an easy job. You can have DRLs only or DRLs with parking lamps,...
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