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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-16-2016, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By htmnc
What is a CCV?

What is a CCV?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-15-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By htmnc
Hi Vintage 42 - do you have an idea of how many...

Hi Vintage 42 - do you have an idea of how many hours' labor and parts cost are involved with the replacement of an oil filter housing gasket?

Are there any other gaskets/seals that leak only...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-15-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By htmnc
1996 Z3 Oil leak when motor running

Uh oh. Any idea what a reasonable charge might be to repair an oil leak? The oil flows out ONLY when the motor is running, dripping off the bottom of the motor. I know ... who can say unless you...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-29-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By htmnc
Good Independent Z3 Mechanic Needed in Old Town Alexandria

Time for an oil change, inspection, etc. etc. for my 1996 Z3. The only place I've had any experience with so far was Old Town Auto, Body, and Paint on Fayette. Are they a ripoff?
Any other...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-25-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By htmnc
WOW, thanks for the VIn thing ... it is that...

WOW, thanks for the VIn thing ... it is that Oregon Leather. All this time I thought leatherette meant synthetic leather of some sort. It is SOOO dried out. And, I found out that my car was made...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-25-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By htmnc
Guess what? I filled up my tank the other day...

Guess what? I filled up my tank the other day and now it has no problem. So strange. Same gas station - all I can think of that was different was that the weather was cooler.

I'm really pretty...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-21-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By htmnc
1996 z3 Fuel fill inlet and seat upholstery

Two questions - all of a sudden when I go to fill up my gas, then fuel nozzle does not go all the way into the fuel inlet pipe. I can still put gas in, but it is very strange this has occurred. I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-30-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
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Fuse Location for Backup Lights???? RUSH QUESTION

I have a Z3 1996, five speed manual transmission - anyone know where the fuse is located for the backup lights? My car is at the garage now so I cannot look at the diagram on the lid of the fuse box.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By htmnc
1996 Red Z3 Stick Shift Great Condition for Sale

Moving overseas soon and must part with my baby. 129,000 miles, great condition. In Baltimore, Maryland. Must sell in late February.


Beautiful bright red shiny BMW Z3 Roadster Convertible...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-21-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By htmnc
Yes, mine looks like yours!

Yes, mine looks like yours!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-20-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By htmnc
Anyone know of safe indoor storage for a Z3 near Dulles Airport?

I am looking to store my Z3 for several years while I am abroad - could be up to 10 years. Could someone give me some pointers on how to do this best? I understand about the oil, battery, tires,...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-05-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By htmnc
What is a "dog-ear"? Is this in the YouTube? ...

What is a "dog-ear"? Is this in the YouTube? Thanks, all.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-05-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By htmnc
What does "bed the pads" mean? Again, I wasn't...

What does "bed the pads" mean? Again, I wasn't the mechanic. But I can relay this info. to them.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-05-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By htmnc
What does that mean? It was my mechanic who did...

What does that mean? It was my mechanic who did this, not me. Thanks.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-04-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By htmnc
1996 Z3 new brake pads OEM included Squeek!

Why is it that my OEM brake pads on the front squeak? I had my mechanic replace the rotors and pads on the front. First, they said the brakes squeaked because PERHAPS it was not BMW OEM pads. So,...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-17-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By htmnc
Anyone know the part numbers for these two things? 1996 Z3

Having difficulty finding the part number for each of these:

The plastic cover that is for the third brakelight - the cover that goes over the apparatus inside the trunk.

and,

The drivers'...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-26-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,415
Posted By htmnc
1996 Z3 Roadster - Start Up Squeek

When I start up my Z3 when it has become cold (such as overnight) it makes a squeek sound like a belt that has to warm up and then stop making noise. It lasts about three minutes.
My mechanic has...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-05-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,404
Posted By htmnc
96 z3 cupholder/console hingie rubber band (o ring) installation help!

Help fellow bimmer lovers please! I have a 96 Z3 that has the rectangular carpeted container and the two cup holder made out of plastic in the console area. The tops that go over these two...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-30-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 669
Posted By htmnc
Any red Z3 manual 1996 for sale with <94K miles

Looking for a 1996 bright red Z3 with manual transmission with relatively low mileage ... less than 94,000. Need to know if any accidents, etc.
Let me know if you have one for sale and how much...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-13-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,452
Posted By htmnc
96 z3 remote keyless-entry security system only 3 chirps

Hoping someone may help. I feel like such an idiot ... bought my z3 over three years ago and never opened the owner's manual for the remote keyless entry/security system. Just thought all along...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-13-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,341
Posted By htmnc
96 Z3 - How do you reset the reminder light after an oil change???

To save money, I had my car's oil change done in a good shop that is not a dealership. How do the reminder lights get re-set? Mine still shows one yellow and the words "inspection." I'm sure folks...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-09-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By htmnc
1996 Z3 Blue Airconditioning Button doesn't always stay in

My blue airconditioning button almost consistently does not engage in the "pushed in" position, unless I help to guide it with a little piece of plastic on the right side when I press it. Then it...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-09-2009, 05:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 587
Posted By htmnc
1996 Z3 Cruise Control Malfunction ONLY when it is Warm/Hot Outside

Help! My cruise control works great, EXCEPT when the weather outside is warm to hot. This just started this summer. The car has about 71K miles and otherwise is fantastic. I have no abnormal...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-16-2009, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,086
Posted By htmnc
Also, maybe someone has a Manual - the Bentley...

Also, maybe someone has a Manual - the Bentley one, with the page that explains about this. Would be extremely grateful if a link/scanned page could be posted.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-16-2009, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,086
Posted By htmnc
Thanks, the dealer had this photo as well, but...

Thanks, the dealer had this photo as well, but there doesn't appear to be a spot where the electrical connector goes in. It's like a telephone or modem square-ish plug.
Are there any folks out...
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