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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-01-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By WhseMark
Not that I know of, but anything is possible I...

Not that I know of, but anything is possible I suppose. I'm gonna pull the door panel and do a little exploratory surgery...maybe tonite but more likely tomorrow afternoon. I wonder if my local...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-01-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By WhseMark
Tried the lube already, no luck.mThanks though.

Tried the lube already, no luck.mThanks though.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-01-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By WhseMark
Door Locks

Hello all;
I have a'97 Z3 that has a problem that has me stumped.
The key won't turn I either the driver or passenger door. I can lock the car by pushing the button down when the drivers door is...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-30-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By WhseMark
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-30-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By WhseMark
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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-30-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By WhseMark
Oil Pressure Gauge

No need to purchase an expensive thread adapter to add an oil pressure gauge.
I purchased a 12M x 1.5 to J.I.C. male, a J.I.C. Tee, a J.I.C. male to 12M x 1.5 female and a J.I.C. male to female 1/8...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-14-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By WhseMark
Front Bumper Removal

Before:376490

After: 376491

It's not perfect, but it will do until I can afford to get the whole car re-painted. I will replace the bumper cover then....

Not to bad for a hillbilly in the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-13-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Whining noise
Views: 319
Posted By WhseMark
Whining noise

Cool. Let us know....


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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-13-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Whining noise
Views: 319
Posted By WhseMark
Whining noise

Correction - I haven't done it on my Z3.
Stupid iPhone!-LOL


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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-13-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By WhseMark
Front Bumper Removal

Ok, two more plastic buttons to go on the driving light mounts. someone said you don't 'have' to remove headlights, that may be true but I think it's a heck of a lot easier with em out of the way.......
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-13-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Whining noise
Views: 319
Posted By WhseMark
Whining noise

1st thing I would check is the the throw out bearing/bushing. I have done it my Z3 but have on my old Chevy pickup.
Involves dropping trans, etc.
If you have anyone that is knowledgable get them...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-13-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Whining noise
Views: 319
Posted By WhseMark
Does it sound like its under your left foot? Does...

Does it sound like its under your left foot? Does is make the sound when you engage/release the clutch?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-13-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Whining noise
Views: 319
Posted By WhseMark
Where is the noise coming from? Could be...

Where is the noise coming from? Could be something as simple as the serpentine belt. Could be many things....without more info hard to tell.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-13-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By WhseMark
Thanks

Thanks guys. I am going to remove the cover today, if all goes well.
As for attempting to repair/paint, I have done some fiberglass works before and have researched plastic welding and other...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-13-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By WhseMark
Front Bumper Removal

Hi folks;
I'm not much of a body guy and I need some help.
I have been searching for some good step by step instructions to remove the front bumper on my '97 Z3 for repair/painting. Anyone have any...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-29-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) just bought her
Views: 832
Posted By WhseMark
Very nice. I got my '97 last summer. Way to much...

Very nice. I got my '97 last summer. Way to much fun....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-29-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 360
Posted By WhseMark
Z3 Battery Light Reset

Hello all;
Got a bit of a problem. I just did an oil change on my '97 Z3, no problem-pretty standard. Then I reset the oil lights by jumping pin 7 (service interval) and pin 19 (ground). Worked like...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-26-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,160
Posted By WhseMark
I just indtalled new stereo. There are wiring...

I just indtalled new stereo. There are wiring diagrams (pdf) online and you should have a diagram fir your new rig. Match 'em up and you should b in business. I didn't use ctimp connectors, don't...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-25-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,160
Posted By WhseMark
I just did exectly thst, replaced the Alpine. It...

I just did exectly thst, replaced the Alpine. It was a snap. The best advice I can give is go slow, especualy the faceplate, it can break easily. Also if you can, solder the connections. It makes it...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-25-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,014
Posted By WhseMark
Adding auxillary power socket

Hey all. I'm in need of adding additional power for my sat radio, etc.
I have been thinking of where the best place to draw clean power from.I have tried the stock lighter socket but it puts out a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-18-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 78
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) You're under 45 and own a Z3?
Views: 8,389
Posted By WhseMark
43....but still think I'm 18 @ times...then my...

43....but still think I'm 18 @ times...then my back startds to hurt-LOL

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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-09-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By WhseMark
Cool! Thanks, that helps alot! I will attempt...

Cool! Thanks, that helps alot!
I will attempt the lock adjust next week, I'm going on a weeks riad trip and plan on hitting a bimmer dealership while I'm out. There usn't a dealer gerr so gotta...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-09-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By WhseMark
OK, I'm a brand new BMW owner so I hope this...

OK, I'm a brand new BMW owner so I hope this doesn't sound stupid.....

I only have the one key for my car, '97 Z3, and it will unlock the door, start the car, etc. I notice it has a little LED and...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-09-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By WhseMark
Nope. thats what I was saying, might be a larger...

Nope. thats what I was saying, might be a larger problem......
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-09-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By WhseMark
OK. Then I guess I have another problem as that...

OK. Then I guess I have another problem as that is the only way that the door locks......
Maybe tied to the window issue....
I will check fuses first, if I can find the damn things!-LOL
My first...
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