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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-07-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By TurnAround
Thanks. I'll check the fluid condition and level...

Thanks. I'll check the fluid condition and level (haven't done that yet).
And I'll order 3 O-rings for the cars and replace them all.

Learning stuff every day about these engines! Good stuff. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-07-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By TurnAround
Highly recommend TC Kline Racing. They package...

Highly recommend TC Kline Racing. They package suspension kits that are based on the Koni line of shocks. I put their single (rebound) adjustable kit on my Coupe and am very happy with it. If I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-06-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By TurnAround
Leaking Power Steering fluid cap

My Coupe's been having this sort of 'burning rubber' smell coming off the engine after I get home and park sometimes. Been doing that for a year now. Yesterday, I was out driving and enjoying the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-27-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By TurnAround
How did you keep the springs? I thought there...

How did you keep the springs? I thought there was no way to easily get them off the factory struts without cutting the plates? Thx
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-26-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By TurnAround
Wait... I just realized this isn't going to work,...

Wait... I just realized this isn't going to work, for another reason; Correct me if I'm wrong, but ALL of the other shock replacement options/strategies, other than the Sachs OEM struts, are 'shock...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-26-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By TurnAround
Recommendations on ideal front struts for 'factory' ride quality?

Ok.. my wife's '01 Z3 3.0i Roadster again; 62k miles, and the shocks have been gone for at least 15k now, and I'm needing to pick out some replacements and could use your experience and advice with...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-26-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By TurnAround
Hmm... I wonder if I'm frying my turn signal system?

5 years ago the original left front turn signal burned out on my wife's '02 Roadster, and I replaced both the front and the rear with some Sylvania 7507 (PY21W) bulbs I bought at Knechts... instead...
Forum: The Detail Department 01-26-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,383
Posted By TurnAround
Thanks!

Thanks you guys, that really helped a lot. Some really good choices there. My cars are already excited they'll get some new Microfiber!
:thumbup:
Forum: The Detail Department 01-24-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,383
Posted By TurnAround
Best microfiber drying towels? What happened to Wayne's Towels?

I went to do a Google search just now for Waynes Towels, but can't find his website anywhere. Is he still selling microfiber towels? Or if not, can you guys recommend a source for super high...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-05-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,232
Posted By TurnAround
The test is apparent. I'm inquiring about the...

The test is apparent. I'm inquiring about the geometry design of the suspension components so that I can re-fabricate the adjustment plates... now.. so as to produce the correct alignment numbers.
...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-03-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,232
Posted By TurnAround
Z3C: Will lowering the front change caster angle?

I installed a TCK ride height adjustable SA coilover kit in my '02 Z3C 3.0i a few years ago. The kit also includes their camber adjustment plates. I didn't know at the time, but the problem with...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-09-2009, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,768
Posted By TurnAround
Thanks guys. That info helps!

That info really helps. Thank you.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-06-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,768
Posted By TurnAround
Z3 - Dumb Q on having Z safely towed

Most tow trucks these days are bed systems as opposed to "dolly". I replaced my Z3 Coupe's suspension and the car is now 1.25" lower. Without trying.. I'm guessing that if I had to have my car...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-22-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,415
Posted By TurnAround
Z3 or Z4: Replace air filter, how often?

On the advice of Bimmer Mag I've been replacing the air filters on my cars every 12k miles, regardless of their appearance. Dealer says 30k.

Mine look super clean when I swap them out, but like...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-11-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By TurnAround
Washington folks; Good twisty tour routes?

Oregonian looking to put together a road tour in late June or early July. Might do CA, or might head up to the gorge in search of some nice twistie touring routes. I've heard of "The Washington...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-10-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,089
Posted By TurnAround
[Keeping in mind I have Z3's and do not have a...

[Keeping in mind I have Z3's and do not have a Z4, but have tested the Z4 and it has similar body roll, squat, dive, and slight understeer characteristics as the Z3. Have not tested the MZ4, but...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-10-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By TurnAround
I'm studying the instructions and pics on the Bav...

I'm studying the instructions and pics on the Bav Auto site, but I can't make out exactly how these bushings and bolts work. The instructions make mention of a cotter pin, the use of special plyers,...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-10-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,853
Posted By TurnAround
Me like. We did the same. :thumbup:

Me like. We did the same.
:thumbup:
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-07-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,582
Posted By TurnAround
OMG, that's hysterical. Mob wet work diagrams

OMG, that's hysterical. Mob wet work diagrams
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-04-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By TurnAround
Did a little research. From a post on the 330i...

Did a little research. From a post on the 330i forum someone said that BMW is now backing off on its "lifetime fill" fluid stance and may start recommending AT Fluid replacement at 62k. This poster...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-04-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By TurnAround
Could be the torque converter. I'm guessing...

Could be the torque converter. I'm guessing though. There are a thousand parts in an auto. Consult your dealer, only to get their opinion at first. They will likely want to replace the entire...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-02-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,039
Posted By TurnAround
I think I found the past posts... ...

I think I found the past posts...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=105028&highlight=Door+panel
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=94789&highlight=Door+panel...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-02-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By TurnAround
Great picture. Sigh.. I miss seeing a bunch of...

Great picture. Sigh.. I miss seeing a bunch of Z3 / M Coupes parading through the country side.

West coast Bay Area Coupe fest?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-02-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By TurnAround
X series has the same amount of rear neg cam. ...

X series has the same amount of rear neg cam.
Thank goodness!
Allows you to aggressively toss the vehicle around corners at insane speeds with wild abandon.. and feel great about it afterwards! ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-30-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,039
Posted By TurnAround
Use Ron's web link to read up on door panel...

Use Ron's web link to read up on door panel removal. The door panel has to come off, and then you can either mend the existing handle, or replace it with a new one. The stud is part of the handle...
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