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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-25-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By kscarrol
Jumping on this old thread but any options out...

Jumping on this old thread but any options out there for fixing the glove box sag? Followed the ebay link and the kits are no longer offered...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-25-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By kscarrol
@ rmtaylor51, will do!

@ rmtaylor51, will do!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-25-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By kscarrol
Hmm... Had not considered that. I assume that...

Hmm... Had not considered that. I assume that the technology is so old it likely won't work on today's cellular network but I don't know that! With my iPhone, I have no need for it and takes up...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-24-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By kscarrol
Removing BMW installed cellphone?

OK, playing with the new-to-me Z3. It is a 1997 (built 10/96) 2.8 model which came with a now antique BMW cellphone (see pics below) that was in the center console. The hand-held unit comes out for...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-22-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 960
Posted By kscarrol
Yes, the glove box does sag a bit! Will have to...

Yes, the glove box does sag a bit! Will have to read up on that fix... As for the perforations, do you mean the round ones next to the ASC button? Not sure what that is...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-22-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 960
Posted By kscarrol
As promised, here are a few better pictures from...

As promised, here are a few better pictures from today. Had a chance to take it out with the top down... Never been a 'vert guy but as a second/weekend car it should be fun! :D
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-22-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 960
Posted By kscarrol
Thanks Jeff! I do like the wheels though they are...

Thanks Jeff! I do like the wheels though they are in need of some serious TLC. No telling when they were last cleaned! I did go through the documents I found in the trunk and I have the original...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-21-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 960
Posted By kscarrol
Might have been a special option. The car was...

Might have been a special option. The car was built in Oct '96 but beyond that, unsure when my dad actually bought the car. I don't think he ordered the car but not 100% sure of that...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-21-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 960
Posted By kscarrol
Agreed on the wheels. Unfortunately I never...

Agreed on the wheels. Unfortunately I never asked my dad about the car so I don't know anymore than what the VIN decoder told me and it does not indicate which wheels the car came with. He bought...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-21-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 960
Posted By kscarrol
Ok, car arrived this evening though it was...

Ok, car arrived this evening though it was getting dark so the picture quality is poor. I will get better pictures (weather permitting!) tomorrow! And my memory is clearly poor as the car only has...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-20-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 960
Posted By kscarrol
Ha! Thanks dpollick. Yes, the car will get a...

Ha! Thanks dpollick. Yes, the car will get a complete inspection and have hoses/belts replaced along with an oil change. The radiator will certainly be part of that inspection...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-19-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 960
Posted By kscarrol
Another rookie question as I don't have the car...

Another rookie question as I don't have the car yet. Looking at various photos on-line and can't figure out what was the stock antenna on a '97 Z3. Did the car come with a long, wire antenna or the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-17-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 960
Posted By kscarrol
Yes, I've heard great things about the M52...

Yes, I've heard great things about the M52 engine. Really looking forward to getting the car this weekend! It will go straight to my mechanic for a thorough inspection as the belts, hoses and...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-17-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 960
Posted By kscarrol
Well, if things work out the car will be here...

Well, if things work out the car will be here Saturday evening! :roundel: Trying to work out the delivery details between a busy weekend with the kids... May have to cancel the kids plans for my...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-15-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 960
Posted By kscarrol
OK, working through the paperwork to transfer the...

OK, working through the paperwork to transfer the title and based on the VIN the car is a 2.8l, not a 1.9l... In talks with he shipping company and car could be here by the end of the month!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-06-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 960
Posted By kscarrol
Thanks for the warm welcome! Looking forward to...

Thanks for the warm welcome! Looking forward to getting the car later this summer...

@ AK Bear, yes, first stop is my local shop to inspect/replace all the hoses, belts and likely tires. Need to...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-05-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 960
Posted By kscarrol
New to me 1997 Z3!

Just wanted to introduce myself. I am inheriting my late father's 1997 Z3 (1.9l) roadster and am looking forward to it! I currently drive a 2011 M3 sedan and my wife has a 1974 2002 Tii so we are...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-03-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By kscarrol
I get it, but I usually drive in S4 o I don't...

I get it, but I usually drive in S4 o I don't really have any experience with the various D modes. Certainly driving in D2 will be more efficient than D5. Beyond that obvious observation, I'm afraid...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-03-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By kscarrol
Well yellow means not an emergency situation but...

Well yellow means not an emergency situation but beyond that the engine symbol could be several different things. Your best bet is to get a code reader (or bring to a shop) and see if the car is...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-03-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By kscarrol
To be honest, I knew what I was getting into with...

To be honest, I knew what I was getting into with this car in terms of gas mileage so I've never really tracked it. I would not expect any meaningful difference between D2 and D3 for driving around...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-21-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,051
Posted By kscarrol
Agreed, PSS is a better tire and I'll likely...

Agreed, PSS is a better tire and I'll likely switch back next time I change. Good luck tracking down that second rear tire!
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-20-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,051
Posted By kscarrol
After going through a several sets of PS2's on my...

After going through a several sets of PS2's on my M3, I switched to Continental ExtremeContact DW's this last change and am happy with them. I don't track the car and the DW's offer very good...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-09-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 778
Posted By kscarrol
You can use an after market battery but it must...

You can use an after market battery but it must be registered to the car. If the car is beyond the warranty/maintenance period, find a good indy shop and they should be able to do it for you...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-13-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By kscarrol
Back to one of the OP's questions, the most...

Back to one of the OP's questions, the most efficient driving. Most efforts will only yield marginal results but to be the most efficient you WON'T be driving in M mode. M mode is used to change...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-13-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By kscarrol
Ha, no worries, must be having too much fun with...

Ha, no worries, must be having too much fun with the new M3! At the end of the day your advice was on target, it's all in the manual...
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