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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-25-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) FS 2000 M Roadster Estoril/Black
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Posted By tmoua328
Still available.

Still available.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-17-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) FS 2000 M Roadster Estoril/Black
Views: 928
Posted By tmoua328
Thanks for the kind words guys... it's now on...

Thanks for the kind words guys... it's now on ebay.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-05-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) FS 2000 M Roadster Estoril/Black
Views: 928
Posted By tmoua328
Updated original post with correct link. ...

Updated original post with correct link.

Here are a few photos:

http://i1076.photobucket.com/albums/w449/tmoua1/2000%20M%20Roadster/DSC_7417.jpg...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-05-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) FS 2000 M Roadster Estoril/Black
Views: 928
Posted By tmoua328
FS 2000 M Roadster Estoril/Black

All,

My 2000 Estoril Blue M Roadster has been for sale on-again/off-again this past year while I was in Afghanistan, but now I'm back stateside and it's officially up for sale.

The car is...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-25-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By tmoua328
I have an '00 M Roadster your friend maybe...

I have an '00 M Roadster your friend maybe interested in.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-25-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By tmoua328
If you're interested in a Roadster, I'm...

If you're interested in a Roadster, I'm contemplating selling my 2000 M Roadster.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-11-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By tmoua328
I never knew the Z4 had a boot cover; the Z4...

I never knew the Z4 had a boot cover; the Z4 convertible was designed to "stow" away nicely like the boxster.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-09-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By tmoua328
You can add spacers to make the rear wheels...

You can add spacers to make the rear wheels flush, but you won't be able to use the rear M Roadstars; the rear M Roadsters will fit on the 1.9 (with the addition of the wider fenders). I'll let...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-01-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By tmoua328
If I remember correctly, the main belt...

If I remember correctly, the main belt (alternator) has to come off first before you can take the AC belt (or vice-versa). In either case, you'll have to remove the fan beforehand. Removing the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-27-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 16
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) just bought her
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Posted By tmoua328
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-27-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,846
Posted By tmoua328
Except for the aforementioned issues with the S54...

Except for the aforementioned issues with the S54 engine, the S54 and S52 roadsters share the same chasis and suspension, but have not heard of the S54 adding stress to the chasis and suspension. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-26-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By tmoua328
The dual stage airbags for the MZ3 were...

The dual stage airbags for the MZ3 were introduced around/after April 1999.

You have to mod the wiring to use it for your Zed, otherwise the airbag light will stay on; it's been done and...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-26-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By tmoua328
I don't have the technical details, but for all...

I don't have the technical details, but for all intents and purposes, the diameter appears the same and yes, there are "bumps" above the top spokes. The 3-spoke M steering wheel on the e36 M3 are...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-25-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By tmoua328
If memory serves me correctly, they will fit...

If memory serves me correctly, they will fit without any modifications.

It's been a while since I did it on my old '97 Z3 (sold), but I still have the M3 steering wheel.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-22-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By tmoua328
At this point, I'm a little confused too... ...

At this point, I'm a little confused too...

New upper radiator hose
Cooling system bled
Nothing wrong with upper and lower hoses when you squeeze them
Engine does not overheat

I was...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-22-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By tmoua328
Is the spraying worst or "better" after the new...

Is the spraying worst or "better" after the new hose?

Did you bleed the system after installing the new hose and adding coolant?

And, when you squeeze the lower radiator hose, do you feel/hear...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-22-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By tmoua328
If the leak is from the thermostat-end of the...

If the leak is from the thermostat-end of the hose (with the new hose), make sure the hose is fully seeded and tightened properly. You don't require a sealant.

If you have the black thermostat...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-22-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By tmoua328
What year and model is your Zed? There are...

What year and model is your Zed?

There are two radiator hoses that connect directly to the thermostat cover. There is also one hose that connects the radiator to the expansion tank.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-18-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By tmoua328
It doesn't hurt to ask the dealership to fix...

It doesn't hurt to ask the dealership to fix these items, if this is the Z4 that you want. I don't know a whole lot about Z4s so I can't comment on what to look for. But if you're not in a hurry, I...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-18-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By tmoua328
I'd be cautious about the airbag light and would...

I'd be cautious about the airbag light and would ask for the error code. If the problem that caused the airbag light to come on is not fixed, the light will pop-back up and you'd be stuck with the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-11-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,301
Posted By tmoua328
LOL... the OP meant the 2.5 was the "original" Z3...

LOL... the OP meant the 2.5 was the "original" Z3 he was looking to buy and not the original engine model of the Z3.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-11-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,301
Posted By tmoua328
In regards to the inspection, I would recommend...

In regards to the inspection, I would recommend you have a PPI done on the M at an independent shop that is familiar with Z3s rather than by the owner's mechanic. The last thing you want is...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-08-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Radio is on but no sound?
Views: 408
Posted By tmoua328
If you get a new BMW radio, it'll come with a...

If you get a new BMW radio, it'll come with a code. Have you tried contacting the PO if he/she has the radio code? The dealership can provide the code if you provide the radio S/N... but the dealer...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-07-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,301
Posted By tmoua328
Take all the cooling system and subframe problems...

Take all the cooling system and subframe problems with a grain of salt... for every horror story you read, there are plenty of Zs that are fine.

I purchased my 1st Z with about 9,000 miles on it...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-07-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,301
Posted By tmoua328
Regardless of which roadster variant you buy, due...

Regardless of which roadster variant you buy, due to the age of these vehicles, make sure the cooling system has been addressed (ie, thermostat, water-pump, hoses, radiator, and expansion tank),...
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