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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-31-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By ashevillez3
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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-16-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By ashevillez3
Your questions reminds me of a similar dilemma I...

Your questions reminds me of a similar dilemma I experienced years ago. I was looking for a classic car to purchase. The cash in my pocket was burning a hole in it. I had to decide what was most...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-22-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,811
Posted By ashevillez3
I used Turtlewax car polish on the headlamps. It...

I used Turtlewax car polish on the headlamps. It has a very slight grit to it. Used it 2 or 3 times on the Z headlamps.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-21-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,811
Posted By ashevillez3
I also had BestBuy install minel. They only...

I also had BestBuy install minel. They only charged $50.00, so I could not pass that up. I'll double check to see if I do have BlueTooth. If I do I never knew it.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-21-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,811
Posted By ashevillez3
I installed a Sony head unit years ago for the...

I installed a Sony head unit years ago for the Iphone interface. Works quite well. Thinking about upgrading yet again to a unit with Bluetooth capability.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-21-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By ashevillez3
And here I am paranoid if I go past my 7,500 mile...

And here I am paranoid if I go past my 7,500 mile interval oil changes with synthetic oil.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-19-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,405
Posted By ashevillez3
I don't know I would have been able to sell after...

I don't know I would have been able to sell after 33 years of ownership. Good for you. When I was 16 my dream car was a 280ZX with t-tops and manual transmission.

I've had my 73 Corvette for 16...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-19-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,405
Posted By ashevillez3
My dad collected British sports cars including...

My dad collected British sports cars including the bug eyed Sprite and Jag XK150. He tells me he once went around a sharp curve and I rolled right out the door on the Sprite. I asked if I was hurt to...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-17-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,405
Posted By ashevillez3
I so get this. I'm restoring a 73 corvette...

I so get this. I'm restoring a 73 corvette convertible. Been "restoring" it for 16 year and still going. It's fun to drive when I can drive it. Been off the road for the last 5 years getting new...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-15-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,405
Posted By ashevillez3
I have a 2000 2.8. I'm not confident it will...

I have a 2000 2.8. I'm not confident it will become a valuable classic but love the Z anyway.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-08-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By ashevillez3
If after you follow the advise posted the top...

If after you follow the advise posted the top does not move it could be your brake light switch. I recently had mine fail and no power to the motor for the top. Easy to check... do you have brake...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-30-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By ashevillez3
I use a swimming pool noodle to help with the...

I use a swimming pool noodle to help with the crease. Keeps the plastic from completely folding over on itself.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-25-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By ashevillez3
Parking in the garage most certainly helped keep...

Parking in the garage most certainly helped keep the carpet dry but at the time the DSC illuminated the floors were dry.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-25-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By ashevillez3
Had a similar issue a few years ago. DSC warning...

Had a similar issue a few years ago. DSC warning light illuminated after driving some rough, damp roads. Not sure if it was the yaw sensor but the light remained illuminated for nearly a year. Then...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-21-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
Posted By ashevillez3
While we were living in the mountains of western...

While we were living in the mountains of western NC we needed new tires for the Z3. We don't drive in snow and try to avoid rain as much as possible but still wanted an all season tire. I'll drive...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-02-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,901
Posted By ashevillez3
Which Kicker did you order?

Which Kicker did you order?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-02-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,901
Posted By ashevillez3
Glad you asked the question as I have 4 wires as...

Glad you asked the question as I have 4 wires as well.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-24-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By ashevillez3
I was able to answer my own question. I pulled...

I was able to answer my own question. I pulled back the trim a little on the left side of the glove box where the scanner connects. I was able to see the back side of the temp control knob and verify...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-24-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By ashevillez3
Is there a temporary fix for blend door issues?

I'm taking my wife on a drive around the blue ridge mountains later today. My Z3 has the sticky blend door issue and the temp control knob is busted. The blend door is stuck in the HOT air position...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-22-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 17,396
Posted By ashevillez3
I had a local machine shop make my bracket for...

I had a local machine shop make my bracket for me. Worked great and no sagging glove box.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-14-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By ashevillez3
Thanks for posting!

Thanks for posting!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-14-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By ashevillez3
Thanks for sharing tips. What brand top did you...

Thanks for sharing tips. What brand top did you purchase?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-13-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By ashevillez3
I'll be replacing my top myself in the future, so...

I'll be replacing my top myself in the future, so I would appreciate seeing pictures as well as tips and pitfalls you encountered installing your top.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-08-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By ashevillez3
Replacing the top is on my I don't want to do it...

Replacing the top is on my I don't want to do it but I have to list for next spring. Glad you are having fun.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-25-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,197
Posted By ashevillez3
Seems the only issue is the 3 screws from the...

Seems the only issue is the 3 screws from the bottom. When I have a chance, probably next Spring while installing a new rag top, I'm just going to break apart the trim, remove it and install...
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