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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-29-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,874
Posted By SoCalZ3
Great Car !!

DaktarZ, That sure looks like one fantastic Z4. :thumbup: Makes me seriously consider trading up.

One word of advice, if I may. I learned from bad experience that the clip for the garage door...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-25-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 564
Posted By SoCalZ3
RAVE: Parts Website

This is an unsolicited recommendation for www.oembimmerparts.com

I learned about this site from reading Bimmerfest.com, and took a look at the site. While not a real "eye candy" site, it is very...
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 05-25-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By SoCalZ3
RAVE oembimmerparts.com

This is an unsolicited recommendation for www.oembimmerparts.com

I learned about this site from reading Bimmerfest.com, and took a look at the site. While not a real "eye candy" site, it is very...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-25-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,569
Posted By SoCalZ3
I gotta pay more attention

I haven't been watching this board enough lately [Damn you work monster damn you!] Please count me in for the next run. I miss getting my Z3 out among it's compatriots.

If the work monster...
Forum: Bimmerfest 2007: Santa Barbara, CA 02-25-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,531
Posted By SoCalZ3
Let's Eat !

For breakfast / lunch in Camarillo, I gotta go with Eggs N Things.
http://chefmoz.org/United_States/CA/Camarillo/Eggs-N-Things1013381605.html (Eggs N Things in Camarillo)
The food is as close to...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-10-2006, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By SoCalZ3
Thanks Cookie, I've read quite a few of your...

Thanks Cookie, I've read quite a few of your posts and am a little suprised that someone with your experience hasn't seen this before.

I've always said, I'd rather be lucky than good!
Yes, I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-10-2006, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By SoCalZ3
Today the trip to work went fine. No problems,...

Today the trip to work went fine. No problems, the Check Engine Light was off and stayed off! I think the problem is gone. Thanks again to everyone.

One thing I learned that can be very helpful...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-09-2006, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,102
Posted By SoCalZ3
Thanks for the advice! I'd been thinking about...

Thanks for the advice! I'd been thinking about doing something like this, but was afraid of just how much work was involved. Once my trans figures it'self out, I'll give Z3Bass a call.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-09-2006, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By SoCalZ3
Update

Now I'm really puzzled... This morning, on the way to work, the gearshift indicator still didn't work. Then on the way home, it started working again. I could shift into sport mode and see what...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-09-2006, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By SoCalZ3
Checked all fuses. Only #3 blown (Windshield...

Checked all fuses. Only #3 blown (Windshield washer / headlight washer circuit).
The codes will not reset. When I try, the tool reports: Codes Cleared 19 Codes remain. :mad:

Could a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-08-2006, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By SoCalZ3
I've got 19 Check Engine Codes!

If anyone can help, I'd be very grateful. Last week, I had the battery replaced. The shop (not BMW) somehow triggered my Check Engine Light. The car was running fine, so I wasn't too concerned...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-11-2006, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,193
Posted By SoCalZ3
This happened to me too. It seems that BMW had 2...

This happened to me too. It seems that BMW had 2 suppliers of radio. Blaupunkt and Alpine. The first dealer I went to got my serial number and gave me one code. It didn't work, I had to get the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-07-2006, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By SoCalZ3
I had this problem too

It was the bearing inside the pulley for the upper tensioner. I was able to replace just the pully/bearing assembly, without replacing the entire tensioner. The job was a snap, once I got the fan...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-19-2006, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By SoCalZ3
Pinecone, not wanting to start a yellow snow...

Pinecone, not wanting to start a yellow snow contest here, but I've used the ratchet-lever jackstands on several cars. When it is under load, you'd have to use enough force to raise the load in...
Forum: Bimmerfest 2006: Santa Barbara, CA 04-10-2006, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,007
Posted By SoCalZ3
Great bandwidth. I got it in just over 8 minutes...

Great bandwidth. I got it in just over 8 minutes @ 199kbps. THANKS! :thumbup:
Great Video. Can't wait to see the final version.
Forum: Bimmerfest 2006: Santa Barbara, CA 04-10-2006, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,667
Posted By SoCalZ3
Thumbs up There's my new "desktop" I'll pm you with my...

There's my new "desktop" I'll pm you with my personal email.
Forum: Bimmerfest 2006: Santa Barbara, CA 04-10-2006, 11:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,781
Posted By SoCalZ3
Thumbs up First, and most important, GREAT JOB JON !!!!! ...

First, and most important, GREAT JOB JON !!!!!

Allow me to raise my hand very high! I had a fantastic time and nothing will stop me from returning in the future.

I was standing towards the...
Forum: Bimmerfest 2006: Santa Barbara, CA 04-10-2006, 02:04 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,807
Posted By SoCalZ3
Thumbs up Thanks for everything Jon!

I just gotta say, Jon, GREAT EVENT!! :clap:

This was my first year and I definately will be back. I too saw the lines for the food, and figured I'd just wait to eat until after I left. I got...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-10-2006, 01:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,177
Posted By SoCalZ3
Fuzion ZRi

I've got a pair of Fuzions on the front and can't wait for my dunlops on the rear to wear out so I can replace them with Fuzions. I've had the Fuzion ZRi's for 5K miles and they grab very well, wear...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-10-2006, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By SoCalZ3
I can answer a couple of them, so here goes. 1)...

I can answer a couple of them, so here goes.
1) Just to the left of the steering column there's an unlabled button. Turn on your headlights, then push the little button. Your fog lights should...
Forum: Bimmerfest 2006: Santa Barbara, CA 04-10-2006, 12:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,821
Posted By SoCalZ3
Thumbs up Awesome photo! Thanks for sharing. Does it come...

Awesome photo! Thanks for sharing. Does it come in a higher resolution that you might email to me?
Forum: Bimmerfest 2006: Santa Barbara, CA 04-07-2006, 05:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,346
Posted By SoCalZ3
Talking Count me in!

I just signed up for the caravan up to SB! See you all at Balboa Park tomorrow morning!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-25-2006, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By SoCalZ3
Quick followup

The reset worked perfectly.
I'm a happy camper now.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-25-2006, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By SoCalZ3
Thumbs up Thanks Ron !!

Ron,
You answered immideately! I thought I'd have to wait until tomorrow to do this.

You d' Man!!! (I know, it's overused, but at least I didn't say "I love you, man...")

Thank you very...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-25-2006, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By SoCalZ3
Cool Stupid Key Position Question.

I feel kind of dumb for having to ask, but I've been dumb before.... :banghead:

I'm going to reset my service lights using Ron S's instructions. The instructions say that I need to turn the key...
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