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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 06-06-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,394
Posted By edx1
Just thought I'd post my 2014 (april 2013 build)...

Just thought I'd post my 2014 (april 2013 build) started making the noise/feeling a month ago and keeps getting stronger. I'll keep this fix in mind, dealer said last month it was fine but to bring...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-10-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By edx1
gear box and diff torque specs

I've looked for 2 hours to find my Bentley manual but it's not anywhere I can think of that I put it to "stay clean", and I want to torque it to exact specs like I have before.

Could someone...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 04-18-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,383
Posted By edx1
Extra credit for anyone knows if doing a few two...

Extra credit for anyone knows if doing a few two click downs (5mph increment) on cruise and if brakes do get applied, do the brakes light turn on? This has to do with having cruise on and passing a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-13-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,459
Posted By edx1
In debating on rs3 or pss for mine right now. ...

In debating on rs3 or pss for mine right now. I've got pss's on my e84 but they pick up 10x or more rocks such worries me about softer compounds, but I might do some hpde events and rs3 would take...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-13-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By edx1
Fixing toe out on right rear, where to start or end.

The right rear of my coupe has .5 degrees of toe out currently. Not undriveable but obviously something is wrong. I'm wondering if I should start with bushings or maybe head to the junk yard and...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-13-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,317
Posted By edx1
On the passenger door, I was able to pull my...

On the passenger door, I was able to pull my inside panel and fix the leaking triangle window thanks to a tip I got from someone. It looks like I won't need the right door afterall.

My...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-13-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By edx1
Original Brochure for 3.0 Coupe, MY 01 or 02.

I've searched for a couple hours with google but have been unable to locate a brochure for the Z3 3.0 coupe for MY 2001 and 2002. I've found the 99-00 2.8 coupe MY brochure but that's the closest I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-06-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By edx1
Is this an M6 or M8 bolt missing?

Fix one thing, find another. So today it's why the emergency brake lever wobbles. Answer is missing bolt but I'm not sure if it's an M6 or M8 bolt needed. The diagram on realoem only has M8 x 16...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-26-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By edx1
Thanks for helping me out on making sure I got...

Thanks for helping me out on making sure I got the right part.

I siphoned the reservoir out and went fishing last night -- Guess what I caught? Good news is it was too big (just barely as I had...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-25-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By edx1
Looks like the cap is discontinued, 17111468076,...

Looks like the cap is discontinued, 17111468076, and I ordered the wrong one, 17111742231. Any chance they are compatible/interchangeable? Or is 17111468076 for just the expansion tank next to the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-24-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By edx1
Thanks for the help. Added a new cap to my...

Thanks for the help. Added a new cap to my shopping list on ecs...

Do I need to worry about the sheared plastic flange piece being loose in the cooling system? If so, any places to check (drain...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-24-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By edx1
Square cap is the oil cap from which started my...

Square cap is the oil cap from which started my investigation of why there is the brown sludge on the oil cap. I then wondered if the sludge was from a coolant/head gasket leak and I removed the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-24-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By edx1
There's a tab on the next groove down - I should...

There's a tab on the next groove down - I should have taken the first photo showing this side of the cap. :)

Edit:
Just found the cap here:...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-23-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By edx1
Just a bad o-ring or do I have a bigger issue.

I've attached a picture but the o-ring on the coolant cap comes off every time I remove the cap (I have to fish it out of the reservoir with my finger). As you can see it's also not round and is...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-23-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By edx1
112k Just to confirm, the z3 has the same...

112k

Just to confirm, the z3 has the same rear suspension as an e30? And should all these be Genuine BMW or are there LEM or other brand parts for less but are actually the real OEM part?...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-22-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,317
Posted By edx1
If a roadster door fits a coupe, I would be...

If a roadster door fits a coupe, I would be interested in the passenger door if it's in A+ condition, mind has a ding and the triangle window leaks/has a 1/4" gap between the glass and the seal.
...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-19-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By edx1
Maintaining bushings, shocks and mounts, shopping list of parts but where to stop.

After picking up a Z3 3.0 Coupe, it was obvious it needed an alignment as the steering wheel had to be held 30* off center to drive straight. During the alignment, I found out the right rear has .4*...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-09-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,191
Posted By edx1
* I don't think the clutch is original, it's...

* I don't think the clutch is original, it's tight and seems in good shape.
* I'll watch for the shift pin, shifting is really solid, no right-leaning stick or problems getting it into any gear at...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-09-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,191
Posted By edx1
01 coupe, 113k. I've gone through most z3 guides...

01 coupe, 113k. I've gone through most z3 guides in depth, but it is a lot to cram on and remember in a short amount of time but I'm making progress.

The rear subframe looked fine, I made sure...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-09-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,191
Posted By edx1
Do's and Don'ts when keeping, restoring a Z3

Just bought my Z3 coupe that I plan to restore and keep indefinitely. Here's the catch, I haven't noticed a trend on what people consider should be left original or is acceptable to modify.

Has...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-04-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By edx1
Blanket (Indoor car cover)

Anyone found a blanket/cover for the z3 coupe?

Mine Z3 is kept indoors but I just want that extra bit of protection in case someone or something bumps into it so that there is less chance of...
Forum: California 01-28-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By edx1
I tried that, I'm heading to vegas after the buy,...

I tried that, I'm heading to vegas after the buy, the shops listed there are all 45+ minutes in the wrong direction. The site didn't find anything near Hollister or southeast, but I figure there...
Forum: California 01-28-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By edx1
Flying into San Jose to buy a private sale car, need good indie to check before drive

I'm flying in to San Jose to buy a z3 coupe in Hollister. I've called Monterey and even Bakersfield BMW to get an appointment for an oil change (recommended by non-enthusiast owner so it's probably...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 01-24-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,068
Posted By edx1
I've had the warning. Once from leaving my...

I've had the warning. Once from leaving my odbii Bluetooth adaptor in overnight, another time from a ultragauge that had a stuck button and thus didn't turn off when the car did. The power codes...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-18-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By edx1
I did some digging after the post and have mostly...

I did some digging after the post and have mostly concluded that all s52's were asc. m54's and s54's are drive-by-wire which means it would make more sense to add dsc with that change over vs...
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