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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-16-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By kscarrol
Yep, just wrote that check! The E60's are long...

Yep, just wrote that check! The E60's are long gone, replaced by an M3 and a recently acquired '97 Z3 2.8. Happy to see a familiar face (so to speak) here!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-16-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By kscarrol
Luigi524td, are you the same luigi from E60.net? ...

Luigi524td, are you the same luigi from E60.net? Long time, no see! Hope all is well on your end... Ken
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-10-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By kscarrol
Finally succeeded in replacing the exterior...

Finally succeeded in replacing the exterior grommet! I bought the part but did not get to replace the interior grommet as heavy rain was approaching so I wrapped things up for today.

If my...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-08-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By kscarrol
Thanks guys, I do have trim tools but was trying...

Thanks guys, I do have trim tools but was trying to do this quickly and when it didn't just pull away on the first attempt I stopped and wanted to make sure I wasn't missing something... I'll try...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-08-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By kscarrol
Another rookie question... Removing trunk liner

I searched but could not really find anything so here goes. Is there a trick to removing the carpeted trunk liner? I am trying to replace the antenna grommet and need access to the antenna in the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-08-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By kscarrol
Thanks guys, I ended up ordering the Strong brace...

Thanks guys, I ended up ordering the Strong brace and it will be here Friday morning. Now I just need the weather to cooperate so I can install it this weekend!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-07-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By kscarrol
Thanks for the back story! Now I just need to...

Thanks for the back story! Now I just need to decide which brace to go with...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-07-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By kscarrol
Thanks guys! I had looked at the Turner strut as...

Thanks guys! I had looked at the Turner strut as well, may have to take another look...

Vintage, I've heard good things about Strong but just curious about your case. Why did the bar not fit? I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-07-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By kscarrol
Another strut brace thread...

I am interested in adding a front strut brace to my Z3 and have spent quite a bit of time reading threads about them. My search has me leaning toward the Strong strut brace but on a whim I went to...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-06-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By kscarrol
I would be very careful with teh magic eraser. ...

I would be very careful with teh magic eraser. They can be abrasive and you may do more harm than good...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 04-05-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By kscarrol
Yes, it can be pressed in... Supposed to be a...

Yes, it can be pressed in... Supposed to be a safety feature. You should be able to pull it back out.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-05-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,253
Posted By kscarrol
My 1997 2.8, manual transmission, style 32...

My 1997 2.8, manual transmission, style 32 wheels. Otherwise stock for now. Adding after-market stereo next weekend...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-02-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By kscarrol
Sportedge, I'll just add here that you can do a...

Sportedge, I'll just add here that you can do a square set up on the style 32 wheels as well. That's what I have on my car though I have no history so I don't know when the wheels were added or what...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-01-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By kscarrol
I'm no mechanic, simply repeating the issue we...

I'm no mechanic, simply repeating the issue we had in my wife's 2002tii. The mechanic called the parts the master and slave cylinder, these are related to the clutch. As near as I can tell they...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-01-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By kscarrol
Don't know the Z3 well yet but my wife had a...

Don't know the Z3 well yet but my wife had a similar issue getting into first on her 2002 and it a bad master/slave cylinder...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-30-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By kscarrol
I'll jump on this thread as I have the same...

I'll jump on this thread as I have the same question! So if you only have the "hi-fi" stereo then there is no amp in the trunk?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-30-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By kscarrol
Love the wheels Jeff! Your persistence paid...

Love the wheels Jeff! Your persistence paid off...

Dropped my car off today for some TLC including new tires and repainting my style 32 wheels. Overall they were in pretty good shape but years...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-30-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By kscarrol
Thanks chocopotamus! I will try accessing...

Thanks chocopotamus! I will try accessing through the e-brake boot like you did. Are actual connectors for all three wires in there? In my initial effort I was avoiding removing the center console...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-30-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By kscarrol
Yes, I see that for the antenna but I am still...

Yes, I see that for the antenna but I am still left with the two other wires with at least one of these being power. Those are not visible on the picture in that thread... And being unfamiliar with...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-30-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By kscarrol
Thank you siwilson, had not found that thread...

Thank you siwilson, had not found that thread during my searching. But it primarily deals with replacing the antenna while I am looking to remove the phone altogether.

The picture in that...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-29-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,421
Posted By kscarrol
Looks great Jeff! Thanks for posting the pics......

Looks great Jeff! Thanks for posting the pics... Car going in tomorrow for some TLC including new tires and getting the wheels repaired/repainted.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-29-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By kscarrol
OK, so removing the phone is not as easy as I had...

OK, so removing the phone is not as easy as I had hoped! No problems getting the center console removed but there are three wires connecting the base to the car. A larger, thick black wire and then...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-27-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,421
Posted By kscarrol
Thanks vintage42! That looks pretty close to the...

Thanks vintage42! That looks pretty close to the color on mine... Will drop the car off Monday and hope to have it back by Friday.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-27-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,421
Posted By kscarrol
^ Do you have a picture of your style 32 wheels?...

^ Do you have a picture of your style 32 wheels? Might be helpful in pinpointing the wheel color I need....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-27-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,421
Posted By kscarrol
OK, looking closer at the style 32 wheels are my...

OK, looking closer at the style 32 wheels are my Z3. They are a square set-up, not staggered.... And I have tried multiple cleanings and unfortunately the brake dust has been on too long and...
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