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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-16-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Bob2.8
The trouble is most people will just see it as a...

The trouble is most people will just see it as a Z3 and not make the distinction between 4 or 6, so its not much of a sleeper. If you do a swap try something like this guy....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-22-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By Bob2.8
I think this is normal if you have the...

I think this is normal if you have the recirculate button in/on
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-20-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Bob2.8
A working switch is on or off, a failing switch...

A working switch is on or off, a failing switch can have a poor connection. Try disconnecting the drivers door switch and see if the light stays off. Use a long screw to hold the plate behind the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-06-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Bob2.8
I don't know about that fuse but the starter and...

I don't know about that fuse but the starter and alternator are always possible culprits. I assume you are waiting for the modules to go to standby (sleep)
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-05-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Bob2.8
It should be the same reading + or - between the...

It should be the same reading + or - between the battery to cable, Measuring at the fuse slots would depend on the circuit.
Just stay connected between the battery and the cable and pull fuses and...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-05-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Bob2.8
How are you measuring? You should be between the...

How are you measuring? You should be between the battery and the cable, safest to use the negative side.

Trunk light?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-26-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By Bob2.8
This may help you fabricate your own, it seems...

This may help you fabricate your own, it seems the pictures are gone but Blacklanes picture shows what needs to be done.
http://mz3.net/bmw-z3-droopy-glovebox.html
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-04-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By Bob2.8
Just so the car isn't black :) <a...

Just so the car isn't black :)

<a href="http://s1119.photobucket.com/user/redzroadster/media/81_3.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-24-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By Bob2.8
The green bushings in this post are the ones you...

The green bushings in this post are the ones you want to be urethane to transfer stress to the "frame" rails, rather than the trunk floor.
Ireland Engineering eccentric camber kit is the generally...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-20-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,474
Posted By Bob2.8
There is a tool for that, or you can just use a...

There is a tool for that, or you can just use a jumper wire, the link explains it.
http://www.unofficialbmw.com/e36/electrical/e36_reset_service_lights.html
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-14-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,912
Posted By Bob2.8
I think he needs the whole slider.

I think he needs the whole slider.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-07-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,842
Posted By Bob2.8
The gap between the filler tube and the body is a...

The gap between the filler tube and the body is a quarter inch or less when unsupported by the "tank filler pot" which is unavailable for my '97. I used some pipe insulation to pad and position it....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-07-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,842
Posted By Bob2.8
Check your gas filler tube. On mine the rubber...

Check your gas filler tube. On mine the rubber was deteriorated and it bumped the body much like a loose shock.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-24-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 941
Posted By Bob2.8
Reset ...

Reset

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=310779
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-18-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,567
Posted By Bob2.8
I'm guessing you are just getting out of storage?...

I'm guessing you are just getting out of storage? When did it last run? How is the battery? How are the battery connections? Any chance of mice while stored? I finally got mine out Friday.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-12-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,610
Posted By Bob2.8
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-12-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,610
Posted By Bob2.8
When I did mine it was REALLY HARD to close also,...

When I did mine it was REALLY HARD to close also, but it closes normally now.
Need Pics!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-09-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By Bob2.8
I did an Autotops Direct last year and am quite...

I did an Autotops Direct last year and am quite satisfied.
I didn't need a sealing frame though. Mine is #10 in this diagram...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-09-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Bob2.8
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=762794&highlight=compressor

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=713884&highlight=compressor
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-08-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By Bob2.8
How bad is it? Is it leaking in one or two spots?...

How bad is it? Is it leaking in one or two spots? Is it leaking all over?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-08-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By Bob2.8
I would still pull the carpet in the top well,...

I would still pull the carpet in the top well, and you should clean the gas filler drain.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=717494
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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-07-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By Bob2.8
I would start by pulling out the carpet in the...

I would start by pulling out the carpet in the top well and determining where the leak is.
I'm afraid if you open the frame up you will create more problems unless it's leaking everywhere. If it's...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-05-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By Bob2.8
Congratulations! It's not a terribly difficult...

Congratulations! It's not a terribly difficult job, but it takes some different skill sets than normal car repair. I found Vinci's instructions about the best, but it only becomes really clear after...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-03-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By Bob2.8
Curt on Ebay No affiliation ...

Curt on Ebay No affiliation
http://www.ebay.com/itm/130904030993?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-02-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Bob2.8
There is a thread over here. ...

There is a thread over here.

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1971345-Seat-dye-project-pics-inside&highlight=dying+leather
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