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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-22-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By ashevillez3
There is a shop in Fletcher, NC... about 15...

There is a shop in Fletcher, NC... about 15 minutes south of Asheville called James' Auto Upholstery. 828-650-6505. I met them about a year ago to get a quote on my Z3. He suggested to purchase my...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-17-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By ashevillez3
Yes the sensor was already laying on the floor,...

Yes the sensor was already laying on the floor, so pulling the seat was quite easy. My concern is that the vert leaks a little when it rains, and water puddles where the sensor lays on the floor. I...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-15-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By ashevillez3
Just fixed the alarm the other day and agree the...

Just fixed the alarm the other day and agree the chirp is loud. I'll give this tip a try.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-13-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By ashevillez3
I believe the reset tool did work. Simply...

I believe the reset tool did work. Simply disconnecting the battery did not reset the airbag light. In my case, after resetting the airbag codes, the computer needed to be reset completely by...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-13-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By ashevillez3
Fixed my airbag light, alarm and power door locks today!

Decided to tackle some projects today on the Z3. The hardest part of the day was the 90 degree heat.

Airbag light has been on for years. Pulled the passenger seat, cleaned all electrical...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-09-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By ashevillez3
Wishing you and your wife the best. My sister had...

Wishing you and your wife the best. My sister had breast cancer a few years ago. Clean so far, but you never know.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-08-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By ashevillez3
Bulb still works. If I push the traction control...

Bulb still works. If I push the traction control button, the lamp illuminates indicating traction control is turned off.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-08-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By ashevillez3
Traction Control Light stopped illuminating after a year??

So my wife's 2000 Z3 traction control light (ASC + T/DSC) illuminated about a year ago and would not turn off. Never had a chance to trouble shoot the issue. Yesterday the light turned off (stopped...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-25-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,850
Posted By ashevillez3
My son learned to drive a stick shift on my 2.8,...

My son learned to drive a stick shift on my 2.8, but I have never let him drive it without me in the car. When he turned 16 I purchased him a 1997 Honda CRV with about 113,000 miles on it. It's a...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-25-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,043
Posted By ashevillez3
Check ebay. I picked up a 2000 with leather case...

Check ebay. I picked up a 2000 with leather case and some of the additional oem literature for around $35.00.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-06-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,306
Posted By ashevillez3
It's in Fletcher... about 5 miles south of...

It's in Fletcher... about 5 miles south of Asheville. James Auto Upholstery, 828-650-6505. I hope to get my Z3 in there in the next month or so.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-28-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,872
Posted By ashevillez3
I'm restoring a 73 corvette and would love it if...

I'm restoring a 73 corvette and would love it if that top was as nice as the Z3. It too is not very warm, leaks far worse that the Z3 and defrost is me wiping the rear window when I can't see crap...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-28-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,306
Posted By ashevillez3
I'm on the other end of the state.. Asheville...

I'm on the other end of the state.. Asheville area. Funny, I got a quote for an install of a replacement top, and the installer said it would be less expensive if I purchase the top myself and pay...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-28-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,872
Posted By ashevillez3
I did this same adjustment last week on the...

I did this same adjustment last week on the passenger side. It rained today, so I need to go check and see if any water leaked in. Would be awesome if it's dry, but I'm not willing to bet on it....
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-27-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,859
Posted By ashevillez3
Just replaced mine over the weekend. Boiled some...

Just replaced mine over the weekend. Boiled some soapy water in the microwave. Dropped the grommet in the boiling, soapy water for about 5 minutes. Installed and seated it by hand. Easy fix. Now if...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-28-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,609
Posted By ashevillez3
I read more than I post. Still somewhat new to...

I read more than I post. Still somewhat new to the Z3. On my corvette board there was internal debate about splitting the forum up into two sections. Lots of opinions on both sides. In the end it...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-18-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,524
Posted By ashevillez3
I too am searching for an aftermarket tan top....

I too am searching for an aftermarket tan top. I'm considering Robins and Auto Tops Direct. Still in the process of trying to convince myself I can install it.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-15-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 9
Z3 Coupe (E36/8) New top installation
Views: 727
Posted By ashevillez3
Sorry I can't provide an answer. I'll be...

Sorry I can't provide an answer. I'll be interested to read the replies to your question as I'm having a debate in my head about if I should attempt to install myself or pay someone.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-06-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By ashevillez3
I'm having a similar issue but only at start up...

I'm having a similar issue but only at start up when cold. After car warms up surging goes way. My first thought is the car needs a robust tune up... plugs, fuel filter, air filter already changed....
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 06-01-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By ashevillez3
FS>> 2000 Z3 cd player

My girlfriend replaced her oem cd player with an aftermarket. Model 6512, 6 909885, BP0273 1 9651874, FD041, Index 45. Is in perfect working order and condition. I have no clue what the security code...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-11-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
Posted By ashevillez3
I've got to repair the temp control dial as well....

I've got to repair the temp control dial as well. We have a good freon charge and when the a/c blow it blows cold. But annoying during the summer when its hot outside and the a/c is blowing heat...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-10-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,672
Posted By ashevillez3
Thanks for all the replies and feedback. As...

Thanks for all the replies and feedback. As mentioned, she does not remember the last time she changed brake fluid so that is getting done this weekend. Installing new rotors and pads so I can rule...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-09-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 136,882
Posted By ashevillez3
Thanks for posting. Just pulled mine up.

Thanks for posting. Just pulled mine up.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-08-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,672
Posted By ashevillez3
about to order ate rotors with akebono pads

about to order ate rotors with akebono pads
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-08-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,672
Posted By ashevillez3
Just replaced rear tires last month with...

Just replaced rear tires last month with Continental DWS tires, factory size. The fronts still have a lot of tread left so I did not replace them. I've read about having different brand tires...
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