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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-05-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,871
Posted By TurnAround
The test is apparent. I'm inquiring about the...

The test is apparent. I'm inquiring about the geometry design of the suspension components so that I can re-fabricate the adjustment plates... now.. so as to produce the correct alignment numbers.
...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-03-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,871
Posted By TurnAround
Z3C: Will lowering the front change caster angle?

I installed a TCK ride height adjustable SA coilover kit in my '02 Z3C 3.0i a few years ago. The kit also includes their camber adjustment plates. I didn't know at the time, but the problem with...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-09-2009, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,415
Posted By TurnAround
Thanks guys. That info helps!

That info really helps. Thank you.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-06-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,415
Posted By TurnAround
Z3 - Dumb Q on having Z safely towed

Most tow trucks these days are bed systems as opposed to "dolly". I replaced my Z3 Coupe's suspension and the car is now 1.25" lower. Without trying.. I'm guessing that if I had to have my car...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-22-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,860
Posted By TurnAround
Z3 or Z4: Replace air filter, how often?

On the advice of Bimmer Mag I've been replacing the air filters on my cars every 12k miles, regardless of their appearance. Dealer says 30k.

Mine look super clean when I swap them out, but like...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-11-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By TurnAround
Washington folks; Good twisty tour routes?

Oregonian looking to put together a road tour in late June or early July. Might do CA, or might head up to the gorge in search of some nice twistie touring routes. I've heard of "The Washington...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-10-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,973
Posted By TurnAround
[Keeping in mind I have Z3's and do not have a...

[Keeping in mind I have Z3's and do not have a Z4, but have tested the Z4 and it has similar body roll, squat, dive, and slight understeer characteristics as the Z3. Have not tested the MZ4, but...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-10-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By TurnAround
I'm studying the instructions and pics on the Bav...

I'm studying the instructions and pics on the Bav Auto site, but I can't make out exactly how these bushings and bolts work. The instructions make mention of a cotter pin, the use of special plyers,...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-10-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,979
Posted By TurnAround
Me like. We did the same. :thumbup:

Me like. We did the same.
:thumbup:
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-07-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,470
Posted By TurnAround
OMG, that's hysterical. Mob wet work diagrams

OMG, that's hysterical. Mob wet work diagrams
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-04-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By TurnAround
Did a little research. From a post on the 330i...

Did a little research. From a post on the 330i forum someone said that BMW is now backing off on its "lifetime fill" fluid stance and may start recommending AT Fluid replacement at 62k. This poster...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-04-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By TurnAround
Could be the torque converter. I'm guessing...

Could be the torque converter. I'm guessing though. There are a thousand parts in an auto. Consult your dealer, only to get their opinion at first. They will likely want to replace the entire...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-02-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,774
Posted By TurnAround
I think I found the past posts... ...

I think I found the past posts...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=105028&highlight=Door+panel
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=94789&highlight=Door+panel...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-02-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,690
Posted By TurnAround
Great picture. Sigh.. I miss seeing a bunch of...

Great picture. Sigh.. I miss seeing a bunch of Z3 / M Coupes parading through the country side.

West coast Bay Area Coupe fest?
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-02-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By TurnAround
X series has the same amount of rear neg cam. ...

X series has the same amount of rear neg cam.
Thank goodness!
Allows you to aggressively toss the vehicle around corners at insane speeds with wild abandon.. and feel great about it afterwards! ...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-30-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,774
Posted By TurnAround
Use Ron's web link to read up on door panel...

Use Ron's web link to read up on door panel removal. The door panel has to come off, and then you can either mend the existing handle, or replace it with a new one. The stud is part of the handle...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-30-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,499
Posted By TurnAround
98 occcctaaaane. oooouuuhhhh [Homer Simpson...

98 occcctaaaane. oooouuuhhhh [Homer Simpson drool..] :D
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-29-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,499
Posted By TurnAround
If running regular gas is truly the only way a...

If running regular gas is truly the only way a person can keep their Z, which otherwise means the world to them, then you could indeed convince me to be an advocate for the guy EOD. If he / she has...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-29-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,499
Posted By TurnAround
Danka.. EOD, let's start over. I apologize...

Danka..

EOD, let's start over. I apologize if I offended. Everybody has a little Jeremy Clarkson in them.. ;)
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-28-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,493
Posted By TurnAround
Maybe its the angle, but I'm only seeing very...

Maybe its the angle, but I'm only seeing very subtle waves. Yer car looks great man. Really great. I wouldn't touch it.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-28-2008, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,499
Posted By TurnAround
Easy EOD. You can put down the internet police...

Easy EOD. You can put down the internet police badge and rifle now.

Yes, there are a lot of things we all do not know. Ask yourself this; Why would anybody post a regular octane question. ...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-28-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By TurnAround
Oooo..Oooo.. Civi, I need to talk to you. My...

Oooo..Oooo.. Civi, I need to talk to you. My wife and I are considering where to move (if at all). Petaluma and Tomales are on our long list.

What are the winters like for temp, rain, fog, and...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-27-2008, 11:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,499
Posted By TurnAround
When someone asks if they have to run premium,...

When someone asks if they have to run premium, and this isn't a winter gas woes post (some dealerships recommend running a few tanks of regular in the winter) that means they are considering running...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-26-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,499
Posted By TurnAround
Chiming in with the others.. Yes, there is a...

Chiming in with the others..

Yes, there is a knock sensor and you can run lower octane. The car is not meant to run on lower octane all the time though. Tanks don't matter, but years do. Run...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-26-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 30,348
Posted By TurnAround
PowerChip ECU software will pick up a few more HP...

PowerChip ECU software will pick up a few more HP than this kit, they will custom program it for your state's octane level, and it costs a few hundred less. I'm a total fan of ESS, and want one of...
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