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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-02-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,214
Posted By ashevillez3
Which Kicker did you order?

Which Kicker did you order?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-02-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,214
Posted By ashevillez3
Glad you asked the question as I have 4 wires as...

Glad you asked the question as I have 4 wires as well.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-24-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By ashevillez3
I was able to answer my own question. I pulled...

I was able to answer my own question. I pulled back the trim a little on the left side of the glove box where the scanner connects. I was able to see the back side of the temp control knob and verify...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-24-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By ashevillez3
Is there a temporary fix for blend door issues?

I'm taking my wife on a drive around the blue ridge mountains later today. My Z3 has the sticky blend door issue and the temp control knob is busted. The blend door is stuck in the HOT air position...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-22-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,729
Posted By ashevillez3
I had a local machine shop make my bracket for...

I had a local machine shop make my bracket for me. Worked great and no sagging glove box.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-14-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By ashevillez3
Thanks for posting!

Thanks for posting!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-14-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By ashevillez3
Thanks for sharing tips. What brand top did you...

Thanks for sharing tips. What brand top did you purchase?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-13-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By ashevillez3
I'll be replacing my top myself in the future, so...

I'll be replacing my top myself in the future, so I would appreciate seeing pictures as well as tips and pitfalls you encountered installing your top.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-08-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By ashevillez3
Replacing the top is on my I don't want to do it...

Replacing the top is on my I don't want to do it but I have to list for next spring. Glad you are having fun.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-25-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,470
Posted By ashevillez3
Seems the only issue is the 3 screws from the...

Seems the only issue is the 3 screws from the bottom. When I have a chance, probably next Spring while installing a new rag top, I'm just going to break apart the trim, remove it and install...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-18-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,470
Posted By ashevillez3
I've got a crack in this trim as well. No way am...

I've got a crack in this trim as well. No way am I going to pull the entire dash. I wonder if the original one can be removed by breaking it out and simply laying the replacement in place with double...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-18-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By ashevillez3
Thanks for the suggestions. I'll check the door...

Thanks for the suggestions. I'll check the door striker.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-17-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By ashevillez3
Alarm was working normally and then started going off??

I finally got around to fixing the alarm / power door lock system. I disconnected the under hood alarm switch and radio alarm connection. This allowed the alarm to work normally. Has been working for...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-22-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
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: 8
Views: 1,040
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: 754
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: 8
Views: 1,040
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: 8
Views: 1,040
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: 611
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: 252
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: 252
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: 2,205
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: 2,577
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: 1,710
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: 5,934
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...
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