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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-14-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By brianrparker
Have had the car for about 2 months now and have...

Have had the car for about 2 months now and have fixed some of those things you mentioned already. The car is in shipment to korea right now(army move) so i wont have it for 2 more months. But this...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-14-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By brianrparker
im gunna be painting mine shortly. Once i decide...

im gunna be painting mine shortly. Once i decide weather black or red. I have a white 97
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-13-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By brianrparker
pinecone thanks for the good write up man. I...

pinecone

thanks for the good write up man. I would love to do front struts also but that is going to come maybe 3-6 months after the rear shocks.
Im not to sure if i will do the rtab, but i will...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-12-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By brianrparker
Z3 To Do List Advice on products

Ok So this is going to be a little To Do List for my 97 z3 1.9L If anyone has any advice/recommendations on brands/ Or links to DIY. If you got links to the brands that would be awesome.

Interior...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-11-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 29,298
Posted By brianrparker
When you do the Stabilizer Bar Bushings can you...

When you do the Stabilizer Bar Bushings can you do a DIY? Ive got a damn squeak/grind noise from my back left. So im gunna start replacing stuff once my z3 is done getting shipped(Army Change of...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-09-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By brianrparker
duct tape.

duct tape.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-08-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By brianrparker
Whats a CDV and why remove it?

Whats a CDV and why remove it?
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-06-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,930
Posted By brianrparker
Check anything that has to do with idle and...

Check anything that has to do with idle and oxygen. throttle Body, air intake, O2 sensor. that kinda stuff.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-06-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By brianrparker
Thanks for the info. Should have the window...

Thanks for the info. Should have the window tomorrow.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-06-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 691
Posted By brianrparker
Nevermind figured it out. have to push up on it.

Nevermind figured it out. have to push up on it.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-06-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 691
Posted By brianrparker
glovebox sag fixed problem z3

Ok so i have my glove box out right now i installed the fix and now i cant open my glove box. one of the latches wont unlatch. I havent installed it into the car yet. anyone have any ideas?
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-06-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By brianrparker
Yeah i sure did find out. thats ok the old one...

Yeah i sure did find out. thats ok the old one was UGLY.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-05-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By brianrparker
Z3 Rear window

I took my rear wind protector out and cleaned it up then i went to put it back in today, and dropped the top on the BMW and my rear window shattered. I wonder if it was my fault. maybe it was just...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-05-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,252
Posted By brianrparker
Oh, Im in the army and the army only allows me to...

Oh, Im in the army and the army only allows me to ship 1 car overseas. so only got 1. the BMW not practical at all
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-04-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,252
Posted By brianrparker
But did you have another car to go buy different...

But did you have another car to go buy different ones. Not this guy :P
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-04-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,252
Posted By brianrparker
I used 2 hose clamps on mine. but make sure you...

I used 2 hose clamps on mine. but make sure you get a STRONG hose clamp. The first ones i got broke when i was tightening them. So i was car less and had to call a friend for a ride. Tighten it down...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-03-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,252
Posted By brianrparker
I used dex/merc. Also change that hose. I did...

I used dex/merc. Also change that hose. I did mine it was pretty easy.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-30-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,322
Posted By brianrparker
Would that DIY apply to a 97 1.9L also what...

Would that DIY apply to a 97 1.9L also what engine is in the 1.9 e36?
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,280
Posted By brianrparker
coil packs are only like 50$

coil packs are only like 50$
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,280
Posted By brianrparker
i think is a scary problem. but its not a big...

i think is a scary problem. but its not a big problem. maybe just a tune up is needed.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,280
Posted By brianrparker
Does it happen all the time? mine only happens...

Does it happen all the time? mine only happens when its really cold. try changing the spark plugs that is a cheap fix maybe.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-29-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By brianrparker
Wish i had the money to put out for that car. but...

Wish i had the money to put out for that car. but im still happy with my 97 z3. It is really warm in kansas also. its not normally like this
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-29-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By brianrparker
Yeah i think 75w90 is diff fluid.

Yeah i think 75w90 is diff fluid.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-28-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,255
Posted By brianrparker
Nice. I really want to change mine i hate the...

Nice. I really want to change mine i hate the look of the z3 radio.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-27-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,280
Posted By brianrparker
Do you have a update mitch? im curious because...

Do you have a update mitch? im curious because mine did it today also. it only happens when the car is cold or is below 20 outside. Im thinking either spark plugs or there is just to much cold air...
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