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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-07-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By markpoposki
Nice, I ordered them from fcp lemfoerder for...

Nice, I ordered them from fcp lemfoerder for around 100.

The control arms Meyle HD and powerflex bushings and stabilizer bars-Meyle, I ordered from BavAuto


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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-06-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By markpoposki
Thanks for the reply! I think I'm just going...

Thanks for the reply!

I think I'm just going to replace everything. I'm going with Meyle HD control arm, power flex lollipop bushing and I haven't decided about the tie rods yet


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Forum: NY / NJ / CT 10-06-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By markpoposki
I've done both of mine. Where are you located? ...

I've done both of mine. Where are you located?


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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-05-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By markpoposki
I would recommend a cheap vaccum leak test. Get a...

I would recommend a cheap vaccum leak test. Get a cheap cigar and blow smoke in the intake hose.


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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-05-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,573
Posted By markpoposki
NICEEEE!! Sent from BimmerApp mobile app

NICEEEE!!


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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-05-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By markpoposki
I was going to say it's the camshaft position...

I was going to say it's the camshaft position sensor. Solved all my problems once I swapped it.

Vacum leak is possible but in my experience it comes with burning smell in the engine bay/ cabin.
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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-05-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By markpoposki
Can you spot the defective suspension part [VIDEO]

I have a problem with my z3! Can anyone tell me what part needs to be changed? I took off all the wheels, I checked for play and only the driver side front had lateral (side to side) play and no...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 20,321
Posted By markpoposki
This is good stuff, just a week ago I had...

This is good stuff, just a week ago I had electrical problems ( dash light on off during driving, radio, wipers cutting off) that were fixed by a new ignition switch but I'm doing this tomorrow... I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 20,321
Posted By markpoposki
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+1


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By markpoposki
Have you tried replacing the ignition switch? ...

Have you tried replacing the ignition switch?

Last week my while driving, my entire dash went haywire!! First, I saw the trifecta briefly, thought nothing of it. Then, trifecta and the radio...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By markpoposki
Check for air leaks in the manifold with break...

Check for air leaks in the manifold with break cleaner. My smell was coming from the front manifold cover gasket air leak. I replaced the CCV and and the throttle gasket as a preventative measure. I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-16-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By markpoposki
Yes, the "clown nose" I removed the connector,...

Yes, the "clown nose" I removed the connector, just put some dielectric grease and connected everything back. Better, I'd say it's now 70:30 works:doesn't work ratio.

I'm wondering whether the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,016
Posted By markpoposki
Dear djmjd I agree with the dealer statement...

Dear djmjd
I agree with the dealer statement however don't tell the man "don't buy it because you can't afford it". I was pushing a BMW through college and grad school and that was the time I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,016
Posted By markpoposki
In my opinion, when you get the car, you do the...

In my opinion, when you get the car, you do the trans service (fluid and filter) and then it's faith lol...( have few grand on the side just in case) I got my 02 540 automatic with 150k and I, for...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-06-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By markpoposki
Al, So I opened the cover and disconnected the...

Al,
So I opened the cover and disconnected the connector, put some dielectric grease on there, connected and closed everything up. I swear it works so much better!

Thank you!


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,016
Posted By markpoposki
I would also hope that the manual, given that is...

I would also hope that the manual, given that is less miles, and manual, is much more expensive.... Am I right?

I was in your shoes and I went with an automatic because of the price and I already...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-05-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By markpoposki
Ok see, my passenger door lock/unlock works great...

Ok see, my passenger door lock/unlock works great when you use the key from the trunk.

Would you know what part is responsible for receiving the signal from the FOB and transfer the signal to the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-05-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By markpoposki
Hmm it is kind if odd that the central locking...

Hmm it is kind if odd that the central locking for the other door and trunk work great when you use the key. How is that possible? Should there be a difficulty with the door unlocking, say, when you...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-05-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By markpoposki
Remote lock and unlock problem

Hey guys.

I have a problem with using my remote lock and unlock. IT SPORADICALLY works but lately it had progressively gone worse. It only works on occasion and distance is NOT a factor. I have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By markpoposki
Thank you! So I bought the pressure tester from...

Thank you! So I bought the pressure tester from HF. I found that one of the transmission cooler lines failed. So it would be suggestive that with a cooling overhaul not to forget the transmission...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By markpoposki
I'm not suspecting the wallet pan because I am...

I'm not suspecting the wallet pan because I am aware that that sort of leak you will note around the bell housing. This is underneath the center of the engine.

Ok I'm trying to find a pressure...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By markpoposki
Cooling system leak/ pressure tester

Hey guys!

Can anybody refer me to an affordable coolant pressure/ leak tester for my 540i. I live in the New Jersey area. Or if someone is willing to rent/let me borrow theirs, I'll appreciate it....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 267
Posted By markpoposki
My mom bought a 04 passat with no service...

My mom bought a 04 passat with no service history. Since it was at 100k I decided to change out all the timing belt, water pump and all pulleys. When I went in the I could swear the parts were brand...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 267
Posted By markpoposki
I would but I am a minimalist, anything that is...

I would but I am a minimalist, anything that is lying around for more than a week with no purpose, goes in the trash...


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 267
Posted By markpoposki
Oh, you thought I was giving new parts away? No,...

Oh, you thought I was giving new parts away? No, I did the entire cooling system overhaul. I found that out of all parts I changed, the ones that I am giving away were replaced in 2009 and this are...
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