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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-10-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,221
Posted By pepz
I us RaggTopp and it works great. It wipes off...

I us RaggTopp and it works great. It wipes off easily on paint or other surfaces it may come into contact with.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-26-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,210
Posted By pepz
I didn't se this one go across the auction floor....

I didn't se this one go across the auction floor. It's newer and in much better shape. I think this is a truer price range for the Z. Of course with larger engines they should be worth even more.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-24-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,210
Posted By pepz
The car sold for $7,920. I do not know if this...

The car sold for $7,920. I do not know if this car would have done better with a clean Car Fax or not. I think the collectibility of the Z will be clearer if a clean M coupe goes through this auction...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-08-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,210
Posted By pepz
:rofl: that one aint goin no where

:rofl: that one aint goin no where
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-05-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,210
Posted By pepz
The link is back up. I just noticed this car...

The link is back up. I just noticed this car does not have a clean Car Fax at the bottom of the screen. It had an accident in '02. So this car may not truly provide the collectibility of the Z at...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-04-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,210
Posted By pepz
The link is down for maintenance, as I tried to...

The link is down for maintenance, as I tried to get on again. There is no asking price. The car is being auctioned with no reserve. This means the owner will accept whatever the final bid is. The...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-03-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,210
Posted By pepz
Barrett-Jackson

Barrett-Jackson is having its first Northeast auction at Mohegan Sun Casino in Ct 6/23-6/25. I think the very first Z is going on auction at Barrett-Jackson.it is a 1997 2.8 silver roadster. It will...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-11-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By pepz
I was were you are at with my Topaz blue seats. ...

I was were you are at with my Topaz blue seats. I knew my seats were dyed by the dealer, as the lease owner let them bleach out in the sun. I got 7 years out of it. Then decided to get new leather...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-10-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By pepz
EPA on racing modifications

The EPA is enacting rules that will prohibit making any racing modifications to a production car. They are doing in this in accordance with the Clean Air Act. This could be a serious issue.
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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-18-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,818
Posted By pepz
As someone who learned to drive on a '59 bug eyed...

As someone who learned to drive on a '59 bug eyed Sprite (Austin Healy) and then a '56 Jaguar XK150...these are classics and the Jag is a collectible, but they pale in comparison to the Z. These cars...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-17-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,065
Posted By pepz
I also thought Sunoco was a good gas to use,...

I also thought Sunoco was a good gas to use, seeing it is the official gas of NASCAR. I was surprised not to find it as Top Tier gas on my Gas Buddy app. That's a good app, as it not only tells you...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-30-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By pepz
It looks like at least by 2001 the wire harness...

It looks like at least by 2001 the wire harness connections were simplified with just having the one connection that is easy to disconnect with the plastic sliding catch. The videos on You Tube must...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-30-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By pepz
Ok, I figured it out. On a 2001 probably 2002...

Ok, I figured it out. On a 2001 probably 2002 also there this a black plastic sliding catch on the side of the yellow connection block. Just pull it away from the connection block and the floor mount...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-30-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By pepz
Question 2001 Z3 seat bushing question

I finally got around to installing the Whalen seat bushings. I read the write ups and saw the You Tube video. I have come across a connection that was not mentioned. Under the passenger seat, I found...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-01-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By pepz
Thumbs up Ot - bmw 507

I recently went to a vintage car race at Lime Rock and saw my very first BMW 507. I have only seen this Bimmer in pictures. It must be quite rare. Pictures do not do this car justice. It is one of...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-09-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By pepz
The amount of water found under the car is not...

The amount of water found under the car is not normal. I guess the pictures I provided were not clear enough. If I could have provided a video, you would see how much water is pooling under the car...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-08-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By pepz
Water coming from rear of engine housing

Water coming from rear of engine housing
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-08-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By pepz
Water on pavement

Water on pavement
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-08-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By pepz
I was able to replicate the leaking issue with...

I was able to replicate the leaking issue with the AC on. I have attached pictures showing the
leaking under the car and on the pavement. The last picture taken from underneath the car is looking...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-06-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By pepz
I drove around for a considerable amount of time...

I drove around for a considerable amount of time yesterday and there was no leaking at all. This eliminates hose or water pump issues. I want to duplicate the conditions where the large puddle of...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-04-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By pepz
True, but there was considerable water and some...

True, but there was considerable water and some coolant leaking the other day. At this point it looks like I will need to wait for the next hot and humid day with the AC on, in order to see if the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-04-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By pepz
I finally had a chance to get the car on ramps...

I finally had a chance to get the car on ramps and let it run for awhile. I ran the car up to normal running temp without the AC on and everything seemed ok. I then turned the AC on...still nothing...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-03-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By pepz
I have seen two puddles forming under the car and...

I have seen two puddles forming under the car and the coolant level is lower. I will now check for a hose issue, as I am not hearing any grinding noise or seeing a wobbling pulley. I was just really...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-02-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By pepz
I"ll put it on ramps and take a look with the car...

I"ll put it on ramps and take a look with the car running and th AC on. I am leaning to some hose issue. However, I probably should go ahead and do the pump and radiator change out.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-02-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By pepz
No suggestions? I am noticing that the fluid loss...

No suggestions? I am noticing that the fluid loss is rear of the engine. I did check the expansion tank and hoses. I see no cracks in the tank or hoses, but I did find white residue around the neck...
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