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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-29-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,419
Posted By Alberta Aviator
Cheapest I have found yet, ...

Cheapest I have found yet,

http://www.**************/
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-29-2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 572
Posted By Alberta Aviator
Looking for factory hood 2001 M Roadster

Hi All

Looking for a used hood for my 01 M Roadster. The after market one I bought the car with fits like s**t. It is a hyperformance and I`m not real impressed with the quality either! Any ideas....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-07-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,182
Posted By Alberta Aviator
It is ignition coil #6. I swapped 6 and 1 and now...

It is ignition coil #6. I swapped 6 and 1 and now have the code on 1 telling me that coil 6 is defective.

Dan
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-07-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,182
Posted By Alberta Aviator
[Z3] Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2001 M Roadster
Monday Sept 7 (Labor Day) 1:15pm Pacific time.
I am in Vancouver (not near home) and all dealers and shops are closed due to the holiday. I am getting a misfire code cylinder 6...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-30-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,134
Posted By Alberta Aviator
Cool "Also, just put some headers on it and get some...

"Also, just put some headers on it and get some cat delete software. Seriously, you should be done with this issue for less than a grand at least."

I have been looking and can't find headers for...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-30-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,134
Posted By Alberta Aviator
MPire Where can I get this software?

MPire

Where can I get this software?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-30-2009, 01:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,134
Posted By Alberta Aviator
DF, THanks for your help.

DF, THanks for your help.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-29-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,134
Posted By Alberta Aviator
I would like to mention that the code only...

I would like to mention that the code only appears shortly after it rains. I am not sure if the density of the air at this time may cause a different air fuel mixture or the connections are getting...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-29-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,134
Posted By Alberta Aviator
Giznaz I am not 100% but I think they were...

Giznaz

I am not 100% but I think they were 178 & 179, not sure though. Its been a few weeks since I had the OB2 read. I am still waiting for the reader I ordered (Mac Tools $119 Canadian) and it...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-29-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,134
Posted By Alberta Aviator
Cash for clunkers on a car that is destined to be...

Cash for clunkers on a car that is destined to be a collector! I think not! Only 1200 made. I will check the VIN and get back to you. I am considering removing the cats. And the post regarding the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-28-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,134
Posted By Alberta Aviator
GizNaz, I have been reading that 01 M Roadsters...

GizNaz, I have been reading that 01 M Roadsters had issues with the cats and that thier expected life span is 100,000 miles.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-28-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,134
Posted By Alberta Aviator
Kevin, yup I agree, when I saw the price I almost...

Kevin, yup I agree, when I saw the price I almost fell on the floor. I will NOT pay $7000 for Cat Converters. I`ll remove them first.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-28-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,134
Posted By Alberta Aviator
Jakked, the cats are connected to the headers...

Jakked, the cats are connected to the headers hence the outrageous price. Still $7000 for new cats is nuts!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-28-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,134
Posted By Alberta Aviator
I can`t recall if the (Snap-On) scanner read...

I can`t recall if the (Snap-On) scanner read žnefficient or defective. Now I have a bad exhaust cam sensor which I have confirmed through removing, cleaning and replacing. I got a few hundred miles...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-28-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,134
Posted By Alberta Aviator
$7000 Canadian and that is not including labor, I...

$7000 Canadian and that is not including labor, I would assume that would be at least another $1000. I am only filling with 94 octane in the car from reputable fuel stations. I have not changed the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-28-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,971
Posted By Alberta Aviator
10 W 60 Synth. but its not cheap. $20 per litre...

10 W 60 Synth. but its not cheap. $20 per litre here in Canada and my M Roadster takes about 6, in other words $140 per oil change (with filter) thats if I do it myself.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-28-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,134
Posted By Alberta Aviator
Help??!! Cat Converters

I posted this earlier however not one person replied so I'll try it again.

I have a 2001 M Roadster with 100,000 miles and I am getting codes that there are issues with both Cats (Catalytic...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-25-2009, 09:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,947
Posted By Alberta Aviator
I would definately mention the dealerships name...

I would definately mention the dealerships name in your post as this forum is well respected and well known. Consumers getting screwed by dealerships is happening far too much and having their name...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-25-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By Alberta Aviator
I have the same thing on my M Roadster, I was...

I have the same thing on my M Roadster, I was told by the dealership that a pump is checking the fuel system for vacuums or pressure. Not sure how accurate that claim is but that`s what they claimed.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-24-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 880
Posted By Alberta Aviator
Mac Tools & OB2 Code Reader

Mac Tools has an excellent code reader for the OB2 diagnostic computer for $119 Canadian or about $100 US. A buddy of mine just plugged it into the OB2 outlet on my M Roadster and away it went. It...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-24-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 435
Posted By Alberta Aviator
MZ3 Catalytic change

HELP !!!

I have a 2001 M Roadster with 100,000 miles and I am getting codes that there are issues with both Cats. I went to BMW today and they want close to $7000 for both Cats. My question is...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-04-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,493
Posted By Alberta Aviator
The 2001 and 2002 M Roadsters are destine to be...

The 2001 and 2002 M Roadsters are destine to be collectors! No question, only 1200 made.
Will be akin to the AC Cobra, just watch!
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