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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-28-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Wertles
All doors are interchangeable. You can even put a...

All doors are interchangeable. You can even put a roadster door on a coupe (ask how I know). The innerds can be swapped in.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-24-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By Wertles
Emiata rear window. ~$110 if I remember correctly...

Emiata rear window. ~$110 if I remember correctly and 2 hours of your time.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-10-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By Wertles
The airbag lights are very common. Most of the...

The airbag lights are very common. Most of the time a good connector cleaning will fix them. replace the seat bushings, install the seat tilt mod and fix the connectors all at the same time if you...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-29-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By Wertles
http://bimmerdiffs.myshopify.com/collections/z3-pr...

http://bimmerdiffs.myshopify.com/collections/z3-products/products/z3-seat-mod-kit

I would try this, especially if you are a tall guy. It changes the angle of the seat so you sit IN the seat, not...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-23-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By Wertles
It's fairly normal (if it's an automatic). My car...

It's fairly normal (if it's an automatic). My car would drop 2 inches in drive, raise 2 inches in reverse. New shocks, 1/2 inch each way now plus a much better ride.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-22-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By Wertles
OP, you and Vintage42 have completely deferent...

OP, you and Vintage42 have completely deferent transmissions. The problems that plague your ZF transmission are different than what plague his. Of course, changing fluid is a logical, cheap ($30)...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-12-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By Wertles
I did not and no leaks for 3+ years.

I did not and no leaks for 3+ years.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-12-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By Wertles
I did not and no leaks for 3+ years.

I did not and no leaks for 3+ years.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-29-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By Wertles
No. To do the job properly requires removing the...

No. To do the job properly requires removing the leather. It honestly wasn't a big deal. It took me 45 minutes per side once the seat was out. I was doing bushings at the same time. I need to do it...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-15-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Wertles
It does not add any horsepower to the car. It...

It does not add any horsepower to the car. It sheds quite a bit of weight over stock though. It is quite a bit louder than stock. Magnaflow never made a direct bolt on replacement for our cars....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-10-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By Wertles
Stop driving the car immediately!!! You are...

Stop driving the car immediately!!! You are fortunate to have caught it before any major damage has been done. The usual post is that the hood is trashed from the exploded fan, the radiator is taken...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-06-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By Wertles
Run from that mechanic. $600 to change a throttle...

Run from that mechanic. $600 to change a throttle body? I'd do it for a beer in 15 minutes. Someone's trying desperately to screw you.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-29-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By Wertles
Feel free to PM me. I also live in Rochester. We...

Feel free to PM me. I also live in Rochester. We can take a test drive and figure it out. It is really hard to diagnose strange sounds over the Internet.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-24-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By Wertles
RF subframe fix ~$3000 for someone to do, ~$1000...

RF subframe fix ~$3000 for someone to do, ~$1000 if you do it yourself. Can't comment on bearings. Don't sandblast the wheels. It's best to acid dip them clean. My wheel guy does a set including...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-10-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By Wertles
It's a piece of cake to replace. The pulleys need...

It's a piece of cake to replace. The pulleys need to be replaced from time to time. I just replaced all 3 on my S-52. There is no lubing or oiling that will work for any amount of time so just order...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-06-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By Wertles
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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-30-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By Wertles
http://i1185.photobucket.com/albums/z342/wertles72...

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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-29-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By Wertles
I run Amsoil in my trains and rear diff. I have 4...

I run Amsoil in my trains and rear diff. I have 4 years running the fluid. My car gets driven around the town, long trips and gets tracked. There has been no issues whatsoever. As stated above, when...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-15-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By Wertles
Post a picture of your motor and we will tell...

Post a picture of your motor and we will tell you. My 2.5 has M badges on the steering wheel and other various bits. It by no means is an M but an M interior package.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-10-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By Wertles
Just did this on a single vanos S-52 but this was...

Just did this on a single vanos S-52 but this was a one man job. I made a tool like you can get off of eBay with scrap metal. The besian directions are spot on. If you can't make your own tool, spend...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-05-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By Wertles
Use this thread. ...

Use this thread.

http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?632391-ac-fan-only-works-on-4-write-up-)
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-18-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Wertles
I have both, an auto in the 2002 and the stick in...

I have both, an auto in the 2002 and the stick in the M. Each has it's place. The auto is very nice to drive and very relaxing on long drives. The stick is FUN. You decide. It will be your car.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-07-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By Wertles
Heavier fluid will not hurt anything but fuel...

Heavier fluid will not hurt anything but fuel economy. Off the top of my head, the M cars call for 90-140, the other 6 cylinder cars 75-110 and the 4 cylinders 75-90. I have Amsoil 90-140 in my diff...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-31-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By Wertles
You need to add more info to get a realistic...

You need to add more info to get a realistic number. Color combo, sunroof, rod bearing/subframe status, other modifications, recent maintenance etc. When dealing with a 14 year old car, these details...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-27-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,131
Posted By Wertles
It's easy and cheaper to keep the springs. All...

It's easy and cheaper to keep the springs. All you need is to rent a spring compressor from autozone if you are going to do it yourself or any repair shop will have them. I went with Monroe shocks...
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