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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-09-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By edx1
Best weekend/track suspension for the $

I put on less than 2k miles a year on my z3 coupe and it's only used for occasional drives or couple track days a year. At 15 years the suspension is aged out and understeers at the track but no...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-07-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By edx1
I've been looking around online to see if they...

I've been looking around online to see if they are different and how but couldn't find anything, do you have a link or know how they are different?

Best I could find was availability for...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-04-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By edx1
Don't use M Differential bushings? M/3.0 are $280, 2.8 and others are $40?

So differential bushing/mount part# 33172228425 for a 3.0 coupe runs about $280. while what appears to be nearly identical (probably not???) is 33171090950 for 2.5's, 2.8's and so on are $40?
...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-15-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By edx1
Tires are pss, less than 200 miles on them. I...

Tires are pss, less than 200 miles on them. I wondered about cycling but can't imagine each of the four 20 minute sessions would cycle that badly.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-13-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By edx1
Need new struts, what else should I do at the same time?

I need new rear struts, and thus probably new fronts.

Question is while I'm doing this, what other parts should I be looking at doing if I am replacing these? RSM's of course (Probably Rogue),...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-26-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,730
Posted By edx1
What code is the ses light being thrown on?

What code is the ses light being thrown on?
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 06-06-2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,759
Posted By edx1
Just thought I'd post my 2014 (april 2013 build)...

Just thought I'd post my 2014 (april 2013 build) started making the noise/feeling a month ago and keeps getting stronger. I'll keep this fix in mind, dealer said last month it was fine but to bring...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-10-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By edx1
gear box and diff torque specs

I've looked for 2 hours to find my Bentley manual but it's not anywhere I can think of that I put it to "stay clean", and I want to torque it to exact specs like I have before.

Could someone...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 04-18-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,639
Posted By edx1
Extra credit for anyone knows if doing a few two...

Extra credit for anyone knows if doing a few two click downs (5mph increment) on cruise and if brakes do get applied, do the brakes light turn on? This has to do with having cruise on and passing a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-13-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,617
Posted By edx1
In debating on rs3 or pss for mine right now. ...

In debating on rs3 or pss for mine right now. I've got pss's on my e84 but they pick up 10x or more rocks such worries me about softer compounds, but I might do some hpde events and rs3 would take...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-13-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By edx1
Fixing toe out on right rear, where to start or end.

The right rear of my coupe has .5 degrees of toe out currently. Not undriveable but obviously something is wrong. I'm wondering if I should start with bushings or maybe head to the junk yard and...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-13-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,506
Posted By edx1
On the passenger door, I was able to pull my...

On the passenger door, I was able to pull my inside panel and fix the leaking triangle window thanks to a tip I got from someone. It looks like I won't need the right door afterall.

My...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-13-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By edx1
Original Brochure for 3.0 Coupe, MY 01 or 02.

I've searched for a couple hours with google but have been unable to locate a brochure for the Z3 3.0 coupe for MY 2001 and 2002. I've found the 99-00 2.8 coupe MY brochure but that's the closest I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-06-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By edx1
Is this an M6 or M8 bolt missing?

Fix one thing, find another. So today it's why the emergency brake lever wobbles. Answer is missing bolt but I'm not sure if it's an M6 or M8 bolt needed. The diagram on realoem only has M8 x 16...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-26-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By edx1
Thanks for helping me out on making sure I got...

Thanks for helping me out on making sure I got the right part.

I siphoned the reservoir out and went fishing last night -- Guess what I caught? Good news is it was too big (just barely as I had...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-25-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By edx1
Looks like the cap is discontinued, 17111468076,...

Looks like the cap is discontinued, 17111468076, and I ordered the wrong one, 17111742231. Any chance they are compatible/interchangeable? Or is 17111468076 for just the expansion tank next to the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-24-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By edx1
Thanks for the help. Added a new cap to my...

Thanks for the help. Added a new cap to my shopping list on ecs...

Do I need to worry about the sheared plastic flange piece being loose in the cooling system? If so, any places to check (drain...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-24-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By edx1
Square cap is the oil cap from which started my...

Square cap is the oil cap from which started my investigation of why there is the brown sludge on the oil cap. I then wondered if the sludge was from a coolant/head gasket leak and I removed the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-24-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By edx1
There's a tab on the next groove down - I should...

There's a tab on the next groove down - I should have taken the first photo showing this side of the cap. :)

Edit:
Just found the cap here:...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-23-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By edx1
Just a bad o-ring or do I have a bigger issue.

I've attached a picture but the o-ring on the coolant cap comes off every time I remove the cap (I have to fish it out of the reservoir with my finger). As you can see it's also not round and is...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-23-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By edx1
112k Just to confirm, the z3 has the same...

112k

Just to confirm, the z3 has the same rear suspension as an e30? And should all these be Genuine BMW or are there LEM or other brand parts for less but are actually the real OEM part?...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-22-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,506
Posted By edx1
If a roadster door fits a coupe, I would be...

If a roadster door fits a coupe, I would be interested in the passenger door if it's in A+ condition, mind has a ding and the triangle window leaks/has a 1/4" gap between the glass and the seal.
...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-19-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By edx1
Maintaining bushings, shocks and mounts, shopping list of parts but where to stop.

After picking up a Z3 3.0 Coupe, it was obvious it needed an alignment as the steering wheel had to be held 30* off center to drive straight. During the alignment, I found out the right rear has .4*...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-09-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,383
Posted By edx1
* I don't think the clutch is original, it's...

* I don't think the clutch is original, it's tight and seems in good shape.
* I'll watch for the shift pin, shifting is really solid, no right-leaning stick or problems getting it into any gear at...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-09-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,383
Posted By edx1
01 coupe, 113k. I've gone through most z3 guides...

01 coupe, 113k. I've gone through most z3 guides in depth, but it is a lot to cram on and remember in a short amount of time but I'm making progress.

The rear subframe looked fine, I made sure...
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