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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-26-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By wrench13
Have not been on in along time, almost 100K miles...

Have not been on in along time, almost 100K miles ago. Got the headliner blues, with some questions;

1) Scale of 1 -10, ten being engine re-build and 1 being an oil change, how difficukt to remove...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-13-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,841
Posted By wrench13
Ah, well as they say YRMV.

Ah, well as they say YRMV.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-13-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,841
Posted By wrench13
FWIW, Blueridge, I found wind deflectors were...

FWIW, Blueridge, I found wind deflectors were only marginally effective on the Z3, I had the mesh one that fit between the roll bars, used it for 2 years , and then sold it when I found that there...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-05-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,209
Posted By wrench13
Z3 def shows its DNA to this.

Z3 def shows its DNA to this.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-05-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,555
Posted By wrench13
Man you got all sorts of things mixed up. BMW...

Man you got all sorts of things mixed up. BMW didn't help things either.

In the USA, motors:

1.9 4 cyl
2.5 6 cyl ( badged as 2.3)
2.8 6 cyl
3.0 6 cyl
3.2 6 cyl
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-02-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,114
Posted By wrench13
Hey, Jon, looking up PN 82169405192, I am seeing...

Hey, Jon, looking up PN 82169405192, I am seeing the mud flaps are for only a 1998 Roadster? Please confirm, I want them for my 2001 coupe.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-02-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,114
Posted By wrench13
I will take the mud flaps, PM sent

I will take the mud flaps, PM sent
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-28-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,694
Posted By wrench13
If you are a tinkerer, I'd suggest any of the 6...

If you are a tinkerer, I'd suggest any of the 6 cyl Z3's. The power difference between the 1.9 4 cyl and the 2.5 6 cyl is significant. But not much difference in mileage - but are you buying for...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-17-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,080
Posted By wrench13
Is the stitching fully intact on the seats? ...

Is the stitching fully intact on the seats? Since driving over to pick them up ( of for you to deliver to eastern PA) is a no go, would you consider shipping?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-26-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,272
Posted By wrench13
Do you typically work on your cars yourself? ...

Do you typically work on your cars yourself? Z3s are pretty simple to work on and parts are about the same as Honda etc. But if you dont do your own work, and plan on going to a dealership for...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-24-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By wrench13
Gas shock?

Gas shock?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-18-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By wrench13
3 screws hold the gills and the frame to the...

3 screws hold the gills and the frame to the hood. Theres a small amount of adjustment. Make sure to use the correct size philips driver and not strip the drives.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-17-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,518
Posted By wrench13
I use what ever the local pepboys has, since they...

I use what ever the local pepboys has, since they get changed out every 5K anyway - 2 or 3 times a year. Never ever come with the 2 little orings, just the one for the cover and a crush washer
(...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-17-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,926
Posted By wrench13
Actually the dash panel on my coupe is still OK (...

Actually the dash panel on my coupe is still OK ( tan interior), but the black interior roadster's is cracked in 2 places. Replacing means disassembling almost the whole dash. I try to not stare...
Forum: E52 Z8 (1999 - 2003) 07-30-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,501
Posted By wrench13
THeres a Z8 that shows up pretty regularly at the...

THeres a Z8 that shows up pretty regularly at the SUnday morning cars n coffee, here on Long Island. One time, I got there early and my son and I parked my Z3's next to him.
Side by Side you can...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-29-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,404
Posted By wrench13
For a sludgy CCV, can you just use some gumout an...

For a sludgy CCV, can you just use some gumout an squirt it into the easily reached hoses? Seems like might work. rinse all that gunk into the oil case and change the oil.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-27-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,227
Posted By wrench13
Steve, others will chime in with links to the...

Steve, others will chime in with links to the bleed process, but if you let the temp get into the red 2x , you may have bigger issues now. These cars are terribly sensitive to overheat conditions...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-24-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,561
Posted By wrench13
Does anyone even notice Altimas??

Does anyone even notice Altimas??
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-24-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,561
Posted By wrench13
Gotta luv Bavarian Elf magic ( or Germanic 3 card...

Gotta luv Bavarian Elf magic ( or Germanic 3 card Monte )
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-21-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,561
Posted By wrench13
THe trunk emblems are not there because some one...

THe trunk emblems are not there because some one has removed them prior to you buying the car. Common enough, though i think more so with the younger crowds. I see lots n lots of hondas with all...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-19-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By wrench13
Congrats, it looks great.

Congrats, it looks great.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-17-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By wrench13
Most obvious is a short in the wire harness going...

Most obvious is a short in the wire harness going from the trunk to the car body. Pull the rubber boot up where the harness in the trunk goes into the body and look for a wire with worn insulation.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-17-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,534
Posted By wrench13
It is rare that i dont get a 'nice car' comment...

It is rare that i dont get a 'nice car' comment with either of the z3's when i take them out. Right now the wife and i are on a long weekend with the roadster, and igot the comment from a quickie...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-07-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By wrench13
Around Ashokan Reservoir in upstate NY. Once...

Around Ashokan Reservoir in upstate NY. Once around and head into Woodstock for some adult beverages.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-02-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,995
Posted By wrench13
I ordinarily don't like black wheels, but these,...

I ordinarily don't like black wheels, but these, along with the black marker lights, windshield frame and stone guards are really working for me on your car. Well done ,sir. If your motor work is...
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