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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-09-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By LT1
The car has not been lowered, when I first bought...

The car has not been lowered, when I first bought it I was told I needed a "toe" kit by my local BMW (track racing) shop. I paid about $500 for this tiny bracket, (I dont know if this is the Ireland...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-09-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 753
Posted By LT1
I got about the same price quote because I was...

I got about the same price quote because I was only checking. BMW specialists are freaking crooks. they think they're brain surgeons. I would like to find an alternative
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-05-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By LT1
Z3 rear camber complaint

does anyone have advice on fixing the negative camber on the rear? this thing is eating up tires at less than 8k miles. the inside edges are worn through while the outer edge hasnt touched the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-04-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 59,374
Posted By LT1
sorry, but I would not get this car for a first...

sorry, but I would not get this car for a first time driver. long learning curve on handling quirks especially when rear slides on occasion. get him/her an old beater at first.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-04-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,662
Posted By LT1
eep-1 error code finally fixed

this may not apply to everyone, but after 2 tears of stressing how much to fix this dead dash, I got it fixed by a mechanic who reset the speedometer (by means of diagnostic tool), and now it all...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-01-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,662
Posted By LT1
eep-1 code

my Z3 also started doing this but with different circumstances. I only use it on weekend drives and each "fresh" start I have only the tripmeter and and speedometer. If I now drive it up and get...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-24-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By LT1
thanks

thanks
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-22-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By LT1
strange code at odometer

what does it mean when it shows "EEP_1" right at odometer, but goes away after driving a bit?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-22-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 58,983
Posted By LT1
in my neck of the woods you can get a replacement...

in my neck of the woods you can get a replacement unit, box and all from the local BMW parts recycler for $50.
I chose to buy a Kicker woofer and cut it to fit the standard box. the"'popping" noise...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-14-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By LT1
thanks everyone. FYI, diagnosis determined...

thanks everyone.
FYI, diagnosis determined right bump stop probably first wore out, then over time right strut bottomed out to fail, and strut mount bearings were loose and wobbly but with no...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-24-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By LT1
thanks, Ill do that. just at a glance there is...

thanks, Ill do that.
just at a glance there is a slight difference in angle at the top. Again, one of the mechanics said the three bolts at top should protrude straight, mine seem to go outward a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-22-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By LT1
Ive only had it a few months, Ive put a few...

Ive only had it a few months, Ive put a few thousand miles on it already. it drives perfect and I never noticed any problem before because I always had music going. its not an extreme problem, but...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-22-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By LT1
Z3 front suspension

my right front tire occasionally rubs against the top plastic wheel well skirt in a hard left corner or hitting a bump or pothole.
any suggestions for a fix?
my mechanic mentioned the "dome?"...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-06-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,067
Posted By LT1
differential fluid advice

I recently bought a '01 Z3 3l and changed the diff fluid.
I had a few quarts left from my previous S2000, it is Lubrication Engineers Duolec Vari-purpose gear lubricant ISO 220/ISO 110 which was...
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