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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-15-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,896
Posted By JAY11
If I may throw my two 2cts sans the "technicals."...

If I may throw my two 2cts sans the "technicals." In older cars (I suppose up to 80's) after a tune up - new plugs, condenser yada yada, cars would throw a little clear water out the tail pipe....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-15-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By JAY11
Two Mobil 1 Gear Oils-Is There A Difference?

In prep for Diff oil change, 2000 2.5 Z3 76k miles

1-Is this the recommended oil - 75w90?

2-What is the quantity required?

3-I see the second one has "L.S. Friction Modifier Included." Does...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-12-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,515
Posted By JAY11
Thanx guys. I will pursue at the other link.

Thanx guys. I will pursue at the other link.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-22-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,515
Posted By JAY11
Transmission Yellow Gear+Exclamation Warning Light's OnLight's Coming On

2000 Z3 2.5 86k miles, mostly a garage queen but wife's been driving it for 7-10 miles a day all of last week, I think with AC on-it's still hot in Texas.

Car has a transmission warning light....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-17-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By JAY11
Please do

Please do
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-17-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By JAY11
That settles it thanx

That settles it thanx
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-17-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By JAY11
See here...

See here (https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=10088931&postcount=7)
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-15-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By JAY11
Update Halogen Headlights With Ebay/Amazon LED, Worthwhile?

I would like to update my halogen headlights to LED bulb, but I just don't know if this particular eBay stuff...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-14-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,538
Posted By JAY11
Thanx again-will check what I have.

Thanx again-will check what I have.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-13-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,538
Posted By JAY11
Really appreciate the pointer there. I like the...

Really appreciate the pointer there. I like the idea of converting to silicone tubing. In fact whatever tubing that's recommended for conversion I would like to do, in addition to this, now or as we...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-13-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,538
Posted By JAY11
Whoa! One needs to be a magician to get...

Whoa! One needs to be a magician to get 13531437282 in silicone. Outta where do you guys smoke these parts out?
Also you said there "There should also be a small hose under the engine cover as well...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-13-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,538
Posted By JAY11
Thanx for the vid! Great tip on regulator...

Thanx for the vid!
Great tip on regulator vacuum hoses with silicone. After reading / Googling which ones they are I cannot figure out all the pipes you are referring to. Need your help as to the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-11-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,538
Posted By JAY11
Me thinking aloud it sounds like it has to do...

Me thinking aloud it sounds like it has to do with an electronic that gets turned on than a liquid whoosh, then again I really don't know for sure. But I will jack it up and hopefully I the new...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-10-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,538
Posted By JAY11
Logically thinking about it, it doesn't make any...

Logically thinking about it, it doesn't make any sense why ff would be making the sound. Yet the whooosh sound's largest concentration is emanating from that location. I will jack up the car, remove...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-10-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,538
Posted By JAY11
The sound is coming from the fuel filter. Moved...

The sound is coming from the fuel filter. Moved the stethoscope around and in the engine but nothing sounds as loud through the steth. as when I touch the FF.
After much reading on the SAP, I don't...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-09-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,538
Posted By JAY11
Is that a normal Z3 occurrence? How can I test...

Is that a normal Z3 occurrence?
How can I test to ensure that that is the case and not something else?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-09-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,538
Posted By JAY11
Did so and I am continuing to read up. However,...

Did so and I am continuing to read up. However, my situation is not after startup. The sound comes up after turning the key to position 2 without attempting to crank the car. How come your eng. does...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-09-2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,538
Posted By JAY11
Hiss/Psshhh Whinny Grinding Sound After Turning Key To On Position

2000 Z3 2.3 Auto 85k Miles

I have noticed every time I turn the key to on/2 position I hear this hiss/psshhh whining or grinding sound from I think firewall area towards the bottom. If I turn the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-06-2017, 05:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,480
Posted By JAY11
Did oil change and successfully reset per video....

Did oil change and successfully reset per video. But I got curious. I see the reset tool also has "INSPECTION" reset button as well. Does the video method also take care of both or how does the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-24-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By JAY11
So a batt without a vent should be a no-no in the...

So a batt without a vent should be a no-no in the trunk?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-24-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,029
Posted By JAY11
OK makes sense. Thanx.

OK makes sense. Thanx.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-24-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,029
Posted By JAY11
Hey guys I thought I was settled on this or may...

Hey guys I thought I was settled on this or may be the engine type is, but I see this ///M sign (pic 1) on the steering wheel and a Roadster (pic 2) emblazoned on the door frame sill. What is the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-24-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,029
Posted By JAY11
Thank you guys! Great info as I continue to learn...

Thank you guys! Great info as I continue to learn more about this car.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-24-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By JAY11
Replace Going Out 750 CCA Battery With A New 650 CCA?

A friend just wrecked his car and he is stripping it. He has offered me a practically new battery, barely 4 mos since install. Physically it fits but it's a 650 CCA without a breather tube. I am...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-11-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,021
Posted By JAY11
Have the same whistling mine is, noticeable at...

Have the same whistling mine is, noticeable at 60. I think I know the source is from the diff. (ever took a ride in those Leyland, Bedford buses, not as loud but similar?) From what I have read it's...
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