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  1. Looking to buy Z3 steering Rack 2.7turn

    3 Series & 4 Series
    I am looking to buy Z3 rack with 2.7 turn. Let me know what you got?
  2. Wtb trunk rack for 98 z3

    Looking for trunk rack for a '98 Z3. Either a chrome in good condition or stainless steel. If you have one to sell or know of one available, please PM me. Thanks, Dick
  3. 2001 Z3 with ABS/DSC issues

    E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    Hi all, I'm new to the forums, but have seen some great trouble-shooting tips here, so hoping I can get some tips here related to my Z3. I have a 2001 2.5i with a brake issue. I've had it for a while but finally got around to trying to actually fix it. Initially I could drive down the road...
  4. (can't lock!!) Key won't turn in lock cylinder

    E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    Recently bought a beautiful 2000 Z3 and would like to get locks fixed. The driver's side lock cylinder won't turn to lock or unlock either way. The Passenger side door will turn right to unlock, but won't turn left to lock. The trunk lock (of all locks) is the only one that works great and...
  5. E-Series E36/7 Z3 Airbag coding

    BMW Coding and Programming
    Hi you all, my Name is Timo from The Nethelrands. I am working on my second Z3. It is a 2000 automatic US Import with a M52TU25 engine. I have done number of jobs, like replacing the worn steeringwheel, dying the seats, solving the play on the seat rails, stop the leaking from the...
  6. New MAF new problem with rough idle

    E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    I have a 2000 Z3. I took my car to my mechanic and he said I needed to change my MAF because of some issues I had been having and the airflow codes it was throwing out. So I changed the old one out with a brand new one and thought awesome! It ran better and I was excited. The next day I had an...
  7. Temperature gauge issue?

    E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    Hi there guys! I'll put you in context: I have my Zed since 2015, I spend a lot of money on him, it has a radiator and thermostat changed 30,000 km ago, I added a viscous ... not to mention a thousand more things. I LIVE WITH PANIC TO WHICH I OVERHEAT, it has happened to me three times...
  8. Getting My Z3 Started

    E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    So I just bought a 97 Z3 1.9l that has 80k miles and has been sitting for a little under 2 years and currently doesn't start. I was told that it likely needs a new fuel pump and may need new injectors. I plan on flushing the fluids and trying to run some new gas through the tank and lines bu...
  9. Bmw v8 swap

    E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    I have a 99 Z3 Roadster with a 2.5 and a 5 speed. I stole the 4.4 out of my 2001 740i and bought an e34 V8 5 speed to mate to it. I have upgraded rotors/pads and bought a conversion kit to fit the motor in the Z3. I plan on getting fully adjustable coilovers (planning on megan racing) walboro...
  10. 2000 Z3 Radio 44 Fuse blows

    E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    A week ago my radio stopped working as I was driving. No sound coming out of the speakers (other threads discuss a buzz when the amp is going). The radio has two fuses (9, and 44) and 44 was blown. Put in a new one, started the car and nothing happened. Checked the new fuse and it was blown...
  11. Intermitten ABS Light

    E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    My 2000 Z3 comes up with an intermittent ABS light. Sometimes it will come on upon start, sometimes while driving. What is equally strange is that it will go out while driving or disappear upon the next start. I have a couple of OBDII analyzers which show nothing. I thought I heard somewhere...
  12. Is the battery on a 98 Z3 registered in the computer?

    E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    Time for a new battery in my 98 Z3. The PO put in a new BMW battery just before I bought it 5 years ago. I want to replace it with something other than the glorified lawn mower battery that BMW sells. Looking in the forums I see that the battery replacement and type is registered in the...
  13. I have a question about Wheel Spacers?

    E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    Will it damage or cause problems for my 97 Z3 Roadster if I install these on my car? 4 Pc BMW 10mm & 15mm Hub Centric Wheel Spacers Plus 20 Conical Lug Bolts Chrome. I wander if there would be a problem with the wheel bearings or camber in the back?
  14. Door Locks on 1998 BMW Z3

    General BMW Questions
    Hello, I recently bought a 1998 Z3 and I've got a question. I can lock both doors and the trunk from any outside lock. However, I can't unlock the driver's side door from the outside driver's side lock, just from passenger side or trunk. I would really like to be able to unlock driver's side...
  15. E36 GA - 2000 M Roadster, 2 Owner, Female Owned, Docs & Receipts

    Cars - Private Party
    Exterior: Titanium Silver Metallic Interior: Black Leather Transmission: 5 spd Manual VIN: WBSCK9343YLC93991 Mileage: 110,985 (will go up about 100/month) Title: Clean, lien-free, and in-hand Included: 2 keys, receipts/documentation, window sticker, indoor car cover, windscreen, tonneau cover...
  16. New to BMW's, Can I get some help?

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    First, I need help getting something straight. I own a 2000 BMW Z3 2.3l (2.5) I6. Is my car based off of the E36 platform or the E46 platform? I've heard both. With that out the way, let's get into my issues. I'll start with what I know. I need to replace the valve cover gasket, and it has a...
  17. For Sale - 2000 Z3 2.8 Soft Top OC, CA

    E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
  18. I need a motor 2000 Z3 2.3

    E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    MY car over heated when the water pipe to the heater ruptured. :mad::mad::mad::mad: There is water in the #3 cylinder. anyway, I can't seem to find anyone who will just repair the head and head gasket. :thumbdwn::thumbdwn:Everyone wants to put a new motor in. I'm in Daphne, AL Question: Where...
  19. Hardtop For Sale

    E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    I have a steel grey hardtop in perfect condition for sale. It's comes with the factory grey fabric storage cover and owner's booklet. I live in the Minneapolis/St Paul area of Minnesota and really don't want to deal with shipping but of course, anything is possible for the right price. If you've...
  20. Radio fixable?

    E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    hey all, thanks for making this a great spot for advice. i just got a 97 z3 1.9, getting started on all the fixes and upgrades. any tips on what might be wrong with my radio? it turns on, but the display is a solid block, no sound output at all. possible to repair or should i find a new one...