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BMW Z3 Questions

Ralph Higginbotham

Valve Knocking Noise When Shifting Into Gear From Park?

We have a 1998 BMW Z3 2.8 with 90k miles. Problem is it sounds like the valves are rattling when you put it in gear from an idle. The Vanos was recently replaced. The car runs well and is normally q...

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Correction: Can I Use 215/50 R17 To Replace The 225/45 R17 On 98 Z3 Front T...

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Can I Use 215/20 R17 To Replace The 225/45 R17 On 98 Z3 Front Tire ....

can I use 215/20 R17 to replace the 225/45 R17 on 98 Z3 front tire .5" differnce in Diameter

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How Do I Reset The Air Bag Light

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Does It Hurt To Raise-lower Top Manually?

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About the BMW Z3

The BMW Z3 roadster was produced between the 1996 and 2002 model years before being replaced by the Z4 roadster in 2004. The hugely popular car saw its entire, 15,000-vehicle production run sell out in 1996 by the time the car was introduced.

The 2.5 version was powered by a 184hp, 2.5-liter, 24 valve 6-cylinder engine, while the 3.0 featured a 225hp, 3.0-liter DOHC, 24 valve 6-cylinder engine. A high-performance M roadster had a 3.2-liter, 24-valve inline 6-cylinder that produced 315-horsepower.

Pierce Brosnan, starring as James Bond, drove the 1996 1.9 - which was produced between 1996 and 1998 - in the 1995 film Goldeneye