1. C

    3 chirps when using key fob

    Hey all, I have a 1998 BMW Z3 2.8 with a recently replaced oem radio head unit. When replacing the head unit I was sure to re-install the endcap piece that screws in (apparently this has something to do with the factory alarm system). I checked the door, hood, and trunk sensors, and they seem...
  2. C

    Number 9 Fuse blows each time I put in a new fuse

    Hey all! I have a 1998 Z3 2.8, and I was replacing the radio with a factory OEM replacement, and was getting no power. I took the car to shop to get a quick look over, and the number 9 fuse (see here) blows immediately upon replacement. As an aside, I have noticed that the cruise control will...
  3. JPB

    For Sale Z4 E85 Parts Sale

    Sold my Z4 E85 so have some OEM parts for sale, grab a bargain - make me an offer! Collection, but happy to set up P&P if you're willing to pay. OEM Radio headset CD player OEM back box OEM Cigarette lighter (mint) OEM Clutch Delay Valve OEM Door locking pins OEM kidney grills (one coat of...
  4. G

    Replacing After-stock Radio

    Hey everyone... I have an 1996 Z3 and I bought it with an after-stock radio already in it..... I wanted to get a newer one, one that has bluetooth and is overall better and nicer. I replaced the radio just fine. but it won't turn on or anything... Ive read that if you replace the radio with...
  5. Barefoot Ian

    Electrical Problems

    Radio installation has provided harder than I anticipated. I used a multi meter to determine constant, earth and ignition wires. I used a 9V battery to check for the correct speaker wires. Instead of one the speakers popping I heard a popping sound from behind the instrument cluster! Now I have...
  6. W

    Hi Guys

    I recently bought a Z3 in "HELLROT". She's a 1997 2.8 model with 109,000 km on the clock. There are the usual niggly things that I would like to correct. The radio does not work - apparently the display is "shot", I do have a code, but cannot check if it works. Trying to have it fixed so that...