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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-28-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By Pima Roadster
Very interesting regarding the interior pieces....

Very interesting regarding the interior pieces. Wonder if the sport seats were available in non M Roadsters before 2001.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-27-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Pima Roadster
Price talks louder than anything. If in Florida,...

Price talks louder than anything. If in Florida, how rough is the interior & the top? Thousand dollar car maybe or less? How long has the seller owned the car? What displacement is the engine & is it...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-27-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By Pima Roadster
I saw that part but the quantity confused me....

I saw that part but the quantity confused me. After working in dealership parts departments as well as aftermarket over the years, the "quantity" listed is important & this showed only one for...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-27-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By Pima Roadster
Welcome to the forum. In 2001 & 2002 there was a...

Welcome to the forum. In 2001 & 2002 there was a sport package offered which included the sport seats as found in the "M" & the 17" cross spoke two piece 17" rims. This package confuses people due to...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-26-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By Pima Roadster
Collected my pair from the dealership today....

Collected my pair from the dealership today. Price is $9.64 each with BMCCA discount. Thank you again @ZZZING!
Now I want to find the 2 or possibly 4 round protectors, likely the same 3M material as...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-22-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By Pima Roadster
Some one in the Charlotte area is parting out a...

Some one in the Charlotte area is parting out a couple of Z3s. One has unusual two tone seats. http://charlotte.craigslist.org/pts/4526171490.html
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-17-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By Pima Roadster
WOW, @ZZZING, you nailed it. I never found that...

WOW, @ZZZING, you nailed it. I never found that part diagram on realoem. I was thinking if this was NLA, a substitute could be made from 3M Clear Bra. This will be much easier. Trick I guess is to...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-17-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By Pima Roadster
Hood bump stop

The bonnet at the rear corners has a bump stop, p/n 51718407377 as shown here-
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=CN53&mospid=48096&btnr=41_0040&hg=41&fg=35
Item #26 "Stop Buffer". On...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-13-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By Pima Roadster
The cover I have from California Cover will not...

The cover I have from California Cover will not cover with the top raised. Looked at the Covercraft site & appears they offer a cover for top down applications in a couple of different fabrics....
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-12-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By Pima Roadster
The trunk in a TR-4 is the only place the water...

The trunk in a TR-4 is the only place the water does not get in until the spare tyre well becomes a well due to a leak from the underneath. But to the question at hand. Evidently some of the early...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-12-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By Pima Roadster
The top never rises out here in the sunny...

The top never rises out here in the sunny Southwest. Only up once since 2011 when I had the car in the shop to have the lower front fascia refinished. I acquired ours used. It is not waterproof which...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-07-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Pima Roadster
This is too funny. Cannot tell you how many times...

This is too funny. Cannot tell you how many times I have looked at these tyres & reviewed information on the Tire Rack site & never caught this! It caused a flashback to many years ago when my...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-04-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Pima Roadster
'01 Z3 3.0 tramline & tyre tread design

Roadster has 33K miles, garage kept & always in the Southwest. Never a track car. Present tyres, BFG G Force T/A which have an aggressive tread, came on the car when purchased in 2011. Staggered 17"...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-04-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By Pima Roadster
Quality wheel service is worth the expense. You...

Quality wheel service is worth the expense. You know what you get when you have your own wheels refinished. On the east coast, there is Viking Wheel Service in Delaware & certainly others. I have not...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-04-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Pima Roadster
On some models, the p/s reservoir has a built-in ...

On some models, the p/s reservoir has a built-in filter. The o-ring problem is common but it may be time to do the res. w/filter & get two issues resolved. Welcome to the forum!
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-24-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 28,928
Posted By Pima Roadster
Yes it works & brings the stereo system back to...

Yes it works & brings the stereo system back to the OEM quality. I agree, not the greatest imo, but I am not interested in a symphony hall quality in a roadster where the top is rarely if ever...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-26-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By Pima Roadster
00Z, it sounds like our 3.0 are equipped much the...

00Z, it sounds like our 3.0 are equipped much the same & the mileage on mine is less than 33K. The 3.0 did have upgraded brakes over the earlier models as I recall, at least in the front. My...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-25-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By Pima Roadster
I would very happy to have the 57 HP increase...

I would very happy to have the 57 HP increase plus a factory aero kit for my 3.0. The idea of a "sleeper" is what tickles me about this product. Yes, the M suspension & brakes are different than a...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-23-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By Pima Roadster
Aero Kit Aftermarket?

Seems that the factory aero kit have been unavailable for about three years presently. Has anyone heard of an aftermarket source for the pieces, especially the front fascia?
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-23-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By Pima Roadster
Yes, the company makes a kit for the Z cars. A...

Yes, the company makes a kit for the Z cars. A very sanitary installation. The power increase is just a start & who knows where it would end. Obviously suspension upgrades come to mind first.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-14-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,158
Posted By Pima Roadster
After reading here about the o-ring I discovered...

After reading here about the o-ring I discovered that the P/S reservoir housing contains a filter! Wonder what the recommended service interval is on this. This is a great idea if it replaced...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-14-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By Pima Roadster
Serious HP increase but costly!

In the January issue of Roundel, there is an article about the results on the installation of a supercharger kit from G-Power, a German tuner & manufacturer. The BMW is an E46 Touring with 175K on...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-10-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Pima Roadster
As the car has been in Texas & southern Arizona...

As the car has been in Texas & southern Arizona all of its life, my concern is for the deterioration of the belts from the climate. I have always been amazed at how belts look after they are removed...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-10-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Pima Roadster
Belts sans tensioner pulleys replacement on garage queen?

Our '01 3.0 Roadster has 33K miles on it. Over the past two years, I have done base line maintenance (brake fluid, coolant, diff. & trans. fluids, fuel filter). The belts, water pump etc. are...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-10-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,283
Posted By Pima Roadster
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