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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-15-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,180
Posted By rudyrov
I think your car looks great, inspires me to take...

I think your car looks great, inspires me to take better care of mine.
I drove with the hard top this weekend and noticed that the car seems more solid, is indeed quieter and yes the AC does work...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-14-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,180
Posted By rudyrov
[QUOTE=Racerman27410;8590418]I use the rear of...

[QUOTE=Racerman27410;8590418]I use the rear of the door frame on both sides as my guide.... edge of the hardtop flush with the door jam and equal amounts of overhang for square side to side .... . i...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-14-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,180
Posted By rudyrov
Smile BMW link? Top adjustment & top color matching.

HI BillHopwood. I just bought a top from a forum member (with kit) and could use a link to this BMW download.
I have installed most everything and have begun test fitting the top and have gone on a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-04-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 582
Posted By rudyrov
I have read on this or other Z sites that the...

I have read on this or other Z sites that the engine is matched to the ECU. I recall that this may of had something to do the Ignition key coding, but honestly don't remember the complete thread.
...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-14-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By rudyrov
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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-14-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By rudyrov
A picture or two would be nice.

A picture or two would be nice.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-14-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By rudyrov
You could use a temporary piece of wire instead...

You could use a temporary piece of wire instead of the pull tab to close the gap. Remember to partially open the roof to relive the tension before you move the zipper.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-03-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By rudyrov
Is the radio physically shutting off or is the...

Is the radio physically shutting off or is the power to the radio failing intermittently?
The first one is a radio problem and should be bench checked and investigated for the cause.
The second...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-06-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By rudyrov
Hi Brian, I try to follow the group as much as...

Hi Brian, I try to follow the group as much as possible. Have to go back and see if you guys have implemented thread following tools.
Cheers
Rudy
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-22-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By rudyrov
Based on the question, I would at the very least...

Based on the question, I would at the very least get a friend with mechanical knowledge of cars to take a look at your work and even preferably help you with it so you can learn.

If you screw this...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-19-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By rudyrov
I use these: ...

I use these:

http://www.amazon.com/GE-27563-W5W-BP2-Miniature/dp/B000IY9C2K/ref=sr_1_1?s=automotive&ie=UTF8&qid=1395244703&sr=1-1&keywords=27563+W5W%2FBP2
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By rudyrov
Do you have a new project car?

Do you have a new project car?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-28-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By rudyrov
If the relay is wired correctly, it should not...

If the relay is wired correctly, it should not draw power from the headlamp fuse, but rather from a source with much higher amperage capability.
If it was my car I would take the power lead on the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-24-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By rudyrov
You may want to start by disconecting the radioo...

You may want to start by disconecting the radioo harness from the radio, then replacing the fuse to see if it continues to blow.
If it continues after that point then everything that fuse powers...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-14-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) power antenna?
Views: 636
Posted By rudyrov
My Pleasure! Please let us know if you try it,...

My Pleasure!
Please let us know if you try it, I have been meaning to do that to my car as well.
Thanks
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-14-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) power antenna?
Views: 636
Posted By rudyrov
This is the shortest power antenna I have seen....

This is the shortest power antenna I have seen. It might fit ?
http://www.mossmiata.com/Shop/ViewProducts.aspx?PlateIndexID=73074&SortOrder=10

As far as power and signal that should not be an...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-24-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 22
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Towing standard transmission Z3
Views: 1,375
Posted By rudyrov
That's the way to do it right there!

That's the way to do it right there!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-01-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By rudyrov
Well, no big secret here, the issue is due to...

Well, no big secret here, the issue is due to poor or perhaps cold solder joints on the PC Board.
It may stay this way for a long time and yet again it might only last till the weather changes.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-10-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By rudyrov
[QUOTE=Blacklane;7701904]I don't think they have...

[QUOTE=Blacklane;7701904]I don't think they have Harbor Freight stores in Hong Kong, although they are owned by a Hong Kong-based company.

Whatever!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-10-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By rudyrov
Could be that the expansion valve is also acting...

Could be that the expansion valve is also acting up, or perhaps freezing up.
With AC,you really need to see what the pressures and temperatures are for troubleshooting.
At the very least, if you...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-11-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 141,577
Posted By rudyrov
Telematics is an electronic method of data...

Telematics is an electronic method of data transfer to your radio. Could be traffic or other such data.
This is not done in the US.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-10-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By rudyrov
You know, relocating those to the door panels at...

You know, relocating those to the door panels at around knee height would be ideal for better imaging.
A good 3 way crossover for the front channels, with bass blockers for the 6.5's in the kick...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-09-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,732
Posted By rudyrov
Never mind the plate, that's an awesome looking...

Never mind the plate, that's an awesome looking ride!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-08-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By rudyrov
You can try the positive from one and negative...

You can try the positive from one and negative from another, it might work and really depends on how many channels of the BMW amplifier are used for subs. I suspect its a single mono channel and the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-08-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 10
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Just got a 2002 M Roadster!
Views: 988
Posted By rudyrov
Is that group just SoCal or are there other...

Is that group just SoCal or are there other groups in other areas? For example .... Seattle?
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