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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-04-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By Daver
I was running a barreled (very slightly) 525 on...

I was running a barreled (very slightly) 525 on the back of my Coupe, and it'd only bind in extreme situations. I bumped up the rate a bit when I started tracking the Coupe to tighten things up a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,539
Posted By Daver
Just went through this with my wagon. The first...

Just went through this with my wagon. The first time it happened was on a long night-time drive back home... when I started the car, the right headlight was out and stayed out the whole trip. Next...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-07-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By Daver
I'll third that assessment... both my Z3 Roadster...

I'll third that assessment... both my Z3 Roadster and Coupe made that noise. Everything I've read on the matter also said this is pretty much normal.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-07-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By Daver
Both were off on my Z3 Coupe as well ... in my...

Both were off on my Z3 Coupe as well ... in my favor. It makes it difficult to determine the value of the car... best I could do is look at other examples of Z3 Coupes being sold and make...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-21-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By Daver
I ran those on my Coupe for a while ... on the...

I ran those on my Coupe for a while ... on the Z3, the links normally attach to the control-arm rather than the strut, but since mine is setup with a GroundControl coil-over package, I can go either...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-15-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 810
Posted By Daver
I had the driver-side window shatter on one of my...

I had the driver-side window shatter on one of my cars when I was driving... it was tinted. All I heard was a loud snap, and the window next to me was a fine cob-web of glass being held up by the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-11-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By Daver
Good question -- I didn't buy the car new... it...

Good question -- I didn't buy the car new... it was a dealer-loaner, one year old. By vague recollection, I seem to recall them just extending the full factory warranty out to 2008 for me... i'll...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-11-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,163
Posted By Daver
any discounts that we should be aware of?

any discounts that we should be aware of?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-10-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By Daver
Same thing has happened on my 2003 -- it's like...

Same thing has happened on my 2003 -- it's like the actual mechanism has come loose from the chassis. The knob has play in it, and turning on/off the radio takes a sharp stab at it rather than a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-05-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,131
Posted By Daver
You should've gotten a Z3 Coupe ... it's a chick...

You should've gotten a Z3 Coupe ... it's a chick magnet!

http://daveregis.net/bimmer/pics/ChickMagnet.jpg
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-02-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By Daver
You might want to check an art-supply store --...

You might want to check an art-supply store -- there you will probably find brayers for rolling ink. They range in width from 4"-6", and are typically made of rubber about the hardness of a pencil...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-01-2007, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,693
Posted By Daver
XM-Direct provides pretty seamless integration...

XM-Direct provides pretty seamless integration into a Sirius-capable BMW -- I installed such a module on my E46 wagon and love it. The radio displays 'Sirius' when switching to that mode, but it's...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-30-2006, 09:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 441
Posted By Daver
Source for metric tamper-resistent hardware?

I checked McMaster, and all their tamper-resistant hardware is SAE. I Googled but only found bulk suppliers (100-1000 ct boxes). I tried a few other hardware suppliers, and ran into the same issue...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-27-2006, 06:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,512
Posted By Daver
This is the same "rule" I was taught when I was...

This is the same "rule" I was taught when I was learning to drive way (WAY) back when. In addition to the cushion it affords, it (usually) allows you to pull out in the event the car in front stalls...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 11-24-2006, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 909
Posted By Daver
There are a few different variations of knobs on...

There are a few different variations of knobs on the coupes, some are chrome, some black plastic, some a mixture... but I think they're all constructed the same. Anyway, on mine, the cap just snaps...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-23-2006, 02:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,163
Posted By Daver
After seeing this, I searched around for a...

After seeing this, I searched around for a similar metric-only set -- I've not found anything nearly as complete as this. Sears sells sets of wrenches, sockets, drivers, but only in mixed SAE /...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 11-23-2006, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 909
Posted By Daver
I very recently had a similar issue with my Z3...

I very recently had a similar issue with my Z3 Coupe -- in my case, it turned out that the knob itself was the issue -- I found that by twisting the knob (dash dimming) all the way one way would...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-21-2006, 10:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,559
Posted By Daver
Me? I like to watch. :D

Me? I like to watch. :D
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-16-2006, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By Daver
I may be interested in selling -- mine is amber,...

I may be interested in selling -- mine is amber, and would include the harness from Ron Stygar. I've just been barely driving my Coupe, and I've got a Garmin Quest that I can easily use in that car...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-23-2006, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,538
Posted By Daver
Beautiful... beautiful work!

Beautiful... beautiful work!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-09-2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,977
Posted By Daver
thanks for the update ... still awaiting CARB...

thanks for the update ... still awaiting CARB approval
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-04-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,225
Posted By Daver
I doubt they'd do it until they update the M's...

I doubt they'd do it until they update the M's with the upcoming v8-based power-plant (if that ever happens). Seems like the twin-turbo would leave too little distinction between the 3.0 and the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-02-2006, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,314
Posted By Daver
Here's a recent article about anti-drive-away...

Here's a recent article about anti-drive-away protection, how it isn't as secure as you may think, and how some insurance companies have handled some auto-theft cases...
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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-29-2006, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,194
Posted By Daver
Model is 753... You will only need to modify...

Model is 753...

You will only need to modify the cross-bars... I think both need to be modified in the same manner, but perhaps only one. The modifications are to allow the towers to slide in...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-21-2006, 08:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,136
Posted By Daver
* Except in cases of earthquakes and mudslides :D

* Except in cases of earthquakes and mudslides :D
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