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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-05-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 683
Posted By Z3Papa
The issues he described with the rubber boot...

The issues he described with the rubber boot behind the MAF will cause the car to throw a huge variety of CEL codes and go into limp mode. Wait until he gets those parts replaced, clear the codes,...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-03-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By Z3Papa
I am partial to ARC-8's 17x9 and some like Enkei...

I am partial to ARC-8's 17x9 and some like Enkei wheels. Kosei's are prone to bends. The impact of lightweight should not be overlooked as unsprung weight makes a pretty big difference throughout...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-29-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 834
Posted By Z3Papa
Post 6 and 19 illustrate some ideas of a nice two...

Post 6 and 19 illustrate some ideas of a nice two tone black and tan interior. http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1241118-Post-your-interior-Mods&highlight=Two+tone+interior
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-29-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By Z3Papa
I'll give you some other good news/bad news. You...

I'll give you some other good news/bad news. You can sourced refinished Style 42's for around $200-250 from various wheels refinishers whereas you were probably gearing up to pay $150 per wheel to...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-21-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By Z3Papa
Please drop your pressures down to 34 psi. 51...

Please drop your pressures down to 34 psi. 51 psi is the max load and would give you very unfortunate performance.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-21-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,145
Posted By Z3Papa
BeemerMike -- are you going with Bilstein Sports,...

BeemerMike -- are you going with Bilstein Sports, HD or Touring? FYI -- I briefly had Sports on my car with stock springs and noticed the car was about 3/8" higher than OE which really gave it the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-20-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,145
Posted By Z3Papa
Interspan, are you the original owner or has it...

Interspan, are you the original owner or has it be owned previously by someone else? How about posting up a side shot of each side and the rear? Have you had alignment readings taken on the car? I...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-19-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,145
Posted By Z3Papa
Since Doug told you half the answer (search) than...

Since Doug told you half the answer (search) than threw some serious misinformation in the second half, there are a few manufacturers of weld in camber and toe adjusters (Ireland Engineering is the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-14-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,547
Posted By Z3Papa
My heart goes out to you and your wife. Life is...

My heart goes out to you and your wife. Life is precious as are those who you love. You have friends here who care.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-03-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By Z3Papa
Are you really responding to an thread inquiry...

Are you really responding to an thread inquiry made in 2005 and thinking the OP is reading your post???
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-31-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By Z3Papa
If you are only driving May through October, and...

If you are only driving May through October, and presumably not in snow, I'd skip any snow considerations and get Conti Extremecontact DW's.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-26-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By Z3Papa
I tend to order from site sponsors as they show...

I tend to order from site sponsors as they show commitment to our community so why not show them a little love. Of the ones here, Bimmerzone is an east coast business which means faster receipt of...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-24-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,522
Posted By Z3Papa
Removing air bag stickers could be a 5 hp bump...

Removing air bag stickers could be a 5 hp bump and federal violation depending on who you ask.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-17-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By Z3Papa
I always thought it was for the bolt that comes...

I always thought it was for the bolt that comes off when you drop the spare tire tray or take out the tool kit because guess what, it's the exact same size.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-16-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By Z3Papa
Good long tube headers into a collector to decent...

Good long tube headers into a collector to decent cat to a 2 3/4" or 3" single exhaust will increase flow and produce some (15-20) increase in power. The thing is you need to probably adapt longer...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-06-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By Z3Papa
I've done 12 track sessions on various tracks...

I've done 12 track sessions on various tracks including some of the most braking intensive tracks in the midwest, with proper track pads and rotors, DOT 4 brake fluid and good technique, I've never...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-06-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By Z3Papa
Do us all a favor, if you are serious about...

Do us all a favor, if you are serious about getting a coupe, get an M, most likely a S52, as they start out with a better platform, have many more available modifications to them, and are still...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-06-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By Z3Papa
Changing your rear subframe bushing to AKG will...

Changing your rear subframe bushing to AKG will definitely help but you may also benefit from having a front strut bar. It sounds like what your are describing is cowl shake which is not uncommon at...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-26-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By Z3Papa
Another reason why I like ESC Tuning along with a...

Another reason why I like ESC Tuning along with a few other vendors is they actually have a phone number you can call and get a human being to discuss whether the part is in stock, whether there will...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-26-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By Z3Papa
For the record, I've priced out this exact part...

For the record, I've priced out this exact part on ECS and few other vendors of sites and was pretty impressed at the savings over MSRP on the sensor.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-24-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By Z3Papa
You can source these pretty cheap on Ebay with...

You can source these pretty cheap on Ebay with good results. Something like $35 or $40 per side.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-21-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By Z3Papa
You can post a FS here and on other forums but...

You can post a FS here and on other forums but protocol typically is to introduce yourself to the crowd before you say, "hey do you want to buy my car". Craigslist is a good method of marketing as...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-20-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By Z3Papa
Personally, if you want wide lips, this look is...

Personally, if you want wide lips, this look is pretty cool on a coupe. http://i47.tinypic.com/14waqsk.jpg

And for a little love of CCW fans, here is suggestion albeit not cheap....
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-20-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By Z3Papa
http://i111.photobucket.com/albums/n136/clarkwalke...

http://i111.photobucket.com/albums/n136/clarkwalker/fa59d1b1-0890-4338-99b1-3682060f8c82_zps787a61a3.jpgHere's what an ARC-8 in anthracite looks like on a black Z3. The wheel style is nearly...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-18-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By Z3Papa
You are downright dangerous. They are the wrong...

You are downright dangerous. They are the wrong bolt pattern, wrong bore, too wide with the offset at least for the front, but otherwise, perfectly fine.
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