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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-20-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By rudyrov
Hi ZEEBOY, Thanks, I try to remember when I can...

Hi ZEEBOY, Thanks, I try to remember when I can to document stuff.

The receiver faces down as you can see and the hitch plugs into it.
If the hitch isn't installed you would not know the car has...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-20-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By rudyrov
Pictures from my hitch install

The pictures below are from my hitch installation.

As you can see there was no real fuss, everything fit and is still tight.
Not sure what pins you are talking about, perhaps something to do with...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-20-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By rudyrov
I may have some pictures of my install, I'll have...

I may have some pictures of my install, I'll have to take a look this weekend.
For me it has worked well, no I would not tow anything heavy but a motorcycle on a light trailer or spares for a track...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-15-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By rudyrov
2 things.... 1. I love working on my car,...

2 things....
1. I love working on my car, figuring this stuff out is fun for me.
2. My car has about 108,000 miles on it and it is very reliable. It is an old car and as such, this is what you...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-15-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By rudyrov
Thanks for the comments 33Bravo! Sounds like it...

Thanks for the comments 33Bravo! Sounds like it would be a normally closed switch, thing is mine seems to be failing in the connectivity offered at the normally closer position. Like I said it is...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-15-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By rudyrov
I have recently started to have intermittent roof...

I have recently started to have intermittent roof issues that could possibly be traced to that switch, my top will sometimes just stop half way up or down its travel.
The intermittent nature makes...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-26-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By rudyrov
I look forward to hearing about your experience!

I look forward to hearing about your experience!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-25-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By rudyrov
Ive been thinking about doing it myself but am...

Ive been thinking about doing it myself but am not too sure if I want to tackle it.
If you do, dont forget to get all the supplies you need ahead of time, many folks I have seen ovelook this step....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-25-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By rudyrov
Hi Rudy too! Try this link... ...

Hi Rudy too!
Try this link...

http://webspace.ringling.edu/~dplassma/str/str.html
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-23-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By rudyrov
That's the low end around these parts, I have had...

That's the low end around these parts, I have had quotes as high as $2300.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-25-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By rudyrov
Bass shakers need to be installed onto the seat...

Bass shakers need to be installed onto the seat cushion to be effective, they are speakers without cones and therefore do not produce sound, but rather feeling. They can be a fantastic way of feeling...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-24-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By rudyrov
The Z3 (at least mine a 98 2.8 Roadie with the...

The Z3 (at least mine a 98 2.8 Roadie with the upgraded factory sound) has 2 small speakers way up high and forward on the door in what looks like a tear drop pod. One is a tweeter and the other is a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-28-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By rudyrov
Thanks for your comments Blacklane! I have a...

Thanks for your comments Blacklane!
I have a roadster and you are right about the sound stage not being the foremost issue I have, although since the mids in the door quit a few months back (the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-27-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By rudyrov
I had never heard of this, cant wait for further...

I had never heard of this, cant wait for further comments.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-24-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By rudyrov
There are door speaker baffles that can be had...

There are door speaker baffles that can be had relatively inexpensively that in effect seal the back of the speaker against the elements. They are usually a soft closed foam and are flexible.
As for...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-23-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By rudyrov
Anybody installed 5.25 o 6.5 speakers in the door...

Anybody installed 5.25 o 6.5 speakers in the door panel itself? I think it would provide better sound and imaging than the kick panel location?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-08-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,830
Posted By rudyrov
Smile Love the chrome stock wheels, did you do that or...

Love the chrome stock wheels, did you do that or have it done?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-05-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By rudyrov
Thats nice to know, thanks!

Thats nice to know, thanks!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-05-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By rudyrov
Thank you Gents! In my search so far what I...

Thank you Gents!
In my search so far what I haven't seen is a replacement top with removable window, like thee original. I assume that this feature is only available on an original top?

Nice car...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-04-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By rudyrov
I just finished painting and adjusting my new to...

I just finished painting and adjusting my new to me hardtop, it has taken some time to fine tune that process and get it looking good.
My next project is to replace the soft top since my rear...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-01-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By rudyrov
That still wont fix his light :(

That still wont fix his light :(
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-18-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By rudyrov
Hi Joe, Lots of details missing from your post,...

Hi Joe,
Lots of details missing from your post, but here is a search I did that could help.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/search.php?searchid=25098965

Welcome

Rudy
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-01-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By rudyrov
Thank you for that!

Thank you for that!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-01-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By rudyrov
Hi Wertles. So, a 1998 BMW Z3 Roadster would not...

Hi Wertles. So, a 1998 BMW Z3 Roadster would not have the valve? That would be cool because its on my to do list.:)
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-18-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By rudyrov
My car (98 2.8 Roady) came with the dual 5.25...

My car (98 2.8 Roady) came with the dual 5.25 inch subs (if you want to call them that).
Both subs are powered and are in a very strange dual chamber enclosure with a flexible port facing the front...
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