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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-28-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By KBH22102
I don't think anyone has established a VIN range...

I don't think anyone has established a VIN range of which cars got which pumps. It seems the later M52TU's have more of the composite impellers. As you know, our 97-98 Z3 M52's were somewhat unique...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-28-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By KBH22102
This was the OEM pump I pulled from my 97 2.8....

This was the OEM pump I pulled from my 97 2.8. Yours sounds similar

http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd186/kelvinhao/3aa07ff2.jpg

Installed a Stewart
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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-26-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By KBH22102
The SS is a straight bolt on catback unit. The...

The SS is a straight bolt on catback unit. The fit is perfect and the larger tips just fit the OEM cutout with < 2mm to spare on each side. The muffler tubes are rolled so they will not melt the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-25-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By KBH22102
Where was this car stored for all that time?...

Where was this car stored for all that time? Perhaps the engine is not getting enough air (or unable to vent exhaust). Check your air intake/filter box and exhaust for nesting creatures. You may also...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-22-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By KBH22102
That ad is seven years old and the OP hasn't been...

That ad is seven years old and the OP hasn't been active since 2010.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-21-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By KBH22102
consolidated sound clips here. You have a 2.8 or...

consolidated sound clips here. You have a 2.8 or 1.9?

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?956290-Exhaust-Video-Sound-Clips-Consolidated
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-21-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By KBH22102
No Z3 variants were equipped/offered with tilt...

No Z3 variants were equipped/offered with tilt steering. Turquoise is a rare color

http://users.belgacom.net/ddddv/colors/326.jpg

I have been to several Z3 Homecomings/reunion events and don't...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-21-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By KBH22102
I also have a 97 2.8. I installed a Supersprint...

I also have a 97 2.8. I installed a Supersprint exhaust about five years ago. Impeccable stainless steel Italian craftsmanship, easy bolt on installation, great mellow tone at idle and a nice wail at...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-21-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By KBH22102
Has your odo also stopped counting the miles? If...

Has your odo also stopped counting the miles? If so, your diff sensor may have gotten unplugged.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-16-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By KBH22102
2nd on pedals if Bri pasees

2nd on pedals if Bri pasees
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-09-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By KBH22102
+1 that forced induction is the main path that...

+1 that forced induction is the main path that leads to significant HP gains.

If you are looking for more brisk off the line performance, then swap your 3.15 diff for a 3.46 or 3.73. You will...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-12-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By KBH22102
Factory roll hoops can be fitted to later...

Factory roll hoops can be fitted to later production 97's. Overview of the process here

http://mz3.net/retrofitting-bmw-roll-hoops.html

I did this to my 97, but to be honest it is pretty hard...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-12-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By KBH22102
Is your battery still OEM or an aftermarket...

Is your battery still OEM or an aftermarket replacement? If you can wiggle the negative terminal lead then it is still loose enough to cause starting problems -this is a frequent issue with...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-07-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By KBH22102
Which kit are you considering? Most forum members...

Which kit are you considering? Most forum members avoid the stick on items as they tend to look a bit tacky. I prefer to dress up selected items like the shift knob, e-brake handle, the leather boots...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-07-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By KBH22102
Excellent summary of issues related to inspecting...

Excellent summary of issues related to inspecting a Z3

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=391945&highlight=

Website that organizes all Z3 coupes currently for sale
...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-02-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By KBH22102
What really makes a dramatic difference in the...

What really makes a dramatic difference in the rear is replacing your stock rubber subframe carrier bushings with urethane units (typically Ireland Engineering Green or Powerflex Purple). Do a search...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-02-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By KBH22102
I see many using Kosei K1. Inexpensive and about...

I see many using Kosei K1. Inexpensive and about 16.5 pounds per wheel. Have you autocrossed before in another vehicle? If you are new, invest in some driving classes on your stock setup to make sure...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-26-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By KBH22102
Did this happen after a drive with the AC on?...

Did this happen after a drive with the AC on? Could just be condensation drip. If there is a leak somewhere else, you would expect to find it after the car has been static for awhile.

BTW is the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-17-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 845
Posted By KBH22102
Info on Coupes here ...

Info on Coupes here

http://users.belgacom.net/bmw_z3/bmw_z3_coupe.htm
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-16-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 845
Posted By KBH22102
Welcome, Are you looking for a coupe or a...

Welcome,

Are you looking for a coupe or a roadster? $12 K will actually get you into a M roadster if you want. Check out a specific M roadster site.

http://www.mroadsterbuyersguide.com

If...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-11-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By KBH22102
I think there was an option for chrome rings...

I think there was an option for chrome rings around the HVAC controls.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-11-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By KBH22102
Yes they are.

Yes they are.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-07-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By KBH22102
The seats from an M roadster or coupe will bolt...

The seats from an M roadster or coupe will bolt right in. They have more substantial side bolstering than standard Z3 seats. I made the swap myself in my 97 Z3. Keep an eye on the classifieds here...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-03-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By KBH22102
The rear console cover for 96-97 is hard to find...

The rear console cover for 96-97 is hard to find because those were the only years where the car did not come with roll hoops and the cover is different from subsequent cars. They are pricey new, but...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-28-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By KBH22102
The fronts will fit, but the rears will "poke"...

The fronts will fit, but the rears will "poke" out about an inch due to difference in offset of the rear wheels and differences in the length of the half-shafts (M's are shorter). The best solution...
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