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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-20-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By Pima Roadster
I will second the praise on the 9011 & 9012...

I will second the praise on the 9011 & 9012 upgrade. An unexpected bonus with these is the flare up on the shoulder side of the beam which illuminates the side of the road nicely. Also discovered the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-13-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 584
Posted By Pima Roadster
As suggested, the Inspection II covers the...

As suggested, the Inspection II covers the gauntlet & will give you a base for future service. Our '01 was acquired in 2011 with 28.5K miles. As it is our second car & rarely driven, I have gone...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-11-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Pima Roadster
Likely the reference is to the serpentine belt....

Likely the reference is to the serpentine belt. Big question is did the purchase include service records? On the 6 cylinder models, 60K is a critical point for service of the cooling system. Do a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-02-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By Pima Roadster
This is my take on the situation. If you have the...

This is my take on the situation. If you have the early style, the key has a button you depress to illuminate the key when unlocking etc. This is the style that came with my early 2001. With the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-30-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By Pima Roadster
I am reluctant to post a link for the world to...

I am reluctant to post a link for the world to see from a company with which I do not do business & is not a sponsor here. Suppose you could call it an ethics kind of thing, just one of my quirks....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-30-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By Pima Roadster
Perhaps you should consider the Philips 9012....

Perhaps you should consider the Philips 9012. Check them out at www.candlepowerinc.com There is also a high beam upgrade available.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-29-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By Pima Roadster
Link sent to your mailbox.

Link sent to your mailbox.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-28-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By Pima Roadster
Exterior manual folding mirror stuck

Our garage space is close at best so I regularly fold the driver side mirror. Decided there was a need to fold the passenger side too but found it stuck (USA market vehicles or markets where the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-28-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,575
Posted By Pima Roadster
Nice upgrades! Something to consider with the...

Nice upgrades! Something to consider with the painted rotor hubs is a product called Wheel Mates made by the people who make Kleen Wheels. This is a gasket of sorts to go between the wheel & the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-28-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By Pima Roadster
Congratulations on accomplishing those tasks. Did...

Congratulations on accomplishing those tasks. Did the same service as you, preventative maintenance, a year ago on our low mileage '01 3.0 (33K). Found the spare tyre removal made all the difference...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-28-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By Pima Roadster
There is an early & late on the keys & alarm...

There is an early & late on the keys & alarm system, change occurred around 03/2001. If built after that date, your system is the same as the 2002 models- or at least this is what I have determined....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-17-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 175
Posted By Pima Roadster
Z3 aspheric mirror glass

From what I have read, the aspheric mirror glass was available if not standard on Euro market vehicles & possibly other markets. I enjoyed these on another car I owned, discovering how much the blind...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-17-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 639
Posted By Pima Roadster
Is there not a middle ground here? Perhaps...

Is there not a middle ground here? Perhaps upgrade many of the bushings with poly or even go with coil overs all around. Upgrade imo does not always equate out to a stiffer, harder ride or am I wrong?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-16-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 32,766
Posted By Pima Roadster
A much simpler solution than reinventing the...

A much simpler solution than reinventing the wheel! I first repaired the subwoofer in our '01 & replaced the sound deadener with polyfil instead of the OEM material. Then I did the two speakers in...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-15-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By Pima Roadster
And what is the purpose of the strings & springs?...

And what is the purpose of the strings & springs? Only to tension the headliner or something else?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-15-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By Pima Roadster
In the BMW Accessory Catalog 2001 (?), two wheels...

In the BMW Accessory Catalog 2001 (?), two wheels with leather/wood combination are listed. The wheel in Maple is p/n 82-21-9-405-209 for the Z3 through production date 4/99. The other wheel in Burl...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-10-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 780
Posted By Pima Roadster
One of the advantages to a membership in the...

One of the advantages to a membership in the BMWCCA is the local chapters. Here, the local chapter has a tool loaning program which includes the special tools to do the serpentine belt replacement....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-12-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By Pima Roadster
Have not tried the products from 303 but here is...

Have not tried the products from 303 but here is a link to one source. http://www.autogeek.net/303fabcontop.html I do purchase detailing supplies from the company & have found it to be very...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-10-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By Pima Roadster
There is a dearth of information about these gems...

There is a dearth of information about these gems out on the net. Spent time looking but to no avail. I will likely be replacing mine some time this winter & would like to know more about them.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-28-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By Pima Roadster
Very interesting regarding the interior pieces....

Very interesting regarding the interior pieces. Wonder if the sport seats were available in non M Roadsters before 2001.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-27-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By Pima Roadster
Price talks louder than anything. If in Florida,...

Price talks louder than anything. If in Florida, how rough is the interior & the top? Thousand dollar car maybe or less? How long has the seller owned the car? What displacement is the engine & is it...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-27-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By Pima Roadster
I saw that part but the quantity confused me....

I saw that part but the quantity confused me. After working in dealership parts departments as well as aftermarket over the years, the "quantity" listed is important & this showed only one for...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-27-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By Pima Roadster
Welcome to the forum. In 2001 & 2002 there was a...

Welcome to the forum. In 2001 & 2002 there was a sport package offered which included the sport seats as found in the "M" & the 17" cross spoke two piece 17" rims. This package confuses people due to...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-26-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By Pima Roadster
Collected my pair from the dealership today....

Collected my pair from the dealership today. Price is $9.64 each with BMCCA discount. Thank you again @ZZZING!
Now I want to find the 2 or possibly 4 round protectors, likely the same 3M material as...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-22-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Pima Roadster
Some one in the Charlotte area is parting out a...

Some one in the Charlotte area is parting out a couple of Z3s. One has unusual two tone seats. http://charlotte.craigslist.org/pts/4526171490.html
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