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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-28-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By amancuso
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-28-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 33
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Intermittent Rattle in Rear End
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Posted By amancuso
WOW! Thanks for posting your find!

WOW! Thanks for posting your find!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-28-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 599
Posted By amancuso
When I had my e39 I bought the Bilstein HDs The...

When I had my e39 I bought the Bilstein HDs The ride was sooo rough I regretted the decision to get them.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-27-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By amancuso
Yup! :rofl:

Yup! :rofl:
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-27-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 599
Posted By amancuso
For a stock like ride/setup I went with KYB GR-2...

For a stock like ride/setup I went with KYB GR-2 units and kept the springs.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-26-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By amancuso
Superb! :D

Superb! :D
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-26-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By amancuso
2000 Z3 Auto to Manual Swap completed

OK So the swap happened this weekend.

Saturday January 17th, 2015, Day 1:
Remove Exhaust, AT, Driveshaft and Rear Diff
Remove Brake pedal
Remove AT shifter
Install Clutch/ Brake pedal...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-26-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By amancuso
In the UK and Europe the 1.8L SOHC engine...

In the UK and Europe the 1.8L SOHC engine continued on to the end (2002) as the 1.8i.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-25-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By amancuso
Not a BMW. very reliable 2000-2010 Toyota...

Not a BMW. very reliable 2000-2010 Toyota Corolla.

To be fair though my Z3s have been very reliable. Just cooling system replacement at 75K miles, regular oil changes and belts and hoses. I'm now...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-25-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By amancuso
Just do all the reading up on the Z3 as you can.

Just do all the reading up on the Z3 as you can.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-25-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By amancuso
NO NO NO if it's a 2001 it is a 6 cyl M54 it's...

NO NO NO if it's a 2001 it is a 6 cyl M54 it's either a 2.5i or a 3.0i The price is very cheap. They may be discounting it heavily due to the amount of work required to get it up to snuff.
* 4 cyl...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-25-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By amancuso
Just don't want you to be car-poor! :)

Just don't want you to be car-poor! :)
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-25-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By amancuso
Luckily Z3s aren't high tech. The things you are...

Luckily Z3s aren't high tech. The things you are going to want to replace are probably

Cooling system:
Radiator
hoses
water pump
fan clutch

Valve cover gasket might be seeping.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-25-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By amancuso
Thanks for the confirmation.

Thanks for the confirmation.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-22-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By amancuso
Looks fantastic. Had the same outcome with SEM...

Looks fantastic. Had the same outcome with SEM color coat vinyl and fabric spray. It looks blotchy until it's fully dried.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-21-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 816
Posted By amancuso
The original units with HIR 9011 and 9012 bulbs...

The original units with HIR 9011 and 9012 bulbs perform fantastically.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-21-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 816
Posted By amancuso
You can always scour ebay for a set of second...

You can always scour ebay for a set of second hand lights. Have you tried refinishing them with the 3M kit? I have done several, and they still look great. BTW I'm in South/Central NJ and we've got a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-16-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By amancuso
Why not get rid of the pick up truck instead?

Why not get rid of the pick up truck instead?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-07-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By amancuso
Since you have an '02 you have the 1 plug does...

Since you have an '02 you have the 1 plug does all connector. I don't know if the stock switches would be compatible with your aftermarket heating pads. You need someone with access to a wiring...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-07-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,787
Posted By amancuso
I have a Dakar Yellow Z3 with almost 155,000...

I have a Dakar Yellow Z3 with almost 155,000 miles and it doesn't show at all.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v46/amancuso/IMG_4345_zps1b0daae3.jpg...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-29-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By amancuso
Thought an M43 is an M43.

Thought an M43 is an M43.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-10-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By amancuso
I'm the area rep for NJ area including parts of...

I'm the area rep for NJ area including parts of PA and NYC along with another great person! We have some great outings throughout the year, including fix it days where you can save yourself a bundle...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-10-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By amancuso
harness should be prewired. Just install the...

harness should be prewired. Just install the seats and switches.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-01-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,547
Posted By amancuso
I checked those out, however the tips aren't...

I checked those out, however the tips aren't coated, and the Z3's don't have a bulb shield, so I just stuck to the 9006s.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-30-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By amancuso
Why is this video so secret? Just post the link...

Why is this video so secret? Just post the link here.
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