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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-10-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,188
Posted By Z3Papa
Don't take my word for it. I can tell you I...

Don't take my word for it. I can tell you I replaced a number of parts during the process and the records went with the car after it was resolved. During the process, several master techs explained...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-10-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,188
Posted By Z3Papa
FYI -- once this gets worse, you will likely...

FYI -- once this gets worse, you will likely start throwing CEL codes since the system is pressurized under the valve cover gasket. Once the vacuum pressure drops or varies enough, sensors will...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-08-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,005
Posted By Z3Papa
I own one of each. My wife now drives my former...

I own one of each. My wife now drives my former daily driver 335i and I drive an E92 M3. That should tell you everything you need to know. The M3 is a much better car. Their about the same...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-19-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,068
Posted By Z3Papa
Six or seven refineries refine all the oil into...

Six or seven refineries refine all the oil into gas in the U.S. under the exact same standards with variation of octane, usage of ethanol or MTBE, and additives. Last year when I was chasing a CEL...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-28-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,151
Posted By Z3Papa
I've done almost every suspension mod out there. ...

I've done almost every suspension mod out there. A strut brace really reduces cowl shake. A rear "butt" brace also helps but to a lesser degree after first replacing the subframe bushings with poly...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-28-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By Z3Papa
These cars are not night and day different. ...

These cars are not night and day different. Different yes but not in the manner described. There are many, many threads on this subject.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-29-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By Z3Papa
This might help. ...

This might help. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-13-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,301
Posted By Z3Papa
There are no new coil overs which are not crap...

There are no new coil overs which are not crap for a Z3 at $600. Probably the absolute cheapest coils which are decent are sold by TRM. I'd recommend bird dogging this forum and Bimmerforum for a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-19-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By Z3Papa
Not sure what you "think" you established with...

Not sure what you "think" you established with that but i know for a fact from testing in many of variances what will or will not fit. Is this some repost you have found or this from your own...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-19-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By Z3Papa
Those are some seriously goofy offsets. The...

Those are some seriously goofy offsets. The fronts may fit but are so inboard they may rub the strut but will look terrible. The rears are so low ET, they will likely poke a bit in the rear. The...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-08-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,458
Posted By Z3Papa
I'm a firm believer that if you when for a full...

I'm a firm believer that if you when for a full exhaust and removed the cats which are jammed into the manifold, you can realize some sizable performance gains but you would have to probably get a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-05-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,966
Posted By Z3Papa
you have pm

you have pm
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-05-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By Z3Papa
Refinishing the wheels will run about $150 per...

Refinishing the wheels will run about $150 per wheel. Question is whether a buyer will see $600 of value or would have just put $600 toward another set of wheels. IMO -- a 2001 Z3 3.0 in your...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-04-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,966
Posted By Z3Papa
These were the ones I was interested in but he...

These were the ones I was interested in but he never really got me photos or cost to see what we were looking at.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-04-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By Z3Papa
In looking back though your posts, I noticed this...

In looking back though your posts, I noticed this is the second time you have contemplated selling the car. Since there are no "feelers" per se, and you have had the car since 2006, if you are...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-03-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,014
Posted By Z3Papa
My Bentley Manual covers MY 2002.

My Bentley Manual covers MY 2002.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-03-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,458
Posted By Z3Papa
Bolt on modifications like CAI and exhaust result...

Bolt on modifications like CAI and exhaust result in very little performance bump and usually more for sound than anything. Short of forced induction, all the bolt on mods (exhaust, CAI, tune,...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-03-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,763
Posted By Z3Papa
You have pm regarding your seats.

You have pm regarding your seats.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-18-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 483
Posted By Z3Papa
Z3 Parts for Sale

I have a few part which may be of interest to folks. First up, two door sills for sale -- they are listed on Ebay and can be bought here as well. They are of two different styles.

Here are...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-06-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By Z3Papa
You may find there are a number of suggested...

You may find there are a number of suggested fixes to a lean code, many of which don't resolve the issuel
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-01-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By Z3Papa
Bump -- parts are still for sale.

Bump -- parts are still for sale.
Forum: Parting Out 12-28-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 652
Posted By Z3Papa
Car is now sale pending.

Car is now sale pending.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-28-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By Z3Papa
Sale pending.

Sale pending.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-27-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By Z3Papa
AST 4200 DA coilovers for Z3/Z3 M

Up for sale is a set of AST 4200 double adjustable coilovers which were refreshed this year by Elephant Motorsports, the original vendor, in April and are in excellent working order. New they were...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-25-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,577
Posted By Z3Papa
I'd bet those wheels weigh a ton more than your...

I'd bet those wheels weigh a ton more than your OE wheels/tires did since I have the same set on my 335i.
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