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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-23-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By bion
I may be going to the UK in July to try and set...

I may be going to the UK in July to try and set up to buy a dozen tops. They bring much less there but shipping and then transporting them is all adding up. Z3hardtops.com sells factory mounts and...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-15-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,712
Posted By bion
bolts

If anyone needs the bolts I have the factory ones i can sell you shipped for 14.00$ not close to 22.00$ like the ecs ones will cost you , or if you are smart and just dont want them to fall out, I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-03-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,712
Posted By bion
Bolts.

Randy has the correct part number. The problem is you have to buy 10 unless you have a super dealer that has stocked them. I have tried ecs and 3 dealers before and ordered 2 but they always call...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-26-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,712
Posted By bion
A much better option than hardware store parts is...

A much better option than hardware store parts is the kit sold on z3hardtops.com For $430 shipped you get the brackets factory bolts front FActory mounting screws ,tool and instructions. perfect fit...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-15-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By bion
well it looks like it attached

well it looks like it attached
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-15-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By bion
I have a photo but asm having trouple attaching...

I have a photo but asm having trouple attaching it here
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-15-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,671
Posted By bion
yep, plus 1 on Pinecone and abba 4430. Also use a...

yep, plus 1 on Pinecone and abba 4430. Also use a socket on housing. Do not try and use an adjustable wrench or standard wrench. It needs all the force in the middle of the housing. Its not very...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-11-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,577
Posted By bion
I think Pinecones higher pressure tends to keep...

I think Pinecones higher pressure tends to keep the tire flat. with the stiff sidewalls you sometimes need more air to force the center of the tire down to keep them from cupping in the middle. if...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-11-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By bion
Sorry I passed on the car. It was sold to a...

Sorry I passed on the car. It was sold to a rebuilder. No parts being sold. Will still try and find photo to post
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-06-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By bion
actually ran the vin at the dealer today and it...

actually ran the vin at the dealer today and it comes back as a special code appearance package. The dealer parts dept is going to look into it for me. I have seen aftermarket kits and the wheels...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-05-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By bion
Oh it also has stripes on each side of the hood ....

Oh it also has stripes on each side of the hood . Angle stripes in red and two shades of gray. Looks to be an aftermarket kit.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-05-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By bion
limited edition MZ3 roadster?

Looking at a wrecked silver 1999 M roadster. It h as Black roadstar wheels with red stripes. The guy says it is a limited edition of only 4 in USA. I saw some wheels like this just a few days ago for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-05-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,803
Posted By bion
If you are talking about the door seal. you...

If you are talking about the door seal. you should be able to pull it down, then squeeze the two sides together in you hand to close up the gap. then push it back on. really does not glue on just...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-28-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Z3 Coupe (E36/8) color code
Views: 810
Posted By bion
I have a very nice set of M headlights with the...

I have a very nice set of M headlights with the clear turnsignals. I am looking to get 275 for the pair. the lense are in excellent condition
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-26-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Z3 Hard top for sale
Views: 2,239
Posted By bion
The last two sold on ebay brought 1400 and 1700....

The last two sold on ebay brought 1400 and 1700. Thats way too high but then I am not buying one. I have one ,just need a mounting kit. Not worth the 400 to get a new one. I am waiting on one totaled...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-14-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By bion
Those guys should know Bmws and how much camber...

Those guys should know Bmws and how much camber should be on the rear. They should have suggested an adjustable rear crossmember . no way to tell if control arms ar bent without putting them on ....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-14-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,071
Posted By bion
they will turn your plastic inner lense yellow...

they will turn your plastic inner lense yellow really fast . the bulb gets too hot and sits too close to the lense. Been there done that and seen it all.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-30-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Seat belt guide
Views: 1,581
Posted By bion
Hes not fixing the seat belt with Velcro, just...

Hes not fixing the seat belt with Velcro, just the holder that keeps it close to the seat. That is the fix others do anywhay. Just wrap velcro around the broken plastic.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-15-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Rad
Views: 966
Posted By bion
Yeh this is not just a problem with BMW, All cars...

Yeh this is not just a problem with BMW, All cars with plastic tank radiators can start going bad from age and wear. The land rovers did not last even 3 years before I had mine start to leak. I made...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-04-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,653
Posted By bion
Its a piece of glass. Nothing special to it. I...

Its a piece of glass. Nothing special to it. I work in a collision shop for BMW and MB. We replace MB with factory if newer than 5 years. Most insurance companies will honor a request for oem. The...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-01-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By bion
thwe Guy in Atlanta at sports and Imports takes...

thwe Guy in Atlanta at sports and Imports takes list and prices everything at 10% off. No deals there. I can buy 25% off at my local dealer.
I think Blind genie needs to find a whole wrecked car and...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-01-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By bion
Hey, Mike from Alcoa, I lost your number but have...

Hey, Mike from Alcoa, I lost your number but have not come up with anything. I was in Atlanta and went by a couple of yards looking for parts. front end stuff goes fast it appears.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-24-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,321
Posted By bion
Yes and parking with hot brakes will cause warp....

Yes and parking with hot brakes will cause warp. I have taken them off and turned them. I know what a warped rotor is. Turned maybe 1000 or more. If a lathe takes off 30 degrees of metal on one side...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-21-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,321
Posted By bion
rotor warp.

I had a friend who used to warp the rotors on his 930 Porsche turbo. He dorve it really hard through a nice little curvy two mile area just before he got to his subdivision. When he turned into the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-19-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,392
Posted By bion
As far as epoxy paste, You will find the expense...

As far as epoxy paste, You will find the expense way out of line . It is not sandable, Does not accept primer properly and the heat to shrink ratio is no where near that of metal which will cause...
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