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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-03-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By nfunk
Today, I lined the inside of the speaker box with...

Today, I lined the inside of the speaker box with polyfil batting and removed the piece of insulation that was floating inside the box. I also lined the outside of the box just in case it was...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-02-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By nfunk
'98 Z3 rear subwoofer

Now and then I get a low rumble noise from the rear subwoofer. I know many people have complained and found their foam speaker surround ring were deteriorated badly. Well, I have the dual front &...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-04-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By nfunk
I wouldn't want to put any additional weight on...

I wouldn't want to put any additional weight on the top. The rear window might be creased and the frames aren't design for that kind of load.

I was thinking maybe you can fabricating something...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-22-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 496
Posted By nfunk
Spark plugs Bosch or NGK

My '98 2.8L roadster through a check engine light again on cylinder #4. Last month it did the same thing so I swapped the #4 and #3 ignition coil. And this time it is show the same cylinder. So I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-16-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,396
Posted By nfunk
The bottom line is that to me my '98 2.8L...

The bottom line is that to me my '98 2.8L roadster is a classic.

There aficionados with MGs, Triumphs, Healeys and so on. For me it is the classic look of the Z3 roadster lines.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-19-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By nfunk
I purchased a 1998 Z3 2.8L roadster a couple of...

I purchased a 1998 Z3 2.8L roadster a couple of years ago and the back window was in very good to almost excellent condition. Of course the car was garage kept. I would think a car kept outsid in...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-17-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By nfunk
I had to replace one a couple of months ago. I...

I had to replace one a couple of months ago. I went with the glass lens fog light at Turner Motosports (around $99), since they were glass. I looked at the ones on Ebay and all I saw were plastic...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-16-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By nfunk
Well, after swapping the #4 and #3 ignition...

Well, after swapping the #4 and #3 ignition coils, the car is running fine. Still no codes coming up on the OBDII scanner. I guess I just have to wait and see.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-11-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By nfunk
khammack, Yeah, I didn't realize the heading...

khammack,

Yeah, I didn't realize the heading until I posted.

Nick
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-11-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By nfunk
98 2.8L missing

Darn, last week I took the car for a ride and had a slight miss when I first cranked it up. Once it warmed up it seemed okay. Today I took it for another ride and the miss was more pronounced even...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-03-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By nfunk
That is strange, I just downloaded and opened it.

That is strange, I just downloaded and opened it.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-03-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By nfunk
I installed one in my '98 2.8L Z3 roadster a...

I installed one in my '98 2.8L Z3 roadster a couple of years ago. The hardest part was trying to find a location for the alarm, ended up making a bracket attached to the oil filter mount .
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-03-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By nfunk
GREAT job! Nice to see the pictures of the...

GREAT job! Nice to see the pictures of the reassembly.

Nick
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-26-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,812
Posted By nfunk
Personally I prefer the looks of the Z3 way over...

Personally I prefer the looks of the Z3 way over that of the Z4. An female acquittance said it had a phallic shape which she loved. Not sure about that, but I believe the Z3 is more nostalgic of a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-19-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By nfunk
Way too much money. A couple of years ago I...

Way too much money. A couple of years ago I bought a '98 2.8L red roadster for $9,000. It had 18,000 miles and in like new show room condition and was always garaged kept. I love the car and it is...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-18-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By nfunk
I replaced my top several years ago and it is...

I replaced my top several years ago and it is always garage kept, and only been out in the rain once or twice. How often do you apply the repellent, and how do you know you need to retreat the top...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-06-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,643
Posted By nfunk
Paul, An unchipped key will unlock the doors...

Paul,

An unchipped key will unlock the doors and trunk (ie valet key.)
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-05-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,643
Posted By nfunk
Sorry about the typo. I wanted a spare just in...

Sorry about the typo. I wanted a spare just in case the original BMW key gets locked inside by accident. My alarm system if set on will automatically lock the doors once I exit the car. And if I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-05-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,643
Posted By nfunk
The only reason I wanted it is the original key...

The only reason I wanted it is the original key was locked inside the car, (alarm system automatically locks car if enabled).

The key I tried to duplicate was just to open the doors, it wasn't...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-05-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,643
Posted By nfunk
I checked with numerous locksmiths in the New...

I checked with numerous locksmiths in the New Orleans area and they said that they can't duplicate BMW keys due to the nature how they are cut. They said duplicating the BMW key requires a special...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-22-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,386
Posted By nfunk
jacksonrd, From what I gather from your...

jacksonrd,

From what I gather from your post, you kept the original drive train from the transmission back to the differential. How are those components holding up with the supercharger? And do...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-19-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By nfunk
Would that be like putting a side car on a Suzuki...

Would that be like putting a side car on a Suzuki Ninja bike?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-12-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By nfunk
Several years ago a red Ferrari 308 pulled up...

Several years ago a red Ferrari 308 pulled up beside wanting to race. So I oblige him and took him at least a one and a half car lengths at 60 mph. Not bad for a six versus a V8.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-08-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By nfunk
If you live in southern Louisiana Highway 22 from...

If you live in southern Louisiana Highway 22 from Ponchatula to Sorrento is a nice 30 mile windy road thorough the bayou country. I call it the Cajun's Tail of the Dragon.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-28-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By nfunk
My only problem with plastic lenses is that my...

My only problem with plastic lenses is that my other cars except and old Toyota pickup has plastic lenses. And every so often I have to go out and restore the plastic lenses while my pickup has old...
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