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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-21-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By Sean
Aftermarket front components from Alpine,...

Aftermarket front components from Alpine, Kenwood, and etc are the only options. Look around at Crutchfield.com
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-21-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By Sean
True... BMW dropped Castrol and switched to...

True... BMW dropped Castrol and switched to Shell.

Edit: I am going to give this a try in my '01 3.0i as it meets BMWs standards for Longlife-01 & ACEA A3.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-20-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Sean
FYI, Zs are being wait-listed and the host hotel...

FYI, Zs are being wait-listed and the host hotel where this years Euro Fest is being held (formerly held at BMW Manufacturing SC) is sold out.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-20-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By Sean
They no longer produce speakers for the Z3. I...

They no longer produce speakers for the Z3. I recently installed the new Bav Sound 5.25 rear speakers I purchased last summer. I decided to upgraded the fronts and kept getting something similar to...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-05-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,589
Posted By Sean
BMW continues to have the black Z3 mats produced....

BMW continues to have the black Z3 mats produced. The tan/beige ones went NLA (no longer available) well over a year ago. FYI, during a Concours event you are not going to be judged if the floor...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-04-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,589
Posted By Sean
Here you go, but they are going to cost you......

Here you go, but they are going to cost you... NOS (new old stock).
...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-23-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,589
Posted By Sean
The tan ones are no longer produced. Black is...

The tan ones are no longer produced. Black is the only option. I have them in my tan interior Z3. They do not look all that bad.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-12-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,467
Posted By Sean
Beautiful Zs! Have either of them sold? I...

Beautiful Zs! Have either of them sold? I concur that EAG will probably attempt to scope these up and then flip them for 2x the price they purchased them for.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-12-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Sean
Registered, but the allotment for Z3s is full. ...

Registered, but the allotment for Z3s is full. Will display one of the other BMWs.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-11-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 30,218
Posted By Sean
Curious if it is a typo regarding the SOP & EOP...

Curious if it is a typo regarding the SOP & EOP for the F85 & F86? 08/15 thur 07/16 = 12 months, but it is listed as 8 months in production. The appropriate time frame (months) is listed for the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-13-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By Sean
Very curious if you replaced the fan clutch at...

Very curious if you replaced the fan clutch at the same time? Did you purchase the BMW fan or the OEM Febi fan (german made)? :dunno:
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-09-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By Sean
Thanks for the info vintage42! :thumbup:

Thanks for the info vintage42! :thumbup:
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-08-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By Sean
I had my window replaced last August. I...

I had my window replaced last August. I purchased the replacement window from a BMW dealer online for approx $200. I took the car to the BMW dealer I use in anticipation that they would would be...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-08-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By Sean
Do you replace the fan clutch as well?

Do you replace the fan clutch as well?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-27-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By Sean
I use touchup pens from here:...

I use touchup pens from here: http://www.automotivetouchup.com/touch-up-paint/bmw/

With my experience the pen tends to apply better than the brush that is in the BMW touchup paint. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-24-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By Sean
Possibly a Supersprint, MagnaFlow, Remus? I do...

Possibly a Supersprint, MagnaFlow, Remus? I do not any experience with any of them... MagnaFlow appears to be the choice of enthusiast.

Supersprint: ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By Sean
Yes on both accounts. Easily accessible to any...

Yes on both accounts. Easily accessible to any BMW Center via CenterNet.




As I suspected Bilstein Heavy Duty up front & Sports on the rear. Mine currently rides poorly on factory...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By Sean
BTW, what about Bilstein Tourings as a...

BTW, what about Bilstein Tourings as a replacement option? http://www.ajusa.com/Bilstein-Twintube-Shock-Absorbers-and-Struts-c2de4v354q6c55.html



:thumbup::thumbup: Confirmed...


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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By Sean
droz3, guessing you have sports in the rear & HD...

droz3, guessing you have sports in the rear & HD in the front. P/Ns off the boxes would be much appreciated.

Current Bilstein p/n's pictured below.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-29-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By Sean
You could just replace with BMW struts & shocks...

You could just replace with BMW struts & shocks for $622.22. That would certainly eliminate any worries about ride quality & ride height. Edit: You could go with the Sachs from Bav Auto for...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-27-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By Sean
The Bilstein sports (E30 rear shocks) with the...

The Bilstein sports (E30 rear shocks) with the Heavy Duty (E36 front struts) work with factory springs. *Note HD shocks are not available from the rear. Turner Motorsports sells this setup.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 38,496
Posted By Sean
Over all it appears you have had a MUCH more...

Over all it appears you have had a MUCH more pleasant experience than ours. :thumbup: After two weeks ours is just being buttoned up. No timing chain replacement... 320i loaner.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-25-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By Sean
Looks great! :thumbup:

Looks great! :thumbup:
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-23-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,289
Posted By Sean
9011 & 9012s were not original equipment. Both...

9011 & 9012s were not original equipment. Both bulbs are fairly new technology when compared to the 9006 & 9005. The base of the 9011 & 9012 must be slightly modified to fit in the housing that are...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-23-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 38,496
Posted By Sean
Dealer just received the parts for ours. Luckily...

Dealer just received the parts for ours. Luckily the timing chain does not need replacing on our '13 X5. It will not be ready until the middle of next week. Two weeks... We received a '15 320i...
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