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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-12-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By babyZ
Z3 1.9 Goodies for sale

I purchased Bilstein/H&R suspension package for my car, got it all put together and realized I'd rather go with coilovers.

So, I have a set of front struts (R&L), rear shocks (R&L) and a set of...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-05-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,480
Posted By babyZ
The looks are to die for! As for the...

The looks are to die for!

As for the cooling, my car was totaled out 2 weeks ago so I haven't had a chance to. I retained the car and was given $7k to fix it. (Spent $135 on the actual repairs!...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-05-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,480
Posted By babyZ
You have the exact model Z I bought. Seems for...

You have the exact model Z I bought. Seems for the price you got a good deal! I paid 1k more for a car with slighty less miles.

As a whole (from my experience) they are stylish, fun, responsive...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-16-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By babyZ
$125 plus shipping from 37725

$125 plus shipping from 37725
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-15-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By babyZ
Lucky you! I wish I saw more highway/interstate...

Lucky you! I wish I saw more highway/interstate driving lol

I went with H&R lowering springs first with new shocks and struts.
Closed the gap up but it leaves a bit to be desired if youre trying...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-12-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,526
Posted By babyZ
Try the Rear Adjustable Camber/Toe Bushings from...

Try the Rear Adjustable Camber/Toe Bushings from Turnermotorsport.
I too have the H&R springs and camber has been a bit of an issue.
Fairly straight forward installation.
Cant pull out too much...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-08-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By babyZ
Wish I wouldn't have taken it out that day, but...

Wish I wouldn't have taken it out that day, but the newspaper I work for stops for nothing so off I went. Not to mention its my only means of transportation.

The weather here in East TN changes...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-08-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By babyZ
I have made up the list and should be able to fix...

I have made up the list and should be able to fix it up right in my budget.

The frame damage was around the radiator mount/cross brace. It popped the welded seam for the wheel well and rumpled the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-07-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By babyZ
Update. Cars is totaled. Three shops later...

Update.

Cars is totaled. Three shops later and the bills are too high to do a restore.
Gonna buy it back and do the fix myself so I can get a rebuilt title and carry insurance on her.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By babyZ
Crappy, I hope all goes well with yours! It...

Crappy, I hope all goes well with yours! It always seems like when you're in a hurry to get it done, the rest of the world isn't :rolleyes:
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By babyZ
Update: found the lady who hit me. No insurance...

Update: found the lady who hit me. No insurance (big surprise) and shes in a lot more trouble than she wouldve been if she wouldve just stopped.

Police report should be back tomorrow so the claims...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Missing trim piece
Views: 469
Posted By babyZ
I'm also missing that piece on both sides. ...

I'm also missing that piece on both sides.

Its looks like Part# 51718401844 COVERING CAP
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-25-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By babyZ
Luckily, the homeowner happened to be a former...

Luckily, the homeowner happened to be a former reporter for the news paper i work for and can provide witness to the incident.

Problem, the frame buckled under the hood.

I live this car more...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-25-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By babyZ
Z3 Hit and Run!

Early this morning while driving to work, my lil roadster slid off the road and came to rest in a yard about a foot from a telephone pole. Sure felt lucky I didnt hit it. Unfortunately couldn't get...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-22-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By babyZ
An M44?

An M44?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-16-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By babyZ
I to am working on getting my Z fitted. From the...

I to am working on getting my Z fitted. From the info I have gathered the roll depends on the body your in. Ive noticed with the "refresh" in bodies mid way through production the rear fenders seem...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-16-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,219
Posted By babyZ
I agree with almost all of the above statements....

I agree with almost all of the above statements. The OEM shock mounts, especially the rubber bushings are awful if they are original to the car.
I replaced mine with the Turner Motorsport billet...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-24-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By babyZ
BMW Letter to Santa

Dear Santa, I want a black Z4M Coupe. Not socks, not candy nor good will towards men. Just the car. - Love C.

What BMW gifts did you ask for for Christmas?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-18-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By babyZ
Definately a good point. Thanks for that! ...

Definately a good point. Thanks for that!

Its been tought to find things that I can wrap. The fabric is tough but flexible and it only stretches one way. I originally wanted to do the majority of...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-18-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By babyZ
The pattern, I'll agree, dosen't exactly fit the...

The pattern, I'll agree, dosen't exactly fit the "Z" personailty. But I do feel it fits me.

If I could find someone to customize seat skins there would most definately be some of the same pattern...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-17-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By babyZ
As for continuity: new skin for the seats, black...

As for continuity: new skin for the seats, black carpets, black dash with hounds tooth over the gauge cluster dome, airbag cover, and runners along the center console.

Hoping to wrap my sub...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-17-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By babyZ
Z3 Reupholstery Opinions

Need opinions on my upholstery project.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-05-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By babyZ
Z3 Problem Solved!

Finally, after months of searching, reading, mulling and question asking, my Z's idle issues are fixed.

For quite some time the car knocked occasionally at idle and would either set lower than 500...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-03-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By babyZ
Aside from expertise, know anything about folks...

Aside from expertise, know anything about folks who sell parts?

I mean, I can find parts but they can be a bit hard to pick out amongst the slue of i6 parts.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-03-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By babyZ
Z3 1.9 Shopping Frustrations

Does anyone know of a good place to look for 1.9 Z3 parts?
It seems that most sites center on the i6s and 'M's. No place I have been to yet has a good selection of engine upgrades, parts, expertise...
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