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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-23-2004, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,766
Posted By karlblomquist
Actually just buying it as a spare. Being that...

Actually just buying it as a spare. Being that they are so hard to get already I don't want to be left without if something happens to mine.

Interested to hear about your plans for yours - you...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-23-2004, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,766
Posted By karlblomquist
Paul contacted me re the glass. Price had to be...

Paul contacted me re the glass. Price had to be bumped $9.50 to $308.00 final price after they ordered and processed invoicing. I didn't complain because it's a small increment and I know the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-22-2004, 05:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,766
Posted By karlblomquist
I hope so because I ordered $1400 in other stuff...

I hope so because I ordered $1400 in other stuff also. :eek:

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Karl
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-21-2004, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,766
Posted By karlblomquist
Just ordered one of these myself (from Paul). ...

Just ordered one of these myself (from Paul). Price was $298.50.

Cheers, Karl
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-14-2004, 07:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,618
Posted By karlblomquist
Still :) interested here too Randy! ...

Still :) interested here too Randy!

Thanks, Karl
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-01-2004, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 857
Posted By karlblomquist
BMW Canada has a sense of humor...

BMW in April Fools spirit
by Canadian Press posted Apr 1, 2004

While everyone is on a heightened sense of alert for joke media reports on April 1, it's not so commonplace for giant companies to...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-15-2003, 05:57 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,218
Posted By karlblomquist
You can sign me up for a populated board too...

You can sign me up for a populated board too please. I don't mind ripping apart my existing relay and doing some soldering. :)

Thanks, Karl
karl @t blomquist d0t ca
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-01-2003, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,330
Posted By karlblomquist
How ? :)

How ? :)
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-27-2003, 08:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,267
Posted By karlblomquist
I have and use both Conforti and Sport

I've been using the Sport mode since April (my Coupe was the 1st one done - by my dealer's service centre no less). :)

I bought the Conforti injector in the Summer and now I use Sport mode in...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-17-2003, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By karlblomquist
[QUOTE=TeamZ4]I have a trick set of the new...

[QUOTE=TeamZ4]I have a trick set of the new high-strength, rolled thread, bullet-nose TCKline studs if you're interested, I never got around to installing them


I may be interested. Pls email me...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-09-2003, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By karlblomquist
Considering TC Kline CF Hood - comments ?

I am considering ordering a TC Kline Carbon Fiber hood for my M Coupe.

Does anyone have experience with this hood ?

Pros ? Cons ?

Apparently designed to use all stock hardware.

Will CF...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-02-2003, 07:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,158
Posted By karlblomquist
Tommy, If you have time, could you e-mail me...

Tommy,

If you have time, could you e-mail me @

karl @t blomquist d.t ca ?

I have a couple of questions about your mods.

Thanks, Karl
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-17-2003, 07:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 956
Posted By karlblomquist
Mustang Dyno results - '01 M Coupe

Just to add some more meaningless data to the group ... :-)

Our local (Ottawa) BMW club had a Dyno day Sat.

Here are my results:

'01 M Coupe (S54 engine)
Conforti [8100rpm 93+octane) s/w...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-16-2003, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 777
Posted By karlblomquist
Euro Exhaust for M Coupe S54 - Resonator yes or no ?

I'm converting to Euro headers/cats and am now debating whether or not to add the resonator as well.

Am I correct in assuming that the resonator has absolutely no effect on exhaust "performance"...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-08-2003, 12:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,300
Posted By karlblomquist
What is the expected shelf-life of a...

What is the expected shelf-life of a fire-extinguisher when left unused? Is it effectively forever ?

Thanks, Karl
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-29-2003, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By karlblomquist
I ended up going with a complete GC setup...

I ended up going with a complete GC setup including their hybrid camber plates up front. For the rears, well, I don't think I'm going to bother with the rear camber. After lowering it seems fine....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-29-2003, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By karlblomquist
I bought a pair of Ron's RSM's from him last year...

I bought a pair of Ron's RSM's from him last year and ended up not using then. If you want them for a relative bargin, feel free to drop me an e-mail.

PS. I also have brand new unopened Kmac...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-26-2003, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 884
Posted By karlblomquist
A writeup I posted about my own final drive...

A writeup I posted about my own final drive rebuild at Metric Mechanic is @
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=5287

Cheers, Karl
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-17-2003, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,794
Posted By karlblomquist
This is a key comment. It appears he spent the...

This is a key comment. It appears he spent the time to provide two levels of throttle maps on the M3 with normal being a little more agressive and sport being a little smoothed out. That's...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-16-2003, 03:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,701
Posted By karlblomquist
Re: Sharked VS Sport Mod

Ahhh... thanks! The joys of being a fest posting neophyte! :)
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-16-2003, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,794
Posted By karlblomquist
MZ3 S54 Sport mode and the Shark

In an e-mail exchange with a Turner rep I had I posed a few questions to about how the Shark would interact with an MZ3 S54 in Sport mode.

Here is some info from Jim Conforti re my questions. It...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-16-2003, 12:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,701
Posted By karlblomquist
Re: Re: Re: Sharked VS Sport Mod

Oops, that should be "...realized in Normal or SPORT mode." :p

Karl
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-16-2003, 11:06 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,701
Posted By karlblomquist
Re: Sharked VS Sport Mod

I got on to Turner about this and they are adament that Sport mode should only be affecting throttle sensitivity mapping and the performance gains by the Shark should be realized in Normal or Sport...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-12-2003, 12:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,701
Posted By karlblomquist
You can see the option on the Turner www site. ...

You can see the option on the Turner www site. There are two fields. One for redline choice and the other for car type/octane.

It seems the options are changing on the fly on the www site. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-12-2003, 11:28 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,701
Posted By karlblomquist
The two options are are 8100 rpm , OR stock RPM...

The two options are are 8100 rpm , OR stock RPM (8k M3, 7.6k MZ3).

I think it would be nice to have an option for a light bump in the MZ3 redline (say to 7800), but I guess that get's into too...
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