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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) Yesterday, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By Eighthnote
I do not want to insult anyone's intelligence but...

I do not want to insult anyone's intelligence but there are quite a few people that hook their speakers wrong and contribute to not getting a sound they want. A speaker when charged is designed so...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) Yesterday, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By Eighthnote
I bought this from Parts Express. The part number...

I bought this from Parts Express. The part number is 290-023. The model number is C16LU20-51F
It is a Pioneer Speaker. 8 ohms. 6 1/2 " which explains having to find a way to mount it. The magnet on...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-26-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By Eighthnote
Z3 Woofer Option

Hello all, just wanted to give people an option for those (like myself) that thought the rear center speaker lacked a little bottom end and power.

Most replacement speakers that would improve that...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-27-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By Eighthnote
Have any of you tried "drilledrotors.com"? They...

Have any of you tried "drilledrotors.com"? They have a sale on a brake kit. Rotors, ceramic pads, sensors all for under $300.00. Great price if they aren't POS. Check the web site out and punch in...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-26-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By Eighthnote
Z3 3.0i Roadster

Hello all, I've tried to search threads and post simply using the keyword "brakes" but I get everything from cars for sale to instrument cluster problems. I'm sure these two questions have been...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-01-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Eighthnote
Nailed it

Yes they do. Only difference is both are black.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-01-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Eighthnote
P0344

Hello, I just purchased a new Intake Camshaft Sensor for my 2001 Z3 Roadster. I get to my garage and when comparing the old one and the new one the sensor end seems slightly different. My old one has...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-01-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By Eighthnote
Badge Replacement.

Thanks to all for the replies........I purchased the replacement from RoadsterSolutions
I guess I had a skewed definition of what OEM means.

Thanks again.........

FYI......if you ever need to...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-31-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By Eighthnote
When did BMW.......?

Hello, I just installed a new badge on the hood. Simple job but the supplier advertised this as an OEM replacement. Question: did they pull one over on me or did BMW change the design? My original...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By Eighthnote
Badge On

Thanks everyone for guidance. Very simple to do but I do notice two things that are questionable. I bought the "OEM" emblem from Roadster. It came with the grommets and went on fine. Two things I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-26-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By Eighthnote
Dead Link

Dead link.......could you check it and re-post? Thank you for the help......

Belay that request. Went to the site and navigated to the emblem.

Thanks everyone. I should have it in three...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-25-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By Eighthnote
Update.............my emblem is...

Update.............my emblem is gone.................saw it come over the hood on the way home tonight. Too dark to go back and look for it. Please steer me to how to replace with an OEM...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-25-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By Eighthnote
Cool Z3 Hood Emblem

Hello all, I was on the interstate for a brief period of time and when I came out of the doctor's office I noticed my hood emblem must have grabbed some air and loosened to the point where it was...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-17-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By Eighthnote
Thanks for the reply. Actually this unit can do...

Thanks for the reply. Actually this unit can do both. It can be used as a trickle charger by plugging it into the accessory socket. (manual says 20 minutes, then disconnect and try starting car). Or,...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-15-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By Eighthnote
Power unit

Need to clear something up. You do not use the lighter socket to jump the car. You connect the unit to the lighter socket to charge the battery. I too though believe that using the cables is better....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-14-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By Eighthnote
2001 Z3 Jump Starting?

Hello all, has anyone used a stand alone power unit to start their car? I got one of these has a gift. It's like a 6 in one power unit that has the option of cables and charging your battery through...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-27-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By Eighthnote
Perfect

Perfect........Thank you........
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-27-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By Eighthnote
Stealership

Hello, local dealer just quoted me $30+ tax EACH for the bulbs that go behind the climate control knobs. Part# 61 13 8 353 797 ........... anyone have a better supplier? I did find them online for...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-26-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By Eighthnote
Vent tube done.

Thank you... I located the vent hole on the forward side of the battery. Someone had pulled the plug out without inserting the fitting and attaching the vent tube. I found those parts in a plastic...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-25-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By Eighthnote
Z3 Fastener ID

Hello all, I'm in the process of going through my 3.0 and fixing and replacing every thing I can possibly find that will put the car back to the day it came out of Greer, SC. This is a picture of...
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-24-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,553
Posted By Eighthnote
Powers up and pairs and connects via blue tooth...

Powers up and pairs and connects via blue tooth but will not communicate with my ECU

2001 Z3 3.0i E36/7
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-24-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,383
Posted By Eighthnote
No luck

I have the same adapter and android app. It pairs and connects via blue tooth with the app on my Samsung Galaxy Note2 but it will not communicate with my ECU.
2001 Z3 3.0i E36/7
The only light I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-24-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By Eighthnote
Let it hang

I've read where if my vehicle has a non-BMW battery that does not have the connector for the vent tube to just let it hang out?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-23-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,438
Posted By Eighthnote
Retrieving in a tight spot

No but if you need an idea to retrieve it try a piece of mechanics wire. Any auto shop has it. Pretty cheap for a small roll. Get some double sided tape and cover the end of the wire. I've had to...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-22-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By Eighthnote
I did find a thread here that many people discuss...

I did find a thread here that many people discuss this tube so I guess I found my answer. Thanks........
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