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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-01-2004, 03:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,179
Posted By MZNorth
If I install it behind the glove box presumably...

If I install it behind the glove box presumably the factory 12 pin connector will plug right into the alarm unit. Therefore maybe all the harnesses are irrelevant? It was their comment about...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-01-2004, 01:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,179
Posted By MZNorth
From Stellar's site

BMWVTXC - PLUG IN BMW PAGER ALARM W REMOTE WINDOWS

MSRP: $709.50 YOUR PRICE: $550.00

Stellar's new BMWVTXC alarm PLUGS INTO YOUR 1992-2002* BMW's FACTORY PORT to protect you ?ultimate'...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-01-2004, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,179
Posted By MZNorth
Back of unit

Here's the pics. A close up of the back and a shot with the harnesses clipped in where they seem to fit. What baffles me is all the loose wires with no connectors. In this shot there are 26 or more...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-01-2004, 10:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,179
Posted By MZNorth
Attached is a pic of the components.

<IMG SRC="http://www3.sympatico.ca/jirving/mz3/images/alarm_components.jpg"><BR>

#1 looks like a harness to connect the alarm unit (#9, supposed to installed on drivers side) but one end is bare...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-01-2004, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,179
Posted By MZNorth
Stellar Alarm BMWVTXC install - help!

I purchased a Stellar BMWVTXC this week and have been trying to decipher the instructions which are confusing, vague and incomplete. Anyone out there sorted this out?

It must cost Stellar a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-28-2004, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By MZNorth
Is it true that an earlier version of these was defective?

Is it true that an earlier version of these was defective whereby they would loosen and lose their position in use? Or was it just that someone didn't tighten them sufficiently during install. If the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-24-2004, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,536
Posted By MZNorth
Dennis, I have a brushed aluminium one...

Dennis,

I have a brushed aluminium one (illuminated, no fabric). I don't think Leather Z sells ones like mine anymore (without fabric). It's practically mint. Interested?

MZNorth
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-24-2004, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,536
Posted By MZNorth
Sweet!

Sweet! I wonder how long the grills looked like that? Doesn't matte chip really easily?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-29-2003, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By MZNorth
Ooops - that is the stock finish on the 01-02 MZ...

Ooops - that is the stock finish on the 01-02 MZ wheels. It is more of a gunmetal finish than previous versions, not as bright. I was recently told that this finish can be matched (i.e. they are...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-29-2003, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By MZNorth
I sanded down the stock ambers to eliminate...

I sanded down the stock ambers to eliminate embossed logo's, numbers, etc. The ambers are smoother and better contoured than the clear BMW replacement lights I was running. I then primed, painted and...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-28-2003, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By MZNorth
Painted my bumper lights

The clears looked better than amber, then I asked myself maybe none are better than clear.

<IMG SRC="http://www3.sympatico.ca/jirving/mz3/bumper_lights/side.jpg"><BR><BR>

<A...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-28-2003, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By MZNorth
$220?? from the dealer? Not sure what you mean by...

$220?? from the dealer? Not sure what you mean by "I had the keys with the remote on"?

Thanks
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-28-2003, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By MZNorth
Stellar Alarms - not for 01-02 MZ3?

Just called Stellar Alarms as someone on this board suggested. They said they do not have a plug and play unit for the 01-02 MZ3. They said perhaps in a few months. The did say their units would work...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-28-2003, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,272
Posted By MZNorth
I also have this setup but haven't noticed any...

I also have this setup but haven't noticed any binding problems yet. I have the rear adjustors set at their lowest position. I also have a spare set of the upper nylon perches which CG told me could...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-23-2003, 09:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,113
Posted By MZNorth
What are the costs associated with AlertTrac?

What are the costs associated with AlertTrac?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-22-2003, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,417
Posted By MZNorth
Danke Yoda! Most excellent as always.

Danke Yoda! Most excellent as always.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-22-2003, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,417
Posted By MZNorth
Speaking of adjusting lights

Anyone know where I can find instructions on adjusting lights? I see two obvious black pastic "bolts" facing forward and two white plastic hex-like adjustors facing up at the back of the units. What...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-20-2003, 10:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,796
Posted By MZNorth
Wow! And my GF gives ME a hard time about how...

Wow! And my GF gives ME a hard time about how much time i spend with my car! ;-)
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-17-2003, 11:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By MZNorth
Nice. Where'd you get that stuff?

Nice. Where'd you get that stuff?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-17-2003, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,634
Posted By MZNorth
My self-painted door handles - end result

Pics posted in other thread on this board - <A HREF="http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=35120">click here.</a>
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-17-2003, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,235
Posted By MZNorth
Self painted door handles - End result

When the clear coat cures more I'll polish and wax them. Very happy with the results. I think the car looks better and others agree so far.

Ignore the dirt in the close up - pic was taken early...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-15-2003, 11:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,634
Posted By MZNorth
Yes

Based on an initial post on roadfly it appeared as if it were an actaul chromed piece. I thought they were chromed metal but they are chromed plastic (NOT Gericia). See this thread:...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-15-2003, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,235
Posted By MZNorth
Duh!

Yes, I just happened to get back from one. They had my original code plus two variations. Best match was one of the variations. Ordered an aerosol can for about $14.30 US.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-15-2003, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,235
Posted By MZNorth
Body paint/clear coat by pint/quart? How to get?

I want to get paint and clear coat for my car (354 Titanium Silver Metallic) in larger quantity than the BMW touch up bottles. I called my dealer and they don't sell it otherwise.

Obviously body...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-14-2003, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 802
Posted By MZNorth
Don't have pics or a black car but I have been...

Don't have pics or a black car but I have been thinking about having the kidney fins painted a lighter color (Titanium?) on my silver (Titanium) car. I also wonder if anyone has done this. Can the...
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