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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-05-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,099
Posted By DKane
..ps about the rear window..list price on rear...

..ps about the rear window..list price on rear window is more like $250..the copy on Ebay($105+) has mixed reviews(check it out!)..there'sa German aftermarket unit that is supposed to be...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-05-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,099
Posted By DKane
..cuz the soft-top invariably leaks in the...

..cuz the soft-top invariably leaks in the winter-time..plus the HT adds a completely different dimension to the experience..Z3+HT=COUPE!..If you like your Z3 and wish to keep it as long as possible,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-29-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,981
Posted By DKane
..like shipkiller said...two is the answer!...My...

..like shipkiller said...two is the answer!...My wife's Z3 sits out 24/7..we purchased a custom fitted multilayer with a super soft interior(an Ebay slightly used item, but Nice!)..and topped with...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-29-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,283
Posted By DKane
...red is not an easy color to find..but it does...

...red is not an easy color to find..but it does show up on Ebay occasionally..& You might contact those Z3'ers who race their vehicles..seems like the largest group most likely to have replaced...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By DKane
..IF YOU HAUNT eBAY you may get lucky..the X3...

..IF YOU HAUNT eBAY you may get lucky..the X3 rims seem to show up regularly and at pretty good prices..search the completed listings to get a sense of the particular wheel's value..and then let your...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,174
Posted By DKane
For anyone interested: Just purchased SuperSprint...

For anyone interested: Just purchased SuperSprint SS catback system for my '05 X3 3.0...all stainless..with integral clamps..$642/shipped WC..$397 for the rear can+ $187 mid muffler(and all related...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,862
Posted By DKane
if the shoe fits..it's okay to call it such..

In Sacto area we have 3 dealers: one which acts normally seems to sincere in being helpful and treats customers reasonably well(or better)..the other two are owned by the same people and they go out...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-03-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,982
Posted By DKane
agree with Pinecone on this one ..plus..

1) check you tire air pressures..add some!..Low air causes greater tramling..and older tires tend to trammel as well..plus some designs with squishier sidewalls also trammel more..If shocks or struts...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-03-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,108
Posted By DKane
You're still in Canada?..right?

..Not sure where you get your USPS info but..if One ships any parcel of merchandise to anyone in Canada: you are required to fill out US CUSTOM FULL FORMS..no longer short form, must sign give all ID...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-19-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,108
Posted By DKane
whoops!..you're in Canada!..shipping would be...

whoops!..you're in Canada!..shipping would be costs plus $15 for customs forms(figure at least $40 total, probably higher)...Pics, all you want but price goes up to $200(time is $..)...Item is better...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-19-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,108
Posted By DKane
black from a '98 mz3..good condition, very...

black from a '98 mz3..good condition, very clean,no notable marks,no stains, all stitching in place..all snaps in order/none missing..$175+$25shipping..$200/USPS/48 states...Payment by Paypal/USPS...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-12-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By DKane
..."right rear impact with an animal"?..what...

..."right rear impact with an animal"?..what exactly is that?..did you like back up over somebody's cow or somethin'?..dk
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-20-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By DKane
..Do whatever you like but you won't save much...

..Do whatever you like but you won't save much weight or power..Remove the ac belt: Feel the POWER!(probably not)..and the total weight if you remove every ac item couldn't be much more than 20...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-20-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,123
Posted By DKane
If you think the added reach may be 1 inch or...

If you think the added reach may be 1 inch or less then i'd still try the seat spacer(at least give it a try)..but do it in a specific way that would not sacrifice stability..The M bolsters are a bit...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-19-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,123
Posted By DKane
..why don't you start with seat-back spacer?...if...

..why don't you start with seat-back spacer?...if she sits two inches more forward, isn't that going to increase her reach by the same?...would help if you would define the "need" a bit more...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-29-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,652
Posted By DKane
I've removed 4 sets of these recently..

..the gill roundels are fully "adhered" with double sided acrylic tape..if it's real weathered it may pop off with light pressure using a real trim tool(harbor freight goodenoughs)..if it's still...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-30-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,476
Posted By DKane
..just a thought..the fabric is normally glued to...

..just a thought..the fabric is normally glued to the hard liner..3M makes dedicated glues for this(probably oe) and you can use it with a sprayer nozzle(like wd-40,etc)..so it seems you could poke...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-01-2011, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,281
Posted By DKane
have you checked your trunk harness?..the one...

have you checked your trunk harness?..the one that leads to the taillight..just sayin'(cuz it sounds similar..Hope you sort it out and report back if you do)..Z3Cheers! dk '97 2.8 bg R+
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-25-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By DKane
...not exactly...

..Z3 M52's use an all aluminum head AND block..first to do so in the m52 design..e36's were cast iron...Manual is my choice too, but that basic auto in the Z3 has certainly held up well, plus rebuild...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-03-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,412
Posted By DKane
Problemis: everyone wants to play..but no one...

...wants to pay!.....anything is possible but creative designs that actually work and which are made of quality components don't grow on trees(or Z3's for that matter)...i've thought about making...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-21-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,303
Posted By DKane
what you really need to know...

not my usual discussion forum but i just picked up the real info on this issue a week ago while having the windscreen replaced on my wife's Z3...I went for oem BMW and oem seal..the BMW seal on a Z3...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-06-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By DKane
yes, but...

..mine's still virtually perfect('97)..but even at that it's not much of a "window" when compared to solid plastic..and no resemblance to a glass unit...for clarity, ease of cleaning, etc..Z3Cheers!...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-06-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By DKane
...expect issue will be weather-proofing...

..rain, car wash, etc...how well i t resists the elements will be the real test...you could pop a window in using lots of fastening methods, but most ideas fall short of the weather test. Good luck....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-30-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By DKane
parts are where you find em..start lookin'...

..24mm ES front bushings are out of stock but can be ordered at no extra cost direct from manufacturer((and priced quite well, too)....Bilsteins, should be shopped for best price..Play hell to find ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-29-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By DKane
What you really need...

..is a more up-to-date set-up. WHat you have is twin-tube, low gas(or no gas)..The Bilstein Sports(or more appropriate HD's) are mono-tube, medium gas pressure designs..They are more responsive, last...
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