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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-07-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By Pima Roadster
As an owner of a Dakar Yellow 3.0, I concur with...

As an owner of a Dakar Yellow 3.0, I concur with you about the Phoenix Yellow & Evergreen. The latter is what I wanted but when the one I have literally fell into my lap with only 28K miles in 2011,...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-07-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By Pima Roadster
I do not like tire dressing & use the Meguiars...

I do not like tire dressing & use the Meguiars rubber & vinyl cleaner/conditioner instead. http://www.meguiars.com/en/professional/products/m4016-vinylrubber-cleanerconditioner-16oz/
It does not...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-12-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By Pima Roadster
The reservoir is a remote mount as opposed to the...

The reservoir is a remote mount as opposed to the style where the pump & reservoir are integrated. The reservoir itself has a filter built into it so the whole unit is replaced. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-09-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By Pima Roadster
Yes, the O-ring on the p/s cap is frequently a...

Yes, the O-ring on the p/s cap is frequently a source for a leak. However, do be aware that the p/s reservoir does contain a filter which should be serviced periodically. Life of the steering rack...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-20-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,940
Posted By Pima Roadster
I will second the praise on the 9011 & 9012...

I will second the praise on the 9011 & 9012 upgrade. An unexpected bonus with these is the flare up on the shoulder side of the beam which illuminates the side of the road nicely. Also discovered the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-13-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 833
Posted By Pima Roadster
As suggested, the Inspection II covers the...

As suggested, the Inspection II covers the gauntlet & will give you a base for future service. Our '01 was acquired in 2011 with 28.5K miles. As it is our second car & rarely driven, I have gone...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-11-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By Pima Roadster
Likely the reference is to the serpentine belt....

Likely the reference is to the serpentine belt. Big question is did the purchase include service records? On the 6 cylinder models, 60K is a critical point for service of the cooling system. Do a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-02-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,027
Posted By Pima Roadster
This is my take on the situation. If you have the...

This is my take on the situation. If you have the early style, the key has a button you depress to illuminate the key when unlocking etc. This is the style that came with my early 2001. With the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-30-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By Pima Roadster
I am reluctant to post a link for the world to...

I am reluctant to post a link for the world to see from a company with which I do not do business & is not a sponsor here. Suppose you could call it an ethics kind of thing, just one of my quirks....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-30-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,940
Posted By Pima Roadster
Perhaps you should consider the Philips 9012....

Perhaps you should consider the Philips 9012. Check them out at www.candlepowerinc.com There is also a high beam upgrade available.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-29-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By Pima Roadster
Link sent to your mailbox.

Link sent to your mailbox.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-28-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By Pima Roadster
Exterior manual folding mirror stuck

Our garage space is close at best so I regularly fold the driver side mirror. Decided there was a need to fold the passenger side too but found it stuck (USA market vehicles or markets where the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-28-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,869
Posted By Pima Roadster
Nice upgrades! Something to consider with the...

Nice upgrades! Something to consider with the painted rotor hubs is a product called Wheel Mates made by the people who make Kleen Wheels. This is a gasket of sorts to go between the wheel & the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-28-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By Pima Roadster
Congratulations on accomplishing those tasks. Did...

Congratulations on accomplishing those tasks. Did the same service as you, preventative maintenance, a year ago on our low mileage '01 3.0 (33K). Found the spare tyre removal made all the difference...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-28-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,027
Posted By Pima Roadster
There is an early & late on the keys & alarm...

There is an early & late on the keys & alarm system, change occurred around 03/2001. If built after that date, your system is the same as the 2002 models- or at least this is what I have determined....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-17-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By Pima Roadster
Z3 aspheric mirror glass

From what I have read, the aspheric mirror glass was available if not standard on Euro market vehicles & possibly other markets. I enjoyed these on another car I owned, discovering how much the blind...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-17-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,195
Posted By Pima Roadster
Is there not a middle ground here? Perhaps...

Is there not a middle ground here? Perhaps upgrade many of the bushings with poly or even go with coil overs all around. Upgrade imo does not always equate out to a stiffer, harder ride or am I wrong?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-16-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 36,656
Posted By Pima Roadster
A much simpler solution than reinventing the...

A much simpler solution than reinventing the wheel! I first repaired the subwoofer in our '01 & replaced the sound deadener with polyfil instead of the OEM material. Then I did the two speakers in...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-15-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By Pima Roadster
And what is the purpose of the strings & springs?...

And what is the purpose of the strings & springs? Only to tension the headliner or something else?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-15-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,049
Posted By Pima Roadster
In the BMW Accessory Catalog 2001 (?), two wheels...

In the BMW Accessory Catalog 2001 (?), two wheels with leather/wood combination are listed. The wheel in Maple is p/n 82-21-9-405-209 for the Z3 through production date 4/99. The other wheel in Burl...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-10-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By Pima Roadster
One of the advantages to a membership in the...

One of the advantages to a membership in the BMWCCA is the local chapters. Here, the local chapter has a tool loaning program which includes the special tools to do the serpentine belt replacement....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-12-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By Pima Roadster
Have not tried the products from 303 but here is...

Have not tried the products from 303 but here is a link to one source. http://www.autogeek.net/303fabcontop.html I do purchase detailing supplies from the company & have found it to be very...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-10-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By Pima Roadster
There is a dearth of information about these gems...

There is a dearth of information about these gems out on the net. Spent time looking but to no avail. I will likely be replacing mine some time this winter & would like to know more about them.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-28-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By Pima Roadster
Very interesting regarding the interior pieces....

Very interesting regarding the interior pieces. Wonder if the sport seats were available in non M Roadsters before 2001.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-27-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Pima Roadster
Price talks louder than anything. If in Florida,...

Price talks louder than anything. If in Florida, how rough is the interior & the top? Thousand dollar car maybe or less? How long has the seller owned the car? What displacement is the engine & is it...
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