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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-29-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,608
Posted By Mpire
Maybe so, but it feels good to be right 9 years...

Maybe so, but it feels good to be right 9 years later.:rofl:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-08-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,734
Posted By Mpire
I say get rid of it and get a Z3.

I say get rid of it and get a Z3.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-26-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,931
Posted By Mpire
You can have mine for a price. I am not...

You can have mine for a price.

I am not shipping.

And you have to buy the hardtop too.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-21-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,931
Posted By Mpire
All you really need are the two mounting brackets...

All you really need are the two mounting brackets and the two bolts in the front.

The rest can be sourced at home depot with a little ingenuity.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-25-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,616
Posted By Mpire
Nope, on that motor I would blame the rear cam...

Nope, on that motor I would blame the rear cam sensor o-ring, the passenger rear corner of your valve cover gasket, or your oil filter housing gasket.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-24-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,616
Posted By Mpire
Yeah, its your constant pressure valve. Behind...

Yeah, its your constant pressure valve. Behind the headers in the middle of the block all the way back against the transmission shield.

The O-ring goes bad and you get a very slow leak. One drop...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-24-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,616
Posted By Mpire
All valid points, but I haven't heard of a...

All valid points, but I haven't heard of a bearing failure in years, and I am looking for them.

I am starting to think that unless you buy a car with under 20k miles on it, then you won't get one...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-23-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,616
Posted By Mpire
Sounds like you need to come visit Randy in...

Sounds like you need to come visit Randy in Florida.

You probably can't do the bearing recall yourself, its a pretty big job that involves replacing the bottom half of the motor internals.

Its...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-19-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,713
Posted By Mpire
I will have to go back through this stuff and see...

I will have to go back through this stuff and see what I still have.

Haven't been spending much time on bimmerfest after they cancelled homecoming.

You can usually find me over on bimmerforums...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-18-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By Mpire
Ebay item # 350546388804

Ebay item # 350546388804
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-18-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By Mpire
You can get them on fleabay. There is only...

You can get them on fleabay.

There is only one factory making these, so they are all the same chinese lights.

These are $165.
...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-05-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,787
Posted By Mpire
The factory hose has the bends built in to avoid...

The factory hose has the bends built in to avoid hitting things it shouldn't hit, however I don't see why you can't just use any quality hose for it on the low pressure side. (Two hoses going to the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-31-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,944
Posted By Mpire
We know. We now own most of the parts. I...

We know. We now own most of the parts.

I personally have the rear hatch.

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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-31-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,218
Posted By Mpire
There are dozens of places that will sell you...

There are dozens of places that will sell you baubles that will give you more performance than Dinan **** for dramatically less money.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-31-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,218
Posted By Mpire
Other than being a complete waste of money and...

Other than being a complete waste of money and their performance gains are verified bull****, they will totally void your warranty.

Then you can sit back and let Dinan blame the BMW parts and the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,467
Posted By Mpire
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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,467
Posted By Mpire
There are holes behind the roundel. Remove...

There are holes behind the roundel.

Remove the gill, then push them off from underneath.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-27-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,713
Posted By Mpire
Alarm gone. Yes, still have a spare. ...

Alarm gone.



Yes, still have a spare.



Just pulled a set off the roadster and replaced with a set of M thresholds.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-22-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,533
Posted By Mpire
I bought a brand new fan for the Z3, but ended up...

I bought a brand new fan for the Z3, but ended up selling it to wertles for his rebuild and went with the electric fan instead.

Its just preventative maintenance I guess. But the real reason that...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-21-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,533
Posted By Mpire
I wasn't saying not to do the fan delete, I was...

I wasn't saying not to do the fan delete, I was simply implying that I would replace the water pump and thermostat before they explode, which they absolutely will.

The hardest part by far is...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-21-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,533
Posted By Mpire
Honestly, once you get the fan out the first...

Honestly, once you get the fan out the first time, then the rest is pretty easy.

You don't absolutely need to replace everything.

Just spring for the pump and put in a new thermostat and...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-18-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,944
Posted By Mpire
Its an odd paint. Not looking very good though. ...

Its an odd paint. Not looking very good though.

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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-13-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,650
Posted By Mpire
What is a tonneau? That silly cover that...

What is a tonneau?

That silly cover that goes over the folded convertible top?

I have two of them, and I have never put one on the car.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-13-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,650
Posted By Mpire
You don't have M seats do you?

You don't have M seats do you?
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-29-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,650
Posted By Mpire
I really wanted the covers to work out, I really...

I really wanted the covers to work out, I really really did.

Looks like I am going to have to bite the bullet and get my own sewing machine.

I didn't realize that they cost over a grand for a...
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