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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-19-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,285
Posted By Z3Papa
Six or seven refineries refine all the oil into...

Six or seven refineries refine all the oil into gas in the U.S. under the exact same standards with variation of octane, usage of ethanol or MTBE, and additives. Last year when I was chasing a CEL...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-28-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By Z3Papa
I've done almost every suspension mod out there. ...

I've done almost every suspension mod out there. A strut brace really reduces cowl shake. A rear "butt" brace also helps but to a lesser degree after first replacing the subframe bushings with poly...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-28-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By Z3Papa
These cars are not night and day different. ...

These cars are not night and day different. Different yes but not in the manner described. There are many, many threads on this subject.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-29-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 965
Posted By Z3Papa
This might help. ...

This might help. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-13-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By Z3Papa
There are no new coil overs which are not crap...

There are no new coil overs which are not crap for a Z3 at $600. Probably the absolute cheapest coils which are decent are sold by TRM. I'd recommend bird dogging this forum and Bimmerforum for a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-19-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By Z3Papa
Not sure what you "think" you established with...

Not sure what you "think" you established with that but i know for a fact from testing in many of variances what will or will not fit. Is this some repost you have found or this from your own...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-19-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By Z3Papa
Those are some seriously goofy offsets. The...

Those are some seriously goofy offsets. The fronts may fit but are so inboard they may rub the strut but will look terrible. The rears are so low ET, they will likely poke a bit in the rear. The...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-08-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By Z3Papa
I'm a firm believer that if you when for a full...

I'm a firm believer that if you when for a full exhaust and removed the cats which are jammed into the manifold, you can realize some sizable performance gains but you would have to probably get a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-05-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,410
Posted By Z3Papa
you have pm

you have pm
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-05-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By Z3Papa
Refinishing the wheels will run about $150 per...

Refinishing the wheels will run about $150 per wheel. Question is whether a buyer will see $600 of value or would have just put $600 toward another set of wheels. IMO -- a 2001 Z3 3.0 in your...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-04-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,410
Posted By Z3Papa
These were the ones I was interested in but he...

These were the ones I was interested in but he never really got me photos or cost to see what we were looking at.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-04-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By Z3Papa
In looking back though your posts, I noticed this...

In looking back though your posts, I noticed this is the second time you have contemplated selling the car. Since there are no "feelers" per se, and you have had the car since 2006, if you are...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-03-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By Z3Papa
My Bentley Manual covers MY 2002.

My Bentley Manual covers MY 2002.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-03-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By Z3Papa
Bolt on modifications like CAI and exhaust result...

Bolt on modifications like CAI and exhaust result in very little performance bump and usually more for sound than anything. Short of forced induction, all the bolt on mods (exhaust, CAI, tune,...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-03-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,645
Posted By Z3Papa
You have pm regarding your seats.

You have pm regarding your seats.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-18-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By Z3Papa
Z3 Parts for Sale

I have a few part which may be of interest to folks. First up, two door sills for sale -- they are listed on Ebay and can be bought here as well. They are of two different styles.

Here are...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-06-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By Z3Papa
You may find there are a number of suggested...

You may find there are a number of suggested fixes to a lean code, many of which don't resolve the issuel
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-01-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By Z3Papa
Bump -- parts are still for sale.

Bump -- parts are still for sale.
Forum: Parting Out 12-28-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By Z3Papa
Car is now sale pending.

Car is now sale pending.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-28-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By Z3Papa
Sale pending.

Sale pending.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-27-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By Z3Papa
AST 4200 DA coilovers for Z3/Z3 M

Up for sale is a set of AST 4200 double adjustable coilovers which were refreshed this year by Elephant Motorsports, the original vendor, in April and are in excellent working order. New they were...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-25-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,079
Posted By Z3Papa
I'd bet those wheels weigh a ton more than your...

I'd bet those wheels weigh a ton more than your OE wheels/tires did since I have the same set on my 335i.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-23-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By Z3Papa
You have email. If you are interested in...

You have email. If you are interested in anything listed, get a hold of me asap as it seems like the response from this (esp on another site) has created a bit of a fire storm. I figured I'd post...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-23-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By Z3Papa
This. Getting the camber/toe plates with...

This. Getting the camber/toe plates with eccentric bolts and new bushings is the real answer to the problem. I had -3.6 camber before, and -2.0 afterwards which is within spec. The ability to then...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-22-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By Z3Papa
The tops cost between $1200-1500 sometimes less...

The tops cost between $1200-1500 sometimes less and the mounting kits cost $300-400.
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