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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-05-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,998
Posted By rwsams
jbt56 is right on target. Rt 175 from Lakeport...

jbt56 is right on target. Rt 175 from Lakeport to Hopland is one linked sweeper after another, all pretty tight. Amazing road. The Stewarts Point to Healdsburg Road makes you feel like you've gone...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-05-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 996
Posted By rwsams
I've done exactly the same thing and haven't been...

I've done exactly the same thing and haven't been able to touch it with my normal cleaners. Let us know how the Dawn solution works out!
Thanks much,

Bob S.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-04-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,682
Posted By rwsams
I have exactly the same problem! Love to hear...

I have exactly the same problem! Love to hear the details of a fix.

Bob S.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-04-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,712
Posted By rwsams
I had a similar problem on my 99 M Roadster. I...

I had a similar problem on my 99 M Roadster. I replaced the seat bushings as per the listings above, but it still rocked a little. I found that one of the spot weld between the seat bucket and the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-23-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,195
Posted By rwsams
Hydraulic Leak - one thing to check

When this problem happened to me, I found that one of the banjo bolts on the hydraulic pump had loosened and the hydraulic fluid had leaked out. The pump is behind the left side cover in the trunk. ...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 08-28-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By rwsams
Tool sold

The tool has been sold. Thanks.
Bob S.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-28-2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,091
Posted By rwsams
Sarah, I think your report on this nasty...

Sarah,
I think your report on this nasty malfunction is clear, objective, and articulate. I have a 99 M Roadster and although the information I've learned from this and other forums is hugely...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 08-25-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By rwsams
Subframe Bushing Tool for Sale SOLD!

Hi,
I have the BMW 3026 bushing tool kit that I used once to install IE subframe bushings on my 99 M Roadster that I'm willing to sell for $325 plus shipping. I bought the tool new for a total of...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-17-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,790
Posted By rwsams
Ditto on Kumho ASX or BFG g-force sports. Decent...

Ditto on Kumho ASX or BFG g-force sports. Decent and reasonable.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-01-2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By rwsams
I have a vacuum tool and a pressure bleeder. The...

I have a vacuum tool and a pressure bleeder. The first is nice. The second is an essential tool.
I think many of us have been down this road.
Bob S.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-12-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By rwsams
Please keep the thread open!

Scott, fmc;
No, please, keep the thread going. I'm thinking about the same package on my 99 M Roadster and the pictures keep me obsessed and thinking about spending the money.

More pictures! How...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-23-2007, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,680
Posted By rwsams
I've found conflicting info on whether the S52 M...

I've found conflicting info on whether the S52 M Roadster has the CDV. Anybody know for sure?

EDIT - Found the answer to my own question right here -
...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-26-2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 632
Posted By rwsams
Redline MTL in M Roadster

At the advice of a local tuner shop (Valley Motorwerks - A+!) I changed out the trans fluid in my 99 M Roadster for Red Line MTL. The change in the transmission function is impressive. Shifts are...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-03-2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,561
Posted By rwsams
QikSilver had the same idea and apparently...

QikSilver had the same idea and apparently managed to get it done.

QS, how long did the job take you?

Thanks,

Bob S.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-01-2007, 10:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,561
Posted By rwsams
Stock bushing removal without special tools

Has anyone tried to get the stock bushings out without using the special bushing set? It's pretty heavy handed, but I've used hacksaw blades to remove the rubber center and some strategic cuts to...
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