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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-14-2016, 03:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By ashevillez3
I had the same issue. Top would not work. Checked...

I had the same issue. Top would not work. Checked brake lights and they also did not function. Quick trip to local Napa parts store and picked up a new brake light switch for around $30.00.
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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-12-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,466
Posted By ashevillez3
:thumbup: I've got DWS on my Z3 and love them....

:thumbup: I've got DWS on my Z3 and love them. Great tire at a great price.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-03-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 25,789
Posted By ashevillez3
I repaired my foam sub surround a few years ago...

I repaired my foam sub surround a few years ago but find that my replacement still sounds better.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-02-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,168
Posted By ashevillez3
On my 2000 2.8 that light illuminated one day...

On my 2000 2.8 that light illuminated one day after driving in the rain on a rough road. It remained illuminated for nearly a year and then one day it stopped illuminating. That was nearly two years...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-30-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By ashevillez3
I've used this one successfully.

I've used this one successfully.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-27-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By ashevillez3
I finally got everything dialed in and must say...

I finally got everything dialed in and must say my system sounds the best it ever has. The Pyle sub, although not the best on the market, sounds so much better than the oem subwoofer. I added some...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-26-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By ashevillez3
I've got a very solid seal on the replacement...

I've got a very solid seal on the replacement speaker. I spent more time playing with settings this morning and was able to improve the situation. I further turned down the bass and also turned off...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-26-2016, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By ashevillez3
I've got to pull my seats to repair the seal belt...

I've got to pull my seats to repair the seal belt guides. While the seats are out I'm replacing the bushings and installing the seat mod kit. Can't wait. I won't miss the seat rocking nor the fact...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-26-2016, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By ashevillez3
I used your diagram from an earlier post on this...

I used your diagram from an earlier post on this thread and wired in parallel. I even tried disconnecting one of the dual voice coils to see if that helped, but it did not make a difference. I still...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-26-2016, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By ashevillez3
I don't have the part number in front of me but...

I don't have the part number in front of me but it is a Pyle dual voice coil, 4 ohm subwoofer. Yes, I turned the base level way down and it still clips. I'm now thinking it is not the head unit that...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-24-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By ashevillez3
Installed Pyle subwoofer and now head unit is clipping

Years ago we had BestBuy install a Sony head unit. I'm not sure how they wired it in. Today I installed a replacement Pyle sub-woofer. Sounds better than factory HK sub.

When I turn up the volume...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-21-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,285
Posted By ashevillez3
I've used this same 3M kit with very good...

I've used this same 3M kit with very good results. I use lots of painters tape around the headlight assemblies to protect the paint.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-12-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 25,789
Posted By ashevillez3
The Pyle that I ordered is a dual v/c at 4oms, so...

The Pyle that I ordered is a dual v/c at 4oms, so I'll need to wire in parallel.

How did factory wire oem subwoofer... parallel or series?

If wiring in parallel in order to get 2oms, do I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-08-2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 25,789
Posted By ashevillez3
I think I'm going to give the Pyle subwoofer a...

I think I'm going to give the Pyle subwoofer a try. $18.00 and free shipping on Amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0071HY42K?keywords=PLPW6D&qid=1457487242&ref_=sr_1_1&sr=8-1
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-20-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By ashevillez3
I lived in Arden for 8 years before moving to...

I lived in Arden for 8 years before moving to Hickory for work. Hope to move back to Asheville when I can.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-20-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By ashevillez3
I was so excited for warm, sunny weather today....

I was so excited for warm, sunny weather today. Instead, it's cloudy and about 55 here in the foothills of western NC. The Z is sitting in the garage waiting for a warmer day.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-31-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By ashevillez3
private message sent

private message sent
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-16-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,917
Posted By ashevillez3
Your questions reminds me of a similar dilemma I...

Your questions reminds me of a similar dilemma I experienced years ago. I was looking for a classic car to purchase. The cash in my pocket was burning a hole in it. I had to decide what was most...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-22-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,190
Posted By ashevillez3
I used Turtlewax car polish on the headlamps. It...

I used Turtlewax car polish on the headlamps. It has a very slight grit to it. Used it 2 or 3 times on the Z headlamps.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-21-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,190
Posted By ashevillez3
I also had BestBuy install minel. They only...

I also had BestBuy install minel. They only charged $50.00, so I could not pass that up. I'll double check to see if I do have BlueTooth. If I do I never knew it.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-21-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,190
Posted By ashevillez3
I installed a Sony head unit years ago for the...

I installed a Sony head unit years ago for the Iphone interface. Works quite well. Thinking about upgrading yet again to a unit with Bluetooth capability.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-21-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By ashevillez3
And here I am paranoid if I go past my 7,500 mile...

And here I am paranoid if I go past my 7,500 mile interval oil changes with synthetic oil.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-19-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,818
Posted By ashevillez3
I don't know I would have been able to sell after...

I don't know I would have been able to sell after 33 years of ownership. Good for you. When I was 16 my dream car was a 280ZX with t-tops and manual transmission.

I've had my 73 Corvette for 16...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-19-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,818
Posted By ashevillez3
My dad collected British sports cars including...

My dad collected British sports cars including the bug eyed Sprite and Jag XK150. He tells me he once went around a sharp curve and I rolled right out the door on the Sprite. I asked if I was hurt to...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-17-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,818
Posted By ashevillez3
I so get this. I'm restoring a 73 corvette...

I so get this. I'm restoring a 73 corvette convertible. Been "restoring" it for 16 year and still going. It's fun to drive when I can drive it. Been off the road for the last 5 years getting new...
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