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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-01-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,878
Posted By marin
While I agree that it's very hard to identify...

While I agree that it's very hard to identify rattles, and a lot of times the rattle is not coming from where you think it is... but these crappy cup holders definitely rattle! They would drive me...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-03-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,319
Posted By marin
It's called a lock valve here, #16: ...

It's called a lock valve here, #16:
http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=DU93&mospid=49424&btnr=21_0180&hg=21&fg=10
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-29-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,319
Posted By marin
I don't think techs know what CDV is, that's just...

I don't think techs know what CDV is, that's just a made up term. I think it's actually called an inline Lock Valve on the hydraulic clutch line.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-25-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,408
Posted By marin
You can use an A2DP Bluetooth music receiver that...

You can use an A2DP Bluetooth music receiver that plugs in through the 3.5mm AUX jack in order to stream music over BT from your phone to your car. I can't recommend a specific one since there are...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-22-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,195
Posted By marin
I had the OEM Short antenna on my car, and after...

I had the OEM Short antenna on my car, and after only a few months it broke! It cracked right along one of those 4 rings, and the top half just folded over. I won't be buying another one, too...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-21-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,800
Posted By marin
Wow that is a sweet savings! Wish I knew about...

Wow that is a sweet savings! Wish I knew about it two weeks ago when I bought my spec.doc =(
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-06-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,236
Posted By marin
The BMW sport antenna is very cheaply made. Mine...

The BMW sport antenna is very cheaply made. Mine broke after only a few months on my car. My Mangowalk 3" antenna is still going strong after years.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-24-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,264
Posted By marin
Are you parked on level ground? If not, then...

Are you parked on level ground? If not, then it's easily possible to see something like this.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-03-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 23,084
Posted By marin
I completely agree that driving a motorcycle...

I completely agree that driving a motorcycle makes you a better driver because you are more in tune with the machine and your surroundings. But it's not only yourself you have to worry about, it's...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-03-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 23,084
Posted By marin
Seriously kid get whatever you want. I don't...

Seriously kid get whatever you want. I don't think any one of us here would have turned down an ///M car if our parents offered to buy us one at 16. I mean seriously, what teen is going to turn...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-01-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 23,084
Posted By marin
High school is the only time in your life where...

High school is the only time in your life where everyone really cares what car you drive. So I say f*ck it, go all out! What you're gonna want is something flashy and something rare. Here are my...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-14-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,195
Posted By marin
I've had this antenna for a while. I mentioned...

I've had this antenna for a while. I mentioned the part # in my mod list I posted last week, and the antenna is pictured on my car in that post:...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-10-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,654
Posted By marin
Great looking car! Very interested to hear your...

Great looking car! Very interested to hear your comparison. The first 5k always feels like forever...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-06-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,419
Posted By marin
Thanks! I'll look into it and see if I can make...

Thanks! I'll look into it and see if I can make any of the events.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-06-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,419
Posted By marin
I'm not sure if I'm sold on the reflector...

I'm not sure if I'm sold on the reflector stickers, I'd have to see them in person. I'm thinking about just getting the holes filled at a body shop sometime next year, or just upgrading to a Euro...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-05-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,419
Posted By marin
It's funny more people don't use it, the Intravee...

It's funny more people don't use it, the Intravee rocks! And the 6.0 firmware release makes the Intravee work 10x better than when I first got it.

Thanks for the tip on the Spec.Doc, I may have...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-04-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,419
Posted By marin
Z4MC - Proper Hello and Mod List

Hello Everyone! I've been lurking the forums for a while now and never got around to posting a proper hello with a picture of my car... Mostly because I've been procrastinating, but also because I...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-15-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,953
Posted By marin
I use one of these:...

I use one of these: http://www.contech-inc.com/products/catstop/

I haven't seen any footprints on my M Coupe since I bought the device. I mounted it at about hood level a coupe of feet in front...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-27-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 54,168
Posted By marin
True. But I'm connecting a 2 amp Radar to the...

True. But I'm connecting a 2 amp Radar to the fuse, and there isn't even anything that uses less than a 5 amp fuse on the fuse box. Do you think the #2 slot will not support 2 amps? (btw, I saw your...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-27-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 54,168
Posted By marin
Thanks for the info guys. I ended up talking to...

Thanks for the info guys. I ended up talking to a friend of mine who knows electrical stuff and he said it doesn't really matter which fuse slot I pick as long as I use the correct fuse for the line...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-26-2009, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 54,168
Posted By marin
MZ4 Coupe fuse box symbols

I'm trying to hardwire my Beltronics GX65 to my Z4 M Coupe, and I'm not sure which fuse to tap into in the fuse box. I'm using an Add-A-Circuit to split one fuse into two. Which fuse would be the...
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