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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) Yesterday, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By KBH22102
If want the OEM look, your only option is to weld...

If want the OEM look, your only option is to weld in the inboard mounting brackets. I can't vouch for how much protection they would provide in an actual crash when mounted this way.

A good...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-13-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By KBH22102
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=391945&highlight=
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-07-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By KBH22102
Hi Jim - I met you recently at ZFest (LSB M...

Hi Jim - I met you recently at ZFest (LSB M Coupe). Do the subframe bushings first. Powerflexes are fine, but I used Ireland Engineering green on both my M Coupe and my 97 2.8 roadster. Doing the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-05-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By KBH22102
PM'ed

PM'ed
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-03-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By KBH22102
I just got back this afternoon as well and it was...

I just got back this afternoon as well and it was great. The rain held off until this morning so we managed to get the concours, autocross, and panoramic photo done without getting wet.

Hotel...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-28-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By KBH22102
I don't think anyone has established a VIN range...

I don't think anyone has established a VIN range of which cars got which pumps. It seems the later M52TU's have more of the composite impellers. As you know, our 97-98 Z3 M52's were somewhat unique...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-28-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By KBH22102
This was the OEM pump I pulled from my 97 2.8....

This was the OEM pump I pulled from my 97 2.8. Yours sounds similar

http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd186/kelvinhao/3aa07ff2.jpg

Installed a Stewart
...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-26-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By KBH22102
The SS is a straight bolt on catback unit. The...

The SS is a straight bolt on catback unit. The fit is perfect and the larger tips just fit the OEM cutout with < 2mm to spare on each side. The muffler tubes are rolled so they will not melt the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-25-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By KBH22102
Where was this car stored for all that time?...

Where was this car stored for all that time? Perhaps the engine is not getting enough air (or unable to vent exhaust). Check your air intake/filter box and exhaust for nesting creatures. You may also...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-22-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,152
Posted By KBH22102
That ad is seven years old and the OP hasn't been...

That ad is seven years old and the OP hasn't been active since 2010.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-21-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By KBH22102
consolidated sound clips here. You have a 2.8 or...

consolidated sound clips here. You have a 2.8 or 1.9?

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?956290-Exhaust-Video-Sound-Clips-Consolidated
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-21-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By KBH22102
No Z3 variants were equipped/offered with tilt...

No Z3 variants were equipped/offered with tilt steering. Turquoise is a rare color

http://users.belgacom.net/ddddv/colors/326.jpg

I have been to several Z3 Homecomings/reunion events and don't...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-21-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By KBH22102
I also have a 97 2.8. I installed a Supersprint...

I also have a 97 2.8. I installed a Supersprint exhaust about five years ago. Impeccable stainless steel Italian craftsmanship, easy bolt on installation, great mellow tone at idle and a nice wail at...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-21-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By KBH22102
Has your odo also stopped counting the miles? If...

Has your odo also stopped counting the miles? If so, your diff sensor may have gotten unplugged.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-16-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By KBH22102
2nd on pedals if Bri pasees

2nd on pedals if Bri pasees
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-09-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By KBH22102
+1 that forced induction is the main path that...

+1 that forced induction is the main path that leads to significant HP gains.

If you are looking for more brisk off the line performance, then swap your 3.15 diff for a 3.46 or 3.73. You will...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-12-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By KBH22102
Factory roll hoops can be fitted to later...

Factory roll hoops can be fitted to later production 97's. Overview of the process here

http://mz3.net/retrofitting-bmw-roll-hoops.html

I did this to my 97, but to be honest it is pretty hard...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-12-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By KBH22102
Is your battery still OEM or an aftermarket...

Is your battery still OEM or an aftermarket replacement? If you can wiggle the negative terminal lead then it is still loose enough to cause starting problems -this is a frequent issue with...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-07-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By KBH22102
Which kit are you considering? Most forum members...

Which kit are you considering? Most forum members avoid the stick on items as they tend to look a bit tacky. I prefer to dress up selected items like the shift knob, e-brake handle, the leather boots...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-07-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By KBH22102
Excellent summary of issues related to inspecting...

Excellent summary of issues related to inspecting a Z3

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=391945&highlight=

Website that organizes all Z3 coupes currently for sale
...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-02-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By KBH22102
What really makes a dramatic difference in the...

What really makes a dramatic difference in the rear is replacing your stock rubber subframe carrier bushings with urethane units (typically Ireland Engineering Green or Powerflex Purple). Do a search...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-02-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By KBH22102
I see many using Kosei K1. Inexpensive and about...

I see many using Kosei K1. Inexpensive and about 16.5 pounds per wheel. Have you autocrossed before in another vehicle? If you are new, invest in some driving classes on your stock setup to make sure...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-26-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By KBH22102
Did this happen after a drive with the AC on?...

Did this happen after a drive with the AC on? Could just be condensation drip. If there is a leak somewhere else, you would expect to find it after the car has been static for awhile.

BTW is the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-17-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By KBH22102
Info on Coupes here ...

Info on Coupes here

http://users.belgacom.net/bmw_z3/bmw_z3_coupe.htm
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-16-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By KBH22102
Welcome, Are you looking for a coupe or a...

Welcome,

Are you looking for a coupe or a roadster? $12 K will actually get you into a M roadster if you want. Check out a specific M roadster site.

http://www.mroadsterbuyersguide.com

If...
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