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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-24-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By rudyrov
My 98 Z3 came with the player mounted...

My 98 Z3 came with the player mounted horizontally along the right edge of the trunk or boot, not sure if it will also work vertically. Aftermarket CD changers I am familiar with (Alpine and Pioneer)...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-11-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By rudyrov
Surprising yes, but in a way it makes sense........

Surprising yes, but in a way it makes sense..... I had to say that.... I'll be checking my mounts and shocks soon too!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-09-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,066
Posted By rudyrov
That's a lot of great information, thank you...

That's a lot of great information, thank you gentlemen!

I am getting ready to have my soft top replaced as well and that pricing sounds about right from what I have seen in this area (Seattle, WA.)
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-23-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By rudyrov
Try soaking the part in vinegar/water mix,...

Try soaking the part in vinegar/water mix, perhaps 50/50, this could take some time but it is a mixture used to remove hard water deposits.
You can google "how to remove hard water deposits" and you...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-22-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By rudyrov
Thank you Vintage 42!

Thank you Vintage 42!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-22-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By rudyrov
Thank you Vintage42!

Thank you Vintage42!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-22-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,226
Posted By rudyrov
I had no idea there was a different bumper,...

I had no idea there was a different bumper, anybody have any pictures they can share?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-16-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By rudyrov
I had that, I think I traced it down to the...

I had that, I think I traced it down to the taillight not sealing correctly against the body.... Not the best feature on a Z3 unfrotunatly IMHO.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-26-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By rudyrov
Here is the oil.. ...

Here is the oil..
http://www.bavauto.com/fland.asp?part=54%2034%200%20394%20395

Here is the procedure;...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-21-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By rudyrov
The integral sub box has been discontinued I...

The integral sub box has been discontinued I think... Might want to check that out.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-20-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,000
Posted By rudyrov
Hi ZEEBOY, Thanks, I try to remember when I can...

Hi ZEEBOY, Thanks, I try to remember when I can to document stuff.

The receiver faces down as you can see and the hitch plugs into it.
If the hitch isn't installed you would not know the car has...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-20-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,000
Posted By rudyrov
Pictures from my hitch install

The pictures below are from my hitch installation.

As you can see there was no real fuss, everything fit and is still tight.
Not sure what pins you are talking about, perhaps something to do with...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-20-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,000
Posted By rudyrov
I may have some pictures of my install, I'll have...

I may have some pictures of my install, I'll have to take a look this weekend.
For me it has worked well, no I would not tow anything heavy but a motorcycle on a light trailer or spares for a track...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-15-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By rudyrov
2 things.... 1. I love working on my car,...

2 things....
1. I love working on my car, figuring this stuff out is fun for me.
2. My car has about 108,000 miles on it and it is very reliable. It is an old car and as such, this is what you...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-15-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By rudyrov
Thanks for the comments 33Bravo! Sounds like it...

Thanks for the comments 33Bravo! Sounds like it would be a normally closed switch, thing is mine seems to be failing in the connectivity offered at the normally closer position. Like I said it is...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-15-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By rudyrov
I have recently started to have intermittent roof...

I have recently started to have intermittent roof issues that could possibly be traced to that switch, my top will sometimes just stop half way up or down its travel.
The intermittent nature makes...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-26-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,124
Posted By rudyrov
I look forward to hearing about your experience!

I look forward to hearing about your experience!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-25-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,124
Posted By rudyrov
Ive been thinking about doing it myself but am...

Ive been thinking about doing it myself but am not too sure if I want to tackle it.
If you do, dont forget to get all the supplies you need ahead of time, many folks I have seen ovelook this step....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-25-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,124
Posted By rudyrov
Hi Rudy too! Try this link... ...

Hi Rudy too!
Try this link...

http://webspace.ringling.edu/~dplassma/str/str.html
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-23-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,124
Posted By rudyrov
That's the low end around these parts, I have had...

That's the low end around these parts, I have had quotes as high as $2300.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-25-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By rudyrov
Bass shakers need to be installed onto the seat...

Bass shakers need to be installed onto the seat cushion to be effective, they are speakers without cones and therefore do not produce sound, but rather feeling. They can be a fantastic way of feeling...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-24-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By rudyrov
The Z3 (at least mine a 98 2.8 Roadie with the...

The Z3 (at least mine a 98 2.8 Roadie with the upgraded factory sound) has 2 small speakers way up high and forward on the door in what looks like a tear drop pod. One is a tweeter and the other is a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-28-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,256
Posted By rudyrov
Thanks for your comments Blacklane! I have a...

Thanks for your comments Blacklane!
I have a roadster and you are right about the sound stage not being the foremost issue I have, although since the mids in the door quit a few months back (the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-27-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By rudyrov
I had never heard of this, cant wait for further...

I had never heard of this, cant wait for further comments.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-24-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,256
Posted By rudyrov
There are door speaker baffles that can be had...

There are door speaker baffles that can be had relatively inexpensively that in effect seal the back of the speaker against the elements. They are usually a soft closed foam and are flexible.
As for...
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