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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-01-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By Benjamin757
Custom Electric Exhaust Actuator

Has anyone ever installed an electronic exhaust actuator on a Z3 2.8? I fabricated one up to cut in post cat. It will give the rear a quad exhaust look all wired to a switch. I set mine up for 3...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-16-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By Benjamin757
thanks guys. I have a plan parts are on order....

thanks guys. I have a plan parts are on order. I'll surprise you guys with some pics when its done! You'll either love it or hate it haha
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-14-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By Benjamin757
Thanks for the advice. Fabrication and fitment is...

Thanks for the advice. Fabrication and fitment is not an issue, that's what I do for a living. Would removing Some of the packing out of the stock muffler do anything? I just want A little more hum.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-13-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By Benjamin757
I've looked into the VANOS Seals That's something...

I've looked into the VANOS Seals That's something I may do soon. I plan on building on this car for awhile. I have checked into super sprint Exhaust stuff. Have you ever heard the sound of a Z3with...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-13-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By Benjamin757
Question Z3 2.8 Exhaust Questions

Two years ago I bought a "saturated" z3 2.8 Roadster for 1500. I believe the engine is a M52B28 with 18000 miles. The interior of the car is practically ruined from water saturation:rolleyes:, the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By Benjamin757
98 z3 2.8 Valve Cover Issues

I removed the valve cover on my 98 z3 2.8. Everything when smoothly until half of the baffle cover (the little plastic cover around the fill cap) broke off.:yikes: How important is this peice? Is...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-05-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,006
Posted By Benjamin757
sounds like a classic sign of a worn hardened...

sounds like a classic sign of a worn hardened vanos seal (o-ring) the job is a pain in the @$$ but here is more info. http://www.beisansystems.com/
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-25-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By Benjamin757
The traction control light comes on when its is...

The traction control light comes on when its is in use. Is this happening with the hammer down going around a turn? If so that means the indicator is working properly. If it just happens while...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-20-2012, 04:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By Benjamin757
I think there is an airbag sensor under the...

I think there is an airbag sensor under the passenger carpet that could pose an obstacle for you. Let us know how it goes i may copy you haha. :thumbup:
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-10-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,109
Posted By Benjamin757
I love it because it is a reason for me to be...

I love it because it is a reason for me to be happy in times where its barely possible. When driving my Z3, I'm in heaven, and my fallen brother is right there with me loving the ride. My radio quit...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-24-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Water Pump Fan Holder Tools
Views: 1,175
Posted By Benjamin757
honestly i could tell you how to get the...

honestly i could tell you how to get the dimensions. Look behind the clutch fan at the water pump and the large nut that holds the fan on. the tool is a peice of flat bar with a half circle or square...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-24-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 78
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) You're under 45 and own a Z3?
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Posted By Benjamin757
Im 25 and saved a z3 from certain doom. Working...

Im 25 and saved a z3 from certain doom. Working on restoring her now!:thumbup:
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-23-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 11
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Water Pump Fan Holder Tools
Views: 1,175
Posted By Benjamin757
I made mine using an angle grinder on a scrap...

I made mine using an angle grinder on a scrap peice of flatbar. Took 15 minutes. I refuse to pay that much for something so simple.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-01-2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,802
Posted By Benjamin757
Thumbs up I have the exact same model, it also does the...

I have the exact same model, it also does the same thing. i figured a suspension upgrade would fix it, maybe in a few years. Did you re-finnish your rims or is that what mine are supposed to like...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-05-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By Benjamin757
mine does that its completly normal, do you think...

mine does that its completly normal, do you think with the top down over 90 miles per hour its going to be silent. lmao
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-29-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By Benjamin757
the ac system is all jacked up ive been restoring...

the ac system is all jacked up ive been restoring this car because the past owners abused the hell out of it. the compressor does not engage but the pully does spin. the pullies feel fine, no fluid...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-29-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By Benjamin757
z3 new ac belt smoking a bit

I've had plenty of experience changing belts, I really needed a serpe:dunno:ntine belt so i went ahead and replaced the ac belt (which is irelevant because the ac dosnt work yet). The belt is aligned...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-13-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 900
Posted By Benjamin757
sweet thank you i'll give it a shot.:thumbup:

sweet thank you i'll give it a shot.:thumbup:
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-13-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 900
Posted By Benjamin757
z3 MAF sensor cleaner

Does anyone know if it is safe to use MAF sensor cleaner on an e36 setup. The can literally says do not use on lexus, mercedes, etc. ETC what the hell how am i supposed to know the rest? lol CRC...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-11-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By Benjamin757
and they say VA is for lovers......

and they say VA is for lovers......
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-11-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By Benjamin757
thank you thats more like it. Much appreciated.

thank you thats more like it. Much appreciated.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-11-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By Benjamin757
limited, one sided and not useful info. thanks...

limited, one sided and not useful info. thanks anyway fellow statesman
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-11-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By Benjamin757
1998 z3 2.8; throttle body spacers?

I've read about this. Not so concerned about hp and torque gain, but does it really increase your fuel milage? Would'nt mind that. Anyone have any input?:dunno:
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-07-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,621
Posted By Benjamin757
spell gallery right

spell gallery right
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-07-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,146
Posted By Benjamin757
Is the battery in the trunk? I would start by...

Is the battery in the trunk? I would start by checking all the weather seals. Regretably convertable tops have a strange weather strip that acts as a gutter and sends all the water to the back. If...
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