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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-31-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By ZIXXER
Looking for hardtop brackets

The age old story - hunting for some hardtop mounting brackets.

I live in Ireland - picked up a hardtop, no kit.

Usual hard to find story - any help out there!
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-02-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By ZIXXER
I threw a set of M leather seats in mine a few...

I threw a set of M leather seats in mine a few weeks back and the driver seat was stuck in the highest position. I could hear the motor trying to engage and feel the seat shudder a little when I...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-02-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By ZIXXER
Attempted Break-In Through Trunk

Just came out from work at dinner time today to see some wanker had shoved a screwdriver into the locking mechanism on the trunk/boot lid and made ****e of it trying to break into my car.

How can...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-30-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,382
Posted By ZIXXER
Could the rear beam bushings have any effect? You...

Could the rear beam bushings have any effect? You know the big ones, which are a bitch to replace?

I'm in Ireland also oirish - I live in the Tipp/Offaly area and drive a black Z3. What part of...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-16-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Repainting a Hardtop
Views: 890
Posted By ZIXXER
I've been searching around for a hardtop myself...

I've been searching around for a hardtop myself and haven't had any luck yet, but when I do find one I plan on wrapping it in vinyl.

Just thought maybe you'd find that idea interesting before you...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-09-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1997 Z3 stuck seats
Views: 949
Posted By ZIXXER
The electric seats give lots of people bother....

The electric seats give lots of people bother. However, dousing the motors and threaded shafts in wd40 and some gentle poking and prodding usually gets them mobile again. Especially if you can hear...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-09-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By ZIXXER
yeah the tight little denim shorts just don't...

yeah the tight little denim shorts just don't look right on my hairy legs :eeps:
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-09-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By ZIXXER
How they wash Z3's in Russia

We wash 'em a little differently in Ireland - but I'm willing to give this way a try :bigpimp:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESKv7Dp0shU&feature=player_embedded
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-04-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 510
Posted By ZIXXER
Z3 Suspension refurbishment - full parts list

Hello everyone,

I'm doing a full renewal of all the parts for the front and back suspension and have purchased almost all of the parts I think I need.

Although I am a little unsure that I have...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-20-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Z3 top stopped functioning
Views: 967
Posted By ZIXXER
I had the exact same problem and could hear the...

I had the exact same problem and could hear the motor functioning but the top wouldn't budge.

Turned out the top is pushed up and down by a bar that protrudes into the cab behind the seat on the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-20-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,029
Posted By ZIXXER
Cheers man - your black Z4-M is just savage -...

Cheers man - your black Z4-M is just savage - what a car!

Will definitely be back with pics of the finished job. Could be a few weeks doing it as I'm in no rush but will be back to show her off....
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-19-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,029
Posted By ZIXXER
cheers dude, ah she catches the fenders on bumps...

cheers dude, ah she catches the fenders on bumps as she is in the pics so I'd rather get her spot on. Only taking it this far as all the bits and pieces are costing me very little money and I just...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-19-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By ZIXXER
Does she sound like she is blowing and spitting?...

Does she sound like she is blowing and spitting? Could potentially be affecting the back-pressure.

Idle problems can be a right pain in the arse on these cars - had one myself for a long time.
...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-19-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,029
Posted By ZIXXER
Yep that is what I plan to do and pull it off for...

Yep that is what I plan to do and pull it off for peanuts! Have the fenders and bumper sorted, so just need to pick 'em up and get cracking on finishing the job.

I'll come back with some pics when...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-18-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 78
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) You're under 45 and own a Z3?
Views: 8,276
Posted By ZIXXER
31 when I bought her - 32 now wanted one...

31 when I bought her - 32 now

wanted one since I was in my teens :D
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-18-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,029
Posted By ZIXXER
Hello lads, well they don't work out too...

Hello lads,

well they don't work out too bad! You'd prob want to exchange the fenders realistically but I'm fairly happy with the results. I'd need to get a back-bumper then as well though.
...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-17-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,029
Posted By ZIXXER
I was thinking that too and as luck would have it...

I was thinking that too and as luck would have it there is a 2.8 breaking in a car dismantlers only a few miles from where I live - and she is black :thumbup:...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-17-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,029
Posted By ZIXXER
Sorry daven I didn't mean to sound abrasive or...

Sorry daven I didn't mean to sound abrasive or insult you. I'm here asking these things because I know shag-all and need the help.

Don't you think its interesting though that the 2.8, 2.5, 2.0...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-17-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,029
Posted By ZIXXER
Tis a shame to see trolling and smart remarks...

Tis a shame to see trolling and smart remarks being bandied about.

To me the idea of a forum is to be able to just put out out ideas without fear of others trying to boost their ego by showing...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-17-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,029
Posted By ZIXXER
sorry to throw some more complexity into this -...

sorry to throw some more complexity into this - but a local BMW-head that used to drive a Z3 for years has told me today that the rear track width on the 1.9 and M roadsters was nearly identical -...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-17-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,029
Posted By ZIXXER
Ok I seem to have stirred up a sensitive issue...

Ok I seem to have stirred up a sensitive issue from before here! I honestly did do a fair bit of searching to see if I could find out anything but hadn't any luck. I've had no dealings with...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-17-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,029
Posted By ZIXXER
Hi guys, I had actually asked the same...

Hi guys,

I had actually asked the same question to the guy who owns RoadsterSolutions.com before I asked on here and got a reply via email last night. He says the ///M wheels can be used on a...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-16-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,029
Posted By ZIXXER
aw bugger, are you serious! Any way I can...

aw bugger, are you serious!

Any way I can overcome that by having a spacer machined? What I'm trying to achieve is a nice set of wider wheels on the back of my car. Really fancied those wheels as...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-16-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,029
Posted By ZIXXER
Z3-M wheels on a standard Z3

Prob a dumb question but better to check before I spend money!

Is there any problem with running a set of Z3M wheels on a standard Z3. My car has the original 16x7 inch wheels and I want to swop...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-07-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By ZIXXER
BMW made a V12 Z3!

Check this out - BMW shoehorned a V12 into a Z3 for a prototype! :bigpimp:

http://carscoop.blogspot.com/2012/08/bmw-m-unearths-mighty-z3-v12-prototype.html
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