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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-10-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,998
Posted By dadmog
Worth mentioning also is that the rubber seals...

Worth mentioning also is that the rubber seals tend to harden and shrink over time. It is a good idea to periodically treat the seals with Gummi-phlege, or, I've heard, glycerin from the local...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-12-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By dadmog
I'd be inclined to buy it! A well-maintained and...

I'd be inclined to buy it! A well-maintained and frequently driven car is better than a garage queen in many respects. It sounds well maintained. You should budget for replacing the water pump and...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-22-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,305
Posted By dadmog
Unless you plan to track the car, I'd go with...

Unless you plan to track the car, I'd go with Touring rather than Sport Bilsteins. I put the Sports on my MZ3 and the ride is HARD or the street.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-20-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,631
Posted By dadmog
Also an old British sportscar guy (Triumphs and...

Also an old British sportscar guy (Triumphs and Morgan)...I always wave in the MZ3, but rarely get a response other than a look of distaste if the driver is female. Perhaps as the cars (and drivers)...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-19-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By dadmog
I agree on going to ceramic brake pads. Changed...

I agree on going to ceramic brake pads. Changed over to Akebono Euro pads about 20,000 miles ago and haven't had to wash the wheels weekly. Low dust and what dust there is is light colored.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-08-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Just got a 2002 M Roadster!
Views: 1,028
Posted By dadmog
Congratulations! Bought mine 13 years ago and...

Congratulations! Bought mine 13 years ago and still won't consider selling it.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-06-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By dadmog
And gave Europe back to it's rightful owners.

And gave Europe back to it's rightful owners.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-28-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,477
Posted By dadmog
Wow!! Amazing deal and, of course, perfect color...

Wow!! Amazing deal and, of course, perfect color combination.
Dadmog (1998 M Roadster Estoril Blue; Blue top, blue/black interior)
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-07-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By dadmog
Welcome aboard! I've been a 98 M Roadster owner...

Welcome aboard! I've been a 98 M Roadster owner for 13 years now, and I think you'll become very attached to it. (and, having owned air-cooled Beetles, YES, you may notice a bit more performance in...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-05-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By dadmog
I have the changer in my 98 M Roadie with the...

I have the changer in my 98 M Roadie with the indash cassette. The changer was hung from the upper left part of the trunk cavity, and protected by a metal box. I like using it but it does consume a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-05-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Z4 Roadster (E85) Rim suggestions
Views: 469
Posted By dadmog
When I replaced my brake rotors, I painted the...

When I replaced my brake rotors, I painted the "hats" and the inner ring of exposed steel with silver brake caliper paint, You could remove the wheels and do likewise if you wire brush off the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-04-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By dadmog
They should work fine, but you'll need new pad...

They should work fine, but you'll need new pad sensors...once they light up, they aren't reusable. I installed Akebono Euros with OEM rotors (Zimmerman or Brembo are fine) and have been happy with...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-28-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 16
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) just bought her
Views: 889
Posted By dadmog
Nice! Welcome aboard!

Nice! Welcome aboard!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-27-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By dadmog
possible that one of the worm-drive tracks is in...

possible that one of the worm-drive tracks is in backwards, so that they are turning in opposite directions?(and consequently, going nowhere)
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-21-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By dadmog
I put Akebono Euro pads with OEM Zimmerman rotors...

I put Akebono Euro pads with OEM Zimmerman rotors on my 98 M Roadster about 20k miles ago. I love them....slightly less initial bite on pedal application (maybe 5% less) but VERY little dust. Only...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-16-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Convertible top
Views: 1,128
Posted By dadmog
Just to make sure....to operate the power...

Just to make sure....to operate the power top,(engine running) you need your foot on the brake, and the unlatched top pushed up 6-10 inches. THEN depress the switch.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-04-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By dadmog
Might be worth a look to see if it's normal air...

Might be worth a look to see if it's normal air conditioning condenser draining (which would evaporate) I don't think any other lubricating fluids evaporate.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-27-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,656
Posted By dadmog
Replaced my OEM shocks with Bilstein Sport. VERY...

Replaced my OEM shocks with Bilstein Sport. VERY hard riding; so for street use, I would consider Touring.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-26-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By dadmog
Love my Akebono Euro pads (practically no dust!);...

Love my Akebono Euro pads (practically no dust!); ordered them from Tire Rack. Used OEM Zimmerman and Brembo rotors ordered from Bavarian, but would recommend getting either rotors tahat are...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-13-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,447
Posted By dadmog
Congratulations! (and yes, the radio IS horrible,...

Congratulations! (and yes, the radio IS horrible, and the speakers aren't too great either) You may want to start replacing speakers first and see if it can get up to an acceptable audio level for...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-22-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,447
Posted By dadmog
I have that car in a 1998 model (Estoril Blue....

I have that car in a 1998 model (Estoril Blue. blue and black interior, blue top). Tough to comment on price....may be slightly high, but find another with 15k miles. That said, I'd get a pre...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-29-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Z3 New Roundel BMW Alternatives
Views: 1,504
Posted By dadmog
Nice Brit sportscars! I'm a Morgan guy myself but...

Nice Brit sportscars! I'm a Morgan guy myself but had TR3,TR6, Cortina....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-24-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,446
Posted By dadmog
+1 on the Akebono Euros. Had them about 4 years...

+1 on the Akebono Euros. Had them about 4 years now and love them. VERY low dust.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-24-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By dadmog
+1 on Eurosport in Plano.

+1 on Eurosport in Plano.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-17-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 78
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) You're under 45 and own a Z3?
Views: 8,644
Posted By dadmog
Bought my 1998 MZ3 when I was 44...and still have...

Bought my 1998 MZ3 when I was 44...and still have it at 58.
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