Thread: Z3 Roadster (E36/7) just bought her
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Old 03-28-2013, 02:59 PM
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Originally Posted by BigPhilly View Post
... only problem with it is the windows are tough to get down they go up real fast but going down you have to mess with it a litle and they are slow going. so im thinking regulators? any suggestions would be appreciated.
I think the windows have friction, which slows them and puts strain on the regulators and motors, which can eventually break spot welds in the linkage and anchorage. You need to remove the panels and probably replace the sliders to stop the progression. There are various DIYs on panel removal, slider replacement, regulator replacement, and broken welds. I will just throw a few down here:
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