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Hey guys ,just wondering if any one here has ever installed new rollbars on thier z3, just bought a set but know directions, was wondering what i had to look forward to, any help would be great :dunno:
 

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I found these instructions more than sufficient when I swapped my OEM rollbars out for the Alumex/Chromdesign stainless ones (can't remember which brand they were now):

http://www.mz3.net/articles/165.html

It's a very simple job provided your Z came with roll bars - if not, you'll find another article on MZ3 net talking abou retrofitting - hope that helps.
 

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Thanks Kiwi :)
 

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Hi. You bought the ones off ebay right? I was considering buying from the same vendor but was hoping to hear some opinions about them first. Can you please let us know when you get them? How's the fit and finish? Thanks!
 

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I will let you know bimmer,talked to a friend (mechanic) he said they were fine
 

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I`d prefer to remove the r-bars entirely, any one ever seen any "plugs" to fill the holes left in the bulkhead?
 

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Plugs for missing rollhoops

At OSH = Orchard Supply Hardware, I got some 1 1/2 inch
stainless steel "plugs". they are oversized versions of the plugs
that retrofit an electrial junction box.

They have bendable tangs on the back for adjusting the grip,
fit perfectly, look great.
 

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Got any photos?
 

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undefinedundefinedJUST WONDER WHY YOU DON'T LIKE YOUR ROLL BARS
 

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patdynasty3 said:
undefinedundefinedJUST WONDER WHY YOU DON'T LIKE YOUR ROLL BARS
The way they angle "forward" doesn`t really flow with the rest of the car IMO. It`s also difficult to clean and polish that plastic window (inside) with them in the way. If I read this correctly, you`re dropping the "A" bomb over a subjective opinion ? That`s like calling names/making judgements because someone bought a car in a color YOU don`t prefer.
:thumbdwn: :thumbdwn: Oh sorry, I see you use that in EVERY post.
 

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sorry no judgement made,changed signature
 

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I`d prefer to remove the r-bars entirely, any one ever seen any "plugs" to fill the holes left in the bulkhead?
Or, for a cleaner look, you could use the pre-roll hoop 96 or 97 seat belt tower and subwoofer/storage compartment lid pieces as replacements.
 

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roll bars installed, went real smooth, good quality,very pleased with quality
 

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hope this works
 

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Bimmer Z5

If You Need Anymore Info Let Me Know, But All And All The Installation Was Much Easier Than I Thought Would Be. And The Price Is Right Too!!!!!
 

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roll bar,or hoops,checkout this bar chromed(pic)

real easy to install.i even mount my video camera to it makes a great video.
 

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Looks Great But I Guess I Am A Hoop Guy.but I Can See How You Culd Mount A Video Cam Pretty Easily
 
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