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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-20-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,361
Posted By X5M5
Why not get an extended warranty from BMW and...

Why not get an extended warranty from BMW and just keep the car?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-25-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 917
Posted By X5M5
What kind of twitch are you talking about, there...

What kind of twitch are you talking about, there was an issue in the steering column on earlier cars (2003-2006) where excessive heat in the cabin would cause a gear in the steering column to become...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-25-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,445
Posted By X5M5
se4y, BMW makes a button kit for the 2003 model,...

se4y, BMW makes a button kit for the 2003 model, which I believe you have :) that will get you the buttons.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-25-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By X5M5
Where is the location of the wear? The newer Z4s...

Where is the location of the wear? The newer Z4s (late 06 to 08) do not have a locking system to lock the top down, instead it relies on the hydraulics to keep the top in place. Unfortunately (to me)...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-15-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By X5M5
I just took a peek at RealOEM and did not see...

I just took a peek at RealOEM and did not see anything different -- there is a door lining for ~$29 and that was in place between 2006 and a 2008 model. If there's something I'm missing let me know!...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-14-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By X5M5
You can definitely use sound-proofing material...

You can definitely use sound-proofing material (like Dynamat) to get rid of the sound -- I completely agree with you, the 'thud' of the door closing in the Z4 sound cheap. I plan on lining the door...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-18-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By X5M5
Any time you ask enthusiasts on a forum whether...

Any time you ask enthusiasts on a forum whether you should upgrade, the answer will always be yes. People see value in certain options/features, enthusiasts always see value in all options and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,834
Posted By X5M5
It's really easy...when you buy an expensive item...

It's really easy...when you buy an expensive item like a car, you research the hell out of it and figure out its true cost with everything you want...the Xenon option was readily marked as an option...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-22-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,651
Posted By X5M5
I agree with what you are saying, and certainly a...

I agree with what you are saying, and certainly a big V-8 is a lot of fun. However, traffic keeps increasing, fuel prices keep going up ($3.75/gal for 93 in my area, and thats in a really crappy...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-18-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,651
Posted By X5M5
Why do you bother posting stuff like this? Should...

Why do you bother posting stuff like this? Should I look down on you because you didn't buy an M5? :rolleyes: Sorry but I think you'll find the majority of people here will find your opinion...
Forum: Interior 08-09-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 805
Posted By X5M5
Carbon Leather for Z4M

For the Z4 owners...OK I don't need to put a description up here....you know what it is and how nice it is :)

It came out of my Z4M and is in mint condition (no scratches/marks/etc).

Includes...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-21-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,760
Posted By X5M5
Well it looks like you are in New York. I would...

Well it looks like you are in New York. I would definitely suggest trying to go to another dealer. Explain the situation and reinforce the fact that it is very well known that the top motors go bad....
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-20-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,626
Posted By X5M5
Hi there, The TCU is an option on all model...

Hi there,

The TCU is an option on all model years. If you have the BMW Assist buttons in-between your seats, it is very likely you have Bluetooth and the TCU.

The TCU is located in the trunk,...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-24-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,913
Posted By X5M5
Is the red light flashing above the power top...

Is the red light flashing above the power top buttons in the console?
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-12-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,171
Posted By X5M5
The visual confirmation can be programmed, but...

The visual confirmation can be programmed, but its a dealer item.

The clown nose should work for you regardless of alarm or not. It takes a little bit for it to start blinking if I remember...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-03-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,171
Posted By X5M5
That not surprising that they will not install...

That not surprising that they will not install the harness for free. The car is out of warranty and you are the 2nd owner. The harness itself is about $80-$100. If you want the alarm badly, I would...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-03-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,202
Posted By X5M5
The steering column itself is a $2500+ part....

The steering column itself is a $2500+ part. Labor is over a grand. It's a very expensive job. Not suer on steering column compatibility, you would need to get the part # off the newer column and...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-14-2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,493
Posted By X5M5
Don't a lot of Cold Air Intakes (CAI) use K&N...

Don't a lot of Cold Air Intakes (CAI) use K&N filters?

I have always been hesitant about running a K&N on a Mass Airflow car...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-14-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,890
Posted By X5M5
I think folks are overplaying the 2003 lack of...

I think folks are overplaying the 2003 lack of features. OK, so the top won't go down with the key...is that a deal buster? You can always add steerign wheel controls, and to be quite honest I never...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-10-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,318
Posted By X5M5
Hi All, Anyone hear any updates on this? I...

Hi All,

Anyone hear any updates on this? I hope NHTSA is still pushing BMW for a recall...

Chris
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-08-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,152
Posted By X5M5
There's 4 bolts that attach the seat to the car....

There's 4 bolts that attach the seat to the car. Remove it and start some troubleshooting. None ofu s know the wiring diagrams of the power seat off the top of our heads; you'll need some...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-27-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By X5M5
Sure. You'll just find that you'll leave a...

Sure. You'll just find that you'll leave a connector for the dimming feature unplugged. That's all....If you have a rearview mirror that auto dims, it will still continue to work.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-25-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By X5M5
Yep, the non-dimming will work just fine. They...

Yep, the non-dimming will work just fine. They are still heated, so the only difference is the dimming feature...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-25-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,318
Posted By X5M5
Wanted to bring this to the top again...important...

Wanted to bring this to the top again...important info.
Forum: Performance 08-22-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,061
Posted By X5M5
FS: 3.91 REM Polished Ring & Pinion, E46 M3 & Z4M

Hi Everyone,

I recently purchased a 3.91 ring and pinion set from a friend. He purchased the set from a race shop. He has a Z4MC that has a stock 3.62 final drive ratio. I purchased it for my '05...
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