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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-30-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,048
Posted By P2ayc
I went with a set of Hankooks - I carry a can of...

I went with a set of Hankooks - I carry a can of fix o flat & a small 12v air pump - worse comes to bear I'll get a tow

I'm happy with them, as others have said NRF give a better ride. I feel a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-28-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,040
Posted By P2ayc
Try rt 421 N.C into TN. road is called the snake...

Try rt 421 N.C into TN. road is called the snake - actually has it's own website
Can't go wrong anywhere along the Blue Ridge PKWY
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-28-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,782
Posted By P2ayc
Roof drains get clogged & the roof motor ends up...

Roof drains get clogged & the roof motor ends up sitting in water - have to remove the roof to replace it
If it's a private sale maybe you know it was garaged - if not worth looking into
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-06-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,033
Posted By P2ayc
For winter in NH, I yank the battery & put it on...

For winter in NH, I yank the battery & put it on a charger in a semi heated basement

No transport mode.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-06-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,690
Posted By P2ayc
I found an 91 Miata with 8k miles on it in 2002 -...

I found an 91 Miata with 8k miles on it in 2002 - great little car, only got rid of it because it was an auto. Now have a 03 3.0 6 speed Z4
The Miata never turned heads like the Z - people wouls...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-25-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,615
Posted By P2ayc
I store mine out of the vehicle every winter- no...

I store mine out of the vehicle every winter- no big deal - do a search people are utilizing a variety of replacements for a hundred bucks less than the stealer
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-17-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By P2ayc
Everything I own runs Synthetic & gets changes at...

Everything I own runs Synthetic & gets changes at 10k
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-11-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,023
Posted By P2ayc
03 averages 28mpg

03 averages 28mpg
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-03-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By P2ayc
I went with the Hankook v12's but don't really...

I went with the Hankook v12's but don't really have enough miles to give you an accurate account. Price was good & grip is way better than the Bridgestone run flats
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-25-2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By P2ayc
Door says 33 F & 35 R for my 18's That of...

Door says 33 F & 35 R for my 18's That of course is with stock tires. If you change brands you need to start there & adjust up or down, depending on performance, by 2lb intervals
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-21-2011, 03:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,709
Posted By P2ayc
My wife has changd the oil oi my Z4 I bet my 7...

My wife has changd the oil oi my Z4 I bet my 7 year old grandaughter could too !

Screw the Stealer & while I have an indi shop for other maintence & repairs - let's face it I save $30 DIY
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-10-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,959
Posted By P2ayc
There is no way I would want a 2.5 after driving...

There is no way I would want a 2.5 after driving my friends -
After 2003 they added cool stuff like steering wheel radio controls. Also if it has runflats get rid of them ASAP - it's a much better...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-22-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,189
Posted By P2ayc
Every 10k synthetic -reguardless of time. Z4...

Every 10k synthetic -reguardless of time. Z4 75k 325xi 152k - neither with any oil related issues
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-18-2011, 02:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,157
Posted By P2ayc
Sounds like the drain got clogged & the motor was...

Sounds like the drain got clogged & the motor was sitting in water
Big job - You can DIY if your mechanical - remove the roof & replace the motor
If your roof is in poor shape - this is a good...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-25-2011, 03:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,286
Posted By P2ayc
http://www.autotrader.com/research/used-cars/index...

http://www.autotrader.com/research/used-cars/index.jsp

be a good place to start
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-26-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,092
Posted By P2ayc
Any bra except 3M's clear bra will soak the salt...

Any bra except 3M's clear bra will soak the salt in, not to mention there is a lot more sand & rocks in the winter that will get kicked up by trucks & hit your hood above the bra. I put it away for 4...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-01-2010, 01:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,389
Posted By P2ayc
I'm also in NH You can do a lot - or a little ...

I'm also in NH You can do a lot - or a little
I remove the battery & put it on a smart charger
I put carpet under the tires
I put Sea Foam in the fuel
That's all folks !
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-28-2010, 01:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,434
Posted By P2ayc
[QUOTE=tdebrabander;5579303]When storing my 1999...

[QUOTE=tdebrabander;5579303]When storing my 1999 Z3 for winter should I remove battery? Any other recommendations?[/QUOTE
If you have power where you store it - do the battery tender
If you don't...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-12-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By P2ayc
I had the frame break on me when I was supposidly...

I had the frame break on me when I was supposidly following the indstructions to put the top up manually & they wanted big $$ for the new one like you
I found an Indi that got one from a junkyard &...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-07-2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By P2ayc
http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.ph...

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=511035
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-20-2010, 02:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By P2ayc
There is obviously still something stuck in there...

There is obviously still something stuck in there - happened to me. Keep it closed & when you hit a couple of bumpy roads try it again, that's how mine finally freed up - couldn't see anything, but...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-17-2010, 02:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,887
Posted By P2ayc
If you have insurance they may cover it - usual...

If you have insurance they may cover it - usual cause of this motor failing is a clogged drain & water damage
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-17-2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,029
Posted By P2ayc
Same problem -motor gonzo - the unlatching is a...

Same problem -motor gonzo - the unlatching is a seperate motor-
There is a drain that clogs & the motor sits in water -
I claimed it on my insurance & they covered it minus deductable

don't...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-05-2010, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,229
Posted By P2ayc
I checked locally with canvas shops & can have...

I checked locally with canvas shops & can have one installed GAHH $1000. same material that is on there now

Look around -
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-03-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,279
Posted By P2ayc
Bring your oil plug to an autoparts store & they...

Bring your oil plug to an autoparts store & they will match it up with a self tapping plug
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