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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-13-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,474
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Top Down Music

No top down play list is complete without Jimmy Buffett's 'It's a Rag Top Day'.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-08-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,124
Posted By TennesseeZ4
1 Top

Build date is April of 2003. I am second owner, got it at 51K five years ago and now at 65K. Top motor went out in first year I owned it (car would have been nine years old); replaced under...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-25-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Looks Like This

Here is what they look like on my 2003.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-24-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Side Covers

I trolled e bay for about six months and finally a set came up. Got them, like new with a cover. Good luck with the search, as I have a great number of people that come up to my car and really like...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-24-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 974
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Six Pack User

I use them all. Generally a weekend car, but with the rural roads in Tennessee, the mountains and the interstates, all six gears get a workout. I will add that in my years of manual transmission...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-11-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By TennesseeZ4
"It's a policeman . . . ."

Ex-SCCA racer, and long time sports car guy. Got the bug for another sports car about five years ago, and the wife and I set out one day to see what I could fit in (6'3", 265 lbs.). Narrowed the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-06-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,473
Posted By TennesseeZ4

I have my shocks checked each year, and to date, they are still within spec. My car is a 2003 with 67K miles, driven about 5K per year. No on track time with this car, but i tend to drive the car...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-06-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,072
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Car Gurus

Check and see what that 'vintage' Z4 is being advertised for. THey have primarily dealer cars, but also pull from individuals. You can also use the site to plug in the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-14-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,601
Posted By TennesseeZ4

Being a ZedHead can be addictive. But a lot of fun. Be sure and post some photos! Enjoy the drive! :drive:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-12-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,749
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Run Flats??????

I dumped the run flats also, went with Michelin Pilot SS, and the car was vastly improved, no more tram lining, lessened 'jolting' over bumps, and an extremely confident stance when cornering and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-18-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 22,265
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Mini Van Blues

All those who miss the mini van, form a line to the left: all those who miss shifting gears and taking apexs, form a line to the right. I gotta believe that the line to the left will be a bit...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-09-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,386
Posted By TennesseeZ4
SCCA Track Night

Go to the SCCA Tracknight website, they have renewed it for 2016. See if there is an event near you, register and go. All you need is a car of reasonable mechanical competency, a helmet, and some...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-09-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,563
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Welcome to the Z World

When you drop the top on a warm spring afternoon, and let the 3.0 wind up, you will encounter why we all seem to have an affinity for this car. Revs, wind = damn nice! Welcome to our world! Enjoy.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-22-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By TennesseeZ4
You Folks Rock!

I have to say, I am a user of this forum. From knowledge sharing on MP3, to battery change over, to TM mounts, to wheels / tires, to suspension, to tops, to what ever, this forum is really fortunate...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-19-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By TennesseeZ4

I have to say, the way the light plays off of the lines on the car, in this color, keeps entertaining. The amazing thing is that this a thirteen year old car! But it gets a clay bar once a year,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-14-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By TennesseeZ4

Check on the main threads page, upper right hand corner of the topics / threads, and note the word SEARCH. Click on that an type in Battery Change and you will generate a number of responses.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-04-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,811
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Buffett Line

Or I am reminded of that baird Jimmy Buffett who opined that 'some kids now spend more on a pair of tennis shoes than I did on my first car!' Which was my case as well.

Now about that growing...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-01-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By TennesseeZ4
+1 on the Michelin PSS

Awesome tire that really enhances the experience of the Z4. Love mine.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-01-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,811
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Tire Choice Resource

Don't see this in any of the streams, but on you can input your parameters on your car model with your tire needs / desires / price range, etc., and their selection tool is a good...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-07-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,379
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Oh Yeah!

Wicked good looks for that combo. Very well played.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-03-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,311
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Fuel Type

I noticed a difference in my mileage when I went to different fuels. My car performs best, and gets the best mileage with either Chevron or Shell hi-test fuel. I also drop some Techron in about...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-03-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By TennesseeZ4
New Owner - Common Thread

Welcome to the rag top world. Suggest you do a search of this forum for a complete list of topics related to this top issue, but here is a link I copied from a thread started in 2009 by SK.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-01-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By TennesseeZ4

That is one fine looking car if I do say so myself! My neighbor has a Boxster and we take rides in the country and trade off for a time period. I have to say, I would not trade my Z4 for the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-04-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,987
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Thanks! It is box stock, still has the airbag...

Thanks! It is box stock, still has the airbag warning sticker on the dash. I plan to keep it original, as there may not be many of those around! And it is the first year model of the Z4 with all...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-01-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,987
Posted By TennesseeZ4
2003 w/ 64K

I tend to be overboard with maintenance, just doing the tranny and rear end fluids this winter; brake and clutch fluid every two years, along with the radiator flush. Replaced the convertible top...
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