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Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-15-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By jparnes1
I'm a Zaino guy too - it's the best. But after...

I'm a Zaino guy too - it's the best. But after you said "spray wax", I knew Zaino wasn't for you. It will be too much work for you.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-15-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By jparnes1
You can get the OEM cup holder from BMW, probably...

You can get the OEM cup holder from BMW, probably for not too much $.
Many people have put VMR wheels on their Zs.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-12-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By jparnes1
So white is a "weaker" paint? I would go with...

So white is a "weaker" paint? I would go with black then
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-10-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By jparnes1
Excuse me Mr. Dealer, can you tell me about the...

Excuse me Mr. Dealer, can you tell me about the pantographic roof electric actuators? LOL, are you kidding? Those guys know squat about the cars they sell.:rofl:
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-09-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By jparnes1
Correct, my mistake. the NA is unaffected by the...

Correct, my mistake. the NA is unaffected by the HPFP
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-08-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By jparnes1
The biggest issue is the high pressure fuel pump....

The biggest issue is the high pressure fuel pump. I can't imagine that this hasn't been replaced at this point in time as it was a frequent and well known problem. Ask the seller about it.. If it...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-04-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By jparnes1
^^^This is one of many reasons why you should...

^^^This is one of many reasons why you should never buy a car off-lease.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-03-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By jparnes1
If you buy a car like this, you're in for the...

If you buy a car like this, you're in for the whole ride. Upfront cost, maintenance and repairs, just like any car, but more so with this.
Will you have to fix it? YES. Will the repairs cost a...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-02-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By jparnes1
Seriously? You're asking if you should buy a Z4...

Seriously? You're asking if you should buy a Z4 in a Z4 forum? :rofl:
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-28-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,552
Posted By jparnes1
They look great in the beginning but my Alpine...

They look great in the beginning but my Alpine AE's failed after about a year (not the bulbs but the electronics). Others state that the color turns yellow over time. I went to LED AE's and I've...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-28-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By jparnes1
645/333...not a good idea to leave the suspension...

645/333...not a good idea to leave the suspension unsprung for a long time. The suspension is designed to support weight, not the opposite. Modern tires, especially RFT, are not prone to flat spots...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-25-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By jparnes1
You shouldn't run it for jsut a few minutes if...

You shouldn't run it for jsut a few minutes if it's been sitting idle since April. You should get it on the highway for about 30 minutes. As for the trickle charger, BMW makes one (but I think...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-17-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By jparnes1
I believe it is meant to be an indoors cover. ...

I believe it is meant to be an indoors cover. It's not waterproof for one thing.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-11-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By jparnes1
You can use a VIN decoder like...

You can use a VIN decoder like http://www.bmw-z1.com/VIN/VINdecode-e.cgi but that won't tell you all the options. It lists other details about the car.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-31-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By jparnes1
rmorin, search on you tube and you'll find 1,...

rmorin, search on you tube and you'll find 1, maybe 2 diy's for doing the rear pads with the electric parking brake. It can be done.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-28-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By jparnes1
They come with the type of tire that is...

They come with the type of tire that is appropriate for the car. Not too many people run these cars in the snow, but if you gotta, you gotta. Just watch out that you dont' bottom out in snow banks!
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-27-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By jparnes1
No reason you can't mount 17" snows, but you'll...

No reason you can't mount 17" snows, but you'll need 17" rims
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-27-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By jparnes1
Yes, just push them with your hand.

Yes, just push them with your hand.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-27-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By jparnes1
I guess this extension applies only to the N52...

I guess this extension applies only to the N52 engine?
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-24-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By jparnes1
This is the E89 forum, not the E85.

This is the E89 forum, not the E85.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-17-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By jparnes1
Waiting is the hardest part. Congrats on the ED....

Waiting is the hardest part. Congrats on the ED. I loved my Ed and hope to do it again.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-13-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By jparnes1
I don't know of a buying guide, but this forum or...

I don't know of a buying guide, but this forum or www.zpost.com is filled with Z enthusiasts who will gladly give you they're (varied) opinions. Here's mine:

First of all, since you're not...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-07-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By jparnes1
If anyone lives in upstate NY (Rochester, Buffalo...

If anyone lives in upstate NY (Rochester, Buffalo areas), I am the area rep and would be glad to talk to you about what we do. My group has grown quite a bit over the last few years and we have had...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-07-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By jparnes1
If anyone lives in upstate NY (Rochester, Buffalo...

If anyone lives in upstate NY (Rochester, Buffalo areas), I am the area rep and would be glad to talk to you about what we do. My group has grown quite a bit over the last few years and we have had...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-07-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By jparnes1
If anyone lives in upstate NY (Rochester, Buffalo...

If anyone lives in upstate NY (Rochester, Buffalo areas), I am the area rep and would be glad to talk to you about what we do. My group has grown quite a bit over the last few years and we have had...
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