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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-13-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 797
Posted By Living Dead
I purchased a set of Pirelli P-Zero Nero all...

I purchased a set of Pirelli P-Zero Nero all season (M&S) RFTs to replace my summer tires and could not be happier with the performance from April through November.

I still use a dedicated winter...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-27-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,053
Posted By Living Dead
My bottom of the line 2006 3.0i has no options...

My bottom of the line 2006 3.0i has no options except the dream red interior, power top, although I've never seen one with out power unless you count the ones like mine that don't work anymore, again...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-23-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,200
Posted By Living Dead
The Z is my Daily Driver and usually stays...

The Z is my Daily Driver and usually stays outside, the picture is with the snow tires and black rims to hide the brake dust I can't clean off in the winter.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-21-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,053
Posted By Living Dead
I'm sure there are many women who own Z4s but I...

I'm sure there are many women who own Z4s but I doubt there are many who feel the need to join a discussion board and hang out with a bunch of guys who obsess over their cars more than they do their...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-16-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,053
Posted By Living Dead
The way the car was running when it threw the...

The way the car was running when it threw the code I didn't question the cost as I was happy to have it fixed on a Sunday 20 miles away from home, now that I've checked the prices they could have at...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-16-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,053
Posted By Living Dead
I've reached the age where I would rather someone...

I've reached the age where I would rather someone else got their hands dirty. :D
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-16-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,053
Posted By Living Dead
Yes, parts, labor and BMW owners surcharge.

Yes, parts, labor and BMW owners surcharge.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-15-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,053
Posted By Living Dead
The plugs were replace but I hadn't thought of...

The plugs were replace but I hadn't thought of the plug boot, I'll check it out, thanks :thumbup:. This is actually the second hydraulic motor, the first one was replaced after a long back and forth...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-14-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,053
Posted By Living Dead
I am 50 now but purchased my 2006 3.0i when I was...

I am 50 now but purchased my 2006 3.0i when I was 45 (after a personal tragedy), my trade in was a 2003 Altima 3.5SE which I purchased when I sold my 1989 Mustang GT which I purchased new in 1989....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-24-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 725
Posted By Living Dead
I recently got her a CPO 2011 A5 to replace her...

I recently got her a CPO 2011 A5 to replace her 2008 Maxima that got totaled last April (I had just paid it off two months earlier) and she loves it so she'll be OK with whatever I get since Audi...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-24-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 725
Posted By Living Dead
Thanks, these intermittent problems are tough to...

Thanks, these intermittent problems are tough to diagnose and I am about ready to throw in the towel as I've spent a whole years worth of car payments in the last 3 months and there are at least...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-24-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 725
Posted By Living Dead
Thank you for the suggestion most of the current...

Thank you for the suggestion most of the current problems are electrical to some extent but I'm no mechanic, how would I know it is the alternator for sure? It is very intermittent.

My mechanic...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-23-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 725
Posted By Living Dead
My 2006 3.0i does exactly the same thing, only...

My 2006 3.0i does exactly the same thing, only when in gear while stopped, revs would drop from 750 to 400 and back up a couple times and then not happen again for weeks or months.

Then it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-15-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,207
Posted By Living Dead
They are the same people who will also pay $100...

They are the same people who will also pay $100 to have the dealer fill their tires with nitrogen. :rolleyes:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-05-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By Living Dead
When my top broke the first time it took a number...

When my top broke the first time it took a number of tries to finally release the hydraulic pressure by pulling the red handle in the trunk, it does not pull out more than about 1/8-1/4 inch when it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-27-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By Living Dead
He replaced the gasket, probably didn't use...

He replaced the gasket, probably didn't use genuine BMW parts but as long as it doesn't leak I am OK with it.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-27-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By Living Dead
I had the same problem last year, I was surprised...

I had the same problem last year, I was surprised when my mechanic only charged me $125 to fix the valve cover gasket, I was expecting the usual $1,000+ bill whenever I pull into a service station.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-26-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By Living Dead
I found that a damp, high quality microfiber...

I found that a damp, high quality microfiber cloth works well, I apply the product, let it sit for about 10 minutes then wipe off with a clean damp microfiber towel and I get a nice black without any...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-26-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 55,679
Posted By Living Dead
Yesterday the top of my 2006 3.0i reached the...

Yesterday the top of my 2006 3.0i reached the windshield everything stopped and I could not raise or lower it, nothing, just a flashing red light.

I pulled the red handle and lowered the top, the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-23-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Living Dead
Glad it worked :thumbup: happy motoring :drive:

Glad it worked :thumbup: happy motoring :drive:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-23-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Living Dead
I had the same problem and the top was stuck in...

I had the same problem and the top was stuck in the down position for a day, I finally had someone help me lift the top while I pulled on the handle, it required a harder pull on the handle than I...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-05-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Living Dead
I had a squeaky sound behind my left ear, it...

I had a squeaky sound behind my left ear, it sounded like styrofoam cups being rubbed together.

I eventually narrowed it down to the roll hoop covers.

I heard that graphite sprayed into the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-11-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,182
Posted By Living Dead
I purchased my CPO 2006 3.0i in 2009 for $25K...

I purchased my CPO 2006 3.0i in 2009 for $25K with 39K on the odo. The only options are dream red interior, power top (like one with out power really exists) and auto trans (an option I wish the car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,389
Posted By Living Dead
I was considering getting out of my Z-4 but...

I was considering getting out of my Z-4 but discovered a good indie and realized the problem was not the car but the dealership "service" the final straw was their insistence that I pay $90 to put...
Forum: The Detail Department 03-08-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 388
Posted By Living Dead
Let the OCD begin!

This has been a horrible winter, my black 2006 Z4 is a mess. I just purchase a Griot's 6" ROP base kit from Detailer's Domain. I can't wait for warmer weather to get started!
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