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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-13-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Clearancediver
Run away... Sent from my iPhone using...

Run away...


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-07-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By Clearancediver
If you are going to all the trouble to get to the...

If you are going to all the trouble to get to the water pump can't imagine not changing it...


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-07-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 771
Posted By Clearancediver
Ok... did some research Went down to BMW to...

Ok... did some research Went down to BMW to look at the oil filter caps as well as taking the cap off of my car to look. They didn't have an oil filter cap for my car in stock to compare against. ...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-02-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By Clearancediver
That is the SRS power connection. The wire that...

That is the SRS power connection. The wire that plugs in connects to the Battery Safety terminal/battery cable. I've had issues with it causing the airbag light to come on/fail to clear.

The pins...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-30-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 771
Posted By Clearancediver
Can y'all confirm which groove y'all put the oil cap gasket (o-ring)? Pic attached

The o-ring is too big if it refuses to fit down inside the aluminum housing.

dc_wright suggests you should lube the o-ring. It might fit then... likely not I'm suspecting as that is the filter...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-30-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 771
Posted By Clearancediver
Interesting picture.... my oil filter cap is...

Interesting picture.... my oil filter cap is original to my '04 3.0i.... I have no reason to believe otherwise.

It doesn't have that groove in the picture.... and when installed 3-4 threads from...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-30-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 771
Posted By Clearancediver
Despite what you state... the o-ring does end up...

Despite what you state... the o-ring does end up in the red position.... compressed between the lip of the cap and the lip of the filter housing.

The o-ring is the seal between these two...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-30-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 771
Posted By Clearancediver
You know that eventually....... the 0-ring ends...

You know that eventually....... the 0-ring ends up in the red position don't you?

Start with it in the blue position so that when the oil filter housing cap is torqued down the o-ring does not...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-28-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By Clearancediver
Heater not blowing hot air!

You may have an air bubble in the heater system. Take it for a run and watch the air temperature. Alternatively... jack up/elevate the front end so that the engine I front is higher than the rear....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-22-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By Clearancediver
Invest in a battery tender to keep battery...

Invest in a battery tender to keep battery charged and healthy. The battery slowly discharges as the car monitoring system is active even when the ignition is switched off.


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-14-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,560
Posted By Clearancediver
Buy the extra insurance for $10+........

Buy the extra insurance for $10+........
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-14-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,560
Posted By Clearancediver
$350 for that amp is cheap... new amp is $850-900...

$350 for that amp is cheap... new amp is $850-900 or so in US dollars. I paid in Canadian dollars so was much more expensive than that for me...

Take the cover off the amp and look for obvious...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-13-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,560
Posted By Clearancediver
That is a list of prior Amps that that your amp...

That is a list of prior Amps that that your amp replaced/superseded etc and therefore are compatible/should work....

The amps usually fail because of water damage.... my amp sits in the battery...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-13-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,560
Posted By Clearancediver
From realoem for your amplifier... ...

From realoem for your amplifier...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/part?id=BT53-USA-04-2004-E85-BMW-Z4_30i&mg=65&sg=25&diagId=65_1209&q=65126963304

I had to replace the same amp... so I feel...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-10-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,560
Posted By Clearancediver
Listen to dc_wright..... that amp won't work for...

Listen to dc_wright..... that amp won't work for the reasons stated (universal doesn't mean BMW). As well, is the used amp a direct part number replacement? That too is an issue... there are many...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-08-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By Clearancediver
If door membrane behind door panel is torn it...

If door membrane behind door panel is torn it will allow water from door/window to leak into car. The issue with the door gasket at the bottom of the door will is another cause. Two distinct issues...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-06-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By Clearancediver
Door membrane leak.... check/google this issue

Door membrane leak.... check/google this issue
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-27-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By Clearancediver
It's not installed in the car I take it... you've...

It's not installed in the car I take it... you've used extension wires to "bridge" the wires or its sitting on top of car and you are stretching wires to plug into pump...

Best guess... the micro...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-16-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By Clearancediver
All a matter of taste and feel. I put a leather...

All a matter of taste and feel. I put a leather one piece cover on my '04 Z and couldn't be happier. I like the feel of a thicker steering wheel over the feel of the original.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-11-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,596
Posted By Clearancediver
Have you run your VIN to see if the car is...

Have you run your VIN to see if the car is equipped with Bluetooth?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-07-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,649
Posted By Clearancediver
And if you want to fill up when the tank is 1/3...

And if you want to fill up when the tank is 1/3 full or some other variation.... how do you know "exactly" the amount of gallons required to fill the tank...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-05-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By Clearancediver
I googled it....using 2004 BMW fuse...

I googled it....using 2004 BMW fuse diagram...gave me this selection below which I choose

Learning to google issues will help you in the future...
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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-05-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By Clearancediver
I removed mine hen I checked/cleaned mine. They...

I removed mine hen I checked/cleaned mine. They trap debris which eventually causes them to not pass water effectively. They are difficult to see but if you jack up the car on the rear lift pads and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-02-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By Clearancediver
Ignition switch...Google it...

Ignition switch...Google it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-27-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By Clearancediver
Read this.... ...

Read this....

https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/3b7a4fe0-58d2-4357-a1bb-33fba06e6196

Explanation why it's not considered a safety issue....
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