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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-21-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By slip10
I had the same thing and it was driving me crazy....

I had the same thing and it was driving me crazy. I created a temporary fix by putting felt pads (the kind that go on a chair leg) between the top and the back ledge. They're black like the plastic...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-28-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By slip10
Shined it up but...

I'm now embarrassed I didn't clean the wheel wells... #wheelwellfail
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-31-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By slip10
Because I know you're all dieing to know, squeak...

Because I know you're all dieing to know, squeak has been resolved with a less than elegant solution. I put little felt "bumpers" where the top contacts the plastic behind the seats in the stowed...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-29-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By slip10
Thanks! I hadn't thought about the motor...

Thanks! I hadn't thought about the motor housing... So much to learn! Do you have any direction/pictures on how to get to it? The one thread I found had the pics deleted.

Appreciate it.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-29-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By slip10
Z4 Squeaky top

When driving my 08 Z4 3.0 si, I get a squeaky sound behind my right ear every time I go over a bump. I've been through the threads on removing the panel between the seats and fixing up with some...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-21-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 855
Posted By slip10
Just one more update that had a few people...

Just one more update that had a few people (including me) feel a little silly. Things were better with the MAF cleaning and the techron but still had the "stomp on it" hesitation. So, I took it in...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-13-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By slip10
Congrats on your purchase. For the Homelink, I...

Congrats on your purchase. For the Homelink, I used radarmirror.com to mod my existing mirror adding the Homelink buttons. I removed the mirror, sent it to him and got it back in about a week. Works...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-04-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 855
Posted By slip10
Cleaned the MAF today and replaced the air...

Cleaned the MAF today and replaced the air filter. All in all, performance seems much better. I will continue to monitor, still a little hesitation when I stomp on it from a dead stop, but less...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-30-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 855
Posted By slip10
I get the cleaning part. In my blissful...

I get the cleaning part. In my blissful ignorance, where do I locate the MAF in my Z4?

Thanks.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-30-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 855
Posted By slip10
Hi, been searching to find pics and links for...

Hi, been searching to find pics and links for cleaning the MAF specific to the z4 3.0si with no luck. The cleaning part looks easy I just want to be sure i get to it the right way. Any links you guys...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-29-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 855
Posted By slip10
Thanks for the advice. Techron it is!

Thanks for the advice. Techron it is!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-29-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 855
Posted By slip10
Revs and hesitation

Sometimes on a cold start the RPMs will fluctuate up and down by about 200. It goes away when the car warms up and seems to happen mostly on cold days. Also, when the car is warm and I stomp on the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-12-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By slip10
Not sure the owner cares. Large sole source in a...

Not sure the owner cares. Large sole source in a mid size city. Talked to some others in the dealer and they refer to parts as a "toothache." :rofl: Thankfully there's the internet for other...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-12-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By slip10
I know!! Sometimes they forget about the...

I know!! Sometimes they forget about the lifetime value of a customer! I've purchased 3 BMW's there, helped friends purchase 3 more there, and do my service there. Their service department has been...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-12-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By slip10
Perfect. A visit to the local hardware store and...

Perfect. A visit to the local hardware store and 59 cents has the problem solved. Now only if someone would teach the parts person at my local BMW dealer the meaning of customer service (aka, being...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-12-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By slip10
Now why didn't I think of that??? :) Pics...

Now why didn't I think of that??? :)

Pics are attached. You can see the square hole with the speed nut installed in the lower of the 2. Also, I included a sketch of the item from the install...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-11-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By slip10
OEM Wind Deflector Speed Nut

Installed the BMW oem wind deflector. All went well until I was putting the brackets in the trunk. The brackets come with 4 speed nuts that are inserted in to the holes in the trunk. One of the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-08-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By slip10
For once I feel lucky! Good call on the drains....

For once I feel lucky! Good call on the drains. Thanks.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-08-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By slip10
I'm good on the CPO. Bought the car at the end of...

I'm good on the CPO. Bought the car at the end of October and it pretty much went into storage. It's one deadline I actually beat!!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-08-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By slip10
First Service

Taking my relatively new to me 2008 Z4 3.0si in for it's first service (I've put about a 1,000 miles on it). Besides getting an oil change and a 4 wheel alignment, I'm also having them check...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-27-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By slip10
Welcome. Gonna' love it.

Welcome. Gonna' love it.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-24-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By slip10
Amen!

Amen!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-24-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By slip10
As much as the speed, it's the quickness. I...

As much as the speed, it's the quickness. I never thoutht the "40 hp" would make that much of a difference. Mostly, it just leaves a big grin on my face! :thumbup:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-23-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By slip10
Finally...

... Getting to play with my 08 3.0si I bought late last October. It's probably just the long winter, but this car feels much quicker and more powerful than my previous 07 3.0i. I spent part of the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-08-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By slip10
I have the BMW racks. Easy on and off and they...

I have the BMW racks. Easy on and off and they fit perfect. I bought them on eBay and about the same price as other brands.
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