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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Yesterday, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By ShakyDog
It is the manual top release. If you need to...

It is the manual top release. If you need to manually close the top this plays a key in that process. I know after a certain year they did nothing.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-01-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By ShakyDog
What is the torque setting for the brace bolts? I...

What is the torque setting for the brace bolts? I was going to tighten those this winter.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-04-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By ShakyDog
Do a quick test, when you hear the hum, stop and...

Do a quick test, when you hear the hum, stop and turn off the car, remove the gas cap, but be careful as it will most likely be under pressure. Put the gas cap back on and see if the noise is still...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-30-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,760
Posted By ShakyDog
When on a call have you adjusted the volume up on...

When on a call have you adjusted the volume up on the wheel/stereo? Just a thought...

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-23-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 738
Posted By ShakyDog
Can you just code the car to use the Canadian...

Can you just code the car to use the Canadian DRLs that use the normal head lights?

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-18-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,448
Posted By ShakyDog
I just did the switch from RFT to normal tires...

I just did the switch from RFT to normal tires and at first, I was a bit disappointed. I have 17" wheels and the sport package. I noticed a bit of tire roll in tight turns that I had never had with...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-26-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By ShakyDog
It is an aid to warn you that the roadways may be...

It is an aid to warn you that the roadways may be frozen and slick. I always scares the hell out of me. I is always fun to back out of the garage, drop the top and then a ways down the road it beeps...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-22-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,013
Posted By ShakyDog
This is why I take bagels or doughnuts to my...

This is why I take bagels or doughnuts to my local BMW dealership/service every so often. Things work better when all are happy :-)

They do not see me as often as they did when there were three...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-22-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,013
Posted By ShakyDog
Before I purchased mine the sales guy ran one for...

Before I purchased mine the sales guy ran one for me. I even had him run two more for others that were looking at BMWs to purchase that were not on his lot. Develop a relationship with someone at the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-17-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,190
Posted By ShakyDog
"One question I ask when they make an offer is...

"One question I ask when they make an offer is "show me where I can buy a car similar to what I had for the amount you are offering..." "

This is the one I always love, I asked them to do this...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-16-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By ShakyDog
What tires? Are they the same brand front and...

What tires? Are they the same brand front and rear? Are they the same tread? Same type run flat or normal?

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-15-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,190
Posted By ShakyDog
Be sure to get a lawyer and be sure to get...

Be sure to get a lawyer and be sure to get diminished value, if your state allows for diminished value. I tried to work with their insurance and even after a lawyer they did not want to recognize the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-02-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,003
Posted By ShakyDog
The tire diameter, compound, weight and tread may...

The tire diameter, compound, weight and tread may cause the DCS to kick-in unnecessarily.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-27-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,896
Posted By ShakyDog
What are the specifics on your Roadster? Color...

What are the specifics on your Roadster? Color Exterior\interior, seats, packages?

You may have a buyer here already :-) You never know.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-27-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,832
Posted By ShakyDog
My 3.0i manual gets between 27 and 31 MPG on both...

My 3.0i manual gets between 27 and 31 MPG on both and is not off by as much as yours, But my Speedo used to be off by about 5 MPH and now it is dead-on after a tire change. I should check and see if...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-20-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 668
Posted By ShakyDog
When my X3 was in the shop, my choices were a...

When my X3 was in the shop, my choices were a Durango or a Jeep Patriot. I did not want to drive a Dodge or pay for the gas to feed the Dodge. Ended up taking the Jeep and regreted it right off the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-23-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By ShakyDog
Shipkiller, how dry inside is a modern day sub? I...

Shipkiller, how dry inside is a modern day sub? I see the movies of subs leaking and what not, but then I guess when was the last time a US sub was attacked? Just wondering.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-24-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,244
Posted By ShakyDog
I did the Continental Extreme Contact DW, because...

I did the Continental Extreme Contact DW, because I was too cheap to do the Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 or PSS not sure which one anymore. So far I am not disapointed. I almost got all four tires for...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-23-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,104
Posted By ShakyDog
I should also note, that she is on 17" shoes, not...

I should also note, that she is on 17" shoes, not 18". So there is a bit more sidewall.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-22-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,104
Posted By ShakyDog
I too have noticed that my rock solid go-cart...

I too have noticed that my rock solid go-cart like cornering is different. I do think it is decreasing as I drive. I put it up to the sidewalls on the runflats were so stif, that I would ASSuME that...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-04-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,449
Posted By ShakyDog
I am shocked that the OP owns a Z4 that he has...

I am shocked that the OP owns a Z4 that he has not changed to oil and wants to trade it off for a Porsche or Corvette so soon. Personally, I would drive the Z4 until the wheels fell of as it was a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-18-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By ShakyDog
Is this a Canadian Z4? I think the Halos don't...

Is this a Canadian Z4? I think the Halos don't meet Canada's definition of DRLs.

Steve
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By ShakyDog
Newer Samsung phones will not work with the AUX...

Newer Samsung phones will not work with the AUX port due to an impedance or OHMs issue. Just FYI not sure if this is your issue or not.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-27-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By ShakyDog
But, avoid replacing the tires with non-matching...

But, avoid replacing the tires with non-matching tires. The DSC will go haywire. So do not mix runflat and normal tires or I have even read different brands front and rear.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-23-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,609
Posted By ShakyDog
I have a Roadster Solutions armrest in Imola Red...

I have a Roadster Solutions armrest in Imola Red that I purchased used from here or the other Z forum. I never installed it as placing it where it needs to be does affect my shifting. If anyone wants...
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