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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-14-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By ZEEBOY
I had this problem on my '03 Z4...

I had this problem on my '03 Z4 initially....seems like I experimented with moving the seat backwards and also adjusted the seat back rake until I found a "sweet spot"...four years later I do not...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-04-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 668
Posted By ZEEBOY
I have used an ozone generator in several cars...

I have used an ozone generator in several cars for protracted periods of time over the years with no noticeable deterioration of plastic parts...just say'in.
Not sure it belongs here but I will...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-30-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,035
Posted By ZEEBOY
Paul...really glad you solved your problem by...

Paul...really glad you solved your problem by purchasing another differential. My question is this...has anyone ever successfully FIXED an existing differential that was on their vehicle? So many...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-24-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By ZEEBOY
I am sure a certain percentage of axles left the...

I am sure a certain percentage of axles left the supplier and arrived at BMW assembly plant properly set up...in my opinion the vast majority did not. The answer may be as simple as what setup person...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-23-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By ZEEBOY
I have owned four Z3's....one 4 cylinder and...

I have owned four Z3's....one 4 cylinder and three 6 cylinders....they all had differential noise...BMW simply never addressed this supplier issue.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-21-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By ZEEBOY
Moth balls or moth ball cakes will do the trick...

Moth balls or moth ball cakes will do the trick if placed strategically. Moth balls inserted in old socks or your wife's old hose and tied off will repel the rodents. You can place these around the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-20-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,035
Posted By ZEEBOY
Congratulations Paul...I hope you purchased a...

Congratulations Paul...I hope you purchased a lottery ticket the same day you swapped axles...grin
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-08-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By ZEEBOY
I had this problem on my Z3 coupe when I...

I had this problem on my Z3 coupe when I purchased it a few years ago...the way I solved it was to use nothing but a top tier gas (shell) at every fill up. After each fill up the gas gauge would...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-06-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By ZEEBOY
Tmkbabycar asked for differential and gearbox...

Tmkbabycar asked for differential and gearbox recommendations..
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By ZEEBOY
Drui85, your car should be putting out around...

Drui85, your car should be putting out around 14.2 volts while running.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-13-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By ZEEBOY
Z3 Coupe CD changer issue

I started getting a "disc error" reading on my cd43 radio a couple months ago when I tried to activate the cd changer. The regular CD player in the radio worked fine. I first swapped out the cd43...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-12-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,297
Posted By ZEEBOY
Mercurypro....I tried PMing you...can you post...

Mercurypro....I tried PMing you...can you post the BMW phone # that you called? Also the name of the person you are dealing with?
thanks....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-02-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By ZEEBOY
Looks like the 2 sensors located on the brake MC...

Looks like the 2 sensors located on the brake MC are the main culprit...here is a very good thread discussion that explains it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-02-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By ZEEBOY
Just keeping this thread alive and...

Just keeping this thread alive and updating....typically when I start the car after sitting for a while, the brake/dsc lights do not come on...until I have driven for about 15 minutes...xspook, any...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-29-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By ZEEBOY
I have ruled the battery out as a potential...

I have ruled the battery out as a potential cause. Battery reads 12.5 volts static with the engine off. With the engine at idle, voltmeter reads 14.1 volts across the terminals.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-29-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By ZEEBOY
My battery is 6 months old and has high cca..no...

My battery is 6 months old and has high cca..no obvious issues with it...I will put my volt meter on it later today to make sure...
Xspook, what sensors are you referring too? TPMS or are there...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-29-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By ZEEBOY
Xspook, we also have a 2003 2.5, with 71k...

Xspook, we also have a 2003 2.5, with 71k miles...our car started doing the exact same thing two days ago! I looked it up in the owners manual and it says there is a problem with the dynamic...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-26-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By ZEEBOY
My suggestion would be to remove the cup holder...

My suggestion would be to remove the cup holder assembly and determine what is broken....I have repaired both sides of mine and they now work fine. This is hard to do, but to prevent breakage in the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-24-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,297
Posted By ZEEBOY
This may be the answer to this riddle. BMW and...

This may be the answer to this riddle. BMW and others announced today a major problem with the Japanese airbags they use deploying at random...going back at least to 2001...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-24-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,297
Posted By ZEEBOY
Mercurypro, let us know how this plays out...

Mercurypro, let us know how this plays out...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-22-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,297
Posted By ZEEBOY
Happened to me last December but mine was the...

Happened to me last December but mine was the drivers steering wheel. Our car only had 70k miles on it. I removed the airbag, repaired and re-installed the hub and center logo. I have put a few...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-19-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By ZEEBOY
I understand what roadside assistance told you,...

I understand what roadside assistance told you, but they do not always get it right. Before going the starter route, have you tried charging the battery, or better yet, jump starting the car? If the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-05-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By ZEEBOY
The lug bolts on your Z4 are 17mm. Monitor your...

The lug bolts on your Z4 are 17mm. Monitor your tire pressure every time you get into your car until you get the leak issue resolved. If you drive on a deflated tire and then inflate it, you can...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-15-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,078
Posted By ZEEBOY
Before purchasing four years ago...I first test...

Before purchasing four years ago...I first test drove our 2003 Z4 (2.5 auto)...the first thing I noticed was that "center wiggle" (kind of feels like the driver is not steering the car, the steering...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-12-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Z4 Roadster (E85) Seat Back Covers Falling Off?
Views: 2,236
Posted By ZEEBOY
Thought I would pass along my recent experience...

Thought I would pass along my recent experience with the problem of the seat backs falling off...I threw in my experience on this thread 1.5 years ago, and until now the backs on both seats were...
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