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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Today, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By chickdr
If the rear tires are new and you just got the...

If the rear tires are new and you just got the car, why not just replace the fronts with the same tires? They were probably not worn out so the dealer saved $$$ by leaving them. I would certainly...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Today, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By chickdr
Even the roadster is plenty stiff. I wouldn't...

Even the roadster is plenty stiff. I wouldn't recommend it. The Z4 was designed very well in this regard.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-24-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By chickdr
I would advise saving your money as the Z4 coupe...

I would advise saving your money as the Z4 coupe is so stiff from the factory that a strut bar isn't necessary. Unless you want it for cosmetic reasons....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-15-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,046
Posted By chickdr
BMW has dumped Castrol for Shell(which are what...

BMW has dumped Castrol for Shell(which are what the bottles above have in them):

http://www.bimmerfile.com/2014/11/10/bmw-choses-shell-official-motor-oil/

So your quest resumes....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-14-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By chickdr
PDR is amazing in my experience. I had them take...

PDR is amazing in my experience. I had them take two very minor dents out of my gas door and trunk. Can't even tell they were there.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-14-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By chickdr
In looking at the link you provided it appears...

In looking at the link you provided it appears you asked if they would make some for your Z4. If they do it please be sure to tell us how they fit and if you are happy. Others may ask in the future.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-14-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By chickdr
I don't think carbon fiber will help if you are...

I don't think carbon fiber will help if you are actually hitting the road. They used to make a clear plastic piece for the bottom of the Z4 bumper: http://www.roadstersolutions.com/product290.html...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-13-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By chickdr
That came out REALLY well. Now get some lamin-x...

That came out REALLY well. Now get some lamin-x film to keep them that way!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-12-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By chickdr
I would talk to a body shop, or PDR guy about it.

I would talk to a body shop, or PDR guy about it.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-10-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By chickdr
If the cable is white is isn't OEM BMW. I have...

If the cable is white is isn't OEM BMW. I have the OEM iPod hookup and the cable is black. It works(charges/plays) with my ancient 30gb IPod Video and a newer 8GB iPod Touch I just acquired as...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-09-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By chickdr
Here is a direct link to the pic of the elbow. ...

Here is a direct link to the pic of the elbow. http://realoem.com/bmw/showphoto.do?id=61211377835
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-20-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By chickdr
I don't think the face comes off. You can remove...

I don't think the face comes off. You can remove the whole radio by taking the vents on top out then you can get to the screws to remove the radio. It could be that there is an access slot on top...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-20-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By chickdr
Prices keep going up. The other thread said...

Prices keep going up. The other thread said 89.00 each for the supports now it will be 112.00 each.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-19-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By chickdr
I thought all of the Z4 motors had MAF's. Maybe...

I thought all of the Z4 motors had MAF's. Maybe not?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-17-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By chickdr
I do mine every 2yrs. I can't agree with the...

I do mine every 2yrs. I can't agree with the lifetime rating.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-17-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By chickdr
I would check the MAF. Could need cleaning, or...

I would check the MAF. Could need cleaning, or replacement. There are other possibilities too I am sure others will chime in with.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-15-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,184
Posted By chickdr
Can't say I have.

Can't say I have.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-14-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,184
Posted By chickdr
They look great. I highly recommend you get some...

They look great. I highly recommend you get some Laminx protection to hopefully prevent them getting foggy again: http://www.lamin-x.com/BMW-Z4-Z4M-06-08-Headlight-Covers-p/b509.htm

I have them...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-14-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By chickdr
Here you go: ...

Here you go: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=4541497&postcount=5
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-13-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,184
Posted By chickdr
Great news! How about a photo?

Great news! How about a photo?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-10-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 734
Posted By chickdr
Another vote for the NTP! I did about 150 miles...

Another vote for the NTP! I did about 150 miles of it from Nashville to just across the MS line last year on my CBR250. I will say the TN/AL sections are a lot more scenic than the part of MS I...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-08-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By chickdr
Seafoam is also a good product. Do you mean it...

Seafoam is also a good product. Do you mean it isn't driven much? Being outside of a garage shouldn't have any effect.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-07-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By chickdr
You also need to make sure it is the correct...

You also need to make sure it is the correct weight oil if you got it at a dealer. Non BMW places may not care about the 10W60 requirement for the S54. I would probably just go ahead and change the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-04-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,184
Posted By chickdr
My friend had it done at Sam's for about the same...

My friend had it done at Sam's for about the same price and was very happy.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-02-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By chickdr
http://drcolorchip.com/?gclid=Cj0KEQiA3bymBRC19IrD...

http://drcolorchip.com/?gclid=Cj0KEQiA3bymBRC19IrD7O_NrYsBEiQAb2dpAxcmfxaGpCnnZ11Yrh7-ig4i2dmu829qR-i2FxB6_M0aArJw8P8HAQ
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