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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-20-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By shipkiller
Yes. Same unit from 2003 to 2008.

Yes. Same unit from 2003 to 2008.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-18-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,045
Posted By shipkiller
It takes 12 lbs. of pressure to activate the seat...

It takes 12 lbs. of pressure to activate the seat mat. I doubt most small bags have enough weight to activate the mat, if this is so, then they do not have enough weight to damage it....

It is...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-14-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By shipkiller
Most likely, its not a bolts issue... I could...

Most likely, its not a bolts issue... I could just a non-threatening, non-engine destruction Vano's rattle.

Read more here: http://www.beisansystems.com/procedures/s54_vanos_rattle_procedure.htm
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-13-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By shipkiller
The S54 Vanos bolt issue 'normally' can be heard...

The S54 Vanos bolt issue 'normally' can be heard or is the most prevalent around 3000RPM. It will sound like 'marbles in a can'.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-03-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By shipkiller
The vanos seals issue was fixed in the very late...

The vanos seals issue was fixed in the very late 2005 model year. ALL vanos before this have a vanos seal issue because the seal material uses was not Viton, which caused seal degradation.

For...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-30-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By shipkiller
The spacers may not have been glued to the hub. ...

The spacers may not have been glued to the hub. It may have corroded onto the hub.

This is an issue with some of the spacers that have been left on the hub for long periods of time without...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-28-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By shipkiller
Pull the spacers out first and see what happens...

Pull the spacers out first and see what happens then.

A 25mm spacer is really big, and if they are not 'hub centric' then vibration issues will come about.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-26-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 741
Posted By shipkiller
Really, I will have to check that out and...

Really,

I will have to check that out and try some experimentation.... :thumbup:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-26-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 741
Posted By shipkiller
Disregard.

Disregard.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-26-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 741
Posted By shipkiller
I am not trying to sound argumentative, but if...

I am not trying to sound argumentative, but if you have INPA set up properly on a laptop, how/why would you not know this?????

When I setup my first INPA laptop, one of the first things I did was...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-25-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 741
Posted By shipkiller
The TPMS is supposed to error out (light the...

The TPMS is supposed to error out (light the light) at nine percent pressure loss. Since the wheel sensors are not a precision unit, there will be some play with that number.

Additionally, the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-24-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 741
Posted By shipkiller
Correct, the fender liner is removed. It only...

Correct, the fender liner is removed. It only takes a little less than six minutes to remove the liner. The only thing that has to be removed first is the wheel.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-24-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 741
Posted By shipkiller
enzed4 has a 2008 model year car, which will have...

enzed4 has a 2008 model year car, which will have TPMS sensors. Impreza276's car, being a 2007, 'might' have TPMS sensors.
I do not remember what the cut off date was when BMW switched the DSC...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-24-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 741
Posted By shipkiller
As someone who has spent a lot of time in...

As someone who has spent a lot of time in NCSExpert, I do not think you can 'disable' the TPMS. On your model year of car, the TPMS is a subset of the DSC system.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-22-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By shipkiller
Yes, I do know what it says. I also know what is...

Yes, I do know what it says. I also know what is reality....

If you do a search on the three big Z4 forums on 'Aux input', you will see many 2006 cars did not come with that feature. But it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-22-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By shipkiller
Try looking under the dash on the removable...

Try looking under the dash on the removable access panel. The 2006 model year cars did not come with an AUX input as standard equipment, but as optional equipement. That came in the 07 MY and above.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-21-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 703
Posted By shipkiller
"Shakes head, walked away"...

"Shakes head, walked away"...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-19-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By shipkiller
If you driver harder, burn fuel faster, then the...

If you driver harder, burn fuel faster, then the inspection counter counts down at a faster rate.... My inspection one was at 22K. My inspection two was at 39K. I expect my next inspection, which...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-18-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By shipkiller
S54 Valve Adjustments are not mileage based. For...

S54 Valve Adjustments are not mileage based. For some reason, this fallacy will not die....

S54 valve adjustments are conditioned based. Meaning that it is performed at every inspection 1 and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-16-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 703
Posted By shipkiller
OK children. Lets not let this degrade into a...

OK children. Lets not let this degrade into a troll fest.....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-14-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 703
Posted By shipkiller
Does this help:

Does this help:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-09-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By shipkiller
Well, considering there is no 'head light relay"...

Well, considering there is no 'head light relay" in the circuit, that bit of troubleshooting advice will not work.

Both Xenon and Halogen lights are driven directly from the Light Switch Center...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-31-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By shipkiller
Open the hood (bonnet) and look just behind each...

Open the hood (bonnet) and look just behind each head light assembly, straight down. You will see two white, plastic adjustment screws. One is for X axis and one is for Y axis.
For one of them,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-31-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By shipkiller
That's a pretty broad brush...... M54...

That's a pretty broad brush......

M54 engines do not have an 'electric water pump'...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-28-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By shipkiller
I would pull the Light Control Module (LCM) and...

I would pull the Light Control Module (LCM) and the Instrument cluster and make SURE they are completely dry. Then pull the Multifunction Switch assemblies off the steering wheel and dry them out. ...
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