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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-16-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By bten
I would be interested also.

I would be interested also.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-14-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By bten
The buttons on the console on the one in the...

The buttons on the console on the one in the picture, show that the car has a power top. Manual tops were an option. The car should have two keys with buttons for lock, unlock and the trunk.
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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-14-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By bten
this might seam crazy, but go to a dealer and...

this might seam crazy, but go to a dealer and find out who they use. In the Houston area, may dealers can't get enough cars with leather. In particular, Camry's with leather are in short supply....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-11-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By bten
go to tirerack.com. See what tires are available...

go to tirerack.com. See what tires are available for your particular car. There are several runflats that are all season, I have the Bridgestone Potenza RE-960 run flats on my car right now and like...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-04-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By bten
Did you use her toothbrush? :p

Did you use her toothbrush? :p
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-24-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By bten
this is not common. three things to check, a...

this is not common. three things to check, a cracked expansion tank, leaking o-ring at the temperature sensor in the radiator hose (in front of the radiator), or a faulty radiator cap that is not...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-17-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By bten
There were issues with the passenger's seat...

There were issues with the passenger's seat sensing pad. I had mine replaced under warranty. You might try to get them to replace it for you even past warranty. Have them check past TSB's
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-07-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By bten
get rid of the run-flats......

get rid of the run-flats......
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-01-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By bten
What you are seeing with the traction control...

What you are seeing with the traction control light blinking is typical of putting different types of tires on the front vs. the back. Going with one type all around will make a world of difference.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-22-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By bten
+1 I did the same thing for a short period...

+1

I did the same thing for a short period of time. The front end was "floaty" and traction control went off all the time. I wonder if it is just the run flats or different tread design.

I...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-18-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By bten
+1 My O4 3.0 had a dipstick as well. I am...

+1

My O4 3.0 had a dipstick as well. I am pretty sure the 2.5 did also.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-17-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By bten
How cold was it? There was an issue with the oil...

How cold was it? There was an issue with the oil breather (or separator ) freezing up and causing the oil to blow out of the engine as.

Sorry I can't remember the details.. May be some one else...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-06-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,570
Posted By bten
I used a light oil (sewing machine type)

I used a light oil (sewing machine type)
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-04-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By bten
I like the trunk space in the E85, great for long...

I like the trunk space in the E85, great for long road trips!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-04-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By bten
Gray was also an option,

Gray was also an option,
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-20-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By bten
The latch above the storage is designed to be...

The latch above the storage is designed to be used with the manual roof. If you have a power roof, it serves no purpose.

The area between the visors on the top is for access to the latch if your...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-19-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By bten
I always felt the Z4 lost it's edge with the E89....

I always felt the Z4 lost it's edge with the E89. Looks like a 3 series front with a 6 series back. They really toned things down and softened things up. I think the E85 will be remembered as a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-19-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By bten
sounds like a problem with the seat sensors,...

sounds like a problem with the seat sensors, probably passenger side.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-16-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,519
Posted By bten
Impressive, what is the brand? Can it be...

Impressive, what is the brand? Can it be purchased in the US?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-10-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By bten
look just under the radiator, the liquid may be...

look just under the radiator, the liquid may be pooling on the brace running along the bottom of it.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-10-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By bten
Check the o-ring where the temp sensor plugs into...

Check the o-ring where the temp sensor plugs into the hose coming from the thermostat. (near radiator).

+1 on the expansion tank as well
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-30-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By bten
If that is the original expansion tank, consider...

If that is the original expansion tank, consider replacing it. It probably has a crack, you could save yourself a lot of pain in the future. The plastic expansion tank is a known weakness.
...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-29-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By bten
You could try a place like Fastenal, or a...

You could try a place like Fastenal, or a fastener supplier.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-29-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By bten
Check your alternator and battery first. a bad...

Check your alternator and battery first. a bad alternator or battery will cause things to light up like a Christmas tree.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-29-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By bten
There was also a service bulletin on the seat...

There was also a service bulletin on the seat sensor for the '03 and '04 models. It would trip and airbag light.
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