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Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-19-2013, 04:06 AM
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Views: 128
Posted By brock5ga
FS: 2 Bridgestone RE050A 225 40 18 Tires Used Approx. Half Tread $180

Pair of used Bridgestone Potenza RE050A Run Flat Tires with no repairs taken off the front of my 03 Z4. I switched to non run flat when the rear tires needed replacement and these are still in good...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-05-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By brock5ga
My understanding is you should just be able to...

My understanding is you should just be able to pull the red handle and bypass the hydraulics. That being said, mine went out also. I believe the release on the hydraulic motor ends up rusting and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-17-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By brock5ga
This is what I was looking for. I could swear...

This is what I was looking for. I could swear that the rear tires were practically brand new also when I purchased it. Never pay them much attention since you can't really see the tread. I used...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-17-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By brock5ga
Went ahead and ordered 4 Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2's....

Went ahead and ordered 4 Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2's. Should be in this week. Will try to go in and install BC Coilovers and tires next week on my day off. Will check and set alignment to specs then.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-16-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By brock5ga
The tracking and the wet traction from the front...

The tracking and the wet traction from the front are horrible since the tires have hit about half life and we have been bombarded with rain all year long. Just trying to save a few bucks. Top motor...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-15-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By brock5ga
Tire Wear Even Front to Rear?

03 Z4 3.0i Sport Package. Put on lift last week for oil change to find 2 bald rear tires. Purchased vehicle @ 12k miles ago. Negotiated front tires when purchased. Currently has oe run flats on...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-11-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By brock5ga
The manual only shows the locking pin. The 2...

The manual only shows the locking pin. The 2 options I see are to connect a chain to the engine to remove it from the stand and install the flywheel, then proceed with the alignment. You can remove...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-14-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 2
Z4 Roadster (E85) Color code location?
Views: 629
Posted By brock5ga
Open the hood and look where the bottom of the...

Open the hood and look where the bottom of the hood support on the drivers side mounts. Should be a tag right below it.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 04-01-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By brock5ga
The CAN Bus is not a module, it just refers to...

The CAN Bus is not a module, it just refers to the communication line that the modules talk over. The wiring may be part of the wiring harness, part of a printed circuit as those used in the...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 03-30-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By brock5ga
CAN Bus is the network communications between the...

CAN Bus is the network communications between the modules. Looking for codes in other modules may help point you to where to look for the problem. Could be your instrument cluster problem. There...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 03-30-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By brock5ga
Precision Instruments makes the torque wrenches...

Precision Instruments makes the torque wrenches for Snap-On. http://www.tooltopia.com/search.aspx?manufacturer=183 The range depends on what you are doing. The best combination is a 1/4" drive...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-30-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By brock5ga
Does the radio display stay on when the sound...

Does the radio display stay on when the sound goes off. If so, power and ground to the head unit are most likely ok. Strange issues with other seemingly unrelated things are typically caused by a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-25-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By brock5ga
Rockauto.com. $6.75 / plug + shipping. Still...

Rockauto.com. $6.75 / plug + shipping. Still less than the parts stores with the shipping.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-24-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By brock5ga
Voltage drop test as stated above on both power...

Voltage drop test as stated above on both power and ground sides. Follow both main cables from the battery to the front of the vehicle and check at every connection they pass through. Might be a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-13-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 6
Z4 Roadster (E85) Trading my Z4
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Posted By brock5ga
PM Sent on air intake and grille

PM Sent on air intake and grille
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-03-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,342
Posted By brock5ga
Question Mine is an 03 3.0i. 1. My CD player will play...

Mine is an 03 3.0i. 1. My CD player will play music burned in mp3 format, but it cannot be on a CD-RW, just a CD-R. I know a lot of the earlier radios had issues with mp3 music. My daughter has...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-08-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By brock5ga
So start it!:bigpimp:

So start it!:bigpimp:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-27-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Z4 Roadster (E85) Carbon Fiber Front Emblem
Views: 2,183
Posted By brock5ga
The car is not going anywhere soon, hopefully ( I...

The car is not going anywhere soon, hopefully ( I say hopefully as this replaced a totaled vehicle), so I do not mind putting the money in it to have it the way I want it. I just don't believe that...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-27-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 12
Z4 Roadster (E85) Carbon Fiber Front Emblem
Views: 2,183
Posted By brock5ga
That is exactly what I am looking for, but the...

That is exactly what I am looking for, but the emblems will do for now. :thumbup: I just sent an e-mail requesting a catalog. Mikey48, most of the ones that show up on ebay list as 78mm and 82mm. ...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-24-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Z4 Roadster (E85) Carbon Fiber Front Emblem
Views: 2,183
Posted By brock5ga
I am unable to find a carbon fiber emblem in...

I am unable to find a carbon fiber emblem in black and in 70mm. The only 70mm roundel I can find is either the OE or the stick on for the wheel center caps. If you found a 70mm carbon fiber on...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-24-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 12
Z4 Roadster (E85) Carbon Fiber Front Emblem
Views: 2,183
Posted By brock5ga
Carbon Fiber Front Emblem

My stepdaughter backed into my grille and broke it .:cry: Fortunately no damage other than to the grille. :) The car is Toledo Blue and I decided to go with the flat black grille. I think it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-21-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Z4 Roadster (E85) Charging Issues?
Views: 983
Posted By brock5ga
Put a voltmeter on it while running. Sometimes a...

Put a voltmeter on it while running. Sometimes a regulator will fail and not light a battery light. Should be around 14.1V.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-15-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By brock5ga
The yellow "Service Engine Soon" light indicates...

The yellow "Service Engine Soon" light indicates a malfunction in the engine control system. You would need to read the codes in the computer to determine which system the malfunction is in. You...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-15-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By brock5ga
Take the head to a reputable machine shop. ...

Take the head to a reputable machine shop. Depending on where the crack is, it may be able to be welded. The machine shop we use around here does not weld the heads themselves, but send them out to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-12-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,479
Posted By brock5ga
I just put the E46 kit in mine. SD Z4MR was kind...

I just put the E46 kit in mine. SD Z4MR was kind enough to link the pin out info to me. http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=667871
Take the gray connector cover off and make sure the...
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