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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-16-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By carsbillz4
mauals

Bentley is in my opinion a through manual. You may want to also look for electrical diagrams:)
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-16-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By carsbillz4
parts

:):)There are two places you can go an look for parts - buy it if you choose: RealOEM.com or Penske Parts
I am doing the same for a 1990 325i convertible- Good luck
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 02-18-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
oil
Views: 423
Posted By carsbillz4
oil

As previously stated, 4w40 is a good all round blend. In colder temperatures consider 5w 30. I use Total Oil - LF1 The Quartz Energy 5w40 is what I prefer and have had great results
Forum: Interior 02-12-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 262
Posted By carsbillz4
MIsc BMW Interior/engine/cosmetic items

FS: K&N Drop-in Air Filter from 2007 E90 335i; BMW 3Series 2006-2010 Bentley Service Manual; KUDA Garmin GPS Leather Mount for BMW e90 series; K&N Drop-in Air Filter for 2009 Z4; Metal Roadster...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-12-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,294
Posted By carsbillz4
Not totally bad news - buy a bicycle, live close...

Not totally bad news - buy a bicycle, live close to campus, use the bicycle on snowy days or until the roads are plowed- study more during snowy weather and enjoy a Z4 on nice weekends and long...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-11-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,396
Posted By carsbillz4
It appears the previous answers sum it up quiet...

It appears the previous answers sum it up quiet nicely. I am also in my 60" and would choose a manual tranny except my wife lost some of her hip bone to cancer and it is painful to have to use a...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-11-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,294
Posted By carsbillz4
Having lived in Colorado and owning a BMW X5,...

Having lived in Colorado and owning a BMW X5, e30's, e34's and now ane90 3 series and a e89 z4 I agree in winter snow area, the low ground clearance is not a good idea when you own just a Z4. You...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-11-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,142
Posted By carsbillz4
Regrding tire choices - I had Bridgestone Potenza...

Regrding tire choices - I had Bridgestone Potenza Pole Positions on my MCS and they were great! I would recommend contacting or going to Tire Rack website and look what tires they recommend for your...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-10-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,142
Posted By carsbillz4
I run the same tire and wheel setup on my Jet...

I run the same tire and wheel setup on my Jet Black 2009 Z4 -tires Michilen on #293 18inch. Looks and ride are great. No runflats on my previous Mini Cooper S either! Sold the Cooper for the Z4 an...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-28-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,651
Posted By carsbillz4
Yes all BMW Dealers prices are not the same. I...

Yes all BMW Dealers prices are not the same. I sometimes shop dealers on eBay and that is how I found the one in Germany. The German OEM is not listed so I will have to go back in my archives and...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-28-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,651
Posted By carsbillz4
I have had both kinds. The clear acrylic from...

I have had both kinds. The clear acrylic from Roadster solutions is very well made easy to install but as the previous person said, the wind will bounce back at you. This was installed on an e85. ...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-16-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,114
Posted By carsbillz4
I agree - test drive both and decided which...

I agree - test drive both and decided which better suits your needs. BMW Tucson ask for the General Manager -Greg Polsen and tell him Bill F. referred him. A closer alternative is Long Beach BMW...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-11-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,731
Posted By carsbillz4
Really Sharp - Have fun!

Really Sharp - Have fun!
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-09-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,624
Posted By carsbillz4
I would appreciate it if you could speak with...

I would appreciate it if you could speak with him. Thanks
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-09-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,624
Posted By carsbillz4
Looks great! Does your friend do work on the...

Looks great! Does your friend do work on the side or is this his business? I live outside of Tucson but would love to get some black done. I have an 09 Jet Black Z4 and 07 Monaco Blue Metallic...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-04-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,879
Posted By carsbillz4
Have fun and many happy miles of motoring - Nice...

Have fun and many happy miles of motoring - Nice Color combination - Enjoy
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-02-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By carsbillz4
I agree with the last entry - no issues with the...

I agree with the last entry - no issues with the 3.0. Mine has 26,000 miles
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-21-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By carsbillz4
Have fun! Mine is Jet Black as well. Great...

Have fun! Mine is Jet Black as well. Great color combination!
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-08-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,053
Posted By carsbillz4
Looks Great! Enjoy and many happy miles.

Looks Great! Enjoy and many happy miles.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-08-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By carsbillz4
You can check with Penske.com or Tire Rack. I am...

You can check with Penske.com or Tire Rack. I am not positive but my gut feeling is yes.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-02-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,257
Posted By carsbillz4
I would recommend Sonax or go to Chemical Guys...

I would recommend Sonax or go to Chemical Guys (on line and see the products in action on you tube sessions on how to use their products. I have much success with both products. I have used Zymol,...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-30-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By carsbillz4
Congrats on your selection of the Z4. Love the...

Congrats on your selection of the Z4. Love the color! Mine is Jet Black with the Performance Black Grills - A real triple Black
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-23-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,024
Posted By carsbillz4
If you have to look in the owners manual to find...

If you have to look in the owners manual to find advice on how to treat you car beyond common sense, then I guess you can say I made this up. I have over 20 years in auto mechanics and raced with...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-23-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,024
Posted By carsbillz4
cool down

Anytime, no matter what type of vehicle it is, it is good practice to run the car at lower speeds after a hard run before shutting down. My 335i is a N54 and cruising at 75-80 mph with air on...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-22-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,024
Posted By carsbillz4
In my humble opinion, "go for it" and do not look...

In my humble opinion, "go for it" and do not look back. No significant issues with 2010 Z4 that I am aware of other than the fuel pump which you already have knowledge of. As far as the turbo 35i...
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