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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-30-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By stargazer66
Maybe it's just the difference in calipers...

Maybe it's just the difference in calipers (sorry, still just getting familiar with my own car) or that I got newer ones just a few months ago, but my Stoptech Street pads accept the wear sensors...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-30-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By stargazer66
I will although, it seems to be consistent with...

I will although, it seems to be consistent with the hydraulic lifter bleed down issue I seem to be reading about everywhere now... it disappears after running at steady RPM for a while (cruising home...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-29-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,806
Posted By stargazer66
I rather like the black rim look, although I just...

I rather like the black rim look, although I just got another set (running Dunlop Star Techs)... held on to the OEM ones (which my wife likes to go back to once in a while :) ).
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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-29-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By stargazer66
Okay, the wonders of the internet (or...

Okay, the wonders of the internet (or misinformation I suppose is a possibility)... am I experiencing this?

http://www.rtsauto.com/bmw-e90-valve-train-lifter-ticknoise/

I've been shutting the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-29-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By stargazer66
Is it common for a lifter issue to come and go? ...

Is it common for a lifter issue to come and go? I would think if the damage were done... it would be done.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-29-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By stargazer66
I suppose then it would be more of a knocking...

I suppose then it would be more of a knocking then? ... I guess I always thought of them as being of the same nature. Temp gauge is rock steady. Knock sensor, I'll check that out. Thanks!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-29-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By stargazer66
Pinging

On a couple of occasions now, my car has begun pinging during idle.

Keeping in mind, these are under extraordinary circumstances. On both occasions, I've been autocrossing the car, so very heavy...
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