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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-21-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,119
Posted By 3PointO
Just make sure you never use an express lube...

Just make sure you never use an express lube place, that's a recipe for disaster. BTW I never DIYed until I got the Zed, it really is super easy and there are many step by step instruction posts on...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-20-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 991
Posted By 3PointO
+1, besides $180 isn't bad at all compared to...

+1, besides $180 isn't bad at all compared to having a whole car's ecu and door locks changed out as my buddy had done on his Alfa Romeo in the UK that was almost $2K when he lost his only key!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-20-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,119
Posted By 3PointO
This is the exact reason why a lot us us do most...

This is the exact reason why a lot us us do most if not all the wrenching on our cars. With a little practice, the right tools and shopping around for the best prices on castrol 5w30, an oil change...
Forum: BC, AB, Sask, Man 04-19-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,659
Posted By 3PointO
I used to like the BMW store at least on the...

I used to like the BMW store at least on the service side. But on the sales side, last time we were there, some salesman whistled at my wife across their parking lot and started yelling obscenities...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-14-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Z4 Roadster (E85) Trading my Z4
Views: 589
Posted By 3PointO
specs and or pics of the wheels?

specs and or pics of the wheels?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-08-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By 3PointO
Welcome to the club and congrats on buying your...

Welcome to the club and congrats on buying your Zed!!

Just keep the sea to sky drive for fair weather! That's what i do with my Zed. She comes out of hibernation in May... can't wait. Depending...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-06-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 565
Posted By 3PointO
very nice, wish it was warm and dry enough for a...

very nice, wish it was warm and dry enough for a topless drive here. Glad she enjoyed herself, just be careful she doesn't like it too much, otherwise you'll have a fight on your hands!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-12-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,226
Posted By 3PointO
feeling kinda jealous right now; most if not all...

feeling kinda jealous right now; most if not all of us had to pay for our toys! Keep us updated on the progress...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-06-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 953
Posted By 3PointO
Congrats on the purchase and welcome, nice set of...

Congrats on the purchase and welcome, nice set of wheels he got himself.
I just did the oil change in mine and used Valvoline Synpower full sunthetic 5W30
AFAIK some pad / rotor combos are...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,883
Posted By 3PointO
sorry i meant info on where to buy buy it from...

sorry i meant info on where to buy buy it from etc?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-03-2012, 01:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,883
Posted By 3PointO
Red face Sorry for the really blatant hijack - any more...

Sorry for the really blatant hijack - any more info on this kit?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-28-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,798
Posted By 3PointO
amen, brother!

amen, brother!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-28-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Z4 Roadster (E85) Convertible cleaning !
Views: 1,677
Posted By 3PointO
Can't speak to the ragg top but the BMW products...

Can't speak to the ragg top but the BMW products are really good, used a semi stiff brush when cleaning and the top came out looking really good, reversed a lot of the shiny marks from rubbing...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-15-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,775
Posted By 3PointO
I had a similar problem on my Audi A6, the bulbs...

I had a similar problem on my Audi A6, the bulbs went first then the ballasts, luckily it was covered by warranty but it would have been almost $2000 for the whole lot. As mentioned above be...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-15-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,798
Posted By 3PointO
+1, not trying to jinx myself either

+1, not trying to jinx myself either
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-08-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,471
Posted By 3PointO
Quick update for folks who might head out and buy...

Quick update for folks who might head out and buy the necessary tools:



On my Canadian 2005 3.0 it's not a torx it's just a pozi / philips #2



On my car it's a 36mm hex, a socket for...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-21-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By 3PointO
how is the DVD version of the TIS different from...

how is the DVD version of the TIS different from the online one?

http://tis.spaghetticoder.org/

Does it have more stuff in it?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-21-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,308
Posted By 3PointO
I'll be doing the same with mine too. I'm lifting...

I'll be doing the same with mine too. I'm lifting mine off the ground onto jack stands, so i can do a bunch of work underneath (exhaust, oill change, ATF etc)
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-28-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 78
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) You're under 45 and own a Z3?
Views: 8,380
Posted By 3PointO
34 now, bought my Z4 in the spring when I was a...

34 now, bought my Z4 in the spring when I was a mere 33, should have done this years ago instead of buying the V8 A6 I previously had.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-28-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,083
Posted By 3PointO
I'm pretty sure i know what my reaction would...

I'm pretty sure i know what my reaction would have been and that I'd be sat in some dark cell as a result, hope it doesn't sting your insurance discount too much
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-25-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By 3PointO
Talking Noob - audi / merc convert - made right choice

Just bought my first Bimmer! Took delivery of my 05 Z4 roadie a couple weeks ago, been lurking around ever since. Was looking at a new car to replace my smart cabrio and had completely forgotten...
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