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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-25-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 47,608
Posted By shipkiller
PM an email address.

PM an email address.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-22-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By shipkiller
Use the 'emergency top release' located in the...

Use the 'emergency top release' located in the trunk.

Procedures for use are located in the owners manual.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-22-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By shipkiller
From your description, the motor is not working...

From your description, the motor is not working at all. As (clumsily) stated before, if you CAN close the top normally but NOT open the top normally, it is your rear micro-switch.

<O:pSince you...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-21-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By shipkiller
If the top does not normally open, and then you...

If the top does not normally open, and then you partially open the top (manually) and then try to close it normally and it closes, then its the rear micro-switch.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-21-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By shipkiller
THAT, is a piece that goes in the ASHTRAY.....to...

THAT, is a piece that goes in the ASHTRAY.....to put out your cancer sticks...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-21-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 761
Posted By shipkiller
Are you SURE of the routing of the wiring along...

Are you SURE of the routing of the wiring along the softtop mechanizium (moving parts)? A pinched wire internal to the cabin (near the controller) is not as big of risk as a pinched wire in the loom...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-21-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By shipkiller
The owners manual does not list what options can...

The owners manual does not list what options can be setup for your key...

Some of the Key/Car functions are automatic. (locking/unlocking, two button window down, softtop lower/raise (depending...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By shipkiller
If you are talking about piece eight (8) or six...

If you are talking about piece eight (8) or six (6) (http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=BU33&mospid=49304&btnr=51_4963&hg=51&fg=75)
then, no not from a safety standpoint. But these...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By shipkiller
Skid plate....... just which 'skid plate' are...

Skid plate....... just which 'skid plate' are you talking about????

Since you spoke of 'welding' then I am going to ASSUME that you are talking about either the 'Front Reinforcement Plate...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-17-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By shipkiller
Kalali is correct. Also, check to make sure the...

Kalali is correct. Also, check to make sure the electrical connector is fully seated. These connectors sometimes do not seat correctly.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-17-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By shipkiller
Try this: Car off completely Turn on...

Try this:

Car off completely
Turn on lights fully
Start car and simultaneously watch the lights.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-16-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By shipkiller
If you have XENON headlights, you have...

If you have XENON headlights, you have auto-leveling.. It is the law at that time.

The auto-leveling is tested everytime the key is placed in Aux (pos1) or ignition (pos2) and the car was fully...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-08-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By shipkiller
http://www.wetokole.com/BMW.html Google...

http://www.wetokole.com/BMW.html

Google works.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-08-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By shipkiller
Red A $2.00 Walmart special drink...

Red



A $2.00 Walmart special drink holder.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-08-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Z4 Roadster (E85) Resetting Oil Change Readout
Views: 1,197
Posted By shipkiller
:thumbdwn::thumbdwn::thumbdwn: ...

:thumbdwn::thumbdwn::thumbdwn:

:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:

If you put the proper amount of oil in the engine, you DO NOT add more oil to make the electronic gauge show full.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-07-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By shipkiller
I have WetOklie Neoprene covers. They are...

I have WetOklie Neoprene covers. They are designed for the Z4 with non-M seats. I have heard that they now make a set for M seats but cannot confirm.
...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-02-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 749
Posted By shipkiller
I am not calling you out. Just wanted to make...

I am not calling you out. Just wanted to make sure everything was clear.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-02-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 749
Posted By shipkiller
Actually, the original fluid did not have the FM...

Actually, the original fluid did not have the FM additive. Sorry for the confusion.

I changed to the SAF-XJ w/FM over the regular SAF-XJ not because I had any noises at low speed/tight turns, but...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-01-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 749
Posted By shipkiller
On the ///M, the only correct differential fluid...

On the ///M, the only correct differential fluid is SAF-XJ. That is what the car was built with.

In 2009, BMW issued SIB 33 01 02 (for the Z4M) which says the 'differential may exhibit some...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-31-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By shipkiller
It’s not always the wheel sensors……:eeps:<O:p ...

It’s not always the wheel sensors……:eeps:<O:p

I have the exact same symptoms, except it’s my Steering Angle Sensor that is causing all the grief..<O:p
I have a new sensor ordered. Then I have to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-31-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 581
Posted By shipkiller
I think you have some alignment or mechanical...

I think you have some alignment or mechanical issues or you are not telling us the whole story…..<O:p

On my ///M, with very aggressive alignment parameter's, and six track days I have...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-29-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By shipkiller
There are four (4) recalls on the 2003 Z4. One...

There are four (4) recalls on the 2003 Z4. One just happens to be the fuel pump. That recall was issued in 2004. I am suprised it was not completed on your car by now....
There is one (1) recall...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-28-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 167,435
Posted By shipkiller
Sounds like your keys are not sync'ed with the...

Sounds like your keys are not sync'ed with the EWS module. This will require a trip to the dealer or an independent shop for fixing. This requires special software.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-27-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By shipkiller
Did you happen to look at the Proclip line of...

Did you happen to look at the Proclip line of mounts and holders?
They have mounts and holders for almost all cars and devices.
I have them in both Z's...

The mount pictured works with the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-24-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By shipkiller
On stock suspension, the 235 and 265 sizes work...

On stock suspension, the 235 and 265 sizes work well on the ///M. Depending on how much camber you have, the 245/275 will work.

You must pay attention to aspect ratios front to rear.<O:p

If...
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