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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-13-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By GnattheCat
Chilli- It appears to me that this car has been...

Chilli- It appears to me that this car has been out there for some time. That being said and your concern for the high milage I would reccomend buying a CPO vehicle from BMW. You'll get a warrenty...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-10-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 0
Z4 Roadster (E85) Brakes
Views: 257
Posted By GnattheCat
Brakes

Well last weekend I replaced the front rotors/pads on my '08 3.0i Z4. Now its time for the rears. Before I go tearing into the project I was asking if there is anything tricky about the rears because...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-19-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By GnattheCat
Z4 Jack

I dumped the run flats on my '08 Z4. Got a full sized rim/spare from Tire rack and bought the jack "kit" from BMW. However Bavarian Autosport sells a jack, check with them-Enjoy life without run...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-18-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,645
Posted By GnattheCat
Yep! That's why it's sitting in my garage. As of...

Yep! That's why it's sitting in my garage. As of yesterday I've moved the odometer up to 38,000 mi. Great car. Any time the temp is around 50+ I'll drop the top. Not very practical as my golf clubs...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-27-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,264
Posted By GnattheCat
Tom- Certainly, no offence taken. I love the...

Tom- Certainly, no offence taken. I love the 3.0I. My first BMW. Now that I've dumped the run flats in favor of Conti DWS's I enjoy it better. Also the base version of this car allows me to rotate...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-26-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,264
Posted By GnattheCat
Well????

I have a 2008 3.0I and its pretty bullet proof. It may be worth a second look. Consider having the dealership give you an opinion.....Enjoy your day-Gnatthecat
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-11-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 814
Posted By GnattheCat
Parts...?

Hope your ready with your check book. My reccomendation is to check with your insurance carrier. Touch base with your agent and see if he or she can't put you in touch with an automobile claims...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-31-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,264
Posted By GnattheCat
Miss fire/lean mix

Has anyone thought to check the fuel filter? Just thinking out loud-Good luck-Gnatthecat
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-28-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 3
Z4 Roadster (E85) Battery drain
Views: 4,320
Posted By GnattheCat
Battery Drain/Radio

Morning...Identify the radio circuit and pull the fuse. See if the problem continues. Enjoy your day-Gnatthecat
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-22-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Z4 Roadster (E85) Hello
Views: 1,358
Posted By GnattheCat
Stihlbolts

Where are you located in Georgia? I'm up in Blue Ridge. Enjoy your day-Gnatthecat
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-20-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,645
Posted By GnattheCat
2008 z4

Hi- In December 2011 the dealership in Hickory NC advertised the car @ $32,000. I paid them 28,000. Then BMW finance offered 0% financing for 24 mos. Plus they made the 1st 2 months payments up to a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-18-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,645
Posted By GnattheCat
Z4

Hello- I bought a 2008 Certified Pre-Owned that came off of a lease. No wreaks and had 21,000 miles @ 12-2011. Negotiated a price (less than they wanted) with the dealer. Space Gray 3.0I with 6-speed...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-17-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By GnattheCat
Input Shaft

On the first go around, the dealer determined that the problem rested with the flywheel. Excessive play(?) They replaced the flywheel and the clutch components. When the car is in 1st gear and under...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 02-20-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,989
Posted By GnattheCat
Cpo

What is it about being a certified preowned unit that the dealer does not acknowlwdge. If you've abused the car, that's what you get but there should be other signs to reflect abuse, like no tread...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 02-15-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By GnattheCat
If your going to replace all 4 this may be a good...

If your going to replace all 4 this may be a good time to dump the run flats?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-25-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By GnattheCat
'08 Z4 6spd 3.0I Input Shaft issues

Took my Z4 into the dealership for what I thought was a realase bearing noise. Service Mgr says it sounds more like the transmissions input shaft. Anyone else out there had any simular experience?...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-03-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By GnattheCat
'08 Z4 Business CDplayer & MP3

My Business CD/AM/FM unit has an Aux plug mounted below the unit. Is there a trick to get the MP3 player to work thru this unit? The on line manual does not cover this issue. Help! And thanks ahead...
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