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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By pokeybritches
A new Valeo is $630, plus several hours labor to...

A new Valeo is $630, plus several hours labor to install. I paid $1400 for just the alternator to be changed, but then again it was a bit more labor with my car.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By pokeybritches
See post #3. Those offsets will sit flush or very...

See post #3. Those offsets will sit flush or very close to it. The higher the number, the more sunk in they will look. 9.5ET35 sits flush as a rear wheel on a non-M. 9.5ET45 will be in 10 mm, or 1 cm.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By pokeybritches
225/35/19 and 255/30/19 rear. Your tires are...

225/35/19 and 255/30/19 rear. Your tires are wider and taller, but they still shouldn't rub unless you're not on stock suspension.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By pokeybritches
These are not the right tire sizes for the wheels...

These are not the right tire sizes for the wheels they are mounted on. They're too narrow so they will look stretched. You need 225/35/19 and 255/30/19 to stay with OEM diameters on 19" wheels.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By pokeybritches
I didn't make a link. The forum probably did it...

I didn't make a link. The forum probably did it automatically as part of the ad campaign.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-17-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By pokeybritches
Those will work. Performance will suffer...

Those will work. Performance will suffer slightly, as the tires on the 19" wheels have a slightly larger diameter than the OEM sizes. The speedomoter will be off a mph or two at highway speeds, your...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-15-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,904
Posted By pokeybritches
The coolant being blended or replaced has nothing...

The coolant being blended or replaced has nothing to do with purging the air from the system...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-13-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,904
Posted By pokeybritches
Just to make sure we're talking about the same...

Just to make sure we're talking about the same thing, you purged the air by cracking the vent near the radiator cap as the car was running but cold?

The coolant temp sensor shouldn't be too hard...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-13-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By pokeybritches
Also know that as the wheel width changes, the...

Also know that as the wheel width changes, the offset changes too. Tire Rack has a good article on this.

8.5ET38 front and 9.5ET35 rear work well with a non-M Z4.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-13-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,904
Posted By pokeybritches
Did you bleed the air out of the system?

Did you bleed the air out of the system?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-02-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By pokeybritches
There won't be any change in power with a new MAF...

There won't be any change in power with a new MAF sensor. You can try disconnecting the battery, but it won't do anything except reset your throttle adaptations and make the car "feel" faster.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-02-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,066
Posted By pokeybritches
My god...

My god...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-23-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By pokeybritches
I went with 235/40/18 and 265/35/18 on the non-M...

I went with 235/40/18 and 265/35/18 on the non-M so that I could swap wheels with my M. The combo is in between the non-M and M OEM sizes, but wider. The car looks much better.

Performance is a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-23-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By pokeybritches
I had an aFe on the car before getting the...

I had an aFe on the car before getting the G-Power supercharger. I loved the sound. Performance gain was minimal, but you will NOT lose performance. The car felt faster with it, but not by much. I...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-19-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By pokeybritches
Fill with premium now, put in some fuel system...

Fill with premium now, put in some fuel system additives, and drive. If it happens again, start looking for an issue.


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-16-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By pokeybritches
VF is quoting flywheel numbers, where ESS is...

VF is quoting flywheel numbers, where ESS is using wheel horsepower numbers. A stage 1 ESS car (7 psi from 2800 rpm to redline) will smoke a VF car (2 psi at 2800 rpm and 6 psi at redline). ESS...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-16-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By pokeybritches
I don't pay attention to gas mileage because it...

I don't pay attention to gas mileage because it comes with the territory. If you use the additional power, you will observe a significant drop. If you baby it, the difference is minimal.

I would...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-13-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By pokeybritches
ESS uses a twin screw. If you're after torque, go...

ESS uses a twin screw. If you're after torque, go with ESS. Expect to get a new clutch to handle the extra torque.

The VF kit is easier on the car and sounds awesome. If you google my username...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-01-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By pokeybritches
20" would be a bad idea for several reasons. You...

20" would be a bad idea for several reasons. You can make them fit diameter-wise with very low profile tires, but they would be prone to damage from potholes and every time you mount/dismount tires....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-28-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By pokeybritches
Intake boot is $40 or so... MAF a few hundred. ...

Intake boot is $40 or so... MAF a few hundred.


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-16-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By pokeybritches
Bumpers: M Aero Facelift (2006-2008) ...

Bumpers:
M
Aero
Facelift (2006-2008)
Hamann
Alpina


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-14-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Z4 Roadster (E85) EML, Brake & DSC Light on
Views: 1,583
Posted By pokeybritches
Something is triggering the computer to go into...

Something is triggering the computer to go into limp mode.


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-13-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By pokeybritches
Sounds like something caused it to go into limp...

Sounds like something caused it to go into limp mode. What were the OBD2 codes?


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-13-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By pokeybritches
I mentioned it in my comment on how much money he...

I mentioned it in my comment on how much money he wants to spend. The problem with the ride on the Z4 is overly firm shocks, and a driving position over the rear wheels. Softer rear springs will...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-12-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By pokeybritches
At 110k miles, either option will make the car...

At 110k miles, either option will make the car feel new again. I was at 90k+ miles when I changed mine.

If your debate is between Koni S/A and Bilstein non-adjustable shocks, go for the Konis...
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