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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-27-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By Clearancediver
My son did a auxiliary fan delete on his BMW with...

My son did a auxiliary fan delete on his BMW with the same engine I have in my '04 Z.... Two days ago. He sent me some info on it.....DIY
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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-02-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Clearancediver
The leakage is usually on the "low" side of the...

The leakage is usually on the "low" side of the engine..... As the engine is slanted to the right (left) as you look at it... My oil leakage was from the low Vanos/head mating edge under the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-02-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Clearancediver
When you changed the gasket... Did you put a...

When you changed the gasket... Did you put a smear of sealant across the seam where the Vanos bolts to the head... It will likely leak at that point if you didn't .....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-31-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By Clearancediver
I'm 64 and have a '04.... Did the water pump in...

I'm 64 and have a '04.... Did the water pump in the spring. I ran the car up on low rise ramps for the job. I didn't think it was a difficult to do the job at my age ...

While I would agree that...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-25-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Clearancediver
Correction... Parts 9.... Part #9 is to...

Correction... Parts 9....

Part #9 is to the rear of the roll bar.. Which is the one I believe you want from the picture.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-25-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Clearancediver
Realoem.com Trim ...

Realoem.com

Trim

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=BT53-USA-04-2004-E85-BMW-Z4_30i&diagId=51_4916

Part #6 I believe.......
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-25-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By Clearancediver
Put a battery tender on the car and turn ignition...

Put a battery tender on the car and turn ignition on with key. Ensure the electronics/radio etc are all turned off... The battery will charge if left there for a period of time. Think 20-30 minutes...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-24-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By Clearancediver
If you do replace the CVV... Here is something I...

If you do replace the CVV... Here is something I wrote on another forum....


"Likely crankcase ventilation valve is getting clogged due to the cold/sludge build up. Replace it/hoses with the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-24-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By Clearancediver
Agree that the valve cover gasket is likely...

Agree that the valve cover gasket is likely leaking. When you change it ensure that you clean all traces of oil from the exhaust splash guards and anywhere else. Pay attention to "under hanging...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-20-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 28,586
Posted By Clearancediver
Needs to be European specification oil... Which...

Needs to be European specification oil... Which dextros isn't. European oil is rated A3 vice dextros which is A1. A3 spec'd oil has a higher shear value...which starts at the high end of the A1...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-29-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,212
Posted By Clearancediver
Do you have a Audiovox/Mediabridge unit in the...

Do you have a Audiovox/Mediabridge unit in the car.... That can happen with it due to its power up on install sequence/requirement. I've had it happen to me and had to disconnect battery and then...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-28-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By Clearancediver
Charge the battery and see what happens. If it...

Charge the battery and see what happens. If it starts then monitor battery voltage over the following few days to see if you need a new battery. I would also check voltage with car running to see if...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-24-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By Clearancediver
I remember a post I commented on that had damaged...

I remember a post I commented on that had damaged eye pad holes. It's apparent from reading these last replies to the post that the damage was caused by the use of the T hooks.... Probably from...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-21-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By Clearancediver
I have two taps into my fuze box behind glove...

I have two taps into my fuze box behind glove compartment. I could tap it again if I wanted...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-21-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By Clearancediver
There are two sizes of fuze taps....

There are two sizes of fuze taps....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-16-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By Clearancediver
Clean the connection in the trunk well first......

Clean the connection in the trunk well first... This the BST cable connection, which goes to the battery cable at its very end.... The turning of the steering wheel may be just coincidence. It takes...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-15-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,030
Posted By Clearancediver
Hmmm... Not thinking that would be the case. But...

Hmmm... Not thinking that would be the case. But not going to try to read my module and determine what the options are.

Is your console airbag light between seats on or off when a passenger sits...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-15-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By Clearancediver
Z4 "onsey"

Thought this was a cute picture ....

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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-15-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,030
Posted By Clearancediver
What I don't definitively know is whether coding...

What I don't definitively know is whether coding out the sensor means airbag doesn't deploy. There is a passenger side lockout for the airbags (requires key) that does exactly that... for when you...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-15-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 814
Posted By Clearancediver
It's actually a well documented issue. It's...

It's actually a well documented issue. It's caused by too tight tolerances in the Teflon gears which apparently expand enough during periods of high heat to cause the binding. Anyway, the complete...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-14-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,030
Posted By Clearancediver
Personally I would have it repaired. If you get...

Personally I would have it repaired. If you get into an accident and you bypassed the seat sensor and the airbag doesn't deploy and ICBC finds out... they will likely not cover passenger injuries...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-14-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 814
Posted By Clearancediver
Put your air conditioning on even with top down....

Put your air conditioning on even with top down. Bias 50/50 feet and cabin... It will help with the issue as well as providing some cooling to the cabin area.

Sound crazy but it does help... Then...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-13-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By Clearancediver
You know.... You had a new battery installed...

You know.... You had a new battery installed awhile ago... Connections in the battery well got moved.... I'd clean this connection just for the heck of it and see what happens .....

It's the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-13-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By Clearancediver
My codes were related to this... 567131 ...

My codes were related to this...

567131

Depending upon what vehicle it is... It seems to relate to different issue. On the 04 it was showing as left seat belt tensioner fired on a hand held...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-13-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By Clearancediver
Follow on .... Look at the connection socket and...

Follow on .... Look at the connection socket and look at the connection with the pins showing. If the error still doesn't clear move the pins slightly in the direction of the contact side of the...
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