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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-13-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By ShakyDog
When two different types of metal are in constant...

When two different types of metal are in constant contact, the will oxidize and then fuse together (not sure if this is what really happens). When this happens it is next to impossible to remove the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-10-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By ShakyDog
I tried a google maps on Nashville to Natchez...

I tried a google maps on Nashville to Natchez Trace Rd and I do not think I got what you did...

Could you tell me a little bit more about the road?

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-06-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By ShakyDog
D'oh! Steve

D'oh!

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-06-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By ShakyDog
Are the hoops covered with leather? If they are...

Are the hoops covered with leather? If they are you have extended, if not you do not.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-26-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,098
Posted By ShakyDog
Well now it is one BMW Z4, a Toyota Tundra and a...

Well now it is one BMW Z4, a Toyota Tundra and a Scion TC. The X3 was on the road to costing way too much. The 328i was the girlfriends and she had only leased. Not near as impressive as the three...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-23-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,098
Posted By ShakyDog
Had a house with a three car garage: ...

Had a house with a three car garage:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=7072&pictureid=26414

Sold it due to the fact that I need another garage and I did not like the way the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-21-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By ShakyDog
I was taught to never use both feet to drive....

I was taught to never use both feet to drive. Left foot on the brake is very dangerous and has been shown to cause issues in accident avoidance. When in a panic situation one is likely to push both...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-24-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,426
Posted By ShakyDog
If they are original RFT, the higher mileage tend...

If they are original RFT, the higher mileage tend to ride much better. I noticed at the end of the life for my old RFTs that they were not that bad. When I replaced them with new I remembered how bad...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 921
Posted By ShakyDog
I too purchased an X3 after years of Hondas &...

I too purchased an X3 after years of Hondas & Toyotas. I also had purchased a Z4 and wanted a daily driver with the fun of the drive of the Z but in a sedan format. Instead of buying another car, I...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-10-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By ShakyDog
Never mind :-) I know nothing! Steve

Never mind :-) I know nothing!

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-06-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By ShakyDog
Check the head light relay, under the hood, I...

Check the head light relay, under the hood, I think never looked for it in the Z4. had this happen to my hi-beams on my 1985.5 Honda Prelude Si.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-29-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 599
Posted By ShakyDog
I do not think I have ever witnessed that...

I do not think I have ever witnessed that color...
Like it!

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-06-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By ShakyDog
Anyone you trust should be able to deal with the...

Anyone you trust should be able to deal with the tires. One thing to note, you should not mix run flats and non-run flats on the car, the DSC does not work correctly. I am in the process of waiting...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-29-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By ShakyDog
Have either of you tried attaching an external...

Have either of you tried attaching an external GPS antenna to the unit, if it allows for one? I remember reading where someone had to do that to get his GPS to work.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-22-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,564
Posted By ShakyDog
I actually got to experience a BMW full airbag...

I actually got to experience a BMW full airbag deployment in my 2008 X3. Someone turned left in front of me and left me no choice. I was going under 45 MPH and the airbag deployment was a very...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-01-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 581
Posted By ShakyDog
I think it may be due to the fact that we are...

I think it may be due to the fact that we are unable to understand exactly what your question is refering.

Steve
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By ShakyDog
I had the E46 in mine and I loved it. Pull...

I had the E46 in mine and I loved it.

Pull in the lever on the knob and pull strait up, should pop right off. Try to avoid hitting yourself in the face.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-03-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By ShakyDog
Oh, BTW your car is an E85 not an E86. The E86 is...

Oh, BTW your car is an E85 not an E86. The E86 is the coupe, then you would not need the hard top :-)

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-30-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By ShakyDog
Sit close to the tunnel and put your ebows on you...

Sit close to the tunnel and put your ebows on you knees and push up with your knees, grab the knob with both hands and pull strait up using your knees.. Watch it when it goes so it does not pop you...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-15-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By ShakyDog
I have two pieces of carpet that my Z sits on in...

I have two pieces of carpet that my Z sits on in the garage and it minimizes the flat spots greatly. Yes she is a queen, but I do drive her :-)

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-15-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,594
Posted By ShakyDog
I have to disagree. I think the Z3 and Z4 were...

I have to disagree. I think the Z3 and Z4 were perfect BMW Roadsters. To me a roadster is a stripped down, lighter weight, not too luxurious weekend toy. The latest Z4 is not that, maybe the buyers...
Forum: Interior 03-31-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By ShakyDog
Switch is gone.

Switch is gone.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-27-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By ShakyDog
Found this with a quick google search: ...

Found this with a quick google search:

http://www.bmwsections.com/docs/z4/

Steve
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 101
Sticky: Pay It Forward
Views: 43,530
Posted By ShakyDog
Claimed and sent to the SpokeLizard.

Claimed and sent to the SpokeLizard.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-14-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,239
Posted By ShakyDog
Here is a picture of my Z4 bike, kayak, ETC rack:...

Here is a picture of my Z4 bike, kayak, ETC rack:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=7072&pictureid=41324

:-)

It replace the Jet Black X3 in this job as I also needed a tow...
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