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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Today, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
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...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-21-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,328
Posted By shipkiller
:rofl::rofl:

:rofl::rofl:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-21-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,328
Posted By shipkiller
Try to keep emotion out of this discussion and...

Try to keep emotion out of this discussion and deal with facts. <O:p</O:p
Additionally, just how do you reference your question? <O:p</O:p
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-20-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,328
Posted By shipkiller
Well, I kinda figured that the name calling would...

Well, I kinda figured that the name calling would start. It never fails on a forum, especially when you piss in someone's rice-bowl or shake up their paradigm...

My new thinking came into being...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-18-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By shipkiller
There is no year that stands out as having more...

There is no year that stands out as having more incidents or less incidents with the softtop motor. ALL original or dealer repaired motors will fail at some point because they are not sealed from...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-14-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By shipkiller
Out of my 30 or so track days in my ///M, I have...

Out of my 30 or so track days in my ///M, I have used a single set of Cool Carbons for 15 or so of those track days and still have not worn them out. I have since switched to a dedicated set of...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-14-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By shipkiller
What brand/type of brake pads are you using? ...

What brand/type of brake pads are you using?

How hot are the rotors getting???? Sticking caliper pistons???? How much rust on the caliper in the area of the piston???

Have you pulled the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-07-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By shipkiller
LSD=flatbed.....

LSD=flatbed.....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-06-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By shipkiller
Sorry to be a little late on this topic, but BMW...

Sorry to be a little late on this topic, but BMW specifically recommends only to tow the vehicle on a flatbed. It is stated in the owners manual.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-04-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By shipkiller
The Light Control Module (LCM or also known as...

The Light Control Module (LCM or also known as LSZ) is the light switch on the dashboard. It is not just a switch but a complete module.
The Instrument Cluster is the Kombi...

Use RealOEM to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-03-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By shipkiller
Most of you are focusing on the wrong things... ...

Most of you are focusing on the wrong things... The DSC is a minor issue at this point. It may be a symptom or one of multiple failures.

The big indicators are the odometer and speed indication...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-03-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By shipkiller
You have more issues than just your DSC. ...

You have more issues than just your DSC.

These are not just weird issues. These are major issues. I think you need to get these resolved FIRST before you tackle the DSC issue. You might find...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-02-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By shipkiller
That extra wire you mentioned is the 'K' bus...

That extra wire you mentioned is the 'K' bus data/communication line, used to turn on the amp. The 'K' bus is used to talk to many of the cars modules.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-01-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By shipkiller
All Z4 models up to 2006 use the MK60 DSC. All...

All Z4 models up to 2006 use the MK60 DSC. All models after mid-cycle 2006 use the MK60E5 which is similar to the DSC on the E90 M3. The two are not interchangeable...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-01-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,281
Posted By shipkiller
Driver training is a very perishable skill...

Driver training is a very perishable skill...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-30-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By shipkiller
No gears... Just apply constant firm...

No gears...

Just apply constant firm pressure.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-26-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,281
Posted By shipkiller
Skeep, <O:p</O:p<O:p</O:p I can guarantee you...

Skeep,
<O:p</O:p<O:p</O:p
I can guarantee you that a set of Michelin PSSs , Continental DWs or any other ultra-high performance tires will out perform any RFT tire on the market today with one...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-25-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,328
Posted By shipkiller
Typically, BMW labor charges are anywhere from...

Typically, BMW labor charges are anywhere from $120-$160 per hour... depends on the region.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-25-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By shipkiller
My personal theory is, on any BMW other than an...

My personal theory is, on any BMW other than an ///M, I would say do not worry about it.... On the S54, it is a high reving engine so the O2 sensor needs to be fast. In that case, I would use as...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-25-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By shipkiller
Thank God... someone uses RealOEM... :thumbup: ...

Thank God... someone uses RealOEM... :thumbup:

Actually, part one would be Bank one sensor one (B1S1). Your post wanted B2S1 which would be part two (2).

When I had to replace an O2 sensor...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-25-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By shipkiller
Look at your engine. You will see your exhaust...

Look at your engine. You will see your exhaust header(s), Cylinder one is at the front, and cylinder six is at the rear...
There are two exhaust headers, one for cylinders one through three and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-25-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By shipkiller
I do not know. I do know that it works... ...

I do not know. I do know that it works...

Example: Years ago, I had a 16mm bolt that would not break free, even when using a six foot pipe on the end of the three foot breaker bar... think...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-25-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By shipkiller
Bank two, sensor one (B2S1), is the pre-cat...

Bank two, sensor one (B2S1), is the pre-cat sensor on cylinders 4-6.

Pre-Cat sensors (B1S1/B2S1) are closest to the exhaust ports. Post-Cat sensors (B1S2/B2S2) are down stream (after the cats)...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-25-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,328
Posted By shipkiller
Do you believe that only BMW's have had this...

Do you believe that only BMW's have had this issue? (rhetorical question)
If you have any other brands of automobiles, are you planning on removing those airbags after a finite amount of time?
...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-24-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By shipkiller
THIS is very good advise for any nut or...

THIS is very good advise for any nut or bolt....:thumbup:
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