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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-06-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By LauraM
I'll give the you info by seller, it's probably...

I'll give the you info by seller, it's probably easier that way.

This is the one that did NOT work: locksmithstore

This is the one that DID work: artiway
Sold 14,000 items with a 99.9%...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-05-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By LauraM
I got 1 off eBay that couldn't be programmed. It...

I got 1 off eBay that couldn't be programmed. It was a hassle but I returned it and got a refund

Tried again and did get a key that I was able to program. Haven't tried to have it cut yet.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-05-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,189
Posted By LauraM
I've had 2 soft-tops. The first was sliced. My...

I've had 2 soft-tops. The first was sliced. My z4, not yet, knock on wood. Anything of value is locked in the trunk. Otherwise, I leave it unlocked.

On the flip side, my driveway is so steep...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-05-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 33,523
Posted By LauraM
2004 Z4 with 108k. When people commented on my...

2004 Z4 with 108k. When people commented on my car, I'd say it was a piece of Sh!t but I look good it in. Since I've been doing my own maintenance/repairs I LOVE my car. Now I just say "thanks!"
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-23-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,306
Posted By LauraM
Ah man, I was impressed until I watched the video...

Ah man, I was impressed until I watched the video and they have one of those silly little balls on the top of the antenna. Spoiled the whole thing for me.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-23-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,136
Posted By LauraM
Done! I have a new alternator, all seems good...

Done! I have a new alternator, all seems good now.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-23-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,769
Posted By LauraM
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-23-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,769
Posted By LauraM
2004 Z4 Spark Plugs

Does it matter what kind of spark plugs you use?

Thanks!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-22-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,136
Posted By LauraM
OMG you're kidding! I could have put it up...

OMG you're kidding! I could have put it up manually? Now I feel like a true idiot. I can change my oil but not put my top up. Going to check out the manual now.

Thanks!


Additional Note: ...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-22-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,136
Posted By LauraM
2004 Z4 M%$ E85 Alternator Replacement

Well, last night was interesting. I started driving 50 miles south to Georgia Tech to take my son some grub. About 6 miles out my battery light came on. I stopped and checked my battery...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-19-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,760
Posted By LauraM
Thanks! Not bad for a 7-year old car with...

Thanks! Not bad for a 7-year old car with 105,000 miles. :)
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-19-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,760
Posted By LauraM
If I looked at the realoem part list correctly,...

If I looked at the realoem part list correctly, just the cover is $1500. Then entire top is $4800. There's nothing wrong the my top really, just cosmetic.

So, I spent $70 ($60 for the product,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,760
Posted By LauraM
It's really a dye. I used a product called...

It's really a dye. I used a product called Renovo (http://www.renovointernational.com/) but I purchased it from Amazon.



I've been very happy with it. The worn spots where it folds are...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,760
Posted By LauraM
Dang - the link to your picture isn't working for...

Dang - the link to your picture isn't working for me.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,760
Posted By LauraM
2004 Z4 I Did My Top!

Check out the pics. I wish I'd taken a picture with my top on before I "refreshed" it. It was a grey color that had faded to a greenish tint. I got this car pre-owned. I'd never noticed the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-18-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By LauraM
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=551186

Just finished. I love my install!!!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,199
Posted By LauraM
Wow! VERY nice. Minimal, clean. I'll have to...

Wow! VERY nice. Minimal, clean. I'll have to save a picture. I imagine when I've done with the "necessities" I'll start looking for "upgrades." :)
...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-16-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,199
Posted By LauraM
Finally finished this up. The ground loop...

Finally finished this up. The ground loop isolator solved my problem.
To install it behind the dash
I took the female stereo plug out of the ashtray insert, plugged the isolator into it it,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-27-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,199
Posted By LauraM
I saw that. I was thinking about buying their...

I saw that. I was thinking about buying their mount only and attaching my griffin iphone mount to it. I like the mount I have - it's sleet, easy in and out. If I can't find an adhesive that will...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-27-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,898
Posted By LauraM
2004 Z4 iPhone Dashboard Mount Problem

I need figuring out how to attach my iPhone mount to the dash. The dash is textured which is wrecking havoc with any adhesive product I've tried.

1. the double-sided tape with the product lasted 2...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-27-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,533
Posted By LauraM
I just did this - see...

I just did this - see http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=551186 . It works great except for getting my iPhone mount to stick to the dash.

I found detailed instructions on here from...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-27-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,575
Posted By LauraM
Coincidence - I found this link last night. More...

Coincidence - I found this link last night. More info than you could ever need.

I would like to know what it means when it says that Carnuba wax gives you warmth and depth...

Detailing 101...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-27-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,994
Posted By LauraM
I just started using Raggtop and I like it but...

I just started using Raggtop and I like it but I've never used anything else.

Along the same lines, if the color of the top has faded is there anything you can do?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-27-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By LauraM
If I can DIY this anyone can. Go for it!

If I can DIY this anyone can. Go for it!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-27-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,199
Posted By LauraM
Suggestions for Dashboard iPhone Mounting Stuff Needed

It did work perfectly. No more cutting out and the quality was still excellent.

I didn't want that box, even though it's only 2" or so long, and the cables hanging out after I went to all the...
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