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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-09-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By shipkiller
I remember a thread or two a few years back on...

I remember a thread or two a few years back on one of the Z4 forums, that talked about an insert and/or a replacement socket. You will have to search for it. A Google search is best. The forum...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-09-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By shipkiller
Gauge? You can use a voltmeter. Just do not...

Gauge?

You can use a voltmeter. Just do not short the probes or you will blow the fuse..
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-09-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By shipkiller
The socket probably works. The Z4 has an odd...

The socket probably works. The Z4 has an odd size power socket so sometimes you need to wiggle the plug to get a good connection....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-09-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By shipkiller
I am using the exact model dc_wright mentions in...

I am using the exact model dc_wright mentions in his response on my MC... Works like a champ..
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-03-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By shipkiller
On the Z4, due to the fact that it does not have...

On the Z4, due to the fact that it does not have an IBS system, there is no apparent reason you cannot charge directly to the battery. If the car had an IBS system, then that is a different story...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-02-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By shipkiller
There are two distinct manuals. The...

There are two distinct manuals.
The mechanical manual is call the TIS. The electrical manual is called the WDS.

Both are electronic format and both can be downloaded from the internet (a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-31-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By shipkiller
It is not recommended to hook directly up to the...

It is not recommended to hook directly up to the battery. The recommended way is to use the terminals in the engine compartment.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-29-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,391
Posted By shipkiller
I think you needed to resolve your 'frozen wheel'...

I think you needed to resolve your 'frozen wheel' issue before you replaced your dampers...

If you thought you bought adjustable dampers but found out there is no adjustment on the actual...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-20-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By shipkiller
Yes. Same unit from 2003 to 2008.

Yes. Same unit from 2003 to 2008.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-18-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,159
Posted By shipkiller
It takes 12 lbs. of pressure to activate the seat...

It takes 12 lbs. of pressure to activate the seat mat. I doubt most small bags have enough weight to activate the mat, if this is so, then they do not have enough weight to damage it....

It is...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-14-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By shipkiller
Most likely, its not a bolts issue... I could...

Most likely, its not a bolts issue... I could just a non-threatening, non-engine destruction Vano's rattle.

Read more here: http://www.beisansystems.com/procedures/s54_vanos_rattle_procedure.htm
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-13-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By shipkiller
The S54 Vanos bolt issue 'normally' can be heard...

The S54 Vanos bolt issue 'normally' can be heard or is the most prevalent around 3000RPM. It will sound like 'marbles in a can'.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-03-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By shipkiller
The vanos seals issue was fixed in the very late...

The vanos seals issue was fixed in the very late 2005 model year. ALL vanos before this have a vanos seal issue because the seal material uses was not Viton, which caused seal degradation.

For...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-30-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By shipkiller
The spacers may not have been glued to the hub. ...

The spacers may not have been glued to the hub. It may have corroded onto the hub.

This is an issue with some of the spacers that have been left on the hub for long periods of time without...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-28-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By shipkiller
Pull the spacers out first and see what happens...

Pull the spacers out first and see what happens then.

A 25mm spacer is really big, and if they are not 'hub centric' then vibration issues will come about.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-26-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 808
Posted By shipkiller
Really, I will have to check that out and...

Really,

I will have to check that out and try some experimentation.... :thumbup:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-26-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 808
Posted By shipkiller
Disregard.

Disregard.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-26-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 808
Posted By shipkiller
I am not trying to sound argumentative, but if...

I am not trying to sound argumentative, but if you have INPA set up properly on a laptop, how/why would you not know this?????

When I setup my first INPA laptop, one of the first things I did was...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-25-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 808
Posted By shipkiller
The TPMS is supposed to error out (light the...

The TPMS is supposed to error out (light the light) at nine percent pressure loss. Since the wheel sensors are not a precision unit, there will be some play with that number.

Additionally, the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-24-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 808
Posted By shipkiller
Correct, the fender liner is removed. It only...

Correct, the fender liner is removed. It only takes a little less than six minutes to remove the liner. The only thing that has to be removed first is the wheel.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-24-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 808
Posted By shipkiller
enzed4 has a 2008 model year car, which will have...

enzed4 has a 2008 model year car, which will have TPMS sensors. Impreza276's car, being a 2007, 'might' have TPMS sensors.
I do not remember what the cut off date was when BMW switched the DSC...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-24-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 808
Posted By shipkiller
As someone who has spent a lot of time in...

As someone who has spent a lot of time in NCSExpert, I do not think you can 'disable' the TPMS. On your model year of car, the TPMS is a subset of the DSC system.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-22-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By shipkiller
Yes, I do know what it says. I also know what is...

Yes, I do know what it says. I also know what is reality....

If you do a search on the three big Z4 forums on 'Aux input', you will see many 2006 cars did not come with that feature. But it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-22-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By shipkiller
Try looking under the dash on the removable...

Try looking under the dash on the removable access panel. The 2006 model year cars did not come with an AUX input as standard equipment, but as optional equipement. That came in the 07 MY and above.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-21-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 732
Posted By shipkiller
"Shakes head, walked away"...

"Shakes head, walked away"...
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