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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-19-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By impreza276
Here are some additional pictures of the trailer...

Here are some additional pictures of the trailer hitch and Yakima Highlite 2 rack. I thought the hitch would work with the class II bike rack - I measured them and they looked compatible. However the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-17-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By impreza276
Keep away from run flats if you do not want...

Keep away from run flats if you do not want tramlining.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-14-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,324
Posted By impreza276
The 2008 Camry has 276 horses. The problem is...

The 2008 Camry has 276 horses. The problem is calling them up from pasture - They just want to sleep all day.

About autos the answer is 'it depends'. The auto tranny has come a long way from the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-13-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By impreza276
Just a note that looking at the car from the...

Just a note that looking at the car from the side, around 20 feet away, the under-hanging hitch is clearly visible and the look might upset some. I'll try and post a pic tomorrow.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-13-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By impreza276
Yes, that is the part number. It's for...

Yes, that is the part number.



It's for my trusty Trek hybrid. I need a tool-less rack that is light, durable, easily removable and that can be stowed in the trunk. The Yakima Highlite seems to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-13-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By impreza276
It's for a bike rack. I'm currently shopping for...

It's for a bike rack. I'm currently shopping for one.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-12-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By impreza276
Z4 U-Haul Trailer Hitch

I bought the U-Haul hitch and installed it over the weekend. It's about $200 and they make them to order.

There is not a lot of information out there on it so here is a video of the installation: ...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-12-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,324
Posted By impreza276
Agree with Z4-2003. I looked into the upkeep...

Agree with Z4-2003. I looked into the upkeep requirements of early Boxsters and determined they were out of my league.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-12-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 531
Posted By impreza276
Comfort is a rung lower and practicality is...

Comfort is a rung lower and practicality is drastically reduced. You'll be surprised how much you will miss that back seat space once it is gone unless you really don't use it at all. No more buying...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-12-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 702
Posted By impreza276
It's not just liability, factors such as speed...

It's not just liability, factors such as speed come into effect. At higher speeds the same load becomes harder to steady and can throw a lower rated vehicle out of control. The US ratings are for...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-11-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 702
Posted By impreza276
Tow ratings are very different between the UK and...

Tow ratings are very different between the UK and the US due to the stringent requirements stateside. I've seen 911s towing (admittedly smaller) caravans in the UK.

I installed the uhaul hitch on...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-03-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,419
Posted By impreza276
Not for more than 15 mins for the sake of the...

Not for more than 15 mins for the sake of the leather.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-28-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,009
Posted By impreza276
jamop, that was a great deal.

jamop, that was a great deal.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-27-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By impreza276
dc_wright, yes indeed. That is one of the reasons...

dc_wright, yes indeed. That is one of the reasons I chose the Goodyear Eagle Sports over the F1's or Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3. The Eagle Sports have softer sidewalls than the other two. With 18s...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-27-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By impreza276
The improvement is not because the tires grip...

The improvement is not because the tires grip better. It is because the car no longer feels like a wild bucking bull that I'm constantly fighting to tame.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-27-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By impreza276
To add to that, the car's handling feels so much...

To add to that, the car's handling feels so much more sure footed and confident now that the skittish nature of the RFTs is gone. I can drive it a lot faster.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-27-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By impreza276
Just bought a 7-Series Bimmer

Here is a picture of it:

Seriously, if you have runflats, don't walk - RUN to your nearest tire shop and get ride of them! Your child's school fees due? They can wait. HVAC broken down? Tell you...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-23-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 580
Posted By impreza276
So.... Did it fix the problem? :D

So.... Did it fix the problem? :D
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-19-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,009
Posted By impreza276
You're a brave man buying sight unseen, but glad...

You're a brave man buying sight unseen, but glad it worked out. Congrats on the sweet ride!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-17-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 688
Posted By impreza276
My key's range was terrible until I started...

My key's range was terrible until I started driving the car more often. Now it works from quite a distance.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-16-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By impreza276
There is one more serious problem with the Z4M....

There is one more serious problem with the Z4M. It will cause a severe driving addiction.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-15-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 688
Posted By impreza276
Do you use your cars often enough to give the...

Do you use your cars often enough to give the keys a good charge?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-14-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 940
Posted By impreza276
A number of variables involved including type and...

A number of variables involved including type and amount of coverage. I had cheaper insurance with Travelers on my xB but there was hardly any discount when adding a second car. Geico was way cheaper...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-13-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By impreza276
Because it is 70% door :rofl:.

Because it is 70% door :rofl:.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-12-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By impreza276
To answer your question, yes it is a possibility....

To answer your question, yes it is a possibility. As far as I know there is no way of easily determining for sure, apart from the oil analysis suggested.
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