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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-06-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,592
Posted By Teacher Blind
I have seen two Z4's in the last two days. I...

I have seen two Z4's in the last two days. I waved, I always do, they did not. While on the freeway the other day a gal in a jeep passed me and waved and gave me a thumbs up. I wondered what that...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-06-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By Teacher Blind
Build date of4/2006 and 82,000, original motor....

Build date of4/2006 and 82,000, original motor. Garaged all the time and almost never parked under trees. Sorry to say, the top is usually up 95% of the time. Wife's hair and it is too dang hot and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-23-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,656
Posted By Teacher Blind
Only because like a good looking woman, she turns...

Only because like a good looking woman, she turns a lot of heads, gets a lot of second looks, drooling and longing stares. Those who call it a "chick car" are just jealous of the guy with his hands...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-21-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,128
Posted By Teacher Blind
I have always used Mann. The first few were made...

I have always used Mann. The first few were made in Germany. The last two were made in Mexico. Is there any significant difference?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-11-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By Teacher Blind
I found where the water is coming in. It is...

I found where the water is coming in.
It is at the bottom of the door. The water runs down the 7 inch tall sill under the door opening and then down on to the carpet. The questions is if the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-09-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By Teacher Blind
I like the bucket part. We need to have a spare...

I like the bucket part. We need to have a spare for admirers too.
I have looked for leakage from the top but have yet to find any.
I am going to check the drain from the tray between the hood and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-07-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By Teacher Blind
The floor near the door is wet. I thought I saw...

The floor near the door is wet. I thought I saw a drop come from above the foot rest but I could not duplicate it. So far, I have not felt any dampness behind the dash area. I have checked the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-06-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By Teacher Blind
The Floor is Wet!

It has finally started raining in California after 4 years of drought. The mat on the driver side
is wet. I have noticed that the rubber trim around the windshield is getting brittle and has some...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-03-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By Teacher Blind
Thanks Bruce. I'll check it out before I go back...

Thanks Bruce. I'll check it out before I go back to the shop. It has been working well for the past week. I will do a voltage check now while all is well as a reference point and then again if it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-28-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By Teacher Blind
dc- The turn signals work well and there has...

dc-
The turn signals work well and there has not been any instance when they have not. In fact, for the last two days EVERYTHING has worked just like it is supposed to. Now that I said this it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-26-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By Teacher Blind
The battery is less than a year old and was just...

The battery is less than a year old and was just registered at the shop. It was working fine and I figured like many have said, registration is not necessary. The shop said it was so now it is.
...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-24-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By Teacher Blind
Electrical Problem. Solution?

First of all, the 2006 Z4 3.0si runs great.
Problem-When I start the engine, the air bag light stays on. After I drive a short distance, the yellow transmission light comes on.
Other symptoms...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-24-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By Teacher Blind
I really miss my dipstick. Even when the display...

I really miss my dipstick. Even when the display says the oil level is OK, I still want to know, How OK is it?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-26-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By Teacher Blind
I just went out and looked at mine. It looks the...

I just went out and looked at mine. It looks the same. I have the same car as you,
2006, 3.0si

I wonder if it is something that was used during assembly.

Someone out there will know.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-03-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Teacher Blind
That is exactly what I use and my indy shop...

That is exactly what I use and my indy shop recommended it as well.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-03-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,374
Posted By Teacher Blind
Only until my tablet was stolen. It was in...

Only until my tablet was stolen. It was in between the seat the the center console. 90% out of sight. The Z was parked at the private country club on a Saturday morning. Now the top goes up and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-29-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By Teacher Blind
Just follow the steps. I did it and it worked...

Just follow the steps. I did it and it worked great. Thought I was going to need a trip to the dealer but this solved the problem easily.

I have two keys. One worked well and the other did not....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-28-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By Teacher Blind
Enzed4 post- This works. Save $100.

Enzed4 post-
This works. Save $100.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-14-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,901
Posted By Teacher Blind
$520 a year with Mercury Insurance in California....

$520 a year with Mercury Insurance in California. I'm old too.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-16-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By Teacher Blind
Thanks everyone for the input. After posting...

Thanks everyone for the input.
After posting this A.M. I searched the forums and found the thread with "method 2" in it.

I was a bit nervous about trying it thinking that I may mess up the whole...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-16-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By Teacher Blind
Remote lock/unlock on the Key

The remote feature on one of my keys stopped working. The other key is fine. The lock, unlock and trunk unlock no longer functions. Is it just a key battery issue or could there be more...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-11-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,305
Posted By Teacher Blind
One aerosol can of "Flat-Fix", a bottle of...

One aerosol can of "Flat-Fix", a bottle of "Slime" and a mini compressor.
40 K miles so far and never had a need for it.
Until tomorrow, now that I said that!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-11-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 13,580
Posted By Teacher Blind
60 when I bought the 06 3.0si and soon to be 64. ...

60 when I bought the 06 3.0si and soon to be 64. My wife of 40 years helped me pick it out. We have taken two 3000+ mile road trips in it. It is our daily driver with 35,000 trouble free miles in...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-30-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By Teacher Blind
I had a similar sound and also thought it was a...

I had a similar sound and also thought it was a mechanical problem. It turned out to be tire noise. As the inside edge of the rear tires wore, the noise became more apparent. I flipped the tires...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-09-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By Teacher Blind
Beautiful Car. Beautiful Green Countryside. ...

Beautiful Car. Beautiful Green Countryside. Thanks for sharing.
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