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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-24-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 986
Posted By Drexel5
How about the position of the mount itself? In...

How about the position of the mount itself? In the picture it looks really close to the shifting area... I have a 6-speed as well, and I'd obviously not want to be shifting into 5th and knocking my...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-23-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 986
Posted By Drexel5
Z4 Galaxy S4 Car mounts?

Hey all,

So I recently upgraded from the iPhone 4 to a Samsung Galaxy S4. Bigger phone, but I like that I'm not stuck with Apple's proprietary junk (*cough*iTunes*cough*). Anyway...

I never...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-15-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,441
Posted By Drexel5
Thanks all for your replies! I connected the...

Thanks all for your replies!

I connected the unit to my Z4 last night, and the charging light came on. It's still on now as I type this.

I took the car out a few times this winter (when the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-14-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,441
Posted By Drexel5
Thanks Keeton! My biggest concerns are: ...

Thanks Keeton!

My biggest concerns are:

1. Is the Schumacher a suitable trickle charger for a Z4? The documentation seems to indicate motorcycles, RVs, boats, and classic cars. It's a 12V...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-14-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,441
Posted By Drexel5
Battery Trickle Charger question - HELP!

Ok guys, got a dumb question but I gotta ask it.

Opitions please! I don't want to destroy the battery or electric on my car while it's in storage.

I bought a Schumacher trickle charger...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-04-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,476
Posted By Drexel5
I was thinking of getting the kind that connects...

I was thinking of getting the kind that connects directly into the charger/lighter. I have to say I'm concerned about leaving these things connected (fire, etc.) - should this be a concern?
...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-04-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,476
Posted By Drexel5
Can someone suggest a battery tender & fuel...

Can someone suggest a battery tender & fuel stabilizer brand that's trusted with the Z4?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-04-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,935
Posted By Drexel5
Likewise - I never thought that this was an issue...

Likewise - I never thought that this was an issue until seeing this thread. Would be interested in knowing if I need to be concerned.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-21-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,476
Posted By Drexel5
Storing a Z4 during Canadian Winters

Unfortunately, in the next few weeks the 2004 Z4 3.0i is going away for a few months to hibernate, and I've been doing some research on what needs to be done to make sure that once the summer comes...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-17-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,120
Posted By Drexel5
Ok good replies here! Based on what you've all...

Ok good replies here! Based on what you've all said, I'll be steering clear of the no touch auto wash places.

Hand wash it is!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-16-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,120
Posted By Drexel5
Opinions on no touch car wash?

Has anyone here taken their Z4 (or Z3) to one of those no-touch car wash places? You know, the kind that spray high pressure blasts of water, soap & wax at the car instead of the traditional wash...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-10-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 777
Posted By Drexel5
Where might I find that switch? I've been...

Where might I find that switch?

I've been looking around and wondering if my battery might be the problem... Any takers?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-10-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 777
Posted By Drexel5
2004 Z4 3.0i - DML & Check Engine Soon

My Z4 is doing some funny stuff - thought I'd post here first before taking it to the dealership.

Today was a relatively hot day - around 35 Celsius. After meeting up with some friends, I went to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-26-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,331
Posted By Drexel5
I would happily go for a white background to the...

I would happily go for a white background to the instrumentation in my Z4. That's what I have right now in my Escape, which I've been driving for 3 years and my eyes feel just fine at night (thank...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-25-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,331
Posted By Drexel5
BMW Ugly Orange

I've had my 2004 Z4 3.0i since mid March, and there's just one thing that really gets to me...

...the 1980's interior monochromatic unimaginative orange lighting!

I just don't get how an...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-30-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,085
Posted By Drexel5
Wow. My solution would have been as follows: ...

Wow. My solution would have been as follows:

1. Provide a sampling of my middle finger to BMW Dealer. Make sure it's nicely manicured first, with no dirt under my nails.
2. Drive to Best Buy....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-20-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,540
Posted By Drexel5
1) z34me 2) noturz3 3) etz3dst 4) saybyby

1) z34me
2) noturz3
3) etz3dst
4) saybyby
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-20-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,540
Posted By Drexel5
How about WNABZ4? ;) (sorry guys, I couldn't...

How about WNABZ4? ;)

(sorry guys, I couldn't resist... :P )
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-20-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,055
Posted By Drexel5
Yeah, I thought the same thing. It's STILL...

Yeah, I thought the same thing. It's STILL $1800, but when I consider that it's for 3 years, covers up to $2500 a claim, has no deductible, and hits most of the major items (engine, transmission,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-20-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,055
Posted By Drexel5
Slightly more... the price didn't include tax...

Slightly more... the price didn't include tax (13%), so the total came to $1807.98.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-18-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,055
Posted By Drexel5
Thanks guys! I've decided on going with the...

Thanks guys! I've decided on going with the Platinum Plus package, with the HiTech & No Deductible option. At least now I have peace of mind for the next 3 years. :)
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-17-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,055
Posted By Drexel5
Z4 Aftermarket Warranty - yes or no?

So my dealer provided me with an a-protect aftermarket Warranty with my 2004 Z4 3.0i that I bought about 3 weeks ago, and I'm considering upgrading it.

The warranty that I got is a very basic 2...
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