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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-02-2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By papitosabe
run, don't walk

run, don't walk
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-17-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By papitosabe
To each his own, but again, its "preventive...

To each his own, but again, its "preventive maintenance." and like sudoer stated, its a PULLEY, attached to a giant SPRING. Its not a lifetime part, and Ithink the PM is at 80k, but maybe be higher...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-16-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By papitosabe
you're better off replacing the entire unit as...

you're better off replacing the entire unit as preventative maintenance. Not sure about the part numbers. Call BMW, and ask for the p/n on your individual part. Ask for the price, as well, and see...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-02-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By papitosabe
dang it, beat me to it.

dang it, beat me to it.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-22-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,674
Posted By papitosabe
not the coupe. But yes, I've heard that often...

not the coupe. But yes, I've heard that often about the roadsters. Put some nice rims on it, and I'm sure it will help a bit. Oh, and add these ...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-10-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By papitosabe
pretty sure it can be repaired. Check these...

pretty sure it can be repaired. Check these out (https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=plastic+bumper+repair&page=&utm_source=opensearch)
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-05-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By papitosabe
http://workshop-manuals.com/bmw/z_series_e85/z4_3....

http://workshop-manuals.com/bmw/z_series_e85/z4_3.0si_n52_roadst/2_repair_instructions/12__engine_electrical_system_(n52)/31__alternator_with_drive_and_mounting/5_ra__removing_and_installing_or_replac...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-12-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By papitosabe
try full reset procedure. its either this link...

try full reset procedure. its either this link or another one in the same thread. http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2460703&postcount=19
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-10-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By papitosabe
good info kalali regarding this, there...

good info kalali



regarding this, there is a window reset you can do, Not positive if that's what you your referring to, but just a tidbit just in case.

here is some info on resetting it. ...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-06-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By papitosabe
there is a video on youtube. Maybe 2 IIRC. I'm...

there is a video on youtube. Maybe 2 IIRC. I'm not sure if it was titled door panel or window or window regulator...for a z4. I still need to do mine and have put it off. There is a clip that may...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-01-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By papitosabe
did you replace the "brake" sensors?

did you replace the "brake" sensors?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-12-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By papitosabe
mind boggling how my 17 yr old saturn's...

mind boggling how my 17 yr old saturn's windshield trim looks like brand new after sitting in the sun since it was bought, and my nice z4 has trim that looks like its been sitting in the Mohave...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-05-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By papitosabe
sorry, didn't mean to say a sticky :dunno: , I...

sorry, didn't mean to say a sticky :dunno: , I just meant to have another thread in the DIY part of the forum. Like an 'All Z4 years inspection list/sheet' thread or something of that nature. W...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-01-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By papitosabe
any way we can get a sticky thread in the DIY...

any way we can get a sticky thread in the DIY section of the main Z4 thread? I'm surprised its not there along with manuals for each series/year. Rather than have multiple threads, one would be...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-28-2016, 02:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,169
Posted By papitosabe
what are the issues that are causing you to...

what are the issues that are causing you to replace it?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-27-2016, 03:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 835
Posted By papitosabe
also, maybe look into contacting other...

also, maybe look into contacting other convertible drivers in your neighborhood, and see if they've had the same problem. Maybe y'all can put pressure in one of your meetings and try to get it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-19-2016, 10:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,564
Posted By papitosabe
so who's in for downgrading?

so who's in for downgrading?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-07-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By papitosabe
reminds me of Falkor from the Neverending story

reminds me of Falkor from the Neverending story
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-28-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,939
Posted By papitosabe
is it gonna glow at night? otherwise, its not...

is it gonna glow at night? otherwise, its not really Tron-ish. I wanna see some blue highighted lines at night
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-12-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,401
Posted By papitosabe
crap thats what may have caused the leakage from...

crap thats what may have caused the leakage from the oil seal 3 times. ANd I don't think I warmed up the car either. I filled it to 6.9 on mine, and the leaking commenced. I tried 3 different...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-07-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,939
Posted By papitosabe
in the famous words of Even Stevens ...

in the famous words of Even Stevens

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXsQAXx_ao0
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-06-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By papitosabe
man, I need to get an m-bump

man, I need to get an m-bump
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-23-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By papitosabe
see if this video helps. ALso, turn on the A/C...

see if this video helps. ALso, turn on the A/C full blast and see if you get more noise. I have a feeling its the ADP. or a bearing inside the alternator.
...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-24-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,804
Posted By papitosabe
lol, reminds me of some guy on another website...

lol, reminds me of some guy on another website that just learned what being a grower not a shower, means.

I forget what he said he thought it was, but it was something about height. And whenever...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-21-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By papitosabe
Need y'alls help. What is this piece/part? Video/pic attached.

So I'm looking thru the engine, and I come up in a little area and see this. I thought it as some kinda simple motor mountish type of thing. Anyways, I was able to get it out without any force. ...
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