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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-20-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,501
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
Smile I'm resurrecting this thread. I turned in my...

I'm resurrecting this thread. I turned in my 2008 BMW Z4 and share my experience in case it helps anyone with a lease end.


Went in for a pre-inspection and he flagged the tires as worn;...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-28-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,009
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
bump...

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Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-24-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,009
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
Thumbs up FS Winter tires & wheels: STUDLESS DUNLOP SP 205/55R16 94V ON 5x120mm Sport Edtn $299

READY FOR WINTER?
http://164.107.52.60/pics/ebay/tire2.jpg
TIRES: Complete set of FOUR Dunlop winter treads, SP Winter Sport Extra Load 205/55 R16 94V tires. Sidewall info DOT NSOF 2DTR 1207 max...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-23-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,504
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
ECSTuning makes a point: this is for my Z4 (note...

ECSTuning makes a point: this is for my Z4 (note title of string) and the plate pictured may be for a Z3? these are different.

Just search this board for aggregate plate as there is adequate...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-23-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,504
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
The dealer is far too expensive. It is just a...

The dealer is far too expensive. It is just a piece of flat plastic for over $200.
I do not think it is piece number 6. I seek the front aggregate protective plate and nothing on realoem carries...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 09-22-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,074
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
I was following the instructions sent to me by...

I was following the instructions sent to me by BMW. I did the same in returning a Honda Pilot, and they responded immediately. So this is here to help anyone that gets the BMW lease end mailing; it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-22-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,504
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
z4 front aggregate protective plate wanted

I need the plastic belly guard that sits directly under the engine and bolts to the bumper cover at front and the crossmember at back. I think BMW calls this the FRONT AGGREGATE PROTECTIVE PLATE,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-18-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,574
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
Smile Pokey, thanks so much for the informative reply. ...

Pokey, thanks so much for the informative reply. I did find the step by step on another forum complete with pictures. I post that link here in case others seek it:...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-17-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,574
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
Z4 Front Bumper Repaint and Removal Instructions?

I'm repainting my front bumper on my 2008 Z4. So far I have done the sanding and spot putty work on the car. I searched this forum and found several who say it is better to completely remove the...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 09-14-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,074
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
Lease end return of my Z4 and no reply to email

I sent six emails to both leaseend@bmwusa.com as their nice letter instructs me, and to customerrelations@bmwusa.com pleading them for a response of any kind. I just want to share with you the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-16-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,632
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
Blizzak time

If driving in winter I highly recommend Bridgestone Blizzaks or similar technology. All season tires are just a compromise with an aggressive tread. The blizzak is a true winter compound that gets...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-15-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,632
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
Don't forget about Cheng Shin Tires. You can get...

Don't forget about Cheng Shin Tires. You can get these on Amazon free with purchase. Your Z will handle like no other....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-16-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,846
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
Best Oil to Use in a bimmer

My girlfriend and I have lubed with synthetic oil for many years with outstanding results. This is great for pushrods, ball bearings and cylinders with tight clearance. I drive her hard and...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-13-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,889
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
Cool Z3 without tan lines has two point harness

Pardon me if these snapshots were posted earlier, but I think this is a good visual summary of two unimpeachable points about topless BMW vehicle.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-12-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,742
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
Cool Blizzard of 2009

Funny you should mention that. This was Wednesday on my way to the great snowball fight on Bascom Hill in Madison Wisconsin. My Z4 handles great on 17 inches of...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-28-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
No teeth

Using Internet Explorer version 8 under Vista Ultimate. I don't see any ads. Never have on this forum. I have yellow teeth and a sunburned forehead from Z4 disease.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-25-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,274
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
Lightbulb Z4 First Oil Change Interval

My 2008 Z4 now has 4500 miles on it. The oil change countdown says 11,500. Does this car really have a 16,000 mile oil change interval? I drive very aggressively and I would think that would...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-03-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,329
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
Thick butts and blue max

That's it in a nutshell, the inseam and total height are not the key variables. The thickness of your butt and the meaty size of your... winning entry ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-13-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
z4 tire rotate or not?

Removed the snow tires today and put the 18 inch sport wheels back on. I noticed they were not directional tires, but of course the front and rear are different sizes. So should the tires stay on...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-08-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,826
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
No problem with license plate covers here in...

No problem with license plate covers here in Ohio. I have seen them in all colors, some so scratched up that you can hardly see the tag.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-08-2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,826
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
Stealth license plate cover

Does anybody know if there are tinted license plate covers that will obfuscate my tag number for the red light cameras? Not that I routinely run a lot of lights or blow by the speed cameras on the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-11-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
Lightbulb z4 Parking brake release lights four way flashers

Just wondering if this is common. Most of the time when I release the handbrake, I turn on the four way flashers. How about you?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-01-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,434
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
z4 ice driver

No apologies needed, I enjoyed viewing it. That's exactly how I navigate my driveway each day.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-29-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,434
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
Arrow Z4 on ice

I was going to start a new thread when I saw this one; Just wondering if anyone else thinks the Z4 is outstanding on ice. I have studless tires but the DTC and computerized traction control really...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-11-2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,385
Posted By BigMoneyWasted
Correct, steel wool pads leave invisible fibers...

Correct, steel wool pads leave invisible fibers on site that will oxidize differently than aluminum and get ugly with age. I recommend using ultra fine grit sandpaper, 1000 or 1500 grit wet or dry. ...
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