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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-06-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By FinneganZ
^This. Turner has them, as does Zeckhausen. ...

^This.

Turner has them, as does Zeckhausen. And there's always the stealership (shipping will probably cost you more that the difference). BMWCCA discount always comes in handy at the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-06-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,868
Posted By FinneganZ
I'm sort of resigned to the fact that with a good...

I'm sort of resigned to the fact that with a good deal of track driving I'm going to have to budget for this "maintenance item" at some point in the next 12-24 months.

I'm on the UOA bandwagon...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-05-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Z4 Coupe (E86) Z4M Brake Upgrade
Views: 1,392
Posted By FinneganZ
Yeah, thought through it a bit. :) Sometimes...

Yeah, thought through it a bit. :) Sometimes too much! Occupational hazard I think (analysis based line of work).

It's a pretty good deal, with the 20% discount (which is good on the GB...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-04-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Z4 Coupe (E86) Z4M Brake Upgrade
Views: 1,392
Posted By FinneganZ
Why not? :rofl: But seriously, my front...

Why not? :rofl:

But seriously, my front rotors are worn out of spec, and I need new ones. So I was looking at other options besides OEM (or similar, like Turner), and sizing up options/value. ...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-04-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Z4 Coupe (E86) Full Exhaust Question
Views: 1,607
Posted By FinneganZ
For 8K you could have a supercharger paid for and...

For 8K you could have a supercharger paid for and installed.

Before dropping that kind of cash take Pokey's advice.

Also consider that if you track the car the $$$s add up quickly in terms of...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-04-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Z4 Roadster (E85) Wife just broke my radio
Views: 1,373
Posted By FinneganZ
:yikes: Uh, yeah, but that reminds me...

:yikes:



Uh, yeah, but that reminds me on the recent Jack in the Box "Scrabble" commercial. Might have undesirable secondary effects....

In any case, good luck with the fix!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-04-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Z4 Coupe (E86) Z4M Brake Upgrade
Views: 1,392
Posted By FinneganZ
Z4M Brake Upgrade

Just put in to get front Racing Brake rotors and their front Performance Upgrade calipers (http://forums.racingbrake.com/showthread.php?t=929)!

I've been on the fence for a long time about...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-14-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,116
Posted By FinneganZ
OP, looks like folks have provided a pretty...

OP, looks like folks have provided a pretty complete list of things already. Happy hunting!

Livind Dead, $700 for pads alone? ****! With fluid parts are around 150 dollars at most (that's with...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-14-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,583
Posted By FinneganZ
^This.

^This.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-14-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 977
Posted By FinneganZ
That, and don't turn on any music the next time! ...

That, and don't turn on any music the next time! :)
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-14-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,053
Posted By FinneganZ
OP, go drive a few if you can find them. The...

OP, go drive a few if you can find them. The maintenance on the S54 (M) is more involved (valves), but it has hydraulic (M) vs. electric steering (non M) and that makes a difference. The M also...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-31-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,023
Posted By FinneganZ
Extended leather? And the rest? 25K? :rofl:...

Extended leather? And the rest? 25K? :rofl: They'll turn that around and list it for mid well into the mid-30s, sell for ~30-31 or more. Nice profit, for them.

You could sell that...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-31-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By FinneganZ
There will be a code that essentially says the...

There will be a code that essentially says the battery was unplugged (or died, low voltage nada voltage IIRC).

Otherwise, no, it's not going to cause a CEL or anything like that.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-31-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By FinneganZ
Tab, Chickdr is correct about the rotors. If this...

Tab, Chickdr is correct about the rotors. If this isn't the M version, they can be had for much less. (I thought the OP was re: a Z4M roadie--this is what I get for posting on my Iphone late at...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-31-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By FinneganZ
Inspection II @46-50k runs about 1k at an Indy...

Inspection II @46-50k runs about 1k at an Indy shop IIRC.

Brake rotors, if they haven't been replaced yet, run about 500 in parts (front) and a few hundred for pads and install. Typically...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-31-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,908
Posted By FinneganZ
Pretty much spot on what I thought of the '11...

Pretty much spot on what I thought of the '11 'Vette GS after driving one.

Man, those seats are awful. I mean, could they actually be any worse? Good news, if there is any, is that GM...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-24-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By FinneganZ
^WHS Looks like you found the problem! :)

^WHS

Looks like you found the problem! :)
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-15-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,007
Posted By FinneganZ
Well, as others have said, as long as it stays...

Well, as others have said, as long as it stays dry...but they do get hard and a bit greasy when cold. If there's any doubt about the weather, sit it out. Here's a thread...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-15-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By FinneganZ
Well, you could always try swapping the bulb from...

Well, you could always try swapping the bulb from the good side to the dead side and see if it's just the bulb. I believe you can do the same with the other parts as well (no doubt there's a DIY or...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-18-2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,436
Posted By FinneganZ
Let me know what you find out, 'cause we've got...

Let me know what you find out, 'cause we've got two cars that need "fang work" as well!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-17-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,038
Posted By FinneganZ
Good. The CDV is evil, and a hinderance for...

Good. The CDV is evil, and a hinderance for anyone who knows how to drive an MT!

Enjoy!
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-17-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,437
Posted By FinneganZ
Datsun B210 Harvest Orange, 45 HP, 1 qt oil per...

Datsun B210 Harvest Orange, 45 HP, 1 qt oil per 500 miles.

What a horrible car, but I did learn a lot about driving an MT and car control in very wet very large parking lots where my friends...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-17-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,133
Posted By FinneganZ
It sure can ruin a nice drive when some ignorant...

It sure can ruin a nice drive when some ignorant fool with a chip on their shoulder pulls this kind of stuff.

Same thing has happened to me and my buddies a few times on group drives on two lane...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-23-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,448
Posted By FinneganZ
Those after specs are more like it! :thumbup: ...

Those after specs are more like it! :thumbup:

(Same Finnegan as zpost, couldn't get the same user ID here.)
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