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Forum: Performance 07-06-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By jsc
All sold now!

All sold now!
Forum: Performance 07-06-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By jsc
Sorry I'm a bit slow in answering, but I sold...

Sorry I'm a bit slow in answering, but I sold them a couple of days ago.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-01-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By jsc
My Z4MR is is no more, has ceased to be, it rests in pieces.

Unfortunate accident in May, no accident details to follow, but here is a picture.

Car was assessed at $33,000 to fix, so was totalled by the insurance company.

I've been striving to find...
Forum: Performance 07-01-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By jsc
Z4M ///M Double Spoke 224 Wheels with Michelin PSS tyres

BMW OEM Z4M wheels in excellent condition, no curb rash or damage, tyres have never had a puncture or repair. Wheels powder coated gunmetal grey.

Bolt pattern 5x120mm, hub bore diameter 72.5mm.
...
Forum: Performance 07-01-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By jsc
Z4M Bilstein shocks, camber plates and strut bar.

Brand new and boxed Bilstein K-MAC and OEM BMW parts for a refresh of BMW Z4M suspension.

I received the suspension components and was just about to install them when I totalled the car. Total...
Forum: Performance 07-01-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By jsc
VF Engineering VF480 Supercharger Kit for Z4M - BRAND NEW!

A brand new boxed kit from VF Engineering (VF480) to increase power on a BMW Z4M from 330bhp to 480bhp.

http://vf-engineering.com/other-bmw/z4m/

I received the kit and software and was just...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-11-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Z4 Roadster (E85) Wheel offset
Views: 457
Posted By jsc
Yes, applies to both suspension types. You can...

Yes, applies to both suspension types. You can get the details at realoem.com, here is a sample: http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=BU33&mospid=49304&btnr=36_0642&hg=36&fg=15
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-11-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Z4 Roadster (E85) Wheel offset
Views: 457
Posted By jsc
Standard OEM fitment for those wheel sizes is...

Standard OEM fitment for those wheel sizes is 47mm at the front and 50mm at the rear, so 45 to 50mm offset would work with a 225 wide winter tyre on a 7.5 or 8" wide wheel, or 40 to 45mm with a...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-26-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,385
Posted By jsc
Sorry, I don't, it looks to be about E12, but it...

Sorry, I don't, it looks to be about E12, but it is difficult to tell.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-24-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,385
Posted By jsc
You need a torx socket of the correct size. A set...

You need a torx socket of the correct size. A set like this would be useful if you are working on a 1-series: http://www.amazon.com/Lisle-26280-Master-Torx-Socket/dp/B0002NYBVO
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-06-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,174
Posted By jsc
A 350bhp 4-cylinder turbo engine with a 9000 RPM...

A 350bhp 4-cylinder turbo engine with a 9000 RPM redline would be quite suitable for a more edgy (and hopefully lighter) M2.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-26-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,036
Posted By jsc
The S54 in my Z4M will also accelerate hard from...

The S54 in my Z4M will also accelerate hard from 200km/h (125mph) and beyond, always pulling hard when shifting from 4th to 5th on the track at 215km/h (135mph). There are many 6-cylinder BMWs that...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-26-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,257
Posted By jsc
Select the correct part number here:...

Select the correct part number here: http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=UC73&mospid=50622&btnr=51_6752&hg=51&fg=55, then Google the part number to find vendors. It looks like about $700 to...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-14-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,036
Posted By jsc
Well, many inline 6-cylinder BMW engines are...

Well, many inline 6-cylinder BMW engines are known for their upper-end power capabilities. The S54, for example makes maximum power at 7900RPM and has a specific power output of over 100 bhp per...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-14-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,649
Posted By jsc
This is the official BMW rack, if you can still...

This is the official BMW rack, if you can still find it available anywhere: http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=BT93&mospid=49345&btnr=82_1255&hg=82&fg=51
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-27-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Z4 Roadster (E85) Discolored mirror
Views: 1,090
Posted By jsc
That is the non-auto dimming one, part number is...

That is the non-auto dimming one, part number is 51167177128 for the auto dimming glass, $270.06:...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-17-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,344
Posted By jsc
3 major things: Different mpg measurements -...

3 major things:

Different mpg measurements - 38mpg is the rating in real (imperial) gallons, equivalent to 31.6 US mpg;
8 speed automatic transmission is more efficient than the 7 speed DCT and 6...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-26-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,498
Posted By jsc
You don't have to fit a BMW battery, an...

You don't have to fit a BMW battery, an equivalent is fine, but on the 1M you are advised to register the battery so that it charges correctly, this process requires a suitable tool that a BMW...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-26-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,498
Posted By jsc
Your synopsis of a bad battery is likely correct,...

Your synopsis of a bad battery is likely correct, based on your usage patterns. The "service now" alert is likely connected, misfire or or other codes code have been set due to a low voltage start...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-23-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,284
Posted By jsc
A 2006 325i should be an E90, they do require...

A 2006 325i should be an E90, they do require battery registration. The E46 3-series was the same as the E85/6, not requiring registration.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-02-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,233
Posted By jsc
In the USA (which is the most all-season tyre...

In the USA (which is the most all-season tyre orientated market that BMW sells in), the X5M and X6M only come with summer performance tyres. Another example of factory fit summer tyres are with the...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 12-30-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,253
Posted By jsc
Since BMW fixed the fuel pump problems, the...

Since BMW fixed the fuel pump problems, the reliability ratings (according to Consumer Reports in North America) is now about the same between the 128i and 135i.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-30-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By jsc
On the Sea-to-Sky highway between Squamish and...

On the Sea-to-Sky highway between Squamish and Whistler, the RCMP will turn back cars without winter tyres or chains when the snow conditions dictate, so all-season tyres will prevent travel in the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-30-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By jsc
If you have DSC, then it has a steering angle...

If you have DSC, then it has a steering angle sensor, if it only has ASC, then it doesn't have one.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-16-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 26
Z4 Roadster (E85) warning lights
Views: 3,474
Posted By jsc
While those 3 lights are on, the ABS, DSC, FTM...

While those 3 lights are on, the ABS, DSC, FTM and other electronic aids relating to those systems probably won't be functional. I wouldn't take the car to the dealer, but to a local BMW specialist...
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