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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Yesterday, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By chickdr
That video is for the 06-08 style lights. He has...

That video is for the 06-08 style lights. He has the non LCI car so the tails are different.

This is what you need. Looks like the whole circle lights up to me (as an aside one of his reverse...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Yesterday, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By chickdr
This is a crazy good deal for an oem XENON!

This is a crazy good deal for an oem XENON!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-26-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By chickdr
38 bucks is very cheap for anything German. I...

38 bucks is very cheap for anything German. I would look at it as glass half full and use the opportunity to seriously detail the interior with everything out of the way. Plus as you said you can...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-26-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By chickdr
If you want to have equal size tires front/rear-...

If you want to have equal size tires front/rear- get a set of the OEM 17" wheels from the NON sport package. Then you are good to go with the same size wheels/tires front and rear 17" x 8" with...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-21-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By chickdr
I would most certainly start with a new battery. ...

I would most certainly start with a new battery. Three times is enough to need a new battery IMHO.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-15-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By chickdr
The pump is sealed so no. It takes mine 2-3...

The pump is sealed so no. It takes mine 2-3 seconds to start moving. I think it is just the wires tensing before movement.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-15-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,177
Posted By chickdr
BMW recommends Top Tier gas be used(you have LOTS...

BMW recommends Top Tier gas be used(you have LOTS of options) I use QT which is conveniently cheapest as well:

http://www.toptiergas.com/licensedbrands/
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-06-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By chickdr
Dinan used to make some mods for the 2.5. Not...

Dinan used to make some mods for the 2.5. Not sure if they still do.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-02-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 998
Posted By chickdr
The drama seems to come when folks want to...

The drama seems to come when folks want to control exactly what happens when they take their car to a mechanic for service. If you want complete control- DIY. I am a veterinarian and once in a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-01-2016, 04:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 998
Posted By chickdr
I would also recommend a battery first...

I would also recommend a battery first (especially if yours 4yrs old or more) but it sounds like the alternator is also an issue. You could try changing the voltage regulator on your current...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-26-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 944
Posted By chickdr
There is also a first aid kit box that will go...

There is also a first aid kit box that will go under the seat(from other region cars) from what I understand.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-24-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,147
Posted By chickdr
Check this thread for more info- Many 06's have...

Check this thread for more info- Many 06's have been covered.

http://www.zpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1024175
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-24-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,147
Posted By chickdr
I don't think this is true at all. There is a...

I don't think this is true at all. There is a very strange order of inclusion for this recall. My 2006 M Roadster is NOT on the list(I spent a lot of time on the phone with BMWUSA looking into it). ...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-07-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By chickdr
Have you run it though the three pricing sites? ...

Have you run it though the three pricing sites? Edmunds, NADA and KBB will all give you estimates. Also look on Autotrader and Craigslist to see if others have similar cars for sale. I would guess...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-25-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By chickdr
Have you considered taking your car to a BMW...

Have you considered taking your car to a BMW shop? I have had great results with Buckhead Motor Works in Sandy Springs. http://www.buckheadmotorworks.com/

They are the only ones that work on my...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-06-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By chickdr
Understood. Much easier this way for sure.

Understood. Much easier this way for sure.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-05-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By chickdr
I don't think you could swap the speaker this way...

I don't think you could swap the speaker this way though. I believe the door panel needs to come off to do so.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-01-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 927
Posted By chickdr
Nice looking car. I wonder if he put the M seats...

Nice looking car. I wonder if he put the M seats in after buying it. The wheels look great. Update your profile to "Z4" - it reads Z3 now.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-01-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By chickdr
Wow- all those $$$ mods to only be driven 400...

Wow- all those $$$ mods to only be driven 400 miles? Did something come up that requires the sale? Just curious as to why you would spend so much on a car you rarely drive then sell it. GLWS
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-03-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 927
Posted By chickdr
12k doesn't seem like too much if you like the...

12k doesn't seem like too much if you like the car. Are you sure it isn't an "si"? I didn't think the M seats were available in the "i".
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-18-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By chickdr
Why is that? Failure to yield? Was the Mustang...

Why is that? Failure to yield? Was the Mustang also coming out of the lane you were in?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-13-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By chickdr
The drivers seat looks brand new. How many miles...

The drivers seat looks brand new. How many miles are on the 04? I assume it is a 3.0i model? If so what was your 08? i or si?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-29-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,223
Posted By chickdr
Glad to be of service. You are a lucky one. My...

Glad to be of service. You are a lucky one. My 06 is NOT covered.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-29-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,223
Posted By chickdr
You also should call BMW as many cars are under...

You also should call BMW as many cars are under extended warranty for the seat mat. Call and see if yours may be covered. 15yrs is the extention so you are well within the time.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-28-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By chickdr
Here is where you need to post. i strongly...

Here is where you need to post. i strongly suggest multiple photos and a detailed description with options(especially if it has extended leather) and any defects it may have, mileage and asking...
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