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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By ShakyDog
Newer Samsung phones will not work with the AUX...

Newer Samsung phones will not work with the AUX port due to an impedance or OHMs issue. Just FYI not sure if this is your issue or not.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-27-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By ShakyDog
But, avoid replacing the tires with non-matching...

But, avoid replacing the tires with non-matching tires. The DSC will go haywire. So do not mix runflat and normal tires or I have even read different brands front and rear.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-23-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 819
Posted By ShakyDog
I have a Roadster Solutions armrest in Imola Red...

I have a Roadster Solutions armrest in Imola Red that I purchased used from here or the other Z forum. I never installed it as placing it where it needs to be does affect my shifting. If anyone wants...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-02-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,377
Posted By ShakyDog
I guess I should have said when you first get...

I guess I should have said when you first get your Z4 back in to most spots. I do find if the car next to me is clean enough I can use the reflection. I end up parking three feet away from the block,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-01-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By ShakyDog
Ordered a Strong Strut years ago on a group buy...

Ordered a Strong Strut years ago on a group buy and it is still sitting in the garage waiting to be installed. I should probably sell it or install it :-)

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-01-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,377
Posted By ShakyDog
We should have a thread sticky on her of things...

We should have a thread sticky on her of things not to do with your new Z4.

1. Do not pull into any parking spot, back into them. (that hurt so much)
2. Do not try to put the top up while moving,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-13-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By ShakyDog
Does the outside brake light work? The brake...

Does the outside brake light work? The brake lights on the tailgate, in the US market are only there for extreme braking, only light if decelerating hard at high speed (they flash). In Europe they...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-13-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,105
Posted By ShakyDog
What is an Auto? Oh, you mean an un-sport button...

What is an Auto? Oh, you mean an un-sport button :-)

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-13-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By ShakyDog
When two different types of metal are in constant...

When two different types of metal are in constant contact, the will oxidize and then fuse together (not sure if this is what really happens). When this happens it is next to impossible to remove the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-10-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By ShakyDog
I tried a google maps on Nashville to Natchez...

I tried a google maps on Nashville to Natchez Trace Rd and I do not think I got what you did...

Could you tell me a little bit more about the road?

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-06-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By ShakyDog
D'oh! Steve

D'oh!

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-06-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By ShakyDog
Are the hoops covered with leather? If they are...

Are the hoops covered with leather? If they are you have extended, if not you do not.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-26-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,260
Posted By ShakyDog
Well now it is one BMW Z4, a Toyota Tundra and a...

Well now it is one BMW Z4, a Toyota Tundra and a Scion TC. The X3 was on the road to costing way too much. The 328i was the girlfriends and she had only leased. Not near as impressive as the three...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-23-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,260
Posted By ShakyDog
Had a house with a three car garage: ...

Had a house with a three car garage:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=7072&pictureid=26414

Sold it due to the fact that I need another garage and I did not like the way the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-21-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By ShakyDog
I was taught to never use both feet to drive....

I was taught to never use both feet to drive. Left foot on the brake is very dangerous and has been shown to cause issues in accident avoidance. When in a panic situation one is likely to push both...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-24-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,564
Posted By ShakyDog
If they are original RFT, the higher mileage tend...

If they are original RFT, the higher mileage tend to ride much better. I noticed at the end of the life for my old RFTs that they were not that bad. When I replaced them with new I remembered how bad...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 986
Posted By ShakyDog
I too purchased an X3 after years of Hondas &...

I too purchased an X3 after years of Hondas & Toyotas. I also had purchased a Z4 and wanted a daily driver with the fun of the drive of the Z but in a sedan format. Instead of buying another car, I...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-10-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By ShakyDog
Never mind :-) I know nothing! Steve

Never mind :-) I know nothing!

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-06-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By ShakyDog
Check the head light relay, under the hood, I...

Check the head light relay, under the hood, I think never looked for it in the Z4. had this happen to my hi-beams on my 1985.5 Honda Prelude Si.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-29-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By ShakyDog
I do not think I have ever witnessed that...

I do not think I have ever witnessed that color...
Like it!

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-06-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By ShakyDog
Anyone you trust should be able to deal with the...

Anyone you trust should be able to deal with the tires. One thing to note, you should not mix run flats and non-run flats on the car, the DSC does not work correctly. I am in the process of waiting...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-29-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By ShakyDog
Have either of you tried attaching an external...

Have either of you tried attaching an external GPS antenna to the unit, if it allows for one? I remember reading where someone had to do that to get his GPS to work.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-22-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,132
Posted By ShakyDog
I actually got to experience a BMW full airbag...

I actually got to experience a BMW full airbag deployment in my 2008 X3. Someone turned left in front of me and left me no choice. I was going under 45 MPH and the airbag deployment was a very...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-01-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 607
Posted By ShakyDog
I think it may be due to the fact that we are...

I think it may be due to the fact that we are unable to understand exactly what your question is refering.

Steve
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By ShakyDog
I had the E46 in mine and I loved it. Pull...

I had the E46 in mine and I loved it.

Pull in the lever on the knob and pull strait up, should pop right off. Try to avoid hitting yourself in the face.

Steve
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