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Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-30-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 21,094
Posted By Stafainn
Take your time and you'll be fine. You...

Take your time and you'll be fine. You definitely don't need to buy new covers with the holes in them.

http://www.csmgf.co.uk/temp/Z4_WD.jpg
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 02-08-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,051
Posted By Stafainn
The mic is situated on top of the steering column.

The mic is situated on top of the steering column.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-19-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,126
Posted By Stafainn
I installed the OEM wind deflector in my car. ...

I installed the OEM wind deflector in my car. It's very easy and all that you need to do is gently pull off the rear plastic covers from the roll bars. Just get your finger nails in the gap between...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-20-2011, 02:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,947
Posted By Stafainn
Not sure about American cars but European spec...

Not sure about American cars but European spec car cars wind the windows up after the top has been raised. All you do is hold your finger on the button for a second or so after the light goes out...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-02-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 21,094
Posted By Stafainn
I should also have said that after you have the...

I should also have said that after you have the hole positions marked in pencil fit the deflector side fitting over the cover just to make sure that the holes line up with the pencil marks.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-02-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 21,094
Posted By Stafainn
You actually don't need either the front...

You actually don't need either the front (black)or rear covers (silver). I should have taken some pictures when I fitted mine, but I didn't and it's too late now.

If you go to the rear of the car...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-20-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,504
Posted By Stafainn
Never had a problem with moisture in the front...

Never had a problem with moisture in the front lights. The rear lights are also clear now, so modification seems to have worked.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-19-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,442
Posted By Stafainn
That is how it works on my car - I don't have...

That is how it works on my car - I don't have comfort access.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-01-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,504
Posted By Stafainn
Lift the carpet in the boot and you'll see it. ...

Lift the carpet in the boot and you'll see it. Have a look at your tools to see if they are damp.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-01-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,504
Posted By Stafainn
I've just been out for a run in the car. One...

I've just been out for a run in the car. One light is almost clear and the other is much better as well, so it looks as if the modification is working. Also, the compartment for the battery had...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-30-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,504
Posted By Stafainn
I put my car in the garage when i got home...

I put my car in the garage when i got home yesterday afternoon and its not been out since. Earlier this evening I had a look at the lights and I think the dampness is beginning to clear. It's not...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-30-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,504
Posted By Stafainn
No they didn't replace the lights - they said...

No they didn't replace the lights - they said that the dampness would clear. When I was at Menzies I also booked the car in for a service in a few weeks time and said that if all was not well by...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-30-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,416
Posted By Stafainn
I also get a slight "Tappety" noise from mine...

I also get a slight "Tappety" noise from mine when cold, but it's fine when it heats up. I just put it down to the hydraulic tappets taking a little time to fill up after sitting in the garage for a...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-30-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,504
Posted By Stafainn
Had mine done yesterday at Menzies in Stirling. ...

Had mine done yesterday at Menzies in Stirling. However, I had to point out the water in the lights - they never contacted me.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-07-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,442
Posted By Stafainn
From page 39 of the Owners Manual - The side...

From page 39 of the Owners Manual -

The side windows move down when the hardtop is opened or closed. Convenient closing if you continue pressing the button after the LED goes out the windows...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-07-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,442
Posted By Stafainn
Works on the button inside the car for me.

Works on the button inside the car for me.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-06-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,442
Posted By Stafainn
If you hold your finger on the button when...

If you hold your finger on the button when raising or lowering the top, the windows will eventually go up.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-01-2011, 02:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,355
Posted By Stafainn
Just hold the unlock button down when outside and...

Just hold the unlock button down when outside and the top will go down. You can only put it up with the remote if you have comfort access. The rest of us mere mortals that don't have CA need to put...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-27-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 21,094
Posted By Stafainn
Apart from the odd day, it's been round about...

Apart from the odd day, it's been round about freezing here since last November with a lot of snow as well. Having a wind deflector makes a big difference to open top motoring (not as young as I...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-26-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 21,094
Posted By Stafainn
Fitted the wind deflector in an hour or so this...

Fitted the wind deflector in an hour or so this morning without any problems. I thought that I might have to decide the position of the guides, but when I took the silver covers off I noticed that...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-25-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 21,094
Posted By Stafainn
I'm about to fit a wind deflector to my car this...

I'm about to fit a wind deflector to my car this weekend. I don't have the silver covers with the holes in them and thought that I would have a go at drilling holes in the existing ones. It would...
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