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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-03-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By Teacher Blind
That is exactly what I use and my indy shop...

That is exactly what I use and my indy shop recommended it as well.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-03-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,694
Posted By Teacher Blind
Only until my tablet was stolen. It was in...

Only until my tablet was stolen. It was in between the seat the the center console. 90% out of sight. The Z was parked at the private country club on a Saturday morning. Now the top goes up and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-29-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By Teacher Blind
Just follow the steps. I did it and it worked...

Just follow the steps. I did it and it worked great. Thought I was going to need a trip to the dealer but this solved the problem easily.

I have two keys. One worked well and the other did not....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-28-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By Teacher Blind
Enzed4 post- This works. Save $100.

Enzed4 post-
This works. Save $100.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-14-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,146
Posted By Teacher Blind
$520 a year with Mercury Insurance in California....

$520 a year with Mercury Insurance in California. I'm old too.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-16-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By Teacher Blind
Thanks everyone for the input. After posting...

Thanks everyone for the input.
After posting this A.M. I searched the forums and found the thread with "method 2" in it.

I was a bit nervous about trying it thinking that I may mess up the whole...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-16-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By Teacher Blind
Remote lock/unlock on the Key

The remote feature on one of my keys stopped working. The other key is fine. The lock, unlock and trunk unlock no longer functions. Is it just a key battery issue or could there be more...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-11-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By Teacher Blind
One aerosol can of "Flat-Fix", a bottle of...

One aerosol can of "Flat-Fix", a bottle of "Slime" and a mini compressor.
40 K miles so far and never had a need for it.
Until tomorrow, now that I said that!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-11-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,225
Posted By Teacher Blind
60 when I bought the 06 3.0si and soon to be 64. ...

60 when I bought the 06 3.0si and soon to be 64. My wife of 40 years helped me pick it out. We have taken two 3000+ mile road trips in it. It is our daily driver with 35,000 trouble free miles in...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-30-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By Teacher Blind
I had a similar sound and also thought it was a...

I had a similar sound and also thought it was a mechanical problem. It turned out to be tire noise. As the inside edge of the rear tires wore, the noise became more apparent. I flipped the tires...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-09-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 752
Posted By Teacher Blind
Beautiful Car. Beautiful Green Countryside. ...

Beautiful Car. Beautiful Green Countryside. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-08-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 979
Posted By Teacher Blind
Weight

My shop just asked me to fill the fuel tank before I came in.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-07-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By Teacher Blind
Mechanic at my indy shop said that sometimes a...

Mechanic at my indy shop said that sometimes a resistor in the A/C fan/blower circuit can go bad and cause an excessive drain. He said it is very rare but it would be something to check. He...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-04-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By Teacher Blind
Thank Goodness For Battery Packs

It will be interesting to see the replies. I have the same problem and have used a battery pack to jump it a couple of times during the last two and one half years. 2006 E85 3.0si. I will check...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-01-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By Teacher Blind
It's a beauty. Nice photo. Looks like it's from...

It's a beauty. Nice photo. Looks like it's from a brochure.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-06-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,055
Posted By Teacher Blind
I am curently "updating" (according to my wife)...

I am curently "updating" (according to my wife) all of the trim, doors, baseboard and crownmolding in my house. I am in the midst of an intimate relationship with that knob. The prize would be to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-06-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,055
Posted By Teacher Blind
DeWalt model 703 compound miter saw. Angle...

DeWalt model 703 compound miter saw.
Angle locking knob.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-28-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By Teacher Blind
I currently have 27,000 on my 2006 3.0si tires. ...

I currently have 27,000 on my 2006 3.0si tires. At 24,000 I had to flip the rear tires because of excessive inside edge wear. I might get 5000 more out of them. This car is also driven easily.
...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-30-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By Teacher Blind
Very nice, clean looking.

Very nice, clean looking.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-26-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By Teacher Blind
Use this as your search on Amazon. BMW...

Use this as your search on Amazon.

BMW Genuine Cup Holder for Right / Passenger Side, Black Color, Z4 (From 2002 - 2008) No Faceplate

I got this one and it works well. As said before, easy...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-30-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By Teacher Blind
I just got back from the dealer and they heard...

I just got back from the dealer and they heard the noise and said it was coming from the differential. They ran several tests to verify the location of the noise. I have an after market warranty to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-28-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By Teacher Blind
I took off the wheel and did a visual inspection...

I took off the wheel and did a visual inspection and a "shake test." Everything looks and feels tight. I suspect that it is an alignment issue. I just finished a 4000 mile road trip with no...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-28-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By Teacher Blind
Noise From Right Rear Wheel

The weather is now nice enough to drive with the top down and I am hearing things that I have not heard all winter. About three weeks ago I heard a sound that I first thought was the brake pad wear...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-14-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Teacher Blind
Clearancediver

Thanks for your help. It is repaired. I'm glad my wife noticed the light in the box before the battery died.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-13-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Teacher Blind
Three minutes later, I found the switch and now...

Three minutes later, I found the switch and now know where to drill the hole. Thanks!! It looks like I will need to take the spring loaded door off to drill the hole. Any tricks to doing that? It...
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