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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
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, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By ShakyDog
Never mind :-) I know nothing! Steve

Never mind :-) I know nothing!

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-06-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
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, 10:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
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, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
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, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
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, 07:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,431
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, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 547
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, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
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
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-03-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By ShakyDog
Oh, BTW your car is an E85 not an E86. The E86 is...

Oh, BTW your car is an E85 not an E86. The E86 is the coupe, then you would not need the hard top :-)

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-30-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By ShakyDog
Sit close to the tunnel and put your ebows on you...

Sit close to the tunnel and put your ebows on you knees and push up with your knees, grab the knob with both hands and pull strait up using your knees.. Watch it when it goes so it does not pop you...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-15-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By ShakyDog
I have two pieces of carpet that my Z sits on in...

I have two pieces of carpet that my Z sits on in the garage and it minimizes the flat spots greatly. Yes she is a queen, but I do drive her :-)

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-15-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,412
Posted By ShakyDog
I have to disagree. I think the Z3 and Z4 were...

I have to disagree. I think the Z3 and Z4 were perfect BMW Roadsters. To me a roadster is a stripped down, lighter weight, not too luxurious weekend toy. The latest Z4 is not that, maybe the buyers...
Forum: Interior 03-31-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By ShakyDog
Switch is gone.

Switch is gone.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-27-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By ShakyDog
Found this with a quick google search: ...

Found this with a quick google search:

http://www.bmwsections.com/docs/z4/

Steve
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 101
Sticky: Pay It Forward
Views: 41,673
Posted By ShakyDog
Claimed and sent to the SpokeLizard.

Claimed and sent to the SpokeLizard.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-14-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,892
Posted By ShakyDog
Here is a picture of my Z4 bike, kayak, ETC rack:...

Here is a picture of my Z4 bike, kayak, ETC rack:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=7072&pictureid=41324

:-)

It replace the Jet Black X3 in this job as I also needed a tow...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By ShakyDog
The sunroof is in a plastic cassette that is...

The sunroof is in a plastic cassette that is fragile and breaks. You can try to see if there are pieces that can be removed to free up the movement. Mine was replaced when someone pulled out in front...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 101
Sticky: Pay It Forward
Views: 41,673
Posted By ShakyDog
For Shipping: used Headlght switch with front and...

For Shipping: used Headlght switch with front and rear fog light switches. Just pay shipping (should fit in flat rate box)

2007-2010 (LCI models only (New taillights))

This switch is from...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,781
Posted By ShakyDog
My X3 would get on average 50/50 city/highway at...

My X3 would get on average 50/50 city/highway at 20 MPG. This is an automatic allowing the car to shift. I ran 91 or higher and right before trading her off I noticed a little bit of noise that I...
Forum: Interior 12-12-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By ShakyDog
Wow, price too high? No demand? Steve

Wow, price too high? No demand?

Steve
Forum: Interior 12-09-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By ShakyDog
E83 - Headlight switch with rear fog lights

For Sale used Headlght switch with front and rear fog light switches. $75 shipped to lower 48 states.

2007-2010 (LCI models only (New taillights))

This switch is from ECSTuning, not sure then...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,400
Posted By ShakyDog
Easiest way to look at this: They live in a...

Easiest way to look at this:

They live in a country that is making: Jaugar and Land Rover.
They really like both.
Anyone that knows anything about cars, knows that these are two of the worst...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-19-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,589
Posted By ShakyDog
On my repair I think the Air Bags alone were...

On my repair I think the Air Bags alone were ~$7000 of the $15,500 total that they paid for the repair.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-11-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By ShakyDog
Check you state laws and see if your state allows...

Check you state laws and see if your state allows for diminshed value, if it does you need to get a lawyer and have them get you the amount of money your Z4 lost in value due to the accident. Also...
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