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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-17-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By crewdog843
Thanks, guys, for your responses to my question. ...

Thanks, guys, for your responses to my question. I think I will be able to recharge it with the charger (the 2amp trickle did not work, the 6 amp seems to be doing the trick). If it does start, I...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-16-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By crewdog843
Battery for 2008 Z4 3.0si

Can anyone point me at the correct non-dealer battery for my Z4, and any problems I may encounter if I install it myself. I do not have any diagnostic or reset tools.

I have not been driving the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-16-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By crewdog843
No, it's automatic with sport shifting through...

No, it's automatic with sport shifting through paddles or stalk on center console. Premium sound system. Heated seats. Air conditioning. Dynamic traction control.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-10-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By crewdog843
Thanks for replying, by the way. Validates my...

Thanks for replying, by the way. Validates my thoughts.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-10-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By crewdog843
Right now I'm asking 18 and a half based on what...

Right now I'm asking 18 and a half based on what I see out there because I want to sell it on my own without having to put it up on consignment. I was hoping to see if some who have bought recently...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-05-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By crewdog843
Question 2008 Z4 3.0si looking for a new home

My 2008 Z4 is looking for a new home somewhere in the Southwest. I bought the car for my 70th birthday and have enjoyed it immensely, it being my favorite BMW over the 740i and 325. Unfortunately,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-05-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By crewdog843
2008 3.0si, second owner, first owner from SoCal,...

2008 3.0si, second owner, first owner from SoCal, I'm in Las Vegas...68k miles, garaged, top gets regular use, motor still good.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-23-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By crewdog843
Let us know what they say. It could be the bulb...

Let us know what they say. It could be the bulb (probably not), the igniter, or the switch itself. My left hi-lo HID works sometimes, sometimes not.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 19,517
Posted By crewdog843
Just a small aside, which I learned this morning...

Just a small aside, which I learned this morning while replacing the hood emblem on my '08 e85: The grommets holding the emblem on are metal and will fall inside the car when prying the emblem off. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-18-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By crewdog843
Try having someone sit on the trunk while you...

Try having someone sit on the trunk while you turn the key. Used to work on the e38s.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-16-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,608
Posted By crewdog843
Fuel consumption has not been a problem with this...

Fuel consumption has not been a problem with this car in this state. I normally get high 19s/low 20s in spirited driving in town (19 stop signs / stop lights in nine miles one way). Highway...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-15-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 20
Z3 Coupe (E36/8) Is this real life?
Views: 2,374
Posted By crewdog843
Don't let them total the car. Amazing, just...

Don't let them total the car. Amazing, just simply amazing....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-15-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Z4 Roadster (E85) where in the TIS
Views: 878
Posted By crewdog843
The light itself is in the center console next to...

The light itself is in the center console next to the shifter, at leas on my '08. It will light during the test and wink off if the system has been activated by the key in the door jamb.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-15-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,608
Posted By crewdog843
Interesting observation. I failed to take note...

Interesting observation. I failed to take note of the fuel state during the first incident, but will keep it in mind should it happen again. If there is a fuel filter on the car (and I suppose...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-14-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,608
Posted By crewdog843
Location: Las Vegas. Approximate altitude:...

Location: Las Vegas. Approximate altitude: 2200'. Daytime temperature: 80+, less than 90. Seventy three miles remaining in tank. Injector cleaner, one tank prior to incident. Car at normal...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-13-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,608
Posted By crewdog843
Z4 (E85) Big stumble

Have any of you E85 owners ever had this happen? You drive on the freeway, the engine is purring....all systems are 'go' with the engine fully warmed. You depart the freeway via the exit ramp and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-10-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3
Z4 Roadster (E85) Electrical Gremlin?
Views: 591
Posted By crewdog843
No....threw me the first time I saw it. Put the...

No....threw me the first time I saw it. Put the blinker switch in the mid position and the lights will go off. Has something to do with European countries, narrow roads and allowing people to see...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-13-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By crewdog843
Thanks for the link. The car is still under...

Thanks for the link. The car is still under warranty so I will just let them deal with it. It's been happening for a while and is annoying, but nothing I can't live with. No problems with the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-13-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By crewdog843
Stay on the safe side...go with 6 1/2 quarts. ...

Stay on the safe side...go with 6 1/2 quarts. Keep the last half quart in the trunk until needed (when the yellow oil can shows up on the dash after you shut off the engine).
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-12-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By crewdog843
2008 Z4 roadster - Strange noise

Lately I have noticed a strange noise when I first start my 2008 Z4 roadster in the morning. I have no idea what it is and hope that some of you may have heard something similar in your cars. Best...
Forum: Bimmerfest 2013 California sponsored by ESS Tuning 02-11-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,152
Posted By crewdog843
2008 Z4 3.0si roadster, Hellrot, Las Vegas, NV. ...

2008 Z4 3.0si roadster, Hellrot, Las Vegas, NV. Please include me in the group. Thanks Jake
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-09-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,482
Posted By crewdog843
Las Vegas has been having a relatively mild...

Las Vegas has been having a relatively mild winter, with only a couple of days with low (30 deg) temps. Very little rain, with corresponding low snow cover at the higher altitudes.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-09-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By crewdog843
I plan on being there this year as well. Coming...

I plan on being there this year as well. Coming out of Las Vegas.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-29-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Z4 Roadster (E85) idiot light
Views: 779
Posted By crewdog843
Lots of folks miss this: High mount third brake...

Lots of folks miss this: High mount third brake light.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-18-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,369
Posted By crewdog843
I have an '08 3.0si roadster in Bright Red...

I have an '08 3.0si roadster in Bright Red (Hellrot), automatic with paddles and I can tell you it is an absolute blast to drive. On long trips, with the top up, there is surprisingly little noise...
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