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Forum: NY / NJ / CT 03-20-2015, 12:04 PM
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Posted By jparnes1
Drive Watkins Glen with the ZSCCA

Hi all Z car drivers. Flower City RoadsterZ, a regional group member of the Z Series Car Club of America (ZSCCA) is planning a drive through the Finger Lakes to Watkins Glen International on May 16....
Forum: Parting Out 03-18-2015, 08:12 PM
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Views: 114
Posted By jparnes1
Race Ramps Wheel Cribs

I have 2 pairs of 12" Race Ramps Wheel Cribs that I'd like to sell. Great for working on or displaying your car. I used them only once but then decided to install a lift in the garage. $75 per pair,...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 03-18-2015, 08:08 PM
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Views: 97
Posted By jparnes1
Race Ramps Wheel Cribs

I have 1 pair of 12" Race Ramps Wheel Cribs that I'd like to sell. Great for working on or displaying your car. I used them only once but then decided to install a lift in the garage. $75 per pair,...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-07-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By jparnes1
Sorry to see you go. I see that you've gone to...

Sorry to see you go. I see that you've gone to the dark side and are partial to Audis now. Is a TT in your future?
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-02-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 871
Posted By jparnes1
Yes, The Porsche has better handling, but I don't...

Yes, The Porsche has better handling, but I don't believe it's quicker. The Z4 has huge low end torque because it's turbo charged. You will easily get off the line quicker than the Boxster will. ...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 02-10-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By jparnes1
why are you painting the mirror covers? Is the...

why are you painting the mirror covers? Is the paint chipped?
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 02-08-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By jparnes1
for the mirror covers, just grab the edges with...

for the mirror covers, just grab the edges with your finger tips and pull. there are tabs that will release.
Can't help on the console.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-25-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,282
Posted By jparnes1
Pop of the mirror caps and have them repainted...

Pop of the mirror caps and have them repainted DSB. Easy peasy lemon squeezy.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-14-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By jparnes1
Is that all you're going to give us? Where is...

Is that all you're going to give us? Where is the smell? When is it noticed?
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-14-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,928
Posted By jparnes1
I don't care how many Z4s are sold. I love my...

I don't care how many Z4s are sold. I love my car and enjoy the exclusivity.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-14-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By jparnes1
Isn't your 2013 still under warranty? Just take...

Isn't your 2013 still under warranty? Just take it in and let BMW fix it and save yourself a lot of grief.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-07-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By jparnes1
^ Like he says

^ Like he says
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-05-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By jparnes1
As far as I know, BMW has no condition-based...

As far as I know, BMW has no condition-based maintenance for tranny or diff fluid, considering them lifetime fills, but I think we all know that any oil gets dirty has to be changed periodically. ...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-04-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By jparnes1
I use Redline too and they specify Redline D6 ATF...

I use Redline too and they specify Redline D6 ATF for Z4 manual trannies. I drive the Z until it gets into about the 30's and I will say that for the first 5 minutes the shifting is a little notchy....
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-04-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By jparnes1
I use Redline too and they specify Redline D4 ATF...

I use Redline too and they specify Redline D4 ATF for Z4 manual trannies. I drive the Z until it gets into about the 30's and I will say that for the first 5 minutes the shifting is a little notchy....
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-15-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By jparnes1
I'm a Zaino guy too - it's the best. But after...

I'm a Zaino guy too - it's the best. But after you said "spray wax", I knew Zaino wasn't for you. It will be too much work for you.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-15-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By jparnes1
You can get the OEM cup holder from BMW, probably...

You can get the OEM cup holder from BMW, probably for not too much $.
Many people have put VMR wheels on their Zs.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-12-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By jparnes1
So white is a "weaker" paint? I would go with...

So white is a "weaker" paint? I would go with black then
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-10-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By jparnes1
Excuse me Mr. Dealer, can you tell me about the...

Excuse me Mr. Dealer, can you tell me about the pantographic roof electric actuators? LOL, are you kidding? Those guys know squat about the cars they sell.:rofl:
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-09-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By jparnes1
Correct, my mistake. the NA is unaffected by the...

Correct, my mistake. the NA is unaffected by the HPFP
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-08-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By jparnes1
The biggest issue is the high pressure fuel pump....

The biggest issue is the high pressure fuel pump. I can't imagine that this hasn't been replaced at this point in time as it was a frequent and well known problem. Ask the seller about it.. If it...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-04-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By jparnes1
^^^This is one of many reasons why you should...

^^^This is one of many reasons why you should never buy a car off-lease.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-03-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By jparnes1
If you buy a car like this, you're in for the...

If you buy a car like this, you're in for the whole ride. Upfront cost, maintenance and repairs, just like any car, but more so with this.
Will you have to fix it? YES. Will the repairs cost a...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-02-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By jparnes1
Seriously? You're asking if you should buy a Z4...

Seriously? You're asking if you should buy a Z4 in a Z4 forum? :rofl:
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-28-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,851
Posted By jparnes1
They look great in the beginning but my Alpine...

They look great in the beginning but my Alpine AE's failed after about a year (not the bulbs but the electronics). Others state that the color turns yellow over time. I went to LED AE's and I've...
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