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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-04-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By TAL2GK
313's look pretty good to me, too.

313's look pretty good to me, too.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-04-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By TAL2GK
Question WTB: 18" wheels - possibly 224's

I've had my 2003 2.5i since new and she's my toy, so only has 35k miles on her. I've got the stock 16" RFT now and looking to upgrade a bit but keep her as stock as possible (which is why I'm...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-04-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,226
Posted By TAL2GK
Was this a DIY switchout? How hard can it be? I'm...

Was this a DIY switchout? How hard can it be? I'm due for one now, too. Mine is stock original from 2003!
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-23-2004, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,377
Posted By TAL2GK
Not yet ... I've been out of town for business...

Not yet ... I've been out of town for business all week and would rather confront them in person than over the phone. Thanks for your interest - as I'm hoping (but doubting) that this will come to an...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-19-2004, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,377
Posted By TAL2GK
Thanks for following up with that, Ted. I wish I...

Thanks for following up with that, Ted. I wish I wasn't so suspicious ... but it appears that my suspicions were justified. I hope my dealer will do the right thing and put Premium Sound into my...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-19-2004, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,377
Posted By TAL2GK
Thanks for your help, Ted. I guess I'll assume...

Thanks for your help, Ted. I guess I'll assume for now that "0676 hifi sound" means the Premium Sound System. Most all sound systems in automobiles are high fidelity, though, aren't they? But, if it...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-18-2004, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,377
Posted By TAL2GK
Ted - Thanks for your offer to help. I PM'd...

Ted -

Thanks for your offer to help. I PM'd you my VIN.

Hopefully this is all an error on the printout I received ... otherwise its looking a lot like deception to the tune of $875/$795 for...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-17-2004, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,377
Posted By TAL2GK
Question How do I I.D. Premium Sound on a Z4?

OK, this may sound like a stupid question - but I recently bought a new 2003 Z4 from my local BMW dealership even though it was a car that they didn't have on their particular lot. I told my salesman...
Forum: General BMW 01-04-2004, 10:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,725
Posted By TAL2GK
It has always been my understanding that ABS...

It has always been my understanding that ABS rarely (if ever) decreases breaking distance ... what it does do is allow you to break and steer at the same time. (Something you can't do with locked,...
Forum: General BMW 01-04-2004, 01:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,848
Posted By TAL2GK
Here's the front view ... too bad they'll be in...

Here's the front view ... too bad they'll be in the garage more than they'll be out of it for the next few months:(

1999 BMW R1100R ABS & my new 2003 BMW Z4 :D
Forum: General BMW 01-04-2004, 01:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,848
Posted By TAL2GK
Finally ... some pics of my ladies in the garage

Finally, some pics of my ladies in the garage ... of course, my company car (and daily driver) is out in the driveway!
Forum: General BMW 12-31-2003, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,125
Posted By TAL2GK
Good tip about the headlights ... I didn't know...

Good tip about the headlights ... I didn't know that. Previously, I had always thought it was better to have my lights off when the sun is out ... so that I was less visible.

Learned something...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-23-2003, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,003
Posted By TAL2GK
"Gaff tax"

I am not a dealer, nor do I play one on TV ... but at one point in my life I was a manager at a domestic dealership. Here is my take on some of the fees that dealers add on:

True, if you are...
Forum: General BMW 12-18-2003, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,723
Posted By TAL2GK
Indoors - Any "Dustop" experiences?

My Z4 will be stored in my garage, but I'm still looking to get a cover for it ... especially for these long winter months of inactivity (for the car, anyway). :rolleyes:

I see a lot of you...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-18-2003, 11:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,636
Posted By TAL2GK
Cool Well, I'm not quite an old fart ... but at 31,...

Well, I'm not quite an old fart ... but at 31, I've escaped most of the young, single-male penalties by insurance companies. :eek:

I'm paying $900 per year for my Z4 insurance. I have multiple...
Forum: General BMW 12-17-2003, 07:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,848
Posted By TAL2GK
Cool Anita Bigger Garage

Wow ... great pics! (One more thing to be jealous about):rolleyes:

Clearly I need a bigger garage. I've just got a standard 2-car garage ... and I've got to find a way to fit my company car...
Forum: General BMW 12-17-2003, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By TAL2GK
Just make sure that its a "Certified Preowned"...

Just make sure that its a "Certified Preowned" shirt! :rofl::p
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-11-2003, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By TAL2GK
Question Car Covers: Pro or Con (& what brand?)

I'll be picking up my brand new Z4 next week, but unfortunately it's going to spend the majority of the next 3 months in my garage (I live in Buffalo).

Even though it will have a home in my...
Forum: General BMW 12-10-2003, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By TAL2GK
Thanks:D

Thanks:D
Forum: General BMW 12-10-2003, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By TAL2GK
Talking Precision Driving Class Graduate

I'm not sure if its the same thing you are talking about ... but two years ago I attended a Precision Driving Class put on by BMW in my hometown of Buffalo. They set up three different road courses...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-10-2003, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,006
Posted By TAL2GK
2003 Z4 Dealer Trade

If its any consolation ... I've been waiting for almost three weeks for my dealer trade to finalize!:yikes::thumbdwn::yikes:

There was a lot of back-and-forth with my guy, too. We negotiated on a...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-29-2003, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By TAL2GK
Is there any truth to the speculation that those...

Is there any truth to the speculation that those incentives have been increased due to the slow roadster sales that you mentioned?:dunno:

Thanks
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-26-2003, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By TAL2GK
Talking The rumor appears to be fact. The dealer cash has...

The rumor appears to be fact. The dealer cash has been extended into December. I don't know for sure if it has stayed the same amount, or been increased, but according to my dealer it is, at least,...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-25-2003, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By TAL2GK
Unhappy Then again ... maybe they WON'T actually take the...

Then again ... maybe they WON'T actually take the dealer cash away ...:tsk:

Nasty rumor out there - I wonder if its true?:dunno:
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-24-2003, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,579
Posted By TAL2GK
Cool Z4: Steptronic vs. Manual

I'm very close to buying a Z4 if I can get the right deal and right car from my local dealer. I have a quick question, though, about the popularity of these two different transmissions in the 2.5i...
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