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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Today, 12:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By dkl
I believed our cars have a separate light for the...

I believed our cars have a separate light for the gas cap. I distinctly remember a gas cap light in the dash when I forgot to close it after filling up a couple of times...I'm an idiot, I know ;)
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-26-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 715
Posted By dkl
How important are the 2 extra seats to you. ...

How important are the 2 extra seats to you. Dependability-wise, they're all fairly similar...so it all boils down to your driving preference - Although, the S54 engine on the M3 or Z4M would require...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-24-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By dkl
Agreed. To add to this (my take on it) - why...

Agreed. To add to this (my take on it) - why would you want to pay a company up front, then have someone tell you whether you can or can't use it to repair something down the line?

The major...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-23-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By dkl
EAS used to sell a kit for it. I'm not sure if...

EAS used to sell a kit for it. I'm not sure if it's still available. Why do you feel the need for one when the rear deck is so short, especially if you have a convertible? I had thought about...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-21-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 446
Posted By dkl
How often does it happen? This happens to my MC...

How often does it happen? This happens to my MC as well, but only every once in a while...like maybe 4 or 5 times a year. It usually occurred almost immediately after coming to a stop, like at a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-20-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 727
Posted By dkl
I like your motto, BTW...But does it really mean...

I like your motto, BTW...But does it really mean "S54=Living on the Edge of Exploding"? :rofl:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-19-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By dkl
How old is the battery? How long do you drive it...

How old is the battery? How long do you drive it every week? If you just start it and let it idle, that's worst for the battery (compared to not starting the car up at all) since it takes a lot out...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-17-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 727
Posted By dkl
Jealous of your nice garage...so roomy and...

Jealous of your nice garage...so roomy and organized. Unlike mine...so cramped and cluttered :cry:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-14-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By dkl
The battery light usually means the alternator...

The battery light usually means the alternator output is either over or under the desired range when the car is running. 14.75V is a bit high. Both of my cars (Z4MC & X5) never put out more than...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-13-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 727
Posted By dkl
^^That's a sweet setup! Just wished my garage...

^^That's a sweet setup! Just wished my garage design would allow for something like that :cry:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-13-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 727
Posted By dkl
Sad to see you go...congrats on the new ride. ...

Sad to see you go...congrats on the new ride. I've seen quite a few that sold their e85M/e86M upgrading to an e90M/e92M, but only to see them coming full circle back to another e85M/e86M. You...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-12-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By dkl
Looks like just a Z4 thing or a few other models....

Looks like just a Z4 thing or a few other models. My E53 X5 have an indicator for cruise.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-03-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,119
Posted By dkl
Yes, but this would mean that you would have to...

Yes, but this would mean that you would have to continue with keeping it in pristine condition and put very little miles on it. This defeats the purpose of owning a car for driving pleasure in my...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-02-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,322
Posted By dkl
It's a programming option, but our dealers won't...

It's a programming option, but our dealers won't enable this for us in the U.S. :cry: So, to work around it (and for less than the cost of a dealer visit), I just bought a scanner similar to this =>...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-31-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,119
Posted By dkl
My guess would be from private parties and...

My guess would be from private parties and auctions - they are just on a constant hunt. For more realistic prices, you'll just have to do the same as what they would do - keep looking throughout the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-30-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,119
Posted By dkl
Looks like the prices are inflated because these...

Looks like the prices are inflated because these "specialty" dealers are scooping up all the lower mileage examples. From the pictures, this particular dealer appeared to have quite a few coupes in...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-21-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By dkl
E85=Roadster. E86=Coupe. Coupe (E86) only...

E85=Roadster. E86=Coupe. Coupe (E86) only existed from 2006 to 2008. Roadster (E85) went from 2003 all the way through 2008.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-15-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,064
Posted By dkl
Where did you get that info? This show the...

Where did you get that info? This show the Duralast Platinum is still available =>...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-12-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By dkl
Weird. Just got an iPhone6 and have no issue...

Weird. Just got an iPhone6 and have no issue pairing with my '08 MC :dunno:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-24-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By dkl
It does take a while in the absorption mode...

It does take a while in the absorption mode depending on how depleted your battery is. My CTEK charger only charge at 3.3A, so I have seen that it can take more than 10 hours to top up my battery at...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-23-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By dkl
Do you have an AGM on your Z4M? Does an AGM need...

Do you have an AGM on your Z4M? Does an AGM need desulphation? Most AGM batteries don't like to see a voltage higher than 14.4V! I would suggest getting a charger without these features...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-22-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By dkl
Perfect :thumbup: Thank you both (the original...

Perfect :thumbup: Thank you both (the original content creator and the pdf creator :D)
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-19-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By dkl
Thanks for posting this :thumbup: It would be...

Thanks for posting this :thumbup: It would be great if you can turn it into a .pdf file so nothing gets lost.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-28-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 822
Posted By dkl
This is why I will be holding onto both my '08...

This is why I will be holding onto both my '08 Z4Mc and '04 X5 forever :D
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-08-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 773
Posted By dkl
OP has an M Roadster, which have different oil...

OP has an M Roadster, which have different oil requirement.
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