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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Today, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By impreza276
Lol, yes indeed. Just too scared to do so without...

Lol, yes indeed. Just too scared to do so without having cleaned the soft top drains first. The motor failure stories have made me paranoid.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Today, 04:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By impreza276
Frustration, anger, depression, withdrawal......

Frustration, anger, depression, withdrawal... Because it's going to rain today and I can't take out the Z :bawling:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-29-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By impreza276
Thanks guys. jliuod, congratulations on your new...

Thanks guys. jliuod, congratulations on your new ride! The car was pretty much what I wanted, which is why I traveled all the way to Kentucky for it. Black/Tan used to be a popular combination but...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-28-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By impreza276
Thanks guys, much appreciated! It reached a point...

Thanks guys, much appreciated! It reached a point where I knew if I didn't buy a Z now it would never happen.

Yesterday the first maintenance job done was an oil change. A painful experience when...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-27-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By impreza276
What a difference from my current ride: An...

What a difference from my current ride: An excellent in its own way Scion xB Gen 1. However all is not perfect in Paradise:

The hood release was not working and it took us two hours to finally...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-27-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By impreza276
Finally..

After eight years of lurking I am now the proud owner of a 2007 55k miles Z4 3.0si! It all started with a test drive of a merlot red SMG 3.0i back in 2006 - I was smitten. Yes, the SMG was a dog but...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-15-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 748
Posted By impreza276
Any particular reason why you want to switch from...

Any particular reason why you want to switch from your Boxster back to the Z?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-12-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,113
Posted By impreza276
It is entirely possible. Apply a chrome wrap to...

It is entirely possible. Apply a chrome wrap to the Z3 M and the car will drop in value to 1907 pounds sterling. He probably lubricates it with high performance snake oil too.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-25-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By impreza276
I think the best bang for buck HP and torque...

I think the best bang for buck HP and torque upgrade is getting an 06 3.0si instead.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-17-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By impreza276
I remember reading about a difference in...

I remember reading about a difference in acceleration between the 17's and 18's. The 17's made the car several tenths faster to 60. The 17s should be noticeably more comfortable and wear more evenly....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-07-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 893
Posted By impreza276
If you are afraid of mechanical problems then...

If you are afraid of mechanical problems then don't buy a Bimmer, buy a Corolla instead. No two ways about it.

You may be lucky and get an angel of a car, or find your self with a few thousands...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-06-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By impreza276
..Or switch to an auto Z4 :)

..Or switch to an auto Z4 :)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-25-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 61,234
Posted By impreza276
Short answer is you will be more than fine in...

Short answer is you will be more than fine in Delaware with RWD and snow tires. With snows you will have better traction than all those fwd cars with all seasons that are already getting by just...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-22-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,943
Posted By impreza276
Did she get to test drive the Z4?

Did she get to test drive the Z4?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-20-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,943
Posted By impreza276
If only there was a way to get the Z4 with the...

If only there was a way to get the Z4 with the sound of the 330i. Absolutely love the way that car sounds. Good Luck!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-18-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,943
Posted By impreza276
It is very hard to test-drive cars on paper :)...

It is very hard to test-drive cars on paper :) Best thing is have her test at least a couple of cars first, go back home for more research/reflection and then go for that big test/purchase day.

I...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-16-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,943
Posted By impreza276
You can snag a 2007 3.0si without the sports...

You can snag a 2007 3.0si without the sports package for your budget. More powerful engine but same comfort. Post July 2006 build to avoid sticky steering.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-16-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,862
Posted By impreza276
The new Mercedes A class hatch is a rebadged 1...

The new Mercedes A class hatch is a rebadged 1 series with exactly the same flame surfacing.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-18-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,104
Posted By impreza276
I prefer the looks of the E85 over the E89. The...

I prefer the looks of the E85 over the E89. The deal breaker for the E89 is trunk space. I have a couple of friends who cannot take their 35i's on any weekend top-down road trips simply because of...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-13-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,780
Posted By impreza276
Get a louder exhaust so it can give you more...

Get a louder exhaust so it can give you more sensory involvement at low speeds.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-06-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 78
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) You're under 45 and own a Z3?
Views: 8,499
Posted By impreza276
I'm pretty sure the OP is interested specifically...

I'm pretty sure the OP is interested specifically in Z3 owners. The Z4 is an easy sell to the younger generation but the Z3 less so.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-23-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 78
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) You're under 45 and own a Z3?
Views: 8,499
Posted By impreza276
Tons of young Z4 owners out there but I have yet...

Tons of young Z4 owners out there but I have yet to see a Z3 owner who did not look like he had grand kids.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-24-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,960
Posted By impreza276
Yes, Boxster IMS/RMS and Z4 sticky steering are...

Yes, Boxster IMS/RMS and Z4 sticky steering are the most covered issues. When assessing a car I try and judge what the 'Condo fees' are - what your tech may hit you with when the car is in for...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-24-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,960
Posted By impreza276
Porsche if you are feeling very rich, otherwise...

Porsche if you are feeling very rich, otherwise Z4. The 986 Boxster was not Porsche's finest engineering hour - it drives great but can bite you severely with expensive repairs. If you are on a tight...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-24-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,661
Posted By impreza276
The Z4 3.0 is one of the cars where I definitely...

The Z4 3.0 is one of the cars where I definitely prefer the automatic. Differences in performance is negligible - something like 0.1 seconds from the the official times, if I remember correctly. I...
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