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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-24-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By kalali
How many miles on the car?

How many miles on the car?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-23-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,044
Posted By kalali
I had never heard the SRS light to go out by...

I had never heard the SRS light to go out by itself, but I've had my SRS light to illuminate four times during my 12 years of ownership of my 2003, 2.5i, purchased new. First time was during the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-23-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By kalali
Given that the Z4 came from the factory with both...

Given that the Z4 came from the factory with both configurations, I suspect mechanically it should be a bolt on but you probably also need to account for the electronics and the DME differences.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-22-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 612
Posted By kalali
If, 1) you see no oil drips under the car, 2) oil...

If, 1) you see no oil drips under the car, 2) oil level not dropping, and 3) you don't smell burnt oil, then I'd say you don't need to worry about anything. Given the tilted (to the passenger side)...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-21-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 612
Posted By kalali
Congratulations. My 2003 2.5i just turned 115K...

Congratulations. My 2003 2.5i just turned 115K miles and aside from a recent SRS issue and a couple of faulty ignition coils, it's been one of the most trouble free cars I've owned. The drivetrain is...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-20-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 612
Posted By kalali
Can you play a CD in the head unit?

Can you play a CD in the head unit?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-19-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By kalali
Yes

Yes
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-17-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,038
Posted By kalali
I'm guessing/expecting the newer cars account for...

I'm guessing/expecting the newer cars account for more and different scenarios other than a passenger weight. I personally think the notion of placing smaller objects on the seat damaging the mat is...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-16-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,038
Posted By kalali
Resurrecting an older thread to post the results...

Resurrecting an older thread to post the results of my issue with the airbag light. Just to refresh, my particular issue was there were no codes and the light could not be turned off by my...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-12-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By kalali
You need to mention your model year, engine size,...

You need to mention your model year, engine size, and mileage if you expect useful input.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-09-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By kalali
It would help if you provided some details about...

It would help if you provided some details about your car right upfront; auto, manual, mileage, driving condition, as well as maintenance history like fluid change and symptoms.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-07-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By kalali
Are we all supposed to guess what PAC LOC stands...

Are we all supposed to guess what PAC LOC stands for?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-07-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By kalali
Picture?

Picture?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-03-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By kalali
I don't see a reference to the type of...

I don't see a reference to the type of transmission in your car but this also sounds like a slipping automatic transmission. Vanos seal issues are not very common on later M54 motors, especially if...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-03-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By kalali
Regardless of what you end up buying, make sure...

Regardless of what you end up buying, make sure you follow the proper bed in procedure. In some respect that is as important as the choice of the hardware used.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-03-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By kalali
I don't have a hard top but I believe the...

I don't have a hard top but I believe the electrical connections are for the rear defroster and have nothing to do with the power top.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-30-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By kalali
Power top was optional in 2003 when I bought mine.

Power top was optional in 2003 when I bought mine.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-28-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By kalali
With all that sophisticated technology, the FM...

With all that sophisticated technology, the FM reception has always been poor in my Z4 since new. My old Jeep with a simple fender aerial antenna has a far better FM reception.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-26-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By kalali
I don't know what you mean by hesitation but...

I don't know what you mean by hesitation but there is a very slight and barely noticeable drop in torque right around 3500 RPM when the intake control valve opens and directs intake air to longer...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-25-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By kalali
Big mistake. You already told them how much you...

Big mistake. You already told them how much you are willing to pay....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-23-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 619
Posted By kalali
German engineered V6? BMW never made a V6.

German engineered V6? BMW never made a V6.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-21-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By kalali
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-21-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,064
Posted By kalali
It is well known fact that switching from...

It is well known fact that switching from runflats will add 10-15 hp....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-21-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By kalali
I was referring specifically to E86 M cars not...

I was referring specifically to E86 M cars not non-M E85 chassis cars. Those were in "later" years only, like 07 and 08. I'm sure someone with more information will chime in.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-21-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 703
Posted By kalali
:banghead:

:banghead:
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