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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-29-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By KevinC
I agree that most likely it makes more sense to...

I agree that most likely it makes more sense to sell the car and buy a manually-equipped one. The low mileage is great, but long-term it's unlikely that an early non-M car is going to be worth any...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-16-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 895
Posted By KevinC
You might reach out to Eric at EAG (eagbmw.com)...

You might reach out to Eric at EAG (eagbmw.com) and see what he might offer for it. At that mileage and being a California car, that's exactly what EAG wants to sell. Sure, you'd get a wholesale...
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 07-28-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By KevinC
Nice score! I just traded my Z4MC towards an E39...

Nice score! I just traded my Z4MC towards an E39 M5 from EAG. Drove the mofo home - 1,863 miles to Phoenix. Pics soon!
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 07-23-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By KevinC
Too much dinero for a 2000. Find a facelift model...

Too much dinero for a 2000. Find a facelift model ('01 a and up) for similar money. Better car.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-11-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By KevinC
Never had a heat issue here in hell (Phoenix)....

Never had a heat issue here in hell (Phoenix). Original battery lasted over 4 years, insanely long in the Sonoran desert. Is it possible yours is original and has simply died?
Forum: BMW Dealer Ratings and Feedback Forum 07-05-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,096
Posted By KevinC
"Polo Lopez"? Sounds shady right away. Was he...

"Polo Lopez"? Sounds shady right away. Was he wearing one of those hideously overpriced polo shirts with the giant polo player logo? Wearing "Polo" cologne?? Sounds like a JAMF.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-30-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,688
Posted By KevinC
SMH If the handling is "great" now, then...

SMH

If the handling is "great" now, then you'll be absolutely blown away if/when you ditch those turds of a tire. I speak from personal experience, not reading others' comments - on both an E90...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-28-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By KevinC
My car definitely never had a changer and did not...

My car definitely never had a changer and did not need to be coded to see the USA*Spec, so I doubt that's the issue. Could be wonky firmware in your head unit? I've read that a lot of the firmware...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-28-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By KevinC
It may be an issue with the lightning connection...

It may be an issue with the lightning connection not being 100% compatible with the (older) USA*Spec box. I have one working great in my ZHP, and had the DSP version in my Z4MC, but it always sounded...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-24-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,688
Posted By KevinC
^^^ this!

^^^ this!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-16-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,118
Posted By KevinC
So - if anyone wants to organize a group buy,...

So - if anyone wants to organize a group buy, I'll do the communicating with Germany.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-16-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,118
Posted By KevinC
The more I've used it now, I'm even happier with...

The more I've used it now, I'm even happier with it. It's a great solution. Not cheap, but sounds great and is SO much faster than any iPod adapter.

That cheap alternative above is mind-bending....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-15-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,118
Posted By KevinC
The list of things it's NOT compatible with is a...

The list of things it's NOT compatible with is a mile long. No DSP, no Business Radio by Alpine (which most E46's here are, as well as X3 & Z4), no Blaupunkt Business (the rest of them?), etc. So...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-15-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 992
Posted By KevinC
Congrats on your purchase! You've made a fine...

Congrats on your purchase! You've made a fine choice. Though I may be a bit biased. :)

That "rattle" doesn't sound normal. Bad throwout bearing, perhaps? Did you have a PPI performed on the car...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-31-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,118
Posted By KevinC
Shipping was only like $14 (and got here just...

Shipping was only like $14 (and got here just just over a week from Germany, not bad), and there were no additional taxes, so I consider it a great buy. The Dice solution has gotten a lot of bad...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-31-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,118
Posted By KevinC
I paid about $240 from same seller, now up to...

I paid about $240 from same seller, now up to $251...

http://*******/Ud6Olf

Edit: can't post a link here? Uh, oh.. search for it on Ebay, you'll find it.

32gb is a CRAPLOAD of music at 256k...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-26-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By KevinC
CarID has a horrendous reputation... ...

CarID has a horrendous reputation...

http://carid.pissedconsumer.com
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-26-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 814
Posted By KevinC
Mobil 1 OW-40 in my M54 in the ZHP. Best oil out...

Mobil 1 OW-40 in my M54 in the ZHP. Best oil out there for the application.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-26-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By KevinC
M water pump is a completely different beast than...

M water pump is a completely different beast than the non-M engines, that were notorious for somewhat short lifespan. I've heard of no early replacement issues at all with the S54's pump. I wouldn't...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-26-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,118
Posted By KevinC
Check out my post on the CP600BMW... LOVE it. ...

Check out my post on the CP600BMW... LOVE it.

http://www.zpost.com/forums/showpost.php?p=17978030&postcount=432
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-24-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By KevinC
Hit the "BC" button on the turn signal stalk...

Hit the "BC" button on the turn signal stalk repeatedly until you reach the clock in the cluster.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-09-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By KevinC
Thanks guys.. waiting to hear from a Z3(m)C...

Thanks guys.. waiting to hear from a Z3(m)C owner, that's what I need to fit into.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-04-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By KevinC
Will I fit?

I'm loosely considering swapping my Z4MC for a Z3MC (S54 of course). I'm 6'1, about 240 lbs, and fit fine in my Z4. (I fit better when I was 30 lbs lighter, but I digress). Assuming the Z3MC I find...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-29-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 910
Posted By KevinC
Please, just avoid Ebay Chinese aftermarket...

Please, just avoid Ebay Chinese aftermarket headlights - they are most certainly NOT an upgrade of ANY kind.

If these reviews don't convince you - then good luck.
...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-23-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By KevinC
Ooh, that's extended Sepang. VERY nice and very...

Ooh, that's extended Sepang. VERY nice and very rare! Extended leather in any color is very rare. Nice score!
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