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Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-29-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,465
Posted By HospiceDoc
I hardwired my Escort 9500ix into the maplight...

I hardwired my Escort 9500ix into the maplight interface (took 10 minutes, tops) and have it suction-cup mounted to the windshield just to the left of the mirror. When I drop the sun visor, it can't...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-27-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,574
Posted By HospiceDoc
I have yet to see one (other than my own) off of...

I have yet to see one (other than my own) off of the dealer lot here in central NC. I know of at least two bimmerfesters who have E89s in Charlotte, however, and there was a bloke from the Eastern...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-23-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,983
Posted By HospiceDoc
Uh, one golf tee vs. a new exhaust system... ...

Uh, one golf tee vs. a new exhaust system... :ouch:

Maybe you're independently wealthy, but the rest of us aren't.

So, if some choose to make this quick and simple mod to add a little song to...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-22-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,192
Posted By HospiceDoc
The dealer just isn't familiar enough with his...

The dealer just isn't familiar enough with his own models, apparently. (This should come as a surprise, but doesn't).

The 30i and 35i do NOT come with floor mats. The dealers will almost always...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-22-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,525
Posted By HospiceDoc
And, while perhaps not looking as snazzy,...

And, while perhaps not looking as snazzy, dropping down to the 18's, regardless of the tire, will improve handling and the ride, as well. (At least, it's been shown to. I personally don't know if we...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-22-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,983
Posted By HospiceDoc
Rimmer, As the long resonator pipe (where...

Rimmer,

As the long resonator pipe (where exhaust is redirected when blocking the main exhaust with the flapper) is only in use under 2500 rpm, I wouldn't think it would have a big impact on...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-22-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,513
Posted By HospiceDoc
Hey, Ivy- welcome! I have a NC Carolina...

Hey, Ivy- welcome!

I have a NC Carolina Hurricanes logo plate, but not personalized. The trouble with putting your favorite player's monniker on your plate is that, as soon as you mount it, it...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-17-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,983
Posted By HospiceDoc
The other bit I would add is, understanding what...

The other bit I would add is, understanding what the baffle does, that clamping the tube locks the baffle in the OPEN position. This would only be of benefit to the car, so it would be hard to argue...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-17-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,983
Posted By HospiceDoc
Nice link! Thanks, ducky.

Nice link! Thanks, ducky.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-17-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,243
Posted By HospiceDoc
Sorry, but the SPI requires parts (specifically,...

Sorry, but the SPI requires parts (specifically, a different center console) which are installed during the car's manufacture, and can't be added later. This is the case with most options, save a...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-17-2010, 06:04 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,869
Posted By HospiceDoc
42, but I don't look a day older than... well,...

42, but I don't look a day older than... well, 42.

I would think the demo of 35-50 yo, empty-nester or newly single (and the ex got the 5-series in the divorce) is spot on. Who else can afford...
Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 08-17-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,930
Posted By HospiceDoc
The rockslide was on the TN side, but the tail...

The rockslide was on the TN side, but the tail was open to recreational traffic during that time (you just had to turn around and come back once you reached closure, just proximal to the rock slide)....
Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 08-07-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,930
Posted By HospiceDoc
Trouble with the BRP is it is less of a run than...

Trouble with the BRP is it is less of a run than a brick walk... ;) The speed limit never goes above 45, and is 35 for a pretty good chunk of it in the Grandfather mountain area- and well-patrolled....
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-06-2010, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,916
Posted By HospiceDoc
Thanks, Stig. I suppose my initial thought to...

Thanks, Stig. I suppose my initial thought to delete and reload is the answer. I'll get on it this weekend. :thumbup:


Ducky,

As I already stated above (if you read the OP), I use an ipod as...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-05-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,916
Posted By HospiceDoc
Yeah, but this never happened to me before....

Yeah, but this never happened to me before. Whether switching between sources, or- as in this case- when restarting the car (where the playback would typically begin immediately once I started the...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-05-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,916
Posted By HospiceDoc
Problem with Music Collection (iDrive)

Some strange happenings over the past few days. I have a large amount of music (about 10 gigs) on the iDrive HD music collection. I have an iPod I use for playlists and such, but most of my complete...
Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 07-28-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,930
Posted By HospiceDoc
I'm in Burlington. I know of a couple of other...

I'm in Burlington. I know of a couple of other E89 owners in the Charlotte area, as well.
Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 07-27-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,930
Posted By HospiceDoc
There are a few of us from NC in the Z forum...

There are a few of us from NC in the Z forum...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-24-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,577
Posted By HospiceDoc
Right with you, with one exception... I...

Right with you, with one exception...

I would get the chick who listens to my voice commands a hearing aid.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-23-2010, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,018
Posted By HospiceDoc
+1

+1
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-23-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,431
Posted By HospiceDoc
If you want an easy way to add a bit of oomph to...

If you want an easy way to add a bit of oomph to your exhaust note, check out the mod on posts #3 and #9 on this thread (http://e89.zpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=409139) from Zpost...

I...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-16-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,594
Posted By HospiceDoc
Back to the OP's topic... I agree that,...

Back to the OP's topic...

I agree that, while it's nobody's business how much I paid for my car, refusing to answer the question often reinforces the non-BMW/Mercedes/Lexus(etc.)-driving public...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-16-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,654
Posted By HospiceDoc
+1 :thumbup: Rolf, I think you miss the...

+1 :thumbup:


Rolf, I think you miss the meaning of "lemon" in how it has been used in each of the preceding instances- which, I gather, is perhaps unique to the States. In these cases, owners...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-13-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,893
Posted By HospiceDoc
Doesn't look like quads to me, I think its just...

Doesn't look like quads to me, I think its just the 30i exhaust with two pipes on the left... not the greatest pic, though. The "holes" behind the front wheel well look to be the standard config, as...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-13-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,654
Posted By HospiceDoc
I was actually there pretty early on Friday...

I was actually there pretty early on Friday morning, so there wan't near the kind of traffic you see on a weekend. While I passed plenty of cars/bikes going the other way, I tried to give as much...
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