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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-26-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By jmillet
Get the car inspected at a reputable independent...

Get the car inspected at a reputable independent shop like Eastside Bavarian and if it gets good marks I wouldn't obsess over the missed 1200 mile service which entails an oil change and diff/tranny...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-10-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Z4 Coupe (E86) body colored reflectors
Views: 968
Posted By jmillet
You have to either paint them body color or decal...

You have to either paint them body color or decal them.
http://www.dansdecals.com/BMW-Reflector-Decals-P274C73.aspx
Mine are painted.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-06-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Z4 Roadster (E85) Head lamp washer caps
Views: 1,060
Posted By jmillet
Least expense solution is leave the holes in the...

Least expense solution is leave the holes in the bumper cover open. Not a good idea and it's ugly :thumbdwn:
Best solution is paint the covers body color and glue them in place over the holes....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-05-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,322
Posted By jmillet
Increasing lead levels

My most recent Blackstone oil analysis shows steadily increasing lead levels: 6 ppm at 33,908; 7 ppm at 38,810, and 10 ppm at 42,865.
Like PAL I do a lot of track driving with frequent oil changes. ...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-05-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Z4 Roadster (E85) Head lamp washer caps
Views: 1,060
Posted By jmillet
I've never seen a North American spec Z4M without...

I've never seen a North American spec Z4M without the headlight washer system. The body color cap is attached to the high pressure nozzle which is found inside the front bumper cover. According to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-05-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 540
Posted By jmillet
I used Google search and here's what I found on...

I used Google search and here's what I found on the first click :google: :
If you have the nav system: http://www.zpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=448459...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-22-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,245
Posted By jmillet
I use the Sta-Lube fluid pump...

I use the Sta-Lube fluid pump http://www.crcindustries.com/ei/content/prod_detail.aspx?PN=SL4344
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-15-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,136
Posted By jmillet
You're good for a few more miles as there is...

You're good for a few more miles as there is probably a couple of millimeters of pad material left.
When you do replace the pads be sure and check the caliper piston dust boot as it may be pulled...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-13-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,153
Posted By jmillet
I drive my Z car like I stole it. Hit the rev...

I drive my Z car like I stole it. Hit the rev limiter several times yesterday driving the new road course in Shelton, Washington.
Here's a video taken on Friday by another BMW driver:...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-30-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,229
Posted By jmillet
Analysis of latest TWS 10W-60 fill before...

Analysis of latest TWS 10W-60 fill before switching to Greddy 10W-60. Lead content still on the high side.
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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-29-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,511
Posted By jmillet
Glad to hear you got the problem solved. My...

Glad to hear you got the problem solved. My phone charger doesn't want to work in my Z4 either. Maybe it's just bent contacts too. My red beast is primarily a track toy so having a functioning...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-27-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,511
Posted By jmillet
Located behind the glove compartment. Access to...

Located behind the glove compartment.
Access to the fuse panel is fairly straight forward; push up on two tabs and the glove box door drops down on two nylon tethers. There is a fuse diagram card...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-16-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,402
Posted By jmillet
Roadster maybe Coupe NO

Might make a difference on the Roadster, but I'm here to tell you the Strong Strut made no discernible handling difference on my Coupe whether driven on the street or the track. I need to revise my...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-29-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By jmillet
TIS ADZ 22 11 1AZ and 2AZ indicate torque at 42...

TIS ADZ 22 11 1AZ and 2AZ indicate torque at 42 N*m for engine mount to front axle support and engine mount to enguine support arm.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-28-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By jmillet
You're on the correct forum; look here:...

You're on the correct forum; look here: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=3887169&postcount=39
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-09-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,668
Posted By jmillet
Same as Gominigo.

Same as Gominigo.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-01-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,299
Posted By jmillet
If you have a Z4M with the S54 engine the dip...

If you have a Z4M with the S54 engine the dip stick is great for checking oil level.
If you are referring to oil change interval then the Service Interval display tells you when BMW thinks your...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-11-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,229
Posted By jmillet
I ordered another six pack too. Local shops...

I ordered another six pack too. Local shops charge $10.75 per quart plus 9.5% state sales tax.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-11-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,229
Posted By jmillet
As you can see from my Blackstone oil analysis...

As you can see from my Blackstone oil analysis report I do an oil change about every 4000 miles. Between May and October I instruct at about 12 to 15 HPDS events. Did a PCA DE today and will be...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-10-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,229
Posted By jmillet
6 pack arrived

6 pack of Greddy 10W-60 arrived today. At $6.67 per quart including shipping it looks like a killer deal.
I just did an oil change with TWS 10W-60 so it'll be a few months before I try the Greddy...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-05-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,229
Posted By jmillet
$40 including shipping for a six pack from here: ...

$40 including shipping for a six pack from here:
http://www.greddy.com/products/ic-oil-rad/gr-oil/
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-26-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,107
Posted By jmillet
The 2006 BMW Service Maintenance Checklist calls...

The 2006 BMW Service Maintenance Checklist calls out "Check and Adjust Valves" under Inspection I for the E46 M3.
Copy is found on this BB under FAQ.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-20-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By jmillet
A search on this forum under Z3 seat bushing...

A search on this forum under Z3 seat bushing brought this result:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=5996717&postcount=5
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-05-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 26,746
Posted By jmillet
2007 z4mc

2007 E86 Z4MC just turned 33,000 miles many of which are HPDS miles.
Car has been relatively trouble free with only warranty repair being replacement of a weeping power steering expansion hose. ...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-29-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,739
Posted By jmillet
I use this...

I use this one:http://www.reverselogic.us/ReverseLogicLimited/Jack_Pad_Tools.html
It doesn't fall out of the jack point so be sure to remove it before driving off. I lost one somewhere between...
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