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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-30-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By Teacher Blind
I had a similar sound and also thought it was a...

I had a similar sound and also thought it was a mechanical problem. It turned out to be tire noise. As the inside edge of the rear tires wore, the noise became more apparent. I flipped the tires...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-09-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By Teacher Blind
Beautiful Car. Beautiful Green Countryside. ...

Beautiful Car. Beautiful Green Countryside. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-08-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 781
Posted By Teacher Blind
Weight

My shop just asked me to fill the fuel tank before I came in.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-07-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By Teacher Blind
Mechanic at my indy shop said that sometimes a...

Mechanic at my indy shop said that sometimes a resistor in the A/C fan/blower circuit can go bad and cause an excessive drain. He said it is very rare but it would be something to check. He...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-04-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By Teacher Blind
Thank Goodness For Battery Packs

It will be interesting to see the replies. I have the same problem and have used a battery pack to jump it a couple of times during the last two and one half years. 2006 E85 3.0si. I will check...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-01-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By Teacher Blind
It's a beauty. Nice photo. Looks like it's from...

It's a beauty. Nice photo. Looks like it's from a brochure.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-06-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By Teacher Blind
I am curently "updating" (according to my wife)...

I am curently "updating" (according to my wife) all of the trim, doors, baseboard and crownmolding in my house. I am in the midst of an intimate relationship with that knob. The prize would be to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-06-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By Teacher Blind
DeWalt model 703 compound miter saw. Angle...

DeWalt model 703 compound miter saw.
Angle locking knob.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-28-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By Teacher Blind
I currently have 27,000 on my 2006 3.0si tires. ...

I currently have 27,000 on my 2006 3.0si tires. At 24,000 I had to flip the rear tires because of excessive inside edge wear. I might get 5000 more out of them. This car is also driven easily.
...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-30-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By Teacher Blind
Very nice, clean looking.

Very nice, clean looking.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-26-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By Teacher Blind
Use this as your search on Amazon. BMW...

Use this as your search on Amazon.

BMW Genuine Cup Holder for Right / Passenger Side, Black Color, Z4 (From 2002 - 2008) No Faceplate

I got this one and it works well. As said before, easy...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-30-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Teacher Blind
I just got back from the dealer and they heard...

I just got back from the dealer and they heard the noise and said it was coming from the differential. They ran several tests to verify the location of the noise. I have an after market warranty to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-28-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Teacher Blind
I took off the wheel and did a visual inspection...

I took off the wheel and did a visual inspection and a "shake test." Everything looks and feels tight. I suspect that it is an alignment issue. I just finished a 4000 mile road trip with no...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-28-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Teacher Blind
Noise From Right Rear Wheel

The weather is now nice enough to drive with the top down and I am hearing things that I have not heard all winter. About three weeks ago I heard a sound that I first thought was the brake pad wear...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-14-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By Teacher Blind
Clearancediver

Thanks for your help. It is repaired. I'm glad my wife noticed the light in the box before the battery died.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-13-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By Teacher Blind
Three minutes later, I found the switch and now...

Three minutes later, I found the switch and now know where to drill the hole. Thanks!! It looks like I will need to take the spring loaded door off to drill the hole. Any tricks to doing that? It...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-13-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By Teacher Blind
Telltale piece of plastic

I did find a small piece of plastic about a 1/4 inch square laying at the bottom of the door. I thought that it might be related to the problem. I will look and try to figure out where to put the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-13-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By Teacher Blind
Oddments Box light

The light in the oddments box stays on after the box door is closed. This occurs when the key is in and on and when the key is out and off.
Has this happened to you? Is there an easy fix? Is it an...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-12-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,926
Posted By Teacher Blind
New Battery

I just replaced the original battery after 7 years with a battery from O'Reilly's. All the books said to go with group 47 which was too small. Way too much leftover space compared to the original...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-21-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,363
Posted By Teacher Blind
I was on another forum, Duck Hunters talking...

I was on another forum, Duck Hunters talking about the oil used in their trucks, and came across this statement-

I tried using the vehicle manufacturers recommended oil viscosity with a new GMC...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-16-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By Teacher Blind
Nice collection!

Nice collection!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-15-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,363
Posted By Teacher Blind
2006 3.0 si Oil Check Indicator

When I push the dash button to check the oil I get 3 segments and then the OK light comes on. I am not sure but I think that prior to this I would get 4 segments and then the OK light. What does it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-12-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1
Z4 Roadster (E85) Ashtray Photo Request
Views: 441
Posted By Teacher Blind
Here is a photo. I hope it helps.

Here is a photo. I hope it helps.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-03-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,812
Posted By Teacher Blind
Out of the last 40 threads listed on the Z3/Z4...

Out of the last 40 threads listed on the Z3/Z4 forum, 25 related to Z3. That is about 62%. Is that a high enough percentage to support a separate Z3 forum? I would like to think so.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-27-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,812
Posted By Teacher Blind
I agree with Z4luvr. Although I do think the Z3...

I agree with Z4luvr. Although I do think the Z3 is very cool looking and enjoy the pics. It is easy to click on another forum.
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