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Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-02-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,544
Posted By Atty
While the car was in being programmed, my SA...

While the car was in being programmed, my SA called to tell me they coulnd't find anything wrong with the butterfly valve... that it was actuating normally. He was upfront and said he didn't want to...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-28-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,544
Posted By Atty
I took my car in today to have the butterfly...

I took my car in today to have the butterfly actuator checked out. We'll see what happens. But, the main reason I took the car in was because a few weeks ago when I went in for a low-mileage oil...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-16-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,544
Posted By Atty
Okay, I think I may have found the problem. When...

Okay, I think I may have found the problem. When on, the flapper appears to stay in the closed position. I can manually force it open and it stays open and the rumble returns as I remember. Of...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-16-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,544
Posted By Atty
Exhaust Sound... is my hearing going?

Here's an oddball situation I thought I would throw out...

I've been away on business so I haven't been able to drive my baby (35is) for a few weeks. I got home yesterday and took my baby for a...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-22-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,517
Posted By Atty
rmorin49, which bulbs did you get? You may have...

rmorin49, which bulbs did you get? You may have mentioned them in a previous post, but I don't recall. I'd like something a bit whiter, though it needn't be anything like the new 5er LED rings. A...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-13-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,972
Posted By Atty
Now I wonder what ever happened to erdoran. ...

Now I wonder what ever happened to erdoran. Perhaps she's still upset about the Blackhawks :D
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-13-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,972
Posted By Atty
It's great to be back! I only have about 4800...

It's great to be back! I only have about 4800 miles on the odometer, but I expect that to change this summer with some nice road trips in the planning! I can't wait for the fun to begin. ...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-12-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,972
Posted By Atty
I'm back with a smile again!

After an unusually warm day in Chicago this past Sunday, I decided to take my Z out of storage for the season. Took a nice drive and experienced all over again all the reasons I love this car. ...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-29-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,171
Posted By Atty
I've got iDrive and there's no option to do this....

I've got iDrive and there's no option to do this. If I recall correctly, there was a thread about this awhile back. Gotta press the button!
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-29-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,637
Posted By Atty
I've got premium sound systems in both my E89 and...

I've got premium sound systems in both my E89 and E60 and the system in the E60 seems by far superior. Perhaps it's cabin accoustics.

Supposedly BMW will be offering a Bang & Olufsen option in...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-27-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,453
Posted By Atty
Yes, it's rough! But, I find myself sitting at...

Yes, it's rough! But, I find myself sitting at my desk at work planning day trips for when the weather finally breaks. Gives me something to look forward to, I guess!
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-26-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,453
Posted By Atty
Just popping in to say hi everyone!

Alas, it is winter here in the Midwest and I'm badly missing my baby. I'm so tempted to lift the cover and take her for a spin, but the weather and the snow refuse to cooperate. I figure another 6...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-22-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 672
Posted By Atty
Online Ordering Guide? Anyone?

Does anyone have the 2011 5 Series Online Ordering Guide? I've been searching the forums and can't seem to locate one if it has been posted. I've found several others, but not the 5 series.
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Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-20-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,685
Posted By Atty
Yes, unfortunately my Z is tucked away in the...

Yes, unfortunately my Z is tucked away in the garage, covered up, and anxiously awaiting better weather. Speaking of which, for those of you who don't drive your Z much during winter months, what...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-03-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,552
Posted By Atty
I have to ask, which dealership have you used? ...

I have to ask, which dealership have you used? I've had some issues with a couple out here in the burbs and am looking for a recommendation for my next purchase.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-24-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,252
Posted By Atty
Thanks all for sharing in my pain! The insurance...

Thanks all for sharing in my pain! The insurance I bought is not the BMW plan; it was the dealer's third party provider. I did find the limitations in the fine print... only $250 for the tire. ...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-23-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,252
Posted By Atty
I just need to vent...

Last week, I'm washing my car and find a nice big screw embedded in the rear runflat. Great, just my luck. I figure I'm protected... I bought the tire and wheel insurance. So I called my dealer...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-28-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,469
Posted By Atty
Smile Radar Detector Installation

After a couple of close calls, I treated myself to Valentine One radar detector. I'm trying to figure out the best way to install it. For folks that use radar detectors, where and how have you...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-22-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,192
Posted By Atty
+1 to what HospiceDoc said. Mats are not...

+1 to what HospiceDoc said. Mats are not standard on 30i or 35i, but are on 35is. The floor mats showed up as a standard item on the price/options list. Interestingly, my dealer told me most BMWs...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-19-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,793
Posted By Atty
:). I of course love it but pictures just don't...

:). I of course love it but pictures just don't show the color well at all. Looks too orange in pictures. You really should see it in person to decide for yourself. I took a gamble when I ordered...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-14-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,674
Posted By Atty
erdoran, I think your post is getting buried......

erdoran, I think your post is getting buried... what the heck happened? Are you taking it in?
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-13-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,252
Posted By Atty
Soon... very soon! It must bring a smile to just...

Soon... very soon! It must bring a smile to just see a picture and know that it is yours. I just hit 2000 miles and the smiles continue. I love how everything is wrapped or covered in plastic,...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-06-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,275
Posted By Atty
Mr Breeze, if your car is on a Wallenius...

Mr Breeze, if your car is on a Wallenius Wilhelmsen ship, you can look up your VIN by going to www.2wglobal.com, under Customer Centre, then Track & Trace. Your VIN (or only partial VIN) goes into...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-24-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,208
Posted By Atty
There's definitely a science to parking our...

There's definitely a science to parking our cars... how to park in a safe zone, but not so far out as to look so obvious that it invites a jackass to park next to you. I have literally tried three...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-24-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,401
Posted By Atty
I just checked, and it's showing the same thing...

I just checked, and it's showing the same thing for me.
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