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Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-24-2010, 02:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,762
Posted By Dr Stig
Hi Guys, No. unless someone comes out with a...

Hi Guys,

No. unless someone comes out with a programming chip like ProCHip - there is no way to get the car to remember your DDC setting.

Bugger.
And while the violin is playing, I wish I...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-30-2010, 02:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,086
Posted By Dr Stig
But, on a positive, Insurance companies dont...

But, on a positive,

Insurance companies dont usually take the hit when they can apportion blame elsewhere.
They woudl be good to get onside in seeing if it is really a design fault so that they...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-30-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dr Stig
Acording to a recent newspaper article here,...

Acording to a recent newspaper article here, there are less than 200 in the whole country of Australia.

I have seen 5 apart from mine on the road (not counting the ones in captivity awaiting...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-22-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,161
Posted By Dr Stig
Over here - it is clearly shown as an inclusion...

Over here - it is clearly shown as an inclusion in the brochure...
And marked as ACC for all the other models in the Z4 range.
Can you get the brochure electronically?
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-22-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,476
Posted By Dr Stig
AN oldie but a goodie: 6ULDV8 :p

AN oldie but a goodie:

6ULDV8 :p
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-20-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,167
Posted By Dr Stig
Perhaps the antennas are not connected in the...

Perhaps the antennas are not connected in the dash to the radio head unit. :dunno:

I had a similar problem in my Toyota 4WD for ages until I convinced the dealer to pull apart the dash to check...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-20-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,417
Posted By Dr Stig
Best wishes from Oz MarcW! Hope it all works...

Best wishes from Oz MarcW!
Hope it all works out for you.

We have a fair whack of remote country here as well. (95% of the population lives within 50km of the coast).
I'd hate to get stuck in...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-20-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,170
Posted By Dr Stig
My dealer told me (cough) he uses the same type...

My dealer told me (cough) he uses the same type of tape they use on the badges... :p

Trust him if you dare.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-19-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,692
Posted By Dr Stig
So true. Atty's car is awesome. My no 1 pick if...

So true.
Atty's car is awesome. My no 1 pick if I was ordering again.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-17-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,921
Posted By Dr Stig
It is more agressive than just planting the foot....

It is more agressive than just planting the foot.
COunldn't say how much faster though without a VBox attached.

A video VBox - thats a good idea for a fathers day present (and dont complain, over...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-17-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,518
Posted By Dr Stig
At 41, I have a 2yo and 5yo as well, and a...

At 41, I have a 2yo and 5yo as well, and a perfectly good 4WD that they can all go out in.

That being said, my 5yo always wants me to drop him off / pick him up from school in it... :p
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-17-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,921
Posted By Dr Stig
Once. Fair bit of smoke and wheelspin. Fat...

Once.

Fair bit of smoke and wheelspin.
Fat acceleration - all too quickly hit the speed limit on the highway.

I need a track and a video camera, then I can do it once and never need to do it...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-17-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,476
Posted By Dr Stig
There's a joke in there somewhere... :p

There's a joke in there somewhere... :p
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-16-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,003
Posted By Dr Stig
Ahh, mine was a 2002 - had it til end of 2004...

Ahh, mine was a 2002 - had it til end of 2004 when the first of the kids arrived.
The 300kg monster with rear wheel offset. Fast as all buggery and brakes that were out of this world, but cornered...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-16-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,735
Posted By Dr Stig
But I think the balck cars look better with the...

But I think the balck cars look better with the black grills...

(oops - got my threads confused)
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-16-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,522
Posted By Dr Stig
Pig nostrils? ha ha! My opinion is the...

Pig nostrils?

ha ha!

My opinion is the black grills look great on a black car. If I have bought the sapphire black 35i I would have swapped them with you in a second.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-16-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,977
Posted By Dr Stig
VW Gulf? Are they ones that spill copious...

VW Gulf? Are they ones that spill copious amounts of oil? :rofl:
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-16-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,518
Posted By Dr Stig
Mine was a belated 40th present to myself......

Mine was a belated 40th present to myself... Arrived a month after my 41st.
Damn you GFC! :mad: I had to wait.

Of course, they released the 35is by then, so :):):):):)
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-15-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,003
Posted By Dr Stig
Scott, What is the other Beemer? I used to...

Scott,

What is the other Beemer?
I used to ride a K1200RS, but let it go when the kids arrived...
One day... :rolleyes:
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-14-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,563
Posted By Dr Stig
Guys, As a PhD physicist and commercial...

Guys,

As a PhD physicist and commercial specialist, I can tell you we have laws in most western civilizations to protect us agaisnt design error and poor manufacturing quality.

Consumer...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-14-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,523
Posted By Dr Stig
PRoblem solved - an angel provided me with a back...

PRoblem solved - an angel provided me with a back door access... :)

:thumbup:
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-13-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,523
Posted By Dr Stig
I'm a member of the Qld BMW club, and all BMW...

I'm a member of the Qld BMW club, and all BMW clubs are affiliated through BMW globally...
How about reciprocal rights? ;)
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-13-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,523
Posted By Dr Stig
Is it available electronically?

Is it available electronically?
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-11-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,097
Posted By Dr Stig
I found this link interesting... ...

I found this link interesting...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/watchdog/2009/10/bmw_alloy_wheels.html

They show images in the video of the radial cracks seen on UK BMWs with 19" rims......
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-11-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,613
Posted By Dr Stig
I'd put the roof down.

I'd put the roof down.
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