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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-21-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By pokeybritches
I would go with the premium over the sport...

I would go with the premium over the sport package. There are much better wheel/tire and spring/shock options in the aftermarket. Any Z4 with 50k miles is probably nearing the end of its original...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 08-21-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 426
Posted By pokeybritches
^ correct. The sport package included 18" wheels...

^ correct. The sport package included 18" wheels with 225/40/18 front and 255/35/18 rear tires. The car should have ellipsoid wheels and a sport button on the console. Very clean though!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By pokeybritches
A new Valeo is $630, plus several hours labor to...

A new Valeo is $630, plus several hours labor to install. I paid $1400 for just the alternator to be changed, but then again it was a bit more labor with my car.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By pokeybritches
See post #3. Those offsets will sit flush or very...

See post #3. Those offsets will sit flush or very close to it. The higher the number, the more sunk in they will look. 9.5ET35 sits flush as a rear wheel on a non-M. 9.5ET45 will be in 10 mm, or 1 cm.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By pokeybritches
225/35/19 and 255/30/19 rear. Your tires are...

225/35/19 and 255/30/19 rear. Your tires are wider and taller, but they still shouldn't rub unless you're not on stock suspension.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By pokeybritches
These are not the right tire sizes for the wheels...

These are not the right tire sizes for the wheels they are mounted on. They're too narrow so they will look stretched. You need 225/35/19 and 255/30/19 to stay with OEM diameters on 19" wheels.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By pokeybritches
I didn't make a link. The forum probably did it...

I didn't make a link. The forum probably did it automatically as part of the ad campaign.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-17-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By pokeybritches
Those will work. Performance will suffer...

Those will work. Performance will suffer slightly, as the tires on the 19" wheels have a slightly larger diameter than the OEM sizes. The speedomoter will be off a mph or two at highway speeds, your...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-15-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,916
Posted By pokeybritches
The coolant being blended or replaced has nothing...

The coolant being blended or replaced has nothing to do with purging the air from the system...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-13-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,916
Posted By pokeybritches
Just to make sure we're talking about the same...

Just to make sure we're talking about the same thing, you purged the air by cracking the vent near the radiator cap as the car was running but cold?

The coolant temp sensor shouldn't be too hard...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-13-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By pokeybritches
Also know that as the wheel width changes, the...

Also know that as the wheel width changes, the offset changes too. Tire Rack has a good article on this.

8.5ET38 front and 9.5ET35 rear work well with a non-M Z4.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-13-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,916
Posted By pokeybritches
Did you bleed the air out of the system?

Did you bleed the air out of the system?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-02-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By pokeybritches
There won't be any change in power with a new MAF...

There won't be any change in power with a new MAF sensor. You can try disconnecting the battery, but it won't do anything except reset your throttle adaptations and make the car "feel" faster.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-02-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,077
Posted By pokeybritches
My god...

My god...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-23-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By pokeybritches
I went with 235/40/18 and 265/35/18 on the non-M...

I went with 235/40/18 and 265/35/18 on the non-M so that I could swap wheels with my M. The combo is in between the non-M and M OEM sizes, but wider. The car looks much better.

Performance is a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-23-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By pokeybritches
I had an aFe on the car before getting the...

I had an aFe on the car before getting the G-Power supercharger. I loved the sound. Performance gain was minimal, but you will NOT lose performance. The car felt faster with it, but not by much. I...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-19-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By pokeybritches
Fill with premium now, put in some fuel system...

Fill with premium now, put in some fuel system additives, and drive. If it happens again, start looking for an issue.


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-16-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By pokeybritches
VF is quoting flywheel numbers, where ESS is...

VF is quoting flywheel numbers, where ESS is using wheel horsepower numbers. A stage 1 ESS car (7 psi from 2800 rpm to redline) will smoke a VF car (2 psi at 2800 rpm and 6 psi at redline). ESS...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-16-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By pokeybritches
I don't pay attention to gas mileage because it...

I don't pay attention to gas mileage because it comes with the territory. If you use the additional power, you will observe a significant drop. If you baby it, the difference is minimal.

I would...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-13-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By pokeybritches
ESS uses a twin screw. If you're after torque, go...

ESS uses a twin screw. If you're after torque, go with ESS. Expect to get a new clutch to handle the extra torque.

The VF kit is easier on the car and sounds awesome. If you google my username...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-01-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By pokeybritches
20" would be a bad idea for several reasons. You...

20" would be a bad idea for several reasons. You can make them fit diameter-wise with very low profile tires, but they would be prone to damage from potholes and every time you mount/dismount tires....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-28-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By pokeybritches
Intake boot is $40 or so... MAF a few hundred. ...

Intake boot is $40 or so... MAF a few hundred.


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-16-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By pokeybritches
Bumpers: M Aero Facelift (2006-2008) ...

Bumpers:
M
Aero
Facelift (2006-2008)
Hamann
Alpina


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-14-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Z4 Roadster (E85) EML, Brake & DSC Light on
Views: 1,591
Posted By pokeybritches
Something is triggering the computer to go into...

Something is triggering the computer to go into limp mode.


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-13-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By pokeybritches
Sounds like something caused it to go into limp...

Sounds like something caused it to go into limp mode. What were the OBD2 codes?


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