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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-16-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
I agree with Akebono Euro pads, I also used them...

I agree with Akebono Euro pads, I also used them on my X5 and my wife's Land Rover LR2. Good stopping power and no brake dust. I will definitely put them on the Z when the time comes.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-14-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
I want to follow this because I'm not sure what...

I want to follow this because I'm not sure what you mean by dash storage compartment. Are you talking about a factory nav pop up screen? I leave my mount on the lower left hand corner of the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-09-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 896
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
I just bought my E85 in August. I was admiring...

I just bought my E85 in August. I was admiring how pristine the condition of the windshield was, no chips, not sand blasted at all. Then I noticed that it was made by Pilkington (had to google it,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-25-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
I just had all four of my wheels refinished at a...

I just had all four of my wheels refinished at a wheel repair shop. Two of them had bad curb rash from the previous owner, two weren't too bad. They didn't want to just touch them up, they...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-14-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,071
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
Interesting. Yesterday was the first time that I...

Interesting. Yesterday was the first time that I got caught in the rain with my new to me Z and the first time turning on the wipers. I have had several cars in the past that had rain sensors and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-14-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,641
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
I'm trying to decide between the Conti DWS's at ~...

I'm trying to decide between the Conti DWS's at ~ $700 shipped from Tirerack and the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 for around $775 (plus shipping at $60.) They are rated #2 for the Mich and #3 for the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-21-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,227
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
That's exactly what it is in my case, you nailed...

That's exactly what it is in my case, you nailed it. So, is there anything that can be done? I'm assuming it's ok to leave it in first gear when on level ground (i.e., in the garage) without...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-21-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
Xenon headlights question

I picked up my Z a few weeks ago and this is the fourth car I have had with Xenons. These seem to be extremely sensitive to bumps in the road in that they bounce around like crazy (I believe just...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-19-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,227
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
I have a related question. I just picked up an...

I have a related question. I just picked up an '03 with 41k miles a few weeks ago and the rear shocks squeak really loudly when getting into and out of the car, and/or when pressing down on the rear...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-14-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,252
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
There is a guy who has his car for sale on...

There is a guy who has his car for sale on Providence RI craigslist who has the covers on his car. They look pretty nice. (Easy to find his pics.) I contacted him asking if he'd sell them to me...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-07-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,252
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
I thought it was too good to be true.

I thought it was too good to be true.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-07-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,252
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
Not sure if they actually have them, but they are...

Not sure if they actually have them, but they are listed as in stock for $108 + $19 shipping:

http://www.bmwpartswholesale.com/oe-bmw/54340154306?origin=pla&gclid=CKq3o6iy_c4CFY5ZhgodKEUCPg
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-30-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
I replied twice, not sure if you're getting my...

I replied twice, not sure if you're getting my messages...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-29-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
Hanover here. I take back roads when I go to...

Hanover here. I take back roads when I go to Canton. :-)
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-29-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
I did do it. Let me know what you have for...

I did do it. Let me know what you have for wheels! How far up in NH are you? I'm 20 miles south of Boston.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-26-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
Looking on nadaguides, it shows that in '03 there...

Looking on nadaguides, it shows that in '03 there were 10 color options (not sure if that is true, but...
Alpine white
Black sapphire
Bright red
Jet black
Maldives blue
Merlot red
Sterling...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-26-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
Man, that white looks nice, and your car is...

Man, that white looks nice, and your car is spotless! I'm guessing that picture wasn't taken after 72k miles? The one I'm getting is black with black top and beige interior. Not my first choice,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-25-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
I think the price is reasonable, considering the...

I think the price is reasonable, considering the low mileage and spotless top. That is what worries me the most, having roadster with a top that doesn't operate properly. I would honestly much...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-25-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
This is good advise, thank you. I drove the car...

This is good advise, thank you. I drove the car with the owner for 1 1/2 hours (seriously, it was a beautiful day and I enjoyed his company.) I didn't notice any sticking in the steering. Not sure...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-24-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
Picking up an '03 3.0 Roadster soon...long

I previously owned a '98 Z3 1.9 and loved the car. Now moving to a Z4. This will not be a daily driver, just a toy. I am hesitant to buy a first year model, and the one I am buying is a January...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-17-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,078
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
Personally, I would rather have a cup holder(s)...

Personally, I would rather have a cup holder(s) in the center console than the retractable ones coming out of the dash. The car I'm interested in has a broken cup holder that won't come out on the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-17-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,078
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
Excellent reply, lol! Yeah, I am used to the...

Excellent reply, lol! Yeah, I am used to the lack of storage, but the truth is, even the Z3 had some armrest/center console storage, not to mention a useable cup holder! I think the glove box in...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-17-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,078
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
This is a timely subject as I am a day away from...

This is a timely subject as I am a day away from purchasing an '03 2.5 automatic with 61k miles on it. I had a 98 Z3 1.9 5 speed previously, and I find the two cars to be very different. The Z4 is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-29-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,236
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
It has about 66k miles, and the O2 sensors have...

It has about 66k miles, and the O2 sensors have never been replaced.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-28-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,236
Posted By CTHuskyinMA
P013C Code

My '07 4.8i check engine light came on and the code is P013C. From the Autozone code reader, Slow Response, Bank 2 sensor 2, O2 sensor. Very little info out there that I can find. I was driving on...
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