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Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 08-25-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,252
Posted By zkeeper
And you best bet is simply wait till the engine...

And you best bet is simply wait till the engine is cooled. Why take any chance of temperature shock. Cover the electrical bits with foil...or plastic shopping bag. Lightly spray the water, apply your...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 08-22-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,046
Posted By zkeeper
When I bought a couple of years ago, it was not...

When I bought a couple of years ago, it was not price but other pump and recall issues that made me choose the 128 over the 135. BUT got MSport. Have not looked back...put on the HPexhaust, still had...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 08-06-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,101
Posted By zkeeper
Unusual Sound in Speaker System???

Didn't think I would be writing in with a problem...but am stumped and maybe SOMEone out there might have had same.
A "heartbeat"-like two tone sound is coming thru speakers, only after this fine...
Forum: Great Lakes Region - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI 07-19-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 998
Posted By zkeeper
Check with the guys in Peoria. They are listed in...

Check with the guys in Peoria. They are listed in the BMW CCA register. I know its not Pekin, but they are active, and are central Ill. Then again, maybe there are Illini Chapter member owners in...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 07-19-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,629
Posted By zkeeper
You have more than enough wear--if there is any...

You have more than enough wear--if there is any question at all about it, just replace them.
No matter how fast you go, you still have to stop. Your brakes and tires are real life safety issues....
Forum: The Detail Department 07-18-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,764
Posted By zkeeper
The Griots is one of the best..love mine. But you...

The Griots is one of the best..love mine. But you have no back-up on anything going wrong this way. Everybody has to make up their own mind on what they spend, but IF you are going to buy an orbital...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-20-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,756
Posted By zkeeper
Velcroed mine to underneath side of steering...

Velcroed mine to underneath side of steering column. It is a small unit, rounded at corners so that worked great. Always there, easy to touch button, hidden and can release it for batts, anytime...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-20-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 827
Posted By zkeeper
Thanks guys...surely appreciate this info. Am...

Thanks guys...surely appreciate this info. Am playing with it now. :thumbup:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-15-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 827
Posted By zkeeper
Z4si Pilot SuperSport Tire Pressures

Just curious what tire pressures some of you who have the new Pilot SS might be using. Searched and did not find anything substantial. Anything different than door listed pressures? No tracking, but...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 06-01-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,300
Posted By zkeeper
THE only thing to use. It works..does NOT gum...

THE only thing to use. It works..does NOT gum things up, lasts and makes rubber be like real rubber. Had an applicator head like an old fashioned liquid shoe polish tube, if anyone can remember...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 06-01-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,300
Posted By zkeeper
THE only thing to use. It works..does NOT gum...

THE only thing to use. It works..does NOT gum things up, lasts and makes rubber be like real rubber. Had an applicator head like an old fashioned liquid shoe polish tube, if anyone can remember...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-19-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,034
Posted By zkeeper
You will want to do a good search on the Forum...

You will want to do a good search on the Forum for this...there are loooots of opinions.
BUT:
1. You need to put the jack stands at the jack pads...not elsewhere. BUT the jack is there you say. AND...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-21-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By zkeeper
I'll jump in here. There is probably a range of...

I'll jump in here. There is probably a range of opinions on this, and I think it has some to do with what kind it is. If it's the cling kind that thin mylar plastic, take off the paper backing and it...
Forum: Great Plains & Rocky Mountains Regions 04-17-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,476
Posted By zkeeper
Couple of other things...depending on what you...

Couple of other things...depending on what you intend to do...check with site and organizers. You will need proper helmet, and need car tech'ed. Find out what they require, rather than later.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-13-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By zkeeper
ZOG's Cars/Coffee St.Louis April 21

ZOwnerGroup with Cars and Coffee starts up Saturday morning April 21, 8:30-10:15AM or so. Behind Starbucks, 9616 Manchester, 2 blks west of McKnight. Its all sporting cars, lots of interesting metal...
Forum: Great Plains & Rocky Mountains Regions 04-13-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,476
Posted By zkeeper
Yuppers...its an insurance thing. Once joined...

Yuppers...its an insurance thing. Once joined tho, you will wish to stay with it...ROUNDEL magazine is worth the club price and with discounts, its worth it. This should be a great time. :thumbup:
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-09-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 355
Posted By zkeeper
If IN Midwest, check GreatPlains Regional Tab for June event

Looks like finally we will get a Midwest Driving "Fest" with BMW club sanctions. I listed more info in the GREAT PLAINS REGIONAL tab on car listing forum page. Its at Heartland Topeka, June 8-10 and...
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 04-08-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 986
Posted By zkeeper
Midwest All BMW Meet, Heartland, June 8-10

Finally, if you are in Midwest anyway, we are getting our first all BMW DriveEvent Fest. It's the 1st BMW FLAT OUT CLASSIC, Heartland Topeka, June 8-10. Its got full track school, full autoCross...
Forum: Great Plains & Rocky Mountains Regions 04-08-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,476
Posted By zkeeper
BMW Heartland FlatOut Classic, June 8-10

Finally, we are getting an all BMW fest-like meet, at Heartland in Topeka, June 8-10. Its called the 1st BMW FlatOut Classic. There will be a Track School, AutoX school, Car Control Clinic, Car Show,...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-08-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 616
Posted By zkeeper
If a "Midwestie" Check Great Plans Regional Tab Below

Sorry guys--but since not many go to the Great Plains Tab below, wanted to let you know HERE to check below...we are finally getting a Midwest all BMW Fest type meet June 8-10..info...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-24-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 863
Posted By zkeeper
You are safe to clay and polish those scratches...

You are safe to clay and polish those scratches out and get wax on for protection. If it was a new re-spray then yes wait the 90 days but not yours. Best thing is to clay it...there are plenty of...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-08-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,011
Posted By zkeeper
Have same situation...except here in St.Louis we...

Have same situation...except here in St.Louis we get a bit more of the cold stuff than you do. Just the same, I popped for an extra set of wheels AND tires...yup both, and glad I did. The sad thing...
Forum: The Detail Department 01-07-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,673
Posted By zkeeper
Well you will get a lot of differing opinions on...

Well you will get a lot of differing opinions on duster usage...but personally I use them, as long as they are clean and vacuumed on regular basis. BUT I do not use it on a dirty or caked-on-dirty...
Forum: The Detail Department 01-02-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,284
Posted By zkeeper
Just been thru the new car route with mine last...

Just been thru the new car route with mine last year and my wife's this last month. The new cars are ready to be prepped--clayed, polished and waxed. It is usually only with a re-spray you have to go...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-02-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,327
Posted By zkeeper
Absolutely above...get the tender. It will be a...

Absolutely above...get the tender. It will be a bit more than 25$ tho I suspect...but worth every penny. IF you use a charger, you then have to "tend" it...cannot leave it on too long, might forget...
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