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Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-03-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By Zcar
I wonder if I could replace the black seat belt...

I wonder if I could replace the black seat belt to a beige colored seat belt since the seats are beige leather.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-03-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By Zcar
I did the same, i.e., a deep sea blue Z4 with...

I did the same, i.e., a deep sea blue Z4 with beige leather and European Delivery. Initially I was thinking of white leather, but it won't be white for long time. The wood trim matches well with...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-02-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,576
Posted By Zcar
I agree on the winter driving with X3. My X3 has...

I agree on the winter driving with X3. My X3 has Goodyear all season tires which were replaced by a local BMW dealer on the last December. They asked me if I wanted snow tires. I have been taking...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-25-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,576
Posted By Zcar
Besides the size and options for other SUVs, did...

Besides the size and options for other SUVs, did anybody compare the X3's safety features to other SUVs, such as dynamic stability control (DSC) and descent control? My primary driving for X3 is...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-11-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Zcar
I have had my X3 for two years. I mainly drive...

I have had my X3 for two years. I mainly drive it in winter. I did not notice it as much during summer, but with winter jacket it makes more difficult to find the buckle to clip. My seat is also...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-11-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,356
Posted By Zcar
Sorry for the late reply. I will take photos...

Sorry for the late reply. I will take photos this weekend and will post here.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-10-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,270
Posted By Zcar
I had two 3 serieses and i thought of buying an...

I had two 3 serieses and i thought of buying an M3 for the next. But, when Z4 coupe showed up in 2006. I always wanted roadster, but I was not sure about soft top. That changed my mind, and...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-15-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,270
Posted By Zcar
I absolutely agree with you. I get many nice...

I absolutely agree with you. I get many nice commens and even thumb up from strangers. A few days ago, I got stuck behind a school bus, and a buch of the kids (appeared to be first or second...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-10-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,468
Posted By Zcar
It looks like a Toyota body style, not a BMW like.

It looks like a Toyota body style, not a BMW like.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-04-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,543
Posted By Zcar
Not for sale. Too bad that, if you are near by,...

Not for sale. Too bad that, if you are near by, I can help you for making one.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-04-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By Zcar
I think the plate is called "trunk devider". A...

I think the plate is called "trunk devider". A week ago mine has been replaced with a new one since one of the hinge broke, i.e., the black plastic hinge came apart. They are very weak designed...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-24-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By Zcar
I pumped up to 38 psig immedately after warning...

I pumped up to 38 psig immedately after warning light came on, at gas station within a few miles. I was shocked to discovere such a low pressure. I made all tire pressure 38 psig, and reset. I...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-24-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,270
Posted By Zcar
Smile Interesting! So, the 10th and higher include...

Interesting! So, the 10th and higher include Italian super cars, right???
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-23-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By Zcar
I strongly agree - safety first. I would not...

I strongly agree - safety first. I would not drive too far once the tire pressure warning comes on. Usually one of tires is much lowere than the others. In my experience, it was ~27 psig when it...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-15-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By Zcar
I checked my side mirrors, and found the right...

I checked my side mirrors, and found the right side being too far right. I did set it to see the right lane. But, I guess I had a blind spot, so I corrected it according to the tutorial. Thank you...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-09-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By Zcar
The rear view millor? No, but, the front...

The rear view millor? No, but, the front windshield pillars often make blind spots. I have to lean my body forward a little to check out the blind spots.
Sorry for the recent accident.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-03-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,270
Posted By Zcar
Often I notice others to turn their heads toward...

Often I notice others to turn their heads toward my Z4, but never to my X3. I don't like be watched, but let's keep it this way:)
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-02-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,270
Posted By Zcar
It is more rare in the cold winter region. ...

It is more rare in the cold winter region. Besides it is not cheap, a winter car is needed on the snow. I have not seen other Z4 E89 except at dealer lots in Massachusetts.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-23-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,010
Posted By Zcar
It happened several times for my 2011 Z4. The...

It happened several times for my 2011 Z4. The first time was immediadyely after refueled in misty morning. It occurred in France during weekend, a few days after my Z4 was delivered at Munch, so no...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-02-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,774
Posted By Zcar
I am leasing X3 :), and using it mainly for...

I am leasing X3 :), and using it mainly for winter commuting. I like the idea of replacing every 3 years. My summer (3-seasons) car is Z4 (not leased). Other than winter commuting, the X3 is used...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-02-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,543
Posted By Zcar
Gatesbox, a very nice clean design you made! I...

Gatesbox, a very nice clean design you made! I made a similar one using a book shelf metal bar instead of aluminum tube for cross bar. I saw someone mentioned in the biemmerfest about hand-tighten...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-12-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,276
Posted By Zcar
Back speakers

I did not get the extra hghi-end audio option, so I have been assuming that those large speaker grills are fake. After driving over one year, still I am not sure if any sound are coming from those. ...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-12-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,234
Posted By Zcar
I have a portable Garmin GPS for BMW intalled on...

I have a portable Garmin GPS for BMW intalled on my Z4, but I did not like the way it was installed. So, I requested to modify the installation. See the original installation photos by searching...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-08-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,462
Posted By Zcar
Your question will be my question for my next X3...

Your question will be my question for my next X3 in two years when the lease expires. My 2011 X3 28i has a 6 cyl engine, and I really like it. Although the exhaust sound is not loud, I like the low...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-07-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,640
Posted By Zcar
I had experienced a similar event, i.e.,...

I had experienced a similar event, i.e., requiring multiple drop off to fix the simple problem - (stuck open thermostat!) at this dealer for my old 323is, many years ago.

I have to agree with you...
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