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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Yesterday, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By Mikey48
I forgot to mention the hydro motor for the...

I forgot to mention the hydro motor for the convertible top will die at a cost of $1500.00 or more.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Yesterday, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By Mikey48
If you can get an extended warranty get it ! You...

If you can get an extended warranty get it ! You will need it ! If you get the conv, the window regulators go bad. Multiple engine gaskets also leak with age. See if the car has any service history....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-15-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By Mikey48
Check out youtube. Good luck.

Check out youtube. Good luck.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-11-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By Mikey48
Hi, German781, Check out youtube. There are some...

Hi, German781, Check out youtube. There are some videos with on there about Z4 exhaust.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-28-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By Mikey48
I would try a good fuel system cleaner. Run car...

I would try a good fuel system cleaner. Run car until gas tank is almost empty. Before filling up with premium gas add fuel system cleaner to tank . You will need a special funnel with a longer stem...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-27-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Mikey48
Hey Fastatv, I traded in my 2004 Z4 3.0i SMG last...

Hey Fastatv, I traded in my 2004 Z4 3.0i SMG last year. The mileage was over 79000 and the original clutch was still going strong.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-26-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By Mikey48
My 2004 Z4 3.0i did this same thing. It was the...

My 2004 Z4 3.0i did this same thing. It was the valve cover gasket and not long after replacing the valve cover gasket I had to replace the oil filter base gasket. Check out youtube there are some...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-22-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By Mikey48
Check coolant level. The coolant level stick...

Check coolant level. The coolant level stick should rise out of the rad to the second ball on the stick. Check when engine is cool ! Make sure the coolant system has been bled properly. If you have...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-05-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 733
Posted By Mikey48
There is a good looking 06 low mileage red Z4M...

There is a good looking 06 low mileage red Z4M for sale in the motors section of ebay right now.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-30-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By Mikey48
Their are some videos on youtube that show how to...

Their are some videos on youtube that show how to remove some dash trim on Beemers. Looks like you need some special tools. Good luck.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-28-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Mikey48
Check out youtube. I am sure someone has poster a...

Check out youtube. I am sure someone has poster a how-to video.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-25-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By Mikey48
SERVICE HISTORY !!!! Make sure the car has been...

SERVICE HISTORY !!!! Make sure the car has been well maintained or you will be sorry. The top motors go bad in these cars often. Ask if the top motor has been replaced . This is a huge repair bill !...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-22-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By Mikey48
I use the K&N filter in my 07 SI Coupe works...

I use the K&N filter in my 07 SI Coupe works great. Just be very careful not to over oil the filter !
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-17-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Mikey48
I think you can do it. I know there was a fella...

I think you can do it. I know there was a fella on here that did that to his Z4. He took off the hydro lifts on both sides of the top and added the same type of lifts that lift the hood of the Z4....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-15-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Mikey48
Hi Doc,I had the same problem with my 2004 Z4....

Hi Doc,I had the same problem with my 2004 Z4. Turned out to be the oil filter housing gasket. Check out youtube to find out how to do this procedure. You have to be careful with the bolts out of the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-15-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By Mikey48
Check the Vanos Solenoids. Good luck.

Check the Vanos Solenoids. Good luck.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-11-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By Mikey48
Glad you got it fixed ! Enjoy !

Glad you got it fixed ! Enjoy !
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-09-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 648
Posted By Mikey48
I would bring the coolant level up to full and...

I would bring the coolant level up to full and keep an eye on the temp gauge . The a/c will make a lot of water drip from under the car. Keep an eye on the coolant level. Only check coolant level...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-08-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By Mikey48
Check ebay I have seen them on there.

Check ebay I have seen them on there.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-07-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By Mikey48
There are videos on youtube that show you how to...

There are videos on youtube that show you how to do this.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-07-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By Mikey48
Was your window making any noise before it quite...

Was your window making any noise before it quite working ?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-01-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Mikey48
BMW sells a top cleaner and conditioner that is...

BMW sells a top cleaner and conditioner that is the best. Hands down ! You can buy it at your BMW dealers parts desk. Enjoy that Z !
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-30-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Mikey48
When mine broke I got a new one off of ebay...

When mine broke I got a new one off of ebay motors section.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-25-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,332
Posted By Mikey48
Hi, I had the exact same thing happen to my 2004...

Hi, I had the exact same thing happen to my 2004 Z4 roadster. The door gasket is what is letting in the moisture. I tried replacing the gasket did not work. I laid a bead of weather stripping...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-19-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Mikey48
I would run the old gas out and then before you...

I would run the old gas out and then before you fill the tank with premium gas add a quality full system cleaner.
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