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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-29-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By shipkiller
Just a full floating, non drilled rotor for the...

Just a full floating, non drilled rotor for the track... That would be heaven.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-29-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 602
Posted By shipkiller
In all actuality, if you change your oil...

In all actuality, if you change your oil regularly and not at the 15K intervals BMW recommends, lets say 5000-7000 mile point, any good 'pure' synthetic motor oil will work just fine.

The...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-28-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 489
Posted By shipkiller
^ THIS... :thumbup: Clearbra, the best money...

^ THIS... :thumbup:

Clearbra, the best money you can spend on protection.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-28-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By shipkiller
The Z4M uses the same braking system as the E46M3...

The Z4M uses the same braking system as the E46M3 CSL, not the normal E46M3.

The ATE rotors (OEM) are a bit pricy but worth it. You can get the Zimmermans for about $30 less per rotor. I use...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-28-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 602
Posted By shipkiller
The W number in an oils viscosity label does not...

The W number in an oils viscosity label does not relate to the WEIGHT of the oil. Never has. It specifies the viscosity flow rate in the temperature range in cold climates. Obviously, cold...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-26-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By shipkiller
M3 Sound Insulation issues.

My buddy had a 1995 M3 with 115K on the odometer.
He developed a rear main seal leak, this weekend, we pulled the transmission (that was a PITA) to allow access to replace the seal.

During this,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-21-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 919
Posted By shipkiller
Really????

Really????
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-21-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 803
Posted By shipkiller
So, in the long run, was it worth it to try to...

So, in the long run, was it worth it to try to save a few buck by purchasing something as critical as O2 sensors on Ebay, over just going to a auto parts store where you would have gotten the proper...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-13-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 705
Posted By shipkiller
dc_write is spot on.... I have been towing...

dc_write is spot on....

I have been towing things for over 35 years. Cars, boats etc, and even a house...

The closer that the ''total tow weight" gets to the weight of the 'tow vehicle',...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-11-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 705
Posted By shipkiller
Just to be clear, an car with a manual...

Just to be clear, an car with a manual transmission does not have a transmission cooler. That would be on an automatic transmission... Your manual is ducted for cooling air....

I seem to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-11-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 803
Posted By shipkiller
There are different part numbers for each sensor....

There are different part numbers for each sensor. If you get them at AutoZone or AdvanceAuto, make sure you mark the box's before you leave the store.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-11-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 803
Posted By shipkiller
Rear O2 sensors seldom go bad. Look at...

Rear O2 sensors seldom go bad.

Look at RealOEM.com to determine your part numbers.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-07-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 803
Posted By shipkiller
I agree with Twixboy. If you determine that you...

I agree with Twixboy. If you determine that you really are getting poor fuel mileage, then you can do the normal/obvious stuff, like a new air cleaner, using good quality fuel etc...

One thing...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-25-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 696
Posted By shipkiller
No, you did not miss anything. The...

No, you did not miss anything.

The original OP asked specifically about an air intake.

Anything else you thought you read, you brought with you.

If you are more interested on an exhaust...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-24-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By shipkiller
The fender antenna is a AM only antenna. The FM...

The fender antenna is a AM only antenna. The FM antenna is located inside, along the rear bumper cover.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-20-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By shipkiller
A Vladi says, bleeding or flushing the brakes is...

A Vladi says, bleeding or flushing the brakes is not required. BUT

The normal maintenance on a BMW (or any car for that matter) is to flush the system every two years.
This makes great...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-20-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 696
Posted By shipkiller
One thing that the oil impregnated filter crowd...

One thing that the oil impregnated filter crowd (think K&N) do not talk about much, is that when you go with an oiled air filter, you will get better filtration but only for the first 1000 miles,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-14-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By shipkiller
I know you are disgruntled because of all the...

I know you are disgruntled because of all the issues, but this relocation appears to be a lot of work and expense.

A two dollar tube of RTV to seal the motor housing and 99.5% of the time the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-14-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By shipkiller
Once a year there is talk about moving the motor...

Once a year there is talk about moving the motor to the trunk. To my knowledge it has only been accomplished in Germany, once or twice.

The only lousy design is how the housing is sealed... It...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-12-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By shipkiller
Those are high failure items if you slam your...

Those are high failure items if you slam your hood down. They usually break on the bottom end of the ejector....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-12-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By shipkiller
Does this help?

Does this help?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-08-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 648
Posted By shipkiller
^ This......:thumbup:

^ This......:thumbup:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-07-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 945
Posted By shipkiller
I have the premium sound package (with Aux input)...

I have the premium sound package (with Aux input) and the bluetooth option. The bluetooth option in the Z4 sucks. It works but the sound on the other end had much to be desired....

You may...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-07-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 648
Posted By shipkiller
You are correct, but it all comes down to the...

You are correct, but it all comes down to the chassis/engine/gearing and suspension setup.
Your average car has less than one (1) degree of camber. BMW's usually have one (1) to -1.4 degrees of...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-07-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 945
Posted By shipkiller
If you are going to replace the head unit, you...

If you are going to replace the head unit, you also have to replace the amplifier as well, since it is switch on and controlled by the head unit though the 'K'-bus.
Also, if you have the Carver...
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