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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-15-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By Trapper
Sorry to hear about the damage, some people just...

Sorry to hear about the damage, some people just have zero respect for other peoples property.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-24-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By Trapper
Very nice car. :thumbup: I couldn't help but...

Very nice car. :thumbup:

I couldn't help but notice you neighbor has green grass. So envious, I still have 4' of snow and it was -20 this morning.....be a few more weeks before I get my car out.:(
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-18-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By Trapper
Let's hope it was cold weather that froze up your...

Let's hope it was cold weather that froze up your PVC valve.

I am by no means a mechanic and for what it's worth I think if it was the head gasket the engine would turn over but would not fire...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-18-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Trapper
Did you look on this site? ...

Did you look on this site?

http://www.data.bmrparts.com/bmwparts/BMW_STEREO/BMW_STEREO_Amplifier.html
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-17-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Trapper
I found mine from a BMW auto wreckes in Florida...

I found mine from a BMW auto wreckes in Florida for $350 included shipping to Buffalo NY.
Here is their e-mail address a1euromotors@comcast.net

They tested the amp before they shipped it and it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-29-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By Trapper
There are always ghost loads on vehicles (clock,...

There are always ghost loads on vehicles (clock, alarms systems, etc.) that it what is likely fighting your charger. If I were using a solar charger I would disconnect the positive battery cable and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-18-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By Trapper
(1) Not sure what you mean by the splash guard...

(1) Not sure what you mean by the splash guard but I removed the "trap door" under the oil pan and put some rags on a block of wood to distribute the weight and jacked up the engine from that...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-18-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By Trapper
I replaced mine last year and you absolutely need...

I replaced mine last year and you absolutely need to jack up the engine or you can't remove the water pump past the steel support member in front of the water pump. Take a look at the water pumps...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-08-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By Trapper
Z4 Just broke my passenger window- now how do I replace it?

I just broke my passenger window. I was readjusting the window because I was getting a whistling sound and I over tightened the torques bolt on the bottom right hand corner of the window and BAM!! it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-29-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,692
Posted By Trapper
Thanks for your post. My moulding was severaly...

Thanks for your post. My moulding was severaly weather cracked and crumbling. I too was thinking the windshield had to come out for it to be replaced. I am sooooo glad it is a simple DIY for under...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-16-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By Trapper
Wow...I am glad it all worked out for you without...

Wow...I am glad it all worked out for you without major $$$$.

On the bright side it might have been a good thing the housing broke off in a situation where the engine was cold and you could shut...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-15-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By Trapper
I was in the same boat last year. Just got my car...

I was in the same boat last year. Just got my car with no mtc records.

I bought a cooling system kit from www.getbmwparts.com which included a water pump, hoses, thermostat, thermostat housing,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-15-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Z4 Roadster (E85) Oldie extreme makeover
Views: 381
Posted By Trapper
I like the carbon fiber on the nose and on the...

I like the carbon fiber on the nose and on the bottom of the intake.

Nice job!! :thumbup:
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-29-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,486
Posted By Trapper
I vote to split them.:thumbup:

I vote to split them.:thumbup:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-25-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By Trapper
Power window goes down in both modes (up and down)

Hi Guys,

I need some help once again. I searched the fourm using the search tool and did not find anything that would help me.

My passanger window only goes down from the passanger door switch...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-15-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Z4 Roadster (E85) Stuck passenger seat
Views: 425
Posted By Trapper
I would try disconnecting the harness on the...

I would try disconnecting the harness on the drive motor to the main harness and rig up a way to provide 12 volt DC power to the motor. Possibly with some small alligator clips or just pushing two...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-17-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 400
Posted By Trapper
Chip fixx reviews

Hi Guys,

I need to repair a few paint chips and it would be great if there was a local dealer to buy a decent chip repair product from without paying for shipping or duty from the US.

On a web...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-12-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By Trapper
I clicked on the link provided however all I got...

I clicked on the link provided however all I got on the bavauto site was

"Sorry, we found no parts in this area for your 2003 Z4 2.5iAny"
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-10-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Z4 Roadster (E85) Added LED's to grille?
Views: 433
Posted By Trapper
as promised

as promised
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-07-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Z4 Roadster (E85) Added LED's to grille?
Views: 433
Posted By Trapper
I have leds' on my 03 Z4. I had to add them...

I have leds' on my 03 Z4. I had to add them because I impoted my car from the USA and by law we need daytime running lights in Canada. They are wired to my ignition so whenever the engine is running...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-09-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1
Z4 Roadster (E85) B800 not showing codes
Views: 295
Posted By Trapper
I had an airbag fault on my car (same car as...

I had an airbag fault on my car (same car as yours). I bought a B800 scanner tool (same scanner as yours) to read and reset the code but the scanner would not clear it. I took the car to my mechanic...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-02-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Passenger Seat Removal
Views: 593
Posted By Trapper
Just make sure you disconnect the battery before...

Just make sure you disconnect the battery before you remove your seat or you will get an airbag fault that will need to be reset.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-26-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By Trapper
Roundel Vandalism

I had my car parked at the airport for the past few days and this morning I noticed my passenger side turning light roundel looked different. Looks like some 8astard peeled off my decal.:mad: I...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-18-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,565
Posted By Trapper
Just getting feedback from my mechanic regarding...

Just getting feedback from my mechanic regarding the SRS code now. He said there where two codes (1) swinging voltage due to letting the battery get too low and (2) passenger seat belt fault which I...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-17-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,580
Posted By Trapper
Thanks Mickey. I will check that out this...

Thanks Mickey.

I will check that out this weekend. All I have is the company laptop and they have youtube blocked. :(
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