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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-11-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By ShakyDog
Is it a manual? What optoins? Steve

Is it a manual? What optoins?

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-02-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By ShakyDog
Interested, but not in the shipping cost :-( ...

Interested, but not in the shipping cost :-(

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-01-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By ShakyDog
2007 3.0i always graged, top up and down when...

2007 3.0i always graged, top up and down when driven. If I stop and the car is outside my view, the top goes up. If I am driving the Z the top will be down 95% of the time. So my top is up and down...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-24-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By ShakyDog
As my Lucy is a weekend roadster and 85% of her...

As my Lucy is a weekend roadster and 85% of her driving is on the rural roads of Missouri.
I use them all; I tend to stay in fifth, not going all the way up to sixth on many of the lettered back...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-24-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,218
Posted By ShakyDog
Here is my Lucy: ...

Here is my Lucy:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=7072&pictureid=54058

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-12-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,218
Posted By ShakyDog
My story

I have always loved cars. I had/have a rather impressive collection of Matchbox, Hot Wheels, Johnny Lightning, Corgi, AFX Slotů. (You get the idea). I started my real cars with a 1976 Datsun...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-06-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,670
Posted By ShakyDog
I am rather partial to the Alpine White myself...

I am rather partial to the Alpine White myself :-)
If you are driving a convertable with the top down I will wave or nod my head, I am that silly.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-06-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,021
Posted By ShakyDog
I would suspect it is a total loss is the...

I would suspect it is a total loss is the windsheild frame was damaged. Also I am not sure I would want to drive a Z4 that the windshield frame had been repaired as it is a rollover saftey part.
...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-29-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 960
Posted By ShakyDog
The left head light is to be lower by design, so...

The left head light is to be lower by design, so that it does not blind oncoming traffic. It is just much more noticeable with Zenon due to the cut-off.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-04-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By ShakyDog
I'll give you $11,000.00 right now sight unseen....

I'll give you $11,000.00 right now sight unseen. :-) With no work at all you made $1000. I would hate to even think what my Lucy is worth. To me she is worth millions.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-11-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By ShakyDog
It is the manual top release. If you need to...

It is the manual top release. If you need to manually close the top this plays a key in that process. I know after a certain year they did nothing.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-01-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,085
Posted By ShakyDog
What is the torque setting for the brace bolts? I...

What is the torque setting for the brace bolts? I was going to tighten those this winter.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-04-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By ShakyDog
Do a quick test, when you hear the hum, stop and...

Do a quick test, when you hear the hum, stop and turn off the car, remove the gas cap, but be careful as it will most likely be under pressure. Put the gas cap back on and see if the noise is still...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-30-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,605
Posted By ShakyDog
When on a call have you adjusted the volume up on...

When on a call have you adjusted the volume up on the wheel/stereo? Just a thought...

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-23-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,146
Posted By ShakyDog
Can you just code the car to use the Canadian...

Can you just code the car to use the Canadian DRLs that use the normal head lights?

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-18-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,664
Posted By ShakyDog
I just did the switch from RFT to normal tires...

I just did the switch from RFT to normal tires and at first, I was a bit disappointed. I have 17" wheels and the sport package. I noticed a bit of tire roll in tight turns that I had never had with...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-26-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By ShakyDog
It is an aid to warn you that the roadways may be...

It is an aid to warn you that the roadways may be frozen and slick. I always scares the hell out of me. I is always fun to back out of the garage, drop the top and then a ways down the road it beeps...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-22-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,201
Posted By ShakyDog
This is why I take bagels or doughnuts to my...

This is why I take bagels or doughnuts to my local BMW dealership/service every so often. Things work better when all are happy :-)

They do not see me as often as they did when there were three...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-22-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,201
Posted By ShakyDog
Before I purchased mine the sales guy ran one for...

Before I purchased mine the sales guy ran one for me. I even had him run two more for others that were looking at BMWs to purchase that were not on his lot. Develop a relationship with someone at the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-17-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,286
Posted By ShakyDog
"One question I ask when they make an offer is...

"One question I ask when they make an offer is "show me where I can buy a car similar to what I had for the amount you are offering..." "

This is the one I always love, I asked them to do this...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-16-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By ShakyDog
What tires? Are they the same brand front and...

What tires? Are they the same brand front and rear? Are they the same tread? Same type run flat or normal?

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-15-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,286
Posted By ShakyDog
Be sure to get a lawyer and be sure to get...

Be sure to get a lawyer and be sure to get diminished value, if your state allows for diminished value. I tried to work with their insurance and even after a lawyer they did not want to recognize the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-02-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,127
Posted By ShakyDog
The tire diameter, compound, weight and tread may...

The tire diameter, compound, weight and tread may cause the DCS to kick-in unnecessarily.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-27-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,133
Posted By ShakyDog
What are the specifics on your Roadster? Color...

What are the specifics on your Roadster? Color Exterior\interior, seats, packages?

You may have a buyer here already :-) You never know.

Steve
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-27-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,141
Posted By ShakyDog
My 3.0i manual gets between 27 and 31 MPG on both...

My 3.0i manual gets between 27 and 31 MPG on both and is not off by as much as yours, But my Speedo used to be off by about 5 MPH and now it is dead-on after a tire change. I should check and see if...
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