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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-17-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By dkl
Mahle on the S54, Mann on an M54

Mahle on the S54, Mann on an M54
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-21-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,954
Posted By dkl
The 3D perspective view is useless (IMHO) as it...

The 3D perspective view is useless (IMHO) as it doesn't show any street names whatsoever :mad: MP3 ID3 tags has always been there (at least for me) for the in-dash CD player.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-20-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 902
Posted By dkl
Your tire manager is somewhat correct. Tire...

Your tire manager is somewhat correct. Tire sidewall stiffness is part of the overall suspension system.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-16-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By dkl
Congrats on the new toy :thumbup: Great to have...

Congrats on the new toy :thumbup: Great to have another M coupe in OC! I've only seen a handful of them in the area since they came out in 2006!

The rattle in neutral is definitely not normal -...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-15-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,954
Posted By dkl
Of course the BMW specific aux jack is cheaper as...

Of course the BMW specific aux jack is cheaper as it requires you to supply your own media player. The solution posted here only require a USB thumb drive - thus more expensive than just the plain...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-29-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By dkl
I begged to differ. Care to share a link for...

I begged to differ. Care to share a link for "their rotor prices are no where near $200 a wheel"?

Here's what I found at Turner for a Z4M =>...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-27-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 753
Posted By dkl
As "dc_wright" pointed out, 10w60 is the right...

As "dc_wright" pointed out, 10w60 is the right oil for your ///M roadster :thumbup:

FYI...Most of us S54 owners run a Blackstone oil analysis every oil change to monitor bearing wears as it's...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-27-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 753
Posted By dkl
Agreed...I use it on my M54 X5 as well and it's...

Agreed...I use it on my M54 X5 as well and it's relatively cheap at wally world too :D I wouldn't sweat it even if it was 10w40 in there as most 40 weight oil will thin down to an approx. 30 weight...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-27-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,954
Posted By dkl
Would you mind showing how/where you installed it...

Would you mind showing how/where you installed it (route CD changer cables) on your coupe for easy access? Thanks.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-23-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By dkl
Agreed...not a bad idea at that mileage and age,...

Agreed...not a bad idea at that mileage and age, especially on a high rev'ving engine like the S54. It's not so much on the impellers grenading for composite version, but worn out bearings is the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-15-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By dkl
I would add coolant hoses to the list as your '04...

I would add coolant hoses to the list as your '04 is getting on with ages, even if you don't do water pump
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-13-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 631
Posted By dkl
My last "Inspection II" performed by a "friend"...

My last "Inspection II" performed by a "friend" with very reasonable labor charge (I purchased all OE parts) consist of the following:
- Oil/Filter Change
- Air Filter Change
- Valve Adjustment...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-12-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 631
Posted By dkl
I begged to differ. The Z4M is an awesome road...

I begged to differ. The Z4M is an awesome road trip car. I had already taken it on a few long road trips and fully enjoyed it. I'm planning to do a 2-week road trip...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-12-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By dkl
See this thread for a long winded discussion on...

See this thread for a long winded discussion on alarm and activation issues => http://www.zpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=389701&highlight=alarm

I ran into a similar issue when activating my...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-04-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,127
Posted By dkl
The coupe does NOT lock the center storage area...

The coupe does NOT lock the center storage area or any other storages in the car, may be the roadster does? :dunno:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-29-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By dkl
ATE type 200 isn't low viscosity. Although, I've...

ATE type 200 isn't low viscosity. Although, I've been using it (ATE type 200) in my MC and X5 without issues for the past 6 years.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-28-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By dkl
Agreed. I retrofitted the "cheap" OE alarm that...

Agreed. I retrofitted the "cheap" OE alarm that was available for our cars a while back without the tilt sensor...so you CAN have an alarm without tilt sensor!

Oh...I forgot to mention that I WAS...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-26-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 790
Posted By dkl
Gotcha :thumbup:

Gotcha :thumbup:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-26-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 790
Posted By dkl
With a proper intake design, the induction noise...

With a proper intake design, the induction noise is more "intoxicating" sounding than an exhaust noise - think CSL carbon intake plenum :thumbup: If you ever heard one, you WILL forget about any...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-26-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 790
Posted By dkl
I'm wondering if you're "robbing" air that should...

I'm wondering if you're "robbing" air that should have been going into the engine's intake if you take out one or both foams of the sound generator tube :dunno:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-26-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,285
Posted By dkl
Thanks for the suggestion...just got one because...

Thanks for the suggestion...just got one because of this post! Love it :thumbup:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-25-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By dkl
Yes, belts are easily visible under the hood and...

Yes, belts are easily visible under the hood and can be replaced from the top - easier if the shroud and fan is removed. My '08 (less than 38k miles) already had the AC belt cracked. The serpentine...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-13-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,148
Posted By dkl
See this thread starting from post #674 =>...

See this thread starting from post #674 => http://www.zpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=558729
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-08-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,148
Posted By dkl
Sound dampening only helps coupe owners since the...

Sound dampening only helps coupe owners since the "trunk" is part of the cabin and creates added resonance. I don't expect roadster owners to see much improvement with added sound dampening since...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-05-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,148
Posted By dkl
True, but why buy a loud exhaust and then weight...

True, but why buy a loud exhaust and then weight down the car with sound dampening materials? If you hate how loud your exhaust gets, how do you think others around you feel?
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