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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Today, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 93
Posted By shipkiller
It’s not always the wheel sensors……:eeps:<O:p ...

It’s not always the wheel sensors……:eeps:<O:p

I have the exact same symptoms, except it’s my Steering Angle Sensor that is causing all the grief..<O:p
I have a new sensor ordered. Then I have to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Today, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By shipkiller
I think you have some alignment or mechanical...

I think you have some alignment or mechanical issues or you are not telling us the whole story…..<O:p

On my ///M, with very aggressive alignment parameter's, and six track days I have...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-29-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By shipkiller
There are four (4) recalls on the 2003 Z4. One...

There are four (4) recalls on the 2003 Z4. One just happens to be the fuel pump. That recall was issued in 2004. I am suprised it was not completed on your car by now....
There is one (1) recall...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-28-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 166,047
Posted By shipkiller
Sounds like your keys are not sync'ed with the...

Sounds like your keys are not sync'ed with the EWS module. This will require a trip to the dealer or an independent shop for fixing. This requires special software.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-27-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By shipkiller
Did you happen to look at the Proclip line of...

Did you happen to look at the Proclip line of mounts and holders?
They have mounts and holders for almost all cars and devices.
I have them in both Z's...

The mount pictured works with the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-24-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By shipkiller
On stock suspension, the 235 and 265 sizes work...

On stock suspension, the 235 and 265 sizes work well on the ///M. Depending on how much camber you have, the 245/275 will work.

You must pay attention to aspect ratios front to rear.<O:p

If...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-21-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,704
Posted By shipkiller
:rofl::rofl:

:rofl::rofl:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-21-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,704
Posted By shipkiller
Try to keep emotion out of this discussion and...

Try to keep emotion out of this discussion and deal with facts. <O:p</O:p
Additionally, just how do you reference your question? <O:p</O:p
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-20-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,704
Posted By shipkiller
Well, I kinda figured that the name calling would...

Well, I kinda figured that the name calling would start. It never fails on a forum, especially when you piss in someone's rice-bowl or shake up their paradigm...

My new thinking came into being...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-18-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By shipkiller
There is no year that stands out as having more...

There is no year that stands out as having more incidents or less incidents with the softtop motor. ALL original or dealer repaired motors will fail at some point because they are not sealed from...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-14-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By shipkiller
Out of my 30 or so track days in my ///M, I have...

Out of my 30 or so track days in my ///M, I have used a single set of Cool Carbons for 15 or so of those track days and still have not worn them out. I have since switched to a dedicated set of...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-14-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By shipkiller
What brand/type of brake pads are you using? ...

What brand/type of brake pads are you using?

How hot are the rotors getting???? Sticking caliper pistons???? How much rust on the caliper in the area of the piston???

Have you pulled the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-07-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By shipkiller
LSD=flatbed.....

LSD=flatbed.....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-06-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By shipkiller
Sorry to be a little late on this topic, but BMW...

Sorry to be a little late on this topic, but BMW specifically recommends only to tow the vehicle on a flatbed. It is stated in the owners manual.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-04-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By shipkiller
The Light Control Module (LCM or also known as...

The Light Control Module (LCM or also known as LSZ) is the light switch on the dashboard. It is not just a switch but a complete module.
The Instrument Cluster is the Kombi...

Use RealOEM to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-03-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By shipkiller
Most of you are focusing on the wrong things... ...

Most of you are focusing on the wrong things... The DSC is a minor issue at this point. It may be a symptom or one of multiple failures.

The big indicators are the odometer and speed indication...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-03-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By shipkiller
You have more issues than just your DSC. ...

You have more issues than just your DSC.

These are not just weird issues. These are major issues. I think you need to get these resolved FIRST before you tackle the DSC issue. You might find...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-02-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By shipkiller
That extra wire you mentioned is the 'K' bus...

That extra wire you mentioned is the 'K' bus data/communication line, used to turn on the amp. The 'K' bus is used to talk to many of the cars modules.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-01-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By shipkiller
All Z4 models up to 2006 use the MK60 DSC. All...

All Z4 models up to 2006 use the MK60 DSC. All models after mid-cycle 2006 use the MK60E5 which is similar to the DSC on the E90 M3. The two are not interchangeable...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-01-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,323
Posted By shipkiller
Driver training is a very perishable skill...

Driver training is a very perishable skill...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-30-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By shipkiller
No gears... Just apply constant firm...

No gears...

Just apply constant firm pressure.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-26-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,323
Posted By shipkiller
Skeep, <O:p</O:p<O:p</O:p I can guarantee you...

Skeep,
<O:p</O:p<O:p</O:p
I can guarantee you that a set of Michelin PSS’s , Continental DW’s or any other ultra-high performance tires will out perform any RFT tire on the market today with one...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-25-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,704
Posted By shipkiller
Typically, BMW labor charges are anywhere from...

Typically, BMW labor charges are anywhere from $120-$160 per hour... depends on the region.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-25-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 995
Posted By shipkiller
My personal theory is, on any BMW other than an...

My personal theory is, on any BMW other than an ///M, I would say do not worry about it.... On the S54, it is a high reving engine so the O2 sensor needs to be fast. In that case, I would use as...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-25-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 995
Posted By shipkiller
Thank God... someone uses RealOEM... :thumbup: ...

Thank God... someone uses RealOEM... :thumbup:

Actually, part one would be Bank one sensor one (B1S1). Your post wanted B2S1 which would be part two (2).

When I had to replace an O2 sensor...
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