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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-10-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,750
Posted By Master Apex
Is Die Hard Group Size 48 AGM just as good? ...

Is Die Hard Group Size 48 AGM just as good?
http://www.sears.com/diehard-gold-automotive-battery-group-size-48-price/p-02850648000P?prdNo=2&blockNo=2&blockType=G2
Forum: Suspension and Braking 05-19-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 511
Posted By Master Apex
KW Clubsport COILOVER for Z4M

SOLD
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Thinking about car change so selling the KW Clubsport coilover.
Not in hurry to sell but open to reasonable offer.

Bought from KW authorized dealer and installed in summer...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 09-25-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,010
Posted By Master Apex
The C6 paddle shift, 55AMG paddle shift and...

The C6 paddle shift, 55AMG paddle shift and Boxster S TipTronic are all fluid based transmission with NO Clutch. Therefore it allows "slip" between gears to smooth out the gear change at the expense...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 09-21-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,857
Posted By Master Apex
My 2006 M5 has been reliable, 60k+ miles...

My 2006 M5 has been reliable, 60k+ miles including several track events with no transmission issue whatsoever.
I enjoy the steering feel and suspension tuning of BMW.
With the free maintenance , it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-19-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,303
Posted By Master Apex
I cancelled my AST plan last year. Has anyone...

I cancelled my AST plan last year.
Has anyone successfully installed, with proper track ride height and get > -3.0 camber in the front with AST ?
Please share the setup and experience.
Thanks
Forum: Suspension and Braking 08-18-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 911
Posted By Master Apex
FS: E60 M5 OEM springs & front sway bar

I installed Dinan Stage II kit for my E60 M5.
The car has 38k miles when the springs and sway bar were removed.

Clearing room in garage.
Asking $200 + shipping + paypal fee
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-18-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 690
Posted By Master Apex
FS: E60 M5 OEM style 166 wheels - no rash

Selling original 2006 BMW E60 M5 wheels.
It was driven for less than 30,000 miles and then put in storage because the M5 is now riding on custom wheels.
No curb rash , no bent , no issue, no TPMS...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-29-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By Master Apex
At Texas World Speedway, my stock Z4M hit speed...

At Texas World Speedway, my stock Z4M hit speed limiter (>150mph) before braking into turn 1, the car feels stable.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-29-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By Master Apex
Z4M - replaced head gasket - now slow acceleration ?

Dealer replaced the head gasket (warranty) due to slight oil leak.
Got car back but the car acceleration was slower and then check engine light came on.
Took the car in and was told timing had to...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 09-18-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,675
Posted By Master Apex
I still have them in the garage and will sell...

I still have them in the garage and will sell them for the right price.
Otherwise I am just keeping them as inventory since I still have the M5.
Forum: Performance 09-18-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 703
Posted By Master Apex
FS: E60 M5 OEM Stock Exhaust

Replaced my E60 M5 Stock Exhaust with aftermarket almost 2 years ago.
Clearing my garage so selling this pair of E60 M5 stock exhaust.
All aftermarket exhaust install requiring cutting of the...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-18-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By Master Apex
FS: OEM E60 M5 Wheels

Selling to clear my garage.

Style 166, 10 Spoke, OEM E60 M5 wheels.
No curb mark, just normal wear and fine scratches.
255/40/19 and 285/35/19 Hankook Evo 12.
Tires are at ~50% thread life.
...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-06-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,303
Posted By Master Apex
I contacted http://vorshlag.com/index.php?cPath=1...

I contacted http://vorshlag.com/index.php?cPath=1
They checked with AST then told me that Z4M can use the AST 4200 front unit for E36 M3 AST 4200 due to shortened length and the AST 4200 rear unit...
Forum: E82 1M Coupe (2011 - 2012) 05-10-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,569
Posted By Master Apex
0-130mph , 20.1s

Interesing to see that 0-130mph from car and driver test was 20.1s
That is the same as Z4M's 0-130mph.

I was surprised to see the TT-RS 0-130mph is significantly faster at 17.x s
Considering...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 05-09-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 433
Posted By Master Apex
WTB: Used (worn) OEM E86/E85 Z4M brake pads

Looking to buy a used (worn out) OEM brake pads from Z4M (E86/E85).
Will paypal $30 shipped to Texas.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-19-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By Master Apex
Looking at the following pictures, do you think...

Looking at the following pictures, do you think my Z4M lean excessively (relative to E46 M3) such that it needs stiffer front sway bar?
...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-01-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By Master Apex
What wheel offset and spacer did you use in the...

What wheel offset and spacer did you use in the front with 255?

This guy did a good journal on his E36 modification and he had low droop travel on the rear (35mm = 1.5") but was able to increase...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-29-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By Master Apex
Someone from other forum told me that his TCK d/a...

Someone from other forum told me that his TCK d/a has 1.75" of front wheel droop travel.
So it is comparable to KW CS at 1.5" front wheel droop travel.
If someone else has performance coilover with...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-29-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By Master Apex
Not related to this topic but I wanted to share...

Not related to this topic but I wanted to share the experiments that I have done to change either the "steady state balance" or " dynamic, turn-in responsiveness".
1) Changing the rake, lowering the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-28-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By Master Apex
Hi Blau335 I agree that the inside wheel...

Hi Blau335
I agree that the inside wheel provide little traction during high-g cornering but I think the car will handle better with both front tires on the ground.
You sound very sure that both KW...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-28-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By Master Apex
Acknowledge the reduced droop travel on...

Acknowledge the reduced droop travel on aftermarket suspension.
Back to the topic, does anyone know the front droop travel on TCK d/a coilover?
Thanks
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-28-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By Master Apex
I want to know whether the KW CS droop travel is...

I want to know whether the KW CS droop travel is lower than most coilover and whether it may one of the reason for inside wheel lifting under high lateral-g with R-compound during S-transition...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-26-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By Master Apex
Droop travel is the difference between static...

Droop travel is the difference between static height and the jack-up height so it tells us how much the suspension can travel down / droop.
1) measure "A" , distance (ride height) between the bottom...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-26-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By Master Apex
Front Wheel Droop travel on Z4M with TC Kline Coilover

Can someone tell me the front wheel droop travel on Z4M with TC Kline Smart Design D/A Coilover
Thanks
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-08-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,172
Posted By Master Apex
Z4 Wiring harness for Seat belt buckle pretensioner

Getting ready to replace my driver seat with Recaro Pole Position ordered the seat belt buckle from http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...37&hg=72&fg=05
so I can keep the buckle on each seat.

I...
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