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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-01-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By Teacher Blind
It's a beauty. Nice photo. Looks like it's from...

It's a beauty. Nice photo. Looks like it's from a brochure.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-06-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By Teacher Blind
I am curently "updating" (according to my wife)...

I am curently "updating" (according to my wife) all of the trim, doors, baseboard and crownmolding in my house. I am in the midst of an intimate relationship with that knob. The prize would be to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-06-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By Teacher Blind
DeWalt model 703 compound miter saw. Angle...

DeWalt model 703 compound miter saw.
Angle locking knob.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-28-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By Teacher Blind
I currently have 27,000 on my 2006 3.0si tires. ...

I currently have 27,000 on my 2006 3.0si tires. At 24,000 I had to flip the rear tires because of excessive inside edge wear. I might get 5000 more out of them. This car is also driven easily.
...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-30-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By Teacher Blind
Very nice, clean looking.

Very nice, clean looking.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-26-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By Teacher Blind
Use this as your search on Amazon. BMW...

Use this as your search on Amazon.

BMW Genuine Cup Holder for Right / Passenger Side, Black Color, Z4 (From 2002 - 2008) No Faceplate

I got this one and it works well. As said before, easy...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-30-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By Teacher Blind
I just got back from the dealer and they heard...

I just got back from the dealer and they heard the noise and said it was coming from the differential. They ran several tests to verify the location of the noise. I have an after market warranty to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-28-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By Teacher Blind
I took off the wheel and did a visual inspection...

I took off the wheel and did a visual inspection and a "shake test." Everything looks and feels tight. I suspect that it is an alignment issue. I just finished a 4000 mile road trip with no...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-28-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By Teacher Blind
Noise From Right Rear Wheel

The weather is now nice enough to drive with the top down and I am hearing things that I have not heard all winter. About three weeks ago I heard a sound that I first thought was the brake pad wear...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-14-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Teacher Blind
Clearancediver

Thanks for your help. It is repaired. I'm glad my wife noticed the light in the box before the battery died.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-13-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Teacher Blind
Three minutes later, I found the switch and now...

Three minutes later, I found the switch and now know where to drill the hole. Thanks!! It looks like I will need to take the spring loaded door off to drill the hole. Any tricks to doing that? It...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-13-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Teacher Blind
Telltale piece of plastic

I did find a small piece of plastic about a 1/4 inch square laying at the bottom of the door. I thought that it might be related to the problem. I will look and try to figure out where to put the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-13-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Teacher Blind
Oddments Box light

The light in the oddments box stays on after the box door is closed. This occurs when the key is in and on and when the key is out and off.
Has this happened to you? Is there an easy fix? Is it an...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-12-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,689
Posted By Teacher Blind
New Battery

I just replaced the original battery after 7 years with a battery from O'Reilly's. All the books said to go with group 47 which was too small. Way too much leftover space compared to the original...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-21-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,127
Posted By Teacher Blind
I was on another forum, Duck Hunters talking...

I was on another forum, Duck Hunters talking about the oil used in their trucks, and came across this statement-

I tried using the vehicle manufacturers recommended oil viscosity with a new GMC...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-16-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By Teacher Blind
Nice collection!

Nice collection!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-15-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,127
Posted By Teacher Blind
2006 3.0 si Oil Check Indicator

When I push the dash button to check the oil I get 3 segments and then the OK light comes on. I am not sure but I think that prior to this I would get 4 segments and then the OK light. What does it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-12-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Z4 Roadster (E85) Ashtray Photo Request
Views: 378
Posted By Teacher Blind
Here is a photo. I hope it helps.

Here is a photo. I hope it helps.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-03-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,678
Posted By Teacher Blind
Out of the last 40 threads listed on the Z3/Z4...

Out of the last 40 threads listed on the Z3/Z4 forum, 25 related to Z3. That is about 62%. Is that a high enough percentage to support a separate Z3 forum? I would like to think so.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-27-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,678
Posted By Teacher Blind
I agree with Z4luvr. Although I do think the Z3...

I agree with Z4luvr. Although I do think the Z3 is very cool looking and enjoy the pics. It is easy to click on another forum.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-21-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,535
Posted By Teacher Blind
Don't think all of us old farts don't wave...

Don't think all of us old farts don't wave because we don't like young people. We're just upset because you are smarter than us and got the Z while you are young and can enjoy it much longer than we...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-20-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Z4 Roadster (E85) Xenon Headlight Not Lighting
Views: 420
Posted By Teacher Blind
06 Z4 3.0si

I have the same problem intermittently. Symbol on dash lights up. Igniter? Wonder how much it is going to cost? Can't wait to find out! I'll bet this is a common problem after a few years.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-20-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,535
Posted By Teacher Blind
I remember when a complete tool box was just as...

I remember when a complete tool box was just as or more important than a spare tire. All of us Triumph and MG drivers were always on the lookout for each other. The wave from another driver was...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-19-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,535
Posted By Teacher Blind
Do You Wave?

I have driven roadsters of and on for the past 45 years. TR's and MGB's and recently a Z4. Drivers with similar make and models would always wave. It was part of the camaraderie of a group with...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-26-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By Teacher Blind
That is so maddening. Respect for the property of...

That is so maddening. Respect for the property of others is becoming more and more rare. Why earn something when one feels they are entitled to have it. It is not theft, it is property...
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