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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-08-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,424
Posted By chickdr
Really? That is one of the first times I have...

Really? That is one of the first times I have ever read such a comment. I had a 2006 S2K for 3 years and loved it. Very fun motor.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-26-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By chickdr
That is about tops for ridiculous HOA violations!...

That is about tops for ridiculous HOA violations! I could maybe understand if the car sat for 6mths without being moved, but then again if it is in your parking space you should be able to use it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-18-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By chickdr
I believe that is a malfunctioning ABS wheel...

I believe that is a malfunctioning ABS wheel sensor.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,218
Posted By chickdr
PenFed is an awesome institution. Great rates...

PenFed is an awesome institution. Great rates all the time and fantastic customer service. I have had a few car loans through them. Always good to have an account with them to use their numbers at...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-14-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By chickdr
If you have the DSP radio you don't have much...

If you have the DSP radio you don't have much choice as aftermarket amps won't work. You could see if there is anyone who can repair your amp for less than 499...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-11-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By chickdr
I guess like other plastics on the E85 that one...

I guess like other plastics on the E85 that one succumbs to weather and time and deteriorates. Hopefully an easy fix!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-06-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By chickdr
You can most certainly replace the input jack. ...

You can most certainly replace the input jack. There should be a part number on www.realoem.com.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-29-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,042
Posted By chickdr
Ummm, He asked how to tell if his car had the...

Ummm, He asked how to tell if his car had the sport package and I told him. Tirerack isn't going to help....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-29-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,042
Posted By chickdr
One way is to check your wheels. The base 3.0si...

One way is to check your wheels. The base 3.0si has 17" wheels while the sport package adds 18" wheels which look like this:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-28-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,042
Posted By chickdr
To answer your question about Kuhmo vs Sentry - I...

To answer your question about Kuhmo vs Sentry - I have never heard of the later so wouldn't pick it for my car. I suspect you will get more than 30k out of the Kuhmo's since they are all season...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-28-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,042
Posted By chickdr
I wouldn't necessarily follow the recommendations...

I wouldn't necessarily follow the recommendations of the tire store either as they are looking to up sell if at all possible. Look for the best out the door price and make sure it includes lifetime...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-28-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,042
Posted By chickdr
You can get a nice set of all season Kumho's for...

You can get a nice set of all season Kumho's for under $400 out the door from Discount Tire(including lifetime balancing). ...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-21-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By chickdr
41k isn't really "garage queen" level IMHO. I...

41k isn't really "garage queen" level IMHO. I have an 06 MR with 19k and I wouldn't call it a GQ either... You have a relatively low mileage 2.5i/auto which isn't the most desirable combo. I would...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-21-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By chickdr
Question- you said you locked the keys in the...

Question- you said you locked the keys in the trunk, but your top was down. Couldn't you have pressed the unlock button in the center console to open the car? Is it disabled like the trunk button...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-10-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,156
Posted By chickdr
^whs!!!

^whs!!!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-10-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By chickdr
It actually has "4". When the headlights are on...

It actually has "4". When the headlights are on part of the light is shunted to make it appear they have halos too.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-08-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,156
Posted By chickdr
If you are on the original battery you did very...

If you are on the original battery you did very well. Mine died in 5yrs.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-02-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,198
Posted By chickdr
The E89 is a more sophisticated/refined evolution...

The E89 is a more sophisticated/refined evolution of the Z4. Since it has a PRHT it has the advantages of a coupe, but can open up too. The Z4 sdrive 35is is a pretty decent car, but it lacks a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-01-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By chickdr
I would think the cheaper one would be fine. ...

I would think the cheaper one would be fine. That is what I would do. That is a common issue for M's.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-19-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By chickdr
Any degreaser will work(simple green, etc). ...

Any degreaser will work(simple green, etc). Spray engine lightly with water, spray degreaser and let sit for 5 min then spray off gently.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-18-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By chickdr
I don't think so. You would have to buy a...

I don't think so. You would have to buy a mediabridge type unit. I believe bavsound.com sells one.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-11-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By chickdr
I think she already did the top drains as she...

I think she already did the top drains as she said she used a "zip it" to unclog a blocked passenger drain. Water leaks can be a bear to find sometimes. Someone recently had a tear at the back of...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-11-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By chickdr
I also suggest posting in the classified sections...

I also suggest posting in the classified sections of this forum and Zpost as well as CL. I bought my MR off CL in 2009. Put lots of photos.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-10-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By chickdr
Have you searched the classifieds on all the...

Have you searched the classifieds on all the forums? That is where I found my Remus exhaust.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-10-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By chickdr
With BMW you never know. Maybe his is an "early...

With BMW you never know. Maybe his is an "early 07" and doesn't have one....

On the other hand, as hidden as it is, he may have missed it.
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