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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-24-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
Stick with stock size if you want to keep the...

Stick with stock size if you want to keep the ride the same on wheels and tires. There are few choices when I looked for wheels that were not in 19 inch. And I did not want to go up in size all...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-17-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
Nothing like a lot of cool sounding hot air. :D

Nothing like a lot of cool sounding hot air. :D
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-16-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
I asked the same question about the intake and...

I asked the same question about the intake and the response about added performance vs value did not add up to me. If you really want performance improvements IMHO you can not half ass it, Gforce...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-08-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
Best done in a hotel room or at home. :rofl:

Best done in a hotel room or at home. :rofl:
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-19-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,667
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
Escorts 9500ix along with Live Alert has been a...

Escorts 9500ix along with Live Alert has been a good companion for the past 2 years. Pretty satisfied with the detection results so far.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-14-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
Is your car a track car? Daily driver? Lots of...

Is your car a track car? Daily driver? Lots of options out there. I agree, the standard brakes don't look impressive compared to other cars on the road, but if you just going for looks, a set of...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-09-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 916
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
You will enjoy it. I would love to have both in...

You will enjoy it. I would love to have both in the garage, but I could afford the car, and not afford to enlarge the garage, I enlarge the garage, I would not have any money left for the coupe. The...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-24-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,139
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
One of the few colors that a tan top goes with. ...

One of the few colors that a tan top goes with. But like above, it's better topless. :D
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-16-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
Can not read your link, says page is not there. ...

Can not read your link, says page is not there. I have the standard leather OEM Wind screen that fits over the hoops and straps down behind the seats and rear fire wall.

There are a number of...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-07-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 916
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
Much larger market, I am way down here in South...

Much larger market, I am way down here in South Georgia, Tallahassee may have a few that I just have not yet seen.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-07-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 916
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
Lots of difference between a regular Z4 3.0 coupe...

Lots of difference between a regular Z4 3.0 coupe and the ///M Coupe. :D I have seen a few of the Z4 coupes around, only a handful of the ///M Coupe.

Most of those are fast becoming collectors...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-21-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
My 04 3.0i ran all over the road when I had run...

My 04 3.0i ran all over the road when I had run flats and truck ruts to fall into, once I got rid of the run flats that was cut down considerably. I have never had a handling issue with my M.
...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-20-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,706
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
The stubby is more for aesthetics, it does not...

The stubby is more for aesthetics, it does not get great reception in the woods, but does ok in the larger cities if you listen to the radio. I hooked in my IPhone and listen to Pandora 1 or my cd's...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-20-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,706
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-SkWdhp5/1/M/i-SkWd...

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-SkWdhp5/1/M/i-SkWdhp5-M.jpg

You need to do some Mod's to get you going, stubby antenna, rubber floor mats....then the fever strikes. :D
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-20-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,706
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
I fell in love with the Z4 when I first saw one...

I fell in love with the Z4 when I first saw one in 2004 at a dealers show room. it was 5 years ago before we could afford a used one off 3 year lease. After only 18 months of owner ship, learning...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-20-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
I have Michelin PSS's and find them grippy enough...

I have Michelin PSS's and find them grippy enough for sport driving, but I would not go that an expensive a tire for track, I like the Cont. DW's, very good grip and much more reasonably priced.
...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-17-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
http://stihlbolts.smugmug.com/photos/i-pBbpb44/0/L...

http://stihlbolts.smugmug.com/photos/i-pBbpb44/0/L/i-pBbpb44-L.jpg

The red car on the right has one on.

http://stihlbolts.smugmug.com/photos/i-LgtDQf2/0/L/i-LgtDQf2-L.jpg

You can cover...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-17-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
The drain holes get clogged over time with dust...

The drain holes get clogged over time with dust and trash, so a cockpit cover keeping rain out and off the top can prolong keep the holes clear of issues. If you get them filled up, water backs up...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-17-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
Can't check the oil, there is no dip stick. There...

Can't check the oil, there is no dip stick. There was not one on my 04 3.0. Sorry to hear about the problem. Where in Georgia are you, if you are close to Thomasville we got a great Indy shop....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-10-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
Very nice look. :thumbup: Too bad VMR did not...

Very nice look. :thumbup: Too bad VMR did not have those wheels in 18's when I was ready for them, they would have been one of my options.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-05-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
http://www.bmwarchive.org/vin/bmw-vin-decoder.html...

http://www.bmwarchive.org/vin/bmw-vin-decoder.html

Get the vin and try this to help you decide what it has in it.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-19-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
Doc, you need to get out more, I got 008 at 20k...

Doc, you need to get out more, I got 008 at 20k and I am pushing 55k. Come on, get out, put the top down! :thumbup:

I change mine at 5k miles on average, and even buying from Tishner, that's...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-19-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
The part that worries me is the "Oil Changes...

The part that worries me is the "Oil Changes every 2900 miles" He may have not used the correct oil to have changed it that many times.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-12-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
Two years difference in the maps. MP3 player plug...

Two years difference in the maps. MP3 player plug in are the two main ones that come to mind.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-12-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By STIHLBOLTS
Miles matter, but not the issues for our ///M's. ...

Miles matter, but not the issues for our ///M's. The 08 would be my choice because it has the newer nav and other motor up grades to the Vano's bolts. You will need to do a valve adjustment 30k...
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