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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-27-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By mikemcn
Price?

Price?
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-22-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,873
Posted By mikemcn
There are some benefits to small women, and I'm...

There are some benefits to small women, and I'm sure you can imagine them if you've never experienced them yourself. Kind of like small cars - fast, nimble, fun, and tight. :)
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-20-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,873
Posted By mikemcn
It is on my leg, but not hers. Or at least it is...

It is on my leg, but not hers. Or at least it is close - maybe 1.5 inches. But definitely agree don't want fully extended leg on the track.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-19-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,873
Posted By mikemcn
By seat back spacer do you mean a cushion between...

By seat back spacer do you mean a cushion between her back and the seat? I'm trying to avoid that because I don't like anything that can wiggle in the car (except her, of course) and she would give...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-18-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,873
Posted By mikemcn
Fits me just fine, but not the GF! Fortunately...

Fits me just fine, but not the GF! Fortunately my friend has an M Coupe so he can experiment with fittments before I buy anything. And you won't lose me on the list either way.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-18-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,873
Posted By mikemcn
Thanks all. We have not bought the car yet -...

Thanks all. We have not bought the car yet - still considering which one, and this issue. It would take a very good pedal extension for me to feel safe on the track, even in beginning level DE use....
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-14-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,873
Posted By mikemcn
Agree. The clutch has more travel than the...

Agree.

The clutch has more travel than the brake or accelerator, but I would probably try to get the pedal alignment right. The intent is for her to be able to take this to the track for a DE...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-14-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,873
Posted By mikemcn
Thanks - those aren't pretty! I'm a little...

Thanks - those aren't pretty! I'm a little worried that she will be able to work it but then it will be too close for me!

I saw a post in another BF forum where the clutch was extended by getting...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-13-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,873
Posted By mikemcn
Z3 M Pedal Extension or?

Looking to buy a Z3 M Roadster but it has to fit my friend. She is under 5' tall and with the seat all the way forward cannot get the clutch to the floor (although it will engage/disengage).

I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-28-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,668
Posted By mikemcn
Same here. I have 110k miles on mine and it...

Same here. I have 110k miles on mine and it shifts just fine. Helps to have the tranny brain reset now and then if it is misbehaving.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-24-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By mikemcn
PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,919
Posted By mikemcn
I've had dealers and independents advise to do...

I've had dealers and independents advise to do the trans fluid drain and refill (not flush) every 75k-100k miles. If yours has already been done in the last 75k miles or if you had a replacement...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 08-21-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 483
Posted By mikemcn
FS 2005 X5 4.8is

I've decided to sell my X5. Great vehicle, purchased early this year from another BFer. I went through a divorce and had to make some car changes, have now sold everything but this one.

Since I...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-18-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,116
Posted By mikemcn
What is on page 2 of the PPI, and how are the...

What is on page 2 of the PPI, and how are the clutch and transmission?
Any accident history or body work?
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-13-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,004
Posted By mikemcn
Can you post some pics of the chipped areas...

Can you post some pics of the chipped areas please?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-17-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By mikemcn
Email Horst at VR Performance. ...

Email Horst at VR Performance. horst@vrperformance.com If he can't help you himself he can probably refer you to someone who can. Tell him I said Hi!
Mike
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-08-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,181
Posted By mikemcn
My problem started out with the error message. ...

My problem started out with the error message. Dealer diagnosed faulty sensor and replaced, then more error codes so replaced the brain (suspension only) but still got error codes. Traced the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,626
Posted By mikemcn
Time for that write-up. Steps, costs, all the...

Time for that write-up.
Steps, costs, all the goods, please!

Thanks in advance.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-27-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 561
Posted By mikemcn
Cooling hose connection fail

2005 X5 4.8is
Coolant reservoir had a split so picked up a new one and exchanged the old one. Mistake - can't reference the old one.

Lower hose (P/N 17127509966) connection leaks - really just...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-18-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,564
Posted By mikemcn
A great place to help out is rennwish.org. This...

A great place to help out is rennwish.org. This org has been active in Haiti for about 5 years building schools and taking care of local needs in Les Cayes. They are trying to raise only $75k to...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 01-07-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,056
Posted By mikemcn
Appears to be an automatic, correct?

Appears to be an automatic, correct?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-24-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By mikemcn
These are sold. Thanks to all who replied. ...

These are sold. Thanks to all who replied.
MikeMc
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-14-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By mikemcn
Where are you? Maybe we could work something...

Where are you? Maybe we could work something out. I'm in SE Michigan, 48168 if you're looking it up.

Mike McN
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-14-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By mikemcn
I looked up your car on tirerack.com (assuming it...

I looked up your car on tirerack.com (assuming it has sport package) and these would fit. The bolt pattern (5-120, which means 5 lugs spaced 120mm apart) is the same. The offset is the same (ET 40)...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-13-2008, 05:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,147
Posted By mikemcn
You could use the Z-pack from Roadster solutions...

You could use the Z-pack from Roadster solutions perhaps. http://64.225.94.154/ShopSite/page4.html if the link doesn't work, go to www.roadstersolutions.com and look at storage solutions for the...
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