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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-07-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By Zuzax
It's definitely one I would get investigated. ...

It's definitely one I would get investigated. Find a shop that can read your codes and measure your voltage.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-07-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By Zuzax
Might be voltage regulator or alternator playing...

Might be voltage regulator or alternator playing havoc with the bus system. How's your battery charging?

Talk with an independent BMW repair shop. Anywhere there's a dealer, there's usually an...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-27-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,176
Posted By Zuzax
I was getting the evil trinity of lights and at...

I was getting the evil trinity of lights and at first we blamed the ABS but upon further checking it turned out to be a sneaky intermittent problem with the voltage regulator. One new alternator...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-09-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By Zuzax
Much thanks. All the years of warranty work at...

Much thanks. All the years of warranty work at the dealership with multiple BMWs has me paranoid about them leaving off parts and covers.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-08-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By Zuzax
Z4 M E85 - Is this suppossed to have a cover?

While getting my KBus freakout problem diagnosed (ABS module) I noticed when I got home that this wiring harness didn't have any covering. I don't remember this rather brightly colored area being...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-14-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By Zuzax
I got it back from my mechanic and here's what he...

I got it back from my mechanic and here's what he found:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/20041720/IMG_1495.JPG

Everything seems to point to voltage issues, such as the switch to Transport...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-11-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By Zuzax
Mea Culpa: I haven't been active here in a...

Mea Culpa: I haven't been active here in a while, and didn't notice that the Z3 and Z4 content had been sorted into separate forums. My old bookmark took me to "/forumdisplay.php?f=7" which is now...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-10-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By Zuzax
Z4M Nav screen flickers, reboots. ABS/TC/Brake warning lights flash

After spending considerable time searching and coming up empty handed I will post.

My '07 Z4M (31k miles) has developed an intermittent problem. After about ten minutes of driving the nav system...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-21-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Zuzax
Might be too late, but here's my adventures with...

Might be too late, but here's my adventures with batteries (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=609849).
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-19-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By Zuzax
I just found the SCCAForums...

I just found the SCCAForums (http://www.sccaforums.com/forums/forumid/23/threadid/440692/scope/posts/threadpage/1) thread on them. Both sound good, although I hope to find out a little more about...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-19-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By Zuzax
235/40/18 & 265/35/18

235/40/18 & 265/35/18
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-18-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By Zuzax
Z4M - Replacing Dunlop Direzza Sport Z1 Star Spec

At about 11k miles I traded out my craptastic Continentals for some Dunlop Direzza Sport Z1 Star Specs. Fantastic tire, but as I am closing in on 30k miles they are close to not passing inspection. ...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-24-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 169,054
Posted By Zuzax
Link...

Link (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=609849) to installation of Duralast Platinum H6-AGM battery in place of stock BMW 61 21 7 553 951 in 2007 M Roadster.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-24-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,063
Posted By Zuzax
To benefit battery searchers in the future, a...

To benefit battery searchers in the future, a link to my installation photos and incoherent comments is found here (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=609849).
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-24-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,201
Posted By Zuzax
Photos: Duralast Platinum H6-AGM Battery into Z4M

As set up in this thread (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=609751), I didn't want to pay $275 - $295 for an OEM battery. So after a quick trip to AutoZone, I returned with a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-24-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,063
Posted By Zuzax
So far so good. I've done the swap and now I'm...

So far so good. I've done the swap and now I'm just letting it sit for a bit with the new battery before I try to crank it - let the electronics reboot and all that.

The Duralast Platinum H6-AGM...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-23-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,063
Posted By Zuzax
Time for a new battery in the Z4M

Even my trusty CTEK can't keep the charge up anymore, so I rang up the dealership and they wanted $295 for an new battery for my 07 M Roadster. :yikes:

Auto parts stores are running around $155...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-10-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By Zuzax
Z4M Headlamp washers stuck open

Against my better judgement I went to quickie inspection shop to get my state inspection done. Evidently they tested the windshield washers and it operated the headlamp washers too. Now the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-15-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,243
Posted By Zuzax
Check the curb weight on the M3 convertible...

Check the curb weight on the M3 convertible compared to a Z4 or Z4 M. Heck, compare it to an M3 coupe. You may be shocked.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-12-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,412
Posted By Zuzax
Ultimates dust more than the Deluxe Plus or more...

Ultimates dust more than the Deluxe Plus or more than stock?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-12-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,645
Posted By Zuzax
I'm just seeing a lot of Photobucket "Bandwidth...

I'm just seeing a lot of Photobucket "Bandwidth Exceeded" graphics in place of the pictures.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-12-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,033
Posted By Zuzax
So locking the doors turns out that light? ...

So locking the doors turns out that light? Interesting. **runs out to garage to test**

I went through this a while back. I routed my DICE iPod cable through the access hole and it evidently...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-06-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,292
Posted By Zuzax
GIS brings up this image, but I've seen one with...

GIS brings up this image, but I've seen one with a caliper on the other end. Oh well, why buy one tool when you can buy two?
...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-06-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,292
Posted By Zuzax
Brake pad measuring tool

Despite searching, I'm not finding anything on a tool I've seen at a track day - a combination brakepad thickness measuring tool (kinda like the OEM tool) that also had a caliper on the other end for...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-23-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 584
Posted By Zuzax
Rogue X Pipe & AA Tune?

Anyone have experience with these? I'm about to pull the trigger on the cans and was wondering about the x pipe.

Given that a straight 6 doesn't have the same combustion timing as a V engine is...
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