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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-13-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By jafxdwg
Trailer Hitch

Just saw this on YouTube
There yah go
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BULCvyEpWC8

Now go discuss amongst yerselves...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-15-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By jafxdwg
MINUS 21 degrees Celcius here in Toronto Region...

MINUS 21 degrees Celcius here in Toronto Region with a wind chill close to minus 35 !
Burrrrrrr
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-12-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By jafxdwg
Whitby here. Keep me in the loop !

Whitby here.
Keep me in the loop !
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-06-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By jafxdwg
I had non-studded Nokian Hakkapelitas on a Honda...

I had non-studded Nokian Hakkapelitas on a Honda Van and those were the best snow tires ever.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-29-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By jafxdwg
You sure you are talking grommets ? Got a pic ?

You sure you are talking grommets ?
Got a pic ?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-29-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By jafxdwg
It's a D Morris from France.. ...

It's a D Morris from France..
http://www.d-moris-equipments.com/

http://www.d-moris-equipments.com/hardtop-z4---photos.html

Cheers
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-19-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By jafxdwg
For all those 'stops' do, Id just cut 1/2 inch...

For all those 'stops' do, Id just cut 1/2 inch off of a piece of hose and slip it over, or glue it onto the stop nub.
I'm thinking that a small thick elastic or O Ring would work as well.

That's...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-03-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By jafxdwg
Im just outside Toronto Ontario but spen lots of...

Im just outside Toronto Ontario but spen lots of time in New England.
Had a great run last September to Boothe Bay Harbor, Maine via Stowe Vt.
So many great roads.
If you plan a ralley or get...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-28-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By jafxdwg
Watch this You Tube : ...

Watch this You Tube :

www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocvr5qFNPAg[/url

My 2008 3.0si came with the install kit .


Having trouble with the link
Search You Tube
BMW z4 Hardtop
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-08-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,408
Posted By jafxdwg
Wow ! Gorgeous Zed !

Wow !
Gorgeous Zed !
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-07-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By jafxdwg
What size is the diameter of the TSW logos on...

What size is the diameter of the TSW logos on your wheels ?
I got Lorenzo 21's (model not size) for my Zed from Tire Rack.
I used Ebay and I had no trouble locating BMW Logos that were peel and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-07-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 27
Z4 Roadster (E85) Blind Spots
Views: 2,009
Posted By jafxdwg
Holy Crap ! Lots of experience on here. Got...

Holy Crap !
Lots of experience on here.
Got my 08 3.0si 2 years ago.
I'm 61 and just discovered Im not the only "senior" ..
Feels so good to be one of the group.
If you think a Zed is tough to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-09-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Z4 Roadster (E85) Hardtop dimensions
Views: 1,097
Posted By jafxdwg
PS ..Check You Tube to see what the mounting kit...

PS ..Check You Tube to see what the mounting kit looks like. I discovered my 08 3.0si came with it already installed.
The mounting kit is hidden under a couple of plastic covers.

Plus when you...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-09-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Z4 Roadster (E85) Hardtop dimensions
Views: 1,097
Posted By jafxdwg
I picked mine up last weekend with a Honda Ody...

I picked mine up last weekend with a Honda Ody Van. It fit in sideways with no problem. Lay flat in the back.
Angled in a SUV ..Should fit.

I just hobbled out into the garage to measure :(
Looks...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-05-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 21
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Wider rear tires?
Views: 1,756
Posted By jafxdwg
Go to Tire Rack web site. You can check out their...

Go to Tire Rack web site. You can check out their options and get great advice. I recommend Rudy cause he really knew my car and gave great advice.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-04-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1.9 to 5.0 mustang build help!
Views: 1,602
Posted By jafxdwg
GearZ did a 5 liter Ford swap in a Miata. There...

GearZ did a 5 liter Ford swap in a Miata. There were kits available for that swap.
On You Tube there is a BMW V 10 stuffed into a Z4.
There also was an LS1 Chevrolet Motor Swap into a 3 Series BMW...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-30-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By jafxdwg
Im just picking it up with my Van ... But the...

Im just picking it up with my Van ...
But the hard top is located about 40 miles away so Im trying to avoid using up a friend favour and his Saturday afternoon.
Just hoping I could do this by...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-29-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By jafxdwg
How heavy is the optional hard top ?

Im picking up a hard top for my E85 Roadster this Saturday.
It's currently stored in a condo locker.
Ive been told to bring a helper to assist in the lugging.
Apparently it's not so heavy, but it'...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-07-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Z4 Roadster (E85) Z4M Bumper Surprise
Views: 1,243
Posted By jafxdwg
Thanks for the heads up. The 'conversion'...

Thanks for the heads up.
The 'conversion' thread I'm following made no mention of these additional bits.
I suppose there is always a right way and the other way of doing this.
I'm in no big rush....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-03-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Z4 Roadster (E85) Z4M Bumper Surprise
Views: 1,243
Posted By jafxdwg
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=BT92...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=BT92&mospid=49344&btnr=51_5960&hg=51&fg=15

Im looking for parts:
18 - Brake Ducts ...L&R
19 - Support Brackets..L&R
5 - Tow Hook Port Flap

I...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-02-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Z4 Roadster (E85) Z4M Bumper Surprise
Views: 1,243
Posted By jafxdwg
Z4M Bumper Surprise

I am in the middle of a bumper swap.
At least I think I am.
Decided to do it on the cheap with me doing the body work and filling in the reflector and water jet ports.
That left the brake ducts,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-27-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 366
Posted By jafxdwg
15 Days of Factory Warranty Left ?

I've owned my 08 E85 3.0 SI Roadster since September 2011.
I have 15 days of full factory warranty left.
I was hoping to get another free oil change (included in the warranty, but I'm going to miss...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-15-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,247
Posted By jafxdwg
When I complained about a hesitation just off of...

When I complained about a hesitation just off of idle, the Tech checked my gas and discovered it was 15% ethanol ! I was shocked seeing as I had just filled up with 94 octane at a Petrocan Station....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-15-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By jafxdwg
Good question. My 08 3.0si has the same thing....

Good question. My 08 3.0si has the same thing. There even appears to be mounting holes. I thought one of them had fallen off.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-09-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 929
Posted By jafxdwg
"Some" of us have not aged as gracefully as...

"Some" of us have not aged as gracefully as others.
A misspent youth on the football fields and basketball court followed by misadventures with motorcycles might have something to do with a...
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