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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Today, 03:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Mikey48
I would try a good fuel system cleaner. Run car...

I would try a good fuel system cleaner. Run car until gas tank is almost empty. Before filling up with premium gas add fuel system cleaner to tank . You will need a special funnel with a longer stem...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Yesterday, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By Mikey48
Hey Fastatv, I traded in my 2004 Z4 3.0i SMG last...

Hey Fastatv, I traded in my 2004 Z4 3.0i SMG last year. The mileage was over 79000 and the original clutch was still going strong.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-26-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By Mikey48
My 2004 Z4 3.0i did this same thing. It was the...

My 2004 Z4 3.0i did this same thing. It was the valve cover gasket and not long after replacing the valve cover gasket I had to replace the oil filter base gasket. Check out youtube there are some...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-22-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Mikey48
Check coolant level. The coolant level stick...

Check coolant level. The coolant level stick should rise out of the rad to the second ball on the stick. Check when engine is cool ! Make sure the coolant system has been bled properly. If you have...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-05-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 694
Posted By Mikey48
There is a good looking 06 low mileage red Z4M...

There is a good looking 06 low mileage red Z4M for sale in the motors section of ebay right now.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-30-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By Mikey48
Their are some videos on youtube that show how to...

Their are some videos on youtube that show how to remove some dash trim on Beemers. Looks like you need some special tools. Good luck.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-28-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Mikey48
Check out youtube. I am sure someone has poster a...

Check out youtube. I am sure someone has poster a how-to video.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-25-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By Mikey48
SERVICE HISTORY !!!! Make sure the car has been...

SERVICE HISTORY !!!! Make sure the car has been well maintained or you will be sorry. The top motors go bad in these cars often. Ask if the top motor has been replaced . This is a huge repair bill !...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-22-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By Mikey48
I use the K&N filter in my 07 SI Coupe works...

I use the K&N filter in my 07 SI Coupe works great. Just be very careful not to over oil the filter !
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-17-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Mikey48
I think you can do it. I know there was a fella...

I think you can do it. I know there was a fella on here that did that to his Z4. He took off the hydro lifts on both sides of the top and added the same type of lifts that lift the hood of the Z4....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-15-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By Mikey48
Hi Doc,I had the same problem with my 2004 Z4....

Hi Doc,I had the same problem with my 2004 Z4. Turned out to be the oil filter housing gasket. Check out youtube to find out how to do this procedure. You have to be careful with the bolts out of the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-15-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By Mikey48
Check the Vanos Solenoids. Good luck.

Check the Vanos Solenoids. Good luck.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-11-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By Mikey48
Glad you got it fixed ! Enjoy !

Glad you got it fixed ! Enjoy !
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-09-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By Mikey48
I would bring the coolant level up to full and...

I would bring the coolant level up to full and keep an eye on the temp gauge . The a/c will make a lot of water drip from under the car. Keep an eye on the coolant level. Only check coolant level...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-08-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By Mikey48
Check ebay I have seen them on there.

Check ebay I have seen them on there.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-07-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Mikey48
There are videos on youtube that show you how to...

There are videos on youtube that show you how to do this.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-07-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By Mikey48
Was your window making any noise before it quite...

Was your window making any noise before it quite working ?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-01-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By Mikey48
BMW sells a top cleaner and conditioner that is...

BMW sells a top cleaner and conditioner that is the best. Hands down ! You can buy it at your BMW dealers parts desk. Enjoy that Z !
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-30-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By Mikey48
When mine broke I got a new one off of ebay...

When mine broke I got a new one off of ebay motors section.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-25-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By Mikey48
Hi, I had the exact same thing happen to my 2004...

Hi, I had the exact same thing happen to my 2004 Z4 roadster. The door gasket is what is letting in the moisture. I tried replacing the gasket did not work. I laid a bead of weather stripping...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-19-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By Mikey48
I would run the old gas out and then before you...

I would run the old gas out and then before you fill the tank with premium gas add a quality full system cleaner.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-18-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By Mikey48
I also wanted to tell you make sure both drain...

I also wanted to tell you make sure both drain lines for the convert top are cleaned . Keep these cleaned out or you will have a VERY expensive repair to do. These tend to clog and cause water to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-18-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By Mikey48
Great looking car. The clear rear brake light is...

Great looking car. The clear rear brake light is after market. I had to replace the one in my 2004 Z4 3.0i. After it broke on one end. This is a rare car in this color and the 3.0 engine. I looked...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-11-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,776
Posted By Mikey48
If you are ready for a new toy, I say go for it...

If you are ready for a new toy, I say go for it !! I traded my Z4 Roadster in on a Z4 Coupe and never looked back. Check out youtube. They do some great reviews on cars. If you have time check out...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-11-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By Mikey48
I would check the air pressure. Even if it is off...

I would check the air pressure. Even if it is off by a few pounds the light will come on.You can only reset it when the car is at a stand still and at idle. Good luck.
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