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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By chickdr
Maybe call BMW USA customer service and ask? My...

Maybe call BMW USA customer service and ask? My 06 M has "made in USA" on its door label. I am wondering if it is where the LABEL was printed.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-02-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 308
Posted By chickdr
I am fairly certain you have to buy the whole...

I am fairly certain you have to buy the whole unit...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-28-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By chickdr
Funny you mention this. I just watched a new...

Funny you mention this. I just watched a new Wheeler Dealers episode and they purchased an old 240Z. It was an automatic and they are worth far less than the manuals. They found a 280Z 5-sp and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-27-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 946
Posted By chickdr
From his garage info it is Interlagos Blue over...

From his garage info it is Interlagos Blue over Black with the premium package. No nav, no extended leather.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-27-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 946
Posted By chickdr
Most certainly post a detailed classified ad here...

Most certainly post a detailed classified ad here and on zpost.com. It is free and has a great audience. Someone here may know a friend who is looking. I really hope you can get $30k+ for your car...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-19-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By chickdr
The the cross brace itself cracked? I have not...

The the cross brace itself cracked? I have not heard of this before. The mounting point on the strut tower is what typically cracks off. Could you post a photo? You could buy a Strong Strut...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-17-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 946
Posted By chickdr
I will be interested to hear what you end up...

I will be interested to hear what you end up getting for the car. Please keep this thread updated. I have an 06 Imola/Black with 19k miles. It has the premium package, but no nav. Does your car...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-30-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 18
Z4 Roadster (E85) aux input location
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Posted By chickdr
Not 2006 models.

Not 2006 models.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-23-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By chickdr
I will be shocked if it ISN'T the strut tower...

I will be shocked if it ISN'T the strut tower braces. Mine just had to be retorqued after 5 yrs of silence. It is back to quiet again now.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-16-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,044
Posted By chickdr
Doesn't sound normal. The only time mine rattles...

Doesn't sound normal. The only time mine rattles is when I put the car in neutral, let the clutch out and shut it down. If I hold the clutch in, it does not rattle.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-10-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,364
Posted By chickdr
Based on this I would steer well away from this...

Based on this I would steer well away from this car... Your Acura is a much safer bet with only a $60 part needed to solve the issue.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-10-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,364
Posted By chickdr
Excuse my ignorance, but what is the "co part"...

Excuse my ignorance, but what is the "co part" you keep referring too? As far as the cars are concerned - you will be dropping some hp going to the BMW since its a 2.5.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-04-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,483
Posted By chickdr
If the window doesn't drop when you pull the...

If the window doesn't drop when you pull the handle it will drag against the top seal = Not good. It opens slightly when the door is open and raises back up against the seal when the door fully...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-29-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 969
Posted By chickdr
Not at all. You are not changing anything except...

Not at all. You are not changing anything except the ability to run for a while on a flat tire. A can of fix a flat solves this....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-27-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,144
Posted By chickdr
Pretty slick, but I don't like the 32gb limit on...

Pretty slick, but I don't like the 32gb limit on the SD card. 64gb would be nice. How much was it?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-27-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By chickdr
Two replies about not DIYing after he posted...

Two replies about not DIYing after he posted photos and an explanation of the PDR he had done hours before?

PDR is an amazing thing. I always recommend trying it first to avoid paint and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-27-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 738
Posted By chickdr
This is why I love my clear bra! 06 with NO...

This is why I love my clear bra! 06 with NO chips on an OEM bumper.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-25-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By chickdr
I would suspect it was broken and someone...

I would suspect it was broken and someone replaced it. Just connected it to the wrong harness and never checked.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-25-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 738
Posted By chickdr
Wax it!

Wax it!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-21-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By chickdr
I would agree. If it is fast blinking, at least...

I would agree. If it is fast blinking, at least one bulb must be out.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-21-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By chickdr
Agreed- I seriously doubt there is any difference...

Agreed- I seriously doubt there is any difference at all vs stock, especially on a coupe. That being said, I am sure you want to feel a difference after dropping $600 on a kit...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-18-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By chickdr
Mine looks exactly like the photos you posted and...

Mine looks exactly like the photos you posted and has not been modified so yes it can look that way.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-11-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,149
Posted By chickdr
The Boxster S is an awesome car. I had a 2002...

The Boxster S is an awesome car. I had a 2002 Boxster 2.7 for 4 years. The handling is hands down better than the Z4 and the car is lighter. Mid-engine rules in this regard(like the video above...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-07-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,331
Posted By chickdr
What kind of mileage are you getting? Driving it...

What kind of mileage are you getting? Driving it like you stole it? City, or Highway? Is it in a good state of tune?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-02-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By chickdr
People today are LAZY. They probably went to a...

People today are LAZY. They probably went to a parts store and were told the H7 was the battery to get. Got home and even though it wasn't perfect they did not want to go back to the store so just...
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