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Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-18-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,978
Posted By lcheong
I just scanned what I got with my 2011 Z4....

I just scanned what I got with my 2011 Z4. Hopefully this will help you. It's not the best quality scan, but should be sufficient.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-10-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,919
Posted By lcheong
Hey all ... Well, I'm the one that did the...

Hey all ...

Well, I'm the one that did the battery-cable reset technique to fix MY electrical issues -- which happen to be the audio not working. Standard symptoms that people see with this as the...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-19-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,308
Posted By lcheong
Here is a different perspective on this. I also...

Here is a different perspective on this. I also have a '11 Z4 and it does NOT have the navigation. I didn't care one way or the other when I bought the car, but after two years, I actually am glad I...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-11-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,587
Posted By lcheong
I bought mine from Amazon. Can't remember how...

I bought mine from Amazon. Can't remember how much it cost me, but somewhere between $300-$400. Just go to Amazon and search for "SmartTop E89". Make sure it is the new plug-n-play style.

I...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-10-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,587
Posted By lcheong
I don't know if I'm the only one on this forum...

I don't know if I'm the only one on this forum with the SmartTop. I have to believe there are others. However, most of the chatter moved off to a different forum -- ZPost. You can find more...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-21-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,296
Posted By lcheong
Read over this thread: ...

Read over this thread:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=409698

I followed the instructions suggested there and installed it just fine. As long as you're careful, you'll be able...
Forum: The Detail Department 08-18-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,415
Posted By lcheong
Rim repairer in the South Bay area ...

Hi all ...

I was waiting for the time when I went 6 months without scraping my rims against the curb. Well, I BARELY made it over six months, so I wanted to reward myself with getting my...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-18-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,499
Posted By lcheong
My TPM INACTIVE light went on again after taking...

My TPM INACTIVE light went on again after taking a month off. I remembered reading this piece of advise and tried it. I quickly opened and closed the door and it worked! The light went away! This is...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-28-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,499
Posted By lcheong
All ... Well, after living with this issue...

All ...

Well, after living with this issue for many, many months, in addition to another persistent issue (more on that later) ... I finally did the master reset procedure of unplugging the...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-28-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,454
Posted By lcheong
Check out this thread that I started on what...

Check out this thread that I started on what could be the same type of problem.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-599948.html

I have not taken it to the dealer yet to see if...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-22-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,573
Posted By lcheong
I've heard of going up Mt. Charleston while in...

I've heard of going up Mt. Charleston while in Vegas and it sounds invigorating. Hard to believe that you climb that high and only 45 minutes later you're at the top. I can't wait to get there myself...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-16-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,523
Posted By lcheong
14.5k and the rears were bald. After around...

14.5k and the rears were bald.

After around 25K, the fronts were starting to wear, so I replaced all four with non-RFTs (Bridgestone S-04's).

/LesC
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-14-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,333
Posted By lcheong
You can buy a smartTOP and be able to convert...

You can buy a smartTOP and be able to convert your existing Z4 to be able to open and close the top up to 40kph.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YALWutM-Cc

It does other cool stuff as well....
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-14-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,665
Posted By lcheong
Congratulations! It looks sharp. Enjoy.

Congratulations! It looks sharp. Enjoy.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-06-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,108
Posted By lcheong
Update. My left front tire was down to the wear...

Update. My left front tire was down to the wear line, so I made the purchase. I ditched the run flats and got four new Bridgestone S-04 Pole Positions (summer performance tires). I also have the BMW...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-27-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,587
Posted By lcheong
Installed smartTop module on my 2011 30i Z4

Hey all ...

You probably have heard about the mod4cars smartTOP module that allows you to modify the convertible top so that it can be opened while the car is moving (up to 25mph), can have it...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-20-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,607
Posted By lcheong
Thanks for the update. Nice to know they took...

Thanks for the update. Nice to know they took full responsibility without issue.

/LesC
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-14-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,108
Posted By lcheong
I've read a lot about the non-RFT versus RFT...

I've read a lot about the non-RFT versus RFT debate on the web, and the this debate still is very heated. I definitely can see both sides and flip-flop between keeping RunFlats (but using the new...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-12-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,108
Posted By lcheong
Time to new front tires ... want to go non-RFT

Well, I am now at about 25K. I have already replaced my Bridgestone RFTs on the rear with the same ones at about 14.5K. There is a lot of life still on those rears. However, the fronts are starting...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-28-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,276
Posted By lcheong
Congrats!! Enjoy the car.

Congrats!! Enjoy the car.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-01-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,499
Posted By lcheong
Will do. Thanks!

Will do. Thanks!
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-01-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,499
Posted By lcheong
Thanks, Venom. Not critical for me to take...

Thanks, Venom.

Not critical for me to take in just for this and lose my car for a few days. So I'll bring this up when it's due for the next warranty tune-up in about 7K miles. I just friggin'...
Forum: The Detail Department 02-17-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By lcheong
All .. I ended up using Brad Treece at Dent...

All .. I ended up using Brad Treece at Dent Performance. His phone is 408-210-6922.

He was a wizard! Very affordable and quick. No sign of the dent at all. He even did two dings on my wife's Audi...
Forum: The Detail Department 02-12-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By lcheong
Any recommendations for a "ding repairer" in the South Bay Area (San Jose)?

Some @$!!! jerk opened up their car door right into my passenger car door and left a nice crease there. At least it's right in the middle of the panel, and the crease looks "clean" and I hope that...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 02-09-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,499
Posted By lcheong
Definitely not muted. You can play with the...

Definitely not muted. You can play with the volume knob on the radio or the volume controls on the steering wheel, not a sound as you crank it ... not even any static. Showed my friends when it...
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