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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-11-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 523
Posted By Living Dead
I purchased my CPO 2006 3.0i in 2009 for $25K...

I purchased my CPO 2006 3.0i in 2009 for $25K with 39K on the odo. The only options are dream red interior, power top (like one with out power really exists) and auto trans (an option I wish the car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,041
Posted By Living Dead
I was considering getting out of my Z-4 but...

I was considering getting out of my Z-4 but discovered a good indie and realized the problem was not the car but the dealership "service" the final straw was their insistence that I pay $90 to put...
Forum: The Detail Department 03-08-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 243
Posted By Living Dead
Let the OCD begin!

This has been a horrible winter, my black 2006 Z4 is a mess. I just purchase a Griot's 6" ROP base kit from Detailer's Domain. I can't wait for warmer weather to get started!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-24-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By Living Dead
Yes, the instructions say you have to press the...

Yes, the instructions say you have to press the button between the seats but you don't as it isn't connected to anything, I guess it was easier to leave it there than to make a new mold for the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-21-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By Living Dead
Actually the button works for pre facelift z's,...

Actually the button works for pre facelift z's, in 2006 and later cars it is nonfunctioning, the instructions should have been removed from the 2006 manual but was left in, it caused me serious...
Forum: The Detail Department 02-21-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,126
Posted By Living Dead
Nice job, I just wonder where the got the wire...

Nice job, I just wonder where the got the wire snow brush?
Forum: The Detail Department 02-21-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By Living Dead
The roof stuff states it is for a vinyl roof,...

The roof stuff states it is for a vinyl roof, your car appears to have a cloth top, check out Ragg Topp cleaners and protectant.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-21-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 753
Posted By Living Dead
This winter has been horrible on Long Island, I...

This winter has been horrible on Long Island, I purchased a set of General Altimax Artics :thumbup: to replace my RFT Blizzaks in November and have had no problems they are non run flat, I keep one...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-21-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By Living Dead
The problem with the E89 is that a rag top should...

The problem with the E89 is that a rag top should have a RAG TOP, the hard top just dosn't look quite right when up. With the top down though the E89 crushes the E85.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-17-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 956
Posted By Living Dead
I purchased my 2006 3.0i in 2009 with 39k and...

I purchased my 2006 3.0i in 2009 with 39k and just turned 102K. The problems I've had are:
1. hydraulic top motor failed.
2. 3 oxygen sensors.
3. computer
4. passenger side mirror glue failed...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-11-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,038
Posted By Living Dead
I just had my battery changed by my local...

I just had my battery changed by my local mechanic, it cost only $155 including installation and took a total of 10 minutes. I would have done it myself but nothing would have been saved and it would...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-03-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,782
Posted By Living Dead
I had the new winters installed on Friday and...

I had the new winters installed on Friday and have about 400 miles on them now, they are General Altimax Arctics, non-runflats.

I don't expect they'll be significantly better in the snow than the...
Forum: The Detail Department 11-25-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By Living Dead
I usually use what ever car wash I happen to be...

I usually use what ever car wash I happen to be washing the car with, I do the wheels last with what is left in the bucket. I wash the outside surface with a microfiber mit and get behind the spokes...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-25-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,536
Posted By Living Dead
Just purchased a set of General Altimax Artic...

Just purchased a set of General Altimax Artic snow/ice tires, they are not runflat and cost only $122 each from the Tirerack to replace the worn Blizzaks. I will have them installed Friday. The speed...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-12-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Z4 Roadster (E85) top wont go up or down
Views: 335
Posted By Living Dead
I would bet it is your hydraulic pump or one of...

I would bet it is your hydraulic pump or one of the switches is bad, there are many threads in this forum about it, you can also release the pressure in the system by pulling the red release handle...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-10-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By Living Dead
This is the first car I've had with paddle...

This is the first car I've had with paddle shifters (and if I have a choice it will be the last). It seemed like a great idea when I purchased the car and F-1 drivers can't be wrong, right?:dunno: I...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-10-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 26,492
Posted By Living Dead
Turned 100,000 last weekend in my 2006 3.0i....

Turned 100,000 last weekend in my 2006 3.0i. :drive:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-07-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,536
Posted By Living Dead
I had one flat in the last 30ish years and it was...

I had one flat in the last 30ish years and it was in one of the rft winters on my Z two winters ago on a Sunday night.

I ran over a small metal tube that instantly deflated the tire. I pulled...
Forum: The Detail Department 10-16-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By Living Dead
That sucks! Sorry I wasn't much use.

That sucks! Sorry I wasn't much use.
Forum: The Detail Department 10-15-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By Living Dead
Thanks for clearing up your original post....

Thanks for clearing up your original post. According to the web site for Simonize there should be a warranty, lifetime for 2013 and newer and 6 years for 2012 and older, why not take it back to the...
Forum: The Detail Department 10-14-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By Living Dead
If a coating is more effective than you would...

If a coating is more effective than you would have imagined why would you want to remove it?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-06-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Living Dead
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-06-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Living Dead
I bet it could even calculate the square root of...

I bet it could even calculate the square root of pi:bustingup, it begs the question, "How many engineers does it take to screw in a light bulb?"
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-06-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Living Dead
Sorry I don't have anything useful to say but I...

Sorry I don't have anything useful to say but I couldn't resist commenting on the electronics, it looks more complicated than the inside of a TI 56 calculator to just turn a headlight on and off....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-04-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,782
Posted By Living Dead
I never thought the ride was bad with the...

I never thought the ride was bad with the original runflats other than the tram lining but really the ride seemed very much like the ride of my 1989 Mustang GT. I have a 2006 3.0 and noticed that the...
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