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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-20-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Springs / Shocks

My 2003 3.0i came with the code: S704A M SPORTFAHRWERK M Sports suspension. Reality as I looked through RealOEM is that this configuration is 15mm lower than stock springs on the 3.0i, both front...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-20-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Michelin Pilot SS

Got rid of the RFT's and went to Michelin Pilot SS, and never looked back. Great tires. Looked at a number of brands / combinations, and elected the Michelins. I do not drive in the rain, or in...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-30-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Car Care

As noted, this is a pretty subjective topic, but I have migrated to the products from Griot's Garage and Autogeek. They not only have good quality, but a lot of how to advice on taking care of the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-15-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Service Intervals

I approximate your timelines with my car. I bought mine when it was ten years old with 51K on the odometer. And had no history of maintenance, other than a PPI.

Having raced for a number of...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-01-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,434
Posted By TennesseeZ4
You Will Get Used to the Nuances

Long hood? Check, but you'll get used to it. And like the balance of us that will admit it, you will at times exit the car with a good several feet between the lower valance and the curb / parking...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-16-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 882
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Suggest that you try the classifieds in this...

Suggest that you try the classifieds in this forum, and also at: http://www.zpost.com/forums/ . You will find a good number of options to look at, as well as being able to communicate with the owner...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-15-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,983
Posted By TennesseeZ4
They are all pretty close: Car & Driver 2003: ...

They are all pretty close: Car & Driver 2003: http://media.caranddriver.com/files/2003-audi-tt-vsbmw-z4-honda-s2000-nissan-350z-porsche-boxsterblow-dryers-test-results.pdf

Different...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-15-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,983
Posted By TennesseeZ4
I drove several of the S2000's and loved the car....

I drove several of the S2000's and loved the car. But I am 6'3" and the windscreen top section was a hindrance to my line of sight, not to mention a challenge with the top up. Different car, high...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-19-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,983
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Ancient Formula Ford Pics

[QUOTE=chatcher;8909276]Thanks its for my son though. My time was spent on two wheels and every once in a while I still get out on my local track. My son though has got two years left in karting and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-19-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 791
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Bob, the car is box stock, a 2003. It may appear...

Bob, the car is box stock, a 2003. It may appear that the side markers are flush, but they do indeed stick out as originally installed. Thanks for the response!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-16-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,983
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Thanks Chatcher!! My FF days are way past at...

Thanks Chatcher!! My FF days are way past at this point in time, but if you are seriously looking at open wheeled racing, see if you can get into Skip Barber, or Bondurant, or a similar program, to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-16-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 791
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Yep, snow and ice today, so no Z4 jaunts, and...

Yep, snow and ice today, so no Z4 jaunts, and certainly no top down cruising. After all, it is February! BUUURRRRRRRRRR!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-13-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 791
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Natchez Trace Information

Here is the link to the Natchez Trace Parkway information. Keep in mind, it is a National Park, albeit one that runs across two states. Link: http://www.nps.gov/natr/index.htm

One other road...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-07-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 791
Posted By TennesseeZ4
February? Are you kidding me?

Last year at this time it was like a high of 20 every day here in Tennessee. Today it was 65 degrees, not a cloud in the sky. And since I live about six miles from the Natchez Trace Parkway, well...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-07-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,983
Posted By TennesseeZ4
I Hope it's Mid-Life!

62 years here. Been a sporty car guy since I hopped into an MGA of my friends when I was 14. Started owning sports cars when I was in my 20's with a Datsun 2000. Great car. Then moved to SCCA...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-06-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Welcome to the Z World

Very nice ride, and almost identical to mine in the options department. I just don't have the M seats. And I do like the color combination that you have. So enjoy the cruising, and knowledge base...
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 01-23-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,341
Posted By TennesseeZ4
I watched Peter Gregg in these cars at Road...

I watched Peter Gregg in these cars at Road Atlanta the year that he campaigned them. It was a big change as he had been a die-hard Porsche racer, but succumbed to the lure of the CSL. One of the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-23-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,298
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Four Car Household

Four cars, three slots in the garage. My Z4 gets the single slot year round. Between my DD and my son, we race for the open slot next to the wife. So while the Z4 is fully sequestered, the DD gets...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-04-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,002
Posted By TennesseeZ4
I used a vin decoder to get my info as well. My...

I used a vin decoder to get my info as well. My dealer told me that the green windscreen is a tinted front windshield, the upper band has a light tint that is green. I can kinda see that on my car,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-04-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,002
Posted By TennesseeZ4
The car has the S704A M SPORTFAHRWERK / M Sports...

The car has the S704A M SPORTFAHRWERK / M Sports Suspension, plus all the power goodies. Six speed, with 60K on the odometer. I am lucky to live near the Natchez Trace Parkway and that is my...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-03-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,002
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Nice Ride!

Having been in the '03 Z4 mode for a couple of years now, I can attest to the addiction of driving these cars. While not the raw power of the M version, the 3.0 is still a lot of automobile. Looks...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-21-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Franklin Cars & Coffee

We have been bringing some Z-ed Heads together for the Cars and Coffee at Franklin TN cinema on the first Saturday of each month.

It has turned into quite an event, with Nissan HQ here they...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-10-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Z Post Classified

Don't know if you follow the Z Post, but this is a black on black on black M roadster that is IMO worthy of consideration. Check and see if it is still...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-09-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Great Photos!

Thanks for sharing! Love the views and the stone church is simply classic. One observation: the top is up in every picture!! I know it's winter down under, so just kidding.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-27-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,408
Posted By TennesseeZ4
Welcome to Your New World!

Welcome to the new BMW Z4 world. Don't compare to any previous vehicle experience save that it had four tires and got you from Point A to Point B. Trust me in this, you will find all the assistance...
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