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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-16-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By Trapper
I have replaced both belts. For the A/C belt you...

I have replaced both belts. For the A/C belt you need to get at it from under the front end of the car. If I remember correctly I used a socket and on a breaker bar on the tensioner to release the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-16-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By Trapper
The part I ordered looked like the first one...

The part I ordered looked like the first one (ES138267) the plastic gears are in the black housing between the motor and the frame.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-16-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By Trapper
I ordered part #4 from Get the BMW parts. It cost...

I ordered part #4 from Get the BMW parts. It cost me $155 I think that included shipping to canada.

http://www.getbmwparts.com/parts/2003/BMW/Z4/2.5i?siteid=214672&vehicleid=139836&diagram=1918405...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-29-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By Trapper
Okay here is an update. When I first posted this...

Okay here is an update. When I first posted this problem I was out of town on business. Drove the car home 300 miles with no issue in 73 degree weather ( temp gauge stayed at 12 o'clock).

Opened...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-28-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By Trapper
The compressor seams to run all the time. I...

The compressor seams to run all the time. I haven't really sat and watched it to see if it does cycle on and off.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-27-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By Trapper
The car has the electric fan. I just...

The car has the electric fan.

I just checked. I started the engine without the A/C on, the fan and compressor were not running.

I hit the A/C MAX button and both the fan and compressor started...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-27-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By Trapper
High pressure on low side of A/C system

I have a 2003 Z4 and last year the A/C worked very well. This year I cranked on the A/C and while driving on the highway it only blew "cool" air. When the car is parked and running the A/C blows hot...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-13-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By Trapper
They look good. Can you post the link to the...

They look good.

Can you post the link to the site you bought them from and some details on how hard and how long they took to install.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-08-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By Trapper
I had this problem when I first bought my car....

I had this problem when I first bought my car. Found out the previous owner had water in the trunck which affected the amp. Bought a used amp in good condition and now all the speakers work great.
...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-07-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By Trapper
$2138.47 plus tax :D

$2138.47 plus tax :D
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-05-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By Trapper
I had to provide my VIN to the dealership to get...

I had to provide my VIN to the dealership to get touch up paint.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-15-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Trapper
Sorry to hear about the damage, some people just...

Sorry to hear about the damage, some people just have zero respect for other peoples property.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-24-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By Trapper
Very nice car. :thumbup: I couldn't help but...

Very nice car. :thumbup:

I couldn't help but notice you neighbor has green grass. So envious, I still have 4' of snow and it was -20 this morning.....be a few more weeks before I get my car out.:(
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-18-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By Trapper
Let's hope it was cold weather that froze up your...

Let's hope it was cold weather that froze up your PVC valve.

I am by no means a mechanic and for what it's worth I think if it was the head gasket the engine would turn over but would not fire...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-18-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By Trapper
Did you look on this site? ...

Did you look on this site?

http://www.data.bmrparts.com/bmwparts/BMW_STEREO/BMW_STEREO_Amplifier.html
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-17-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By Trapper
I found mine from a BMW auto wreckes in Florida...

I found mine from a BMW auto wreckes in Florida for $350 included shipping to Buffalo NY.
Here is their e-mail address a1euromotors@comcast.net

They tested the amp before they shipped it and it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-29-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By Trapper
There are always ghost loads on vehicles (clock,...

There are always ghost loads on vehicles (clock, alarms systems, etc.) that it what is likely fighting your charger. If I were using a solar charger I would disconnect the positive battery cable and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-18-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By Trapper
(1) Not sure what you mean by the splash guard...

(1) Not sure what you mean by the splash guard but I removed the "trap door" under the oil pan and put some rags on a block of wood to distribute the weight and jacked up the engine from that...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-18-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By Trapper
I replaced mine last year and you absolutely need...

I replaced mine last year and you absolutely need to jack up the engine or you can't remove the water pump past the steel support member in front of the water pump. Take a look at the water pumps...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-08-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 279
Posted By Trapper
Z4 Just broke my passenger window- now how do I replace it?

I just broke my passenger window. I was readjusting the window because I was getting a whistling sound and I over tightened the torques bolt on the bottom right hand corner of the window and BAM!! it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-29-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,183
Posted By Trapper
Thanks for your post. My moulding was severaly...

Thanks for your post. My moulding was severaly weather cracked and crumbling. I too was thinking the windshield had to come out for it to be replaced. I am sooooo glad it is a simple DIY for under...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-16-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By Trapper
Wow...I am glad it all worked out for you without...

Wow...I am glad it all worked out for you without major $$$$.

On the bright side it might have been a good thing the housing broke off in a situation where the engine was cold and you could shut...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-15-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By Trapper
I was in the same boat last year. Just got my car...

I was in the same boat last year. Just got my car with no mtc records.

I bought a cooling system kit from www.getbmwparts.com which included a water pump, hoses, thermostat, thermostat housing,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-15-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Z4 Roadster (E85) Oldie extreme makeover
Views: 411
Posted By Trapper
I like the carbon fiber on the nose and on the...

I like the carbon fiber on the nose and on the bottom of the intake.

Nice job!! :thumbup:
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-29-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,654
Posted By Trapper
I vote to split them.:thumbup:

I vote to split them.:thumbup:
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