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Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 04-30-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By f1fork
Pss

Pss
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-13-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 665
Posted By f1fork
I think you just made the same recommendations I,...

I think you just made the same recommendations I, and as you've pointed out, others did :)

Another change that may soften ride - go with an All Season Touring type of tire rather than a Max...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-12-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 665
Posted By f1fork
still kinda silly

The thread has focused on how to improve ride:
1. New tires
2. New dampers
3. New car??

Does this not seem dramatically scattered (silly) from a cost an solution stand point? Sorry to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-11-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 665
Posted By f1fork
Silly thread

Silly thread
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-25-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 869
Posted By f1fork
What EB said. My Coupe kicks butt in winter...

What EB said. My Coupe kicks butt in winter conditions (NH) with studded Haak 7s!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-28-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By f1fork
Or simply buy CPO

.... and let the dealer handle the BS :)
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-24-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 689
Posted By f1fork
I've owned a CPO E36 since 2010/30k miles and...

I've owned a CPO E36 since 2010/30k miles and have used as a daily driver since then. It now has 88k miles, has been pampered with 5k oil changes / interior-exterior detailing and is going strong...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-24-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,922
Posted By f1fork
Michelin PSS Spring-Summer-Fall Nokian Hakka 7...

Michelin PSS Spring-Summer-Fall Nokian Hakka 7 studded in the Winter --- all NON runflat, donut tire and jack in the hatch of my E86
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-18-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,759
Posted By f1fork
Your dealer sux

Wow - my dealer sourced me a BMW battery for $154 for my 3.0si Coupe. NO reset needed.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-25-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,734
Posted By f1fork
spare tire for me - along with plug kit, slime...

spare tire for me - along with plug kit, slime and compressor - I nicked a curb that chunked the sidewall - very happy I had a spare to drive home on ...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 04-06-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By f1fork
Not too many 20" wheels will hold up to potholes...

Not too many 20" wheels will hold up to potholes - especially if you have to go super low aspect ratio to meet the required overall tire diameter. Iv'e got a set of Bayern Rapps that I've used as...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-21-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,994
Posted By f1fork
And that snarkiness makes me value your opinion...

And that snarkiness makes me value your opinion .... hmmm .... not at all ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-21-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,994
Posted By f1fork
You're correct - no spin needed. The GTI was 2...

You're correct - no spin needed. The GTI was 2 seconds faster than the WRX on track.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-21-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By f1fork
Could be differential whine. Have you ever...

Could be differential whine. Have you ever replaced the differential fluid? How many miles are on your ride?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-21-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 674
Posted By f1fork
It's all in your head. But if it makes you happy...

It's all in your head. But if it makes you happy a great cheap mod.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-21-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,524
Posted By f1fork
Mine was $149 from my dealer. Installed myself in...

Mine was $149 from my dealer. Installed myself in less than 20 min (including washing up afterwords).
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-07-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,557
Posted By f1fork
Nice review - seems like a great value. That...

Nice review - seems like a great value. That said, dampers only reduce transient body roll - I'm sure handling is much better than before, but a material reduction in body roll simply by replacing...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-07-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,076
Posted By f1fork
Check the factory strut tower braces - if these...

Check the factory strut tower braces - if these are loose they can sometimes cause clunking.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-05-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By f1fork
Halo bulbs, an oil change, and a full detail. ...

Halo bulbs, an oil change, and a full detail. It's happy now.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-24-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,746
Posted By f1fork
use the right tool for the job would you go...

use the right tool for the job

would you go on a winter hike in running shoes?

would you run a 5K in dress shoes?

use tires that are appropriate to the weather (temperature and precipitation...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-24-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,804
Posted By f1fork
http://www.nokiantires.com/tyre?id=131172&group=1....

http://www.nokiantires.com/tyre?id=131172&group=1.01&name=Nokian+Hakkapeliitta+7...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-20-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,847
Posted By f1fork
But I still have my outrageous 2.5% of negative...

But I still have my outrageous 2.5% of negative camber in the rear ... just sayin';)
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-20-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,396
Posted By f1fork
well .... I drive my Z4 Coupe with dedicated...

well .... I drive my Z4 Coupe with dedicated wheels that have Studded Nokian Hakk 5's on them. It's fantastic in the snow!
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-20-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,847
Posted By f1fork
Lots of silliness here. I've had the dreadfully...

Lots of silliness here. I've had the dreadfully soft OE RE-050a wear evenly for about 20-21k miles in the rear, while the front's have shown even wear at half the rate as the rear -- both front and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-06-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,575
Posted By f1fork
Hell - they both have 2 seats, rear wheel drive,...

Hell - they both have 2 seats, rear wheel drive, and if your lucky (smart), a manual transmission. What's not to love about either of them?
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