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E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008)
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Old 07-17-2011, 06:49 AM
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Oil change how often?

How often do you change the oil in a z42005 ?
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Old 09-22-2011, 08:24 PM
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Old 09-26-2011, 10:48 AM
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Question Battery for Z4 3osi

Where can I get a battery for my Z4 3osi. Can I change it myself?
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Old 10-08-2011, 09:51 AM
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Where can I get a battery for my Z4 3osi. Can I change it myself?
Dealership. Changing your battery is fairly easy to do.
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Old 10-08-2011, 10:57 AM
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Where can I get a battery for my Z4 3osi. Can I change it myself?
Don't buy one at the dealer unless they discount. You should be able to get one at O-Reilly Auto Parts for much less. There are many other places as well. Simple to change out. Just did one myself.
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Old 11-23-2011, 12:11 AM
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Part of removing storage compartment

Tool better than what they show. Following better, now at $11.90 retail.






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Old 12-15-2011, 10:02 AM
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Old 02-04-2012, 09:42 PM
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Old 02-05-2012, 11:27 AM
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Main Groups

Main groups are in the TIS (repair) , EPC (parts), WDS (electrical) etc.

If you purchase the cover trim it starts with 51 13

If you purchase the Signal lamp it starts with 63 13

#3
http://www.penskeparts.com/DiagramsR...iagram=51_6112

#1
http://www.penskeparts.com/DiagramsR...iagram=63_0759




If you have the part number you can find the TIS.
Notice the 13 in the middle of the trim and signal trim.



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Old 02-22-2012, 06:51 PM
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Z4 Fuel Pump Bulletin

SI B 16 02 06 October 2006

01/10/06 up 09/08/06

Z4 M roadster LE89047 - LE89999
----------------LY52002 - LY52816

Z4 M coupe LL93008 - LL93334

Wiring harness may have been pinched.

Reroute away where it's pinched with tape.
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Old 03-24-2012, 03:31 PM
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Link to installation of Duralast Platinum H6-AGM battery in place of stock BMW 61 21 7 553 951 in 2007 M Roadster.
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Old 03-27-2012, 04:30 PM
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Old 03-27-2012, 06:27 PM
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Triple blink for pre-facelift cars - Komfortblinker, http://www.jalt.de. I added one to an 02 330Ci, and it worked perfectly. It helps to speak German, but English instructions are available.

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Old 03-27-2012, 07:40 PM
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Part of 34 00 ...

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Old 08-31-2012, 05:35 AM
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FYI.

MZ3 coupe was formally (ie: OE window sticker) called "M coupe"
MZ4 coupe is formally called "M Coupe"

Not sure if roadster/Roadster is in the same boat or not.
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Old 09-24-2012, 05:57 AM
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Question Bluetooth

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I bought recently a 2005 bmw z4 3.0i but the problem is the bluetooth pairing
I searched so many videos but nothing specific for the z4....i press the pairing button on the steering wheels but nothing happens after ignition and before ignition i have tried everything...the navigation does not have bluetooth settings im starting to get confused
ALL I NEED ARE EASY STEPS TO BLUETOOTH PAIRING
THANK U FOR UR TIME
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Old 10-30-2012, 08:51 PM
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just made a video on how to change a xenon low beam light for 2006 bmw z4. not sure where to post the info but this spot seems like a good start.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=Ooh16mEY3hQ
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Old 01-13-2013, 01:00 PM
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New member here. Good thread lots of good info.

Are the manufacture numbers correct in post #22? Those numbers seem very low to me.
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Old 01-13-2013, 02:01 PM
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Are the manufacture numbers correct in post #22? Those numbers seem very low to me.
NA includes Canada.
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Old 02-07-2013, 10:51 PM
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This thread is meant to be Z4-specific. Post links and how-to's as replies to this thread. I/we will edit as needed.
Im new to this whole car mod so please be nice anywho, does anyone know if project mu calipers will fit on a BMW z4 2007 3.0 si coupe? Thanks in advance
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Old 04-08-2013, 06:23 AM
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Z4M Bluetooth Paring

I have a 2006 Z4M Roadster, I would like to pair it to my Motorola Droid Maxx HD. My phone finds the BMW Bluetooth but I can't get the car to even get to the point where it asks for the Pin, which I don't know. I would like to know where / how I find out if it is even going to work before I remove the trunk lining to find the Pin, or go to the dealer and have them hook up analyzer to get me the pin. Can someone tell me where I might find this out, I would really like to use this feature.
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Old 09-16-2013, 10:42 AM
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Z4 headlight polishing

Hi all,

Since the headlights are off the car now, decided to get rid of the extremely annoying "milky" look. Although it was nothing to worry about, it drove me nuts. Not very well seen on the picture, though:



So I started with sandpaper grit 600:



Then grit 1200:



And, finally, grit 2000. Not sure it was absolutely necessary since I could see no difference between 1200 and 2000 but I did it nevertheless. After grit 2000, used an alumina-based commercial polishing product :



After polishing, used the wax from the kit:



And the final result:



You should count not less than 10 minutes per grit. I worked by hand, maybe if you use a vibro-polisher it would take way les time. After every grit, wipe carefully the surface and check for deep scratches left from the previous stages. Remove them by further sanding. Remember: sanding is the most critical stage! Failing to do it properly will result in visible scratches even after polishing, so be meticulous!
For polishing I used a general-purpose drill with variable rpms. This stage takes a bit more than 2-3 minutes and is very easy, there are very few things that can go wrong there.
If you have deep scratches on your headlights, start from grit 240 or so and continue the same way as described.

Good luck!
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Old 01-10-2014, 10:39 PM
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Attached are the (v3) install instructions from the motion sensor alarm 65 73 0 309 944, have fun!

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Just installed the alarm retrofit kit (without interior protection).
Part # 65 73 0 302 424 $112r
Initially wasn't going to add it, but an experience in VA on the way to HC changed my mind.

Basically a under hood switch and a siren with built in tilt sensor.
The siren assembly gets installed underneath the car between the two mufflers.
Instructions say you have to remove the rear bumper cover to do that.
Having the car apart before, that didn't make sense.
Turns out that you just have to remove (8 screws and 2 plastic nuts) the black bottom diffuser
plastic piece cover which gives you the same access that removing the bumper does.













Non M part:





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Hi I have a BMW 2004 Z4 3.0 liter and I'm looking for the amplifier part number. My dealership is looking for $1200.00 and I'm trying to beat the price?


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Old 04-22-2014, 10:26 PM
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Hi I have a BMW 2004 Z4 3.0 liter and I'm looking for the amplifier part number. My dealership is looking for $1200.00 and I'm trying to beat the price?


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