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Old 12-28-2014, 11:10 PM
Saxifrages Saxifrages is offline
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Exclamation Howdy - advice on keeping Mimi the Z4 working

Now that she is getting up in years. I need some advice on keeping Mimi the Z4 working. Her top has already stopped going down and I learned here what causes that. It's good to have support with other owners going through the same experiences.
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Old 12-29-2014, 08:29 AM
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Welcome to Bimmerfest! I've moved your question over to our Z4 forum, you will get more help in here.

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Old 12-29-2014, 03:34 PM
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Let me be the first to say, and without being sexist I hope, a red-headed woman wearing a red dress in a Z4 convertible is a beautiful thing. Now, back to regular programming...
2011 BMW X3 i35 (current)
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Old 12-29-2014, 06:25 PM
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maitnance maitnance maitnance!! And a BMW specific code reader are a good start.

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Old 12-30-2014, 09:31 AM
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Welcome from a relative new-comer myself. I guess a little history would be in order; how many miles, any other problems, what do you want, etc.

I love the color of your Zed by the way!
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Old 12-31-2014, 04:02 AM
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Good maintnance, should keep Mimi running for years to come. Happy Hew Year !
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