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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-25-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By milton6x
I took the Z4 to an independent BMW-MB garage ,...

I took the Z4 to an independent BMW-MB garage , they canceled out the shipping mode for free . But made up the loss by charging $306 for a new battery and initializing . Thanks for all the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-04-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By milton6x
The coupe has 21,000 miles and non runflats ....

The coupe has 21,000 miles and non runflats . Most annoying is tar lines . Bigger bumps are taken with ease . The car gets very use , so it probably will not get any changes .


I just spotted...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-26-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By milton6x
Thanks for the responses . Looks like it would be...

Thanks for the responses . Looks like it would be better to leave it as designed .
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-25-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By milton6x
"Life is one damned thing after another " ...

"Life is one damned thing after another " U.S. Grant said it first
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-25-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By milton6x
80 yr. old grandpa ride

I have a 2007 coupe Z4 3.si that has non run flats and looking for a better ride . What are other's opinion about switching to smaller wheels with more tire for cushioning . Maybe off the non si Z4...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-20-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By milton6x
solved

All the symptoms match . I will be bringing it to a dealer when time allows . Thank You ,
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-17-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By milton6x
I had a Battery Tender on the stored vehicle all...

I had a Battery Tender on the stored vehicle all winter and the battery turned the engine over easily . I do not know what triggered the "shipping mode". Car was stored under the same...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-17-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By milton6x
Thank You ShakyDog , The BMW seems to be...

Thank You ShakyDog , The BMW seems to be designed around supporting dealerships , not customer support . Full of unneeded , unwanted quirky electronics .
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-16-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By milton6x
I tried the thirty minutes with the battery...

I tried the thirty minutes with the battery disconnected and still no AC .
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-10-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By milton6x
I will give it a try . Thanks ,

I will give it a try . Thanks ,
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-09-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By milton6x
The rear defroster is not working . Transport...

The rear defroster is not working . Transport Mode must have been triggered . Leave it to BMW to over complicate everything . Thanks ,
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-09-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By milton6x
Thank you ,

Thanks for the responses . I am overwhelmed with life's complications right now , but when I can get back to it , I will check the under hood fuses more thoroughly . Car did have a Battery Tender in...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-08-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By milton6x
Help , please , no AC

I took my 2007 Z4 coupe out of hibernation today and found the AC is not working . Fan is running but no LED showing when pressing the snow flake button or window button . I checked AC fuses 22 and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-31-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,475
Posted By milton6x
"Plastic is for knobs . Not quality guns and cars...

"Plastic is for knobs . Not quality guns and cars ." You can quote me on this .
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 11-13-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 27,340
Posted By milton6x
spare tire

I feel any car should have a full size matching spare tire . I never believed for one minute the lame reasons given by Detroit and the greedy manufactures that followed . It is time for customers to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By milton6x
recall

I did not see the damage till I got home . They offered to buff it out , but they are 20 miles away . I trust they did the PVC valve replacement because it is a safety recall and possible liability...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By milton6x
I had my black 2007 Z4 coupe in for the recall...

I had my black 2007 Z4 coupe in for the recall this week . Took an hour and a half . Now I have scuff marks on the hood from being wiped with a dirty rag .
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-16-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By milton6x
I replaced the original rechargeable battery with...

I replaced the original rechargeable battery with a new rechargeable battery . Do it yourself brain surgery would have been easier . Door lock distance has improved , but trunk unlock is still vague...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-12-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By milton6x
I have disassembled one of the remotes and have...

I have disassembled one of the remotes and have ordered two replacement batteries on EBay . We will see .
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-10-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By milton6x
door - locks .

I have a 2007 Z4 coupe that the door - trunk lock will not respond unless I am close enough to use the key . Has anyone have had any experience with remote battery replacement , range extenders or...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-03-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,343
Posted By milton6x
Pcv

Only BMW could take some thing as simple as a PCV and complicate it to take three hours to replace . The mailed information I received from BMW states three hours for recall service .
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-04-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By milton6x
I believe you need to buy an "M" to get the...

I believe you need to buy an "M" to get the uprated motor .
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-04-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By milton6x
I believe bigger wheels gives you less tire...

I believe bigger wheels gives you less tire height and cushioning to fit in the space and gearing available . I would rather have four matching tires and spare to make a true sports - touring car...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-03-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By milton6x
Sport Package

I own an automatic 2007 coupe with the Sport Package . With the larger wheels and stiffer suspension , it makes for a harder , uncomfortable ride . Unless you are planning on racing , you are better...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-26-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By milton6x
road noise

I have a 2007 coupe that had a lot of rolling road noise with the original run flats and with the all season high performance Michelin non run flat replacements . BMW should be concentrating on the...
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