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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-21-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By Andyz4
These guys might have something...

These guys might have something www.redlinegoods.com
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-18-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By Andyz4
Does your car only surge at cold startup, or...

Does your car only surge at cold startup, or randomly (hot or cold?)
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-18-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Andyz4
You have my support, and I think your argument is...

You have my support, and I think your argument is valid. The "used parts only" offer should only hold water if new parts are NLA (not the case here). It might be wise to dig up your policy and read...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-18-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 11,604
Posted By Andyz4
pharding, that was a well-written summary,...

pharding, that was a well-written summary, helpful to anyone considering a Tesla (or BMW) purchase. I still prefer things that explode (ICE) to things that can sizzle or melt, but well done sir.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-17-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Andyz4
Sounds like your mechanic needs to make a boat...

Sounds like your mechanic needs to make a boat payment. Still need your model/year/tranny type for anyone here to help you.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-16-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Andyz4
Need more info (and a pic never hurts). What...

Need more info (and a pic never hurts). What year? Manual or auto? And do you mean transmission pan? Because the transmission "case" should be aluminum, and not subject to rust.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-15-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 11,604
Posted By Andyz4
Amen brother. I will never own another car (or...

Amen brother. I will never own another car (or home) stereo lacking a good old volume knob.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-11-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,033
Posted By Andyz4
Double post

Double post
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-11-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,033
Posted By Andyz4
Since he is not one to toot his own horn, DC...

Since he is not one to toot his own horn, DC Wright posted an excellent tutorial in this forum regarding moving the top motor, as well as other helpful articles involving the top and hardware. Under...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-08-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,171
Posted By Andyz4
I failed to mention that the airbox and...

I failed to mention that the airbox and associated plumbing should also be removed to create some elbow room for the intake when you pull it away from the engine, and the breather hose on the back of...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-08-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,171
Posted By Andyz4
That's a nice tutorial from FCP Euro on the...

That's a nice tutorial from FCP Euro on the starter replacement, although some of the photos are pretty dark. On the Si motor, the starter replacement looks complicated with the dual intake manifold...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-07-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,171
Posted By Andyz4
Sorry to say but I think your starter is on its...

Sorry to say but I think your starter is on its last legs.Same thing happened to me (06 Si), slow cranking even after swapping in a new battery (and later) a new ignition switch. But then the starter...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-06-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By Andyz4
Does your window move up after you close the...

Does your window move up after you close the door? Might just need programming..
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-06-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By Andyz4
Costco sells Mobil 1 in a 6-qt case, which they...

Costco sells Mobil 1 in a 6-qt case, which they often run an instant rebate on. They also carry Kirkland Signature full synthetic which is developing a good reputation.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
Posted By Andyz4
I have a bunch of 2 and 3-jaw pullers, none of...

I have a bunch of 2 and 3-jaw pullers, none of them worked for me. Found a YouTube video of a guy using an open-end wrench (forget which size but the correct one will just slip in). Put a block of...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-03-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,033
Posted By Andyz4
Congrats on your install Al. The lack of a manual...

Congrats on your install Al. The lack of a manual release is the only drawback to the Mustang motor swap. But as you said, you shouldn't need it since the new motor will be high and dry and you now...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-01-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By Andyz4
Good find DC, and $10/hp is cheap speed for the...

Good find DC, and $10/hp is cheap speed for the 3.0i motor. The Si intake sounds awesome too.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-30-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By Andyz4
Yes, I have visited their facility and bought...

Yes, I have visited their facility and bought from them. Good outfit. For years they were a parts dismantler for Miata exclusively. Owner told me they sell parts only and don't do repairs, but they...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-29-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,033
Posted By Andyz4
Good deal Al, I'm sure you will be an expert on...

Good deal Al, I'm sure you will be an expert on how not to break the new part after you destroy your old one removing it. :thumbup:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-28-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,033
Posted By Andyz4
That's too bad-- that was a steal on that item...

That's too bad-- that was a steal on that item but with the popularity of the 'Stang there are still plenty out there. I think I paid $150.00 for mine with a 30-day warranty from a 2014 car, still a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-26-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,033
Posted By Andyz4
I think the top would have to come off to access...

I think the top would have to come off to access the lift cylinders on both sides, but I wouldn't suspect hydraulics yet as your system seems to be working (albeit slowly). You will notice that in...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-25-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,033
Posted By Andyz4
That's a great deal-- is that for motor and pump?...

That's a great deal-- is that for motor and pump? I would jump on it -- the upgrade alone is worth it even if the problem is found elsewhere.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-24-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By Andyz4
Might be too late for this battery. From your...

Might be too late for this battery. From your post it sounds like the battery was disconnected and stored, but the Battery Tender was not connected until you found out it was low on charge. What...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-24-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,033
Posted By Andyz4
Standard hydraulic jack fluid (WallyWorld, HF) is...

Standard hydraulic jack fluid (WallyWorld, HF) is fine. Feel free to PM me if I can help.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-24-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,033
Posted By Andyz4
Wow that was quick. Oil level seems a bit low but...

Wow that was quick. Oil level seems a bit low but not sure adding fluid would help since the pump isn't cavitating now. Maybe someone else can chime in with suggestions for lubrication points in case...
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