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Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-18-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,880
Posted By Herkypilot
The Indy I used charged $180 for both oil/filter...

The Indy I used charged $180 for both oil/filter change & rear diff oil R/R. Still a bit high for me as I can certainly do both my self, just don't have time.

HP
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-09-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,660
Posted By Herkypilot
Yes - I agree ridiculous price on an additional...

Yes - I agree ridiculous price on an additional key. $150 to program?!? So what's the labor rate/how long does it take to program a key?

I had a second comfort access key programmed because...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-07-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 35,292
Posted By Herkypilot
I have an OEM cover also. Used it in a carport...

I have an OEM cover also. Used it in a carport for a while. As for the antenna, I took it off. I've heard of others modifying there cover for it. Overall experience is it worked well, but I...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-02-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,562
Posted By Herkypilot
There are a multitude of posts on this site that...

There are a multitude of posts on this site that address going to non-RFT's. The general consensus is the ride is much better and the desired tire is the Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires.

Yes the...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-15-2016, 03:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By Herkypilot
Look up bypassing the sensors. I believe I read...

Look up bypassing the sensors. I believe I read a post awhile back where someone explained how to bypass them if the alert is bothering you. It's not really required anyway. It's a lazy man's way...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-01-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,344
Posted By Herkypilot
There are probably fewer still that are wrench...

There are probably fewer still that are wrench turners also. Given the expense of owning, I can see why. I used to do all my work that I was able to, but I just paid for an oil/filter change and...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-29-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,853
Posted By Herkypilot
I bought my (produced in April) 2012 last year...

I bought my (produced in April) 2012 last year under CPO. The dealer wouldn't print off a copy of the maintenance records and give them to me, but they would let me look at the history on-screen. ...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-29-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,344
Posted By Herkypilot
Hey I know what you are saying - I've seen posts...

Hey I know what you are saying - I've seen posts on here that go unanswered for months on fairly straight forward stuff. I don't know of other more active Zed specific forums that are more active...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-23-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 758
Posted By Herkypilot
No rattle on mine. I have read a while back that...

No rattle on mine. I have read a while back that they do develop cracks at the mount and break though.

HP
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-03-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,120
Posted By Herkypilot
Yes, there are some reports on this forum with...

Yes, there are some reports on this forum with owners getting wheels replaced multiple times. I believe the general opinion is to get rid of the run-flats with the hard side walls. Of course,...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-02-2016, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,343
Posted By Herkypilot
I intend to go to non-rft as soon as I wear out...

I intend to go to non-rft as soon as I wear out the current set- which shouldn't be in too many more miles.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-28-2016, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,343
Posted By Herkypilot
Just to close the loop on this post - I took...

Just to close the loop on this post -
I took the car to the local BMW dealership to inspect the wheel (and the other three). They confirmed it was only the left rear. The first thing the service...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-28-2016, 03:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By Herkypilot
Yup! Hazards all over the place. I'm always...

Yup! Hazards all over the place. I'm always trying to be careful, but many times, it's just out of your control and you still pay.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-31-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,392
Posted By Herkypilot
I noticed two of the above posts indicated they...

I noticed two of the above posts indicated they had 28i's. Mine is not particularly noisy (35i).
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-31-2016, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,343
Posted By Herkypilot
Another repaired RFT...& cracked 296

I had my Tire Pressure Monitor come on when I drove the car yesterday. I was thinking about the crack issue with the 296 wheels and figured I was now the latest victim. Turns out it was a screw in...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-29-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,496
Posted By Herkypilot
Nice! Good find.

Nice! Good find.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-10-2016, 03:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,743
Posted By Herkypilot
Well at least you're right about it being a heat...

Well at least you're right about it being a heat shield. I'd like to tell you where that goes on the car, but unfortunately, without a car lift, it's pretty difficult to get under there to take a...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-06-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,443
Posted By Herkypilot
Pretty simple to install. Remove some factory...

Pretty simple to install. Remove some factory plastic pushpins, add a couple of small holes in the plastic splash shields. The guards come with some double sided tape that sticks to the car also. ...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 02-17-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,323
Posted By Herkypilot
Not an E89, but BMW - here's a Youtube video from...

Not an E89, but BMW - here's a Youtube video from BavAuto which shows the basic steps. Having a lift in your garage is definitely a plus!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcYjGHU4lEY
Forum: BMW News 01-28-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,035
Posted By Herkypilot
+1. They're free to do what they want, but...

+1.

They're free to do what they want, but decisions have consequences.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-26-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,110
Posted By Herkypilot
Well, my repairs were under warranty, but 6 new...

Well, my repairs were under warranty, but 6 new injectors easily exceed $500. I'd say if the extended warranty company is reputable and gives you another 50k miles/5 years, it may be worth it. You...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-19-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,370
Posted By Herkypilot
...and if you forget what you programmed in a...

...and if you forget what you programmed in a button...

Displaying the button assignment
Use a finger to touch the buttons. Do not wear
gloves or use objects.
The key assignment is displayed at...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-13-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,347
Posted By Herkypilot
This thread is a couple of months old, but my...

This thread is a couple of months old, but my Iphone 5S works fine playing music via USB and phone calls work with Bluetooth. I can't seem to get music to play via Bluetooth though.

HP
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-01-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,892
Posted By Herkypilot
If it fries, take it back. I believe replacement...

If it fries, take it back. I believe replacement parts come with their own warranty. I think it's a year, but ask the question with your dealer. That was the policy for BMW motorcycle parts that...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-01-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,079
Posted By Herkypilot
I just changed mine about 3 weeks ago. It isn't...

I just changed mine about 3 weeks ago. It isn't difficult at all. If your connector seems to be in the way, you are turning it in the wrong direction. I didn't disconnect the wire connectors until...
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