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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-18-2020, 06:39 AM
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Posted By Al C
Not even close. Just look at estimated values...

Not even close. Just look at estimated values between Z4 and Z4M similar years, condition, mileage. Did get almost retail credit for my trade and thereby tax was less than half of outright...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-17-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 47
Z4m
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Posted By Al C
Here we go!

Here we go!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-16-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 47
Z4m
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Posted By Al C
Hey Guys... Just arrived. Did a swap with...

Hey Guys...

Just arrived.
Did a swap with a great dealer in NC.
My 07 Z4 with 48K miles for his 06 RED Z4M with 42K miles.
Looks perfect to me so far..Will post some pics shortly.
Question?...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-13-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 47
Z4m
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Posted By Al C
Great Video...thanks for sharing. Right in...

Great Video...thanks for sharing.

Right in the middle of my PPI now.

Convertible top problem..
Does the top have to be removed to replace motor and pump on this 06 Z4M?
Generally speaking, is...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-10-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 47
Z4m
Views: 1,855
Posted By Al C
Thanks...really helpful. Sounds like I'll be...

Thanks...really helpful.
Sounds like I'll be getting a one over with visuals, road test, all buttons pushed, etc.
Thinking they just changed the oil anyway. Did get a car fax. Looks like its been...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-10-2020, 03:53 AM
Replies: 47
Z4m
Views: 1,855
Posted By Al C
What to look for in PPI

Just found an 06 Z4M in the Carolina's. Clean Carfax, 3 owners, 42K miles,valve adjustment done at 23K( spoke to the dealership that serviced the car)
What should I concentrate on with the PPI. How...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-01-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 47
Z4m
Views: 1,855
Posted By Al C
Just reached out to my local shop and they quoted...

Just reached out to my local shop and they quoted me $660 labor and $120 parts on valve adjustment. Sound reasonable?
also recommended if it needed it, to replace the entire VANOS system rather...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-31-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 47
Z4m
Views: 1,855
Posted By Al C
Gorgeous:) Looking at an 06 m with 42K miles...

Gorgeous:)

Looking at an 06 m with 42K miles 3 owners.
Valve Adjust done at 23K other than that just normal services.
Dealer asking $18.9 Thoughts? Thx
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-24-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 47
Z4m
Views: 1,855
Posted By Al C
Thank You...and BTW, if that's your RED C in...

Thank You...and BTW, if that's your RED C in picture...Gorgeous!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-24-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 47
Z4m
Views: 1,855
Posted By Al C
Rod and main bearings?...

Not to show my ignorance, but with the "top and bottom" discussion, we are talking about the rod bearings being the issue in these engines, not the main bearings..correct?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-16-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 47
Z4m
Views: 1,855
Posted By Al C
Thanks DKL...I did. Thought I saw a survey/...

Thanks DKL...I did.
Thought I saw a survey/ poll listed somewhere on these forums about % of exhausts being run by brand. Kinda like loud and what I'm hearing from RPI, but at $1k, if a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-16-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 47
Z4m
Views: 1,855
Posted By Al C
Ps. I know I've seen a poll on this forum...

Ps. I know I've seen a poll on this forum somewhere about members exhaust choices... any idea where and what do you run? Thanks
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-15-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 47
Z4m
Views: 1,855
Posted By Al C
Thanks Patrick. Appreciate the advice. Getting...

Thanks Patrick. Appreciate the advice. Getting more anxious every day to find the right m and get my 07 z4 ready for market

Ps. I know Iíve seen a poll on this forum somewhere about members...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-12-2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 47
Z4m
Views: 1,855
Posted By Al C
Guys Thank you all so much for sharing your...

Guys
Thank you all so much for sharing your knowledge and experiences with me. Got to set about finding just the right z4m to invest in.
Let me know if you see any reasonable deals out there. Very...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-11-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 47
Z4m
Views: 1,855
Posted By Al C
Not sure yet what's even involved with a...

Not sure yet what's even involved with a "top end" rebuild on this engine, but as an example, are you better off paying top $$ for a Z4M with lower miles ( lets say 25 k miles)...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-10-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 47
Z4m
Views: 1,855
Posted By Al C
Z4m

Hi Guys,
Gonna upgrade my 07 Z4 to a Z4M.
In terms of PPI, what should I be looking out for? Is there a rev record on the vehicle like in a 911 TT?
Anything to stay away from. Mileage...
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