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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-09-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By Juggernaught5
My factory mats have fuzzy Velcro on the backside...

My factory mats have fuzzy Velcro on the backside at the two rear corners. These pair with round screw-in plastic pieces topped with the stiff Velcro. The plastic screws into the carpet, and anchors...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-20-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Juggernaught5
From the photo, it looks like the glass is facing...

From the photo, it looks like the glass is facing down and easily susceptible to damage


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-04-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Juggernaught5
You should be able to find the mirror at...

You should be able to find the mirror at ecstuning.com, realoem.com, getbmwparts.com, etc. Itís more expensive than youíd expect. Hereís how to remove/install: https://youtu.be/re0LJCtk2kU


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-28-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By Juggernaught5
Mine fell off while stopped at a light last year....

Mine fell off while stopped at a light last year. If I recall, it twists out with slot tabs, although I recall some sticky material on the back that I think attached to the heating element? How to...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-02-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,796
Posted By Juggernaught5
I had a chirp that came from the upper vent piece...

I had a chirp that came from the upper vent piece vibrating/rubbing the radio surround - I could stop it by pushing my finger on the lower left corner of the vent surround where it meets the radio...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-29-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Juggernaught5
There is a metal securing ring that locks the...

There is a metal securing ring that locks the round ball of the mount to the mirror. If this has popped off, you can remove the mirror and re-seat it. It needs to lock in place tightly - you may be...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-31-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By Juggernaught5
Yes, they do look about the same! Thanks ...

Yes, they do look about the same! Thanks


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-29-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By Juggernaught5
3.0si Ride Height - Opinions Needed

Hi All:
I recently had to have the front end rebuilt on my 2006 3.0si. Both struts were cracked at the mounts, and the bushings were rubbish.

I got the car back, and it seems to be riding high...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-16-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By Juggernaught5
I had the same issue, it was the ignition switch ...

I had the same issue, it was the ignition switch


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-13-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By Juggernaught5
I purchased mine through ECStuning.com. It did...

I purchased mine through ECStuning.com. It did take a while to get. When looking for used ones on eBay, make sure they show the back side in detail - the ones Iíve seen have broken tabs at the top...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-28-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By Juggernaught5
I believe you only have phone BT if you have the...

I believe you only have phone BT if you have the SOS call button in the center console. This button would be just below the rear storage door, and has a clear cover over it. My car is similarly...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-25-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,558
Posted By Juggernaught5
The Mirror Base Cover is a rubber washer that...

The Mirror Base Cover is a rubber washer that should be put on the windshield mount before you attach the rearview mirror. When my windshield was replaced, they forgot to put this back on, and I had...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-01-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 431
Posted By Juggernaught5
taking apart rear view mirror

Hi all:
Does anyone have experience opening up their interior rear view mirror? If so, can you share how and where you separated the two halves? Or is it sealed?

The previous owner of my car...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-30-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,188
Posted By Juggernaught5
The attached CD changer installation guide has...

The attached CD changer installation guide has the removal process. Additionally, this post on Z Post really helped me replace mine:
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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-13-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By Juggernaught5
I've used this one: http://bimmer.work ...

I've used this one:

http://bimmer.work

Previous URL was: www.bmwarchiv.org
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-03-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By Juggernaught5
I recently changed my spark plugs and found oil...

I recently changed my spark plugs and found oil in the tubes. A new VCG resolved this, and my performance has been noticeably improved. My independent repair shop charged just under $500 for parts...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-25-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,347
Posted By Juggernaught5
I found this on YouTube - seems that it might be...

I found this on YouTube - seems that it might be an expensive repair for an easy fix? Do the various additional parts listed above need to be replaced at the same time?
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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-18-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,460
Posted By Juggernaught5
Appears to be black Oregon leather, same seat...

Appears to be black Oregon leather, same seat shape/stitching and door panels as mine. A visit to a VIN decoder website can confirm


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-03-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,209
Posted By Juggernaught5
E89 rims on e85 3.0si

Thanks for these responses - you've really helped me understand. I was thinking offset was measured from the innermost point a wheel could be at - so a lower number moved the wheel in toward the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-01-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,209
Posted By Juggernaught5
E89 rims on e85 3.0si

Does anyone know if there are any challenges mounting e89 rims to an e85? Specifically Style 293:

Front = 18x8 ET40
Rear: 18x8.5 ET29

My current rims are Style 108:

Front: 18x8 ET47...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-01-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By Juggernaught5
Ignition Switch Magically Healed???

I had this occur as well - an occasional non-start (everything would turn on, but the starter wouldn't turn over). After few tries the starter would kick in. Resolution for me was a new starter...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-02-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 951
Posted By Juggernaught5
UPDATE: The original diagnosis of a faulty airbag...

UPDATE: The original diagnosis of a faulty airbag module proved wrong - a bad door airbag sensor and ignition switch were at fault. Thankfully, this no longer required pulling out the entire center...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-03-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 951
Posted By Juggernaught5
I'll check this - thanks so much for the advice! ...

I'll check this - thanks so much for the advice!


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-01-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 951
Posted By Juggernaught5
ABS Module/Electrical Woes

Last week my the airbag warning light on my dash came on, and the passenger airbag light on the console came on and began flickering.

I've since experienced a series of electrical issues - the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-24-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 24,645
Posted By Juggernaught5
Z4 Cost of replacement key? Where to buy owner's manual

Download owner's manuals at the following link ( choose year, and different models will be available): http://www.bmwusa.com/standard/content/owner/dgh.aspx

UPDATE: Go to the Ownership tab, and...
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