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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-28-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By papitosabe
Anyone know if carly can do coding to remove...

Anyone know if carly can do coding to remove transport mode?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-22-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,034
Posted By papitosabe
Z3 roadster, or 06-07 z4 coupe. I still get...

Z3 roadster, or 06-07 z4 coupe. I still get thumbs up on the coupe, rarely seen even in Houston. The z4 roadsters are everywhere. The z3 roadsters are also real nice lookin.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-10-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By papitosabe
3m

3m
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-26-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,932
Posted By papitosabe
You can use 2k clear coat and it will last for...

You can use 2k clear coat and it will last for years if prepped correctly.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-24-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By papitosabe
So if the pcv valve is inspected and looks okay,...

So if the pcv valve is inspected and looks okay, will they repace it anyways?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-17-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,117
Posted By papitosabe
Great write up if you can get someone off CL with...

Great write up if you can get someone off CL with the sw.. doubt they would need instruction, but mention you know it takes a couple of minutes.. ...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-15-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By papitosabe
That's why I said to find the breach ..reseal,...

That's why I said to find the breach
..reseal, dry it out (or vice versa)... and your good... if you reseal it correctly, you should have an issue with water condensing again.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-14-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By papitosabe
So when it it gets wet again, you'd have to take...

So when it it gets wet again, you'd have to take the plug out or redrill the hole? I think it'd be better to find where the breach is. Remove the headlight, blow in the headlight hole to hear where...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-11-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By papitosabe
Try the ChrisFix method. Just youtube it. Gonna...

Try the ChrisFix method. Just youtube it. Gonna try the same soon.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-08-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,117
Posted By papitosabe
Was the battery dead or did you remove the...

Was the battery dead or did you remove the battery? It may be in what's called "transport mode." You can get it out of that mode at dealership for like which will probably charge you $100 plus for...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-12-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,403
Posted By papitosabe
It really isnt a hard job. Check youtube. Or just...

It really isnt a hard job. Check youtube. Or just buy the parts and take it to a local independent bmw mechanic. Just call a few places first. Dealership will always be overpriced. Check local...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-07-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,403
Posted By papitosabe
Tell them it's not plastic and see what part they...

Tell them it's not plastic and see what part they offer and price..
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-30-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,472
Posted By papitosabe
I think the satinizer might look better. Same...

I think the satinizer might look better. Same protection but satin instead of glossy.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-29-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,472
Posted By papitosabe
many parts of it are broken off or brittle due to...

many parts of it are broken off or brittle due to exposure... it's not just dull...b2b wont do anything for it
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-29-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,472
Posted By papitosabe
@wifesauto what's the climate like where you...

@wifesauto what's the climate like where you live? And did you use any kind of protectant? I'm in the hot humid south and never used any protection on it
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-28-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,472
Posted By papitosabe
Anyone tried plastipdip-ing cowl?

So as we all know the cowls are horribly made. They're brittle after a few years just like the windshield seam. Bought a new cowl so wondering if using plastidip would hold and give me at least a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-12-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By papitosabe
Try rockauto..or getbmwparts..

Try rockauto..or getbmwparts..
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-07-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,635
Posted By papitosabe
"THE END" by the Doors

"THE END" by the Doors
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-07-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,791
Posted By papitosabe
I have the one that looks like the newo.jpg and...

I have the one that looks like the newo.jpg and it came with my car which is on 06 non-m coupe. I'd done several oil changes over the years and never had issues. While I did lube it, I think I...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-30-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,791
Posted By papitosabe
for giggles n $#!+$, I got the filter from the...

for giggles n $#!+$, I got the filter from the dealership...made in Germany, as opposed to the one with mann packaging which states made in Mexico. Everything about them looks/feels identical. I...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-30-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,791
Posted By papitosabe
I see. that little bit left in that pic1 where...

I see. that little bit left in that pic1 where that gap is, is where it starts to get real hard. So if that happens with you, then it makes sense.

So odd, I've been changing the oil for the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-30-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,791
Posted By papitosabe
yea, getting oem from BMW dealer today...we'll...

yea, getting oem from BMW dealer today...we'll see what happens.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-30-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,791
Posted By papitosabe
yes, I made sure to lube the ring pretty well...

yes, I made sure to lube the ring pretty well with new oil .
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-30-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,791
Posted By papitosabe
ughh. the dilemma continues...So I put the...

ughh. the dilemma continues...So I put the o-ring in the "correct" groove, 2nd one, where the blue arrow was. But the seal is super tight where I can't even get it to properly seal unless I use a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-29-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,791
Posted By papitosabe
Can y'all confirm which groove y'all put the oil cap gasket (o-ring)? Pic attached

Finally trying to get my car started again after a couple of years. Gonna change the oil.

But doesn't the large o-ring gasket go in the 2nd groove where the blue arrow is?

googling online, I"m...
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