Z4 35is

Specific discussion about the E89 2009 Z4 (sDrive35is, sDrive35i, sDrive30i, sDrive23i)
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Post by Smallboatman » Wed Jun 16, 2021 12:48 pm

Hi
I know it’s a while ago , bad year etc , the 35is had sold unfortunately, but have bought a 2015 35i dct with 16k and immaculate so very happy , it has been a great way to put a smile on your face !, so which way to go for extended warranty? We will keep the car for 3 or 4 years I expect.

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Post by N4LLY » Wed Jun 16, 2021 6:09 pm

Congrats :thumbsup: Pictures, we like pictures :D
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Post by Ole gits rule » Wed Jun 16, 2021 6:11 pm

Congrats - get this pics up
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Post by Mr Tidy » Wed Jun 16, 2021 7:36 pm

Glad you got a Z4 in the end. :thumbsup:

Now we just need to see some photos!
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Post by Smallboatman » Thu Jun 17, 2021 10:28 am

Hi
You have made me realise I don’t really have any that’s suitable. I’ll take some and get them posted ! Too busy driving it 😊

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Post by Kiwi_Mike » Sat Jun 19, 2021 10:40 pm

mr wilks wrote: Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:39 pm Adaptive suspension ( if its specced)
How do I know if my 2010 35i has adaptive suspension? I can’t see it listed in the bimmer.works options report the dealer gave me so I guess I don’t have it? Cheers

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Post by Starman » Sun Jun 20, 2021 1:57 am

I personally think the best deal is buying a s35i with m-sport and then just spend $300 on the Dinan stage flash and you have the 35is for much cheaper without the s35is badge rare tax. I dont think I have ever even seen a S35i in the USA without the M-sport installed. The M-sport has the adaptive handling.
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Post by Rassi » Tue Jun 22, 2021 8:53 am

The one thing that the 35is has, and was a stand out feature for me, is the fantastic sport exhaust - the burbles and bangs on the overrun and when lifting off was addictive.

This and many other parameters can be changed using an app like the MHD, which I did myself (+ a Wagner intercooler) - the results were excellent.

In short, a 35is is a very special car!
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Post by 2k35is » Tue Jun 22, 2021 9:57 am

On my Dec 2009 35i adaptive is listed as 2VF Adaptive M suspension

An expensive option if you've not got a warranty- mines had control unit replaced at 3.5 years old and15k miles and both front shockers at 7years old and 57k miles.
On 74k miles now and expecting that both rears may need replacing soon

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Post by jimbo1958 » Tue Jun 22, 2021 10:28 am

Pretty certain my old 35i had adaptive as well.
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Post by tiglon » Tue Jun 22, 2021 6:02 pm

Sounds like you got a great car! Extended warranty makes sense for me, because I know the max I'll be paying out each year (in theory).

Mine had the suspension replaced under warranty a year or two ago and I believe the bill would have been around £4k. That's 7/8 years of warranty payments, and the HPFP and oil pump are by all accounts liable to go in the next 10/20k miles. DCT gearboxes are also notoriously expensive to repair...

Unless you're going to heavily modify the car, I can't think of a reason not to continue the warranty. It might even help your car retain more of it's value or at least be easier to sell.

EDIT: Was only £2k for the suspension work.
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Post by Smallboatman » Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:03 pm

Got there in the end !
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Post by Ole gits rule » Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:12 pm

Very nice, love the colour combo :thumbsup:
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Post by Mr Tidy » Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:53 pm

That looks great. :thumbsup:

And with such a low mileage maybe it was worth the wait!
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Post by Marcoose » Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:16 am

Brilliant!
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