Fifth gear z4’s

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Post by maxman » Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:09 pm

You can't believe it when they summarise the common faults ie e89 z4 being head gasket and coil packs.
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Post by Smartbear » Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:42 am

maxman wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:09 pm
You can't believe it when they summarise the common faults ie e89 z4 being head gasket and coil packs.
I thought they said coil packs & cam cover gasket? :?
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e89 Sdrive 30i, this ones busted, pass me another...
e85 3.0si, i foolishly sold my trouble free car...

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Post by Maniac » Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:59 am

R.E92 wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:46 pm
Maniac wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:51 pm
Shocked this thread isn’t filled with 35iS owners objecting to Vicky stating the top of the line model has 306hp.
Not seen you on here for a while. Did you ever get the problem with your car sorted?
No one seems to know what’s wrong with it. Still have it tho as it’s paid for and anything I want to move into is going to set me back £500+ a month.

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Post by Maniac » Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:00 am

Smartbear wrote:
Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:42 am
maxman wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:09 pm
You can't believe it when they summarise the common faults ie e89 z4 being head gasket and coil packs.
I thought they said coil packs & cam cover gasket? :?
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They did, and that’s the 23/30 because that list is a lot longer for 35i/iS!

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Post by flybobbie » Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:17 pm

Let's face it most cars will have a long list of faults.
Sometimes you just have to suck it up and deal with them as they happen.
At least with forums we can try to prevent or fix problems cheaply.
I just noticed a small weep of oil into no.4 spark plug hole, but not panicking yet as car as done 84k miles.

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Post by R.E92 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:34 am

Maniac wrote:
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:59 am
R.E92 wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:46 pm
Maniac wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:51 pm
Shocked this thread isn’t filled with 35iS owners objecting to Vicky stating the top of the line model has 306hp.
Not seen you on here for a while. Did you ever get the problem with your car sorted?
No one seems to know what’s wrong with it. Still have it tho as it’s paid for and anything I want to move into is going to set me back £500+ a month.
I remember looking at the logs for your car and not being able to see any obvious problems. The problem was that the car felt like it was losing power during shifts?

If you want I can customise your stock tune and see if the problems clear up. I did notice that in your stock maps the car overshoots boost target a little and the fuel trims are quite far off base. Those aren't major issues but I'm as curious as you are to see a resolution.

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Post by Mr Tidy » Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:46 pm

Well I managed to record the repeat on Quest on Sunday night, but didn't get around to watching it until today.

The 3 test criteria for the G29 comparison were a bit limited, but it was interesting that despite the TTRS being slightly quicker round their track both JP and KC preferred how the G29 drove!

But VBH's review of older generations was pretty daft - why would you compare a 23i with a Cayman S? :?

About as useful as her E85 comparison using 3 litre prices when she was driving an M! :headbang:

I hope people do a bit of research of their own.
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Post by Jembo » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:04 pm

Mr Tidy wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:46 pm
Well I managed to record the repeat on Quest on Sunday night, but didn't get around to watching it until today.

The 3 test criteria for the G29 comparison were a bit limited, but it was interesting that despite the TTRS being slightly quicker round their track both JP and KC preferred how the G29 drove!

But VBH's review of older generations was pretty daft - why would you compare a 23i with a Cayman S? :?

About as useful as her E85 comparison using 3 litre prices when she was driving an M! :headbang:

I hope people do a bit of research of their own.
I forgive her as she still looks a ‘fit’ bird after all this time
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Post by Mr Tidy » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:08 pm

Jembo wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:04 pm
I forgive her as she still looks a ‘fit’ bird after all this time
How shallow! :o

I wonder what Suzy Perry is doing these days? :lol:
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Post by Jembo » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:19 pm

Mr Tidy wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:08 pm
Jembo wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:04 pm
I forgive her as she still looks a ‘fit’ bird after all this time
How shallow! :o

I wonder what Suzy Perry is doing these days? :lol:
As per the Pistols, I don’t care :wink:

As for your Suzi, seams to have weathered even better
The dark side with a ///M Hell Bronze Sepang Coupe :happyclap:
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Post by Alpina 98 » Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:06 pm

I have just noticed this video is now on YouTube

https://youtu.be/vMRhz0a0yso

A folding roof or two kangaroos! What would you choose? 🦘🦘
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