ZPOST
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   ZPOST > BMW Z4 Roadster and Coupe > Regional Forums > Canada
  TireRack

SUPPORT ZPOST BY DOING YOUR TIRERACK SHOPPING FROM THIS BANNER, THANKS!
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      11-04-2013, 03:58 PM   #1
nekky
Collector of Z4Ms
 
nekky's Avatar
 
Drives: 07 Z4MC MB, 06 Z4MR IR VT2-500
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Winnipeg, MB

Posts: 891
iTrader: (1)

Need S54 specialist near Winnipeg, MB!!!

Hey guys,

Need someone who can figure out my car already. It's not running properly on the VT2-500 setup. Rebuilt the VANOS this summer and still having issues - unsure if it's VANOS related, but it could be timing.

Honestly at this point I'm ready to let a professional with *experience* step in. I do NOT want to take it to the local dealer, nor a couple of the euro shops here in town.

Any suggestions? The car can be driven, it just doesn't idle properly and I believe it is still running rich. I would drive it within a reasonable distance (even Minneapolis to be honest) if anyone has nay really good suggestions.

Thanks in advance!

Zac
nekky is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      11-04-2013, 06:44 PM   #2
dbarton62
First Lieutenant
 
Drives: 04ZR 3.0 6 speed VF SC
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Kitchener Ontario Canada

Posts: 370
iTrader: (0)

Nekky,
Rabbit had the VT install done at Tunerworks in Calgary
Thread here http://www.zpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=470960

Link http://www.tunerworks.com/

GL
__________________
04Z4R 3.0 6 speed VF supercharged
Ceramic coated Bimmerbrakes header
CDV delete ,custom strut bar,3.73:1 rear gears
H&R anti roll bars, adjustable Hotchkis end links.
Eibach Pro Kit,Koni Yellows

Last edited by dbarton62; 11-04-2013 at 06:50 PM.
dbarton62 is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      11-04-2013, 07:12 PM   #3
nekky
Collector of Z4Ms
 
nekky's Avatar
 
Drives: 07 Z4MC MB, 06 Z4MR IR VT2-500
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Winnipeg, MB

Posts: 891
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by dbarton62 View Post
Nekky,
Rabbit had the VT install done at Tunerworks in Calgary
Thread here http://www.zpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=470960

Link http://www.tunerworks.com/

GL
Yeah I've toyed with the idea of going back, but it's a bit of a drive too. Done it many times, but ideally there's someone in the city here that I don't know about.
nekky is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      11-04-2013, 07:19 PM   #4
Caddyshk
M = Midlife Crisis
 
Caddyshk's Avatar
 
Drives: 2006 Z4MC Interlagos
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Oak Ridges, Ontario, Canada

Posts: 1,910
iTrader: (0)

In Winnipeg? Not likely if you have not already found him I'm afraid.
__________________
2006 Z4MC - #LL93158
SuperSprint Race Cans, RE X Pipe, Fabspeed Headers, OE STB, AS Shifter, Dave Z Modified CDV, Ground Control Coil Overs, Stoptech lines, Hawk DTC Pads, RE Clutch Stop, RE Transmission Mounts, Vibra-Technics Engine Mounts, ZHP Shift Knob, LeatherZ M Shift Boot, Tekarbon Rear Spoiler, CF Grills, Advan RS DGM
Caddyshk is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      11-04-2013, 07:49 PM   #5
nekky
Collector of Z4Ms
 
nekky's Avatar
 
Drives: 07 Z4MC MB, 06 Z4MR IR VT2-500
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Winnipeg, MB

Posts: 891
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Caddyshk View Post
In Winnipeg? Not likely if you have not already found him I'm afraid.
I'm beginning to think a road trip to Toronto is in order next spring
nekky is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      11-04-2013, 08:14 PM   #6
Caddyshk
M = Midlife Crisis
 
Caddyshk's Avatar
 
Drives: 2006 Z4MC Interlagos
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Oak Ridges, Ontario, Canada

Posts: 1,910
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by nekky View Post
I'm beginning to think a road trip to Toronto is in order next spring
Look into the cost to transport your car to Calgary too - not as much as you may think...
__________________
2006 Z4MC - #LL93158
SuperSprint Race Cans, RE X Pipe, Fabspeed Headers, OE STB, AS Shifter, Dave Z Modified CDV, Ground Control Coil Overs, Stoptech lines, Hawk DTC Pads, RE Clutch Stop, RE Transmission Mounts, Vibra-Technics Engine Mounts, ZHP Shift Knob, LeatherZ M Shift Boot, Tekarbon Rear Spoiler, CF Grills, Advan RS DGM
Caddyshk is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      11-04-2013, 08:51 PM   #7
dbarton62
First Lieutenant
 
Drives: 04ZR 3.0 6 speed VF SC
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Kitchener Ontario Canada

Posts: 370
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Caddyshk View Post
Look into the cost to transport your car to Calgary too - not as much as you may think...
Yep,
Would be my first thought, give it back to the guys who did the initial install.
__________________
04Z4R 3.0 6 speed VF supercharged
Ceramic coated Bimmerbrakes header
CDV delete ,custom strut bar,3.73:1 rear gears
H&R anti roll bars, adjustable Hotchkis end links.
Eibach Pro Kit,Koni Yellows
dbarton62 is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      11-05-2013, 11:34 AM   #8
nekky
Collector of Z4Ms
 
nekky's Avatar
 
Drives: 07 Z4MC MB, 06 Z4MR IR VT2-500
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Winnipeg, MB

Posts: 891
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Caddyshk View Post
Look into the cost to transport your car to Calgary too - not as much as you may think...
It would make the drive just fine I'm sure. But yeah, I'm gainfully employed at a Honda dealership so shipping it there isn't hard

Quote:
Originally Posted by dbarton62 View Post
Yep,
Would be my first thought, give it back to the guys who did the initial install.
I think it may end up this way next year. It will sit over the winter where I can finally tinker with it: new garage. Just gotta insulate the thing over the next month.
nekky is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      11-21-2013, 10:41 AM   #9
Huz-Z
Colonel
 
Huz-Z's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW Z4 3.0si Montego Blue
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Canada

Posts: 2,192
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by nekky View Post
I think it may end up this way next year. It will sit over the winter where I can finally tinker with it: new garage. Just gotta insulate the thing over the next month.
New Garage - me too! Don't know how I lived without it.

__________________
Huz-Z


BMW Z4 3.0si Roadster. Montego Blue Metallic. Power M Seats w Memory. M Sport Wheel. Premium and Sport Package, Xenon.
Huz-Z is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      11-21-2013, 07:06 PM   #10
Caddyshk
M = Midlife Crisis
 
Caddyshk's Avatar
 
Drives: 2006 Z4MC Interlagos
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Oak Ridges, Ontario, Canada

Posts: 1,910
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Huz-Z View Post
New Garage - me too! Don't know how I lived without it.
How is your Neighbor living with it?
__________________
2006 Z4MC - #LL93158
SuperSprint Race Cans, RE X Pipe, Fabspeed Headers, OE STB, AS Shifter, Dave Z Modified CDV, Ground Control Coil Overs, Stoptech lines, Hawk DTC Pads, RE Clutch Stop, RE Transmission Mounts, Vibra-Technics Engine Mounts, ZHP Shift Knob, LeatherZ M Shift Boot, Tekarbon Rear Spoiler, CF Grills, Advan RS DGM
Caddyshk is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      11-22-2013, 11:03 AM   #11
Huz-Z
Colonel
 
Huz-Z's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW Z4 3.0si Montego Blue
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Canada

Posts: 2,192
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Caddyshk View Post
How is your Neighbor living with it?
Hey Caddyshk!!!

They are not happy. But in view of the torture they put my wife and I through to get approval to build the garage, and their subsequent absolutely ignorant treatment of my wife, the more it upsets them, the better I like it. See my PM!!!

I now have a fine garage for my car, plenty of storage, and a damn high fence so I don't have to look at the ugly buggers and can prevent them from using the side of my property to access their garden, which I think was their underlying motivation all along.
__________________
Huz-Z


BMW Z4 3.0si Roadster. Montego Blue Metallic. Power M Seats w Memory. M Sport Wheel. Premium and Sport Package, Xenon.

Last edited by Huz-Z; 11-22-2013 at 12:33 PM.
Huz-Z is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:07 PM.




zpost
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST