my mini (made by bmw) had a plastic thermostat housing (on a part that gets hot/cold thousands of times over ownership) that exploded at only 47k. I cut my hands up so bad replacing that garbage. On top of the dozens of cost cutting plastic bs that car had that failed or didnt work property. It also burned more oil… Read more
Imho? Fix the z4 and ditch it. Pay someone to fix it if you have to, but ditch it. Modernish BMW’s are great to drive when they’re new or freshly rebuilt, but you know the score, I don’t need to tell you. The component quality is abysmal and we could both independently come up with better polymers in our bathtubs if… Read more
It’s less about mileage than age and thermal cycling. The plastic is crap and gets brittle with age. You won’t find an upgraded part, it doesn’t exist. Hella makes tons of OE parts, not just aftermarket lights. The thinking behind doing everything at once is that if one thing has failed then other things aren’t far… Read more
Plot twist - skychismo hit your car.
Do you know what condition that Chevelle was in when he started the project and how much work, and how much of his income, went in to getting it where it is? Do you know how long that guy had to work and save to buy that Corvette? They may not be special to you but they are special to their owners and that’s all that… Read more
Wrong 80s wedge shaped Mopar.