February 25, 2018 by

The TOPDON OBDCAN PLUS OBD2 Scanner adds additional features beyond those found in a basic OBD2 reader, allowing you to do more tests to assess vehicle health and diagnose problems. The tool also gives you the ability to store diagnostic information for later review.

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Z4 (E85) windshield molding replacement – do it yourself!


November 14, 2017 by

If the windshield molding on your Z4 (E85) dries out and cracks, you can easily replace it in less than an hour for about $50.

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DIY – BMW Z4 (E85) halogen headlight bulb replacement


October 26, 2017 by

Replacing a halogen headlight bulb in a BMW Z4 (E85) is a simple DIY task that you can complete in 30 minutes.

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BMW Z4 (E85) headlight bulb replacement video


October 18, 2017 by

Headlight bulb replacement procedure, with detailed steps and video, for BMW Z4 halogen projector beam headlights on the new QuirkyUncle YouTube channel.

Review – TOPDON TD300 OBD2 Scanner


October 12, 2017 by

TOPDON TD300 OBDII scanner

The TOPDON TD300 OBDII Code Reader is a compact, low-cost OBD2 scanner with a simplified user interface. It performs the basic diagnostic and readiness functions most often needed to maintain your vehicle.

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Protecting your privacy when out shopping


October 5, 2017 by

Photo by Mar Newhall on Unsplash

Shopping malls are gathering more information about you when you shop than you ever suspected. Here are some ways to protect yourself.

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Check your tire pressure with arrival of cooler autumn temperatures


October 3, 2017 by

TPMS monitoring light

Falling temperatures mean falling tire pressure. Make sure you check your tire pressure as colder Autumn temperatures arrive.

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Solving Mac OS upgrade failure with blank screen


October 2, 2017 by

If your Mac fails to complete an OS upgrade, locking up at a blank screen with an arrow cursor in the upper left corner, solving the problem might be easier than you think.

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DIY – BMW Z4 (E85) ignition coil replacement


September 28, 2017 by

Replacing an ignition coil is an easy DIY task that requires minimal tools and skill. You can easily complete the entire job in under an hour.

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New QuirkyUncle Forums! DIY, BMW, and more!


September 25, 2017 by

In an effort to build a vibrant online DIY community, I’m pleased to announce the new QuirkyUncle Forums!

Let’s discuss our common interests! Have a question? Let’s work together to find the best answer!

Success requires your participation! I can listen to myself talk all day long. Now I want to listen to you!

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