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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-13-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, Try holding full throttle and continually...

Hi,
Try holding full throttle and continually crank it over in full throttle position for 30 seconds, I have used this method numerous times with great success.
Give it a go nothing to loose....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-02-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, First step would be to replace the radiator...

Hi,
First step would be to replace the radiator most likely blocked you said it was replaced was it a new one or used one.
Other things to check- make sure the electric radiator fan works when the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-17-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi Welcome to the forum plenty of good info on...

Hi
Welcome to the forum plenty of good info on the forum, do you have some photos of your car you can post up.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, not to worry Research the p/n here:...

Hi, not to worry
Research the p/n here: http://www.realoem.com/bmw/select.do
Buy it there:http://www.pelicanparts.com/BMW/index-SC.htm

Even though it is genuine part pelican order it in for you....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, First up do you trust the shop to carry out...

Hi,
First up do you trust the shop to carry out the repair, when it is in bits it is to late to change your mind?


The shop should do some sort of diagnostic check i.e.:
Start the engine with...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-09-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, The best two option I see are: 1- remove...

Hi,
The best two option I see are:
1- remove the rocker cover and degrease everything and wash/clean out the carbon then reassemble drain engine oil and refuel with diesel engine oil take for a 1/2...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-21-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Dave @nz
It would be best practice to resurface but if you...

It would be best practice to resurface but if you cleaned up the surface and it was good condition then check the head with a straight edge gauge and found no bow probably worth the risk.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 06-19-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,108
Posted By Dave @nz
My first purchase would be M3 badge and post the...

My first purchase would be M3 badge and post the old m4 badge back to bmw.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 06-19-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,599
Posted By Dave @nz
The crash will prove real world driving crash...

The crash will prove real world driving crash data for BMW, that would be my spin on it whilst explaining how it happened to the boss.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-17-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 694
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi Personally what I would recommend to you is...

Hi
Personally what I would recommend to you is a Toyota Corolla it is not what you want but is a great first car. Lots of people here would have driven similar before they could afford what they...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-30-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi and a big Welcome A photo of your car is a...

Hi and a big Welcome
A photo of your car is a good thing to add and how many you have and have owned.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-29-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, Can you please provide some background...

Hi,
Can you please provide some background information,

Was it going good then suddenly non start problem.
I take it you have replaced fuel lines supplying the fuel rail is it possible you have...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-26-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By Dave @nz
Welcome and may the good times roll. Dave.

Welcome and may the good times roll.
Dave.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-22-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,888
Posted By Dave @nz
Any updates.

Any updates.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 05-17-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 986
Posted By Dave @nz
Is that the real sound or does it have artificial...

Is that the real sound or does it have artificial sound via the speakers, either way sound sporty and good for 3 cal.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-11-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,299
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi I would be keeping the rpm low as possible...

Hi
I would be keeping the rpm low as possible while still having a smooth shudder free take up at the same time releasing the clutch pedal fully asap then adding more throttle.
Riding the clutch...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, Seems like the only item of concern is the...

Hi,
Seems like the only item of concern is the slight rattle noise which may change with milage, you have contacted the garage let them experience the noise and if it develops in to a problem you...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-09-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,888
Posted By Dave @nz
Is there not some kind of consumers guarantee law...

Is there not some kind of consumers guarantee law to protect you for this kind of thing, seems like they sold you a dud since it broke down the next day should be good grounds for legal help to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-26-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,503
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, My experience with Diesels stems from back...

Hi,
My experience with Diesels stems from back in the 1990s back then in to New Zealand we had a lot of used import cars and diesels arriving from Japan some of the diesels had erg systems and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-26-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,706
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, Can you go back to the dealership explain...

Hi,
Can you go back to the dealership explain the situation had other thing going on and deadline at airport and made an error, don't want it and ask for refund if they decline say next step is the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, Sounds like you are describing a flat...

Hi,
Sounds like you are describing a flat battery and or communication between the key and computer I forgot what they call it but for e36 there was a reprogramming of the dme to allow the engine to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, No worries glad it worked out probably...

Hi,
No worries glad it worked out probably needs a run now to get those spark plugs working properly and thanks for the feed back a lot of threads have no feed back to let people know if the problem...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Dave @nz
Okay I can help you on this you have to to...

Okay
I can help you on this you have to to exactly as instructed,

1, Hold the throttle at full throttle and Don't let it up at all until it is running!
2, Now crank that engine over Dont release...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-02-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,009
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, 216 is the correct answer, the calculation...

Hi,
216 is the correct answer, the calculation is 12 inches =1foot therefore 18 ftlbs x 12 =216 inch pounds.
Hop this helps.
Dave.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-22-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,583
Posted By Dave @nz
I have seen a Toyota with the battery connected...

I have seen a Toyota with the battery connected wrong way around after replacing the fried ECU it started straight up no other damages or electrical issues.
I would get my hands on another edu and...
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