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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 442
Posted By roadkillrob
do the thermostat while you are in there, it is...

do the thermostat while you are in there, it is easy to do both at the same time and the thermostat is only like 75 bucks.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By roadkillrob
At 70k miles, I would put a pump and thermostat...

At 70k miles, I would put a pump and thermostat in it, it is a know problem in the early cars and one of them is faulty, the pump will fail soon if it isn't the suspect and thermostat is cheap and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By roadkillrob
I have this one and love it - you attach it under...

I have this one and love it - you attach it under the bumper where you can't see the holes if you take it off

http://www.skene.org/bmw/plate/
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By roadkillrob
There are incredibly complex calculations car...

There are incredibly complex calculations car manufacturers do to determine failure rates and exact cost of repair etc and a bunch of MBA's make sure they are priced correctly to ensure lots of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-11-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 834
Posted By roadkillrob
The S4 package by Dinan is also severely over...

The S4 package by Dinan is also severely over rated - 440hp is the flywheel rating, the car will maybe make 370 at the wheels - M4 is making in the 425 range at the wheels.

Be an educated consumer...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-11-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By roadkillrob
no

no
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By roadkillrob
+1 totally true and a lot of engines do it. The...

+1 totally true and a lot of engines do it. The original GSXR bikes where air/oil cooled and that is what they did - air cooling + a lot of oil sprayed under the pistons!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-07-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By roadkillrob
Ridiculously normal - my 2008 E93 had it's first...

Ridiculously normal - my 2008 E93 had it's first fuel pump at like 2k miles, second around 8k and third around 12 or 15k which was the fixed version that seems to have no issues, been in there for 4...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-06-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By roadkillrob
Wilt states it very well above, it definitely...

Wilt states it very well above, it definitely isn't stupid and these days you earn very little interest on your investments, so the savings in interest may be better than what you could have earned...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-06-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By roadkillrob
I have an 08 with a CIC retrofit, mine I always...

I have an 08 with a CIC retrofit, mine I always leave on the map screen and I see it about once or twice a week when I get in the car, idrive is back at the main menu with map highlighted and I have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-04-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By roadkillrob
For future reference Kaizen is good and near you!

For future reference Kaizen is good and near you!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-02-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By roadkillrob
Could be a lot of things, fuel pump, injectors,...

Could be a lot of things, fuel pump, injectors, coils etc, you will need to have the codes read to narrow it down.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By roadkillrob
Sounds like your battery bought the farm..

Sounds like your battery bought the farm..
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-31-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By roadkillrob
I did not mean they were built on the same...

I did not mean they were built on the same platform, just that it is a tarted up Toyota, but it is still built by Toyota and still drives like a Toyota.

When all the car companies say their car is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-31-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By roadkillrob
+1 bavarian technic enthusiasts cable is your...

+1 bavarian technic enthusiasts cable is your best bet. Second option is an ebay cable and getting a copy of the BMW software INPA, but it is hard to learn and use.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-31-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By roadkillrob
Like others have said, you really want to go with...

Like others have said, you really want to go with a couple of dashcams, you can get decent video and functionality for as low as 50 or 60 bucks these days, they use very little battery, sense shocks...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-31-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By roadkillrob
It's a pretty subjective question, really just...

It's a pretty subjective question, really just depends what you like in a car. I have driven many of them, they are nice cars for the money, but they just don't drive like a BMW. They are...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-30-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By roadkillrob
If you want early answers you have to ask us east...

If you want early answers you have to ask us east coast folks or wait for Kat to wakeup in Texas!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-30-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By roadkillrob
I also think the LCI e90 looks better, more the...

I also think the LCI e90 looks better, more the like the E92 on the front, I always disliked the original 2 piece grill setup. New idrive is a bonus although functionality wise it doesn't do that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-30-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By roadkillrob
E9x cars cannot be charged via the lighter as the...

E9x cars cannot be charged via the lighter as the lighter is not powered when the car is off light the E46 was. You will either need to put the provided wire in plug on the battery itself or wire it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-28-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By roadkillrob
Looks like you have an E92 LCI M-sport, should be...

Looks like you have an E92 LCI M-sport, should be #4 in this diagram

http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=KE33&mospid=52123&btnr=51_6950&hg=51&fg=75

For vehicles with
M Aerodynamics...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-26-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 744
Posted By roadkillrob
This - after that, you will spend 5 grand trying...

This - after that, you will spend 5 grand trying to make the next 20hp and that 5 grand will trade you up to a 335i and give you more potential for less money - just depends what you want in the end,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-26-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By roadkillrob
Yes that is oil, runs typically just under 250...

Yes that is oil, runs typically just under 250 when warmed up, it has to get into the 270-280 range before the car will complain.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-25-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,096
Posted By roadkillrob
Most bmw's have to adjustments, the bump stop...

Most bmw's have to adjustments, the bump stop that can be adjusted to not let the hood go too low and the latch which can cause it to sit too high like yours. The latch adjustment is usually on the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-25-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,075
Posted By roadkillrob
Post up your copyright and trademarks to the name...

Post up your copyright and trademarks to the name and we can make a determination on your legal rights - you did remember to protect your IP correct?
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