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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 03:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,213
Posted By thekurgan
I use 0000 steel wool most of the time, but he is...

I use 0000 steel wool most of the time, but he is correct, it can restore that nice, brushed look.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 10:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,213
Posted By thekurgan
When I first saw this subject title, my first...

When I first saw this subject title, my first thought was: "George likes the kung pao!"

Carry on now.

http://i.imgur.com/ofrNRk2.jpg
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By thekurgan
How old is the battery? Whenever I remove...

How old is the battery? Whenever I remove sensors from an aged vehicle, I apply some dexoxit to the contact points, so you may be onto something there when you had to disconnect some components. Do...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 760
Posted By thekurgan
This is killing me. :)

This is killing me. :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 760
Posted By thekurgan
It was an E90 and someone made me an offer at the...

It was an E90 and someone made me an offer at the time I found a one-owner E39M5, a long-sought after dream car. And please, the rod bearing thing is the most overhyped "thing" on the internet.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 398
Posted By thekurgan
The urethane top coat has rubbed off.

The urethane top coat has rubbed off.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-26-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 760
Posted By thekurgan
Smaller wheel = smart.

Smaller wheel = smart.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By thekurgan
Unless you can find a better viton rubber gasket...

Unless you can find a better viton rubber gasket that might hold up better, this might be a maintenance issue or replace at each filter change perhaps.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By thekurgan
A dead body huh?

A dead body huh?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-17-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By thekurgan
There are a zillion posts about this with a bunch...

There are a zillion posts about this with a bunch of possible outcomes. Try using the search for "rough idle".
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-17-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By thekurgan
Try some techron concentrate plus in 2...

Try some techron concentrate plus in 2 consecutive tanks before you spend gobs of dough.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-17-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By thekurgan
This is an easy check. Pull inward the...

This is an easy check. Pull inward the surrounding frame around the shift boot and pull upwards gently. Pull out the insulating foam and you'll see the rubber boot. It should be snug, no splits or...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-16-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By thekurgan
If it's a manual transmission, check the shift...

If it's a manual transmission, check the shift rubber boot for cracks; you'd be surprised what smells can rise up from the shift lever area.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-08-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,455
Posted By thekurgan
ibtl : popcorn:

ibtl : popcorn:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-03-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,582
Posted By thekurgan
Themz good eatin'

Themz good eatin'
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-03-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 810
Posted By thekurgan
BMWs are most reliable when preventative...

BMWs are most reliable when preventative maintenance is performed, usually, ahead of BMW's recommended schedule. Knowing what to look for ahead of time is also beneficial. You may pick up an abused...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By thekurgan
7 speed dual clutch was offered in the 'is' model...

7 speed dual clutch was offered in the 'is' model iirc. It isn't offered in any of the awd models.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-01-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 810
Posted By thekurgan
or ... Valve cover gaskets, timing chain...

or ...

Valve cover gaskets, timing chain tensioner, belts, fan clutch, fan, thrust arm bushings, thermostat, power steering flushes (not R&P steering) ... ETC.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,857
Posted By thekurgan
Welcome to post 2005 BMWs, where the crappy...

Welcome to post 2005 BMWs, where the crappy plastic is coated for "feel".

Tips:

wash your hands before getting in the car
don't use hand cream
use a ph-balanced cleaner when cleaning the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,789
Posted By thekurgan
There is absolutely no point in removing the...

There is absolutely no point in removing the charcoal piece. It's so sparsely constructed, it can't hinder power in any measurable way.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By thekurgan
Saloon = E90

Saloon = E90
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,337
Posted By thekurgan
Isn't the ecopro thing an "F" thing? ...

Isn't the ecopro thing an "F" thing? :D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-26-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,490
Posted By thekurgan
See this post, I seem to remember my dealer...

See this post, I seem to remember my dealer adding some support when I had the issue:

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=376018
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-26-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,337
Posted By thekurgan
Don't drive it.

Don't drive it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-26-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By thekurgan
Rod bearings in the N5x will hate you for using...

Rod bearings in the N5x will hate you for using something that thick, especially at morning startup.
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