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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-22-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By 4Bimmers
They only needed 2 days to come back in my case....

They only needed 2 days to come back in my case. First all built up colony around passenger door, outside seal. Cleaned out and 2 days later same on driver side.
Took car to car wash for proper...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By 4Bimmers
Ha, Interesting that I encountered same issue...

Ha,
Interesting that I encountered same issue with 14mm hex on my BMW cruiser transmission. Same recipe, get a hex key, cut it and extend with 14 mm socket. Use stubby socket hex with fixed wrench...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By 4Bimmers
On my jeep I was battling the same phenomenon for...

On my jeep I was battling the same phenomenon for a while. End result was after replacing thermostat and hoses that the radiator cap was faulty.since the BMW doesn't have a radiator cap there must be...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-04-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By 4Bimmers
My 2001 Z3 3.0 with 53k most is closer in Atlanta...

My 2001 Z3 3.0 with 53k most is closer in Atlanta if u r interested.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-04-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By 4Bimmers
A nice warm garage is the right treatment for the...

A nice warm garage is the right treatment for the car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By 4Bimmers
Ok had them replace the right front rim and check...

Ok had them replace the right front rim and check alignment. Did remove the vibes and the alignment was pretty much right.
So now I have one slightly out of round, maybe. Need to check if I can get...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,360
Posted By 4Bimmers
Ferrari obviously also clearly shuns kn cause maf...

Ferrari obviously also clearly shuns kn cause maf gets destroyed by oil.
Pure paper is still good and if it does not turn dark it's not working. I've had so many oil changes done on my jeep and the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By 4Bimmers
Low coolant

Is it common in 335 to lose coolant over 9000 miles?
Not happened with any of the other cars prior and current.
Oil they claimed a quart in 750 miles is still within BMW tolerances. Sounds a little...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By 4Bimmers
Ok, Verdict from dealer all wheels out of...

Ok,
Verdict from dealer all wheels out of round, after hitting one 2in dent not even hole with right front. Hard to believe its true. Wanted to swap all for 2,200 bucks.
I am getting one new wheel...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-07-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 516
Posted By 4Bimmers
No smoke without fire, or high risk for it. Why...

No smoke without fire, or high risk for it. Why did they do what they did? Did they see some evidence of it being the cause of the smell?
I had some hint of this but it went away and was never...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By 4Bimmers
Is it like skipping a cog in the diff? I have...

Is it like skipping a cog in the diff?
I have had this symptom with the tranny especially when accelerating on a jeep however.
Other thought would be the rear diff axle assembly somehow rotating...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-29-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By 4Bimmers
I had the wheel checked at tire place and that is...

I had the wheel checked at tire place and that is where the balance was ok but it seemed like a little out of round. Don't know if it sls tire or wheel though, if that would be the case.
It seems...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By 4Bimmers
Unhappy 2in pothole

I hit a 2 in deep pothole and the car slammed, sounded like it would have bottomed out. 8ooo miles on it and speed around 65mph on Interstate.
After this I got a slight vibration at speeds from low...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-24-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By 4Bimmers
The compressor should be running when you test...

The compressor should be running when you test the pressure. I just used one of the cans with gauge on my jeep and it read high when not running but as soon as compressor was running (I put jumper...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,048
Posted By 4Bimmers
Self import a M5 wagon from Europe. They even...

Self import a M5 wagon from Europe. They even have a 550Diesel wagon with all M stuff.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-11-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,031
Posted By 4Bimmers
In this case it was a Mercedes 280SL pagoda. Ie...

In this case it was a Mercedes 280SL pagoda. Ie 196x so quite old. The top was down in a dry garage for some 5 years under the hard top.
The climate is critical and the window is vulnerable. I have...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-11-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By 4Bimmers
I wish you all the best and your wife to maintain...

I wish you all the best and your wife to maintain her strong will and come clean.
We went through this some 10 years back and are so far ok. I have claimed misdiagnose and over cautious diagnose but...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By 4Bimmers
Test drive them to see if they are as nice as u...

Test drive them to see if they are as nice as u think. Fuel mileage comes at a price. Stop engine at every corner, 4 cyl with turbo, not same torquey feel. Etc.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By 4Bimmers
I've been using Bimmers they have two shops. One...

I've been using Bimmers they have two shops. One in Roswell and one in Kennesaw.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By 4Bimmers
Look in communications.

Look in communications.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-06-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,031
Posted By 4Bimmers
I drop the top with a BMW window shield in place...

I drop the top with a BMW window shield in place to avoid scratches and creases. The I use a tonneau cover but if it rains it is likely water ends up in the car. It really work best as a suncover...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-06-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By 4Bimmers
If you took it all out u could see if the pump...

If you took it all out u could see if the pump was connected or not. U can then also try the pump with 12V to see if it works.
The lose lead u show could be fog light, electric fan, or other stuff...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By 4Bimmers
The new 28 engine sucks. Really did not like it...

The new 28 engine sucks. Really did not like it in loaner. Yes 240hp or so but my 2001 3.0 Z3 has much more grunt and continuous torque.

The steering is also awful, no feel whatsoever, all BMW...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-09-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By 4Bimmers
Connects to pump that sits under reservoir. Very...

Connects to pump that sits under reservoir. Very easy fix, just connect it. U can even remove pump and connect it and reattach pump.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-09-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 929
Posted By 4Bimmers
THE bonnet in Atlanta. In the same location I...

THE bonnet in Atlanta. In the same location I open the hood:)
Distance from the drop top will create an uneven opening or closing, even manual recommends running engine when operating the roof.
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