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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By Zeichen311
The shorter the sidewall, the less this matters....

The shorter the sidewall, the less this matters. Maybe on 50- or 55-series rubber or taller the argument holds water but for ultra-low-profile tires, the extra stiffness of a run-flat sidewall...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By Zeichen311
You're talking about a set of Style 162s, with...

You're talking about a set of Style 162s, with tires, for $350? That's about the price of one brand-new bare wheel. If you want them, buy them and scrap the bloody tires! :tsk:

As tturedraider...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By Zeichen311
The suspension you have doesn't matter. Porando...

The suspension you have doesn't matter. Porando was actually referring to the tire/wheel sizes fitted with the sport package, which also included the sport suspension. Regardless, as noted, those...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By Zeichen311
A new N51 short engine costs over $12,000. The...

A new N51 short engine costs over $12,000. The remanufactured option runs about $9,000. Even if you go the salvage route and track down a totaled car with a sound engine, I think you'd have to strike...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By Zeichen311
Positively definitely, but I won't matter until...

Positively definitely, but I won't matter until he figures out how to get under the car (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=785729). :rofl:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-22-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,318
Posted By Zeichen311
Here comes CA: Chicks and ducks and geese better scurry!

Is Mrs. Audio disappointed that your E93 has no fringe on top? :)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-22-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 911
Posted By Zeichen311
This is also why BMW thoughtfully provide a...

This is also why BMW thoughtfully provide a fair-sized trunk and a back seat, neither of which is monitored for seat belt usage. ;)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 474
Posted By Zeichen311
:rofl::rofl: One of the best "don't do that...

:rofl::rofl:
One of the best "don't do that mod!" replies yet!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By Zeichen311
Here again, don't confuse the behavior of the...

Here again, don't confuse the behavior of the turbos with other mechanical aspects of delivering power to the road. Each higher gear gives you less mechanical advantage (torque multiplication) than...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By Zeichen311
Full torque output is available from as low as...

Full torque output is available from as low as 1300rpm. The N54's turbos are tiny and as Cal said, there is essentially no lag in normal driving. From idle to full boost probably requires little more...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-16-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 355
Posted By Zeichen311
I tried to restrain myself but I just can't do...

I tried to restrain myself but I just can't do it. :eeps: The word is spelled voilą! Tell your friends. ;)

Edit: And indeed, as Turborascal noted below, congrats for solving the problem at no...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-16-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Zeichen311
For the record, the dashboard gauge reports oil...

For the record, the dashboard gauge reports oil temperature, not pressure. Normal operating temperature reads 230-260 °F, depending on conditions.

If OP is actually asking about normal system...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By Zeichen311
Contact Wheel Collision Center in Bath, PA. They...

Contact Wheel Collision Center in Bath, PA. They invented the process for repairing alloy wheels and IMO, it isn't irreparable until they say it's irreparable. I also live in NJ and in the past 20...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-08-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By Zeichen311
See my replies in your other thread...

See my replies in your other thread (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8449360).
Forum: General BMW 07-08-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By Zeichen311
Oh, just to throw it out there: I did have one...

Oh, just to throw it out there: I did have one wild speculation as to the cause. (This is speculation--I have nothing but general engineering knowledge to back it up.) The iPod Classic models are the...
Forum: General BMW 07-08-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By Zeichen311
Not to rain on the parade in advance, but ... the...

Not to rain on the parade in advance, but ... the latest MX/TX drivers are not going to fix the problem. I experience the same random lockups, despite having updated my media drivers whenever a new...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 266
Posted By Zeichen311
Not immediately. The control module may sit and...

Not immediately. The control module may sit and "think" for a while before it begins to drive the panel motor.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 266
Posted By Zeichen311
Up, yes. Not forward, not backward ... up. ...

Up, yes. Not forward, not backward ... up.

Incidentally, this anti-trap paralysis can arise from really filthy sunroof tracks. While your roof is open, you might want to vacuum/wipe off any...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 266
Posted By Zeichen311
Don't push forward (close) or back (open). Push...

Don't push forward (close) or back (open). Push UP in the center of the button, as though you were putting the roof in the "vent" position (where only the back edge is lifted up). If you do not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 528
Posted By Zeichen311
: popcorn:

: popcorn:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-06-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 528
Posted By Zeichen311
Your car will adapt but you will cause pinging,...

Your car will adapt but you will cause pinging, roughness and uncontrolled combustion on Bimmerfest by not having searched for an answer to one of the most common automotive questions of all time....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-06-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By Zeichen311
I have seen Midnight Blue in person many times...

I have seen Midnight Blue in person many times and it has notable undertone of deep green. IMO it would not pair at all well with Coral Red.

Find a local dealer who has any vehicle on the lot with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Zeichen311
Ever turned a conventional ignition switch to the...

Ever turned a conventional ignition switch to the "Run" position without first holding it turned to the "Start" position to fire the engine? Same thing, and same result. The dash lights up because...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 875
Posted By Zeichen311
Are you suggesting a meditative topic to help OP...

Are you suggesting a meditative topic to help OP pass the time, or to drive in fear of you barrelling up his trunk like a meteor? :yikes: :confused:

:bustingup:bustingup:bustingup
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By Zeichen311
A little dielectric grease applied to the inside...

A little dielectric grease applied to the inside of the coil connector boot helps prevent the boot from sticking to the plug insulator over time. This reduces the risk of tearing a boot the next time...
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