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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-25-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,637
Posted By 8355adam
Just so you know....I had a Crank shaft sensor...

Just so you know....I had a Crank shaft sensor code on my E46. After replacing it twice and still no solution I took it to my trusted Indy. Turns out the fuel pump needed to be replaced. Car was not...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-23-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By 8355adam
Help with Pulling issue

I've just replaced the control arms on my '04 E46 sedan ZHP. Car was not showing any signs of pulling before replacement and did not show any signs immediately after install. Decided to get alignment...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-21-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 977
Posted By 8355adam
I haven't driven either. Kind of scared I will...

I haven't driven either. Kind of scared I will fall in love with the m3 :). My heart says m3 my brain says d. To answer question above I only drive about 6k miles per year on my current e90. I have a...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 05-20-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 615
Posted By 8355adam
Soon to be M3 owner, SHould i budget for bearing repalcement

Looking to buy E90 or E92 M3. My question is - should I budget $2500 for rod bearing replacement immediately after purchase for any model year or just 08/09 years? should I bother replacing them at...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-20-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 977
Posted By 8355adam
No surprises for me so far given this is an...

No surprises for me so far given this is an enthusiasts forum.

I have read up a lot about the driving characteristics of both vehicles. No doubt that the M3 is the drivers car and better track car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By 8355adam
What is a reasonable asking price

Further to my thread a few minutes ago.
About to put my 2006 e90 330i up for sale and need help with asking price as prices seem all over the place on auto trader etc.

Graphite/black leather,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 977
Posted By 8355adam
Help me decide E90 m3 or 335d

Time to upgrade from '06 330i

I've "always wanted" an M3 for obvious reasons but something keeps drawing me to a 335d msport.

I have a budget of 25-30k so I'm limited mostly to pre Lci m3 but...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By 8355adam
so all told its coming to about $5000.... higher...

so all told its coming to about $5000.... higher than i orignially thought. thank goodness for insurance!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By 8355adam
E46 Poor Headlight illumination

I ahve a 2004 330i ZHP with xenon headlights. Im running OEM bulbs but the quality of illumiation is terrible. From the outside they look bright enough (white not blue) but behind the wheel you can...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By 8355adam
Damage Estimate?

Hit a deer going about 45mph last night....here is the result. Didnt see it until i hit it. Stupid animals.

Whats the cost of this job? headlight is damaged but not completely busted. Not sure if...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,638
Posted By 8355adam
Radar detectors illegal in VA :(

Radar detectors illegal in VA :(
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,605
Posted By 8355adam
As a firefighter/EMT i can tell you guys that...

As a firefighter/EMT i can tell you guys that they probably didnt intend to cause extra damage...there is just too many other things to be occupied with on a fire ground. I can also tell you guys...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By 8355adam
hint?

hint?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By 8355adam
wouldnt be your DTC kicking in would it?

wouldnt be your DTC kicking in would it?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By 8355adam
Tie rod parts recommendation

I have to do tie rod end diy. Looking at just the rod itself (no boots etc) these are the prices ive seen. Is there going to be a quality difference?

OEM = $130 each
Lemfoerder =$70 each
Bav...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-13-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,829
Posted By 8355adam
As someone who has extensive knowlege about...

As someone who has extensive knowlege about engineering of motor oils and the marketing/profit motives for getting them in customers hands, i can say that you are very wrong.

BMW label their caps...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 03-05-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 485
Posted By 8355adam
WTB M3 Poster

Im interested in one of the original factory E9x M3 posters that is double sided.

i think one of them reads "hold on to your umlauts" the other side reads "quote, sedan, unquote"

let me know if...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-28-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,298
Posted By 8355adam
i have 12 months on my cquence cross drilled and...

i have 12 months on my cquence cross drilled and slotted rotors with oem pads and calipers. works well, no crazy improvements over oem but they havent rusted, very smooth good bite and feel. they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-19-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,649
Posted By 8355adam
2nd Gear Starts

How many of you MT owners regularly set off from a standing start in 2nd gear?

My dad just drove my car for the first time. He used to drive MT but now AT for last 15 years. He tried to set of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-19-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By 8355adam
Help me ID this rattle

04 ZHP

When engaging the clutch at low RPMs from a standing start in 1st and sometimes 2nd when still low RPMs i get a metalic rattling sound. I can replicate it quite easily but find it hard to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By 8355adam
Finally a clear cut answer at last.... cheers...

Finally a clear cut answer at last.... cheers fdriller9
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By 8355adam
New battery - confused!

Before you ask...yes I've done research and used the search feature. Im still confused. :dunno:

I have 06 330i that needs a new battery.

1) Is aftermarket battery ok for me? what brand makes...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-11-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By 8355adam
Cracked heater core is the likely cause. It uses...

Cracked heater core is the likely cause. It uses hot coolant from the engine to warm up air that passes through the core and through the cabin vents. when it cracks, some of the coolant seeps into...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,023
Posted By 8355adam
Disagree with you here.... it depends on your...

Disagree with you here.... it depends on your perspective (or previous cars) coming from a 2000 Jetta i love my 330 and never find it a "pain in the ass" to fix albeit a little pricey. Its no 335 but...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-23-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 719
Posted By 8355adam
Performance Suspension install cost/DIY?

This might be one fore E90post but thought i'd try here first.

Im weighing up the options for instaling the BMW performance suspension kit (see link below). I have a 330i build date pre 6/2006...
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