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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By cjhoward
Low oil light

Yesterday, I got a low oil warning light while running a short errand. When I came home, I checked the oil level and it said it was OK. Drove the car another 125 miles in different trips and the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-19-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 646
Posted By cjhoward
Adaptive brake light repair/SIB

I was getting a service light for a bulb. Took my car in BMW Annapolis. They said there was a defect in the Adaptive brake light socket. They said when they get the fault code A8C3 that SIB 631407...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-20-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,884
Posted By cjhoward
No, they are thrust rod bushings...

No, they are thrust rod bushings...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,884
Posted By cjhoward
I wished I had saved the diagrams I found on this...

I wished I had saved the diagrams I found on this part yesterday for you guys. They came up constantly with my search, but today spent the last 20 f'g minutes looking for it and cannot find it. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-18-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,884
Posted By cjhoward
Thrust rod bushing

Was told today after $771 in service (standard scope, air filter, plugs & oil) that I have a blown left thrust rod bushing. They recommend replace both (assume this means left and right side as...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,069
Posted By cjhoward
I had the OEM Bridgestone RFTs. They were stiff...

I had the OEM Bridgestone RFTs. They were stiff as sh1t and didn't grip. Just bought some PS2 ZPs, but have yet to put them on. Have enjoyed 2 sets of GY Eagle F1 Asymms over the last few years. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 21,893
Posted By cjhoward
I buried a Blackberry BT remote stereo gateway...

I buried a Blackberry BT remote stereo gateway underneath my center console. 3.5mm output to the AUX input and powered via the cigarette lighter in same. So I can thus stream audio via bluetooth...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 26,867
Posted By cjhoward
I've had the squeak from day 1 (CPO with 9,000...

I've had the squeak from day 1 (CPO with 9,000 miles at purchase). Annoying and sounds junky as hell.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 25,308
Posted By cjhoward
Even better than that, you know the area on the...

Even better than that, you know the area on the handle where you can touch to lock the doors? Touch and hold and the windows will go up.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,418
Posted By cjhoward
Actually, they determined the recoil from the...

Actually, they determined the recoil from the Bofors 40mm autocannon was the root cause of the cable loosening.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-19-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,418
Posted By cjhoward
Complete Power Failure of the Vehicle's Electrical System

Bumping this post in hopes it helps someone for this obscure yet potentially catastrophic failure. It can happen when you are driving!!!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,418
Posted By cjhoward
Problem (almost) solved

Went to BMW of Silver Spring and luckily a mechanic was walking by while I was talking to the service guy. Mechanic said there is a bulletin indicating the main power (heavy gauge red lead) will...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,418
Posted By cjhoward
2007 e92 coupe is stone dead

Went to start my car to leave work and nothing. Battery shows 12.6V (black circle on visual indicator though not green) and car is totally dead. No instruments, no light when door opens. Went to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-15-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,446
Posted By cjhoward
Yes, these are NOT runflats. I unfortunately...

Yes, these are NOT runflats. I unfortunately fell for the Tirerack spin on these things; that their scoring in the rain surpassed the OEM runflats and that they are far less expensive...at first. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-12-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By cjhoward
Here is the schematic. ...

Here is the schematic.
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=WB73&mospid=49514&btnr=51_6105&hg=51&fg=15
The parts are called "Open Grid"
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-11-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By cjhoward
Thanks. I don't know why, but Tischer does not...

Thanks. I don't know why, but Tischer does not show this part on their website. The only time it is referenced is as part of an aero package-bumper and all. I'll call them.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By cjhoward
Thanks

You know if anyone ever paints these black? Thinking about getting black grills as well...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By cjhoward
Need part help-screen next to driver side fog light

I had a birdstrike that broke the screen next to the driver side fog light. Can anyone tell me best place to purchase one? Thanks!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2008, 06:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,821
Posted By cjhoward
Blind spots/ mirrors

Are there any type of aftermarket convex mirrors for the 335i besides the cheap round ones i have always purchased at Auto supply stores? I would like to find something that replaces the OEM mirror...
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