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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By brewder
For whatever it's worth... Mine wouldn't pass PA...

For whatever it's worth... Mine wouldn't pass PA State inspection until they replaced. :( Not sure what the rules are where you live.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By brewder
Coolant flush routine

This spring Iím planning to do a coolant flush on my E92. Since itís the x-drive model, access to the water pump hoses is a royal PITA, so following a ďlazy manísĒ approach Iíve used on my Audi,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-17-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By brewder
Maybe it's something as simple as slipping belt.....

Maybe it's something as simple as slipping belt.. Replace it, and see if the issue goes away. Be sure to let us all know!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-17-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By brewder
Do you if the serpentine belt/tensioner were ever...

Do you if the serpentine belt/tensioner were ever replaced? If not, give that a shot. Cheap and easy to do. Took me less than 20 minutes and I had never done it before.... Start with the simple...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-11-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By brewder
That's why they call it Preventative...

That's why they call it Preventative Maintenance.... do it when you do have the time/money and before it strands ya at the wrong moment. :bigpimp:
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-10-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By brewder
It is sharp! . 45k for a non cpo seems about 5k...

It is sharp! . 45k for a non cpo seems about 5k too high though.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-09-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By brewder
2011 M3 Thoughts?

Hi everyone..

Thoughts on this:

http://www.bmwrockville.com/used/BMW/2011-BMW-M3-3c9222ae0a0a00645acb01b446a84a6d.htm


I'm LOVING the color combo...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-06-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By brewder
I have the E92 (coupe) version of what you...

I have the E92 (coupe) version of what you have... and that shake drove me NUTS. There's a known TSB to install a special bracket. I had that done a few years back, and the shake has never...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-04-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 463
Posted By brewder
I'm not sure that's true... I thought only the AL...

I'm not sure that's true... I thought only the AL bolts with BLUE tips need to replaced and are single use... The VC bolts are NOT blue tipped...at least on my 2007 328xi they aren't.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-02-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By brewder
I really do like my CIC based nav in my 2011 328....

I really do like my CIC based nav in my 2011 328. I know coverting the ccc based one in the 2008 would cost a good 2k. So you guys are probably right.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By brewder
What obd reader did you use? I gotta belive a...

What obd reader did you use? I gotta belive a code is thrown if you get an overheat warning.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By brewder
What codes are thrown when this happens? I...

What codes are thrown when this happens? I assume when you run the electronic bleed you actually HEAR the water pump moving the coolant through the system?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By brewder
I'm waiting on a response...

I'm waiting on a response...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By brewder
I believe it was roughly 90 ft lbs using the...

I believe it was roughly 90 ft lbs using the digital wrench from BavAuto.. This (http://www.bavauto.com/fland.asp?part=BLD0212C)one.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By brewder
Meyle Rotor WARP after 3k miles?

Hello,

I put Meyle rotors on my 2007 328xi back in September. I bought a brake "kit" from my fav parts store for BMW. My son drives this car (like an old lady) to/from school and work. 3,200...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-01-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By brewder
2008 w/18k

Hello,

This deal seems pretty good. Does anyone have any comments for me?

Finding a 2008 with this little mileage seems pretty rare.. Car fax looks good as well.

...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By brewder
If you're looking for a 335 in that range, be...

If you're looking for a 335 in that range, be sure you have patience and a fat wallet..

If you want a 328.... be prepared to change the plugs, the valve cover gasket, oil filter housing gasket,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By brewder
Have you replaced the engine air filter recently...

Have you replaced the engine air filter recently or ever? If not, replace it with a fresh one... Also, I know it's pretty early mileage wise, but spark plugs could impact MPG...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By brewder
Drove my Audi A4 Quattro with all-seasons for 8...

Drove my Audi A4 Quattro with all-seasons for 8 years... then my 328xi for 3... and now my 328i x-drive... All of them with All-seasons. AWD plows through snow with ease.

Of course some...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-26-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By brewder
I'm 99% sure the bolts for the VCG on the N52 are...

I'm 99% sure the bolts for the VCG on the N52 are NOT single use... They aren't "blue tipped".
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-26-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By brewder
With the paid app you get all the code details...

With the paid app you get all the code details right in the app.. no need to have anything emailed... of course, you CAN email a report to yourself, or a friend, if you like.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-25-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By brewder
Do you hear the pump running when you activate...

Do you hear the pump running when you activate it?

I had my windshield replaced recently and when they (Safelite) reinstalled the cowl where the cabin air cleaner sits, they pinched the hose from...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-20-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 600
Posted By brewder
Yup

Yup
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-20-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 600
Posted By brewder
Oh man! That made me laugh. I'm the same way. ...

Oh man! That made me laugh. I'm the same way. Word to the wise... no enjoying adult beverages until AFTER the job is done. ;) Just say'in!

Been there.. done that..
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-20-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 938
Posted By brewder
FWIW: I have two 328xi's long out of...

FWIW:

I have two 328xi's long out of warranty. Never purchased any extended warranty. If you enjoy doing a little work and PM on your own, you won't really need it for a 328. They are relatively...
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