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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-26-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By Zeichen311
How old is the car? Before jumping to "replace"...

How old is the car? Before jumping to "replace" you should consider "maintain." Odds are the latches and safety catch are contaminated by years' worth of accumulated gunk. Cleaning them thoroughly...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-26-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 546
Posted By Zeichen311
It will work without starting the car. Pressing...

It will work without starting the car. Pressing the Start/Stop button once puts the car in "accessory" mode. To reach the "ignition on" state without starting the car, press the button again without...
Forum: General BMW 11-25-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By Zeichen311
I think you should try again using the correct...

I think you should try again using the correct grille for an E39 5 Series. ;)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-25-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By Zeichen311
If you have the cold-weather package, the #1...

If you have the cold-weather package, the #1 suspect would be the headlight washers. They are prone to developing leaks if used infrequently (as they often are).

Look for puddles of washer fluid...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-19-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By Zeichen311
What the heck, I'll play the...

What the heck, I'll play the guess-the-noise-over-the-Interwebz game. :)

Road speed-dependent, engine speed-independent, under the center tunnel, turbine-like whine as you describe...my thoughts...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-19-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,088
Posted By Zeichen311
It feels "weird" because you are accustomed to...

It feels "weird" because you are accustomed to driving engines that took a different approach to performance.

jlukja was kind enough to post trustworthy dynamometer plots that I was too lazy to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-18-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By Zeichen311
This is BS. The likely difference is that your...

This is BS. The likely difference is that your quarter panels and doors were blended onto adjacent full panels to make any slight difference in hue imperceptible. Your bumper was probably repainted...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-17-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,088
Posted By Zeichen311
The N20 engine produces its peak torque from...

The N20 engine produces its peak torque from 1250-4800rpm and peak power output from 5000-6000rpm. By 6500rpm it is probably running out of breath, with a noticeable drop in power and torque output....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By Zeichen311
+1. The 335d has riDICulous torque output and a...

+1. The 335d has riDICulous torque output and a relatively low redline, negating most of the need/fun of the paddle shifters.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By Zeichen311
: popcorn:

: popcorn:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-15-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By Zeichen311
1. Press the voice command button on the steering...

1. Press the voice command button on the steering wheel, then say "voice instructions on."
2. Bring up the navigation map display, then press the iDrive controller to the left once. The second icon...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-15-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By Zeichen311
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=545724
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By Zeichen311
Thanks for that! :thumbup:

Thanks for that! :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By Zeichen311
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=79...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7911034&postcount=3
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By Zeichen311
It is not heavily padded (if at all), nor is the...

It is not heavily padded (if at all), nor is the replacement you are considering. In good condition it should feel similar to the seat leather--textured, nicely grippy but not soft like glove or shoe...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By Zeichen311
No such thing. All E90s (USA-bound, at least) had...

No such thing. All E90s (USA-bound, at least) had a leather-wrapped steering wheel as standard equipment. If yours looks & feels hard & shiny, it has been neglected.

Edit: ...and I just spotted...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By Zeichen311
You already have a leather steering wheel.......

You already have a leather steering wheel.... :confused:
Unless it is heavily abraded and worn, a thorough cleaning and reconditioning will be a lot cheaper and easier.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 443
Posted By Zeichen311
Even if they did reinstall it (and I would bet...

Even if they did reinstall it (and I would bet they did), re-sealing the door trim panel is a notoriously fussy job. The adhesive that secures the barrier often does not like being reused yet it is a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-05-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By Zeichen311
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 573
Posted By Zeichen311
: puke: Radeberger Pilsner or Warsteiner...

: puke:
Radeberger Pilsner or Warsteiner Premium Verum. :thumbup:

If your car catches you swilling an American-style lager while wrenching on its delicate internals, I promise you, it will...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By Zeichen311
Time for more coffee, you did it again! :rofl: No...

Time for more coffee, you did it again! :rofl: No BMW six-cylinder engine (whether turbocharged or naturally-aspirated) uses a V-configuration. They are all inline-sixes.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By Zeichen311
Inline-6 (I6 a/k/a straight six) not V6. :nono:

Inline-6 (I6 a/k/a straight six) not V6. :nono:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By Zeichen311
No. This is no different nor better than...

No. This is no different nor better than anti-seize. Lugs are to be installed & torqued dry.

Whenever you have the bolts out, dress the threads with a stiff nylon or brass wire brush, if needed....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-31-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,724
Posted By Zeichen311
"Swedish bricks" ... I love it. :thumbup:...

"Swedish bricks" ... I love it. :thumbup: Reminded me instantly of this:

http://www.bricecenter.com/_/rsrc/1296878746565/art/Designs-by-brice/crazy-people-volvo.jpg

:D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-31-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Zeichen311
Oh, and you should ask this question over in the...

Oh, and you should ask this question over in the E90/E92 M3 sub-forum. I am sure you will find some owners there who can post, or direct you to, better pictures of Silver Novillo.
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