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Forum: New Member Introductions 07-17-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi Welcome to the forum plenty of good info on...

Hi
Welcome to the forum plenty of good info on the forum, do you have some photos of your car you can post up.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, not to worry Research the p/n here:...

Hi, not to worry
Research the p/n here: http://www.realoem.com/bmw/select.do
Buy it there:http://www.pelicanparts.com/BMW/index-SC.htm

Even though it is genuine part pelican order it in for you....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, First up do you trust the shop to carry out...

Hi,
First up do you trust the shop to carry out the repair, when it is in bits it is to late to change your mind?


The shop should do some sort of diagnostic check i.e.:
Start the engine with...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-09-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, The best two option I see are: 1- remove...

Hi,
The best two option I see are:
1- remove the rocker cover and degrease everything and wash/clean out the carbon then reassemble drain engine oil and refuel with diesel engine oil take for a 1/2...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-21-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Dave @nz
It would be best practice to resurface but if you...

It would be best practice to resurface but if you cleaned up the surface and it was good condition then check the head with a straight edge gauge and found no bow probably worth the risk.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 06-19-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,442
Posted By Dave @nz
My first purchase would be M3 badge and post the...

My first purchase would be M3 badge and post the old m4 badge back to bmw.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 06-19-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,074
Posted By Dave @nz
The crash will prove real world driving crash...

The crash will prove real world driving crash data for BMW, that would be my spin on it whilst explaining how it happened to the boss.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-17-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 629
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi Personally what I would recommend to you is...

Hi
Personally what I would recommend to you is a Toyota Corolla it is not what you want but is a great first car. Lots of people here would have driven similar before they could afford what they...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-30-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi and a big Welcome A photo of your car is a...

Hi and a big Welcome
A photo of your car is a good thing to add and how many you have and have owned.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-29-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, Can you please provide some background...

Hi,
Can you please provide some background information,

Was it going good then suddenly non start problem.
I take it you have replaced fuel lines supplying the fuel rail is it possible you have...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-26-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By Dave @nz
Welcome and may the good times roll. Dave.

Welcome and may the good times roll.
Dave.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-22-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By Dave @nz
Any updates.

Any updates.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 05-17-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 948
Posted By Dave @nz
Is that the real sound or does it have artificial...

Is that the real sound or does it have artificial sound via the speakers, either way sound sporty and good for 3 cal.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-11-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,243
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi I would be keeping the rpm low as possible...

Hi
I would be keeping the rpm low as possible while still having a smooth shudder free take up at the same time releasing the clutch pedal fully asap then adding more throttle.
Riding the clutch...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, Seems like the only item of concern is the...

Hi,
Seems like the only item of concern is the slight rattle noise which may change with milage, you have contacted the garage let them experience the noise and if it develops in to a problem you...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-09-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By Dave @nz
Is there not some kind of consumers guarantee law...

Is there not some kind of consumers guarantee law to protect you for this kind of thing, seems like they sold you a dud since it broke down the next day should be good grounds for legal help to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-26-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 11,287
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, My experience with Diesels stems from back...

Hi,
My experience with Diesels stems from back in the 1990s back then in to New Zealand we had a lot of used import cars and diesels arriving from Japan some of the diesels had erg systems and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-26-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,638
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, Can you go back to the dealership explain...

Hi,
Can you go back to the dealership explain the situation had other thing going on and deadline at airport and made an error, don't want it and ask for refund if they decline say next step is the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, Sounds like you are describing a flat...

Hi,
Sounds like you are describing a flat battery and or communication between the key and computer I forgot what they call it but for e36 there was a reprogramming of the dme to allow the engine to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, No worries glad it worked out probably...

Hi,
No worries glad it worked out probably needs a run now to get those spark plugs working properly and thanks for the feed back a lot of threads have no feed back to let people know if the problem...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By Dave @nz
Okay I can help you on this you have to to...

Okay
I can help you on this you have to to exactly as instructed,

1, Hold the throttle at full throttle and Don't let it up at all until it is running!
2, Now crank that engine over Dont release...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-02-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 973
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, 216 is the correct answer, the calculation...

Hi,
216 is the correct answer, the calculation is 12 inches =1foot therefore 18 ftlbs x 12 =216 inch pounds.
Hop this helps.
Dave.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-22-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,361
Posted By Dave @nz
I have seen a Toyota with the battery connected...

I have seen a Toyota with the battery connected wrong way around after replacing the fried ECU it started straight up no other damages or electrical issues.
I would get my hands on another edu and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-10-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By Dave @nz
Hi, Something does not sound quite right with...

Hi,
Something does not sound quite right with the dealers prognosis 3 hrs to make the computer communicate with what? I would think if it was not communicating it would not go.
Dave.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-08-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 946
Posted By Dave @nz
If you go for an E46 M3 make it a manual they...

If you go for an E46 M3 make it a manual they seem to hold there value better, smg seems to have attracted a few extra visits to the garage.
Dave.
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