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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 980
Posted By roadkillrob
I have the PS2 ZP's on my car for probably 4...

I have the PS2 ZP's on my car for probably 4 years not, upgraded from the bridgestone/flintstones that it came on that were total crap. PS2's are much much better tire, more compliant, better...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By roadkillrob
There is a slider on the front and back side you...

There is a slider on the front and back side you slide to unlock and then thing on each end you pinch to release - all the tabs are black.

This vid shows how to get to it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By roadkillrob
The left side cover is the ECU box - other than...

The left side cover is the ECU box - other than those 2 covers there really isn't much else covered up.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By roadkillrob
Lifetime is really 100k to BMW, I would change...

Lifetime is really 100k to BMW, I would change all the fulids, diff, trans, brake, coolant and power steering to get you another 100k out of it.

I would also probably do the serpentine belt and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By roadkillrob
BMW says it is lifetime - BMW also considers the...

BMW says it is lifetime - BMW also considers the lifetime the extent of the warranty and then want you to get a new car, so guess it is a personal decision based on how long you want your car to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By roadkillrob
thanks - on my spring to do list - bought the...

thanks - on my spring to do list - bought the fluid and the transfer pump last year and haven't gotten to it yet!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 866
Posted By roadkillrob
My Audi S4 is also electronic, but you can...

My Audi S4 is also electronic, but you can actually add a dipstick back if you want as the engine has the spot for it - even that would be a start, for $50 I can have a dipstick if I want it!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By roadkillrob
I would worry much more about why someone owned a...

I would worry much more about why someone owned a car for 41 days, if it was the dealer, it could be some odd law that the dealer has to take the title after having the car for so long without being...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-14-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 642
Posted By roadkillrob
You should replace things in this order - new...

You should replace things in this order - new mechanic - different type that knows what he is talking about, then new head bolts are a good idea, use OEM BMW bolts only, definitely not steel.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-11-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By roadkillrob
Mine has fallen off and been replaced before.

Mine has fallen off and been replaced before.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-08-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 421
Posted By roadkillrob
It probably won't leak, but may weep a little oil...

It probably won't leak, but may weep a little oil vapor around the area - it definitely should be repaired, but you can probably get away with driving it a little, it won't be pouring out. It should...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-08-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By roadkillrob
If you are a DIY kind of person then it is pretty...

If you are a DIY kind of person then it is pretty easy to do yourself. BMW leather is topcoated, basically it is painted leather and is why it cracks so noticeably.

Several companies will mix BMW...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-23-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By roadkillrob
I remember a tsb not sure which years and a few...

I remember a tsb not sure which years and a few others having a similar top rattle that came from a loose wiring harness in the headliner.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-19-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By roadkillrob
Like above clean it all good with some degreaser...

Like above clean it all good with some degreaser and then keep an eye on it and you will see where it is coming from. There are several know places these engines leak, so look for those first, oil...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-19-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By roadkillrob
My waterpump failed and never even set a code, it...

My waterpump failed and never even set a code, it was failing intermittently where the car would overheat and then be fine after it cooled a bit and restarted - replaced waterpump and no more issues....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 900
Posted By roadkillrob
Here is a full list of Masshole rules A...

Here is a full list of Masshole rules

A right lane construction closure is just a game to see how many people can cut in line by passing you on the right as you sit in the left lane waiting for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 900
Posted By roadkillrob
When I moved to Mass I thought that there were...

When I moved to Mass I thought that there were not traffic laws pretty much as people will do just about anything here - now stuff like that doesn't even raise my heart rate - it is so normal I don't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-16-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 922
Posted By roadkillrob
I am not going to try to sell you on the E90, all...

I am not going to try to sell you on the E90, all your points are good about it being the previous generation, possibly more expensive to repair, no extended warranty etc.

I do however work with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By roadkillrob
Never heard of such a thing and been here side...

Never heard of such a thing and been here side 2007, pretty sure I would have heard of it by now. What is the code?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-11-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By roadkillrob
Good call, yes that could be it.

Good call, yes that could be it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-11-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By roadkillrob
It may vary by laws in each country, but I don't...

It may vary by laws in each country, but I don't know of any country personally that requires BMW to provide access to the ECU. Here in the US and in Canada and Europe, the ECU is encrypted and BMW...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-10-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 632
Posted By roadkillrob
I have the PS2 ZP's on my E93 and they are...

I have the PS2 ZP's on my E93 and they are awesome tires, but they are no good below 40-45 degrees, just plain dangerous to use them below that!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-09-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By roadkillrob
Headlight switch is normal happens all the time,...

Headlight switch is normal happens all the time, just pull the switch back outage it is fine. It is designed to do it if you hit it with your knee so it doesn't break.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-05-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 791
Posted By roadkillrob
All I know is that I have never liked a pair of...

All I know is that I have never liked a pair of Bridgestone tires I have ever had - Michelin PS2 ZP runflats are much much better, softer ride and major handling improvement - best upgrade I made to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-02-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By roadkillrob
ECS sells some that are 11mm - measure yours and...

ECS sells some that are 11mm - measure yours and see if these would fit http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E65-745i-N62_4.4L/Search/SiteSearch/Key_Fob_Roundel/ES1876203/
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