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Forum: California 03-06-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By seungykim
The earlier post was for E9x. I didn't see yours...

The earlier post was for E9x. I didn't see yours was a 6er.

here's the proper link.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHJ7PEbOB3U
Forum: California 03-06-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By seungykim
If they don't reset the oil indicator, you can...

If they don't reset the oil indicator, you can easily do this on your own.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVc2JlgKGe0
Forum: California 03-06-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By seungykim
I highly recommend this place. ...

I highly recommend this place.
http://www.valenciaeuropean.com/

Bjorn is the owner of the shop, and he's a very knowledgeable car guy, specialized in European cars.
His prices are unbeatable,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,268
Posted By seungykim
I agree with what Tom said. I had to replace my...

I agree with what Tom said.
I had to replace my control arm bushings at 62k miles, since they were both busted, leaking oils.
I definitely feel the tightness and responsiveness back once the...
Forum: California 08-08-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 480
Posted By seungykim
Looking for a good indy shop in the San Jose/Mountain View area

Hello, all

Due to my job change, I will be relocating to Mountain View/San jose area very soon.

I know I should look shops up using http://www.bimmershops.com/, but before I do so, I would like...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,330
Posted By seungykim
I have a 2008 328i stick shift, and I know...

I have a 2008 328i stick shift, and I know exactly what you're talking about.

The problem occurs when you have AC on. With AC on, the RPM drops quite fast during shift, and you need to add a bit...
Forum: California 07-22-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,012
Posted By seungykim
Finally got my diff, gear box, and power steering...

Finally got my diff, gear box, and power steering fluid replaced.

The car feels smoother, especially the gear shift. Of course, it may all be within my head, but I know it was a worth the money. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,147
Posted By seungykim
Thank you, Bcube and thekurgan, for your...

Thank you, Bcube and thekurgan, for your information.

I will definitely have my mechanic take a look at the rear bushings as well. Hopefully they are ok, and I won't have to do anything...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,147
Posted By seungykim
I talked to Harold this morning as well. He...

I talked to Harold this morning as well. He definitely suggests to go full M3 conversion kit for control arms kit.

However, due to recent budget issues I have had, it's not a viable solution...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,147
Posted By seungykim
Thank you for reply. I am at 60k, but they...

Thank you for reply.

I am at 60k, but they are all highway miles, since I drive about 20k a year.
The mechanic told me everything else looks good except the busted bushing....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,147
Posted By seungykim
Front Lower Control Arm Bushing busted

EDIT: Invalid title. I should have said "Upper" not "Lower"

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All

While my car was being serviced for Differential, gearbox, and power steering fluid change, my mechanic...
Forum: California 05-12-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,012
Posted By seungykim
I feel like I have done some good for people...

I feel like I have done some good for people here, pat, pat, pat on my back :)

now, it's my turn to go back and get my old fluids cleaned up (differential, steering and gearbox)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,269
Posted By seungykim
I have also switched to Non RFT, Continental...

I have also switched to Non RFT, Continental Extreme Contact DWS.
Instead of buying a spare, I decided to go with regular tire repair kit along with air pump.
Hopefully this will be good enough for...
Forum: California 03-15-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,012
Posted By seungykim
I finally got my RF tires replaced with NRF...

I finally got my RF tires replaced with NRF continental extreme contact DWS, and had wheel alignment done by Bjorn of Valencia European.
Just like what Synergy52 said, Bjorn did an excellent job...
Forum: California 03-07-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,115
Posted By seungykim
WTB: Spare Tire kit for 2008 328i coupe

hi, all

I am planning to purchase non-RFT for my 2008 328i coupe, and along with that purchase a spare tire kit.

I see i can buy one online like this one....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-28-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By seungykim
try this place if you're in LA area. ...

try this place if you're in LA area.
http://www.valenciaeuropean.com/

It's in santa clarita valley, so it could be a bit of drive. This guy, Bjorn, does fantastic job when it comes to BMW...
Forum: California 02-22-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,012
Posted By seungykim
I am so glad I was able to find a great shop for...

I am so glad I was able to find a great shop for people in LA. :)
Forum: California 02-16-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,012
Posted By seungykim
Also, here's what I found as well. ...

Also, here's what I found as well.
http://www.liqui-moly.de/liquimoly/web.nsf/id/pa_oil_guide.html

So, it seems this is a good oil. The site recommends using...
Forum: California 02-16-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,012
Posted By seungykim
http://www.liqui-moly.de/liquimoly/produktdb.nsf/i...

http://www.liqui-moly.de/liquimoly/produktdb.nsf/id/e_1136.html

The owner showed me the list. I am hoping I can get a copy of it for future reference.
the oil he put in my car was Longtime High...
Forum: California 02-11-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,012
Posted By seungykim
Mine's at 51k miles, and I will need to replace...

Mine's at 51k miles, and I will need to replace my tires fairly soon. I am hoping to get new tires at 60k miles, and have them aligned by Bjorn.
Forum: California 02-10-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By seungykim
http://www.valenciaeuropean.com/ It's...

http://www.valenciaeuropean.com/

It's located at Santa Clarita, CA. Their price is hard to beat, but it maybe a bit far from you.
Forum: California 02-10-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,012
Posted By seungykim
Thumbs up A great LA local indy shop

I needed an in-between 15000 miles oil change, so I called around dealers and indy shops for their oil change specials. The lowest I could find was about $130 amonst indy shops. $160-$300 amongst...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-10-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 953
Posted By seungykim
Thumbs up I found a great indy shop!

I needed an in-between 15000 miles oil change, so I called around dealers and indy shops for their oil change specials. The lowest I could find was about $130 amonst indy shops. $160-$300 amongst...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,211
Posted By seungykim
Actually, this is a good idea. I have never done...

Actually, this is a good idea. I have never done a high performance driving event, let alone any autocross. I should start doing that :)
Thank you for the great idea.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-08-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,211
Posted By seungykim
Oh, so even though the computer didn't say the...

Oh, so even though the computer didn't say the brakes were due, your dealership replaced the brakes for you? That's nice. I hope my dealership does that too.
In the meantime, I will try to use as...
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