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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 380
Posted By Zeichen311
In that case, 88 lb-ft (120Nm) as noted.

In that case, 88 lb-ft (120Nm) as noted.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By Zeichen311
That's pretty unlikely if you drive a mix of city...

That's pretty unlikely if you drive a mix of city and highway trips in the next few weeks. That driving profile you linked is basically the one I mentioned: It's designed to hit all of the monitors...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 555
Posted By Zeichen311
So the carrier offered to compensate your loss by...

So the carrier offered to compensate your loss by paying you over 80% of what you paid three years ago. That's a great deal; you can take the offer and stop reading now, if you like.

Tires are...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By Zeichen311
Google "OBD II drive cycle." You failed the check...

Google "OBD II drive cycle." You failed the check because one or more OBD monitors reported "not ready." A monitor is a self-test of an emissions-related component or condition (such as oxygen...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By Zeichen311
1. Yes. Maybe more. 2. Reasons? Read your own...

1. Yes. Maybe more.
2. Reasons? Read your own post.
3. See #1.

Not even a good troll.... :(
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,248
Posted By Zeichen311
Clean the tailpipes. ;) ...

Clean the tailpipes. ;)







Glad to see your baby is back home!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By Zeichen311
Correct - 328i six-cylinder would be an E91...

Correct - 328i six-cylinder would be an E91 platform. That also means hydraulically-assisted steering. :thumbup:

Look for an "E-Code" or "Development Series" line in the VIN lookup results. That...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By Zeichen311
No, the EfficentDynamics philosophy goes back at...

No, the EfficentDynamics philosophy goes back at least as far as the E90 LCI (2009), if not the original E90...cant be bothered to check.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By Zeichen311
I discovered Einszett Lederpflege (Leather Care -...

I discovered Einszett Lederpflege (Leather Care - it's recently been rebranded in English ;)) a year or so go and have been really impressed by it. It's a one-step product, specially formulated for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By Zeichen311
It's a high-wear point and deteriorates due to...

It's a high-wear point and deteriorates due to mechanical abrasion and body oils. Also, Lexol is not the best cleaner for coated leathers like Dakota. You can re-coat the damaged area periodically,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By Zeichen311
Read this post...

Read this post (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8335433&highlight=sledge#post8335433) and the rest of the thread. Rubber mallet is generally pointless--not enough mass. Think...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By Zeichen311
Of course I'm not 100% certain--your wheels are...

Of course I'm not 100% certain--your wheels are not sitting in front of me. But I am 99.99% certain that there is no 19" BMW OEM Style 343M. So either you have the only known set or they are...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By Zeichen311
You can't really call yourself a petrolhead until...

You can't really call yourself a petrolhead until you've owned an Alfa. One of these with proper silver wheels (please lose the black...please!) in something close to Interlagos or San Marino Blue...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By Zeichen311
Those are 19" replicas of Style 343M, a 20" wheel...

Those are 19" replicas of Style 343M, a 20" wheel available as original equipment on the F10 M5. BMW does not offer that style in a 19" diameter or with offsets that will fit an E90 3er, so yours are...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 792
Posted By Zeichen311
Kat is the Southern Regional Vice President...

Kat is the Southern Regional Vice President thereof. Should you ever need to learn the proper technique for using non-marring microfiber Q-Tips to remove bee pollen from the debossed lettering in the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Zeichen311
1) Blown fuse. 2) Damage caused by previous...

1) Blown fuse.
2) Damage caused by previous owner connecting something stupid.
3) Gremlins.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 515
Posted By Zeichen311
I would try Bar Keeper's Friend cleaner first....

I would try Bar Keeper's Friend cleaner first. It's a mild oxalic acid formula and is really good at removing lime/rust marks.

White vinegar might also work: Saturate a folded paper towel and let...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-24-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,157
Posted By Zeichen311
Au contraire, it is an entirely rational rant....

Au contraire, it is an entirely rational rant. It's the US driving environment that's irrational. :)

The example you cite always makes me chuckle and shake my head. Merging with an "underpowered"...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-24-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Zeichen311
Happy to help - and re-read, I added a few bits....

Happy to help - and re-read, I added a few bits. :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-24-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Zeichen311
You only have to learn to live with squeaks &...

You only have to learn to live with squeaks & rattles if you run out of patience or motivation to isolate and correct them. You may also need a friend who can drive stick...also an increasingly...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 869
Posted By Zeichen311
I was going to say, "Read the assembly manual?!...

I was going to say, "Read the assembly manual?! and you call yourself a man?!" but then I kept reading, and ...

Now we're talkin'--haven't had the lift but a week and already thinking, "more!"
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Zeichen311
Has anyone (pointandgo?) been keeping a tally on...

Has anyone (pointandgo?) been keeping a tally on the first-post-no-search crowd this week? Feels like there's a surge.... :dunno:
Forum: General BMW 06-23-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,904
Posted By Zeichen311
"The sedan" and "the coupe."

"The sedan" and "the coupe."
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-23-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,386
Posted By Zeichen311
You're joking, right? Robots don't give a crap...

You're joking, right? Robots don't give a crap what color they're painting. BMW's robotic paint lines are capable of painting three consecutive body shells white, metallic black and white in that...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-23-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,386
Posted By Zeichen311
Is your neighbor hot? Are you married? Pick...

Is your neighbor hot? Are you married? Pick another color or be prepared to explain why "your" car is often parked next door. ;)
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