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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-22-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 875
Posted By Zeichen311
I avoid fuels having an octane rating that is a...

I avoid fuels having an octane rating that is a prime number because that limits the number of divisors the DME can choose from to adjust the mixture. Never confuse Top Tier fuels with Prime fuels....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-20-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 875
Posted By Zeichen311
NNOOOOOOOOooooooo!!! :rofl:

NNOOOOOOOOooooooo!!!

:rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-20-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,216
Posted By Zeichen311
'Fess up: Weren't you even a little tempted to...

'Fess up: Weren't you even a little tempted to sit there, while they called again and again until they were practically screaming at you, before finally putting on your best "Who, me?" face and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-20-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,216
Posted By Zeichen311
When I first saw this thread posted, I just...

When I first saw this thread posted, I just rolled my eyes and moved on. Now I regret it because some of the best laughs of the week were hiding in here!

I have no plans to revive the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,414
Posted By Zeichen311
It does! I run a square setup for track/autocross...

It does! I run a square setup for track/autocross and it is noticeably more neutral than the stock, staggered fitment.

With xDrive, staggered tires, DSC off, on a skidpad, it was all but...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,314
Posted By Zeichen311
You are responding to a three-year-old question...

You are responding to a three-year-old question from a poster who has not been seen here for almost that long....

Also the alternative sizes you suggested are not a direct replacement. They have a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 627
Posted By Zeichen311
What Zooks said. :) Further to that:Let's be...

What Zooks said. :)

Further to that:Let's be honest: Apart from fringe cases like wanting to check the oil before starting a salvage car for the first time, the measurement delay is harmless and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,006
Posted By Zeichen311
They did not say "intake bolts," they said...

They did not say "intake bolts," they said "intake unit has broken bolts." The intake unit cited is the VANOS adjustment unit for the intake camshaft. There are separate control units for the intake...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 627
Posted By Zeichen311
You will not get a reading in two minutes while...

You will not get a reading in two minutes while driving the car because the oil is sloshing around in the pan. When you are mobile, the system takes time to compute an average level rather than show...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,006
Posted By Zeichen311
I know it sounds horrific but try to not to lose...

I know it sounds horrific but try to not to lose sleep (or develop ulcers) over the bolt fragments having ended up in your oil pan. The VANOS unit sits at the top front of the engine. When the bolt...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By Zeichen311
Welcome to Bimmerfest. You need to read the fault...

Welcome to Bimmerfest. You need to read the fault codes via the OBD-II port, including all BMW proprietary codes not just the OBD standard codes. This means a quality diagnostic scanner that has...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-12-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 363
Posted By Zeichen311
That type of fault is caused simply by...

That type of fault is caused simply by disconnecting SRS components while the car is powered. There should be no fault if the battery is disconnected at the negative terminal before disassembly, and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-12-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 302
Posted By Zeichen311
EDIT: First and foremost, follow fdriller's...

EDIT: First and foremost, follow fdriller's advice (posted while I was typing). I assumed your oil level is OK because it was just changed but assumptions are bad. :)

What is your "normal driving"...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-11-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By Zeichen311
The fluid is heated and under high pressure (as...

The fluid is heated and under high pressure (as compared to the windshield washer jets). It literally blasts grime off the headlamp; the system relies on airflow for drying. The washers also make a...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-11-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Zeichen311
PM sent. Sorry, an E90 is the best I can do. :D

PM sent. Sorry, an E90 is the best I can do. :D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-08-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By Zeichen311
No, unless the frame damage is so severe that the...

No, unless the frame damage is so severe that the car is no longer structurally sound. (In the simplest terms: "bent" versus "broken.") Unibody straightening and/or subframe repair is commonplace.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-08-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 13,262
Posted By Zeichen311
Cap, do you drive to Florida for the winter, or...

Cap, do you drive to Florida for the winter, or fly and have the car shipped? I am surprised you would cite that section of the Turnpike over the stretch past the Bayway refinery in Linden. At night...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-08-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 13,262
Posted By Zeichen311
+1, I've been wearing Maui Jims for longer than I...

+1, I've been wearing Maui Jims for longer than I can remember...love 'em.

I see you're from New York City so I will forgive your parochial confusion that all New Jerseyans are alike, or that BJ's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-08-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Zeichen311
Well, when you consider that the flap is...

Well, when you consider that the flap is computer-controlled, there are only two things it can do:

Open and close in response to commands from the computer, or
Get stuck.

Yours is clearly...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 12-07-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By Zeichen311
No, you should not. The 8 Series was BMW's...

No, you should not. The 8 Series was BMW's flagship vehicle when it was in production, with a price tag to match, and that has not changed simply because you can now pick one up for a song. It is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-05-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 13,262
Posted By Zeichen311
The M235i has the Adaptive M Suspension and VSS,...

The M235i has the Adaptive M Suspension and VSS, standard. It also has a 33% horsepower and 30% torque advantage over the 428i GC, on a noticeably shorter wheelbase (= more nimble handling). It is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-05-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 737
Posted By Zeichen311
No, not at all. The adaptive projectors will...

No, not at all. The adaptive projectors will pivot at any speed--even while stopped. You can observe this easily while parked facing a wall by turning the wheel to the right. (Do it slowly and you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-03-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Zeichen311
Not necessarily. A well-repaired wheel will be...

Not necessarily. A well-repaired wheel will be indistinguishable from a new wheel. A badly-repaired wheel might be, too. Unless you're a metallurgist with access to X-ray/magnetic imaging equipment,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-03-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Zeichen311
They will fit, no problem. Regarding the...

They will fit, no problem.


Regarding the dealer's reply:Covering the dealership's backside. If you had these BMW OE wheels installed somewhere else, never said a word to them and brought the car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-03-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 737
Posted By Zeichen311
Yes. Pull.

Yes. Pull.
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