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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:20 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 126,051
Posted By fun2drive
Hutch91 Are you certain it is the top? I would...

Hutch91
Are you certain it is the top? I would have someone ride in the back because it seems more likely to be a suspension component than our top...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-01-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 349
Posted By fun2drive
If you like it that is really all that counts. ...

If you like it that is really all that counts.
Each to their own...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By fun2drive
Update and sorry for being late here. The...

Update and sorry for being late here.
The subassembly didn't correct the problem. There was no FRM problem either. Believe it or not the failure is inside the unserviceable light bucket. That is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By fun2drive
It does take a long time to get the oil that...

It does take a long time to get the oil that puked inside the engine manifold to clear itself. However the oil consumption should not stay high like 1L per 250 miles. Time for a compression test....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By fun2drive
Get the specific codes pulled If they show this...

Get the specific codes pulled
If they show this
5DF0 DSC: Hydraulic unit: pump motor
5DF1 DSC: Hydraulic unit: pump motor connector faulty
it is the ABS module.
My 335 is a 2007 and I replaced...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By fun2drive
Very unlikely you will go from 7/8 mm to...

Very unlikely you will go from 7/8 mm to something requiring replacement unless you have a caliper dragging. Caliper is the mechanism that had a piston that clamps down on the brake pads which then...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-12-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,845
Posted By fun2drive
FYI Brembo is an OEM for BMW as are many other...

FYI Brembo is an OEM for BMW as are many other companies. My M3 rotors were all Brembo boxed with the BMW stamps on them.
Regarding cool carbons. I run them in my 2007 because they have long life...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,525
Posted By fun2drive
Holds the form of the rubber trim piece so that...

Holds the form of the rubber trim piece so that it will not collapse.
Put it back in place to keep from getting a leak in that area.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By fun2drive
You know the dealer recommends replacing the OEM...

You know the dealer recommends replacing the OEM Bosch with Delphi coils. If you can get the Bosch and they worked OK for you before I say why not.
However there is a reason why the dealer...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-07-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By fun2drive
It is Bosch they are the only ones that produce...

It is Bosch they are the only ones that produce that for BMW. I would call modulemasters.com and see if your unit is repairable. Typically 08's are and for a modest sum of money compared to a new...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-07-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By fun2drive
What year is your car? It matters because if it...

What year is your car? It matters because if it is a pre LCI there is no bulb there is a series of 3 bulbs soldered to an assembly that is replaceable when you pull the tail light bucket.
From...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By fun2drive
I would guess it depends on the environment you...

I would guess it depends on the environment you live in. I replaced mine at 62000 still going strong because I live in an area that once out of town would be a long tow to get someplace that can...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By fun2drive
First of all get a BMW code reader to verify what...

First of all get a BMW code reader to verify what the code really means. Could be wheel speed sensor or could be the electric motor that drives the ABS pump or could be steering wheel angle sensor....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,412
Posted By fun2drive
I do think BMW has strayed from the type of BMW I...

I do think BMW has strayed from the type of BMW I want to own. I have driven them for a long time owned many and by far the best BMW was my M3/4 which I owned for 12 years and had one failure typical...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-07-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By fun2drive
Most obvious solution is to replace the switch,...

Most obvious solution is to replace the switch, check for loss of connection first...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-23-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By fun2drive
Not unusual to have to add hydraulic fluid to a...

Not unusual to have to add hydraulic fluid to a system if operated a lot. You loose some on the piston no matter how good the seal and the some just gets absorbed anyplace it can go. I would bet he...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-23-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,921
Posted By fun2drive
Kat and I worked the stickie for top maintenance...

Kat and I worked the stickie for top maintenance and care some years ago. She was the catalyst for doing that not me I just helped.
From that experience it was clear she is an excellent technical...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 854
Posted By fun2drive
It really doesn't matter regarding which year you...

It really doesn't matter regarding which year you buy. It is the miles that count. You can expect
walnut blast the intake valves or clean them with a brush and carb cleaner it can be done both ways...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By fun2drive
ZF is the manufacturer of the transmission for...

ZF is the manufacturer of the transmission for BMW and many other companies to include Ford. I changed mine at 37K and 65K as well. Frankly I would NOT change the fluid meaning just opening the fill...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By fun2drive
Normal operation... This is the reason why BMW...

Normal operation...
This is the reason why BMW buffers the gauge...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 126,051
Posted By fun2drive
Thanks for the data point on the string...

Thanks for the data point on the string replacement. That should help others thinking about getting theirs done. As Kat has posted her new strings show no wear compared to the original version...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By fun2drive
Lifters are hydraulic and there is no adjustment....

Lifters are hydraulic and there is no adjustment. Ticking when the engine is hot is not unusual but ticking all the time could be the fuel injectors. Use a stethoscope and locate exactly where the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-03-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 432
Posted By fun2drive
You need to go north of 270F to get the engine...

You need to go north of 270F to get the engine into limp mode. I added the cooler to my car simply because I live in Florida but frankly it was not needed. Peace of mind is what it provides. I did...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 126,051
Posted By fun2drive
Suggestion

If this was my car I would be checking with another shop about adjusting the top to close the tolerances. BMW is NOT in the business of fixing things using this method they are in the business of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By fun2drive
Vanos not related at all to this. I would suggest...

Vanos not related at all to this. I would suggest that you visit the dealer and have them recheck the battery cable connections because it sure sounds like a connection issue more so than anything...
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