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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By Zeichen311
Fault codes?

Fault codes?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By Zeichen311
That is completely backwards. A limited-slip diff...

That is completely backwards. A limited-slip diff will smoke both tires; an open differential will only light up one. That's the entire point of limited-slip: To send power to both driven wheels even...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-24-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,745
Posted By Zeichen311
:confused: :dunno: That's about as rare as...

:confused: :dunno:
That's about as rare as refrigerators in the same color.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-23-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,745
Posted By Zeichen311
Azurite Black is pretty rare, as are all the...

Azurite Black is pretty rare, as are all the Individual Blacks (Ruby, Citrin, Azurite, Diopside). I've found photos of them on several M cars on the web, and have seen Azurite on one other car in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-23-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Zeichen311
Welcome to the 'Fest! First off, you might...

Welcome to the 'Fest!

First off, you might want to edit your post title to avoid confusing those who might be able to help. Kenwood is not an OEM for BMW. I believe the OE head units (BMW-branded)...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-23-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,158
Posted By Zeichen311
The Monroney sticker or copy thereof is not part...

The Monroney sticker or copy thereof is not part of the official owner's manual packet. If you had one there, it's because the original owner or selling dealer put it there for safekeeping.
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-23-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,158
Posted By Zeichen311
AFAIK the problem with recent models is not the...

AFAIK the problem with recent models is not the light source (halogen vs. non-halogen incandescent). BMW fog lamps run afoul of the California code sections cited above and, in all likelihood,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-22-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Zeichen311
You're going 10mm wider up front and 20mm wider...

You're going 10mm wider up front and 20mm wider in the rear. This is going to increase the car's already-significant tendency to understeer. Plus there's the additional unsprung weight, as already...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-19-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 792
Posted By Zeichen311
This. Or, if you require all-seasons, I'd suggest...

This. Or, if you require all-seasons, I'd suggest Michelin Pilot A/S 3 or the Continental DWS-06.
I've found that most people who rave about Hankooks either have never ridden on or are unwilling to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-18-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Zeichen311
Order a car built exactly as you want.

Order a car built exactly as you want.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-18-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,040
Posted By Zeichen311
Here's a suggestion for everyone affected by this...

Here's a suggestion for everyone affected by this technology: Stop trying to MacGyver a solution; pressure BMW to revise their detection system. (OK, maybe keep MacGyvering also because it will take...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-18-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By Zeichen311
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-18-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By Zeichen311
Are you a slob? Do all your possessions appear...

Are you a slob? Do all your possessions appear worn, filthy and/or twice their age? Did your previous car resemble a retired decoy vehicle from some banana-republic despot's official convoy?
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-17-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By Zeichen311
Per the Koni NA web catalog, the FSD kit is...

Per the Koni NA web catalog, the FSD kit is available for all E9X platforms. There are separate kits (P/Ns) for AWD and RWD drivetrains but no mention of any restriction by suspension type. Perhaps...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-17-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By Zeichen311
No. Correct. There are separate pumps to...

No.

Correct. There are separate pumps to supply the windshield and headlight nozzles. Check for blocked lines first; it's not an uncommon problem for those who favor solids-laden concoctions like...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-15-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,241
Posted By Zeichen311
I hope that was a typo and you meant to say,...

I hope that was a typo and you meant to say, "before." If that crack is spreading already, you don't have the proverbial snowball's chance of passing inspection. I'd hate for you to be turned away...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Zeichen311
The indicator alternates between "OIL SERVICE"...

The indicator alternates between "OIL SERVICE" and "INSPECTION" at each reset, counting down from approximately 15,000 miles (the actual metric is liters of fuel consumed). It does not distinguish...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-12-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 14,130
Posted By Zeichen311
A ram is a rebadged goat. ;)

A ram is a rebadged goat. ;)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-12-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,241
Posted By Zeichen311
I empathize completely. Every time I'd hear...

I empathize completely. Every time I'd hear something tag the windshield of my 335xi, my first thought--after the expletives--went to the vignettes and Umweltplakette. Glass replacement is no big...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-10-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 14,130
Posted By Zeichen311
That's good to hear--how are those two...

That's good to hear--how are those two characters? (How's yourself, for that matter? Well, I hope.)

I'm a little surprised--and yet, not--to learn that DSX went to the Miata camp. Is it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By Zeichen311
Yes. DRLs, if enabled, are always on while the...

Yes. DRLs, if enabled, are always on while the car is on (and the headlights are off). They can be disabled only by reprogramming the car/key memory options.

Edit: Gusthehater beat me to it....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By Zeichen311
A gap in the database. Those are probably OE part...

A gap in the database. Those are probably OE part numbers that were superseded long ago by improved replacements. Normally, RealOEM lists superseded parts but if BMW decided to purge them from the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By Zeichen311
That would be more important, yes. BMW makes...

That would be more important, yes. BMW makes running production changes all the time and on top of that, 2001 is pre-LCI and 2006 is post-LCI for the E46 platform. LCIs often include big changes in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-09-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,543
Posted By Zeichen311
Ha... My first thought is "sleight of hand."...

Ha... My first thought is "sleight of hand." Simply burning a high-ethanol-content fuel would produce measurably lower levels of CO and unburned HCs in the exhaust, compared to straight gasoline. So...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-09-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,543
Posted By Zeichen311
No man-with-a van mobile service will be able to...

No man-with-a van mobile service will be able to temporarily run a gasoline engine on hydrogen simply by feeding the intake from a bottle. BMW spent millions of dollars developing and testing the...
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