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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By Strongmad
These guys are good ...

These guys are good

http://www.ultimatebimmerservice.com/

As is John at BMS in Haltom City
(817) 498-3477

John doesn't have a fancy webpage or shiny shop, but he knows his BMW's.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By Strongmad
I also put the Redline D6 ATF fluid in and CDV...

I also put the Redline D6 ATF fluid in and CDV delete about 3 years ago now. It absolutely felt like the new car I never had. I'll change again in another year and I will be using the Redline D6...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By Strongmad
Long Cranks Equal....

Bad HPFP.

Which is interesting considering this is my first HPFP to fail. I replaced my first one under the recall about 2 years ago. So my original HPFP went ~40k miles and the one they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-10-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,141
Posted By Strongmad
There's a pretty cut and dry explanation for...

There's a pretty cut and dry explanation for this. It looks like you have a 2011 328, the motor for which is the N52B30, which has a compression ratio of 10.7:1. This compression ratio is on the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,286
Posted By Strongmad
If you don't mind the drive to Haltom ****ty,...

If you don't mind the drive to Haltom ****ty, talk to John at BMS. They only work on BMW's and are half as much as any dealer.

You might also try UBS in Dallas, likely cheaper than any Dealer,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Strongmad
He's implying, rather curtly, that you should buy...

He's implying, rather curtly, that you should buy the tool and do it yourself. Cal is huge do it yourselfer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-08-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,320
Posted By Strongmad
Find a local BMW mechanic, divide the stealer...

Find a local BMW mechanic, divide the stealer prices by 2. :)
For instance, "Replace Rear Shock Absorbers ($921.11)" you can replace all four for that price.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-11-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Strongmad
I did see one of those in person Thursday, at...

I did see one of those in person Thursday, at first I had no idea what it was. Unfortunately I still need a back seat for my kid.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-11-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Strongmad
At this point I'm going to be pushed to either a...

At this point I'm going to be pushed to either a Hyundai Genesis Coupe or a Scion FR-S. At least the Hyundai has a LSD standard.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-11-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Strongmad
That price is insane. BMW has absolutely priced...

That price is insane. BMW has absolutely priced me out of ever owning another BMW. My e92 335 was 38k in 2008.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-15-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By Strongmad
try getbmwparts.com or turnermotorsport.com

try getbmwparts.com or turnermotorsport.com
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-09-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,332
Posted By Strongmad
My internals are forged, when did they change...

My internals are forged, when did they change that process?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-29-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By Strongmad
A bad crankshaft position sensor will also...

A bad crankshaft position sensor will also exhibit very similar symptoms.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-27-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By Strongmad
You may be correct, I swear there was a little...

You may be correct, I swear there was a little divider, now I'm going to have to look when I get back home.

As far as how I drained the fluid, I did it the same time I did my CDV delete, so I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-27-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By Strongmad
Correct, same reservoir, iirc there they are...

Correct, same reservoir, iirc there they are separated inside though. You also need to get as much air out as possible. If not, the next morning your clutch pedal will be on the floor. Its ok...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,704
Posted By Strongmad
Clay Polish Wax No more poop stain.

Clay
Polish
Wax

No more poop stain.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 949
Posted By Strongmad
The warranty on the turbochargers was extended to...

The warranty on the turbochargers was extended to something like 8yrs, 80k iirc.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-14-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,399
Posted By Strongmad
I have an el cheapo 335i, sports package, that's...

I have an el cheapo 335i, sports package, that's it. Its awesome. I also have the fleather, and after 5 years it looks brand new and I don't put any product on it. Its also black and I live in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-06-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By Strongmad
Isn't the clutch/transmission in the 335 is the...

Isn't the clutch/transmission in the 335 is the same as the one from the e39 M5, which had 400hp? Should be fine.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 860
Posted By Strongmad
If you are going to all the trouble of...

If you are going to all the trouble of wash/clay/wax, you should polish your car between claying and waxing, take those fine scratches that black cars are notorious for right out. Might I recommend...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-31-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,919
Posted By Strongmad
Please correct me if I am wrong, but I thought...

Please correct me if I am wrong, but I thought the downstream sensors, while monitoring the catalytic converters, also sent signals up stream to the engine to make it run just lean or rich of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-15-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,393
Posted By Strongmad
What is the difference between the Conti EC AWS...

What is the difference between the Conti EC AWS and DWS?

I am also in the market for new tires to replace my Sumitomo HRTZIII. I really like them, but I burn through the rears in about 10,000...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-11-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,931
Posted By Strongmad
I thought it was an update too. In the past I...

I thought it was an update too. In the past I never remembered being told which tire was low. In fact, I remember being pissed about it. I too remember only getting an exclamation point...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-07-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,427
Posted By Strongmad
2008 335i Coupe with 48k on the odometer. I did...

2008 335i Coupe with 48k on the odometer.
I did a 1200 mile and 5000 mile oil change, then did oil chages @ 7500 miles at $91 dollars a piece. I had the oil tested and the result was that I could...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By Strongmad
There is a sticker on the plastic bit that covers...

There is a sticker on the plastic bit that covers the hydraulic fluid reservoir.
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