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Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 04-25-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Bartman619
Made in China. Probably why you got a flat spot...

Made in China. Probably why you got a flat spot already.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-24-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,374
Posted By Bartman619
Is the engine breather the PCV valve? On E39 the...

Is the engine breather the PCV valve? On E39 the PCV replacement requires 4 hours of labor, the E90/F30 integrated PCV to valve cover is relative simple fix.[/QUOTE]


Yes it's the same. The N52...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-24-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,374
Posted By Bartman619
2007 e90 328i. At 67K had to replace WP and...

2007 e90 328i. At 67K had to replace WP and Thermostat. Replaced the VCG twice. Car is now at 106K and now need to replace the Valve cover, because the engine breather is built into it. It's...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-16-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,677
Posted By Bartman619
No electric water pump. No electric...

No electric water pump.

No electric thermostat.

Has spare tire.

Has an oil dipstick.

Will probably have way less problems than a BMW.
Forum: California 04-14-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By Bartman619
Euro Auto Spot in Miramar and B&B Auto Haus in...

Euro Auto Spot in Miramar and B&B Auto Haus in Clairemont Mesa. Both specialize in BMW.
Forum: Off-Topic 04-08-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By Bartman619
RIP....Kew Kew Kew Kew...

RIP....Kew Kew Kew Kew...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 03-25-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,003
Posted By Bartman619
....Great....now can they hire Clarkson over to...

....Great....now can they hire Clarkson over to Top Gear USA to replace the 3 stooges ?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-19-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By Bartman619
I have the same problem on my e90 N52 engine....

I have the same problem on my e90 N52 engine. It's starting to fail and intermittently making a loud whistling sound which goes away after I turn the engine on/off. From my research, the egr is...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 03-13-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 895
Posted By Bartman619
I recommend them. They are OEM and a cheaper...

I recommend them. They are OEM and a cheaper alternative to Original BMW brakes and feel the same.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Bartman619
It shouldn't be more that $1100 at an Indy BMW...

It shouldn't be more that $1100 at an Indy BMW mechanic. But you say you have a warranty ? Then you should be covered.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Bartman619
Could be waterpump/Thermostat problems. Engine...

Could be waterpump/Thermostat problems. Engine Fan runs like a jet turbine even when the engine isn't that hot ? That was my problem.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,036
Posted By Bartman619
The Motivos do corner better than the DWS due to...

The Motivos do corner better than the DWS due to the stiff sidewall. They are about the same when it came noise , but both are equally quieter than any runflat tires. I've taken my Motivos from Tahoe...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,036
Posted By Bartman619
I've had both tires on my e90. The Motivo has...

I've had both tires on my e90. The Motivo has stiffer sidewalls that the DWS and seemed to last a little longer than the DWS.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-15-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By Bartman619
May want to look at the 2015 Land Rover Discovery...

May want to look at the 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport. Has Seating for 5 or 7. Saw it at the Auto Show about 2 weeks ago. More room than the X3 most definitely.
Forum: Off-Topic 12-17-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 776
Views: 56,260
Posted By Bartman619
Skin Laser treatment ?

Skin Laser treatment ?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-09-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By Bartman619
Microphone for Nav commands, etc.

Microphone for Nav commands, etc.
Forum: Off-Topic 11-06-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 957
Posted By Bartman619
You could put a Papain/papaya based meat...

You could put a Papain/papaya based meat tenderizer to your meat before cooking. It might help and it's cheap.
Forum: Off-Topic 10-23-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By Bartman619
Unforgiven - Japense Remake

Yep, the Clint Eastwood classic has been remade in Japanese, portraying Ken Watanabe as Clint Eastwood's character. Hope it gets shown in the states. Here's the link.

...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By Bartman619
my e90 was doing something similar. Fan at full...

my e90 was doing something similar. Fan at full blast, that It sounds like a jet. Happened when the engine was not fully warmed up and after driving the freeway. Turned out the Water Pump was working...
Forum: California 05-31-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,776
Posted By Bartman619
I remember changing oil on my '95 Integra at that...

I remember changing oil on my '95 Integra at that Hobby Shop back in July 2000 while attending a C school over there.
Forum: California 05-31-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,776
Posted By Bartman619
Do you know anybody in the military ? Because...

Do you know anybody in the military ? Because every military base I've been on, Navy/Marine had a DIY garage and also lifts, and tool rentals.
Forum: California 04-15-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By Bartman619
Use Terry Vestal or Dan Luker.

Use Terry Vestal or Dan Luker.
Forum: California 04-14-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By Bartman619
I've been going to BMW South County in El Cajon...

I've been going to BMW South County in El Cajon for about 6 years. They're pretty good with their service, much better than BMW of SD. They've got BMW loaners and their service department is pretty...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-05-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By Bartman619
Not as campy as the original with Bruce Campbell.

Not as campy as the original with Bruce Campbell.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,424
Posted By Bartman619
Have your Indie mechanic or stealer pull codles...

Have your Indie mechanic or stealer pull codles and see if it's the WP or Tstat..or both.
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