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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-17-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 999
Posted By emptydesk
For xdrive newbies. In deeper, thick, heavy snow,...

For xdrive newbies. In deeper, thick, heavy snow, berms, etc.sometimes DTC will kick in due to wheel spin and not allow you to get moving. Press the button until DTC lights up, meaning it is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-17-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,467
Posted By emptydesk
Highly unusual to get on a track with a stock...

Highly unusual to get on a track with a stock convertible, not safe at all and probably is not going to happen

With thermocycled, read not brand new, tires and proper pressure management they will...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-13-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,074
Posted By emptydesk
140 mph from a rookie? Hmmm. The orange stuff...

140 mph from a rookie? Hmmm.
The orange stuff all over your pads looks like CRC brake quiet that somehow ended up in the wrong place.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-22-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By emptydesk
You did not bend it. For future reference, there...

You did not bend it. For future reference, there is a front lifting point right in the middle there is a round depression and a rectangular reinforced area. That is the spot. Look in your owners...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-19-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,074
Posted By emptydesk
Cool carbons are not full on track pads, but they...

Cool carbons are not full on track pads, but they are adequate for most novice intermediate drivers doing a PDX or equivalent. Looking at these pictures, I would say the problem is something other...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-06-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,004
Posted By emptydesk
Frankly, going from a jeep,cherokee to a sedan...

Frankly, going from a jeep,cherokee to a sedan and expecting to carry a bunch of skis is stupid. Either go with the crossover, or the rocket box.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-27-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,568
Posted By emptydesk
As batteries age, and go through their total...

As batteries age, and go through their total number of drain/charge cycles, they will accept charge at varying rates. The purpose of telling the charging system that there is a new battery is so that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-26-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,568
Posted By emptydesk
A couple of points: A battery is a battery...

A couple of points:
A battery is a battery within the types, ie AGM, or Lead Acid.
I have personally been using a 74 dollar battery from Walmart made by one of the US oem bmw mfgs. for three...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-28-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,766
Posted By emptydesk
Maybe you have a bad sensor? Fwiw, I reset...

Maybe you have a bad sensor?

Fwiw, I reset my system every time I check or change my tire pressures, but I have the old system that simply measures differences in rolling rates from right to left,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-09-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,267
Posted By emptydesk
Here is a DIY thread ...

Here is a DIY thread
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=471081&highlight=Power+steering

Here is how I did it, and my thoughts on the turkey baster method

Less messy technique
I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-29-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,515
Posted By emptydesk
For anyone considering this DIY, do not be put...

For anyone considering this DIY, do not be put off by some of the above responses, it is easy, don't worry about it. I walked my fifteen year old son through it a while back. It took all of about ten...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-29-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,371
Posted By emptydesk
Noticed your dilemma in the air filter DIY...

Noticed your dilemma in the air filter DIY thread. I have a couple thoughts.
1. Since you had a difficult time reassembling the air filter housing, go back and verify correct attachements with no...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-11-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By emptydesk
What connections do you have in the armrest? My...

What connections do you have in the armrest? My 06 only has 12 volt and aux in mini jack. There are a bunch of y cables for this on eBay. Price ranges from about six dollars to much more. The...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-23-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By emptydesk
By the way, the better shops will do all front...

By the way, the better shops will do all front facing surfaces, as well as high wear areas. Hood, bumper, headlights, a pillars, fogs, top of rear bumper at trunk, door panel at the door handles,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-23-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By emptydesk
Both products are now owned by 3M. Clear bra has...

Both products are now owned by 3M. Clear bra has too much of an orange peel look to me. I like the venture shield material. Find a local shop that is doing the exotics in your area, or is recomended...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,946
Posted By emptydesk
Never mind

Never mind
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,269
Posted By emptydesk
If the power is out, the garage door will not...

If the power is out, the garage door will not open regardless.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,551
Posted By emptydesk
This shift knob. Feels better, sits a bit lower....

This shift knob. Feels better, sits a bit lower. Looks better.

http://www.trademotion.com/partlocator/index.cfm?action=MorePartInfo&PartID=549375&siteid=214672&catalogid=4462
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-16-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,263
Posted By emptydesk
Great tires.xi is unstoppable with them. I bet...

Great tires.xi is unstoppable with them. I bet you are close to the end of the winter compound. There are two sets of wearbars on these tires. The first is for the softer compound and the sipping....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-03-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By emptydesk
Read this: what would you do?

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=622771
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,063
Posted By emptydesk
Sound quality through aux is good if you use line...

Sound quality through aux is good if you use line output from the apple connector on the bottom of the device. Requires a y cable available on eBay. Headphone jack to aux is terrible.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-20-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,658
Posted By emptydesk
Try this ...

Try this
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=161120
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-16-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,633
Posted By emptydesk
Usaa policy: over two years old, they will go...

Usaa policy: over two years old, they will go aftermarket or remanufactured, you pay the difference for OEM. That being said, I have gotten two windows replaced. One with oem, one with pilkington,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-12-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,048
Posted By emptydesk
I am not sure where you live, pacific NW covers a...

I am not sure where you live, pacific NW covers a lot of territory, but it seems like rain is your biggest issue. The three years I lived in the Olympia area I never felt the need for snows. There...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-28-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,208
Posted By emptydesk
I was really unlucky. I got a low pressure...

I was really unlucky. I got a low pressure warning, on run flats, drove a couple miles until I could pull over. On inspection I could hear hissing from right rear, inflated at the gas station I was...
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